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Report of Irregularity Not Credited
— Other Albany News.
Alb«^. ( '- May 1S 4 — Governor Higglns to-day
dgaea the Jerome Credit bill, -which was advo
cated by *■ Merchants' Association and was
bitterly contested by certain legislators and
finally ps— l'll in the closing: hours of the session.
after the District Attorney, who came to tho
Capitol three times to urce th« passage of the
Praia Crook"»-son aad the latter^«tepda««litsr stand behind the-coffln.
I . U canvass of bota
legislature. The most actrv*
;. at or the measure Senator Erackett,
and It waa said at the time that he waa en
deavor".:.,,- to take his revenge for his defeat In.
the Jtr ..ne-Canfleld fight of the preceding ses
sion. T;.e measure is a direct outcome of the
Cantor case, which cost New-York
000 atul the Merchants' Association
IBjBOO tnd was the single conviction ever se
cured In such a caee.
The bill, which was introduced by Senator
Saxe. makes it presumptive evidence of fraud
for a j'urchasrr of goods on credit who fails
prior to the time when his credit note expires
to refuse to produce his books. It reaches a
considerable number of fake dealers who have
been able to evade conviction under the exist
ing la-n- and at the same time swindle credit con
cerns. In speaking of the bill this afternoon
Governor Higclns said:
measure ia a drastic one. Lut it is in th©
inters!:; of honest dealing."
Repeated reports of an irregularity in tho man
ner in wgplt h the Raines bill amending' the
Raises law In such a fashion as to compel in
epectlon of the premises of applicants for a
liquor license before the license is granted, this
Inspection to be by the local authorities, find
lUUe substantiation here. The charge made is
thai after the bill had passed the Senate it was
amended by the Assembly, and then not repassed
by the Senate. The prevailing opinion is that
the bill waa finally (eft In the Senate form,
after a conference between committees of the
two bodies, and that, as the Assembly thus re
ceded from its amendments. It was not neces
earj" to ;MS the bill. In any case, the usual
procedure is not to repass the bill, but to pass
a motion "to agree with the report of the com
mittee." The attempt has been made to show
that Lieutenant Governor Bruce has sought to
have his signature to this bill recalled. Doubt
is expressed as to his power to do this now, but
Before Coffee Did Its Work.
When you get from food that power which
keeps the heart beating high, full and regu
lsriy, and the nerves firm and steady, you may
•ay with Monte Cristo, "The World Is mine!"
All things tha*. may be attained by human
cnueavor are possible to you.
But If you 1511 the siomach with drugs instead
of food, you get only an unnatural stimulation
*alch ieaves you In worse condition than you
*ere before. Coffee is a di-ug. In time that sort
cf thing wears on you and wrecks the whole
nervous system. Sure, sure, sure! A. lady of
ilamaronerk, N. y., tells how she became a
nervous wreck through the use of coffee:
"I had bee a sufferer," she cays, "from nerv
ous indigestion for a number of years and doc
tored for the. same without result. I was in part
to blame, for although the physician forbade
n.e the coffee, and nited me to a small allow
ance of tea. 1 failed to obey him. and continued
to uf* coffee until 1 became a nervous wreck.
My digestion got to be bo poor that I wa« unable
to eat scarcely anything. I became very much
depressed and discouraged over my condition.
for I had no hope of relief, until a little more
than a year ago a friend reoommended Poeturn
Food flee.
"I was greatly surprised to find that the new
beverage acted almost Immediately and most
favorably upon my nerves. It certainly Is a
nerve builder, at least it has been in my case.
In an Incredibly short time my nervous Indi
gestion disappeared entirely, and with it has
gone the depression and 'blues' that follow In
Hi train.
"I am careful to boll Postum Coffee from 20
to 80 minutes— then, using either boiled or con
densed Bilk, or cream, the latter preferred, I
bay« 2m delicious ■ beverage as the old coffee
*t lta best, and never feel anything but plea an nt
*f>ets from its use and the old delight of being
w ell." .»ame given uy Postum Co.. Battle Creek,
Mich. -.■-. ■■,'-
There's a reason.
Read the little book "The Road to WeUvllle"
™ «ach pkj;.
this Is of course merely an acAdemio question.
"I have road accounts of eu<*h alleged irregu
larities." said Governor Hlggins to-day, "but
the bill as It reached me Is In regular form, and
that is all that I have to go by."
The Raines bill was delayed *o long that it
save rise to evil reports. Finally, when it waa
passsd. It was found that the keepers of fake,
hotels, such as the bill was aimed at, would
enjoy another year of license, as the bill did not
pass until after May 1, the beginning of the
new excise year. But to meet this situation a
new bill, Introduced by Senator Ambler, waa
hurried through, providing a means for com
pelling immediate inspection on an action of a
taxpayer. Governor Higglns lent his support
to this measure by sanding an emergency mes
sage, and subsequently, when Senator Raines
announced that the Governor would not Blgn
this bill, the Governor said publicly that h» had
never made any assertion that would warrant
any statement of this sort by any one. The
bills" will probably not be elgrned for some tlma
yet, however, as the Governor to-day announced
a hearinx cm the Ambler bill for next Friday.
Other hearings of Importance announced
to-*ay were those on toe two gas bills, that
creating a State commission and that fixing at
75 cents the price of gu« sold to New- York City.
The latter bill has already been slimed by Mayor
McCiellan. The bearing on these two measures
Is fixed for next Wednesday. Tha application
for the bearing came from tie Consolidated Gas
Company, several Brooklyn companies and a
number of civic bodies which oppose the com
mission bill Including the Citizens Union. The
Governor said to-day that he bad received a
number of letters favoring the commlßslon bill
from up-Stata corporations. All opposition
seems to centre in Ne-w-YorJc City. Tha
Wednesday hearing on the aldermen's franchise
bills has already been announced- There are
other hearings on bills of less importance for
every day except Saturday.
The presence of ex-LJeutenant Governor "Wood
ruff, two days ago and Senator Cooper, of Brook
lyn, to-day gave credence to a rumor that Colonel
Michael J. Dady was a candidate for one of tha
two new railroad commissioneraalps that will
exist if the Governor si^ns the bill increasing'
the number to five, but the Governor said to
day that he had no knowledge that Colonel
Dady was even a candidate.
Talk of an extra session remains as vague as
ever, and the Governor said to-day that It was
as yet entirely unsettled. There was a well
denned report that the data had been Bet for
June 14, but this is apparently unfounded. Ono
thing is certain, and that Is that a number of
Justice Hooker's friends are urging him to re
sign, and the belief that they will succeed has
strengi-h here. This would, of course, put an
tnd to all use of an extra session, unless the plan
be to submit some of the countless other meas
ures now under dlnoussion. and this Is not be
lieved here. If Justice Hooker resigns there will
My ■ •■ no extra Bess
Albany, May 18. — Owing to & confusion of
numbers in bills with the Governor, the an
nouncement was made yesterday from the Ex
ecutive Chamber that tho Governor had signed
the Elsberg Election bill. This was corrected
to-day and the explanation of the mistake made.
The Governor has not yet signed tha Elsberg
measure. The bill he signed yesterday was an
unimportant one.
Mr. Levy Calls Sioux City Lawyer's Story
a Barefaced lie.
Abraham L«vy. one of Mis* Nan Patterson's at
torneys, denied yesterday that he had ever told
C. A. Irwln, reputed to be a leading member of
the bar at Sioux City, lowa, that th© chorus girl
had privately confessed that aha held the weapon
that killed "Crusar" Young.
"I don't know Mr. Irwln," protested Mr. Levy.
"I have never seen him, I have never bean to
Sioux City and I had forgotten that It was in
lowa, until I saw It so stated in the papers this
morning. Irwln's statement Is a baxaf&.c«d lie. I
have not seen Miss Patterson since she was dis
charged. I have not been a party to any theatre
contract that ehe may have signed, and strongly
object to her going on the stage."
Justice Maclean, of the Supreme Court, yestar
day indorsed the action and remarks of Justice
Davis In connection with the Patterson case. He
said that other and Important judges. Including the
late Recorder Smyth, had discussed, after th« end
of trials, the verdicts of Juries, and the probabil
ities of the cases in which the verdicts had been
returned. "Judges," he said, "have made remarks
about trials before this, with the approval of most
of the lion-orinilnal classes In the community."
The Harlem branch of tb« Legal Aid Society,
tlnce Its establishment on Hay 8. at No. 103 East
J2sth-st., has already r»o«Jved Eixty-t_hre« cases.
The opening: of the branch In Harlem was made
possible by a wealthy woman of this city, who
has „-!v*-!i th« society $5,00U a year for Its main
The directors of the Legal Aid Society «x« well
pleased with Ite reception by the people of Har-
Itin. The branch la In charge or Benjamin G.
Loder, who has been transferred from th* main
uilk* at th» society, at Mo. i&* Broadway.
Rival Claimants for Relic of 1812
Which Draped Cronk's Coffin,
Colonel Asa Bird Gardiner, of the Veteran Corps
of ISI2. ar.d Mts. A. C. Morehouse. honorary colonel
In th« same body, had a heated argument yesterday
on the steps of tha City Hall over the ownership
of tha battle flag which had draped tha co2ln of
Hiram Cronk. As tha military escort from the
14th Regiment, Colonel Kline, commanding, was
forming in front of tha Cit7 Hall. Colonel Gardiner
started to leave the building with the flaff. which
■was carried through the War of 1812. Mrs. More
house, clad In her colonel's uniform, demanded tha
flair as her personal property, but Colonel Gardlnar
refused to «rtvG It up, asserting- It belonged to tfaa
Veteran Corps. Colonel Gardiner finally ended the
dispute by -walking away. He said later that the
flag- hod been missing; for some time, and, now that
It had been found, he Intended, to keep it for the
corps, airs. Morehouse says she will hold Colonel
Gardiner responsible for its return.
So great was the throng of those who wished to
see the body of the old "veteran that the Hall was
not closed until a few minutes before 10 o'clock,
an hour later than had been Intended. The fu
neral procession than formed In a apace cleared In
front of the Hall by the police. Tho lino was made
up of ten mounted police, four companies, 14th
Regiment. Colonel Kline commanding; Squadron
C, Second Brigade; delegation from U. S. Grant
Post, G. A. R.; delegation from the Veteran Oorpe
of the War of 1812; the hearse, carriages with the
relatives and of the aldermanio committee. The
coffin was again draped with the colors when It
was placed in the hearse.
When the procession reached Cypress Hill Ceme
tery It marched to the base of the Mount of Vic
tory on the top of which the platform for the
officials and the family had been prepared. It
was draped In black crape and bunting. The box
for the coffin was covered with evergreens, which
had been fastened on. There were several hundred
persons in the surrounding walks and roads, who
looked on as the body of the veteran was lowered
to its last resting place.
Among the other graves near by are those of
General Abraham Dally, the last survivor except
one of the War of 1812, and of Ann Norman Dally,
his wife. With all his rank no greater tribute was
paid to him at his death than waa paid to Hiram
Cronk, the private, yesterday.
Knickerbocker To Be Rushed to
Completion — Stopped 15 Months.
Work will be resumed to-day on the Knicker
bocker Hotel, at 42d-st. and Broadway, after
fifteen months' cessation. Why the work on the
hotel stopped nearly a year and a half ago no
one but the Astor estate and P. J. Reagan, who
will manage tho new hotel, appears to know.
Mr. Reagan said last night that the work had
not been stopped because of strikes, but would
say nothing further except to promise to give a
full statement "some time."
Outwardly the building has appeared to be
almost finished, but little has been done toward
the completion of the interior. At first it was
rumored that the workmen had struck. This
gueis was followed by a story of a quarrel be
tween Mr. Reagan and the Astor estate, which
gave place to an even more thrllllngly whis
pered tale that the Buildings Department had
Btopped the work, because the foundations were
far from strong and the hotel was liable at any
minute to slip down Into the nut>way.
This particular story la emphatically denied
by Mr. Reagan, who says the Buildings Depart
ment has entirely a] noi only all the
plans, but also a!! th< actual work. The man
agers of the Aster » «tate say absolutely nothing
concerning' the troubles of construction of the
hotel. When the work is begun to-day II ril]
be rushed until the hotel is completed. Efforts
will be made to have it ready for occupancy
aariy in the fall.
London. May iv — The London Diocesan Confer
ence, now in session here under the presidency of
%he Bishop of London, the Right Rev. Arthur F.
Ingram, passed a resolution to-day demanding on
amendment of the English marriage law, so as to
preclude the remarriage In Church of divorced per
sons during the lifetime of the other party to the
proceedings*. An attempt to mod::., the solution
in favor Of permitting the remarriage in Church of
the Innocent party was defeat*! by a large ma
Barnacles were the causa of tho poor showing
made by the battleship Alabama in the race of the
battleship squadron north from Pen6acola. recently.
This was learned yesterday when the Alabama
was put Into drydock at tho navy yard. Captain
Reader, of the Alabama, was much disappointed
when his ship, which had previously made some
good spaed records, was distanced by ail tL* oU*r
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Conference at ll is House — W. N.
Cromwell Hired as Peacemaker.
After a long debate lust night at th«» home of
James H. Hyde he and hi* lawyers decided to
carry on to a finish the fight for the control
of the Equitable Life Assurarre Society. There
were present at the conference W. C. Gulliver
and C. I?. Alexander, of Mr. Byde'a legal staff.
nnrl 11. H. Knowles, the supervisor of agencies,
who was dismissed by President Alexander.
Efforts which are being made to force a settle
ment of tho dispute will not meet a favorable
response from the Hyde side. Samuel Unter
myer. Mr. Hyde's pirsonal counsel, and even
Ellhu Root, who at first was in favor of a set
tlement, want the fipht to continue to a de
William Nelson Cromwell. It was learned yes
terday, has been engage.l by President Alexan
der to "encourage harmony" between the war
ring factions. Mr. Cromwell, who hns been
heralded as the pacificator in extraordinary, is
not considered one of Mr. Alexanders personal
Friends of Mr. Hyde say that Mr. Alexander
has engaged Mr. Cromwell with Equitable funds
"to settle the difficulty— in other words, to pre
vent Alexander's being thrown out as a result
of the fight he started himself." They say
that all of Mr. Alexander's personal counsel,
including William B. Hornblower. ox-Judge
"William N. Cohen and Alexander and Colby,
will be paid from the funds of the Equitable
According to one of the directors who is keep
ing in touch with the Frick committee, its mem
bars and most of the directors feel that the
gravest charges against Mr. Hyde have not
been sustained, an'! that Mr Alexander and
Gage E. Tar bell have put themselves in a bad
light by their attack on the young vice-presi
dent. On the other hand, many of the charges
made agaiiiFt the Alexander party, more par
ticularly against Mr. Tarbell, had been proved.
it was said.
Sevoral of the director* who at first were
Alexander mon now call themselves independent
and are trying to patch up the difficulty. This
policy the Hyde people ars fighting. They main
tain that a conspiracy was hatched to get Mr.
Hyde out of the society, and thai when he vir
tually has' won his fight he will not recede and
give his enemies mercy. Many of the directors,
it is said, feel that President Alexander was
brought into the affair through a misunder
standing, and that if any sacrifice to harmony is
needed Mr. Tarbell should be tho man.
A meeting at the Waldorf-Astoria yesterday
afternoon, engineered by Phelan, Toomey &
Phelan. Bridgeport lawyers, resulted in the dis
cussion of plans for a "pollcyholders* national
protective association" for policyholders of all
Insurance companies. Twelve men were present.
This firm of lawyers recently wrote to Grover
Cleveland. Andrew Carnegie and other well
known men, urging them to co-opexato In tha
establishment of this organization. A commit
tee •was appointed to draft a constitution and
by-laws, to report nest Tuesday, when the meet
ing will be held at No. 299 Broadway. John J.
Phelan. temporary chairman, said he had letters
approving the plan from William innings
Bryan, Governor La Folletto of Wisconsin and
Governor Folk of Missouri.
In a letter to the Frick committee yesterday
L Tanenba-um, Sons & Co. called to the attention
of the investigators the fact that practically all
the Eyuitable's fire insurance was placed through
Frank B. Jordan, eon of Thomas D. Jordan, con
troller of the society. This condition of affaira
was described exclusively in The Tribune a
month ago. Mr. Jordan, a regularly licensed
fir* Insurance broker, places the insurance on
the Equitable' s own buildings here and in other
cities and on the property on which the society
mak«s loans. Some of the insurance is placed
w.lth the Continental, in which company Mr.
Hyde is a director. A clause from the loan
forms of the society was quoted In the Tanen
baum letter, showing that a condition of tne
loans was that the flre insurance should be
placed by the society or according to ita direc
Neither Frank Jordan nor his father would
discuss the letter yesterday. Mr. Jordan, the
controller, sent out word that he had made a
report covering it to the Frick committee. Mr.
Hyde said that It was hardly worth not ire. Be
will take no action on it. although the elder
Mr. Jordan is one of the Alexander party.
Senator Brackett, at Saratoga, yesterday r. •-
fused to ta ! k about where his client, Mrs. Ma;;
S. Young;, got the share of stork which it is
said is being traced by the Hyde pet
"She bought It," he said. The complaint In
the suit in which Mrs. Young is plaintiff has
not been filed, although summonses have been
served on the directors.
Deputy Superintendent Hunter and M. X
Drtecoll, Superintendent Hendricks's counsel.
continued their examination of witnesses yes
terday. W. 11. Mclntyre, fourth vice-president,
was on the stand most of the day. Mr. Hyde
was called for a few minutes. Mr. Mclntyre'a
examination was entirely In resard to the flnan
cial transactions of the society Ita purchases of
securities, the value of those securities thea
and their value now. He had with him many
record books of the finance department.
In the examination by the Insurance Depart
ment, the firm name of Alexander, Thomas &
r>avles has been found frequently as buyer and
seller of securities for the Equitable. Fred-
Mick Alexander, senior member or" this firm, is
a son of James \v Alexander. Mr. Driscoll, it
was said yesterday, had determined to examine
Frederick Alexander, until it was explained to
him that the young man was not an ottit
the society. Then he said. It was declared, he
would recull President Alexander.
Justice Greenbaum In the Supreme Court yes
terday heard the argument of A Edward Wood
ruff, counsel for Herbert Q. Tull. of Philadel
phia. In favor of being allowed to examine Presi
dent Alexander, Mr. Hyde and Gage E. Tarbell.
that he might learn tho facts necessary to make
fi valid complaint In his suit Justice Greenbaum
ed decision. Mr. Woodruff >
belief that the policyholders are entitled to the
surplus and to vote for directors. He said that
the amended charter now in the hands of Su
perintendent Hendrlcks would give QO relief to
them. If he were allowed to examine the offi
cers he would prove that .several of the directors
who voted for the amendments did not own tha
five shares of stock necessary to make them di
At Least One New-York Man to Testify in
Loomis-Bowen Affair.
Washington. May IS.— Secretary Taft has de
cided that it will be necessary for him to hea:
some oral testimony In the prosecution of his In
quiry Into the Loomls-Bowen affair, and at
least om witness baa been summoned from New-
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Officers of Law EUded— Sentence
Three of "Monk's" Gang To-day.
A il three i: r t'ne "Monk" Eastman
gang will be sen o-Jay, two by Recorder
Goff and one by Jus « Cowing. They are Ar
thur Weygandt. convicted yesterday of abduc
tion and criminal assault; Thomas Murphy, who
pleaded guilty to assault in the second degree,
ajid Joe Brown, a "pal" of Murphy, who was
convicted of a similar charge a few days ago.
The leader of the gang and a few of its members
are already In Sing Sing.
Weygandt. who describes himself as a clerk.
of No. 26 St. Mark's Place, is known to the
police as the "king of procurers." His victim
was Annie Neubert, the seventeen-year-old
daughter of John Neubert, a wine Importer at
Nos. f., S and 1O St. Mark's Place.
Weygandt has boasted that he has never
=erved a day in prison on conviction, although
hip criminal record in the last two years is one
that amazed the court. Weygandt has ap
peared on various charges in the police courts,
including malicious mischief, felonious assault.
vagrancy, disorderly conduct, and similar of
fences. District Attorney Jerome was elated
it the fellow's conviction.
Emil Sonner Arraigned on Charge of An
other Would-Be Policeman.
Emll Sonner, "the man higher up." who a jear
ago WftS convicted of receiving JW) for prom-slog to
get a position on the police force for a candidate,
was arraigned In the West Sldo court yesterday on
■i similar charge and held In 1588 ball for examina
tion to-day. The complainant is Edward .1. Hayes.
at No 627" Columbus-nve.. who aliases in his corn
ilalnt that Sonner came to his bouse on October 1..
IM3 accompanied by Kii'lolrh Beyers, and accepted
{350 from Hayes, promising to get a position on the
police force for him.
Tn« money, Hayes says. was. according to tr..i
agreement, to be held in trust 1 ■;. Sonuer until
April 5. 1&04, Hn<l then to be returned in raa» Bon
ncr was unable to ful.ll his contract. This. Hayes
says, Sonner has not don?. A warrant was isjucl
for Sonner last fall on Hayes's complaint and on
th» Maine cnargw. He was held for trial by a
magistrate, tut the gran-1 Jury failed to indict
Acts of Brooklyn Democratic Politician Are
Being Investigated.
Investigation Into the allegations of ■•^ralt" nade
by Magistrate HlggtabotßJM*. of the Lee ay. court.
against ■ "well known" Democratic politliUn In
the Eastern District Is being mad« by the May
grand Jury of Kings County.
AmonK the witnesses btfore that body have been
Police Inspector Cross. Magistrate Hlgginbotham
and several mineral water manufacturers, wiio, It
Is said, la-. been prevented from doing business
through the Interference of the politia*n. Hie
April grar.d Jury handed up a strong presentment
against th* official 8n question, without mentioning
any names.
Captain of British Cruiser Retired for Al
lowing "Horse Play."
London, May 18.— A rre?nt ras«» of "ragging" on ;
board the British cruiser K«nt has been prompt]?
followed by the supersession of Captain Douglas
A Gamble, her commander, who has '•••«• compul
sortly retired on half pay for allowing sum an oc- ■
currtnoe on his ship, and by the punishment of j
others concerned in the affair. The -'ragging" oc- ,
curred in the gunroom, where the midshipmen at- |
tempted to strip and fiou an unpopular comrade j
The latter promptly drew a revolver, and ahot on<
of the midshipmen in the mouth.
Answering a question on the subject In the HiMise i
of Commons this afternoon. Admiralty Secretary ,
Pretyman announced the punishments which had j
been meted out to the culprits, adding that the Ad
miralty had determined to put down such practices.
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Letter Carriers Fighting for Wp4w3SwKb
and Clark Exposition.
Interest In the voting contest for th» oosa popu
lar letter carrier in the city, whioh la being held
at the St. Ambrose Church fair, m the Palm Oar
den. 3Sth-st.. n«*ar L«exlo«toi>-e.ve«. took another
leap forward yesterday. It was caused toy the
rumor that friends of T. Dowd of Station N. are
working for Dim in a way which is likely to Wins;
him in ahead at the end of th« race. Dowd Bwi«
said to be a dark horse, as he figured only alAOr
in the contest before yesterday. Ha Is now third
on the list, with 109 votes. Bernard McOee.ofßta
tion X leads, with 811 votes, and M. A. Fltxverala
follows, with 26*. The magnitude of th« prise a
trip to Portland, Ore., over the Erie road as far as
Chicftgiv-makes this contest especially spirited.
Lieutenant Governor M. Linn Bruce was expected
at the fair last night, but sent word that he would
be unable to be present, as he had to take Qo*»
ernor Higglns's place in reviewing the 13th Kagi
mir.t in Brooklyn. He will speak on Saturday
I«ist night members of ten councils of th» Kntgnta
of Columbus were at the Palm Garden. So tv
nhout £V3T*> h-v." been realized from the fair, Man
<"r!ri^i<k said yesterday.
Berlin. May IS.— !Crnp«ror William, addressing ths>
officers of the 115 th Regiment of Infantry at the
Officers' Club at Strasburg recently, said:
The marching on parade of my regiment was not
altogether brilliant. But I have shut both my eye*.
The Japanese have shown that hough they do not
nmke a flno review, they march and fight well.
Manila. May IS.— The r.rmy transport Bufor4,
which recently ran ashore nt Malabonr. has be«ta
rsnoaterl. and is low on h-»r way to Manila under
her own steam. Two of h*r forward bulkhead* a**
Barcelona.; Mr.v 18.— Seventeen men !mprls<n»e<i
here for ronnection with an irrhistlc affairs were
rel»-3'-»»l ;rcster»fciy on the occa«tcn of the celebra
tion of thf Mrthfiay of Kin? Alfonso.
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