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V° l LXVI-. • 21.945.
fBlCr. FOR PIJ)T. ■9.1.000,000.
Buyer Get* Only Land Covered by ]
Lenox Building.
Th» Lenox Library site. In Fifth avenue,
between 70th and 71st street*, has been sold.
Tfce sale took place a few days ago, and la
not denied by any of the directors of the New
Tork Public Library, though they will not nay
positively that the Hte has been sold. It could
sot l>e learned yesterday who bought It or for
irt>.at purposes, but It was said on reliable
s*ra*rtty that It brought $3,000,000.
There was a rumor current that J. P. Morgan
or H. C. Frlck was the purchaser, but Mr. Mor
gan paid last night that he waa not Interested
in the- «ale The purchaser obtained only the
j^nfl covered by the library Itself. There la a
strip fifty frpT wide in the rear of the building
■st.ich. because of a clause In the deeding of th«
,lte for library purposes only, could not be
bought. The purchaser, however, will probably
have the use of the strip for any purposes ha
Irishes. It Is possible, too. that the purchaser
jnay make, some final arrangement with th»
fceirs of Ik* Lenox estate.
Nobody could be found yesterday who would
talk of the sale. Th«? books and rare manu
scripts In the library will be moved to the new
library, at 426. street and Fifth avenue.
The Lenox Library was the gift to the city
of Jarre? Lenox, a retired merchant, who had'
a. great ton for books. The library was ln
oorporaied In 1 £"<">. Mr. Lenox was so Jealous
ef his r»T« collection that he Is said at one time.
to hv.r refused to allow Prescott, the historian,
to consult hi* Mexican manuscript?, and barred
«.h« great bookbinder MatthewH between two
IHH of a vestibule to prevent him from seeing
the rare bindings in dM library". With the
ftroks of a pea Mr. Lenox several years later
turned th« entire, private collection over to the
public. He named nine trustees, including him
self; pave the land and erected the present
building, to which his collection was trans
ferred. II la wag In IST.".
There ar* about seventy thousand volumes in
tie collection, which contains many rare vol
umes and masterpieces of ancient and modern
literature In the original editions. Borne of the
master canvases of Turner. ITIwInH, Peak,
Imkd Delaroche, Reynolds, Munkaczy and
Etnsrt are in the art gallery of the library-
Little Boy, Going to See Shops,
Hurt by Mr. Boycscn's Car.
WWte bound on an outing to s=ep the pretty
Christmas lift* In the shop windows. Edward
Zelkin. five years aid. of Xo. 1130 Manhattan
avenue. Greenpoint. was run down by an auto
moMle In Jackson avenue. L,ong Island City.
yp«!er«Say. In which were Algernon Boyesen. a
•number of the Meadow Brook Club, and his- wife.
Th» child Is In St. John's Hospital, hovering be
tween life and death.
With his sister Ida, seven years old. the boy
received permission from his mother to visit rel
atives and friends and look at the things In the
Man windows. The children were on their way
tip Jackson avenue, and started to cross the road
between 10th and ]lth streets. A big touring
E^torr.cbil* was coming up the slippery car
tracks, but the children did not see it until It
was rsssa on them. Ida started back to the
ridexraJk. calling to her brother to follow, but
the boy unfortunately ran in the same direction
Bj the chauffeur had tnrned his machine. Al
though the automobile had slowed down. It Flid
slaas; the slippery tracks and Ftruck the. boy
a terrific Mow. hurling him many yards.
The unconscious child was picked up and
stjesd In the machine, and taken to St. John's
HoFpital. about two blocks away. Mr. and Mrs.
Boyesen were- on th"ir way to their country
home la Westbury. Long Island. Th*» chauffeur
▼*s sJlriwed to fro on with Mrs. Boyepen. while
Kr. PJeyesjeai remained to look after the child. ~
Staten Island Youth Breaks Through Iee —
Mother Makes Vain Effort to Save Him.
Bartsai ■ssjthetwsjd, tea rears aid, of Cherry
Lf.'». \v*ot Hew Frighton. Btaten Inland, skated on
to thin has sa Rronk*'s Pond, in tlie rear of the. Ac
tnrs* Hama, ye*ler«iav noon, plunged through and
*'ej» <jrowre<i. Bevsral playmates, ■w-ho*> blSch
ranee from eight to ten. were with him at the
time and m.i for aid. some to the Actor?" Home
and others to the boy's horn f.
The boy's mother rushed down to the pond
with m Papa and mads frantic efforts to r»>ach the.
h' I '<« trh»r« her son bmbm through, but wait un
able' to "do •"■> because the Ire, would not bear h»r
«»lpht. Policemen from the West New Brighton
| nation recovered the boy's body with grappling
Irons fit about •-, o'clock.
Intruders Frightened Away from Home of
Dr. Coleman in Wilmington.
I By Msavasa ■ The Tribune.]
Vl'llmirjrton, Del.. Dae, 15.— That burglars are no
■•pa. tan Oft persons was demonstrated to-day
*"h»n boars entered Bishopstead, the residence of
Biehop I^lghton Coleman. in this city. The burg
lam entered the parlor arid dining room of tho
V»i^. si the PJsplsjoapal Church In Delaware by re
snovlrig window glass, They were saaMs to lenve
thns*: rooms, however, because of bolted doorways
5a the haJl. The apartments were ransacked, but
th» robb»-rs were finally frightened away The
fiishop etated ''-nigtit that he carrier a burjjlar
lCßuraijr* policy. Mid thought this should have
k**t the intruders away.
Major Penrose and Captain Macklin Aston
ished at Courts Martial.
fHy TeWrsph to The Tilburi* . 1
L '.-... T., Dee. 15.— Major Charles W. Paa
*Q&: Ktiose trial by court martial was ordered JVfJ
tenSsy; received the first news of the order to-night
•f'ftn a nf\vsj»aper man. While he would not discuss
th» order, U was uiiMi that '•• was greatly s-ir-
Prtsn-d. His firt-t question wnm. "Do«i that say the
*«lon »;,«. taken on r»<""minendation of the 'X-rier*!
CajpUia Ma.kliii ■at Fart Be** ■ »- said:
"1 r.-as offlcer of the day at the time the trouble
°<*urre4 and was in my quarters nt niKht when
Jhe trouble took clace. i fall to ssa how I could
h»» liK-vent-d if£ tronljl*. I attended faithfully
*? ««y milirnry dutl^n and an> re;idy t<» li»ve nay a —
"on* Invegtigitcd. but I am nt a lunt to p*«w herein
I «as f!f-ie!i<i Of course, tlie r<-:>ort of th*> tc-irt
«anJal »)<•;»).< <--df-f-d may »«• »"'<" »' lfi ' CHn *'*?.
""^lns further until 1 know what ih* <-:u.i^s .-<-».
[By T«=i«jcTa^h tv The Tiibur.*.)
Cincinnati. Vr. 15.--4 "a;lain VV- M Kirn of
to l->cal recruiting office, nas rccehod an anl<*r
if *X tin War Department for the ro-er.listment of
Uit cifKharefi Nejrro soldier* of the ?-'« Infjiclry.
"h, «, r «i,,. (Ula „,,, the . r .- a ;;,us: rr.r.ke i :eir
ejaoß «v;t., ...<,vj.oe in WTiliag ?s to ' hU Hie
\T-i* r *t*^« : ; > rtat« about the Brownsville to bs
*- i -ctdctu <v the jweimaent's cxi>ease. ,
To-morrow, falr7w.lt w7na«.
• ... - • '.-■.' ■ ■ : . j
Tho President and his official advisers are photographed in their regular seats at tho Cabinet table just before the last CfiWnet meeting which Attorney General Moody
nttondpd. To the right of the President are seated Secretaries Root and Taft, Postmaster General Cortelyou and Secretary Hitchcock. To the left of tho President are Secre
tary Shaw, Attorney General Moody and Secretaries Bonaparte, Wilson and Metcalf.
. . (Copyrlcht. lpo«, by Hams * Kwlngr)
I From Th"! Tribune Bureau.!
Washington, Dee. 15. — This Is th» latest pho
tograph of President Roosevelt and his Cabinet
as they gathered around the great leather cov
ered table in the White. House office building
this wok. It is in all probability the last pict
ure that will ever be taken of the entire
Cabinet as it is now constituted, for to
morrow a rearrangement will be made. Oscar
S. Straus will succeed Mr. Motcalf as Secre
tary of Commerce and Labor, and several of
the trusted ministers who have accomplished
splendid work in their departments will tako up
new lines of labor at the request of their chief.
The Presidential succession statute of Jan
nary If*. ISSC, fixes the order of precedence for
the Cabinet as follows: First, the Secretary of
State; second, the Secretary of the Treasury;
third, th« Secretary of War; fourth, thn Attor
ney General; fifth, the Postmaster General;
sixth, the Secretary of th» Xavy. and. seventh,
the Secretary of the Interior. In the photo
graph printed to-day they pit in this order, al
ternating from right to left. The Secretary of
Agriculture and the Secretary of Commerce and
Labor, who are not Included in tho Presidential
succession statute, .follow. In. th« order of the
establishment of their respective departments. . .
. The Cabinet members' places around the table
in the White House offlca are further fixed, tlio
chairs being identified by silver name plates,
and at the sessions every Tuesday and Friday
morning, when the President takes his place at
th«j head, four members sit on each side, and
th« ninth, the Secretary of Commerce and Labor.
Fits at the foot. In j_he photograph Secretary
Metcalf has moved o^r to th» President's ex
treme left, and to-morrow ha will give up
his chair to Oscar B. Straus and take the place
now filled by Secretary Bonaparte, who in turn
will move one place nearer the President to
that now occupied by Attorney General Moody,
who moved up one seat In a similar manner
eighteen months ago. A few weeks later
Will Probably Enter Business teith
Traction Companies.
[F.y T«l^l«l*' to Th« Trft«in<» 1
Chiraen. Dec. Chleaaw's etr*<»toar question is
settled beyond a "reasonable" doubt. Unless un
toTfß**n difficulties arise, the present operating:
companies will undertake nn immediate ar.d com
pl^te rehabilitation of the sendee, with the city as
a partner, contemplating eventual— probably fnr
dlitnnt-munioipal ownership. The agreement upon
Which the franchises of the companion will be ex
tended was reached nt a conference held to-day
between the Council Committee on Local Transpor
tation and the representatives of the Union Trac
tion and City Railway companies. The streetcar
men asreed to a comproml^ close to the tern,.
Trered by the city. Th« yalua of the e lls t,n B
rtr^tcar properties ani une, P lred Tr»nctv*»* was
£Z at pSJoO^ which amount the city, whenever
?tm£rtakes municipal ownership, mo-t pay the
companies in addition to what is expended for re
h*r^"amount the Union Traction Company
Jm receive ».«».«» and the City Railway $21 -
ooo'w The two companies originally demanded
"im.** for their pr-en« properties. The pru-.
allowed the Vnion Traction Company is about
jiU* more than the hi K he ß t .st.mate. Inelud n«
the' pnb» which the city experts placed on the
property. For the City Railway the allowance Is
about £»Un loss than the city experts' maxi
mum figures. Th.- companies will start at once a
thorough re-equipment of 9 treetcar service the
features of which will be new cars, new rails, a
subway, through routes. universal transfer, and
minor measures for the improvement of the trans
portation facilities.
The work of rehabilitation and operation will be
supervised by a Joint board of engineers, one of
whom the aldermen and traction men agreed should
be Won J. Arnold, the engineer who ha* furnished
expert information on streetcar questions to tho
City Council during the last ten years. Subse
quently the city and the companies will each an
point an engineer to Rit on the commission.
Beth Mr. G«iriey and Mr. Mitten said that they
Wished to submit the terms to the New York and
ether Interests they represent, but they freely inti
mated that an acceptance would bo forthcoming.
They told the committee that, as soon as the ordi
nance hi put In shape to be reported to the council,
they will state formally whether they will accept
the. terms.
"The valuations are much lower than they should
be, h-jt I believe we can finance the rehabilitation
m these terms, and. if no more onerous burdens
•re pined on us Hi the ordinance than are £p
pj.^ewi there now. 1 will recommend that it b<» an
,-eptfd." »aid General Counsel Ourley of the Union
fraction Company.
Cleveland Hebrews Say Shylock Is Opposite
of Typical Present Day Jew.
I «j -Moprrinh to T * Trlhur.'. ]
t 'leve»and, Dec. 15. The Jews* citizens of Ci^ve
■■nd have Issued a staferaenl through thi columns
"''...,.. icwiil) Independent,'^ their !o. rt \ organ,
fnristlni that tho High 3t*hool authorities .insist
from ash Shakafpearo'i ;«M«rehant of Vwjci'i
for recitation purposes. They say If Is unpleasant
\ jew!s" boys and girls to hear Or»Uano' a "O. hs
inou damned, Inexorable do#!" In «<tdresai n| shy.
lo S*"}v nrotfet that Shylock .* t:i«» opposite of the
' «JI« J I vre«<-rrt day Jew. and ad.l that the ii. ha*
I y l ~i ''. foster ami Jewlsti pr-J<i '■- mor«ftban
li'il"-* iraina or story over written. They ask
l >"*
ISO* v The Tribune Association- • ~
Postmaster General Cortelyou, who used to sit
at the foot of the table, will move across to tho
first seat on the President's left, to be vacated
by Secretary Shaw, passing- above Secretary
Taft and becoming third in line of succession
to the Presidency, following only the Viee-Presl
dent and tho Secretary of State. Secretary
Root's only chang* has been to move up to. his
present place from th* chair of the Secretary
of War.
Of the entire group of men who now gather
around the Cabinet table there are only three
who were in. ihe Cabinet when Mr Roosevelt
succeeded to the Presidency on September 14,
1901, and one of these has changed his seat after
a considerable hiatus in his service. Secretary
Wilson may be called the dean of the Cabinet,
having occupied the, same seat since March 5.
1837, the day after President McKinley's first
Inauguration. Secretary Root, who occupied the
chair assigned to the Secretary of War when
Mr. Royeevelt became President, resigned from
the Cabinet in 1904, and did not return until
July 7. lfrO&i and Secretary Hitchcock has been
in his present position Just six years.
When the changes which President RoosejeliJ
has announced have been made. Secretary Wil
son will still be found occupying the same <-h.ilr
with credit to himself and to the satisfaction ff
the farmers of the country. On March •">. rt*7,
will round out ten years of sen-Ice in the Cab
inet for Mr Wilfon.
Next in length of service In the present Cab
inet is Secretary Hitchcock of the Interior De
partment, who, then Ambassador to Russia, was
nominated by President McKlntay and confirmed
by the Senate on the satn» da» December -1.
IS9R. Mr. Hltchcor-k succeeded Cornelius N.
Bliss, of New York, an original member of Pres
ident McKinley's Cabinet. Mr. Hitchcock Is now
to be succeeded in his turn by James R. Garfleld,
son of the late President Jamea A. Garfleld. Rut
for the fact that he desired to prosecute to a
finish the most Important of the land fraud cases
which he caused to he brought against influen
Fob Shortsvillc (N. V.) Bank —
Second Attempt in Month.
Canandaigua. N. V.. Dec. ir>— Two bank burg
laries insid» of a month is a Her record for a lit
tle village like Shortsvllle, six miles east of here.
This morning, about 4 o'clock, when Mrs. F. W.
Hurlburt. the manager of the telephone ex
change., heard and saw the men at work In the
irnnk across the street, she sounded the alarm
.Nearby citizens, who had armed themselves for
such an emergency, threw open their windows
and began a fusillade, with shotguns, rifles and
revolvers, that lasted several minutes, but, so
far as is known, none of the robbers were in-
Jured. Ftvo men were In the panir and they did
an artistic and successful piece of safe breakr
ins. shattering the doors that resisted their ef
forts four weeks before and causing an explo
sion that wrecked the interior of the building
and its furniture.
The robbers cleaned up everything in the Baft*,
including a large amount of notes and securi
ties, $4."><> in silver and about $'JO in copper coins.
About $5,000 intended for the I^hltjh Valley
Railroad employes was stolen, with about $25,
000 In 'negotiable notes. Edgar Mather, the
banker, Is connected with the American Bank
ers' Association} which hi- at once Informed, anil
the 'association has sent Pinkerton men to the
scene. Sheriff Francis Flynn and his deputies
have been on the scene, and all the officials are
hfirrl at work on the ease.
<t!S a m. and 9:2.'. p. m' ii ■■]!■■! service v!a| '
P»n"n & Atlantic ' "i -i Line R. It. Florida In- i
formation iiuxatui. Broadway, cor. 30th Jkdvt. j
tial corporations and Individuals, Secretary
Hitchcock would have retired from the Cabinet
more than a year ago. The, brilliant success
which has rewarded his efforts in these causes
has well repaid the self-sacrifice he made. His
successor. Mr. Garfleld, Is peculiarly fitted to
take up the work Mr. Hitchcock is about to lay
down, for his record as Chief of the Bureau of
Corporations promises well for the continuance
of the vigorous, clean cut administration of In
terior Department affairs and at the same time
a short shrift for evildoers.
Attorney General Moody, the first to break the
circle historically pictured to-day, becomes an
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of tho
United States— the goal to which all lawyers
look with yearning, but which only one In mill
ions achieve. President Roosevelt parted with
Mr. Moody*! services In the Department of Jus
tice only with the greatest reluctance. Had it
not been that he felt he would be withholding a
prize which the Attorney General had won sev
eral times over, he would have named BOOM other
man. to the vacant justiceship and would have
attempted to retain Mr. Moody as the legal ad
viser of the administration.
Mr. Bonaparte, who becomes Attorney Genera!
to succeed Mr. Moody, has been Secretary of the
Navy since July 1. 1905, after the resignation of
Paul Morton, now president of the ' Equitable Ltt'^
Assurance Society. When Mr. Bonaparte entered
the Cabinet he expressed the b?llef that his legal
training would make him a better Attorney Gen
eral than Secretary of the Navy. The President,
however, persuaded him to take the portfolio,
"on trial," and assured him that whenever there
was p.. vacancy in the Department of Justice he
should have it. Now. it is understood. Mr.
Bonaparte leaves the Navy with many regrets.
He has become deeply Interested in salt water
affairs, and would prefer remaining there to re
turning to his profession.
The same state of mind is agitating Mr. Met
calf. the present Secretary of Commerce and
Labor, who has been selected to succeed Mr.
Only ll rod of Family Escapes
Cough at Georgian Courts
Thorc is an epidemic of whooping cough at
Georgian Court, the home of George J. Gould.
ai Lakewood, N. I. Mrs. Gould has it. and nil
the children, from Kingdon. the eldest, down to
baby Gloria, ar<> down with it. Mr. Gould M«
escaped thus fa-.
One of the younger children caught th» dis
ease In New York. B<Mug highly contagious, it
was soon communicated to little .Miss Edith
Kingdon Gould, and then to George J. Gould. Jr.
Miss Marjorie causbt th»» infection and trans
mitted it to her mother.
Th« site of which has been sold for $3,0n0,00a
King-don Gould went to I^akewood from Co
lumbia on Friday with a well developed case of
the disease, and found that his brother Jay was
down with It. Kingdon was accompanied by his
chum, Carlos Esplnoza. a sophomore, and now
Kspinoza. being socially inclined, has Joined the
rest of the folks at Georgian Court in whooping.
In addition to the simple remedies usually em
ployed, the Gould family physician hits pre
scribed active outdoor life for the patients. Be
tween whoopf. Kingdon and Jay Gould were out
Shooting at clay pigeons yesterday, It was very
annoying that Just when Ktnsdon, who is a
crack shot, was ready to lire, he would. have M
"ken-how-chew-whoop." Then Jay would Join
in and E;»plnoza would, help out.
But they are all doing very well indeed, was
the word at Georgian Court last night.
SpeHal Assorted was, lit), jo ft) 16.73.
II T. Dewej i P •« Co.. 133 Fulton at.,' New York.
Bonaparte at the head of the Navy Department.
When Mr. Metcalf was first consulted about a
Cabinet position, he expressed a preference for
the Navy Department. Since then, however, he
has devoted so much of his thought and time to
the work of the great Department of Commerce
and Labor that he feels as though it were a part
of himself, and the idea of leaving 1 it brings kean
regret, even though the change he is about to
make is .i distinct promotion.
George B. Cortelyou. who will become Secre
tary of the Treasury to succeed Mr. Shaw. Is at
present Postmaster General, to which post he
was shifted from the Secretaryship of Commerce
and Labor on March 5. 1903. He founded the De
partment of Commerce and Labor, taking hold
of the new office when it was created in Feb
ruary. I*os. Mr. Cortelyou's record as secretary
to the President under both President McKinley
find President Roosevelt is a matter of familiar
history, and It hi confidently believed that the
enviable record he has made in all the exacting
positions he has held will be equalled by his ad
ministration of the Treasury* business.
. Were it • possible for President Roosevelt to
promote Secretaries Root and Tuft he would
undoubtedly do so. .But he can!t do it. He. has
showered all the honors that he has had in his
possession upon their heads, and still feels their
debtor. - When there was a vacancy in the Su
preme Court his first thought was of Mr. Taft.
and when any opportunities have arisen to bring
into prominence the names and deeds of his ad
ministration's leaders, he has never failed to se
lect Mr. Root or Mr. Taft for the honors. Mr.
Root, now at the head of the State Department,
was Secretary of War in the President's first
Cabinet, and made just us pood a chief of that
great department as he has in the more exacting
and more distinguished position at the head of
the State Department. "Root is competent to
fill any office In th* government." the President
once said; "he would be a good Postmaster
General, a good Attorney General, a fine Secre
tary of the Treasury, or a first class President."
Flood of Money Orders to Europe
Starts ziith -91 ,806.6 1 4.
Already the prreat flood of American money
that finds Its way to Europe about Christmas
time has pet in. Last week three aotsjetaa ves
sels carried away ?l.S">fi.fil4 27. Throni
th? week the rlerhs in the money order depart
ment at the posfofflce. under Superintendent Jo
seph Elliott, have been kepi busy. Working even
overtime, handling the greal Hood of interna
tional money orders which are dispatched by
the first outgoing ship.
The Celtic, which sailed on Wednesday, car
ried the largest maii ever dispatched from New
York by a single «fam«T. She had aboard
4.031 sacks, containing 50.334 rescisteret? arti
cles an.l 4.1^7 packages in the parcels post. A
year ago. on Deceit l:;. the -„,.[ a ,-.i
carried with he» only 1,541 sacks and 14.4'Jf.
registeretl packages, a gala of 2.45G sac* and
8b.1€6 registered packages for this year. On
December 20 of last year the Majestic carried
the largest mail, sailing with '."..'l'll sack:; board
while the Cedric, tiling on December «). 1905,
carried the banner registered mall of that year.
51.227 pieces, or about 30.000 leYs than the Cel
tic took away on Wednesday las:.
The Celtic bad In her mail on Wertncsilay
money orders for $905.04S l*s. There were 58.853
orders, or nearly $15311 average for each order.
Of the total sum SITTJWIS went to Greal Britain.
Italy was second, getting: $143,073. Natives of
Sweden. Austria and Hungary sent $SS,OOO > ,
$83,000 and $M>,txiO. rcspectlyeiy.*. Germany sont
$86,000 to the old folk in the fatherland, and
Norwegians sent $54,000 Thirteen thousand
dollars went to Denmark. sli>.«»<»> to. Greet-e and
$10,000 to Switzerland. French residents con
tributed $9,000, Belsiana $5,000 and residents of"
the Netherlands $2,0Q0. The smallest sum. si::.".,
went to Luxemburg. Egyptians forwarded >I_'^.
and $151 went to Portugal and $486 to the Brit
ish colonies.
The ship following the Celtic was the Augusta
Victoria, which carried $422>122, and the steamer
New York, sailing yesterday, carried $529,442;
On the former Italy got the lion's share, $151.T4.H,
while English relatives of American residents
got only $83,000. Sweden came next with
$31,000. and Portugal was the smallest, with a
single order for $5. Egyptians sent >'.' 7.">. On
the New York. Great Britain got >1<;."..!»;;7. Italy
was second with $7»l.."iS:' Austrian! iontrihute-1
again $4."i.oii(>. and Sweden's sons <::■_•• mi •
Russia got $2D.ooi>, Hungan s.v. 11 ' m Germany
$44.4)00, Norway J2t*..»"HK'. and the remaining
countries amounts about* in' proportion t<> the
diviston speclfltd on the Celtic.
These vessels will arrive In Europe in ample
time for the money orders la be delivered and
paid before Christmas.
Steerage Passenger Commits Suicide from
Cunarder Lucania.
The Caaatd steamer I.ucanla reported "it arrival
yesterday that when two days out from Liverpool
Michael Quißley. a steerage passenger. >ap»Hl ovrr
board from the mnin deck and was drowned. •'">.'
taln Watt stopped the saaamer, and Chief Officer
ttearte and a crew put out in a 'i:.-i,. ..t end rowt'il
uroiind for an hour in search of •■ ■■■ m in Tvlthoat
ppeins him. ,
Several steerage pass^nsers said that Quis>^7.
who was unusually well dressej, artel slrans*"ly
through the two days he was vuh ta:m. Ue
boaxdod tU« Lucunla at Que«ti«town.
Hopes That Vatican Will Recede—
The Montagnirii Letters. *
[Sr*cl-"iJ i- French Table to " - Tribune. 1
[Copyright. I***. by ,Th» Trlbur* Aswrtttlon. ]
Paris. rv-c. 15. — Th" f<»»!ir»K ntn >t ony Jn Par!*
hut throughout the country" is that, ev?n at th«
eleventh hour. If th** Vatican l— ld find a wav
to sanction compliances with the law such;-*
measure would m*'*et the wishes .md pray-Tfi
of th*» gr*>at nn ="»>■"* of French Catholic*. Tfc*» -
seventy-eight thousand priests, a hr?i> propor
tion of whom arc patriotic, law-abWHnaj men
who have be*n doing pood. honest.. hard work In. *.
their parishes in town or country, are placed .1n;. ..-.
an almost desperate position, becaxw*. or.rtf";
penalty of forfeiting their citizenship, they will;
«oon he compelled to choose between allegiance
to the French Republic and obedience to the Vu
lcan. Their wofu! plight elicits genuine syr- '
pathy not only from Catholics but from tt>*>
community at large, even including the most'
radical supporters of th<* Separation law. M ;
Clemeneeau. who. in company with M. Brland.;
Minister of PubMc Worship, mi present IbM
night at tho opening of the Theatre R#jan«.
accorded during an entr'acte of the perform
ance a h-i--»f conversation to your correspond-"
enr. in which the Prime Minister said: "I har»
no sympathy with those who -would . resort to
violence or arbitrary measures. All th» govern-,
ment is striving to accomplish la to secure fr»«
*»x*rcise of worship and at the same time *•»
compel all Frenchmen, no matter vrhat their
religious faith, to obey and respect the para-,
mount laws of France* and to recoemfza within
the limit of the French frontiers the sole su
premacy of national authority."
Th«» war between the Vatican and the French
Republ!e is hffrsr wpsM with far less anlmositj
than was expected by the srovernm«nt .Pf
hoped for by the reactionary airitators. "m i
the exception of a few- rural districts In Brit
tany and Dauphlne. there 13 no prospect of real
fighting: or of bloodshed. In Parts the gTeat
masses of th*» people show Indifference to ttim
whole bnslness. Meanwhile, reams of *Wt»
paper are daily covered with endless "proce*
verbaiix."" forma! reports and protestations,
Owins to the prescriptions of the venerabi*
Cardinal Richard. Archbishop of Paris, all fu
nerals must he of. the sixth class— that In. such
as are accorded to persons of scant means, and
the elaborate black and sliver trappings, plumes
end hangings that usually decorato the Paris
church*** at funeral cjpr**monlea are now con
spicuous by their absence. Of th« seventy-tw>
Roman Catholic churches in Paris only twelva
have so far made the declarations required by
the law of ISBI repulatins public meetings. .
Interest to-day centres In the revelations df.«
covered in the papers and correspondence set -\
on Wednesday by the jrovernment at the resi
dence of Monslsrnor Monta^nini. secretary of th»
late Nuncio. gome of these papers show that th*
great majority of the French cl«rsy had already
decided to submit to th« declaration require
ments of the law of ISSI. and that it was solely
in obedience to express orders from the v->- —>
that they finally changed their minds and deter
mined to :«u. the French law. Other papers
in the Montasrnlnl correspondence prove - that
the agent of the Vatican had addressed urgent
appea!3 to the bishops of Germany. Great Brit
ain. Belgium. Spain. Holland and Portugal to
petition Cardinal Richard and th*» French clergy.
approving and encouraging them In their resist
ance to the French government Three docu
ments of great historic value have been discov
ered among the Montagnini papers, establishing
f-ir the first tlm*» the fact that In Bismarck**
Kulturkampf. in 1573. the French bishops pro
posed to sign a collective letter encouraging th»
Gorman bishops in their resistance to the Ger
man government. As soon as the German Am
bassador In Paris became aware of this he com
municated the fact t'> Bismarck, and in obedlanc*
to orders from th» German- Chancellor the am
bassa4M forthwith called upon the French Mln«
Mr of Foreign Affairs and categorically In*
formed him that Germany would regard such a
st«»p on the part of the French bishops as a
caam baM Th* result was the French govern
ment forbade the French bishops to carry out
their intention. Other letters among thos«
seized at the house of Monslgnor Monta^r.inl
furnish evidence that direct action was taken by
the Vatican during th«« French legislative elec*
tions. M. CTemencenu has decided that all th« .
documents selze'l at Monslgnor Montagninl's re.*.
Idence bearing dates anterior to th*» ruptur« wlt!>
the Vatican shall '■ ■■►> returned intact to tJi#
Holy Sea C. 1 B.
Formal Xotirc Served on Cardinal
Richard — So Violence.
Paris, Dec. 15.— As Cardinal Richard, Area*
bl-hop of Purls, says he is 1!1. it has been
decided to allow him to leave his residence at
his oivn pleasure. Never:he!-?ss. formal notice
was served on the archbishop this afternoon as
he was surrounded by his vicars and other
clergymen. After reading tho summons th«
archbishop announced that he would not yield)
except to forve. whereupon the officer who
served the summons retired, saying that he
would report to his superiors.
In the mean time a rumor that the arch
bishop was being expelled from the paiaoe
spread, and about five hundred Catholics, in
cluding many priests, hurried to the courtyard
of the palace to defend the primate. With th«
intention of making a big demonstration word
was dispatched in all. directions, and by ?. o'clock
an Immense crowd had gathered. In it wer«
several Senators and Deputies, including M.
Penys Cochin and Count Bon! de Castellane. i
number of members of the old French nobility,
the majority of the Paris clergy and the entira
body of theological students. The "defenders**
of the archbishop for two hours vainly awaited
an attack on the i.art •"' the police, when, see
ing that there was no. intention of expelling the
prolate by font", they gradually dispersed.
As the "defenders" were going away XTon«
signor Arr.iette. the Coadjutor Archbishop, ap
peared on the steps of ihe palace ami thanked
them for the spontaneous manifestation of sym
pathy. After announcing tha: the Cardinal had
derided Is leave the premises on .Monday, Mon
signor An;'.- conferred the episcopal benedic
tion. When the henedlevion had. been bestowed
tlie people arose and shouted: "I-ong live '•: •.
signor! Long live Plus X!"
A diversion was created during the afternoon
by two member* of Out Clerical press filing; a de
nunciattnn against the Masonic Grand Lod^*
on the ground that wor*hip was privately ex
»rcised there. The prefect of police declined to
accept the statement, whereupon the two Jour
nalists announced that on Monday they woulJ
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