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Ail Political Parties Regret
Death of English Ruler.
Recent Guest of Mine. Wadding
ton — Ability to Understand
the French People.
{By CaMe to n« Trlbun*.]
Paris, May 7. — King Edward's death
OMSK* deep and sincere sorrow through
France, Genuine sympathy is expressed
by every political party, ranging from
the Royal and Clerical F.eaciion to the
Extreme Socialists of the Jaures type.
The Prime Minister. M. Briaod, with
whom the late King conversed at length
«nd confidentially during I si brief visit
here early In March when or his way to
Biarritz, feels that France has lost a
great friend, whose personal sympathy
and real understanding of the French
people and their institutions were not
surpassed by any one not actually born
on French soil.
King Edward was never regarded by
Parisians as a foreigner, but as one of
themselves. He spoke French with the
fluency and esprit of a Parisian, without
a trace of foreign accent. Edoi:srd P<S
taT;c. the painter of military subjects,
was a close friend of the late King, who
passed over an hour in his studio last
March. when Detaille showed his
majesty his large picture commemorat
ing the presentation of the colors to the
British territorial regiments.
The British sovereign never forgot the
friends of his earlier days. when, as
Prince of Wales, he so often visited
Paris. Among these is James Gordon
Bennett, who Is now on his way back
here after a voyage to Ceylon. King
Edward was a frequent guest on Mr.
Bennett's yacht and at his country place
at Bougival, near Paris, -where they used
to go often on Mr. Bennett's river yacht
in the genial days when the late ruler
-.».«'• Prince of Wales.
The King always had a great friend
ship for Mme. "Waddington. nee Kinir. of
New York, dating from the time when
her husband was the French Ambassa
dor la London and afterward Prime
Minister of France. This -trait in the
Kings character was exemplified during
his recent three days' stay in Paris.
Shortly before leaving London for the
Continent the King sent word to Mme.
"Waddinirton, asking her to name a day
when he might call and take luncheon
with her. So, on Tuesday, March 8. the
King, accompanied by the British Am
bassador and his physician, called, and
■went up in the lift to lime. Wadding
ton's apartment on the third floor, and
after chatting with her about old times,
of the theatre and politics, sat down and
had luncheon in a moat hearty and un
ceremonious way.
As the King- took his leave lime Wad
dington's little grandson said to him:
[ "They let me take cold baths now."
" The King replied, tapping the youngster
under the chin: 'Good thing, my boy.
Keep it up. Nothing like a old plunge
every morning. You will then be al
»ay;! in splendid form and ready for
!By Th<? Associated Tress.]
Paris, May 7.— President Fallieres tele
praphed KJng Ge^>rge to-day as follows:
I learn with emotion r.f the death of
-.our lieloved father. The Frencii gov
ernment and the French people will re
gret profoundly the demise of the august
sovereign -who «•:• so many occasions
has Riven them evidences -of bis sincere
friendship, and associate themselves
fully in the gr^at grief which his un
expected loss brines to you. the royal
family and the entire British Empire.
it is with ■ heart full of sadness that
I ask your royal highness to accept my
personal condolences, those of the French
government and of all France.
'1. boa. in a telegram to Fir Ed
ward Grey expressing his condolences,
referred feelingly to King Edward's? work
for peace. **to the maintenance of which
both countries are laboring in common
accord." By order of the government
the flap? over thp Elype> Palace and
ether public i:-mld!ngß have been placed
at halfmast as a pign of mourn-ng.
Hans houses and shops in the boule
vards, in the Hue <k- la Paix. the Place
Concorde and the Champs Bajrseea are
Hying: the French and Rriti.«h flags en
twined ivith crape.
>;ont,T<- In Euiwpe has th« passing of
King Edward created deeper emotion
than in France. The government in
tends to express its Brief in a moat
marked fashion.
Premier Briand and others of the Cab
inet called upon British Ambassador
B^rt ii in^day to express their con
dolences, and an extraordinary ?nip?ion
Trill T^ appointed t.- attend thi» funeral.
jCx-Presicipnt Loubet. fi'hcse rxihar.fre of
visits with King: Edward in 1903 ro
tulted In th^ A r. pin- French undfrstand
irig. probably *•:!] head the embassy.
Most «.>f the French papers appear
-nith black borders to-day, and their
editorials sound a common note of grief,
which may be summed tip in the words
of the "Mptin." which says: "England
has lost a ?n-at Kinc, the world a great
flffure ar.ri France a jrivat frU ad."
Tlk- diplomatic cajtsequences ot a
rhunpr- of rulers aro not dw^n on prom
Long Chairs & Elbow Chairs : Swing Seats & Settles :
" X ME.W \
Occasional Tables. <n ||UGHWILLOV/> TilbtiryTea Urts:
Serving Trays & Egfiineers: Baskets & Hampers:
Bl For Spring, Summer and Autumn take out Heavy Winter
"ir-nitar --OBie «*ccl«ily Crimea ;*S 10 rr.SU> cti«iiioued artnebfths. prepaid orders Tor McHucbwliKm
rcrnnare uduusu&i u»»2£ »nd over are forwarded U ci t troe lo ail purls or itic United biutos.
A L->o?e Leaf Catalogue of M<'Hugbwillow, CrafT*;ty;e and Oldstyle Eaey Furni
turft, t^etxier with a. Pric«list t *lso Group Sketches suggesting aflejol i v« 'arrange
Ban of Furniture Induors and Out, is mailed for 25c. stamps all^wtiri on firwt
(vcaase), an IHaatrasad booklet on the . ;>r:g:.n " and the method of making
McHu^owillow Furniture is tvm
fi rr^*** * iqiior* V* \' • York are Annies W clcouic to View the Very Sotablc liixptay.
ii» m Sips of the "Pcpaiar Ship" • ibe "Dbcrtv furnishings.
(Trad*: Mark* tirtjO. )
inently, but there is no. doubt that there
la a, popular feeling of anxiety. While
the present basis of peace is regarded as
solid, it is realized that King Edward's
personal influence, so powerfully exer
cised in all the recent crises in the direc
tion of- peace, can hardly be transmitted
to his successor, and the disappearance
of the monarch seems likely, therefore,
notably to modify the position of Great
Britain on the European chessboard.
A report that the Liberals have agreed
to postpone the issue regarding the Brit
ish House of Lords until next year in
order to avoid confronting the new reign
with a grave international question cre
ates great satisfaction here, where the
decision is regarded not oniy as a fine
exhibition of national dignity, but as the
best guarantee against a rupture of the
continuity of Great Britain's foreign pol
icy, with which France is now closely
Steamer Goes on Reef, but All
on Board Are Saved.
St. • Johns. N. P., May 7.— The maiden
voyage of the steamer Normandy, bound
from ],< ad to Toronto, ended suddenly
early to-day, when, in a dense tog, she
crashed on to Great Island, near Bay Bulls,
about twenty miles from here.
An hour later she worked off the shoal
and sank in twenty-five fathoms of water.
She bad a crew of twenty-six men. eom
ir.ar.ued iv Captain Hawthorne, and the
captain's wife, three children and two
maids, all of whom got ashore safely at
St. Mary's in the ship's lifeboats.
The Normandy was launched only four
months aso. She was laden with pig iron
for the trip across the Atlantic, but was
intended especially for the grain carrying
service on the Great Lakes,
As soon as news of the disaster reached
here the steamer Portia was dispatched to
Bay Bulls to bring the shipwrecked people
to St. John's. The Portia is expected here
late to-night or early to-morrow.
Warmly Received, but Not So Enthusi
astically as Zeppelin.
Berlin, Ma;. 7. — Commaader Robert K.
P^ary pave his jolar lecture at the Casino
To-TiiphT under the auspices of the Berlin
Geuaiaphlcal Society. A'nout two thousand
I were present.
Professor Albrecfa Por.ok, president of the
pc«.ie:y. Introduced the commander, cx
i g regrets h, behalf of the Emperor
and the Imperial Chancellor. Dr. yon Beth
mann-Holweg; tl.at 'hey were unable to b*»
prep^rit. He greeted among other distin
■ n present Count Zeppelin, upon
the mention of whose name the greatest
ovation of the evening occurred. Com-
Peary was warmly received, but
th*» conqueror of the pole was unable to
■. :. with the hero of the air with tne
patriotic German audience.
Aft*>:- the lecture, which followed the
• .re as delivered in other
cheering was renewed when
■ • Zeppel'n weni forward and was pre-
I 'resi«ic:u I'enck then handed to
ander Peary the society's gold medal.
;.ad been named, in honor of the
African explorer, the Kachtiaall medal.
Commander Peary expressed his tl-.a;iks
and great satisfaction at having polar and
m exploration linked together in one
medal. He complimented the Germans upon
• c] oration work they had done
in both Mf-lds.
The American explorer will leave h~-re fur
Borne to-morrow night.
Government in Statement Says Rela
tions with Peru Are Unchanged.
Guayaquil. Ecuador, May 7. — The govern
ment lias addressed the following note to
the Tires?:
"Notify •••■ public that nothing has been
arranged as yet with Peru. The interna
tional situation is stationary. Ecuador sus
tains her rights based upon the justice of
her cause."
'>VHr:i'n«- f n: : ;'isiasm here increases. The
Brsi reserve corps is un-icr arm- a:iil ready
for a campaign.
; Brazil Executive Will Spend Four
Months in Europe.
• Cherbourg, May T. — President Fonseca of
i Erazil, accompanied >>j his family, arrived
1 here to-day.
He will jro first to Pari.<=. where his son,
j Who is ill. will be treated, and later win
i make a four months' tour of Europe.
! Rome, May 7.— The Pope to-day received
! in private audience the Right Rev. Freder
'■ ick Ki-. Bishop of Mamuette. Mich., who is
■ here at The head or a email pilgrimage,
; Tbe Pontiff was most gracious and inquired
I about the affairs of the vicariate.
! I^ondon. April 3«.— An astounding case
' was card at I#ongton. Staffordshire, re
eeiitly, when James Merry, a collier, was
remanded m a ■'.:'.' _■•■ of issuing a false
certificate of his death.
It was «jleo a.ted that he had served a
; months impriPonnjoni for Ft<-alinK flowers
i from a cemetery to place on hi? own grave.
! Dr. Lefevre explained how it was done.
; He attended Merry, he said, for bronchitis
; ■•• February 23. and On March 1 Merry
; visited his surgery and asked for a death
H<» had di^guieed his face and in. le
. levre did not recognize him. He paid thai
[ Merry had beci me worse during the week
:"and had died suddenly on the previous
ni K ht.
The «=tory seemed straightforward. Dr.
l.eft?vre said, *o he gave the man the cer
Cartago Destroyed by Earth
quake Lasting Four Seconds.
Stricken City Was Without Aid
for Hours, All Communica
tion Being Cut Off.
San Jos^. Costa Rica, May — The list
Of d^ad at Cartago now numbers not
less than 1,560. Thf 1 city was destroyed
by an earthquake which lasted four sec
onds. It was a tremendous movement,
which followed a few minor shocks dur
ing the course of the day. It occurred
at 7 o'clock Wednesday evening. No one
had time to run out of the houses, which
fell crashing to the streets. Had the
great shock come during the sleeping
hours hardly any one could have es
The railroad and telegraph lines were
broken, and the electric 1 i pr ri t wires fell,
leaving the city in total darkness. Thou
sands ran panicstricken in all directions
in an effort to save themselves, leaving
behind those under the ruins.
Every house and building was totally
destroyed, including four churches and
the palace of the centra! American
peace court. th« gift of Andrew Car
Some Americans are reported to have
been killed, but identification, even by
the records, is at present impossible. The
foreign colonies set about at once to or
ganize rescue movements, and worked
strenuously i«. sa\ c those who were
pinned down by the wreckage.
It was not until the following day that
San Jose learned of the disaster, and
assistance from this source was not
forthcoming for many hours. Xo medi
cal aid could he obtained, and the sur
vivors suffered greatly from lack of food
and water Many of the wounded died.
suffering terribly. Kntire families have
been wiped out. Rafael Angel Troyo,
the Costa Ricah poet, whose works are
known in many countries, is among the
The College of the Silesian Priests fell
while the priests and children were at
prayer. Two priests and ten children
were killed.
The earthquake, which brought almost
total darkness and great clouds of dust
from the falling buildings, was followed
by a r.-aring which came apparently
from deep down in the earth, and for
six hours the disturbances continued. Xo
more formidable disaster has occurred in
the history of Costa Rica, and perhaps
in Central America.
President Gonzales Yiquez and Presi
dent-elect Ricardo Jimenez are personal
\f in charge or the work of rescue, but
there is little hope that those under the
ruins can escape. The buildings have
been levelled, and doubtless those be
neath them have been crushed.
Some days must elapse before the real
situation can be determined. The mone
tary losses reach far into the millions.
Foreign help is needed badly, and must
be prompt if good is to come of it. Thou
sands are homeless and without food.
Fires that broke out immediately after
the destruction of the town added to the
horror of the situation, and heavy rafns
that have fallen since have made the
conditions almost unbearable, even for
those who escaped injury.
Hundreds of survivors are camped
around the ruins of their homes, which
they refuse to leave. Some reports place
the wounded at several thousands.
Nearly all of Costa Rica is afflicted, as
more or less damage has been caused by
earthquakes at San JosS and other
points. .
Dead in Costa Rica Number 1,000 and
Damage Aggregates $25,000,000.
Dr. Juan J. l-"lioa. Costa Rican Consul
General m. this city, received a cable dis
patch from his country yesterday saying
that one thousand persons were killed in
the earthquake, ten thousand more being:
rendered homeless. The damage, it is be
lieved, will aggreg&te $i£.000.000.
Dr. Ulloa's advices said that Paraiso, a
village with a population of 3,500, had boen
wiped out. San Jose was also badly dam
Government Plans to Care for Em
ployes in the Capital.
Rome. April 27.— King Victor Emmanuel
has laid the foundation stone of a new
Mock •■( buildings to be constructed for the
occupation of government employee, More
than two years have passed since a sum of
£400.000 was voted , by parliament for this
purpose. A tract of land hear the Ports
Balaria, in the upper part of the city ami
not far outside the walls, a little more than
twelve acres in extent, lias been acquired,
ami houses will be built there for the ac
commodation of part of the great army of
government clerks and minor officials who
at the present moment find the greatest
difficulty in lodging their families with any
comfort and decency.
Similar blocks of houses will, it is lisped,
booh be begun in the Piazza d'Arml fur the
use of others whose employment lies in the
|$>W«T pan •■• the city. 11 is only by meas
ures of this kind that any « lie! can be
given to the existing overcrowdii l- in
Rome, dace it would appear that little can
be hoped for from private building eater
The holism* problem, though it anVcts
more -•■ •■ i ' than otl ci cities, Is
beginning to present Itself In other jiart-j
..r iiHly also.
Career of Louis Munczy. Who Left
Estate Valued. at $450,000.
Vienna, April 2ft. — ' ••• ils Munczy. ihzr
most famous of Hungarian gypsy violin
ists. died recently at Budapest, at the age
of sixty-three y**ars. He had travelled over
the greater P <#ir t of the world with iii. Li Laiul.
which he conducted, while playing the first
violin himself, and had appeared before
mos>t European monarchs, including King
Edward, .'{<• was a particular favorite of
the lati j ErhpresH Elizabeth, who frequently
summoned him to play before her.
111- ■■„ :•••!■ waa an interesting one, as an
attempt was made In his youth l>y ■'
wealthy patron lo make an orthodox vio
linist of him bs sending him to study at
in. Vienna. Conscrvatorltiriil Despite this
training. lioweveh tin traditions of hi i race
v.,- : . too strong, for, like oilier gypsy tuual
. (it ;, ,1,- WM O€V«r ■■'■■ ■■,■'■■ <-|a»>«t' ;<■
music correctly, imi always modified m
score while playing -•• aS t.. make it s;»i!
the gypsy Myle. Munczy mode ■ great deal
of money, some of it by the proceeds of the
«ak- ol jewels which Hungarian ladies used
sometimes id tear utt their necks ami uanii*
him! throw at his feet when they were eai -
rU'ii away by his playing, lit is aid '.><•
have ieit property worth about xao.oou.
Says Americans Will 8e Grieved
at Passing of Friend.
/ .—. — - — -
London Plans Are Uncertain, but
:He Will Go to Berlin and
Complete Itinerary.
Stockholm. May 7. -Ex President Roose
velt, who arrived here to-day, was greatly
shocked when he learned of King Edward's
death. What effect the death will have on
his London plans he cannot for the present
say, but it Is his intention to go to Berlin
and complete his itinerary, as announced.
Mr. Roosevelt to-day sent a message to
Ambassador Hill, inquiring if King Ed
ward's death would make necessary a
change in the Emperor's plans, desiring to
be advised should the Emperor go to Lon
don. In that event the former President
would undoubtedly be either the guest of
the American Ambassador or go to a hotel.
He has a fixed engagement to lecture at
Berlin University on May 12.
Speaking of , the late King's tact. Mr.
Roosevelt gave an illustration of what he
termed the finer sense of things which the
King possessed.
"Next to the ring John Hay gave me." he
said, "I value the miniature King Edward
sent me. after I became President, of John
Hampden. That was a present a sovereign
could make with dignity, and one a demo
cratic President could accept. All histori
ans and royalists agree that Hampden was
a good man. The King must have known
that Hampden was one of my four heroes—
Timoleon. Hampden. Washington and Un
coln. Such a selection as the miniature
showed extreme tact.
King America's Friend.
"I have a personal feelinpr about the
King's death. I know from having been
President that he had an earnest desire to
keep the relations between Great Britain
and the United States on the closest and
most friendly terms. King Edward's death
removes one influence that tended strongly
for peace and justice in international rela
tions. His own people and those in other
lands must feel that loss."
Former President Roosevelt issued the
following: to-day:
"1 am deeply grieved and know that all
Americans will be deeply grieved at the
death of his majesty King Edward VII.
•We feel mo.st profound sympathy for the
British people in their loss. We in Amer
ica keenly appreciated King Edwards per
sonal good will toward us. which he so fie
quently and so markedly showed, and we
are well aware of the devotion felt for him
by his subjects throughout the British Em
pire, while all foreign nations learned to see
In the King a ruler whose great abilities,
and especially his tact, his judgment and
his unfailing kindliness of nature, rendered
him peculiarly fit to work for international
peace and justice.
•l^et me repeat that I am sure all Amer
ican people foel at tills tin-..- the most
sincere sympathy for his family and his
Mr Roosevelt sent a persona! telegram to
the Queen Dowager
Will Modify Programme.
The death of the King will serve to
modify greatly the programme or festivities
planned for Mr. Roosevelt The Swedish
government has net as yet been formally
notified of his majesty's demise, and ac
cordingly Mr. Roosevelt and Prince Wil
helm put in a rather busy day. HOW
over, to-morrow's state dinner in honor
of the former President, which was to have
been h<Md at the palace, has been cancelled
and the court will go into mourning to
morrow morning.
The prince and princess, In th<- absence
of Oustaf V, who is in the south Of France,
accompanied th« Roosevelts this afternoon
to the Northern Museum, the Biological
Museum and the open air museum, after
which the party had luncheon at the pal
Professor Uvhermar.n, of Christiania,
after examining Mr. Roosevelt's throat to
day, said that its condition was only such
as" was natural after the strain of being
overworked for six weeks. Mr. Roosevelt
Will make an efTort to cancel his scheduled
speeches here. v
Mr. and Mrs. Roosevelt spent a compara
tively Quiet day in the company of th«
Crown Prince ar,d Princess, and In the
evening were 'the guests of honor at a din
ner Riven by the citizens. In a laudatory
speech at this dinner the Premier. Mr.
Lin d man, said ;
"We are glad to welcome the foremost
citizen of the great Republic to which Swe
den has sent so many loyal citizens."
After referring to the former President's
efforts toward world peace and the conser
vation of natural resources, a ; well as his
endeavor morally to uplift his fellow coun
trymen, the Premier continued:
"Your motto, Colonel Roosevelt, has been
honesty, justice and good character In every
Citizen- You. have sought to promote seit
reiiajice arid foster such a spirit in the na
tion thai the stronger would help the weak
er when the weaker was In need and de
served It, uti'l tn<l manner In which you have
worked to th»>st? ends has made your name
respected and honored throughout the
Silent Toast Drunk.
Mi. Rbbsevelt; with the consent of the
presiding orh'c-r, proposed a silent toaet »a
a mark of sympathy to the British pe.ir.lo
in til" loss of a King who was devoted to
th« welfare of the people and of humanity.
Some four hundred men and women oil
distinction from ajl parts or Sweden took
pan in the dinner, which was a subscrip
tion affair. Rome of them travelled many
hundreds of miles to be present. Not less
than sixteen hundred application: for seats
had to be rejected.
In his toast to the former President the
Premier, Mr. Lindman. coupled Mrs. Roose
velt's name with her husband's as a tru*
wife who had contributed to her husband's
success at <■<■ • ry step.
Mr. Roosevelt in r.-<-f, •>!!«.■ touched upon
the question of, the hour in Sweden, the
propaganda which has been spread by ;i
certain faction of love without children.
The ex-President did not name the leader
In this propaganda, but strongly denounced
race suicide as one of the most unworthy
things of all tim«. It happens thai th«
Swedish population, next to France 'ftiul
Spain, has Increased* more slowly than any
other, and the speaker was applauded en»
thualaatJcally, Ha was congratulated by
the Kremler and others on Ms bold and un
equivocal declarations.
Berlin. May 7.— David Jayne Hill, the
American Ambassador, has received a tele
gram from Mr. Roosevelt asking him to ex
press to the Emperor his sympathies in the
death of King Edward, and suggesting that
i: liifijht i- thought best to modify the pro
gramme as arranged for his entertainment
ill Berlin, which modifications lie would
fully understand.
The New York i'-a-.- Society sen! to
Colonel !:•!.. ■..•■. ,-m yesterday,; In care of tly,6
American bimbaasy, Berlin, the following
cable dispatch:
■Congratuiatlonn and thanks for Nobel
peace address urging league of peace, ar
rest «»f armumrnta anil arbitration of all
St. Paul Hears Frank B. Kellogg
Was Summoned.
fßj T( U pr ; ,ph <r> Th^ TrihutiP. 1
St. Paul, May 7.— That Theodore
Roosevelt s€-nt for Frank B. Kellogp. hi 3
•o-CSJled trust buster," to meet him in
Europe became known here to-day
through a letter received hy one of Mr.
KelloßK's friends. The former special
prosecutor who conducted the Standard
Oil case for the government Is now on
hi- way to join Mr. Roosevelt and they
will return on the same ship soon. It
was reported that Mr. Kellogg was one
of th*» first to receive a letter from Mr.
Roosevelt when the African hunt ended.
but he was unable to respond with a
personal visit. Thp second letter, which
came a few days ago, caused him hastily
to prepare for a trip across the Atlantic,
and, accompanied by Mrs. Kellogg, he
Immediately started, giving as a reason
a desire to visit Prance.
Mr. Roosevelt, it Is said here, has re
garded his special prosecutor a.s a man
in touch with the people, and the budget
of news he will deliver to him will tell
of the situation^ in relation to the people
and their attitude toward the adminis
tration. Mr. Kellogg has been urged to
be a candidate for Tnited States Sena
tor and it is possible that on his return
he will have some definite announcement
to make.
Diet Refuses Bill Admitting Au
thority of Russia.
Helsingfors, May T. — Thp Dift to-night
as a final step itr the long fight against
the extension of the authority of the
Russian parliament over Finland in mat
ters of general and imperial interest ac
cepted the report of the constitutional
committee which recommended that the
bill dealing with thp extension of this
authority bo returned to the Emperor
without action.
It is understood that the Di^t will
shortly bo dissolved.
King Leopold Said to Have Given Her
$6,000,000 in Congo Debentures.
Brussels. May 7. — M. Vandervelde. the
Socialist leader In the Chamber of Deputies,
charges in an open letter published to-day
that on the day before he was operated on
the late. KinK Leopold, through Baron
Snoy. commandant of the royal household,
turned over to Baroness Vamchan
$6,000,000 worth of Oong-o bonds which
could not be found when the Congo was
annexed by Belgium.
Predicted Day When They Would Be
come a Force in Politics.
Berlin, April 28.— Some interesting ob
servations of Prince Bismarck on female
suffrage have just come to light. They
were made by the Iron Chancellor to a
young woman who broached the subject to
him at a watering place shortly after his
dismissal, and were to the following effect:
"What I am l have become through my
wife. 1 respect every woman who elevates
us men, teaches us religion and morality,
upholds our ideals for us and weaves roses
of heaven into our earthly life. . . % It
was my desire to draw women into politics,
but we are not ripe for that yet; wq are
still only in the schoolroom. Our Queen
Louisa was a politician, but one with a
pure heart. She wished to . make her
Fatherland Rreat, rich and powerful. No
one on earth have I reverenced more. In
her salon she brought together the wise
and noble spirits of all nations. If only
the cultured women of our aristocracy
would be politicians of that kind! They
should not tregpaes upon man's preserves,
tut Influence him, moderate him arid lead
him to good. Formerly politics was car
ried on in ladies' salons, but they were
in many cas^s women who were not good
and pure arfd ho also pursued selfish
aims. I don't want women of that kind,
but only those with pure hearts.
"But the day will come when women will
be called on to co-operate. We men are all
clumsy We Germans especially are al
ways ungainly bears, even diplomatists.
Moreover, much less would be made public,
lor a .sensible woman's mouth can keep
silence. On the other hand, It can draw
from an opponent in a tone of harmless
chatter many a secret. that he would not
give up to us men. Woman's mouth - chut
so Ingratiatingly on most difficult subjects
that we never notice, old donkeys that we
aro, thai we have told them more than we
intended to. For everything that Is feminine
beats us in cunning."
Many Exaggerations in London, How
ever — Boom for Clerks.
London, April 30.— A broker here says that
while fortunes have been made in the rub
ber Doom, stories of profits "nave teen €X
aggerated. He adds:
"There was a story going about the other
day that a well know n firm has made a
Quarter of a million sterling. I know per
sonally one of the partnera He tells me
that what they have actually made is
CTo.oco. This, of course, is a nice amount,
but there Is a good deal or difference be
tween £70,000 : :■!•. 1 £250,000, and there la just
about this rate of difference between half
the stories you hear and the actual facts.
"The other day I was going: out at my
own office and 1 saw an open application
for Rhart>s lyine on the desk, It was gign<;d
by one of our messenger boys, and read:
" '1 beg to hand you check for one shil
ling and threepence on application for rive
wo shilling shares ' ,
"Some firms have doubled and trebled
their staffs. There have been night shifts
as well as day shifts of clerks, and various
firm.-* of accountants to the Stock Exchange
have been providing: clerks for evening
work. Ail firms are giving their clerks
bonuses. Instead of getting only the usual
Christmas bonus, clerks are getting a bonus
every Quarter, and some firms i know are
giving them a bonus every account. The
Stock Exchange benevolent fund will also
benefit enormously by the boom. The col
lection this year looks like breaking all
"Brokers who in normal times are able to
leave their offices In the afternoon have
been kept working at high pressure till 11
and 12 o'clock tit night, and the activity
has b«>*-ti marked In the Mark Lane end of
the city I', offices that have long been
empty being taken and turned into hives of
Industry night and day."
Geneva^ Apr i 30.— New* has been received
here that the Dutch alpine" expedition to
explore «ho "Mont Blanca of th« pacific"
in Dutch New Guinea, n.-a.i.'.i by the wen
known Dutch explorer, Mr Lofenutj has
ascended In succession tin- EiellwiggebirgSi
Trengeblrge and Oranienkette. which bad
never been climbed, Their altitttdes a»e
roughly estimated to be between i' 1 1" ''•''
and 15.000 feet.
The treat task, however, was to attack
the WllhelmlnenaDltz^ Che Dutch riiinb
ers struck snow ut 15,000 feet and with
gieat difficult} reached the summit, the
height of which Mr, i.oroutz estimates as
'li.'M feet. Thb peak, sccording to the
.-.line inuiu.rity/ lies about ninety mliea
inland from the northern portly* uf the
Many Tributes to Edward, the
Many Sovereigns Will Attend the
Services in England in
Berlin. May 7.— Emperor William, whs is
at Wiesbaden, issued an order to-day that
officers of the German navy wear mourn
ing for eight days, and that the flags of
their vessels be halfmasted or the day of
King Edward's funeral. German ships in
English waters or in the company of Brit
ish vessels are Instructed to conform wi.-«
the British observances, and to fire salutes
at« noon on the day of the funeral.
Following the announcement of the death
of King Edward, all of the engagements
of Emperor William for the next two days
were cancelled. The Emperor will arrive
in Berlin to-morrow morning.
Madrid. May 7. -The Spanish ewßfi will
go into mourning for one month. Kin*
Alfonso and Queen Victoria telegraphed
their condolences to Queen Dowager Alex
andra and King George.
All of the Spanish papers to-day derote
much space to the death of Kins Edward,
extolling especially his influence in favor
of peace. "The Liberal" says:
•The man who was considered frivolous
as a prince was a working monarch of in
finite tact, who devoted himself, body and
soul, to his mission as chief of state.'
Lisbon. May 7.-King Edwards death has
caused profound emotion in this country.
King Manuel will go to I»ndon to he pres
rnt at the funeral, the day of which will
be observed throughout Portugal as one
of mourning.
St. Petersburg. May ".-The Empress
Dowager Marie will leave for London to
Biarritz. May :.— Flags on the hotel? and
displayed in th? streets are at halfmast
Princess Beatrice of Batfnrerg has left
for London.
Brussels. May 7.- King Albert announce?
that he will attend the funeral of King
The monarch's condolences had been con
veyed to the British legation by the grand
marshal of the court.
rhristiania. May 7— King Bukos and
Queen Maud left to-d ty for London to at
tend the funeral of King Edward.
The whole city is in mourning. The thea
tres are ciosed.
Rome. May 7— The Chamber of Deputies
adjourned to-day as ?. sign of mournins
for King Edward. Before adjournment
tributes were paid to the late monarch by
the Premier. Signor Luzzatti : the Foreign
Minister, Signer San Giuliano. and the.
President of the Chamber.
The Pope has telegraphed his eoadoiences,
as have the Premier and the Foreign Min
i.kin. May 7— lt was officially &n
nounced This evening that th«» court will so
into mourning for a period of three weeks
for King Edward.
Th« death of the King has cast a gloom
over the nation. In which profound sympa
thy is felt for the British court and empire.
Japan; a? Great Britain's ally, feel? the loss
most keenly. The ball of Prince Asaka.
planned for this evening, has been post
poned,' and all public functions have Bees
suspended. It is confidently believed that
the demise of the British monarch •will not
affect the alliance of the two countries.
The press la unanimous in its expressions
of grief timl in declaring that the death of
King Edward is a severe loss not only to
Great Britain, but to the cause of peace
and humanity throughout the world. To
morrow's paper? will be black bordered and
will devote columns to eulogizing King Ed
ward and his success in advancing the cause
of international peace.
Th€ "Kokumin," generally u.«*d a? a gov
ernment organ, refers to the late King a.3
the personification of peace. The fAsashl"
Is at a loss to know how the world will re
cover from Edward's death. The '•Hochi>
in a special edition containing 1 a column
printed in English, expresses the hop- tha;
the spirit of pt-ace encouraged by the late
monarch may long rt>mafn the grufde for in
ternational policies. The "JUT calls '■'..
ward toe great friend of peace and human
ity, and other papers make similar com
It is stated that the Emperor and Em
press are deeply grieved.
Vienna, May 7.— Emperor Francis Joseph
was deeply affected by the news of King
Edward's death. He mad*« a call at the
British Embassy to extend his condolences,
and subsequently directed that the members
of the royal family and court functionaries
should not attend the international eport
in< exhibition, which was to have been
opened to-day. As a consequence the open
ing has been postponed.
Rumor Says 1.000 Chinese
Soldiers Were Killed in Lhassa.
Peking. May 7.— A report was received here
to-day to me effect that one thousand Chi
nese soldiers, members of the garrison at
Lhassa, have been killed as the result of a
sudden uprising of Lamas.
The report Is not yet fully confirmed.
The schedules in bankruptcy of the ilon
tezuma Mines, of Costa Rica, with offices
at No. 45 Broadway, show that the liabili
ties re $76,127 and the assets amount to
Ji.07,263, consisting of real estate, ten mm
Ing claims, land, etc., at Montezuma,
|845,000; equipped mine, mil's, buildings,
«■!<■.. &>.i.v;: supplies, Jis.«ov bullion con
remrates in New York. sT.Ms: mine cars.
$1,017: office furniture, $300. and cash. $TPi'.
Tim principal creditor is James W« J«>'.in
bob of New Brunswick, N". J . whose
claims amount to '|74,<XXX There Ml also
HtooßH t OOB owing to employes.
Home Mixture That Takes Off .the Fat
Rapidly— Causes No Wrinkles— Nd '
Stomach Ills <»"<* Requires
Neither Dieting Nor Ex
Too much fi 1* both- uncomfortable ami dan -
Rcrvu». but usually fleshy p^op!# prefer to put
up wllh H» 111 ->'I>\ "ni'lUT raiher than punisn
themselves with Hie tiresome <"x»>rc!sinx usual]]
prescribed, or rnt!anK«r thfir health by taking
Ihc at-walled IVBrra*. .ii. 1 i,i -■■„i fat "rrdurrra."
This »r If -sacrifice of ••.!'.■ anil health to
overabundant f»t *•» «nltr«ly untw«.«*ftSA r y, twwi
*v«r. *« Mi» l-u*lla Md tells u« <h<-r<» l- »
home re>-*tpt that M fai superior In «-ver> way
to anything m n*J will '""• fi.r r*din>«nf» »■.{><■«■
lluuu. «U-»h_ U U h.i1.l thld fclnu-I-. mixture -wIM
mk*» the fat oH" cr man or woman at th» raid of
nt l-'uit a wit pic of iioiindi a «e#lc without +v*n
causing wMnld**, Moreover. It <1<;»» nt\ disturb
th* ;;oma>l), Mit ii a food ibin| for the gyatem,
clearing away pimp Ms. anil. i>»«! of f«i; U «!>*•»
nut lnc*rf«t-« with tli*> diet. You ■■!»« us- it »>ul
,1 the name time ••»' . whatever miii Ilk*. Ttiia
receiu' l.t as follows: — 4 ounce Marmola: 'i
.nun' Fluid Katnel t .■« **:» Amuiuti.- a,i<i .I>*
ouactl of rriipi-imui! W«»*f Get xhrse ingretti
cm* at any dru* store, mix thrnt to>:e»h*r .if
home and taku one t«u»;>i> Titui after #aeh meal
and ml bedtime. :'-V ».'v
Mr«. HlErer. as la wen known, in a rarnom
beauty expert, anil whatever sh*> recommends
i U ■vi« lv be Tounii eminently latlatactury.
We have had an unusual week— on?
f full of abnormal exhibits. At the out-
I start optimism was preciptated by mail
ins: reports that in France and Osn
f and in Great Britain there vvaa sudden
; competition for American securities upon
j the part of conservative banking 'inter- .
sstm And many American corporations
were named as haying accepted foreign
bids for their bonds. Sf Paul was in,
this list. Atchlson was there. Chesapeake
& Ohio and Baltimore a Ohio, and others
similar.- lff*>Oftaal This information.
in extraordinary contrariety to what
thitherto had been the record, infused
the stock market with enthusiasm, nat
urally enough. A.I- an quotations
became the fashion In every stock ex
change quarter.
Wall Street for a i^ns? time past has
been trying to be pessimistic; yet upon
■ the very first appearance of encourasin?
'. suggestions of the foregoing sort the en
tire Stock Exchange rank and file hur- •
ried into hurrahs and purchases. .V<>
h..dy doubted anything. Nobody asked
for any manner of corfoboration. Th»r»
was widespread, virtually universal, en
thusiasm over the discovery that all Eu
rope w*a3 suddenly rushing in' *
sprightly rivalry la determine, whu
j should most quickly and BBSs! largely
j absorb American issues. Forthwith, of
course. Wall Street was able to evolv«
Justification a-plenty for the cabled dis
closures. Southern Pacific was about
to distribute $100,000,000 from it 3
hitherto veiled oil possessions. Union
Pacific was going to do something even
I larger, Reading had a programme corre
spondingly cheerful— the entire Stock
; Exchange list was budding with bonuses.
i Even little old weazened Wabash as
I about to bestow endowments. Not only
i in good faith, but with earnestness and
enthusiastically, the average man la Wall
Street hailed the arrival of thi- some
what belated millennium.. Quotations
hardened, even boomed.
Then in shocking surprise came an
. nouncement of the news as to England's:
| king. The bear contingent tried to rise
from its numbness; prices were ham
mered, some depressing market effpet
1 was exerted. And thus tr> the spssdaafj
upon the Stock Exchange yesterday
there was a speculative locking of horns
j with results then registered in a sing!©
hour's session that leave quotations for
the week altogether upon the side of
the bull party.
I That announcement of the death si the
most important political figure of *h»
world should be made the text in Wall
'■ Street for security market buoyancy is
a record difficult to comprehend. In
him who has just died there was pled?*
to the world of peace; this English leader,
of Ida age the diplomat incomparable.
was not merely the steadfast friend of
America but was ever the stanch in
tervener in all possible controversies be
tween the old world and the new; ani
in so far a3 our own country is con
cerned the loss of such continually
animate and resolute friendship can in
no way have overestlmation — while, in so
far as Great Britain's own issues are
concerned, there Is loss inestimable ft r
conservatism, even for safety. Euro
pean politics, a boiling caldron, loses
governing influences which have lons
kept back ■ threatening scalding ex
plosions at embittered national centres.
The death of such a man as Edward of
England has in It, certainly, not on*
whit of warrant for enthusiasm in any
market of the world. And the "Wall
Street exhibition of yesterday is not
merely to be accounted in bad taste, but
is unnatural, abnormal, foolish utterly.
Such performance merely provides an
tagonistic opportunity for enemies of a
sensible market situation. The record
reflects mere strength of manipulation
can have no sane relation to value.
There seems, though, somehow, forever
to be a curious inclination upon the part
of -Wall Street toward mental dislocation
every time anything of size discouraging
develops — a hurrying to the conclusion.
apparently, that a few furious temporary
bids, a bit of bravado manipulation, can
extinguish every adversity. Aside from
what in the present instance is peculiarly
illustrative, hark hack to the market re
ception of the dreadful news of San
Francisco's earthquake. Quotations had
been limp. They rushed into buoyancy.
What was initiative— what was sequel
need? no recounting. The stock market
is never bluffed more than temporartly.
Wall Street hail? the Rotation of ■real
ip?m- of bonds and notes for sale ■■
Europe as an unqualified bullish fact Of.
Not ;♦ single dissentient is heard in tha
cheerful chorus. But ca!m considera
tion compels attention to another phas<=»
of the question. The mere fact that our
railroad corporations are obliged to seek
European financial assistance tc?:ifl?p to
inability to sell such new securities at
home. An i the low prices which such
high class bonds as City of New York
issues bring no doubt warrant the seek
ing of foreign capital.
Furthermore, there would seom to l)«
no particular encouragement in the cre
ation of hundreds of millions of Ameri
can indebtedness to Europe by reason of
these current transactions. ''"- bonds
sold take precedence of the stock? •'
the selling companies a] Ii that extent
weaken the position of the stoiirehoWer—
for these new obligations bear interest
which must tip provided f. >r and cr^arw
a us obligations -which must at some
date be paid off. In the matter of the
short term notes, as in tke ca.«p of Balti
more and Ohio, there la the fixed period
of thr^o years. Evfdenc of nepd of
money Is -hardly tv be welcomed as a
bullish arprument. Creation of prior
liens is scarcely to he considered as a
bull point. Yet. in its present " > d.
Wall Street can see nothing but delight
in tbese tran?a*tions. The favt that th->
country is running in?r> deeper d<?bt with
Europe is held to*be pleasing.
Meantime, <»ur own fcozne oonti market
staya Iftharsio. Gilt erfgesl 1 r?r oent.
bonds of a long list of our very best rail
road? sell betow pur. Hor^ir. i* the r^al
explanation of the necessity of borrow
in? money from Europe. Of course tlw
borrowing railroads will be relieved to
thp pxtfiit of obtaining Immediate com
mand of large sums of money, which
they evidently need badly. Rut thes»»
sums must be repaid, artd tno annual
interest upon them is further bur.len
upon earnings.
What is anomalous in Wall Street' 9
present mood has* to dO with the fact
that there are no condltii»n.< bjSTS which
require such foolish pretence as is pa
raded. General bu-iness U slackened —
hard times ire not threatened. i'r.vp
condition!' have ; been hurt — but only
measurably so It ls» aipvourasins that
Western lands suffer from lack of nor
mal nidlstur*. It is reason for lament
that fruit both in 'V Southwest ami tn'
the Northwest Mm beea badly hart. Bu<
at lbs worst it is measurable crop
shortage, nothing like crop destruction,
which is registered And in j business
there are labor troubles which threaten
and are embarrassing- but no crises in
any quarter thiit mean disaster. B*»<1
.■!,- m > ! In U»« situation have been M
asrgeraml— just as hopeful factors ar«
beinif foolishly bippudromed. In all
Ituellnood 1910 is SjotaHj vi bt» productive
up tO the aver.; **f th*- Lot decade-.
The influence that must must affect
the stock market, covernln* quotation
fluctuation^ does not have chiefly to d*»
with those things. There iy a new and
different burden — the burden of ava
lanches of new securities* that the nor
mal markets of our own country are not
[prepared to digest. H. ALLAWAX.

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