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SEARCHING SANDS AT ROCKAWAY FOR JEWELS Bride Loses Purse Containing Her Most Precious Gems — Some Are Recovered. SUMMER BOARDERS HELP Sue Sinks and Stars Shine, but at Midnight Still Volunteers Were Digging Into "Dia mond Mines." Thr summer visitors at Far Rocka vav *\ ere all gathered in one spot last rich:. in the rear yard of the Rocka v.av House, on South Division avenue. '■, ry man, woman and child was armed with a spade, shovel, pick axe or fpoon. Ed many carried sieves. One and all were digging furiously in j ihe deep sands in the inclosure, and I this proctss of making holes and j trenches in the back yard was not in terrupted for a moment, even when Bomebody would call out: "I have it: Oh pska w '- ;ts onJ -' a sn ell, after all." Earlier in the day a young married vuman. a guest at the hotel, had en tered the Far Rockaway police station, j erical and weeping, and had in- j s formed the lieutenant at the desk that her pockexbook, containing ?I,SOO worth of diamonds and jewelry, had been stolen from her room. She was posi tive she had left it in the top drawer of h«r bureau, ad had only left the house for ■ few minutes. When she returned and started to dress for dinner the jew elry v-as gone, blie did not suspect any one. but No Robbery. She Finds. When the victim of the supposed rob bery reached the hotel again after her journey to the police station she was met by the mother of a little girl -who lives in the rear of the Rockaway House. The mother held out a pocket book. and told Its owner that her daugh ter had stumbled on it while playing in The sand in the rear yard. The newly v.edded young woman was almost over come with happiness when she saw the j'"ek<?tbook, and eagerly opened it. A quick glance served to show her that one diamond ring and one laval liere were still missing. instantly the ■whole flock of guests at the hotel as sembled in the back yard, and the hunt ■"as on. Old women and young women, the halt and the lame, little children and stalwart young men, took up the f-arch. It ivas the first diambnd mine ever hard of in Far Rocka*.vay, and Interest in the deposits of precious stones which it might contain was of the keenest. At a time when everybody's hair and ears w*re full of sand, and people were c to pant with their exertions, pom*body found a diamond ring glisten ing in the sand. The hysterical young v ..man. whose wedding present it was. :u^h*-d over and gave the finder a hasty hug, and then everybody went back to work. By Light of Lanterns. As the shades of night began to fall around Far Rockaway last night the searchers after hidden treasure brought out lanterns and food, and the quest »jf the t-lusive diamonds was kept up. ilrads of families returning from trips Xv th«? city were no sooner landed at the station on the Long Island Railroad th;-n Jhe hack drivers asked them in niiUer-ot-fact tones if they wished to be driven to the "diamond mines." By the time the stars were shining it betzned as though everybody in Far Sockaway and the neighboring beach refcrts had hearkened to the call of the dioziond. People came in tiflley. by au'.y, by train and on foot, and all other iv? ma of diversion and amusement were temporarily abandoned. The search for Che missing jewelry was stili on at midnight, and the back y«:r<i of the Rockaway House looked as thought it had been visited by an earth quake. Great mounds of sand and gap i^jr hollows greeted the sight, and people v,*r<- down on hands and knees, tickling tte surface in a vain attempt to coax forth the • Easing gems. ■ Eosceated that to-day every .. <. sand ta the yard be sifted fine sieve, in the hope that ■ •;. sti'J hidden, valued at more. ■• * ■ light be thus found. SS WORTH $1,350 GONE Woman Leaves Them in Wash room of Hotel. Mrs Margaret EL Little, who lives at th* Hotel BC George. No. ."1 dark street. Brooklyn, went to bed earlier than usual last night, worn out with a vain .search for hf-r missing rings and with effort of bemoaning their loss. Two detectives fcided ber in an all day search, but had not added anvthingr to her information «•« the I realm ■!■ of the missing Jew elry. According to the management of the hotel, Mrs. Little went into the public v.a>;hrooiii of the hotel about S:3O o'clock «j Saturday night to wash her hands. fcD't look off bar rings, which she valued £t $1,350. and laM them beside her on the ivashftand. 13ut when ah'; went to li^r room she forgot the rings, and when tin remembered about them, half an hour later and went back to look for th'rm, th<-y were gone. Little ■ ■ ported the loss to the kot*-l and the management called in the *^cc. a private detective agency was to the searchers yesterday, but Little went to bed last night with &c rings stili unfound. "BASEBALL IN HEAVEN" 'Christian May Love a Ball Game and Remain a Christian." I^Waooisett, Mass., Aug. 7.— '■K:i-«-l»:'ii la P*av«a- was the (subject of ■ eefrobri to-day by tin; Rev. C Julian Tut *^-1 - Uittor of the Congregational Church. , - fa W. in part: "Heaven is but an «?vo «t«a <.f this world. a Christian may love ' "all ram.-, and. loving it. remain a «.'hris-> Uu - Why. ihrn. is it net -,!• to pr«»p!i«sy «v«i-t:<. c saint- of baseball, will ba« «* ••--<- •- team wtftasl form fa iiciivca'/' 1 _ *^ -» " ll ita'i^'UlwwiiiMP^BrJ^pßßP^^™ >I *JP . ■ . _ . • To-dajr. nhoirwi. To-morrow, probably shower*. ABRUZ2I JUJMOR^ REVIVED Royal Family Said No Longer to Oppose Elkins Match. Paris. Aug. 7— A dispatch to the "Petite Republique" says that the hos tility of the roya| family to the mar riage of the Duke of the Anruzzi and Miss Katharine Elkins has been with drawn, and that the official announce ment of their engagement wili be made soon. Miss Klkins and her mother have been in Europe for several months. They have been staying at Toblach, Austria, and re cent reports said that the Duke of the AbruazJ. who is now director peneral of the arsenal at Venice, had made many motor trips from his headquarters to the Austrian retrt-at of Miss E'kii.s. RAIDED "PALACE OF SIN" Special Constable Invaded Nar rag-ansett's Gambling- Club. TBy Tel. irraph to The Tribune.] Xarragransett Pier. R. 1., Aug. 7.— The "Palace of Sin," a: the Narraeransett Ciub is locally known, was raided by Special Constable John Cross on Satur day nig-ht. Cross had been appointed to see that the excle laws were enforced and that gambling- did not take place. Ho got acquainted with a local attorney and was introduced into the club, signed his name, as members are required to do, and waited until the members came to take a chance after the dances were over. Cross made his presence known at midnight. Instantly the three roulette tables stopped. Names and addresses of the thirty members were taken. Then Cross had his wagons backed to the doors for the gambling: outfit. Members of th»> club hurried out. and, with the aid of the local police, went back and ar rested Cross for trespassing and for making arrests without warrants. Cross was held under arrest on a war rant charging him with assault on an employe of the club, and was taken from tiie club to Police Headquarters. He was immediately bailed out, but in the mean time, he says, evidence of gam bling which he alleges he was guarding, except for the articles which he car ried in his clothing, disappeared. The thirty men and women whom the constable found at the club were ordered by him to appear in court on August 22. LOST FINE RING IN FIGHT Valued at $3,000, It Dropped from Autoist's Hand in Quarrel. (By Telegraph to The Tribune.] Pittsburg, Aug. Thomas P. Jones, vice-president of the Pittsburg-Buffalo Coal Company, lost a ring which be values at £3,000 during a quarrel with a huckster, who thought he had as much right to the boulevard as did the Jones automobile. Mrs. Margaret Graham, of Dinwiddie street, has the ring. She found it, In a basket of potatoes which she had purchased from the huckster with her last cent, and she asserts own ership. ... When the huckster disputed the own ership of the boulevard with Jones the merchant Jumped upon the load of pota toes and gave the huckster a thrashing. The ring fell from his finger into the potatoes. Jones did not notice his~loss until some time later. Then he reported the matter to the police, who found the pedler. He took the police to Mrs. Gra ham's home, where he had sold pota toes. She acknowledged having found the ring in her basket of potatoes, but declared it was a prize package and she would not give it up. Jones refused to make a complaint against the woman, but will endeavor to get his ring through negotiations. BOYS BUNGLE* PLAN TO ROB Knock Over Chair Entering Room from Fire Escape— Held. A desire to enjoy Coney Island, Pal isade Park or any place where youth may cast on* the bonds of home life, led two small boys into the clutches of the la yesterday afternoon. Envious of the good fortune of some playmates who had left town for the beaches. Percy Dougherty, who lives in the apartment house at No. 139 West End avenue, and James Waters, whose home is in the same . house, hatched a plan for obtaining the necessary funds. They made their way to the roof and stole across the housetops to No. l~>'<i. Descending a fire escape, they came alongside the apartment of Charles Lucas. | The lads entered the open window while Lucas slept in a dark corner. Bang! went one of them over a chair, and Lucas awoke. He grabbed them both, and after a scuffle turned them over to Patrolman Connell. He took them to the West 6Sth street station and charged them with Juvenile delinquency. They were turned over to the Children's Society. WHITNEY WARREN'S LONG SWIM Gave Fine Exhibition of Endurance Over Twelve-Mile Stretch. I By Telegraph to The Tribune. ] Newport. Aug. 7. — Not until to-day did it become known that Whitney Warren, of New York and a member of the Newport social colony, decided to test his strength a.-, a long distance swimmer. Mr. Warren is a strong swimmer, though he has never attempted a swim of any great distance. A week ago Friday, however, he swam Horn Hazard's Beach here to the Narra -:•.!;■ f-tt shore, a distance of almost twelve mflea He was accompanied by some friends In a rowboat. and finished the swim in •••.■•■ lent condition. LEGS BROKEN IN AUTO CRASH. Victim of Accident in Ossining Hospi tal Refuses to Tell His Name. Lying on a cot in the Ossining Hospital with both k-gs broken as a result of an au tomobile accident, a man refused to tell his name or Us borne address last night. Ac companied by a woman, the man Ml drtv las an iiutomobile at a speed of about fifty oca an hour, It was said by those who saw the accident, when the car left the road •it the crossing of the Putnam division «>f the Central road, at Merritt's Corners, and crashed into a heavy pole. The cs» was wrecked. The woman es •aptti wit), a few minor bruises, but the '/.;,, i.a.i botii teg* broken. The woman .',.,,; eyeing him taken to the ■■■-.' - (l went tViiKeV York. •!• - car. •"*** w-j.s taken - « <r3rag?. bore the new license plate in ,',««' sliv.-e Auguil 1. Tlie accidcut happened Sunday at booo. XEW-YORKr MOXDAY, AUGUST 8 1910--TEN PAGES. MEX WHO PRKVEXTED THE EXPECTED DEMOXSTRATIOX IX SPAIX. Palace of Miramar, at San Sebastian, where the Queen Mother p.nd the roral children are In residence. SENOR CANALBJAS, THE SPANISH PREMIER. RACE OF 488 MILES IN 1 Six Out of Eight Aeroplanes Sail from Issy to Troyes. TWO FAIL ON FIRST LAP Good Time Made Despite Head Winds — Latham Not a Starter — Airsick Passenger Landed. Paris. Aug. 7.— Eight aeronauts started at daylight to-day in the 782-kllo metre (488 miles) 'cross-country rare from Issy les Moulineaux, and at night fall six of them had covered the first stage of the Journey) to Troves, 135 kilo metres (about eighty-four miles) from the starting point. Not since the Grand 1 Prix competition for automobiles have such crowds gath ered, or has such enthusiasm been dis played in a 'sporting contest. Following each other at five minute intervals, the areoplanes rose, and, after swinging for a moment over the city, proceeded at full speed in the direction of Troyes. Aubrun was 'first away, and Le Blanc was the next to get the signal. They speedily covered the distance to their destination, which marks the comple tion of the first lap in the race,, only a few minutes separating . them. Le Blanc's time wasrlt33:2o, while Aubrun made the trip in 1:37:2."i. . ■■"•'••.' Owing to the haze and the difficulty of locating landmarks, the pilots steered -by compass. Mamet lost his way. He cov ered 250 kilometres, but finally reached the goal. Lindpainter, the American; Weymann and the Frenchman. Legug neux, all arrived in safety at Troyes. but they were compelled .to . make several stor.s. They reported head winds. Wey mann descended for the purpose of pick ing up a passenger to guide him. but the passenger complained of nausea, and the areonaut was forced to land him after they had gone a few miles. I-tregi and Busson did not finish. The latters machine was wrecked when he dropped into a cornfield. Aubrun, Le Blanc and Mamet used monoplanes, while Lindpainttr. Wey mann and Legagneux made the flight-in 1-iplanes. Several army officers, who were not allowed to take part officially in the race, made the •cross-country flight to Troyes from various stations. They intend to follow the race to the end. Just before the start two ama teurs, who had flown from Estampes. descended among the spectators, amid great cheering. Indisposition prevented Hubert Latham from .starting. Latham yesterday made a splendid flight from Chalons-sur- M ame to Paris, entering the city at an altitude of 1.850 feet, and twice circling the Eiffel Tower. < The circuit which will be covered by the contestants, starting at Paris, em braces Troyes Nancy. Bezieres. Charle ville, Douai and Amiens, and ends at Paris. Local airship meetings have been arranged at each stopping place. The prizes amount to $32,400. in addition to the $20,000 offered for the big event by a Paris newspaper. The conditions of the 'cross-country race provide that the winner shall be the aeronaut who covers the circuit in the shortest elapsed time. LONGEST ENGLISH FLIGHT Welshman's Notable Trip from Cardiff to London. London. Aug. 7. — A young Welshman named Willows has made a daring night i ou rn< in a email dirigible airship of his own construction, driven by .i Brit« ihh motor. Starting from Cardiff at S o'clock last evening, he made Crystal palace is' London his objective point. He was guided by the lights of the towns along "" v "' y - bearing -the palace, however. '>'■ petrol became exhausted, and he drifted about for .< time, finally i ii'i'i'K fi:tf> Bear Le«'. ■' southeast* frn suburb of London, in .Kent, at <> o'clock 'ii ! ' 10 morning. He covered ICO milt-*, which' Is a. record for. au airship AN ANTI-CLKRK'AL DKMONSTRATIO N IX BARCELONA. ASSASSIN BRAVES dWD Victim, an Italian, Shot in Street in Broad Daylight, PAUL KELLY GANG AFFAIR? Assailant Rushes Into Passing j Throngs and Easily Makes . ; His Escape. i h : .:■■,.> < . Angelo Valenti, -a"> young. :Ita.l|ah: who j said, he lived at No. .227 feast l<*7*h street, but ■'■".•who'* 1 i 3 not^known '"there. | was shot * down . as. he - was walking :j through, lOSth street, between FJrst sand | Second- avenues., shortly '.befo,rf (> o'clock ':, last evening. • . . .' :'.'.: v >• ' '■ ' The, sidewalks were, crowded with; men., and women at the time,, and there i seemed no hint of battle in the air. Even' Valenti apparently feared noth- j ing, ; for - his bearing was • easy; and he j seemed to 'be free; from care. •' . ','.'. \ When. he reached a point midway be-. tween First and Second avenues a man, | , evidently an Italian, stepped rfrpm the J hallway of a tenement -house and crossed over to meet him. . Speaking no word 'anil not betraying his intention by any outward sign, the man walked Up" to i Valenti with one hand in the side pocket ' of his coat. .- . . - ■■ -, ■ • The two men stood face to face. for a brief space .as though they, were two friends in.easy conversation? : No anl-.'! tii-sitv whs shown in their eyes and their \ voices were not raised. Little children J of- the neighborhood played about their! Feet and passers-by brushed against" j them as they stood near the curb. Sud- ! denly the man who had stopped Valenti ; drew a revolver from his pocket and \ i shoved the barrel of the weapon directly against Valenti 's forehead. -, . • .- • The movement was so swift that few i ] people had more than a sight of flashing ! I steel, followed by a report and a puff of \ i smoke. Then they saw Valenti drop to ' hi:, knees and pitch forward on his face, and almost instantly he was.- prone on ] the sidewalk. - Assailant Lost in Crowd. Before the .people in the' street could fully comprehend what had happened Val< uti's assailanj had walked to the corner of First avenue and van'shrl among the crowds passing ba< k and forth. As some who had seen the shoot ing ran toward First avenue they caught a glinij.se of a man leaping aboard a southbound car whom they believed to be the assassin, and if it was he thai was the last that was seen of him. Word had been carried to the East l<rUh street station that a riot was tak ing place in iHSth street, and the re serves, under Acting Captain Hammond, were soon on th« scene. They found the body of Valenti surrounded by a group of awestruck Italians. Valtnti was still conscious, and when he was asked who it was that had s-hot him be shook his head grimly and re fused to tell what he knew of the affair. He soon became unconscious and was hurried .to the Harlem Hospital, whero Dr. Richardson tiaid his condition whs serious. He .-aid that the • bullet had penetrated Valenti's skull and probably pierced the brain. It was only -because (it the remarkable vitality of the woiind ed man that he still lived. .., ) • . The police .immediately started : a searching investigation. In the. hope of trying to run down Valenti'a assailant, but all their clews, meagre as they were, seemed to become lost in a maze of mystery. . . \ An Italian went to , Valenti's beside last night as the wounded man. lay uti conscious In the hospital and glanced at the man. He nodded his head, silent-: ly. and started to leave .the room when he was asked who he was. He said be was Tomasso Valenti, a brother of the | wounded man. and that he lived at Nu. ,'t;>4 Bast 101 st Street, He.. said he did ; not know who shot . Angelo, and then he went away. When . the police went 1,, the address given by XOinaMe they found that he was not known there t and that nobody In the neighborhood . had tver seen him. '-'**-. A BATTLE IN TEHERAN Nationalist Position Stormed — Artillery Used in Streets. Teheran. Persia. Aug. 7.— Hard tight ing occurred her^ to-day, in which many perrons were killed or wounded. A gov ernment proclamation, ordering the Na- tionallsts to disarm within forty-Hght hours, was ignored, and it was decided to adopt severe measures to enforce it. The German Minister vainly interceded with the nationalists, who took up a position In the northern part of the city under the leadership of Satar Khan, the Constitutionalist, and Baktr Khan. Troops were ordered out by the gov ernment airthorities and th*>y marched with rapfd fire guns t«> begin the attack. Brisk fighting continued- throughout the afternoon, vrnd the position of the in surgents was captured by assault at 9 o'clock at night. Satar Khan was woundi d. and Bakir Khan and many of the others were made prisoners. The number killed and wounded has not yet been estimated. AUTO IN CRASH RACES ON Farmer, Thrown Into Wire Fence, Is Choked to Death. i Ry TelopTaph to Thr Tribune. ] Lakewood. X. J.. Aug. 7. — An auto- mobile going at high speed on River avenue last night ran into a carriage driven by John Hecknuin, overturning the vehicle and pitching Beckman- into a Avire fence, in which he slowly choked to death. Those in the automobile never stopped to see -what damage had been done, hut went right on, racing through Toms River. No one saw the accident, but a farmer living near the place heard the machine and thought he heard a cry. but did not investigate. A few min utes later the car passed through Toms River, and from there it cannot be traced. Bookman's body was not found until this morning. His wife and children, of whom there are eleven, did not know of his death, although he was killed rj^t a short distance from his farm. While most of the tamtly were at church this Booming the wife received a telephone message asking what under taker she wished to take charge of the body. The horse was not injure.], and stood by his master's body all night. The fence was made ( >f barbed wire, and Beckman was thrown on to it in such ;< way that he could not extricate him stlf. BOYS SETTLED A BET As a Result a Man Was Arrested for Attempted Suicide. ".'Souse, please, Mr. P'liesmdri. me and Tony have a bet, and; we got to ask you who has right." said little Paul Balt zuk yesterday afternoon, ps he and an other serious-eyed shaver approached Patrolman Wallace. ; of the East SSth street 'station, In 81st -street, between Second and Third av.-iiues. . , . \ "Well. kid. what's , the bet?" inquired WaU.-x6c: gen "l - lutturedly. • "if. s'pose, now. a man makes himself stabs in the heart of! a knife, and h** ain't dead, can he be made arrested?*' Tony submitted. •■Why. sure. sure." answered tht policeman. • -The other little ahftvei spoke up then: " 'Scure. • Mr. • P'liesman, theii why ain't a man arrested what made himself stabs off a penkniff in the}. heart to-day.". ■ 'This, was' the first that the police knew a bout Joseph Tomesl's .ha If- hearted at tempt on his life about 11 o'clock yester day morning. . - ' Wallace investigated, and found that Joseph Tomes!.' of 1 No. til East 78th street, hiid inflicted several slight wound-: on his chest with a penknife, the contributing cause being the tickle ness of :i maid. He was attended by a physician, and -then locked up to await examination. "• • GERMAN FLIGHTS | POSTPONED. Johanniathal,; Onnar.;.\ ',- Auk , T.— The opening of aviation we-k, which, was to bave started here to-day, has beep post poned ; until ' Monday ; owing to stormy ueuther. ! x , T»T*T/~1T7» rwTTTi ii r ~<VT > V r r In City of N>w Y«rk. .lrrs«-v City and Hoboke*. IT . . PRICL ()^.Ej ih> *• IXSKWIIEKE TWO cy,?iT9. . GENERAL. WEYLER. In command of the troops in the disturbed districts. NOT IN WARD WILL Fill Member of Sculptor's Family Speaks of Coming Contest. SAY ESTATE IS NOT LARGE Widow Opposed by Artist's Sis ter, Niece and Nephews — Brother Keeps Out. The preparations to contest the will of J. Q. A. Ward, the dean of American sculptors, when it Is offered for pro bate to-morrow, have brought ou; sev eral denials by a member of the Ward family. ft was declared, for one thing, that, contrary to statements that have been published., neither Edgar M. Ward. brother of the dead sculptor; his wife. Mrs. E. M. • Ward, nor their son ap proved or would have anything to do with contesting the will. The contest ants were said to ' be the children of William Ward, deceased, a brother of the sculptor; Miss Eleanor -Ward, the dead man's sister, and Mrs. George Weaver, of. Newburg. N. V.. a niece. Some years ago. when J. Q. A. Ward realized that his sister. Eleanor, was reaching a mature age. according to the. story told yesterday, he gave her a handsome estate in T'rbana. Ohio, the income from which was ample for her needs. .:.In. addition to this 1 he gave her an annuity, which would supply any further want. In Miss Eleanor Ward's household-- was a Mrs. Anna Gleffner, who had been her constant attendant since childhood. Mrs. Gleffner Got $20,000. It was added that the sculptor gave Mrs. Gk'ffner $2M,o<>»> under the proviso that she remain with Eleanor until the latter's death,, and it was said that she accepted the offer and s?il! was part of the Ward household at Urbana. together with a friend, a Miss Burrows, whom she Invited subsequently to live with her. The action of the sculptor in leaving to his wife his entire estate, which waa said to be not large, it was argued, ended a hope of Mis.< Eleanor inherit ing a large fortune, and so the idea ut contesting the will was alleged to have arisen and the rest of the Ward fam ily was interested In it. with the excep tion of Mr. and Mrs. Kdgar M. Ward and their son. The grounds of protest are expected to I>p "undue influence." "Such grounds will be hardly tenable/ it was asserted. First, the couple were voted to each other, and a bequest by the husband of his estate to his wife was naturally to be expected. Second, although Mr. J. Q. A. Ward was in his eightieth year, his mind was as active as when he was forty. He was possessed of all his faculties, and to say that he was imposed upon by his wife would be absurd.'.' First Husband's Benuests. It came out also in the interview that Mim J. Q. A. Ward inherits $23,00© from her first husband. When the ShcridaUl statue, designed by Mr. Ward. Vame to naughf this legacy vanished with oth<-r funds that had been eaten tip by the preparations for this work. The property owned by the coopfe <«..-. sisted of an estate ha Kingston. X. \\, which becasoe the property of Mrs. Ward at the tin. of her marriage; kmbs houses mi 4!ith street, the rent fr in Which hardly paid Urn taxe*. and MMH waste land in Long Island thut wan «ald to be almost worthless. These last two parcels the only ones over, Which, it was said, a legal tight can be waged— were left to Mrs. J. Q. A. Ward by her husband. the. contestants evidently think dif ferently as to th« amount and value of the property left by the sculptor, and are directed in the fight by well known lawyers. PRIEST'S LACE ROBE AFIRE Though Severely Burned Goes to Altar with Chalice. While Father I.outrh'iti. of St. John's Catholic Church; White Plains, was ad ministering Communion yesterday morn ing at the l» o'clock mass, his lace robe took tire from a taper. It smouldered and burned through the cassock sleeve and burned him severely. When the lace took fire an altar boy stepped forward to tear tho burning garment oft. but the priest warred him aside, and then calmly walked to the centre of the altar, placed the chalice in place, then left the altar and tori oft the burning garment. Father K. J. Keefe finished adminis tering the Communion, and thon Father Lotighiin. newly robed, finished the mass. The congregation was stirred greatly and many women were almost overcome, but ""there was no panic. SPAM GOVERNMENT OVERAWES CATHOLICS A Strong Show of Force Keeps the p eace at San Sebastian. THE STREETS PATROLLED Groups Dispersed — Carlist Ris ing Believed to Have Been Prepared — and Vatican Hopeful. * San Sebastian. Aug. 7.— The govern-; merit's rigorous measures and the formal renunciation by the Catholic Junta of the threatened demonstration in I "'* city insured comparative tranquillity to-: day. and a largely attended bullfight was th. chief, incident of the day. From, daylight the streets am patrolled by. cavalry, infantry and gendarmes, whil*? bea«7 bodies of troops were held in ■ readiness at the barracks at Miramar Palace, when the Queen Mother and Use royal children are staying. The. most serious incident occurred last evening, when Catholics assembled, shouting "De-.th to Spain! Long live the Pope!" Thousands of indignant persons rushed toward the groups, and only th • personal intervention of the"Governor. at j the bead of a platoon of police, prevented an attack. Nearly one hundred and fifty arrests were made Many aniuMns scenes were witnessed. Priests, leading trudging bands of peas ants, took to th"lr heels when they fouml the city in the possession of th* military. The peasants, all their courage gone, were disarmed and ea3ily persuaded to return to their horr.es. In some cases the soldiers were compelled to supply food to poor persons who had come into the city to rail at the government. The local authorities are convinced that the Catholic demonstration masked a Cafllst plot. Catholics are extremely indignant at the snvernment's repres sive measures. Senor Urguijo. the chief organizer of the movement, said to-day that the purpose of the demonstration was peaceful. There were to be aa speeches* and those taking part were *■ be unarmed] But. he added, when th* government treated the matter as if it wore civil war. he had called off the demonstration In order to prevent blood shed. Be !<aM that it was the intention of the Catholics later to take part in peaceful manifestations at Pamplona, in the province of Navarre. and at Vitoria. in Alava. to prove; that the anti-clerical policy of the sorernaaeßi was opposed by the entire Spanish people. "Even the*; Queen Mother is bitterly hostile to it/V he add) d. . The authorities . say that the monks have taken an active part in fomenting thi> agitation, and it is charged that they have distributed arms among the p<?o ple. Some apprehension arose that the bull fight would cause trouble, as there were many thousands of Catholic visitors in the city, and a large number of them went to the arena, but it passed off without untoward incident. A thunder storm which came up toward the end of the fight drove the spectators homeward and cleared the streets '.ike magic. Thousands were drawn to the city through curiosity and for the purpose of attending the fight, rather than through any intention of taking part in demon strations. There were a few street brawls and seditious cries, and the ar rests which sometimes followed were among the most exciting incidents. Ex cellent order prevailed this evening. Official advices indicate that all is quiet in the Basque provinces. All except a few of those arrested will be sal free to morrow. Madrid. Au?. 7.-Premier Canalejas announces his intention to expose before parliament the piracy against tho government in the North of Spai:». The general impression here is that th* gov ernment has won a signal victory in pre venting a demonstration at San Sebas tian, which seemed certain to causa bloodshed. The Liberal and Republican news papers urge th* Premier to follow up hi* advantage vigorously. The "Universe" a Catholic organ, says that the course of the governmeni betrays fear. Dispatches from C uta say that a priest scandalized his congregation by pronouncing an anathema against the government. Generals Muranda • and Zuviu and other officers walking out Of the building. According to the "Liberal" the gov ernment has learned that the Vatican is awaiting the result at San Sebastian be fore deciding to recall Monsignor Vico. the Papal Nuncio at Madrid. The -Corfe3pbnde*ncia" asserts that Kin-: George wrote to the British Am bassador at Madrid, approving th© Spanish government's attitude on tha religious question, and that he per sonally expressed the same view to King Alfonso. BUbwA Aug. 7. -The miners v»ted to day to continue on strike until their de mands were met. Barcelona. Aug. 7.— A Catholic dem onstration at Sabadell. in Catalonia, was broken up to-day by anti-Clericals. Gendarmes intervened and stopped the disorder. One person was wounded. Cowes. Isle of Wight. Aug. 7.— Kins Alfonso appeared reassured by the cheerful news to-day from San Sebas tian. It is understood that the Pope has written him an important autograph let ter on the subject of the Clerical con flict. The King made his customary round of social calls to-day. His plans are unchanged, and he will go with Queen, Victoria to Eaton Hall on Wednesday as the guest of the Puke of "West minster. remaining there until Friday. Koine. Aug. 7.— The- feeling at the Vat ican to-day is optimistic. Hope is en tertained that an understanding with the Spanish government will soon b«s reached. It is pointed out by the Vati can that Premier Cunalejas must be grateful m the Papacy for restraining its followers from disorders which might have led to civil war. Cardinal Merry del Val, the P»«#*