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\VEI>XESI?A"S DECEMBEB 30, 1011. / I -, ?le ./ fj?lef |),/', lish'd bjf Th* l'ihuii'' i?90Ct?Uon\ n >iM- )<.?l; corporation; OfBd and pria tjajol /./?/'? "t 7iwsi'?i?w, lrihun< liui'd via. Ko. l.M jrsiisgs ?ttreef, New York; Oodtn Ifttts, pn?i?mt; Of?en M. R 14 ?- 'tar;i: /gsse? lf. Horrttl, triturer. The i,, Du iiffiri is (g fie?' ??'>/? | ?? '. l'ost ? .ntii. $ 'n !... 4 00 ? I Mjnet?\ , . ? . s OS " \ mantas. i ? . e ?9 ? . i-*j - " lantrfaa ni th? Ualvarsal i??!?? t;,? l'nlsn, Including tos?ase DAILY AXD P NPAY: . . HT ?o y?, ?i One month.Il -. ? .?i.-o DAI1 Y ASD I 'Y: nth... .1 ?? r..... $i?>??8 ?o On? mor.th.$ .90 m 0 Si SI On* month.. ..g .T?lOi ? ' M Ml M- r. THE SEW - I ///- V"/>'W\', fji ?Ni;Kl -?? The 1 lutioa appi . d?ni Taf1 t? n In ?'c nrtng ? * ? sf l?SH v adopt? d by a unani Dioua vol Housa x i ?lution calling t"?' in'1 rmation on arm) i ? ?n plans was adopted l-'e ?BEIGN K uni ? pat? '? t" 'i"1 om P?kin, that Pi ? ? would re. : ,i republ ' 1 I 11 i ' S III ? volve him w ould ; ? || the hands e.i ,. ne . lion .. npoaition of the D ' i |ourV H nf the ? ?n of Jews In ? mltl ] \ pied ... of ' rted ?e> i n the i 191 i g"<| i r? :? ? . i oi B? ptem ).. ?_?:? doctors at ? t- ! ? DOMIBTH ? gton. ? ill nol i ? .i banker's con insmitting ; .d "ii wool , down l n th? leers ' ' N '? ful ci. n ol rom petitte i. an * i M '-.??? Twell iy n ? .-..i. found ? roml ? reliant. ? I ' The Alder i him. ,s at ?? ?? - In t the prison? l St? m ? which n ..?? !.. I _'7. KVEXTloy l\ VH?XA \ few j pan? ?-.:?? linli ?i .?.-'. n powers. ntervened In t'himi a itii for? ?? ami arniH f??r Ihe tie.n of theij ' miIi Itally. Il n-1 ostensibly. for ti ? law ? utioii ? . . ? ! Rtid was regarded with profound ffratltude hj the Chinese th. ? ?on??!- agali i rroa, bul g .. ? ? ' . f effl ? ?"??'- a hi? h must ; proi si of lb? world, and ?? II. > le g itervention H k n ,i an lospertioem ?? for tbe t la to offer tl h .iteration . , .? and ?' Ihe revoll ? their efl I "'i would have < m ? War. foi n that < bina's from thai e ? ( ? ?n h. t ai rorjJd !i??\?> i.e.c-n Intolerable lo raoel ntl and her i iule pe? di '?? - ?> ? r< Ignf j ai d tei ?n the Initiative of An* International ? ? In fa? ?. bei ? i i Hal ratl er than s< tusl i ? ; lattis In which .? . , . - lui bt, hsve said, to he hoped., In < 'bina lo day no such . srdrtt an wns rampani In the B??Xe ' ; UHiC'iil is rehabilit?is self bal ab - prompt . - ? of eonstitttttonnl reform bo arhi : h ?vas s??nic miuitted and toward u hi? :i ,i i eod made substantial h bile th? . IrjHMl i- ? K lb? ? ? pr?fet1 to ? hem by differ* nl u* an Bui I BMBJ and guian grow d en the t aro Ibal ? onghl to I* a? lally ? aid ? i the powei . the causes of dlMgr4Bemen1 . restore harmony and |?esee The ?? ' tin- China's nun p?ete awakening and ooMtotuttonal en? lightenment Is too aunptetoua ?aottohope f.?r its sii.-?-.?ss in spit?- Of lh?- i.-i..?rl<-?l critical state of the ne|*o*lation-*. //// TttEATT-BKBAKmu row ! R The ????urs.< of tin? ?Senate with B_f utlon approving the Pretddent's notice of abrogation at the ifcaawtaa treat*/ may he regarded ss Inspired h] courtesy ?uni pollcj rather than by sny t?-.-hiiii-?il obligation. The PrasMflll re ferred Ihe matter lo the Senate alone, "Ui i pan of ih.' t**eat*Mnaklng power of ii,?s ir.'?vriiin.-tit." ills reaaonanic theorj tras lhal the treaty-niaklng powijf waa olao the treaty-breaking 'i'MWtr If be ii?'_''ti,'it?,?i h ?aew treat] with any power be would refer it to the [Senate glone for raiiti.atinn. ?So when be -rires natt?e <?f ghrieftatton of ? treaty be refer? that to the ?Senate only ror ratification sud approval. Th?' qneation of the treat) breaking ' ?muer aras raited al an early ?hito in dar ? ? ?'listitution.'ii history, lone before thai i ?i?;, of l? -isl.'ii h ? abrogation of ihe ii treatiee In 17D8 lo which ref erence sa a p*rece_eni baa already bSen Imade AI rli?* beginning of 1791 James ?? M mIis?,n entered Into ;i discussion of II IWith Kilnnin?! Peudleton, 1h??u_li with nut asassmtng to determine It. in ?his i liiiixi iii'i'?' were three possible answers. One, i?? which be gave first place In m?n tinnhig them, was ih?i the power whs i in the Presiden! snd s? mue. us the treaty-rasklng pari of 11 ? ? - govern menl The second ?;i- thai II whs voted in the I'r? si.i'nt and both bouses of ('oniress, on the theory thai ? treaty was law tin?l that its i***fjea1 required ?< ti?,]? of the whole l?gislature a theory which seems to be dis? redlted bj Ihe fad thai action of Ihe whole leglal?rture is noi required for the making of n treaty, and that, therefore, II is not law In Ihe sense suggested. The ihinl w,-is thai i?.,' president nnd Senate wer?' oompe leiit t.? abroante treaties In ordin?r; raset*. bn< lhal ti"' co-operation of th" House '?f Representatives waa neeessar.* ; for the annnlmenl of a Ireat) of peace^ I because that wonld be tantamount lo an a?-t oi arar, which could be ordered only ibj ihr wti??lo l?gislature in th?? prisent case if ?is the ??tenate Ui-el? ?'i?! not the President that per , f"i ms ?m gel "hi?ii might be regarded as up btfrtngeraeai pf ihe Senates fun?' tlona Nevertheless it may !??? ?sound , pi o i,-y i,, do ?o, parti) to emphasise the popular character "f the momentous ad v, hlch is thus being performed ;in<i parti) ' t?? facilitate securing Ihe co-operation of the Ummsp in future legislation which \ ma) be npcetoars for putting into opera tlon the new treaties which may be negotiated. That, however, i-- a matter which c?iii?-cms- chief!) the Renate alone, and thai body uiay safely be left ?is ih?> I custodian of its on n dignities and powers. The poinl ..f popular concern Is that the President was ;?s rlghl In referring his action in the Senate alone ?is he u.-i- in taking that action for an honorable and peaceful acttlenient of .-? long rexatlous coi i rovers) ? // /< OR \l> 1 \LQREMt rotary MacVeagb's ?pr?f?rence for f i a/on ,?? tariff dut les Is entire!) natural, for he *q*eaks from ibe point ?'f view of an sdmlnlstrator of ? ?'?si,'ms l.-iv.s and ;i collector of customs revenue* The ???/ valorem system of duties Is subjecl i.? ill?- serious objection thai it opens the way t?> widespread miden aluatlous and compels the employ^ of^" expensive machiner) to detect ami punish fraud, it pris thp burden Ion the government of estahlif?hing ihe value of Imported goodf at the port of shipment or In the country of prodoc tion, snd it multiplies litigation in ap? peals and seizure rases to a \? ?allons ii Imported ?niele taxed s?> much a pound or so much a yard, the administration of the customs aervlce id I,?- enormously simplified. \ -?.-, it.,- dut) readjusted at frequenl intervals would probably be the mosl ?>atisfaet<?r* |,|no iii.th for the govern? ment ami for Ihe consumer? Bui In pasl i-iitT legislation allowance had to lie ? f??r long intervals i??'i ween re* i -ions. Itunning through six, eigbl or ten . an ad ralorem duty i- )i'.??!> to be m<?re equitable than a specific one, lie ir decreases a Ith ihe '.f the im| orti ?1 art lele. The vp" duty ?1"?'*- hist the reverse, Increas - the value <?f the article fal s and ??,, reaslng as the valu?- ri-.s nu Import t<? decline In value ? . uents in the method nf production the specific protection on It wi i In iinnei't ssarlly high, a article should become more costly because .i a s? ircit) lu raw ma the prote 11on on if would soon i turn mu to be insufficient. if Mpeoifio duties are to be the rulf oughl to dp Bubjed in rhan "i. i thai suso? i ., ijgi nient ?? onld probably I ? of lh? ?nos i,f (he "scie'i titi. larUT' which Mr FdacVeagb has in mint! a tariff math* to ? ails?' 11 ? r? and at lh? ? u:,.- t>? im are an i tact me if i hi prote? 'i"" Intended lo he given i" i be hoi e i rodncer /? l/,'/ I / S'ROi MEST I PI l [TE. ii is rather strange thai so n neb sur expressed npstat? light put* eurolua? m of vot? two days set for enrolment i.i i s r-. -o nnder the di a "dlr??ct prims r" ado| i? ?i b) i he Tamman) !.??_? ? ature i ? der the clr? umatan? ? i It would I prising If -?? Im avy mad? 11 I lerally und? i stood 'bs? in i rao \ ?? ? name isi year's ?poll lists would j be able t? party affiliation ? for ti" coming ^ ar'* primaries b) mall j through tb< IDclals up lo ' January .'. 1012 Thai fa? I, with the fart thai never before bas there ? nrolmenl required bj law In irai Ion ns. while any g bleb ? ? xi?-t ???i under party ralas wai of tb< lc nature, -???? ma t" i"- ? ipian ii ? i ongb * b) there should am i. 1 bes ? j ? nrolmenl This bj no ?means Indicates a lack ol I Interest among the voters In th? p? situation or In the workings of the dire? | i \ ni stem, _* en under an Incom pletc and faulty method, such as lh? Tammau) Ian provides it ma) be thai the direct primar) as fran ed b) Mm ph) ?at?- win L'ir?' the Individual roter little Letter chanca to expresa hla m?-- on part) policies oifJ ? m and in mi ne-. ? than I In nldtline ? ail? n - ga * >?. I"H - utl) hi intends t., grail hi of h hat chain ?? there ma) i>? 'I be aiii?aini of ?h-, iisslon of the ? ompara ii_-iii persomi] enrolment hi one In? dication of Ihia The formation reeenlly of a vot? oi "anlzal i"n In ? melds I !rou| par?? ? nrolmenl ii'.t onlj i" thai count) bill In - i nuil counties is anoi b? r, 'i bal Ii a II i h? ni?! be w ben the i ol? n In large numbers paj attention to the part) uom? I . ii xtiona ;iiici demand their share in mas lug tiitin tiic.s,. nominations are pretty sur.' to i><> ??f ?t decent standardi whether the ''boas'' is re*i>onalhle for them or sn ^position element carries the primaries, <>i.f tin? chief meiIts some say ii"' only merit of the direct primary la thai it ordinarily ?stimulates the taterest of the party ?roten In the party machinery :i< the Indirect nominating ?system fslled. i.? di?. if Um i?.?al enroltnenl tkxartt and the attendance si next yearla \>r\ marles are light there will be reason ?fot sui'l'i M j(MI\ B1QELOW Join Nfslow, arks died y?-t?T?iay. Illustrated to n notable degree the i?1 ssf bflitlas of ? ill.Id sge, which, svaf since Cicero dls<*rarsed shoal them sa f?'lic?ijoiisiy, bave appealed with poignant force to exonerations condemned to be ral down with "n'y one chance in the million of realising them, Mr. Blgelow was more tlu?tt th?' mflllooth man, fOf be not only lived to be ninety four bnl differed tram moat of those who have reached thai ?Treat -'t-0 In retaining unimpaired t<- the end bla capacity both for usefulness snd tor enjoyment H* lived bu lif?' o it in the tallest sense, rot be never relaxed Mi Interest in affair?. oh zest for literary work or his frlendlj concern In everything deserving his il : tention aa a Mholsr or ? dtisen. His appearance hist spring si Ibe opening of tho dVw bnllding of the New Tort Puh Hc Library, of which Institution be amis the president, was an Inatance of bis keenness t'? keep In touch with tho In? terest! .'mil ?linios c.r his more active I career, and the picture be presen ted there of physical and montai triumph I ?over the forces of dissolution was one which gladdened the heart and stirred the fancy with vague suggestions of ? future ?rhen old sge shall be for more of the race su fruitful, attractive ami full of satisfactions is Cicero fried to demiUiatrate thai it ought lo be .-? ?? -1 couM be Mr. Blgelow'a activities in tlii-s com mnnity made him a figure <<f distinction ?and Irnrsartanee His association* with the New Tort of the ?period before tli" war ?yave him ? rare hreadtJi of local i knowledga, He was one of Ihe rery few ; survivors who were SCtive In public affairs in an era when ihe dtj bad i loss than 500.000 Inhabitants sa i Journalist, politician and diplomatist ho ? h?d gathered a nniojue store of expe i rtencea and r?miniscences, and with hli lyeara his llterarj capacity seemed to [grow, so thai in whatever he bad lately I written thorp was ?in added Mvor ?if orL'iiiaMty ?nil Individuality. Tl h Is not iiio place lo appraise his public aer ? l< o either gg consul and minister abroad or sa a state nfflior snd Inri? ninfo associate Of ?""no ??f tho greatest Democratic leaders of ihr? period t^'iow U:'j tho arar, or ss the executor <<f tho I fins? whose frull la tho splendid public library building In Bryant Part. Tie waa perhaps in a waj greater than anything he wrote or did, and Pieu Tort will hfm mn'-.t n?* n personality aa on? < ' it? mosl admirable, Ingratiating snd j a? voted cltitens. i jir ?j 0X031] 01 BIO PESBIOXf. Wa? there ever a public t ttravagance which was not Justified on the ground that it would make possible great ssv Inga In other directions? Thus the Mon. Plnley li. Gray, of Indiana, hi able to show that iho dollar :t ?i;iy pension scheme la real economy. The PJhenvood bill, be -ays. "would enable us to col "down ?int- expenditures for tho army ";in<l navy, now in tin.f peace i tat ? Ing the government In round numliers "Saijo.OOO.OOO annually, and in a pollcj "of liberal pensions enable us !?? de "pend ilium volunteer - flier \\ Im? In "every wbt have prat i n onr hi "defenders and mosl ralianl soli This is the ums- Ingenious suggestion ni' an indire? t sat inx iii.n 'I be Tribune has ever seen The . iintry muy give up building i a and rely npon rolunteers in tlmeof war, aa If a navj would spring Into ? i overnight! Patriotism, In Mr. lira; i, ?s a lively expoctatlon of pensions t.ie. This is mosl flattering to tlie manhood of ihe country. I a time ??? p i e prepare for war bj paylnfc I on ? That countrj i- strongest In a military sense w hi'-li has the bigg? t pension \\ hal u ould i'? i nmi of a nat Ion n ?ihn h:ici n? pensioners? The springe ol Its national existence would dry up within it. ? i >r where would be found love of country, martial ardor and the other things which make n rountry great In war if ihe- rewards of ralor were nol bet rethi no iplo'j ej es? t i in - /.?/ \i i n i i \ common exercise of the Indi i Idnal fancy Is t" decide n Ith a v e ilth of d tail what one would do If one had, saj s|o.n 0,000 'i he mov? ment for ' ? Itl< ? beaut ? public beai non and i hen res.bles this pas \\ hen < 'hlcHgo, Pittsburgh, B? ie?n. <>r whatever ?'ity it maj be, con becoming rnleago Beautiful or : !,;t?-1 i mtlfnl or Boston Beautl fui H is ms king up ha mind whai it would ?lo If it bad f 100,000,000. i here . n .i profession ol . ? . Itlea \? hat tbey migbl do 't they had $100,? noo.000, .mei i'"- experta are kept toilIj bu ?j about 11 1 " 'J i Ibune hopet thai Brook)] n. the 1st? l i.nsnlt ?me- of ng enough to make I i he wishes ? hi be done !?? ' presentabb I plllelil Ut II"' I| ,11. I |j |0 trnal Ibelr dev? t.. haph n result bae I ? *? bad In ? beaut*. of I* altb and ei en of bu econom? Bui In d< I? i ? future <h vel? pmei l behind I where, i j ecially in ? let ?? Lies < a '-'"' ? .'itisrn over Ihe uses t" ?\ hl< h Ihe Individual propertj ow ner ma? pul hl paspet tj. till,'!- I 1/ ' //.?/ / i ' ? day'a ne? ? h the fad tint r'hristmaa ir? e ai tl Chrl itnaa ?. bave now been swept Into the capacioua of t middleman" a ; ? . ;,. d to be r? ? ? . in pi i ,,' Ufe it i- also made known thai butt? eggs ba* ?? adi an? ? ?i In prie? The "11111 mate const.?r" ha 1.,. ., u ?,;it habituated to ? ? bnl .1 ' 11. ' .-in > ? I 1 trith i'oiopuratire calm, even If nol with 1.n< - ni Bui wh< Ihe pi !'??? of 1 'i" i itmas ire? m mnl I and he i~- t<onfrunted with the necessit* of mat Ing a i ! olee I . 1 'hrletma ? . .?,.; a 1 hl i-l.i- ., .,. , ^ail lni It Is ai a Him 111 ? Ihl III ? i/.. - t l)oraughl,i Ihe Imp 1 ?1. II.ind inad?quat les cl Ihe count rj ?? bin lue ami economic -.. item, Obi louslj Ibe youth ??r the land mnM have its Christ? mas tree-, for what b Christmas with "?it thai glittering, dszxling piece ol _i.aery, laden with frull such as never was in this or any foreign clime? Oh viously also Ihe youth of n??- laml musl live. Nut aren Lew Rhanklsni s**eme t.? offer .'i aolatioa <.f this proWetn, for at beat thai would lessen ??s gravity in only "He part of th?- count**), I? certain thai the federal governmenl will eventually have to establish a burean for Ihe propagation and distribution ol rhiistmas trees, as a division of the De I partmenl of ? ommerce and l_tbor. Mr I'lfford Plnchoi should discuss this proh j !" III. Wlli. Il s?-e||is es|.bill] tit li?> ill his ? Held, among other progre* Ivc policies i fee a third greal political part) The Judicious Christmas apender will buy his vrlfa a b .reel ??t ? "' of a pearl aecklace ,?s .-? holida pre en1 \ Prohlbltlonlsl ?\h,< ? r m n'.-w Jersey won'1 aerv? '?? cause - ndure th? ?icht of hlo?od. ? nth- he thought '? rfectly safe in running. ?>??? Almost ? ?? ? - a ? ? mm announces ita Intention to abide by the Sherman la? and abajidon its- monopo ::- tic ' ontrol " trade The ISaatman Kodah i Company 11 the lateal of * having ram owed rastrictlons upon Ihe ' its- unpatented sri ' ? I ? ? I it la std thai no <"i" knos s \? i>-,t the Sherin m- how to / /'/ r w K OF rue D IV. _ in ii|,-> course of ? lecture delivered si Porti ind, . ? D i ? ' '" ? '?? '?.. "f it i.-i ITnlverelty School of i ! "The big ? ltd ai i,ia ?-,,r man? ? - II ?, foi du? l" nd la k of n ' want 1 ?;?'17- ?' attaining t Ne Itnpoi tance of a ? ihn hfg cities aro willing lo ment as farm laborera In order to pit the know led 11 them to - irmeia i hem ?elv? vVltl ?ippninc of the Panama ('anal rement to ? from the Rast, ? from Europe, is high tin lo I t th? crowding "f the newcomers Into alum dl i . the 1 n ., .n ol Boston; although be he nnd ? ? '-im in our h< si ' ?, j r"i knoa " .,. ??? rej lied Misa Knox, of ? 'hl?*Ago. "1 woi di i bow It fe? kei i In rol ' -? ? Ilk*? thai,"?Tl ird and Pli ea IVHISKKR- AM? GERMS \\-,. \.- been reo ntly told In the pla ? : of to ma That (ford S fine rnvn f. for -us; ? not to abave To the b ilth of tbs world la a m moi ' grave. if thla be the truth Haw t?akera are not yet forbidden by law. one - '...s '. that will greal lit" no longer a matter for bai b? is will quickl) ado are all must aubmll to the barl bis : their razo. . they strop, [a It i t,, et? we'fl doubtleea be told, though we shrink l 1. Thai i? man, to b? healtl 0 n. M "Y? I'm in I r i i ? u ? .' Ing for Tl ? Path The then a-i-.-?-? ? - ? 'ook?. thai "trom I tsk? th? ? I tivi' in love" thai - matron s ?-.?'.?:. ' | , ? aft? i - and < omplli i bj tellina , ? ? dinner a ... ?n,-. He hung wound a ionj tlm. ad i "Well, ! m ? ng,' and ar? all (food lu? l. i I Ing on i.i,; mind, and a h? n a ? ? to I" ,. . retun i but i Iti ? ip.?,ii-, and i i?,r what I did." "Why ? VVi dull, : n't well go to ? l THE BACHELOR'S CHRTSTMA? The Lonely Ma-? Can Find Othen Mora Lonely I The 'i'ii Sir- Notli -Mr. 1 1er of the 171 i part of l mai III ? i I | . ? -, ? ? nh -,,' ? i ? ? ? ? i ? ? ? ite, but faml i with rs 1 ? i to be ?.- -, i nit, am 'i . ,. u ? I . ' : : ? . matter bow amall and i umWe, i ? - - - and ' ? ' I belle-,'? ? PLAY SANTA CLAUS. S" ? ? Mr. Bl ick, a ho - ? nom? thing I ind IncMentallj en t., i i i bal i m -i i..?i ???? ? ?,f mind, he I ' o ii" i " di 'i . "??? r? _? . around ?... t ,,, ? wan i? r awhile up and down ih?fM* -; ..is. iir win rind plant-' of eaaer, i.? iitti? ? hltdren lookln ? i> ? doHa :?t.'i toj ? thai they will i,- v. ?? own i?" him ? at.I. '?"*' *'" .-v. ,,, ,,? ,i . , nhl dn n 'I he arrlter h ia nometlm? : expended almoal that, ami aha ? , -.. u ?fall ly w'H to 'i" " .ISS I" take?? gome girl lo dinner and to the ? I ? , . , \, w Jforl too, a1 lbs Phrlstn ??^ aeaaon. . a|| the ; ?-"! i lb? I ^n" %?.!,.. would be . pi, ?.-?>'.' com? panlon. I ? ? him gi ?? h< i Imp) old f ??? binned i 'hrtstmas dinner thai - . rl would have In than own hoi ir tl ?rings thai lovely w? it, ? fella '" :l ' . , prefai ? Ihell dinner i ,, i. -, -.- life ti,, lugh rentrai : , ... . .,,, :,,, appetite and n . .,, |? touch with tit? whok - oi oui of d? ora II, ptai k. m >i '- of everything. lo, . ? tmas Da) PH v "' '' vl" \. -, i ? It, mi -.. ?-? BRICKS AND BALLOTS. To ti"- Bdltor ??' The Tribune : me to o i ?' ? ' ? d."?" , proposition whlcl M - i ? n s.m.lav evening from rish bourn of the Hon? iuch a proposl . m wotnsnhood, ami ? an n t i,, too red. II ?.,... p*reeman deslrea to dlagusl all i men and aromen with th? i v' .. hopa the auffraglsta "f this m ..,ir of the nami of man end woman, and would acorn to emploi i ? attain their end ? . n no hoodlums in th?* ,,.,,,v .,, ,i ?. -. ?.- ballot in ti,. ir hai d a ould be a dangerous w? .\ si i-'i'i; ?.GIST i || trail POSTAL RATES AND EXPRESS. tor ol The Ti Ibune, ? ou f"r your stre* e snd i on* otilna ? dltoi il of ' -non.ins: on Postal Rates." i? aulted me ,i'i?i my case '"rlghl down to tiio ground," and, i doubt not, appealed forcibly ?o tens of thouaanda of other read? in.. ? . lf| ise to back up your cnmm? irgnmenl On Monday last i wanted to aend a valuable (Thrlstmas package, a ounda, to Louis , wouM bava been :i i ni si cent a for the poatage and w centa for registry. Thsl struck me as e\ oi i,it.n,t. end i turned II over !?> a "greedy" ripany, whli h charged me ?i<> centa I transportation, registry, In? ?urance md delivery As you aay, L'ncle t to 1 ? f hints? ' Uve M N. Ni w i ork, i ?e? , IS, 1*11. QUEENS' FRIEND A BRIDE Only D.T lighter of Lord Knollys Married to Allan Mackenzie. -, Tha Tribune.] London, ?Dec. if. The court and the diplomatic corpa were well represented at the ;?? of the Hon. Alexandra Louvlma, only daughter <?f Lord Knollys, ? id Allan Mackensle at the Guarda* Chapel to-day, [I was a brilliant affair, with uniforma and gold Lire, eight bridesmaids in violet velvet, trimmed with lacs and brown fur, nmi two youth? rers, tl a Hon Joeslyn and n,,' Hon. Gilbert Hay, ?Lord Kllmar nock'a children. The bride wore a white satin dress ? ; in old lace and her rnother'a wad? ?. elL ndra received th?* bride and hri.h trr???ini at M:irlhor?>iif*h House the wedding;, and there was a small of relatives ami friends at Lord Knollys'i house to give them a asnd-off. bridea have ?wer received so ? ? .i glfta as this Intimate friend if ??n,. ? Alexandra and Queen Mary. It la lat a i that Lord KnoHys'a I 1er nbtali ? lamsges I lohn Bull." controlled by Bott? ml? ?? ? publli '.ils.- that aha lia.J IB? er. TAFT WILL LAY CORNERSTONE Bettlement House for Blind Will Bo First of Its Kind in the World. President Tafl will la; the cornerstone ? house for the blind rid to da*. ??? \" n : Baal Beth l [e will be. assisted h Miss ? Irace K< aim, |,i, il lenl "i t?"- Blind Women's Club, ?>f thfei city, the Oral Mind a n n living grapher. 1 Dr John n Flnley, prest ?i? t.t of the ?'oilece of the ? ' i * v of New ? a the N< a Fork ?.aso? la for the Blind ; Joseph H. < of ihe membera of the association's advis? ory i lop ? Sreer, Rabbi Magnes and Mgi i.-????. ii?- will he amonii the apeak ? ill be a ill i m.-, Man,line almoal directly op ? m llghthouae, at No 111 m< 'l b] Willlaiu Well? n will have a roo im, i an Immlns pool, a librai y In a hi? h bo tribu? ; and nun erou id m< etlns rooma for the -. nlah? 'i win coal ' ? 1103100 tl ?rill lot Sh* . ??[" i tj having be? n pur adth funda I ? rom bund woi k wlll tike place this aftei " WOULD SELL THF, MAINE WRECK' representativo Biagon Keeps Up His Fight for That Purpose. -ten. D I , bill to day dire? ting I . \\ .,. for bids -and aell the wre? K if after 11 i . r. Mr. I ? i in the - ? rday, snd with H- p ' MAKEt DCQUESTS TO CHARITY. - id by ? . Bid Utl i n,-\ riled In Klni Bow? ry If) . on ? ? 1 n It PhiPbe'a t.. in. te for con ,;. ? i in i Inl .?i? ' i DR ELIOT SLIGHTLY IMPROVED. | - | v . ?? of i'h irl? u Rlloi i Harvard I ited ! I ?? allghl improv? m? nl I 11.?? kl*r hla < ondll. atlll ? rio? BUDDHISM ON THE WANE. ? ll ? ??< M ' : - ' '??' i '. IHVIH g ? Hri i. ibaughl it i **? "" "? " . . Hai >'t th? **t__U eacta, People and Social Incident* AT THF. WHITE HOUSF. ? hlngton. i" i H '; ;'" railed tt.- I'aMast m .te ad ?? Il o'? to** f? j, ration of hi ? wool masseuse srhlcti ' win go i?. ' ? 1 he ehang* . n. koui ? . - du? i- lbs Pi early departure fot v ? a i ?"9 v i housand a 01 d aummsi > of Board i wool n port a HI ac o*nP !" No ippll-at ' ? pal Ion for ? w Mm? win bt ' oasatdered by th? I dent ;?t tin? ti?;??. tha Att??*rn?vj ? after tha ? 'abtn< t iriwetlng M? ? ... ... poaatble sttentlon .'?t ths i -.t ,i .v i.it M< I'h? raoa it sraa i ltd Mi 'i .c ha ' ?. ? It? 'i lo i I ?Vai cross, <;? h tha ?Board of Trade" ol that . '? should he make ? trip lo Kei West In Pehruarj to attend the celebration of tha Ing "i i ii? new rallra ? i".,????. of the H imilton Club ? ?????? i Its | sacs dlaaet on January : was declined Mr. Taft ?els' I attar of reg si i .r or n on the ei Mtratlon 11 .-.i i . P ? i-ioni Taft I? n W lahln tton noon for N>w V.nk to ko,-p b i"'1?-* engagements Tho a 11 * ? r ? rai ae nled him. Mi ? Taft went t" r id< i thl mora ?"1 will tunk?' s Short visit t?? Bl "i' ?' s e expeeta to entertain thta Chrial r, sc.ye'i ill Of S? frlenda ? harlaa Taff, th?s jroung soa of th* ' dent, la at the White (louas for lbs '"?n d;c s s THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS. \\ .? . ? | 'I' ? l: \ ? ?r and Mmi , Bakhmetleff eel? the f. Ml .' n eilten of ih?? Bmpei or, at the Artini ton to day \ musical programme was rendered by th? I tha Greek Church m Near, fork, hrou ees don, and ?h? prisai "f the Greek Church i" Balti mor.nd ? ' n llgfous s?-1 vas? I luncheon followed, when Baron Albert de Sehllppenhach, Rui ilan Consul General In New York, and :?!i ths members of the emba? ?) staff ?-? [?atei In tho [day Commander Vassllleff, naval attache, and Colonel Baron de Bode, milita [ tach?, vont to N?-w fork Baron de Bode will mo'i his sister, Baron? lb da Bode, "a her arrh il in New fork on Thursday, and they will return to th? cap? ital togeth? Tlio c ;.;i man \ i| and ' '?? \on Bernatortf will leave to morrow for a stay Ht thfl Hit/.-<'arlion in Neu fork. Tic smbaasador will attend the dinner of the Automobile Club to-morrow night The) hav?- so ilal ' dich w m o them until til?- mi-Mi.' of next week, arhen they will return to th? capital. The am dor and th? countess will entertain at dinner bei e on i ?..-. m ,. r H IN WASHINGTON SOCIETY. ? ilngton, ?Dec. 13 The \'i?---1'r. sidenl ami Mrs. Sherman will ko to Ctlca the Igst ..f the w. .-k f.-r tho bolkla ? Mr and Mrs. ?'hurle- Henry Batter were amone; th?' dinner hosts to-night, entertain inc In compliment to Justice and Mi Hughea. Other boats entertaining dinner parties were Mr. and Mis Ti uxtuu Paale, Mi Mrs Henry G. Cola, with General and Mrs Hear i; B ai oe aa gus I nor; Dr and Mrs (Vllmer, with the British \ lor and Mrs 1 gUOBtS Of Mr. and Mrs. Hors Miss Margery Cotton and tho Mis?es Whiting, daughters ?.f Dr. and Mrs. Guj Fairfax I Whiting. Ths guests 01* tin- MhHf? - Whi:- i ing wars la? (tenant sad Mrs Sherman i \iii? in ind m?-. Bayne, Mlag Mejjpj^ lophte fobaaton. Mtaa ?\<i?. ' ?'? I an Paul H ?'i'- ofih. Ooiphln; Prank Elite, TVfa, | lam Ni ?!??? rtullcb, ?;?"ir??> To?tsn, v ; Herbert Hr,,i |fr ?grilkinson ' Ml ' '' ' ' 'man, is,? ' I?*ttar, wh? i I "i- from ?England, ?rll ?t. ?? ? 1 in unloh .?f Hi? Bemlagton '-? 1 isei a 1 ot-i.' t'> w/kshh et), ? ' 1 ?mong tha pan? afain Intereattag */>. >'??* lutie-hoon nv?n fc. Mrs Wall - "ian foi d-rnttacflt?. snother sdth mi?? Ruh Piiiins ?? ??.?.., ? "d 1 ? tea, when Mrs. a p. <>?, M's* x;ti4. bsi h Parker < Mrs Edward l*ntsiba>'li, of ?Sew TorW cm" ? reception a? tho Hear v.'i .^r<l fv mpllnsSat ,r> Mr. and Mrs. Arch1? bald Grade. NEW YCRK SOCIETY. Is L Bot Sas . ?a\<* a n followed !'? music, last night a? i?r m I-i.. 11. ? 4 tete additional onasf, who earns la for tha '? and w.ro mid" up moatty of the I/nig ;? ,4 set, 1 lists wars Mm". Alma Q 4 and 7A n. ? IJrs. .I.'inir? Kly Mlllsr. who m? M?^ ?;i.o; gave a 1 mie 1 no? h at 1 ''".?l'on ? 11 Miss Alks a. Ki-, the d?bc> j 1 ai ie- daughter of Mr anal Ml I ?Sly. I ' !:? e \ ' ? U x, \ii>- Carol llarrlman, Miss Helen sjseaji an'l Miss Justin? Rsrhor P" lired toa. joba R Dresel will gu? a it h<>r batajgj |n j-.^t >.j.i street limi 1 y \\ hltney M 1 r? a dance this ev?anlng ?t Sherry's far her debutante niece, Miss Pnyttts McVtca ? Misa Nata m urrksl ifternoon tn foaeph R, iwana, of ai ?it th- tiou.se. ..f hor nuit' ar, Meg R 11- ;. in 1 ?aal Stb ?tr.-ou Mr and Mrs C ?,?Hv*>r Isean win }*\r% to-daj for Hopoimd.?. ?hou- placa al Alken, B C. Mr. .?id Mrs Paanbroke -tone? left tna city yeeterdaj for Wllminston, .V 1 , to s(.-ti'i tho holidays Mrs William B. l/ood?. who ?a' Kng and on Baturdas on board the Laab ? for India thony .1. 1 ?t sal 1 sent Margarita ?htdl she has charternd, sariy in th< Among h? r guests will ho tho i>,;, Duch? ss of Manch? st \\ il ion TI* ? a di spend I part of tho wiiitoi in India, and in tii? sarSsj will go t ?4snl by way of Ban Fran SOCIAL NOTES FROM NEWPORT. 1 r.- Ti Icsgrapfe I Ken port, ' '??? hi Tin re Is at ich 1 d r the of] 10 K^rt .*nains here. A w 1 . ?. r, the in -t on Deo 1 Ti ?.ma - F 1 ?w m r sj d U? ?" arl B Harrison have ted to tak? Mr ??' d Mi James As I m \, w Fork, v. 1 . re- ' a? I ! ?'hri^-n m 1 I'r. neh Vanda bar New York apartmei 1 Carlton H.-:ir Admiral n M R v has goni t.. New to [?ortllard Bpen? 1 l.otiilnrfl Sf ' ' ' OCONNELL BIDS POPE ADIEU Pontiff, in Farewell Audience. Tells of His Love for America. R, -,.. 11.. n n ? poi ? re? ?.iveii i ';ir dlnal O'Connell In farewell audience to? day The Pontiff igaln 'v -i'--- -i his love for Amerloa snd told the cardinal he waa ?.. had don? th< adaest thing fo? Idem in Am? a bs gi anting three mtry. n ytie knew of th< ?rk 'i"ii" hy the p.-1.1- -." of Cal - i. and thai approved of It. He haa ac ? if the werk of the fed? I t.. hin' from "Tl rhlch, he said, had ?become an authoritative Journal in Home i id mai ? ? f the i ila, amone llnal Mai ttnellt, on "f Bit? : ege Th? Pontiff decla that thi toral letter ?>f Cardinal O'Connell a - mlrable. He aald also that it ure to labor la i country where th? ? mi etween al srtlea ind aceta good. Th-- I'" nell'a plan :. and tvlshed him he ilth, -, . .- H? In ii"i i Im '" to Rime, i ; ' im: t,< him and to the ?althful li ' ? 'ardi?al I ? ? 'onnell then ted Ca Merry del V*al, with whom h. itayed iboul half an hour, c< nfei i Ing on n itt? ne? ted alth the dla L'ar dtnal Met i f d?! Va ret al i i departure of the \merlcan cardinal, remarking tir.t the lattei -1 HI ? during hli aojoarn i er - i 'ardi?al ? >'? 'onn< II k avea Roma on . ?? for Naples In the ?1? nit) .>f arhich ha Intends to msk? a a itomoblla trip BPBOIAL B. A ABBEY EXHIBIT British Royal Academy Grants Hi?h Honor to American's Last Works. Ixmdon, i '? ? II I ?? .a of a ka "f th- lal ti m ; ? -, a 'il i- - \ idstn] on Janu ' ai y i sill hu? lude ? ? for the Penni i a a i ai itol and : i ?' its ti"' m ti honor ??? il ei ton la granted "ni\ in caaes of ?'?? leras ANOTHER WING FOR MUSEUM Contrait for Fart of Natural History Structure To Be Let To morrow. li the Pai u Boai i m atina to naarron ipa? i- -i m .i .i oontrai I ?ill tx award ? 'i fot tha ' n?.,,,k t., ? a done on the grounda of n,.- m , .,,,,, ,,.- \-,. ,,.(i n,s. lory preliminar) to the erection "f wing I' La "? i ? i- mi ,,t ,, mi ' of ' : lin. Tl '??'?? ? ??????? - ; horlni ?ill amount "' "i mi ?' i? Th- proposed ?a na will , ontaln, among "'???**? Jbln *.?l. collection The ' waa laid, had i-? ? n ip ited fw tilt. ,,?w building DR. MAYO OUT OF DANGER. .Il""" *>! i" '' i Mayo, whs '?'' '" B?tm ippendleltla continued to Improve yastarda) ***** ".-l" '"? '.' of daagei HOPE FOR SIR CHARLES TUPPER. ?'??;..??.. m attend ,MlM ' "' ' .lion -I ' '"V, ?' ??'? i ,"," H,,h ^-?nmlaaloner for ' 'i,,,',"" '''?""" *?-?**.* further h:;:,:v,his,,,:,,,,:,')?:"?,'"- ?*?,?,.? So.OOO FOR HOSPITAL FUND Woman's Auxiliary Aiding in Raisinf $200,000 for Sick Poor. ? ifll? - ra of i he ?Voi Hospital Sal II ? working hard to ra - ? < lation la I - ? Hi - Edmund i. i<, ' -. pr?-s t of ( . : : i I durl ? sent to Mrs Ian Sp? I be tf"**a> ? .-',?1,1, ..I th-- ? ally COO) M ' V ?? ? ^1 . ? \ Uli? M ?<?" y y John .1 .M i - i ' M - burg, M v ? - I 1. ?'I' I M i , . M ? i , Bmei v f ii.-k ' M -? ?' M . ? ? M - M . M M I M 1 M. ?. | v ' . -, ? ?, Rat I ? M -? w , ?i M - ' ?? i- - ? tl?' r . M '? - M ? \ s? I . - ? ? : - -.? l ? M- - ' . ? Ml ? ? '' t - ? m i M ? -? ?*a. ' Ml man M ' _ v ? Ml Mr? \I H ? I. Well , ._ MISLEADING. ? ? - i -,-. NEW YORK FROM THE SUB-?"* .? MS |B Ne* 1 - ? "tall ?f fr-nk?. t'i*' "'?' ?*?* " 'HiiK Pltta | ?IRtltV fi','- ' i s ta *''?'" ; oMIm i, " , . --T ?*? ?Yen M in New VorS. ?hen i ? I -'? '? ' In? m Iful Ihlna ? ! ,.|\ I? !IV-1\ ' ' ? ? ? an<' '* ?. Tha? n?- Hobb) Club, ??rianl *,,?il<. ought t" ?no" ?? vet? l-."*?, *nl ', ? m? ? i ?i ip >,:ii!"?t every ?,n<? h?? ?et" | , hobby, wtaraatlag, u*-?-f'ii et x,rr]t*'fl, metmtwrahlp will aa worth whll? h , m, ? ,,f ail ?-" - of hol ^_ ,, i <aa i?r. n t ^( "ii.'iiH m? a nii-ftliuj of PrMl_*ntli \^ ?>r a paaaa galharlaa lu ?h- aaauaapU*?'* il? iiJuT. Praaa.