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THE TRIBUNE'S FOREIGN NEWS
I _______ FINDS IN FHANCE All Europe, Except Austria, Assents to Principle of In? demnity in Lieu of Scutari. KAISER USES INFLUENCE Francis Joseph's Ally Tries to Win Him to Policy of Pecu? niary and Territorial Compensation. :,?'- ,-> Th.- Tribun*.1 ?Tails, April -t?.?The Montenegrins Just BOW are U?S idols of the Parisian public Enthusiastic sympathy with th-m la expressed ever y ?here. Those best informed in diplomatic ?ircles are Confident, in sp'te (?f the th'-.-atcning attitude of Austria, that the Emperor at Russia will v?y his personal influenci eed in lndnring King Nlcholaa, who t<-ly in the hands of his people, to prevail upon them to relinquish Sen tari, in return for which supreme sac? rifice and enormous pecuniary and ter? ritorial compensation will he given. The G'-rman Emi'.ror meanwhile la exerting strong Influence with the Em r Francis Joseph to asaenl to the granting of these cocnpensstlona. it ihould be remembered that King Nich? ts not h free anent. and would cer? tainly be deposed if he took the initia? tive in proposing concessions by the Montenegrins, who have lost more than hird of their able-bodied popula? tion In the war. including three thou pand k'lled in the final assault ? n Scu? tari a' ? Th' vital question of the hour Is whether Austria will assent to the con Ts that .-ill the other great pourcfs t Austria airr'-e to make to M ? ? ? . *he only means of averting Tvar I ? Austria and K ssia. in '? ef which countries patriots feel? ing is at fever point. a VIRTUAL ULTIMATUM IS ISSUED TO EUROPE' Powers Must Move To-morrow at Latest or Austria-Hun? gary Will Act Alone. Aui trta-Ht ngary until Monday for som<- <!?-? e flfi"n of the powers regarding ? | -r.it? m?Mit mod ? in official quart?:?-. Should the pos - ? fail 1 ? t-UM to agree on united , \ tstrta-Hoagary will proce* I to vindicate her political and l - prest Ig? ?? i ?mif?ean^e is attached te the i ? ronce which the F'-reir?n Minister j ani the Minister of War had with Km- ' ? ? : ? JOS? j?h at BchC* ':l?urnn | this evening. The confsrencs lasted ; until 8:45 o'clc* k. although the Kin - usually retln t 8 o'< :<~>ck. The semi-ofhcial "Fl eusdonblat t," aaya "If Austria-Hungary Is to he really tranquillized the great powers must not stop at a platonir declaration ?if th'lr unanimous intentions; tlvy must convert th'-ir good ^ill into doeda with? out delay, in th.s ? ? n Um eon? ? -? talh abroad of rxanpenaatlng Mewtenegro Cor h* r millt i miik'-s ; : ? ?pet Is H l bad h "The political and ?militan prt I ?-? has suffered n of [f thia injury t?> th? U" , -, to their aetloaiS, 's a matter of Indifference to the powers,] innot follow them ekmg such? a pa*h. Bhe must Insist with all the ??mphasiH at her ? ominatid OB a remedy , being foui eedily and thorough. ? The minimum she demands hi the hamediat? presentation by the pow? to Cettlnje of the protest th?-y have ai? read upon in the form of a viper?..; s demand for the ?vacuation of fc uiar. at once, and. in th<- event of r> fsss ? of further military saeasurea for the for? ii.ie carrying out of the - ? I ? _? 11 bach on the i?.'?rt <.f minimum would ? a cite ! Mttsfactloa and bit- ? ry. it win b< to Kur tereal '<> xt\ ' ? nt this." At-nl Ml?OS ? ? ? ''' rs , '.h? Tth B ligar?an Art: ,.??-. Regiment I? ? ... ,.., h ? -i th? nth i Infantry Regtmsnt is to Misa lay. L?,nd'?:.. Anril M_-l >;pioniatl<: dreh the Bulgarian wltbdn from lalsoiea as having a grave bearing on the Qnaoo*B?ulgariaa dlffaranees re- ] gSrgtag U ? ti the city. Since j the tag ?f raalna the Orssha bav? eatratJag eonas-sraWa foross la the aatglitnahusd of gslonlns and H Mi thsught probable that the Bulgarian com ii.and? : .i .-.-.-. ' u"' tftuat-M ;.-- h eoinparativ.ly small Bul garlai -'-'1 a' B9?O*. M A-OMMigh a rupture is not believed to sa B-a-lBsnt developoeenta are aw_it?-i with anxivty. a* the withdrawal of th troops is not regarded as Is any ****** indicating s modification of Hulearla a at tutude or? the Bubject of Sal?nica. i DUCHESS OF CONNAUGHT'S CONDITION MORE SERIOUS Improvement Noted After Re? cent Operation Fails to Maintain Itself. Landos, April '-'??Orave anxiety is cauaed by the condition ot the Duche?_ af Connaught, wife of the Governor Osnarl of Canada, who underwent an operation for apjxndicit |g <?n April IB? The bulletin iHflued by the surgeona H attendance this morning au.)*' "The Ducheaa of Connaught paaaed a aomewhat restleaa night The improve men* observed during the last few days ha? cot been maintained." i NO REGRET AT~BALKAN LOSS Sultan Abdul Hamid II Says the Country Was Diffi? cult to Govern as Well as Exhausting to Our National Strength. tt?I'?clal Corr^>?;.onJcn-a. of The Trlrv.:.? I Berlin, April 17.-The latest number Of the German monthly, "Nord Und 1 Id," contains a third instalment of "Th.- M?? moire of the Sultan Abdul Hamid 11.' edited and translated by Ali Bata Bey. The following are extract? "I do not lament the fact that we have lost the Balkan land?, so difficult to em and so exhausting m oar own se? tional Strength. The better shall >\- be enabled to concentrate ourselves east? ward, tin- speedier shall ws recover front i our iiioeea' Europe shall see that the ' 'Sick Mini' she has j.ered at. when once I he has healed himself from within, is a I man ' "Mi friend, the ?German Emperor, eulo? gizes the progress achieved l.y our officers ? erned in German era? - i foar ! the Bmperor Is greatly mistaken, int, no doubt, are lii" testimonials , these young gentlemen re eive st tbe 'han.is of their patterns, ths Prussian offi But i happes to know that when the bouquets are handed around yonder ?one sye is eloood? maybe even both For I the presence of these pachag sons in Prus | sian academies is most Battering to the pi il?? of our German friends. "The old qualities of the Oomon la IIm? pllelty and s.lf-denial. ate but too tften loat siRht of by our youths in Germany. What they do learn?and well, too ig Im? morality, drinking, etc Returning as ta? Mated Wiadbaga -,">' taoM down I. Uly on their comrades ?r> the old tried generala Btid bold our customs up to ridicule. "Ooman Pacas never learned Prussian drill, but ta was a Ins general, ail the i same. "Shalt 1 tell you what makes a good soldier? A goodly glkrwsnce of common pluck and enduran'e. and. I il. a Arm, unwavering faith In Allai ? ?v.? n?-e,i s wisely directed Immigra? tion in ord"i to populate the deooletc Is in our empire. But an influx of we go not ie.| :1:. St th? I"' day. ? we must ease t ng further thorni Into our all? n rellglonlsta W\ I Is of ? only me..; , ? ?"I ? . eoms for us to tak? ..... ..... ; tari th? work at i ?? . r tl e Bnglhh may dc to try to nullify OUI plant The an i I ' road along which the oommei to end fro t etwe? n B trope and ABD-ria HAMM?. Bx-Sultan of Turkey, who phllOOOpblSeS ever the military downfall uf hi: tr.? . must be restored by means of the Bag? dad !:? ? 'i'l'is part of the diary wa? Wl "?? b UM: "England'! wrk Is finished' s ? ! in her aim*--, our army is spill in t\? "There is r>ut on?? sole me;. UOfl left tO us?one WO y only t,. make an end of English Intrigues I must t the head of I ?? . forms. I shall gel even with U ... ? ? ? H the last i ? left to ne . ? - ly plant Pi 1 who now ore w ii see that the n< tro I r lead i ? sg " LESS CRUELTY IN CONGO' Rpform Association Reports Greatly Improved Conditions. ? T! s Trll I ? ; it Ti ?? Congo v. lation lias prepar? d s ? ? ? andum .... . |, . | . . go, escept la one d sti .? :. ;??? mprovsd si the present time those which prevail? d dut ? personal ? ii/. d. ofliclall) dirt ? sment of tta ; memorandum, "s bru tallUee, vi?lenos and torture ss s definite policy fot ? ? ? i private profit . red ?rom um-sixths of f The country Is being no lot at -i direct los> t.. the Belgian iuer. "That t: ? ? ? tl are due to |h< 1 ad lag part played by his majesty's govern and I v the people of this I a v. :,. ?. ': . fffort to ? ' ' the >.'. (he ? 'ong - i ? berth .. . ? ? ?>.' which thej been d< prlTed histoi ? sril b? ir wil pari "f th.- Congo, accordlns to th? memorandum, Is st set to thi c v. .-o d ib..- .-o sot laUoe sugi . ? nc< o and trusted olll? .ai t.. this i'-adon with the British com ::. '. ?:? I to It.sur?- the lilii'c ; ? ? n,. si .'t es to stop BELGIUM'S LOSS $20.000.000. Brussels, April ML?The strike for equal ? - d? ?: in moat of the Ind loams of the provlnees today. Compt r. CkOO the BHMMy 1 .. strike at njMtn,ma width the B - i ?aiist leaders declare to have bees well lost If the eouatry ha? thereby won equal suffrage. ARBITRATION AS TO DUEL FAILS TO PREVENT FIGHT Judge! Could Not Agree ;is to Whether Word "Renegade" Was an Insult. ?? ? Paris April -t\.-~ in n ?i?ie| with sword- which took place th week si Netiiiiy ? Saint ? Jamas between M Georgei Berthoulat, director of th? "l it.. rti " and M Ceccaldl, t! t Deput of th? the tter waa ta . llrsl n the 11 ? est The ? mind put ??ri ? nd to the en? '? r. M ? ?eccaldl bad . onsid? red bin rticle in the "Libert?," in which M Berthoulsl term-?1 I'? nd M i 'eccsldl eras of thi Ir i ' ?.s am? condemned snti-mllitartots nable ;., , ome to .-i conclusion se t., ?rh? ther s du? l was ' ailed foi. a] pointed so sr? biters M Georges Clemenceau for If. Ceci tldl and for M Bertho dat M ? n Jolll*i el These gentlemen felling to sgree, they sppointed al super-arbiter General Daleteln, who' d? elded thai the duel must take i it j. feared thsl the second wound . ? u c< "? -aidi maj have in red the lunfa.'. ;SCANDALSIN it? Socialist Continues His Revela? tions of Armament Business. KAISER'S NAME COMES UP German Firm, Run on French Capital, Sells Armor Plate to Fatherland. Berlin, April 26.? Dr. Karl Lieb? knecht, the Cern?an Socialist leader, Continued m the Reichstag to-.lay his revelations in connection with the methods uf armament concerns, Which, li? said, though living on international hostility, were run on Internationalized capital. H? cited a contract existing between certain leadln?? small ?mis and smmunltlon factorisa?two in Qennany, r>ne in Austria and one in Beli*lurn? principally barked by Fren'h money. by th- term? of arhlch, th?- Deputy al? leged, an agreement had be? n reached ? ? eliminate competition and t?> pmr nntee mutual profita Dr. Liebknecht pointed out that C-er mnn "ompnni.-s were SSlltng arms to Ri;s?ia and thai -'mother concern large* ? ?plt.ilized nlfh French money v.;i? furnishing aimur Mate to Germany, and he assert? d all these companies were engineering war ?cares in order t . Insure contracta The Socialist lender to-dnv referred to the Kaiser and to the Herman heir apparent, mentioning that although the "Voiv.aertw" printed In Itll a letter ?showing that an attempt had leen ma?!?- 1?-. a ('.?-riiian arms tyndlcate t?> secura the publication in Ftench news? papers of false new8 regarding tbe Strengthening Of the Kreuch armv, with til?- object "t* causing a r?-tiex ac? tion of German opinion, the Bmperor r .lili not h< ?it ?t.- to ?; point Heir von (.' .ritar?! director of the ayndl a iif>- tu? tniifr in th" Pruaalan House of i/or'is Herr von Cfontard is a - ln*law of Adolphus Busch, of Bt Louis. ? Referring t?. th.- Crown ?Prince, i?r. Liebknecht recalled that th?* heir toJ th? thron?* had been demonstratively applauded in th.- Reichstag in 191 li during th?- campaign of a war cliquai against t?e ?"?errnun War Minister, General von Heeringen, the Minister of \\ .??, r.?:? .. ?i i--1< *'v t . i "? Lieb? knecht The minister ignored the charges launched by ths Socialist Dep. ?? ; > i declined further to ?omm-nt upon th?- Krupp Incident, in which a representative of the gun Arm was al .-? ; to have bt.bed certain ofltatats of the Osrmaa War i ?frlce in order to ob? tain information us to pending mll! . . General voi Heeringen in ennriusjnn, declared that the etta?ctu of the Porini ? ? on tbe BTar Minlater were nn honor to him, proving 'hat h<- was doing hta duty. n ,_? . Haa ?? Socialist, characterised this sa superciliousness-. Herr Slm??n. .-iic.fi.'r Socialist, ahouted "Imnu ? Th?- Speaker, Johannas Kaempf, I called both of tins?- Deputlea to order, after which thS SCOnomtstS had no dlf-l ?' In Kctt'ng the majority to paw budget committee's amendment ?? ?? -.V it ii the posts of com? j mandants sl Dresden, Darmstadt, Karlsruhe snd Stuttgart and t?-n <>ir of slxty-sla sdjutants attached t?> lbs . ? ,.:<;?! man princes Th?- war Minister agreed to ?lrr.p the; ten adjutants, promising a final ar-1 rang'm'nt <?f th?? matter In Ha- n< xr budget " 's understood that he -.-ill! negotiate '" 'he mean time **,lth tho princes for n reduction of th?-ir staffs ? Ths Hou ?? also v ot< d to eliminate the standing appropriations for sup? plying general! with bornas, although General ron Heeringen warned the Deputlea that it would make It difficult for officers without private njlSOBS to accept promotion to a generalship. GERMANY'S WAR DIRIGIBLE, THE. ZBPPEUN IV. , ? h ai a ta cause friction between Germany and France by flying beyond the frontier and landing in At Cf^nVSlt?RSK ^??cd I? to depart after on,/a ?M-. oi rnere^orrnai. detention, earnin, thereby expressoin, of German gratification for theirgracciul courtesy. EXPOSITION AT GHENT OPENED American Firms Make Good Display in the 1,000 Square Metres Allotted to Them?Most Com? plete Exhibit Is Under French Flag. Ghent. April y, -Klnt; Albert of th?* Reisians opcn-d th.- Intrrnotlonal Kxpo sltion here tb!< afternoon. Th?- simple CPfmony was performed in a setting of extreme beauty in the Palace of ?Peetlvl? tie?, where the KI1114 stood amid tens of thousands of rhododendrons, azaleas an?l ? blcomlnp: rose trees, while he touched the button opening the gates to the general public. The Kinp was nccompanied hy Queen 1 Dtanbeth end their oldest son Prlnee Leopold, and the roval party visited every part of the eapooltlon. The streets of the I city were s.'t with Venetian masts painted 1 In th? national colors At the exposition France ha? the most complot? exhibit of any foreign country, th? section devoted to her exhibits con talnlng specimen! of nearly the whole of her products. Th" United State? Is not represented officially in th" s. use of an sdSQUStS die? play Of \m'rtcan products arraim-d by , the government, hut roncrcss Rive en eonragemont by so epproptiattan of t25. i?? The ezpoeitioi] allotted space to the t'nited Stetes of I,??**) square inetias in the International section. Indtvtdual American Arms and Belgian firms Import? ing from the T'nited States on a lar?*e scale have made a rather fine display un? der th" limitations. The imports of Bel glum from the Halted States amounted to RMN.IM in IM, while in the seme year the exports of Belgium to the t'nited States u.ie "dMt-Mtn. Ihs British and ('?? iriuin ezhlMtS srs excellent. Th? niost beautiful part <>i" the expos!? tfon ?s that devoted to the flower displays. These hepin with the quinquennial exhi? bition of the Royal Society of At Ik iltUTS and Botany, wiit"h is in a vast class house covering three and S half acres There is, hc.'idcs, an otcldd house coTeiiaS two ?'res Qhent Is famous for her pub ' lie gardens, which form an exquisite background for the exposition. ROYALTRO?SSEAUSIMPLE No Hobbles in Outfit of Princess Luise of Germany. EMPRESS HER ADVISER Hessian Invents Noiseless Gun, with Unusually Deadly Qualities. I !'f?m 1 \.e Tr!t UM's I . :.-nt ] . April 17 The Prin? - M !.'':-? has flniMied the pr?parai ion "f lier hridal ar ra>. and It is a marvel of modSQt slm pih ity f.ir the , . ? ? ... ;Ul tmpuroe. Tl u E press advised her daugbtsr la tbs l' i i lion of the nui ttal gowns end s ? sorl? ?. .nil there were some?meltingvisits Berlin shops among the outdoor imes are three simple o/atalng suits, taro i" Ing ? t ?.. the princess's i favuite color There aie ne "hobbies" or freab "spilt" devices AU the toilette? i i en the fine s lb bridal town?are cut ?n the v? rj severest simplicity. Princess Lotse i due tot election to the Amerjian ,- ? ? of "spugl ?She hM ask'd all her friends not to Inflict on ber aielesa eapennlvs ^ifts Never? thfle.?? tie Dumber and ?al IM of the i", sent? ere \nrpe 11, a di-, prop? rtl? s ere elelmed for s new ma. hit," gun by s Hessian Taftsinar, at the Krupp works in BSOSD it b) ebs Avtely nolsslsss. an-oiding to the reports, and tbs missiles at? sleeted by K.-iS oombuothm three dloUnet gooes be? ing bro'ipht Into ' ontact at the finch of an eh "trie butt"ii Th?? Inventor has b"? n working on the gun for thirteen yer.ra. Th* projeptile srhen it explodes ereates a fire which d? R< i the poseso of eater to extingu?s!) Meyer Qreleen the ".ator of this oeat deadly weapon, says: ' I bave BOt yet discovered any force which will .?till the fliiui'-s until tiny ex? haust t^e ?n.-.-s by which they > .lui ? d " Karl m " the ftftv^ear-o'id "Blue? beard" who I on triolet Frankfort for the murdei of one of hi? numerous a is so. is said to have boon at ons time m his plctureeqns csrser a wall-to-do drogglsi In Manila. It is further de ! thai he was twice married while In the gar Boat, tins bringing his total of marriages to not lorn thi?n thirteen His pre? n." vv.i' to choos? out ? ? eromen orlth mod?r?t" means, conduct a whirlwind courtship, and ss soon as tta Un-'t ?a.-" tied Ins'ir.. both his own !:f. that of his wife The sister of tbs Prank? f i I victim, ?he ln>t of the certes. <!?? clared that 11 ? 'fT wed black art" on his spouse, compelling nor t" do things widch mauls h-r sppsai inane. Iaater, sh.? died of ri pat ?altar malady? now attributed ,n pOiOOn? SlthOUgb no traces of any known drug were dtoetased bj the autopoj CANADIAN PRAIRIE FIRES. Ifooee Jaw, leekatcbewan April M Deenlte rain and snow, prairie fires still are 'aKinc ii'TCely hi Southern Suskat.-! ?? wan, dol?.g immense damage to settl.-rs' farms. Already the damage amounts to hundreds of thousands of douars, PONTIFF IK Ai DESK Also Watches American Pil? grims Entering Vatican. , HIS BROTHER GOES HOME ? Cardinal Merry del Val Re? ceives Visitors Headed by Bishop Schrerabs. Ro Hi". tprll II Th^ ?l-p.-iitiire of j .Angelo gaitO tir-.ther of th? POpe, fr? *?i | the Vatican tins morning I- regarded as conflrniation ?r ttie continued Improve ' ment In th? aondltioa Of the Pontiff. The Popp eras later permitt-?l by his phy smans to ataad beblad tba irlUdow of his bedroom and watch the American pi ??rims erosalag tba aojuare of gi Pet ?'liter the broom door of tba Vatlean for their reception h> Cardinal Merry del Val, Papal Secretary nf stat-. The p0pe <=,ir prised cardinal Mem del Vel this naneue !n?. who found him srorklng at his desk on most Important matt*? regufarlag bU attention, which he had last night insist? ed that Moostgnor Breaasn, his private ? cretary, should prepare tor hin psrussl to daj The Aaasrlcsn pilgrhna under the i?ad ershlp of the Right Rev. Joseph S, hr.-mbs. Bishop of Toledo, was presented at noon In the 11 ? i. ni M.-.ll l?v MOQSlgnor Thomas F Kennedy, n tor of tbe amerlcsa coi lege m Rome. Chrdlnal Merry del Vol j waa surrounded by a large suite, inciud ; lng MOnslgnor Canal!, the itibotttute gsc \ retary Of -tata, and received the Amcrl ! ? ans it? Um name of th?- Pope. Bishop gehremha had arttttan aa ad? dress m Preach and gtagMab with th? in? tention of delivering it to the Pope, who ?Jon act snderatsud tba English laagnsge. The Bishop, however, USSd Knjrlish when -peakmg to Cardinal Merry del Val, irho anewered in ths msaa language, aaylag I had been charged by tba PontM to th.iuk Hi.? Amsiieaa pilgrims for their ??-it to Rome. After their long Journey rnd the incourenieneea they had endured li" .-yd h" ?jiute BadsrStOOd that th?- fSet Of DOt (??-??lli>? l'ope f?1 ti*? WOUl'l he i ili.' ! appolritm? nt to them, as this was the ?hlef object ?' their pilgrimage. This depriva t!on. however, ???-.iv aerred te augment their merit. The Cardinal then Impart?-?! to ail the pilgriaai and their families the i. nedlct on h- also blessed the i objecta carried by the pilgrims, T-rif.-d I'et.-r's I'.-ri' e, amount lag t.. ? . irtf ?1 "On. ( > >?. p?Maga i'1 Rishop s hreml Icalt with the unbearable situation rr? ited for the bead of tba Church In flei the fall Of the temporal power. Cardias! Merry del V.tl in hi? reply paraphrased the statement made by Bishop Ofhrsmhs. and aaiphsslied it, aay* log that the Papacy couM not be nation* BttSSd, -ind therefore the Holy gee fc* the ? of its own spiritual ministry must enjoy real and complete liberty and la? I ? nee vv'i li It was now ;<t th? mercy ?of the changeable dedstso of tba govern* m? nt ?>f MM ?'ountry. "My affection for America Is deep paid tbe ?Papal leereCary of gtata "Th? Inter? it th>- Holy Father ha? In you Is so sreat that if an exception ?-?viid be tunde pe that h-- might reeoleo anybody it wouM ba asede for you. ?Ven are reif right la >onr allusion to th>- Holy Father's pt.-.-:t position. It is of America that the Holy rather ssM os i memomMe oreneion' That is ., ian?l ahora true freedom la esteesasd.1 There fnie you, more than others, have ?veiv right to daim for the hotj Father thai freedi m aeceeaary for the gorermnent ?>f the Church, i am glad to note the ssser* ti?ui that th.- ii"iy ?father*, position h.?* relation not t" "lily OOe people, b it h ?s , lahns upon tin- whole CatboMc arorl i ARMOR FORJEW YORK Unique Japanese Specimen Picked Up in Paris. ?Hy ?able tu The Tribun?. 1 Paris. April 28* Ths sale at the Hotel DrOUOt of tho collection of I?r. Men?, containing s?>me uaaajue specimens? of JapansSS armor, has fetched only rn???l ? rate prl<-es Nearly all the bast armor waa bought at bargain priecs by Pro? fessor Bashford Dean for the Metro? politan Mussum <?f Art. New Vork. Number 4 in the catalogue of armor In plat?? and leather Mr. Dean obtained for $4<H>, and a seventeenth century damasked iron armor for |210, The professor also eOCUrOd for tiie Metropolitan Museum a bird, life size, in hammered ir?m rspOOSOl and I his sllsd by Myachlm Ihlklba in the peat ill??, the price i"-ing onlj I-,."?<><? ?;.. rich Rlgga an Assorti an amateur and collector of srmor, accompanied Pro? (enOOt Dean at the ?ale. Professor Dean Intends to return to Neu Y?>rk with his purchaaaa on the ateamer Fran??- from Havre, sailing May ?'!- _(_ DENIAL BY COUTTS'S BANK. London, April ? ?The COUttS ?.ink de iK.-s that it has anv connection with the loan of UeUaXUt reported to have been floated by the Mexican government for ' on? year, at fcS1^. and to bear ."? per c at Interest. The loan Is said to have be.-n arranged by Lord Cowdray and to be se cured on the government'a holdings In the TebU-gggtjaa? fiallroad. NEXT ILE? OF RUSSIA Czar's Arrangements in Case of Sudden Demise Cause Anxiety. ?WOMAN MAY BE REGENT _ Grand Duchess Tatiana Seri? ously 111?Grand Duke Cyril Worries Relatives. [From The Trlhun?.'? <'orre?pondent.l St. Petersburg. April 15-The Oars sr rongemsnts for the immediate eond "t ?f the empire In sue <?f h.s sudden demise have hecuine a source of much run I He has removed ?.?rand Duke Aiexandro vich, his y?uager beothm. from the hn perlal rsgsnty. .Michael and Peal a-e now sharing the Imperial disgrace, a.-.d in ?ase Of the death of the Csar the youtik' Alexis wo i.d he under the government of a council Of regenta presided over hy the Bmpresa ghould the Impreso ?lie, the Princess (Hga will leail the SOOnoU. She WOOld ue the first woman actually gov? erning the IfaseovttO empire since the d.-ath of the famous Catherine. The Grand Duchess Tatiana NI? ol devaa. second daughter of the i zar, :? again an invalid. Sime her attack of typhoid early m the spring ti..- young princess has been peeping ftom on? sick spell to another. The palace doctors fear she is going into a Serions tonn of Intestinal debility. ?She will he sent on S SSO voyage in the bouth SS BOOn as she can be moved. Ever 5ln?'e he was SlmOOt blown up oy a Japanese warship while a Rumian naval officer in the dlSOOtrOOS tussle With Japan the (?rand Duke I'yril has bOOO DOSlng BI a national her?)?when he Is not assisting Boris to bring tears to the eyes of hi* mother by some desperate arid disgraceful episode. Now Cyril I?4 poa;ng lit the rohi of an hereto lover? Be believes in phlltren and Insista that lie bj r,??L at all to he bsld accountable for the action of the potions and his heart impulses. <'zai" Nicholas has been a'> annoyed ]\ Stories Of 'h- prince's pranks that a few d.i' | RgQ be went Into i'yril's apartment?, carefully iiimtnag'-d through the your.-, ?ii.in s effects and destroyed philtre? ?aOUgh ta have set on tire all the mald snly hearts within a thtrty-nii'e radlua of th.- capital. The action of the new Minister of In? ternal Affahs, M. Maklahoff, in publisn ing popular pro-Slav o.emonJtrations ha ? aused a BSlies Of desperat? rlOtS and much hitter feeling between thOnartlOOJM of the government and Liberals la the Douma. Russia's entire Balkan policy ;? , is.-ailed as 'barbarous" and "undignl !ied" and a deliberate Incitement to i.-vo- - lution. The ?".'zar is much concerned over the situation, blaming his ministers for Playing with grand diplomacy while fab? ricating a torch of anarchy and discord i at home. o INFANTA THE MATCHMAKER Knew ManuelWould Succumb to Her Granddaughter's Charms. [By ?.'able to The Tribun*. ] Perlin Arril 'JH.?When the Infanta Antonia Invited Manuel to make ? visit. I here, it appears she kn??*.v be would fill In love with her charming granddaugh [ ter, the Mncam ?enguata Victoria Hohenzollern. The young King is a i first rate judge, and the good looking ;nnd irrestthle princess, with ta r MUmy ?hair, big Ida. k ?ye.?, which she gets from the Portuguese BtOm at her bo 1 fascinating smile and willowy flgur?. I was hound to Impress him. Re Is said ? to he as enthusiastically in love as Al? fonso was when he ptop'tsed to the Prince?.? Ena. Although Manuel nnd Augusta are ?OOOBd cousins, tin y never met until a ! few weeks ago tif late Manual Ltooa taking Ufe so serlOttOly. inquiring Q>/<> all tin- dark corners, that it Is be? lieved he will end by joining the Church, like PrlBOO Max of Baxooy and others. Queen Amelle, although n very re? ligious woman, does? not like the Idea, and the story goes that sh" and the grandmother of the princesa entered into a scheme to frustrate his Inten? tions. JUNGLE IN THE "MOVIES" Expedition to Africa to Photo? graph Lions and Apes. [Hy f'atile to Tii? Trlbi.ti? .1 Paris, April 2t??James Haiti's- and Cherry Kearton ?-ail from Marseilles to morrow oa i year's imp through Africa by authorization Of the Ht 0 Fork Zool?gica] Bodety and the American Museum ?if Natural HtatOT] to take moving pictures of the larger faana, Including the giraffe. th?> elephant, the lion, and particularly the gorilla? Tho party is also tohfng phonographs to record animal language, sounds and native oonga The expedition starts from M ml.asa with IdO men under ?the g?ldenes of W, H. Stnuig. ? well known explorer. Tiie Royal fJeographtcal Society lo fur? nlohlng th?- equipment ? TOP HAT 80 YEARS OLD Talk of Celebrating Centenary Is Somewhat Premature. (From The Tribune's ?*? ^respondent ] Iaondon. April Ml?-There te some talk of celebrating this year the centenary of the top hat. but, though the beginning Of th. "cyttnder of civilisation," as it has be-n called, can be trac.-d hack tO the Eliza bethaa era, -is a matter of feet it is only about .seventy or elK'ity y?-ars ago that th-- tcp hat of the prisent day roaohod Its final shape. Slice tuen It has altered sliKhtly from season to SSHOa in the dimensions of the crown and the <'url of the hr'.m, hut the hat its. If has remain*^ ess<ntlally unchanged since the 30s of the ?a^t c- ntury. The tup hat s cms to have had its he ginning in the habit of Ballants In the EUsabethaa period of cocking up one *ide of their broad brlmmeil, his-h crown.d f. it or be.iv.r hats and s?-curing them with a Jewel. The Trench court later d> - velop?-d this gallantry Into cckln?,- up throe fides of the hat and fastening one with a loop of ribbon. Prom this fashion came the co'-kade, now used only by grooms and footmen. The silk hat Of t"-dav was horn in France, and supplanted the now nearly extinct beaver hat of practically the tarn? shape, though i onsiderably larger. This bat was made of real beaver rklns, and a few still survive among owners of coaching teams.