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THE TRIBUNE'S FOREIGN NEWS
BERLIN VIES WITH PARIS IN DRESS Opening Day of Races at Karlshorst Compares Well >vith Longchamps. KRo\PRINZ IS THERE, BIT HIS HORSES LOSE Automobile Touring Parties from America Make German Cap* ita! a Central Point. 1 g attended . k ' ? ? e? at Kar:? ? ? .sMTnateil **__ ,p ? ? sthsi "''"' anyth'T/c ,. ? ' \_______l_ti ? ?*n<1 ?Ml : ' ?***?*??? ?O arm*' . ates. Ar ' rw*ld :,?f *\? tv^' ' ' ?-man _* Arson, umt Oa* ft? " ul B*?"" n portrait ? bMahed hlmaeli | l.ilTipg wi j?i * r more smartly ? . ?. e ere at S the ^ -.a with hat and yiara ' cour; ^jj^ Bj led the imperial ? ,vn rrii !??, ?aere i '? si ? -6 ra -e. tat fjea' -lent and to ? 9 ? sjgjBiax;- ?eely: -? ?. . .-.? - ?jljjor ft contlagettt 0f r-teiil'' ? ere among - slsgme Easter Mugic. ? Friday and Eas -rch. when Giu sosis "Rt '? ?a? Riven s? pieria of n addition to the wsjuhr q-? rg&i I ? ? ?*-* -.rshall BaitsWorn*?* Ust prolog" a: WM rendered ? cond sn-l ?SSKdains - and the As Tti solei - ' : Evans, MWiso -V -rralto; Gsorj? I . ':strumental smbtn? ?er? Mr Bowerstsin, , hrsafsrly t the New York Syssabwv Miss Seibold. l.a:i> :?: X: .<_ I -i.- sstganist Georje Moei a ?arge *SSttr: -iondav ? ? Mra H. V *?**?? Is ? Klener. - in Hollai - honora a1? ... *ad Mr* - roabv, ?*??>!? ? jrn-.icsti von ??TSJWd. ?Is - M a? lea *?\oTb: >\nna Bultman Wako "' ?I*ua Moors tosan*. kn ? ?-o?* IM ral wl ai "s**1 boe r enter hJvsia igrgs airload's ""* '? t *SS tons nna on a fss daya Jjjh v. his pan ?TOi tat! ?W ten ? . r ?._ " '.. Bt.y .< :-?. .?an Muaicisn!. I - r-ln-law, Mi "? ?r> I -.. T*0*'- Miss -"lara e_l* y at Tries* as ** f S? K .Miaa cwelm*. ?I tmd** ?***Sa Gi ' d gav<? two "***'0,':* Mra. la; L?r. ? ? ? strid - till ^ *?*' ; ; to make a S* ***? ? I ?per.t 2**'**<1*>' laaaoui tulip jT1*1**' -?rd; and Major 2*"**r''* |.?A '? ? ? - .ri. '?? eatphalla as I the ^?eii ; ? ?s**-?? *"' ? *'*(1 _j sJ2 '-' "? '?-??-. to *- 't. ?gMslt ??'? from a m'-nth a sSstgtbSSOO' sWSsS arsd Italy 'J hey rm '?'?'?Mar arsd ss'-ho'i ?>*gan W **W| " , . .? el 1rs ?TJLJf*4* Mr baa tire ti M'ha, ""???i ' ? .- .fg?: U'a?hln??'*n _*?**. ttttiom ^* I?Ursi*..v.,. ..-<.-*. - onfraes. a ?*??< annually 1a STerlln lost afUr MASTERPIECES P. Y IRANS HALS WH REMBRANDT. Corns of the Opp-enheini collection to be ?told at ?luction in Berlin in October next. v ig attended th..s week by d?s iiom various coun? tries. Including the Tinted ?Matea Promi? nent among the American- | man !.. Liefert, of St Louis, and I ?r - n Pvanelsoo, both of incidentally intend to remain in ?weoka Dr. William ? I. of Baltlntora was on the list of principal speakers for the M I session. Ambi m arard'a oeeretory, Lanier from ? ahoii ho in Par?s and London. Italy, tl .: Ing ? from - ad this week a1 Adlon, prominent an . u \\a?. I the V. \Y Wool? Nee rork lira Will Mrs. I Tha last mentioned been mote. k ? -? .tnern Oerman] I for Cologne, and L,f?: Mr and 0f YVash a d tt . who have ? August throughout France, Italy and Germany, aie here from Drat ? ?fill ?? ?imerica, while ?on ai gbtera win ret'irn to remain there I ? ? Berlin thla ?week In? ? Mr. and Mrs a Roce,?, end their dauf MlnneapeUe; Mis? M Armour, of Kg .1 }(. .\*, aw York Jame? MeViekar, routs f??r Kussla e - navta; er, C. H I ar,d John J. Adams, of New York ? Brneei 11 ol Saxe Altent?erg. who Is the m- " t ht? German having a wireless I on the r?. | astle st Alten He will use it to communicate with a i era ft. EXPECTS GOOD RESULT FROM WAX TREATMENT Dr. Barthe de Sandfort Tells French Academy of Medicine of Novel Application. [B> ,. ine.J (wirthe ce S ' s has made a alive effe'.'U* of wax ap t as given to the world some further details of kkj d.st overy. Before th? a f Medicino this week Dr de Sa'idfort described results of exj er thai rhetmietioas, ? aRo, varicose and other nUttHa* trOVhleg rapidly inv under the treatment of vv,?x appliestloaa TPt ? - I the **?'.x treatment lies in the fact that It <frn l?e applied at a , n without renewal ?t II degrees for m 'in" ?heat *nd <?<? ?x'-rteu b?. ;?.? | ease the pain, remove nonfatllon and stimulate the . s of wounds, ulcers a landforl ^tinkling these with paraffinie a ;, tempern' ? ?? I ' I ...,.-? .K ? w !..? h ,r, ?'?ing f'jrms a ?sterilising and g shell, n, e around? tO heal ?Val x ? I ? ably fSCiii ?a?f. ? . On of matter. I .? Si ?landforl further descube- the gref ??_ ?from _?t' rig lotion ?and aiiov. harden on the i ? ?.* ?r? bath ferme that 1 , e the slightest sifcn of conKestion, . instantaneous formation <,' ? ?wag ."'.iid around th* bod" an ahmadanf ?-?enting is prodoeed without Slart? '<* redrt-sa '?'? i" ftenlng of I?.-?-? GREEK PLAY AT SYRACUSE Agamemnon" of ?schylvs Performed m Ancient Theatre. MM Ron theetn .,. - King Hiero w_? again BO? a ' I? ir??l_v of a <?f "AlC ? I n was unique. .. <.;, v. ?nt to U.vracuee .?? Ins brother dtamatlat Soph ?..??? had kttO preferred to himeejf , , , ? rleej of bOS arid hat bor. with th? lo ?? Ionian Sea in the baek r- ind, made a fU ? ?*"' UM ??,? fraf '?'I theatre. ? M I - : '??> int.? Italian ?.fa poet i,f klgk ?"'i' ? V.I ', ? amad ? .<*. moo to be pro d'l'ed In Md 'I h? ?bief chare or* of "Agar-?ernr,or," entered through an ?ipi n Ing mtde >d after ?be ?Ions' gat? at U yconit OPPENHEIM ART COLLECTION TO BE SOLD IN THE FALL Authentic Fra/is Halses. Rembrandts, Rubenses, Van Dyclcs, Ruysdaels, Hobbemas, Jan Steens and Tenierses To Be Offered in Berlin, as Well as a Probable Velasquez. ?n Th? Tribune I nortean ?matou rare ?.. ? Well to ] :?oi,n ?roeation this (-ear Inti month of OetOOOr when .Messt? J.e?.? | ' art collection!, existing In Gem te Bai ron O] a. The . . ? Aerad Qermany'a fo ted ins whole II ? ? - | - ? formation and completion of hia g??: and he is described a? other Intl real In life. AltlMoflfc h.* miuht have I prominent Jiobiiion ,. H SI court, he alwa>. a declined proposal 4o move his BOOM and his ti urea to I < Herman capital *"r the gt?, reas?.n that Cologne far hotter th'vn lln, w_s nearer tl>.- creat nrt I Europa l'arls London Amsterdam, wer;, end BrUOOOla Ol I ' ha C e'wa'e travel to these places at a hours' none?, miun reeolvlnd word some greet ?patntlM weg going to be on the market for sale. The late b* used to iav to I la friends that mo? rao ho ? outbidding his fellow ; rebasara b''t ? he was so weil Inforg What WM going to take place and becc be i wa a an ?rod fl"*t ??n the ???ne The Huron Albert vo:. Oppoi . . | VIIs 11}e v ? . never'!"* anything worth mentioning eept ti m ? ' ?no ciev ly. After bin death his bain at timt wisl ? palntlni a amoni so th.' ' reaeureo gl O lid ?emair the fan. | ? : tola was not POI deeplte nu effort. ? tat ah the ultimate ownarsn ir.- of the " ? ' : e ref> h'd waa then arrived Ht tO Mil the r American Raid Feared. The anneunoemenl that then ir.sr to he n pa'? I ?me -.?ns-titi in Germany, as ?t was feared that 1 ? Uberl m I ippenheim'a ptctui be BOld to American art ex*?? hi,.i th.-it (lernten) would thua be tepriv of ihem I4ut as no law exists in G? J. the ?ale of works of f to foreign ' ? ? . matter, and th? Ml g fixed for t nlng o Octobei thi rooma I .? ?ike. Bet tin. The delay of t\.e ? moot b- the fact thai belnff made up and that th? ? been Intruated to ' Oi g-meral direetor nf the Ko?, al si ? ' H( r 11 n. The work tUU) JtJ ?? .t ?. ill not be ; fr.r som? t:me to 001 | to tl f of Messt? \#\ ke end I" v' B ?'!?*? ] ? 'i ? Ihuna orreai I In Be iin is enabled to K??e a r?oumi [ion winch Dr. von I. w-.tii-n for thai catalogue, *>"> whi h already known ae k *\o:k ?.f tot Importan! g for _u ? i- mated !n Flet, Igh ?and i ''?' i? m von .,;??? ? 1 't vo node, owned eeveral i Whl'h is one Of th? tn'.M the old Dutcta s. hooL it ? and a Petrue ChrlSttM la 1441 This 1m the fin er.? work of Christus. who ??i? - best of Jan van Eyck'g pupils \*xt < ome two SOlokrated Quenr? n Mu tures, on? s "Madonna" and tin other the well known "Monev Chanflea*/ wl are amor,g the ? ?? Authenticity in Question ?he .?ti, i. I ?r v on Bode a attention to lhe fad 11?_ ' Mm? i were ratai m tin fOiUooriai Inscription i??- ?Men ?pointed M ? ,< ? oi the pi? tun Le it rrniiatre 'ornil de la Chapelle Thla i mo a t?eoi/ie \a t? at a thai the pld re had been pair t. . t?y Corneille de l.>on. although there Is M possihl* con M between th? stron? and solid painting of th? picture and < m nellle'e usual work a ht? h consisted ,,: mlnlal " it bos o\r.r,. thee ii*-*-'1 ? ? ?i,;,t the real author of "Tl ?as Quentyn ataaoyaand E re* i arts ? I. , i ? ? Opp? rjhelm m ?,a,eed lb' teoti '?f the gte?t i von Oppenheln) owned ??evrnii workg I y p v Rabona Including a beautiful akftt? h of th? allegerl?; ?eliir.? painted kf ?lubirns for "Aljteinii in London, repr?. aentlng the 'Victor" oi Fidelity Over ?colls : 1 ' * ? ? ? Asserve? - sol The gema <?f ths ?sottes tton, hoss aro palntlnn? of th* DutCfe I ITOOL ' stre COnspJ ? .-'eat u -- 1 the har?n sUBOUS Italian I o'iht" Next comee EUmbraadt ' I sUaOai v - : ?.r- 1 ' full !. ' i oreal re ? se ? i i Rsmbraadt'i aiaeteroseoee one : ? ? ? jan Staat ?'ieter - . ?? Mobboma, Jan van Ke?sel, As-rt van Nssr, ? | ! ana H beat pupil, and Paulus Potiei, w "iirove of Bwlne in a Storm" Is sal S Of t ? -? drUSSatiC animal S'SlnUng in existence Another item of Interest Ir. the Op heur. It the portrait of a yc ??-.-. ? ? gi pgg ? .? - ? ???.-? i to V*la?c ACOOT M - '.S/on Bode, the pain leg In the days ' ? sTSjpsell ?pain avt of Olivares ere is no aooxtrits possible ? | ? .' | ; ;.tiat i ?joins tiras ?'???. es of I ? . inolu nvsses ?md dt The ooml i II attrsel the whni* tlsttc world of i g i I Amerls m WITTE REVEALS SLICE OF HISTOR Shows How Germany in 19 Might Ha\e Entered Franco Russian Alliance. ?:, Apr:! O.-The refusa! of ? Into m alliai Prunes and Russig a fceii . J tie "a d! 'I?I?? t'l I'OUIit WlttS, Russia, who will be remembered la I tor ths | resnlnont part i pla>?d In negotiating ths Treaty of Port At the time of the proposed alliance T::ssla. I rdlng to ?the "TlgUehe Run | VII S'f ' ths friendsh rrred Oei taai as u third ii. ml I planned sill t Witts received at Par,? a I Award to ? sail o raed thai the King's p ufpoi waa t?-- m an g i of Qreal tirii 'declined the tlon. * arme With full >s ?' an alii mine | ? -, i.t-imanv am Fran-e The "T?gliche Hunderhau bin ni f".; ? |fs proposal waa not new to Kmrero ? II. Borne years sssVlhsT I hmt '.me 1:1s majesty m well ?vorkei s ut plTn of this nature during h s visit It i. ?? ? trg, hufed upon ths t ? ? thai i ? twssn Russsb. sQsr I Francs I sigalnsi England, or at least la ass extrem? I : I le hiir.-i) i- ? Wsrtl that th* Franko piiii>t. M treaty ol | ?as the flrst at? p Ii ?tim ?-r Os m, ?.: Svhteh sVdwaid \.I a., i s;rtd 1 ,< as siso as ws aitb th? pro paaa i ol sills nee whlcb its? iiritian King i.i.d mused to hs- made to t.s in VHS, aJ.d with tho petmWOpesjo\tttee I" Uie sama mu? ter between Lord Lansdo**,ne and tha 1 Itigb imhSSSSdOl In St Peteraburg. H,i I 9 axles Harding?. I, 1 rot rr.-ri to Rt FV- ?? ? is? i ?Ithoul ti'-t-ia for n- plan I cherished thi it an . nd ' TUI I thS I SOSS, j.? ne?i ?Aim i., s m,,!. * unwUltngaos! (?? .?rfrii.i ? Hrltlslh, is a:lrf,sl t-s \_m\ e driven In Int?? s,re.it Htltiilna arma In 1S07, tffer I?vr.ls?kl. a iTerm*noph<->he, had ha .-otths ftuaala'! Istlnlater ef Foreign Af? faire. FARCE-COMEDY IN FRENCH ELECTIONS One VVou)d - Be Deputy Wants To Be Champion of the "Movies." ANOTHER CANDIDATES PLATFORM IS BEAUTY On the Serious Side Caillaux Seems To Be Gaining and Socialists Losing. p- ? ?sale te The TsUsse Pans, Apr'l lt.?The electioneering campaign is waxir.s* hotter and hotter day rv da>. The 8o?-?alista ers far seem to be losing their hold on the public, ano are being sccussd of raising a sensational platform stgjalnsl the three years' s.r' which they to-day abandon. Alexandre Miilerand. addressing hla constituents in Bordeaux yesterday summed up 'he situation by eaylng: "There are only three questions which every From h voit must asiV First, are you for or against three yootof military SSrvtcs? Sec-'snd. s,-e *-ou for Ol against ?n Inquisitorial Incoms tax and the un cor.atit-."r'ti.il tH.xation of the coupons of the national funds," Third, ar? ?-ou foi nr .'?K.-ilnst electoral reform Tvith pro? portional m:nority representation'' Pollti'-s. however, takes a seconder place In Certain distr.'-ts where the chief ?-, i?ssi si i raised conosrn local interests. ? - Helen Ig aviation and I Hour 'ulldate" in a const tuen'". where these Interests predominate. In his ? Iren Helen scarcely men? tions the great political qUSStJOP! HOW agitatitiK France, but pledges himstlf. - ng "ti.er tilings, to stndssvor to obtain the IntrodUCl ? -, of a bill to provide . -?vites throughout Franre. Helen's sugr Sat all the present French national roads should be widened hy a strip of ground r>iK enough to permit alight safeiv. Helen, too, is a partisan of the eorapusssory Introduetion of ths i ' rhariag fs'-stem for s*aorkori in aeroplane and motor Industries. For "Pro-Movie" Legislation. Ar.otner cand.dat? . T>on Martin, so-ks e.ectton a? a nnetnatographlat If llseted he la pledged to secure the pat-sage of gin pro-movie lejrislation and to ftgru all opposition to the s:nematograph in the I! Tue most curious candidature however. Is that of Simeon Qusstt, who |g oOBtSSt Ing tne third TOUlon conscription as rienuty lanoldate pure and limpie. His proclamation to th?* f>?:tors rea?a: "My programme i? ??,utte simple. I am the candidate of Peaut> 1 ? Arr.unxio. Wbsn elsSCtSd t?> ths Italian Parliament, had no other ttChet ! may not be elected, ? such cane 1 shall have tht pleasure of representing a minority Which is not rsnrsssntsd in sn; of mp opponents." In a pastoral letter '"arrtinRl Am?*tt* urge? pll ' ,.i '??lies to SO to the polls and to vote tar tiie .-andlastea who are not opoosed to >TSllS*ious and to privately ? s> ducted aa distinguished from e?ate S":.uol!. Friends of Caillaux Active. The campaign of ex-Preml>*r Caillaiix 1.?, of cr. ;rse, ottiacting great attention. Whlie Mme. Caillaux awaits In Saint Lazare prison 'he opening of her trial for murder h?-r I ushsnd'! po'iti?*al friends are t_ seeking the support of the voters in hia coaetltuency, Ol llamavs, in the De? partment of t ? Which he has ??presented lu t?**** 'hansher sin ! sBsTsXOh d'EstournsllSS de constant, the pacifist Senator from thS rtarthe, is tak? ing n leading part In canvassing the dls n fa, or of M. Caliia ix. The SffOttl of the baron and o'Iit sponsors of M ? s aux have he^n ?o vigorous that tvi<* DSUaUp cold and cautious peasants of tu? district i ave been prevailed on to regard M ?alllaux as the victim of reactionary in Fans anl aeem more and more In? lln?d to give h'.m t.e'r ardSWt support. The line of action taksn In beha:' of M Cal is'ix Is that hi" adversarle! have not heslta'ed to use any kind of mean* to ruin him. It la stated that he Is threat? ened ?avsri dn> with blackmail and that every morning he fears to open the news? papers lest he should find that aome of his ln'lmate find privat* letters have b?en stolen and published. Anonymous Letters Sent. Baron rt'Esiournelles de Constant al lu'led in one of his s-ampaign speechea to anonvmotm letters received by Mme. Cail? laux whLh ahe had nut ihdwa to r.er hus? band. He added: "1 myie'f rSCOtvs dailv anonymous letters sa;, ing the losa of mv .r,; last year was a punishment from heaven." Ths adversaries of PL Caillaux allege that th* Influence of the government ?a hetng USSd SWSrgltlrilly in favor of the former Premier Caillaux himself Is taking no part In the spee^hmakinn Moving ptdtUrOS are l??*;ng greatly USsd to attract the vote's and M vlvtfy ? ??n eloquence. SEALER KITE SAFE Steamer Not Heard of for Month Passes Near Shore. Ht John's, N F, April li-The sealing eteamer Kite, from which no tldlnga had been received for more than a month, was reported safe to-dav. The Kite 1a th* imallest veaael In the aealing fleet an?l ha= sbOUt aeventy men on board. Magistrate THiggan. at LatwSe, on th* northeast coast of th* Island, telegraphed that tl ? "reran? ?ealer passed Pacq:*t, an isolated Ashing e'ttlement several miles north of La?<-t?\ last TOSfdsy. Ih! was stesming south toward this port, and as She passed Within two tniles of ghOTS rh* ??as easily recognized. : t.e Kite waa last sighted prev.-juslv p_ th? sMOjSI Ranger 170 miles off St. Johna, on Marsh 16. and It ?aa fear,,si that had met disaster in the bllzmrT whtc-ls cauae?l the death! of aevent?. member! of the crew of the steamer Newfoundland end In which the Southern Oos!, with 170 men on board, la believed to hav? f<jun- ' derrd. Chair Made by a Czar. H Cahte IS The Trth,.:s? I ' ,t I -An arm? ha:: rep"-t ti t's I.s ? tfeSSfl ma-:? PStST ths ??real fi.'SH tl"? tlmlris of si wreck waa a.i tioned off at s'hrtstie s on Thtirada?. It ta said that Pster mad* the chair in ISM while a guest of John Dveb n Th? Rua slan dnuhl* hea/led ?agi? la carved rough Iv on the hsViS of the chair, which le very bard sand li a splendid example of teak. CENSORSHIP A SCIENCE List Published of Subjects For? bidden to Newsgatherers. ? Cracow, April 7?Journalists ar here frctn th? north report that the cen? sorship in Ft. Petersburg ts growing Stricter every ) ear. At present It Is prac ticallv impossible under the ?aplonage law of July BU, to pukttah or eend out of Russia any MWg whatever tt.at bears on military or naval affairs The Council ?if Ministers I aa *uat approved the foi lowing list of forbidden news items: News about proje *ted , hauges in the equipment of the army an?* raw, the formation of new army orders or changea in tne effect.ws of the army, the arm? ing of ??. arahip-, the quantity of ammuni? tion and other emergency stores for war, the e'.afe of preparedn-ss and the .?trengtn of the fortresses, and nava' porta In the event o,' war, or the work going on at euch fortroMea or ports, plans for the con? s:r ; tl "? of new fcrtressee n?- for th? extension or tfJomsnttlnfl of existing forti? fications, inanaravrea of troop? or gunnery practice by the feet the progress or re suits of test mobilization of the armv or nav. the progrsag cf man?uvre? or test. mohiiizations in frontier districts, the nor-Rranting cf :eav?? of absence to of? ficers, the calling out ?.f reuen lata the non-tiarmfer to the reserve of soldiers who have served their time. rn>?vement of troops toward the frontier, the chi- | im: ?r the ??oncentretlM of merchant aa sels in naval por;?. ? BRUTAL TREATMENT IN GERMAN ARMY Soldiers Terribly Abused. Officers Escaping with Light Punishment. ?fly <"ah> to Th? '*?,' BM Her in .\ ; ?:! II T? ???? Is BO ?riestion that the real eaufe of the great esodoa Of German soldiers to the Krem!, toreien legion In Alstrla la brutality at the hands Of the O?-Cera 'ases of ill treatment have coir.?- to light '.n the laut three M ?four weeks bu1 they do not aben ade? quate!} wnat the real number la Mary Midland la I'ruKsian fashion, rather Buffer In tulenco than denounce their ehfefa ?and many Instan? es of MOh danunclaUona have been hushed up by the lo^al military authorities. In some instances of ill treatment the German papers do not help In NVOOiing an account Which is known publicly, l-'or Instance, ??eneral Boesa oho god In NetM, BllMte, wakes big sol? diers either by throwing a bucket of cold water over them or by horsewlupplntr. I'etzol, of the ?tetii Artillerv ! ment, in BO-Oni was punished with four? teen oeyst arreet 'n hla Quarten ',,r Ul treating an orderly. ?Captain Derlcha is sued for a?mee of authority. The mi prosecutor ???k? a punishment of fort;? three days In prison, but the ottl-sr c - ?we ?lays' a ?rest In his QuejTt? .ptaln Voes, of the Htb Prossloa lafantry, who ?grossly lasutta reervlts, ?jots I arrest in his quarter-?. Captain Koehler. of the i.'i.tn Prussian Infantry, is sued , for 107 cjaes of ill treatment, Lieutenant Von Kathex. of ?the Guard Gier.;, . who bea's Midien and Insults them, get? four weeks' room arrest. With tion-conirnis'-ion'"l officers the con? ditions are much worse. Sometimes the abuse of authority is of the most terrible forra. Serjeant S'hvi ban. who knock.? down on? man, beating him with a chair. gel five days' simple arreet, the court finding the offence r III trea? ment, hut simple Incorrect treatmet?'.." tiergeant Kenne?, of the flreslgu CuirsS elers. beats one man and eaUOM him to become deaf Non-t'ommlssione'i <??* Krall, of the W irtemberg Thlans, beats a cc?iiF;,ni.t.ve BOldlar with the butt of his gun until he spits blood. The sol? dier died before a Jawuit could be brought, and dootora admit tr.it death was hastened by ill treatment. Krall got fourteen davg' a. ? The state of affalts is even acknowl? edged by many non-mllttary papers, in? cluding the Dqotmi Courier, ' whleh is liberal and very moderate, as nre mojt of the financial papers of Qemaaay p?per writes: "Who knows all that takes t'aee In the barrack?" We only hear - .mething when a suicide or a laarsolt enablee publia opinion to die?COver trie abuse. In the greater number of . unfortunate aoldiers ate r: I ared and beaten to dice to speak." DECIMAL SYSTEM FOR CLOCKS NOW For Hours, Minutes and Seconds Frenchman Has Horas, Chrones and Centichrones. ?Sal ? I? The Trlhun?. ! Fans. April If.?The French reformer, If. A. Flammant, advo'-Rtea the ar; tlon of th?- decimal system *o eloeka un? der a new gyatem of dividing time In? vented by himself. Instead of twenty-four Lours, M. Fla? mant proposes to substitute twenty "ho.-as." each "hora" divided Into fifty "ch:-ones ' and each "cbrooo" loto one bon Ired '"rstit:> 'lirones. " The ' ccntichron?-' would thill corre? spond to the second. While a "deca chrone." or t.uh of a "hoi a," Would rough? ly be about a quarter of an hoir. M Flamant calms for the system that If adopted it would he a trreat convenience ; to sailors, astronomers and others. Kieff Police Still Active. ? g?te to 1 be Trttana . ? Petersburg, April IS.? E* -pionag?. at ? of and police Interference sit III con tife in K;eff I?uring the last fOS davg there have been one Olltl oal ar?. I ? .: Ing the night of Frid a a I en a pr.vate bo im h printing preea ami three thousand n?uialistn- pamphlets seized and thirteen persons arrested. among the auapeeta aie many aMmhora of the learned profeaalons, students, , tiaders and shopkeepers. ? ? e Children Form Morphine Habit. "By CShtS ?*0 Th? Tribun? | St. Petersburg, April 18.- The spread of the morphia habit among the children of the Amur tOUltUTJ is terrible. BOMrdinfl to Dr, ?"tarokotlitsky, the lecturer Sta '?rie .lull BbOWOd ' died pria 'tier? out of ?v ei ? the isend worn Morphine riCtima, and the same propor? tion prevails In the hospitals The doctor aav? that a large number of morphia duba eilst, and that it la a com? mon sight to see Mends making Injec? tions Into each other's arma In the opon ?MmH **?* "Isgovyeehchonak. VENEZUELA ELECTS PRESIDENT TO-DAY Stage Set for One of Na? tion's Greatest Politi? cal Farces. FORTOUL WILL BE PROVISIONAL HEAD "El Mocho." on Way to Trinidad. Cloud on Horizon Likely to Trouble Gomez. [gy Oabla < - ?a.* ?".-?.-?????as, Venezuela. April ?? ?The stajre has been set for the ringing up of the cur? tain on one of the greatest political farces that has ever been enacted In this, republ: of pollti..aI Incongruities. According to the plan of Gen.ral Juan Vicente Gomez, who turned the Presidency over to Dr Gil For tou!, to act t?mpora:; y. the gpedal pleni? potentiaries chosen by the legislature- pf the various states ?aril] be here tO-mOTTOW to elect a Provisional President The man so elected?and be will be Dr. Fortoul a bold the office foi a ?ear. when th.> ?Oil | ta 'constitutional President.'' it is understood th bornez, the staire manager who also ron tributad the word* and music will be named as Minister of War by the pleni potentianes He will thus retain his con which he now does, despite big ostensible withdrawal from the Vrem< dene*. The purpose of electing Dt ?PortOOl as T'iovisional President for a vear is to make a pretence of complying "Hh tne a itch provide? tMtitmt tne incumbent of the Preotdeficy occupying two consecutive terms fir course, then? la no doubt r.cvv who will be elected by the COUgrOM one year hence for the full con BtltUtlonal term of four yoara '*?en.-ra Gomez Will be the choice. Gomes, who vas V; e-President when Sonera] Hpn ano COStre was President, has learned r-uch from his politice] preceptor ?"astro used to have provisional presidencies too, with the difference that he was also the F'rovlalonnl President, when he want ed to ?reate a ga;> between his two con seciitiv?- terms, which was only a matter of form. There have been rumora of possible Op? position to the plan of General Gomes. ?whloh eauaed h'm to do away with the election which shojl.1 have tsken place ?n October. That was th? UgM fOT the election of members of 4'ongress nho would in t?irri vote tO-naortOW for s ?"nn BOl President, If General Gomes had aol overridden the constitution by | the provisional term. But while It Is not Uksl) that an* I ? ti to-morrow to plan, there Is little doubt thot 'he \,re posad "continuismo" policy of ?? trot ? ':ouble In the \ety n? It is known here that General Man?'-: Hernandos ("El Mocho") Is on his way from N'ew *f***fk to Tm<. where lie will meet his chief lieutenants of the Natjotiitli.-t party to arrange final details for an Invasion of to flpht for the ' This pla Bt a O to be the on'y dei that now confronts the consummation of the plan of General ?".ornez again to placo himself in power. SLUMP IN MEAT PRICES IN LONDON Market So Well Supplied That U. S. Can Buy Frozen Produ-ct for Use Here. I r .m Th? Tribure rr>**r?trendent.] London, April 11.- The price of meat la Blackening in this country. d?_?* to the heavy at rival of refrigerated goods from abroad. According to the butchers lr. Bmlthflold Market, the effect of the grea* influx of frozen meat It* being fe'.t throughout the trade "Chilled meat haa to be disposed of a* once and the supplies are rather heavy at ?." aald one butcher. "The froier meat trade alike suffer but it Is fatal pOSriMo that the present - off of meat prtoes is only tern . and that the market will stiffen apain at an early date." "Low pricea ai<- prevailing >?t the pres? ent time for tl e simple reason that there Is too much meat on hand." said principal of one of the la -don Of meat importers. "It is all a ques? tion of BUppty and d*mand. and no one can foresee how long the present cond: tlons will last ' A more confident nee is exp-essed h* another authorltv "Tn e eoMUndttg paclty of the home market for imported meat. ' he said, "is etea?ily expanding. . - the last ySOT the s .up. equal to tne demand, prices w? -?* accordingly pretty high H la gBOOl -?needed, i ?think, that ad lot? the colonia: farmers si.d lontk American stock breed era have b?-en getting , foi Block than form? I ?* to the feet that last year our h une suppli?e [.roved to be rattier ?iKlit ,i temporary fluctuation ? ? ? ??re*. of tha meat trade la l the prices paid for al -f < ' production generallv tend to advance, a-'i the T'nited States. Ineteod o: i ??ing the largael suppliers of h?-<-f and live cv to this countrv. nre now free importer? themrelves of South American and A?is tralian meat, and have eve:, been reehlp pin?r a fat* ?viantitv of meat from fhie Country for use In tha Fester:- MOtM PORFIRIO DIAZ IN COURT Ex-President of Mexico Has Dispute with Landlord. Paria ?prfl I ?General ?Per-rio Moa, fo'nier President of Mexico, eppeorod fcS ?Jen the uomts to-day in . ? e of IpWtS with his landlord ove;- tue r? pairs of his flat G. ueral Dial itaserted that they had not be? ted In the time promined The court de.-ifrrated an expert to make a report. Kaiser Creates Wedel a Prince. Berlin. April It,?The "_raperor haa ae cepted Count Charlea von Wedels resig nation as Governor General of Alsace "ectiv?. M Ma? 1 and hsa OrMted htm a prince ' a of tk ' ,?*s. It is announced that I Prussian Minister of the Ititerlnt | appointed Viceroy of Alsace-l,orralne, and that rrtedrlch Wilhelm von Loebel!. for merly chief of the Imperial Chancellery, will euci-wei Herr eon Dallwiii. aa tain later.