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THE TRIBUNE'S FOREIGN NEWS
BERLIN VIES WITH
PARIS IN DRESS
Opening Day of Races at
Karlshorst Compares Well
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
,. ? '
\_______l_ti ? ?*n<1
?Ml : ' ?***?*??? ?O
ates. Ar ' rw*ld :,?f
*\? tv^' ' '
_* Arson, umt
Oa* ft? "
? bMahed hlmaeli
wi j?i * r more smartly
? . ?. e ere at
with hat and yiara
^jj^ Bj led the imperial
? ,vn rrii
!??, ?aere i '? si ? -6 ra -e.
tat fjea' -lent and to
-? ?. . .-.? -
?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
Ust prolog" a: WM rendered
? cond sn-l
?SSKdains - and the As
Tti solei - ' : Evans,
MWiso -V -rralto;
Gsorj? I .
smbtn? ?er? Mr Bowerstsin, ,
hrsafsrly t the New York
Syssabwv Miss Seibold. l.a:i>
:?: X: .<_
I -i.- sstganist
Georje Moei a ?arge
? ? Mra H. V
*?**?? Is ? Klener.
- in Hollai
- honora a1?
?*??>!? ? jrn-.icsti von
??TSJWd. ?Is - M a? lea
*?\oTb: >\nna Bultman Wako
"s**1 boe r enter
hJvsia igrgs airload's
t *SS tons nna on a fss daya
Jjjh v. his pan
?W ten ? . r ?._
Bt.y .< :-?. .?an Muaicisn!.
- r-ln-law, Mi
"? ?r> I -..
T*0*'- Miss -"lara
e_l* y at Tries*
as ** f
?***Sa Gi ' d gav<? two
^ *?*' ; ; to make a
S* ***? ? I ?per.t
2**'**<1*>' laaaoui tulip
jT1*1**' -?rd; and Major
'? ? ? - .ri. '?? eatphalla
?s**-?? *"' ? *'*(1
sJ2 '-' "? '?-??-. to *- 't. ?gMslt ??'?
from a m'-nth a sSstgtbSSOO'
sWSsS arsd Italy 'J hey rm
'?'?'?Mar arsd ss'-ho'i ?>*gan
. .? el 1rs
?TJLJf*4* Mr baa tire ti M'ha,
""???i ' ? .- .fg?: U'a?hln??'*n
^* 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
Ambi m arard'a oeeretory, Lanier
from ? ahoii ho
in Par?s and London.
tl .: Ing ?
from - ad this week a1
Adlon, prominent an . u \\a?.
I the V. \Y Wool?
Nee rork lira Will
Tha last mentioned
been mote. k ? -? .tnern Oerman]
I for Cologne,
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
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, ?
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
^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
x ? I
? ably fSCiii
?a?f. ? . On of matter.
I .? Si ?landforl further descube- the
gref ??_ ?from _?t' rig
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
GREEK PLAY AT SYRACUSE
Agamemnon" of ?schylvs
Performed m Ancient Theatre.
.,. - 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' ?
? .<*. 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
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
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]
. . ?
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.
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
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 ?
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
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
' * ?
? ? Asserve? - sol
The gema <?f ths ?sottes tton, hoss
aro palntlnn? of th* DutCfe I ITOOL '
? .-'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
- . ??
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
of Olivares ere is no aooxtrits
| ? .' | ; ;.tiat i
es of I ? . inolu
nvsses ?md dt
The ooml i II attrsel
tlsttc world of i g i I Amerls
SLICE OF HISTOR
Shows How Germany in 19
Might Ha\e Entered Franco
?:, 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
rdlng to ?the "TlgUehe Run
| VII S'f '
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
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 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
. 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?
One VVou)d - Be Deputy
Wants To Be Champion
of the "Movies."
PLATFORM IS BEAUTY
On the Serious Side Caillaux
Seems To Be Gaining and
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
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
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
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 ?
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- '
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;?.
IN GERMAN ARMY
Soldiers Terribly Abused.
Officers Escaping with
?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."
FOR CLOCKS NOW
For Hours, Minutes and Seconds
Frenchman Has Horas, Chrones
?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
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.
Stage Set for One of Na?
tion's Greatest Politi?
FORTOUL WILL BE
"El Mocho." on Way to Trinidad.
Cloud on Horizon Likely to
[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<
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
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
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