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THE SUN, ' THURSDAY, .MARCH 12, 1914.
ASK IRISH TO SOLVE HOME RULE PROBLEM jfcwsimperB Suggest Redmond and Carson Conld Mnko Amicable Settlement, MYSTERY IN CONFERENCE Ciibinct Members Discuss Ulster Leader's Proposal With the Nationalists. tptclat Cable Dfipatch to Tuie Sen. tcNuOS' March II (Thursday). Oppo i!tlon and Liberal pupars devote much tpice this morning to the conference ye3- te-juy bitween prominent Irish National- jjt number or Parliament una Cabinet Ministers on the offer by Sir Hdwurd Crjon. me uisier leaner. 10 suom.i mo litest home rule propositi to un Ulster , council If Hie time limit for the exclusion , ,.i.ln Ulster counties were omitted. . The conference was held at Downing street, and amonK those present wero Premier Asqulth, Chief Hecr-itary for Irc lir.d Augustine Hlrrell, Chnncellor of tho Eichequcr Lloyd George. John Redmond J t&i John Dillon. Nothing was given out ftr publication and tho newspapers van do nothlni: but guess at the nature of tho dlicusjlon. "Farther Con"elon Planned.?' gome political writers assert that the Government In offering that tiro nlno counties of Ulster bo permitted to voto on tit, question of ai'Lcytlng or rejecting toxe rule before tho law becomes ojiurn- t!re and In case of rejection to remain i outside tho Jurisdiction of the Irish par- i lliment for six yearn has not yet said its'! list word on tho subject and that further I concessions to tho Orangemen will be ! cade Tr.s beet informed Liberals take an ab n'.utely contrary view of ths mutter. ''Tfcese hold that the offer Is final and the Unionist must accept or rcjtct the con ciliation In the form In which It has been cfiered, ollierwlse the home rule bill will bt paes-'d Into law In Its rcse.it form, a result which would mean rejoicing among the Nationalists and a majority of the The Daily OmpMe, which ns a Unionist piper, utterly condemns tho home rule (111, says; "If a measure really solving tho Irish problem Is to be produced Irishmen them it'.ves must frame It. An long as Irish men allow themselves to bo msile tho ipjrt of English politicians nothing can It done." Wants Irish to Find Solution. The newspaper urges the Government , ' ta appoint a committee of leading Irish ' Nationalists and Irish Unionists to formu mists to formu-; government of i If such a com- ! h'.t a scheme for the Ireland and contends that r.:ltte reaches a mutually satisfactory arreement tho British parties would not c;;.se such a solution. Tbe Daily Chronicle, Liberal, hits a ui.il.ir Idea. It says : "If Sir Elwurd Carson could bring him s.lf to have a conference with Mr. Hcd nind l,e would be able to got for Ulster alaat unv terms he pleated, provided the Ir.tegrlty of Ireland Is maintained. auO Mr. Redmond would be delighted to Sir Kuward Carson first Premier of IrsUni" VLLMAN'S SALE A FAILURE. Sew Yurker'n Wlereblor Onl' Brlna 7. HI Cum uses tiec-.il Cable Deipatch to Tub Scs. Puji. Murch 11. Paul Ullmnn of New York, an asioclato of tho new Salon and I v i...!iHr ui tin, St. I.nuls und 1'hlla- idjhli eM-usttloni. po(.slbly regrets hav- , - oHercd flfty-sU of Ills wonts xo uie :t ef a kale ut thu Hotel Prouot. De i;!t Uit admiration expressed when tho work! were displayed yesterday and at tie sale to-day tho total was only 2,010 trues (I IDS). ' The highest prtce for an oil painting u 155 francs (J31) and for a water tox: ii franca (17). U. S. RULE PLEASES FILIPINOS. V4 Yet Beudr for IndeueneAncf ays Dr. I.utlier Anderson. Kakila, March 11. The l'lllplhos need coakldt.-ably more education iieroro incy ire r.ttea for mqepenuence, accoruinc iu , Dr. Luther Anderson, who completed a i.i'JV mile tour of the isianas to-uay. no Hit: "l vlslte-1 the Islands of Luzon, Rom- tlon, I'anay, Negros, Cebu, IJohol. Mln fiarjio, Leyte and Samar. I found the ctci everywhere contented with Amerl tia rule, only politicians nnd offlceieek lr t&lk.ng about Indeiwndence. I Inter rttwed hundreds of Americans, Germans, tpar.Uh, llrltlsh and Chinese reoldonts, trfuilns merchants, teachers. Catholic prtun ar.d Protestant missionaries. All iU in, the Filipinos wore not ready 1 lrdAp,.Klen(.et ""T) independence, they Insisted, wM H.fa Independence for the mes l tSwuilHi, Filipino, mixed blood) t-wi n, wl:o would form on opprcs '' siSuoacy. The maises will require list nt.other generation of American !nn hetore they are 'nble to resist iti ikugues. .Merchants were unanl J h saying thai tho talk of Indepon "e has affected hulnei adversely, f'W'n money to bo sent out of the f'WU through fenr of Filipino rule. Vlce pJiermr Henderson H. Martin, who also r" J returned from a tour of tho told mn that the oconomlc prob 'va? the most difficult now before " TUlji ",o, . 'He A , C,e Filipino laborer Is not as 'r.tuu as the American laborer, and rerora t Is more necessary to protect AMERICANS PROTEST TAZ. 'Kent. In Germany Dnnlt Want to Par War Levy. Bmiik, March 11. Tlie new "war tax" American residents of Germany has rJU""l the opposition of the German--nerlcan Cmnmerlcal Union, which has J-rm n. protest, through Mr. Oerard, if"f'can Ambassador, to the German ""rnent. Beveral European countries "'likewise to protest against tho ta rJn ' t'i"lil of tfoatles exempting the "J!ta of thos, Powers from taxes levied r """'ordinary wrrdltlons. .;,, was passed last yoar In con All nl,h ,ne Increase of the army. " Arsons In Germany with on Income i! "V0 than J7G0 a year and up to are obliged to pay an extra tax ne.hHf of 1 per cent The tax art si..? Progressively on Income up to ".NO and mors. SfeRVIA'S EXILED QUEEN FORGETS TRAGIC PAST Natalie Presents Former Coun try With Mementoes of King Milan. Special Cable Dttpatch to Tns Sew. Rerun, March 11. According to the Lokalautelger. ex-Queen Natalia of Her vU has decided to forgive and forget her tragic history In the country where hor unhappy married life was passed and where her son, King Alexander, and his spouse were assassinated. She, has turned over 27,000 acres to the Bclgrado Univer sity, a valuablu collection of arms made by King Milan unit Kins; Alexander to tho I'atlonnl Museum and the libraries of her husband and he bom to the Academy of Sclenco at the Servian capital. Natalie becau f Scrvla In IS became the wife of King Milan In 1475 nt Ih. r.f 1ft ir . ' - ' w v. . . 1 ' son. the 111 fulfil WmnnnAmr ,.. lut-n a year later, out by that time she and her hunbaml wet scarcely on speaking terms wlnK to his dissolute life. They ecpa rated In l&SC and Natalie went to Wles baden with her son. Two years later M.lla" uccceded In getting possession of Alexander and Induced the Metiopolltan to grant him a divorce. This divorce was I later declared Illegal. Lilian abdicated in lssn in favor of Prince Alexander. Queen Natalie, who thereupon returned to Scrvla, was forced to go Into exile In IBM, but In 1894 both slia and her husband returned In triumph to, Kelgrude and they wero apparently reconciled. Their ttlumph, however, was short lived. The hand of Russia was seen In Servian politics under the sway of Alexander, who drovo his father Into exile. uml Queen Natalie again left the country, never to return. The tragic death of I ROSLIN PORTRAITS SELL FOR $14,510 IN PARIS Third Day of Disposal Seli?mann Collection Realizes $64,101. of ! Special Cable Detpittch to Tub 8rw. Parid, March 11. The third day's sale of the Sellgmunn collection at the Galerle Georges Petit to-day realised a total of 164,101. In the section of goldsmiths' work the highest price was paid for two large vases merce held here this evening. I with covers In old Chinese enamel, the In the course of his speech the Premier i bases being four statuettes of persons In referred brlerly to the coming celebration I bronze. This lot brought 7.D00 francs of the centennial of peace between Great (II.Bnft), I UHtaln and the United States and tho In sculptures the highest price was approaching opening of the Panama Canal, I given for a large plaster group composed which he called "red letter days In the I of two women, nude, bearing a cup laden calendar of international trade." He said j with (lowers and fruits. For this piece the llrltlsh fleet would be worthily repre I 14,000 francs (12,800) was paid. J sented, not like a century ago, as "emls- Two old Flemish statues In white mar- ble, one personifying Architecture and the . . , . '" one of the Seasons, signed emsser.a. fecit 1.00. wero sold f L. ill- for 7,000 francs (11,400). 1 A white marble and gilt bronze mantle- piece, decorattd with a medallion with a I woman's bust deplete! thereon, of the Louis XVI. period, brought 0,060 francs ' (11,212). 1 Two portraits by Ituslln. one of the j I painter himself and the other of Mme. Hoslln. sold together, brought 71,550 ' francs (J14.D10). I Cranach'B painting "Jesus ot les Kn- i fnr.ts" was sold for 19,40 francs (!3,6!G). l Mme. Vlgee l.o firur.'s portrait of tho Comtesie Hcgnnult do Salnt-Jean-d Ah- gely brought 17,000 franc3 (53,400). Hubert's "L'Ksoaller en Ilulnes" was I sold for 5,400 francs (11.0S0). Hollly'H "L Clavecin" went for 2,100 francs ((420), Jan Steen's "Le Uuveur Oalant" brought i 4,40u francs (J8?0). It was valued at 20.000 francs (M.000). JXIE8 UP TO 38 DEGREES BELOW. J : Aviator at Ilrlaht of io,hm) reel Hnffrra Intensely From Cold. Special Cablt Dttpatch to The Sex. Lonpon, March 11. Lieut. Hrlggs, n British navul aviator, ascended to a height of 15.000 feet at Eaatchurch to day and suffered Intensely from the cold. The oil In his motor waa frozen und he was compelled to malte a hasty descent. When he landed his face was frost bitten and hlB eyes were blackened. Ills 'thermometer had registered S8 degrees below zero. St. PETSitdMirtci, March 11. The Hus stan Government has ordered ten of SlUorsky's giant aeroplanes, at a cost of 1,000,000 roubles (1500.000). Sikorsky recently carried sixteen passengers on a slnslo flight. ' CABINET CRISIS IK JAPAN. Cattlnc of Naval' Kstlnaatra Mar Force Ministry Oat. Special Cable Dttpatch to Ths Bcm. London, March II. Tho Toklo cor respondent of tho floily Mail cables that there Is a Cublnet crises In consequence of the upper house of the Legislature having cut the naval estimates. The Cabinet, he says, must resign or Parlia ment will bo dissolved. RUSSIA AT NAVAL REVIEW. Will Bend Warships ta Hampton Hoada Mt Year. rt. PirrERBBuno. March 11, The Rua- Blan Government sent a note to President Wilson nnd Secretary of State liryan to-day accepting the Invitation of the United States Government to participate In tho naval review In Hampton Itoads next year In ccletiralion oi mo upciuni; of the Panama Canal. Tho names of the nusslan warships will be announced later. , AMERICAN TO BUILD NILE DAM. line L. Cooper's Mark at Keoknk Recommended Hlm. Wabhinoton, March 11. Tho Kgyptlan Government has selected an American en gineer for ItB big dum project on the Nile. Hugh I.. Cooper is the man chosen, and his recent building of tho Keokuk powor dam across the .Mississippi recommended him for tho position through the notloe of Mr Halph Wlllcocks. supervising engineer of the famous Anuan dam, who wus re cently In the United States and taw Mr. Cooper's work atJCeokuk. Mr. Cooper's specialty has teen the di rection of long dams of small heads, and ifs that Ib the problem presented to the engineers seeking to control the waters of the Nile, It Is assumed that It was this reputation that led to his selection for the engineering of the proposed hydro-electrlo dam across the Nile- BBSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSsWt'CBBsl BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBV- T.'JW .BBn sssssssssssssssssssssssssssssK'sMl . Vi'-J -' 1 " ' ' . . ', ' i . r . ' ; Niialie, cx-Quccn of Scrvla. Alexander and Queen Drnga followed In . exhibit bequeathed to the South Kenning 1902 and l'etcr Karageorgevltch was , ton .Museum by the late (leorge Salting, called to the throne dynasty being extinct. the Obrcnovltch i a Milan had died In Vienna In 1 10 1. ASQUITH AND PAGE EXCHANGE COMPLIMENTS Premier Praises Panama Canal, I .... , . t . , - I M .tllllUUSMIUUr nnvs IS for British Profit. Special Cable Deepilch It Tut Sex. London. March 11. Premier Asiulth, Ambassador Walter n. rage ana Am- .bnssador Wlllard, the American envoy to Spain, were among the guests at a dinner of the Association of Chambers of Com- sarles pf destruction, but as messengers of peace and abiding goodwill to a nation between whom and ourselves war has be- come an unthinkable thing." Ambassador Page raised a hearty laugh by saying that the United States did not build the canal for England but It added greatly to the pleasure of Americans to know that the Llrltlsh would prortt most by it. He added that something similar could be said about the tivw tariff. The lowering of the Import rate, he said, was economically sound for the Americans but It was an added pleasure to know that by "South Africa," retorted the membtr doing so they would cet more British wl,h recollections of Premier Uotha'a ,'?.t" ... l. ' . ' Laughter greeted this sally and tho in- The laughter was renewed when Mr. ctdrnt ended. Page, referring to President Wllhon's mes- Comment In Tin: Sun and other New sagu on tho tolls question, said that the i York papers uus cubled to l-onilun. Kvery Pres'.dcit did not lesuo the message to ' tiling Indicates that tho reply to the quel.. I pleafce Great llrltttln. but to expres tho sentiment of self-respect of the American nation. Ncv(Tth'lt8, added tliu Ambus sudor. It Is an added pleaiure to know that the exprcfifclon has pleased the llrltlsh. Ambassador Page Went on to say that he wlshul to correct an Impreion In the English press that the Lnlt-d States has entered on a policy of dlscouiuglng for olgn Investment In Central America. That, he explained, Is untrue, the only desire ot the United States bilns to pre vent Investors who put their money In Central American countries from getting control of them. EDWARDS' FORTUNE TO ACTRESS. Mile. Colonna Homano nf Cnmedle Kranealsr Is Ilrueflelnrr. Special Cable Despatch to Tub Bus. Pahs, March 11. Tho will of Alfred ICdwards, tho founder of l.c Julln and husband of the actress, Mllo. Lantelme, who was drowned In the lthlne from their yacht, wus opened lo-diiy. It leaves tho entire fortune to Mile. Colonna Itoinano of the Comedle Fruncalso. lMwards made several wills In favor of netreKses, but tho beneficiary In every case either died or blandly refused to have her name appear In the will, fearing a trap. PREPARE TO FORTIFY CANAL ClrarlnK of Hills llrnn for Re dnnht to Ilralst Land Attack. Special Cable De'pntch to Tnr. Sun. Panama, March 11, The clearing of tho hills near the canal locks, preparatory to tho building of redoubts to resist an attacft by land, has been begun. The hills will be entirely cleared of lunglo growth so thai the lire of the suns will not bo Impeded. SPAIN TO GET PHILIP'S ARMOR. Hill I'nssrd Antliorlslnsr Gift of Itrllra at Versailles. Special Cable Deipatch to Tub flex. Paris, March 11. The Chamber passed to-day the bill authorizing the Foreign Minister to hand over to Spain armor belonging to Philip of Spain which King Alfonso recently admired while making a tour of thu palace nt VersallleB, as told In cable despatches to Tub Sun. The propositi caused a stir In certain antl-Governmcnt newspapers here. M. Clemeneeau lid the tight by declaring that President Polncnro was too generous when hu offered the armor to the Spanish monarch, who had expressed a desire that It ihould be fent to Madrid, whern tho resr of the suit of armor Is on view, There was no division In tho Cham ber on the bill. The only note of oppo sition was sounded by a Conservutlvt Deputy of tho Right, who remarked that the right of the Government to dispose of the country's possessions was questiona ble. Knsrruei Moorhun. Special Cablt Dttpatch to Tus Hen. Paris, March 11. Kugene Mouchon, an engraver, gold medallist of the Paris ex pdsltloft.of 1900, died here to-duy. ALL LONDON'S ART UNDER LOCKAND KEY Fear of Another Militant Out rage Causes Galleries to Be Closed. AMERICANS WILL SUFFER Hotel Keepers Think Govern ment's Action Will Keep' Them From Metropolis. Sptdal Coble Dttpatch to Tin Stm. Lonpok, March 12 (Thursday). Vir tually all of England's art treasures will be held from public view for an In . definite period as the result of the outrago 1 committed on Tuesday by May Itlchard 1 son, suffragette. In stashing the famous , Velanjuez painting known as the llolceby Venus. J The Lord Chamberlain announced yester day that the state apartments !n Windsor Castle would be closed "until further or dern." Slghtseern have been ndin'tted to part of the royal mansion and have had access to the art galleries. I A similar order haa been Issued for the ' Natbnnl Gallery and the famous Wal lace art collection. Kensington Palaro nn.l I Hampton Court I'nlact where thousands of visitors go slghtseelm: every year, arc I closed to the public and the $20,000,000 Oanlsh collector of Oriental bronzes and objels d'art, haa been also locked uy; .. u ,i . .i. ... 1 In nil public gnlterlei the custodians' are In great trepidation lest the militants make other nttacks. j London Press Takes Sides. Varying opinions, both of approval and condemnation, of the closing of the gal- lerles are expressed In the press and among all classes. The OuKy Telegraph and the fe'lnmlnrd Ziy 'posl.bie 7o .Uomlm; Po,t calls It n panic measure tuy It U a necessary measure and the which the suffragettes look upon ni oaplt- which the suffragettes look upon ni raplt ulatlon on the part of the Government. Artists and the general public a-3 divided I 5 l.mV.?ri.,I,an?'r'.i v. .. , ,, j voluntarily to-day In a position by which. Many visitors to the National Gallery,'. , ,, . , ,h , . , .. ' among whom were several Americans, re-1 sented the closing of the gallery as a ! reflection on them. One American woman after vainly trying to enW the gallery said : "I guess we d find a better way out i at home" Hotel keepers fear the effect of the I measure on the London season. One of the main attractions for Americans arc the 1 art trtasures of London and if all the gal- ' lerles are elosed the hotel people fear the . Americans will not come to the city. I The manager of one big hotel much fre- ' nucnted by Americans complained that i suffrugetlsm Is much exaggerated In the I Am.rin m,.i,in .h,. r,..i.r. ! lleve that tWs kind of guerillla warfare Is chionlc here and fear that they will be blown up If they come. This, he added, had a very serious effect on the hotel business last year. The closing of the galleries, he fears, will Intensify this state of affairs. Government Is Powrrlrsa. The Government Is tacitly confessing that It Is powerless to deal with militancy. Home Secretary McKenna. when asked In the llousn of Commons yesterday whether j the Government contemplated further legislation with u view to prevent militant outrages, replied helplessly: j "1 should be glad to hear suggestions." "Deport them," cried a member. "Where to?" asked Mr. McKenna. ! lum I'0"'1 "' ri,K M'M "will l.ngllsh mn heed the leswn? will be In tho negative. John Hull's chivalry toward women hflB run to seed. Il will keep on growling and growling, but doing nothing. Moreover, the Government dares not, even If It would, take more wvero measured let thv arouie an outburst of antagonis tic emntlouulUin. It wat said hre that the suffn.gutte who slashed tho Velastiuix masterpiece, tho Kokeby Venus, In the National Gallery, Is not May Richardson, tin. vvrll known militant, ns cabled, but U the wlfo of a London policeman. Her name has not been made public. A COMPLETE FOSSIL FOUND. Human Skeleton In German Kast Africa Passlea Scientists. Special Cable Despatch lo Tus Sen. Hf.rlin, March 11. Prof, Reck of the Geological Institute of Ilerlln University reported to-day the discovery In German Kast Africa of a complete fossil, a human skeleton. In excellent preservation. Indi cating a developed race nt a very remote period. The epoch cannot be determined until the remains of tho extinct animals among which the foll was found have been thoroughly examined. CHINESE BRIGANDS BURN CITY. I.ao-ho-Lnrr Attacked. One Mission ary Killed, Otbera Wounded. Pekin, Mutch 11; The city of Lna-ho-kow was attacked by brigands to-duy and virtually distroyed by lire. Hr. T. Fioy land, a Norwegian mlsalnnary, was killed und several otheis. Including tho itev. O, M, Soma, n Norwegian, wi ro wounded. Treachery within admitted about fi00 of the brigands to the city. They set fire to numerous hulldlngs and sacked the Aslutlc I'etroleuni and Singer hmidquar ters and also the llrltlsh and American Tobacco Company's place. Two thousand coolies were foiced to carry away tho l.iot, which consisted of money. Jewels and war munitions, the lat ter secuted from the nrsennl. The Gov ernment troops made only feeble resist ance, being vastly Inferior In strengtlu Lao-ho-kow Is a port on the Han klang nnd Is the centre of mlMonnry work in the province of Ilu.peh, threo societies having men thcro. One of them Is the Norwegian Lutheran China Mis. slon Association with a staff of three men, two of them having their wives, and three, other women. Another society Is the China Inland Mission and tho third lb likewise llrltlsh, tho Clulstlan M Unions In Many Iands. FLASHES FROM THE CABLE. Lonpgn. The steamahlp New Torli sailed for New York with tho body of Kredeilck Townsend Martin, who died on Sunday nt tho IJerltcley Hotel. Pawih. As tho result of a quarrel over the rebeuiMil of the pluy "Aphrodite," Jacques ltlchepln, a playwright and son of the poet Jean Rirheptn, hua rent his secondH to Pierre Fronilule, It Is said. The play was written Jointly by Rlchepm nnd Frondale. IlUifNos ATMts. Tho Illinois Manu lecturers Association visiting hern sjuve a banquet to Argentine ottlcluls, diplomats and merchants. ' London. Tho British ship Inveravon, from Callao, October 4, for Portland, Ore., lias been lasted at Lloyd's ns missing. SUES A F1ENCH HflHISTES. gchonUIrl Wssti fBB.OOO tor In- Juries When Store Ust. Special Cablt Dttpatch to Tss ScJf. Pakib, March 11. The Trench Minister of Public Instruction Is the defendant In a suit for 270,000 francs ' damages OGG.000), brought by Odette Mlllaud, a schoolgirl. She was so seriously burned when a stove In a classroom In tho l'"ene lon High School for Qlrls upset and set fire to her clothes that she Is described as a physical wreck, unable to walk or sit down. , Mile. Mlllaud's mother Is now Mine. Margoulles, wife of the manager of the Paris office of the New York Life In surance Company. Mme. Margoulles was formerly Lucy Loeb. Odette Is It years of ago. The caso will come up for trial on March IS. BIRDS OF PARADISE PROTECTED. Mast Jtot Be Killed In German Tfew Guinea for 1H Months, Special Cablt Dttpatch to Tas ScH. Bkiiuk, March II. Dr. Solf, Mlnlste for the Colonies, announced to-day that tho hunting of birds of paradise In Oer- man New Guinea has been prohibited for a period of eighteen months. He paid the Government had Intended to prohibit hunting these birds altogether, but n report had been received to the effect that there Is no danger that the species will become extinct. VEDRINES IN HANDS OF GERMANY ON A LINER Aviator, Wnnted on Old ChaVije, ' I,nv TTImcnlf Onuti B m""-,I "I'-" Arrcs' . , ,, . . . woiU.wWra-iiistJ. Marseilles, March 11. Jules Vedrlnes. the French aviator who laid himself open I '"1Pflfjnnient In Germany by flying over iumen iones on nis way 10 wairo iasi year, when he defied the orders of the Kaiser's Minister of War, placed hlm.elf authorities. In his hurry to get back to Cairo, Vidrlnes overlooked tho fact that the . , ,,,... ship on which he took passage was the ,rlnl Helnrlch, a German liner. When he went aboard he suddenly remembered (ht the German police were on the watch v,,, ,, u . .... ,,, ... , ... for hlm' and he ftiked tl,c cMn bow tkt matter stood. The captain Informed him that there would bo no way out If his Government ordered the aviator's nrrest. , ... . . . , edrlnes hastily withdrew to tho dock. The tlery aviator changed his mind, however, und disdaining the advice of friends who pride thmselvcs on thtlr knowledge of International law and who predicted that another Franco-Oerman InclJent would bo the result, returned to the Prlnr Helnrlch to make tho voyage. He wan cordially received by the captain, who smilingly said he hoped Germany would overlook the plucky aviator. Vedrlnes was assigned to cabin No. 13. TWO MORE AVIATORS KILLED. Thlrit Victim In Tnn Ilaya In llrltlth Army Corps. I.ONPON, March 11. Hallsbury Plain, the scene of the death yesterday of Capt. Cyril Powner. a member of the army I uviatlon corp, claimed two more lives' to-day, when Cnpt. Clement Allen and Lieut. J. K. llurroughs, both military. avlutors. uero daslud to death by thu fall of their aeroplane. Allen was steer ing the muchllK. The accident was wlt nessetl by u laro ciowd. The cause of the accident was tho breaking of th. ruddir bar. Tim aero plana fell from a contlderable height. Tt nr.b r,.nlt.,l In.iluv (hnl ,-ttilv lnvt week Pol. Setfly. Secretary of War, con-! Itratul.itcd th country on the fact that no iltnlhs had ocurred anions army avla-1 tors within n year. He added thrt the1 nhsonce of toss of Uf- cuuhl be attributed in thu ruptrlor ivifrty of Htltlblt .ierc planes. Tho uefopljne which carried Cipt. Allen and Lieut, llurroughs was u Government built biplane. SUPPORT KOENIO'S CLAIMS. Austrian fieoa-ranfeers Hark Claim nnt to lhacLlrtona Honors. Vienna, March 11. Dr. Felix Koenlg ban woi the support of Austrian geogra phers in his controversy with Sir 1'rnest Shackleton over the nuintlon of plans for i th rival Antarctic expeditions Tho Austrian Geographical Society In a statement to-day says mat the plans for Dr. Koenlg'H expedition were announced ! prior to those, for Shsolileton's. The I statement adds that Dr. Koenlg announced I his plans In June, 1913, and that the! Shackleton plans did not become known! until last November. It declares the ' Koenlg expedition ha priority. Tho controversy arose when Shackleton ' announcea lie wouni cross tno Anturctlc continent from a point In Waddelt Sen. Koenlg claims a prior right to this bano. ton, the Hrltlsh explorer, when ques tioned about tho Austrian geographers supporting Dr Koenlg, the Austrian Antarctic rxploror, ri idled: "I do not Intend to reply. Further controversy Is useless after my recent full statement." JAPAN GAINING IN MONGOLIA? Inula l.nalnir Her Intlnrnce, la Hr- port From Irkntsk, St. PKTERsnuhci, March 11, Tho at tempts ut the HumlllCKtlon of Mongolia by means of friendship and commercial In fluence must be considered a failure. According to a telegram from Irkutsk, the Mongolians have. Liegun to show their hostility lo Russia openly. Russian goods Imported with the 'Government'!! assist ance remain without buyers nnd prices aro falling. At the court of Hu-tuk-tu tho ruler of Mongolia, tho nnll-Kusblan digni taries und princes, who were formerly l;ept away by Russla'o persuasion, have regained their positions. Japan appears to he gaining ground everywhere In Mongolia. MRS. RHODES GETS DIVORCE. Hnaband In V. Nald to Have Ad mitted Second Marriage, Lonpon, March 11. Mrs. Catherine Rhodes obtained a decree nl"l hero to-day from her husband, who Is In the United States, on the ground that ho hud ad mitted his desertion and married nguln In that country. Ho alleged that he ob tained a divorce in thu Unite il States un the ground of six monrhs bop.irntlon An allldavlt signed by his second "wife, who was Alice Mabel llerwlck, wus read 111 which she said sho was married to tho man In the belief that he was single. Old French Destroyer Adrift. Special Cable Deipatch to Tim Hew. CiiKiiiiouiin, March 11, An old French destloyer which has been used as a target off this port liaa.1mtkcn looso and Is a danger to navigation. Women and Children are safe in Yellow Taxicabs The cabs are in thorough working order, and kept so by constant inspection $75,000 worth of repair parts, with a full force of skilled mechanics in a thoroughly equipped machine-shop. The drivers are men whose records we know for years. They are thoroughly instructed, not allowed to speed, go into tight places, or take any chances. They are under constant supervision. That's our kind of service. Yellow Taxicab Company Gall up Columbus Ten Thousand A..Cirrrit 1.14. by Veil Ttxlu'j Ceayiaj MORE READ BOOKS; MORE BOOKS READ Shown in Annual Heport of the New York Public Library. THE EAST SIDE LEADS llli! lioom in the Business of the Library's Eugenics Department. The annual report of the New York Pub lie Library, made public yesterday. Indi cates that New Yorkers read more books and more New Yorkers read uookj in IMS than In 1913. It shows that the policy of President John L. Cadwalader. the trus-1 tees and Director Kdwln II, Anderson has , made the library the greatest and most ethcivrit institution of Its kind in the world. I In the cent rnl buildlnu ther .'.-.is ,i gain , III readers of 31 per cent., nnd In volumes, used of 20 per cent. A total of MCdii r.eisons uted the library In 1013. ugainst lOO.L'TJ In 1912. About 43 per cent, of1 the circulation of tho Central library llctlon. The library had moie men than women 1 paitoim and thu men read the more .:ri-I ous books. The K.ixt Sldu held Its had- I i rshlp as the district hungriest f.it know I- ' edne, the Seward Park branch reporting the heaviest circulation lor tho jear. I 'lliu liroux, howevir. mad" great gains ut I Tremoiit and other bninehm and tic In-! (Ileal, ons arc that Thu ltronx within a few yearn will be thu bi-at read district In thu greater :lty. Helped . (Mill, mill Person. Tno btaff of the library licit" d 1,000,00') persons In onu way or another durlrg the ear. Resides the ",000,000 visitors and readers thele wero Innumerable requests by mail und telephone for Information and advice. Nowadays when people want to know what th best t-how Is In town or where certain ttrects are located they call up the library. Thu report seti forth that there arc 2,194,49s books and pamphlets ill the whole library and these had, In 1913, u circulation of b, 320,1 14. Nearly 50,000 volumes and 65,000 pamphleti were added In the central building alone durlnr th i year. The central and branch libraries, It Is admitted, are becoming the city's greatest training schools. The brunches, utilized ulso us meeting places for clubs, are taking their place uu community centres. The assets of the library are now eitl mated at $14,667,S31.07, nut Including tho 510.U0O.000 central building. The Incomo from all Huurces during the last year amounted to J 1,-63,275.50, and It cost J 1,230,313,33 to maintain thu library. Students of eugenics flocked to the genealogy dlvWon, where they hud the me of more than lls.Oud volume and pamphlets. Th Kiigenics Record Office, after n thorough examination of the gen. culoglcal material for Information nloiit the physical, mental and inoial traits of people listed In successive generations and their relationship to one another, had bio logical charts constructed and family his tories drawn up from tho eugenic point of view. Tlio circulation department nt the elu-e of 1013 had nearly 1,000.000 IhjoIi.m avail able, for Ufce either at home or witliln the buildings by tho 3,201,000 people III M.vn huttun, llrnnx nnd Richmond. Mom bwAs wero iKirnwexl for homo us,, from the circulation deiwrtmont than In any pre vious year, A total of S, 000. 000 volumes a per capita average of 2.C for the three liroughs, were circulated from all the brnncht, Including the central circulation and tlie chlMien'a room In tho central building, the travelling libraries und the library for the blind. More Hooks for the Illlml. Tno library .for the blind circulated 23,325 volumes, 'an IncreaM' of 1.3S7 over 1912, Nearly '.'0,000 volume wire M-nt by mall to the blind of the I'nlted States nil the way from Nov York to Piitf."-iiIiL Tiro Government .iiurg-d notlnng for uto of tho malls. .Mine than 7O0 volumes were added to the library for the blind, Tho periodical und ni'WHpiipem alone drew nearl) "uO.Oou readers, the vast majority of whom had a deilnlto ques tion In mind that he wanted settled, Tho most important Klft during thu year wuh u collection of 203 volumes, largely by French writers, bequeathed by William Augustus Hpcncer, who went down with the Titanic. Other ilunorn were Mrs. Henry Draper, John L. Cud wnluder, TJoward Towutend, Joseph H. Clmate, who gnvn thirty-live volumes of lillscellaneoua publications ; G, R, Agassis, Herewurd f'arrliiglon, who gave two books on "Kusapla Palludlno and Her Phenomena" ; John Armstrong Ohaloner, tfherardl Davis und Thomas W, Law son. NUDE IN ART STIRS FLATBUSH PDRISTS Vanderveer Park Taxpayers May Ask Purging of Brooklyn Institute. FEA It EFFECT ON YOUNG Statues and Paintings Shook Committee, but Officials Do Not Worry. Unfortunately for Rrooklvn art, Albert KUw-llIng, it real estate dealer of 134 llroadway, Rrookljn. who Is a member ot tho Vanderveer Park Taxpayers Associa tion, decided to visit the art museum of the Hrook'yn Institute of Arts and Sci ences las: Sunday. Mr. Kuelllng vvus so shocked that he has enlisted the aid of the Vanderveer Park Taxpayers Association in an tlTor'. to rid the museum of certain painting and etatues which offended hl moral Knit and us a result a committee of Hirer members of the association made u trip of Inspection to tin museum yesterday morn ing. They will report to the association what they saw without making nny iv .m,. tnendutlons, and If the u-oolu'Ion decide:, that th statues ni.d palmlnes aic objec tionable the matter will ! taken u, Ilrst with the boaid of tiute.-s of th- 15ro l. lyn Institute of Arts and .-.'lienre ut. I' I lie UKjuiia'hin fIH lo get i'ilef til le tin Muor will b- Importuned to at i . ,h power of tie.- city's law di-partmei.is ti rid Hrooklyu of its "Immoral, hun c. and corrupting statuary." The comiiiltteu Included Mr. KuelPng Rcub. n L. Wilson, Assistant I'nlted Stale. Attorney, and Isaac Sternbcrger, mi In surance n gent. ' William Henry Pox, director of 'lie museum, in't the committee yisterda". r.heii tho tour of Inspection was 'nmle. The nrt object h to which Mr. Kuelllng ob jected wero eleven. They were it marble cast of "JiiHon Preparing to Go After the Golden Fleece," the original of which Is In the Ixiuvru; , u copy of "The I'jIsI: 1 hruwer," tee o.iglunl of which Is In the Vatican: "The ltaciimnte. ' by Freilurlck MucMonnler. which is part of the Kll.i C WVodMi id meiiiorlal; "Venus nnd Adonis," bv MacMunnles , a half length t-ta.jr of "Evo." by Hlnnn Powers, .-es.-i.ied p 190.", by Mrs. Mary '""roxson ; "Splnarto '' a bi-onae copy of an original which l I the I'ahuzo del Cons -rvatorlo, which show,, boy picking a thorn from hlf foot; "Her huh," presented by V.. D Illackford. the original of wulcn Is In th'- Naples Mu seum; "1 he Irt Pleiad," u painting rhou dig a nude woman living through ilu flrmaiiieiit, painted by lluuguereau ; "T ulet of Venus." u slxteentli century copy ot ui original by Titian, und un Inulan toteni J.ole. Most of the pieces have been In -ho possexHlon of the iiuiiei.m for ten vei.ru e,r more and have n.ver before raised u ripple on the mirf.ve of the Flu'hiisT. art circle except "The Hncchante." which was llrst shown in the Ho.ston Publlu Library but was removed .Mr KiulUng was vigorous In his de nunciation of these art objects. He de clared that no good couli come of having them there, and tho youth of Hrooklyu would bo corrupted by their piesence. The totem jile was particularly objec tionable, he said, On the pole iu the. Ilg nre of an Indian woman nursing n buhy Mr Sternberger didn't think nny of the works objected to by Kuelllng were o had. AsilHant United States Attorney Wilson thought that the museum might easily rid the statues of nny objectlonnble features, but was not sure It would be neceisury. Prof Franklin W Hooper, lieod of the Institute, said that lie does, not take seri ously the protest of the Vanderveer Pari: taxpayeru. 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