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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-
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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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