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PAY 4 PER CENT HEINZE AND AND GET TO WORK Minneapolis Business Men Strongly on Becord for Hastening Pub lice Improvements. Present Conditions Cost City More Than Increased Interest on Bonds. Additional Interest Would Mean Little Distributed Among -T W?S ^^V^W^W1 m r X JtlJli So Many Taxpayers. IXnro town business men strongly favor the payment of 4 per cent interest on City bonds In order to obtain money for much-needed public lrapio\ements. They believe the city can better afford to pay the additional % per cent than to allow things go as thev are The latter course would piove more costly than the former This opinion is general J W Thomas of J W. Thomas & Co expressed himself as unqualifiedly in favor of a 4 pei cent bond issue The people, he said, want streets that they can do fcuslness upon and are willing to bear the additional expense which, of course, will be inconsiderable when distributed among all the taxpayers. "Some of our streets," he said, "are in a miserable condition and to visitors certainly give a very unfavorable opinion of local conditions We must have these Improvements, our leputation and our prosperity demand it and our working people likewise require it All commodi ties are higher now than they were some time ago and money is higher Merchants must pay a higher rate of interest and why not a municipality? It will in no wise effect the city's credit to sell four per cent bonds at this time As far as our firm is concerned, we will sa\e more than our share of the tax increase on the wear and tear on our wagons and horses by having the streets paved" Present Conditions Costly. L S Donaldson of William Donaldson & Co . cannot see how any citizen, who Is alive to the best inteiests of the city can oppose the proposition to sell munici pal bonds at four pei cent The improve ments, particularly street paving, are more than desirable, they are an abso lute necessity and every alderman and city official, he says, ought to get to work at once and push the movement with all reasonable dispatch The bad condition of the streets is costing the people of Min neapolis money every day and In the worst weather it is almost impossible in many places to get thru with teams Such conditions affect every citizen regardless of his position C F Gordon ot the Minneapolis Dry Goods company was fiee to confess that the improvements were needed, but doubted if any agitation at this time would bring the relief expected. Had this agitation come two months earlier and the question then raised as to a 4 per cent bond issue he says that he would In all likelihood have favored the issue as the conditions were somewhat unsual Now, however, as It required sev.eial weeks to advertise for bids, a certain amount of time to arrange the formalities, ' such as a legal examination of the bonds required by all brokers, the money would not be available before Sept 1, which he thinks entirely too late to begin work on any extended system of improvements, unless the material was all on hand and there was an unlimited supply of labor so the work could be pushed. "Yes, Emphatically." Maurice L. Rothschild of the Palace Clothing company says. "I say yes, em phatically and without qualification to the proposition to issue bonds In order to secuie funds for permanent improve ments It seems ridiculous to me that any one would quibble over a matter of one-half of 1 per cent interest in a matter of such public Importance This city can't stand still or go back, It must go ahead and Improvements must be kept up. A man whose house is falling Into decay, the porches, stairways in bad condition docs rot obtain an enviable reputation among his neighbors, neither does a city with poorly kept streets and lack of mod ern improvements All classes want these Improvements, the laboring people, the smaller taxpayers, are just as anxious for the extension of the sewer and water works systems and more paving as the heavier taxpayers " J F Evans, of Evans, Munzer, Picker ing & Co As a business man I should not hesitate a moment to pay this additional one-half of one per cent interest in order to dispose of the bonds which the city pur poses to issue for permanent improve ments The rate question is a mere baga telle in my mind If that is all there is at stake. Let any one sit down and figure out how infinitesimally small that amount will be when distributed among thousands of taxpayers. And I don't suppose any one will question that there is Imperative need for considerable work on our streets. Doesn't Require Much Pondering. L Metzger, of S. Jacobs & Co If the Improvements are necessary the question of paying a little more interest ought not to require much consideration If a business man has to have money he don't ponder long over a difference of one half of one per cent interest and the same principle would apply to municipal mat ters, I should think. Fred D. Young of the Young-Quinlan CompanyCertain improvements are im perative it seems to me, particularly on the streets It's a positive danger to horses to drive them along certain streets. It's not for us laymen to say just how these Improvements should be made, but it appears to me to be the duty of the au thorities to do something as soon as pos sible with due regard to the best interests of the whole city C J Gutgesell of Browning, King & CoWe can ill afford to wait until the bonds can be sold at 3% per cent Our streets are In a deplorable condition, and It would be much better to issue 4 per cent bonds, get the money and do the work needed than to wait a moment longer than necessary to get -work under way. I am most emphatically in favor of the 4 per cent proposition as against that of delay. }d m WITH HER OWN BROTHER Mrs. Katz Eloped With Him andon Left Eight Children. New York Sun Special Service. Port Huron, Mich., July 9.Local offi cers are trying to locate Mrs. Philip Katz of Chicago and her brother, Chairles Steinmann, also of that city Philip Katz. accompanied by a grown-up daughter, arrived in Port Huron from Chicago In search of his wife, who, he said, had eloped with her own brother. Mrs. Katz left eight children, the youngest being a year old. Steinmann W, lef* wife and four children. j E- THE ANACONDA Issue at Last Joined in the Cele brated Struggle for the Nipper Lode. Legislation Even Sought for the Bearing It Would Have on the Case. Eight Million Dollars Involved in the ProceedingsVast Ore Bodies at Stake. Special to The Journal. Butte, Mont, July 9 After every re source known to legal ingenuity had been exhausted in order to defeat the trial of the celebrated Nipper mine case and all pielimlnaiy sparring had been done, the case has Anally come to trial This is one of the most important mining suits that has been called for trial since the famous Colusa-Parrot and Anaconda trial in the United States court The case is entitled J S Hickery et al. versus the Anaconda Copper Mining com pany and Washoe Copper company. The Nipper company owns eleven-sixteenths of the Nipper lode and the amalgamated interests fl\e-sixteenths of the same claim On this point there is no con troversy The principal plaintiff in the case is F. Augustus Heinze The issues involved aie as to the rightful ownership of cer tain ore bodies below the surface bound aries of the Oden Parrott, Neversweat and Anaconda mines About $8 000 000 are invohed in the suit The question of apex and extra lateral rights will figure largely in the suit and it is expected that the famous blue vein of the Anaconda hill will cut an lm^frtant figure in the controversj During the last legislature the passage of the change of Judge bill was largely due to the expected trial of this case. After the bill became a law the Amalga mated people invoked the supreme court to call for a change of judge for the trial of this case The supreme court declared the law unconstitu tional The Amalgamated people based 'their claim for a change of judges on the plea that Judge Clancey, before whom the case was to be tried, was biased and prejudiced in favor of the Heinze in teiests, and that they could not secure a fair and impartial trial. Then the defendants appealed to the supreme court to exercise its right of supervisory control and order a change of judge to try the case. This the su preme court denied, and counsel for the defense were then retained Ten days were granted in which to file a bill of exceptions to the rulings of the court. The application on the part of the Washoe company to file an amendment to its answer was also denied. The Anaconda Copper Mining company then moved for judgment on the plead ings and to have the case dismissed as to that oompany, but this was overruled. The next move was tho filing of a mo tion asking for a jury trial and this also was overruled Another motion for leave to frame issues of fact for trial by a jury was also overruled This exhausted the preliminary sparring and the trial was ordered to proceed J. M. Denny and McHatton & Colter are attorneys for Heinze, while Former Governor C. S Thomas of Denver and C. F. Kelly appear for the Amalgamated company. A J Shores is also entered as counsel for the defense, but he was not present. PLOT TO DISRUPT THE DUAL UNION Bjornsteme Bjornson Discloses Fact That Norwegian Leaders Had Planned to Attack Sweden. He Says That Former War Minister Stang Was Implicated in the Move. Ne-w York Sun Special Service. Chrlstiania, July 9 Bjornsteme Bjorn son, in an animated controversy with Mr Stang, ex-minister of war, has disclosed the fact that Stang supported the belli cose politicians who actually planned war with Sweden in order to dissolve the union The former minister relied upon the fact that the Swedish army was in course of reorganization and presumably unable to strike quickly He planned to mobilize the Norwegian army and to march across the frontier to prevent the mobilization of the two western Swedish army corps Bjornson says "The most horrible cir cumstance in connection with the story is that Mr. Loveland, minister of the in terior, an old fighter for international peace and president of the Nobel peace committee, consented to lead the move ment and to take charge of the revolu tionary movement. The lunacy of the plan can be understood by all who know the relative strength of Sweden and Nor way on land and sea. The European con cert which permits Armenian massacres and warns the oppressed Macedonians to keep quiet should certainly apply severe measures to domestic self-governing Nor way if it ever essays to shed the blood of its sister nation for the sake of the consulate question " A BOUNTY FOR TWINE Canadian Government Proposes One to Offset the New Philippine Export Duty. New York Sun Special Service. Ottawa, Ont. July 9 The government last night came down to parliament with a proposal giving three-eighths of a cent per pound upon binder twine manufac tured from fiber imported from the Phil ippines. This is to offset the export duty fiber from the Philippines imposed on all countries except the United States The iron and steel industry is aided by 15 per cent increase In the bounty which this vear as a result will be $2.70 on pig manufactured from Canadian ore and $1 80 manufactured from foreign ore. Cer tain classes of manufactured iron prod ucts also secure increased protection. HOT IN CHICAGO. Chicago, July 9.Six deaths and a score of prostrations bore witness to the advent of a hot wave here yesterday. The temperature reached 92 cferf'^V J' THURSDAY EVENING, JULY 9, 1903. 14 PAGES-FIVE O'CLOCK. LOUBET DEPARTS FROM ENGLAND King Edward Meets Him at the Station and Bids Him Godspeed. French President Made a Most Fa vorable Impression Upon the British Public. He Is Received With Acclaim Upon His Arrival on French Soil. London, July 9.The visit of* President Loubet to London was brought to a close at 8.40 o'clock this morning, when the French chief executive left the Victoria station for Dover The scenes and inci dents of his departure testified that the president's unassuming dignity and cor dial sincerity had captured all classes and won the popular good willa thing which sovereigns even have been unable to achieve. Despite the earliness of his de parture, crowds* lined the route from St. A Donkey Can't Bray Without Raising His Tail Above the Level of His Back and the Democracy Still Has an Impediment in His Speech. James palace to the railway station, and British "hurrahs" and the French "Vive Loubet'" echoed thiu the streets until the president entered the station The nation's guest was met by the king, the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Connaught, Lord Lansdowne, Premier Balfour and other ministers of the French embassy and a crowd of military. Bade Him Farewell. As M Loubet's carriage drew up, King Edward advanced with outstretched hand and, taking the president familiarly by the arm, led him thru the waiting-room to the royal car For a few minutes the king and the president stood talking with much animation King Edward grasped M Loubet's right hand and shook it with extreme cordiality, while with the left hand he patted the president on the shoul ders. Official as well as amateur artists could be seen securing snapshots of the striking scene. After renewed hand-shaking, his majes ty showed the president Into the royal car and stood chatting with him until the train pulled out, amid cheers and shouts of "Vive Loubet!" mingled with the strains of the "Marseillaise." President Loubet stood at a window of the car, wav ing his hat in his gloved hand until the royal special disappeared from view Upon his arrival at Dover, M. Loubet embarked on the French cruiser Guichen and the vessel sailed at once for Calais, escorted by a British torpedo flotilla and followed by farewell salutes from the fleet and castle. Before his departure from Dover, Presi dent Loubet telegraphed to King Edward, thanking him for the hearts reception ac corded him "as the representative of France, the friend of England." The text of M Loubet's telegram to the king is as follows* "At the moment of leaving British soil I am anxious to address to your majesty an expression of my liveliest gratitude for the hearty reception your majesty and her majesty, the queen, the royal family and the British nation extended to me as the representative of France, the friend of England " Given a Great Reception. Calais, France, July 9.President Loubet met with a great reception here to-day on his return to French soil At the public reception which followed the president's arrival the speakers congrat ulated M Loubet on the happy results of his visit to England. APPEALS TO OLD LAW Mrs. Wallace Seeks to Deprive Col lege of Big Bequest. New York, July 9.Objections have been filed with the surrogate by Mrs. Helen Wallace to the will of her husband, John H Wallace, editor and publisher, who died May 3 at his home in this city, leaving all but $10,000 of his estate of $140,000 to Washington and Jefferson col lege at Washington, Pa Mrs. Wallace wishes to have the will declared invalid under a law of 1860 which allows only one-half of a citizen's estate to '4&& & It wr^^Stf*HiM'M be bequeathed to a college. ^ A! gtTM ^Fourth and Sunday, were taken away. Defective Page I NAYAL HEN LUNCH WITH PILGRIMS Admiral Beresford Toasts the King and the PresidentAdmiral Cotton Responds. Beresford Says: "We Want No Al liance, but We Do Want an Understanding." London, July 9.At the Pilgrims' club luncheon to the visiting American officers at the Carlton club to-day, Vice Admiral Lord Charles Beresford read the follow ing message from the Prince of Wales: "I very much regret that an engage ment will prevent me from being present. Please assure the American naval officers how sorry I am that I am unable to have the pleasure of meeting them on thi* occasion." The luncheon was given in the main restaurant of the club Two hundred per sons were seated at small tables, which were decorated with American and British flags and roses. At the center table Locd Beresford presided. On his right was Rear Admiral Cotton and on his left Cap tain Lambton, naval aide de camp to King Edward Ambassador Choate, Sen- probably be kept under arms for several HHIHiamHIIMHM|||UHHHM|IHIHHHHIHIMIMIIHHHHHMHMIIUIHIHHIIHnIHIHHHItHINIIHHIHMHHHM. WHY THE DEM DONKEY IS SO QUIET TOSETTLED TO-NIGHT, WAEMEE FRIDAY, POSSIBLY SHOWEBS. RIOT VICTIMS LAID TO REST Seven Funerals of Men Shot by the - Militia Are Held in , Evansville. They Were Members of Mob Which Sought to Lynch Lee , Brown. Troops Only Did Their Duty, Altho the Results Were Most Disastrous. Evansville, Ind., July 9.The action of Governor Durbin in refusing to allow the negro, Lee Brown, to be brought here for trial at this time removes the necessity for further holding the large number of troops assembled heie and General Mc Kee will this afternoon advise with the governor over the telephone and will recommend that the Indianapolis com panies and battery be sent home this evening. The Evansville company will *i ator Gorman, Senator Depew, General Lord Grenfell, the archdeacon of London, Dr Sinclair and Admiral Sir John Dal rymple Hay sat at the same table. The American officers present were the same as those who attended the state ball, and among tfae other guests were Captain Charles H Stockton, the United States naval attache, Consul General Evans, Admiral Sir Henry Stevenson, Admiral Lord Charles Scott, Rear Admiral Sir James Russell, Sir Berkeley Milne, com modore of the royal yachts Lord George Hamilton, Arthur Lee, M. P Perry Bel mont, George T Wlls.on of New York Hamilton McCormick of Chicago and Louis Hay of Michigan. Toast King and President. The scene was picturesque and novel. All the American and a number of British officers were in uniform. The palm room was crowded with spectators. In pro posing the toast of "The King," Lord Beresford said it was particularly easy to do so, owing to recent events in which the king had been a messenger of peace and good will toward all nations. The interests of the world favored peace. He believed the day coming when King Ed ward would be known as "Edward, the Peacemaker." The toast was drunk with enthusiasm and then Lord Beresford toasted "President Roosevelt," and asked why the president was like the king of England. He added: "We like the strong, generous man. The president will do his level best to bring the two great English-speaking na tions together in one harmonious whole, which is the same idea King Edward had when he received the President of Fr8#*ce. If President Roosevelt would come here I believe the enthusiasm would be far greater than m the case of any recep tion ever accorded " Toasting the "American Navy," Lord Beresford said that whenever there was anything disagreeable abroad Great Britain and America generally drifted to gether. If these two nations got to gether to maintain their common inter ests and commerce it would make* for the peace of the world. Neither Great Britain nor America wanted an alliance. "But," the speaker added, "we want an under standing Both Great Britain and America are increasing their fleet, but, that Is no more a threat to other nations than Increasing the police force of their cities in order to maintain order." Admiral Cotton in replying testified to the warm feeling existing between the two nations and their navies. $175 IS PENNIES Proprietor of a Mutoscope Robbed of 17,500 Coins. New York Sun Special Service. New York, July 9.Burglars stole 17,500 pennies from the North Beach resort on Monday morning The police heard of it Monday afternoon and made it known to day. Frank C. Cutcheon, proprietor of a mutoscope, is the loser. The safe was blown open and the receipts, $175, which represented the amount received for the &t~* %L'JmP^J days at least and the Terre Haute, Vin cennes and possibly the Martinsville companies will be held here till further orders The funerals of seven victims of the Monday night trouble are being held to day. There is no excitement. The min isters in their funeral sermons are laying no b a.me on the troops. In many in stances they refer to the loose enforce ment of the laws as the cause of the trouble The funeral of Edward Schiffman will be held late this afternoon He is one of the prominent socialists of the city and members of the party have been Invited by the leaders to be present This funeral will be closely watched by the authorities The funeral of Charles Taylor was held to-day. Three funerals were held this morning. There were two policemen at each house of mourning, but no demon stration was made * The sixth arrest for the Sunday night rioting was made to-day. The grand jury investigating the shooting has already re turned nineteen indictments. Complaints have been made that the authorities re leased three men who were arrested by hardware men whose stocks were robbe"d by the mob. The list of deaths remains at ten. The two who were badly injured, Browskl and Bee, may not live There are threats of trouble for the soldiers of this city as soon as they take off their uniforms and some of the agitators are saying an on slaught on the negroes will be made in retaliation when the troops leave. These threats are being taken seriously. Brown Will Live. Jeffersonville, Ind, July 9.Contrary to expectation, Lee Brown, the Evansville negro who killed Policeman Massey and caused the race riots, will probably live to pay the penalty for his crime. SHE WAS A BEAUTY Mysterious Death of Princess Lola, a Dazzling Gypsy Girl. New York Sun Special Service. Mahanoy City, Pa, July 9 Princess Lola Barry, who bore the reputation of being the prettiest gypsy woman in the country and who was the daughter of King Barry, one of the oldest nomads in America, died while a portion of her tribe was encamped near here to-day. She was taken violently ill yesterday, and a great deal of mystery surrounded her death Princess Lola was 21 years old, and her beauty was almost dazzling She re ceived many offers from artists to sit for them, but always declined She was edu cated by her father, who Is a linguist and well read, and talked several languages fluently. The body was sent to Washing ton, D. C, to-day. WEALTHY RECLUSE SHOT TO DEATH Janesville, Wis., July 9 Charles Ran dall, a brother of General George H Ran dall, U. S. A., was found dead In his bed to-day with a bullet hole in his head. He was very wealthy and lived alone on the 1 outskirts of the city. THE POPE SUFFERS A SECOND ? RELAPSE Physicians Scarcely Dare to Hope for His Com plete Recovery, but They No Longer Despair. Leo Felt Much Stronger This Morning and Dressed Practically With- out Assistance, Joking With His AttendantsThis Afternoon, However, He Was Attacked by DiarrhoeaThis Aggravated Hit Weakness and Again the Physicians Lost HeartA Consultation 1 Was Held Late To-dayMgr. Volponi Is Dead of Cerebral Co* gestion. 2:15 p. m.By special favor the corre spondent of the Associated Press here was allowed this morning to visit the papal apartment, where he had an inter view on the situation with a personage who is better informed than any one else, but who from motives easily understood does not wish his name mentioned. He said "The first positive sign of amelioration in the pope's condition since he became 111 was seen this morning. The august pa tient rested well enough during a great part of the night. It was not the sleep of prostration or collapse, but peaceful and natural, so much so that the benefit is quite visible this morning. His tem perature Is 96, which is quite normal for the pontiff, considering his age and pres ent condition "What Is important Is that his temper ature never rose above normal and never even approached a feverish state. He now has a slight cough and his kidneys are still deranged, but the secretion of urine, altho very scarce, Is somewhat aug mented, which proves that his heart is stronger and his circulation better, as demonstrated by the complete disappear ance of cyanosis, so that his hands have again taken their natural, almost diaphan ous aspect. i Pope Is Shaved. "The pope was sufficiently well this mor ning to be shaved His functional disor ders have passed and a consultation with other physicians is now considered to be unnecessary "Dr Lapponi this morning informed the prelates who were waiting in the ante chamber that he had examined the matter which the pope had expectorated thru coughing and was able to confirm his diagnosis, having found traces of blood, clearly demonstrating the existence of pneumonia. "Every one noticed that while In the past Dr Lapponi never participated in the rejoicing and enthusiasm over the announced or imaginary amelioration in the pope's condition, remaining always ex tremely reserved and anxious-looking, this morning, for the first time, Dr. Lapponi's face was tranquil and even hopeful-look ing, tho it was said that he was very far from believing in a real, definite and last ing improvement which would lead to the pontiff's recovery. Felt Much Stronger. "Pope Leo himself noticed at once on waking this morning that he was much refreshed and stronger and he said, with inimitable energy, that he wanted to re sume his ordinary life. He insisted on dressing himself almost entirely and aft erwards walking to his usual arm-chair, where he sat down, and, for the first time since he became ill, went thru his com plete toilet arrangements. He was not satisfied until he had been shaved, his Notea" Italian Surgeon, Who Is Assisting ^Or. Lapponi During the Pope's (lines*. SOCIETY* I THE MORNING BULLETIN A bulletin Issued at 10:10 a. m. by the pope's physicians says: "The night was tranquil and the patient rested well, the pneumonia fol- lowing the ordinary course In that part of the lung not covered by the little liquid still existing in the pleura. The general condition remains pretty good. "Lapponl, "Mazzonl." The Day's Bulletins. 8:20 a. m Judging from what leaks out from the bedroom of the pope, the con dition of the patient this morning seems to be substantially unchanged. His holi ness is restlebs and himself awaits im patiently this morning's visit of the doc tors He asked Dr. Lipponi. "When wlU Mazzonl come?" "Immediately," was the answer, "if your holiness wishes " "No,"' said the pope, "I merely desired to know the approaching time." Dr. Lapponi then infoimed his holiness that Dr Mazzoni would be there about 8 30 o'clock. Talked With Rampollo. 1:10 p. m.The pope asked to see Car I dinal Rampolla, the papal secretary of state, at 10 o'clock this morning. The pope said he had seen with pleasure how the sacred college was interested in his person and he was equally gratified at the manifest attentions from the good people of Rome. After this his holiness asked Cardinal Rampolla whether there were any urgent affairs to deal with, and the cardinal made a short summary of the principal pending questions The pope interested himself in all of them and the conversa tion turning again to the pontiff's condi tion, he said* "Weakness has always been my great est proclivity " Dr. Lapponi, on leaving the pope's bed room at 1 o'clock this afternoon, said: "I cannot yet say that I hope, but I no longer despair." - 3.45 p m.Word comes from the sick room that while the general condition of the pope continues satisfactory it is not desirable to take an over-optimistic view as a relapse may occur at any time. Signs of Improvement. v.* beard having grown quite long during his sickness, after which, feeling his chin with his hand, he manifested great pleas ure. "As the pope is much touched by the evidences of sympathy coming to him from all parts of the world. Dr. Lapponi showed him some of the telegrams which had reached him, including the following message from Rev. Father Cleary, which was sent from Erie, Pa : ' 'Before he dies I wish to see the world at peace. God bless him. Do not give hira up. The world needs him.' "The pontiff was much satisfied. He said: " 'The Americans have always shown me more affection than any other people. I love them.' "When this incident became known to the prelates in the ante-chamber, one of them exclaimed: " 'If the pope lives, here is an Ameri can priest who will not be forgotten. Ha will be made a bishop, at least in tho Philippines." After a long conference it was decided that in case the pope grew worse, there should be a consultation, at which at least one new doctor should be present. Both Dr Mazzonl and Dr. Lapponi decided that under such conditions the physician whom they would prefer was Professor Ros soni, a pupil of Dr. Baccelll, and his suc cessor in the general clinic at Rome. Turn for the Worse. 5pm The pope was suddenly at tacked this afternoon with diarrhoea, ap parently caused by the large quantity of food he had taken and to which he is unaccustomed, and caused m part by ex treme weakness. The new development in its turn augments this weakness. Consultation Called. 6.06 p. m.Dr. Rossoni has just arrived at the sick-room in consequence of the sudden change for the worse in the con dition of the pope. A consultation will be held immediately. Gives Up Hope. 7 30 p. m.After consultation of phy sicians, Dr. Lapponi said: "I feax there is no hope whatever and yet the end may not come to-night." *SM- Reads the News. The pontiff having expressed a desire to see the newspapers and the doctors wish ing to prevent him from reading any alarming news which may have appeared even in the clerical journals, a special edi tion of "Delia Verita (The Voice of Truth), the Vatican paper, was printed for the pope, who was delighted in hearing read to him the public confidence in the steady betterment in his condition. This morning there were few persona present In the ante-chamber when the medical bulletin was issued. During the last few days it had been overcrowded. Messages of Inquiry. Besides the inquiries from all the reign ing sovereigns, there were received at the Vatican to-day sympathetic messages from the Count of Flanders, the Duke and Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, the In fanta Isabella, Count Caserta (pretendei* to the kingdom of the two Sieilys), and Princess Mathilda of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. Prince Albert of Belgium not only inquired thru the legation but went personally to the papal nuncia at Brussels to give ex pression to his grief. The Vatican was also advised that the president of Argentina had visited the papal inter-nuncio to de monstrate the interest taken by him both as an Individual and an official. Bells Won't Toll. Orders have been given that the bells of the Vatican and St. Peter's shall not be tolled for the death of Monsignor Vol pini, since it would disclose his death tor his holiness. THE DAY OPENED WELL The Pontiff Was Bright and Cheerful, and Even Joked. Rome, July 9.Since his illness the pope had not begun a day as satisfactorily as this. Indeed, hopes of - - his recovery readied such a point as to make the gen eral public believe the pontiff might soon be out of danger. No better synthesis of this view could be given than the word* of Dr. Lapponi uttered on leaving* the sickroom at about noon that altho he did not yet dare to hope he had perhaps ceased to despair. This promising outlook, however, was followed by the startling announcement that the pope had been attacked with diarrhoea caused by the large quantity of food he had taken and that a consulting physician had been sent for. The patient, when he began the day, i DR. LAPPONI. .* * -J*f&m Noted Italian Practitioner, Whose 8erv-.|f . Ices Are Entirely Devoted to th* H*ad^ of th* Church. w # '4 M\ - i A fl