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- itr i. VBNDS OF I1L0 -, xh GoUeM Held Apjle i 0 Sul; he Otker Eejt Up Dnpeiy. . Pari. Nov,' ".--What m the position of the now vanished arms of the Venus de MHoT-a. question that has been heat edly discussed by artists and antiquaries since the discovery of the famous statue Jn U30-ls now set at rest forever through the publication this week by Jean Aicard, h. academician and well-known man of letters, of some remarkable manu-1 scripts in his possession, wnicn oo irnixUnr to the evidence In these doc m.ni. whJcH In regarded as unim peachable, the statue of the Venus yic trix. which Is now the chief treasure at the Louvre,' was intact wura n . discovered nearly a "century ago by a Greek peasant in an undensround grotto in his field. t , . . Both arms were In place. The right arm descended a little below the hips, nh.r. it held un the draperies, while the left arm was raised above the head and grasped Inthe hand a small sphere. Which was probably an apple. This arm was detachable from the body of the statue and fixed, in place by a tongue of Iron. The reason wh the statue was arm ii uhon it was Khlmted from the Island f Min ! now also made clear. -Thsf documents published by M. Alcartl prove that French naal officers, ho .were the first Europeans to see the Veiius, and who were authorized by their gov ernment to buy It at anytcost, obtained the prize only at the cost of a sharp scrimmage with the rw.oI a Turkish brig, the commander of which' had been Instructed by a Greek prince at Con stantinople to bring the statue to him. In the struggle, in which fitty sailors took part on each side, and In which shots and saber cuts were freelv ex chinged. the goddess, who had Leen placed on a stoutlj built cart, was throvn to the ground and her arms wer- broken in pieces. TMs seizure of the Venus de Mllo by force and conflict between the French and Turks was hushed up for diplomatic nnsons and never reached the ears of the public. The first of the documents which M. Aicard publishes, and which he Intends soon to deposit in the Library of the Institute, is a memoir written by Du mont d'Urville. afterward noted as a polar explorer, who obtained the statue for the French government. He states positively that the Venus Victrix. when he first saw her. had her arms in the position described, adding that the were afterward mutilated and detached from the bodj. Next is a manuscript notice by Lieut, flatterer, who accompanied d'l'rvllle on the expedition to Melos, and many ears afterward, enraged at the endless dis pute on the subject of the original at titude of the Venus, decided to leave a record in writing which should settle the matter flnallj. In the notice he states " hen I mv the statue in the hut of Jorgos Bottonts, on whose field It was found, the left arm was attached to the bust and held an apple oxer the head " To this decisive evident e M. Aicard adds the statements of Jules Fvrry. who. when Ambassador to Greece, vit-lted Me los with the object of gathering any tra ditions as to the discovers or seizure of the statue. 11 Ferry found that the popular account of these incident wa clear on the point that the mutilation of the Venus was caused by the conflict n round it of French and Turkih sailors. He was also able to find two sons of Bottonis. the original discoverer, who excavated in the grotto with their father These stated positivels thaVwhen It was found the statue htood on a ped estal with the left arm raised and hold ing an apple in the hand The publica tion of thebe documents, together with all the ev idence bearing on the ques tion, has been received with the deepest interest In artistic circles In Paris, where people had thought the time-honored problem a thing of the past. If the documents dfscrlbed In the fore going be authentic, thev apparentlv set tle forever the question of the arms ol the mot valuable statue In the world One of the documents, the d'lTrviile manuscript, mav be accounted for on the supposition that it is the long-missing letter which was sent to the French Kmbass at Constantinople and known to have reached its destination, telling about the discover) of th statue and inquiring whether the government dc s.red tto purchase it. All contemporarj evidence hitherto made known had apparentlv shown that the btitiie. 'when discovered, was with out complete arms. The restoration of thee limbs has for nearly a century greatly Interested artists and anatom ists Manv and fantastic have been the substitutes offered It has been gen erallv affirmed by the best authorities that the right hand held up the draperies at the hip The same authorities have agreed that the Wt arm must have sup ported some elevated burden on account of the muscles of the neck and the poise of the shoulders !etraving a strain on the left side But what was this burden? The answer has ranged all the way from a globe or apple to a bambino or infant Cupid The last conjecture, in geniously demonstrated br the American sculptor. Frank Paloma. receives Its au thority on the ground that In the grotto where the statue was found were frag ments of smaller sculptured figunes. and that the pose of the statue indicates A heavier burden than an apple. This has been acknowledged, but answer has been made that the pose is equally faithful to the act of throwing a smaller object. In the month of February, 1820. a peas ant named Jorgos Bottonls and his son Antonio, while working In a field upon the mountainside near the village of Castro. In the Island of Melos, found a rock cavity caused by a landslide. En tering it. they came upon a small shrine decorated In colors and inclosing certain sculptures. Jorgos at once communicated the news to the village priest, named Oiconomos, a monk of the Order of St. Basil, who soon visited the spot. Exactly what was seen there had re mained a mjstery until revealed by M. Aicard s documents. It had been known, however that the news of the discovery verv sliorth reached the French consul at Melos. M Louis Brest. This gentle man also visited the grotto, but the record he left of what he saw was con fined to generalities a statue about six feet high, two smaller statues, a lot of broken marble arms and legs, and sev eral inscriptions In those days for a Greek peasant to find a statue of ancient Hellas meant a fortune, and M. Brest proposed to Jorgos to buy the lot for 15,000, and immediately wrote to his superior at Constantinople, describing the antiquities and asking for authority, and the means to purchase such of them as might be deemed de sirable. No reply being received by April, the peasants offered the statue alone to an other Frenchman for t2V. This French man was Dumont d'Urville. then an en sign on board the man-of-war Chevrette. which had arrived off Melos on April 15. M, d'Urville communicated with his friend. Count Marcellus. secretary of em bassy at Constantinople. It Is not known whether M. Brest's letter ever reached Its destination. The letter of M. d'Ur ville, however, which Inclosed a. rough drawing of the statue, brought lmmedl ate.results. Count Marcellus was ordered -to'pro-cedit once to Melos on board the sta fette and to purcnase the statue at -any coot. .He arrived on May 23. and found a curious condition of affairs. The statue had been, sold tor IBS) to - rnM. l llvlLuB IklvVIJ 1 ul 3r ' bLsTV : -- the monk OicOBomiM, -who bad nm i lisiiil HLTH The part ot'Jrrtao-KlkcjS.1!. fof the fwmer-Priac of-JColdovfe. - InUrprsftr at the Turkish) arsenal tambouU'tfce native quarter -of-Constantinople; but no money bad rtunajvil haada.i KaanwhtleUie. statue had' been placed -on board a. Greek brig flyln the Turkish flag, which Was even then-fet-i ting ready to sail for Btamboul, The count at once manned one of the Kstafette boats and boarded the brig, where the Greek captain promised not to sail without the Frenchman's knowledge Count Marcellus, accompanied by M. Brest, then summoned the authorities of the island-and laid the matter before them. He argued that the statue had been offered to Ensign d'Urville for CO. Still, to carry out the contract, the count was prepared to pay the exact ram promised by the monk, namely, tMO, and not the n fotvwbjch the statue had been offend to M. d'Urville. The count displayed 'the money In gold. The -authorities -yielded to this argu ment.', and without loss of time Count Marcelliis-pald Jorgos a. fourth more than the sum offered by the monk, or C.200. He received a bill of sale and returned fto the Greek brig, secured the statue, and had it put on board tho Estafette. It Is probable that the Dassase of arms mentioned in the AJcard manuscripts did, not take place at this Juncture, but 'at the time the statue was being conveyed on board the Greek brig, when Its trans portation was very likely disputed by Ensign d'Urville and his comrades. Count Marcellus, who saw the statue only after it had been placed. on .board the French war vessel, when It was In a still more dilapidated condition than when found, left a record, -In" which he stated his belief that t"the broken arm with the apple" which1 accompanied the statue did not belong to It,' and that "it can oe demonstrated that the. statue rem resented the Panagut, or Holy Virgin; of the little Greek chapel whose ruins I Saw at Melos." At Alexandria the antiquities on board the Estafette were transferred to the frigate Lionne. which, with the French Ambassador, proceeded to France. On his Journey from Constantinople to Alex andria the Ambassador had stopped off at Jieios and recompensed the authori ties, who had In the meantime been se verely dealt with through the Influence of Prince Nlkolakl for permitting the statue to fall Into Catholic hands. The authorities had been scourged and mulct ed to the tune of J3.400 for their offense. What the French Ambassador paid to beat their wounds Is not known. The statue reached Paris In the middle of February, 1S3. and was taken to the workshops of the Jloyal Museum The sculptor Bernard Larige. of Toulouse, was engaged to repair It. He removed the remains of the right arm as far as the joint and made alterations In the bust, at the back of the head, and on the draperies. On the head he made an incision and Inserted another piece of marble. He finally left the statue as It is seen to-day In the Louvre. On the face of a pedestal which accom panied the statue, and may or mav not have belonged to it, was found this In scription in Greek capital letters: ANDROS, SON OF MENIDES. OF ANTIOCH. ON THE MEANDER, -EXECUTED THIS V.ORK. The fragment of the first word has been Interpreted to mean ''Agesandros." the name nf the sculptor of Rhodes, who. with Polidorus and Athenodorus, carved the famous Laocoon" group now In the Vatican at Rome Such, in brief, is the storv of the fa mous Venus from her discovery in 1SJ0 to her present abode in the Louvre a story to which M. Aicard's manuscripts are believed to be an important and ab solutely completing supplement. CURFEW STILL EIKGS. Srwwl fable tr Th W Ellington Herald London. Nov. i The curftw tolls again at Chertsey this week, and will be rung regularly during the winter months. For an unbroken period of 540 vears this cus tom has been observed The curfew bell, probably the oldest in the world, formed the subject of the well-known legend of old Chertsey church. "Blanche Herlot." and com memorates sn Incident supposed to have happened during the War of the Roses In the fifteenth centurv . 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Melba haa brought bacltia new .tenor stager with her from her Australian 'tour. She found him under stranger circumstances as, -sbe "A crowd 'had assembled" outside theater at4 o'clock'taTthe mornltyfcfal though there waa no performanrfeT until .MIn the evenlnC'raha. ald.yrMIt waa bitterly cnldrMd at o'clock when .1.OTB persons ware" waiting, the gallery, doors were ;opened. I had, a ptkno aent up to thesi'a.nd thfevarmred- an impromptu leopcert to amuse themselves. I listened tta that concert, ana wa rewaraea. One singer .was an -exceptionally fine tenor, and he Is now being especially ralnedV and lf"my opinion counts for anything-London wilkhear and applaud him, as I heard .and applauded 'him un der susta strange circumstances." Asked .what was ths most, striking feature ?f her tour; Mme. 'Melba replied that, it was: the' personal' sacrifices made by many people to bear her. " "I was told of many casea where peo ple had-traveled-the -night through In order to reach the theater." she said. "One caeeJn particular was that of an elderjy woman,, . who . traveled from Thursday'' Island to Sydney, a pittance of L260 mlles.c On reaching her goal ahe found that all .the seats Had been booked weeks ahead, but Iam glad to say t was able to And' her a seat." PALACE OF JLOWEBS. Paris May Have Conservatories ot World-wide Braaty. Specul CkbU to "Che WMnrtoc nrald. Paris. Nov. 2. A palace of flowers, that Is the latest scheme for the Palais Royal; the erection in the gardens ot two Im mense conservatories, where the finest blooms of the gardener's art shall be shown In their season, and where floral exhibitions will from time to time be held to delight the public and encourage the art of floral cultivation. The project Is that M. Ambrolse Rendu, councilor for the quarter; and M. Rendu has had a deml-seml-offlclal hint from the official high In authority that the Minister of Agriculture Is at tracted by the proposal That he should be, of course, la a vital matter, as the Palais Rojal, being the property of the state, the consent of the government must be obtained lieforc tho scheme can go farther. M Rendu will bring forward a motion as soon as the general council resumes that the conservatories be constructed In a stjle which will harmonize with the surrounding architecture. PASSES UP SUFFRAGETTE. Maclstrnte Sentences One and Then Comments on It. Srwial Oible to The Wadimcton HaM London. Nov. 2 Mr. Fordham. the magistrate at the West London Police Court, had an amusing discussion with suffragist who objected to paying taxes, and incidental') expressed his sense of the futility ot Inflicting prison sentences which will not be served. Judg ing from the success of suffragette "hun Ker strikes" in getting out of prison be fore the expiration of their sentences Mrs Caroline Frances Fagan, of Rut land Court. Westminster, was summoned at the instance of the London County Council for emploving a male servant, using armorial hearings, and keeping a motor car without a license Mrs Fagan admitted that she had not taken out licenses, as she objected to Imperial taxation without representation, and said she also objected to paving fines. "I must fix imprisonment in default of 'distress.' " said Mr. Fordham. "but of course vou won't do as much Imprison ment as I give you. Mrs. Fagan The total Imprisonment will be two months. I suppose that will mfan forty-eight hours 'Now, vou are rid of me, Mrs Fagan. and jou have the Home Secre tary to deal with." VIB ZTTI . r V g-i-y JFlLlr ;y--T ' V . if it l t ' The Trend off Things Prof. Charles iv Henderson, or tbs Unl .erslty'of Chicsgo. reeenUy sailed from New York for India, .where he win serve as lecturer, on the Barrows foundation in that country. Japan, Ceylon and China. His lectures, which deal with the "application of Christian Ideals .to practical problems," are to memory of jonn Henry Barrows, i-roi. Hen derson Is the I ilrd lecturer' to be. ap pointed; the others were Dr. Marcus Dods. of Edinburgh, and the late Presi dent Charles Cuthbert Hall, of Union Seminary. Prof. Henderson is not only an able student In the field of social service and allied Interests, but renders prac tical help In community, affairs, as illus trated In his service on 'the Chicago Vice Commission, and aa secretary of the more recently appointed one on unem ployment. It Is understood that upon his return to the United States he will give substantially these same lectures for a number of American universities. One of the most Interesting religious phenomena of the times Is the extraor dinary liberality of a number ot Jewish philanthropists to Christian enterprises says the Continent. Two prominent Jew ish cltlxens of Chicago Julius Rosenwald and Max Pam are especially notable In that region. Mr. Rosenwald gives munifi cently to the Young Men's Christian As sociation, which Is In the Strictest sense a Protestant enterprise, and Mr. Pam Is the chief benefactor at present of the Cathollo University at Notre Dame a,t South Bend, Ind. And the thing pecu liarly significant about the gifts of both of these men Is that their crossing of religious line cannot be In any sense at tributed to religious indifference, for both are men ot unmistakable instincts for religion. Though Jews themselves, they clearly see that Christianity Is tho only form of religion bound to tell In this country, and therefore they put their force behind It, Their attitude toward these questions Is perhaps very much the same as that of Oscar Straus, of New York, who accepted it as1 perfectly consonant with his own feelings when the convention which nominated him for Governor of his State sung ns an expres sion of Its reform fervor that most em phatic Christian hymn, "Onward, Chris tian Soldiers." The Rantlst denomination In the North has followed the lead of Presbyterian, Methodist. Unitarian. Episcopal, and Congregational by appointing a social service representative to stand for its enthusiasms in social reform. The new I'aptlst secretary is Dr. Samuel Zane Ratten. Dr Ratten ha.s well won this honor frcm his church bv his vigorous zeal In drawing Christian attention to the social meaning of the gospel In the present critical age. First as a pastor, then as a college professor In Lincoln, Ncbr . and Des Slolnes, Iowa. Dr. Bat ten has spoken and written with con vincing Intensity on current social prob lems. He has served also as the volun teer setretar of the denomination's so cial service commission This commis sion, however, and the brotherhood council of the denomination both soil cited the Northern Baptist Convention to elevate this secretarv ship to the level of the executive positions of the benev olent boards. The convention acceded and directed the Baptist Publication S cletv to create a new department with such a setretarv In charge. The choice, of Dr. Hatlin for the office naturally followed Resides giving his time to the generul promotion of social serv ice. Dr. Batten will serve as the mtlonal sec retary of the Baptist brotherhood Episcopalians have taken a long step forward educationally In the appoint, ment of Rev. William E. Gardner as generi secretary of the General Beard of Riliglous Education This recently formed organization undertakes to ur relate the agencies already at work in behalf of better Sundav school Instrui tlon In the different dioceses and de partments of the Episcopal church throughout the I'nlted States. Thev will still be left free to work out their own plans, but greater unlformitv und larger results will be secured through relation to a central clearing house of Ideas So general is the desire In an parts of the country for more effective work In the Sundav school thit at the last general convention steps were taken to give the movement official standing and direction Mr Gardner, who takes the office which has Just lieen created, was formerlv .1 rector In Cambridge, Mas . and of late has been the secre tary of the New England Department of the Board of Missions He Is a born teacher, a winning speaker and an ar dent chimplon of missions He has nl ready proved his ahlllty and his desire to do team work with workers In other denominations The Federal Council, in which are Joined thirtv-two Protestant bodies meets ever four ears. Its second quadrennial meeting will be held In Chicago at the beginning of December and will be utilized to show forth Christian unity In practice. For eight dav a the sessions will be given up to federated methods of work, to pres entation of the plan to form a peace league of ministers of America, Great Britain and Germany, to results at tained for social service, and to digests of the exhaustive survejs that have been made In what used to be the home missionary States between the Missis slppl River and the Pacific coast. There Is forming, to be completed bv that time, federation of the volunteer organizations, to prevent overlapping, and a directory of them will be Issued Immediately after the quadrennial meet ing. Since the end of the Men and Religion Movement forty-seven federations, some State and some city, have been formed and have come Into touch with the council. i One of the Important meetings to be held In 1513 Is the third International Prohibition Conference, which will gather In Milan September 21-28. These dates coincide with those of the Fourteenth Ir- ternatlonal Congress against alcoholism, for which the Italian government Is re questing other governments to appoint official delegates. The programme an nouncements of the Antl-Alchollc Con gress, thus far, seem attractive. Such allied subjects as "Moral Decadence." "Medication," "Substitutes for Taverns." "Housing." Restaurants." "Probation Systems and Asilums," are to be treated, although probably open discussions will not generally bo held. The Women's Home Missionary Society of the New England Conference of the Methodist Church has Just dedicated a splendidly Impressive and significant building In Marginal Street, near the Immigration dock, In the city ot Boston. It is to be known as tho Immrnnta' Home of Boston, and la to be freely opened to every newcomer who doesn't Know where to go when he or she lands In America. It la especially Intended for Immigrants who have had some mis fortune at sea. such as sickness or the death of a loved one. for those who have been robbed or lost tickets, for those whose friends have tailed to meet mew u expecceo, ana particularly lor unprotected vounr zirls who are helnr- brought over by Mormon elders or "white slave" agents, t ' - The building which Is as yet nnlaue among; denominational structures In this country is a five-story cdlnc o brick V-, 'P I -3 w vv tv-".,, W V I " -"- a. . -- - ... l land granite surmounted by' a ct-asajfJAMsT HJtW XJKfTSXtt wnicn proclaims its reugiouz ennrevvwe i ananoating the American nag ironua staff on Its roof. The whole property cost .000- The building- takes the place of a small private house which has neen kept open bg the society since 188. Dur ing those years the society has cared for 30.090 persons, representing tniny- five nationalities, besides &080 persons who have been helped af the pier with out coming' to -the building. Tpe new home stands on a .much more convenient site, and It waa regarded a -a, matter ox particular triumpn - ,.,..-..- two ssloonstthst made a very unflatter ing business success by selling great quantities r of drink to incoming;. Immi grants. By unanimous vote New York Presby tery throws open Its doors to the public at all .meetings except, of course, ex ccutive sessions, which the presbytery naturally reserves the right to order aa necessity may appear, .Annoyances fol lowing certain militant Incidents on the presbyter s floor, which were-dlstorted and exaggerated In the dally press, pro duced a temporary exasperation that Instinctively tried to avenge itself on the newspaper, reporters by shutting out them and everybody else from the pres bytery's meetings. I.ie present modera tor. Rector Edgar Whlttaker Work, is proving a wise and capable leader. New York's French Presbyterian Church, whose pastor died last summer, has elected as pastor the Rev. Paul I. Elsesser, of Boston, who Is also editor of a religious weekly devoted to evangeli cal progress of French people In Ameri ca. The new pastor was formerly a member of the New York French colony, although a native of Switzerland, and has relatives here and In New Jersey who- are active workers In French re ligious organizations. He will begin his duties In New York on December 1. The New York church Is the largest of French evangelicals In this country. Mr. W. E. Bralthawalte. superinten dent of the music department of the union. Is organizing a large chorus of Endeavorers. Their first appearance will be on the evening of October 1?. at Cen tral Union Mission, the occasion being a part of the celebration of the "anni versary week" of that Institution. The chorus will sing again en Sunday after noon. October 20, the last day of the an niversary celebration The Sabbath school and missionary de partment of the Presbvterljii church in the United States publishes a statistical table showing the gain and loss in Sunday s-hool membership during ten vears. and raises th question of the relation of Sunday school membership to church membership sixteen I'reshv teries. com prises one-fifth of the tot il Sunday school enrollment, show a gro.s gnln dur ing ten vears of Ks7i; In Sunday school inembersh'p. The loss during this period Is lJcn. leaving a n t caln of 1,053 These Presbv teries are In large cities In every one the church meniliervhlp has Increased from &t per cent n Cincinnati to 33 2 per cent giin in Pittsburg Eleven of the sixteen Presbv teries show a gain ranging above 20 per cent If It had not been for the Increase 'n membership in the &undi s-hools of the small towns and villages there would iave been little Kiln to show. The re maining 2TI Prehj teries show a net gain In the same per od of 111 v, or H per cent The report shows the need of an orcan'zed campaign In the cities to en large Sundav schools If this source of supply for the churches Is not to be cut off WORLD IN BALTIMORE" ATTRACTS WASHINGTONIANS Washington Daj. November 15 Ambassador Urvce. in his address at the opening of the mUsiomr exposi tion, dew It upon the development of mis sionary endeavor both In domestic and foreign fields, and asserted that America ind Great Britain were the two coun tries foremot In the evangelization of the world The "World In Baltimore." he said, was the best means that could he devised to bring before the people of Marland and adjoining territory the Wayside Shrine, Korea scene, "The World In Baltimore." great needs of the unenlishtened races and to Inspire them to active co-operation in the cause ot missions. "This movement which brings us to gether," said Bishop John G. Murray, of the Episcopal Church, "is catholic In Its comprehensiveness, comprehensive In Its catholicity." "What the moving picture Is to litera ture; what newspaper advertising is to the commercial house that's what the 'World In Baltimore is to the missionarv movement. It's a big. living advertisement-expensive, but. like all advertising. It pays." Percy J. Burrell, pageant mat ter. Edward Tarring, for the local Pastors' Federation, has arranged for special trains on "Washington Day," Wednes day. November 13, and many congrega tions will send delegations. Arrange ments for such delegations at tho special round trip rate can be made only through Mr. Tarring. Because of the convenience of the Mount Rojal Station to the exposition, the Baltimore and Ohio was cho'en as the official route from Wosh'nslon for "Washington Day" visitors to the great show. The first special train will start from Union Station at 9.30, and return ing will leave Mount Royal Station at 5 30. Return may also be made by regu lar trains. Thursday was "Methodist Day," and a number of Washington church mem bers attended the exercises and viewed the exhibits. Ambassador Brj'ce again visited the exposition on Thursday. At the consecration of St Paul's Church. Point ot Rocks, Md.. on St. Luke's Day, of which Rev. Joseph E. Williams is rector, two of 'our Washing ton clergy were .present and took part in the consecration ceremonies. They were Rev. J. H. W. Blake, rector ot Christ Church. Geomtnvn ,n4 nv Henry Thomas, ijaslui: at, Hyattsvilia. . r-vCf5' vii:CJ MBBSSBSSSBVBSSSmBSSSSSSSSsEB VsssP''mmBssssssBBsslmssssH C'T 3"V BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBI . v ?' 4bbTbbTbbTbbTbbTbbTbbTbbbbb BBsTsTSS ST saSSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSBSB assffint. W X 'inffnffnffnffnffnffnffnffnffnffnffnl iz99I99sz9b!B9ss9 v- . . . ; -v-. . .'T: i -" - W- ' ".--. AT HAEYA1D AID AHKWXB Canon Henson.'of London, Is now In America and haa been making addresses tn New York during the last week. He has come to this country. It Is said, ,at toe "Joint Invitation of Harvard Univer sity and of Andover Theological Semi- IIENSLKY 1IEXJOS, Canon of Wwunlmter Abbrj- and Ittctor of St. Mar. carrt S. Londoo. nary. At the latter he will deliver tha Southworth lectures on "Problems of Organized Christianity." and he is sched uled as preacher to Harvard for several weeks. It Is understood that he will visit Washington before returning to England. and that he will be the guest of the Brit ish Ambassador during his sojourn here. MANY NOTED WIDOWS JOIN CATHOLIC SISTERHOODS Many Instances are noted of married women, after the death of their husbands, entering the s sterhoods of the Catholic Church. A number of such cises have occurred n the United States within a year. Recently, In the chapel of the Con vent of the Visitation Order. Elfindale. Springfield. Mo. Mrs Sarah Scott, of that city, a widow, received the habit of the society, taking the name in religion of Sister Mary Ignatia Th-ee of her sons are members of the Society of Jesus and a fourth Is to enter the order and all four will study for the priesthood. A daugh ter of Mrs. Scott 's a S ster, cf St. Jo seph. Some months ago M-s. Hosier, widow of Commander 11. II. Hosley, V. S. N . was received Into the order of the Sacred Heart In Jvenwood Convent, near Albany, thus following the example of her daugh ter, who Is a fcister of C'haritv and sti tioned in Emmlttsburg. Md Mrs. Holev was forme-ly Miss Genevieve Paul, a daughter of Oen Paul, of the armv, and a belle of a generation igo. I.it June Mrs Gertrude Halle Un man, of Norw -h. Conn, received the white veil in the chapel of the Convent of Marie Reparatrtce, New York .she Is now In the mother houe of the order In Bel gium, w here she is preparing for her solemn profess'on which n"l take place in about two vears Mrs Lami-in was a daughter of the late Dr K B Halle and the widow- of William Cimp Lanman She is a strikingly beautiful woman and was known in society in New York and abroad On her mother's side she is de scended from the Mavs. of Sivinnah. a fimily of wealth and prominence She was born a Presbv teriin. afterward en tered the Protestant Episcopal fold and about two veirs ago joined the Catho lic Church She w is. worth ne-irly Jl"- 0C. and this she is repo-ted to have do nated to tne order of which sie s now a member It Is interesting, in connection wlti these examples, to recall th fact thit the mother of the late Itev Robert F H ton. S J . perh-ips the greatest of the pr sident- of Hoston Coll, ze iK-came a nun She entered the Convent of the Visitation. Georgetown. D . about the time lnr sen went to the novit ate of the Socletv of Jesus m Frederick. Md . to be come a member of the order Sistir Oljmpias. as she was known in religion, lived to an advanced age The Catholic roreign Mission t-ocietv of America ii now stiTed on Its own land ninetv -three aces part in New Castle and part In Osinlng. N Y. It is thirty miles from New York, at an eleva tion of J"1 feet, and commands a view of Hudson River. Sit students are on hand; also three aspirint auxiliiry brothers anil a group of six secretaries (women), who Intend to consecrate their lives to the work. All parishes of tho diocese having m-vde returns. Rev. P. t Gavan. chancellor, announces thit Catholics of Mar 1 ind and the District of Columbia have con tributed K,'"i to the collection for Pope Pius X. This collection, known ns "Peters Pence.' was: taken In ail the churches June 2 and is an annual event bt. Patrick's was among the churches of the diocese which gave J12a. Every vear there Is taken up in all the parishes of the United States a collection which goes toward "Peter's Pence." This money is forwarded to Rome to make up the fund with which the Pope maintains his household. America contributes close to tMO.OOO to this fund CONGREGATIONAL REPORTS SHOW PROGRESSIVE SPIRIT Dr. Woodrow tfves on Sundav night the last of the present series of lecture" on "Ethics Todav." His topic I. 'The Ethic of Suicide." There have been Iirger gatherings of the Congregational Brotherhood in past vciir. but none iniro hopeful, or with Utter reports. It is said, than that at Oherlin last Friday, Saturday, and Sun dav. Tho treasurer reported a decrease in the debt hanaed down, all current e penes paid, and a considerable batume on hand. The secretur's report of work accomplished was received with enthu-idas-m The officers chocn for the coming ear were Mr. Henry M. Ue-irdslej.. Kansas Cltv, for preIdent. Vice pres'dents: I'rof. Fred B. Hill. Xorthfleld. Minn : C. V. Davidson. Boston. -Mass ; William II. Lewis. Portland. Oreg.: Rev. J. Romen Danforth. New London, Conn. Among the newly elected directors are. Rev. Frazcr Metzgar, of Vermont; Rev. S. I.. Loomis. D. D. Westtlcld. N. J.: Mr. E. M. Powell. Dallas, Tex , and Rev. J. P. Huget. of Detroit. Mich. Washington Congregationallsts were not represented In this year's meeting. Dr. Dunning reporting on tho recent meeting of the American Board had this to sav: "The annual reports of the secretaries, when compared with those of thirty vears ago evince the striking change has been going on in the conception and scope of foreign missions. The em phasis is not now laid on the number of persons received l"to this or that church, but rather o.i the changes ot communities and nations in their atti tude, toward Christianity and toward the standard of faith and conduct which it holds forth. It was shown that in jMnPnessssssssssV SBIHBSBasssssssssssri BassssssHasssslBassiaBasr ?BasssTsPafwWf-4i:BfBfBSsBfBff;V''i 44KWi-'4PasBaK4 HMasBasssssBBnBUnBssssssss'-l HsBasHBasHaasBSo 1snffnffnffnBBBlBnffnffnffnffBBBBBBBBBW?J H. f A WARMING TO PARENTS, It Is risky to feed raw milk and cream to children or Invalids un less jrou sre'sure that at the farm which produces .the milk the ut most cleanliness Is observed at all times, particularly during milk Ins;; thatwthe employes are thor oughly healthy and cleanly per sons, that the cowa are free from diseases, that the water used for rinsing Is of undoubted purity, and that the milk Is quickly cooled aad kept cold and covered until de livered to you. Raw milk often produces Tuber culosis, Scarlet Fever, also Ty phoid and other Intestinal dis eases. We can guard against Infection by properly pasteurizing milk or by home pasteurization. Properly pasteurizing illk (n(j cream) by keeping It at 1 deg. F. for twenty to thirty minutes does not affect Its nutritive value nor Its digestibility. Quick or commer cial pasteurization, however. Is un reliable. You can home pasteurize raw milk by heating it to near boiling, then cool, and keep cold and cov ered until used. Most Indigestion In babies is caused by milk too rich In cream. Sociiij for PrmifiM of Siekira, t KIUKi. ta-ntarr ANY THINS WHERE TIME BY VAN EMON'S LINCOLN PARK PHARMACY 13th and East CapHe, Sts. Day Phones L. 114-2774 Nlf ht Phone L. 1125 We GiT VotM In Th Tlnall'i $3 0M Ccrtetf. 01. Shoes Repaired After we get through with them they look like new. It costs Ut ile. It saves much. HOME SHOE REPAIR CO. 719 Ninth Stv N. W. Work Called for and Delivered. vv Gle Vocca In Tl9 Herald a K5 00D Contn. The Ideal Mai's Store High-class fornlshlnffs at prices to Interest money savers. M. LEVITAN & CO. 3044 14TH ST. X. W. VT rlT tow In Tt Herald ESaO eoertwe. HAVE YOU RHEUMATISM? Whra yen use a rrafdy grt we that ecatiins NO MFRCLKT. It Is -Afi-st. Fiftr Tram maer I. Uck ol HEALY'S RHEUMATIC REMEDY. .Ttut. trj . It Is a true rrariy 50c p-JT bott!e HEALY'S PHARMACY, M5?- THIRD ST. AND MASS. AVE. N. W. W Ghe ots in Tlia UeraM a t2.ro Coda. the countries where almost two-thlrd of the Board's work It carir-d on. hi- torv- Is rapidlv- miking through evolu tion, war and revolution. Durinc th vear Chin i has driven out the Mam hu dv naty which had ruled the empiro f.r JM 5ear. A new government nrsin ized a' a republic ha pros lain il reli gious liberty, and there is reaiines to i onxiiler the claim' of Christ initv un precedented in the nation s history. Turke's war with Italy and the agiti tions Issuing in further w-ir hive re vetled the weakening of the traditlon il restraint" of Mohammedanism, al ready shaken through the lnte-nil revo lution of four j ears ago. and are ush ering In a religious freedom unknown before." The American Missionarv- Association rounds out this nscal jear without debt, and closes with a balance In the treas. urv- of C99 Besides tint it paid In full the debt of previous jers. amounting to JH.51S. The receipt for current work and the income from the Daniel Hand lund amounted to KM S3S. an increase of m.iK over last vear. Over a million for the American Board and over a half million for the American Missionary As sociation, Indicate that these societies were pretty vigorous and that they had the confidence of the churches. EPISC0PAT CHURCH NOTES. Rev. Dr. R. Cotton Smith, rector of St. John's Church, Lafavette Square, has not returned to Washington from I Is country home In New Englind ow ing lo 111 health. His return to hea.th Is carnently hoped for by his friends and parishioners. It Is not. ho ever, likely that he will return before th new year. It will be or much Interest to ihurrh men who follow the career of Bihop Brent with close attention, because of the fact that he twice declined the Bishopric of Washington, to know that the bishop has successfullv gone through an operation in Manila Gen eral Hospital. The crowded condition of the Church Hospital, which Bishop Brent established, was such thit he could not be taken In there, although he was removed to It later on. The autumn meeting of the Church, man's League was held at the Highlands. Connecticut and California .Avenues, last Monday, at 8 p m. The topic of the evening was "The So cial Service of the. Churchman." The speakers were the Right Rev. Alfred Harding. D. D.: the Rev. Patrick Mur ph, city missionary: Mr. Charles A. 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