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Four News Sections, 'Want Section,
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ST. LOUIS. MO.. SUNDAY. MARCH 8, 1903.
PRICE FIVE CENTS-
NEWS OF THE WORLD BY GAB
TO THE REPUBLIC.
ENGLAND IS DEEPLY CONCERNED IN THE EFFORT BEING
MADE TO IMPROVE THE NATIONAL DEFENSES.
PLEASURE-SEEKERS IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE ENJOY
THE FLOWER PARADE AT CANNES.
A BRITISH EXPLORER SUES A LONDON MEDIUM FOR THE
FORTUNE FROM WHICH HE HAS BEEN SEPARATED.
O'BHIEN ORDEHED TO
CALVE'S FIANCE IS
LEAVE KINGDOM OF SAXONY.
THE KING AND PRINCE AT-A SMOKING CONCERT
"i-ji irtvj fJVSi'i-1"'"
London, March ".Doctor I A. O'Brien,
an American dentist, has been ordered to
leave the Kingdom of Saxnny because of
his supposed relations with tho former
Crown Princess Loulso. In this picture
OBEY KING'S WISH
Important Social Functions Have
Been Planned, and Others Are
AMERICANS KEEP OPEN HOUSE.
Several Girls From United States
Are Among the Season's Deb
utantes Welcomed Back
SPECIAL BY CABLE TO THE NHW TOHK
HERALD AND THCJST. LOUIS REPUBLIC
London. March 7. (Copyright. 1903.) The
King's wish that "London's great hostesses
should exert themselves to mako the sea
son a. success Is bearing fruit.
It is now- possible to mention some Im
portant hocial functions that will bo Riven
in tho big London houses.
The Duches of Devonshire is to give one.
it not two. dances nt Devonshire House.
One will certainly be in honor of the debut
of her granddaughter. Lady Mary Hamil
ton, who Is IS j cars old. and one of Scot
land's greatest heiresses. She is likewise
heiress in general of the line of princely
Hamilton") and sole repiesentatlvo of the
Karl of Arran. who In tho time of Qui.cn
Mary was designated as nest in succession
to the throne should tho Queen die without
There is talk of Lady Londondsrry giving
a dance in her beautiful town house. Lady
Lansdowne is the first of the great hostesses
to fix the date of an entertainment. A big
reception will bo held Friday. March U,
at LansdowRA Hrm
Lord and Lad Cadogan will bo very"
neartliy welcomed back to London. Chelsea
House, one of the line-it houses in town, will
be thrown open. The Duke and Duchess of
Westminster will give one or two small
dances: perhaps a b'g one.
Mrs. Arthur Wilson, alwavs a very Im
portant hostess to reckon, vvith, is expected
to give several parties, and.perhap3 one big
u-ince. Lord Roscbcrry will lLUeJy give a
Among the American-born hostesses no
body will be more welcomed back than
Mrs.- Adair, from India. ' She is sure to do
a great deal of entertaining. Lady Najlor
Leiand will throw open her mansion, which
overlooks Rotten Row- and tho paik.
Mrs. Chauncej Is anxious to get rid of
her house in Hartford street and take a
larger one, where she can entertain on a
Lady Strafford is looking for a house for
the season, as she Intends doing a certain
amount of entertaining for her daughter's
debut. Miss Colgate Is as tall as her moth
er, and very fair.
Among the debutantes of the season will
be quite a number of American girls. One
of these Miss Ethel Stafford has been
much admired at London balls. She Is
very tall and graceful, with dark brown
hair, and a lovely, transparent skin. Her
mother was Miss Mathews, a San Francisco
belle. Her sister was married to Mr. Gran
Miss Frew en, daughter of Mrs. Morcton
Frew en, a prett, fair-haired girl. Is an
other American debutante of the jear.
Miss Trewen, who H a niece of Mrs. George
CorwalUVest, 1b very popular.
The "Duchess of Marlborough, who has
left Blenheim Palace for Vienna, accom
Jianled by Lady Norah Spencer-Churchill,
will undergo a course of treatment for ca
tarrh. This was decided upon when the
Duchess consulted Doctor Muller some
months ago. The Duke of Marlborough
has gone to Brookshy, near Leicester, for
a month's bunting.
ENGLAND SENDS JINGO
TO BE JUMBO'S SUCCESSOR.
London, March 7. (Copj right. 1903) Tha
departure for America of the big elephant
Jingo, the rechrlstcncd pachjderm, recently
purchased by Frank Bostock, hap furnished
the London papers with a prolific hubject
for Illustration and comment. """
Not slrce the davs when the late !
ncnted Jumbo then the biggest In cap
tivity, etc. left these shores to Join the
late P. T, Bamum's "biggest shows on
earth," has there been such interest de
veloped in any inmate of the zoo.
It took two days to put Jingo Into his
traveling box; then a third day was mn-sumt-d
In reducing the size of the box o
that it would go throush the tunnels of
the London and Northwestern Railway.
When this had been accomplished and
Jingo had enjoyed a big drink of bwr. a
special train started for Liverpool. It con
sisted of three goods wagons and a covered
van. In which four keepers rode. The train's
speed dlu not excecu twenty miles an nour. .
as Jingo, like the Shall, objects to rapid ,
At Liverpool the huge box containing (
Jingo was twunr by means of a special I
crane and tackle to the place prepared for I
it on the deck or the big freighter Georgle.
The value of this monster elephant is
et at $30,009. He was insured for C3.O0O a
a nllway n-k ind for J30.000 as a sea risk.
The 1,srdon and Northwestern Railway
prlco fcr the special train which conveved
Jingo from London to Liverpool was JSW. '
Jingo, is nbout 22 years of age and weighs
six tons. He is 12 feet high and will arob
nblv attain his full stature In his thirtieth
AND HIS WIPE.
Doctor O'Brien Is shown in company Tilth
his wife, who appears on the extreme left
of the picture, the ladj In the center Is Mrs.
Eva Cramer Bredera. friend of the O'Briens.
LOST HIS FORTUNE
Henry S. H. Cavendish, a British
Explorer, Has Brought Suit
HIS TRUST WAS CHILDLIKE.
Judge Irritated by His Credulity
Xevertheless, the .Case Has In
creased the Sale of De
SrBCIAT. BT CABLB TO THE NEW TORK
HEHALD AND Tjrc ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
London, March 7. (Copyright, 1903.) One
of tho most amusing court caes In which
society is Interested has developed this
Mr. Henry S H. Cavendih. a well-known
explorer, who at one time paid ardent court
to Miss Edna May and gave her magnificent
Jewel", then married Miss Isabel Jay of
the Savoy Theater, alleges that he has lost
some thousands of pounds through trusting
to the spirits Of the dead In the direction
of his fortunes.
Mr. Cavendish, In an action, sues a cer
tain Major Strutt, Mrs. Strutt, Doctor
Rangers and others, seeking to set aside a
voluntary settlement of his property, on
the gicvnds that he did not know the con
tents of tho document when he signed it,
and that undue Influence was exercised over
his mind by Mrs. Strutt, who, by the aid of
a planchette (a wodden tablet on cators
with a pencil attached), made him believe
the spirit of his dead mother was convey
ing to him, through her, advice as to what
he should do.
Mr. Cavendish, in giving his testimony,
displayed such amazing faith In the powers
of these persons to commune with oplrits
by means of a planchette that the Judze
frequently showed considerable surprise and
even irritation that any man could have
been so credulous.
Ho trusted himself to Major and Mrs.
Strutt in ever thing he did, believing that
his dead mother was consulted by them
ly means of a planchette, and was advising
hlra how to use tho immense fortune left
His fortune originally was about $2,000,
000 That was four jears ago. Now- he has
only about-J2O0,O0O. It was only when he
had gone oft on an Abys'inlan exnedlt'on
and found himself unable to commune by
means of a planchette with the FStrit of
Ms mother that ha began to grow sus
picious. A curious effect of the case, according to
Messrs. Jtques, principal manufacturers of
the planchette, is that its sale has rlen to
an extraordinary extent, orders coming in
from London and Provinces and from Ire
land and France, as well.
TYRONE POWER WILL
STAR AS ULYSSES.
SPECIAL BT CABLE TO THE .NEW TORK
HERALD AND THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
London. March 7. (Copyright, 1903.) Mr.
Tyrone Power Is to be starred by Mr. Froh
man in Stephen Phillips's epic drama,
"Uljsses," a role In which Mr. Beerbohm
Tree made a great personal success here.
The American production, which will take
place at the Garden Theater, New- York,
will be made more Interesting by the fact
that Mr. Phitlips will cross the Atlatlc next
September personally to look after Its pro
duction. Mr. Frohman is at present at Brighton with
Mr. Phillips. All the arrangements were
completed there to-day.
Mr. Tyrone Power's great success as Judas
in "Man- of Magdala" is responsible for
Mr. Frohman engaging him to create
Ulvsses In America. Mr. Phillips heartily
approves of this selection.
GRAND VIZIER DECLARES
REFORMS ARE IN PROGRESS.
Constantinople. March 7. The Grand
Vizier, Ferid Pacha, said to-day that the
Turkish Government has been laboring for
several months ,to ameliorate the conditions
of Macedonia, where It Is spending large
sums, especially in the matter of providing
better means for communication.
, The Government has also appointed capa
ble and enlightened officials In order grad
ually to Torm a new staff of gendarmerie
for the whole of Macedonia, some first-rate
German officers having been secured for
Any outbreaks that might occur, said the
Grand Vizier, would be suppressed solely
by the regular troops, but It must readily
be understood how- difficult 'it is to suppress
guerilla bands. It Is, therefore, to be hoped,
ho added, that Turkey will not be, con
tinually hampered by complaints of un
avoidable hitches. The Government has the
Intention of carrying out tho proposed re
forms to the letter.
Newspaper Clippings Represent
Him as a Sort of Mephistoph-
cles, Entrapping the Singer.
HE PROTESTS WITH VIGOR.
Student of Occultism, but Denies
Thai Any Influence Other Than
Mutual Attraction Brought
SPPCIAL BV CATU,E TO THE NEW TORK
HERALD AXD THE ST ijOl'Isi REPUBLIC
Paris. March 7. (Cop right, 1903,)-M,
Jules Bols, since the announcement of his
engagement with Mmc. Emma Calve, las
been the victim of a process which has
caused him considerable suffering.
Everp post brings him newspaper clip
pings in which the daring nature of the let
ter press Is onlj excelled by the extraor
Figures of Mephlstopheles holding drip
ping daggers, black-bearded Cagliostros
sending out floods of electric fluid In the
direction of their possible victims, filled
the pages, while the wild, weird headlines.
Gothic black letter of mediaeval design,
were scattered throughout the letter press
to give It the air of the mjstlcism of the
Gibbering demons and long-tall pieces
In a word, nothing was left undone to
create the Idea that M. Jules Bols is a sort
of Twentieth Century Nostradamus.
CASE GROWS WORSE.
At first M. Jules Bols supported this with
a certain amount of philosophy. He re
membered "11 faut tout prendre au serleux
mals rien au tragique." But when the le
gend kept on growing he desired to take
some steps to put a stop to It.
"I paid but little attention to It at first,"
he said to a. correspondent yesterday at his
house In the Rue do l'Admiral Courbet,
"but I finally saw that If nothing was done
to stop It my reputation a3 a literary man
and as a gentleman must suffer. I was
represented as a sort of charlatan of the
Black Art, who had used my magic in
fluence to ensnare Mme. Calve In the toils.
The great singer was represented as falling
a victim to an 'envoutemenf exercised by
me against her wit.
"As you know, such a description is ridic
ulous In tho extreme. I am still what I al
was was, a Journalist, lecturer and a man
of letters, whose only ambition Is to make
what reputation I may by goodHvork in the
domain of letters. My engagement with
Mme. Calve has changed nothing In the
simplicity of my life. I have as little desire
for w ealth and luxury as ever I had. The
life of a literary man requires' a calm re
treat, regularity of work and seriousness In
all his action. I will continue my literary
labors and she her career of a great singer.
My Only ambition is to bring to her a repu
tation as a man of letters and philosopher.
"When our marriage takes place and this
is an hour which I never hoped and which
will be decided by Mme. Calve It will be
one cf love and affection, and will take
place under the regime of "separation !e
blens," as It is known in French law. Tlite
condition was Insisted on by me.
"What certainly concerns me about tho
extraordinary stories set afloat on the other
side of the Atlantic is that I propose next
winter to make a lecturing tour in the
United States. I do not, therefore, wish to
be regarded as a sort of modem Cagliostro "
WORKS OF OCCULTISM.
M. Ju'es Bois, It Is true, has Inves'igated
and written upon occultism, but in the
spirit of pure research, from a purely philo
sophical standpoint. M. Jules Bols's work
did not meet with the approval of the lead
ers of occultism, and he even fought two
duels with two of the most prominent of
He also placed himself In the front rank
of the feminist movement in France by his
book, "L'Eve Nouvelle," and one of the rea
sons he desires so much to visit the United
States Is to study that movement in a coun
try In which so much has teen done for tha
emar lpatlon of women.
The services he has rendered to the cause
have been placed on record by M. Marcel
Prevost. In the preface he wrote to his
book. "L'Eve Nouvelle," that author savs:
"People will give you credit for having
been one of the forerunners of the society
of the future. Tour book. 'L'Eve Nouvelle,'
which has not, to my knowledge. Its equal
in any country, and many chapters of
which evoke the recollection of MIchelet, Is
the more surprising when one knows at
what epoch you wrote it. You could only
give It a pendant. This you have now done.
'Une Nouvelle Douleur.' like its predecessor,
will remain the favorite work of the femin
ists. "Under there circumstances ou can im
agine how unpleasant It Is to me to bo
represented as a sort of professional me
dium, a charlatan of the black art. espe
cially when these accusations are brought
Into connection with a lady I respect, as I
do Mme Calve. Our story is romantic
enough, I admit; but there is nothing In it
of magic of any kind, unless It Is the magic
exercised by a great and generous artist
such as Mme. Calve."
THEIR LOVE IDYLL.
And In truth, the story of the love idjll
of M. Jules Bols and the great singer is
romantic to a degree. It was told to a
Herald-Republle correspondent by one of
the party on the Journey to the Last, w hen
"The first meeting of M. Jules Bols with
Mme. Calv e," he said, "was some j ear ago
at the now dead and gone Bodlniere, in the
Rue Saint Lazzare, when she attended one
of his lectures Some time after he again
met bar at the house of an officer of the
Ecole polytechnlque, who was also an In
vestigator of occultism. But these meet
ings, though they served to make M. Jules
Bols and Mme. Calve acquainted, were only
of the ordinary kind of people moving in
the same social circle.
"The means by which they were brought
closer together were such as would induce
the most skeptical to believe in predestina
tion. Some two years ago the famous Hindoo
fakir. Swaml Vlvekananda. came to Paris.
In company with a well-known American
family of New York. Swaml Vlvekananda
sought out M. Jules Bols. and the two be
came such excellent friends that the Hindoo
asked permission to come and share- his
apartment in Mont Rouge, the simple fash
ion in which it was Installed suiting better
his somewhat eccentric nature than the
luxurious home of his American friends.
Through Swaml Vlvekananda. M. Jules
Bols became acquainted with his American
friends, and at their house he had frequent
occasions of meeting Mme. Calve. The in
timacy grew, and when the American fam
ily proposed to make a tour of the East
M. Jules Bols was Invited to form one of
Its composition made it one of the most
extraordinary and InteresUng formed. It
consisted of the American family, a Rus
sian Princess. Swaml Vlvekananda. tho
Hindoo fakir M. Loyson (Father Hya
cinths), and Mme. Loyson. M. Jules Bols
and Mme. Calve.
"The. first halting place of the travelers
was at Constantinople. Thence they pro
ceeded to Athens. It was here, on the oc
casion of a visit to the Parthenon, that M.
Jules Bols's ever-growing sympathy for
Mum Calve first became a deeper feeling.
iW Enst RiA- u"3i1t4 Vrrpit "EVjiri
Oe K.WJJ" t)e"EVln.ee,'
ajd Sootiest AinTjttvuUf
AulRehcWerj and "such wen
A foemen hd curse trjem.
J Irowmcn of England.
Skig Ify f R Kennerly H.unford
The Royal Amateur Orchestral Society had the honor of entertaining
The party had visited the noble ruins, and
Mm Calve added to tne charm of the Im
pression by singing to her friends, amid
the glories of ancient Greece.
MAGIC OF THE SPHYNX.
"Trom Athens tho partj went to Alexan
dria and Cairo, and It was under the mig'c
of a visit to the Pjramlds. when M. Jules
Bols and Mme. Calve wondered together in
the shadow of the Sphj nx, that tne former
Anally felt that ho had met his fite. and
that the great singer had awakened the
passion of his life. But. though he was
deeply moved, he hid made no declaration
of his passion, and when Mme. Caive. a
few hours later, was cilled hick to Franco
by tho alarming illness of her mother, ha
saw- her depart with despair.
"For a long time he struggled against
his feelings, and determined to leave for
India, there to seek oblivion. He trave'ed
far and wide, from Calcutta to the Khvber
Pass, visiting all the sacred places of In
dia, rendered familiar to him by his re
searches Into Hindoo occultism.
"One of the slqns cf the apparently fate
ful Influence which presided over his ro
mance Is thnt Swaml Vlvekananda died
shcrtlv after his engagement. He had long
been 111. and it seemed as if he only lived
till he had been assured the happiness of
Mme. Calve and her llanre. At Lahore M.
Bols fell ill. and for weeks lay between life
and death. As soon as he was sufrtciently
recovered to travel he left for Europe, pro
ceeding to Italy.
"At Rome M. Jules -Bois. who had been
excommunicated for having fought two
duels, and whose books had been placed on
the index, made his peace with the church
and had a long interview with the Pope,
the nccount of which caused considerable
sensation at the time of Its publication. It
was declared to him that his benediction
would brine him happiness, and. in effect,
a few weeks later Mime. Calve called M.
Jules Bols to her in London. Here his fate
was decided, and a few davs later he and
Mme. Calve were formally engaged, and
the idjll begun under the shadow of the
Parthenon and the Sphjnx found its close
In the modern Bab Ion."
YOUNG WOMAN'S BONNET
STARTLES BOND STREET.
SPFCIAt, DY CAtSLC TO TUB NEW YORK
HERALD AND THK STT- LOUIS REPUBLIC:
London. March 7. (Copj right, 1K3) A
startling apparition in Bond street the
other afternoon provided the first sensation
of the early season.
Occas'onal glimpses of sunshine during
the day had brought out many ladies to
the shopping district.
Suddenly Into the street full of Indies
looking for novelty, came the apparition
of a bonnet worn by a lady clegantly
dressed and obviously and undeniably
It had dark rreen strings tied in a double
bow slightly to the left, under the chin,
and a tiny cluster of spring flowers
adorned it. ......
It is some vears since a bonnet has been
seen in Bond street on the head of any
woman tinder CO There was In its demure
ness and simplicity such an old-fashioned
air as gave It the effect of absolute novel
ty. It caught the eye of every woman
within sight and started the Inquiry, "Was
It possible that the bonnet was coming In
to Its ancient realm again?"
"I should not be In the least bit sur
prised." said a Dover street modiste, "to
see a sudden and sweeping revival of the
bonnet. It needs only some well-known,
young and pretty woman to appear In a
bonnet to start a general revival for the
bonnet. . , , ,
You see. ev en elderly Indies have been
wearing hats for several seasons, so that
the bonnet now has a necessary element of
novelty, and to a certain .type ot young
face it Is most becoming. I would not be
surprised to see a sudden revival for the
bonnet that would mako all our carefully
prepared new seasons models old-fashioned."
."Pntip dull GcamrtaflceV
at their annual Smoking Concert last
BEARS AN IRISH NAME.
sPF-riAt. nv cAm.n to the vm vtirx.
HERALD AND THE ST. LOUIS RRPCBUC.
Dublin, March 7. (Copj right. 1903 The
ball In St. Patrick's Hall, at the Viceregal
Castle In Dublin, on Wednesday revived tho
glories of tho quadrille and furnished a
picture of beautiful women, magnificent
dresses and brilliant Jewels.
The first quadrille was of "ladles of th
French court." all In Louis XVI costume.
I-id Dudley and General Sir Hugh Mc
Calmont were the first couple. Lady Dud
lei's dress of white satin was "designed
from a celebrated painting by Watteau.
She wore wonderful Jewels. Lady Hunting
ton and Sir William Knox were the second
couplt.. Lnd Iveagh was blazing with
Jewels. Lady Kllmorey. as Mme. Du Barry,
in a beautiful pala pink dress, was very
handsome Lady De Gray's dress was
copied from one of tho family pictures of
the Lowtner tamlly.
Officers of the Household Cavalry and nn-
j married !adies made a second quadrille. In
luis m a, d. uej ui uciuiuui turiSt uiliuu
lng Lady Juliet Lowther, Lady Evelyn
Ersklnc. Lady Mabel Crlckton and Lady
Luly ringall was responsible for the
Romney quadrille, danced by officers of the
Twenty-first Lancers and a remarkable
group of prettv women In black picture
hats. Among them were Lady Chesterfield,
Miss Gladys Wilson. Lady flngall. Lady
Bucharan. Aliss Esther Saunderson. Miss
Ponsonby and Miss Blair.
A fifth set was organized by Lady Holm
patrick. In this all the dresses were copied
from pictures by Gainsborough. Some of
the prettiest women present. Including Lady
MUbanks and Lidy Evelyn Ward, danced
In this. All wore big picture hats on their
The Earl of Dudley seems quite to have
captured the Irlrh heart. Not only is his
new- jacht being built in Dublin, but he
has ordered an open boat for competition
In Dublin Bay.
The Viceroy has fallen In with tne vo
taries of the Irish language by giving his
jacht an Hibernian name, Fodhla, after
one of the ancient Queens ot Ireland. He
hns ordered the name to be glided on her
bow and stern and woven into the guern
sevs of his crew in Irish characters.
The Irlh language craze Is very strong.
Irish concerts and plays are common, and
the public companies are asked to make the
language part of their examination schemes.
Traders have had their names emblazoned
In the ancient lettering on their establish
ments, and the names of-some railway sta
tions have been painted In Gaelic. Some en
thusiasts Insist upon the banks accepting
their checks when they are filled in Ir!h.
The craze appears to have practically the
whole country in its grip; and shows no
signs of dying out.
LENTEN SEASON OBSERVED
MORE STRICTLY IN PARIS.
SPECIAL BY CABLE- TO THE NEW YORK
HERALD AND THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC
Paris, March 7. (Copyright. 1903.) A
Sromlnent society man whom I asked re
garding the observance of Lent in Paris
society said that a tendency to reserve In
Lent is becoming more and more pro-
nounceu eviuj jcn.
"Pirmerlv- even In the strictest hmrsew.
thera was no scruple about elvlne balls
unUl mid-Lent. Nowadays even matinees i
are naraiy ireiuiisa.uio. anu men oniy wneii ;
SL tfJneMa? '.U"f,rdmanC" !
Illustration or. tne relaxation or court
etiquette has been seen In the presence of
three Princesses or the royal blood of Eng
land, who have been In Parts for ten days
visiting the museums, driving like ordinary
mortals and making visits to St. Denis and
elsewhere, accompanied only by M. Faoll.
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CANNES FLOWER BATTLE
DELIGHTS FRENCH CROWDS.
SPECIAL BY CAIILE TO TUB NEVY TOIIK
HERALD AND THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC
Paris. March 7-(Copright. 1905.) The
Cannes battlo of flowers on Tuesday was
most successful. The number of carriages
was unusually large and they were beauti
fully decorated. Tho route was crowded
Lw"tl spectators and the tribunes of the
4 ciuds were crammeu.
Mr. and Miss Donner's carriage, in white
lilacs, pale-pink carnat ons and red roses,
took the banner of honor. The second ban
ner was adjjdged to Mrs. Watson Arm
sttong's carriage, which was adorned with
cailas and polnsettiax. The third went to
Mme. Capron's carriage, which was In red
carratlons and peach blossoms.
The American stand at the bazaar held
at the Pare Imperial, Nice, for the benefit
of an erdowment for American beds in the
projected Victoria Memorial Hospital, pro
duced the gratifying sum of JSW. One thou
sand francs of that sum came from the sale
of Mr. H. Humphreja Moore's donation of
his picture of a Spanish dancing girl.
Interest at Monte Carlo this week princi
pally centered in a lawn-tennis tourna
ment. The weather was flno and there were
numerous spectators. The semifinal open
doubles were won by Mr. R. F. Doherty
and Mr. G. W. HItlvard, beating the Allen
brothers three sets to one. A match for
men's championship singles was won by
Mr. H. L. Doherty, beating Mr. Smith six
to two. The holder of the ladles' cham
pionship. Countess Schulenburg. has beaten
The pigeon-shooting challenge cup was
divided by Messrs. Wilder and Castadere.
The Priz Montagel was won by Messrs.
Sloan, Hannan and Eddy. The even-distance
challenge prize wns divided between
!!. Rnlw.rt nd Wat so n.
CHURCHILL, LIKE FATHER,
MAY LEAD PARTY REVOLT.
SPECIAL BY CABLE TO JTHB NEW YORK
HERALD AND THE ST. LOUIS' REPUBLIC,
London. March 7.-(Copyright. 1903 ) The
Parliament combination ot ounger mem
bers of the Government party oppose the
army proposals suggest the question
whether the son of Lord Randolph Churchill
will perform or attempt the same achieve
ment as his father-In other words, whether
we are going to see the rise of another
Mr. T. P. O'Connor, than whom no one Is
better fitted to write on this subject, says:
"As to the ambition. Impetuosity and dar
ing of the son being equal to those of his fa
ther there can he no doubt. A fault, indeed,
which people find with young Winston
Churchill Is that he Is too self-absorbed;
that his own strong self-confidence and dar
ing ambitions prevent him from taking
more than a superficial Interest In the con
cerns of any other human being.
"A certain splendid egotism always gives
a man advantages over his. rivals; they are
ready to yield to him the first place, though
it may not belong to him so much by mere
intellectual superiority as by strong per
There are undoubtedly tnreateningr signs
, -r---- ,t ,t nresent moment of a.
is not certain whether Winston Churchill
will have the courage to attempt to brlqg
the revolt beyond the stage which it has at
present reached, but he has a great chance
for making himself powerfully unpleasant
If be likes to embrace It. His father, in his
position, would certainly have done so."
House of Lords Engages in Genr
ine Debate on Broderick's i
irS FALLACY FULLY EXPOSED.
Government Would Be Glad to De
cently Bury the the Proposition
and Promote Its Anthor
By-Play in Commons.
BY HERBERT PAUL.
SPECIAL BY CABLE TO THE NEW YORB
HERALD AND THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC,
London, March 7. (Copyright, 1903.) Both!
the houses of Parliament discussed on
Thursday the subject of national defense,
and the Prime Minister received an import
ant deputation upon the supply of food la
time of war.
In his reply to the deputation Mr. Balfour
showed himself at his best. '
While he exposed in a very sensible, prac
tical speech the groundless alarms ot men
like Mr. Chaplin, who are thinking of agrl-
i cultural protection when they are talking
j maritime warfare, he wisely promised aa
Inquiry Into a question of tne utmost pos
In the Houre of Lords an attack upon Mr.
i Broderick's .army scheme was led without
i much Judgment or Intelligence by Lord Car-
skirmished from opposite benches in tho
most approved parliamentary style, but the
fight was a sham one. for .Mr. Broderick.'
scheme has been so cenerallv condemned
' teat the Government would be glad ot anr
. opportunity for giving it decent burial and
j promoting its author to a higher sphere.
More significant than anv of the speeche
in the debate was the silence of Lord Rob
erts. Lord Selborne, while professing to defend
the military policy of his coellague. did. In
fact, abandon It. for he argued, sensibly
enough, that the navy is much the first
consideration and that the forces retained
at home must be estimated on the footlne
of British supremacy at sea.
Thn fundamental mistake of Mr. Broder-
l Ick'a plan, apart from the discrepancy be
tween tne ngures on paper anu rarn m ua--racks.
Is that it alms at the acquisition of a
continental army on the French of German
But If the debate In the House cf Lord
was unreal, the subject of the reform ot
tho army was real enoush. In the Com
mons, both the debate and the question
were alike shadowy futlllti-s.
The House of Commons in the first montn
of the session, havlrg nothing to do. and
the principal measures of the Government
not being ready. Mr. Balfour kindly pro
vided occupation for a vacant afternoon
Dy moving a vote ol connu&nce in nis own
Committee of National Defense-.
The only possible Committee of National
Defense Is the Cabinet, whose first duty It
is to provide for the security of the na
tion. How they shall perform that task la
a matter for their own consideration; It
they neglect It. It is for the House of Com
mons to turn them out.
For some years there has been a nominal
i committee over which the Duke of Devon
shire is suppopea to presioe. ior asxins
questions of soldiers and sailors. Now there
is to be a different sort of committee, on
which soldiers and sailors, such as th
Cnmmanitpr-in-Chief- the Senior Sea Lord
j of the Admiralty, and the directors of tha
Intelligence departments, wm at wiin ino
Premier and other members of the- Cab
inet. This is a private' arrangement with,
which .the House ot Commons has nothing
8ir Henry Campbell-Bannerman exposed
the utter hollowness; of the whole thing by
drawing from Mr. Balfour the single ad
mission that the responsibility of Cabinet
will remain as It was before.
The Prime Minister was entertained on
Wednesday night by the body of political
dissenters which calls itseir the Noncon
formist Unionist Association. Mr. Balfour,
bearing in mind that those whom he was
addressing had originally come together to
result home rule, adroitly argued that that
was the only question upon which th Lib
eral party could ask for the support of
Of course, he knows no one better that
upon home rule Liberals are hopelessly di
vided. Not only so. but the Irish Nation
alists, who gav the Government lukewarm
and intermittent support in the debates on
the education bill, are now much more
friendly to the "ins" than to the "outs.
because or the Irish land bill, whlcjthej;
eagerly expect from the Chief Secrt"".j
It is quite possible that at the next gen
ral election the Irish voters In Great Brit
ain may be told to vote for tha Conserva
AS A ROYAL RESIDENCE.
SPPTtAL BY CABLE TO THE NEW TORK
HERALD AND THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
London, March 7.-(Copvrtght, 19B.)-If aQ
all stories are true Edinburgh has received
a stunning blow. Its ancient Palace ot
Holvrood, once the home of Scottish royal
ty and the scene of so much stirring his
tory. Is now reported to have been pro
nounced after examination, no safe res
dencc for the King and Queen
Holvrood. as visitors to Edinburgh know,
lies in the valley of Queen's Park, between,
Salsbury Crags and Calton Hill, at the low
er end of the oldest and roost unsanltarr
part of Edinburgh, called Cow Gate of
late years. . . . .
Tourists have been puzzled by curious
odors which have regaled their noses wa
westerly winds blew toward Holvrood. Ex
pert Investigators have now apparently dis
covered the cause, so poor Holyrood is con
demned as a royal residence.
Truth sas that If It is undesirable fo
the King and Queen to stay at Holyrood.
the Duke of Buccleuch will place- Dal
keith Palace at their disposal, thus follow
ing the example of his father, who received
George IV at Dalkeith In 1S22. and Queen
Victoria and Prince Albert In 1842.
The Glasgow Herald remarks that there
Is a day for Edinburgh, worse even than
any that she has ever suffered, due to ths
consequences that may follow It. It is not
Impossible that one result may be the seri
ous abridgement of Edinburgh's one na
tional pageant, the annual assembly of the
Church of Scotland. '
PHYSIQUE OF WORKING
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HERALD AND THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC
London. March 7. (Copyright. 190J.) The
annual report of the Inspector General of
the British Army, which hag Just been Is
sued, confirms many previous statements
that the physique of the British working
class Ls deteriorating.
The report says that one subject, which
causes anxiety for the future as regards
reeniltlnir ls the gradually deterioratinir
physique of the working classes, from which
tne Dune or tne rwrmw uiusi Kiwvys do
drawn. . .
When It Is remembered that the recruiters
are Instructed not to submit candidates for
enlistment for medical examination unlearn
they can reasonably be expected to pass aa
fit. one cannot but be struck by the per
centage namely, 32.25 considered Dy the
medical officers unfit for service. In Teoorta
from all the manufacturing districts strata
is lnvanaoiy iaia upon uq numDcr ot !
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