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,. uj,?ekvvr- '.-ptSvs;W - &-- -'w;!??-!.''"' "-3?r89pC" THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC! TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC PART II. J Is Printed in PAGES. EIGHT PAINTS. SnSsWsaSsl ;-'Sxf' t Np t h: t( u j ', st V 1 t NINETY-SIXTH PHILIPPINE ARMS STOLEN IN TRANSIT Thieves on Steamship or Trains Break Open Case and Take Weapons of War. SHOW IMPLEMENTS OF BATTLE Guns, Some 140 Years Old, Dig- played in Filipino Exhibit Kow iloro Uses a Sword. Somewhere in transit thieves broke open a case ot war arms consigned to the Philippine Commission. Doctor Jenks. in whose department these arms are to he exhibited, discovered the lows yester day morning. In opening one of the case he found that three bolos. a couple of bows and arrows, a shield and a dasKcr had been stolen. He also found that a a effort had been made to extract other goods from the ca?e. but without succeff. . , "I suprjosc that th theft vat made either on the steamshln or In Manila." said Doctor Jenks. Our guards here are watchlnc everything very, close and It seems Impossible that the theft could have been committed here on" the grounds. I am sorry "to lose the-arms and I shall at ence take steps to discover where the theft was committed." Doctor Jeak3 yesterday received., a big consignment of arms of the "Philippine tribes that Trill be Interesting- In the collection are old-fashioned Arab match lock suns, brought Into the Philippines from Arabia 13 years ago: a collection of ancient flint locks that date back to the era of the American revolution and also a large cumber of old-time Springfield rlfies. Most of these ancient arras were, secured by the tribes from Arabia and China, and Yankee traders are responsible for the bringing. Into the Islands the old Civil War weapons. There are also a number of wooden suns. These "were carried by the Filipinos during the Insurrection to oec-ive the Americana, and make them think that they had more firing anus than they possessed. These wooden arms are a species of Filipino bluff. They were used extensively and with effect on the Span iards, but the Americans were cot cowed by,.' show of arms. NUMBER OF SWORDS. la the exhibit is a vast number of swords, some Of them artistically engraved and i some Inlaid in silver and copper. The Moro sword la incased in a wooden, scab bards It is tied In with grass and carried on the shoulder, so that the 'Moro appears friendly until he gets up to his victim, when he si?lngs bis aword-wlth the scab bard, the blade, of course, cutting the grass'ropes. The result is that the enemy Is cut into two parts, and the scabbard falls to the ground. Dirks of native make, hatchets with which the savage tribes rut off heads, execution knives for beheading and many other odd implements of warfare, includ ing: spears; are in the' display. Most of these implements ore made by Moros. The bar iron has been secured from China, and fashioned into' war arms by tfcem. It is said that the Spaniards attempted to build a railroad, but the railroads' were torn up by the Moros and the rails made into war implements. Some of these crude affairs, shaped .for war hatchets and beheading blades are shown In the collec tion. Natives near old Cavlte extracted the iron work from Montjo's fleet after Dewey sank It and converted the iron Into war arms, and some of these are also shown. One is & huge hatchet, clumsy, but he blade Is as sharp as a razor. In the collection arc suits of armor of the Moros, made of copper chain, fastened to' carlbo bones, and each suit weighs about sixty pounds. There are helmets of the, same zneterial and an endless array of other articles that the Philippine tribes use in their warfare.- FOUR DIVORCE SUITS BEGUN. 31rs. Kistner Said Furniture Dis appeared During Her Absence. Agnes Kistner, In her suit for divorce filed In the Circuit Court yesterday, al leges that in April, 1902, her husband, William, urged her to spend the day with a. friend, and that when she returned the furniture was gone and the house was empty. She said her husband remained away sixteen months. He called her bad names, she alleges. They were married October 5. 1899. and separated May i, 1804. Anna Louise Cary said that her hus band. Vinton, slapped her and choked her. They were married June 7, 1S89. Charles A. Reynolds alleged that bis wife; Minnie, neglected the household du ties and deaerted him. They were mar ried May 30, 1901, and separated Novem ber 17, following. Leila Amelia McMeken charged that her husband. Edwin, deserted her April SO, 190C They were married June 23. 190! COURT DISCHARGES INDIAN. Arrested on Charge of Imperson ating an Officer. Joseph R. Sequlchle, the Cherokee In dian who was arrested Thursday at the Southern Hotel, was discharged in the First District Police Court yesterdiy morning- by Judge Tracy. He was charged with Impersonating an officer. C W. Smith, a traveling salesman of Ctlcago, made the complaint against the Indian. Eequechle had several reputable men. one or two of whom are here in con nection with the "World's Fair, as wit nesses to bis character. Smith, who was in court Friday, tfld not appear yesterday. CHARGED WITH ASSAULT. Charles Gremmler Said to Have "Sicked" Dog on Eobert; Cody. Charles Gremmler of No'. 411S Rutger street is charged by the pqlice with as saulting and "sicking" his doc on Robert Cody of No. 10SI South Newstcad avenue Friday, following ft Quarrel which started among' their children. Cody was rendered unconscious in the lWht and Qremmler is held pending the outcome of his Injuries. When the men metjriday night. 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Xew York, May 7. .Tames mous Whitney ballroom and the LAND SHARKS AT THEIB OLD GAME. Are Gobbling Up the Lands of Creek Freedmen and Inter married Citizens. DEPARTMENT DISCOURAGED. Feels That Its Effors to Educate Indians to Appreciate Eeal -Value of TheirLands Have Proven Fruitless. The Kpubllo BftrsC' ' Hth St. and I'cniuylvanUi'Are. Washington. May 7. Secretary Hitch-: , cock and other high officials of the Interior Department feel greatly discouraged over reports received at the department to the effect tthat the lands of the lnttrmarrled cltiiens and freedmen In yie Creek Na tion are being gobbled up by land sharks, since the Indian appropriation bill became a law. carrying with, it .provisions for the' removal of restrictions from the lands of freedmen and Intermarried' citizens of In dian Territory. The department feels that its campaign of educating the Indian to appreciate the real worth of his property has gpne for naught. Both Secretary Hitchcock and Assistant Secretary Ryan expressed dis appointment at the way matters are de veloping "In the Territory since the pass age of the clause removing', the restric tions. The former, speaking- to The Republic said that under the rules and regulations' of the department, these Indians had all along- been receiving" SO per cent more than the appraised value for their lands, and that the department's system of scaled bids had DUt an effectual quietus on the. speculators who had previously flourished In their nefarious practices. 150.000 ACRES SOLD. From reliable sources It is learned that some 1I3.0GO acres of Creek lands have al ready been disposed of under the pro vision removing' restrictions. 90 per cent is said to have TiMnla et th. lornY aTiarlra The same corporations and land devcf opment companies so severely criticised In the Bonaparte report are said to be thriving' on this division of spoils. Asked If any Federal employes were participating In this "easy picking," Sec retary Hitchcock's answer was. a decided "No." He stated, further, that none of the employes under his Immediate super vision participated in any way .whatsoever in the development of the Territory, and that the same could be said of the .Dawes Commission, all of whose members have withdrawn from the business interests with which they were identified. The department looks for a repetition of these evils as soon as the Cherokee allot ments liave been completed. Agents of the same investment and land concerns are said to have already covered this ground thoroughly, and final action by the Dawes Commission in the matter of allotments is all they await before ex tending their field of operations into the Cherokee Nation. METHODS OF INDIAN EDUCATION TO BE DISCUSSED First of a Series of Institute "Will Take Place In St. Lonln Jane 25 Others Are Scheduled. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Washington. May 7. The Acting Com missioner of Indian Affairs. Captain Tonner, to-day Issued a circular letter to Indian agents and bonded school superin tendents throughout the country, notify ing them that it has been decided to hold Indian-service "institutes" to be devoted mainly to practical work and-discussions of the various methods now in vogue. The .first Institute Department of In dian Education will be held at St. Louis from June 25 to July L The Pacific Coast institute will be held at Newport, Ore.. from August 22 to 28. At a later date it may be decided to hold several local in stitutes in dther sections ot the country. The Institute, scheduled to be held In St Louis' will, it is expected, eclipse any thing of the sort ever attempted by tho Indian Bureau to get the educators of the Indian together for a free discussion of the problems which confront them in their work. It is thought that many new Ideas will be advanced, and the' system of Indian education greatly, benefited, by ifisaa'lMUtaJa L - Henry Smith lias bought the home of magnificent library. ARIZONA AND OKLAHOMA, TWO NEW STARS FOR THE AMERICAN FLAG. Four Huge Territories to Merge in Two States With Combined Extent of 232,040 Square Miles and a Population of J, J X8,632. Heavy outline showing new boundaries, Washington. May 7. When the House of ' Representatives passed the state hood bill on April 19. after a de bate that lasted three and one -half hours, the good people of four enterprising Territories lying in the southwestern part of the United States were in a position to sit up and communicate with the flag weavers, for, if there' is no hitch In the programme. Old Glory wilt next session unfold Itself with the additional pride of having had two more stars added to the forty-five which now fill the field of blue. Oklahoma is taking In Indian Territory, while New Mexico will lose Its identity by being absorbed by Arizona. It is all the result of a bitter battle on the part of the Westerners for the rights which statehood Of this tftt.it. ucslyWB- nere was gnra ana violent op fallen lntStthK position, political and personal. In the 'fight. The vote in the House the other ..T11 th. bill paused was declared strictly a party vote. The State ot Oklahoma must perfect Its .stipulated State organization, and on March i. 1306, may send to the House five members and two to the Senate. This bill appropriates, money,, sets aside public lands for a school system and prohibits plural marriages. The conditions relating to the admission of Arizona are about the same, except that Arizona will choose only two Representa tives. It will be admitted six months aft er the approval of the act it its citizens organize a state government in compli ance with law at that time. The capital of Oklahoma Is fixed at Guthrie until 1910. That of Arizona will be Santa Fe. NEXT TO TEXAS. Arizona will be the second largest State in the Union. Its combined area will ag gregate 235.C30 square miles, .Texas lead ing with 2S3.760 square miles. New York State, with its 49,10 square miles, might be lost to sight in the wide domain of its new sister. Oklahoma is not much larger than New York, having T0.CO square miles to her credit. In population Arizona is sadly lacking, but under the inspiration ot statehood the wise statesmen of Arizona maintain that a tew years will see her In close competition with all of the West ern States. The population of Arizona Is S2WU and that of Oklahoma 790,391. There Is almost a square mile ot land for every resident of the new State of Arizona. The area of New York and New England combined is about equal to Arizona. Its scenery is sublime, with vast volcanic pla teaus from 3.C00 to 7,500 feet high In the northern part and deep canons of the rivers in the southern part. The Colorado River separates Arizona from California, and Ne vada for 400 miles. A striking feature of the river is its passage through walls ot marble and granite from 1,000 to 1.600 feet high, displaying the most grotesque forms, their wlldness In keeping with the mighty mountain chains that traverse the Terri tory. The climate varies considerably from intense high temperature during the summer months to extreme cold in winter. The air Is so dry, however, that sunstroke Is unknown, though the thermometer reg isters more than 100 frequently. HECLAJMED BY IRRIGATION. Artificial irrigation will reclaim Immense tracts of waste lands during the next few years. Crops are large wherever culti vated. Wheat and alXaUs, arc nCsed; la SUNDAY. MORNING, MAY the late W C. Whitney, paying ?2,000,000, . MAP tF THE NEW STATES. shaded portions the old Territories of .-a STATISTICS OF Gross Area. Organized. Square Miles. Arizona Feb. S4. ISO 113.00 New Mexico Sept. 9, ISO UiSSO Oklahoma May 7- 1890 33,030 w Ind. Territory June 30. 1831 . .. ruruLAiiuii ur DWELLINGS, FAMILIES, DENSITY. Total Total Dwellings. Families. Arizona K.Tfc S.873 New Mexico 41.S03 t - 46.333 4 Oklahoma '. SJ.309 " S5.K8 4 Indian Territory i. 75,539 76,701 immense quantities. Of vegetables, every known variety is grown. Fruits ripen readily and grow to considerable size, including- oranges, lemons, limes, peaches, apples, apricots, figs, dates, olives and berries. There is also a great cattle-raising industry in this Territory, upward of LSO0.0CO bead now grazing over the green fields of many thousand acres. In minerals Arizona Is very productive. "Millions of dollars have been Invested in smelting, crushing and milling plants. It Is estimated that the product of the mines yearly exceeds ll,O0O.0OO. When Edward Schleffelln departed .upon a prospecting trip he was asked what he expected to find. "A mine," he replied. "You'll find a tombstone." a friend re marked. He did find a mine, but the pre diction of his friend came true, for on that spot sprang up tho city ot Tomb stone. Tucson is the principal city. It has six churches, five newspapers, gas. ice. elec tric light and waterworks. Some of the principal places In the Territory are Tuc son, Phoenix, Tombstone, Prescott, Globe. Nogales, Tempe, Florence, Flagstaff and Yuma. m New Mexico, which Arizona' as a State will absorb, was organized ln.t, though it was settled in 1593. The Territory was the scene of bitter fighting during the War of the Rebellion, such hardy pioneers and plainsmen as Kit Carson, St. Vraln and others organizing troops with which to fight for the Union cause. The name of the Territory, Neuvo Mexico, given by Espejo, an early Spanish explorer, was bestowed because It resem bled the mining regions of Mexico. New Mexico Is larger than Great Britain and Ireland, three times as large as all New England and equal In area to New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio combined. Vast mountain ranges Intersect the Ter ritory, and the climate Is semltroplcal. The peaks run high Into the heavens, includ ing CasUUa Peak. 12,05 feet; Taos. 13445; Mora.. UX20: Truchas. 13.150; Jlcarita. 14. 1CJ. and Brady, 12,5feet. The plateaus are covered with wild gramma and other grasses, but are arid and desolate toward the .wtat. 8 Brash, 8, 1904. WILLIAM C. WHITNEY HOME. the bluest price ever paid for a private direUiuir The nfrinm i.nn-o i. h L pitiure snows the ra- Arizona and Indian Territory. THE STATES. Breadth-Length Miles. Miles. Population. Iif3l 155.310 338.331 333 3 353 390 330 210 31,400 372.03) 210 00 I 1 . a new aiAica I Density of 4 Population. 1.1 .1.6 4 I 10.3 12.5 plnon and stunted cedar cover some of these plains. Fully 14.000,000 acres are In mountains and 4.C00.009 are irreclaimable deserts or grazing lands, leaving 39,000,000 acres of Irrigable domain. Fully two thirds of the Territory Is open for settle ment. The Rio Grande flows 35S miles through tho center of New Mexico. FERTILE RIVER LANDS. In the valleys of the Rio Grande. San Juan, Pecos. Canadian and other rivers the land Is very fertile. Some of the fruits grow to great size. Including grapes, peaches, applrs, apricots, pears, melons and quinces. The yearly output of wine is more than 400,000 gallons. Some of the cabbages grown in the Territory weigh as much as sixty pounds. Beans, which are extensively grown, form a chief article of diet, with onions and sweet and Irish pota toes. Grain is grown to a considerable ex tent. Gold and silver mines are worked at many points, and with profit. Lead and coal are mined. There nre also large de posits of Iron, copper, lead and zinc Among the chief cities are Santa Fe. 7,019 feet above the sea, with a beautiful climate; Las Vegas, the rival of Denver; Albuquerque, with Its railroad machine shops employing 3.CC0 men; Socorro, de voted to mining; Silver City, with smelting and reducing works; Las Cruces, fruit raising and farming, and Demlng. mining and stock shipping. The Territory has several railroad systems Intersecting It. Before the Government purchased Okla homa from the Indians' it occupied the central portion of the Indian Territory, a great, fertile country toward which white settlers In other States had always looked with envious eyes. The land was pur chased from the Creek Indians and thrown open to hetneseekers in 1ES9. a wild com pany of people gathering on its borders in thst year ready to rush forward at the starting gun to reach the most fertile sec tions ot the country which Uncle Sam was ready to bestow. Before the opening of this grant, white men. under Captain David L. Payne and other adventurers, were repulsed by United States troops, who patrolled the, frontier. During the administration of President Harrison the opening of M6e 0 acres of Creek land was proclaimed. Also 300.000 acres or Seminole land. FULL-GROWN CITY IN A DAY. Guthrie, the now thriving city, arose In less than a day with 10.000 inhabitants. Oklahoma signifies "beautiful country." and was rightly named. It Is a paradise, a "boomers' paradlze," again rightly termed. The first Governor was George W. Steele, appointed by the President. Oklahoma is about the size of Ohio, and Is bordered by Texas, Colorado. Kansas, and the Indian Territory. Green valleys, great forests of oak and silvery streams make up the country. Some of the plains are. treeless and arid, principally Li the West, but the other sections make up in richness what the Western lacks. Many Indian tribes, supported by the Govern ment, roam over the unsettled sections of the Territory. Upon the reservations the Indians are well to do farmers, and are gradually cultivating a taste for thrift and Industry. The Territory of Oklahoma was organ ized the year after it was settled, and has grown In fourteen years with amazing rapidity. Its cities rival those ot the East and excel many of the other Western cities In enterprise and accommodations. Indian Territory was old before Oklahoma was born, yet It to-day Is absorbed by the growing infant. Some ot the principal places in Oklahoma are Guthrie. Okla homa City, Kingfisher, Norman, Edward. El Reno. Frisco, Reno City, Stillwater and Union City. Indian Territory was purchased with Louisiana from France In 1S03. It was not settled however, until twenty-four years later, being practically founded by the Creek Indians. As its name signifies, it was set apart by the United States for the Indians, a Territory in which the tribes might pursue their natural course free from the influences of tho whites, but under- Government Jurisdiction.' There is Uttle snow or cold during-the winter months; no days or weeks of rain; Just a silvery, unbroken spring, which leads to a. long and hot summer, though the heat, because of the dryness of the air, is never excessive. TRIBAL GOVERNMENT. An international council ot the tribes has heretofore administered government, or pretended to, but the United States Government exercises Its rights ot domain through Its agents, who are Interested In and are capable of handling- the Indian problem. The Five Civilized Nations each have their Chiefs, who are chosen by vote. The school question is an Interesting problem and one that wilt give the new State more than serious thought. There are about 75.00O Indians in the Territory, and these Indians must be kept civilized. Education is sought by the children and certainly encouraged by the parents, for there are more than 250 Indian schools, supported by the Five Nations at an an nual outlay of S3CO.000. These schools In clude high, common, private and semi naries. Many ot the tribes are encour aging religion. The Territory is studded with churches of every denomination, though the Baptists dominate. The Five Nations include the Cherokecs, one of the wealthiest; the Chickasaw, the Creek, the Choctaw and the Seminole. The reservation Indians in the foothills of the Boston Mountains Include Qua paws, Feorlas, Kaskasklas, Ottawa?, Wy andottes, Mlamls. Shawnees. Modocs, Senecas and Cayugas from tribes scat tered in aU parts of the United States. Some of the chief places in the Terri tory are Lehigh, McAIester. Krebs, Mus kogee. P.urcell, Vlnlta. Tahlequah, Ard more, Atoka and Eufaula. TO PROTEST AGAINST PRESIDENT'S ACTION. Washlnjrton Lawyers Feel They Have Been SIlKhted In Appoint ment of Prltchard's Successor. The Republic Bureau. 14lh St. asd Pemuylraala ATe. Washington. Mny 7. A meeting of the members of the Washington bar was held to-day to protest against the action of the President of the United States. The Washington lawyers are up In arms against the President for what they term unwarranted haste in the appointment ot a successor to Justice Pritchard of the District Supreme Court. The bar association called a meeting for 3 o'clock last Friday afternoon to take action on the vacancy caused by Ur, transfer of Judge Pritchard to the United States Circuit Court. Shortly before that hour the news was conveyed around that the President had nominated a Vermont man for the place. It Is claimed by members of tiie bar that there was no necessity for ihe haste displayed by the President, especially when Judge Pritchard had consented to remain In his old position until June L at least. The contention Is also rjade that the President was aware on the day he made the appointment the Washing ton lawyers were to hold a meeting to recommend one of their number tor the vacancy. .The lawyers feel that they rightfully should have a say in the matter of the appointment of a Judg bsXor whom their oases must be tried, V PRICE FIVE CENTS. QLBRICH PAVILION A DREAM PALACE German Eetreat in Varied Indrts- tries Building Dedicated by Doctor Lewald. ART AND NATURE COMBINED, Prince and Princess Hohenlohe Attend Reception in Structure Where Ideal Plans Have Been Carried Out A more delightful retreat for the f tigued World's Fair visitor than the Ol brich Pavilion in the Court of the Palaca of Varied Industries, which was dedicated yesterday afternoon. Is considered beyond human conception. Rippling fountains playing around beau tiful statuary, basins of- sparkling water surrounded by green grass, shrubbery and blooming flowers are Nature's own me dium of refreshment. The dedication was celebrated by a re ception tow hlch several hundred guests were invited. Doctor Lewald, Imperial German Commissioner, received the visi tors, assisted by several members of the German Commission. There were no of ficial ceremonies. Prince and Princess Hohenlohe-SchlUlng-fuerst were the guests of honor. Mrs. Manning. President of the Board ot Lady Managers, and President Francis of tho Exposition called and admired the pa vilion. The Olbrich Pavilion Is absolutely mod ern and is built after original Ideas. The . Idea was conceived by Professor Joseph Olbrich of Darmstadt. It Is best described, as the country home of a rich man. who is a lover of art and spares no expense to gratify his tastes. The house Is built so that it may serve ns a summer and winter home. The dif ferent rooms are finished and furnished by various German firms. Each room Is completed after the Idea of the artist who designed It. Even the slightest details of the artist are followed, such as new and unique designs for flower pots and match safes. The builder was not permitted to change the plans in the slightest degree. Built around a large court which con tains basins and fountains and flowers is a large porch which extends around three sides of the court. The rooms of the house open onto the porch. AU of the rooms are finished with richly inlaid woods, which are allowed to preserve their native colors. The walls of the rooms are decorated with silk and satin, richly blended with the woods. The colors are perfectly harmonious, although two shades ot the same color are often used in- producing- the effects.' Rarer statuary is scattered about the pavilion. The statuary belongs to the Grand Duke of Hesse and he loaned i. to the German Commission for use in the Olbrich Pavilion. . The pavilion will be open to Exposition visitors every day. "It is entirely new," said Doctor Lewald. "I think no one has ever Imagined a house like trls before. The Govern ment assisted by the manufacturers of Germany has done its best. I hope the people will like the model." PATAGONIAN DEATH WATCH WAS HELD IN VAIN. Savages at World's Fair Taaa-fct -That Bronchitis "Would Prove Fa talDisease 5ew Them. The Ieath watch was begun in the Pata gonlan village at the World's Fair- Thurs day night. It was the firm belief among; them that two of their members were jro lng"to die. There was a blowing: ot horns and a beatlrur of pans and a moaning; and chanting as Is customary when a bodv 19 about to die. The cause of the excitement was that bronchitis broke out in two of the Pata gonlans. The disease is wholly unknown among them In their native country, and they, not knowing what to make of It. de termined that the two had contracted an American disease and that death was certain. The Patagonlans kept up a lively noise for the greater part of the night and they were still at It yesterday morning when Doctor Walbridge called. The doctor explained that there was nothing- serious, and the death watch waa declared off. with the probability that there was. hope for a corpse to come for ward soon and make the death watch good. The Patagonlans are suffering from bronchial troubles, and everyone of them has a severe cold. The climate Is not to their liking- a little bit. and it requires constant information on tho future ot St. Louis weather to convince them that they will be weU before long. SUPREME COURT DEALS BLOW TO LABOR UNIONS. Declares Void Law Maklnc It Unlaw ful to Dlsehnraje Employes tor Belonging; to Organisations. Topeka. Kas- May 7. The Supremo Court to-day declared void the statu! which makes It unlawful to discharge es employe because he belongs to a labs? organization and which provides for the recovery of damages tor the discbarge. This is a decision of great Importance to labor unions. T. P. Berry, an employe of a vitrified brick and tile company, was discharged, from Its service and ha brought action to recover damages, alleging that he was discharged- because he was a member of a. labor union. He recover Judgment In the lower court and the brick company ap pealed, attacking the constitutionality of the law. AMBASSADOR TO ITALY GIVES AN ENTERTAINMENT. SPECIAL BY CABU5 TO Tin: ST. L0CI3 REPUBLIC AND NEW YORK HERALD. Rome. May 7.-CopYrlght. IMO-sfr. , George V. L. Meyer. United States Asa-1-bassador to Italy, gave a delightful enter tainment In aid of the Society for the Pro tection of Animals. . ' A children's minuet began the proceed- Ins.. Then a sham vectrlloaulst scene fol-?l! lowed, the actors being Captain Carr. Brit ish Naval Attache, and Master Von Laa gerke Meyer. The clow ot the ssaxtaM was a fanciful ballet, withjoaaa hy tha jusans- -uyr an jaacsst sotssm. ,fl. u r ?l A I SI it 1. i'S i-s-. -ft-'- J! nam -x.1;-'s'.'5I("-v, Swte35Sw-5L52S .?-j-.