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?-?-?? 3l\a Across the Sea Condensed in Interesting Page ABBE INVENTS TALE TO DECEIVE POLICE Tells Them He Had Been Cap? tured by Masked Men and Carried OlT HIS CONFESSION* FORCED The Mismanagement of a Charity Fund Led Priest to Path o: Deceit PA R IS. June U. The Abba P'.ton c? Anrjfrs. has con-| <rsi>ed that a story he told to the pollae j r.: Lyons?that he had heon kidnaped by J mask< I :v.rr. In a motorcar?was a com- | ; et? It -entlon. The abbe had been miss- I Ir.g tor some days, and was believed to \ have been murdered until he appeared }r Lyons. The abbe, who >s cure at St. Serge, at Angers, western Franca, presented hlm , orttce ? ?? ths public prosecutor Ir Ll ns. southern France, yesterday mornlt g, and stated that he had been I the victim of a plot. ? On Saturday evening." be suld. "1 left the vicarage, and while past*.tig along the j i'.jedo Jussen. a little thin man asked me ; to go ?u once to ?oo Mme, Konvergent, I who hod met with ail sec 1 dent. I started for her r.ouac. *nd when near the prom ?hade was set upon uy four or live men, who gagged and u^u.-.a me. Thoy ' searched my pockets, taking my keys. 1 uck*tbc.ok end .sW ;n gold und notes. Hie Head In a Sack ? They wrapped my head. In a sack and carried me to a lonely field, where I re- ( ? meine I for some hours. Tlieii, after drg ;g.!ig me along tho ground and threaten /ii.g me with a revolver, they compelled Ii i ? :. lay gniments and to pet Into a motorcar. Itiey drove off with mo !n tho motor Icar, roaming around ih? countryside tor , ( tnree days at.a nights. During all this 1 , urn* n.j head Was >n the sack, and the oi.iy fo-ci 1 had v. a* scion of dry bread,. I At about 2 o'clock this morning 1 v. us \ -ixl.od out cf ;:;u motorcar, which diovu off ?t fuii speed, and nftar wandering ; about the streets fcr some Urne 1 realised . that 1 was In Lyon*." The abbe s confession was foroed from j hlra rather drum iticaily. About IS last ' night a little handbag was brought to the police. It hod been found in the court? yard of a house in a side s'.T?et, and oon^ Italnsd ? false beard and mustache, lomi 'holy oil. a ptitm's suvpllce and other 1 tnlngs which tlio Abhe Piton was known , to have taken with him when ho left hla house ut Angers on Saturday evening. The oidof of tho Leons detective force went with the bag to the Carthusian j hsrae, where the Abbe Fttan was spend? ing the night, and at 1 Ulis morning woke ! 'him up and showed him tho bag and its i contents. "Now," he said, "you had bet- I ter tell mg tho truth!" The Abhe Oonfoeses The Abbe Plton burst Into tears. "I lied to you before." he said. "1 mismon ;_?fd ohorltabl? matter? at Angers, wasted a lot of money put in my charge had was afraid to face an audit of my accounts. I '.o*t my head, and thought of nothing but eecapo. "9ome days ago I went to Nantes and got a hairdresser there to make me a beard and mustache. On Saturday I ar :u:.sed the Hiren? of a burglary lu my rooms, slipped away quietly from the house and went to tne field where my soutaae and hat were found. There I cnanged into layman's clothes and took train for Parts 'I remained In Parta till Monday; then came on to Lyons and spent Tuesday hei^. But I had spent ell my money?I only had J40 with mo?and in the smell hours of Wednesday morning I went to U.e Carthudtsna and told them tl.o story which I afterward toid you." GIRLS LURED TO SWELL WHITE SLAVE TRAFFIC Society in Dresden Excited Over Disappearance of Two En Route for America Rescued in Gibraltar BIORMN, June ti. Society In Prerflen 1? muoh excited over ino mysterious disappearance of two girls, aged lf> and IT, respectively. One of them Ik the daughter of a rich motorcar dealer, and the other Is said to tvi the daughter of n person of position. , The girls went to the theater recently with their parents end dlsapprrj-ed during ths performance. It was at first thought th&t they hud gone to Berlin, hut It has turned out that thoy are victims of tho "white slave- tralllc." A letter addressed to her fiance from or.o of the girls con? tained a Statement to the effect that she. still loved him. but had to leave him owing to "lrreslstlbe compulsion." The police, acting on a clue given in th? letter, made investigations at Abbaala. where they learned that the. girls had silled from Flume for Am?rica In a liner In company with n man of suspicious character. Tho police thereupon tele? graphed to the German consul at Gib? raltar to stop the girls, pending their parents' arrival. The consul lias succeed? ed In ssourlng the girls, and they are now under his protection Baircrl by the Mayor PATtTS. June 22?The mayor of Relley. Prance, has prohibited a bioscope presen? tation of the recent exploits of the Paris bandits. LOSES HIS LAWSUIT, KILLS CLERK OP COURT Fires at Judge Who Tried Ca?e. and Thinking He Killed Him Decamps ESCAPES BEING LYNCHED PARIS. June-22. TT? office of the. magistrate tn the little town of Oyonnax, In the Aln department, was yesterday the scene of a murder, the vlcUin bplng M TTUlot. tho' clerk of the local Judge. The Judge himself, M. Bou deroue. was struck hy a bullet In th? right forearm. Jules Comte, the murderer. Is an Incor | rlglblo litigant, who had lost a law suit In the mornlnc. During the afternoon he I returned to tho judge's privat'.- office and I began to insult him. The Judge p ished him out of the room. The clerk Inter? vened, and tried to expel Comte from the building. A hnnd-to-hand struggle ensued, and Comte- produced a revolver. He fired i several times at M. Ulllct, who collapsed , and expired almost Immediately. I Meanwhile, the Judge had approached. I and at him Comre fired two shots. He i feil, and his assailant, believing him to be dead, tied into the street. He was pur? sued by gendarmes, who speedily captured hltu, and who hnd gre.it difficulty in pre? venting tho crowd from lynching him. Arrested for Espionage VIKNXA. June 22.? Baron and Baroness Koenlg. who are sorlotv leaders In Vienna, have hi^en arested there and charged with ??spi^nape EVENTS ACROSS SEAS RECORDED BY THE CAMERA The now giant liner of the Hamb urg-America line, the Imperator, wae launch-id on May 23. Itn tho presence, of the German euuperor, from the Vulcan slips of Hamburg. Aff?r a speech, delivered by the burgomaster. Doctor Burchard, the emperor launched the vessel by pr?ss(7ii: a button which released lt. und :l>roke a bottle of champagne against ths side of the vessel. The Imperator \ Is the largest ship In the world. She Is 898 feet long, 97% feet beam, bar a capacity of 50,000 tons, and can accommodate 4000 passengers and ajcrew of 1200. She will probably moke t.er maiden trip in the spring ot ibis. English society nowadays is alwaya In fane:, dress, nt one function or another, and it is becoming a serious question whether this picturesque form of attire will nor.j sooner or later usurp the place of ordinary clothes, to the greater gayety ofl lifo. The vogue began, perhaps one may say; wl.n the great Shnkespeare Hall at the Albert Hall last year. More recently there was the fancy drelis hall at the Savoy. Iyindon, in aid of ths Middle? sex Hosjuti'l at which tlie dresses here illustrated were worn East month Prof. A. .Malladra, of the Vesuvius observatory, descended into the crater Of Mount Vesuvius to make scientific examination of it. By means of a 500-foot ^rope the professor ar.il another expert, named Varvazse, descended to a. depth of 380 feet and landed on crags of lavs i jutting over an abyss tome 150 feet lower. Here a 350-foot rope was fixed and descent whs man de Into a great fissure extending to the bottom of the crater, which was attainedL at a depth of 1000 feet. The explorer* remained on th^ bottom foe about two hours, during which time Professor Malladra made important, observations and took a number of photographs ' Illustrating the volcano's ^activity, RISKS LIFE TO SAVE THAT OF SICK CHILD Doctor Performs an Operation Against Time and Without Taking Usual Precautions CONTRACTS THE DISEASE LONDON, J<m? 22 An act nf un??!1eh devotion by E T : Mulialty, house surgeon of Guy ? Hospi? tal, wns disclosed a: thi Fhoreditrh county court yesterday during the hear? ing of a case whlfh adjourned some time ago owing to his Inability to attend. It was explained that for a month he was hovering between life and death The details of his right for the life of the child were given by a doctor at Guy's Hospital. "There are Ilm??;' b" said, "when life or d'ath Is a matter of minutes, or even se. ondi A rhl'd wai brought Into tho hospital suffering from diphtheria in Its worst stages Mr Mullally, who was the senior sur? geon present, saw the child, and under? stood at once that an Immediate Opera? tion was Imperative, and that even a few minutes' delay might be fatal. Diph? theria In this stage Is terribly catching. , and in the case of an operation such as Mr Mullally was to perform the chancei ! wore a nundred to one on his catching the disease, unlese he took the usual pie I cautions. "It however, s matter of minutes Possibly t.^ere would have been time for him to fe'-h his mask, which covers the whole face and is a Fure protection against Infection, and to take the other general precautions In ?uch cases. ! "He knew that by doing so?by waiting I a few minu'es ? he was risking the chances of rhe operation proving success? ful, and so he derided to operate at once, well res izlng that he whs almost bound \ to suffer. "He saved the ehlld s life. b';t he caught ; the disease, and It was touch-and-go with y.m during a whole month." OLD IRISH BACHELORS UNWILLING TO WED Prefer Eviction to the Burden of Wife on ThcirtSlcnder Wages BESIDES, AGE COUNTS Only Five Days Remain for Men Concerned to Make Up Their Minds r>TJT)L,TNT, Jxm?i-W. Only five days mnr? remain for nitty unmarried laborers In the district of Punshaughlln, County .Meath, to em? brace matrimony or glvo up possession Of tho cottages which they occupy as weekly tenants from the local author? ity. It was In March that tho .Dunahaugh lln district council, after roudlng a letter from Miss Bridget Branulgaa complaining that she had to loavo her native land owing to the non-marrying bachelors of Meath. ordered Its sixty nine unmarried tenants to marry or quit their cottages within three months. IA few have embraced matrimony ?tue? the order was given. Reporter Visits District In order to ftnd out how many mors bachelors would oomply with the metrl monlal edict within the brief period ' now uvailable, a reporter from a morn? ing paper here visited tho dlatrtat yes tor day. The first tenant he encountered was a man who looked between 6i and SO years Of ago. "I'll marry when I like," ' he replied to bis question, "und I'm going to take no orders tir.m any on. as to when i will get married." Going on. the reporter knocked at a 'cottage door and a cheery volco from within made him tnter. A woman some 70 years of age wiped a \ little three-legged etoool and asked him , to take a ante." The reporter manage 1 to explain his mission, and asked whether ? a tenant was a bachelor. ? "Indeed, he is." she Bald, "and I am his sister. 'Micky*?her brother?doesn't want any wife at hiE age. He's 72 years i old and an old-age pensioner." "Are thore many more old tenants around here like your brother?" was asked, .;. - prompty replied that all the single tenants .rhe knew In the district were long pa?t the usual marrying age, and some had a sister, a brolhur or i other relations living wun them. Will Not Be Ensnared Another young laborer tenant In the Vicinity pooh-poorusd the Idea of mar? riage. 'Is it mo to marry?" he sa.i scolT.ngly "I havo 12s a week, and when I pay the rent, feed myself and ' buy clothes and things. I hav? only 6d u week left I'd sooner starve e>n the : rnadelde then marry on that wage " The reporter hue a?en on? heard enough to convince him that when the district council meets on the fateful day thire will probably be a:i lr.dellr.lt? prolongation of the famous matri? monial edict, eithorwlse there Is likely to be an eviction, not of over sixty men, ' but of ap many aged parents und help? less women. Diver Caught by Octopus PARIS. June 22.?A naval diver at ToU : Ion was s;idden.y atvicked on Saturday .<y ? a giant octopus while under wi-.'.er In the ', harbor. Ho rave the hoisting signal and wa? hauled to the surface together with i the octopus, whose tentacles, said to bn , twenty-live feet io.-.g, were wrapped ro.r.1 I him. The diver was unconscious. Thu octopus held to the diver until :?. was ! stabbed to death. It weighed 135 pounds. : savs the Journal, and the suckers on Its tcntaclss were as Ms as five-shilling dublin students in mm police Hold Up Traffic in Streets, and Have Conflicts With Guar? dians of Peace TRINITY AT OLD TRICKS DTTBt/TN. June fffl. TVCfl scenes of disorder oeourrei In the street! of r>ub!ln last night, follow? ing the announcement of the results of the fellowship ?xurmnatlo:, at ^Ytntty College, Students came into cf.nflloc with the j.c;:ce and a number of i,-:??.<n were made. The trouble started when cue of the | ruccessful students was seised end cur- I I lot! shoulder high out of tho college He! wii followed by a mob of bareheaded | Students, who rushed pe.! moll into (.'ol- | Jene given, shouting and oheerlng and j bent on hon-epiay. Tin "chaired" stu? dent w?? carried into an adjacent etudlo to be photographed, after wbloh the stu? dents, nearly 400 in number, marched hi i j.rocesb.uii up UraJtoi. eireet. line cabs and other vehicles ??? -:n at? tacked und held up, students swarmed up the outai.de of tne Iramcari and caused a pandemonium generally, Tne authorities managed to drivo tiio young men back to the college, but a number of them broke out ngttirf, many skiing the ratl? ings. In it body iln-y ru?hed Bp Dam? e'.reet, where a small fire was in prog? ress Tiiis claimed their attention fur a Short time, but Interest In that soon sub Bided. fai.d more tramcara were attooked. The police now decided to net decisive? ly, and two or three arieets were made. Oh the way to tt.e station u determined nttcmpt at rescue wi?.? made, and this resulted In further arrests. Outside the college an ugly Incident i occurred. One of the htudents managed | ji'8truct a constable's baton frora Its] rase an; struck the urtfortunata officer i h blow .,n the head In the melee that ! ensued another constable was severely | < ut about the fa?'-- and had 10 be taken I to a hospital. Many officer* lest their] I elmets iirid belts !n thr scuffle, and some Of theae were carrl? d off by the students' as troubles. The, others were afterward picked < p I? the ruadway. In all, eleven errcus were ma-te. the prisoners for the most pan being charged with assaulting the police, with throwing missiles and with riotous conduct. Doct/vr?' Scheine for Holiday* BERLIN, June 21.?Berlin dootoni are ;.rc- t ring u scheine whereby ot.e of their number in each district will be or. duty on Sundays, thus enabling the.-n to take a Weekly holiday. BRITISH [AST PORTS AND GERMAN AIRSHIPS1 Four Zeppelin Craft Could Easily Spy on All, Says Berlin Editor ENGLISH FLEET HELPLESS! BBRX/TN, June 12. '? Comm-ntlng on the flight of the airship I Zeppelin III, from Erledrlehsuafen to I Hurotmrg. the Teegliche Rundschau de? clares, "it is now a certainty that a l?eppelln ship cen fly 4S5 sen mllea am! i still have pstiol or.ough on board to re main for a Ions: lime In the air. What that means Is Immediately clear whan one reallaes that the, distance front Heli? goland t.t Rotyth Ik exactly 425 eoa miles. "Owing to the greater stability of the i temperatai e ?t sea, the Zeppelin couM, in tuet, cross to Roeyth In war r.mr anJ Observe tho gathering of RrtHsh *up<r dreadnoughts with greater ease than she could fly up the Rhino valley. She oould either fly hack or. If she choose, hang on the horizon for days, transmitting all that sht *aw to the Go: man coast by wireless. j and float on the sea when tho means of l propulsion and sjepeuslon became ex I haisttd. ; ' Kv?n easier would he a reoonnalaar.ee ! over Harwich, which is only 286 sea mil is , from Heligoland Dover, with the battle? ships and cruisers at Sheernoss. are, so to rpeak, only an excursion flight and could be ^e.tro.nd simultaneously with ti>? other : ports. 8 , sood as the Germar, admiralty pos | sesces tour rigid airships. It will be pos , n'.ble to icout along the whole CnejUsh ; COlLflt " The artlr'.e concludes with a triumphant p'.ctute of u helpless fleet of Brlf.ah trans? ports conveying troops across ths channel to i'rance. with Clormnn slrshlpi circling overhead, The utility <,/ ths alrshl-ps In another sphsrs was f.oint'rt out at the !?_?? meet? ing of the Berlin Aeronautical Assoeia i tIon. by Doetor Flemining, s. prominent 'medical authority, when leeturlng on the . beneficial efteets of high altitudes on 1 tuberculosis. h* pointed out tha- fifteen minutes' ex;v>mir* to the sun's rays dur | Ing an airship flight at hlgli altitude ; msf.nt certain de.ith to the tuberculosis bucllli. Rector Writes Pastoral Piny IjOND"'?N .f nie W ? A pisto.h. ;>? ?'. er titled The H<*J Babes In the Wood,*' and written by the rector of Morton, Nor ' folk, is 'o be produced at Mcrton Hall, : the residence of 1/Ord Walning'nani Met? ten is ::.e traditional scene of ths nursery tale. TROUBLESOME BOY IS TORTURED TO DEATH Strapped to Upright in Shop, He Is Found Dead on Morning of Third Day TEX YEARS FOR CRIMINAL MILAN, June 22. Pom" month? npo a Milanese trndesman named Plrovano, and his partner, Angelo Lonffhl, net themselves the task of curing the former's brother, a troublesome boy. of 14, who had been guilty of petty thefts. For two ronseeiitjvp nights the boy was lieft tightly bound hand and foot with stout eords and steel wirei to an Iron Icolumn In the Fhop. Although he was In an upright position the victim was wholly I unable to move, and when Long.it went to 'open the shop on the morning of the third (day the little martyr had succumbed to 'these medieval toiiures. The trial ended at tho Milan SSSlzes yesterday evenli.e. [when the court acquitted Plrovano, be? cause ho was Absent from town and bad left his young brothers punishment to his !pii tner's discretion. Longhl, however, j was sentenced to ten years' penal servl ; tude. The Judge remarked thai even In ex treme canes Italian justice itself shrank from the infliction of capital punishment, and that but for tho c ire um Bianca that : the victim's death had been accelerated , by an abnormal'v large thyroid gland, the I torturer would have been banished to the galleys for life. KAISER AS SCULPTOR Makes Model of the Statue of a Fa? mous Huguenot herein. June M.?Yesterday afternoon the kaiser inspected the approved bronze stat.ie of the fainbua Huguenot leader, Admiral Collgny, whii h he !.?? presenting to the town of Wilhelrnshavi n. Thlg la ' ta* second statue of ?'ollgny which his ; majesty tins erected In recoril yearn, ths ftj-st being In front of the llerlln Schloss. Collgny la rfpre.ieir.ed In full Spanish ' armor. In his right hand la his uplifted ! sword, and his left Is holding some docu j men's which is is pressing to his heart. I The kaiser Is 'on., of alluding to Collgny ; as his ancestor, and, as a matter of fact, 1 the great Huguenot was the great-grand? father of the Electress Eulse Henriette, I mother of the first kjng of Prussia. This J faot Is engraved on the pedestal of the i statue IIt is stated that the original draught for the sculptor was made by the kaiser's own hand PUBLISHER ASKS RDR IDEAS: HE GETSfHEM Letterp by the Hundred Hour In, Each Suggesting New (and Novel Scheme SOME CURTOUS NOTIONS T.ONT>rvN. Julie 22. A publisher who asks for now U'eas i.c i the prey of every ci ink In Christ? ridom. j ( Herbert Jenkins, London's lateit' p'jh- , IUsher, announced a- 'he end of last week (that he was one-i ?.. ronslder new1, idea5-. At his office in Haymsrket yesteryiay a morning newspnpei reporter font id a ;bieawdown gang digging him outt of a I avalanche of m nui iipts and letteri-.. From the en Is ol ?? earth authors! who ean writ'- books I authors who cannot had swooped down en him. "The thiiiKs \t ii vould-be authorsr ex pect their publia to do for them'"' ex clalmod Mr. Jenk For example, one man has written ? mf> to finance tand ' fit o.it a caravan ? r for himself amC h:.< Iwlfe so that iv write a book' on North Africa a ject that might ?'?II jflll seven volu ? j "An elderly lac has written thru Abe has a novel ni finished more Main 1400,000 words In '? th, She has ne?n |ii Iwork on it f.i twenty years, and It j Is leaded -The Marini s Hride; or. Safe '.in l Harbor.' "One uncxpecti offer of help conns! from a membci o! the peerage, k-i eaili I who is willing (i ndertake the wotk aft n ailing anil rtpo ? ^ on books on crtaiu [subjects In Whl lie s interested. "1 have had a:; .fier ironi -Moscow Of [the complete of a New Ruaelnln [Novelist- my coi ;. .:.t]ent spells It wl'll 1 capital letters- .1 writer informs mi' I that if I will bci ? by return of port, he will Intrust ?- my keeping the MS. ov . n marvelous v. i .. has written on the domestic larval problem in Austria* I Hungary. As ; inve not been abl* ;o> I decipher his M rian .signature I havet , not been al l- In I irwnrd the mnnny. 'j ! "Seriously ap< iking, however, I have^ I received off.:- new nooks from a large Inumbci of poi lai writers, and the book j1ls? of Herbert Jenkins, Limited, next [autumn should 1 .? found n varied and in? teresting one ? PATHS. -T11 ?i - - 22 -Tho rise In value of ', worka "f shown by tho prices, obtained great Doucet sale.; which ;.l ti e , .i 0f u,0 second day yesterdav realized nearly S2.000.PCO and | was contliuit-d today A pastel by Quentln de la Tour, which sold for 200 guineas !-i fetched J130.OOO at, the present .? e Hero:.! Art Sale SHOT DEAD BECAUSE SHE REFUSED A KISS Woman Who Obtained Divorce Prefers Death to Return to Former Hiifband MAN ATTEMPTS SUICIDE OKXKVA. .T-.in? 22 A poignant <=rrne has been witnessed in one of the principal thoroughfares of Geneva A young woman of 20, Mine, von Welssenflilh, who had just obtained a divorce because of her husband's cruelty, was returning with two girl companions from a factory where they were ompl lyed ss polishers of precious stones. The litis hand encountered thein. and demanded of his wife thai she should eliher kiss him and go back end live with hltn or die. The woman culmly replied that she pre? ferred death, whereupon Welssenfluh pulled out a revolver and fired at her thrice nt short range, and then shot him? self In the head. It was raining hard at the t;me, and the two other women knelt on the muddy pavement and tended their dying friend. Trie wdfe, who leaves a baby a month Old, expired before the arrival of a doctor. The husband Is expected to recover. Money in Old Table PARIS. June 22.?M. de Foix, a Pans hanker, fo ind ISOOO in the secret drawer ; of a writing table which ho had bought al nn auction Kale and whloh formerly i belonged to a priest'. WON S-100,000 IN LOTTERY Two Numbers BRcUed for Nineteen Years Are Lucky at Last Ml LAN, June 22.-After gambling week by week over a period of nineteen years on their two favorite numbers, several thousand Neapolitans met with extraordi? nary hick at yesterday's drawings, so that tho government has to pay out over JtOO, 000 there In lottery winnings. It should be noted that the lottery in Italy Is a state monopoly, and one of the main sources of inland revenue; Fire? work displays took place in divert quar? ters of Naples last night, nnd guns were fired to celebrate tho joy of the populace, j 1 The same two successful numbers last ' turned up trumps In July, Wi. when tho ! tallnn treasury distributed about $600,000 I n prizes. .Tram Traffic In Glasgow GLASGOW, June 22?The Glnsgow Cor? poration tramways during the lsst finan? cial year carried 270.000.000 paFsnngers, SS, jiOO.000 more than during the previous, ?vear. BRITISH BOY EXPLORER DIES ON THE TRAIL Left Four Months Alone in De? sert. He Superintended Im? portant Excavations ADVENTURES F. X C I TIXO TOKIO. June 22 The Buddhist monk. Tachlhana, who has returned to*Kyoto after two yearn of trave; and exploration In central Asia, reports that the English hoy. Hohhs. who was one of his party, died during :n* journey. Crossing the Takin Makan desert, which Sven Hedin only touched, he followed the route of the Monks Fahsien and Hsuen chariff, and entered Sinklang nfter pass? ing pyer the Ailal mountains. tn the course of his travels Tachlhana made a nunib< r of highly Important discoveries of religious and historical interest, and notably f-'und Buddhist and Sanskrit writings on leaves, ?tones and paper. Orlando Hohns, who was about LS years Old, was a native of Swlndon, England. When he lefi school, early In 1910, he advertised for a situation, "traveling not objected to." i'e received a reply from Tachlhana, who was then fitting out his expedition in London, nnd fhe party left Knglnnd In August of that year. They went first :o st Petersburg, and thence through Siberia and .Mongolia to Turfah- In his letters to his mother, the boy wrote enthusiastically of his adven t ires. They traveled MO miles through the Mongolian desert on horseback In eighteen days. While Tachlhana was on a desert jour? ney to Kashgnr. young llobb? was left .ilonc for four months to superintend the excavations at Turfan. and he has described somo of the discoveries In his letters to his friends at home. I Zuicho Tnchlbana Is the. serretary of Count Otnnl. head abbot of the Shlnshu sect of the Buddhists. The latter In deeply Interested In archeologlcal re? search, and defrayed the cost of Mr. Tnehibana's expedition. | Taehlbann obtained special permission from the Russian government to conduct his researches In we3tern Siberia. The Kaiserin's Health I BERLIN. Juno 22.?Disturbing reports are current of tho health of the kalser I In. who lately took a euro at Rad I Nauheim on account of n slight affec? tion of the heart. The kalserin will not be present with the kaiser tomor? row to receive the King and Queon of Bulgaria at the railway station, hut It la stated that she will take part in the festivities at the now palace at Potsdam In honor of the visitors. SEVENTY YEARS OF HAPPY WEDDED LIFE Prophecy Made to Lad and E'iss Over Ninety Years Ago Was Fulfilled s'TNG GEORGE INTERESTED LOS'WN', June JO. Rardney, in Llncolshlre, is much stirred ever the wonderful marriage record which has been made by two residents within its borders. Mr. and Mrs James Danny, of Rose Cottage, are actually celebrating the seventieth anniversary of their weddlr.g. This remarkable co.ip'.a claim to have lived under six sovereigns, having both been born In the reign of George the Third. Mr. Danby, who was born at Blnbrook, on May 7, 1S1S1 may well be the last representative of a now extinct trade, tie was a cordwalner. a term formerly applied to shoemakers In general, that Is to workers in cordwaln, or Spanish, leather. He well remembers the days when light and fire were only obtainable by the laborious methods of tho flint 1 and steel, lucifer matches being unknown, and how, as he used at an early hour to walk to his daily work, he could hear j the striking of the flints In the houses I that he passed. Long; hours and email j wanes formed his lot then?a day of ! sixteen hours and a wau;e of sixpence. Mr. Danby's first meeting with bis wlfo was more than ninety years ago. He remembers, as a little boy, his mother calling him and showing him a bonnle j baby In her arms and saying: "Here, I lovey, give this bairn a kiss; it'ill maybe ? a wife for thee some day." The pro | pho;y, made in Jest, proved true. ; Husband and wife have lived happily i together for seventy years and have I brought up eleven children. There Is a 1 great gathering this week at Hardney j of their many descendants. Mir. and Mrs. Dnnby are themselves In very fair i health. Mr. Dnnby, Indeed, with his ? thick silvery hair and general alertness ' of hearing, would be taken for muon ! younger than he is. ! Great excltoment was caused in tho I peaceful little cottage at Bardney by I some Inquiries from the king's secretary : as to this remarkable celebration. How ? his majesty heard of tho event the old couple do not at all know; but they have sent In the papers showing the date of their marrlai?e, and feel a strong hope that they may receive a royal congratu? lation.