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Cable News From European Capitals and Foreign Cities
Prime Minister In Danger of Being
Deposed if He Fails to Heed
Orders of Irish
tiONDON, Feb. 12.—The Dally Express
says: The real business of the house
of commons next session will bo
transacted In quiet commltteo rooms,
Where tho lights will be turned low,
and politicians will not dare to raise
their voices above loud whispers. Mr.
Redmond is on tha pedestal and the
Radical ministers are on the knee.
Only by continual secret bargaining
with the Irish can the prime, minister
hold office.
It would bo difficult to find a more
humiliating position for a man of Mr.
Asquith's domineering temperament
than that in which he will find him
self if he decides—as be probably will
—to eat the shamrock and take office
dependent for his majority on the
favors of Mr. Redmond.
Only by truckling to the Irish de
mands, by first submitting his pro
posals to Mr. Redmond before he pro
duces them In the house of commons,
can Mr. Asqulth hope to achieve any
thing or carry through the many meas
ures that his colleagues have promised
throughout the country in their futile
endeavor to win votes.
The position Is so absolute and so
simple that the humblest member of
the Nationalist party could be trusted
to get something out of the govern
ment. The various "groups" in the
last parliament who used to extract
promises from the prime minister dur
ing tho last few sessions, and had bills
at which the majority of the cabinet
looked I askance introduced for their
special benefit, will find themselves re
duced to complete impotence.
What, for instance, will be the effect
of the Nonconformists screaming in the
fo'o'sle for another education bill, with
Mr. Redmond, pledged to maintain
the solidarity of tho Roman Catholic
schools, on the quarterdeck?
Welsh Church in Danger
The Nonconformists must abandon
for a generation any hope of seeing
•what they consider their grievous
Wrongs readjusted, The passive re
sisting, until senility bring* a merciful
relief, for though Mr. Redmond may
condescend to bargain with Mr.
Asquith on a number of issues, he and
his followers will never for a moment
consider the betrayal of the Roman
Catholic schools. Thus the famous
"mandate" of 1906 for the repeal of
Mr. Balfour's education act of 1902
goes into the limbo of forgotten things.
Another interesting possibility Is the
disestablishment of the church in
Wales by the votes of Irish Roman
Catholics. The Irish care nothing
about the question, and would be per
fectly ready to sell themselves for the
purpose if offered an adequate return.
The only point for consideration is
how long this sort of thing can con
tinue. There must come a time when
the country, if not the prime minister
and his cabinet, Will grow tired of
seeing every capricious demand of
Ireland realized.
The first pledge Mr. Asqulth must
give before he can secure so much as
one Irish vote is that ho will put aside
every other question except the house
of lords and set the parliamentary
draftsmen to work on a home rule bill.
There can bo no question of a glori
fled Irish councils bill on the lines of
Mr. Blrrell's preposterous measure
Which the Nationalists flung back In
his face. This time it must be home
rule or nothing, otherwise Mr. Red
mond will promptly pull Mr. Asqultß
out of his seat and send him once more
into the country and the wilderness.
Daughters May Seek to Recover Mil.
lions Left for Public
BRUSSELS, Feb. 12.—Serious litiga
tion is threatened with regard to ft
portion of the late Kins Leopold's for
tune. His daughters may institute a
low suit to recover $7,000,000 which
King Leopold wished to devote to pub
lic works, and the Belgian government
is equally determined that the money
shall bo applied a*, tho late king de
Kins Leopold organized a company
known tv the Fond«*lon de cuburg
Id oarry out a scheme of public Im
provements In Belßium and Germany.
Tho company was organized In Ger
many as well as in Belgium.
King Albert mn.y h". forued to de
fend the 1 ights of this company against
his cousins, and if they persist in their
determination to recover tho money In
tho courts the case will be contested
by tho government.
Should the Belgian courts annul the
Fondrttion rle Coburg It is believed
that the German government could
make a claim on the estate. •
Inasmuch as $12,000,000 is still to be
divided among the princesses it is
Imped that they will not try to recover
the capital of the Fondation de Co
Censor Refuses to Permit Presentation
.; of Musical Drama Scheduled
to Appear at Covent Garden
LONDON, Feb. 12.—Dr. Richard Strauss'
opera, "Salomo," Which appeared In the pre
liminary announcements of Mr. Beecham'f
opera season at Covent aarden, Is not In the
Dual list. The cause of its disappearance is
that Its performance has been forbidden by
tite censor.
Dr. Strauss himself Is greatly disappointed
by the decision. -He was very anxious that
"Salome" should be produced In London by
Mr. Beecham, and he offered to meet the cen-
Bor In every possible way and to eliminate
any Biblical allusions that might be, In official
eyes, considered objectionable. it was all to
no purpose. Tha censor wrote regretting that
li. was unable to give his permission for the
performance. _ , -
Woggs —Why an the women so ou
jtlc OVjr Kink s new house?
Boggs—lt h;is back stairs to every
,■,),, in su that Ills wife, can lie around
anywhere in hey morning wrapper and
yet lie sure of getting upstairs with
,h,i being seen when the bell rings.—
Tuck. I
Better Conditions Among Those Who
Spend Their Lives on the
Road Are Noticed on
Every Hand
LONDON, Feb. 12.—The people of
showland celebrated this week in Lon
don and Manchester and In place! all
over the country, where they aro mak
ing ready for their summer season "on
the road," the twenty-first anniver
sary of their guild.
Of these wandering folk, 70,000 exist
today in England. "Open-hearted,
cheerful bohemians they are, fair
dealing, fair-thinking, all with the love
of the life on the road in their heart
and blood!" This was how the travel-
Ing show people were described by one
who has studied them for more than
twenty years—F. H. Pedgrift, manager
of the Kra newspaper. He was one of
the founders of the guild, known In its
early days as the Van Dwellers' so
With tho first promise of spring,
brasswork being polished and .show
fronts newly painted, these people of
tho rotid will start cheerfully forth
upon tiieir wanderings, disdaining the
sleeping places of ordinary folk and
living happily awheel until tho dull
days of October send them Into winter
"This is the life they love—the chang
ing life of the road," said Mr. Pedgrift.
"It Is their habits, not their instincts,
which have changed. In the old days
tho showman lived uncomfortably In a
cramped, dingy sleeping wagon. Now
his living saloon rivals, in its artfully
designed comforts, the luxury of tho
first-class Pullman car."
Although tho showmen are still of
tho same restless family, the fair of
the old days was quite unliko the fair
of today, pointed out Mr. Pedgrift.
Then, in the flickering flare of oil
lamps, acrobats twisted about on car
pots spread on the ground; there were
rowdy boxing booths, and dreadful
freaks and monstrosities in crudely
painted booths. Now, with the fair
ground bright as day in the light of
electric are lamps, for which the cur
rent is made by the showmen's own
elaborate machinery, are fine portable
theaters, where cinematograph pic
ture* are shown, and a wealth of cost
ly apparatus for providing new Sen
sations such as helter-skelters, gliding
gondolas and galloping wooden horses.
BBRtm, Feb. 32.—As a result of an
English correspondent's visit to Saxony,
and especially to Crottendorf in tho
Erz mountains, the press in Berlin has
been keenly interested in the con
sumption of horse and dog meat in the
south of Germany, and the Berliner
Tageblatt has even sent a man to
cover the ground traversed by tho
British correspondent.
As regards horse meat, he was able
to give no statistics, as the villagers,
since they have acquired so much no
toriety, refused to give him any data
whatsoever. Even the pork inspector
(dogs are examined by this official,
as they suffer more than pigs from
trichinosis) would not state any figures,
fearful lest tho correspondent was a
tax collector in disguise.
In Crottendorf, and presumably else
where, most of the dogs eaten have
not been examined at all, being simply
killed and hung up by tho hatcher in
hU shop. As. however, both corre
spondents agree that dogs' flesh is
eaten partly on account of the super
stitious belief in its anti-consumptive.
qualities, this point need not be dis
cussed. In Chemnitz superstition plays
the principal role, but In the Krz
mountains it does not. Here poverty
must also be taken into account, and
theLSuperstition passes to tho cat.
Official statistics for the German em
pire show that the consumption of
dogs is about 6500 a year, and that of
horses 140.000. In the first nine months
of 1909 there was an increase of 1000
horses and fifty clogs a month, and it
Is noteworthy that tho price of beef
and mutton (also pork) was extremely
high last year, and will continue to be
so on account of the high protective
turiff on meat.
The three poorest parts of Oerm.'iny
are tho Bra mountains, th« Rlesengo
birgo, in Silesia, and Thurlngen. It is
In these three districts that the greatest
amount of horse and dog meat is con
ROME, Fob. 12.— Gabriels 4'Annunzln has
been reveallns some of his methods of work.
His most recent novel — "Perhaps Yes, Perhaps
No"—has been written entirely during the
night. When he Is not actually engaged upon
a work D'Annunzio lives by day like the rest
of the world; the dawning of a novel or play
In his mind Is a sign for the exact reversal
which becomes the normal till Ills work [I
finished. He bleeps from 9 in the morning till
4 In the evening then ho breakfasts, and his
nocturnal day begins. He prides himself —
whatever his secret agonies may be—on giving
his published manuscript absolutely faultier,
not a spot or blot, not an erasure, not an ad
Still ho does not profess to write easily. II '
complains that many distinguished writers
manage to say all their thought and do all
their painting of scene and type with a poor
palette of 800 words. He says his new novel
uses not fewer than 15,000. He loves to bring
up old words that have rusted In forgotten
books and to set them In his modern prose;
ho Is a voracious reader of old texts and spe
cial vocabularies wherefrom to enrich his "lin
guistic treasure." And a charge made against
him lie accepts as glory: „ ■ ."
"How many words have I not put to new
uses by giving them a new sense," he says.
D'Annunzio Is. very modern In his Impatience
with the tedious,, worn phrases that beset all
languages that have classics.
NEW • YORK, Feb. 12.—The James
town Jockey club, with a race course
at Norfolk, Va., has applied to the
Now York Jockey club stewards for a
license to bold a two-weeks' meeting,
beginning April 1. ■ Should the dates
bo granted, eastern racing actually
will begin this year at Jamestown in
stead of Aqueduct.- As there will be
no other racing at any eastern track
on tin- dates asked for. horsemen pre
dict that after several seasons of • ill
success a profitable meeting may be
held at the Virginia course.. .
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Jacques Bertillon, Following in Foot.
steps of Father, Proves Un.
usual Theories by
PARIS, Feb. U.—Elaborating his
theory that married life is conducive
to old age, Dr. Jacques Bertillon shows
that flic mortality among widowers Id
greater than the average among mar
ried men, bo lie recommends them to
look out for a new partner; that In, at
any rate, if they aro under GO years
of age. Nor is this peculiar to France.
Dr. Bertillon explains that his father
went thoroughly into this Interesting
question and obtained statistics from
other countries, Germany, Austria,
Italy, Sweden, Holland and Belgium,
which completely support this opinion,
while he himself has studied later ones
I in France. So his advice to young
men runs:
Marry; you will do well, even from
a selfish standpoint. But watch care
fully over your wife's health, as oven
from thi3 egotistical point of view her
loss will be a terrible misfortune, for
your lif-e depends in a great measure
on her own.
And to young ladies I give the
counsel to marry in their most selfish
Interest, as married women have less
mortality than spinsters of the same
age, at least after the age of 20. But
the difference is less for women than
for men. Tho mortality among spin
sters is much greater than among
married women, but it is not twice as
great, as in the case of men.
Tho mortality among widows is dis
tinctly much greater than among mar
ried women of tho same age. "The
sweet state of widowhood" is, on the
contrary, fatal to young widows. Their
ileath ra.te from 20 to 25 years of age
is twice that of married women at the
corresponding age.
The death rate is generally less
among women than with men of the
same age and station. What is the
reason? Simply that they are steadter,
and it is no doubt for the same reason
that matrimony conduces to longevity.
Practice Shooting Under Direction of
I. F. Hague, Former National
Guardsman, and Show
The Hille club of Harvard school
shot its first match for the National
Riflo association decorutlons Saturday
on the Glendale range of the Los An
geles Rifle and Revolver club. Elliott
Godfrey landed one of the N. R. A.
marksman reserve buttons with a good
score of 06. Gomeros and Schaeffer
landed schoolboy outdoor medals by
their .-cores of SI and 77. Connolly shot
one point less than the required 40,
prone at 200 yards, and failed to get
in on the decoration. The club has
challenged the strangest school rifle
clubs in the east and the indoor and
outdoor ranges of the organization will
be kept busy in tho future.
Not satislied with the 150 Krag Jor
genvon rifles furnished by the govern
ment and the five .22-caliber indoor
new Springfield*, the club has secured
four new Springfield rifles like those
used by the army and militia and will
use them In its practice in the future.
At the present time it is the strongest
schoolboy rifle club in California, In
cluding about 150 members, and every
one ot them "on tho shoot." The In
door range at the school is at the
present time the most complete and
expensive of any in the city, including
electric carriers for the targets and a
special lighting system of Tungsten
lights that is almost llko daylight.
Captain I. F. Hague, in charge of
the shooting, is a former national
guardsman and a member of the Los
Angelei Hifle and Revolver club, and
some of his scores are among the
highest in the club's score book.
The first division of the Saturday
shoot of the Harvard School Riflo club
February 5, Glendale range, was for
boys more than 18 years of age, for
the national marksman's reserve quali
fication. Prize, the N. R. A. lapel but
ton. Results as follows: '
Necessary to win—
200 yds. 500 yds. DM yds. Total.
Elliott,' Godfred.. IS II 11) CD
Vlracher 13 13 • •
Lebus It II 14 40
Turner, 0 18 10 0 31
• Unfinished.
The next event was for the N. R. A.
schoolboy outdoor .qualification medal.
Required to win, not less than 35 stand
ing: and 40 prone, 10 shots at each posi
tion, with two sighting shots, any mili
tary rifle:
. ■ Standing;. Prone. Total.
Gameros 41 40 «1
Connolly 39 39,. ' 73
Bchaffer . 37 40 77
Holt 84 37 71
Kagen 31 38 69
Harris 30 38 M
Douglas 3.1 • 83' 65
Coleman .". 19 ' 41 60
Holmus S3 SI 56
William* 21 31 SB
Pope 25 '.',"> 60
Watson 22 26 4S
Cardona v 17 t'l 41
aunn I ' 13 23
Fletcher ■ 41 79
Hague , " 41 43 81
Practice, not counting on record scores;
Connolly, phone 41; Coleman, standing 27;
Connolly, prone 36; Schaffer, standing 24;
Fletcher, standing 31: Elliott (5 shots, possible
25), 17; Elliott ("i shots 300 yards, possible 25),
13; C. Turner (G shots 300 yards, possible 25),
13; Elliott (5 shots 300 yards, possible 25), 9.
600 yards practice—
Connolly ..3 2333 5420 4-28
Fletcher '•> 33236420 4-28
Hague 8 6 4 8 (unfinished).
Connolly tried out his Winchester, making 7
eonsccutlv* bulls-eyes at MO yards, total-
Ing 46. ...
« « •
. ■AM FRANCISCO. Feb. li.—Willie Hoppe
and ma Morn!ng»tar have been matched to
play a 1600-point championship billiard jjaino
at 18.3 balk-Una for a puma of J2SQO. The
match Is to hi played hero early in March.
Poet Gained Idea for One of Dramatic
Features of Century in
' Pyrenees
PARIS, Feb. «.—"Chanticleer," Ed
mond Hostand's animal play, has a
deep syifibolism. It is really a human
drama played out by animals. One
d;iy Rostand, wandering in the Pyr
enees in the neighborhood of his
house at Cambe, entered a. barnyard
whore were gathered a cat, anil a
turkey, a dog, a blackbird in a cage,
a duck and R number of hens. They
seemed to bs having a lively conversa
tion. The blackbird from time to time
uttered piercing remarks, which
seemed lo he making fun of the otlr rs:
one would say he was pluylng upon
Then the cock arrived, very dignified,
-nperb and erect. Conversation ceased
on his appearance, Jie crossed the
yard slowly, a little theatrically, like
tho favorite tenor entering upon the
stage. Ho became the center Of at
traction. The dog made friends with
him, the duck paid him court defer
entially; the blackbird in tho cage
kept silence; the hens advanced, affec
tionate and submissive. The little
world recognized the cock's superior
ity and saluted him as a hero.
This familiar scene gave Rostand
the idea of the play. Replace the dos:
and the birds by men and women and
you have all the elements of a human
comedy. But how much more pictur
esque to retain their appearance of
animals. It Is difficult for a poet to
be lyrical about men In frock coats
and jackets, hut when his subjects are
feathered creatures In all the glory of
Nature's plumage, it becomes a differ
ent affair—vastly more difficalt, of
course, but at the same time pointing
the way to new triumphs for poetry
and dramatic literature.
Beneath the texture and tegument
of the barnyard cock hides tho pride,
the ambition of man. He is self-suffi
cient, and thinks only of his career.
But love enters —in the outward form
of a pheasant, who, frightened by
sportsmen's guns, takes refuge in the
barnyard. The courtship between
Chanticleer and the pheasant is the
main incident of the play.
The pheasant symbolizes modern
emancipated woman. She is jealous of
the domination of work in the mind of
the cock: if she consents to be his
mate, it Is only In the hops of becom
ing supreme in his thoughts and affec
tions. The dog is a philosopher—n
good sort of fellow, ready to do every
body a Rood turn. The blackbird is the
Parisian, who makes amusing re
marks; frogs croak as they do in real
life: the guinea fowl represents mid
dle class snobbery, and the night birds
hatred and envy of everything bril
NEW YORK, Feb. 12.—The following
schedule for tho Indoor swimming
championships of the A. A. U. has been
announced from the offices of the as
60-yard swim—Brookllne A. C,
Brookline, Mass., April 2.
100-yard swim—lllinois A. C, Chicago,
April 7.
200-yard swim—New York A. C, New
York. March 4.
Breast stroke, 200 yards—lllinois A.
C. Chicago, April 7.
Back stroke, IDO yards—Missouri A.
C, St. Louis, April 9.
Diving—Chicago A. A., Chicago,
April 6.
Plunge—Missouri A. C, St. Louis,
April 9.
Kelay race—New York A. C, March
Polo—Chicago A. A., Chicago, April 6.
Local 105 Pounder, with Two Days'
Training, Makes Creditable
Showing Agalntl South.
em Favorite
Jimmy Austin, who by Ills clever vic
tories over all sorts of opponents has
earned the right to be called the best
105-pounder in the west, returned from
New Orleans last night. Austin went
to the southern city to fill a ten-round
engagement, and although he lost a
decision to Kid Greaves at tho end of
his bout, the local lad is making no
excuses, and contents himself with the
return mill he has slated in about five
Tho call to fight Greaves was a
hurry-up order, and Jimmy had but
two days In which to train before tack
ling his opponent at the Royal Athletic
club. At that ho did well, for Referee
Wallace Wood was called on to rendOf
a hairline decision, which favored the
home talent.
Woods' verdict was not satisfactory
to Dick Ferris, who wan among those
present. The blonde-topped promoter
offered to bet {MO that Austin could
stop Greaves inside of ten rounds, but
no takers came to the front with their
Austin lias always been a popular
boy in this section, and Manager Me-
Carey should figure on putting him on
shortly with an opponent worthy of his
skill. Jimmy has cleaned up every
thing offered him in the par.t, but some
of the newcomers in the 105-110-pound
ranks ought to bo pitted against him
at an curly performance. Austin re
turns to New Orleans for his return
mill with Greaves about the middle of
next month, and in the meantime may
be given a chance to pick up somo
change at the Nttud Junction swat em
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12.—The Coronado
tennis tournament ended with darkness
today with one set yet to be played In
the championship match lor women's
doubles. Following? is the summary
for the day:
Women's singles, challenge match-
Miss May Suttori, defender, beat Miss
Hazel Hotchklss, challenger, 6-3, 3-6,
6-4. ' ..
Men's singles, challenge match—
MoLoughlin, defender, boat T. C,
Bundy, challenger, 10-8. 6-2, 3-6, 6-0.
Men's doubles, final—McLoughlin and
Dr. Sumner Hardy beat T. C. Bundy
and A. V. Duncan, 5-7, 6-4, 0-2, 6-0.
Women's doubles, championship—
Miss May Button and Mrs. B. O. Bruce
won the Brat set, 6-3; Mlw Hazel
Hotchkias and Miss Oolda Myer won
the second net; 6-2. Game stopped by
Writer, He Says, Becomes a Heretic
for Having Listened Too At.
tentively to Promptings
of the Heart
PARISH. Fel). 11.—M. Jules Lemaitre
gave, a few dayi ago In the hall of
tho Geographical Boclety, before a
large audience, the first of his course
of lectures on Fenelon, organised by
the Soclete dcs Conferences, M. Le
maitre, who last year lectured on
Rousseau, explained that this year he
had chosen Fenelon because he consid
ered that these two writers, with
Chateaubriand, formed "a spiritual dy
nasty of dreamers, malcontents and
He took the starting point of Fene
lon's life his remark: "My youth was
pleasant, free and filled with agreeable
studies and delightful companions,"
and as its conclusion, "The world
seems to me bad comedy which will
vanish in a few hours. I despise my
self even more than the world. I re
gard everything as a makeshift, and It
is in this attitude toward everything
In the world that I find peace." On the
recent occasion, however, Mr. Lemai
tre dealt with Fonelon's early life. As
for his ambition, the lecturer said,
acutely: "In a priest personal ambi
tion can be merged in the social func
tion, and the pleasure of ruling men
and women in the pleasure of directing
and saving souls."
M. Lemaitre began the study of Fen
elon's works with his refutation of the
system of Malebranchp, who attempted
to reconcile God with the notion of
scientific law, and who has remained
famous because he regarded animals
as machines and considered his dog
merely a clock. In this work of or
thodoxy the lecturer discovered all the
great gifts displayed later in Fene
lonßs writings on Quietism. "As
Malebranche became almost a heretic
through listening to reason,' 'said M.
Lemaitre, "so Fenelon will, in his turn,
become a heretic for having listened
too attentively to the promptings of
the heart."
Fast Team of Black Boys Shows Up
In Superior Form to Winter
League Champion
Trilbys 2, Santa Barbara 0
The Trilbys turned the tables on the
Winter league champions yesterday
when they defeated them on the Ver
non grounds by the 'score of 2 to 0.
Santa Barbara played like fiends, but
the dlng-es slipped one over in the first
frame, and with luck in their favor
they managed to hold the champs safe,
while they again scored in the seventh.
The winning of this match has given
the colored aggregation renewed confi
dence, and It Is expected that they will
bo a harder proposition to beat this
afternoon, when the two clubs again
mingle, than ever before. Should the
Nervous Spells, St.
Vitus Dance, Falling
Fits, Epilepsy, Cata
lepsy and Hysteria
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If you are a sufferer, com* to us and let us
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If not we'll be frank and explain to you
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Our treatment for this disease has been
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Our treatment has been used now for
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In all nervous con
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Man Who Entered Service to Kill the
Chief Implicates Comrades
When Condemned
ST. PETERSBURG, Feb. U'.—Petroff,
who recently blew up M. Karpoff, tin.
chief of the secret police, ami was con
demned to death, was unexpectedly
communicative during hla trial, narrat
ing the true story of his own recent
career, which deserve* to rank with the.
moHi improbable fiction. Having,
caped from a prison cell, he entered a
terrorist academy, kept by a revolu
tionist named Serglus, Whose specialty
was the application of the latest si li n
titi.- discoveries to the preparation ol
pocket explosives, Infernal machln< ■
and other highly destructive agencies.
On his deathbed Sergius revealed the
most precious of his secrets to Petroff.,
who utilized them for the good of the
How easily the secret police depart
ment may be duped appears from tne
facility With Which Petroff outwitted
its chief. Although he was wanted by
the police as a revolutionist, Petroff en
tered into relations with the depart
ment of gendarmes at a salary of J3IOO
a year. The head of the department,
Gen. GcrassimoiY, needing men in St.
Petetrsburg, made inquliy in the prov
inces after gifted marplots, and re
ceived a laudatory account of Petroff,
whom he sent tor at once, doubling the
salary to the supposed repentant an
archist. Petroff marked out Gen. (;••
rassimofl for his victim, hut accident
ally blew up Karpoff, against whom he
entertained no bitter feeling. The ex
plosives were cunningly placed under
the table at which the head of tho po
llco was sipping tea.
Clumsy Efforts of Russian Police to
Fasten Evidence on Finns
Exposed in Sweden
STOCKHOLM. Feb. 12.-Tho clumsy attempts
of the Russian police and officials to stir up a
revolt in Finland by means of agenta-provoca
teurs Rre being continually frustrated by the
good sense of the leaders of the Finnish peo
ple. It has now transpired that the last con
signment of arms that were seized by the
Ruialan pnllce had been Intentionally pent to
tho < ountry by an agent-provocateur In Ham
burg, and seized at an opportune moment by
the Russian gendarmes, who were on the
lookout for this particular consignment.
According to the Swedish pre.sH. the whole of
this shameful plot had been arranged by the
ItuiFlan gendarmes and their agents with the
object of obtaining Incriminating evidence
against the Finns.
Trilbys win today, which is the decid
ing- game in their series with the Win
ter league champions, they will be
matched with the Occidentals, and a
contest or series of games between
these two fast colored organizations
should bring out a record-breaking
crowd of the local colored followers of
the national same. The score:
Btovall, of 3 0 10 0 0 0
Calhan. If 4 0.00000
Coy, rr 3 0 0 10 0 0
Bob Whaling, lb 4 0 1 0 10 0 0
Kelly. 31i 3 0 0 0 10 1
Kerwln. 2b 2 0 0 0 10 2
Nast, S3 3 0 10 3^l
Whaling, c 3 0 0 0 i! 10
McKay, p 3 0 0 0 16 1
Totals IS 0 3 1 21 9 5
Brock, If 4 0 7 0 10 0
D. Webb, 3b 3 10 0 111
Bolden, c 4 0 10 8 2 0
B. Webb, 88 4 0 0 0 3 3 0
Washington, 2b 4 0 0 0 13 0
Langford, cf 3.0 0 0 2 0 0
Hubert, rf 3 0 10 0 0 0
Joo Williams, lb .1 1 1 0 11 0 0
Mooney, p 3 0 10 0 4 0
Totals 31 2 C 0 27 13 1
Santa Barbara ...0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 —0
Base lilts 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 o—3
Trilby 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 x—2
Base hits 1 110 0 0 2 0 x-5
Two-base hits— Whaling, Joe Williams.
Don't Think Your Neighbor Would Lie
Read Airs. Slaper's letter and then take the Belgian Oxygen Inhal
ing Treatment and get cured, as she did. This treatment will cure
every uncomplicated case in the first and second stage that has not
had poisonous serums or mercury injected into the system. We
will positively not take a third stage case for treatment.
V^V Sr' i|Mjijy One year ago I began !' / S^WM^^
i&^^f&fyj/ summer my left lung <f^V\|SP t*^'vs» V r?&
Hi";.'jr«; •„ 'l-%.fi> $ began to pain me and 'V^ 'm. - R^^
I^^li\^/ this greatly alarmed v Normal Blood
Tubercle llarllll me because my mother Tuberculosis Cured
had died with lung dis
ease. This was my condition when on December 6, 1909, I ' consulted-Dr."g
Dv Meyer Co., and after a careful examination the specialist pronounced -„■
me a curable case, I at once began taking the Oxygen Inhalations and soon
saw a decided improvement in my condition, and in six weeks my cough was
entlrely cured and I remain perfectly well today. I consider s the Belgian
Oxygen Treatment a great blessing to those suffering with any form of lung p
disease and will gladly lend my aid In giving all information to those suffer
iiur with the white plague. Tours truly, ;' . MRS. 8. BLAFBB.
— — — - . :>
Decision Acclaimed as Victory for
Reputable People Who Make
Home in the French
PARIS, Fob. U'.—A question which is
onsiderable intorent to the fair sex,
as it concerns the obligations of dress
makers to tlieir customers, has just
been settled by one of tho Parisian law
courts. Last summer a woman wish
ing to give a trial order to an unas
suming couturlere, established at sonaa
distance from the business quarter of
the city, ordered a costume, which m
duly sent to her house and found to be.
itlsfactory that a few months aft
terward she ordored a couple of dresses,
which, however, the tradeswoman de
ollned to forward to hrr dwelling, say-
Ing that she could bo to tho shop, pay
the bill and take them away with her.
This the customer refused to do, argu
ing that the chesses should be sent to
her, and that she ought to be allowed
due leisure; for the inspection of tho
account, isut the dressmaker held fU»fi,
so the woman, whose husband is a dis
tinguished member of the Paris bar,
determined to refer the matter to the
law court which deals with such points.
When the case was heard, the coutu
rlsra said:
"My conduct in this affair has been
irreproachable, as I have only con
formed to the law, which empowers mo
to avail myself of the right to keep
back costumes which have been or
dered of me."
"This is quite wro*B," argued the
purchaser's husband, who pleaded for
his wife. "This right to which refer
ence is made cannot be exercised in
this case, as there has been no refusal
to pay, but, on the contrary, an offer
to settle the bill after due examination
of it and the forwarding of the goods.
Besides, the proof that this is the cus
tom is to be found In tho fact that the
first costume ordered was brought to
the house without any objection hav
ing been raised by the oouturiere.
The lawyer won the case for his wife,
the court having in Us judgment set
forth that the trouble simply arose
from the fact that, contrary to what
had happened on the first occasion, the
dressmaker had refused to take the
dresses to the customer's house for her
to try on for the last time, adding that
the plaintiff's -Malm was fully justified,
and that as the goods ought to hay«
been forwarded some slight compensa
tion was due to her. So the coutunere.
has to pay $4 by way of damages, and
has also to deliver the two dresses
within the space of three days, and In
good condition, failing which she will
have to put down 40 cents for every
day's delay.
This ease*"seems to be only one more
illustration of the shyness of the aver
age tradesman to deliver goods on tno
slightest credit to favorably known cus
tomers who are domiciled in Pans,
while he is ready to repose tho most
implicit confidence in total strangers
who give him the address of somo
fashionable hotel, and who may li
from one day to the other without re
membering to settle their accounts.
Bacon—Here's another kick from the
suffragettes. ''-'•'* :f*
Egbert—What's wrong now? . <
"They don't think it a square deal
that Mrs. Santa Claus is never men
tioned " —Yonkers Statesman.
Redd—Did you go to the horse show?
Greene— surely.
"And you liked it?" • -'•■ ,'-' •;■;.
"I certainly did. I don't like any
thing too horsey!"— States
man- ....... ..,.4..i.......t.i..UJ,A.U4.
Left on bMW-Trllby. »i Santa Barbara, 4.
smi.-k out—By Mooney, 9: by McCoy, 6.
Double BUy-NMt to B. Whaling. Hits made
"iiliy, 8; off McCoy, 5. Hit by pitched
bn'll-Stovall. Time of game-1 hour and 40
minutes. ■ '-" .______^.

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