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GUSTAVE FLAUBERT SUNOS WELL IN HEARTS OF FRENCH iicepiional Values Ivercoats and Furnishings TIIE RICHMOND PALIiADIUM AND SUN-TELEGRA3I, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1907. On Our Suits. 0 His Novel, "Madame Be-very," Is By Many Considered by Far the Finest Novel in the French Language. VILLAGE OF TORMERY IS IN DANGEROUS POSITION. Mass of Moving Rock Is Over hanging It, a Thousand Feet Above Thefts of Art Treasures in France. (By Raoul De Saint Rene.) Paris, Nov. 9. Thre is no author whose reputation is today so firmly established in France, and especially Jn the hearts of real "kenneis" of lit erature, as that of Gustuve Flaubert, who wrote "Salammbo" and ' Madame Bovury," which is by runny considered the finest novel in the French lan- A statue of Flaubert by Bernstamin, which has just been unveiled at Rou en, where, like Corneille, he was born and lived for many years, represents the novelist standing in a simp'.e at titude with head thrown back a char acteristic gesture. With his long hair and long flowing mustache and big build, he is likened somewhat to Mark i Twain. A large number of officials and lit erary persons went down to Rouen to be present at the unveiling of this monument, to the "father of natural ism" in modern fiction. 1ST. Emile Rergerat has just told a funny story of Flaubert's receptions at his little apartment, when lie lived in Paris. The appartnient was very little and the novelist very large his friends called him "the good giant." One day at one of these receptions there was a very large crowd, all well known people and the air became so stuffy and over-charged that Flaubert: asked permission to open the window. (loncourt protested noisily: "If you open ever so little I shall have to put all the furs in the house round ine, for the mere touch of fresh air. cuts through rue like a saw." . "AVell cover yourself up with furs, my friend." said Flaubert, "for if 1 luive to shut the windows again I rhall be compelled to sit in my shirt." .j. . -The small village of Tormeiy, in Savoie, is in a very dangerous and cri tical situation. A mass of moving rock is overhanging the village a thousand feet above it and may at any moment crash down upon it. it meas ures some eight, thousand cubic met res and should it. lose ts centre of gravity and fall over the precipice it would certainly pulverize the village. Tormery is a place of 2oO inhabi tants, built at the foot of a precipice. At the top of the precipice and over hanging it is the huge boulder, known as the rock of Damocles. Originally forming part of the cliff, it. has been split off from the main mass by a deep fissure and now lieu on a bed of loose chalk, which has for years been crnnll'ng away on the side edging the precipice. j Now the recent heavy rains have washed away so much of loose chalk "that the centre of gravity of the rock Is being rapidly shifted and a few days ago the enormous mass was seen to slip over several yards. J As soon as enough of the chalk bed has crumbled away the rock will tum ble on the village and annihilate it j and its inhabitants. j The government, engineers have ' gone down to report, and they advise that the village should be evacuated and rebuilt in a safer place. The vil lagers, however, used as they are to the sight of the overhanging rock, are hesitating to do this, though warned i of the danger confronting them. j There would seem to be an epidemic; of thefts of art treasures in France, j News has just been received that at ; Pol-sur-Teruoise a valuable missal was stolen from the library there. This "book of hours," which was presented to the library in 1SS7 by Dr. Lanvin, contains fifteen beautiful min iatures of subjects taken from the Bi ble. It is an octave, containing 153 ! sheets of white velinm, the mami-1 script being in purple and red ink. It ' dates from the beginning of the four-i ivv.um vv,.itij uuvi n,ui 111 tut i. ana logue of manuscripts in the libraries of France. The fete of the wine growers, which was only originated last year in Paris, bids fair to become an annual festivi ty. It has just taken place again in Rercy neighborhood, which is the dis trict of the entrepots and bondage stores, and although the sun. so essen tial to an out-of-doors festivity, was conspicuous by its absence, the fete was a great success. It was quite natural that France chrmlrt with iVt! honor vin srrivuHmT ! and wine growers, since the vine is the chief product of the country, and everything done to attract attention to it In view of the recent crisis, which is not yet over, will do good. The pro cession was of the most amusing de scription and included an immense dressed up model called Father Noah, carrying a Gargantuan umbrella and wearing a beard as big as a tree. Another car which had great suc cess was that of Bacchus, on which was seated the god crowned with vine leaves and surrounded by fans, satyrs and bacchant!.' while Silenns went on before, held on his ass by Greek lares. From the Tailors of the famous houses of Hart, Schaffner & Marx and Cloth craft. 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