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rim TWO WANT-ADS EDITORIAL riati own to tnin. VL. XXXIX ;m. 4.-:. OMAHA. M'NPAY M I,N IX !. MA V 1. l'.'l'V SINGLE COrV FIVE CENTS. Political and Social News of the Old World Reported by Special Cable and Correspondence FOX SKIN SELLS MORGAN BEAR 15 ART MARKET i BID 0LTL00K FOR AT FANCY PRICE American Collector Declines to Be ' THE TERRORISTS GER3IANFS RCLEE IS BENTON PEACE Victim Any Longer. he Omaha Bee. Twenty-Fire Hundred Dollars for an Undressed Skin. Paid in London. QTTT7TL SIDE OF HGTiraZ PLAIN Plot Ag-usst Boosevelt in Pms May Policy of Kaiser Looks to Prevention of War in Earone for the 1 Mean Ending- of the Badiral Anarchisms. TELES OF E2T0BTI0N 3T S2A2K3 r One Hundred and Twenty-Five Per- ions Starve to Death. LOUD KTTCHZJE3 A FATALIST Famous Fighter Strong m His Own Little Beliefs. TWELVE KTT3D3XD WA2SEIPS reels Bee a Laid at Raral arT Yards ea Thaan la s'ear On I a riff a. BY PAIL UMBETll Li NI.-ON. April Jt'. jjpecial D spatch to The Bee Twenty-five hundred dn.lars for an undressed foxskin wmj a. most ! credible and yet that record i.is mul' ' t tha recnt spring f ur a.e in London, i Another skin of trie name sui t wi nt at Uie hargan pn .f C5.vi, heoau.e :t had a. few more whit" nairs in .t than are per mitted to enable a sum lu rank A-l ai ihr ; a?ur'erj' Lloyds. By ;h time 1!iih 00 j &kin reai-he its .t. stlneil v rM rnr 'i aill Km . worm .oJ ana it would tae tig .-ut.r.s to i . marie a stole. The euiur fades :n the r-ir-ing. so that this eoetiv fur will very shortly be worth only a th.rd of its present value. Vanity, they narni is rea.ly nun. For. truth to tell, it ia only n a country where tha magnificence of h a worm-as alnth.es flatter, a man s.-if-esteem that colossal unu will be spent un them. While Clean are tile muni valuable furs. I her art other estimated to make an ordinary man think he it dreaming when he Knows the price pa.d tor tnem. Next, to the costly f 'xes are the long mouse-grey or dark iwa otter skins. lfea iiiien onis abounded ill the Ue'inng sea and as far down aa Vancouver But Uicv ai-e not prolific, and more than a century of slaughter has rendered them tare. The Russians buy these skins for tV apiece and wiil cut them into cna; c.uiar for their wee.it hy nobles. I mi k Siberian rabies, about a foot lorn? and nearly aa !. sold fur from t'ill to tr each. All furs i advancinff ehormoualy in prioa. allver fox leads, witii a rise of lt'3 per oenu .'Mnce Mar-ll. 1I. skunk and uponsiim come next with & per cent. t j f 1 1 -1. m-..i-Tt .mil- h.. K .... j yean. au, are now wonh t -.ch. So it u,uu llta enure list, aa i.uy u Me would be fur clad must pay for it. ( nnlld Traaredy mt Life. , In Cold PrOSO a return lUSl issued by the i l.Ktal aovernmcnt board, telltr a sertes of ' toiTea an terrible aa ever made hideous '.lie pages of the --a.lmii; nuvellat. The ti-agic fact that no fewer than JZ persona died of starvation or had their death ac celerated by privation, in England anl Wales in U-s i revna.nl by tn.a return. tjf these it-a:hs f fty-two occured in l-on-don and seve.ory-ihr'-e In the privini-es. De tails of each i awe are patnrt;c reading. A aad case ia that of a former bank man- ' Oi!ri of .-fuiiuiw ark. aged m. Faintuig from ' the n-sults of tarvai ;on and exposure, he . lei! on a stone contdor. factureU Ills skull and died of the effects. Another example uf distress is given b thf . ate of an oiu ; a4!!cuilural Istwirer He ad been fnr liieriy emplo; ed lu a brewer-', w hich had peneluned hitn off. But about three years ' before his death the pension had to cease, owing to the f'tmucial difficulties of the J jnewery. "ttnce then." grimly states the I return, "ai ceased bad onlv obtained occa- lor relief." At the imt be was u.iable to work through rheumatism. But he pertshed w ta stolid heroism, without apiiiy ng to liia children or tn tile relieving officer for eax- heip assistance." In two case the Jury iiurnl a verdict that d-ath wan cauw-d svloiy by starvation. In e.even casfs d" ath was ascribed t.i sta.'vt.on in conjunction with oiher causes. . Kitchearr a Fataliat. I. is only thus- w .". o k.icw Lord Ivlt - inC!i.; well who ace an.nu how stroiia'c fata.lt-m Is mat an. a .11 his ,-l.--e- Dur'ne the time that he ua ciimma;ider-in-chief in .South Afrca. the ta k in tne headiiuarter mess turned ipoti ttie ml'o-Ui-v future of thoee presret. I' Aa gen erallv agreed that .t waa inc. lahie that Loid Kltchenrr n-uild sooner or la er fi-.d li.mself insiaiteft in tile hii ofi.ee. and certainly at that time eee tivng pointed to this Lord Kltcnener. howeve-. m ,,K hi. head and said, with a imile. I th nai von are all wrong. .-Kimehow 1 tiv? a feeling that conxlnces me 1 snail never occuov aov pnsition at the War otflc-. " Tin loilcf ha, if anything, become st reng' nencd s net t.iat time. w an. tin r occ am. 1u--ig the Soitditn campaign. L.nt hlltcn.ri u saiiril not to exp.we luiimeif leckiess.y when in action. -1 shml ntvi-r b k lU-.l. ' Ue -a'd. "When tnv nm. c on. s I - - a.l -i . peacefully in my bed." Muuy oth.-r u t.tah es might be adduced to deTrmi-i lie Mils lather stri ng - de ..f 1' i K I -.i.-ne g hat actcr w!iu h. by the wa; apiM-ars to ink e mii-st-d prev ious nolle e. h. la si ta "e the Rare. When the king i -tuirs t-i lb s c '!''. 'v be 11 proci i d a.nmst .minr-ilia.eiy t i NewiraiL.-i to s-e Hie ai'e "or 'i'i guineas, and will 'lieu return lo town, where he ll icmuui .i-ttioi euiii -'' throughout the .-e-a.-.in. pa ing but a brief visit in U niis r. H a maie-i v hopes to f jV ei al w.n k end Mts lo hi persons! friinds tins summer, and ultimatum ol hts bus , eadv be. n cun eyed lo ,. e( l whom hie maiJt.- pi ip4i- to uoino Usalu aa Holler Ska tea. Cliiiinwanicca-s that ro-der skate a.e the luu at afc-iety rraa-. Thew are Se ng broken 111 and trained bv firm of London im porters and supplied to fauoionaole peooie a pets. After six months training the ehiiti'i'e " be m for anv o. cieiy and an aeiuisinnii in anv borne. " Ko.ier skating ia an ' extiw ' of bis educa tion. Ha l laught pnmarilv to dress him self, to eat and de-nlt. and lo i-nmport Himself generally like a little uo" . Reeesral far the mT Tarst. Tha 'avuig -lowsj of tha aoel of the tire - - m tCoatmued o Page Thre. fcnreareaa Dvalrrt Flaally Kill Iwaeee that l.all l.oldea Esare Raa- ! I a Prleee u Pletaree id Other rt ilhjerta. HT CLEMENT J. 3AItRE-T Ri '.MS. Apr ! pec: ai L"itpa c:i ;o The B.'ei J P erpont Morgan intended to pe:id in E.irpe wtthin the next year or two not ens t:ia:t m irttkr To taK .' :ie 1'nited .-'late. He -laa, .-icrot iintf o.ofe r:":endw Here of t:ie grat AmeM a:i rnaniier and art fii;.:'.,ir le-:,in t j f.'iniH" h.s piatm enr.r'.- a. -l .1 pi h ao.y ipend pruttjia.iy tmt.itns. Tins chanee of pian. I was t 'Id today by a c'.u.se friend of Mr Morgan. " ' '' what appear to ae a w'dtepr'a(l cbhim : in 'he par: if Ear'itwan des.er and it i--r of a:-' oiijeeta to p-.it the firr- of tiif.; war'- at ahurilv 'tit;'! pr:re. Mr. M.i; liaa 'ioen not count dollar when it c:im''. to n"r.:ne iny'iimi? he 'v-irt'.i. hut ne .m f.iilv de'efied the Amer-nn butlnes man's olijef?i:on to r.ein hetd ut. i if -errnt eari a movement tt.i9 been ,JM'IH n Eur'ipe. m-uile-l bv irfrnrv ' stop the a:!inrd denodHt;nnn of trie public and pr'vaie ;rt rtiilect .una by Amer i-a t ho"er ant' ,t ha? requited n t: e p-ai'ins; f asur1!'- inah vniiiw on art iu.ee: ien an Amertran '. the pr'inneo'. ;'- e pur '?haer. Now that art. at 'rn:-t a:t old. in admitted fre of duty n the i'n.ted r-;aie.-. it wa ant.cipate.i t.iai .h " V.-nertran ln:n" would be irrenter than ever, but n view of tiie "hoid up ' poi i;v advocated b Germany it ; douhtfui if thia w-il be the cae for a while at leart. It is beiiev-d here Uia: oilier rim Amer -'Hn will follow M-. Morij-an' lead. io ou: of t.'ie tmirHet for a while anul a. pr ces re-icJi & rea-ionahle vei. Mew Portrait of tBrlat. A hew portrait of Chrtst new to the modern word, thoiu-fi executed pnDaai;' n he -econd cett-.iry of the Chnstian era. and bur f.1 ail these L.J0 year paa: in t.n tomhM of tie early Romaii founders of Lie faith hai been brought to llatfit at Ra venna. Wn have nn rea.ly h!orca'. por'rnit of Chr t or of ins apost.e" ( nherwi-e the oldest artlatie productions would acree n tyTe. winch la far from beina the caee. The portrait found in P.svenr.a pia.nly one of the oldest known. H-ra are traces of the earliest rvpe of 'he 'deal portrait of chri-t. Here we se the youthi j,.d without an aure,le. sratd upon the mval throne, at which an apoatle bows. Ha ia exalted as a prince above His sen-ants. ; but the king is indicated not oniy by the . roval character of His post, but espertall' . flUat h Tj apanj- hia hair. This dMrm jB marfM of tJ)at , evn .0 t,m. of JulluB Caesar. ' The Chriet ona nf the T.imn aar-ennhnart of winch the staluette at the Good Shv- herd in the Latefan may be cited as typical. ' ptcal. haa the same sweet, youthful expression of counteniitica aa in 'lie chr'si of Rivenna. aimost a lairhing bov. dear to the hearts of h.s wnrainnpers There can be little doubt that this early portraiture of Christ is due to Gnostic influence, attac.ied to an ideal of beauty which compelled the ad miration of all, even though heat. tens. Fight at Harder Te'aK nurmg the trial for the murler of Count ' V it : at the Bart a saiga c-iurr. a disgraceful ... .1,.,;,-,. ,. o wiiresw-s and evidence was given to t ie effect that tha murderwl aohieman had been cai-rying on an intrigue with a tr.ar-r'i-d woman liv-ng near his estate. There ,s every min to suppose that h'.s death waa an act of family vengeance, perpe trated by nired asaawins other man 'he actual prisoners. This reve.'at.on produced something like pandemonium in court. One of the advocates for the defense. Signor .'urgente. In a fit of sni;er seized a big ink pot and flung it win great force against a group of la.vyeri repre-entlng Count VIM'S relatives. Thia became the signal for a general free fight among '.he 'a.vyers. in which the prisoners took part, in the absence of the CMraiiinieri. who were en gaged clearing the court. Aa a aeiiuel to this ine'df t numerous durls ar e expect -d Ivi take pi ice. ! f- " f f jACtrCSS' DICT Hnf Causes Real Row Princely Escort of Liane de Pongy Gets Punched by a Plebean Fi?t. PARI.-.. April y iSpectai I'spatci to The Bii-The well-known Pa--nai ai-trss. l..ane de P-nigy. and a remarwatiie nai of the siuoemious proportions whuri fashion at pce-.nt .1 ec -e . were the caiifce of a . : i. en; a.ie- .ai.on nesr Parts, whicn is to '.e seit.rd 111 the police C'Mitt. At .-t. ier- r.a.nen-li. e recently the actrej-s a as A.e.rg ru :i f -end w ho hears the title -if pence and prefers to pema.n anonymous. Her uat apeeai-ed stranage in the eyes of toe s.mpie inhabitants of .hat ,dv",c re- treat and tne w fe of a iocal doctor and the wfe on an attornev s e'erk. who passed by w tn t.ieir ttusaande. cornmenied in a na finer too f-snk acd t.io audible on tiie -rr"stion. ' Mine, oe P'oig-J' pcni-ely companon demanded an apoogy ft-om fie no-ban-is of the crit.es and a dis'usion ensued. As tne pr-nre hi hands enenm ueii w-ith pauaages. aaa attempting -o ex.ract a card to hand to bis 'nter'ocut irs. ihe attcmev s oierk st tea htm mora: limes. The iiispuiants II come before the Versailles ouurt. ENGLAMD'S NAVY ON PARADE at Olaplar af ea. Pearrr Kada the Irsiaa af the arik LiiNInW April 0. .Stveeiai 1 lepaicn to Tie Bee i The great naval cruise In the Noi-h sea. now drawing to a close, s per il ape ttie greejest demons? ration of Ens iand's naval power ever made. There are wed over a hundred ships engaged. Batft'.esn. pa. 2: armored cruisers. II pr tax-ied erulsers and sceuts. 1: destroyers. ia): depot sn'pa. eio.. , submar.nea, 5. OGLAND AND UTTTZD STATES U Formation of World-Wide Leasrne to Zxtrrniinate Hrds. LENGTH OF 3Z.OD 15 THE SAT? Most Important Caestion tha Divides France. iJow SZTZU HAPFY C0U7LZS Ei PAS 13 ome "iniilar tatlli' Ja lale rnbllr Iiit llcmriilhlr te u r trfalra aa to Mar rlnatea. BY PA! "i. Vii.ir:!". Apr.; t: .n' :ai l'o?ra; :i t Th B. e. The ar-t of a.i a:iarh Pt 1 v is uii'iHi:' on lit- t a.l former I'-'-s-.dent Riiiiw vi' t. ;:ie diM'o. ery viat a atoup ol Red had evMleiitly mark "I 'bi- di tinaltiifhetl Ami t "ran traveler lor a- ..-i-ih;:-:,u!i n-i.iti iias 'inlv hi en pi'e' ent'Ad i"' - traordinar..' preea.if.nns wd). I am in formed, r--suit n "jiii m Ft w al ftin ail t:io ira.-t c . a.npu.sn as i 11st the !i"f"r si.-, w'in .n has hi -n uml' r aaien. T'ie m point in the whole preventive po1 tc uxs of Europe have been Em?:aiTl ahd the I nii.-d .itai;. wtucti iia e offer-.1 as'lum to tbes men who c:a.m to ba mereiy poiitiea, offenders and af'.ordtd them a:c plai""5 n whit-n to plot. It is asi s;r'id by "hi- police it,- tna: haru.y a political anMa.:.ai:in of .ec-nt years but 1 hat oa8 Ot e;i piioitd 'i.ner .n .mer-ca or Enijiand. must m'heri.l" the former. It is beiieved the p. 01 aiTh.nst Mr. Rteise. vet will at iast brintf America :nto tr'ie and ultir.iatelv will .end Enif.anil to jinn hands with the emt.nemal authot"t:es in a world-wide crusade against anai'cr.iRt. mafiaiets. und similar orianii;a:.onH whu-n will be effective. The head of every detect. ve police sy tern in Europe will brSThe easier when Mr Riosveit takes ship for the T.'n.trd S'.ates next month. Imaanaat aneaiiuna I p. France ia just nuw rack J with import- "-nt Questions, ihe navy :a split into fac- I tion, ov.r the cae 0 a petty officer who wants to wear a long heard, ana lias not - left hia amp nor shaved for eight montha. His beard ia now fourteen Inches long. In Paris the mintitry of marine t hard at work preparing a decree that ai! bearda in the-navy shall not be one fraction over lwo and on(flrth lnches in length. Court- j m,n:lll and dllimmKa, ,u, probllbiy ttend the man growing two inches and a quarter ..e ... ..nn hi. ..Iiin Th. Hut. ,r beards evry morning with properly j tested mlers will no doubt fa.l upon com- tested rulers will no doubt fa.l upon com maiiders. This is not all. The wciatists have adoptid the Latin quarter cap. and ther la consternation among the students. The latter have formed a police curps to meet the crisis, and anyone wearing a cap with out the accredited badge of a faculty will be well, tne stuuents have not decided whnr they w ill do to him. but the uncer- ! tainty sur-ounding his fate does not neces- aaniy make a less alarming. wrra napny I anpiea. i . There are only seven really hanov max- ned coupled In Par s, according to some singular statistics just published of the relative state of conjugal felicity in the French capital. There axe L3S2 wivea who ef. their husbands for other men. and 11.3. 1 nusbanda who have run away from their wives: 4.12u coupbs have separated amic ably, w hile no fewer, than 1H1.02S "menagea ' live at warfare utiuir the same root. ! The number of those who "hating one anotner cordially, mask .t public ferocioua enmity b neath appearances uf assumed politeness." is verv larae. amounting to IC,"rJ. w hile t.'-e r-cord in the list is held by couples w ho are visibly indifferent to one another naineiv-. iltUirL Kurt In r. L-oupies are v rong.: thought to be happily mari-eil. while there are l "mt nages" happy in comparison with -.ithers moit unhappi-. I'nforvjnateiy 'his analvicai iiessim.st ones not furoisu .he sources of Ins information. Whir K reach Tralsa re Late. A.l France is iaugning at an order just is sued ay the griv-rnment that prohibits a. su ing at rdiT'iaii stations for the novel reason :ha; the railway tra.ns are ueia:.'-d by iengthy good-byes and farewell k:sss. Here is the official not. re trans ated. Le-tt-nse de . LnbrHer It o. strict. v fortjiduen to exchange K.Maes upon the pia forms or in the wa.t.ng rooms, or upon tne step of tne i-arragf- of tne State raii owing to the delavs rr-uiientiv oe- a' asioned by the pitiaiem-" of this dilator--' prai-tu-e. which is calculated 'o Uisturu t.ie pioo. r running uf the trarflc upon the a-vstem bv retarding the denarture o n una. aim wnirn is lima fraught wiin ;n Liiiivi nu-ni e and even .lauger ti tne puu.ic. as the first inndnion uf af" t.a- 'una it. nunctiiauti' Pr-ons .t'i'covered Ki.ssing wi 1 be laoie to prose ution. Now we know why evere l-am on tii--Freuch S'ate railways is always late. There is so much k.ssirig when :t was due to start that :t -"iii'd not get of? in time To Par-s . au di-ivers. J. an Thiiia-. It enabling him to dev ote more time ;,i for aud Pier--' Rmix. who occupied Hie same1 warding tne interests of ms ciunir- H. stand in the Boulecarde de Bat gnoiles rooms of ne old itoval paiace ... .-tock and bad be n on excellent terms. quarrellfM . holm are mine iiae the olf'.ies o; a ic on making the hapiess disc-iverv that they - eMiiul New YorK buine-;s .-na.i man '.ae were ,n iove with the same washerwoman. ; nome of a re gnmg sover -gu. anu ue N-:triffr of them hail proposed lo -Sarie . -pends most of his time m ineiw i.-mns Hatrartt. tn ail-uncoiiM-ious ob.ieci of the.r dealing with matters of detail toat mot affections, and tl.ey d.-ciiied to f'ght the mailer out to settle w:io had a better claim before e thrr of taem appeoachi d tiie irtj j.ct of their affectum. A comnat meg pia e u a -Hi let treet. H was a duel on toia.iy novel lines. There were no c- on.il. and the weapons used were whips. , ,'openbaaen. A boy of 1J and a girl ol will, wnic'i the combatants mercilessly , btn w.( grown children, had been sailed each ollnr They were exhausted pilt ..intf sweethearts 'or some t me. and hathid in h inel a hen a policeman ar- . vv'hen t.-aaed about the affair bv bee rim nved on the scene and io.ua them to the rades the giri had said tna: if she could puiics slalom Next morning they were nlt be allowed m 'ove her friend n ptac dlamtad wth a caution, and happly their triey snould anrni hear news aoout hot.i enmity has been again turned to fnend- of them. The other morning the two chj' stup. for the washerwoman, on hearing of dren were found in a cellar of a rioiase. their story, hastened to their rabsiand. The boy had shot the girl with a revolver whete ana exprfae.il her rea-ret at having I and afterwards had tuned the wep..n caused the trouble, and added that she I against himself. The girl d'ed aimost 'm- 1 bad affi-eadv beeta engaged for some lime 'u t pi iimlsf. ROOSEVELT'S NEXT SPEECH Will Deliver Nobel Peace Address at Christiania Thursday. KT5& OF SWEDEN A MODEST MAN Popalar Ralrr aad doiid Mia of B waive-as. Kaatavna Daxa at 9tt Pahllricjr T tlrdiaarr Methods. BT ERIC GRrXDMAl'.K. COrENHAGEX. Ap-U 30. iSpecial Dis- P" to Tha Bee.-AU of Scandlnavta 1 j on t:p-toe for the reception of former President Roosevelt. Nothing will be ieit j undone at Copenhagen. hr:s:!ania ami ran.cKnolm to snow the great Ameman n what esteem he ;s heid ay . andina lar.y. and. further than mat. to snow '.hrouan i him frtendhhip f.ir America. . w hn-ii hiiM i famished a home for so many of t.ie uest sons of Denmark. Norwav and Sweden. Most .merest In Mr. Rooseve:r3 northern v-sit attaches to Chr-st vna. where he w.U au- aeiiver next . W'eejt Nc.iel peac- ' The impression :s -ery general tnat in i this speech Mr. R.Mise'eit til make some statementa whicn will attract word-wide attention. Mr. Roosevelt will be met at Christiania on Wednesday bv K.ng Haaiton and the highest dignitaries of the king dom and will be the guest of iiis maieidy . I. lie in Christ. an. a. The Peace adurest, wii". be delivered at the National iiieaiet on Thursday, and on Friday ne w II be formally given the doctors degree by the university. i It ia expected hat the cxar will visit ' Christiania. and. possibly. Copenhagen a. so. '. in the course of the summer, calling at the Danisn and Norwegian courts. .-!nce his accessicn to the tar .up. K n' 1 Haakon has not had an opitor'unn. it seeing the czar, but a s rjinured mat he may visit St. Petersburg beiore me end ut the spi-ng. Klaac (iaatai aa ta Modest. The re-cem severe :llne?-s of i.ie king of Sweden nas served io direct attention t-i a monarch who rema.na s.nuuiai :y .u ;;i background. He does this b' n-s own oe sire. since he ha.s a horror of anyirrng ap proaching publicly and --nuns it whenever post-ilile. For this seai-on '.lie Sw-disn court is often descrbed somewhat incor-ii-tl-. however as the dullest .11 Europe. 1 the time that the present criwn pr-nce f Sweden was married to Petncei-? Mar garet of Connaugnt it was w uh :he great- st difficulty 'hat hi.ng Goatiavus cuid be inuueed to vsit England at ail. and then he sought to -o!p into St. Ge.iji;e"s .'.'iu'.h I uiioOhen-'M and wtinoui aiteniiance. 1'ii.s. However, mucn to tna uisina.. he fou.m . ould not lie perrnitied. a. lil lie iia . if r u -beared that that .Hi'' was t.ie inur-i .-n s' : able ne nits ever spent. King Gustavus is. however a very i;ood i ,nail ,,f bueniess. ami is aia s introducing I new ideaa for aimpnf--ng ha w.n n ami mona.chs are content ea-.'e : neir subordinate. His majesty is ver;.- poeuiar among 'rt..llts of Hur-ipe. Vaalhfal l.e Trni-ilr. A trairtii love tl.ama ha.i been enac'el j mediateiv and the iwy la dangi rouslv wounded ai tha huspliei. T. H. L" PAKEE Ireland to Grow Tobacco for ItS UserS i Experiments Prove Successful and the ! Crop May in Time Permit . Exportation. ' ' Bi THOiTAd E-JLiTETT. , ECULiN, April 30. itfpec;ai Dinpattn to! The Bee (That Ireland will in the not distant future becume a tobacco growing countr- and in a few years not oniy will " enough for its own consumption. " n'" 5W,Tni an exporter uf the weed. poit ;ust ,;:ued by t.ie Irish Depart- ment uf Air icuiture contains some very in- terestmg and significant facta and figures concerning tins new industry. Altogether 1-iO acres were put into tooacco in an increase of : iiirt"-tiine a'n-s over the pr- vious year and the increase for 1MU will be even iaxger Fund?, t is explained, nave lieen niaced at the department's dli- sal for a period if five years from Apri 1. 1". o il of which giants at the rate of tio per acre cropped with tobacco will be paid i oi authorized experimenters provided the j conditions prescr-bed are compiled w-tn. The season of 1'6 waa an a'erage one for Toi.aceo. The. quality of the leaf, so far aa tt was determined by the season, waa better than in either of the two preceding yesr. The final weight of the crop had ho' been ix-ertained when the report wan cimplen-d. but d waa expected that the averrigo yield would fa.l somewhat short nf the ltii cr-tp. The averaii pr-iduce per statute acre of cured tobacco in the latter year was LJt pounds, a marked increase in the previous years. That the ancient belief in fairies .still flourshes in Ir"iand was shown bv a dis cussion which took piaee at a recent meet ng of the Athiome Rural District council. The matter upon which the sub-iect of the fair-es cropped up was a proposal to build a luluoer coitaae on a sate n close prox.mit..' to an ii.u-i-nt ! anii-h "rath." or for', a. tnee uiai es aie lie.d in ar-f-al u- erence a.-nofigsl the country people, a pi.ipi .-ai was made that an a.ternat.ve site should he ;r-jcured. Tiie tradition is that .he rutus ar" sai -red to the fairies, who ilieir itoul i.ieir midnight re-eis and dance upon the -aard in 'he mooniigfit. The Ie:i-iitr' ie:itfv.. t.iat an; interference W'th such piaces would he manifested in various wa; s. such aa an ep.demic uf dis--hs amoug.-t t.ie -att.e. !ai-k of success in iarsiung operations, or even destli in -.l:e fa.Tiii-- oi the offender. One councillor, who is air i a magistrate, declared thut he ..c. id not ilk-.- to interfere w:t:t the for', va - lit anotner -aui. 'If ', ne cottage :s -nil It 'iter, t wii m.t 'e 'lve-1 in. and it v mid be better to ananilon the sue ' A cinm.ttee .vdn appoint. -d to see whether a more, suitanie -ote cocld lie pr-c-ured. A A-.-ndi-rful o'd vvoman -if .0 ;'ea.. T.ii.--i to i.e the -c.leet jie'-son :n the ktn- 1, m. l-.as l ed at te v-lage of Carri k hiore. 1'oiiii" T"-M,ne. She nad beep a a .iiow for .-u;nt:. -r.;-'e . ar. after three moui.is marrni l.le, and was a. ways 1..IOW i lo- i.e.- ma dei name Peggy Mc 'jiiiik. Tl.outi bfit with age. im wa.s re. nar.val lv Hard" ..ml active and until a few year ago used to go atio.it in her . bar feel in summer time. l"p to uie t.me nf net deal h sue ,i' toe p.et of keeper i to the iiM-ai .-ourt r-.oie though tne duties 'tad laterlv h'-en performeil by a deouty la No' -mo.t .ast t';e n.ng s.-nt her iX anu a -oiig' atuiatorv- telegir.m. The tii'hiii.-rnip of l oiiiiin -tate. at t the g. ner-'i'l i-vninl of t'-.e i liup i of lre.an-1 wiat -ai members of tne -'-ai -n.mv-pai" ti-mpeTahce m-.v-emcnt nad a ieady lieen elll olied. POWERS UNITE OVER CONGO ti'i-iirilias ta amr. ' r-at Brttala. Irfr. aaaar and Belslana re hat te fifl Tesjether. 3Rr.-fr.Li-. Apr-I . Scecal Iluepatch to Tee Ree Accord ng to the oir Great Bi-tain. (rmanv and Be's-tum are on ths eve of an understand'ng In regard to the ''""" RUSSIANS EAGER TO SOAR National Defense Committee Plans for Aenal Fleet. 50 BETTER U?AGE FOB. THE JEW Preaaier sirpa Off era Very Little I If aeaarmaeavat that Pel eg i ats-d PfI Will Be Better Treated la Raaala. BT dSORGS FILAeER. ST. PETERSBURG. April 3. ."petija. Dispatch to The Bee i Russia does not pro pose to be left behind in the race for the suoremacv of the air. The nat'.onai de- fer.se committee has presented ta '.he Duma proposa.s which have been acted on fuvor- ably which will privtue for a eumpreneii- sjve fleet uf air warsh.ps. the training of a coprs for aeronaut'.c service and for tne providing of means Tor defene ayainst luettiii a:r craft. The details of tne plans ai-e. if coui-se. lt.-pi secret, but I am informed ih.it thev W"l! be carr ed forward w-t.i the greatest possible rapidity and that In a Short lime fluFS'.a -.viil .iav an air fleet and a corp of expert aeronauts second to none in the . w-or'd. Premier iSloiypin gives rrr litt.e encour- agement to the Jews that they wid -ece.ve 'letter treatment in Russia. Ti a recent influential delegation of Hebrews M. Stoly- P)n stated "The Jews have gr"at!-- dam- aged tlu-ir reputation and left sad mem- -""P "t their revolutionary activiiie-. The liuud and other Jewish organizations nave Oeaiv -.-event biows at the gov. mmeuu j Moreover, the young Jews have aoandoned i their rr'l g'.on and nave actnured no new- i ide.iis. It s impossible for such a statu of affairs to continue. If you educate your i children m the spirit of the ia' of Moses ! and teach them loyal--.- to tne throne. t..c J bad pa.-r will be forgotten and we ma y then find oursei.es n a pien.nn to cnsider the probJem from a differ-nt point of vew. "I cannot make anv promises. I uuve ' lie-, pr made anv before and I am not pre pared to deviate, from this course n the future." ; The ser-o-comir eae of the Pun Annur cow lias been finally di.-Dosed of in the St. Petersburg d.str-c court. When the I siege of the fortress hegan. the wife of a erta.n Captain Ruizk:-' owned two cows and a caif. and wuen .ie eft Pjrt Arthur trie anim-ais remained m the possession of ner hithbsnd. On the iatter .King, thev were taken charge of by Colonel Bbniiaceff j of tne commtssartat department. who , eventua.iy delivered them to Madame Stos--e1. -.vfe of the commanding general, line! of the cow died and Madame s-.os-el. ac cording ,, her own account, soul tne oiuer ' for h. The action was brought u ga.tiM M.i.iume ) S'osse' b" Maila.ne Rutzli:'. who ea rned , the ,.m of ."'. me a.leged . a ut- of oe cows and the r y eid of milk T'le court swarded her tfi). hn; iu:el -ne -mist pav the eosis of i.ie trial, amount t'g '' XT. s'ue w-Il. ai-ri' diiigly -ece v-e t". St-ttisties puolisiied -erarling nuic des m - -t. Petersburg in llr snow i.iat i.SZ per 'sons took their own 'ives. and o.' these ntj were .raies and "tf 'ema T iee nc. ml, el f!f t ; -e:il;:1 ho' arid e eiity-eee-l gir s of ags - a-' ng f-m 11 to IT year FRENCH QUIT LEASING MINES I Pablie 4 aal frwaa State Viae ta Hake a Praflt for the eraasesif . MiUlbl. P.XE. April St (Hual r-is- paich M. rue Bee., -The Victorian slate government has decided to suj-pend the Mue or e reni n coal mining lease. Tiie total coal re-i uiremenie of the state -a wa", now 1.30 UTS) tone yea.-ty of whic h the rail- conbume J.-.r tons In ah inter- i lew. Mr. the aiate premier said mat ,t was incoming more and more recognized that coal was an absolute neces- ' -Ity m the life of a civilized community T,,e gov erument would ak for Pai- lamrnt- aiy sanctitin to see the public coal from ' tXe sta'e mines mage a profit, and would oniy require a return whirh would defray working expenses and provide interest and I unking rand. Present. I TTTBltET TO dUXLL ITS P3.0VT5CES Bevolation in Albania and Mace donia Mast End. BE3XEf W0ME5 A5D THE BLACKS Extraordinary Fnss Made Over Troupe of Senegalese Performers. KT5G E5 SZA2CH OF A BB.IDE . Deaaark ar t aairta to PrsavMe Rntral I I aairt for tar Taaat Ralrr af Partaaral ta Ike Preaeaf j rrtinin. RY MALCOLM lil.AP.hK. Rl.JN Apr'l ,X . StpeeiHl I'MspwAcii to Hi , The Bee i It is with Germany's full ap proval, if hot indeed at her suggestion that the Turkish government has taken steps to pot an end to The rvoiui:onarv unrest n A. I. anio and Macedonia wn.t a Tim hand. The situation ,n E.itopean Turkey l:as liec'-me a mciiHi t the peace of E.it-.pe In fact, t is fe't that unless tra.iuiiillty is restored ai once, an out break mav occur at almost an" tim which might well embroil ad .if the great power. German- does not want war at this time at an--' -ate. It has been '.Hrgeiy due to Ge-man Influence that the Russo-Austr-an mlirogllo was at least partially straigh tened out and 1'ne great influence of Rus sia was used to keep Bulgaria and Servla lUirt. ' While I is believed the strong measures laken by Turkev to deal w:th the Albanian uprising will he effe. tt- e it is recogmret her are still manv elements of danger in he near eastern situation, and that all tha - powers of dipiomaev must be exercised to keep me jeni ral peau e. Faker a Fake. The . abied d-spatches to the effect that Wiilulm Voignt. the famous "Capta.n of 1C inenii -k. ' has been in New York and has b.-en .leported from America as an un iesiranlehave aroused some interest here, i Auout the sums time the man w ho a few j years aga Immortalized himseif and the j town of Kopenick. besides mak.tig al Europe 'aJKh for weeks, has "'definitely j dtiltted the army." waa said to have been I having his troubles In America. He was ' reported in the Berlin papers to have . bought a hotel at Rixdorf. his native town. which be intended to run himseit. It la suggested that New York may have been entertaining a fake faker. ( Blacka Make liapr-esaadaa. An extraordinary scene was witnessed at the departure from Berlin of a troupe of 1 Senegalese tnacks. who have been appear ' ing at an exhibition In the Unter den Linden. The biacka had apparently eon uui red wholesale the hearts of feminine Berlin. At mirtdav, as thev prepared In lirm to the railw-ay station, a crowd of i..' persons, most I v women and youna; gtr's. gathered opposite the building. Eight policemen tried to keep o-der. but tha wemen and girls dro-. e tr: ough the cordon and demanded amrii' a last farewell from the biacka. Man" uL the womejt were pretty aTid we 1 ii.-ised. and wnen the scene was over they departed n hired automobile. Tile .Seriegaiese. w't.t compiacent smiles on their broad faces, tenderly embrau-ed and kissed their adorers, and drove away to ;v)d ones of "Come baa-It soon The news- papers comment bitterly on what they cad "A typical picture of Berlin manners and morals." Kaiser I haagea Plaaa. The kaiser and kaiaerln have aoandoned their imended visit to Corfu, and after a stay mm Hamburg of three weeks at the Roval Schloss. they are now at their chateau in Lort-aine. The emperor and empress ace to spend the fust week tn Ma.-' al Wiesbaden, after which thev will settle for some time at the Eeue Palais, Pots j dam. t'uaaateae I arlrr rrest. .social circles at Munich have lM-en ; shocked bv the arrest of the Countess Fredeeh-h von ."irhonborn-Buchheim bairn PviticeBs Sophia Cantacuzenei on sus , picion of complicity in swindles perpetrated in Austria and Switzerland, i Though the . ountefna hats been living in i t.'-.e most modest style, she hax had access ' to the best circle .n Munich society, and -t -s believed that she mav be a victim of 4 caee of mistanen identity The Vienna police send word that the person wanted is a chorus gu I. woo. :t is thought, may have ! made unwarranted tine of the counte- name. The ciiuiuess husband is a member nf the Bohemian branch of the great acbonnom family, which was founded in tha thir teenth century The lieada of it were oaJ-ons. and later counts, of the Holy Rima.'i empire. The countess comes nf the yet more ancient Russian family of Can 'acuneue. which is of Bvxantlne or-gin. "iuci iter husband's financai affairs he fame .rtvoived a few years ago. tha couniesH has lived wth her mother, '.he P'nces- 1 "a.uiacuz-ne. at Munich, where tier iii-o-ar-nil son. i-;m.n Paul, attends an oidlnarv boarding school. Bride far Teanat klat. I: a renarded her as probable the vr,ung king of Portugal will go either t.f Coren lagen or 10 Vienna for a bride. T-vo Danish pr-ncesses arw nf mlane age. hut one of them, the voungest daugh ler of King K-ederlck. has been bringht Hi. like her brothers and sisters aa a tru-t Iitheran. Her "perversion" wou.d out he ugreeaoia to any of her more .nil mate relative, including her sts'er-tn-laa-laueen Maude of Norway, at whose wed - ail)K t,e was present as a tiny child. The ,,,i.r re. ....... va. 1 ...., ,,ni" dnushler af 1'ie iate Pr m-isi WulOe- m." wtioi-e recent loss is still heinar m,.i,n.i Ke"i,-e .i-.-e-.-.i. . ,. adrs The deceased arnwu. ae a mem. ber of the bouse of Orleans, was entitled t m uia uu the vouna slrl aa a CatnoHe and. aa ant will resell her simteenm rear next auiumii. it would not be outrode the- bounds of probability for an a.lisne fo bo arranged witn King Manuel next j ear There are several Austrian arehdueheseea .d mamageaoie age. if course, there would be no religions obstacles ehoul Klnf Manuel eiiouse either of these.