Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, March 13, 1887, Image 1

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The True Inwardness of the Matter Ex
plained By Prominent Austrians.
How Germany Wishes to Oomplicato Other
Countries to Secure
Berlincrs Look With Horror Upon Anything
Likely to Oauso a Conflict.
Frenchmen Greatly Pleased With the Gra
cious Treatment Accorded Him.
The Pnrlq Munluhinl Council Hliuts
Down on Bookmakers The Latest
Sprint ! Pnslilons Gnlcty nt
Pau Other News
War Gossip l-'roin Austria.
( CojwfoMS67 ? < u Jamc * Goiilon llennelt , ]
VIKXXA , March 12. [ New York lleiald
. \ Cable Special to the Br.K.J Vienna has be
come for tlio llmo being the center of nil the
wnr gossip. Tinclng these rumors to their
origin Is hard work , but I have succeeded In
locating two or thrco of Iho men whoso opin
ions and words have filtered through half a
( loren friends and the friends' friends have
kept tlio city interested. Being well in
formed , these men nro necessarily , ns Vienna
goes , too much bound by position to allow
Intervlewltm To avoid suppressing Interest
ing matter , I take , thcrefoie , the alternative
of suppressing names.
Said one ot these men to me : " 1 read the
Herald , and once In n whllo some of the.
other American papeis. What strikes me
most ns icgnrds American views of the con
tinental situation Is llinl none of of you seem
to have the lensl Idea of the tuio Inwardness
of Russia's relations wllh Geimany. None
. of you see lhat Germany docs not want lo
tight Fiance , does not want to light Russia ,
In fact , wants only to get other nations to do
Its lighting. Austria and Russia , France and
Italy these are Iho two wars laid out by
German diplomats. Very clever work they
nro doing , too , to bilng them nbout. Consider
that Austria Is warned that Geimany wilt
not nld Austria lu nny wnr against Russin ,
brought on by Iho Bulirnrlnn question. Al
the samu tlmo there went n note to Russia
telling of this warning and dwelling on Ger
many's total Indlilerence to the manner in
which the eastern question is settled. An in
vitation to Russia , you say , Quito so ; in
fact , morn thnn nn Invitation , for our gossip
has it that n noted , , In fact , you might even
say n famous , German stormed up nnd down
his room the day after the latest Bulgnilan
fiasco and swore that If Germany had had
such cowardly fools for leaders there would
now be no Germany.
You think ho meant the Russians ? Well ,
I have heard others muko the same remark.
What Is also curious In the matter is thai
Germany knows that wo must.fight Russia if
Russia attempts to take Bulgaria. Wo don't '
want to , but wo must. Wo would split Into
half a do/.on pieces within a year if wo did
not do so. Does It not occur to you thai Ger
many still dreads Austria almost as much as
It dreads Itussla , nnd would therefore take a
double pleasure In watching an Austro-Rus
slan war ? I'll toll you why. Germany
dreads Austria. Germany has still to go
through a welding process like that your
civllswar wns for you. It Is very tnr from
certain that the South German kingdoms
will peacefully allow another Prussian
kaiser lo rule them and enlarge llerlln nt the
expense of their potty capitals.
Why does docs Prussln show delight when
yon say the old emperor Is good for twenly
pears yet ? Because every wcH Informed
Prussian dreads a foreign enemy far loss
than ho does Internal jealousies. He knows
as wo all know , that under the next German
kaiser an attempt at secession will bo made
by ono or more German stales. Aushln does
nolcounl for much in Kuiopcan politics , but
wo are a largo factor in German politics.
. Suppose wo choose to endorse the action o
any ono of the Gei man states which dcslios to
secede from Germany , nnd perhaps even to
join our federation. Germany could whip
us most decidedly. I know that. But hov
about Franco ? Do you suppose Franco wouh
allow any small German state to bbopprcssci
by Prussia ? My dear sir , you little know Iho
innate justice and gencio.slty of France.
France would , at any cost of blood niu
money , help a seceding state from Prussia
Franco would even go to Berlin to sco thai
the seceder had a fair trial. Yes , Franco am
Austria , aided by a German civil war , could
easily got to Berlin. Both nations remem
ber , too , that It would merely be a visit re
turned rather tardily.
Germany docs not want Austria destroyer
quite , but wo were told some tlmo ngo tha
Germany would not allow Kussla to Ink
Vienna. Russia was also told so. A clove
Idea , that of the Germans , to allow us to b
beaten but to gvamntco our capital. I
greatly Increases the activity of the wa
party hero lu Vienna. Wo arc to bo kept a
a barrier against Russia , but so weakenei
that some time we will ask admission to tli
German empire Ihnt empire which Is , jot
know , the dream of all good Prussians , an
which includes Belgium , Holland , a little o
Russia an * ! a good deal nt this poor Austria
bo wo are to light Russia In f tut Iterance o
German plans. 1 have no doubt we shall d
so. It would bo a big war , crippling boll
. sides nnd leaving Germany more than eve
mistress of Europe.
' .VtlVSlir. WAXTS r-KACK.
Why docs Germany desire peace for Itself
Any second secretary will toll you that Ger
many has not yet digested Alsace Lorraine.
Besides , Germany wants to manufacture and 1
grow rich , whll'j ' the lighting li done by
others. What has Germany ( o gain by wnr ?
Territory could net bo taken except after war
with Russia , which Germany will never will I-
ingly risk. Frucel oot a t treat to Ger
many as you sitJiti to VUt'ik. France Is the
stay r.d comfort of all our used German
friends. I only iclib wo htd a Franco
powerlcw as an < > i auiy , hut to alt powtrful
at elections as to clvo ns an overwhelming
, Bovtrnment majority ro time year * . 1
? really do not think Geimtur could to gov
erned If Franco were not a bogy , idurnyg nt
Iinnd to Ef arij lie voteis to whom the minis
try 1-j opr-ojeU. U'Miurck lotto ! cs a spring
uud up JUuipt KojUtg r. Thou the alals-
try cot * wlitt tt o au nd tt votert j
ntf rou vaulrt
destroy the main spring of the German gov-
eminent. It is a fact , however , that Franco
Is now too strong to suit Germany.
People say that Italy Is tempted by the
offer of liio o parts of old Italy now In
France. That Is mere gossip , however. Perhaps -
haps Italy Is too good to take territory from
a neighbor , or too cautious to light for It. It
Is true , though , that such a policy would stilt
Germany very well , as Franco would thus be
weakened and Italy would In the future bo
bound to Germany by fear of Fiench re-
vcngu. of one thing you may bo certain
1I Franco 1 will not bo too much wca'vancd. It
Is I rccognl/ed too ' .Tell ( j ttio German leaders
that a llUJo external pressure Is needed to
Keep the German empire in shape. Fiance
supplies this.
By the way , did you notice how wonder
fully clever weie Bismarck's election tactics ?
ilolmd apirllament which , In the natural
course of events , must bo ro-clcctcd within
ten months and which was then quite sure
to contain a hostile majority. Suddenly the
old statesman turns politician , appeals to
patriotism , and Uoulangcr talks once or
twice about \vhlto\eal , and In a trice has a
majoilty , hound to him hc.irt and soul for
tlneo years , and a mlnoilty so disheartened
as to be helpless. It was wonderful. Such
n man might almost made a nation of Austro-
The gentleman who talked as above Is a lit
tle bitter against even his own country , but
this comes much motu from fear for Its future
than from any disloyalty.
A Peaceful Feollnc 1'rcvnilca the Of-
flcliil Circles.
iropt/ifi/ht / / JSS7 li ] } Jninta ( Ionian Hewlett , ]
Br.m.ix , March 13. [ New York Herald
Cable Special to the Biu.J : The week has
been one of Dchcsseps , of picpniatton for
tlio still distant Imperial ninetieth birthday
nnd of politics. However , ns legntds poll-
tics , so lit miy grounded is German fallh In
Bismarck's desire for peace thai several pas
tors have said liiimhlngly that the mostdnii-
gcrousnews of ate Is liio birth of two young
lions In Biilia's zoological gaidcns. The
fear of wnr , which two weeks ngo seriously
affected the thoughts nnd plans of the great
mass of Gcimans , Is now so far passed away
as to have become a jest. One paper , lor In
stance , tells of a panic ciented In a frontier
vlllngo by a paillculnr joker who rend with
emphasis the weather wainlng of n so\ero
depression advancing Irom Franco towaid
Berlin. Well-informed opinion In Bcillnac
cepts as beyond dispute several political
points , which are certainly impoitniit.
"Germany will have no war. " This is the
flrsl axiom among elides which consider
themselves politically wise. The light but
continuous movements ot troops along tlio
French frontier have caused some anxiety ,
but neither n Russian or Fiench war is
Icared. Russia is said to have dually como
to terms , therefore it Is thought thete will be
peace , at least so fnr as Geimany is con
cerned. Those who argue that Germany
wishes ngatn to fight Franco either know
nothing of the feelings and wishes of Iho
German people and those men who
rule Germany , or else they aio hopelessly
acidulated by French hatred. No fact In
more quickly nor more firmly impressed upon
these who meet leading Get mans than the
all-pervndlng deslio of peace , urom the
kaiser , thtough the chancellor , down to the
bootblnck , nil seem to look with horror nt
anything likely to cause war. Germany can
gntu nothing , but may lose much , by war ;
thcicfoto why fUht unless compelled to dose
so ? This is the universal feeling ns I find it.
"Peace at any price , except at the loss ofGei-
man honor or German tenltory , " well ex
presses what has been said publicly and con
fidentially by oveiy German lender.
Point the second regards Austria. With
brutal kindness , so It Is said , Germany told
Austria thai Germany is nol and can never
in any wav bo interested In the eastern ques
tion. Austria may tight for Constantinople ,
but if beaten by Russia must expect no Gei-
uian aid , unless , indeed , Vienna itself be
threatened , when Girmnny would Intervene.
All this , according to Berlin opinion , was
first communicated to Russia and was tin
consideration for which Itussla agreed to re
fuse the oilers of France that is Russia
takes Bulgaria Instead of helping France tc
Point three lies In tlio belief that Italy
will , by her heavy armament and general
alertness , prove a valuable ally lo Germany ,
although she will nol bn relied upon as ar
ally In actual wnr. Just what bone Is offerci
to mnke the dog growl nt the right moment
Bcilln opinion does not know.
The Beilln public seldom paid much atten
tlou to Iho iclchstng which , siuce Wcdnes
day's vote on septennntc , has showed a spll
in the opposition. It Is considered by the
public mainly as a place selected by Prince
Bismarck to make an occasional importan
declaration of his policy. So much so is this
the case thai Iho galleries nio full or cmptj
according as Bismarck comes or goes. Oi
Thursday Prince Bl.smarok walked with his
son llei bert from the i elchstng lo his palace on
the Wilhelmstinssc. It was quite touching
to see the respectful way In which the ciowd
followed , All slopped wllh bale head ns tlio
chancellor passed. No policeman or guard
wns near him. There was no jostling nor
noise , but the orderly crowd overywhein as
he passed showed a respect almost amountIng -
Ing to reverence. Pilnco BUumick walked
with a firm tiead , making occasionally mili
tary salutes. Ho Impressed mo as both well
and strong , nnd showed no liaco of unusual
care and certainly none of thai nervousness
which come from over.voik or more limn
usual anxiety
The Dol.ossopfj programme has been car-
'tied out as cabled last Sunday. Every Ber
lin paper has devoted much space to comments - '
ments on the 'Vrand Franeals , " always of
the kindliest typo. His arrival was watched
by a group of reporters , who have also fol
lowed him dally and who have obtained In
terviews. On Wednesday night .ho em
press held a special reception In his honor ,
when ho sat at the empress' table with Voi\ \ ,
Moltko nnd the crown prince. For awhile
thn emperor looked In and chatted with the
four. M. Uehesseps greatly pleased the Ger
mans by saying that the emperor was
younger In appearance than he was twenty
years ago. Yesterday M. DeLosseps was re-
celved by some scientific men at the Kthno-
logical museum. Regret Is expressed hero
that ho did not postpone his Uslt until the
kaiser's birthday , the fcsthitfcs of which are
Inow belnz arranged on a scale almost unprc-
cedented. Twenty or thirty kings , princes
and grand dukes have already sent word ot
their coming. Ihe question ot precedence
amons such a mixed crowd of rovaitles Is al-
ready puzzling the ablest Gerui&u minds.
On Thursday was celebrated the aunlver-
sary of the birthday of Queen Louise. As
iisnul the graceful statu * In the Tu'ergarten
swas walled In by tnittst * of the
rarest flowers , while as background apalnst
Inn evergreen lives were an intrd sloping
| b d ot dellotte aokred i.iwer * serving tc
j oiiUInt tfee ( Utuc. lu the u.oruttu the court
visited the memorial. All day crowds of people
ple passed to and tro before It.
Asa kind of warning against too great a
certainty about peace comes the news that
Kntpp's vast cannon factory will bo further
enlarged to enable It to fill orders.
This evening IsawM. DeLesseps just after
ho had had an hour's conversation with
Prince Bismarck. M. DeLeaseps told mo to
assttio Americans thai In his opinion there
was no possibility Of rjtr \ between UP nauyv I
Riia franco. " 'hero had been mlsiituler-
standings , but Franco had behaved so well
hal lltoso weie now removed. He then
spoke enthusiastically ot the extreme cordlIt
ulityof his recaption by cvciy ono In Berlin ,
"rom the cmneior down. M. DaLesscs
ireakfastcd to-day with the crown prince ,
During his stay In Berlin ho has talked with
nearly every great personage hero. Ho
asked rae lo say that his visit to Berlin Is so
mroly personal and unolllclnl that it is nntut
ral llml no decorallon should bo given to
ilni. Besides ho has alieady the highest
Prussian order. Ho .spoke pleasantly of his
returning to America when Panama
canal Is opened.
nocoptlnn nt Ilnrlln 1'ro-
hlliltlrit ; Hotting nt Horse Itaccs.
ICiipnitutit 1SS l > u Jain * * Qualm /Jeimctt.1
I'Ains , March 12. [ Now York Hoiald
3nblc Special to the Br.E. ] De Lesseps'
nearly leceptlon at Berlin Is having n hiost
excellent ctrect throughout France. It even
cncoutngud n few opllmists to hope Hint it Is
after nil not n mere dream that the buintiig
questions that now separate the two nations
may eventually bo settled by a pencetil ! com
promise. But , be that as It may , theio Is no
: loubt that the fact of Del.esseps slinking
liands with Kaiser Wllhclm , Bismarck and
Von Multke , has greatly mitigated the bit
terness that the very mention of these three
names naturally produces In the breasts of
ill Frenchmen. So , whether Do hosscps
lias any distinctly diplomatic mission-or not ,
the mere fact of liispie eitco in Berlin nmplv
justifies tlio wisdom of the French govern
ment In having urged him to go tlieie.
tan morality ol the Paris municipal council
against the bookmakers have extinguished
all attempts at gaiety this week. The Paris
ians have entered so thoioughly Into the ex
citement of betting on hoiso racing that they
will not bo deprived of their holiday amuse
mcnt without a vigoious protest. The Pails-
Ian liookmakcrs are , as a uile , very noisy and
very unsympathellc Individuals , but the ac
tion of the municipal authorities has almost
elevated them to the rank of mailyis. i
was present Thtirsdavat the Anteuell steeple
chases where , as alr ° ady cabled you , the
bookmakers , stitick , and for the first time In
the annals of the Fiench tuif theio was horse
racing without bettluc. It was a cold , windy
day , aud nobody took the slightest Interest
lu the hoises but gathered mound
the laigocoal fireplaces thcro are
on the grounds and admired the toilets
of the pretty actresses and demi-mondaiiies
who weio out In grdht niimheis to see the ex
pected combat between the police and the
bookmakers , who seemed greatly disap
pointed. Prince de St. Gian , president of
the society steeple laces , walked about a pad
dock accompanied by picfet de laAn and
jnefet de police. I asked the prince what
ho thought of horsc-rnclng without betting ,
liesald In the long lun ho found it practi
cally impossible to prevent betting. Betting ,
whether Immoral or not , has now become a
hi inly established custom with the P.uislan
public. All thct can bo done will be to iciru-
late it in such a way as to protect the inter
est of the owners of horses ami of the public
that pays monoy-tosuppoit horse-racing , I
am fully confident Hint tins will be done It
all parties keep their tempers and have pa
tience. .
I also held a conversation with Mr. Henry
Kochelort , who never misses an Impoitant
liorso-race , and who cxpiesscd the same
opinion us do St. Gran.
The Purls municipal councllfcls also about
to open n campaign against theater ticket
biokers who manage to buy up all the best
places In the thcateis nnd sell them lu the
btrct-ts at exorbitant prices. Sw irms of these
ticket vendors have lately made thn theaters
unapproachable , and their suppression will
be us popular as the campaign against the
bookmakers Is unpopular.
Mi. llaulf , an American , has just nriivcd
heio from Hclfort where ho saw the bodies of
these killed by the Melinite explosion , llo
says tlio men are ono mass of jelly. Even
the bones seems to have been crushed by the
tremendous force of the explosion. Ono
man , kowevei , had his skull split In two
just as if it had been cut in halves by a sur
geon's instrument , the two portions remainIng -
Ing almost Intact. -
The fashipns for the present spring prom
ise a letuin to simplicity of form lor ladles'
diess. The elaborate looping * and drapenes
of bygone seasons have given place to flat ,
straight folds , to trimmings of embroldeilcs
and braiding , and to straight drapery al the
hack ot the skirt. There is also a return to
the princesses style tor the backs of diesscs ,
sklit fronts and corsage , fronts being .com
posed ot lace. For later use flounces aio
preferred to wide lace nets. These lace nif-
lies are put on In various fantastic style ? ,
either obliquely or forming points , with an
ornament In the head , passementro placed
at tlio apex of each point and matching in
color tlio material of the dress. Very wide
elegant snelies , lu soft materials , sucU as
ciepo or surah , will bo worn later
In the season , caught in largo loops and with
long , wide ends falling over the skirt. They
can bu worn at the back or at one side , ac
cording to fancy , and are shown either plainer
or embtoldered , or trimmed with large silk
fringes. The favorite color this spring will
bo giuy In all Its shades , from the darkest
stieet gray to a delicate silvery tone. Black
Bilk dresses are decreasing In popularity
owing to the Introduction of a now silk
fabric known as peau-de-poie , ana which Is
at once thick and soft and promises to wear
well. Theio Is n determined effort now on
foot In the realm of fashion for the suppres
sion of the fringe of hair over the
forehead or at least to dimin
ish the volume and width of the
frizzed curls over the brow. Unless a lady
has an exceptionally well shaped forehead
the pushing back of all of the hair Is extreme
ly trying to oven the prettiest face. It Is
probable , therefore , that the fringe will bo re
tained , though possibly of diminished width ,
Wo are threatened with the Chinese style of
coiffures. But very few faces can stand the
straining back of all the lialr. The very high
puffs , loops and aigrettes that at one tlmo
thieatened to make the ladles' coiffure In the
eyenlng rival the very highest of her street
hats , have now almost wholly disappeared.
Evening dress slippers are now worn with
scircety any trimmings , a small buckle of
rhluc stone , confining a tiny bow of ribbon ,
being alone lulmlssable. Black or brown kid
slippers are worn wltn dark dresses for deml-
toilette , Tbo slipper Is now cut rery low over
thu Instep , tne stockl tf bolng embroidered
or open worVed'lu a line , lace-like
A Very Quiet Affair in n Dingy Mttle
Clinpel ,
[ roi/rfoiJ } | ? t ( 7bu Jiiinm (7oiinii ( ! Hennttl. ' }
PAIIIS March 12. New York Herald Cable
Special to the BIIK.J Marie Christine
Nllsson's wedding came oil at noon to-day In
the dlnpy little chapel do la Compassion , sit
uated OH the ground floor of the Madeline.
The air was cold , the sky ' 5 cloudv. atul J :
tlio Same tlmo that ih& wedding ceremony
was being performed In the chapel a funeral
was going on overhead In the church proper.
The wedding was strictly quiet , only the fam
ily and a few Intimate friends , perhaps thirty
In all , being present. At three minutes be
fore < midday the brldo entered the chapel ,
leaning on the arm ot M. Ambrolsc Thomas
who was half hidden by orders ,
decorations and an cnoimous fur
coat The few guests that had ar
rived before the bridal paity were told
to < wait In the cold , draughty stone-paved
passage. Finally , however , n gorgeous beadle
solemnly Introduced them Into tlio icgister-
Ing room , wheie warmth fiom the hot water
pipes gave cheer and comfort. Then , much
to < cveryoiio'sastonlshmont , another wedding
party ln\aded the place in all the brilliancy
of white satin and orange blossoms , evi
dently ' that of some petite bourgeoiso com
municant of the pailsh. Kissing apd con
gratulations had just begun when we weie
summoned to the clinpel , so wo icciosscd the
diaughty vestibule , passed thioitc.h n red-
cm tallied dooiway , and were Introduced
Into tlio most dismal wedding place it Is
possible to Imagine. In this chapel
arecelebir.ted the mairlages mlxles , when
the husband and wife are of dillerent
lellglon. It is a long , nairow place , with
rows of straw chairs acainst the wall. At the
tar end were a couple of velvet covered
laulculls for the brld nnd bridegroom , who.
after shaking hands with their frlonds.seated
themselves at the command of the otllclating
priest. In fiont of Count Miranda , and be
hind the wlilte-hnlred priest , hung a hand
some piece of old Bcauvals tapestry , while
on either side , to enliven tlio scene , there
were lauiel wicaths. Daylight struggled
through the skylight that had evidently not
been scoured forthe occasion. The white-
haired priest pronounced tin benediction.
The cold ring was placed on the bride's
linger. Then came a short allocution , and the
ceiemony was over.
Suddenly a largo , silver-chained and dusky-
clad hussler Him , ; back the tapestry and a
ulory of lighted candles and flowers was dis
closed to view , the gilt altar at the far end of
a coirespondlngly built chapel to that In
which the benediction had been given. The
change was a pleasant'one , for theio a car
pet ran along the center of n marble floor ,
and ail the chads were of crimson velvet.
The mass was celehiatcd. The most
triking feaimo of the ceremony was
ihat not one note of music broke
the monotony ot the service. Behind
the Couqt and Countess Miranda sat the
four witnesses to the mairiuge Count Lew-
cnhaupt , the Swedish minister , and M.
Ambroiso Thomas lor the countess ; Don
Mbarada , the Spanish ambassador , and the
Marquis Casalverta for the count. At 1
o'clock was I'oimed tlio procession to the
otherwise the above mentioned
registry room , whej-o the newly made
countess received hearty congratulations. .
Till ! llIEIIruM COKTIJMi : .
Slio looked radiantly handsome in a charm
ing nnd becoming toilet of electric blue val
entine , with stripes ; of velvet ornamenting
the waist , tunic and edge of the shirt. The
waist opened over a skirt of pale blue ,
trimmed with spongy cropon uo solo held
hei e and there with a plcott of ribbons and
small windmill bows of blue moire. A
capote bonnet of Jot , with bows ot electiic
velvet on the fiont and a spray of la France
loses , completed t'lo ' attire. Her jewels were
sapphires and d'amoiuK ' Attached on thu
lett side ot ler waist were the
star and order of Sweden , the Jailer
In blue enamil nnd diamonds , the
former a glittering muss of biilllants
Over her lang pittn do suede gloves were u
scries of nniio | diamonds and snpphlie
bracelets. A frloul who was present at
.Mine. Ncilson's jllrst wedding In London
years ago , told no she looks younger and
prettier to-day tlun she did then , but there
uas a ticmcndouscontrast between the gor
geous ceiemony [ hen and the dismal one
to-day. The bild-groojii looked pleasant
and smiling nndL'ry Spanish In his e\cning
dress with the ( iterations of Isabella , the
Catholic , and the Leirion of Honor.
Mile. Miranda poked beautiful. She is
lithe , tall and giadtful with fascinating eyes
like diamonds. Sie seemed very much Im
pressed by the cermuny , and congratulated
the countess wltlA filial kiss after the bone-
diction. Mile. Miranda wore a clmrmine
slate grey costnmj of Mlk , with a waist-coat
of cream flemish point Attached to the waist
was an antiquesilver trinket. A dainty
little bonnet of rue Charles , otherwise vine
gar pink , threw Ute relief the jet black hair
nnd Spanish oy of tlio wearer. A baby
front ol loops of iioo ( sathi and tulle , and a
laigo bunch of loop , pink hyacinths was
completed by atiljgs of the same hue knotted
on one side.
After leaving tie dbmal , cold , damp chapel
the party drove ) to the Continental hotel
where a small wcidliiKdejiiner was served. 3
The countesse Miranda , In reply to my
questions , said : 'I shall not sins any moio
In public. "
"Not even for clarity ? " I asked.
"Well , perhaps jnco In a whllo for charity , "
she replied.
The count auij countess Intend to pass
most of their tliio In London , where they
have a superb reslence.
The Start of Ifp Coronet and Daunt
less DiHCMetf In London.
[ f 'opiiriahl 1SS7 u Janus Onnltn llennttt , ]
Loxnox , Marci 12. ' [ New York Herald
Cable Special to ] The two yacht
club houses near tcoidilly were fairly well
filled this evenlni T'ho ocean race was
eagerlydiscussedJ Home private dispatches
trom New Yoik'ab6at ' the Coronet and
Dauntless were ( nowi , and again th'esu
yachts formed Iheurlnclpal topic of conver
sation. I totind U rajwas a general approval
of nn official nolle potted up w hlch read
thus :
Centei-bourd yaJitSrWlll bo pet milted to
compete tn a the races of the club
during tljo rrtnt yeai .provided
their boards are s 'urt-ly ' fixed In any posi
tion and sealed to ho satisfaction of the com
mittee at or bef o 0 p. m. of the day pro-
vlous to the i ace. It Is probable that our
races for the iublli prize will take place at
( 'owes on Kridal tiatnrdaj and Monday.
July 2l > , SO , and \ustl.
Se etnry Royal Yacht Club ,
A yacht owner ils morning writes to the
Field presenting Ills objection to this ar
rangement , whlctjho argues , Is clearly con-
trary to section 8 the yacht raclngassocia-
tlou sailing rules. IA writes : "Cmiter-board
yachts are not ad IsKable , and It would seem
to me that the n : > ( ta com ml I too ought to
abide by this rr.le alas the yacht racing asso-
elation agrees tu i ; Miftll ho sr.J'ianded.
Clearly the objeetif yacht rtcln g ts to de
of hull and canvas for a
sailing vessel In all weathers , and to dis
countenance the construction of purely lac
ing machines ; and It Is universally admitted
that the yacht racing association rules have
been most successful in doing this. "
COMMKXTS or TIU : riiKss.
The dally press seems lo ha\o caught the
yachting fcvnr. This evening's Glcbi edi
torially remarks regard Ing tlio all around the
tlnee coast ; rac01 "colonel Bullcr Is right
in asserting that the race reflects credit on
the Hoyal Thames \ adit club. But It will do
much more. It will ha\o a boncllclnl effect
upon Kngllsh yachting , bring together ves
sels of various rigs , and suggest modifica
tions In the existing lines. It may also bo
expected to bilng about structural Im
provements In the diicetlon of seawoithl-
ness , comfort and economy. Altogether
the race promises to bo not only liileres > llnir ,
but useful. "
This evening's St. James Ga/ette says In
aneditotial : "Though not much Is known
even on the Clyde the yacht Tlilstlo Is being
built to race for tlio America's cup at New
York. Little mystery is made of the
I act thai she will in every way bo a Ihoi-
oughly rcpiescntallvo typo ot the modern
British steel cutter. Her keel isbolng formed
of semi-circular steel plates , Into which lead
ballast has alieady been pouted In a molten
condition. The dimensions of thu boat ,
according to the conditions ot the challenge ,
will bo posted lo New York within n few
dujs. As she will bo launched privately , it
Is exceedingly likely that the Ameticans will
not obtain till alter the ince the slightest Idea
of her lines under water. No tower than
lour boats are be in if built In Ameiica lo de
fend the cup. The champion of these , after
the tiial , will be pitted against the Thistle
lor the best out of three of the matches. "
Bvthe way yourcoiicspondentatGreenock
contiims to the London oillco his interview
with Mr. Watson denying thoauthentlclty of
thedescilptlon of the Tlilstlo as published In
IheBo-iton lleiald. This Intel view the de
signers somewhat questioned , but there was
simply , sas thu correspondent , a cleilcal
eriorin the date of the dispatch.
Tlio K. of Ij. Question Dr. AlcOIynii
Still Silent.
[ CopirtoWW)7 / ) tis/J'imct ' Qonhn Hennctt.l
KOMI : , Maicli 12. | Ncw Yoik Herald
Cable Special to the Bin : . ] The question of
the Knights of Labor has been definitely
transiericd from the propaganda to the holy
oil ice. Some months , It is probable , will
elapse beloio the matter Is settled. The pope
Is titular prefect ol the holy olliee. The
acting head on ordinaiy occasions Is Mgr.
Sallua , the grand Inquisitor , who Is as
sisted by the council of car
dinals and monslgnorl , Including Cnidlnal
Monaco , La Valletta as secretary , Caidlnals
Parocchi , Simeon ! and Ledochowski. Noth
ing less like an Inquisition can well bo im
agined lhan Mgr. Sallula. llojs the most
tolerant and gentle of ecclesiastics. 1 once
paid him a visit at his ofllclal residence ,
which hoshnies with a lot ot chattering wash-
ei women and a company of Italian soldiers.
When 1 left , although I was a hcietlc , he
gave mo his benediction , nt tlio same lime
lemindlng mo of tlio famous savins of Plus
VII : "An old man's blessing harms no
body. "
No news from Dr. McGlynn lias bten re
ceived by the propaganda. His prolonged
silence Is discouraging even to his warmest
friends heic. The longer ho delays bis jouinoy
to Itomc' ' - less ctmnco ho will have of being
restored to Ids pastoiate. The ultramontane
party at the Vatican is making a determined
effort to regain Its influence. The next
diplomatic and administrative- appointments
will show whether It Is successful.
Cardinal Gibbons has been enjoying a few
days of rest at Porto d'Aiulo , the ancient
nntlum. Ho has been much benefited by the
sea breezes. Among the latest ecclesiastical
arris-als In Homo is Father Stumpe , of New
York , who has been suttVilns fiom an attack
of nervous prostiallon.
Tributes to Ills Memory From KIIK-
llsli Clergymen.
[ Coj/i | lulit JSS * ' < u Jamca ( lO/iioii TJmtif'M '
LONDON , Maich 12. [ New York Jlciald
Cable Special to the Bri : . | All the Lon
don papers contain long cables about the
Heecher funeral. The leligloiis weeklies
Issued to day contain poitraits , wllh comments -
ments on the life and death of the great
American preacher. It is understood that
several noncontormlst clergymen will to-
moirow preach funeral sermons , notably
Dr. Paiker of the City Temple. The Rev.
A. R. Hawes , a popular Church of England
clergyman who Is well known in New
York as a writer and lecturer ,
paid a tribute to the memory
of Mr. Heecher last evening' in his church.
Ho referred to the early antl-sla\ery struggle
thus : "In that great cause only a few men
at first stood firm. Among them were Lowell ,
Emerson , Wendell Phillips , Suinner and.
last but not least , Beechcr. 'He's a slave , '
wrote Lowell , 'who dares not bo in the right
with two or three. ' In those days to bo In
the right meant to be pelted with rotten
eggs , to bo assaulted in the street , and to bo
cut by your Irleiuls. Hut In these
days Bcecher's voice thundered lorth
tha anthem of freedom until the
land wns awakened from end tq
end. Lincoln used to say ( hat Heecher was
thogicalcst motive force he'had in thu north !
Whatever may have been his errois , ho was
n gieat man , a great orator , and a laigo
hcaitcd friend to humanity. U will certainly
not be possible to make up the history of tlio
United Stales in the nineteenth century
without giving a foremost and honorable
place to the name of Beecher. "
Already an Kngllsh publisher has an
nounced that a biography of Mr. Beechcr Is In
preparation , and boys are selling his sermons
In pamphlet form In the vicinity of Fleet
stieet. _
Winter . , Hnsldoiits Reinforced by
Snarthqunko Refugees.
lCojtjf/it./SS7 | ? by Jatnw foitl < > > \ nennrtt , ] March 12.-Ncw | York Herald
Cable Special to the UKI : . | Pau is over
flowing with visitors , for besides the regulnr
winter residents , many American , English
and Husslan caithquakc retugccs from the
Riviera ) have aiflved here. Many of
these refugees are still so badly frightened
that they refuse to take a room upstalis and
will put up with any room : ; on the ground
floor rather than mount a stalicase.
Now that Lent has begun there Is little to
record in the way of galtlcs. Mrs. Lawrence ,
however , had private theatricals which wuro
very well done. The nctors were Mine ,
do Curulra , Comte Rene de Montebello , M.
do Cuadra , Mr. Graham Stewart , M. de Lns-
scnce and Count li ! ne do Astorg. It Is In
tended tn for.n an amateur dramatic club
iiiixt season. Mr * . Mfstonimti Williams
gave a brillmt bill Thundny. The olt !
tounmincil for Mr. Lawrence's cup was
very wrll disputed and eauscd great excite
ment. Tf.e si'lllnlottery , nmuuntlngtoa
lin-e- ; gun , v rs tsKen by Colonel McLaren
nnd Mr , Hep' ' . * Yirc. Thu imip'i ' coveted c ip ,
whirls U'v y hsiu'.jome , was won by Mr.
Itltehlo after six days' play. The weather
has been brilliant for the last month , cold
and bracing , with plenty of sunshine.
Another Con * tilr * sy xptcil. )
SOFIA , March 12. A Russian named
He'ccl ' recently brought bands of Monte
negro desperadoes numbering tlfty men each
IntoSotia with n > lew of creating an Insur
rection , The plot \\as dlscomed and Heloot
and a portion of his followers decamped.
The others were arrested and have confessed
that they were paid to como and do what
ever they were Instructed to. A list of mem-
bet s of the uovernment party was found In
Ueloof's lodgings. Some of the names on
the list weio iniukcd. and It Is presumed that
the conspliatois Intended assassinating
Two more of the leaders In the recent In
surrection lia\o been sentenced to death , and
12r > other participants In the revolt have been
sentenced to prison.
PAIIIS , March 12. A sharp earthquake
shock wns felt thioughotittho city vesteiday.
For a tlmo there was a general panic and
hotels and bourse were emptied ol their oc
cupants in a few seconds. The people were ,
ho\\c\er , soon rea smed. It is found that
many walls ol building1 ; in various parts ot
the city were cracked by the quake.
MONTI : UAIILO , March 12. The re-
cureneo of cai Unmakes In dllVorejit
points In the lilvleria has Induced
a fresh nisli ot ( lightened pleasure
and health seekers hero Irom Nice , Cannes
and San Ucmo. All hotels hcio are again
crow ded.
Spanker Carlisle Mnkcs n Speech nt
tlio liny State Club Itnnquct.
Bosiox , March 12. Among the guests at
the Hay Statti club banquet to-night were :
Hon. John G. Carlisle , Hon. W. M. Spilnj-cr ,
Hon. Jeff Chandler , Stllson Hutcliins , A. E.
Stevenson , General J. M. Coisc and General
W. 8. Rosocrans. Dinner o\er , President
Taylor rapped to order and In a brief speech
Intiodticcd the principal , John G. Carlisle ,
whoso chief virtue , ho said , was that ho had
been denounced by Senator Hoar. As
Speaker Carlisle rose ho was
greeted with great applause. After
expicssing his thanks for his coidlal
reception , he said : You must permit mo to
tender the sincere thanks of the Kentucky
democracy , not only for what you have done
hi the past , but also for what they know you
Intend to do In the future. You will not
permit Massachusetts to remain always a re
publican state. Old prejudices are passing
away. Massachusetts Is alieady moving
towards n democratic position , with the Hay
State club In the front , and your brethren
IIODO to see her on the rlcht of the line In
18158. Carlisle Mild : Hv the constitutional
doctrine of states rights , the democratic
paity stands to-day as It always has stood
and us 1 titisl it will stand hereafter torevcr.
| Loud opplausoj. Twenty-live years ago
the tendency to carry this doctrine to a dan-
gcious extreme was threatened from quito an
opposite direction , it Is quite common now
to hear gentlemen able gentlemen In con-
giess and elsewhere contending for the oxer-
else of power by the general government over
particular subjects simply because the states
refuse to do so or because it is thought that
state legislation might not bo entirely effec
tive. The argument Is that whatever tlio
states will not do , or cannot do , must bo
done by cotmrcasortlio departments of the
general Kovernmont , and that independently
of these specific giants ot power It Is the
right and duty of the government to exercise
a sencral supervision nd contiol over all
tlio concernsj'i of the people. Mr.
Vresldent , tfiis Is not demo-
ciatict itacMttlo as I understand It ,
and it never' vrnt. [ Tremendous cheers. )
The speaker said further : It Is not my pur
pose , gentlemen , to discuss the revenue ques
tion upon this occasion. It is too lartro a
subject to be presented fully In thn tlmo at
my disposal and too Important a subject to
bo treated hastily. It Is enough to sey that In
my judgment the government has no moral
orlegal rightto impose taxes upon itsciti/ens
except for the purpose of raising revenue to
defray its necessaiy expenses and pay Us
just debt. M'Oml choeiing.J - Whenever it
goes beyond this It disregards , in my opin
ion , the plain purpose for which the power
of taxation was conforied upon It. ( Loud
applause. ]
Congressman W. M. Springer , of Illinois ,
was the next speaker. Ills remarks \\oro
chiefly upon finance. Ho spokn of the largo
surplus In tlio treasury which congress had
been unable to luduco , and in this respect
con ir less1 had failed to do its duty. It taxes
were levied by tlio government upon prop
erty it would be the easiest thing in the world
to tret rid of the surplus , but as our taxes are
levied upon consumption andns the taking ofT
of the tax upon any particular article will re
duce. the price of the aiticlo to the consumer
those who are engaged in the business of
disposing of these articles are fearful that
such action will embarrass them because they
will boeontiontedby a continually falling
market. If wo cannot get rid ot our surplus
In any other way we can pay onr debts with
It and that Is doing a great dc.U. So 1
hope the linanclal centres of the country
will possess themselves in patience and not
fear a linanclal crisis by hoarding unneces
sary money in tlio treasury. It will not bo
hoarded. It will bo paid out upon just debts ,
and the people of the future will nave that
much less to pay. ( Applause. ] At the next
session ot congress I am sure that the demo-
ciutic party will bo equal to the occasion ,
and if the surplus Is not then leduoed it will
not be the fault of the dcmociatic majority ,
A Prize Fight In I'lillndoliihla.
rini < AtKii > niA , March 12.-Special [ Tele
gram to the BKK. ] Forty politicians , pro-
tcsslonal , business and sporting men paid S5
each to witness a light to a finish at an early
hour this morning at a well known resort In
West ritllndelplila/ The pilnclplos were
Jimmy Murray , n well known Yoik light
weight , and iillly Tully , of Kensington.
Muiray tipped the scale at 135 pounds , and
Tully weighed ISM pounds. Two-ounco
cloves were used. When time was called
both men came together at once. They
countered , but Murray's blow was the most
effective and lan'ded on Tully's neok. There
was luht sparrlngfor thenext minute , and
then Murray caught Tully on his neck with
his left and Tully fell to the llopr on his face.
Ho was quickly on his feet , however , and
the round ended In a clinch. In the second
roun Munay knocked Tully down.twice
and diew llrst blood by an upper nut on the
nose. Tully was very weak In the third
round aud Murray finished him with a lett
hand blow on the chin which knocked him
senseless. Tully lay unconscious for forty
seconds , and when he recoyoiod was too
\\eaktostand. Murray was dcclaied the
In Canada.
OTTAWA , Out , Mardi 12. [ Special Tele
gram to the HUB. ] It Is thought In oillclal
circles that no legislation will bo necessary
during the approaching session of parlia
ment on the fisheries question , the assent of
the Imperial government having hcmi given
to the bl'.I ' passed at the last sesMon , It Is
consldeied that this will meet all the re
quirements of the case. In order , however ,
to meet any dldiculty which may arise from
the enforcement ot the retaliatory hill passed
by the Amcilcan congress , parliament may
heasbed-to make provision for the governor
general and council to deal with any emer
gency. AK usual on thn approach of a now
session there Is a lame crop of applications
from manufacturers asking for alterations In
the taillf to suit the requirements of their
special lines of business. It Is questionable ,
however , whether thu government will per
mit of much further tinkering of the tariff ,
as the tendency of numerous changes Is lo
create a feeling of Unrest In the mercantile
community ,
Oastile.r A fronted.
NKWAUK , N. > . , March 12. TUn cashier of
tlm publishing linn of V/s. ior A Co. , Now
York , was anestid at Ills' her : * tn tuy for j
finlii7/lliiir Sji'.ooo. ' lie w. i tfoiusittfd tu
'si ! l.dct.\ulj : ) ot
, ijL Ji j ! .L , ,
j [ VIEWS ff IHEjfEiilOJTKH ,
Edmunds Interviewed On tbo Shortcoming !
of the forty-ninth Congress.
Ho Thinks Cleveland Will Ho Uciinm-
Inn ted lint lionises to Talk
About tlm Itcpittillonn NOIII-
ineo Ca | > tlnl NOXVB.
Senator rdnuindH Interviewed.
WASHIXO rex , March 12. [ Special Tele-
to tlio . . The Star
grnm Br.K.J to-night de
votes n column to an Interview with .Senator
Kdmunds. llo was asked first what hu had
tosayielntlvo to the failures of congress ,
llo said In substance : "Ono who tins the
welfare of thu country nt he.irt must leel dls-
Appointment nt the condition In which pub
lic business has been loft. 1 do not Intend to
criticise those who arc responsible for the
business nor to npply any epithets. 1 sup *
pose thuy know the wisdom of their own ac-
llons. Under the constitution , " ho said ,
'tho senate has no right to oilgluato ro\cnue
legislation. The power to collect lovcnuo \
expios-sly with the house , and It IB hold , and
properly so , I think , that this Includes the
POWIT to ri'ducc revenue as well. IJy design
or otherwise the house failed to soiut us nny
lovcnuo mcasuiuand joti can see that wo
wuro helpless. 1 Hlmll not attempt to locate
the blame. 1 say meicly that for the good of
the country the condition of affairs Is unfor
tunate. If money sliould ho constantly pil
ing up In the tieasnry and should not bo
paid out you can see what the
result would bo. After a whllo
all the money of the country woulu bo locked
up. There mo two theories as to whether It
Is best to have a largo income and coirus-
pending expenditures , or to have a icduced
nnenue. Cmtalnly , howuver , an accumulat
ing surplus should be paid out as far as may
be for proper purposes. I am In favor of ic-
clucing the rovcnno of the government , not ,
perhaps , to the extent bomu gentlemen bo-
lloro would be proper , but to a considerable
extent. " Ho referred to the tallnroof thu pro
vision tor national defenses and other mat
ters and to the unseemly rush of appropila-
tlon bills thiough the senate at the l.tst mo
ments of the benato to offset shortcoming ?
of the house , Speaknlg with a gentle Irony
of the senate's yielding to the pressure , "of.
eoinso , " ho said , "they won't do It any more.
It Is always so. But they thought It better
to yield than to encounter the supposed evils
of a called session. 1 did not aprco with
them , as you know. I think It would have
been more patriotic to have given the bills
proper consideration , allowing them to go '
through the rejjnlnr order , and-
If they failed let the responsibility ho when )
it belonged. When the District appropri
ation bill was signed It was a deplorable
thine " he fitild "but these
, , who are responsi
ble Imposed upon tnclrown executive falsifi
cation of the rccoid. It was not known to
him , I believe , but It was ten minutes after
12 o'clock on the 4th of March when ho
signed the District of Columbia bill
on the Kd. They gave him the bill ana ho
took their woul for it and affixed his signa
ture. It the question should be raised and
the matter taken-to court it would ccitalnly
decldo that the signature was Illegal and the
hill could not be a law. Notwithstanding all *
tliat lias been said to the contrary , there catr
bo no doubt In the mind of one familiar with
the law that the picMdcnt has no right to
sign a hill alter congress has adjourned , 'It
ho does his signature does not ninko the bill
a law any more than my plgnatuio would.
Hut ho dated this hill'tho 3d of March. I
don't know that that would do. 'It
might DO required to bo proven that the
date was erroneous , Bythocoircct tlnm It
was one or two minutes to 13 o'clock when
the president leached the capital. The sen
ate clock was bet back , as everybody knows ,
which was afrand and a deception , a thing
1 did not permit to be done during the tlmo
1 presided whatever clso 1 permitted. "
"Will not all this have an elitet on poli
tics ? " asked the repoiter.
" 1 think the people are Intcllluont enough
to llxthoiesponslbjllty and to correct the
evil. Any man who has the good of the
nation atneart must deplore this manage
ment of aflalrs. " Speaking of the demo
cratic administration , he said : "in all frank
ness , 1 must say I do not think It has boon a
success. Whatever the deslies and Inten
tions of those at the head of alTalis may have
been It has been Imposslblo for them to fol
low out a successtul policy with the weight
of a party so composed upon their shoulders.
With such a broad ilold of administration
the president must have others to rely on for
assistance. Hut placlnu reliance on hlH party
must Inevitably lead him astray. With the
tremendous pressure of the party behind him
ho has been forced Into numerous errors.
All presidents , perhaps , huvo made some bad
appointments , but none , I think , have been
betiayed so often as has In a party composed
of men who honestly believe that the Interest
ot the country demands that they should'
have > control of affalis. Ida not question
their honesty In this opinion who think that
the end Justifies the moans. The party work-
cis , the men who have worked In the wards
and bulldozed and stuffed ballot boxes aud
claim the lewards are not suitable to peiform
a public tiust. A largo percentage of Mr.
Cleveland's appointees have been cither In
competent or improper persons , or Delngeom-
petent , have been rascals. Some of trcsomen
he has selected without Knowing nnvthing
about thorn ; others ho 1ms appointed upon
theondorscmenl of members of congress of :
his own party , who have not hesitated to betray -
tray his confidence. With Homework a tnblo
of appointments could ho made which would
show an Immense proportion of rascals , i do
not say that it would amount to n majority ,
but certainly none of Mr. Cleveland's * prede
cessors were as often betrayed and pulled
both ways. "Ho has been ptilfod both ways,1'
the senator continued. "Between his civil
service reform pledges and Illegally pressme ,
sometimes ho has appeared to hold to ono
nnd sometimes to yield to the oilier. Ho
seems to stand half way between the two.
Ono day he his : declared that a good ofliclnl
who was n republican should nol be dis
turbed. At another tlmo ho has yielded to
tremendous paity pleasure. But there nro
republican still In oillco and then wo
should five him credit for what he
has done , as In the casn of Hie preacher who
was good four ( lavs Ip the week and wenloft
on a lark for 1'vo days , * wo should give him
credit lor the good there Is In him. ' "
"Do you think the democrats will renonil-
natxi him ? " asked the reporter.
"Yos. There is no ona else tlmy could run
wllh any chance of success. They cannot
nominate anyone else tind hope to succeed. "
"Would ho hold tno republican voles hegel
gel before ? "
"As between two evils they would vote for
him , though ho has not lived nn entirely to
to what they understood to bo his promises.
They mnv not see how he should have done
better wllh his partv. and they may not wio
where thev will find a man who will do as
well. "
"What do you think of the chances of Iho
republican party In Ibf-s1' ;
"Uellevlng Hint the republican paity rep
resents thn best principles of government , ' )
nnd having confidence | p tha Intellluonca or
the people and their nhllltv to discriminate , I j
expect the republicans to be restored to pow
"That depends upon Hie nominee ; docs I \
not ? " suggested the Star man. ,
"IVs ; but having conlldence In the wls- A
dom In my paity 1 think It will nominate a
jond man. " 't
"Who nro the prominent men now to the *
front ? "
"Ah * , excuse mi * , hut I do not earn to speak *
of that. Many thine * may l.r.ppcn within > f
two yents. " .
EvStntn Senator ( Jrmly , of New York. IB In 3
the city nnd has opinions on Cleveland's \
ch.inces which he Is willing to expri us. Mr. '
Grndy said | n answer lo nn Inquiry ns to .
Hill's strc-nirlh as u Pi ! rt : ' : t..i ) iulM In *
Uf : "Mi. 111(1 ( \\uhn-iliit-uln llit'htrongrsl i
tunti will the iloninc-jUs IP IhejUlyut N W V
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