CONFINED AT MALINES. AMSTERDAM, January 9. The newspaper ' Tijd' (a Roman Catholic journal) says that the contradiction of tho report of Cardinal Mcrcier's arrest is untrue. It says that the cardinal is not allowed to leave Malines. Several priests who were imprisoned for a day or two are prepared to contradict the denial.
I GERMAN DEFENCE. KAISER AND POPE. ROME, January 9. I The Kaiser has telegraphed to the Pope denying that Cardinal Merrier was arrested," and stating that the Germans merely warned him to discontinue his unti-German propaganda, which the Kaiser was sure the Pope would disapprove of. LONDON". .January 9. The ' Daily Chronicle's Milan eorresdeut says that the Pope was personally acquainted with Cardinal Mercier's pastoral prior to its publication, and he has since e.qnessed his unreserved approval of i it
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CARDINAL MERCIER, Evening Star, Issue 15697, 11 January 1915