POPE LEO RECEIVES RARE GIFT FROM SPAIN
King and Queen Send His Holiness a Costly Carpet and Jubilee Congratulations.
ROME, May 9. - The Pope to-day received in audience an extraordinary mission, headed by the Marquis de Ajerbe, conveying the jubilee congratulations of the King and Queen of Spain. Full state ceremonial was observed. The Marquis presented to the Pope, in behalf of their Majesties, a superb carpet. His Holiness will send in return to the King and Queen Regent mosaics valued at $10,000, manufactured at the Vatican.
The Pope will receive ex-Queen Natalie of Servia to-morrow. Her letter announcing her conversion to the Roman Catholic faith was signed "A very devoted daughter of the Roman Church."
San Francisco Call, Saturday, May 10, 1902, p. 7:4.