Report on Queen Victoria's final illness

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Report on Queen Victoria's final illness - The Qcrrx's Iixnxss continues to absorb the...
The Qcrrx's Iixnxss continues to absorb the public attention in this country and, it nay be nid 'without exaggeration, throuRhont tbo world. The bulletins Issued yesterday by tho physicians in attendance at Osborne were of a rather more fiTourable character than that of Sunday mid - ti - ht. At 11 yesterday morning it was announced that the Queen had slightly rallied since mid - tight, had taken more food, and had had some refreshing sleep. There was no further loss of strength. The symptoms which gare rise to most anxiety, it was added, were those which pointed to a local obstruction in the brain circulation. The next bulletin, issued at 5 pjn., briefly stated that tee slight improvement ol tho morn ing was maintained. At midnight tho last Announcement of the day was made. It stated that there was no material change in the Queen's condition. The slight improvement of tho morn ing had been maintained throughout the day, food had been taken fairly well, and some tranquil deep secured. These bulletins havo inspired at Osborne, says oar Special Correspondent," faintly reviving hopes." The German Emperor, the Prince rt Wale, the DuVe and Duchess of. Connaught, ind the Duke of York went down to Portsmouth yesterday morning by special train, crossed to Oowes by the Alberta, and proceeded at once to Osborne, remaining in the house for some hours. In the afternoon the Emperor and the Princes tork a walk to Cowes. Manifestations of the public anxiety and concern are reported from all parts of Great Britain and of the Empire, while ixpressions of sympathy in the United States snd in almost every European country continue ia a remarkable degree. In this country a great tcaber of public engagements have been can rolled or indefinitely postponed, and at meetings "bich could not be deferred yesterday allusions were made to the great sorrow which oppresses tbe nation, and ardent hopes were expressed that the Queen might yet recover. It is reported that the Empress Frederick was quite prostrated sn hearing the grave news regarding the con dition of tbe Queen, (pp. 5, 9, and 10)

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  1. The Times,
  2. 22 Jan 1901, Tue,
  3. Page 9

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