St. Louis Post-Dispatch from St. Louis, Missouri on January 24, 1901 · Page 1
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j Regular Edition. D51TIPIUI Regular Edition. OOMTI.KT E MAR KFTT REPORTS. m un vMn.rri; mnurr nrwRT. WANT ADS Pages To -Day. THE ONLY ST. .LOUIS EVENING PAPER WITH THE ASSOCIATED PliESS DISPATCHES. SIXTEEN PAGES. SUM DAY. Jmnoary 20. Greatest Want Medium &ih VOL, 53, NO. 156. THURSDAY EVENING ST. LOUIS JANUARY 24. 190 1. " ' of C hi tiles go. TVlV-.Li 1 Oilildr St. Two teat DUEL IN THE DARKNESS WITH A DESPERATE HORSE THIEF FOUGHT BY SGT. HICKMAN MIIRTFn MATH HERALDS PROCLAIM EDWARD KING BT TELEPHONE ST. OST- D 1 MONEY FOR THE WORLD'S FAIR Proclamation Read at the Palace of St. James. EDWARD Vil GOES TO COWES t j r f J St. Louis Has Fully Redeemed Her Pledge. GOV. FRANCIS TO COMMITTEE NEXT STEP WILL BE THE PASSAGE OF THE BILL. It Will Contain an Appropriation of $5,000,000 From the National Treasury, Thus Assuring $15,000,000 for Enterprise. WASHINGTON, Jan. 24. A large and Influential delegation representing those Interested In the Louisiana Purchase World's Expopltlon, to be held at St. Louis in 1903. ti heard today by the special committee of the House of Representatives having charge of that subject. The exposition is designed on a scale of unusual magnitude, 115.000,000 already being assured for it by the United States government and the city of St. Louts. It will partake of the international scope of the Paris Exposition and tho Chicago World's Fair. The delegation present today Included former Governor IX K. Francis of Missouri, Charles W. Knapp, president of the St. Louis Republic; ex-Representative Nathan ; Frank, who was one of the Congressmen ' nho framed the Chicago Exposition legislation; ex-Representative Seth W. Cobb of Missouri and Messrs. James Hagerman and C. II. Spencer. Chairman Tawney of the congressional committee explained the present status of ! the measure. The sundry civil appropriation bill of last year contained a provision pledging the United States government to appropriate $5,000.kKl when the local autliorT- . ties had provided 10.oon.000 to the satiai'uu- tion of the secretary or the treusury. 1 he present bill contemplates carrying out this pledge by making the appropriation or fo. 000.000 and at the same time providing a ccmprehenslvc plan of government partici pation, along the lines or the participation at Chicago. Gov. Francis addressed tub committee, pointing out that the $10,000,000 had been se cured by the St. Louis local authorities, or this amount 5,0(.00 had been raised by popular subscription and $5.00.miO by the issue of bonds. He said the spirit of the peo ple of the Mate of Missouri and of the city of St. Louis was shown by the large vote supporting the Issuance or bonds tor Expo sttlon purposes. The Certificate of the of state of Missouri showed a large majority in the state voted favorable to the amendment authorizing the bonds and in St. Louis the vote showed eight-ninths fa- voraoie to the bonds. At the conclusion of the hearing. Chairman Tawney stated that the commltte was convinced St. Inuls was prepared to do Its part. The committee wouid meet again Monday, he said, when the bill will be read In sections in Its corrected form, nd an Immediate report made upon it. At the hearing, the members of the upeclal committee asked numerous questions, but all these showed the utmost friendliness. The disposition seemed to be to help the St. Louis delegation In every way possible to get early action. The visitors are In lino spirits today and look upon favorable action by this session of Congress as assured beyond reasonable doubt. Most of them consider their work here finished and will return home tomorrow. Mr. Cobb may remain until the committee meets Monday, but this is not considered necessary. Senator Cullom today received a protest from the Grand Army posts of Illinois against the appronrint'nii of $o.000,rt00 in aid of the fair. This Is based on the fact that the Legislature of Missouri passed a resolution expressing sympathy for the Filipinos. These protests do not disconcert the visitors, as they regard the fair legislation of such great national concern that It must stand on Its own merits free from political consideration. INDORSING THEWORLD'S FAIR. Action of National Board of Trade at Washington. Ppc1al to th rost-DIspatcb. WASHINGTON. Jan. 24.-The National Board of Trade today adopted unanimously the following resolutions. When they were read the delegates applauded with great enthusiasm: "The Congress of the t'nlted States having recognized the International Exposition to be held at St. Louis, in the State of Missouri, in 1903, In commemoration of th acquisition of the Louisiana Territory by tp- Jiropnatlon of tlO.uoo in an act upptoved une 6, 1)0. towards defraying the expenses of a national commission, to be op-l-olnted by the President of the United States, and pledged an appropriation of $5.-OMMMX) to aid in the Inauguration nnd c:n. rylng on of wild exposition, on condition i!!aluthe clty oi St- Louis would provide additional on said exposition and ti!f .L JL Bt, !0,l)a .nHvl"K Provided the required, be It "Resolved. That h 'otun.i i i ... Trade heartily Indorses ns a nat.onil enterprise t lit Louisiana Purchase Imposition of lfi. to be held at St. lauds, in corn-be U0f5rther01 th Loulslal,u I'ur-.-hmc; and "Resolved. That the National Hoard of Trade recommends to the states and terri- to all the possessions of the 1 n'd States that they parttclnate in the aforesaid Exposition, to the end so impor-.V,L"n event l the lire of the republic as the acquisition of the Louisiana territory may be fitly commemorated: and to ine end that the Loulsann Purchase Kx position may exhibit to the world the progress niii 1- J','' and in government. nn in all that contributes toward the ele- l.Mn and the happiness of n free neonle: and. be it "Keol-eil TViat liA ii,.,,,,,. ,v "" "in .-o. au thorising the President to i,i im-it.. - . j, vvnr mo Inula arion anil S'f "". K""'l"n !. Is lerebO mr?.nrtp'1 lo ,n fsvorahle ronsldera- ,.?,of on.l"'''"', and. be It further Trade mill i " . -national Hoard ,rorp the World's Fair ,"m'Y.V That the National lonr.t nf MAYOR GRANTS PERMIT. The Issuance by Mayor 7,'egenheln of a permit for a protruding stnlrwnv on the Itroadway aide of tho new r.srk of Commerce building at the southeast corner of Itroadway and Olive s-reet has made It jmsslble for the architects In clnrge of the j. Una for the new structure Hulldlng Commissioner Ungfetlow refused to sanction the plan for the prolectlng HitJlT rX.JTli i' recommendation from Htreet Commissioner Varreltnann. This the latter refused to give. Tha mavor was then appealed to. and the permit was granted. It Is claimed that the projecting stairway, one ateu of which win upon th aldawalk. U an aj-chiteen.r.i Yldtnfor B,h Vmer Kxooslt.on and ,Vo-dent of r Mm" Wol"t"-"t by th.i Presl-,h -n.t.?"tlonnl ml"slnn to represent Officer Received Serious Wounds in a Hand-to-Hand Stru gle With a Desperado, but He Captured Two Stolen Horses. t WHAT THEHofrseAi(J I " i i SERGEANT OF POLICE HICKMAN. Sergeant of Police James Hickman and an unidentified horsethief fought a pistol duel on horseback over the uneven clayflelds at Manchester and Macklind avenues at 5 o'clock Thursday morning. It was not a bloodless battle. The men fought as for their lives, and the blood of the participants crimsoned the yellow clay v.hen the struggle was over. After their revolvers were emptied the policeman and the law breaker used their weapons as clubs, and fought until they were exhausted. A bullet pierced Sergt. Hickman's arm and plowed Its way for four Inches through the flesh. Another bullet pierced .his overcoat cape on the left side. Two other bullets entered the neck of his mount. The extent of the horsethief's injuries could not be learned. He managed to drag himself off the battlefield and escape in the extreme darkness that always precedes the dawn of a new day. Though weak and exhausted from the loss of blood. Sergt. Hickman captured the two horses his foe was endeavoring to es cape with. He also captured his revolver. his cap and the lantern he carried on nis arm i:i the early part of the struggle. These articles are at the Mounted District Police Station in Forest Park and they may lead to the identification and arrest of the man who gave Sergt. Hickman the best battle of his life. Discovery of the Horse Thief. At 5 o'clock Thursday morning Sergeant Hickman was rldtng-slowly west on Manchester avenue, near Macklind avenue, within a few blocks of the city limits. It was very dark and the early morning air was crisp witn rrost. mo sergeant had drawn the cape of his heavy overcoat close about him. The policeman heard the sound of horses' hoofs on the hard ground. He drew rein and. peering through the blackness of the early morning, he. saw some dark object ahead of him. In that parf of the city street lamps are few uti'i far between and the object the sergeant saw was enveloped In darkness. He urged his own horse for ward and soon could distinguish that ahead of him was a man astride one horse and that he was leading another. Hickman's suspicions were aroused tf rode within hailing distance of the man and called for him to draw refn for a minute The stranger complied. The lantern hanging on his arm was not lighted. The stranger was asked where he was going and where lie was from. He replied that he was from Washington. Mo., and that he .-a bringing the horses to a dairyman In St. Louis. 'When did you leave Washington?" In quired the sergeant. "At o ciock last nigni, was the repl-. Hickman knew the distance was ar. miu. ami that he could not make that distance in tne time, men ne asaeo wny the trip was inane unuei uir cuter m nigni. the reply was that the horses must be delivered to a dairyman on Easton avenue bv o'clock It is now 3 o'clock." snid the sergeant, "and yon are going In an opposite direction from whit you say you should be goinr I will have to take you to the station " '' Tried to Kill the Sergeant. The stranger apparently acquiesced. The sergeant grasped the rein of the stranger's mount and they turned about. They wore rldii.g side by side. No words were spoken, and the podi-emaii did not dream of resist-: enee. Suddenly the Mrani;er made a movement, and in an lnsUMit the polished steel barrel of a revolver gleamed In his hand An arm was extended and th" mii77.l. of the wean wns only a few feet from Sergt. Hickman's left side. Hefore the Sergeant had an opportunity to protect hlmse f the trigger was pressed. There was a flash and a bull. t. iilnn u f r the policeman's heart plowed through his 1. ft arm. The ball entered immediately above the elbow, and tore it w.iy upward through tho muscles, paralvzing the arm. At the same Instant the stranger broUe from the policeman s grasp. He urg'd his hore forward and stnrte off through the darkness. Smarting from the pa'n in hU wounded arm 5-rut. I!i-krnan almost Instantly recovered himself, and. drawing his own revolver he fired at the ftislMvc. As he prcst,.,! th- trigger an unlookcd-fer thing occurred The e! ty fields were rough and riii" n II1"kn'in's horse stepped lino an openliif- In the prnun-1 and he stumbled !ml fell. Th-- bullet went wild. Horse aix' rl.t." sera tabled to their feet and siarted ap1:t In tmrsult The fnr'tlve fl-e-1 np!n. Till time the bullet whirred bv nnl pierced 'he po'.lce-m'Kn's cn;w Micron answered Fh"t fir ht. Two more hi:'1ets fr"m th" rnhVrt". tlstol struck the ixi'lrctwi'K horse In the neck, making arrlous wounds. Fierce Struggle In the Dark. The robber, handicapped with the horse he was leading, rolled from his horse nd i started away oa a run. Ulckmaa'a feoraa b could go no further, and the policeman sprang from him and gave chase on foot after the man. Their revolvers were both empty by this time. " Hickman's fighting blood was thoroughly aroused and he determined to take his prisoner, alive If possible, dead If necessary. He ran after him. brandishing his revolver as a club. He gained on the robber and at last he overtook him. The fellow called out not to strike, as he was badlv shot. Then he turned and the men engaged In a hand-to-hand struggle. Hickman a term of service in the regular army, on the plains of Arizona, In the Indian wars and his training of 20 years on the mounted police force, coupled with his natural strength, proved more than a match for his opponent. He clubbed him on the head with his revolver. The fellow fought for his life. Just as he was about conquered Hickman, weak from loss of blood, could not prevent him from breaking from his grasp. The fellow staggered away In the darkness and the policeman was too weak to follow. In a few minutes his strength was partially restored to him and he looked the ground over. The two horses, tied together, stood a little distance off. They were captured. On the ground where the struggle occurred was found the cap that the robber wore. The lantern, a tubular affair, such as Is used on farms, was picked up. These were all taken to the police station by Sergeant .Vtckman, who filed his report of the struggle. Then lie., rode to his home, where his wounds wfcre dressed by a surgeon. Hickman's Wsunds May Be ijrious. Sergt. HIcAian lives at S513 Manchester avenue. He vis at home at 8 o'clock, still wearing his uri.Torm after his wound had been dressed "I was taken completely by surprise," said Sergt. Hickman to the Post-Dispatch. "I did not think of the fellow being so desperate. He was of medium size and seemed to be nicelv dressed. He wore no beard and his face wns remarkably white. It was so dark that I could not observe his features closely. ' "His speech Indicated that he was a man of education and refinement. 1 did not look for such resistance, and his attack was so sudden that I was taken completely off my guard. My arm pains me, but my only regret Is that I allowed him to get away. TJut 1 guess the others will get him, from the description I was able to give." Dr. Jl M Kerry of Winton. St. Tnils County, called nt the police station Thursday morning to report the theft of three horses. He was shown the two that Sergeant Hickman recovered. Ho identified them as his own. He said they were stolen Wednesday nisht. The saddle and bridle, he said, did not belong to him. These were doubtless stolen from some one else. THE WEATHER INDICATIONS. FAIR AND COLDER. St. Io-.i'j anil vli lnitr Fair Tluirl.iy night and Friday: col.ler Thursd.iy nljfM. Illinois mid In -liuiis Ocorally fair Thnrsday nljilit and Friday; colder Thursday night; bri.-k northwest winds, becoming rarialde KrM.ijr. Mlw.url Fair Thi:r.tiy nlcht and Friday; colder In east ptrtlon Thursday nicht; westerly winds lie-onilns variable. Iua Fair Thursday ripht and Friday; rold. r In ras. pnrtl.m Thursday nigi t; wannr In west rt T-ti.iii Frld.ty; northwest, winds. Lee imi-us variable. Ka.Ds.n -Fair Thursday night and Friday: wann-r Friday: variable wlm'g. shifting to aou.hrl.v. KuttKl.v K-'asieiia! rafrjt In Rt and central, clearing in west Thur lay night: Friday ji-'Mibly tearing In n joition, tut? In it tat; colder Thorwhiy nl:ht; northwesterly winds. Tennessee Iialna In east; probably clearing la west portion Thursday n!g t; Friday fair In wmt; Ir,iibrddy clearing la cast Dorib4i: raider In cen'ral am! wet BorU'MM Tbu-jwIaT nlLlit a xl In east portion Frl.kiy; n trthwj rly w !n :. oklulmna. iudian T. t. ii.ey aud Arkansas -Fnir. colder Thursd.iy night; Friday fair; Boribwen'.crly wind. Vi,a.i-irli Clearing Trntrj.iT tileht: Friday fair; colder la north and central port ! Thnrd:ty wipf't; winds If oeni.iH' Wiier!y to BrUmca;er., fTvs.'l to blUk on ti e r.c.t. F.ineru Yei- li;r Thursday nlsM aod Fri t.iy; o'.b r TTvirsliy in c-r,t-a! nnd soe.t i port; -na. wlt'i fro-is ,rbai. ex.c-t on the Immediate eoant, noil... i . j w.i..!. fresh oa the cam. Girl Missing From Home. ' Louis Fteffan. 35'4 Grace avenue, has re-quesied the. police to search for his daughter. Ar.nle. aged lii. who has been missing from her home since Wednesday morning. From the description given by Sir. Steffan hla daughter would be easily Identified, as he says ahe la 6 feet In height. She wore a blue dress, gray sacque and black hat when she left homo, ostensibly to call on a friend. Dr. Smith Tried Suicide After Talk With Wife. FEARED SHE'D GO ON STAGE HATPIN AND REVOLVER THE WEAPONS HE USED. St. Louis Osteopath Who Attempted to Kill Himself at Springfield, O., Is 1 nought to Be Deranged Wife Goes to Him. Mrs. Lenore Smith of 3911 Washington avenue will leave Thursday night for Springfield, O., where her husband. Dr. William Smith. Wednesday evening made a desperate effort to kill himself with the aid of a hatpin and a big revolver. A special dispatch to the Post-Dispatch says that the physician's mind appears to have become unbalanced by answers he received over the long distance telephone Wednesday from his wife In response to inquiries concerning the truth of reports that reached him to the effect that she and his son, Cuthbcrt, Intended to go on the stage. . Dr. Smith Is well-known to the osteopaths of this city and the entire state. He graduated from the American School of Osteopathy at Kirksville, Mo., about three years ago and after his matriculation was demonstrator of. anatomy at that institution. He left there about a year ago, shortly after being married to the young St. Louis woman whom he now seems to fear is about to desert him for the stage. The boy, Cuthbert, Is abojt 6 years old and Is a daughter of a previous Mrs. Smith. Smith is 38 years Id and Is said to have been married more than twice. Local osteopathic physicians who know Dr. Smith say that he Is a native of Jamaica, though he always claimed to be a ScDtchman. They say he had diplomas from seven or eight English medical schools before coming to this country, and that he is more noted as an excellent surgeon than an osteopath. Jhey also declare, he Is an exceptionally brainy man. Mrs. Smith and little Cuthbert have been boarding for the past few months at the residence of Mrs. Ella Hadgdon Carroll. 2911 Washington avenue. Misa Carroll told the Post-Dispatch Toursdat morning that Mrs, Smith was In very - xr. health and under a physician's car.. S , stated in addition, though, that Mrs. Snv h authorized the statement that she woc' leave for Springfield Thursday night. . . Mrs. Smith is a tall, weII-fo;.ied, fine-looking woman of the blonde type, and Is said by those who know her to be a woman of education and refinement. Special to the Tost Dispatch. eDDTVOTiri.n o.. Jan. 24. Dr. A illiam Smith, who. In a fit of insanity, attempted suicide yesterday, came here a ween ago. tfd its on riuttanriflt H Of the first rank and un til recently he was a professor in the Amer ican College of Osteopathy at KirKsvinr, Mo. He came here to deliver a course of lectures. a cm- orririnK here he heard that his wue and son had determined to go on the stage. For several days he tried to reach his wue i... i.wrg..h mil telenhone. He succeeded in tracing them to 3011 Washington boulevard, St. Louis, and finally succeeded In getting lis wife by telephone. nur nnswer to his Inquiries seemed to rivioo Vilm Insane. When found Wednesday evening he was paelng his room, nude to th. waist, with a long hat pin placed to i i .ml an enormous revolver In the other hand and pointed to his head. For he kent the crowd at bay. MOII1CS lllinui-a .. but was finally captured by strategy, thrown to the ltoor and disarmed. Taken to jail, a searh disclosed a ladies' gold watcn aim chain and a diamond breastpin. ii- ariilrn letters to nis wue ana tne -l..f nf nolice here, asking that the Klks i r.f bis death, also one to his sister In Edinburgh, Scotland, and one to the coroner here. None of the letters disclosed much of his troubles, and tho one to his wic withheld censure or blame. The doc tor Is resting easy at the Jail today, and It Is hoped his mind will soon return to a condition when he can more fully explain his rash attempt. PRIZE-WINNING BABY IS NAMED First St. Louisan of the Twentieth Cen tury Is Junius Pulitzer Shaw of 3D23 North Ninth Street. The new century baby has been named. Mr and Mrs. Mack Shaw of r,9::l North vinth street have announced that Junius Pulitzer Shaw is the name of their boy wlio appeared In St. i,ouis --u seconds auer he twer.lloin ceniui ...... , t- t -, r.Hrp nrferel bv the Fost- Disnatch to the first baby born in St. Louis in the new century. .... t a o,. riv-en name of Crandr.-i ther Shaw up in I'ikc County and the bab- hea.s the name of l'ulltzer In complimer.t to the owner and founder of the lVst-1 nspatch. Junius Shaw is now 24 days old and has grown and thrived as only little babies can. He is too vnnne to know that he Is a prize winner Neither ioes he realize ihai he mav le the first twentieth century baby In all the new world Many gifts have been showered upon He has had hundreds of callers. In one day -1 persons, v. ho never aw hl. parents, came to do homage. TREEST0RRICKPLACE. Forty four-Inch Carolina poplars have txrn purchased by the park de;artmnt for the adornment of Kenrlck place, the triangular tract of ground at the Intersection of IJndell boulevard. Mel horson an.i Vandeventer avenues. Park Commissioner Kldgely also announces that new flowe' bedt will be added to the place In th. spring and other steps taken to make th tract a handsome part of the city a park system. , . . . Owing to the exhaustion of fjncia. few improvements are being planned In th. parks for the approaching spring, and th. Kenrlck place work 1 the only Important i..w .,f at praaent pUnaeu ROTAL SALUTE FIRED AND BAND PLAYS "GOD SAVE THE KING." The Queen's Funeral Will Be Held on Feb. 2 and Is to Be an Imposing Military and Civic Spectacle. LONDON, Jan. 24. London today was given a glimpse of mediaeval times. The quaint ceremonies with which King Edward VII was proclaimed King at various points of the metropolis exactly followed ancient pre-cdents. The officials purposely arranged the function an hour ahead of the published announcement, and the Inhabitants, when they awoke, were surprised to find the entire way between St. James Palace and the city lined with troops. Al,ut 10,000 soldiers, life guards, horse guards, foot guards anduher cavalry and Infantry regiments had been brought from Aldershot and London Barracks after midnight. All the officers had crepe on their arms, and the drums and brass Instruments were shrouded with crepe. The troops In themselves made an Imposing spectacle, but they were entirely eclipsed by the strange spectacle presented by the officials of the college of arms. Proclamation Read at St. James Palace. The ceremony began at St. James palace, where, at 9 o'clock, Edward VII was proclaimed King of the Vnlted Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India. The proclamation, which was read by William Henry Weldon, King-at-arma since 1S94 and formerly Windsor herald, was as follows: "Whereas, It has pleased Almighty God to call to his mercy our late sovereign lady, yueen Victoria, of blessed and glorious memory, bv whose decease the imperial crown of the Vnlted Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Is soleiv and rightrullv come to the high and mighty Prince Albert Edward; we, therefore, the Lords spiritual and temporal of this realm, being here assisted with those of her late majesty's privy council, with numbers of other principal gentlemen cf quality, the lord mayor, aldermen and citizens of London," do now he with one voice, consent . of tone and heart to publish and proclaim that the high and mighty Prince Albert Edward Is now. bv the death of our late sovereign of nappy memory, become our onlv law-. ful and rightful liege lord, Edward H. by the grace of God, King of the I'nited Kingdonrof Great Britain and Ireland, defender of the faith. Emperor of India, to whom we acknowledge all faith and constant obedience with all hearty and humble affection, beseeching God. by whom all kings and queens do reign, to bless the royal Prince Edward VII with long and happy years to reiga over us." The King Was Not Present. The King was not present. There was a large assemblage of officials and college heralds. Among those In attendance were Gen. Roberts and members of his headquarters staff and other army officers. There was a great concourse of people from the commencement to the close. The proclamation was greeted by a fanfare of trumpets. At the conclusion of the. ceremony the band belonging to the footguards in the Friary Court played "God Save the King." The members of the King's household witnessed the ceremony from Marlborough house. On the balcony overlooking the Friary Court, whence the proclamation was read, were the Duke of Norfolk and other officials of state. The balcony was draped In crimson cloth. Beside the officials In resplendent uniforms were stationed the state trumpeters. Here were seen many prominent persons, among them Sir Henry Arthur White, private solicitor to the CJueen, the Prince of Wales and other members of the rovnl famllv in i he yard of Marlborough house and the Friary court were stationed a large body of police, soldiers and footguanls. The tootguards acted as guard of honor and they were posted Immediately beneath the balcony. A large crowd witnessed the ceremony. The spectators began to assemble at an early hou. The troops arrived at 8 o'clock and shortly before 9 o'clock in the morning a brilliant cavalcade passed down the Mall and entered Friary court. It consisted of the headquarters staff, headed by Gen. Koberts In full uniform and carrying a marshal's baton. Sir Eelyn Wood an.l nine court dignitaries headed, by the Duke of Norfolk, appeared on the balcony. Then the Herald's bl.w a fanfare and K itig-a t-arms Weldon In the midst of dead silence read the proclamation. All heads were bared and as the reading was concluded the Klng-at-urms, raising his three-cornered hat, cried loudly. "God Save the King." The crowd took up the cry, while the cheers, the fanf ires of trumpets and the band playing the national anthem, made a curious medley. King-al-arms Weldon read the proclamation In clear tones which were distinctly heard at a great distance. A third fanfare of trumyets ended the ceremony. Picturesque and Gorg-eous Procession. The officials then marched In procession from the balcony through the pa In re to the i ambassadors' court, where a number of ! royal carriages bad been placed by the dl- j rectlon of the King at the disposal of the j enrl marshal. 1 hese took the officials who read the proclamation to the city, rvnrtnl by a detachment of horse guards, forming a picturesque and gorgeous procession. The contingent fn m the college of arms was composed of three klng'-at-arms, four heralds and eight pursuivants. The costumes of the two latter were gorgecus beyond compare. They wore tabards, a garment rexcmbllng the ri.tum of klrgs a. depicted on playing cards. These tatards were b-iutlfully and heavily i rn'irnlilcrH with .--'ilk linns, the roval coat of arms, an.l tloncrx In l.ea llderlnr confusion. There was rouire .lrag.-n. the blue mantle and the mltravers. with all the armorial boatings of that qoalnt old bdy. the c...k f arms. In lull and sol-nvi array. A bi.ire cf trumpets announced th progress of the cavalcade as It proc, rtt.-d through Trafalgar square and the Strand. At K'storic Temple Bar. The chief Interest of the morning centered in the entrance of the Herald a precession Into the city at Temple Bar. The gray minarets of the law courts and the all srdrea of the Strand I'hurchea loomed, phantom-like, out of the fog, a long louble line of overcoatedl trnops stood, -hilled and motionless along th half-de-ertcl streets. The rlnrka In tha law courts and bt. Dunatana Coital out mourn ' 9 " S (7 . -( 'UV;v.,iy.---i, q ! KING EDWARD VII AND HIS QUEEN As the Royal Pair Will Appear In Their Coronation Robes. COWES, WHERE THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND DIED. The body will he Ukco from Oslxirnc on Ken. 1 to I.otubrti. and Uia funeral will talta p'aee at Windsor t 'anile on ll. 2. It will ;e the luoat linpoalug military tpirtacle tba world haa cr.-c acn. BEGGED THEM TO MAINTAIN PEACE. LONDON, Jan. 24. It is now known in lior last luci.l moments Queen Victoria summoned the Prince of Walt s and the Kaiser to her he'dsiJe and besought them as they loved her, to avoid war and maintain peace. The prince and the Kaiser knelt and swore to do all in their power to reign in peace, never to allow Lngtand and Germany to clash, and to endeavor to induce all other nations to do likewise. fully the quarter hours till :15. when, out of the gray mist, from within th city boundary, appeared a procession, of carriages forming the lord mayor'a entourage. It was there that the two processions were to merge In kaleidoscopic grandeur. The lord mayor, sherifls, aldermen and mace bearers. in scarlet. fur-trlmmcd robes, cocked hats, ruffled shirts, silk knee breeches, and low-buckled shoes, peered out from the Clndereila-llke coaches that would have been the envy of Alice In Wonderland. .Overhead, In the midst of the pageant, the great grlftin which marks the city boundary, spreads Its wide, fantastic wings, like some great Hindoo god. In their gmd liveries, the whlte-wlgged coachmen of the lord mayor looked down contemptuously upon the soldier, herald anil peer. In olden days a veritable bar or gate separated the city from without. Today ten strong po licemen strc'eheil a red. silken rM" across the thoroughfare. In honor tjf the city's ancient privileges. As the din ks struck the time, the officer In command of the troops cried, "intention:" Stopped at the Barrier. The rifle stocks came down with a click u on the asphalt pavement anil two gold-laced trumpeters appeared at the griffins side. The lord maor and sheriffs, mace bearers, chaplain, renietnbra m'er and the wnl'.-wiga-d Ju.U'cs of the city courts left their carriages and grouped themselves !" get her between t!i of drawn UP troop". Then the city marshal, who was on hornet ack. wearing a uniform f scarlet, gold la'-ed. with scarlet plumes, rode up l.i the bnrrier and the klng-of-arm". whose g.-cen ar.d gold tabard outrhone those of his colleagues, appeared at the iT.irig'nsry I. nr. Hla trumiict.r blew a shrl',1 blast, which the lord mayor's trumpeters answered, and then the itv marstml rode up to the bfrrier and demanded. "Who goes there" Th klng-of-arm replied that It yuan the King's herald, come to read a procia mat lm. "Enter herald " raid th ma'ihal and te be-nl 1 wns eond'ie'e I to tn- I'.rd m.iyor nnd al.l-rmen. who were still grouped In the street. Th- b-ra'd then resd th proclamation, to which the mivir aid M-rm-n refll.d: "We, al'h one v.t-e. runwnt. t'.r.r'ie mtt heart, pledge aUefc'lnre to King Kdarard The trumpeter bb-w a blast while thi wondering crc-a-! st.wwl ban ar: I M-leni c 1. not k rewire whnt I d.. tli! a mid-tarv bsr.d In the i-ee ""n lru'-k op ' -! ; the Klrg " Tli- frii' e.r has rill! t.nt one meaning In K-.!;n.l n-d 'he rrd tcvnk 'in th wor's f" i !". ulth 'J..d Hive 'he King" on the to-g"e. but wl'h "GmI Save the 0"cen" In mind. A few streets furthrr on th proctarns-lion was read again and th iroeeson id-vanced. by way of Ludgate Hill, to the Heral Karharge. The real proclamation waa mad In front nf the Hoyal Exchange. Tha anuara before tha enchange. with tha prlson-llka walls of tha Hank of England on ona alda and tha ma sal va official residence of tha lord maror on tha other, was a sta setting wbom a -t . . ... . . , v . -. alaaaMMMriBaaaaakaBBaBBSBBkB-. i T i i I . . g, 4 a TnE BRITISH CABINET. - llMiot, Jaa. 24 -It la thought that . tliere m ill h no Imnmltsta rbanca 1 1 tha s w rMlit fallowing tha acceaat.m of Kln Kxlaard. Tha caHnct la emtuarl of tha a it follow Inc lnMtaot mcmheni: -t lYlma mlpister and aeerta af atata i n Maninls tit Pallsl'tiry. n t. !.rj president vt tba council Do k of . . fteronxlilra. a lonl high chanct. of Halsory. lorj rlr seal -Viscount tVusa. - Klint lord of tha trcawry Arthur J. Hal- . four. s ... Il.mic acs-'tarr of atata fir M. White i. Kli!br. ., Clinncell of tha eicbeqace Sir Mlhal ... r.. iii. isca. h. - fccrviary ut atata f mloolra-Joariife - '.. Chamtrlsla. . 8-ri tarr of atata t-r war Marquis af a IjtlUxloWIIC. I lrat lord of tha .ttnlrlty a. J. noacbMI. Nearly as many m- r. Riling poaltloaa af . mlo r ltt.i.rtnc, ar fuctutwrs af tb rah lat. oa s , '! and solidity befitted the porlentnua cere mi.ny. There nr. no dceeratlona ere t flags, all half-mnsted. save lb citv'a ! 4 'r.. on a blte r.ell over tha Manaloit Hoiise. The r1 stafdard hung atve tha exeharge. and over the surrounding bui nr buildings flew the union Jack. All the People Wore Black. Rlaek was tha universal color worn bjr tha people. H.irdly a bright bonnet or tt relieved the aomhernesa of the crod. SoU lane d.ian Ci.ejKldr, hr. t lie pageant to pass. Th M-npla b. hind them, crowd. ng for a sight over their hou!.l-r. were ff a',1 clss-s. frm pr.iwjr.nj. lrra r to Fjff Fn-I costers. The mi a id r. mark s'.ly or..-rl, an lm ;'rrslve .ifjst t tha usual lnd.n holl-d...' crowd The t'of of th rxcitwne. bark and mn-h.iii a'd III- aln-low and l-troel' ov.;.( a;r.g the -n we -a fillet with iJ ro ft twrple. r.'li .in. r k pt a cieor ; .u- In f n;l or tne rii,fl'. At - "I' I" o i Its k Ibw ro-es:ti. i, h waa ti.- . .1. t . . !! . t.t d'.n fr-ni T'ti: 'r at a rauld . 'and wa rerc'.i y. Tb c.r'r's'a ; lcr; Ih f'l hi'i.uli l.v I M in c l il ai eared am tha top lc., Iic lTl tna-f wt'h the erd t.c..rer. V.-IIng sb'rtrf", Midrtnn. raiordar and ity marshal fa. low. Inc. A flourish of trutnpata lmnra1 atWae upon tha crowd end iha lort mayor, covering-, stepped forward. All bata (CONTINUED ON i'AUC IWUJ A

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