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ANARCHIST- SHOOTS AT
KING VICXOR OF ITALY '
Rome, March 14. An. unsuc
cessful attempt, was ma"de to as
sassinate King-Victor Emman
uel this morning while his maj
esty was on his way from the pal
ace to a celebration in honor of
the birthday of his father"King
King Victor EmmanueL
Humbert, who was killed by. an
anarchist, July 29-, 900.
Queen Helena was riding with
the king in a closed carriage, sur
rounded by an escort of cavalry.
The procession was a short dis
tance from' the !Fanfcheon when a
shot rang qut, quickly followed
by four mbrth.,
The members of the royal par
ty were not fyurt, but the major
commanding the .cavalry escort
was severely wounded by one of
the bullets. .. The soldiers1, closed
in around the carriage, and police
made a dive for the assailant, who
.was nearly. Xilled.by the jnfurjat-.
At the police station the mail
gave him name as Antonio D'Al
ba. He declared that he was an
"individual anarchist," and was
not working as the agent of any
After seeing that the wounded
army officer was cared for, the
.king commanded that the pro
cession move on. He was given a
remarkable 'ovation by the peo
ple lining the streets, who were
overjoyed that their ruler wis unscathed.
VICTI1K CANNOT LIVE .
Atlanta, Ga., March 14. Eu
gene H. Graced slowly dying, ac
cording to his physicians.
The pivotal figure in the trag-
edy mystery may live for a few
weeks, but death from the bullet
which severed his spinal cord is
certain. In-the jail here, Mrs. Grace be
came hysterical when toldx of her
husband's; grave rondition.
"Not that" she cried. "OH,
pray God that he gets well? don't
let hiin die." '
Mrs, Grace's laywers sajd to
day they would ask foe i ball,
without waiting for Grace's
death. Relatives of the- dying
nian will oppose the application.
They arc very bitter toward' the
Rurhors were rife today that
"the other woman" -had befen ,l
found arid detectives "were on her
trail. The 'police refused to deny
or confirm the report. It is said
that the woman is a former "af
finity" of Grace'?.