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FUZLTELEGRAPfflC AND CABLENEWS SERVICE
OF THE UNITED PRESS
THE DAY B
500 SO PEORIA ST. 398
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 198 Chicagp, Wednesday, May 15, 1912 One Cent,
KING FREDERICK OF DENMARK KICKED BY- GENDARME
AS UNKNOWN, HE LIES DYING ON STREET
.Body Lies on Slab With Four Other. '.TJnknowns" in - Hamburg's'
Morgue for Suicides and Beggars for Three Hours-
Hamburg,'Majr 15. A dying
king wasikicked and ordered to
"move oh" by a policeman "last
night. " """ -'-'- - - ..
And-for ''four hours the''dead
body. of a-kirig, nakedand all-un-horfored,.
lay-, on a -slab with , the.
bodies f four, other "unknowns'''
in a water rfroht- morgue.
In front of 'a butcher shop near'
the Goose Market, and without a
soul to. speak a. kind word .tp.him,
Kipg Frederick VIII., beloved,
ruler of Denmark, passed a'way at
10:30 o'clock last night. '
- The last person to-speak to the
king was Dr. Ludwjg' Seligman. '
Seligman; came out,of a theater"
a few minutes before 10:30. He.
saw an old man, whose head was
bowed in his hands, sitting on a
doorstep: i -' -- . ' -
Something, in ;the old. man's at
titude n?ade- th-physician stop
. antf Jtiskif there! wefe-anything he
could do. ' ;- -
The' old man, his; face .drawn
.with painj looked up wearily. ,.
The Late King Frederick VIII
of Denmark.- -
"No, thanks," he said. ' "I live
;at the.Hamfyirger'Hof.' T.feel bet
ter ,now ana x can .wane .mere.
Dr.. Seligman. passed;ori. -The
oldman rose" to" his feet,
tottered a-few. steps and. fell,
. A watching policeman' thought
him drunk; HeTrarTup and, with