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"IT'S A BOY AND
BABY BORN TO QUAEN AND NA
TION EIMBRATES EVENT.
Immediately After Birth the'Young
Prince Was Presented to Repre
sentatives of All Countries of
Madrid, Mlay 10.-The hoy/will be
Madrid, May 10.-Queen Victoria
0gave birt'h today .to a son, who be
comes -heir to the throne of Spain.
The birth of the royal babe has
'been awaited with eager interest
throughout Spain. The news from
the 1)alace earlI this Iloringiiq" that
the nev(uciiihenict of t-li queen was
iminient 1red like wild lire and
crowivds fb(t-ke'd to il'':reat plz
ic iajiy evont ilad talkon Ihe
Capital solewhat by surprio, or on
ly yesterday tternoon the (pieen
'had takeni her customary drive and
the court physicians nad- iiitimated
that another Iwo weeks would pass.
Court is Summoned.
Messen.'ers were hastily dispatch
ed to the primne minlister and other
chie, court dignlitaries, as the advent
of al heir to the throne of Spain is
an event of the deepest political
Throug.h the early morning minis
ters and bli"' functionaries arrived at
tlie court of the palace.
Meantime word reaeied,, the wait
in' t.hrongs Ihat the queen was pro
gressing well. The doctors annonne
ed her condition nornial and satisfae
King at Bedside.
Kiin Alfonso. remained at the
At S o'clock this morning the king
cancelled the meeting of the council
of ministers, w1hich was to have con
sidered current state atfairs.., By 10
o'clock the high functionaries of
state and capital, with many ambas
sadors and ministers in their court
costumes, had reaehed the palace.
At noon this asseniblage of t-he
nobility and power of Spain was
grouped in the royal apartments set
aside for oficial ceremonies, await
ing with feelings of profound emo
tion, the announcement of the birth
of the heir. The birth of the babe
occurred at 12.45 p. m.
Great Joy In Spain.
The announ'ceinent was inmediate
ly cc:.veyed to the olficials and cr)wds
outside tle palace, w11o received the
glad tidin,s with mingled feelim:,s of
ent husiasi and emiotion. That the
(111eenl had )een blessed with a son
a male heir to the throne--was no
less welcome than the happy event
In no mionarchial country in the
world is the ceremonial observed at
the birth of the first offspring of the
king .and queen so rigidly, stately and
formal in Spain, and on this occasion,
so significant for the Bourbon dlynas
ty with an heir to the throne so anx
iously awaiitedl, nothing was omitted
the courtly etiquette.
From the momenet when Queen Vic
toria was ollicially announced to be
appi oaching the period atf materntity,
the most careful serv'~eillance was ex
eriesed over her, in order tha lt t'he
hopes of the country should not ran
anyt~ risk of being blighted.
Visited Sacred Shrines.
Several montths bef'ore her accoun
chement, according to Spanish royal
custom, the quee'n took up her resi
deuce at the palace in Madlrid to
await thle anxious moment. Thence,
n ccomtpantied by the king, she had un
dlertakent from time to time, pilgri
mages to various holy shrines to prafy
for a safe deilverance, in the same
way' as thle humblest Spmtfish woman.
F"or qitte ia ninthI pr'cedling the
atnspiciouts event, miemtbers of' the
proud S1~paniii'shi 'ni lily have beent in
ron-st anmt al itdance at thle pal ace as
a precautiont against t.he unwelcome
suriprise ofl ai premtiat ure birth, whilst
2?it.he members o~:f the royal family hav'e
taken up thleir r'iesidence ei ther' in thle
palace itself ort teart at hand in the
W\Theni at len<rth Dr. OIlenidenning,
the young English doctor who attend
ed the gneen, announced that the birth
was a ma titer of only a fewv hours,
urgent messages were <tispatched to
the prime minister, Senor Maura,
and his colleagues of the cabinet, the
military governor of Madrid, the
members of the diplmatic corps, the
gmndlees, the knights of the prinei
pal .orders of chivalry, the leading
military and ecivic authorities 'imd all
the ladies anid gentlemen attaehcd to
th Moutany In Waiting. ..
.Soon all the officials wereo gathered,
in full ,insignia of their decorations
in the grand reception room gorgeous
1y Anae wiith Vanestry, adjoining
blie royal plivate apartments; amc
those present being the Americ
minister, Mr. Collier.
There, in: sipplresse(l excitem<
mnd hushed expectanicy, they wait
and then all eyes were attacted b
moyemeit of the heavy curtains
the end of the apartment aid I
opening of t'he door leading from I
"It is a Prince.''
The formal anou-ecemeit of
.birth of he iinfant was made by I
Camarara Mayor, or Mistress of I
R)obes, to Premier Maura, wlho f
mally commu,.ica4ted the fact to I
distingished companiy ini tke wor<
''Gentlemen, it is a prince.''
The newys was greeted vitih I
greatest eQtIhusifaml whieh swell
into a spout'anleols cheer as King
fonso himself oniered, accompanyi
(ie eamararl m1ayo.v earryiln- . hn
ilveir Inra iponl w1hieh %,:as !n
Sol. The scenle w1as iost iiplre'-si
Premier Maura at once advam
and with some hiesitatioi, reliex
the mistress of the , robes of her p
pious loa.d. Ticii, beariiig the tr
tIhe preilier. proceede(I slowly to I
cenlt.itr of the rooml1, whereti all pr
cnt crowded rouinl, anxious to obt;
a glimpse of the child. which v
preseited to one,after the ot.her
tleir order of court procedure.
Returned to Mother.
WIhen t-he curiosi!y of all til
present. was satisfied, thle babe \1
hlallded back to the rilstress of I
robes anid by the latter was given
the royal nurse, W.io immediately
tirlied to tile si(dc of tie qucei.
the nu11'se disappeareld into the ro;
apartments, a roar of cheerig co:
1he leard from outside of tile pala
In the meantime, the sceies in I
streets oitside were allimst beyo
description-. Business had been si
penltled for 110111S previois to tiei
iouncement of the child's birti.
An immense miltitlte gathered
the vicinity of the palace and wi
the royal staidard of red an1(d -
fluttered up to the peak of the f]
iii the puinta dediamoite. maki
known t-hat a prince of Asturias v
born. a great sioit 'of joy went
from the assembled masses.
Each Gun Counted.
Immediately afterward a salute
all ouins carried the news to the i,
remote corners of the ,eity aid I
idhabitants of the surronidilg cot
-uns only would have been fired
allr-unlee thle birthi of a girl), I
menl, womenl and childr-ei awaiti
in tile streets, upon the balcollies a
rofIs, gave voice to their satisfacti
alld soon the whole city was ringi
with cries of ''Long Live the prince
'Long live the queen!'' aid ''Lo
live the killg.))
Simultaneously the public buildi
blossomed ou.t, as if by magic w
tile Spanish color's, and11 singing,' da:
ing population of the city .beg
streaminlg in tile direction of 1
Prince of Asturias.
The son horn today to King Alf<
so anld Queen Victoria will, acco:
inig to a decree of thle Spanish g<
erinmenit, ben81' the tiltle of Prince
~lThe pincllipalhity of tihe Asturi
was formerly the mouintaini refuge
lie aboriginal inhiabitants of Spa
who r'emainled there unconiquiered all
by Roman and Moor. lIn ma
respects the Asturias is r'eg'arded
'tile cradle0 of the Spaish~ mlonar'e.
henice the pridle takenl in the title
Prince of the Asturias.
Queen Victoria, thle mlot her of 1
royal infant, was mnarried1 to KI
Alfonso at Madrid on May 31, 19)
aild sOcnes of the greatest splend
followed 'by 411e hiorror of~ a bomb)1 :
plosion whichh killed scores of peon
and ni drro'I'.ly missed1 thme royal con
N:'h p ir majestir.s werei retot
Considerabie etiquett and 81( pulh
city at tend( thle birthi of a iroyal chi
at Madrid. King Mfonso, April
signled a decree ord(er'ing the niecessr
P1repara'Ot ions for I Ihe presen11tation1
thle chuildl to thle huigh of'ficials
Spin alnd theC(i d)iplot ie r'ierse
tives accredited at Madlrid1 immedlia
ly af,ter the b)irth. The dlecree, afi
naminlg the various omeials and o
ers to be pr'esenlt at the birth, sai
''As soon1 8s the accoucheomenlt
alnnouncled as5 immilinenlt, all tile p~
sons5 designated b)y the kcing inl:
decree shall be notified to come
'the palace in full uniform. Imm:
intely after the child is bornl the mi
tress of the robe)s shal11 inform I
prime minister, who shahl. thleni
nounce)0 to the persons present the
of the child, at the same time infor
ing the captain genleral of Madt
-an4 the connnander of tile Roe
1iolderdiers so that 'they may
promptly as possible give the ord:
ng foi- the proper signals and salutes.'
an , Big Guns Are Fired.
''In order that the inhabitants of
lt our glorious city of Madrid may
ed, know whether tle newly born child
a is a prince or prineess, the Spanish
at royal standard shall be hoisted over
"he the palace an( a salute of tweity-onle
he gans fired in case and in the event
it should be a prince 'of Astu'rians
olf the (tleen givin ,g birth to a prin
he cess, a salute of fifIen guns fired
he and a white fla!. hoisted. Should the
he event. occur drin the night, either
a colored lantern or a white light
he shall be hoisted as the case may be.
: 'As soon as this has been carried
out, the child shall be presented to
he the diplomatic corps and the old
ed personages present by (le prime minl
ister accompanied by the mistress of
he robes and the 4chiel' c t eiNham
hv . Cert;ficatc of Dir:t.
he i e .1hi4h :nie o 1oo ho prvs
i 1 s tation, I tus (ermiti n-. ' t heIi cereC
ed lieports vore eivelt egi n illil"g
'ed disa--reemen is emoi. ihe queeni 's
re- medical attendants and the departure
(If r.) (Olendenning, the l'm.udish phy
lie siCian11. from Maladri(l. together with
es- the Eng'lish nurtise, but they were
tin fiiund to be unfounded. Both Dr.
as Mlendennin and the nurse are act
in ing in perfect harmony with Profes
sor Gutierrez, the Spanish physician
who has Vharge o-f the medical at
>se enidants a.t tle aceonenement.
aIs SPANISH HEIR HAILED
he IN ENGLAND WITH JOY.
to London, May 3.---The )irti of an
re- heir to the Spanish throne was re
As eeived viih unfeii-ned satisfaction
gal by King Edward and all the roy-al
mId family here, who received tile first
cc. news throurh a newspaper ageney.
lie The general public. with I whom
Id ''Priness Ena.'' tle nam1')v which
is. Queen Victoria was kiiowti previous
to her cnmversion to Catholicism, was
always a prime favorite, were equal
; ly .pleased. The R)anish embassy
was besieged with callers soon after
)ld tihe announcement of the birthll of the
ag royal -child.
ng Madrid.-A cradle has arrived at
-as the palnee and is all ready for the
Ilp royal baby. It is a beautiful crea
tion, the -work of desicners and ar
tistic wood and basket artisans of
of Andalusin. The cradle is inlaid with
st mother of pearl and silver and the
hte Crtains are of fine lace. The downy
m bed with its warm, fluffy coverlets,
has been prepared for tile little ov
he VERY LATEST THING
tig IN "BABY FLAT."
nd Madrid. May 1 O.-A nursery
on whiel is tile very la4test thin in
baby flats'' has beeii fitted tp in
!'' -he palace for the livinw apartme:iesA
ng of the Spanish heir.
Thanks to Queen Vietoria, who is
ng English, her baby will be brmought up1
ithi like lie millions of British aid
1c- -Am e.ii m babies-amid Mother
'an Goose surroundhings.
lie There is a Noah 's ark procession
of elephants, Wfears, camels and birds
..rotuiid thle walls. On one wall is a
um- big picture of a fuinny yellow goo.tse
'd- toa illtust rate the~ ' 'Goosey, Ooos('y.
iv- G anrder'' nitrsery rhyme. There are
of paniiels illnts.trat inig thle adven.tutres o
'Toni, Toni, (lie Piper's Sonm,' ' and.
ias the rhyme of ''IIark, hark, the do(2g
of (10 bark.''
ke It's tup to a married man to .be a
ny husband--not merely an ex-hachielor.
17, Popularity is an article that isn't
of displayed on bargain counters.
lie Jonah was the first man on record
ng to get inside information.
oi, Jamestown Exposition, Norfolk, Va.
x- For the above occasion the Char
lo leston and Western Carol in a railway
chi will sell cheap rotund trip tickets. For
*i- rates, etc., see ticket agent or write
Cr. P. A., Anutsta, GIa.
>Sincei #he Fire
SA rt and Variety Store
is has reestablished busi
hness on Main street,
to across from the Salter
Pd hoto Studio,
he Our ne~w stock of
Scoc:es c.onping in.
Come and se~e out
ral spe~cial .bargains o e:
as our spank fresh stock.
Dry Goods, Milliner
ing, Men's Odd Par
Special showing in
sols and Long Silk G
It will pay you to
prices and quality a
shipments of new Mil
to the right price Stc
The Right F
stdenlts will be hel
Q %' Count Iiouse oil Fri
a m. Applicants imus,
OERV- L fifteen ears of age"
,SORS,BUs ae vacated al
&RNEUNMAS2* hes avolIm eat 1
$150 PER MONTH ' l
Wlhy work for a mere living whe l a should
'ou can easily clear $7 profit On each dent Johnson before
lollar. Work in your own locality. for Scholarship exa
sells 4t almost every home over and Seholarships are
>ver again. Plan an( complete i
truction by return mail for 25 cents
Wddress. J. F. Clark, Conway, Ark.
i!It-ormal imii mid cal
Winthrop College Pres. D. B. Johnson,
Scholarship and Entrance I 4
Examination. - ---
Thme examinmition for tile award of JAMESTOWN E
racanit Schmolarshmips in WinthrllV ates from Newbe
jollege anld for thme admission of new lows:
WATCH THIS S
IT WILL TEL
those States where
co was first sold, thar
States whore " Scoh napi
been offered to the trade.
K. J. REYNOLDS TObACCO COMPANY. W
y, Shoes, Oxfords,
s anwid Boys' Cloth
its, at prices. right.
White Linen Para
loves this week.
take a look. Our
re right. Two big
I at the County Scason Ticket $19.55. Sold daily
lay, July 5, at 9 April 19th to November 30th.
be not less than 60 Day ticket $16.30. Sold daily
Whein Scholar- April 19th to November 30th.
ter July 5, theyl 15 day ticket $14.30. Sold daily
hose makin- the April 19th to November 30th.
his examination, Coach Exeirsion $8.55. Sold each
thle condl(itionls Tuesday; limil. .10 dlays. Enidorsed.
Appli-ant's for ''.Not good in parlor or sleeping
-w'rite to Presi
the examin ation 'Thll ron:ht uman sleeping car-s, via
Iimlation blanks. A laItic C4S( Ltine I1.ilroad comlpalny.
worth $100 and Write tr a enatiful illiustrated
ext Session will , ld r ew ainin.t maps, lescriptive
907. Foc furt.her , .. I i I ji
alo.1e, addr-css i.. e s or ay inform
lock Hill, S. C. Iion, Address.
__________I T. C. White,
Geneal P'asscnger Agt.
XPOSITION. W.TJ. Crai2,
rry S. C.. as fol- P.assengerc Trnmfie Manager,
I ~ Wilmington, N. C.
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