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EI Paso, Texas,
May 7, 1910 --- 28 Pages
All the News
Herald Prints It First
While It's Fresh,
Prince of Wales Takes the
Throne as King Greorge V,
"Sing Was Popular With All
' Classes -and Was a Strong
Friend of America.
LndOB' May 7 Kins Georso V. rras proclaimea thin afternoon- The proc
lamation rva approved by the privy council at 4 oclocU. The conncil met In
the throne room at St. James palace, under the presidency of the Earl of Crewe.
Th nevr klnsr, tvho had driven over from Marlborough house, waited, in
the room adjotalng the council chamber while the lengthy formalities lead
ing Hp to the actual proclamation ivere proceeding.
Tan, in his forty-fifth year, the second son horn to Kins Edward VII. and
Queea Alexandra, becomes the ruler of the "United Kingdom of Great Britain
-, , x lIIO .ormg,. aominioij beyond the seas, defender
xaitn au; emperor of India.'
Popular interest in the new mler is
Ht the death ef Edward VII. The beloved
" " """ his yin year of his life and the 10th vear of
The srief of the dowager queen at th. death of her royal husband Is
pathetic. SiHce early morning she has bee., in and out oi the death chamber
Erecting everythiasr, personally placing a wealth of f!ower that had been
receive, ad jclving directions witli stately dignity, but at
Sha caaaot be persuaded to remain in her own rooms and take a rest, of w
Such sha is much In need.
Funeral arrangements areot yet announced. Imt the expectation of court
.fficlals that the body of his majesty willbo buried at Frog Moore, near
the bodien of his father, mother and son.
Before the palace a great crowd watched tbn ni. t. z M.
cials, diplomats aad other callers until
cover all but
LoadoH, Bag., 31ay 7 The reverber
ating boom of the great bells In St.
PkhI's cathedral, tolled at minute Inter
vals between 5 and 6 tills morning. This
office Is performed only for the sov
ereign and archbishops of Canterbury
and York, hbiI conveyed to the count
ies; thousands of Londoners and sub
urbanites the first intimation of the
death of king Edward VII.
Crowda coming iato the city oh early
trains proceeded toward Buckingham
palace, and Iiy 9 oclock an Immense
stream of people was slowly filing pat
the froat of the building with Its
drawn, blinds, around to the west end
of the palace to gaze on the windows
of the chamber where tke body of the
dead king was lying.
Ob the bulletin board was stlH planed
a sheet of foolscap with Its tidings mo
Hieatous, evenly scrawled hurriedly In a
dezea words, and this was another cen
ter of Interest for the throng, each per
son seeming determined to read with i
his ewa eyes the official announcement
oi the death of his sovereign.
The balk of the population of the
country have donned a mourning garb
in feurae form. Mea who are not wholly
clothed In black are wearing black neck
scarfs or black bands about their coat
sleeves. The .women seen are almost !
-without exception dressed in black.
Streamers of crepe hang from the whips
of the cabmen and all showfrontx bear
The death of his majesty has caused
a general suspension of business and ak
abandonment of all race meetings and
other sports, public galtles and private
entertainments. Theaters nave beea
closed. The stock exchange and other
markets closed today and the law courts
took a reeess. The recess was a token
FLAGS HALF MASTED.
Everywhere, throughout the country
flags are at half mast on the public
buildings, warshlpr. and other shipping,
while chHrch belln havo Kouuded the
doleful newi! to Great Britain that Its
ruler Ik dead. Morning services at the
ckHrclies were largely attended today.
All congregations were In deep mourn
ing. Since earliest morning a flood of mes
sages has been pourlag Into the palace
from the chiefs of foreign. lands.
One of tho first received by the queea
do wager was a sympathetic message
from Emperor W ilhclm, her nephew.
Ambasrador Reld was an early caller
nt Buckingham palace, and the flags at
ROBBERS BLOW VAULT;
FAIL TO REACH SAFE
Dcnlson, Texas, May 7. An attempt made by robbers to blow the bank
safe of the First National bank of Colbert, Okla., eight miles north of here
was unsuccessful and the cracksmen fled after having wrecked the outer vault
Xitro glycerin was used.
Two men were noticed loitering about the place, which Is a town of 500
people on the Ivafy road, yesterday
-A. - - .
overshadowed by the universal srief
monarch succumbed to pneumonia at
a sharp thunder and snow storm drove
Dorchester house and fhci American em
bassy ara at half mast.
THE ROYAL, FAMILTY.
Queen Alexandria Ir; bearing up
bravely. She had breakfast as usual in
her own apartments. Members of the
royal household attended special servico
in the private chapel of the palace at
an early hour.
King George V. found himself occu
pied with such siato affairs reqniring
his immediate attention consequent on
the new accession that he Vas unable
to leave Marlborough house this morn
ing even to go to seo his mother and
Officials responsible for the stcto
functions marking the accession of the
niert mqnarch and the funeral arrange
ments for the dead monarch came and
went from Marlborough hou.se at brief
intervals during the morning.
SATARTES OP TtflVATTV-
Under the act of 3i01, Edward's j
queen will receive 350,000 a year as
long as she lives. The new prince of '
Wales, a lGyearoId boy, will receive r
$100 000 a year from the civil list to- !
gether with nearly $400,000 a year from
the revenues of the duchy of Cornwall.
George-V as krBg will receive $850,-,
000 per year for his private purse to
gether with $J,S00.0OO per year for his j
King George on Throne.
The prince of Wales succeeded io the
throne, immediately, according to the
laws of the kingdom, without official
(Continued on page 27.)
Chicago, 111., May 7. Demo
cratic representative Michael S.
Link, indicted -on a charge of
perjury yesterday, in -connection
with the , Lorimer bribery
charges, confessed to the grand
This announcement was made
in court today by states attor
ney Wayraan in requesting that
the indictment' against Link be
DAWS OX MAX FURXISHES
COAL TO FORT BLISS.
Cnk A -n riTiJrt TorQC "TqtT T i Vh A OAT1 !
tract for fuel for Fort Bliss was award
ed toda to George M. Hanson, of Daw
son, N. M., 3,350,000 pounds of domes
tic' coal' at '28 cents per 100 pounds;
1,080,000 pounds of steam coal at 27
cents per 100 pounds; 4000 pounds of
blacksmithing coal at 70 cents a hun
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The Xewsirince of WcIeH.
Gov. Fort Holds That He
Cannoot Ask Their Ex
New York, May 7. Governor J.
Franklin Fort, of Mew Jersey, at Tren
ton today announced that he had de
clined to. issue a writ of requisition for
the indicted beef trust corporations and
meir maictea oinciais.
The Indictments were found two
months ago in Hudson county, Xew
The Governor' Reason.
Trenton, N". J. May 7. Governor Fort
in refusing extradition for J. Ogden
Armour and other indicted packers, said
that in order to ask for requisition
papers it was necessary for the person
whose extradition uas desired to be a
fugitive from justice -and it was essen-
ial that the accused person was In
ew Jersey at the time of the commis
sion of the alleged offense. This was
jn6t the case with the packers.
FOR BOY BANDIT
Lad Who Held Up BanlCand
Shot Three Men, x
Convicted. Corydon, Ind., May 7. Thomas Jef
ferson Hoal, a boy bandit, was found
guilty of murder today and sentenced
to life imprisonment. Hoal is 17 years
old and a Louisville boy, who last No
vember executed - an amazing single
handed attack on the Merchants' Na
tional bank, shot and killed cashier J.
H. Fawcett, -wounded president J. K.
"Woodward and also a negro chauffeur
- FOR THE BABIES' FUND. O
- George Northman and an un- -
known friend add each $1 to -
the , VSave the Babies" fund,
& and. Scott "White and Grayson's
O dru store contribute nursing &
-$i supplies. .
Additional Earth Shocks Are Felt During the Night, Which
Further Terrorize Fleeing RefugeesOver avMiI-
lion Dollars Raised Far Relief Total
Dead Nearly Two Thousand.
I ISTew Orleans, La., Way 7. A special cablegram from San Jose, Costa Mea, says
that one severe quake and two slight ones were experienced Friday night in the re
gion from Cartago to Por,t Limon, terrifying the refugees from the Cartago eatacylsm
who by hundreds are now rushing out into camps where already 9000 are quaitered.
The total dead is now estimated at 1800. Seven hundred bodies have been re
covered and the search continues.
San Isadore and towns in the range of the volcano Irixn report showers of sul
phur lumps as large as eggs.
The volcano has been active for a month.
The relief fund is now" over a million dollars, contributed by Central and Sontli
American states. ,
The iSTew Orleans committee cabled a thousand dollars and as rnnch-more if it is
INTO WHITE SLAVERY
Xew York, 3fay 7. Harry Levenson, under indictment as t a "white
slaver," told the district attorney that there are at least three "stockades"
in Xew York in each of which from five to ten young girls are kept ready
night hnd day for Instant delivery wherever they may be wanted.
Little effort, said Levenson, is made to recruit women of the street. The
stockades are filled from the host of young girls who are unhappy at home or
who live narrow lives on their own earnings or long for good clothes, gaiety
and freedom from restraint. Well-dressed women make it a business to singl
e out such cases, and, first winning attention with an invitation to dinner,
they describe the ease and pleasure of the alternative they propose.
The girls delivered to the stockade, It then becomes the business of the
proprietor to place hln merchandise. In this end of the traffic Levenson said
-fiewa -a-speclalist- -HIi -busiHes waste- fiHd 3 Jwmse where the girl was
wanted. The house then paid the stockade keeper a lump sum and allowed
Levenson 10 per cent of the girl's earn-Ings.
"Ring" Is Active in Getting
Out Voters, But the Vote j
Is Not Heavy.
ARE VERY ACTIVE
A very light vote is being cast in the
sehool election, although "the ring"
workers have been most active all day.
Precincts visited between 1 and 2
oclock Saturday showed that the vot
ing was very light. Precinct one had
registered 63 votes, two haa registered
C7, three 92, eighth 61. and at 10, 90
had been cast. The outlying precincts
reported small votes also.-
Voting Saturday morning was light
there was no indication tnat a
verv heaw vote would be polled in the j Saturday school election. Mayor Rob
downtown districts, though the ring j Inson made the rounds, of the polling
was hard at work with all its lieuten- j
arts busy along the firing line, hustling the consent of the judges at that elec
Mexicans to the polls to cast their votes, j tion to act in a like capacity Thurs-
At the central fire station and at
the city hall one hour after the polls
opened, 16 votes had been deposited at
each place and the ivotes going slowly.
At the former place Julius Krakauer.
one of the candidates on the Citizens'
ticket, was matching the proceedings.
Twice he objected to the presence of at
man within the polls and he called the
attention of the presiding judge, Frank
Del Buono, to the fact that this man
was going Into the booth with men and (
assisting them to vote without being t
requested to do so. Krakauer objected j
and said the judge should instruct the j
men how to vote if they required' In
structions. J. W. Holgate, oneof the I
judges, replied that this assistant was
an associate judge.
Bosses There. j
Outside the polls and within 10 feet i
T&xs BABY I ITT ?f Jt I
v JLtJJJ M. taves Brings End To
1 " 1 ) Might Have Been Saved Motherless Babe - - -
ACH day tho need of tho aid iu snving the babies is demonstrated. A case
the poorer class for instruction was typified Friday by the death of a 2-months-oId baby girl. Juventlsa Ar
royo was her name; she lived with her father at the corner of Santa Fe and Eighth .streets. Justice E. B. Clin-
toek was called there Friday afternoon and found that the baby had died from convulsions, for the lack of mother
love and proper care.
Iast February the mother gave up h cr life as the little one came into the world. Motherless and with only a
father to look after her and he with his work to do, the child withered and died. He left the child with kind-hut
Ignorant neighbors and becnusa It had no succor, Its little life went out Ilka tha snuffing of a candle.
This was one life that could have been saved if the neighbors -who cared fos It could have been instructed.'
of the polling places, men were at work
seeking votes and giving instructions.
George Huffman and Joe" Escajeda were
there on Stanton street at the west side
of the fire station.
J. T. Sullivan, one of the judges ap
pointed to serve at this polling place,
refused. He Is a fireman and none of
them takes any interest or part in poli
tics. A Susy Bunch.
"As busy as Adrian Pool on school
election dayI promises rto become a
saying in El Paso. Adrian, W. I. "Wat
son, D. C. Booth, Joe Neaion, Joe Swee
ney, Henry Kelly and Del Richey were
busier than the proverbial cat with three
tails all day Saturday, keeping the El
Paso schools out of politics. It was
rich pickings for the livery stables.
Although a far seeing state legisla
ture prohibits the use of sea going
hacks on election days for hauling tne
"early and often" boys to the voting
places, there is n-o law against free
born citizens driving out to take air
and dropping around to see how the
voting is going. Hurrah for a. poli
ticless school board!
Henry Kelly, political Doss, and D. C.
Booth, city, auditor and automobilist in
waiting to the mayor and Kelly, made
the rounds of the polling places Satur
day morning. Booth was at the serv
ice ofofficlals who wished to vote and
his little automobile was chugging all
At the central fire station county
collector George Harper was much in
evidence before noon, circulating around
among the voters.
The Water Election.
Thursday, May 12, the municipal
ownership waterworks election will be
held at the .same polling places as the
places Saturday morning and secured
NO HOPE FOR 200
. IMPRISONED MINERS
Palos. Ala'.. May 7. Rescue parties In the illfated mlae number three, In
which 200 men were killed by an explosion Wednesday, are today gradually
working their way toward the 2300 foot level, where it Is believed the largest
number of bodies will be found.
Thirty-four bodies have already been recovered, all so horribly mangled
that identification is possible only by the brass checks each man carried.
In several Instances whole families were wiped out by the explosion.
One woman has become 'insane from grief.
The Death of Sang of Britain
Falls to Affect Prices as
TAFT SENDS HIS
New York. May 7. Wall street show
ed little effect of the death of king
Edward, The London exchanges were
closed, and selling was looked for from,
London. The market opened Irregular,'
but there was no evidence of heavy
selling and the belief was that large
financial interests are prepared to take
care of any possible liquidation.
"Washington, D. C, May 7. King Ed
ward's death called forth numerous ex
pressions of sympathy and appreciation
of his ability as a ruler from Daesabers
or the diplomatic corps, cabinet officers
congressmen and government officials.
President Taf t Immediately cabled his
condolences to queen Alexandra, de
claring his, "appreciation of those high
qualities which made the life of tho
latter king so potent an Influence- to
wards peace and Justice among th
Warm Reception at tCrain.
"King Absent; Prince
Stockholm, Sweden, May 7. Th
Roosevelts arrived here today and were
received at the railway station, by
prince "Wilhelm, who drove with them
to the palace
There they became the guests of the
prince and princess In the absence of
king Gustave V, who Is in the south, of
An immense crowd surrounded the
receiving party and cheered as the train
A choir sang,- "My Country TIs of
Thee" and the Swedish national anthem.
which Indicates the requirements of