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KING OF ENGLAND
DIED FRIDAY NIGHT
Dead Monarch Succeeded bj His Son,'
Hu? Prince of Wales? III
.At ncss was Hriof.
0r London. May 7.?King Kdward VII.
?who returned to England from a vaca
tion 10 days ago in the liest of health,
died at 1 1 : l.~> o'clock lust night in the
presence of his family after an illness
of less than a week, which was se
rious hardly more than three days.
The Prince of Wales succeeded to the
crown immediately, according to the
laws of the kingdom, without official
ceremony. His lirst ofllcial act was to I
dispatch to the lord mayor the an
nouncement of his father's death, in
pursuance of custom. His telegram
f'l am deeply grlevod to inform you
that my beloved father, the king, pass
ed away peacefully at 11:45 tonight.
(Signed i "George."
The physicians soon afterwards is
sued their odlcinl bulletin, which was
".May (5, 11:1.". p. ill.?His majesty, tilt
king, breathed his last at 11:15 tonight
in the presence of her majesty, Queen
Alexandra, the Prince and Princess ol
Wales. Princess Royal, the Duchess of
of Fife, Princess Victoria and Princess
Louise, the Duchess of Argyll.
"Laklng, Reid, Powell, Dawson."
Caused by Pneumonia.
Pneumonia, following bronchitis is
believed to have been the cause of
death, but the doctors thus far havi
refused to make a statement. Some ot
the king's friends are convinced that
worry over the critical political situa
tion which confronted him, with sleep
less nights, aggravated If it did not
cause the fatal illness.
I Besides the nearest relatives in Bug
land the Duke of Fife and the Arch
bishop of Canterbury were in the death
chamber. The king's brother, the Duke
of Connaught, with his family, is at
Sm /. hastening home from Africa. The
king's daughter, Queen Maud of Nor
way, will sttirt for England tomorrow.
The intelligence that the end of Kiltfe
Edward's reign had come was not a
surprise at the last. The people had
been expecting to hear it at any mo
ment since the evening bu'ietln was
posted at Buckingham palace and
Hashed throughout the kingdom. The
capital received it without oxcltment,
hut sadly, for the king with his own
people was unquestionably one of the
most popular rulers in the world.
They regarded him as one of the
strongest forces making for the stabil
ity of the peace of the empire.
Crondn "?;;r News.
The fashionable restaurants were
just emptying and a few groups ol
late t heart re-goers were making their
way homeward through the rain, while
a small crowd still hung about the
palace, when the streets were filled
suddenly with newsboys shrilly crying:
"Death of the king!" The papers
were quickly received and the people
discussed the momentous even! quiet
ly and soon dispersed. The streets
were deserted by I o'clock.
Within a few moments after the
death of the king the homo office tele
graphed the intelligence to the heads
of other governments anil the diplo
mats and colonial oflioos throughout
Almost to the cm:, the king refused
to take to his bed and was sitting up
yesterday in a large chair, so the
palace stories go. corroborating the
description of him as an ur uly pa
tient, which Dr. Ott gave t<- a Vienna
I interviewer last evening.
One of the last utterances attributed
to King Edward was: "Well, it is all
over: but 1 think I have done my
He seemed then to have reached a
full realization that his end was fast
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The queen and others of the royal
family and four doctors bad been con
stantly in the si< k room throughout
the day. S' veral hours before bis
death, the king was In a comatose
condition, but he rallied slightly be
tween '.' and 10 o'clock, and appeared
to recognize bis family. Then he
laps .! in;., unconi t'lousnens which end
ed in I.is passing.
TILLMAN IN ACOCSTA.
He Appears to be Verj Pee hie lint is
The Augusta Chronicle of Wednes
day bad the following:
United States Senator Pen jam In U.
Tillman, of South Carolina, was in
and whih' hero was the guest of Mr.
the < iiy for a few hours yesterday,
and Mrs. II. C. Morrison Senator
Tillman was accompanied b> lilts wife.
The object of bis visit was of a
personal nature, to look after the im.
provement of certain property of his
in this city.
Senator Tillman was seen by a rep
resentative of the Chronicle just be
fore boarding the train yesterday af
ternoon, for home. The Senator,
though somewhal feeble and lacking
the accustomed heartiness and hand
shake, was very cordial in his an
swer to questions regarding his helath
Ilavingfound that bis visit was purely
of a personal nature, the reporter ask
ed Senatoi Tillman it' he bad kept up
with the happenings of Ex-President
Theodore Roosevelt. The senator's
look and silence spoke more than any
sarcasm or ridicule could have done.
Alter a few minutes silence he mildly
replied that he no longer tried to keep
up with Roosevelt, that in his family
the newspapers were read to him. but
all references to Roosevelt were skip
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UNIVERSITY OF SOIT1I CAROLINA.
The Unlvi rslty of South Carolina
offers scholarships in the Department
of Education to one young man from
each county. Each scholarship is
worth $100 in money and $18 term fee
with free tuition.
Examination will be held at county
seat July 1st. Examination of stu
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university will be held at the same
Write for Information to
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Columbia, S. C.
Scholarship ami Entrance Examina?
The examination for the award of
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logo and for the admission of new
students will 1" held at the county
court home tin Friday, July I, at 0
it. m. Applicants must be not less
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