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NEW YORK EDITOR
DIES AT CHARLESTON
Joseph Pulitzer of the New York'
World Succumbs on bis Yacht in
Charleston, S. C, Oct. 29.?Joseph
Pulitzer, proprietor of the New York
World and the St. Louis Post-Des
patch, and one of the most com
manding figures in modern journal
ism, died.at 1.40 o'clock today aboarr*
his yacht, the Liberty, la Charleston
hirbor. The immediate cause of Mr.
PuUtzer's death wa8 bea,rt failure,
lie had been In 111 health for several
days hut until a few nours before the
end, none of those around him real
ized the gravity of his condition. The
change for the worse came at about
2 o'clock this morning, when he suf
fered an attack of severe pain. By
daylight ha appeared to be better and
fell asleep shortly after 10.30. He
aw- ke at 1 o'clock, complained of pain
in his heart, fell Into s faint and ex
pired at 1.4C o'clock.
Mrs. Fulltzer, who had been sent
for arrived from New York todav and
reached the yacht shortly before her
husband died. She was at bis bedside
when the end came, as also was his
youngeBt son, Herbert, who has been
cruising with his father during tho
Mr. Pulitzer's body will be taken
to New York at 4.30 o'clock tomor
row afternoon, special arrangements
having been made today for the trans
portation of the body* The funeral
will be held at Woodlawn cemetery
In New York probably towards the end
of this week. Mr. Pulitzer's son, Jo
seph, is now on his way from St. Louis
with bis wife. One of bis daughters
will come from Florida. Ralph Pulit
zer, the eldest son, is on his way to
Charleston and will meet the train
Up to an hour and a half before
his death, Mr. Pulitzer's mind romain
ed perfectly clear. His Gorman sec
retary had been reading to him an
account of tho reign of Lo\ils the
eleventh of France, In whose career
Mr. Pulitzer bad always taken the live
liest interest. As the secretary near
ed the end of bis chapter and came to
the death of the French king Mr. Pul
itzer said to htm: "Leise, ganz, leise"
(softly, quite softly"). These were the
last words which he spoke on earth.
Some members of Mr. Pulitzer's par
ty will go north tomorrow on the train
with Mrs. Pulitzer, Mr. Herbert Pulit
zer and t' y*'uiy of tbe dead Journal
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edy." writes Mrs. Francis Turpiu,
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also unsurpassed for colds and croup.
For salo by all dealers.
nieinbera of tbo party
l he yacht which will
* ?pr New York tomor
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