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LIFE OF GREAT RULER Continued from third pa**. Ueved that King Edward had favored tie Norwegian revolution for the sake of his. son-in-law. Prince Charles of Den mark, who. as Haakon, was raised to the throne of Norway, was cleared up in 1906. end in the same year another visit was paid to th« Kaiser, probably to dis cuss Russia's internal condition. Two years later came the supreme test of the King's statesmanship. In the establish ment of close friendly relations with Russia. Finally, in 1009, King Edward succeeded In restoring harmony between England and Germany, after a period of dangerous popular tension and hys terical war. talk. His Military Standing. As King of England Edward VII was the commander in chief of the army and the admiral in chief of the navy. He began his military career not in the ranks, as some of his German cousins had done, hut as a colonel, for which position he was gazetted in 185 S. He be came a general in ISG2 and a field mar shal in IST.'. At the time of his death he was the honorary colonel of regiments in all arms of the service. The 10th Hussar* was the first regiment to make him an honorary colonel. This was In lf«3. It was in this regiment that his •on. the Duke of Clarence, would have served if he had lived. In IS6S he was elected honorary colonel of the Rifle Brigade. He wa.<» colonel In chief of all •;-.«■ regiments of household troops, which Included the Ist and 2d Life Guards and the Royal Horse Guards, the Grenadiers, the Coldstreams, the Scots Guards and the Irish Guards. He was also the colonel of the Gordon High landers and of the 3d Gordons. Kin* Edward, despite his mild manner and his love for peace and his courteous treatment of all who came in contact with him, was not exempt from the crank danger. On several occasions his assas sination was attempted. The best re membered incident of this nature was the attack made on him at Brussels in April, 3900. by a crazy man named Sipido. This attempt, like the King's serious ill ness as Prince of Wales and the days of anxiety during his sickness in the first year of his reign, served to reveal to the world the deep rooted love and loyalty for him of the people of the kingdom and the empire. Another attempt to kill him was frustrated In Lisbon in I'.* l " The King was a member of about twenty clubs when he succeeded to the crown. Nearly all of these were of a military character. Among those clubs which be patronized even after he ascend ed the throne were the United Service. Junior Catted Service, Army and Navy. Maryborough and Royal Yacht clubs. He was for many years partial to the Gar rick Club, In King street, where he met representatives of the stage, but he did not visit It alter he became King. Private Life and Character. King Edward, according to those who knew him best, was naturally Inclined tcwarxl gravity. Many tales have been told of his unfailing courtesy, notwith standing the endless demands made upon Ins patience and tin Though he rarely retired before midnight, he was always up ai 7 n. m.. and often at 5. accomplish ing a day's work while many of his sub jects -were still in bed His zest for work was counterbalanced by the thoroughness v. it which he entered upon his relaxa tions, among which shooting held a prominent' place. He had large game preserves at Sandringham. in the county <if Suffolk, paid to be the best stocked in the kingdom. His taste for shooting was inculcated In him by his father, the Princ*> Consort, whose favorite sport was deerstalking in Scotland. Everywhere on his travels the King went shooting when ever possible. He had royal sport on our "Western plains during his visit to us; he shot crocodiles in Egypt and tigers in India. "With his nephew, the German Emperor, he hunted the wild boar in the forest? of Central Europe, repeatedly en dangering his life. At fifteen he was a notable shot. It is well worth mention ing that this mighty hunter consistently objected to large "bags' of birds. ■While Prince of Wales King Edward entertained shooting parties from Mon day till Friday; the rest of the week was devoted to hospitality to eminent church men and celebrities In the world of art and letters. His friendship with the late Sir Henry Irving will be remembered in this connection. In later years the King took up motoring "with enthusiasm. Cards were for many years one of his lighter diversions, but after the Tranby Croft affair, m which even, his social diplomacy ultimately failed, he played less frequently, until bridge, whist claimed him as one of Its devotees. Socially Edward VII exerted a power ful influence in the promotion of sobriety smong hi* people, reducing the men's custom of sitting over their wine after dinner to a minimum. He was a member of the bar and had the right to practise in the law courts. It m-as the King's deference to the law of the land, no doubt, which led him to waive his prerogative as a member of the royal house, and chivalrously to take the witness 6tand in a sensational di \ nrce case. Personal Appearance. It is almost superfluous to describe the physical appearance of a man whose face, and figure have been made familiar to all the world by photographs. The King was slightly below average height and of strong build. His complexion was ruddy. In the closing years of his life he was quite bald. He was one of the best dressed men of his time and set the fashions for men In more than one country. On oSlcial occasions Edward VII sur rcunde.d himself with all th** pomp and splendor of his exalted rank He is re ported to have paid on his accession that he would "pay the game." He played it royally to the end. Make the Liver Do its Duty Nbe tis>« In too whea tkc liver a rifbl tit* ■tomacb aad bowtitmn a^L CARTER'S LITTLE LIVER PILLS ft&Sjh& truly cma~^R HHLa====^ ** ** *** | Kttli stip*t">«.^^ Wj I WER ***** \Jw *— "■„ Sick " a " l * i ™^^ Hm4m*m, mvi Dmtrmm mkmr E*tb*. Somß ML SmaJi Dm, 2WB Me* Genuine — • t— * «d**«* BRITAIN'S NEW KING Career and Characteristics of England's Ruler. The new King, who will doubtless be known as George V. Is George Frederick Ernest Albert, who before Queen Vlotorla's death was known as the Duke of York, upon her death became Duke of Cornwall, and later, upon the completion of his tour around the British Empire, was created Prince of Wales. He was born on June 3, 1865. at Marlborough House, seventeen months after the birth of his brother, the Duke of Clarence, on whose death, in Jan uary. 1892, he became the heir, after his father, to the British throne. The title of Duke of York is appropriated exclusively to members of the royal family of Great Britain. It has often been given to younger sons of the reigning monarch, and the title was borne by Henry VIII. Charles I and James II before they ascended the throne. The first Duke was Edmund of I^angley. fifth son of Edward 111. who created him Duke of York about 1385. when he was forty-four years old. The title lapsed after the accession of Jamei 11. But the House of Hanover revived it In 1716, when Ernest Augustus, brother of George I and Bishop of Osnaburg. wa* created Duke of York and Albany. Prince Edward Augustus, brother of George 111. and the second son of George 111. Prince Frederick, afterward successively held the title, which again be came extinct on the latter 1 * death, in 1827. From his childhood Prince George presented p. striking contrast to his elder brother, the Duke of Clarence. The latter was pale, pensive, retiring, but with a sin gular grace of manner and deportment that never afterward forsook him; the other was ruddy of countenance, full of brightness and brusque vivacity. The features of the e'.der were finely cut, in close resemblance To those of his father at the same early age. Prince George, on the other hand, bore a striking likeness to the Princess of Walee's sister, trie Empress Dowager of Russia, not only In the general firm and cast of countenance, but also in detail of feature and expression. In later years the new King's resemblance to his cousin, the Emperor Nicholas, has been much com mented on. Naval Career. Throughout their boyhood Prince George and his brother were constant companions. An extraordinary Intimacy and sympathy existed between them, and each exerted a marked Influence over the other. Together they entered the navy as cadets, on June 6. 1577. Prince George had reached the re quired age only two days before, and was perhaps the youngest cadet ever admitted to service. For two years they were on the training ship Dartmouth, the younger winning a reputation for athletic prowess unusual for his age. Then, on July 15. 1879. they set out en their famous three years' voyage in the Bacchante. They visited the West Indies. South America, the Cape, Australia. Fiji. Japan, China, Singapore and Ceylon. The Bacchante was then or dered through the Sues Canal into the Mediterranean, and a considerable period of lime was spent by the princes in Egypt, the Holy I^and and Greece during the spring of IMS. Shortly after this Prince George became the senior midshipman in the service, and was waiting till his age allowed him to present himself for his examination as sub lieutenant, when he obtained a first class In seamanship. On returning home lie at once Joined, as ail sub-lieutenants have to do. the Naval College at Greenwich for further instruction, and subsequently went on the ship Excellent at Portsmouth. Here he went through the course exactly like anybody else. Every sub-lieutenant has to pass five examinations— one each in sea manship, In navigation, in torpedo. In gun nery and in pilotage. In four of these Prince George achieved the unusual distinc tion of obtaining a first class, and thus won his promotion to lieutenant's rank on Octo ber S, 18K). In American Waters. The Admiralty ordered the prince on May 6. IS9O, to the command of the large gunboat Thrush, on the North American and West Indian stations. In that capacity he successfully accomplished th« difficult task of towing a torpedo boat across the Atlantic. He also visited Canada and the United States and acted as the Queen's representative In opening the industrial ev l.ibition at Kingston, Jamaica. Returning to England, be was promoted to the rank of commander on August 27. 1S&1. In th* autumn of that year he went to visit his brother, the Duke of Clarence, at Dublin. There he contracted typhoid fever and nearly lost hjs life. But hi 3 robust consti tution held out, acd he recovered his healtn lust in time to stand by the deathbed of h!s brother, who had fallen a victim to pneumonia. Prince George's Marriage. Prince George was created Duke of York, Earl of Inverness and Baron Killarney on the Queen's birthday, May 24. 1892. His marriage with Princess Mary of Teck, who had been affianced to the Duke of Clarence, was celebrated in the Chapel Royal. St. James's, on July 6. ISM. Six children were horn to them— Edward Albert (June 23, 1894). Albert Frederick (December 14. 1896 >. Victoria Alexandra (April 25, 1537). Henry William (March 31, 1900). George Edward (December 20, 1902) and John Charles (July 32, ISOS>. The succession in the direct line. for which at one time much apprehension was felt in England, appears, therefore, to be secure. Tour of the World. The most noteworthy occurrence In the life of the new King thus far is the seven months' trip around the world and the British colonies which he took in 1901, short ly after his father's accession to the throne. On this journey Prince George was accompanied by the princes*, who shared with him all the honors bestowed on him at every place they visited. Prince George opened the first Parliament of the common wealth of Australia. The royal couple had arrived In Canada, and there was reason to believe that the journey would be extended to the United States, though no arrange ments in that direction had been made, when President McKinley wan assassinated. The tragedy put a visit to this country at that moment out of the question and the prince and princess returned to England without having seen the country which Ed ward VII had visited more than forty years before, when a young man. Guildhall Speech. On his return to London Prince George was publicly received at the Guildhall, his hosts being the Lord Mayor and the Alder men of London. He delivered an address on that occasion which showed that the quiet, retiring young man who was known to be averse to social functions and public demonstrations was a gifted speaker and that he possessed the qualities of a leader. It was In this address that the heir to the throne delivered his well known advice to England to ''wake up.' The young prince's Guildhall speech was referred to by Lord Rosebery as "a statesman-like address " In the speech Prince George spoke of his experiences In the distant possessions of the empire and of the Impressions made on him by what he had seen. His trip had taken him through the Mediterranean and the Suez Canal to India, Australia, New Zealand. South Africa. St. Vincent, W. 1., and to Nova Scotia, and through Canada to the Pacific Ocean. In the autumn of 1605 Prince George again visited India, and on his return made another speech. In which he declared that "the task of governing India will be made the easier If we on our part Infuse Into it a wider element of sympathy." In 19W he came to Canada to attend the celebration of the Champlaln t«T^oo;enary, meeting Vice-Prestdent Fairbanks, who represented t4ie tounlry,**! 43u*bn»<T «• • NEW- YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, , SATURDAY, MAY 7, 1010. THE NEW REIGN George V Familiar with Many of the Duties of a King. - BY ATTACHE. George V will be able to take up his duties this morning: as ruler of the vast British Empire with a far greater degree | of facility than Edward VII found it pos ! sible to do at the time of his accession. For, whereas the late Queen Victoria kept her eldest son aloof from all matters of state, retaining the reins of government in her own hands with an extraordinary de gree of exclusiveness, King Edward has for the last few years been associating his [ heir apparent In the duties of sovereignty. J Thus, the new King, while Prince of Wales, visited Buckingham Palace every morning after breakfast, when In town, and was j wont to remain there for two or three j hours, occupying a room adjoining that of i his father, the doors being open between j them, and attended to all sorts of matters j of routine and detail, relieving the late King of a large amount of work and trouble. Moreover, in all Important mat ters, frequently In interviews with his min isters. Edward VII was in the habit of calling his son into consultation, so that the new King knows exactly where his predecessor stood in every pending issue and was thoroughly Initiated into all his father's views and policies. When Edward VII came to the throne he knew virtually nothing of the routine busi ness of his mother's government. He had never been taken Into her confidence, and during the first few weeks of his reign was obliged constantly to consult his youngest sister. Princess Henry of Battenberg, who had been her mother's constant companion and associate and who knew far more about her methods of carrying on the du ties of sovereignty than himself. In fact, the confusion was very great, especially In view of the accumulation of ar rears of business during the few days of Queen Victoria's last illness. The only matters with which Edward VII was ac quainted were the broad outlines of the foreign policy of the government, and this knowledge was entirely due to the circum stance that Mr. Gladstone, when Premier, had taken upon himself, without the ap proval of his royal mistress, to give orders that copies, of all the important dispatches reaching the Foreign Office from abroad, as well as copies of the replies thereto, should be transmitted to the then Prince of Wales for his Information. Monarch Not a Figurehead. Queen Victoria did not care to go to the length of putting a stop to the practice, | which was kept up by the subsequent ad ministrations. King Edward was always grateful to Mr. Gladstone for this action on his Dart and never neglected an oppor tunity of showing his consideration and warm friendship for the "Grand Old Man." England and Indeed the entire British Em pire owe a deep debt of gratitude to Ed ward VII for having thus taken pains to initiate his son and heir into the duties, the obligations and the responsibilities of the government of the great British Em pire, with its nearly ♦00,000,000 of population. It has been customary for writers and demagogues to insist that the King of England 1.- a mere ornamental figurehead, who has no voice whatsoever in the con duct of the affairs of the nation, Queen Victoria's correspondence, published by her son. Edward VII. with the assistance of Lord Esher, a couple of years ago, as well as the memoirs of the various statesmen of her reltrn. show how very Important was the role which she played in domestic and foreign affairs, moderating recklessness on the part of her ministers, safeguarding- the rights and interests of the minority, acting as arbiter in moments of constitutional deadlock and controlling the foreign rela tions of the empire, which by the terms of the constitution are vested not in Parlia ment, not in the Cabinet, but in the crown. King Edward's Influence Abroad. Her successor. King Edward, availed him self of these latter prerogatives to the ut most, without encountering any objections on the part of his people, the Liberal min isters, in fact, showing themselves more eager for his direction of the International relations of England than the Conserva tives. It is to him that Great Britain owes the alliance with Japan which has become so weiehtv a factor in the far Orient, serv- : in? Indeed as a moderating influence— even as a salutary check— upon any aggressive Ideas engendered in the minds of the Japa nese by their defeat of Russia. Through the negotiation of the entente cordlale with France lie. converted the lat ter from a foe. which in 1698 was on the brink of declaring war against England, into an ally, and established a friendly understanding with Russia, by means of which the traditional enmity of the Lion and the Bear has been completely smoothed out of existence liberals and Unionists had been looking to him as the only man In the empire possessed of sufficient tact, diplomacy and authority to effect a com promise 1 of those differences which appear irreconcilable and which have caused so great a perturbation in English life. The duty of finding a solution for this present constitutional crisis now falls to his only eon. King George, whose almost daily presence at the debates In the Lords and more especially in the Commons dur ing the parliamentary sessions of the last two years has contributed to give him a thorough understanding of the issues at stake. It speaks well for his discretion that no one should be aWe to speak with any degree of certainty as to his views about the matter. Another problem of international im portance with which he will be called upon to deal in the Immediate future is the ne cessity of adopting some more definite pol icy with regard to Germany. His personal relations with the Kaiser are of a kindlier character than those of his father. Much bad blood had been created by intriguers and mischief-makers between William and his royal uncle, which does not exist be tween King George and his cousin at Ber lin Should George succeed in restoring friendlier relations between the Kaiser's court and that of St. James's. In reviving the former friendship between the two em pires, and thus avert the danger of war. which is feared on botli sides of the North Sea. he will have proved himself a worthy successor of Edward VII and Queen Vic toria as guardians of the peace of the world . Traits of New King. King George has many of the qualities of Men wjto have been brought up at sea. While he poetesses the art of command, ac quired on the quarterdeck of the ships on which he has served, he is wholly free from what is known as "side," and as for arrogance there is not a trace of it in his composition. In fact, he has always shown even more bonhomie than is usual among naval men, possibly by reason of the fact that Us royal birth has enabled him to Indulge In cordiality to bfs inferiors which In the case of officers of less exalted rank might be provocative of familiarity injurious to discipline. No sketch, no nuttter how brief, of King <ri-orge would be complete without some reference to the singularly blameless life which he has led since his marriage to the clever Princess May of Teck, and he has shown himself not only a particularly de voted husband and father, but alao a spe cially loving son. in fact, the relations of King <reorge with his parents have been more than ordinarily tender, and the Inti macy between them has been very great and complete. In nplte of thin, the new King and hi* father have each had his own distinct circle of friends. Those of the new King are perhaps more conservative. --more sedate and perhaps less ultra-smart than those of the popular monarch who has just gone to his last rent. Th« King Is distinctly more serious minded than his father, and his en tourage la of the name nature. It remains to he e*en to what extent this will influence English society under the new reign, which CJUfDiUiiflCt* Utrday, - NEWS CAUSES GRIEF HERE King Edward's Subjects in the City Sorrow Stricken. MR. CHOATE IS OVERCOME Duke of Manchester Says Loss Will Be Serious Matter in Present Political Crisis. The news of King Edward's death called forth expressions of the deepest sorrow from hundreds of his subjects and former subjects in New York when they learned of it la*t night. Statesmen, clergymen and financiers, many of them Americans who had known the King personally, joined with the repre sentatives of the various British societies here and other representative Englishmen in words of praise for his great influence for good and in words of sympathy for his bereaved Queen. Most of the leading bankers and Wall Street men. while ex pressing deep sorrow t»t the news of the King's death, refused to express any opin ion as to what the effect of the King's demise upon the market this morning would be. The Duke of Manchester, who is now staying at the Piaza. was overcome with grief. He cald that the world at large hp.i nufTered a great loss, and that England, and especially those Englishmen who had been privileged to know his majesty per sonally, felt the loes of a sympathetic friend. "I feel that I can say IJttle." he said. "but the obvious when I say that while the world at large has lost a great king, a great statesman and a great peacemaker, the British, by his untimely death, lost one of their greatest rulers nnd most beloved. "Those who had the privilege and honor of knowing him personally will feel that in addition they have lost a true friend and the best and most- sympathetic of ad visers. (I speak with all humility.) The suddenness of the blow makes it all the more terrible." With regard to the political effect of the King's death, the Duke of Manchester said: "It is quite impossible to estimate the effect of his majesty's death on the politi cal situation in England; but of course, the loss of. probably, the greatest states man in Europe and a personage of his majesty's supreme knowledge and tact, must be a most serious matter in view of the grave state of affairs. I greatly hope that the rumor which I read in an evening paper may prove true— namely, that a com promise budget will be passed, whiMi will enable the contest to be postponed until next year." Joseph H. Choate, the former American Ambassador to the Court of St. James's, wan so affected by the news that he had to retire and deny himself to caller?. Earlier In the evening- he expressed the hope that the gravity of the Kings illness had l>een exaggerated, and the news of his death completely overwhelmed him. British Societies to Meet. Uoyd D. Sanderson, president of the St. George Society, made immediate arrange ments for a meeting of the affiliated Brit ish societies to be held- this morning, at which a resolution of sympathy will be sent by cable lo Queen Alexandra. "King Edward's death Is a terrible loss," said Mr. Sanderson, "at which all the Eng lishmen in New York naturally feel very much shocked. We will have a meeting in the morning of the representatives of all the British societies, and will cable to the Queen our great sorrow and sym pathy with her in her bereavement." George Massey, president or the British Schools and Universities Club, said: "He was a great man. and he developed into a great king. His son will have hard work to stnnd in his shoes at thia junct ure It is a most sad thing that he died lief ore he had an opportunity of using his great experience in regard to the matters of taxation and other questions now con fronting Parliament. He was the one man who understood all the people on both sides " Elbert H. Gary, chairman of the hoard of the United States Steel Corporation, said: "He was a very great man and a very great King, and there is no doubt but that he exerted a great influence, greater than can be estimated hurriedly, on the financial markets of the world: but I do not think hie death will seriously affect Wall Street. It Is very sad: he was a great man." James Speyer, the banker, when told of the King's death, said; "] am extremely sorry." John E>. Rockefeller, jr.. would say only, "1 am very sorry." Isaac N. Seligman. at bis home in Tarry town, last night expressed his sorrow at the news of the King's death. He added: "The effect upon the financial world Will not tx: at all disastrous. For the moment it may have some influence, but there is no reason for apprehension." Courtenay \V. Bennett, the Hritish Consul General In New York, said that his heart was too full of grief to say anything-. "You know what the King was to 'is," he ex plained, "and nothing I can say will add to what you know of him. I am greatly shocked." Welshmen Express Sorrow. The Rev. Dr. Anthony H Evans, who until recently has been president of St. David's Society, voiced the regret of the Welshmen and descendants of Welshmen in the city on the death of King Bdward. "St. David s Society," he said, "has re ceived with great regret the news of the death of King Edward. They recognize In him a man of peace and <>f great influence and a very necessary factor at the present time in the British Empire, considering all the great anil serious problems confronting jhe English people. 1 ' E. Marshall Fox. an American, who lived for twenty years in Ixindon. heard of th<> King's death in hie rooms at the Holland House last night. He haul that it was hard for Americans to realize how popular King Edward was In England. "The King's death, " said Mr. Fox. "will cause a calm in the political strife. The budget situation has been cleared, so that bone of contention Is out of the way Every other difference between the gov ernment and the Conservative party will be laid aside for the time being, until the new King is able to take his place. The loyalty of the English to thn frown nnd the reigning house has developed through the popularity of the reigns of Victoria and Edward, and the new King George will have the benefit of that great loyalty. 1 think that there will be more free ex pression in England of the strong senti ment of the English people agnlnst the German naval programme. King Edward's influence was very strong in keeping down the anti-German sentiment." The Rev. Dr. William T. Manning, rec tor of Trinity Parish, said: "I cannot say too much in sympathy. T exported tho King to have lived for at least two or three day:< longer. I cannot say much, save to express the deep sympathy we as Americans must foel for the loss of the monarch of another nation. "The King'.s death in a great calamity and a terrible loss to England. His deatli comes when he la most needed to use his Influence in handling the present political questions in England. His loss will be felt by every nation. He was a universal l*acemaker " Dr. Wolfred Nelson, a grandson of his namesake, who was a leader in the Cana dlen rebellion of 1837. said that the death of King Edward would cement anew the ties of British brotherhood, and that the House of Lords would continue a rock of Gibraltar In British politics, in the future as til the wwU* LONDON NEWS HITS STOCK Report of King's Condition Causes Heavy Liquidation. WONT AFFECT BOND SALES Advices from Paris Say New York Central May Also Seek Foreign Capital. The chief influence yesterday In the loeol stock market was the news regarding IB Illness of King Edward. The mark-t opened about a point down, in response, to the lower range of prices from MS<Wi b ' ]t soon rallied on subsequent bulletins an nouncing improvement in the King's cona tion. In the afternoon, when the c reported that the King was in a cntica state, prices broke rapidly under combined liquidation and selling by the bears, ami the close showed net declines running t 1% points In Union Pacific. St. Paul and United States Steel common, 2% in itead- Ing. I points in Canadian Pacific, and about 1H points each In New York Central. Penn sylvania. Northern Pacific and Great North ern. I-ondon. which had previously during the week been a purchaser of stocks here. MM moderately on balance yesterday, the eales being about 20.000 out of total transactions of 30,000 shares. Rumors that a fatal outcome of t King's illness might be an obstacle to the successful conclusion of the pending ne gotiations for the placing of heavy issues of securities of American railways in Eu rope were said by leading bankers to be un founded, and the probable effect upon the stock market was also thought to be at most not more than temporarily serious. One prominent international banker said : "I cannot tell you what the effect of fes Kings death will be. It depends largely upon the London market. If that market j becomes demoralized, the result may re rather farreachlng. If It does not, the un- j settlement would be all over in ten days from the Kings death. Yes. there may be some selling of stocks here for London ac count. As to the report that the accession : of a n*w king might cause strained rela- j tlons between England and Germany, I do , not take that view. King Edward hi.-t ; never been popular in Germany." No further official announcements w«re ! made yesterday of the closing sales of rail way bonds abroad, but it was said that the negotiations were proceeding satisfactorily It Is understood that the Paris bankers wt.o have virtually finished negotiations for tax ing $30,000,000 4 per cent debentures of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Company have an option on the remaining $20,000,000 of the total authorised issue. Formal announcement of the Issue nt th-» j Baltimore & Ohio's three-year collateral j trust notes, a largo part and possibly all «>f which are to b» placed in Europe, is ex pected by the first of next week. Cal>le dispatches from Paris reported tha* j Morgan. Hurjes & Co.. the Paris house of j the Morgans, were arranging for the sale In that city of $20,000,000 bonds of an Ameri can railway not hitherto mentioned as ! amonp the roads seeking foreign capita! at I this tim<\ and it was rumored in Wall Street that the road miphi be the New York Central. It Is also said that another block j of 5 per cent bonds of the St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad Company may soon be placed in the French capital. ACCESSION OF NEW KING. Course Followed Upon the Death of a British Monarch. It has been a recognized constitutional principle in the United Kingdom that im mediately upon the death of a monarch his heir becomes his already constitute suc cessor. • , The course followed on the death of Queen Victoria may be briefly outlined, a? follows: ; Her majesty's death was personally wit nessed by the Prince of Wales and other ; members of her family. The next morn i Injr a meeting: of the Privy Council was ; called at St. James's Palace, and orders ; were issued for the proclamation of the i new ruler. The members of the council | present were then res worn as members ;of the new council. The male members of the royal family, the Archbishop of Can terbury, the privy councillors in attend ance and the Lord Mayor, aldermen and other officials of the city of London then made public announcement of the death of the Queen and declared the succession to have come to "the high and mighty Prince Albert Edward, our only lawful and right ful liege lord, Edward the Seventh." King's First Speech. 1 The first speech of the King to the Privy Council, announcing his choice of the name Edward VII, was published in the "Official Gazette/ accompanied by a notice of his having taken the oath guaranteeing the se curity of the Church of Scotland. A proc lamation was also issued announcing that "no office, place or employment, civil or military," should become vacant for a space or eighteen months. Another proclamation secured the positions of lords lieutenant, justices of the peace, etc. and constituted Q. C.'s as K. C.'s Orders of general mourning for court and public were also issued. The houses of Parliament met on the fol- Sowinj? afternoon to take the oaths of al legiance and supremacy. Public Proclamation. The formal public proclamation of the j new monarch took place on the following '. morninsr at 9 o'clock, when "the officers of arms habtted in their tabards, the ser- j geants-at-arms with their maces and eoV j lars, deputy sergeant trumpeter in his col- j lar, the trumpeters, drum major and ' knights marshalmen, being assembled at St. James"? Palace, the proclamation was | read in th? Grand Court by Norroy King | Of Arms (deputy to »'.arter>. in the presence j of the earl marshal, the Lord Steward, the | Lord Chamberlain." and oth.-r ofidala A procession of officials!, headed by the Hitfh Bailiff of Westminster, with heralds, trumpeters and two detachments of Horse Guards, then proceeded to the city, read ing the proclamation at Charing Cross and Temple Bar, where the Lord Mayor was • awaiting them, nnd the High Bailiff of j Westminster retired, wer* ,i barrier hid \ Money in The Want Ads. Save money, time and worry by reading the "Want Ads." or advertising your wants. A smail " ad." for very few cents. THE TRIBUNE, 154 Nassau St. Uptown. 1J64 Broadway. been y erected. The Rouge Dragon , Pursui vant' of ' Arms " dismounted and demanded admission to th* city for the purpose of reading the proclamation of the accession of the' Kins;. Having'' been admitted, the Rouge Dragon was conducted to Gio Lord Mayor, to whom he delivered the Order In Council, after which the procession was al lowed to enter. The Lord Mayor and other city officials then fell Into line, the pro cession advancing .to the Royal Exchange, where the final reading of the proclama tion took place by Somerset Herald. The guns of the Tower and In St. James's Park thereupon fired a salute. A smaller ceremony of the sam« kind took place on June 2S. The proclamation of the date of the coronation was made In December, together with an announcement of certain changes in coins and stamps'. POPULARITY IN FRANCE Paris Newspapers Express Deepest Regret at the Death of British Ruler. Paris, May 7— The death of King Ed ward. sftM kSJSSsV known here shortly after midnight, came as a profound shock to Pari«. The monarch > successful efforts in ce menting the friendship of France and Great Britain and hla position as the father of a series of International agree ments since 1903 had caused him to he- re garded as one of the greatest friends of France, and his sudden taking off is a hard blow to France and to the cause of the world's peace. King Edward was particularly popular In Paris. He had! frequently visited Paris nine* the republic was established, and, as the "Figaro" points out. at times when the capital seemed to be boycotted by monarchic states. The newspapers this morning print pages of obituary sketches of the late Kinir. and the editorials. In addition to expressing the deepest regret at his demise, discuss at preat length his work for peace. The "Figaro" Bays: "It is to his clear vision and sturdy wisdom that we owe the vast benefit of universal peace which. It is hoped. Is now assured for a long time, the people now having acquired the habit of It." The "Matin" says: "Eneland loses a .sovereign who contributed to her great ress: France a friend, who contributed tr> the peace of the world. Eaward possessed a superior degree of the finest and rarest of qualities which, in the fempest In which the Old World Is breaking up. is worth more than audacity or piety— common sense." Chrlstiania. May 6.— Universal sympathy ;.« felt here for the loss sustained by Qufen Store Ready at 8:15 A. M. Eight Car Lines Directly on the Interborough Subway. Each Way to S torsv li r^ CONCERT IN WtiMMfyfyj' AUDITORIUM • I New York, .May 7, 1010 ! . When the Family Meets Here Today This special luncheon in the Restaurant will be most inviting. The Menu : Vegetable Soup or Clam Broth India Relish Breaded Veal Cutlet. Tomato Sauce Bermuda Potatoes Little String Beans Vanilla Ice Cream with Crushed Strawberries Coffee Seventy-five Cents. Eighth Gallery, New Building. People Who Are Fitting Up Summer Homes Will Appreciate This Furniture This is the season of the year when a great many people are anxious to buy an extra bedstead, or an odd chair or two. or perhaps set of dining-room c-hairs or a piece for the porch. It is the season when this kind of furniture is most in demand. Perhaps a good many of these people do not know that more than 1,000 pieces of just this very kind were included in this Special May Sale Due to Changes in Our Organization We invite you to take a walk through the Seventh Gallery to day and look at the opportunities that stand out on every side. There are brass bedsteads at $10 to $32.50. every one of them worth considerably more. There are odd dining-room chairs at at least a quarter les? than their regular prices, and which start in price from $4.75. There are bedroom chairs and odd rockers, some of them simple in design. some of them the very aristocrats of furniture. There is. for instance, a settee for $17. whose regular price is twice this sum, which we cite as an instance of many other articles that are on display. There are dining-room chairs in sets from $60 up. There is all sorts of summer furniture, and quite a little of it is tagged at less than market rating. During this month also Mattresses can be made up to your order for considerably less than you would usually pay for them. Down in the other two Galleries, the Fifth and Sixth, there is close to $100,000 worth of heavier kinds of furniture at special prices. Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Galleries. New Building. Millinery Today Presents a Group of Special Attractions Smart tailored hats at $7 and sß! Many women know how almost impossible it is to get a chic tailored hat at a low price. Today's $7 and $8 tailored group is specially prepared for the women who just know how hard it is to get such hats. Extraordi narily simple, in nearly every color, and really "smart." Vacation hats at $8 to $12 are irresistible arfairs rather on the Anglo-Indian helmet style. Characteristically Japa nese "Panama" and other soft straws swathed with folds of lus trous ribbon, caught at the side with ribbon rose or sometimes with a fancy quill. Children's French hats at $6! ah sorts of picture shapes to crown youthful faces. Sometimes with flopping brim and graceful wreath, sometimes the always becoming Charlotte Corday shape. Illustrated is a cunning "jam-pot" of ecru braid to which black velvet bows and medallions of rose-colored cretonne afford beautiful color contrast. Second floor. Old Bldg. Marvelous $5 millinery in the Basement —We have taken expensive bits of imported flowers, braids and feathers and have put them on these special $5 toques and other hats. Leghorn hats at $4— Among the very prettiest flower trimmed hats we have sold in the Basement this season. Basement, Old Building. Formerly A lift ii /tttt/1 A& / » ~ Broadway. You Arc Cordially Invited TO ATTEND A LECTURE OBJ CHRISTIAN SCIENCE BY BICKNELL YOUNG, C. S. B. OF LONDOV. ENGLAND. AT CARNEGIE HALL, SUNDAY, MAY 8 >:*• P. M. and * P. M. N« Card of Admission R»qalr*4. 1 Mr. YOUNG Is a member or the Board «*f L*etnr*Bhlp of the Fir»t Church of Christ. Scientist. In Boston. Mm*. The Christian £?ct#nc<» Charch»s anil So rletle* of Or«t»T V»w Tor*. Maud In the death of her father. Kins Ed ward. There also Is a deep appreciation of the fact that in the death of th« King the Norwegian nation loses a stanch friend and supporter and one to whose efforts her peaceable separation from Sweden waa largely due. GARTAGO. CITY OP DEAD Continued from first p*«e. volcanic vents. The shock was felt throughout Costa Rica and In parts of Nicaragua. Great fissures opened at many places In the volcanic zone. The ministers here of Panama, Mexico and other Central American countries have asked their govern men's to con tribute to the aid of their sister republic. Several prominent Spanish-Americans are among the dead. These include the wife of Dr. Becanegra. the Guatemalan magistrate to the Central Americas Arbitration Court, and Sefior Trejos. President Taft and Secretary Kno« this afternoon wired their condolences to the President. Owing to the inter ruption of the telegraphic service th* news of the disaster was slow In reach- Ing outside points. Cartago Is the oldest city of Costa Rica, and is situated to the east of San Jose and at a much higher altitude than the capital. Its buildings, with the ex ception of the Peace Palace, were almost all built in the old Spanish style. Its ten thousand Inhabitants generally are as blond as Saxons. The climate is ex cellent, being cool and invigorating, and the town has been much favored for the location of a sanatorium by the author ities of the Canal Zone.