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EXPLOSION KILLS MANY ONLOOKERS Fifteen Dead and Fifty Injured at Powder Plant Near Ottawa. SCENE LIKE BATTLEfIELD Parliament Houses and Earl Grev ? s Home Damaged-Coim try for Miles Around Laid Waste. Otta^'a. May B. — This city and the city ef HuH. across the Ottawa River, were r<vk°d by an explosion which destroyed IV* plant of the iJniwl Explosive Com r>sny of Canada, roar Hu'i. at $ o'clock to-night. Fifteen persons were killed >r\ti more tJmti fifty injured, some of >< horn will die. Twoscore of bouses in th? northeastern section at Hull were wr-cked, and In this city, four miles from rh' sna^zines. hundreds of plate glass ■windows were shattered. The country for miles around was laid waste. nidcau Hal*., the official home of the Covernor G«nra'. Earl Grey, and the rsrliariient :■. ■ ■ -.--. -which are two Miles nearer the scene of the explosion thnn the main section of the city, re roired the full force of he blast. Two Urer ,-himneys of Bideaa Hall toppled <•■•♦*•. and all the windows on the north side of the hall and the Parliament build- I;ics were blown out. Tlidea-j Hall is still occupied by Earl fycy and his family. The whole vice regal establishment fled panic stricken j • the street. They were soon reassured that there was no further danger. ** RToii a? Karl Grey learned the extent of tiie disaster he ordered a detachment of tr'x'ps sent across the river to help the ;u:thorities. The building In -which the ;vain explosion occurred was built of • .ilid stone, the walls being two feet tht^k. Fragments of stones weighing up jo hair a ton wore shoT through the air for a quarter of a mil?, shattering the frame dwelling houses of workingmen. ■ hi- h run to within an eighth of a mile of the factory. Baseball Game in Progress. A baseball gam* was in progress a short distance from the powder works about «S o'clock this evening:. The teams v> v>re playing the last innings, and when a firo was seen in one of the small build inaa off the powder plant the crowd be- to swarm up the hill to get a better \ je-^- of the blaze. warning of the danger came to the onlookers in two minor explosions soon ?.fter the fire got well under way.' A shower of sparks and fragments of the •wrecked building fell among, the spec tators, and there was a scurrying out >«f -what was considered the danger zone. S-'nir men in the crowd, aware of the (josslbnitles of the danger when the n>nin magazines were reached by the flames, pleaded with the crowd to go still further back, and many of them I'eeded the warning. Others, apparently enjoying the element of danger In the jjppctaele, stood within a thousand yards ••I the burning buildings. They were iic-pt on the alert by detonations which *rnt showers of burning brands m all tfaaa. Th - baseball game broke up. *'io the remainder of the spectators and tl^e players rushed up to join the crov,*d m* the fire. It was then that the main magazines '\r-loded. There were two stunning de •• nations. K\'erything within a radius of " stile and a half was torn and shat tered, Giant trees. were snapped ofT close lo the earth, barns and dwelling bouses were converted into kindling wood, and «»r«"n In Ottawa, four mil- from the -<*tc, hundreds of plate glass windows ■ en shattered to fragments. Scene Resembles Battlefield. The f;cene ■ere th. crowd from the bali field stood resembled a battlefield ■Headless, armies... and leg-Jess bodies ere lying: about among scores of ml-«-«ii!Sci<">tjsml «-«ii!Sci<">tjs forms. To the few who re i^iiiefi » flicker of consciousness it ap .-.*•*■,] a? though over a hundred had b^eii killed The strange silence which f..?s<tv.ed the Baal death dealing blast "w-is more terrifying than were the cries rind m«iins which came with a return to consciousness of th»- bad ly injured. Tlie terrific shock brought thousands «•; lorrvr Etricken people into the streets *< . r Hull. SO) ■ thought it was an earth ';'jak<\ while <ithers «-ried out that th ■ ■ « •-•niet had struck the earth. Hundreds oi chimneys were toppled o» - er. and there *•■•>-•■ a whole Ight of glass left In th« northeastern section of the city. The •rs' .al] for aid "■■mi the hospitals and tth<- puii«-<-> ,-afrje fr<«"i th«- set-lion •>( th" city nearest the magazines. There it v.as fo'jn«J that fully forty small frame dwelling* ba.i \..t>T. shHtterr-<J and many i'«jt.re<j pe.jp> w«r» tutorial i.e.i in the .vr«-kaßc Th" police and lire depart •e so v«.rr -.- ned <■: s«v»re.s •,( willing v«-ltmleerp |n th«- work of rescue. I: was fully an hour and a half after the r-xplosion that word came into the city of Hi*- disaster near the powder works. Ambulances and automobile's vi-^re rushed to the 6cene. and the fright i/jilly injured were rarried »o the local li'?s-pitals until there v.as room for no iTjore. and ''■■ others were brought- across Ihe river to this «.-ity. . - Gr«at Cloud of Smoke Over Hull. Jn 101 city, four it lee front trie «?e«>ne of the explosion, the i^rror inspired ivas f< arcely low= than that at Hull. The trembled. buiMings shook and '"jrxJreds of windows were shattered. The sreat rloud of smile -which mounted in a column over Ffull quick Indicated ■■ «*f" r true cause of the terrifying shock. . The O'.ta*ra hospitals are crowd* ?i t h injured, and it is almost certain ♦hat some of these are *>< badly hurt) that Uh list of fatalities will gr.v. '/'•'jit McCann. a laborer, v a- crushed . by a falling fragment. Me vas taken In ■a automobile, which started hurriedly | far an Ottawa hospitaJ. It was seen j that he v.as dying. The automobile was stopped in front of the Roman Catholic . cathedral, and, standing on Hm steps of. th«? edifice, a priest administered the la t \ tarrsLments ■ lew minutes ivl-' .Me ditu- w - ▼ m^^^^MHP*^^. - "*"-* * '- jy~t3l^^^Bfifcfi^Jwff IBS^^i^pC^'mC^j BBR^?Bl!J^^BfcfflfcT>^^Bfißifiiß^T !■ Jifc^^^^rt * .•■'.--■•. To-tlay, «iho\v«rv. To-morrow, fair; south wind*. COMET CAUSES THIEF SCARE Would-Be Gazers on Roof Rout Out the Police. Shadowy forms, dimly seen through the mist. on the roof of the home of Dr. Walter James, at No. 17 West 54th street, ■it midnight last night gave, the neigh borhood a burglar scare and a few min utes of real excitement. One of Dr. James's neighbors telephoned to Police Headquarters that there were two men on the roof walking about as if looking for an entrance lo the house. Two patrolmen were sent over from the East 51st street station. They rang: Dr. James's bell and told him there were, thieves on his roof. "Thieves oji my roof!" the doctor ex daftned. "Why. Y\-f just com" from tb*>rr>. Haven't been down thrte minutes. Wont up to try and see the comet.'" "Dunn the comet:' said the patrolmen in chorus. FOUR DROWN IN MIDOCEAN Three of Oceana's Crew Die Try ing- to Rescue Suicide. [Ry Ii lt<sd Wireless to The Tribunal Steamship Onus May S. — Four mem bers of th*- ship's crew were drowned in midoc^an at 7:W o'clock this morning, when an Italian stoker suddenly became insane and jumped overboard, and his act was followed by the capsizing of a bos! which had been lowered to rescue him. FVw passengers were stirring when the stoker dived over the side of the ship, but th«» excitement attendant upon the event? which succeeded brought all of them to the deck, and the rail was lined when the three survivors of the res.'iing party were pulled <">ut of tbe v, ater. They were half the crew of a boat which was ordered into the water as soon as the Italian went overboard. Before the boat touched the water it ti;rne<i over, and 'its occupants were thrown into the .sea. Another boat was lowered imme<Jiate ly and life preservers were thrown out to the men. but three of them went down before help could reath them. The Oceans stood by for more than two hours in an attempt to recover the bod ies, but finally proceeded on her way to Bermuda after a fruitless search. CHANG-SHA TURBULENT Authorities Trying to Check Re volt on May 29. Chang-Sha. China. May S.--The gen eral uneasiness has been greatly in creased here in consequence of the ap pearance of a large number of posters, unsigned, demanding the death of for eigners an«i native Christians and set ting May L H .' as the date for a general i>.nti-Mar.chii uprising Government offi cials have destroyed tiie posters and the ■ ity is being sironglv patrolled. The agitators are holding secret meetings, but it ij? beiieved that the presence of foreign iiere will act as a (heck to the movement. BULL GORES AN AMERICAN H. B. Lee, a Noted Expert in Ring, May Die. Mexico City. May Harper B. Lee, an American bullfighter, was gored by a bull during a fight at Guadalajara this evening and is not expected to live through the night, according to a tele gram received by "El Imparcial" to night. . NEW GROUND FOR DIVORCE Lack of Sporting Blood Cause for Separation, Says Rector. Boston. May S.— A new ground for di voroe was suggested lart week by the Rev. Robert B. Parker, re<tor of the ex ciusive St. James's Episcopal Church of Providence, who said that a lack of the sporting spirit on the part of either hus band or wife should properly constitute a good reason for separation. Dr. Par ker said: "For a man to have a wife without true sporting blood In her veins or for a woman to have a husband without the true sporting 'nature, ought to be th ■■■ grounds for a divorce. The true sport nevei plays for money ..r gambles in any way. Jt is only the mongrel or half breed who will go out and play golf for n dollar a hole, for thai is the kind thai l.as more mones than sporting blood." CONSTABLE GOT 'EM, BY GUM Took Three Men and Six Horses, but $500 Reward Went Glimmering. < 'unstable Rawson, of Wefctwood, N. J.. for seine hours ••■•■• ■•',;<;. morning thought li« hud earned *'-— Recently the Board of Freeholders offered that amount for the arrest of ih« Bang of horse thieves which lias been operating In this county. Raw son at. daylight yesterday cante upon three mi. i. escort sk% '.•-:■ ---■ through his vll li'ce md when lie hail"d them with a •]• mil to know when they obtained the horses one "i" the men replied: "Stole *<eni." One minute later ilio ntir* three were iry:;;;r to convince the constable i! was a j::kr 'nit there liad been too many thefts ol horses Tyithin the last few months for liiat, ;."<i the constable marched the three m<»»i •••1 the j=lx horses eight miles across • ■■•;•■■.•■•. to the count] jail at Hackensack. SlwrilT Brewst#>r's men, after several hours*. f(>a r''h. found a man who raid he had on Saturday sold :< horse answering the <J»-.<«T!i>ii"n of one of the Impounded anf m*ii.«--, '■..' th<-. - •iffy men came upon an excited man who proved to be Joseph <;iwss. of No. Ml Division street, Manhat tan. He I .-i hft-n <jp through this county buying horseß and itssetnbtad them last ni^ht and ensraßed tlie three hh a to take them into New York thin morning. It was <; o'clock 'rf-i night tore the matter was • ■:- Pd 111.. MR. TAFT ANB CENTRAL "RANK President Not in Favor of Institution at s Present. Says Ma^Veagh. Washington, May K. iltlKMigh President Taft "i- quoted In his Boston a<i<lrp.<-- not. lon« .-. m* l>eing in favor of ■ cfntnM bank, it was learned to-day that he Is ;.,,.,-. <t to a central hank of Ismm ;«t the present ttin< To the !*rores of bankers who ha\«* been s*-njins iiM|"iii ps . Secretary HsjcVeagli lias been authorised by the Prealdeiii to make the following statement: "Mr. Tart v,a:» nii.s<iuote<3 Ui i'"' reports Of his Boston Rddretis. Th« President la not in favor or a central bank Hi tin pres ent time. and he has 'personally requested .>.,. . you tliat tie J-- : <.I advocating the ccLabUEbuietit ■.; ii-ii .i! i:ialiia». ' - T.'' M:n\-V()RK. MONDAY, MAY 0, 1910.-TWi:LVi; PA(iES. THE HISTORIC NORMAN HALL OF WESTMINSTER, UNDER THE TOWERS OF THE HOUSES OK PARLIAMENT. PROPOSED HEALTH LAW CHANGE STIRS EDDYITES Bill at Albany Apparently a Blow to Ail Believers in Healing by Faith. PASSED ASSEMBLY ALREADY Christian Scientists Marvel at Possible Interests Back of Pending Amend ment. Through the medium of the neces suniy ssvift work at Albany in the closing days of the legislative session some one came very near slipping through an innocent looking little amendment to the public health laws irfaich would have greatly interfered With the practices of Christian Sci entists. Indeed, the measure also might have affected the thousands of people who an nually make a pilgrimage to the little Church of St. Jean JBaptiste. at No. 159 East 70th street, at the novena of St. Ann. and even those who pray for heal ing instead of consulting a physician. It passed th« Assembly and Is now on gen sral orders in the Senate to become a law. Assemblyman Lafay C. Wilkie. of Buffalo, introduced it in the Assembly, and defended it briefly, when it was mildly opposed. The present law on the subject of con sulting medical advice is drawn rigidly. but is followed by a broad clause of ex emption, which states that "this article shall BPBt be construed to affect . . . the practice oi' the religious tenet? of any Church." Mr. Wilkie's propose.! amendment seeks to strike out that clause and to substitute therefor the words: "This article shall not be con strued to affect the practice of circum cision as. the religious tenet of any Church." ; County Medical Society's Action. Three years ago, when the present law regulating the practice of medicine was put upon the statute books, the New York County Medical So'*letv, repre 1 senting the medical profession of the state, through its" attorney, Cha'mpe S. Andrews, prepared and advocated for passage the law as It stands now, in cluding the broad exemptive clause. Explaining the clause, before the joint committee of the Assembly and Sen ate. Mr. Andrews said on that occasion: •'It was put in because we don't want any Jokers or niggers In the woodpile in this bill, ..or to take advantage of any body whose interests are affected." Th« Wiikie bill was introduced in the Assembly on April 26 and passed that body on May "'• It "was introduced in the Senate by Senator Witter, of Alle ganj County, chairman of the Seriate Committee on Public Health, and him self a physician and surgeon. Assemblyman Harry Kopp, of New York, who is chairman of the Assembly Committee on Public Health, said yes terday that he did not remember the bill particularly. "Wilkie, of Buffalo^ introduced it." said Mr. Kopp, "and if it did come. into our committee I we. didn't have a chance, to consider it. because everything went to the Rules Committee about that time. 1 remember vaguely thai when Wilkie's bill came on the floor some one asked a .: . .,fi .di " r tv,o. which Wllkic answered, and that was aIL No one paid any at tention to it, and it went through •with out a murmur." When h. was toi.i of the farreaching rfe.t of th« bttl >Jr. Kopp was aston ished. Thanks The Tribune. •| gUCSS none oi us saw that." he said, ••thing;- go through nib suoh a rusii then In the last days of a session, but now that The Tribune has called m\ at tention to it I should think it would be a -. . j < easy matt< r to stop it In the Sen- Monsignor Lavelle, of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of St. Patrick, said tiiat to* hud not heard of the Wllfcje bill i ..-.; 1., it I •ii .third «•:«£«. WHERE KING EDWARDS BODY WILL LIB IX STATE. THE THRONE ROOM; BUCKINGHAM PALACE. OVER 800 BODIES FOUND Cartagos Dead May Exceed 1,500 — Paraiso Suffers. San Jose. Costa Rica. May S.— Eight hundred bodies had been taken at noon to-day from the r;nns of the houses, which were overthrown in the earth quake last Wednesday evening at Car tago. The estimate of the dead last tfvenins placed the number at fifteen hundred, but it is possible that this will be exceeded. Large forces, which have gone to Car tago from San Jose and other points, are ii"\\ engaged in the work of resfue, and even to-day several living persons were taken from under the piles of stone and timbers where dwelling houses once. stood! The number of sick and injured can riot be counted, many of them having been removed t<> adjoining towns and villages, and since the disaster scores have died from their injuries. Dr. Bocanegra, the <iuat<malan repre sentative to the Central American Court o!" Justice, -.va:s demented when removed from the ruins the day following the earthquake, but he is now recovering from 11 111 1 - - shock. Physically he was only slightly injured. The body of his wife, who was killed, has been embalmed, pre paratory to being sent •.<• Guatemala. Paraiso, a village of two thousand per sons, about eighteen miles east of San Jose, also suffered severely from the earth shocks, reports reaching here indi cating that nearly a hundred persons \< ere killed. Larg" fissures have epened in OarUtgo province, which have given additional cause for alarm. Ten thousand persons ii,v< I n rendered homeless, and the severe rains and lack of food and drink ing water are responsible Tor much suf fering. It has been found Impossible to provide -belter for the people, who are huddled together In a pitiable condition. Tii ctemon\ attending the Inaugura tion of Rleardo Jimfnez as President of Costa EUea took place to-day on one of the plazas in San Jos£, owing to the fact tl-a' tbe lie!, pie feared to enter the gov ernment building. GRIEF CAUSED HER SUICIDE Vassar Graduate Had Brooded Over Death of Her Fiance. IBj T?l'-prapJi to Th« Tribune. 1 I'itttsburg, M !>, v — Miss Nancy Binga mun, twenty-six years old, a Vassar graduate and «i member of an excellent T'ittsburg family, killed herself to-day by flflnVr a bullet through her brain. Sudden dementia, caused by grief over the death or her fiance' a year ago. is given by the family as the cause of her suicide. Mi.--- Riiigatnan ! was a niece of Dr. Bingaman, the alienist who testified in the trial of Harry K. Thaw. While other members of the family Mere at church this morning Miss Binsra man remained at home. When the fam ily returned she could not be found. A maid's room was discovered barricaded; and » rtierob.«r of the family, losing through the keyhole saw blood o."tht floor. They called Dr. J. B. Johnson, who entered the room by means of a ladder; Miss Bingumaii was an attractive young woman and v.us active socially up to a year ago. Her father. J. P. Binga niati, \V£a an associate of i;. m. Oigelow. Th« parent)* of Hie young woman were j.i om i:t' d v ii h grief. KEEPS B(WjriED^ TO POST Jersey Lad Thus Fastened to Prevent Injury to Himself. East Orange. X. J.. May S (Special).— Tethered to a post like an animal is the plight 01" a feeble-minded eight-year old boy, Martin Conners, an inmate of the Orange Alrnshouse. He is tied up for the greater part of the time because the superintendent, Mrs. Margaret HeUi linger, knows of rio better way to re- Mtrui.'i him The Rev. Adolph Reeder. pastor of the New Church, Orange, sug gested that a large, loose belt be made for hint and that he be fastened t.. a post, i-are being taken not to injure him in any way. Mr. Etceder i.s an authority on the treatment of the feeble-minded. Tiif child became a public charge three years ago. when his mother dis appeared. The Home for Feeb'e-Minded Children at Vineland is crowded t<> its limit, but (lovernor Fort, to whom an appeal has been mad?, said to-night that the ahushouse was no place for the boy, and tly.it his case demanded special attenti.-n. YOUNG -WOMEN START FAST Betting Fever Aroused in Garden City by Novel Plan. Garden City. . Long: Island. May S (Special)! — A great deal of interest has been stirred up here by Miss Ann Townseml. Miss Marion McKellar and Mrs. Keith Trask, '.vho propose to fol low the advice of the writer of a maga zine article and see if they cannot rid themselves by fasting of indigestion and a number of other complaints with which they think they are afflicted. After a bounteous dinner at Hie Townsend home to-night the young women will go to the home of Mrs. Frederick Sawyer, where everything eat able has been removed, and for three days nothing will pass their lips except water. For a fortnight thereafter they will take only a small class of milk hourly for eight hours' each day. Any number of hoses of gloves, candy arid the like has been wagered that they Will not stick to the milk diet to the end of the fortnight. AFTER BALLOON RECORDS Forbes to Ascend from Quincy, 111., in Monster Gas Bag. . . lßy.T«lrsraph to Th*- Tribune.] Bridgeport^ Conn.! May S.— A. Holland Forbes, president of the Aero Club of America, whose home is In I'airneld. started lust Thursday for Quincy, II).. here to-morrow he will make an ascent in the largest and most costly balloon ,-wr constructed. He is to attempt to break both the distance, record of 1,193 miles ;-t'i 1 the endurance record of sev enty-two hour?. Upon making his as i • nt he expects to And ■ current which will carry him northward over Chicago, the Great Lakes and across the Canadian border and thence up to th. Gulf of St. Lawrence, where he Intends to land. He will cany enough provision-? to last him four or more days, and his supply of bedding exceeds anything ever before carried by auy balloonist He will make the trip, unaccompanied .... > .*'» - t»t»i/'iT^ . /^VI-"' ./' < v V r T' to CH7 of »w .V«rk. 4ff«*r flty »mI Hobok««i Xif It 1 XI( *' L'lNrj UJui> 1 elsewhere TWO cents. LLOYD aHSGOM HURT IN AUTOMOBILE SMASH i President of County Committee Badly Bruised, but Goes on to Eidman Funeral. OTHER MISHAPS OF THE DAY Joy Ride Ends in Grocery Store Window and Two Women Are Hun — Policeman's Dog Killed. T-.10.yd <:*. 'Jrisconi. president ..f rh* Republican County •""orrtrrritt"**: Mrs. Griscom and John Boyle, jr., secretary of the committee, were on their way to the funeral of Ferdinand Eidman. at Ns> .~>l 7th street, yesterday morning, a westbound crosstbwn car in 50th street crashed into their automobile at Fifth avenue, driving it up against a hydrant on the sidewalk, crushing in the radi ator, breaking off one of the wheels and causing other damage. None of the party was thrown out of the machine, but Mr. Griscoms leg was <ut and bruised. Although suffering great pain be refused to go home, sum moned a taxicab and went on to the funeral. It was said that the motor man could Tiot stop bis car, because the rails were slippery, and that the auto mobile skiddf ! on the damp asphalt, th .• emergency brake being powerless to hold back the car. No arrests were made. Mrs. Ada Glade, v.ho is seventy-one years old and lives at No. r.*» Newark avenue, Jersey City. wa« knocked down and painfully injured by a motorcycle at St. Nicholas avenue and I25Cn street last night. She was removed to the J. Mood Wright Hospital and lat^r was ta\en to the home of >\er daughter. \\ No. ::."i Manhattan aVfUt. The police arrested the motorcyclist, who said that he was Herbert Sakke. of No. !H> t'on v*»nt avenue. A "joy ride" which began on Saturday night at a garage at Amsterdam avenue and l<V|st street and ended early yester day morning in the show window of a grocery store at Columbus avenue, and lOlst street resulted in injury to two women and the arrest of the chauffeur.. George Mura. of No. 168 Weil JXUh street, on several charges. His employer. ■ Clarence Isaacs, who lives at th" ■ Hendrick Hudson apart ments, at Riverside Drive and 110 th street, said that Mura had taken the car out without his permission, and when the chauffeur was -arraigned before Mag istrate Barlow, in the West Side court, on a charge of grand larceny, he was held iii $2,000 bail for examination to morrow. He was also held in $2»Ht bail for Special Sessions for operating an automobile without a license. Mura had two women and a man in the car with him when the steering gear failed to work proper* and the machine plunged into the window of the grocery store of Gristsde Brothers. The car was overturned and all the occupants were thrown out. The women were at tended by Dr. Wardner. of the J. Hood Wriglit Hospital, and went to their homes. After Mura had been locked up Sergeant Durran and four patrolmen from the West JOOth street station worked two hours before they succeeded in removing the car out of the wrecked window. The front wheel was torn off; and it was otherwise damaged. A hie Newfoundland dog. the con stant companion, on post or off. during the last fourteen years of Patrolman George Burnell. of the Tremont police station, was struck by an automobile at Washington avenue, and 143 d street last night, and all the precinct is mourning. The dog started to cross the street, when a touring car flashed out of the fog and broke both its hind legs. A bullet from Blil'nsU'a revolver ended Us life. A VANDERBILT HORSE WINS. Paris, May S.— W. K. Vanderbllfs, Bats Delight won th*> Prix do . St. James at Longchamp* to-day, for thre«?-year-old fillies, at nino furlongs His Sir Peter fin ished second in the Prix 81 Sevres, another three- year-old event, for colts, at nino fur »i - - - THE KING'S TOMB • TO 8E AI WINDSOR Bcdv to L:e in State in the Old Norman Hal! of West minster. SALVATiON ARMY TRIBUTE Commons to Meet on Wednes day — A Political Truce In dicated — Many Messages j : from America. London. May 8. — Th» tomb of Edward VII v.ill be beneath the Albert Memorial Chapel at Windsor, where the body of, his eldest son. the Duke of Clarence, has a sepulchre. The funeral probably will be held on May 20. It has practically been decided that the body of the King will lie in state in Westminster Hal!, under the houses of Parliament, which was last the scene of a similar ceremony when for two days and nights a constant .stream of citizens filed past the coffin of Mr. Gladstone. • Before being taken to Westminster th* body will lie in state in the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace. King Edward's coffin will be made Si oak grown in th*» royal forest at Windsor. It will first h<» lowered to the vault beneath the chapel floor of St. George's Chape!.. Windsor Castle. Afterward, when the permanent tomb has been prepared. It will be re-. moved to the Albert Memorial Chape!. dr» the castle. Queen Alexandra and Kinar »>?orge cor - ferred with various officers of the sta^^ and the household concerning the funeral »o-day after holding ser vice in the Royal Chapel at Buckingham Palace, which the late King always at-» tended when he made his residence th»tr*v The late of the buriu! was tentatively fixed for May 20. although it may b<9 .\lav Is. thr- date on which Th- HnnairrrW is scheduled to deliver th'ji Romanes i •■cture at oxford University. The sjajanhan of the royal family, it i** peli^ved. would ssafat that there should be no lyins, in .state, but it was repre sented to them that the wishes of th-* peopl' 3 - were so .-trongty for this that they were wiilin? to waive their personal inclinations. Plaster Cast of Dead King Taken. Albert Bruce- Joy. the sculptor, took 3 plaster cast to-day of the late Kin^s features, while Sir Luke Fildes, the il lustrator, sketched the tit ad King. According to "The Times," the Kin?? died from heart disease, following bron chitis, and the paper say* that all ru mors of other ailments may be dis missed as idle gossip. - There never was danger from throat complication?. ' :"> / -The official bulletin " The Times" will say. "concealed nothing, for there was nothing to conceal. On Friday morning th- King arose, a ! usual, and moved about cautiously, for even slight movements were apt to cause a re • ;r rence of the heart attacks. It was not until a late hour in Oh evening that fa left bis chair for the be'i.'" "The. Morning Post" in a somewhat similar statement will say: "The King- was a martyr to his strong sense of public duty. On Tuesday th* doctors ordered complete rest, because he was suffering from bronchitis, but ha continued to give daily audiences, and it is safe to say that none of the noblemen, and gentlemen he received had th» slightest suspicion of the real facts. The King admitted that he had a cold, but, he was just his ordinary, courteous., genial self, and all this time his temper- ature was over 100." Scenes in the Death Chamber. King Edward still lies in the bed* where he died, clothed only In night clothes, with his hands crossed on hi;* breast. Queen Alexandra visits th* chamber' frequently, appearing greatly worn and tired. Kins George and Queen Mary spent most of the day with her. After chapel the family again looked upon the body for a few min utes. Alexandra will in the future be styled; the Queen- Mother, a title not used in England since the days si Henrietta, the consort of Charles I. Her Assam house will be Marlborough House. ami she possibly also will continue to us« Sandrinsham House, besides residing for. a part si each year at her Baa** mer residence at KJampenbors Bay. Denmark, which she shares with th/» Empress Dowager si Russia. King's Heir Gets Cornwall Estate. Prince. Edward .the heir to the thron*. will for the present be styled the Duk<» of Cornwall and Rothesajr. I^ater ha w^ll be created Prince of Wales. Ho Succeeds forthwith to the -duchy r,f Cornwall, with a clear income of ■">•'• 0»» yearly, which will accumulate un til he become? of ape. Riving him an independent fortune of *-_'..">4 »».•»>»•. It Was the income from this source which, enabled the late King to purchase his UsjMhrmghasa estate. The English papers again are filled with islesjnMH containing tributes fronj abroad. The Russian court will go ,in ■mourning: for three months and the Prussian court for one month. The Turkish frovernment will send the heir to the throne to attend th.' funeral. The artist John S. Sargent was amons; the few 'privileged visitors admitted to the death chamber, which la a moderate sized room, quietly furnish?*!. This room the Kins had used in recent years It Is now draped -,\ith black, but the entrance is quite unguarded. The body si th* dead Sing reclines tinder an ordinary whit' coverlet and a few white flowers and violets placed by Queen Alexandra, on a low single woeden bed in the middle of the room, which stands where th sunshine falls on it. The Kins liked th* head of his bed near a window. 30 that he got the outlook over Constitution HilL His hands He in a perfectly natural po sition, and he still wears his rin<- :-*.V iarg* cigar case and match arc Iyin.? on the table, just ■■ the Kins left them, giving a natural look to the apartment, as though, the King were only aleeplnsr. Many reminiscences are belns pub lished of the late King. Once on befns asked what, he would do il he -wen? d.5-