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NoiiiKii 229 I sxlAurj. t)U OHIIN in fin MONTH
BOILERS EXPLODE;
THIRTY MEN DEAD;
50 ARE INJURED
Shower of Parts Human Bodies
Follows Catastrophe at
Canton Factory
ONE BLOWN THROUGH HOUSE
Victim with Arm Torn Off Begs to
Be Killed—Four Mills
Are Destroyed
[Associated Proas]
CANTON, Ohio, May 17.—With a
' roar heard many miles away a
battery of seven boilers at the
plant of the American Sheet and Tin
Plate company exploded today, killing
between twenty and thirty men and
injuring fifty. Among the injured are
a half dozen who probably will die
before morning. Jv*
The force of the explosion was ter
rific. The big plant is practically a
total loss. A mere shell of the build
ing is left.
Identification of the men was diffi
cult. Heads, arms and legs were
blown blocks fro;;i the scene. Bits of
human flesh have been picked up on
porches and roofs of houses and In
trees.
One hundred men were at work In
the plant at the time of the accident.
But a dozen or so escaped some form
of Injury, and these-worked heroically
to rescue their fellow workmen from
the burning ruins.
The body of one . man was i blown
through a house 700 feet from the
plant. The body entered the house
from the east side and continued in
a straight line through a bedroom and
out the west side. .The trunk of an
other man's body was found in a gar
den 600 feet away.
"For God's sake, hit me on the head
and kill me," cried one injured man
to a workman who had found him.
He had an arm torn off and a great
hole in his side.
' The plant had five mills. All the
employes working at mills 1, 2, 3 and 4
were either killed or injured, while the
men In mill 5, farthest from the boil
ers, escaped serious injury.
COL. COPLEY WILL AID
LORIMER INVESTIGATION
Visits States Attorney at Chicago
and Offers to Contribute
Large Sum
CHICAGO, May 17.— C01. Ira Copley,
millionaire gas magnate of Aurora,
111., called upon State's Attorney Way
man here today and offered to con
tribute a large sum of money to assist
Mr. Wayman to carry on the Investi
gation of the election of William Lori
mer to tho United States senate.
Col. Copley went to the criminal
court building, accompanied by Attor
ney Alschuler of Aurora and Attorney
Prank R. Reid, representing Michael
S. Link. They held a long conference
with Mr. Wayman.
When the conference was over Mr.
Wayman said: "Col. Copley was on the
ground at Springfield when the sen
atorial fight was on. He was inter
ested to a certain extent, and stands
ready and willing to give all the in
formation at his command. He volun
tarily offered to contribute a substan
tial amount of money to aid In clear-
Ing up the case."
BOY ANGLERS HOOK $42
IN BILLS OUT OF RIVER
Prove They 'Caught' Fisherman's
Roll and Didn't Steal It
NEW YORK, May 17.—Peter Ander
son, a bright little fellow of 8 years,
has cleared himself and a 6-year-old
companion of a larceny charge by ex
plaining to a judge in Jersey City that 1
he caught a roll of bills on a fish hook
while angling in the Hackensack river
recently. There was $42 in the roll,
which was held together by a rubber
band. The boys divided it equally.
A boatman who had lost the money
had the lads arrested, but the court
gave credence to the strange manner
In which the money was found and
dismissed the complaint when the boys
said they had no idea who had lost the
money.
CALIFORNIA WINE, HELD
BY COURT, IS RELEASED
FORT SMITH, Ark., May 17.—Fed
eral Judge Rogers today released a car
load of California wine that was at
tached here recently under the provis
ion of tho pure food law that wines
must be properly labeled, it having been
charged that, this wine was misla
beled.
Judge Rogers followed the recent su
preme court ruling that when the label
gave the place of manufacture ;md the
name of the brands there was no vio
lation of the law.
NEGROES, TERRIFIED BY
CIRCLE AROUND SUN, PRAY
NEW ORLEANS, Mpy 17.—As a re-
Hult of the appearance in the sky to
day of a largo multi-colored circle,
with the sun as its center, consterna
tion was created among tho. negroes
at work in the fields in Louisiana and
Mississippi.
Several points In the country re
port that the negro hands deserted
their work and fell crying and pray-
LOS ANGELES HERALD
INDEX OF
HERALD'S NEWS
TODAY
* FOIUSCAST
For liOd AJljflrai and vicinity i Fair Wad
nesday; light, north wind, changing to
south. Maximum temperature yesterday, 72
degreed; minimum temperature, 58 rcj;rees.
LOS ANGELES^
Jjttf>Bt observations hliow earth will col
lido with filmy tall of comet at from
5' to 11 o'clock this evening. PAGE l
Democratic committee* selected to pass
on desirability of candidates for office.
PACK I
John I. Works, Lincoln-Roosevelt league;
candidate for United States senator,
Issues statement. PAUK 4
Prominent speakers address the college
mens' association, PAGE 4
Hamburg-American line 'to aid San Di
ego exposition. PAGES 6
T. M. C. A. boys will run relay from
Santa Barbara to Kadlands. PAGE! 6
Woman witness gags In court and de- _
clares defendant seeks to control her ""
by psychology.^ PAGE 8
Klve divorces aro granted by Judge Hut
ton In twenty-five minutes. PAGE 8
City council and county supervisors will
lie. asked to aid social science work.
PAGE) 9
Officers of women's Eplcopallan organ
ization reappolnted. PAGE 9
Theft of papers necessary to defense of
suit thought to have been made for
attack on F. M. 8011. , PAGE! 9
No bedlam, Quiet Fourth. Is mayor's
declaration.- PAGE D
"I am persecuted," says Mrs. Brooks
at Donovan trial. PAGE 9
Redondo Beach boosters to parade Una
Angeles ■ streets today ' to advertise
their town. PAGE 9
Driven from home, wife of San Fernan
do farmer is missing. PAGES 9
nans for street improvement at Wil
mington presented to council. PAGE 11
Committee of five warns California Aero "
club against sending delegates to New
York conference. PAdE 10
W. F. Thomas arrested on charge of strik
ing Mrs. A. K. Haenel. . I 1 AGE 16
Dr. Pah), head qf Good Samaritan hos
pital, arrested on charge of assault.
PAGE 10
Society, clubs. .. PAGE) 5
Sports. PAGE 0
Markets and financial. PAGE 7
News of the courts. PAGE 8
Municipal affairs. PAGE 13
Mines and oil fields. PAGE 11
Building permits. PAGE) 11
Kdltnrlnl and letter box. a PAGE 12
Noted men and women.' PAGE 13
In hotel corridors. PAGE 13
City brevities. PAGE 13
Marriage licenses, births and deaths.
PAGE 14
Classified advertising. PAGES 14-15
Theaters. PAQB 4
SOUTH CALIFORNIA
San Bernardino centennial celebration Is
formally opened. PAOE 8
Higher salaries favored for Pasadena school
teachers. ; I'AOK 14
Ban Bernardino blacksmith killed by special
officer In fight on street. . PAOB 14
Long Beach chamber of commerce favors -
municipal tracks on waterfront and har
bor. PAGE 14
Prominent Venice business men will try
hand for one night as leaders of
Chlaffarelll's band. PAGE 14
COAST :f/>
Flannery to take stand In own defense.
>. -. r ■ „.... PAOB 1
One hundred and fifty escape by ladders as
■ Hotel Adams la destroyed In (250,000
Phoenix nre. Pj^Oß 1
President of Yale, at Berkeley, says desire
for efficiency In administration may lead
to dry rot In democracy. PAOB 3
EASTERN
Man made criminal by blow on the head
from baseball. PAGB 2
Chicago court to halt freight rate Increase,
I. expectation. PACE 3
Government confines man In glass cage to
determine if roast beef gives more energy .
to human body than cabbage. PAGE 3
Lawlor accuses Brandels of falsehood
and calls Plnehot, Garneld and others
a foul flock. PAGE 2
Colonel Copley will aid Lorlmer Inves
tigation. :;'. , * PAGE 1
Boiler explosion In factory tears thirty
, men to pieces and Injures fifty. PAGE 1
FOREIGN g£ .|
Removal of body of King Edward to
Westminster hall witnessed by thou
sands of persons. PAGE 1
MINING AND OIL
George Washington mine at Mineral Park,
Ariz., encounters body of high grade in
a new shaft. PAGE 11
Power plant will supply oil fields of Kern
county. . PAGE il
Kagle OH company gets second gusher on
property In North Midway. PAGE 11
THIEF RIFLES WRAPS
OF DANGERS; GETS $1000
One of the most daring robberies,
believed to have been an Inside job,
was reported at police headquarters
early this morning from Hotel Pleas
anton, 1120 South Grand avenue, when
jewelry and money estimated in value
at about $1000, was stolen from the
various guests who had been having a
dance.
The dance was held on the first floor
of the hotel, attended by about fifty
guests, and Mrs. A. A. Eaton, owner
of the hotel, allowed the use of her
private room, adjoining the dance hall,
as a cloak room.
When the dance was over Manager
H. L. Hughes of the hotel went to the
cloak room to assist the guests In get
ting their wraps. To his surprise he
found the door locked.
OHIO RENOMINATES ITS
SLATE FOR CONGRESS
CLEVELAND, 0., May 17.—While to
day's preliminary election returns have
.been slow, the results so far indicated
are that a majority of the Republican
"regulars" in congress have been re
nnrninated.
The Democratic delegation was re
nominated in a body with the exception
of Representative Touveille of the
Fourth district, who was not a can
didate.
A result of the convention not wholly
expected was the indorsement of Sen
ator Charlei IMck for a return to the
sriiat.' by about two-thirds of the Re
publicans who participated in the
primaries.
IIIh name was the only one presented
for indorsement, but a brisk fight was
made against him.
WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 18, 1910.
150 ESCAPE DOWN
LADDERS AS FIRE
DESTROYS HOTEL
Phoenix Loses Adams House and
Suffers Property Loss Ag
gregating $250,000
BUILDINGS ARE DYNAMITED
Night Clerk, Who Rouses Sleep
ers, Saves Young Daughter
of Governor Sloan
I'IIOICMX. Ariz., Muy 17. —It wot
learned tonight that of the six girls who
escancil the Hotel Adams flre saving
nothing nnd sent to the Crlttentnn home,
one sent to the home in Ijos Angeles to
night, two others HI In bed, one badly
bruined. No names are available. This
i' the only personal Injury veriiied.
Floyd V. l'urvls of Draper, 8. D., suf
fering from tuberculosis, In tho excite
ment following the flre, dropped dead in
the street, but was not a guest of tile
hotel, and there is no connection except
the shock through excitement.
PHOENIX, May 17.—Early this
morning the employes of the
Hotel Adams daahed through the
corridors shouting to the 100 sleepers
the information that the house was on
fire. The guests grabbed what per
sonal effpets they dared to take time
for and escaped from the hotel scant
ily clad.
Elevators and stairways were choked
by flame and smoke and nearly all of
them escaped by ladders, emergency
devices and other sensational means of
departure. No lives are thought lost.
Before the conflagration was repulsed
the hotel was destroyed and contigu
ous property damaged. The loss is
Mtlmated at a quarter of a million
dollars—the hardest blow that Phoenix
has ever suffered. One-half the loss
is covered by Insurance.
The Hotel Adams was the largest
and best In the city and was regarded
almost as a public utility. It being a
central r>"int rendezvous for the polit
ical, commercial and sociu.l life of the
city.
There was no wind: that Is believed
to have been the only thiug that pre
vented the destruction of the entire
business district.
Heroic deed.l; of rescuers and spnsa
tional escapes from death marked the
disaster.
■AVBU GOVERNOR'S DAI'OHTKIt
The 9-year-old daughter of Governor
Sloan was saved by Xight Clerk Henry
"Willey, who, after rousing the sleepers
on all four floods, with the aid of a
bellboy, fought his way through the
smoke and llame with the little girl
in his- arms.
Governor Sloan and his wife escaped
by a ladder.
The flre started from an unknown
cause in the hotel near the office. It
gained such headway that the build
ing was soon a roaring furnace. The
flames spread in all directions and the
flre department abandoned all at
tempts to save the hotel and bent their
efforts to checking the spread. Build
ings In the vicinity wer<! blown up by
dynamite. Structures near Central
avenue and Adams street caught fire
and were saved only by the herculean
work of the firemen.
Tenants of nearly all houses in the
vicinity gathered up their personal ef
fects and fled.
The postoffiee, half a block north,
and intervening property were saved
by a brick wall of the hotel, which
remained standing until the fire was
extinguished. Then it fell, crushing
the realty office of Greeno & Griffin.
A standing wall at the other end of
the hotel, blown by dynamite, demol
ished the Utley building, from which
thousands of dollars' worth of auto
mobile stock had been removed;
NO DKATIIS REI'OKTKI)
There Is believed to have been no
loss of life, but the fact baa not been
definitely established, as the hotel reg
ister was destroyed. There were about
150 persons in the building. By means
of lists made from memory by the
management seventy-one persons have
been accounted for.
J. M. Jamison, a resident guest,
dropped to the glass roof of the hotel
lobby and caught in his arms a woman
employe of the hotel. Dropping from
an adjoining window, both escaped
down an outside stairway.
Scores had narrow escapes, and few
were attired in anything more than
night clothes, some saving their grips.
Half of the guests had close calls, ns
the elevator and stairway were both in
the center of the building and were
near the fire. Nearly all came down
ladders.
J. C. Adams, owner, announces ho
will build a new hotel. The building
cost $140,000.
TROOPS EXCHANGE SHOTS
WITH STRIKING WORKMEN
HANNIBAL, May 17.—Aside from oc
casional Jeers and drunken shouts by
striking workmen of the Atlas-Portland
Cement company, order appears to have
been restored at Ilasco today.
The presence of state troops has
helped the situation, though an out-
Invak is considered possible by Col. C.
C. McDonald, in command.
Company A or St. Louis this after
noon drove thirty-five of the strikers
away from a saloon, while the saloon
keeper, R. Jemmy, and his bartender
were placed under arrest for violation
of the closing orders.
Strikers today fired from ambush on
the troops guarding the dynamite store
houses. The shots were returned, but
no one was hurt.
BAKERSFIELD BANKER DIES
BAKERSFIELD, May 17.—Major
Frank S. Rico, vice president and man
ager of tho First National hunk of this
city and one of the best known citizens
of the city, died at 10 o'clock tonight of
valvular heart trouble. Although in
poor health for nearly a year, his death
was unexpected.
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WITNESS ADMITS
FAKE POOL RACES
Man Serving a Sentence at San
Quentin Declares Flannery
Ignorant of Swindle
SAN RAFAEL* May 17.—The prose
cution's case in the trial of Harry P.
Flannery, former president of the
police commission of San Francisco,
accused of grand larceny, was con
cluded early in the afternoon session
of Judge Lennon"s court here today,
and most of the afternoon was devoted
to the examination of witnesses called
by the defense.
It was announced tonight that Flan
nery will take the stand in his own
behalf tomorrow morning, and it is
expected all the testimony, except that
in rebuttal, will be in by noon tomor
row.
William yMacSherry, the member of
the Sausalito pool room gang who
pleaded guilty two weeks ago to a
grand larceny charge, and who is now
serving a sentence of a year in San
Quentin prison, admitted he had made
ail the arrangements in Sausalito for
the operation of a fake pool room in
tl.at city, but declared that Flannery
had known nothing about the plans.
McSherry asserted that Joseph Ab
bott, who gave damaging testimony
against Flannery, had admitted to him
that he had lied in doing so to save
himself from prison, and that Sheriff
Taylor of Marin county was a party
to a conspiracy to "railroad" Flannery
to the penitentiary.
Mac Sherry also said that Abbott
had been drunk while in the San
Rafael jail, and that it was while
drunk that he was "persuaded to turn
informer."
Mac Sherry, who was brought from
San Quentln to testify, put himself In
contempt of court by refusing to an
swer a question put to him on cross
examination, after he had been in
structed by Judge Lennon to do so.
The court threatened to assess punish
ment for this act, and asked that
Warden Hoyle of San Quentin be
present in court tomorrow with Mac-
Sherry.
The prosecution established through
Chief of Police John Martin ol San
Francisco that Flannery had sug
gested John L,. Farrell be made a da»
tective, but had done nothing toward
securing his assignment to the "bunko
detail."
Captain of Detectives Wall of San
Francisco declared that some time be
fore he was appointed to the head of
the detective department Flannery
had asked him what he knew about
Farrell, md said he wanted him put
with some good detective.
DENVER GOES'WET'
DENVER, May 17.—The anti-saloon
element were beaten in the election
today by a majority of from 6000 to
10.000. The extension of the franchise
of the Denver Union Water company,
which was to run for twenty years,
was decisively beaten.
ANGELENO MAKES ADDRESS
NEW ORLEANS, May 17.—Newman
l.ssirk of Los Angeles today ftddlWMWd
the National Credit Men's association
in session here on "The Banker , In
Legislation."
TEXAS NEGROES, FEARING
COMET, DESERT WORK TO
PRAY FOR THEIR LIVES
. • • • (Special to The Herald.)
GALVESTON, Tex.,: May 17.—Thous
ands, of negroes, frarlnic the end of the.
world will be produced by the comet
striking the earth, are quitting their la
bors In Texas and gathering In churches
and ramp meetings. Many are flocking
from the country to small towns and In
congregations are devoting their time to
prayer and lamentations.
At some of the meetings many of them
refuse, to eat until' after the 18th has
passed. Crops and business In many
sections are actually suffering. Through
out the lumber camps in East Texas,
where several thousand negroes are em
ployed and where It has been found
only negroes can do the work, labor is
very scarce and about ten timber cut
ting ramps have closed down for want
of negroes. This affects the lumber
mills' supply of timber. '
I'll through the fruit belt and in the
oil fields negroes have deserted their
work and gone to prayer meetings.
CLAIMS $1,500,000 LOST
THROUGH COTTON FRAUD
Bankrupts Alleged to Have Used
Bogus Bills of Lading to
Get Money
NEW YORK, May 17.—A receiver's
complaint filed in the federal courts in
New York today seta forth what pur
ports to be details of one of the recent
so-called cotton bills of lading frauds
through which firms in this country
and abroad are said to have lost mil
lions.
In this instance alone the receiver es
timates that cotton operators in the
United States, Germany, France, Spain
and Russia were out from $1,000,000 to
$1,500,000.
The defunct firm involved is Steele,
Miller & Co. of Corinth, Miss., thrown
into voluntary bankruptcy May 6. G.
A. E. Pyle was appointed receiver, and
he now directs proceedings against
Stephen M. Wells & Co., cotton brokers
of this city, and against the New York
Dock company, to whom he alleges
fraudulent preferential payments have
been made. On the strength of these
allegations Judge Hazel, in the federal
district court, granted injunctions re
straining the defendants from dispos
ing of cotton notes, stocks and bonds in
their possession and claimed by the
receiver for the benefit of all the cred
itors of Steele, Miller & Co.
In his complaint Receiver Pyle says:
"For a few weeks prior to the Ming of
the petition in bankurptcy Steele, Miller
& Co. procured, by fraudulent and bo
gus bills of lading, a vast sum of mon
ey from creditors in Germany, France,
Russia, and also in the city of New
York."
It is further alleged that this vast
sum of money was never represented
by any cotton, "nor was there ever any
attempt on the part of Steele, Miller &
Co. to ship the cotton.
UTV'PT 1? (^( 1^ • OAII.Ttc. ON TRAINS Be
OJLIN ijrJulli \j\JLlS2jij . BCNDAT Be. on TRAINS tor.
EARTH AND COMET
WILL MEET TODAY
Effect on World to Be Same as
an Elephant Running Into
a Spider's Web
The 25,000,000-mile tail of Halley's
comet will be about 2,000,000 miles'
from the earth when The Herald read
ers get up this morning, provided, of
course, they do not remain In bed too
long. If they are late sleepers the
comet with be fifty miles nearer each
second they Bleep, but astronomers in
all parts of the world declared last
night that it was probable that few
phenomena of interest to the layman
would be observed.
Some time today or tonight the earth
will pass through several million miles
of the tail. The exact hour at which
the heavenly vagabond will wrap its
fluffy appendage about the planet is
a question on which astronomers make
different guesses. Those at the Car
negie observatory have fixed the start-
Ing of the heavenly collision at 1
o'clock this afternoon and figuring the
rate at which the two bodies are mov
ing at fifty miles an hour they have
decided that by midnight the wanderer
will have unwound itself from about
our planet. Observers at Columbia
university have decided that the aerial
collision with the stellular joy rider
will not begin until 11:20 o'clock to
night and that it will be over before
2 o'clock tomorrow morning. Observa
tions made at the Unive-sity of Cali
fornia in Berkeley last night show that
the transit will begin at about 5 o'clock
this afternoon and last until 11 o'clock
tonight. Other astronomers guess thnt
the filmy tail will be met about 7:30
o'clock and that within an hour it will
have Its tail clear of the earth.
The most authoritative statement so
far made comes from Sir Robert Ball,
the royal astronomer of England, who
declares that the earth will suffer
from its mixup with the comet to the
same extent that a charging elephant
would if it ran into a spider's web.
Sir Robert has made calculations
which show that on May 12 the planet
passed through the tati of Halley's
comet and that in 1861 the earth passed
through the skirts of a wanderer and
that no one knew ,it. Further, he de
clares that during the hundreds of
millions of years the earth has been a
planet comets have approached it at
the rate of five a year and that hun
dreds of them have wrapped their filmy
flowing draperies about it without
leaving a trace of it.
NEW OBSERVATIONS SHOW
TRANSIT IS NOW VISIBLE
California Astronomers Fix from
sto 11 o'clock for Passage
BERKELEY, May 17.—The first part
of the calculations on Halley's comet
undertaken by the astronomical de
partment of the University of Cali
fornia at the request of the Astronom
ical and Aatrophyalcal society of
America was com plated teday.
This information has been cabled to
the American astronomers at Honolulu
(Continued on Page Xwo)
CEIVTH
KING'SBODY BORN
TO WESTMINSTER
IN SILENT POMP
Monarchs March to the Notes of
Muffled Drums Behind
Edward's Casket
WIDOWED QUEEN LIFTS VEIL
Fifty Thousand Flock Into Great
Hall to Look on Features
of the Dead
I Associated Press]
LONDON, May 17.—Simple cere
monies marked the removal today
of the body of Edward VII from
Buckingham palace to Westminster
hall, but more impressive than tho
presence of kings and the gorgeous
uniforms of state officials and officers
of the army and navy was the silent
grief displayed by the British people.
Massed behind double lines of sol
diers they watched with strained eyes
and bowed heads the passing of th»
gun carriage that bore the coffin of
the monarch.
In Westminster hall, where the Eng
lish monarchs down to George VI gavo
their coronation festivals, whera
Charleg I was condemned to death,
where Cromwell was saluted lord pro
tector, and where George IV waa
crowned, the body of Edward VII will
He In state until Friday. Then it will
be taken to Windsor castle, there tr>
be placed temporarily in the vault be
neath the floor of St. George's chapel
and later in the tomb that will be pre
pared in Albert memorial chapel.
Brief services, attended only by th«
members of the royal family, wer»
conducted at Buckingham palace in the
morning by the bishop of London. The,
archbishop of Canterbury received the
body at Westminster hall, where it waa
borne on the shoulders of soldiers and
placed upon the purple catafalque. A
white and gold embroidered pall, with
the royal ensign, covers the coffin and
above all are the orb, crown and
sceptre.
At 4 o'clock in the afternoon the
doors in the hall wero thrown open to
the public. Already 50.000 people were*
in line waiting for admission. They
were composed mostly of the middle
and working classes—men, women and
children. A steady stream began pass
ing through the hall at tho rate- of 6000
an hour, and at 10 o'clock tonight,
when the hall was closed, there was a
line extending through the streets for
nearly two miles.
The first intimation that the crowd,
which had been waiting for hours for
tlie approach of the funeral cortege,
had was the booming of the first of
sixty-eight minute guns, which were
fired nt St. James park, followed by
the tolling of "Big Ben," the great
clock bell in the tower of the house
of commons, which heretofore has
been heard only as it struck the hours,
and by the roll of muffled drums.
Then a guardsman with sword re
versed came down the mall at meas
ured tread, two other guardsmen fol
lowing close behind. Then came the
officers of the headquarters staff, tho
army council and the board of ad
miralty. As these appeared the troops
came "to a half salute with reversed
guns and remained thus until Field
Marshals Lord Roberts and Lord
kitchener of Khartoum, the admirals
of the fleet, the Indian orderly officers
In black uniforms, and the aide-de
camp of the late king passed.
SOIJUERS* HEADS AIX BOWED
"With heads bowed the soldiers kept
their eyes on the ground while the
body of their late king passed, coming
to attention again for the royal stan
dard, which was carried immediately
behind the casket and in front of Kins
George, who, like the officers and other
members of royalty, was afoot. Tho
d\ike of Cornwall and Prince Albert,
two little figures in the natty uni
forms of naval cadets, followed their
father. King Frederick of Denmark;
and King Haakon with the duke of
Connaught between them came next,
and then followed the other members
of the British and foreign royal fam
ilies in ,gorgeous uniforms, the only
touch of mourning being the black
bands on the sleeves of their coats.
An array of officers of the late king's
household, nearly all of them in bright
uniforms, but a few of them in mourn
ing dress, followed.
The greatest interest of the crowd
was aroused with the approach of the.
first carriage, for in this rode the
queen mother. Her majesty, wearing
the deepest mourning, had lifted her
veil and the people reverently raised
their hats to the pathetic figure who,
even in her hour of her greatest grief,
acknowledged the silent testimony of
sympathy by bowing repeatedly. The
queen mother was accompanied by her
sister, the Dowager Empress Marie of
Russia, and by her daughter, the Prin
cess Royal and Princess Victoria
Queen Mary occupied the second
state carriage, having for the occasion
surrendered the first place to which,
as queen, she was entitled. Her ma
jesty was preceded by the sovereign's
escort, the only mounted troops par
ticipating with the exception of a few
stationed along the route.
Queen Mary was accompanied by her
daughter. Princess Mary, and Prince
Henry.
Seven other state carriages, gold be
decked and drawn by heavily capari
soned horses, carried the women of the
royal families and the suites of the
queen mother and the queen.
Arrived at the palace of Westmin
ster, where a dense throng had gath
ered, the gun carriage stopped, tho
palls were removed and the bearer
company, composed of life guard;,
lifted the casket and carried it into
the hall.
ROOSEVELT TAKES NO PART
IN REMOVAL OF KING'S BODY
LONDON, May 17.—Mr. Roosevelt,
special ammbassador to the funeral of
King Edward, did not participate to
day In the ceremony attending the re
moval of the body of the king from
Buckingham palace to Weatminater
hall. Mrs. Koosevelt, MI'S RoOß'
Kennii, American Ambaaaador Rpiil
and Mrs. Reid witnessed tin procesalon
from Carlton house terrace, but Mr.
Roosevelt passed the morning answor
inir his accumulated correspondence.

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