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EL PA 4;30. p. m. Last Edition SO PRiC 5CENIS. EL PASO. TEXAS. TU SDAY, JANUARY 22,1901. 21st YEAR, fO. 18. THE Q LONG VE S DEAD E KING LONDON, Jan. 22, 6:30 p. m.-Queen Vic toria died at 6:30 this evening. PROCEEDINGS IN THE NEW MEX ICO TERRITORIAL. LEGISLA TURE TODAY. Special Dispatch to The Herald. SANTA FE, N. M., Jan. 22 The house devoted today to eulogies upon Maximiliano Luna. Friday is set aside for eulogies - on Roman Baca. The council last night adopted rules, after a spirited debate over the rule requiring a two-thirds vote of the council to call up out of its regular or der the report of the committee on contests. The two-thirds rule prevailed after a strong speech by C. A. Spiess In its favor. JOE BAILEY WAS ELECTED UNIT ED STATES SENATOR AT NOON TODAY. Special Dispatch to The Herald. AUSTlfc. Jan. 22 Joe Bailey was elected United States senator at noon. He got 27 votes out of 29. Atlee of Webb county being his opponent. In the house the vote was. Bailey 110, M. M. Crane 1, Judge Reagan 1, Chilton 2. SHELBY M. CULLOM GIVEN A FOURTH TERM IN THE UNIT ED STATES SENATE. SPRINGFIELD, 111., Jan. 22 Shelby M. Cullom was formally elected Uni ted States senator from Illinois for the fourth term by both houses in general assembly today. CHARLES W. MILLER OF EL PASO GETS A TEN DOLLAR A MONTH PENSION. Special Dispatch to The Herald. WASHINGTON. Jan. 22 Charles W. Miller, of El Paso, has been granted a pension of ten dollars monthly. PRESI DENT KRUGER IS UP AND AROUND, AND IS WELCOMED BY THE PEOPLE. THE HAGUE, Jan. 22. Kruger has started lor Utrecht. He was greeted by a crowd at the railroad station, and said he felt very well on coming out for the first time since his recent illness. COLLEGE STUDENTS SUSPENDED FOR KIDNAPING A CLASS PRESIDENT. DES MOINES, la., Jan. 22. Presi dent McLean of the statt; university today suspended ten students of the sophomore class for having kidnaped the freshman class president on the evening of the annual class banquet. On the evening of January 14, ten students grabbed President Stites of the freshman class" on the Street hust led him into a hack, and drove him ten miles into the country, where he was locked in a farm house and kept there for two days. THE REGISTERED MONEY PACK AGE FOUND IN BAGGAGE MAN'S CELLAR. WASHINGTON. D. C, Jan. 22. Chief postoffice inspector Cochran has received word from inspectors Stuart and Ketcham of Chicago that the mis sing registered package containing $2,000 had been found in the cellar of baggage master John Hanson's house at Hampton, Iowa. The arrest of Hanson is reported. THE HOUSE IS GETTING READY TO AGREE TO SENATE ARMY BILL CHANGES. WASHINGTON. D. C. Jan. 22. There are indications that the house is getting ready to accept the senate amendments to the army reorganiza tion bill relating to staff features, which is really the only important point of difference. BRODIE. THE NOTED BRIDGE JUMPER, IS DYING OF CONSUMP TION IN SAN ANTONIO. Special Dispatch to The Herald. SAN ANTONIO. Jan. 22 Steve Bro die, the noted bridge jumper, is dying of consumption in this city. He is only expected to live a few days. MAYOR BRASH EAR OF HOUSTON SAYS HE WILL RESIGN BE CAUSE OF ILL HELH.. Special Dispatch to The Herald. . HOUSTON, Jan. 22 On account of ill health Mayor Brashear announces that he will resing his office soon. The Early Morning. COWES, Jan. 22. 8 a. m. The latest bulletin issued from Osborne House says' the queen shows signs of diminishing strength and her majesty's condition again assumes a more serious aspect. At the Noon Hour. LONDON, Jan. 22 Noon Private messages direct from Osborne House in dicate that the queen's death is momentarily expected. ' Sculptor To Make Death Mask. COWES, Isle of Wight. Jan. 22. The death mask of the queen will be made by Mr. Theed. the famous sculptor. He was summoned to Osborne House on Sunday to be in readiness for the work. Artists and sculptor. the world over are interested in Theed's Important mission. Waiting in the Cold Rain. COWES, Isles of Wight, Jan. 22 Noon News from Osborne House con- firms the belief of every one that the death of her majesty is imminent, and its announcement at any moment would not be a surprise. The weather is cold and rainy. Beyond newspaper correspondents no per sons are about the gate of the royal residence,,. Mounted messengers from Osborne .ride through Cowes at intervals at breakneck speed, sending off the latest tidings to officials and foreign courts. King George of Greece Comes. ATHENS, Jan. 22. King George will start for London tonight. " - Preparing for the End. LONDON. Jan. 22 The privy council has drawn up the proclamation an nouncing the accession of Edward. Prince of Wales, to the throne. The roy al apartments in Buckingham palace are being made ready for the reception of the court. Members of parliament are ai ranging to meet in special session. The funeral arrangements are planned. The theaters have been arranged to close for at least a week. Dressmakers and ladies' tailors are fairly swamped with orders countermanding colored costumes and ordering mourning gowns. Hatters are laying in a big stock of deep hattands. Stationers are getting mourning edge stationery. Diap ers are ordering crepe by the ton. Hundreds of new clerks are being em ployed, and all are rushed with orders. Orders have been prepared prescribing the period of mourning for all the official departments, the diplomatic and consular service, and the army and navy at home and abroad. The Queen Dying. EAST COWES, Jan. 22 The official announcement that the queen is dying was made by the royal physicians in a bulletin issued at Osborne at 4 o'clock this afternoon. LONDON, Jan. 22 The following proclamation of the death of X Queen Victoria and succession of King Edward VII was issued imme- a diately upon the queen's death by the premier. Lord Salisbury, and the Y V archbishop of Canterbury, with the sanction of the privy council. It t S was made public throughout the realm through the lord mayors and A y lord lieutenants. " .J. v ' i. "PROCLAMATION Whereas.it has pleased Almighty God to call to ", ... ': - his mercy our late sovereign lady Queen Victoria, of blessed and glor- t c ious memory, by whose decease the imperial crown of the United King- dom of Great Britain and Irejand is solely and rightfully come to the K high and mighty Prince Albert; ' k. "We, therefore, the lords spiritual and temporal of this realm, being ing here with these of her late majesty's, privy council with numbers of ? other principal gentlemen of quality, with '. the lord mayor, aldermen and citizens of London, do now hereby with one voice and consent of tongue and heart publish a ad proclaim; v . "That the high and mighty Prince Albert Edward is now, by the death of our late sovereign of happy memory, become oar only lawful f. and rightful liege lord, Edward, by grace of God. KING of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, defender of the. faith, to whom we do acknowledge all faith and constant obedience with all hearty and humble affection, beseeching God, by "whom kings and queens do reign, to bless our' royal King Edward with long and happy years to reign over us." , The Last Bulletin. LONDON, Jan. 22 It is generally believed that the queen is dead. DUKE HERE "Have you seen the duke?" He reached El Paso this morning in the private car of his father-in-law. President Zimmerman, of the Cincin nati, Hamilton & Dayton railway. The car was sidetracked in the G. H. I yards opposite the depot and remained t 4 there throughout the day. I The duke is accomDanied by his p. m. the lollowing bulletin was posted at Mansion House: "Osborne House handsome vife wnom he clandestinely A painful duty obliges me to inform her people that the life of our beioved married in London creating a mild sensation in social circles of England queen is in the greatest danger. Long Live the King. LONDON. Jan. 22 The queen is dead. Time Officially Announced. "lllurt EMtrsril I and America. She had millions and he had a title that was a yard long and a crest that was handed down to him from his ancestors. It is also said ! that he had a good many debts. .' COWES, Isle of Wight. Jan. 22. The time of the queen's death is officially ' The duke and duchess of Manchester , are accompanied on their trip to Cali announced as 6:30 p. m. j fornia by Lord Lambert.a life long The New Regime. ! f riend of the duke's. He was best LONDON. Jan. 22. Queen Victoria has just died. i man at the wedding, which was for ! many days kept secret and was known Her last momenta were free frcm pain. She had been in a comatose con- only to the five persons who witnessed dition for some time. The slight rally of Monday morning which gave rise I The duke is an athletic young fellow to some hope that she mijrht live a few days wa-s dissipated last night when an J hig bri(Je Js a 6ensibie American she began to sink rapidly. girl. There is nothing, "stuck up" " about his grace and he is just as much Her death bed was surronnde by members of the royal family, who stood of an all round good fellow today as he silently os the most famous monarch of the century passed into the great was when doing space work for a New , . York paper. beyond. j At Natchez, Mississippi, when the Preparations at once began to convey the news officially to the Prince of duke visited his grandmother on her ... . . . . rr- c,i,j irir plantation, he decided to visit the Pa- Wales and crown him King Edward VII. . ciffc coast and at that time arranged to The Prince of Wales's ascension to the throne of England in all propabil- make only two stops during the jour- ties marks the beginning of another long reign of kings, which his mother ney one at New Orleans and one at El Paso. He will leave here tonight interrupted for so long a period. He is the first king England has had since alrect for California. William IV died, in 1837. King William TV ai Queen Victoria's uncle and The duke was in El Paso for a day on his last trip to the United States two years ago and was to pleased with The Prince of Wales takes the throne a grandfather. He is nearly sixty his trip that he took advantage of the vears of age and has four children. His eldest son, and the heir apparent to opportunity to spend one day of his honeymoon here. the corwn. the Duke of York, is thii tyflve years of age and has three chil- Tne duke and duchess are touring dren. the- United States before leaving for England in March and will go to the phe succeeded him. England's new king was born November 9th. 1341. coast, returning through tne. Rocky Mountains by way of Denver tz Cin cinnati, where they wiTJ visit the duch ess' parents before leaving the con tinent. . . A Herald reporter caned on the duke in his car this morning and found him a very pleasant and obliging gentle man. He has kept pasted on the con dition of Queen. Victoria, receiving fre-1 quent telegrams: from England. The dtike expressed himself freely on the condition in Sooth Africa. "ITnvlanil ..in ' " A iTIT f n her troops from the Transvaal any more than the United States from the Philippines. The war win go on until a clean sweep has been made of the whole affair, . v '.'We have had a very enjoyable trip through the south," continued the duke. . There are many interesting places in the southern states and we have seen many of them. I was in El Paso two years ago and thought that we could select no place en route of more Interest than this city, and for that reason will" stay over a day here." The long trip from San Antonio to. El Paso was spent in different amuse ments. The principal one was shoot ing with rifles and revolvers at objects along the route. The duke and Lord Lambert are fond of snooting and the duchess has heartily enjoyed the sport. ' The duke can be humorous when the notion strikes him and he drifted into that kind of a mood this morning. "I see the morning paper states that I am 46 years old and am travel in? as a passenger," said the duke. "That was very unkind. I have been trying to pose as a young man but they have ex posed me and I will have to stand it." After dressing this morning the dnke and dochess and Lord Iwambert called a carriage and took a drive over the city. They visited all points of inter est in 'Juarez and El Paso. HOTELS AND THE CARNIVAL. The hotels in EI. Paso deserve every credit for the way in which they hand led the enormous crowds last week. Every regular hotel was filled to its capacity and no one took advantage of the rush to raise rates, although the regular rates could nave been doubled without complaint from the guests. Every hotel corridor was thrown open to visitors and In no case did any of the hotel men interfere with any amusement indulged In by their guests.