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DEATH OF QUEEN

MAUD.

Nurse the Only

Witness.

WORK FOR NORWAY.

LONDON, Nov. 21.

Queen Maud's death, which occurred on the same date as that of her mother, Queen Alexandra, who died 13 years ago, was so sudden that King Haakon,

who was staying at Buckingham Palace,   was unable to reach her bedside before she died.

King Haakon had left Queen Maud at a lair hour after wishing her good-night.  

Doctors who were summoned by the only   witness the nurse could only certify death A communiqué issued bv the doctors says that   during the hours before midnight the dis- tress incidental in the abdominal operation   had diminished and a disturbed day had given place to restfullness  

Quern Mauds body will be taken to Norway on a British warship

The congregation at the morning service at       the Norwegian Church at Rolhclhlthe stood

ia la listen io the follolvln« mcrsage fiom KlnR Haakon God has taken the Queen from nie this night It Is n henvj loss though I eil know II Is Ills will He has taken lifr because hei JJ oil oh caith is finished »ad He lins,. I know spflicd hei thus much

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The assistant pitstoi the Rev I Dflhlc said

¡hat the Queens many acts of gclieitisltv and undipss ivne known only to a few betauçe lhe- uie pcifoimcd unostcntatlouslj

KING GEORGE HEARS THE NEWS

Kin» t_coit,r heaid the news at the village ii Saiiu Pauls Waldcnbtny und spoke to .vins Ha ikon In London bv telephone Aftci «idi theil Majestleo went to thuich the ween in black and the King wealing a blacl ?f ßiiilng the soivlce n tobin ledbieasl

"lieh was fis in« intuid the chinch pcichoa n the edge or the pew in fiont or theil Uiiesties rhev exchanged "lances and

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Ihch Mniestles nulled at DiitklngUain »lace in ihe ciciilni, instead of .stajing nt i nielsen ns llipj had planned lils Malest j «"i eüniinanded that com t mourning be ob trud until Drrcmbci l8

Aitei talking with theil Majesties Kiiu «tikui lisiied Queen Mail Hie Queen

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SORROW IN NORWAY

OSLO Nov 21

The news of the Queen's death caused sorrow throughout the country. Newspapers were permitted to break the ban on Sunday       publication to announce the news. Crowds

gathered in front of the Royal Palace, gazing  

silently at the Royal Banner, wich was flying on half-mast    

King Haakon sent the following message to     the Bishop of Oslo: "The Queen has passed   away. It is well to know that she is free   from any more pain."  

The Crown Prince, Prince Olav, Queen Maud's only child, has left for London.

The Prime Minister of Norway (Mr. Nygaardsvold), in a national broadcast, said:

"The memory of our good Queen will remain always in the hearts of the Norwegian  

people."

The "Aftenposten" says that the Queen   went to Norway unfamiliar either with the people or customs, and had many difficulties       to encounter, chiefly in connection with the         education of her two-year old son, now Prince    

Olav. She had to make him think and feel   as a Norwegian, to fig him to succeed to the   Throne. Her task was made more difficult,

as she was British and her husband Danish.

The newspaper adds that the entire nation   acknowledges that the task was excellently   Handled. The Queen had a straong personality,  

with an outspoken shine of justice. One of her oldestnladies-in-waiting said that the       Queen was never "annhhibish or afraid, and     never forgot a friend in need."

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