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The Funeral Of Napoleon

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Londox, Junuary 15. More than 23,000 peoplo have wituesscd tile remains of Napoleon while lying in state. Queen Victoria mil he ropresented at the funeral by 'Viseount Sidiiey, Lord Chamberlain, and the Sheriffs of London. Edinburgh sent condoling massages to Kngland, Immense erowds are at Chiselhurst to see the funeral. One thousand pólice guard tho road Bella are tolliug and flags are at half mast. Although the funeral' procüssion -was to move at 10 o'clock this moTiiing, the hoarse was half an hour late in reaching the residence of the ex-Einperor. A deputation of Paris workmen, who wero to hoad the procession, arrived at the sanie time. They woro immortelles in their coats and wreaths of yellow flowers. On both sides of tho hearse were the imperial arms, surmounted hy the letter " N." Great crowds surrounded the hearso. The funeral proeeasion stai'leA for the chapol at 11, and moved íu tïse following order ; Man, bearing the tricolor, borne oö an ash stick cut the bat moment before the corteífe moved. Deputation of "woikinmen from Paris. # ' luiphiin of tliefiiinily, bearing a g-oMen crucifix. Heurse, drawa by eirht liorses. Mourner, whs numbtred HUO rn h!1, including the rriuee Imperial uncovcrod, Prince Jerome N;ipofcon, Prince Jouchim, Pilnoe Achille Koiir, maDy distfíitjuished Imperialista, Englisk nubknieu aad l'uris priesfs. The Princo Imperial Was fery pale. Empress Eugenie was too ill to attend. The coffin was covered with immortelles and violets. Thore was no sermón at the chapel. The Bishop of Southwark sang the requiem m-ass-, assisted by Father Goddard and all the chaplains at the Tnileries during tho reign of Napoleon. The organist of St. George's cathédral of London, with his choir conducted the musical portion of the services. The remains were deposited in the saeristy which has been formed into a mortuary chapel until the removal of tho body to Franc e. The proeession -was very long. The hearse was at the chapel before the end of the cortege had lef t the family mansion. All the carriages and pedestrians moved threo abreast. The Prince Imperial and Prince Napoleon returned from the chapel in one carriage and wero cheercd by tho crowd. Thirty thousand persons witnessed the procession.


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