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D. 1. ÀIBIRT, Publisher.
BORNE TO THE CAPITAL.
RESULT OF THE AUTOPSY.
Rcmuni of the Preiident Taken From Buffalo
Death Cauxd by Gangrene— Possibility of the
— Entire Route Lined With People.
Bullet Having Been Poisoned.
Abner McKinley, the President’s
Washington, Sept. 17.—Through a
Buffalo, Sept. 17.—The following re
brother; Mrs. Abner McKinley; Miss
M c M innville ......... orecon . living lane of bareheaded people Roosevelt Took the Oath of Of pot t of the autopsy upon the remains
Helen, the President’s sister; Mrs.
fice at Buffalo.
stretching from Buffalo up over the
of President McKinley has been made
Sarah Duncan and sister; Miss Mary
Alleghanies down into the broad val
Barber, a niece; Miss Sarah Duncan;
leys of the Susquehanna and the city HE WILL CONTINUE M'KINLEY'S POLICY
“The bullet which struck over the
Lieutenant J. F. McKinley, a nephew;
on the banks of the shining Potomac, I
breastbone did not pass through the Mrs. McKinley Not In the Death William M. Duncan, a
the Nation's martyred President made
Charles Dawes, the Controller of the
skin and did little harm. The other
Currency; F. M. Osborne, a cousin;
his last journey to the seat of the Cabinet Officer« Were A»ked and Content to bullet passed through both walls of
Aa Interesting Cellectlen of Items From the
Colonel Webb C. Hayes; John A.
Remain— No Special Sexion of Con-
the stomach near its lower border.
Two Hemispheres Presented In a
Barber, a nephew; Secretary George
for four years and a half. The whole
Both holes were found to be perfect THE LAST PARTING WAS HEARTRENDING B. Cortelyou; Colonel W. C. Brown,
country seemed to have drained its
ly closed by the stitches, but the
the business partner of Abner McKin
The British bark Baroda may be population at the side of the track
Buffalo, Sept. 16.—Theodore Roose tissue around each hole had become Lui Words Were. “Good-Bye, All; Good-Bye ley; Dr. P. M. Rixey, the family phy
over which the funeral train passed.
sician, and six nurses and attendants.
It Is God's Way; His Will Be Done."
President R<x>sevelt has outlined The thin lines through the mountains velt, who today was tragically elevated gangrenous, After passing through
In an adjoining room sat the physi
to the Chief Magistracy of the Ameri the stomach the bullet passed into
and the sparsely-settled districts thick
cians. including Drs. McBurney, Was
the back walls of the abdomen, hit
din, Parke, Stockton and Mynter.
Log raft made a long voyage to San ened as the little hamlets suddenly
grew to the proportions of respectable McKinley, entered this city of mourn ting and tearing the upper end of the
Milburn House, Buffalo, Sept. 14.— I
Pr.-iidents Last Word«.
ing yesterday afternoon, after a re kidney. This portion of the bullet's
Wheat market shows signs of re cities, and were congregated into vast ma liable and peril us journey from track was also gangrenous the gang President McKinley died at 2:15 a. m.
in his last period of
rene involving the pancreas. The time since 7:50 p. m. His last con consciousness, which ended abcut
was suspended in field and mine and the heart of the north woods.
Governor Rogers, of Washington,
He bad been President under the bullet has not yet been found. There scious hour on earth was spent with 7:40, chanted the words of the hymn.
sets aside a «lay of mourning and city. The schools were dismissed. Ev Constitution and law of the land, since was no sign of peritonitis or disease the wife to whom he devoted a life "Nearer, My God, to Thee,” and his
time of care. He died unattended by last audible words, as taken down by
tokens of woe. Millons of flags at the minute the martyred President of other organs. The heart walls
Mann at the bedside, were:
The Duke and Dutchess of Corn- half-mast dotted hillsides and valley, ceased to live. All the duties and pow were very thin. There was no evi a minister of the gospel, but his last Dr. “Good-bye.
all; good-bye. It is God’s
words were a humble submission to
wall made their formal entry into and formed a thicket of color over ers of the office had devolved upon dence of any atempt at repair on the the
Will of the God in whom he be way; His will be done.”
Then his mind began to wander, and
the cities. And from almost every him, but he was as powerless as the from the gangrene which affected the lieved. He was reconciled to the cruel
Czolgosz, who assassinated Presi- banner streamed a bit of crape. The humblest citizen to exercise one of stomach around the bullet wounds, fate to which an assassin’s bullet had soon he completely lost consciousness.
dent McKinley, was indicted for mur stations were heavy with the black them until he had complied with the as well as the tissues around the fur condemned him and faced death in the His life was prolonged for some hours
smybol of mourning. At all the larger constitutional provision requiring him ther course of the bullet. Death was same spirt of calmness which has by the administration of oxygen, and
der in the first degree.
towns and cities, after the train got
take a prescribed oath to support unavoidable by any surgical or med marked his long and honorable career. the President finally expressed a de
One hundred men were trapped in into Pennsylvania, militiamen drawn to
His last conscious words, reduced sire to be allowed to die.
and defend the Constitution and laws ical treatment, and was the direct re
a Colorado mine by an explosion, and up at "present arms," kept back the of the United States.
About 8:30 the administration of
to writing by Dr. Mann, who stood at
sult of the bullet wound.
enormous crowds. The silence with
their death is almost certain.
his bedside when they were uttered, oxygen ceased and the pulse grew
fainter and fainter. He was sinking
were: “Good-bye all, good-bye.
The remains of the martyred presi the remains of their hero and martyr
gradually like a child into eternal
God's way. His will be done.
dent were l>orne from Buffalo to was oppressive and profound.
Washington. The train ran through
Only the rumbling of the train ■
one great lane of hareheaded people. wheels, the sobs of men and women,
Mrs. McKinley stood the trip well. with tear-stained faces, and the dole
Memorial services will be held in ful tolling of the church bells, broke
upon the ear. At several places. Wil
liamsport, Harrisburg and Baltimore,
The great steel strike has been set the chimes played Cardinal Newman's
grand hymn. Taken altogether, the
home was the most remark
The Duke of York has arrived at journey
able demonstration of universal per
sonal sorrow since Lincoln was borne
There will be no extra session of ot his grave, Every one of those who
came to pay their last tribute to the
dead had an opportunity to catch a
glimpse of the flag-covered bier ele
vated In view In the observation car
The English court has gone into at the rear of the train.
There was no spot of color to catch
mourning for one week.
the eye of this train of death. The
The members of the cabinet will locomotive was shrouded in black, the
curtains of the cars in which sat the
remain the same for the present.
lone, stricken widow, the relatives of
Citiizens of Canada b I iow much the President, Cabinet and others were
grief over the death ot the president. drawn. The whole black train was
The death of the president was like a shuttered house, save only for
the theme of sermons throughout the hindmost car where the body lay
guarded by a soldier of the Army and
a sailor of the Navy.
Mrs. McKinley stood the trip brave :
For rejoicing over the death of
the president, a Walla Walla man was ly. In the morning, soon after leav
ing Buffalo, she pleaded so earnestly I
to be allowed to go into the car where
The autopsy on the president’s her dead one lay that relucant consent
body showed that death was caused was given, and she spent a half hour
THEODORE ROOSEVELT, PRESIDENT OE THE UNITED STATES.
beside the coffin. All the way the
was perceded about 15 minutes
There will lie a state funeral of the train
•%--*. -vw. %.■%. %-w
by a pilot engine, sent ahead to test
late presiddent. ■ The intermment the bridges and switches, and prevent
will be at Canton.
the possibility of an accident to the
The report of the autopsy has giv
He took the oath at 3:30 o’clock Sat
In honor of the president Governor precious burden it carried. The train urday afternoon in the library of the en rise to the theory, hinted at a day
the right of way over everything. ridence of Ansley Wilcox, a personal or two after the President was shot,
jjunt of Idaho haB designated a day had
Not a wheel moved on the Pennsyl friend with whom he stayed earlier in that Czo'gosz, in order to insure the
of mourning for the Btate.
vania Railroad system 30 minutes be the week when the physicians thought accomplishment of his purpose, pois
President Roosevelt was sworn in fore the pilot engine was due.
the bullets that were fired. The
General Superintendent J. B. Hutch President McKinley would recover oned
at Buffalo. He announced that Mc
from the wound inflicted by the as gangrene found in the path of the
Kinley’s policy would be carried out. inson had sent out explicit instruc sassin.
bullet is thought to be strong evi
His relatives and the members of his slumber.
tions covering every detail. The or
There were present when he swore dence in support of this view by Dr. offleal family were at the Milburn
Extra precuations are being taken der included: “Every precaution must
By 10 o’clock the pulse could no
to guard the czar. Governor Geer be taken by all employes to make this to th oath: Secretaries Root, Hitch Wasdin, one of the consulting phy House except Secretary Wilson, who longer be felt in his extremities, and
cock, Long. Wilson and Postmaster- sicians. Dr. Wasdin is considered an did not avail himself of the opportun they grew cold.
has issued a proclamation setting move absolutely certain.”
Below stairs the grief-stricken gath
General Boyd, assistant passenger General Smith, Senator C. M. Depew, expert of high standing in the Ma ity, and some of his personal and po
apart Thursday as a day of mourning.
agent, had personal charge of the of New York. Judge of the Court of rine Hospital service. A chemical litical friends took leave of him. This ering waited sadly for the end.
A simple service over the remains train. The train left Buffalo at 8:30 Appeals Haight. John H. Scathered. and bacteriological examination of painful ceremony was simple. His
All the evening, those who had has
of the president was held at Mil o’clock a. m. and arrived at Washing Mr. and Mrs. Ansley Wilcox, Miss Wil- the remaining bullets in the pistol friends came to the door of the sick tened here, as fast as steel and steam
burn house, and the body was then ton at 8:38 o’clock p. m. In 12 hours, cox. George P. Sawyer. Dre. Mann,
room, took a longing glance at him could carry them, continued to arrive.
taken to the Buafflo city hall, where it Is estimated that over half a mil Parke and Stockton, Mr. and Mrs. this theory and such an examination and then turned tearfully away. *
They drove up in carriages at a gal
Carlton Sprague. Mr. and Mrs. John
lop. or were whisked up in automo
it will lie in state till taken to
all that was mortal of President Mc G. Milburn, the secretary to the Presi
Th« Parting With Hi« Wife.
biles, all intent upon getting here be
dent. William Loeb. Jr.; the secretary
He was practically unconscious dur fore death came. One of the last to
The steel trust is starting up more
While the casket was being removed to the deceased President. George B.
ing this time. But powerful heart arrive was Attorney-General Knox,
DAY OF MOURNING.
Cortleyou. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carry,
stimulants. Including oxygen, were who reached the house at 9:30. He
windows was lowered at the side, C. R. Scathered. J. D. Sawyer and Wil
was permtted to go upstairs, to look
The Schley _court of inquiry ¡ b now large
slowly and carefully the casket was liam Jeffers, official telegrapher. In ad Governoi Geer'« Proclamation to Oregon employed to restore him to conscious for
the last time upon the face of his
ness for his final parting with his wife.
slipped through the opening and ten dition to Judge John R. Hazel, of the
Emperors Nicholas and William
United States District Court, who ad
side and held his hand. He consoled
of the body-bearer—four artillerymen ministered the oath.
When the End Came.
met at Dantzic.
Salem, Or.. Sept. 17.—Governor Geer her and bade her goodbye. She went
and four sailors. Straightening them
It was now 2:05 o’clock, and the
Colombia has begun conscription selves unde rthelr burden, they walked
has issued the following proclama through the heart rending scene with
the saem bravery and fortitude with minutes were slipping away. Only the
to raise an army.
slowly toward the hearse. At the The new President had just come from tion:
sobs of those in the circle about the
Milburn house, where his predecessor
“To the People of Oregon—For the which she has borne the grief of the President’s bedside broke the awe-like
Governor Gage has been aaked to clearly, and "taps" rang out. That lay cold In death. Overcome by the
tragedy which ended his life.
settle the strike at San Francisco.
silence. Five minutes passed, then
was the only sound that broke the dead deep personal sorrow he felt, in his third time within the history of the
i six, seven, eight—now Dr. Rixey bent
characteristically impulsive way he I nited States its people are in mourn
In the Death Chamber.
A good How of natural gas has been silence.
forward, and then one of his hands
had gone first to the house of mourn ing over the death of their President
discovered near McMinnville, Oregon.
From authoritative officials the fol was raised as if in warning. The flut
The Funeral Train.
ing to offer his condolence and sym by means of an assassin's bullet.
Trial of the noted Ferrier murder
tering heart was just going to rest.
Buffalo. Sept. 17.—The train that pathy to the broken hearted widow.
case was begun at Chehalis, Washing carried the late Preedept's body to Secretary Root, who 20 years ago had During an era of profound peace, and about the death chamber were se- A moment more and Dr. Rixey
straightened up and, with a choking
the National Capital was a solid Pull been present st a similar scene when
The President had continued in an voice, said:
man of seven cars, drawn by two en Arthur took the oath after the death of an era of unexampled prosperity,
A Colorado man was tarred and gines. An extra engine went 15 min of another President who fell a victim and while mingling freely with all unconscious state since 8:30 P m.
“The President Is dead.”
feathered for expressing sympathy utes ahead to clear the track of ev to an assassin's bullet, almost broke classes of the people whose interests Dr. Rixey remained with him at all
Secretary Cortelyou was the first to
erything. The casket was placed be down when he requested Mr. Roosevelt he had labored impartially to pro times and until death came, The turn from the stricken circle. He step
other doctors were in the room at ped from the chamber to the outer
tween open windows on the observa on behalf of the members of the Cabi
The story of a plot to kill Joseph tion
car, where it was in plain view of net of the late President, to take the mote, the hand of the treacherous as times, and then repaired to the front hall and then down the stairway to
Chamberlain came to light in a Lon the people as the train passed by.
prescribed oath. There was not a dry sassin, which was extended in pro room, where their consultation had the laree room where the members of
don murder trial.
fessed friendship, committed one of been held, About 2 o'clock Dr. Rixey the Cabinet, Senators and distinguish
The casket of the dead President eye in the room.
Emma Goldman, “high priestess was completely covered with a beau
Th» new President was visibly shak the foulest deeds that will ever dark noted the unmistakable signs of dis ed officials were assembled.
of Anarchy,” is held in a Chicago tiful silk flag. At the head was a en. but he controlled himself, and en the pages of the world's history. solution. and the immediate members
As his tense white face appeared at
floral piece representing the French when he lifted his hand to swear it
of the family were summoned to the the doorway a hush fell upon the
court without bail.
and American colors, the gift of a was as steady as though carved in Our beloved President, William Mc bedside. Mrs. McKinley was asleep assemblage.
Two Nome miners lived for fifteen Franco-American society. Standing at marble. With the deep solempltv of Kinley, is dead, and in this hour of and it was desirable not to awaken
"Gentlemen, the President has pass
days on two birds and one fish, which the foot of the casket was a soldier the occasion he announced to those National affliction the grief which her for the last moments of anguish. ed away,” he said:
of the United States Army, uniformed
they had to eat raw.
overspreads the entire Nation Is
For a moment not a word came in
and accoutred with a gun at “order present that his aim would be to he
family stole Into the room. They reply. Even though the end had been
The president'! condition continues arms.” At the head a sailor of the William McKinley’s successor In deed shared by the people of Oregon, with the
The bullet wounds in Navy stood at “attention,” cutlass at as well as In name. Deliberately he bowed heads and sorrowing hearts.
bed where the great man’s life was |
the stomach have healed and no trace shoulder. The lid of the casket was proclaimed ft in these words:
“The mortal remains of Pesident ebbing away. Those in the circle that Mr. McKinley was dead fairly
stunned these men who had been his
"In this hour of deep and terrible McKinley will be laid to rest at Can were:
jf blood poisoning has apjieared.
National bereavement I wish tn state
I closest confidants and advisers
The Spokane Interstate Fair Is now
On the Journey
th"«t it shall be my alm to continue ab ton. O„ on Thursday, September 19.
and in respect to his memory, I reo
The New« at Seattle
On board funeral train, Port A'le- solutely without variance the policy ommend that on that day all’ public
Czar’« Visit to France.
Disturbances in Morocco are In gheny, Pa., Sept. IS. — Mrs. McKin of President McKinley for the pence and private business be suspended,
Wash.. Sept. 14.—The un
Sept. 14.—Although the
as far as possible, that flags be placed expected news bulletin this morning Dantzig festivities are not yet over,
ley was prevailed upon to lie down ed country."
has thrown Seattle into a state of
Emma Goldman was arrested
soon after the start was made. Presi
Death Ma«k Made.
their respective places of public wor almost inactivity. Business men go and the cannon not yet silent, public
dent Roosevelt whs quartered in a
Sept. 17.—A death mask of ship to ask for that National con about their tasks half-heartedly, with interest centers largely In the visit
The summer season at Nome is drawing room in the Car Hungary the Pnff'lo.
’s face was made at 7:20 solation which can only come from bowed heads, and immense crowds of Emperor Nicholas to France, and
with Secretary Loeb. He busied him o’clock. The mask was taken by Almighty God. and that at the hour throng the streets in front of the there Is much speculation as to
Lumber vessels at San Francisco self with letters and telegrams, and F 'n»ard Pnusch. of Hartford. Conn. of the funeral all church bells through newspaper offices, waiting for the whether he will go to Paris. Judging .
Pnisch has mode’ed the features of out the state be tolled as an expres latest bits of information. A more de
are at work.
with the innumerable questions which many of the distinguished men who sion of the grief which weighs upon jected aggregation of people could not from the dispatches received from
Frn.ch “P“»1- <t looks as If offl-
French reservists Indulge In révolu required immeidate answer.
The have died In this country in recent our hearts as we pass through this be Imagined. Many stand with tears
,c aLc .rc. e8 in France had not given
members of the cabinett individually ve»ra. The rmsk is a faithful repro shadow of National bereavement.
rolling down their cheeks reading the up that hope, and were devoting them
"By the Governor. T. T. GEER.
Strikers st McKeesport attacked cared for the more pressing business dilution of the late President McKtn-
late bulletins. Business is practically selves principally to securing the
"F I. DUNBAR. Secretary of State." suspended.
requiring their attention.
safety of the Imperial guest.
Every year Increases the cost of the
Immente Crowd« at Baltimore.
Svmpathv of Austrian«.
North Pole Ship« Are Heard From.
public schools of New York. This
Manila. Sept. 17.—The profoundest
Washington, September 17.—Night
Vienna Sept. 17.—A constant stream
year they cost 318.5U.OOO. Next year
Berlin. Sept. 16.—Herr Kaufmann
Cmristiania, Sept. 1«.—A message,
about 319.800.000 will be demanded by came on as the train sp<xl from New of diplomata and other visitors called grief is manifested by every class In has been re-elected Second Burgo
dated August 5, and received by way
the Board of Education. Of thia York to Baltiiniore without a stop, at the United States legation tender- the community over the death of Pres
amount 315.151.000 will be mandatory and in the darkness only the flicker l-g condolence upon the death of Mr. ident McKinley. Governor Taft has master of Berlin by a small majority of Hammerfeet. from Evlyn B. Bald
under the Davis law.
issued a proclamation which explains Emperor William once refused to con win. head of the Baldwin-Zeigler North
ing lights on the way and the tolling I McKinley.
to the Filipinos, that while the death firm Herr Kaufmann's election be Pole expedition, saya:
Mr. Baldwin has shipped 40 balloons hells of the stations gave evidence f
of Mr. McKinley la an Irreparable In cause of his dismissal from the army o^tr*r1c*' *at,tude 78. longitude 3«.
to Tromsoe for use In the North Pole that the maniestations sorrow were |
Asarthoi Meetlsg« Forbidden.
lee * în pa""î<e northward through
dividual loss. |t does not alter the sta for political reasons 30 years ago lee.
expedition. These balloons are not still going on. Aa the train drew into
intended to carry passengers, but each Baltimore black nixw» of people1 Rertln. Sept 17.—The Cologne Ga bility of the Government or change There Is much curiosity as to whether
will have ten messenger buoys at could lie seen ranged up on the huge ’ zette assert« that all anarchist meet the course of the administration. This the Kaiser will a second time refuse
North Sydney. C. B, Sept. 1« —Th«
ings have been forbidden In Germany was considered necessary because the
tached. which will be liberated auto
steamer, ’ from
matically. thus recording the route
Into collision with th«
the City ot Berlin
Berlin, rived hwe'today.
here today. ‘’ ah
weU.^ “ * '
ing tide «urged up to the train.
clubs will be cloned.
mins or rat DAT