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WJioL -WO THE SLEEP OF DEATH. The Flower She Loved, Covfcr Tilm. Harrison Body. TlieJ Arrangement For the Funeral Services at"Vli-. . inztoir and Indianapolis. Hnndredi of Message of Condolence From All lart of the ; WorldS-At the ; White Iloate To-Dar Kindly Tribate From AH Kide. -f- - W'APniSGToy, October 2C A' black rep knot with a bow oyer it U on the front doer of the White House, th only Indication, except, the aootaaT quiet ttout the buiidinz. that the wife-of tb President of the United Statee U dead within: All day longf yesterday carriages were drivea tip and aray, stopping" only. long enough for the occupants to send in their cards of condolence. Aside Jh-onT these, and the arrival tad dcmriurt of the neeesaary' njessstfei; and the calls of a very few it the I'resideot'a intimate friend. nlyj th lisoal occupants of th Whit- Um have been there. Th body of Mrs. Htrriion t embalmed yesterday and placed in the casket, which Mr. Russell Harrison, Mr. McKee and Mr. 1 11 ford had elected. This ho a copper metallic' Inner ease, hermetically sealed and lined With cream-tufted 'satin. The exterior of the casket baa no ornamentation whatever, except the ox-Idized bar-baudles, which run it fall length, and a solid silver oxidized plate bearinjf ihla inscription t ! f! A TlOT.lXK FCOT-T IIAHIIISON. i V . I wirr or j Benjamin Hsaaisov. - I- Died Oct. 25, inn. J The traveling cat ( alto made of Span- f 1th red cedar, highly pn itbtd. with brass bandits and corne rs..Thre are Beautiful flowers, In profusion, over the casket and a boot the room. i? It U the peo alwish of the family that tbe funeral service shall he at private as possible. The funeral vjill be a personal and not a public one. As far aa the official petition ot jthe President will possibly permit, the services will be the same as those . customary in the case of a member of a private family. Invitations will, be strictly limited in number, and no person will be allowed to be present without them. The body will not lie in state. The funeral services will , be held in the Fast" Room. This is the larresl room In the building, and, in fact, the only one at all adapted to the. holding of services, even as private as thote which the family desire. They will be conducted according to the Treslivterian forms by-the Iter. Dr. . Tennis Hsmllo, pastor of .the Church of the Covenant, of which the President and . Mrs. Harrison bar been regular attendants. At the request of Dr. Hamlin, the Iter. Dr. Harriett, of the New York-avenue Presbvterlea - chnrch, will assist in the serves "at the White House. Dr. Bsrtlett was pastor of the Second Presbyterian chuwh, Indianapolis, previous to coming to Washington, and a neighbor of the : President's family. At the funeral of the wife aod daughter of Secretary Tracy in : the White lloute, Mrs. Harrison was much impressed by the singing of Cardinal New . . . o a t . W ..sat .1 ; nan's hvtnn "Lead, KiudiyUiigni," oy me . choir of St. Luke's church, and olteu spoke of it. v Tu choir will be, present at : the services and repeat the hymn. Though, i already noted, it is the President's wish ; that. there shall be no publio or ofncial dis- rlar in cenneetiou with the death of Mrs. larrjson, and that the funeral services, both here and in Indianapolis, will be a eiuiple as the rites ot the Presbyterian - churob will permit, there are certain cere-; tuontal observancee inseparable from the : ayent ,;- " VDKRB WKS. IlARRISOy DIED. The room in which Mrs. JJarritoa died is sear the southwest corner ot the sscoud floor of the building. It it an-eiict couu-terpart of th room used by President Harrison as bis otSoe, in the southeast comer of the buildiofr, on the same floor, and is . separated from the extreme westeua of the building only by a narrow room, need as a boudoir. The death chamber is located on atheeatiide oC the White House, ou the ,'eame floor as the one which is occupied by Private Secretary Halford as his oftice. It is a. large,' commodious room, , sim- ) ply i and tastefully furnished, k-aud ' commsnds a I fine view of the historic Potomao river and the Wushinirton monument, the Bureau of MnaraviuK and Print- . ins aud the ptcturesaue mithsonTan Institution ia the foreground laud Arlinjrton cemetery, ancient Alexandria and the bills of 'Virginia ia the d stance. It was used as a si ec pine apartment by President and Mrs. Lincoln. President aud Mrs. Grant, Presi dent and Mrs. Hayes, and i President and Mrs. Garfield, and wss-the room where tbe I last named President passed so many hours f of asonv after his assassination, and. where j be remained until bis removal. In conte- I quence of this fact the room fell into dis- r favor as a sic e pine apartment. President Arthur had it room iut across the hall to the north, which, was continued in use by President and Mrs. Clevelaud. Notwithstanding the- tractc associatrons of the room, its many, natural advantages, inoludinea fine, sunny outlook, louud favor in th eyes of Mrs. Harmon when she took op ber residence in tbe White Houe, and it was cue more transformed into the pf "vate chamber of the Chief .F.xrenUv.' and bis wife. The President and Mrs. Harrison occupied the room up to the timo w-hen ber iilnes made it necessary for the President to seek anoiber room near by. It was ber that Mrs. Harrison passed the earlv stages of her illuesa, ani it we to this room she was taken wnea brought home from Loon Lake, in accordance with her pathetio wuh I "die at horn," Mrs, Harritn personallv supervised its farnish:n and decoration It was finished in blue. The hall is of blur and silver, the paper and coiling is flecked with the tints, and a line of blue and (pink border the friese, which is ' looped carland. All the -wood-work in tTie rKni is finished in bine and all tbe little acce-tiories conform, to the nine S;lrerr and blue tones. Over the old-fashioned, white mantel-piece several pieces of Mrs. Harrison's own work are i bun. They are paintiues on canvas and porcelain! some of the .White Htue flowers havinc thus been perpetu'-'fd by the ren-: .tie mist rrs of the houe. The furnitureiio the room is not unlike that ia other ehu& bers solid mahogany, ralhes. loudervs :1 and ol.l.fn.hirtiied.' M'ra. Harrison. i -Jhe early period of Sher occupancy, had the ' stately anopy bed removed and sunsti-tut'd for it two low brass bedsteads. She bad also a few wicker rockers and easy, eha'rs substituted for the older pieces of furniture. A carpet, in which dull'silver and blue colors predominated, covered th floor. j at Til wnrra norsE to-pat. Th President joined th Whit Hons, family at breakfast this morning at the usual - honr. Habitually considerate of others, e appears '- to be holding back his wn deep grief in order to lighten th bur-den of thoe aroun-t him. He pastes much f bis time with his. little grandson, Benjamin Harrison McKee. Between the two -the experienced soldier, statesman sndV rreiJeot aod the light-hearted,. snly little boy there has " sK esys been a touching ' bond of-WSes'tion, and aa intimacy which overlooks the disparity of year. Th lad ia never Lappier than when be can persuade hie rrandfatber to read to him. aod Mr: Harrison, in bis deep bereavement, finds m th lad's cheerful presenre a welcome outlet for bis stromr feelings. The remains of Mrs. Harrison this mornine wer transferred to the Eajst Rooa, where they will remain until after the services to-morrow. A large cumber of. fiaral tributes from friends . have been - re-eeived and wer placed about the eaket Messages of sympathy and condolence, both by mail a'twl teieerapb, continue to arrive at the White House. Ther come from all parts of the eonstrr and Canada, and represent all elossea and conditions of peopie. ; The members of the Cabinet now in the leity met at: the State Department this morninsc to nin-e arrangeroenU for their attendance tit foneral of Mrs. Harrison. It was decided t.iat tlie Ccbioet shooid Uteoible in the ezeeative mansion on Thursday' at 9:30 . ej. and act '..as booorary pall bearers. iWritb ti.e exception of Secretary Tracy, who has . been requested to remain in Wmhi Dcton to . arior tne cabinet in cae anythiotr occurs ' duriair th -absence of iu membelrs, the Cabinet pScer will accompany the fa.ieral party to Itidianapoiis. bcretairy Charles Pbter and .Secretary EiViowiti join tfnrir feltow-members at IndsioapolU. Mrs John. V. luster, Mrs. Miller and Hrs. I:atk will aec-jfljuoy the party, aud wi ba met at Indianapolis by Mrs. C Lories 1'orter and probably Mr. Kiains. ' ' . The dc ons eiut room, the scene of so. many receptions, where the funeral aerr-ices will be held to-morrow, hat been darkened and will remain with the blinds drawn until the obsequies; The remains of Mrs. Harrison will not be taken down into th-eat rorn ootil & o'clock to-rpotrow rrioroic. Mr. Kustell Harrison ri sue his grit appearance outside . the private apartments, for tb last' six days tt.fs mnrninjj-. He has recovered from- the lameness consequent upoiubit" reveht spraining: of his ankle, but looked pale and careworn. Secretary of Atrico.ture I'.atk. arrived in the city trj . mornior, and called at tb'e Whir" lia .and saw the President for a few initiate. . Among those who called and lett card were Seuator and lrs. Kont, of Weil Virginia; the secretary of the - Turkish legation;' Mrs. Just ce Ilrown wLo wrote on Ler card the following: : ''.' :' Ood ariveth nis bemved sleep." ' Oeneral and Mrs. Viuceut; Secretary E. A. Motiey, of the Interstate Commission, and Commissioners Veaev. McDill and Knapp; Mrs. Edward H. Durell, of Murray Hill Hotel, New York; Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Hszieton; Mrs. 1L J. Jlaymond Nesr York; Minister Peraza, from Venezuela, liviuir in 'Brooklyn; Mr. H. Isaacs, New York ; J. Jowrie lleil, A. D. Hazeu. Assistant Potniaster-(iipneral; Hear Admiral Hughes, and many Others. Many letters of con-dolenc-Hre received from aU parts of the country, j- j . HEsiAlitS OF CONDOLENCE. Hundreds of Ibom Received From All .r ; Farts or the World. Wasitimgtox, October 2C Since tbe death of Mrs. Harrison was first announced Utters and telegrams of condolence and sympathy have been received at the White House by the hundreds. President Harrison at first deeided to keep 'these private, butafterward acreed to allow some of them to bo made public Among' them were the following: From Queen Victoria: 1 have beard with the deepest rerret of your sad loss, and sincesely sympathize with you id your grief. Krom (J rover Cleveland: 1 I hasten to aasure you of my sincere sympathy in tbe hour ot your terrible .bereavement. Kx-ecretary Blaine tent over a message to tbe President durine the ruornimz. The letter was an autograph one. It was short, and tendered to the president th sympathy of himself and Mrs. Blaine. Among others who sentymessaees of condolence were: Vice-Trealdent Morton, the Hon. Whitelaw Beid, the Hon. Thomas II. Carter, Governor ID ate. ol Indiana, and Mate officers; the Hon. and Mrs. Kobert T. Lincoln, the Hon. J. H. Manley, the Hon. J. N. linston, ez-Treaanrer ot lfal TjMted btmt ; i-Con(treimD J. B. Chcadle, of Indiana; Francis Murphy, tbe Hon. D. M. Bansdell. United States marshal lor District of Columbia: Mr. and Mrs. P. . Studebaker, of Chicago; Oen. It.' H. Footer, ot Indiana: Hrntlor Alllion. Judge E. B. Martin-dale.'oi. Indianapolis; Uovernur Patilson. of FeniiSTivania-. tbe Hon. 8. A. Whltneld. er Pirst Aaitant Post master-Genera); Senator and Mrs. Frre, the Hon. Henry U. Johnson of Indiana: the Rev. Dr. McLeod. of AKhdt. K. Y.; Oovernor and Mrs. 'Cbenev, of New Hnmrihirej W. P.- Fish back, of Indianapolis; the Hon. E. J. Phelps, of Vermont: Oovernor Brown, or Khode Island; HUhop and Mn. Newman j Oovernor Mc Kin-lev, oi Ohio; Col. W. K. Kolloway. of Indianapolis-; Hon John C. New, conaul-Keneral ot lndon; Oovernor Flower, of NeW York; Oeiftrai Alger. A. J. Dreiel, of Philadelphia; Hon. T. V. Palmer, of Detroit; Hon. J. a. (')arkson; Senator HIoock. Hon. W. B. Mer-tum, OQvernor of Minnesota; W. Ill Gardi-.nur. of Indiana; Dr. Allen, of Indlanaoolia; Senator Hale; Mr. aod Mrs .Elan; of Indianapolis: Senator Waahburne, of' Minnesota; Oovernor and Sirs, baglo, of Arkansas; Senator Cullom and family: the Hon. John W. Foster. Secretary Oi State: Oeneral bo field; the Hon. Horace Porter, of New York: Clem ludsbaker and lamilr. oi South Bend, Ind.; Governor Peck, of Wisconsin: Mrs. John A. Logan ; Cyrus V. Hlnes. former raftner of tbe President; Mr.' and Mrs. H. t. Taylor, or tX AVayuu, lnd.: tbe lion. John Kustell'' Younavi oi 1'hiladtl-phia: Archbishop Ireland, the Hod. R. C. Kerens, pt tst. Louis: A. O. Weissert, com- inandcr-in-chiei O. A. K. ; i Contencin. rr.ija lstsn cbsisber f Oqb or cf J New York' pu Com me ce, oi J." Orant. puv De- lome. for - the leeatton ot- Spain; tha Hon. tleoree W. Child, of Philadelphia: -rnator oeorge 1 bnouo.oi laano; tne Hon, "rnc.eT p'S"? !r M ,fjii;ran' i Vtah: tbe Hon. Morris M. Late, o. San Fran cisco: I. Hakky Bey. lor the Turkish exhibi-'ters at tbe Columb an Kxpot'.tion; the Hon. K T. Micener. o Indiana; ex-Senator T. W. Ferrv; Michigan; Charles Foster. Secretary of tbe Treaanrv, aud iamilyr6tverner and Ira. JchA L. Koutt. ot Colorado; N. Mattkews Jr.. major of Boston: tbe Hon. Hempstead 'Washburn, mavor. on beha:t o; the pt-otleof Chicaeo ex-Oo.vernor. Urafkett, ot Maa chusetts: ex-Senator Hilt, o Co'ora-fo: th Hon. C. W. Fairbanks, o: IodiaDarHl.s; Major and -Mrs. W. II. Kextord. o. Sprinirtied. Vj.; Oovernnr Me-lstte. - o: Souto Dakota: Set aior Po'pb. Oregon; Jtme K. Churchill, commander Masxachusetts O A. It.; Mis. Sarah L' Fuller, Eoston. president National Woman's Relie.' Corpj; Joba V. Ar-Bold, president Iemocf aticf .Clan o- New York city; Vm. Potter. .ccretary of C'nion League of Pvilade'phia; !V. A. Pledger. .Atlanta, onbehali ot Afro-Araerira:i o: Geor-' Ria: Rev. Cbailea P. Galloway, president Ten-ncsse Con ei-eoce M. I-- c Lurch. Nathville, Tenn.; the Baptista or Nebraska, now assembled at Omaha; tbe Baptists or Oregon now acmbttd a: roUand; Grand Divijroa. Sons ot Temperance, wettern New Y'crk. at Lockport: resolutions bv the World's lir . C'cmtcissiooers at Chicago; board of Jwi-h ministers ? of New York, tt-e Baptist' ministers of lows, serabt at f .Mir.l -r.""!' .: Acaure.is u r ..r..... -------- , n.V Men' Republican ot I ister cnctv. New i rt: cituenso: Mu waukee :jepuo :taa committee c: Illinois, Ceu ral Lj icopal:COnvcniiaa, assembled at Paitim jre;J- Oovernor McKililey. of Ohio; ex-n.v.mnr rcl 4 r- . T l'armkr. r Ohio: i- Ooverror ajtid-MrsI K. S. Bulieck. oi Oeorg:a; et-Scca.tori and Mrs. T. W. Palmer, o- Detroit: Fisbop "J. M. vs alden. of Ohio; Oofernor Moidy. o' OreOD: tbe Hon. Joba Jav. of New York; Senator J. R. McPherson. of New I Jersey; ex-??ecretry William ,M. Kvartss Gen. T. J. uder. of Tennessee; David A. Boody. msver ot Brooklyn: tbe ! member of the I tah commission: Senator Pettigrew; lOovernor Fuller; :or tbe Lec-isla-t a re o' Vermont: Senator Sanders, o! Montana: Herrey Bate, of -Ind acapolis; Henry C. Bowen and tamiiy. of Wocdtock, Conn.; es-Scnator John C. Soooner. or Wisconsin; Bon. Oiibert A. Pierce, of Minnesota: Senator Charles K. Mandemon and wife, of Nsbraska; Hon. Ch'ssj Emory Smith, or Philadelphia; Ir. ItJ. tiaitlmg. of Ilartlcrds Conn.: Senator W'lliam F.l Vilas and wife- Secretary and Mrs. S. R. Flkms: Hannibsl Price, minister t Ilavti: Sf- Womero. of Mexico: Governor Holt, of North Carvl na: Mrs. Julia D.-Orant, o New York: A. O. Lvncnof Indiana; Senator John Sherman a'nd wi:e. the Hon. Franklin Fairbsnks and family, of St. Johnsbary, Vt.: Ingram Fletcher-and family, of Florida, formerly.o' Indianapolis: New Jersey Baptist convention, assembled at llast Orance; tbe president and faculty of UeFauw. Vniveraity. at UreencasUe, Ind.; the American Missionary Association, convsaed at Hartford. Conn.; tbe school children of Lexisf-toa, Mosa.; th Columbia Club or Indianapolis; tbe Republican party of the State of Washinrton, throorh ita omcers; Herbert t. Emmery, of Boston, for-saexljr of IsdUatapolis. SloravC Usuateava's ribote ; New Yoek, October 25. Tfc followin article, from the Brooklyn Standard-Union of yesterday, was written by Mr. Mural Hoistead, aod that which be says of 'the early life of President Harrison and bis wif is from persona! knowledge. Mr. Haiitead aod tbe Presidect were school-mates and in the same eloss at Coliere Hill, and Prof. J. TV. eott was Mr. Halsteal's teacher of rhetoric and history. President Harrison left this school and jjradaated at tbe Oxford Uoiserity, also tbe alma mater of Mr. Whtelaw Ileid. Mr. Hal stead remained at tbe Collere Hill school, and graduated , there. Mr. Ualstead says: "Harrison was r a. bavd student at Collets Hill, aod ; highly commended as a writer, declaimer i and debater. At Oxford be crew taor am- j biiivus tiiao ever. Dr. ffcott bad preceded him t' that town, Laving been called to the i presidency of the female coilcjte, a position . he Lai held tome ye&rs before, and that ' Harrisoa aod Dr. Scott's youngest daughter ' were to b married aa soon as be had rad- j catedand rot a start in readme lav?, was for pleasanl secret, Dot concealed f Iilinoi rett to Ohio tbenco to rennsyl-tar friends. It was on e of1 T.auia, thence to the First Presbyterian scute t me t fruci their c heaven's uwn matclies. They were called imprudent for , tnarryin? wjthont so 'assured income, but tbey loved each other, 'and resolved ' to . " face tb world it'2f ther. Tbe Harrisons were a numerous family, and they eot oat of ofSca honor, not money, and they 'had confidence in their frienis,so that their landed estate when Ben-n&uiia Harrison t boy had pretty nrariy pi el ted iviv. Tbe younjr lawyer, with bis young wife, began housekeeping in a small cottage, and sue was bis belp a. id inspiration. . ishe was aisih-sr'irrted lnd v, bright in eonveriiaiion. -with a sparkle of wit in ber jrxd will. Khe wrs a model housekeeper, jler education had been carefully looked ai"tr and she wasaccumplished, uot only in oruameotal matters, but in --household duties. ;ir. cott and. his wife were penis!, polite and Refined. It did not require riches to' make them gentle folks in the true sense of' the .word; their home was beautiful aod all its influences pleasing aod wpojesouie. In her Mrs. Harrison's last Lours there were grout ed about ber bedside as iHey bad surrouuded ber in life, wkb fondest affection, father, huband, sen. aud grandson, daughter and little ones, aud others near aud dear, and the devotion of er huskand, that lias beens.o true and ,'bcautit ul through the long heavy days of ber 4l:nes, was but the simple, perfect expres-ion iu the ad hours in the end of ber fair life, a lifetime of lore. SOME EDITORIAL KX4ltsSIO.Va, Tbe Sympathetic tummenti of Many of the Leading Papers. Death under any and all circumstances ia something that all animal 11. e shrinks trom. bot surely such a Ills as Mrs. Harrison lived and such a death as she died were tbinss more desirable -than immortality of Ufa on eartn. iLomsviue rimes. AM of the pebple of the land will grieve at ber taking otf. and to the sorrow-stricken man woo grieves lor toe companion woo nas been So close to him all the years 'of his event ul career, a nation; forgetting . Politics, will ex tend sympathy. Nashville American. Words faintly portray tbe virtue of so noble and true a woman, who amid every exacting scene of lite waa an example lor all good wives and mothers one whom flattery could not reach, ind oue whom the honors of earth could not touch with vanity. Chicago Mail. It Is no exaggeration to say that President Harrison owed much of his greatness aod success in lile to his wife. He used to say of ber, "title Is over half my capital," ana it was ber aoiding laitn ana constancy mat cneerea him on over the rough places ot lno until he became "the pillar ot a nation's hope." Cleveland leader. What remained for ber, whose perfect life bad been crowned with all that inmily affection could bestow or exalted honors brio if to womanhood? To die beloved and in the midst ot . scenes betokening the esteem and admiration of millions for the one who stood beside her is not this a bappy translation I Cincinnati ximes-siar. - Mrs. Harrison's rank Was no greater than that of tbe humblest woman in the country, and her exalted position merely serrwd to em- pbatizc ber right to tbe only title to nobility wmcn an American woman can noia, ana tno bigbest tribute whlcn any woman can gain the diadem wbicn beionga to lOitntul wlle- booH. laithful motherhood and true womanhood. This tree tribute trom a free people is laid with tsars on her bier. St. Louis Post Dispatch. In'President Harrison's deep affliction there 19 no bum an irmDttbr or consolation that can avail to assuage tbe poignant anguish of bereavement. Yet raith air lighten the hravy burden, and Time's kindly band wipe away the tears of sadness. And .upon the stronir soul so sorclv smitten there tails the benediction of the sweetest and -4endereat-of all the beatitudes: "Blessed are they that mourn; for tbey shall be comforted. "I Phila delphia Uecord.. Of her who has passed away it can- truth roily be said that in all relations or li e as dauchter, wile, mohefvtriend, she was beyond reproach. Tne position she occupied as wife of the President was one which called for the exercise of powers not given to all, women by nature and which can not readily be acquired; bot she met the demanTJs of her high station with a tact and judgment which won for her the respect and esteem of the whole ptople. Detroit Free Press. ' Tha people of the country bad only to learn-l ot ber worth to recoitmze and apprec.ate in Mrs. . Harrison tbe virtues and graces of, a noble womanhood. As tbe mistress of the Wbite House she won the affection of all as she endeared herself to her home circle by btr Qualities as wife and mother. Her brave and-serene spirit through long suffering and the Prrsidem's tender devotiou have touched the heart of the country. Her death will be rejourned as tbe loss of a good, lovable woman. i New York Heeald. Place, power, the fame that writes history, and the influence that swat s millions these a e aU but the small dust of tbe balance weighed asarnst bis sorrow which leaves desolate the home ia which M rs. Harrison so long had proved- with wbat-simple strength and unt.ilns-devotion an American woman can ducharje the duties o; a Christian mother and vri e through a long-lie begun oa narrow and stinted means, lived tbrouch the heroic day oi tbe Republic, and steadily maintained 'ustil the Republic's highest honors graced tbe husband's head to whom she bad been 'or long years a crown and joy. iPhila-de phia Press. j ; , Xhe offices and socjaldu4ies which devolved upon ber as tuatron oi theVVhite House have uniformly been ditcharerd with tact and discretion. Tbe W..ite House, under her sole management, bos undergone a renovation bicn ms.ei U a titter abode of tb Presi dents and one o; the most hosp. table and pleasant or places whe e the social side ol political II e is exemplif ed. And with all these tnam oia cares Mrs. Harrison bos throughout lust cot a jot O' tbe womanliness which char acterized her m all the vocations of wi e, mother and- guardian genius of tbe home. Chicago News. ' While domestic in ber tastes, shunning DuVic notice as tar as possible, and avoiding unnecessary ceitmont, ihr.bort her nonVSri" and per ormed ber puf'.ic duties with eentie-neas grace, and dimity. - She '-as equal to all tbe emergencies she was forced .to meet, and public and the private side of her career as ladr or tne wnteTltfase she kept alive tbe best traditions of that aicb place. Her personality was exceedingly sweet 'and wicmtg. her domestic life serene, happy, and u.sc:uL and the circumstances of her last ill ness were sxceedingly sad. Without tbe least apparent eS'ort to be widely known she bad made a stron? impression on the public mind. New YOrk Times. Many ladies ot high attainments and gracious characterisucs have adorned tbe official i mansion ot the Chief Executive. None baa I borne the difficult honors of that prominent p:ac more modestly. with better judg nJent than Mrs. Harrison. The social duties when partake o: a public nature see discharged without assumption and with on-errmg tact, while her home Hie remained a pattern to all wires and mothers. The story of the domestic li'e, during which tbe dying lady has beea constant helpmate to her bus-band, whether in narrow or prosperous c-r-cum stances, whether he served bis country ia tbe dangers of a wtror in the loftiest places of civil 1 fe. ie a model for all women who sk to realize the bigbest aud purest am-, bitions of womanhood. , Pittsburg Dispatch. A Kind Words r roui London. London, October 2G. The Times says of the death of Mrs. Harrison: The death of Mrs. Harrison is an event of more than ordinary importance, inasmuch as her husband's success may. in a large degree, be ascribed to her. Wide in her culture, catholic ia her ideas aud tastes, she broad- nod ber circle of friends vita advancing years. Her death will cans genuine, widespread sorrow. , . ; - Tb Cbroaicl says: -; " i Very great sympathy with President Haxri- son will be felt everywhere. Mrs. Harrison was the counterpart ef r husband, whose private character is admired a nd respected even by his political enemies. ' Tb Dally News expresses admiration of Mrs. Harrison's courage in going to Wasb-1 iorton when she knew her illness was fatal, t addin;: i t S he bad won the regard of the Ameiican 5s-t tion by ber worta of character and devotion to ber bos band. .Arrangement for tbe Tone -Memory of the Dead Honored- Mr. C C Foster has been requested, by the President, to , tak. charge of the funeral arrangements . here. Dr. Allen aud Miss Matti Stewart, . assisted by the florists, will decorate th church, and' Eastman, Schleicher & Lee will have charge of the mooring drapery. Mr. Foster wild Mr. ilcK.ee, Mr. Raosdell, Mr. Merrick Vinton and Mr. Kregelo. had a conference thts morning, and make the following announcement: . . Tbe funeral train will arrive at 9:0 Friday morning. Tbe funeral march, will at once betaken up for the church bv war of church, at the corner of New Y'ork and Pennsylvania. After the services tbe funeral procession will go by way of New York to Delaware, thence north past the President's come to Seventh, thence to Meridian, and north to tne cemetery. Superintendent Colbert will furnish 'police detail to act. as aa 'escort to tbe church, and to keep-Pennsylvania street, from Ohio to New Y'ork, on the west side, in front of the churcb, clear for tbe funeral procession. Tbe pall-bearers will be ten Federal soldiers from the arsenal here, under an officer. Tbey will precede tha honorary pall-bearers. At the cemetery tbe corpse will be placed in a vault below the surface. The First Presbyterian church, where th funeral will occur, will . seat about eight hundred people. Com para t.vely few, therefore, of those who wish to attend th services can ber admitted. .The President has requested tbe committee la arrange for seating space for th relatives and immediate friends. There seems to b some uncertainty as to the place of burial. While it is understood that Mr. McKee's vacant lot Phi been purchased by tbe President, it is tbe desire of those who are acting for tbe President here that a circular lot. mentioned yesterday, suitable as a repository for -the eminent dad shall be preferred. The President has indicated his preferences in tbe matter of the funeral arrangements, and in accordance therewith Dr. M. L. Haines announces that the ceremonies will be brief and simple. Instead of music from a full choir, there will probably be quartet singing by Mrs. W. C. Lynn, Mrs. ISara Morrison, Mr. Frank Ketcham and Mr. SamMoreison. Robert Newland will play the organ. "Lead, Kindly Light" and 'One Sweetly Solemn Thought" will be sung. Tho preacher's talk will be short. MRS. HARRISON'S GIFT OF FLOWERS. ; A slight incident which occurred at one of Mrs. Harrison's drawirig-rownis not long after ber arrival in the White House illustrates her sympathetic nature. Among the throng; of callers was a poorly-clad woman, leading a child by tbe band. As the two approached Mrs. Harrison tb child made some exclamation upon th beauty of. her bouquet a bunch' of lilies' of the valley. Mrs. Harrison smiled, and taking a number of the delicate sprays from tho bunch placed them with a kindly word io the child's band. The little one was delighted, aud all who saw the act wer touched by the tenderness tha. prompted it. EXPRESSIONS CP SYMPATHY. Before closing its meeting yesterdsy afternoon the Eighth District Woman's He-lief Corp s adopted - e&iions- apon the' death of Mrs. Harrison, extending sympathy to the bereaved President.' ; Tbe board of trustees of tbe Indianapolis Orphans' Home, of which Mrs. Harrison was a member, have tent this telegram to tbe President: i . We deeply mourn with yon. over tbe sorrow that has alien upon you. and extend to your-seir and family the tender and heartlelt sympathy of tbe ladies of tbe orphans' board, ol which Mrs. Harrison was so Ipng an honored and beloved member. Mayor Sullivan sent the following raes- aze to the President yesterday afternoon: The people of your home city unite tit sympathy with yon in your greet-sorrow. v Thomas L. Sullivan, Mayor. THE COKGltEGATlOX A LISTS. The Central 1 Aeoc!at!on ' of Churclt tn Sea ton Here. That The annual meeting of the Central Association of the Congregational church is in session at the Peopla'a church, .Blackford and Michigan streets, to-day. The session was opened last night bv an address of wel come by the pastor, the Ilev. F. N. Dexter, nd a sermon by tbe Rev. S. W. Pollard, of Fairmount. The attendance was large. This morning reports from the various Churches were heard, followed by reports Trom the American Board of Missions by the Rev. J. Hays; from tbe National Coun cil, by the Rev. j. H. Crum. und on the as sociations! problem, by the Rev. E. D Cur tis. .. .'- After the noon recess, half an hour was devoted" to business, followed by a de votional meeting, led by the Rev. X. A. Hyde. Then the new pastors of the district were invjted to make ten-minute addresses on suhiects of general interest. Tbe Rev. r. kL Dewbur&t. of Plymouth church, and the Rev. D. M. Trav.s. of the"-Pilgrini church, were among tbe new pastors. lhe program lor to-night, which "will close the session, is as follows: "The Mis sion oi the Church to the Heathen." Rev. W. Humphrey. D. D : "To tbe New West,"- Rev. C. R. Bliss, p. D.; In Poli tics," Rer. J. W. Wilson, D. D.; 'In Soci ety," Rew John Harden; "In the Labor World." Rev. W. CV Gordon ; good-by ad dress, by the pastor of tbe churcb. ' lhe lie v. fc u. Curtis is moderator and tbe Resr-S. W. Pollard scribe of the Con ference. ' - - IWO PP.IXTERS ASPHIXIATED, One From lerre llautf-The Othsr's father Is a'Vandalla Conductor. Chicago, October 2G.- Bortia Goddard And John Clasimer, printers, were asp by i- ,istea by odorless fuel gas, which escaped frpm a jet in their room, at No. 401 Forty-sixth street, l&st night Their death ws.sj evidently due to accidental causes. Both men came to this city a short time ago, Goddard from Terra Haute and Glasimer from St. Io u s. Tbe latter' father is a conductor oa th YandaJia road. ; Opium ?mii nfier. Arrested. - j Scspension Beidge, N. Y October 26. j-rSpecial-Treasury. Agent Lewis arrested Jbeorge Johnson and J. L Adams, on board ,of a Grand Trunk train from Toronto yesterday, on a charge of opium smuggling. Quite a quantity of opium was found in their possession. Tbe colored porter of the train named Williams was arrested as the accomplice of the men. A Very baa Case. Tbe four-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. II. II. Hanna, a sufferer from cerebro- jjspinal meniogitis.is in tho last stages of liie. ids xarre errcie or inenas of tbe psreats are greatly depressed at tbia approaching affliction. Tne steamship ArHvoUa. 1 NEW York, October 25 Arrived: Tan-ric, from Liverpool; Westernland, from Antwerp ; Maasdam, f rom Rotterdam ; Stuttgart, from Bremen. Arrived out: Trave, at Southampton. . is of a . ot of to to to of in tbe the-sum tbe ex-Secretary purpose Mr. can ol says

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