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ELIZABETH CITY, N. THUBSDAYJ SEPTEMBER 26, 1901. PALS HON JOHN. Editor VOLUME XXXIII. manner of cavalry troopers in salute as the hearse moved slowly by.

There were 12,000 men. In the line of march behind the. hearse. A distinguished guard of honor, composed of Admirals and Generals, were on each side of the hearse. In the Grand Army post of which the dead President was a member marched some men very old and feeble.

The church was reached at 1.45 p. m. As the mournful cavalcade drew up at the church, where once the President worshiped, a riot appeared to be in progress. Thousands of men and women were jammed np against the sides of the edifice and brawny troopers were trying to drive them back. Finally the tangle was straightened out and everybody who had a ticket was admitted.

The casket was borne by the sailor-men and soldiers, followed by a guard of honor, into the church and placed on a catafalque just in front of the altar. President Roosevelt occupied the second pew In the centre tier of seats. The members of the Cabinet sat with him. Just behind him was the McKinley pew. The occupants of it were Abner McKinley, his wife and two daughters; Mrs.

Barber and Mrs. Duncan. 1 As the body was deposited on the eatafalque and the sailors and soldiers Retired to seats at the side, from the organ came the notes of Beethoven's Funeral March. During the prelude the congregation of mourners gazed at the decorations of the' church. Everywhere save on the altar fell the black mourning pall, caught up with tassels of white silk.

Long streamers of crape hung from the centre of the church to the side walls. The gallery was draped with the cloth of death so that no part of the railing could be seen. at of of on of so THE BODY OF TIIE LATE PRESIDENT LYING IN STATE IN THE CAPITOL ROTUNDA AT WASHINGTON. ernor, the Lieutenant-Governor find a Justice of the Supreme Court, repre senting the three branches of trie State Government, were at the station to receive the body when the train arrived at noon. The whole town, with the exception of the McKinley cottage, was draped In black.

Only the hitching post at the curb In front of the house had been swathed in black by tie citizens. In order that it might conform to the general scheme of mourning decoration. The funeral train was met by Judge Day at the head of the local reception committee. Mrs. McKinley, weeping piteously, was helped from the train by Dr.

Rlxey and Abner and conducted to a carriage which was in waiting, and was then driven rapidly to her home. The other relatives followed her. The coffin was then lifted from the catafalque car and carried on' the shoulders of the body bearers to the waiting hearse. rJhe soldiers presented arms and bugies sounded taps. President Roosevelt and the Cabinet members then entered carriages.

They were followed by the guard of honor, In full uniform, and the procession then marched to the Court House. The procession passed all the way between big arches draped in black. Sad as was the procession which escorted the body to the Court House it could not compare with the infinite sadness of the double line of sorrowing people who streamed steadily through the dimly lighted corridors of the building from the time the coffin was opened until it was taken home to the widow atf nightfall. They stepped softly, and tears came unbidden. All through the afternoon the crowd passed the catafalque approximately at the rate of 100 every minute, making in the five hours In which the body lay in state a total of 30,000 people; practically equal to the population of Canton.

When the doors were closed at 6 o'clock the line four abreast stretched fully a mile from the Court House, and people were still coming from the side streets to take their places in line. i Often the guarding soldiers were compelled to step forward and gently restrain a hand that sought to take a blossom from the flower-decked coffin. Strong men made no concealment of their grief. Many women and one young girl gave vent to her feelings by loud walls which re-echoed through the darkened corridors. As the people hurried by they gave expression to suppressed exclamations of anguish at the sight of the pinched face in the coffin.

Many of his nearest friends refrained from looking upon the face, preferring to preserve the memory of him as in life. At 6 o'clock the doors were closed to the public and preparations were made for removing the body to the McKinley house. Canton Post, Grand Army of the Republic, acted as escort, and there wa3 no following. At house the escort formed in line in the street, presenting arms, while the coffin, borne by the body bearers, was taken into the house. It was placed in the front parlor for the night.

Guards were posted around the bouse, and a number of sentries were placed in the front yard. During the afternoon President Roosevelt walked over to the McKinley residence to inquire after Mrs. McKinley. He was informed that she had stood the -trip from Washington bravely, but in the opinion of the physician it was not advisable for her to attempt to attend the service at the church. She therefore remained quietly at her home with Dr.

Rixey. After President Roosevelt returned, he remained quietly at the Harter residence throughout the afternoon and evening. He dined privately, and. although there were quitp a number of callers in the evening, he remained in seclusion. STATE FUNERAL AT WASHINGTON.

Simple and' Impressive Services Held In the Capitol Rotunda. Washington, D. At precisely 9 o'clock on Tuesday the body-bearers in the East Room raised the coffin containing the remains of President William McKinley to their shoulders, to take it to the hearse. As they appeared at the main door of the White House the Marine Band, stationed on the avenue opposite the mansion, struck up the favorite hymn of the dead President. As the hearse, drawn by six black horses, with a groom at the head of each, moved away, the mourners from the White House entered carriages and followed the body, i The hearse and carriages were driven down to the -gate of the White House grounds and bMted.

Then tbe Artillery Band began the music of the Dead March from "Saul." a blast from the bugle soundecMhu signal to march, and the head of the procession started on its way to the CapitoL Jli 11 fit uri.Wrf If nf iTi infi nffr in Ufi mill IHMWtffli'lill mil IMI I II 1 1 ESTABLISHED IN 1BS9. PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY. Office, North Carolinian Main One door east of Albemarle House, Terms, $1.00 a Year in Advance If not paid in sdrance, $1.60 will ehug ed RATES of advertising: One square, one insertion, fl.OO; two insertions, one month, three months, six months, one year, $12.00. For larger advertisements liberal contracts will be made. Business Notices in local column, ten cents a line.

Obituary Notices, five cents a line. NATION'S DEAD LAID AT REST 1 Body of William Hetty, III Stalely Pageantry LAST MEED OF REVERENCE The Funeral Ceremonies Oyer the Martyred Chieftain an Unprecedented Occasion of Mournful Canton, majestic solemnity, surrounded by his countrymen and his townspeople, In the presence of the President of the United States, Cabinet. Justices of the United States Supreme Court, Senators and Representatives in Congress, the heads of the military and naval establishments, the Governors of States, and a great concourse of people who had known and loved him, all that Is mortal of William McKinley, the third President to fall by an assassin's bullet, was committed to the city of the dead. It was a spectacle of mournful grandeur. Canton censed to be a town and swelled to the proportions of a great city.

From every city and hamlet In Ohio, from the remote corner of the South, and from the East and West, the human tide flowed into the town, until 100,000 people were within its gates, here to pay their last tribute to the fallen Chief. The final scenes at the First Methodist Church, where the funeral service was held, and at the beautiful West Lawn Cemetery, where the body was consigned to a vault, were simple and Impressive. The service at the church consisted a brief oration, prayers by the ministers of three denominations and singing by a quartet. The body was then taken to West Lawn Cemetery and placed in a receiving vault pending the tibe when it will be finally laid to rest beside the children who were buried years ago. The funeral procession was very imposing, and included not only the re-refentatives of the Army and Navy of the United States, but the entire military strength of the State of Ohio and hundreds of civic, fraternal and other organizations.

It was two miles long. President Roosevelt, showing signs of fatigue after his days of strain and i1 jitemont, remained quietly in seclusion after tho funeral uutii 7 o'clock In the evening, when be boarded a Iraiu'j for Washington. As the stin came up through the gray curtain of mist that hung over the prairies of the East, the peaceful little city that gave William McKinley to the nation prepared to perform the last rites for the man it loved. Five times as many people as there were room for surged through the Mack-garbed street. Bugle calls and the roll of drums broke the stillness of the morning air.

By 9 o'clock there were 23.000 people between lines of the National Guardsmen, on efther side of the streets leading to thb sombre-clad City Hall or the MeKjpley homestead, where the body of the President was in the last Keeping on bis bereaved widow. The troops and Masonic 'organizations began to form in line of parade mid ihe turmoil and confusion created with the. arrival of each bodj The movement toward the picturesque vine-covered McKinley home, the Methodist Church, where the funeral services were held, and the cemetery, a mile beyond, was under full swing at noon. A short time, after the noon hour there came through the McKinley home three stalwart bluejackets anil three' bronzed infantrymen. They fame to rigid attention under the drooping ivy at the top of the steps leading to the lawn.

Members of the Cabinet, the Admirals of the Nation's fleet and the Generals of its Army followed them and grouped themselves picturesquely on the piazza, their gold-laced uniforms suid clanking side arms scintillating in the sunshine. Lieutenant-General -Miles heade.d the Army forces and Uear-Admiral Farquhar the naval contingent. 1 Finally there canie from up the the sound of a bugle. The notes mounded almost v'solemn. It was the "President's call." Tiie notes scarcely Idied away when carriage approached.

On either side the carriage, in which was seated President Roosevelt with Commander t'owles, his naval aide, galloped Troop A. of Cleveland, whose uniforms were resplendent in splashes of red and gold. The cavalcade halted in front of the McKinley home. General Miles and Admiral Farquhar greeted President Roosevelt as he alighted, and accom-lianied by them he entered the house. A brief private service was held within the darkened chamber where the body rested.

Dr. Manchester uttered a prayer while the relatives were gathered around, and Mrs. McKinley listened from the half-open door of her adjoining room. A naval lieutenant, accompanied by lieutenant in the Infantry, came out of ihe house and led the sailormen find soldiers therein. Over the city the tolling of bells rang out in mournful cadences.

The boom of cannon broke the air. The troops in the street "ime to attention at present arms. A band of musicians sent in almost whis-bered notes the first strains of the beautiful hymn, "Lead, Kindly Light." Through the open doorway the sailors and soldiers bore on their shoulders the flag and flower-decked casket containing all that was mortal of President McKinley. Behind the casket walked President Roosevelt, and behind him the mem-rs of his Cabinet. The officers of the Army and Navy followed, while bells tolled and the roar of the I resident's salute broke from the mouths of cannon far sl way.

-When the casket had, been placed in the hearse and the President and his Cabinet had entered their carriages, through a lane of people ten deep the" march to the church The people stood with uncovered heads. Some of them wept. Almost every man earned a i McKinley cane, which was en-i i i With tbe "agonal colors and thvface of the President on tho eaa. ihese were held aloft after the NUMBER 19. HINOR EVENTSOFTHEWEEK WASHINGTON ITEMS.

President Roosevelt emphasized hit determination to follow out the pro gram of William McKinley. and declared that he is In no sense a candidate fof the Presidential nomination In 1904. The State Department published a large number of messages of condolence on President McKInley's death, received from all parts of the world. It is said that Secretary Hay will Foon retire and Secretary Root will take the portfolio of State. It is believed Secretary Gage will remain in the Cabinet.

Joseph II. Wright. Postmaster at Nome. Alaska, was arrested charged with embezzling $4000. OOt ADOPTED ISLANDS.

General Ftrnston is In t'je hospital In Manila suffering from appendicitis, and an operation will probably be schools established a year ago In Honolulu to teach English to 11a-waiians were abolished because of non-attendance. A Manila dispatch 6ays that the new Philippine tariff will go into effect on November 1. The Governors of three provinces In the Island of Luzon, P. appealed to he municipalities to prohibit gamb- dng, which, they declare, is becoming i public menace. Brigands attacked and plundered Castlllina.

Island of Negroes, killing .1. nn i it wree uipmo pouce. DOMESTIC. Mrs. Gaetano Brescl, the widow of King numbert's'assassin, who runs a-, Donrding house in Cllffside, N.

J-. was jrdered by Mayor Neuman to leave own. The falling foremast of the schooner Canton, at Alpena, killed George Hart and hurt his brother Albert. Czolgosz Is said to have dogged President McKInley's footsteps while he was In California. The village bank at Spiceland.

tvas robbed of $500 worth of stamps deposited by the postmaster. Many steel strikers In Fittsburg, and other places refused to return to work on the terms arranged by President Shaffer, of the Amalgamated Association. The Retvizan, Russia's new battle ship, built by the Cramps, was suc cessful In her builders trial at Blshop Henry B. Whipple, the Trot- Episcopal Bishop of Minnesota for forty-two years, died at his home. Faribault, Minn.

He was a leader the work of evangelizing the In- lians. While awaiting trial for killing his three children Jacob Marr, at Au gusta, hanged himself. James Hooker Hamersley died at ids country house, at Garrisons, N. md the succession of the $7,000,000 Hamersley estate hangs on the life of ais young son. The battleship Illinois was placed in tommlsslon at Newport News, Va.

Four sailors were rescued from the linking schooner G. Ellen, at Milwaukee, just before the vessel -went to pieces. Postoffice employes in Baltimore, proposed to place In the building i bronze tablet to McKInley's mem-ry. Miss Stella Cook, of Chicago, and tl. G.

Vanderburg, of Amsterdam, Uol-and, were drowned while rowing on Lake Michigan, Richard Croker, returning to Vmerlca from England, refused to talk politics or of anything but the teath of the President. Judge Rodney Haggard, of Winchester, Ky shot and killed himself. He Aras a famous jurist and formerly jtate Senator. Disagreement with hid ion Is the alleged cause. Jessie Morrison, sentenced to five rears for killing Mrs.

Castle, was re-eased at Topeka, under $4000 )ond, pending appeal. The Mountain Ishmd Cotton Mills jvere sold at auction at Dallas, N. $175,000, under a decree of Court, to satisfy interest on bonds owned by Baltimore parties. The machinery of the monitor Ne-rada was successfully tried at Bath, tie. The assassin Czolgosz will be put jn trial for his life with all possible meed.

A dynamite explosion at Salt Lake 3ity, Utah, Injured four firemen. ay fire, $250,000. United States Consul Stowe reached York City from Cape Town, South Africa. John Laviolettc, a cigar maker, died from Injuries received at the hands )f 73. J.

Smith, a hop dealer, at Oneida, Y. Smith In an altercation called Laviolette an Anarchist, and a fight msued in which Laviolette received Injuries. 1 '--T'airt FOKEIGX. The treason trial of Dr. Broeck-' mans, in Johannesburg, developed, if is alleged, the fact that the Boer leaders made use of American consulate jfflces in forwarding their mail.

In General Methuen's fight with Seneral Delarey in the Great Maries Galley the British lost) twenty-five UUed. The Ddke and Duchess of Cornwall ind York landed at Quebec and met with a hearty welcome from the pop ulation. The addresses contained sympathetic references to the death of President McKinley. Miss Eastwick, the young American woman accused of forging a railroad ertmcate, was remanded in the Guild hall Police Court, London; the prisoner, whose father was with her, was ill ha court. Belgian diplomats proposed th es tablishment of an international con vict settlement on an island selected for the deportation of anarchist crim inals.

Emperor William declared that hlg important meeting with the Czai itrengthened his conviction that Euro pean peace was assured for a long An accident occurred to a f2rryvoal m. uroatia, Hungary, and twenty, three persons were drowned. The peace conference at Clasgow. tcotland, passed a resolution to the iffect that any nation which refused opponent's offer to arbitrate losi ihe right to be considered a civilized t'ower. A statue to John Ericsson, who de- ilgneC the Monitor, was unveiled al Stockholm, Sweden.

Forty-six of the mutinous firemen tne steamer Southwark were ar rested on arrival of the vessel al Southampton. England. THE WIDE WORLD VEPT use i i All Nations Paid Homage to the Mem ory of William McKinley. THE COUNTRY'S DAY OF SORROW Remarkable Demonstrations of the World- Wide Peeling Aroused by the Death of President Mckinley For Five Minutes the Nation's Business Was suspended as a Tribute to the Dead. Washington.

D. At the stroke of a church bell In a country town on Thursday the World listened, then st od still, then knelt and then prayed. Sorrow overleaped the bounds of spacer" The "knell that sounded at 5A v'1nL- In tha fMiln tnwn fit Canton the one great metallic voice that seemed to say "Rest! Rest! Rest!" as the body of William McKinley was borne to Its tomb grew and grew to a thunder of sound with the greater leagues that it covered. To east and west it spread, and as that voice, now chanting solemnly. Mourn! mourn! mourn!" swept over the earth, all peoples prayed; the prince, the priest, the citizen.

Never before in the history of the world had that world been so 6wept by sorrow a tidal wave of emotion that surged from pole to from east to west, blotting out class and creed and race In the universal tribute of tears. The bell that clanged out its message in the little Methodist church in Can ton was like a heart sending out its pulses through the body of the world like a great central station with a million wires, making a web each strand of which touched a heart somewhere. In this Nation It mattered not whether men were on land or water. They ceased the moment's step for a full five minutes to say, "God rest him!" The engines of great ships and little river boats stopped, and as the craft lay idle, again came the simple, solemn phrase, "God rest him!" Time had been defied; the great Clock of the Human Heart marked only the one hour. It was 2.30t o'clock in Canton; it was 2.30 o'clock in spirit In New York City, in San Francisco, in Hawaii, in Hong Kong, in Bombay, in Constantinople, In Paris, in London.

Truly the wide world wept. Never before In all the history of the United States or the world was such a tribute paid to the memory of one man. In every city and town of the United States all commerce was stopped, while hats came off and voices sadly and solemnly joined In one or the dead President's favorite hymns. In New York City the most remarkable scenes occurred. In the public squares thousands gathered hours before the time for the bells to toll the news that the last solemn act of the great national tragedy had begun.

Patiently and silently they waited. Then, as the first deep notes of the bells were heard every hat was raised, and no man stood there covered. Many a handkerchief was lifted to tear-filled eyes, but not a sound uttered. Trolley cars were at a standstill, and so stood all until the last strokes of the bells announced that the gates of the tomb had been closed. Not a car moved In the city during this time.

Not a telegraph Instrument clicked. In the great harbor not a propeller turned. All over this country similar scenes were enacted. Street car lines and great railway systems came to a dead stop. Even those aever-ceasing makers of speech, the telegraph wires, lay pulseless for five minutes for that only five minutes of all the ages in which the world stood still in reverence of a memory of a man.

In England's capital memorial services were held In Westminster Abbey that were second only to those in honor of the lamented Queen. Victoria. The representative of King Edward VII. was present, as was a most distinguished assemblage. Services were also held In St.

Paul's and in all the great universities of Great Britain and Ireland. In every capital of Europe and in nearly every civilized country of the world memorial services were held, salutes were fired and flags lowered to half staff. Wherever the warships of Great Britain and Germany were stationed the guns joined in the salute due to the head of the new great world Power. Throughout the British empire such reverence was paid by voice, gun and flag as has never been paid before to any one save Queen Victoria. In the American church in Paris, Frenchmen and Americans mourned; to the services in Berlin the Kaiser sent a special representative.

And of William McKInley's own country, what need to say that its grief was the greatest it ever has known! From outermost cape of the East to our westernmost island possession, from Seattle to Cuba, the churches were filled and the flag that he loved drooped at half-mast. The ceremonies, the services, the decorations, the actions of the citizens were the same in capital and In ham let. The eulogies differed only as the limitations and abilities of the speakers differed. All were alike in that they breathed forth the deep sorrow, tha great love of a weeping Nation. The story of the ceremonies and of closing of business houses ana iae tnrlos 1 the same everywhere.

The storv of one city's action is the story of every city and village within the jurisdiction of the United States. Grief and mourning were general. British Destroyer Sunk. The British torpedo-boat destroyer Cobra, the fastest craft in the world, while undergoing a "test of her boilers off the North Sea coast of England, struck a rock, exploded and sank. Out of seventy-nine men aboard only twelve escaped alive.

Four Neero Fishermen Drowned. Four negro fishermen were drowned in a fierce southwester off Cape Henry, Va. The unfortunate men were attempting to reach a pound net when the frail boat capsized. Dr. Rlxey's Appointment.

President Roosevelt has notified Mrs. McKinley through Secretary Cortelyou that, in pursuance of the intention of the late President McKinley, and in recognition of devoted services, as well, as because of eminent fitness. Medical Inspector P. M. Riley will be appointed Surgeon-General of the Navy.

Plajrue In India A dispatch from Simla. India, said that the plague returns for the previous week showed C38d deaths, against 4822 in the preceding week. Most of the deatha were in the Bombay Presidency. their Hats by theif sides and many raising them with an evident Idea that this showed greater respect. The balconies of the houses along tbe line were packed with women with tear-stained faces.

Many little children in the crowd were holding handkerchiefs to their eyes. i The movement of the procession to the Capitol was very slow. It took one hour and a half to march mile. At 10.40 the strains of "Nearer. My God, to Thee," blown ofl bugles, were heard at the CapitoL They heralded the approach of the procession.

Symbols of mourning were everywhere In the crowd. Many wore bands of crepe around their arms. Others had pictures of the dead President with mourning borders, and many of the poorer people wore old canv paign badges and buttons with Mr. McKInley's profile on them. The rotunda was very simply arranged for so great and historic an event.

There were, of course, no decorations, and the great dome, bare of funeral drapery, covered the catafalque like an Inverted oven. There was an abundance of flowers, but they were held for covering the coffin, and were not! used as decoration. The catafalque upon which the coffin was placed was the historic one upon which had rested the bodies of Lincoln and Garfield. It was raised but a few inches from the floor, and was in a position directly In the centre of the; The entrances to the Senate and nouse wings of the Capitol and the great marble staircases ascending from the plaza to the respective entrances the House and Senate were jammed with people. At 10.12; o'clock the head of the procession arrived.

Tbe military contingent passed eastward on street, thence south on First street east. Headed by Major-General John R. Brooke and staff and the Fifth Artillery Corps band, the troops swept around to the south end of the plaza, and then marched to position fronting the main Entrance to the Capitol. 1 As soon jas they had been formed at rest the Artillery Band on the left and the Marine Band on the right of the entrance, the funeral cortege with Its guard of honor entered the plaza from the northj As the hearse halted in front of the main staircase the troops presented arms. As the eight body-bearers drew the flag-draped casket from the hearse the bands again played "Nearer, My God, to Thee," and every head in the vast attendant ithrong Was bflred.

With careful and solemn tread the body-bearers began the ascent of the staircase with their precious burden ard tenderly bore it to the catafalque In the rotunda. The only sign of mourning In the ro-. tunda wasthe crape on the hilts of the officers' swords. Senators and Repre-1 sentatlves; occupied seats on the east side. The family of the late President had seats reserved on the north and immediately next to the catafalque.

The choir was to the west, and behind It were members of the Supreme Court. The foreign Ministers were seated to the east, and all were in full uniform. There was also a large num ber of military and naval officers. The services were brief. After the coffin been brought in and laid oii the 'catafalque the choir, led by the marvelously sweet voice of Mrs Thomas Ci Noyes, sang "Lead, Kindly Light." The singers came from the church that Mr.

McKinley had at tended In Washington. Then Rev. R. Nayjor read a prayer, the words of which wei-e not distinguishable at a distance of a few steps. Mrs.

Noyes sang alone Some Time We 11 Under stand." Her voice alone seemed to have powe'r sufficient to fill the space of the dome. Bishop Edward G. Andrews deliv ered a fot-mal address after reading the psalmi "The Lord Is My Shepherd." The services were concluded by singing "Nearer, My God, to Thee" by the chofr and a benediction by Rev. W. H.

Chapman. Almost twenty minutes were re quired to clear the rotunda sufficient ly to permit the opening of the doors for the admission of the general pub lic. The lid was lifted from over the face, and at 11.53 the people began to file by, coming into the building at the east door and passing out through the west door.l No one was allowed time for more than a hurried glance. The last (chapter in the capital's trib ute to the nation's dead took place when, In three sections, the trains carrying to Canton the body of the late President, accompanied by his widow and the principal officers of the McKinley I Administration, left the Pennsylvania Railroad station soon af- te- 8 oclock. President Theodore Roosevelt and the members of the Cabinet, Secretary Cortelyou, the guard of honor, composed of army and navy officers, relatives, officials and correspondents, made up a funeral company that filled twentv-one ears The observation car bearing the body was flooded with Heht-t Throns-h its crystal sides could be seen the Deauuiuiiy arapea casket, with its mass of rare blossoms so flrrancpd that even as the train swept through the night the people in the country it passed through could gaze upon the casket with a soldier standing grimly at the head and a sailor carrying his cutlass upon his shoulder, at the foot.

A guard of soldiers and sailors occupied the Platforms and between them at the rear was a mammoth wreath six feet diameter of rare orchids and laurels. -ifter clearing Washington all was darkness. The train seemed to be running through a tunnel, so black was the-, night. Now and then the faces of a little mournful group standing bareheaded at the side of the track couia ne seen by the light from death chamber as the train flashed and as villages were passed the sound louing came faintly to heavy-hearted mourners aboard. tbe NDICTINT OF CZOLGOSZ Prisoner Refused Absolutely to An- swer Questions.

ASSASSIN DECLINED TO PLEAD indictment Charree Murder la the First Degree on Two Counts Court Asslgne Former Justices Loiaa I Lewis and Robort C. Titus to Act Fer.tho Prisoner, Who Felft-ned Insanity. Buffalo. N. Cxolgosx.

tlias Fred Niemann, waa Indicted Monday afternoon by the" County,) Court Grand Jury for thecrima of murder la the first degree In fatally shooting President William McKiu-ey at the Temple' of- Music In the Pan-American Exposition gisounda at 4.13 o'clock on the afternoon cf Bcp-rember 0. When arraigned before Judge Ed-ward K. Emery in the County Court at 5.S0 o'clock the prisoner stubbornly refused to answer questions repeatedly asked of him by District Attorney Fenncy as to whether he nail counsel or wanted counsel. The District Attorney then suggested that. Inasmuch as the defendant refused to answer, counsel should be assigned.

Judge Emery assigned the Hon. Lo ran L. Lewis and the Hon. Robert C. Titus, former Supreme Court Justices1 of this city, whose names had been suggested by the Erlo County Bar Association.

District Attorney Tenney presented tho evidence in tho murder case to the Grand Jury from 10 o'clock In the morning until few minutes past o'clock in the afternoon. Aside from the surgeons and physl- clana in the case, no witnesses were sworn other than those who were In he Temple of Music and witnessed he shooting. At 4.15 o'clock. Just exactly ten days after the shooting, the Grand Jury voted unanimously to Indict CzolgoM for murder In the first degree. At 4.41 o'clock the secret Indictment was pre sented to Judge Emery, In tbe County Court.

i After the indictment was reported, the prisoner was driven from the penitentiary, a mile from the City Hall, to the Jail across the street from the hall. Czolgosz was then taken under a strong guard from the Jail througli the tunnel under Delaware avenue to the basement of the City Hall and up the stairs to the courtroom on the second floo.r. The prisoner was shackled to De tective Solomon and Detective Geary held, his other arm, Assistant Super intendent Cusack marching in front and a number of patrolmen behind. Czolgosz is of medium height, of fairly good build, and has light curly hair, but a ten growth of beard, on his face gave him- an unkempt np- pearauce. Apparently he feigned ln-r sanity, not stupidity, and bis glances roamed about, but his eyes wero always downcast.

Not once did he look the county prosecutor or the judge in the face. "Czolgosz, have you got lawyerl Do you wish lawyer? You have. been indioted for" murder In the first degree, do you want a lawyer to de- feud you? Czolgosz, look at me and answer." District Attorney Penney fired these questions at the prisoner, his voice ris ing with each succeeding question, but Czolgosz stubbornly refused to answer. Judge Emery then asked the prisoner before the bar If he had counsel, but there was no answer, despito the fact that the police officers told hlra tha Judge Waa speaking and that he must answer. The Court then said: "Czolgosz, vou having appeared for arraignment in the Court, without counsel, the law makes it the.

duty of the Court to 9ssign counsel. 'The Bar Association of our county has considel-ed the matter and suggested the names of cer tain gentlemen of high character for uch assignment. The Court ban seriously considered the question, and: after such consideration has concluded to follow the suggestions inade by the association. The Court, therefore, assigns the Lor an L. Lewis and the Hon.

Robert C. Titus as your counsel." Judge Emery directed the officers to notify the attorneys and remove the prisoner. Czolgosz was handcuffed to the de tectives. Outside tbe courtroom door the prisoner was surrounded by twelve policemen with clubs drawn. The prisoner was hurried down stairs and Into the basement, whence be was taken through the tunnel to the Jail across Delaware avenue.

State of War In South America. Further evidence of a state of war" between Venezuela and Colombia has been sent to the State Department in Washington by Consul Plumacher, in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Sampson's Sick Lea re Extended. It was stated at the Navy. Department In Washington that an application had been made and granted for a two weeks' extension to LeariAdmlral Sampson's sick leave Minions fo Promote Medical Objects The widow of Theodore Stern, a German banker, has.

given Frankfort on the Main $250,000 to promote medical objects. One of Kroner's Soas Surrenders. General Kitchener reported the sm render of one of President Kruger'g sons to the British. Iterated to See Chinese Prince. Prince Chun through the Chinese Minister at Berlin; Germany, begged permission of the mother of the late Baron von Ketteler to express personally his condolence with her on the death of her son at Pekln.

Frau von Ketteler, however, refused to receive-the Prince. BeTolutlon in Hrytl Probable. Information has befti received from Hayti that revolution is probable if President Sara pcrbisls In extending' his tera of odce. Newsy Gleanings Tho National nay Association has held Its annual meeting at Indianap-. Mis, lad.

National legislators believe new laws will have to be passed for the supprcs-1 eica of anarchy. A mountain COO feet tlgh In northern Japan sank cfter au earthquake, leaving its top ou a level with the surrounding plain. The new Capitol building llar-risburg, is to be cf granite and cot marble, 'the first choice of the commission in charge of the. business. to the two granite gables either end were two more wreaths, both of oak.

One was the offering of King Edward VII. The other was sent by the Ambassador of the Czar Russia. It bore a card. "In the name of His Majesty, the Czar." At the base of the vault on either side of the entrance were great masses floral offerings. Altogether there were 230 floral offerings, the greater part of which came from foreign countries and State governments.

As the cortege entered the cemetery the troops at the head of it marched by the tomb and disappeared over the hill to the street on the other side. The gravel walk on which the hearse and carriages were drawn was littered with sweet peas, geraniums and carnations. They had been scattered there by the school children of Canton. President Roosevelt stood at the entrance of the tomb. Around him were the members of the Cabinet and other high officials of the Government.

The hearse was driven up to the entrance, and soldiers and sailors, flanked by the guard of honor, bore body their shoulders to a rest which had been provided for it directly in front of the vaa'lt. Behind them was the guard honor, General Miles and Admiral Farquhar in the lead. Following the guard of honor came the McKinley family, Abner McKinley and Mrs. Abner McKinley at the head. As the soldiers and sailors lowered the casket from their shoulders the boom of cannon was heard.

There were three salvos. Bishop Joyce then read the burial service of the Methodist Church. Instantly from the eight bugles rang out the notes of the soldier's last call "Taps." It was beautifully done, and the last notes of the buglers died away softly that all who heard remained listening for a few seconds to see if it had really ended. The casket was then taken up again by the bearers and borne Into the in-closure. From over a hill came the throbbing of the drums low and muttering.

At the last roll the casket was placed on the rest reserved for it. The President's carriage was then summoned, and he entered it with Commander Cowles and was driven to the McKinley house. For more than two hours the military organizations in the funeral pageant' marched by the vault. When the last of the procession had passed the bier orders were given that the cemetery should be cleared. The order was quickly carried out, and the dead President was left in the care of his guard of honor.

The guard that has the honor of waltchlng the bier of the dead President Is Company of the Fourteenth Regiment of Infantry. It is commanded Captain W. S. Biddle, Jr. The company includes seventy-six men, and was ordered to Canton from Fort Wayne, Detroit.

Nature has been kind in selecting last resting place for President McKinley. West Lawn Cemetery is on a high knoll overlooking the peaceful valley, with the busy little city of Canton laid out below. Here, looking out on his home city and his native State, the body of Mr. McKinley was laid to rest. Just inside the stately entrance stands the gray stone vault where for a time the coffin will repose.

But In due time the body will be taken from the vault and committed to the little plot of ground further on This is the McKinley lot, and here lie his father, whose name he bore, the mother he guarded so tenderly In life, his brother James, his sister Anna and his two children. And when that time comes a stately shaft of granite will rise above the grave, telling of the civic virtues, the pure life and the martyr death of William McKinley. LYING IN STATE AT CANTON. All Ohio Turned Out to Pay Tribute to the Fallen Chler Memory. Canton, Ohio.

The train bringing the body of William McKinley, late President of the United States, for burial in the town where his early life was passed, completed its journey at 11.50 o'clock Wednesday morning. Thousands of persons had come here to be present at the final services in honor of the dead President, and a great crowd stood with bared heads about the station as the train drew in. The journey of the funeral train from Washington was marked by evidences of the universal sorrow no less marked than the trip from Buffalo. Although the train left the Capital long after sunset and did not emerge into daylight until its journey had been more than half run, there was not a nille along the entire route that was not covered by persons to observe its passing. During the last half-hour's run into Canton, where the body was to be received into the arms of its own people, mile by mile the evidences of deep personal affliction seemed if possible to Increase.

Flags that had often waved welcome to Mr. McKinley were now lowered in sorrow. Farmers and country folk generally seemed to have suspended work, schools had been dismissed and the entire population was ranged- along the track in sorrowful silence. The straining faces showed that each member of the crowd took this mournful home-coming as bereavement. It was as though fathers and mothers and watching for a glimpse of the coffin that held their own loved relative.

Tenderly and reverently, those who had known William McKinley best received his body. They hardly noticed the President of the United States and his Cabinet or the generals and admirals in their resplendent uniforms The coBn which contained the body of their friend and fellow townsman had all their thoughts. The entire population of the city and? thousands from all over Ohio, the full strength of the National Guard of the State, eight regiments, three batteries of artillery, one battalion of engineers, 6000 men In all; the Gov- But there was no gloom in the mass of color about the altar. The first object that met the eye was a huge white marble vase, from which streamed great clusters of carnations, President McKInley's favorite flower. Behind the vase gleamed the lofty gilt pipes of the organ.

Scarcely a single line of the chancel rail or pulpit could be seen for the set pieces of beautiful flowers piled against it. Glowing crescents of yellow roses rested upon the chancel rail. There were immense beds of white roses, flags of flowers, broken columns, vast wreaths of oak leaves, huge vases of wonderfully tinted orchids, masses of violets. The predominating color was pinkand the greater number of blossoms were carnations. Upon the casket rested the widow's last offering, a simple bunch of carnations within a wreath of oak leaves.

Senator Hanna sent the wreath. When quiet reigned, save for the muffled roar of cannon that came from the street and the murmured crashing of bands playing funeral marches, a quartet of young women, with white frocks and big white picture hats, sang "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere." The Rev. Dr. Milligan, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, offered a prayer. It was simple, short and earnest.

When he intoned the Lord's Prayer every person In the church responded the sacred words with him. Following Dr. Milligan's prayer came the reading of the Nineteenth Psalm by the Rev. Dr. John A.

Hall, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church. As the reader retired the mixed quartet sang the words of Cardinal Newman's hymn, "Lead, Kindly Light." The Rev. Dr. C. E.

Manchester, pastor of the church and the intimate friend of President McKinley, delivered the address. Dr. Manchester and the dead. President were friends for a lifetime, and the clergyman was visibly affected by the task before him. His voice failed hini several times as he read from his manuscript containing the eulogy on the life of his friend.

Afer the address prayer was offered 0y Bishop Joyce, of Minnesota. The congregation joined in the singing of the President's favorite hymn, "Nearer. My God, to by a mixed quartet. I The benediction was delivered by the Rev. Father Vattman, one of the Catholic chaplains In the Army.

He was in uniform. The church services over the attendants prepared the casket for its journey to the grave. The organ pealed out the Chopin Funeral March, solemn and inspiring. As the casket was borne upon the shoulders of the soldiers and sailors from the church to the hearse the sun disappeared and the clouds hung leaden overhead. Four bands massed played the Funeral March from Saul.

The thousands of people jammed In the streets behind the line of troops stood with uncovered heads. The procession began Its march to the cemetery, a mile away. The Grandi Army band in the lead, played continually "Nearer, My God, to Thee." Under great black arches the hearse, with its glittering guard of honor, passed to the strains of the hymn. There were five of i these arches. On the first a lithograph of the dead President.

On another were these words: "He loved us. We loved him." On another-. "He was our ideal American." In twenty minutes the cemetery was reached. It is picturesquely set on sloping ground, rising from the street in undulating waves of turf punctuated with marble and granite shafts.1- There was a great concourse of people on the surrounding hills and the streets. Within sight of entrance is the receiving vault, where the dead President's body JIb to remain for a This mausoleum is of granite, green in design with a tower and pointed peak.

At the feak was set a great oak wreath. It was the offering of the new President of the United States. Over tho facade was a wreath of laurels with a -splash of parma violets, red with the Italian colors. This was the offering of the King of Italy, whose father was assassinated as was President McKinley- r.rirrTK'TTTn-fiT IV I fsft Mffi? HI if wrt ft iMiJJ 11 I LU Mi MU- l'l TsTV -r "Siw Za VAULT IN WEST LAWN CEMETERY, CANTON, OHIO, IN WHICH THE BODY OF WILLIAM McKINLEY. Major General John R.

Brooke, mounted, was at the head of the line. Behind him came his aides, the red-coated artillery band, a squadron of cavalry, a battery of field artillery, with the men sitting straight and stiff as statues; a company of engineers, two battalions of coast artillery, and a detachment of the Hospital Corps. Then came the naval contingent of the first section, headed, by the Marine Band, who were followed by a Jaattalion of marines, and one of sailors from the North Atlantic Squadron. The National Guard of the District of Columbia brought up the rear of the military section of the parade. The journey from the White House to the Capitol was simple and solemn.

Slowly the procession proceeded down Pennsylvania avenue, headed by the soldiers and followed by the guard of honor and the carriages. It had begun to rain just before the hearse was brought through the White House gates, and now it was pouring hard, but everywhere stood bareheaded men, some holding.

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