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NATAL ENDS STORMY
MISSION OF HONOR
British Cruiser Had Unusually Rough Voyage
of Thirteen Days, Shipped Tons of Water,
Lost Boat and Ran Into Fog.
fas British cruiaer Natal eompleted
esterday ih? mlaBlon of honor >?n which
\e bad started thirteen daya before -she
' lv?r,., , . lo the hands of his fsl
,j,.., ?Jy of Wlntolaw Ueiil.
^ericas Ambassador to Great Britain.
Hi,r rttponalbllitlea had been great and
E. ta.;, not by any means a light one,
??H during i" r course across the Atlan?
tic she l ?? sncountered one gaie after an
oti,.r. Mer officers said thai in all iheir
???erience they had never known auch a
ol storms 01 suc!, a rough
?ri.<~ cruiser met heavy Breather :'??? day
i ;.?? London Saturday, December 21.
'?iU. following .Monday on?? great sea swept
,,,, ?hi] and poured ?'own through the
mt\n . ? -k in'" the wardroom. forty
?Otis Ol water were shipped because one!
,f |bs platea In the de.-k bad sprung owing j
t0 .;.?- strain Imposed by the tossing of
.i.? vr??? ?I. ?? su??ceedl?g ?re carried
??*>' one of her boats ?in the starboard |
?ide Sinldships nnd lifted a companion j
i)nit |Ust aft so violently against her!
davits that U rracked her bottom. The!
executive officer had to have ? break??
water I I II to keep tl rtfl flooding j
The one safe and dry placa a boar i above j
ttlC officers' ?juartera was ths forecastle
deck, behind the ample steel shield fa -
mg the Natal'a !><>w. Il wm here, In a:
crypt which appeared aa it sspeciadl) b illl !
tor the purpose, thai ibe body of I e Am?
tiaiva''".' rested. The heavy coflln was ?
i .:>;orted by ? framework ol blocks i
clothed In purple. an<l was smothered in i
a wenhh of wreaths and other floral offer- |
ln|s frem Ms host of English friends.
Wreath from King and Queen.
Prominent among theSM tribute?? to tl ? ?
.orrow of tbs English people was a hugs
' BIBStll hearing a card from the King and j
Queen. In the thirteen ?lays which the ,
varsge consume.i. thla wreath, lik? the
rest, had dried and withered, but it pre? I
?erred enough dt Ita otrtglnal beauty to]
natif; to the sentiment behind ll
In fron? of the ?loor of this crypt Cap- i
reis Great or ex placed a sentry ?m ?rathe
day and night, who paced UP end ?i..vvn i
the ?eil protected little deck, carrying a|
rarMne over bis shoulder ?And while he j
fulfilled bis duty dry and safe from the!
storm tl? seas swept de malo ?le.-k
amidST'Ir* in1" below him wirb s-i.-li a fury j
?li?r no man could venture to cross II for
fear of being carried overboard.
It was with the greateet relief and !
thanksgiving that the Natal'a offlei rs an-:
chored her finally in the North River. !
thereby ?s.-aping the force of the final
?torm which broke jresterdsy morning
.lust after she had nosed ber way Into
the fog past the Ambrose Channel l.lght
-hip in advance of the American s?|iia?l
mn forming ber aecort.
They expressed chagrin, ! owever, that
the f^as had destroyed to some extent
th? trig appearance of the ct ulssr, hav
In*? rusted her funnels and turrets and
ventilators where they ha?! ?lashed con?
tinually against them. But the <r?w did
everything to make her as splc and span i
as the ?drcusssttencefl would allow, and it
??? not difflrult Tfi realize that aha had '
been Chosen for this last BBiBSlOB as one I
of the "show ships' of the British navy.
BiilBg accompanied the King and Queen]
to India when they attended the I? irbar.
lae propitious weather which had fnv
ored the American squadron throughout j
Wedaeoday and Thursday on its way to.
meet the Natal an?l convoy It into New
YorK Harboi ended with the fog which
skat down upon I - warahips at 3:Ml yes?
terday morning T ? ?..ie then erulslng
?long the south ahora of Long island, but
out of sight 0? land, ai s nine knot pace.
figuring ob me In sense Chan
ad Lightship earlj Is the aornlng
Reduce Speed to Six Knots.
Am they began blowing then f.?s
whistle- Real Admiral ?Bradley A. Kiske
slgnalb-.; ... : ,,fll a\_ n?g
i-hip. the battles I to redu? i the
?peed t?. ?l\ knot-. At IhlB rate, tl.cn.
through the rest of the night the Hritlsii
Tutser i,,i tii? Amaricen battleships
Florida ami North Dakota and the tor?
pedo boat deatroyaia h?.?*, Draytoa, ,\ic
Call and I'auldlng toward Sandy Hook
Nevertheless, they lighted the Ambrose
Channel Lightship as early as t> :i6 a. m.
Th? special pentagonal formation which
the Natal, with 1er convoy, bad taken at
the suggestion of Hear Admiral Flske ?n
meeting Thursday afternoon ha?l been
'hanged at ?v. h m to coluana forma
?ton, with the Natal In the lead, followed
sarecuy by the Florida sad then by the
North Dakota and the four destroyer?.
On ranching the light hip ail slowed ?town
while tue British ship took on a pilot.
Admiral Fiske had planned to put ?'oiii
mandet J. ii. gypher, of the nor ida.
?l>o*ni the Natal at ills point as a sp??
cial aid to ('?Main (ircaitorex, but the
transf?-- was postponed because of the
fog and the rough water, which had al
rf?f'y v gua to BbotB the effects of the
?outheas*. gale. With the pilot safe
?ooani : . Natal. Iherefore, the war
ahips resumed their cautious progress,
tooting thsir whistles and signalling
?'s? to II <? other by wireless und with
their elect really Illuminated s?maphores.
As tbej crept up through the Lower
B?}' to the Narrows the wind Increased
ssomeii-ai-iiy in strength, driving ths (??a
???store it in great clouds, which seemed le
weds,* themselves between ths Ht iten
island hills and Hay Ridge. On reaching
M Nsrrows the Fl.ui.ia edged up close
??the stern of the Natal; the North l?a
approached the Floibla on ber port
'werter, and the little destroyers ran Dp
00 either sble, ?s If seeking the protectJoa
of their big brothers.
Nesr Collision with Liners.
?Ji'eat merchantmen, anchored by (juai
?Mine, with their noses sti'klng out Into
tB* charu.il. beK?n to loom menacingly
out of lb*, almost impenetrable mist The
Florida gilded clo?e to ?he sharp bows of
'WO of these, sticking out at her on i,i>r
Port side, and the officers and sailors on
lift- forward deck, realistas, how mach I
closer in tlic big Mortal Dakota whs pin
seeding, rushsd to the pon rail, expecting
tO witness B disastrous ??illi-ion.
But just tiin, tin admiral tart the
word and two Ihres pounders barked
one after Hi?- other as the signal for
the aquadron to anchor Ballon brought
their hammers down nra ihe wedges hold- i
In? the hugs anch-r cbsittS and the pon
aer?os links played oui over the deck?,
of the inrn-of-.Mii with the thunder
of "?tram Ham-. The North. Dakota cam.
to a sto;> between two oeeaa liner?, al-j
ni?st grasJng both. The Florida rested
about thrre-.niaiteta of a mile below ?
Ti.int'k'ii?villf. and the four destroyers :
lay to on lier starboard quarter. Just
ahead eould bs ?ecu the stsrn of the |
Britisher. Then the foe; BhOt in and
every ship suffered BOHtary ?o'lflnement .
while almoel touchtaf ?ts fellow?
This wat St fdf a. in., and Admiral j
Flake had ptsaned ?o esesrt the Natal '?
lo ber anchorage off Iftta street In the
Ninth River by If. The Florida.? ofneera
freel) predicted that the little n??et would ?
he compelled to remain there at ?guaran- \
tine for the remainder of the day.
But that ever freshenmg Rale sweeping
In Tom the open"nea finally blew a hole
In the fog blanket, the mlSt cleared away
and as Captain Wilson perceived what a!
dangerous anchorage be had found he
moved the North Dakota slowly out
? ?f the HfaWB of th? trap ?et for her. in- ,
lending to anchor Bomewbers betsfoeii
the Natal and the i-'Wirid?. When .?ah?'
had Rot iiiniev stay, however. Admiral I
l'isk- cave the onler for the whole ]
squadron t" move on up the harbor and j
the North Dakota fell In behind the ?
Reach Anchorage About 12:30.
In the order in which they had entered |
the Ambrose Channel, then, the Natal
and ber ?-scorts proceeded toward their'
North River anchorage, it wa? not ionic
before the mountainous outline of th*
lower i ?t? loomed up t" starboard. Rverj j
minute the f"K cleared more vapidly and |
ihe waters "f um harboi la*ahed more ?l
- leualy at th? BMea "f Iba ?hips. Hut
nothlni could delay their progresa bow
They ha i left Toaogklnavllle m 11 iff and
about an hon ii?'?: the) rame i" real
?hi ie tin > belonged.
a? th?- Natal ? ame t" an? 01 Bbe si- 't
the stais and Btrlpea lo halfmaat of he?
main trues and Bred a national so?
lut? "f twenty-one v m ?-; Uve-as -
und latei ?-?is The Hoi Ida's and
chains thundered ovei her decs 'it
I] ;?' o'clock and she followed the Natal s
saluie with one of her own of twenty-?"? 8
guaa, th.- n i hi one barking before her
anchors had Kot their i?'rlp in tie mud -if
tin- liver's bottom She aent He English
ensign to halfmast ai her main truck <v
?he spoke ber greeting
A ?lttie latei Commander Bypher, In
full die?? stepped down th?- I oinp? nltili
ladder into a B tea mer, lo be tak? n aboa ?I
the Natal on hi? long delayed visit, A?
hi? ttoat i lea red Ihe gangway it wa? su?'- |
< ?-etieti i,, i white mil \jiiii lauoeh, I
?Ith the commandants aid ?board, come]
lo offer i.is BcrvlcM and those of ita sc?
pertor to Admiral l"i?k^. who ha? full
charge of the fuaersl ceremonies ?Other
callera os Admiral Vtaht and CTaptatn VF.
.1 Maxwell, ?f the Florida, wie Major
.1 T. Myers and <"a|?lain II ?' Snvder. -f
Ihe lii?iliite ?tu [in. Which if to ha\?- BUCh
a conaplcuoua part In the two-daj pro?
?'aptain Maxwell fa ? .t sigh of relief
when in a moment ol lelaura he ha?i
time to realise thai ne bad Drought his
?,'i?-a? Dreadnought safely up through the
lo? a nil could affoiu lo relax Knowing
the faaagers of the harboi better than 'he
averaga navy navigator, be could appr*?-!
?late tin- narrow aacapea which the
squadron had had romlna Ihrouxh ?'? '
Nai 'on I
Pilot on Natal Hi? Guide.
lie knew, im Inatance, that the ocean
lliiets weie in th? hal.it of anchoring !n
the channel off Quarantine, and real?
ized al>o that the pilot Which the N" h 111
had taken aboanl was e\en more fa?
miliar with the difmultle?. to he SMOUB?
tered So be kept ?los? beblad the Bnff?
llsh cruiser, and further over inward the
Bay Rldga ahora than ths North Dakota's
aklpper considered neceeaary,
As It happened, th? i.?r?,est Heel of!
Bteamshlps Which bas aaiin.-d at this port j
in some time had anchored off Quaran?
tine awaiting ihr attention? of the Health
??rti? t of the! Port and clearer weather.
Ameag these linns weie lh.- White Star
iKiat? Oceanl? and Laurentk; the Pots?
dam. Of the Holland-Am? i ha Line; Ihe
North German l.lovd liner Neckar, th?
Preach liner Hudson and s.-ieral steam?
ship? from Ihe West bull?-? and South
ft was the Oteani?- Which the Nortn
i?akota trama nearest i" grssing The
liner was tUmlag in Mt-t-< haiuiei. with -i
mail boat on either side. When the battle?
?hip appear?-?l directly SCrOOS her bow.
If ?lie hud been under wav a repetition
of the St. PauI-(?!a*iator disaster In the
Solent might have been the result.
HONOR PAID TO MR. REID
State Department of Education
in Albany Closed.
I Ry T?l?aiSpb ?t. Tin Tnl,an.- i
Albany. -Ian. ::.?Thi> State Department
of Kducation win be i losad to morrow a?
a mark of rospscl t'< Whlt?!aw Reld, the
late ?'hancellor of the Board of Uegents.
The Begents of the University will at?
tend the funeral ?if Mi. Keld in New Yoik
In a body, and the ? mirations! depart?
ment win also be represented by the
three assistant commission' 11 - Dr. Au?
gustus Downing, Dr. ? hubs I' Wh?ei
O-k and I >r Thomas K. Finegan
Bell and Wing
By FREDERICK FANNING AYER
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Power and originality.?t'orfc Examiner.
A great work.?Bouton Jerald.
Marks of genius constantly.?Troy Record.
A wealth of ideas.?Bouton Transcript.
Genuine aspiration and power.?Occult Retietc. Rttoland.
Near the stars.?Portland Oregonian.
Astounding fertility.?Brooklyn Time*.
A striking book of verse.?Bouton f'ott.
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DETACHMENT OF MARINES ESCORTING THE BODY TO THE CATHEDRA!,
BODY OF MB. I
? iiiiliiuird from flr.l page.
for then In the Bynod Hail, where i
Blepl between periods of duty.
The Ambeseador*s body will be
moved t?> the weal veatlbuls <>f
Cathedral this ?morning, and ran
there until taken before the can
altar f.?r the funeral.
Fog Shrouds Anchorage.
a heat fog enshrouded lbs Mi
tUvar yesterday morning <?t IU ??'? i<
the time ael f? tbe Natal and
Aanericaa M? ?t ???-. .?it to mine si n
an. borage, ?Despite the rain, aev<
hundred persons had roUe? i?-?i a
S?Mh street, where H was known
Ambassador's bod] would be tal
from the British cruiser. IPor half
hour th.- people Halted and then
beaV) lam began to fall .uni most
the crowd dispersed.
The naval float .?t ihe landing pli
was raileil and draped la heu\ \ bl*
ami m hi:?* bunting, a str-ong arlnd ?
blowing, ..mi .t bobbed up and >!<<v
threat? ntng disaster to any <>n?* v.
ventured on II ??i that time. \ ?.
paral and two privaten from the Bro?
lyn i,n . yard stood a lonelj gnu
over the fin..I.
No w..rd . ii?.- lo ths lauding pis
as to when the slops would arrive mi
the Bpray, the Utils steam s? hi .
longing to Captain Qleaves, i-oamai
?mi of tin- Brooklyn navj yard, si
out of lbs fog under lbs bow ?<f t
Qranlte gtate, ihe naval militia Irai
log ?hip. ni,, bond Just South ur i
Boat, With Lieutenant Norton. I
commandant's sld, aboard. Lieu tena
Norton said he had come, repreeentii
ihe commandant, lona] bis respects
the captain and oAcers <?f the Nah
H?- bad beard thai ths British cruls
?uni her escori were waiting down
Qusrantlne f??r the fog to raise. 'I'h.
expeiied t?> vent .re Bp about noon, 11
Tlie crowd began to gather again so?
after this r?poi t was BOlOSd abou
The rain soon stopped, but tin- wit
blew harder, ami the river looked mug
enough to dlecourage the beat plat
lai?l for the landing ..f the Ami...s
dor's i??i.i\ in anything like a sana
la un. ii ??i boat. Buch as are sccessorii
la the warships.
Temporary Road a Problem.
The substantiel government tun Pw
tucket, from ihe navy yard, earn
slowly up the river about this time, an
it was said that she was under order
to remain at the pier for the arriva
of ihe Natal, and Would probably b
need in removing iin* body, <?n accoua
of th<* roughness of 'he river and th
higli wind. The road from t?ilh ?tree
along the river front t.. the naval Moa
is a temporary affair ma?ie ?if planks
with deep ino?i ?m either side, and thl
bcaal .?ssisiiint Btiperlntendent I???na
i hue of Uie Hock Department and p??h??i
I Captain McKeon and his men from tin
West liM?th atreel station, who wen
WOTTylag ebOUl the shore arrange
I menta, with another difficulty.
They fea led 'hat the .nmbeisorn.
i caisson, drawn by four horses, an?
' the graal w?*inht "f the .otfln. Wastes
was said to weigh one thousand pounds
j would Pia) havoc With the plank rood
! Corporal Charlan H. atolla and hb
two driver-, privates Harry n Mar?
shall and Bdward Lane safer, ?>f Kon
I Myer. Va.. Battery K. ?3d field Artil?
lery, rattled ?low n the plank road with
the heavy CaJoaOO so .n after 1 o'clock
ami drew up Into place above the land?
ing. The corporal and his men thought
that the bad i'oa?s>and the bobbing float
did not toOb cn?*oiiraging as a landing
placa, nnd UW drove to the IBitn street
phi- and wait?-?).
Toward noon the wind had blown
! moat of the fog away and the sun
1 broke through the clrnida Just as the
three battleships and the four small
torpedo boat destroyers, which supple?
mented the escort, appeared below the
anchorage Several thousand persons
had gather???! along the shor?* by this
time. The an? hor chains of the Krltish
cruiser had no more than? touched the
water before her 8U?*pound port and
PETTY OFFICERS TAKING COFFIN KROW THF FLORIDA'S LAUNCH. THE N:\T.M. IS
SEEN l.\ IX? - I N rH i Kl\ ER.
starboard nun? bo >med ? ? ??? fj ?
onds, the nallonal aalut? '-' twenl
The American Pi . i n t?
top of her main irtu k dui ?
and <lr-.p|ie,l attain to half mSBI .-?
a? tiie laist gag M;,?, (n,.,! Tfe*f l'"l
responded to the ?ulule wnh hOT i
1er gun? un,i ran tin- Btitti
bet mast t"i ?i irlas the Bring.
Reserve? Direct Crowd?..
A? ??-.,11 an Mil, ..' tie ||a\ l| ,,ft
got ashore ihe\ dispelled th? air
of die olt* ofnV iala and ihe poli? t
assuring them that it)?- landing i
he made with., n dann?' .-n the ref
iii* ? iit float. Learning that i?s> or
bluejackets ;? ta.i marinea e'er.i
ash?.!,- i,, d, honor to ti:-- ,:- ail
bassador, besides tin- large croad a
had collected. Polios Inspect?** Johi
im ei sent for the reoervea ol
We?i l???th street ?talion, und a 1.
open aquara was toped off lead i m
ib.- bud) iaf Amhasaadaai i:- -i
n-.i taken frura th? v- lal ntll '.
i> m. Ti.t ig i nal pis na
nu- e n at I i.'i u'i lorli l)UI mi;
I wo hours dial Ihe l.i?- easels !..
anchor the little launchea from
Florida ami th? North Dakota scun
ba< w and ?"itii between the warsl
ami th?' sbors in charge "f ? tu- sra, i
made sur?- that all the SITangeme
on land wen- rompleted. A large Be
anchor, beautifully formed m arfe
carnationss>ad immortelles, wss broui
lo tiie Boat soon aft?-i (he Natal :
chored and t.?k?-ii ??.ird 'hit ?vessel
i.e laid "ti tii" ' ' ttm n ?n? fi "m ? '
tain O rea tores and the ofneera -'
?lew oi tii.. British man-of war
Captain Potts snd OgdM Mills wt
lak?n aboard Ihe Nat-il. Plag l.i?
tenant Krank RUSSOI cams sah. wl
a launch from the Florida, aith '?rd?
from Raar Admiral Flskolto lake t
raprassntatlve ?>r the s.-< r??k.?i > of i
Navy .a mi Mr. Knd's hi ntlni-in-hi
?aboard tha Natal, Just before at?
p. m th?- little pukn ateamer from i
Florida, with Lieutenant Hewitt
command, aVSHt alongside the Natal
transfer the body.
Difficult Task Handled Well.
II prtrvai a somewhat diMh till ta?
in tin- hiRh waves ib.it iin Btrong win
hail kl? keil up, bul wa- acCOmplialu
with reinarkiil.lo dexterity by ||
lieutenatit and In? Sloven pott] ?>tt
oera who a? ted as pallbearers. A t.-rri
|snar> platform had be? n huili on Ih
plckol launch tratet* covered the oocfe
'pit. anil th?' atSaV) ? ?ifflri wa? lOWSff
from it? special quarter on th?- for?
castle dOCh <>f 'h" N a t ?i I to lite mail
deck of ttie Hrilish v?ss?l, an?! fron
there, by sailors, t?> th? su|??-i StrilCtor
on the launch.
i The huili? h atowl] ?.nur aahora whll
the Natal ami tit? 1'h.i ida fared '.ti
doulile "ambassadorial salute" of nine
teen guns, at QHS IBlnutS intervals
Rear A?lmiral Fiske planned to hav?
the launch make the lamling Just ai
the last gun was being Bred for Hi?
i a m bu ?sailor's salute, and this detail
I was sfft-I'tlvely carried out. S?-\eral
large barges filled witli bluejackets
irom the North I)nk?ita tunseil about
at a respectful distance from the picket
launch waiting for it to make a land?
As soon as the body .was plated on
the waiting caisson the bluejackets
landed an?l filed down the road ?o
stand at resp?'ctful attention when the
cortege passed. The South Dakota's
band headed the line of seamen, but
did n ?i i? uni ' the solemn pro*
al?n i*..-i ui ?-? ? . and passed C
?am w i) i I t.i- men. n took se
i une i.. . trap the ? offin si curely oa
in ? g? The i sin had madi
m uni snd the plank toa.i siipp
? ;. re the gnn carrlagl watted, and
Florida officers who were bandl
the hes ?? coffin worked at a dlsadvi
?<k> ?'n- of them slipped on ihe I
anka and fell ahile tin- ?.?ftin v
..?? i :,- i.?i an the ? etsaon,
a large crowd followed ths cortege
tin* '.M'.th street bin The sacort react
the ?atlietlral at 8:18 <?'? lock. Se\e
hundred persons had gathered m a
outside of the 'ug cathedral'to -ee t
flag-cove ?-?i i .?ihn brought in. Nos
v .??- ,i Hoe i m i he i*i ? p'. howe*.
wh??re in? bod] was placed. As so
.?- ti..?tin was rarried through I
doors :"? WOTS closed, and a slle
mar In?-, wiih gun over his ahiuild.
began pacing back .-?mi forth oa gua
Funernl at 11 o'Clock.
I ? ? fun? lal will I..- loud al !!:?? ?'alt.
din ..r .-'! Jahn th? i>i\ ins .i 11 o'clo
i.. .I,., President Taft, Se. reta
Knox, .1.unes Bryce, tin British At
be asador, and main other eminent m?
in and .m! of th?- government servi
will attend. Ths I'r.si.lent will arrP
at tin- Cathedral shortly before
The following .lergy will officiate j
the funeral; The Verj Rev. William I
Groavenor, ilean ??!' the Cathedral of H
John ii.?- iiivinc a former rector ". tt
Church of ii.?* Incarnation, which il
I'.i.i famtl) attended, a ill read the lei
son; Mi? Ret Howard Chanler tlol
Inns, pastor of lb'- ? 'bun h of tin* h
carnation; Bishop Leonard, of Clevs
lam?. V4.I1 repreaan) tin* state of Ohl
and the dtocOeO in which Mr. Iteid use
in live and will rand the creed an
prayers, ami th?* conn! tal service wi
: be read bj Bishop Oreer. Bishop Boy
Carpenter, ?anon of IVeatmmster Ah
bey, will ait? ml with the clergy, repre
?.4.'1111111; th.- clerg) of Westminster Ah
I Th?* pallbearers will 1
I'l :l...i I.'* .*l.?i-i? Knot. Donald N'k-holson
rWretarj .?r st?t?? Joeepti Hodsee Cheat?
V...I. it-j.l... J H m e s i*!ii.liire. Mir? hell |)<
ut>. ? I pea
>. n,ii... l-.in n It-nit lehn Pirrpotu vi?. ?..n
s,,,.i n. "a ? aboi n..?.. rt lia. ?? n
, I.. . K- ?' in DoOSte? Sloan?
Judge 0?ers* Ui? Hol .? i 'i'...' Mi. vin
Rear sdmln? William I John CaJwalader,
Bheflcld ? ..?ipH. Weiv. \\ lilt?-.
| III:' 1.4 1.1.HI
The n.usli.Hl programme will < onsis
?if Bfsndfllseohn's Poserai March, th?
?anthem bj Sullivan whlcb starti
"Though I pa-s through the valley o
the shadow of ?bath,- and Hymn No
:;;>;".. ol the hymnal. Just before th?
1 blessing is offered a favorits hymn o
Mr. Field's B III In? sung.
Alter the services nt the Cathedra
[the body of the Ambassador will b?
?taken to the (Iran?! Central Termini
I under an escort composed of one bat
I talion of Infantry, one battalion o(
I marines, and ?me of sailors. The bat
| talion of marinea Will consist of on?
j i ompany each from the Conneiticiit,
! the Florida and the North Dakota, who
will be pudor tiie command of Major
John T. M vets, D S. M. C, who came
from Washington yesterday for that
purpose. The sailors will come from
The body will be taken down the
west side of the Cathedral grounds,
through 110th street to P*!ftb avenue,
south in Fifth avenue to 53d street.
I through 63d street to Madison avenue,
south in Madison avenue, past the Held
bouse st No. Ml, and through 50th
street ?as-t t,. i'aik avenue, ami thence
to the Qrand ?entrai Terminal.
The body Will then be taken lo Tar
rytoe n f..r burial In Sleepy Hollow
TAFT COMES TO FU?ERA
President on Way to Pay Lai
Honors to Mr. Reid.
i From Th?t Tribun? Bureau.*
Washington. Jan. 3.-Preeident Taft le
late to-night for New York in his priva
car Olympia to attend the funeral ?
Whltelaw Reid, American Ambassador I
Ureat Britain, to-morrow. He was a?
companied by the Secretary of State, BJ
secretary, Charles D. Htiles. and his mil
tary aid. Major Thomas L Khoads.
Senator Ellhu Root, of New York, all
left for the funeral. Chandler Hal?
Third ABsistant Secretary of State, la al
ready in New York a? the repr?sentatif
of the Department of State in arrangin
for the funeral.
Major General Thomas H. Barry, com
mandlng the Department of the Raat
adviaed Major General Leonard Wood
chief of staff, that, he would attend tb
funeral of Mr. Reid as the repreaentatlv
of the army. General Wood had ord?r
to represent the army, but found it necea
sary to remain here. Rear Admiral Brad
ley A. Flake will b? the representative o
the navy at the funeral.
TAFT KEYNOTE T0-NIGH1
President to Sound Party Gall
at Republican Olub Dinner.
President Taft, speaking before 1.46?
prominent Republicans at the dinner at
the Waldorf to-nlgh?, is expected to givf
to the Republican party of the nation hil
idea of what that organization should
stand for and the course it ?hould take tfj
win back the support of the electorate if
191*. This utterance is being looked fern
ward to with the greatest interest In atj
parts of the country. .
The dinner, which Is under the Jolnf
auspices ol the Republican ?lub of Seal
York, th? DntOB !>?afcue Hub. the I'nloa
league of Philadelphia and the R? publi?
can Club of Massnebmaetts. Will be thf
largest Republican dlhner ever hei.i. More
than five hundred application? for seatf
had to be denied.
In th? words of ?ongressman .1. Vajg
Veehten Olcott. president of the RepublU
can Club and chairman of the dinner core?
mittee. the affair has been planned as "g
reunion of Rep ibllcan? to unite in ex?
pressions of loyalty to their party, oB
laith In Ifs prln' iples and of confidence
In its future."
Kx-^ongressman Olcott will open thf
I speaking, introducing Samuel J. Elder,
? president of the Republican ?lub ol
\ Massachusetts, who will be u a simante-,
; Mr. Klder will introduce President Taft?j
There will he no other speakers. In tt/ti
? ?Ht'on to the above named. Samuel W<
: Falrchild, president, of the I'nion Leagu?*
i ? "lub. and William T. Tilden, preside--*)
of the t.'nion league of Philadelphia, wljl
' lie the only ones at the auests' table.
Among the dine!? will he members o|
j the United States Senate and Hous-ai
j member? of the Republican National ?'onti
1 mittee. state chairmen and county chair?
I men from manv of the Kastern states?
! Among the others will be Nicholas Ml??i
ray Butler. John W, ?.rings, form? r At??
torney General: Joseph II. ?'hoate. formeg
Senator I'liauncey M. Ucpew. .1. P Mori
gan. former ?aovernor John I.. Rates of1
Massachusetts Otto 'I'. Bannaid. I'oaN
master General Hitchcock, Chattaa eg
Hillas. William Barne?. jr.. John Hav-,
Hammond. John D. Rockefeller. C feBJ
I Bliss. Jr.. and B. B. Odell. Jr. I
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An exceptional opportunity is offered to all
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