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PEOPLE :OF EXPOSITION "-CITY PAY THEIR UAST TRIBUTE OF RESPECT
TO MARTYRED PRESIDENT Sf« THE CITY HALL AND HOUSE WHERE
¦¦:- HE SUCCUMBED" TO THE BULLET OF THE CRUEL ASSASSIN.
Continued on Page Thfeo."
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Continued on Page Two,
:'6untry. is registered at the Palac« Hotel,
ind though be j keeps his mission secret
v ¦-,¦..- - . . , . .. '. ; — _ -. - — — 7~*
lence ; and ,Dr. . Rixey. ' her . physician,; be
ieves.;she will be able : to support her- tryi
California^ detectives-. alone . prevented the
-¦execution of 'the crime here instead of at
.Buffalo! *,}\~ >>:i /.¦'¦¦.'\ '-'-¦:¦.:', ; '¦';'•_:";
W Eastern p| detectives . "have =' < discoyerejd
clews'j that -cause them ; to - look-.tb this :
: Stated f or evidence of a, lbng^e xlstirig , plot .
to. take the life of , the President/. Geofge j
r-Sv.-. McCloskey ; captain ; of ? police f or . the
Thirty-second precinct of : New .York and
one ofj the most famous detectives of the
; /: ;^- r .i'v*-«nla r^\WWle^the 1 PjesIdent'wa8 ; the
guest : of \ the '- hero-worshiping people of
.the ? State 'the: coward •_ assassin; lurked ;lri
thVshadows watching his,chancVtd strike:
\ Tlie' 'vigilance of California) policemen "and
THE .'foul: plot which led tothe as
sassination of President McKinley
: was conceived : 'months ago' and its'
| ramifications extended 'the Iwidth
J of i the" continent., even to ¦' Calif or-
||MiFound at feifl||l||||||
once of Assassin on Day of v %
Cleveland r day saying ; that • ;
it was his Jewish to : attend; the ¦ ;
''funeral-^ of Mckin- j
"ley.'At the request of .'Mr. San- \
-ger; Brigadier General -Wilson- ,
will meet former President 5
. Cleveland^ upon his arrival j
here and will arrange for his; i
•comfort during ¦ his stay in
Washington. . : . ': '
e~ ALL ;: BgBEAIT, 1406 G
"street, n. w., ' - wash-.
.;¦ INGTON, Sept. 15.—Act
ing • Secretary ..'of War Sanger
•received a>ielegram from Mr.
fore, midnight on Friday, Sep
tember 19, 1881. j,,..
v death of President Garfield in
-. ; Elberon, N. . J., twenty yeiirs
ago. Guiteau : shot his victim
¦ on July, 2, 1881, but death did
., not come to the relief of Presi
¦/ dent Garfleld until shortly be-
>> ALL BUEEAU, 1406 G
j ¦ r %st. STREET, N. "W., WASH
; .. . ;• INGTON,^ Sept. 15.— Bjr a
% singular coincidence, the day
.; selected . for the interment of
: the remains of President : llc
"i Kinley . in Canton, Ohio, will
g be the . anniversary of i:he
Mrs. McKinley bore 'up bravely to*-day|
during' the service' -at the' Slllburu- tesi-i
The body will lie in' the City ..Hall \ until
morning. .It" will 'be ;taken to ; the. station,
by a military escort: to-morrow morning
and the' funeral train'will start for' Wash-;
ington. - , . ' I •'¦¦¦'• "^ • i
.' It was decided to* extend; the time> ¦ until
midnight. Then fop; hours .-longer <ths
streets were dense w^th 'people a rid "a'coil
stantstream flowed ipast, the bier." When
the : doofs were closed atmldnight It, was
estimated that 80.000; persons;' had .viewed
the remains. .Thousands of -disappointed
ones were still in, the •.' .- ¦-* .
Vast Throng (Views Remains.
public to view the body '¦ from the timejt
arrived, at about.' 1:30 o;clock'until about
3 o'clock. But the .people were wedged
into the streets j for. - blocks.'', "When ; 5
o'clock came 40,000 persons had'passed'ahd
the crowd waiting j in the' streets seemed
undiminished. ¦ - - ! ¦'- ¦¦ ¦ ¦ ? - . *- - \
There a remarkable demonstration oc
curred, which proved how close the Presi
dent was to the hearts of the people. Ar
rangemests bad been made to allow the
In the morning a simple service took
place at the residence on Delaware ' ave
nue where the President d,lcd. Only the
immediate family and the friends and po
litical associates of the President were
present. The scene there was pathetic in
the extreme. Then the body was borne
through solid walls of living humanity,
bareheaded and grief-stricken, to the City
Hall, where It lay in state.
row. The black drapery of the*
city's streets muffled the tolling bells of
the churches. Bits of crepe appeared on
«very sleeve. The sorrow was everywhere
apparent.
BUFFALO. Sept. 15.— Buffalo to
day became a city of mourning.
The gay and flaming decorations
of the Paxi-American Exposition
gave way to the symbol of, sor-
COINCIDENCE
IN CHOICE OF
FUNERAL DAY
CLEVELAND
WILL ATTEND
HE FUNERAL
LEON CZOLGOSZ FOLLOWED
PRESIDENT TO CALIFORNIA
; * ;. V- Disposition of the Troops.
The heads of the various departments
and their principal -assistants were busy
to-day 'making arrangements for the prop
er execution of so much of the funeral
programme as fell to them respectively.
Secretary Hay came to his desk early In
the morning and remained throughout tha ,
day. Though it was Sunday, cablegrams
of condolence were stiir cominz to the
Department of State from all parts of tha
world. ¦ , '"'
In . the War Department Acting S«cr«-
The remains of the lat»
President of the United States, after ly
ing in state .isr'the City Hall of ¦ Buf
falo during the* afternoon of Sun
day. September 15. will be removed
to "Washington on Monday Septem
ber 16 leaving Buffalo at 6:30 a. m. and
reaching Washington at 9 p. m. The re
mains will then be carried, under the es
cort of a> sauadron of United States cav
alry to the Executive Mansion, where they
rest until 9 o'clock In the morning of Tues
day. September 17. They will then b«
carried to. the Capitol, accompanied by a
military 3nd civil escort.
v w y ASHINGTON'. Sept. 15.-Se«-
j& I retary Hay to-day issued to
tha public the announce-
Yg 'Hr _ment concerning the funer
7 . ? al of President McKlnley. \
Services in the Milburn House Are Marked
by Republican Simplicity and by A
Depth of the General Sorrow. US!
Arrangements for Last
Rites in Washington
SOBS SHAKE STRONG MEN
AS THEY TAKE LAST LOOK
AT PRESIDENT THEY LOVED
BODY TO LIE
IN STATE AT
THE CAPITAL
IT) EM ARK ABLE for
j[\ their simplicity zvere
the services over the
body of the . martyred execu
tive in Buffalo yesterday.
Remarkable, also, zvas the
manifestation . of sorrozv by
those of . the late Presi
dent's official family. It told
more plainly than words
could express hozv his kindly
nature had endeared him to
his associates. \
MOURNING RELATIVES AND FRIENDS POUR OUT THEIR
GRIEF AT THE BIER OF THE NATION'S DEAD CHIEF
/^RESIDENT- McKINLEY'S body wiU: be removed jrom Jo : Washington to-day,
¦*- leaving at 6:30 o'clock this morning and arriving in the capital at p o'clock this' evening: A
squadron of United States cavalry [will escort: itho : tJie executive mansion. " On 1 Tuesday
morning the remains will be borne: to the' Capitol,w1iereltheywJnie:_in^ evening. Then
they will be transferred to a funeral car and carried to. 'Canton t Ohio ;\tlic home, of the dead "Presw
dent, where arrangements for ihejmal\sepidturewm the ' citizens';
under the direction of the Mayor. No ceremonies/ other Jhan'the '^tolling 'of bells, are expected in
the cities along the route of the -funeral train. •
VOLUME XC—NQ. [ 108.
SAN FRANCISCOv^M
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL.

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