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DEATH'S HARVEST DURING 1910
INCLUDES Ml PROMINENT MEN
New York, Dee. 31.—The harvest
of Death, the inexorable reaper, has
h°en distressingly plentiful during
the year ending today. With utter
Impartiality he has laid low his vic
tims, without the least regard for
their rank or station, their import
ance or usefulness in life. Without
c'scriir.ination he has levied grim
tribute from high and low, leaving
It to the survivors to mourn over
ihe losses which they suffered indi
vidually or as integrals of humanity
ms a whole.
Ranks of Royalty.
The ranks of royalty were invaded
by Death during the year just end
ing, chief among the victims being
King Edward VII. of England. Oth
er, less distinguished, members of
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royal families, who died during the
year were Princess Feodora, young
est sister of the German Empress:
the Duke of D'Alencon, grandson of
King Louis Philippe, and Prince
Francis of Teck, brother of Queen
Mary of England.
Among the members of nobility
who joined their ancestors were
Count Gcetz yon Seckendorff, at one
time Grand Master of the German
Court; Marquis de Massa, secretary
to Napoleon III.; the Duke of Vera
gua, a direct descendant of Colum
bus; William Grey, Earl of Stam
ford and Victoiv Prince d'Essling.
Heads of governments were not
spared by Death during the year of
1910. One of the earliest victims
was Jose Domingo de Obaldia, pres
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ident of Panama. The next to join
the silent majority waa Nord Alexis,
formerly President or Hayti. Chile
suffered a double loss by the death
of its president, Pedro Montt, and
that of Elias Fernandez Albano, its
acting president, only a few months
later. One of the victims of death
among the rulers on the Eastern
hemispnere was Azad-el-Mulk, the
regent of Persia, another was Said
Mohammed Rakhim Bahadur, Khan
Many nations mourn the loss dur
ing the year of distinguished states
men and high government officials.
The United States lost John G. Car
lisle, former Speaker of the House
of Representatives. United States
Senator from Kentucky, and secre
tary of the treasury under Cleve
land, and Charles H. Treat, former
ly treasurer of the United States;
also Henry Martyn Hoyt. counsellor
for the Department of State. Ger
many deplores the loss of Count Udo
yon Stolberg-VYernigerode, president
of the Reichstag; England, of J.
Poyntz Spencer, Earl Spencer, for
merly a distinguished members of
the Gladstone cabinet; Japan, that
of Viscount Arasuke Sone, the great
statesman; Russia, of Serge Andreie
vich Mouronmtsev, the first presi
ient of the Duma. The list also in
cudes Ignacio Mariscal, for 30 years
head of the Mexican Department of
Foreign Affairs; Caesar Borja. a
aistinguished statesman of Ecuador
and Boutros Pasha Ghali, the Egyp
tian premier, who was assassinated.
Unusually large is the number of
' deaths which occurred among the
: active or former diplomatic represen
: tatives of nations. The list includes
!in chronological order, Joaquim Na-
I buco, Brazilian ambassador to the
United States; Wm. F. Draper, for
merly American ambassador to It
[ sly; John A. Kasson, formerly U. S.
minister to Austria and Germany;
Edward H. Terrell, formerly U. S.
minister to Belgium; Ove Gude, the
\ Norwegian minister to the United
' States; Alexander J. Nelidoff, the
! Russian diplomat and president of
the second Hague Conference; John
|L. Peak, formerly U. S. minister to
; Switzerland; Casper S. Crownin
shield. American Consul at Naples:
: Lambert Tree, formerly minister to
Russia and Belgium: Domingo Gana.
i the Chilean diplomat; Prince Fran
j cis Hatzfeidt, at one time German
ambassador to England, and Senor
i Don Anihal Cruz, envoy extraordin
! ary and minister plenipotentiary
Governors Were Immune.
During the year just ending not
, a singe state of the Union lost its
Governor by death. But, among the
' former Governors, death reaped a
'■ rich harvest, the list including the
j following ex-Governors: George T.
[ Werts, of New Jersey; Robert Low-
I ry, of Mississippi, John L. Bever
idge ot Illinois; John H. Mickey of
1 Nebraska, John H. McGraw of Wash
; ington. William C. Oates of Alaba
; ma. Napoleon Bonaparte Broward of
' Florida, W. E. Stanley of Kansas,
: and Allen D. Candler of Georgia.
Takes Many Senators.
The ranks of United States Sena
tors and ex-Senaicis and of active
and former Representatives in Con
gress were thinnned to a considera
ble extent. The list comprised Sen
ators Thomas C. Piatt of New York,
Samuel Douglas McEnery of Louisi
ana, John W. Daniel of Virginia,
Jonathan P. Dolliver of lowa, and
Alexander Stephens Clay of Georgia;
and ex-Senators George H. Williams,
who was attorney general during
j Grant's second term; Thos. J. Tur
j ley of Tennessee, Wilkinson Call of
i Florida, Rufus Blodgett of New Jer
sey, and David B. Hill, ex-Governor
of New York. Also Congressmen
James W. Griggs of Georgia; Wm.
!C. Lovering of Massachusetts, James
I Breck Perkins of New York; Sam-
I uel L. Gilmore of Louisiana; Chas.
;Q. Tirrell of Massachusetts; Wm. W.
Foulkrod and Joel Cook, both of
Pennsylvania; ex-Congressman Wil
liam Baker of Kansas, Louis E. At-
I kinson of Pennsylvania, Warren O.
i Arnold of Rhode Island; Jesse Over-
I street of Indiana, Frank C. Wach
ter of Maryland, Wharton Green of
North Carolina, Franklin Bound of
Pennsylvania. Gen. Adoniram J.
Warner of Ohio, James Clark Mc-
Grew of West Virginia, Francis H.
Wilson of New York, and Simon P.
Wolverton of Pennsylvania.
Among the political leaders re
moved by death during the year
were James O'Connor, M. P., the
Irish Nationalist; Chas. McArthur,
M. P., prominent Unionists member
from Liverpool; John F. Breiden
thal, formerly leader of the Kansas
Populists; Benjamin Hanford, the
Socialist leader; Wesley R. Andrews,
chairman of the Republican state
committee of Pennsylvania; Simeon
Brownell. the noted abolitionist and
prohibitionist; Horace A. Taylor,
formerly a prominent political lead
er in Wisconsin; Gen. Charles R.
Brayton, the "Republican Boss" of
Rhode Island; Adolphe Defarge,
member of the French Senate and
advocate of free education, and Mrs.
Anna Josephine Savage, writer and
agitator for Woman's Suffrage.
Among the distinguished army of
ficers who answered the last call
were Major-Generals Daniel H.
Rucker, a veteran df the Mexican
and civil wars; Nektoa M. Curtis,
St. Clair A. Mulholland and Wesley
Merritt, all on the retired list of
the U. S. army; Major General Sam
uel Gibbs French, of the Confeder
ate Army; Gen. Edward E. Alexan
der, the noted Confederate soldier
and writer; Gen. J. P. S. Gobin, for
mer Commander of the G. A. R.;
Lieut. Col. Edmond G. Fechet, If.
S. A., retired, the noted Indian
fighter, and Sir Wm. F. Butler, of
the British army.
The naval service deplores the
loss of Rear Admirals Nehemiah M.
Dyer, James Entwistle, Philip Hich
born. Bowman H. McCalla, Thos. H.
Looker, James A. Hawke, Walter K.
Scofield, Charles R. Roelker and
John J. Read, all on the retired list
of the United States Navy; Admiral
Sir Harry Holdsworth Rawson, for
merly Governor of New South Wales,
and Vice-Admiral Juan Williams,
the "Father of the Chilean Navy."
Church Ixjst Many.
The Church lost many distinguish
ed representatives during the year,
among them Cardinal Satolli, first
Apostolic Delegate to the United
States; Cardinal Sanminiatelli;
Bishops Cyrus D. Foss and Henry
W. Spellmeycr, of the M. E. church;
John Dowden, Episc. bishop of Edin
burgh; Edward King, Bishop of Lin
coln, England; Wm. Neilson Mc-
Vickar, P. E. Bishop of Rhode Is
land; Bishop Edward J. Dunne, of
Dallas, Texas; Most. Rev. Wm. Dal
rymple Maclagan, formerly Arch
bishop of York; Bishop John Wesley
Smith, bf the African M. E. Zion
church; Rev. Henry Harry Jessup,
53 years Presbyterian missionary in
Syria; Rev. Edward P. Hammond,
the evangelist; Rev. Dr. Jerome D.
Davis, 40 years American mission
ary in Japan, and Rev. Annis Ford
Eastman, the first woman ever or
dained minister of the
Two Members Supreme Court.
The supreme court of the United
States lost two of Its most disting
uished members. Chief Justice Mel
ville Weston Fuller, and associate
justice David Josiah Brewer. Among
the judges of the supreme courts of
different states, who were removed
by death during the year were Chas.
H. Truax, Edward Patterson, Edgar
L. Fursman. Charles Donohue, for
mer justices of the New York su
preme court; ex-Judge James B.
Sherard, North Carolina; ex-Judge
John Lathrop, Massachusetts; James
D. Fox, chief justice of the Missouri
supreme court; Judge Albert C
Thompson of the U. S. District Court
at Cincinnati. The Bar lost Henri
Barboux, the eminent French law
yer; Sidney Webster, an authority
on international law; Morris J.
Cochran, an authority on mining
law; Edwin Walker, the Dean of
the Chicago Bar; Major Richard M.
Venable, the noted Maryland lawyer
and Lloyd W. Bowers, Solicitor-Gen
eral of the United States.
Science Lost Many Scholars.
Science lost many noted scholars
and investigators, among them Dr.
Robert Koch, the famous German
bacteriologist; Prof. Giovanni V.
Schiaparelli, the astronomer who|
first observed the canals on Mars; \
Johann Gottfried Galle, the German
astronomer, who first observed the
planet Neptune; Paolo Mantegazzo,
the Italian anthropologist; Prof.
Ernst van Ley den, the German can
cer specialist; Alexander Agassiz,
the noted American scientist and
mas, the great authority on North
American Indians; Hormuzd Ras
sam, the Assyriologist; Dr. Harry
\V. Jayne, authority on coal tar pro
ducts; Dr. Wm. M. Gray, X-ray spe
cialist; Dr. Bigelow T. Sanborn, ex
pert on brain diseases; Edward B.
Garriott. meteorologist; Sir William
Hugging, the English astronomer;
Charles Staninland Wake, anthropo
logist; Dr. Charles Fahlberg, Ger
man chemist; Wm. E. D. Scott, or
nothologist; Rudolf Chrobak, the
Vienna gynecologist; Dr. Henry
Wurtz, the noted chemist and metal
lurgist and Uriah Cummiugs, the
authority on cement and concrete.
Education Suffers Loss.
The cauae of education has suffer
ed great losses by the death of a
large number of distinguished edu
cators, among them being Prof. Wm.
James of Harvard, the philosopher
and psychologist ; Pi of. James Barr
Ames, dean of the Harvard Law
School; Prof. Samuel S. Sanford.
formerly of Yale; Wm. Bradley Ris
ing, emeritus professor of chemistry,
University of California; Dr. Ed
ward H. Merrell, formerly president
of Ripon College. Wis.; Dr. Eben
Alexander, former dean of the Uni
versity of North Carolina; Dr. Chas.
O. Day, formerly president of 4ndo
ver Theological Seminary; William
Graham Sumner, professor of poli
tical and social science, Yale; Geo.
F. Barker, emerit. Professor of Phy
sics, University of Pennsylvania;
Lucius W. Hoyt, dean of the law de
partment. University of Denver;
George Pierce Garrison, professor
of history, University of Texas;
Samuel Ross Winans, professor of
Greek, Princeton; Charles H. Shaw,
professor of biology, University of
Pennsylvania; Lewis A. Rhoades,
professor of Germanic languages and
literature, Ohio State University;
Alexander L. Nelson, more than fif
ty years professor of mathematics,
Washington & Lee University; J. E.
Matzke, professor of Romanic lan
guages, Stanford University; Mat
thew Henry Buckham, president of
the University of Vermont, and Rev.
Sylvester F. Scovel, president of the
American branch of the Internation
al Peace Society, and former presi
dent of Wooster University, Ohio.
Many Authors Go.
Many noted authors have been
silenced by the hand of death dur
ing the year. The places of some
of them, like Couut Leo Tnistoi.
Mark Twain, Bjornstejerne Bjorn
son, Mrs. Julia Ward Howe and
Goldin Smith will be hard to fill.
The long list also includes James
Hannay, the Canadian historian; Dr.
Willis D Hass, hostorian and archea
ologist; Louis Edouard Rod, the
French novelist; Rev. Edward Lord
Clark, Egyptologist; Orville James
Victor, historian of the Civil War
period; Viscount Marie Eugene de
Vogue, author and member of the
French Academy; Myra Kelly (Mrs.
Allan Macnaughton), who wrote
such delightful stories about the
children in the New York slums;
Frederick James Furnivall, the Eng
lish Shakespeare scholar; Wm. J.
Rolfe, of Massachusetts, also a not
ed Shakespeare scholar; Leopold
DelisK the French historian; Al
bert Vandal, the French academician
and historian; Mrs. Rebecca Hard
ing Davising Davis, novelist; Wm.
Vaughn Moody; Rev. Dr. Ludwig
Holmes of Chicago, writer of Swed
ish sagas; James Frothingham Hun
newell. the Massachusetts historian;
Wilhelm Roobe, the German novel
ist and Melville Delancey Landon
("Eli Perkins"), author and lec
Reaper Hits World of Art
The world of art was not spared
by the hand of the grim harvester
and mourns the loss of many noted
men, among them the painters Sir
William Quiller Orchardson, Franz
Skarbina, William Holman.Hunt.
Winslow Homer, Robert Walker
Macbeth. John La Farge, Prof. Ju
lius J. Exner. Henry Hammond Gal
lison, Frank Fowler, Henry Ulke
and John Macallan; the sculptors
John Q. A. Ward, Emanuel Fremiet,
John Adams Acton and Larkin
Goldsmith Mead; Sir Francis Sey
mour Haden, the noted English sur
geon and etcher; Melton Prior, the
English war artist; Edward Liuley
Sambourne, chief cartoonist of
"Punch," Herbert Railton, the Eng
lish black and white artist and Tom
Bowne, the English comic artist.
The realm of music was despoiled
by the death of men like Bourgault
Ducoudray, the French composer
and musical historian; Charles Le
neveu. the French composer; W.
Edward Peimendahl, musical direc
tor and composer; David D. Wood,
the blind composer and organist;
Julian Edwards, the operatic com
poser; Myron T. Whitney, the fa
mous Basso; Charles Gilibert. the
noted baritone, and Giovanni Lam
pertl, the famous vocal instructor
The stage also felt the ruthless
hand of invader Death and suffered
deplorable loss by the death of Jo-
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seph Kainr, the famous German ac
tor; Ezara Kendall, the comedian;
Neil Burgess, of "County Fair"
fame; Joseph E. Whiting, the vet
eran actor; Clay Clement, the actor
and playwright; Mme. Vera Kom-
missarzhevskaya, the Russian act
ress; Louis James, the Shakespear
ean actor; Creston Clark, tbe actor
and dramatist; Julius Renard, the
French dramatist; Herman Vezin,
the English actor; Capt. Robt. Mar
shall, the English dramatist; John
B. Studley and Henry Lee, the old
time players, and Edward J.
Schwartz, the playwright and critic.
Three distinguished architects
were among the dead of the year.
George Aitchison, R. A., the English
architect; Louie Jacob, the German
architect, and Rev. Thos. W. Sillo
way, an e+pert in ecclesiastical ar
Among the great engineers who
died during the year were Sir Ed
ward Leader Williams, the English
authority on canals; Sir Thomas
Selby Tancred. the English mining
and railroad engineer; Sir Clifton
Robinson, the English authority on
street railways; Wm. Henry Brown,
formerly chief engineer of the Penn
sylvania railroad, and John Sut
cliffe, the noted mining expert.
Several noted inventors were re
moved by death, among them Thos.
H. Dodge, the inventor of the cyl
inder press; Prof. Amos Emerson
Dolbear, inventor of telegraph and
telephone appliances; Edward W.
Wry, ordinance expert and inventor
of night signals; Thos. B. Jeffrey,
inventor of the pneumantic tire; Jo
seph Thomas, who invented the hoop
skirt, and Willard S. Whitmore, the
inventor of the papier mache process
Only two noted explorers died
during the year, Commodore Wm.
G. Hovgaard, the Danish arctic ex
plorer, and Dr. John Henry Haynes,
the archaeologist and explorer in
Mnnv Journalists Depart.
Journalism deplores the loss of
many distinguished men, among
them Sir George Newnes. the Eng
lish publisher; Sir William Agnew,
founder of London Punch; Arthur
Eraser Walter, formerly proprietor
of the London Times; Rufus X.
Rhodes, editor of the Birmingham
News; Felix Tournachon, the brilli
ant French journalist; Robert W.
Patterson, editor of the Chicago Tri
bune; Louis Klopsch, editor of the
Christian Herald; David O. Munro,
many years an editor of the North
American Review; Wm. Dodsworth,-
editor and publisher of the N. Y.
Journal of Commerce Page M. Ba
ker, managing editoi. New Orleans
Times-Democrat; Henry O'Reilly
Tucker, publisher Troy Daily News,
and Harvey W. Scott, editor of the
Great Financiers Called.
Among the great financiers who
died during the year were Richard
Koih, formerly if 5
Drummond. presider* ofL an k of ]
Montreal: .lames T. orMjj, pre**
ident Oi the Hanovrr xMi Bael:
New York; Will inn: s#'M f eh £M
C. Dickinson and .1 '
mons f New York
son, Chicago, and MajorM
of Pittsburg. M
Many, great men oft ir l
removed from the fi e
tivity, among them B. 1 [, V
former president of the*
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Hutin, former rresi&l c f
French Paminoa empanj M
Dudley Evr.ns, e ll s Far
go Express company; f Candee
Weir, president Adams i ess com
pany; Gustav Tietgp nS)4 dof the
John H. Converse, presi, Baldwin
Locomotive Work*; .t a », Van
ers' Association; Fr, ?< > g_ Harri. .
formerly president re Philadel
phia & Reading R. R tfenry Dex
ter, founder of the New
company; Leslie 1». pres
ident c the Pn'-Kri; Nicholas
Monsarrat, formeriy ; ident of the
Hocking Valley R. r ; warren J
Purdy, former prcsidenof the Roc'
Island R. R; Gen. Thoas T. Eck
ert, formerly president>f the West
ern Union Telegraph inpany; Maj
John F. Hanson, prp-i-Bt of the
Central of Georgia R. j and Thos.
F. Walsh, the 'Colors mine owr
The list of philantropists wh<
died during the year ontains t
names of Darius Ogcn Mills, >'
Horace S. Sillimpn, l ac Chaunc»
Wyman. Robert TreatPaine, Davt
Ranken, Jr., Lady LoiSa d Rotch
schild and John S. Hi/ler.
Some of the most f nous dead of
the year are in the nrlassified list,
which includes amongothers: Mr.-
Mary Baker Eddy, ditoverer and
founder of Christian Science; Flor
ence Nightingale, the leroine of the
Crimean war; Henri Dunant, foun
der of the Internatioral Red Cros.-;
Gustavus Moynier, prsident of the
international committ*e of the Red
Cross; Baron Robert Melvil van
Ljnden, secretary of he permanent
Court of Arbitration it The Hague;
Prof. Henning Matzen. of University
of Copenhagen, member of the per
manent Court of Arbitration at The
Hague; Dr. Carl L ie;er, anti-semi
tic leader and Mayoi o! Vienna; Mr-.
Flora A. Darling, founder of th"
Daughters of the .\ merican Revolu
tion; Robert Grahai a, founder of the
Church TempeiancjjF Society; Re\
Theodore fovnder of th<
Society foi of Crime,
New \ I Ausr.n Stevens, th
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