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THE MARldN DAtLY MiltfeOtV, MONDAY, MAY 27, 1907;
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Mrs. McKinley Fell Into
. the Sleep of Death.
SUNDAY, 1:05 P.M.
The Funeral Services Will be Held
at Her Residence at 2 O'Clock
Catton, O., May 27. At 1:03 Sunday
afternoon .Airs. William .McKinley foil
Into tlii) sloop that knows no uwuken
lug. Tho transition from life to death
wub ho peaceful and gradual thut It
wus'wlth dllltculty that tWphyBlclans
ami attendants noted when dissolution
Thore was no struggle no pain.
Mrs. McKinley nter know of the ef
Joits inado for days to prolong her
life, nor of the hope against hope of
her lstor and other relatives and
filoiidH for her lecovery.
At the McKinley home when death
came there were Secretary Cortelyou,
Mr. and Mm. M. C. Barber, Mrs. Sarah
Duncan, .Mrs. Luther Day, Justice and
Mrs. William 11. Day, Drs. Portmuu
und Rlxey and tho nurses.
'.Mrs. McKinley lasted hours longer
than wo expected," said the secretary
' Her vitality was wondeful." said
Mrs. William McKinley.
It, Wuh by Secretary Corteljoii that
the announcement of the demise was
given to the public As this wuh flush
ed over tho land. William McKinley
post and George D Ilartor pjBt. 0. A.
H., were farming in llpo and to tho
strains of u band plnying 'The Mai oh
itflllgidsa" went to tlm First Methodist
Episcopal church to listen to the an
glial liidmor.lal. iddrsaj Mviflch was.
a vcirx"n.Au r- n
Opening sale postponed till Tuesday, May 25th.
Lots from $25 to $100, CEMENT SIDE-WALK FREE.
Terms: $1 down, $1 a week- No interest. No taxes.
Now is the time to buy. Jay Gould says: "If you wait till the proposition
proves itself, the other man will have it," South Marion is undoubtedly in the
lead. Go out and see the improvements and see for yourself. Take either city
or interurban oars and get off at SouthWeGo. A lot on Davids Street will be
given away absolutely free.
CON SOLID A1BD LAND CO.
116 Court Street
Siven U Or Tinxtoti, the pastor of
The funeral arrangements so far us
mnde aie that Dr Ilimon will hnvo
..haige of the services, which aie ro
! simple They will be held at the
McKinley home at 2 o'clock Wodnes-
1d UflPI 110011
Secretary Cortelyou Is directing tho
nnungonients and will remain here
until after the rnneral. Dr. lllxey lert
here at 3:33 last evening for Wash
ington. Ho will Jon Piesldent Hoose
velt and go with him on his trip to In
llunnpolls and Lansing this week.
Piesldent Kooscvelt will attend the
funeral Vice President Fairbanks,
who had often been a house guest of
.lie .McKlnlo)s, Is expected.
Kioin numerous frldnds of the de
ceased, Mrs. Ilarber last evening re
ceived telegrams of condolence on tho
death of her sister. Among them vero
lelegrnnis from Hoosevelt and Fair
banks. The body of Mrs. McKinley will be
placed In-the vauit ImWcBtlawu ctJino
tery which holds the remains of her
husband, until (ho completion or the
national mausolem on Monument Hill,
wh-m both caskets will be transferred
to receptacles In that tomb.
Mr.. .McKlnley's life of almost CO
years had been made familiar to the
nation by the fact that moie than halt
of It was u period of Invalidism.
Through all this, however, she showed
a Ilrm 4Ilef t tho career of her Hus
band and encouiaged him when there
was darkness at hand.
8ho helloved that his star of des
tiny would never set until ho had be
come president of this land and for
moft than a quarter of a-century cher
ished that belief until her hopes wore
After President McKlnley's death
she expiessed a desire to Join hliu and
prayed that she might die. Later,
however, she told friends she deslicil
to five until tho completion of the Mc
Kinley mausoleum which Is the gift of
I he iiutlou and which Is to be dedicat
ed fill Monument Hill Seplemhei 3D
Ida .Kaxtnn McKinley was born In
Canton, .lune 8, IS 17 James A Sax
ton, her rather, was a banker Ida
Huxtoii was reaied In u home of com
fuit and ease. Af,er attending Can
ton schools she was u pupil at a priv
ate school at Dolhl, N. Y Later she
Went to u Cleveland academy and Mu
lshed her education at lliook Hal)
seminary. Media, Pa., whore she
H-peiit three years, In tho summer of
18UD, In company with her sister
Mary, now .Mrs. Ilarber, she was one
of a paity of young ladles who madou
a Itnir or Kiirope,
Part or Ihe years or her young wo
manhood worn siient In the Htm 1c
County bank, which belonged to her
rather On several occasions she- had
chaige or the Institution.
While slie taught Sunduy-school In
the Presbyter-tun church, young lawyer
William McKlnlev, Jr., was superin
tendent of tho I'll st MelhndlHt Mplseo
pal Sunday school. Among many
uultois McKinley was tho favoied one,
On January 23, 1871, William Mc
Kinley, and Ida Haxtou were married.
'I'll wedding was I ho llrst perform
ed In, the then now Presbyterian
church', Iter. Dr, Buckingham, of thut
congregation, and Ilev. Dr. findsley, ol
the First .Methodist church, officiating.
Aftor an eastern tilp, Including
Washington, and a short time of
beaidlng, the McKlnleys purchased
the homo on North .Market street
which has since became famous as the
McKinley cottage. It was during their
short sojourn in this home, hallowed
to them by so man sorrows, that Mrs,
McKlnley's health broke down under
the burden of gilef that was theirs.
There weie born to thorn two daugh
ters, Katie ou Christmas day, 1871,
and Ida ou April 1, 1873. Ida died In
August, 18T3. Katie died threo and a
half years later.
Her life as the wife of William Mc
Kinley was a most happy and devoted
one. They never "kept houso" while
he was In congress, because of her In
alld state. She, however, desired to
be with him as much as possible and
spent much time In Washington. On
his campaign touia while he was con
gressman, governor and piesldent, she
Journeyed with him us far as practi
cable. After Gov. McKlnley's term of olllco
ended they cume to Canton in .luuary,
1Su(i, in time to celebrate their silver
This wedding anniversary was the
beginning or .i jear and two inontlm'
residence In Canton, during which
tluie McKinley was nominated and
elected president of tho United States.
Among her dlveislons was tho cro
cheting of slippers which she bestow
ed as keepsakes to friends, handed to
needy or gave to bazaars. More than
3,300 pairs of slippers weie knitted by
' it and given away.
Tho estate which was loft by the
president was appraised ;it $215,000
when the Inventory was made. It has
Increased In vuluo since that time. My
the teims of the wJll or McKinley the
estate at tho deuth or Mis. McKinley
was to bo divided equally between his
ljrother, Abnor McKlnldy, now do
eoased, and slstois, Mis. Duncan and
Alls, Helen McKinley, of Cleveland,
Mrs. Hermanns lluer (Mabel Mc
Kinley; is the daughter and lielr of
Hospect was paid Mrs. McKinley In
many Canton chinches, both morning
and evening Sunday. At tho First
Methodist chinch, of which .Mrs. Mc
Kinley was u member, It was announc
ed thut niemoilal r,ei vices would likely
be held next Sunday, Thieo beautiful
meiuoilal windows presented to the
Flisl Me'thodlst chinch In honor r
thjiTlatt.Vine'sfdent wei,o soon to have
jjueiiioeiiicajQU, V, r ' (
iVo s'wmerTiad tho news of Mrs, Mc
Klilloya de"atMslmi(J thuu Ihe court'
house Hag was' placed ut hair-niast.
Secretary Cortelyou has received
many messages of condolence from
Mis, .McKlnley's friends In every part
or Ihe country. Word qame rrom
nearly all or olllclal Washington and
others In public lire.
Mayor Tuinbiill In a statement last
night said that a conference would he
held with Secietury Cortelyou ror the
purpose of arranging appropriate
eoiemonloH by the city In memory or
.Mrs. .McKinley. It Is quite likely that
Memorial day arrangements will be
altered, to conform t.o cereniojile.3. for
Mrs. McKinley. Luther and Will Day,
sons of Justice Day, and Mrs. W. H.
Day were oil watch last night at the
McKinley homo, lellevlilg Judge Day
and Secretary Cortelyou. Thoso who
were at the .McKinley home during
her last days state ihat .Mrs. McKinley
often asked for death.
Clayton, N. V , Muy 27. May Irwin,
the actress, was marrle'd Sunday at
her summer home oil It win Island In
the St. Lnwrenrr rlvur to Kurt ICIs
raldt, for tluec ears her manager and
press agent. The only witnesses wero
tho bride's two suns, '''
Storm was Fatal to Six Persons.
Kmory. Tex, Mil)1- U7. The storm
which passed o-r this town Satuidav
hnulTed out lour lives and injured
many pejsnus, some or whom may die.
AtAibolu two people woru tutally
Comlsltoy says tho Huropean'trlp Is
on tho squill o IT the Sox win nnolhor
pennant. Ueilln, Germany; Pails,
France and Dublin, lreluntl, are all
iKrle detective J, W, Redman, was
In the city yesterday, enrolling de
tectives to act temporarily In the
Gallon yards, whllo tho fltrlUo Is !n
progress. Forty-nine machinists of
tho Gallon shops are on the strlko
now, and their places aro rapidly be
ing filled with non-union men. As
yet no violence has resulted or has
there yet bee-, any threatened. The
strlfto will Ian effect' tho local yards
In the least, as thoro'nro only n row
machinists employed here, and nono
nro working on pleco worlr.
James 1?. refwnnt?nr. commander
of the lodil camp of tho United Span
ish war VeterariH, haB received an w
rlclal order from tlin cranrt command
er of the National camp, stating .that
tho placo for holding tho annual na
tional encampment has been changed
'from Oklahoma. Cltv to
Cedar Point, The chango was mndo
owing to the fact that railroads en
tering Oklahoma City would not fur
nish ilosl.alile rates,
The news of the -change will bo re
ceived with rejoicing 'by Spanish
War Veterans In. -Ohio, nearly all of
whonj will attend tho big meeting.
It is expected tnat a largo delegation
rrom Marlon will bo present, Tho Kn
campment will he field September 9,
10, and 11, ; , jj.HaaiMJMi
To be Established in Pitts
burg Will be Unique.
To Ascertain What Explosives Can
be Used with Least Danger in
Mines Will be Conducted.
Pittsburg, .May 27. Plans for tho
establishment or one or tho most novel
mining schools or experimenting sta
tions In tho world are under way In
this city, Tho statlou will be under
tho control of the fuel division or the
United States geological survev and
I Its purposd will bo to prevent explo-
aniiiH iii com mines una 10 minimize
the loss or lire in such explosions. It
Is expected thut the station will bo In
operation within tho next row months.
A unique reaturo or tho Btutlon will
bo a miniature coal mine. Tho mine
will be tilled with gases and afterdamp
and exploded. .Miners mid operators
will thon bo shown tho most piactlcal
way.or rescuing the occupants, who
or course In this Ipstuuce will bo
Another feature wlfl be tho tests
conducted under scientific conditions
to uscortuln what explosives can be
used in mining with the gteatest
safety In the presencu or llredhmp and
coal gas, A mammoth holler plate
cylinder will be lllled With gas and ex
plosives of all soits will be hurled Into
It from u mortar, the olTects being
curoniuy noiea. 'rue explosives which
rail to Igulto under severe teals will be
designated as "permissible explo
slves,",a Is now done In Kuropunii
countries, und tho exclusive use of
these will bo urgotl on coal initio own
The loss or lire In coal mines
throughout the world recontly has
boon appalling and the proposed sta
tion hero will bo watched with Intel est
by miners, mine owners and opoiMton
all over the world.
. The death tocord In VatVII'gltiln
during the pust several Imonths cm ao
count fit ;uliilng explosions has beou
enormous. In Pennsylvania dining
II'OII theie weio oyer 300 deaths duo
to coal nflno disasters and over 200 ol
that number perished us the result of
tfas or "dust" explosions, i
Clarence Hull, explosive expert or
the government,, will be in charge of
the station In Pittsburg.
"Did you accimpllsh anything dur
ing tho cessloil Of ronctnnn?"
"Yes, Indeed," nnswoivd tho states-
man. "( got some very good idous for
my Btinimur lecture tour." .
" - i
Daily Market Report
East Buffalo, N. Y .May 27.-
n..uift-.,.i.inlH..'J'7ri: motive. 10
n.v.1 ir. I,.rl.p,.. Prim,, steers f).80
(a (J: lino to 1-10(1 iioittul sloorsjP
fiTfil) ( fi.Yfi; m0 to 1100 pound
strew 4.7f (? ii.h7; heifers 4.75
(jr,'r.r(); cwm n.2t (?r r; bulls
U.130 (n' 0 stoeker.t and feeders
Il.oO 5; milch cows nnd Bpring
eiN $21)' (a $5S.
Veal oalves ttoeorjils 2,400.; ac
tive 2."ic higher. Top Venls fl (al
S.lfi; t-nll to fair 1.75 () 7.8.1.
RlitH')) anil Inml Ttecoipts 12,
Ollll; active and n' (juni'lcr li'ftlioi'.
C'lioicu lambs KM (& 8.50; cull
to fair (1.7.') 8.25; heavy 7
GO; wethers (1.23 fji 0.75; cwolJ.ut A-a. opening at i.ua ami ciosihr
!.- fn r,.75: mivoil sheen 5.75 Oh t 1.02 3-8 bid. No. 2 red winter.
0; cull sheep 4.2." (S) 4.7.r).
cull sheep 4.25 (fi) 4.75.
IIn Tleot'ipts 21,2.r)0; fairly -ac-tivo
l.'i rj? 2."i(! oi"r. Pin' 0.f)()
(o II. fi."); yorkers 0.4.'i (a 0.50;
' . ..
(ft rt.OO ;
UNION STOOK YAUDS
Union Sloek Yards, Ills.,
mated for lnmori(w 2,000; inurknUwhlto 48 1-2
iieeo hilling i iic mjriier; -ow8 mi i
((' 15c lower. Pi imp hooves 3.40
(a 0.40; poor u, nied'ntm 4,115 (?D
i.'Ul; MockeiK ami eedM-s 2.80
6f 5.15; hiwh nnd ludferh ".SO OQ, 1,01n nVl'
e5;Va,,n,u. 1.75 m. 2.75; VTrL
,i,, I in ;, , oi) J.
llo'-lfpcpints IO00O- PinioUL6!! 3'8; Septomhpr, 50.
.iiiiii- i ;..). (i a. ii-.. i. r. rtioiHomor .ia 1--J.
' IImI(I If 111 1I...II. IIIIIIIIII iJ.lif"
(a ,5.05; mixed f .1)5 00 0.20; heavy
ii ( (l.lfi; p's 5.75 (7? (1,25.
MiecV-HpppiplH 17,000; chtimtit
ed lor lomormw 11,000; nuukot
strong, 10c higher. Native slieop
4.50 ft? 0.45; wpslern sheep 4
(T) (1.40; native lambs 0.50 ft 8;
ueslern Inmli 0.50 0? 8.
CLEVELAND v- u
riovnl.iml, May 27. lloenc-1
ccipts 50; sliipmnnts 1,000: lower.'
jYifi'kpra (l.l)5 im'dnlins und lieavics
C.JiU; lies! pifrs U.X) (a" (J0; stags.
nnu rou-rns ((ii ii.yti,
CjiIvps Iecoip 50(1 lipad;seady
Slicnp nnd luinlH-rifeceipIs 2
fnllle I'pceipts (i cms; ptronj,'
Pittsburg, Pn., .Alay 27. Cottle
ISurirJly light, 95 cars on sale: mar
ket 10c higher. Choice 0 0,25;
i . j
Pr'pi0 &" ' -90; good 5.C0 n.75;
Hdy hjilchoru, C.35 6p B.Oornlr 4,75
5t25; cholco holfors, 1.7T 5,25;
common to fair
Jielfers, 4 ft 4,fi0;
fat cows, 2. no
cows and springers
iuullR 2.60 G;
4. GO; good rresh
?25 Up ?30.
Sheep nnd lamls-Ilecelpls 25 ilmr
lldedeckB; market 10c hjgher. Prima
wethers C.25 G.85; good mixed, fi
, G.20; fair mixed 5. CO fi.85;
JlamJis C 9.R0;
lambs C 9.R0: veal calves, 7,r0 0
heavy and thin, 4. no 15. GO.
Hogs Receipts 75 donhledccks; mar'
kot slow and Iowei1. Prime lieavy
hogfl, 0,20 0.25; mediums nnd
heavy-yorkers, (5.30; llgjit yorkcrs ami
(pigs, 0.35; roughs, fi IP 5.25 slags,
Chicago, May 27. Wheat 3-8
3-4c higher; May closed at 90 1-1;
July sold between 1.00 5-8 n"d 1.03
1-2, opening nt 1.01 nnd closing nt
f" '' aepiemner between i.uz mm
"AM 1.02 1-2.
....... .U r. i ,1M ..... l.Ha.
uiii -i-o vv ..-ou oiHnei , .'iji
closed at 54 3-1; July soft! between 53
3-1 and C4 3-4, opening nt 54 1-8 and
closing nt 53 3-1. No. 3 yellow 51
1-2 55 1-1.
Oats 1-8 l-2c. up to unrhr-uped.
May closed at 48 1-8; July sold Mio-
tween 4 ami iu, oponing at is ,i-a
and closing at 18 1-8; September' be
tween 39 3-8 and 40 5-8, opening nt
i39 5-8 and closing nt 39 3-8. No, 2
a'oledo, May 27. Wheat Cash apd
July 1.01 1-8; lep-
uiini viiiHU ami ,imy o.- i-; ..iipy
....... , . - .. -
comber ami March 8.07 1-2 prime ,
nlBikP, 8.00; prime timothy, 2.25.
Ityn-fNo. 1, 81 ,1-2; No. 2, 80; No. ,
1 NEW YORK PRODUCE.
New York, ay 27,-HfiUor-,lo. .
eemls 0,000 packnjt's; firm. Pcpnin .
o)4i oxl rn 24 (7? 25; slale dairy tpbs
fitost 2,1. 1-2 (7? 21; imilafon ,
(ivjiinQj-y fivfils 21nnd 21 1-2; fto '
mixed 18; wostorn firsls 10 (77)
17; southern Ifi i:2 (a-.1tVW2l
-.......,--,., Willi - -f .-....--.-.. f r
nnd poultry easy.
fitMs 21 nud 22.
, J'rtultry TiukeyB? liot.s
chicUoiiff, liens' 12 1-2; .ducks
geeijo pea' dozen $5 () $7."