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THE ARGUS. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1891.
IN SILENT SOBROW.
New York Pays Her Last Trib
ute to Sherman.
EES PROUD HEAD BOWED IS CHIEF.
She Render Homage to the Anile, of the
Honored Soldier Twenty Thmsand
Tenon. Follow the Warrior'. Remains,
VThlle an Immense Multitude Watches
in Reverent Sadness the rageant of
Death The City Panoplied In the Dra
pery of Sorrow and Business Suspended
The Start for St. Louis Demonstra
tions En Roate.
New York, Feb. 20. Twenty thousand
persons joined the cortege which fol
lowed the remains of Gen. Sherman yes
terday from his late home to the Debrosses
Street ferry, on their way to their final
resting place at St Louis. Everywhere
there were the emblems of mourning.
Business was generally suspended, flags
Innumerable floated at half-mast, and
the black drapery of sorrow streamed and
fluttered all over the city. Previous to
the order to inarch the strains of military
bands and the tramp of bodies of United
States troops, national guards, veteran
societies and civic organizations was
heard in every direction, pushing forward
to take their places in the line. All the
courts were closed and public business
was suspended as far as possible. The
exchanges closed at noon, and the
cJ -sire to do honor to the memory of the
great soldier found expression in all
walks of life.
A Great Gathering of People.
Early in the morning the people began
to surge toward the Sherman residence,
and the streets along which the cortege
would pass, and an hour before the time
to march both sid walks on all the streets
from the house to the ferry were packed
with people, while windows, balconies,
and porches, and from every point that a
Tiew could be obtained were occupied.
There was a general air of sorrow all over
the great city. A large proportion of the
inhabitants had turned out to view the
funeral, and. by being present, add to the
interest of the event. One thing was ab
sent which hitherto had marked the pres
ence of the old general in a marching col
umn. There were no cheers. They were
lor the living. But tears for the dead
welled up into many eyes that are not used
to weep, as the caisson bearing the body
of the beloved soldier passed by.
Roman Catholic Service.
Rev. T. E. Sherman, the general's son,
who arrived home from across the At
lantic last night, performed the services
for the dead of the Roman Catholic
church at 12 o'clock, there being no one
present except the immediate friends.
Secretary Blaine and wife, Mrs. Walter
Damrosch (Secretary Blaine's daughter),
and Rev. Father Taylor, and a boy choir,
with some other invited friends in all
bout 150 persons. The service was brief.
President Harrison had been invited to
look upon the face of his old commander,
but he kindly replied that he preferred to
keep with him the remembrances of the
general while alive. He did not wish to
see him in death, when their associations
had been so warm and geniaL Just be
fore 11 o'clock a beautiful floral shield
waa received from the cadets at Wet
Point, and Lafayette post, G. A. R.,
draped the casket with a large flag, pre
sented to the po-t some time ago by the
general. The flag will remain on the
casket until it arrives at St. Louis.
Arrival of Distinguished Men.
About 1 p. m. carriages began arriving
containing George V. Childs, Gen. Scho
field, ex-I'residents Hayes and Cleveland,
Governor Pattison, Governor Bulkeley,
the senate and home committees, Chaun
cey M. Depew, general officers and their
staffs, and others invited to attend. It
was nearly 2 p. m. before President Harri
son arrived with the members of his cabi
net, and 2 o'clock was the hour for the
procession to move. A draped caisson
stood in front of the house, and immedi
ately behind it was the general's charger,
with his military trappings, draped in
black velvet and led by a private. In the
side streets flanking the line of march
were the different bodies which were to
move into line at the proper time.
THE SOLEMN JOURNEY BEGUN.
The Funeral March Through the Street,
of the Metropolis.
At 2 p. m. Gen. Howard appeared on
the front steps of the house and, followed
by other military chiefs, formed a double
line to the curb. As they took o3 their
hats the multitude uncovered, and ia a
moment the casket, borne oa the shoul
ders of six soldiers, appeared. Reverent
ly it was carried to the caisson and
placed in position, the marching order
was given, and an army band over in the
neighborhood of Central park began play
ing a funeral march. The column was
formed in the order printed in these dis
patches Wednesday, and in Mienc ,
broken only by strains of the funera'l
march, proceeded on its way to Dtrbross s
street ferry. In the line were scores of
distinguished men governors of states,
congressmen, state legislators, military
officers, and men of prominence in the
Scene, on the Line of March.
The scene along the line of march was
onesimilartothatat centennial parade two
years ago. From the start to the finish
it was one grand crush, and walking in
those streets and avenues was almost an
impossibility. It appeared as if every
resident of New York and the surround
ing cities had turned out to gaze upon the
casket that contained the remains of the
great general Along the wall of Central
park on Fifty-ninth street crowds of peo
ple were seated and at the circles where
the column began to assume a definite
nape the sea of bobbing heads was simply
indescribable, AU along Fifth avenue a
mass of people lined the sidewalks, and
teps, and windows and balconies on the
thoroughfare were occupied until after 6
o'clock when the last of the dirge-playing
.bands went by.
The Old Veterans Turned Oat.
The grizzly old Grand Army veterans'
formed part of the company and carried
. part of the draped flags in a manner both
proud and Joving. Many of them walked
. on crutches, and excited pitying comment;
. but they did not want any sympathy.
" They were in their glory, and with deter-
- mined mien walked side by side with their
more fortunate' comrades to the end of the
. route. The caisson on which rested Gen.
Sherman's body was received everywhere
with uncovered heads, and where th?
crowd had been noisy, it was instantly
hnshed when the object of all this mili
tary display approached. At Madison
square there was a great crowd, while the
crush of people in Fifth avenue from
Twsnty-second to Fourteenth street was
of such a nature that it defied the police.
Arrival at the Ferry.
When the head of the procession reached
Desbrosses street ferry, a fe v minutes
after 5 o'clock, it found an im
mense throng awaiting it. The mounted
police soon opened ranks on each side of
the street. The ferry gates were throwu
open, and the caisson upon which the
body rested was first driven aboard the
boat, escorted by Lafayette .post, 140, un
der Gen. Viele. A few minutes later the
funeral party was aboard, the boat swung
into the stream, and the great funeral, the
last tribute which the metropolis could
pay to a favorite son of the republic, was
The Landing at Jersey City.
When the boat with Gen. Sherman's re
mains and the guard of honor touched the
Pennsylvania ferry station in Jersey City
at 5:40 p. m. many thousands of people
were in and around the station. Chief of
Police Murphy, with 170 policemen, and
the Fourth regiment of the National
Guard of the State of New Jersey, were
drawn up between the ferry entrance and
the north end of the station, beyond
which out of sight stood the special train.
The military presented arms, the police
their batons, colors wera lowered, the
Fourth regiment drum corns played a
dirge, and church bells tolled as the
funeral caisson passed from the boat to
the train. The people were quiet and re
spectful. On the Funeral Train.
The national guard of New Jersey were
represented at the station bv a guard of
honor named by Governor Abbett to ac
company the remains through the state.
The funeral train was made up of seven
cars as follows: A composite or 'combi
nation car" in which the remains were
conveyed; the Danville, the Pennsylvania
railroad dining car Xo. 704; the Pullman
carsAlbia and Cado; President Roberts'
car No. V2J; General Manager Charles
Pugus car No. ISO. The guard of honor
w-ere in the Danville and composite car;
the senate and other committees ia Gen
eral Manager Push's car; the other cars
were used by the family. The composite
car was festooned, heavily with black
drapery. The other cars were less ela
borately draped. The train left Jersev
City at C:43.
Urooklvn in Mourning.
The people of Brooklyn observed the day
as a holiday, out of respect to Gen. Sher
man. The flags were displayed at half
mast on all sides. Many of the stores
were closed, and but little business was
transacted ia the courts. The public
and parochial schools were closed at nooa
with but few exception. The veterans
of the late war, carrying their battle-flags
left Brooklyn for New York in the morn
ing under the command of Grand Marshal
Lk-il. The heads of the city departments
arid county government also went to New
York to participate in the ceremonies.
HONORS TO THE SACRED DUST.
The Funeral Train Sainted En Route by
the Sorrowing Hoys in Rlue.
Philadelphia. Feb. 20. A curious
crowd gathered around Gen. Sherman's
funeral train last night at Jersey City.
All the cars were brilliantly lighted and
all of them were the object of more or less
attention. In the combination car 671, in
which rested the casket, a heavy carpet
had been laid. The interior of the car
was painted white and against this back
ground the drapings of black cloth stood
out in strong relief. Beside the cata
falque in the center of the car, was the
saddle, bridle, spurs and boots of the dead
warrior. Six sergeants of artillery stool
guard over the casket. The train ran at a
slow rate of speed through Jersey City. No
stop was made from the time the train
left Jersey City until Mantua, a suburb of
Philadelphia was reached. But great
crowds were gathered at all of the sta
tions and in Elizabeth, Newark and
Trenton the speed of the traiu was
slackened very materially.
The First Demonstration.
There was no demonstration until the
train reached Trenton at 3:20. The train
entered Trenton to the booming of can
non. The platform of the station was
densely packed, and a post of G. A. R
veterans was drawn up in line. As the
train passed the platform the veterans un
covered while a corps of fifers played
'Nearer My God to Thee" to drum accom
paniment. At Mantua at 9:14 the tram
stopped for orders. There was a large
crowd assembled at the little station.
Here the president's car was detached from
the train and coupled to the regular Wash
ington City express. The funeral train
stopped only a few minutes at Mantua.
The Stop at Harrisbnrg.
Harhisbcf.g, Pa , Feb. 20. Before the
president's car was detached from the fu
neral train Secretary Blaine visited the
Sherman family and spent some time ia
conversation with them. Just after leav
ing Mantua Senator Sherman said that he
would probably leave the funeral party at
Columbus at noon to-day, and return to
Washington City, where the pressure of
public business ueaiand his attention.
The run from Mantua to Harrisburg. 15
miles, was without stop. The stop at Ilar
risburg was made at 12.15. There was a
good crowd at the station. A brass band
saluted the traiu as it stopjied with 'Near
er My God to Thee." Several Grand Army
post and companies of local militia weie
drawn up in lxne at the station.
Bell. Tolled at Pittsburg.
PrrTSBCEG, Pa.. Feb. 20. As the train
bearing Gen. Sherman's remains passed
through this city to-day the fire bells
were tolled from the time the train en
tered the city limits until it passed with
out them. Minute guns were fired at the
Allegheny arsenal and by Battery B.
The Grand Army, the Union Veteran Le
gion, and the Eighteenth regiment met
the train at the Union station and pre
sented arms as it passed. It ia estimated
30,000 people were at the station. Floral
tributes were presented by the G. A. R.
and U. V. L.
A Magnificent i'ageant Promised.
ST. LOCIS, Mo., Feb. 20. Should the
weather prove favorable and nothing un
foreseen occur to interfere with present ar
rangements. Gen. Sherman's funeral
pageant will be one of the most magnifi
cent ever in line for a departed soldier
in the west. It is estimated that over 4,000
United States troops will be in line. Last
evening memorial exercises were held in
honor of the dead general at Grand Music
hall, and eloquent addresses were made
by Governor Francis and others. A tele
gram has been received from New York
stating that Father Thomas P. Sherman
would take entire charge of all religious
An Irish Bishop's Wrath at the
A TERBIBLY SEVERE ARRAIGNMENT.
The Faithful Forbidden to Attend a Meet
ing and Urged to Repudiate the l"n
rrowned King America To Be Called
Fpon Again Tenant. Making Term,
with rmith Barry Talking Vp Pro
tection la England The Imperial Zoll
verein. Dublin, Feb. 20. Bishop Macgovern, of
Dromore, has addressed a letter to the
clergy ol his diocese, in which he warns
the faithful not to attend the proposed
Parnell meeting at Xewry. The bishop
says he had hoped that the poisoned at
mosphere of the divorce court, with its
filthy, disgusting and scandalous revela
tions, wo aid not reach his diocese. The
proposed meeting was a wanton insult to
religion, to the bishop and to the priests,
and was u laudation of a crime branded
with the especial curse of heaven.
His lleverence Much in Earnest.
"Let Cod arise," exclaims the bishop
"and his enemies be confounded. For
bearance encourages iniquity and let
brave men and true, who love godliness,
hate adultery and esteem the sancity of
the hom5, use all lawful means to save
the honor and good fame of their mothers
their wivi?s and their sisters by resenting
thedarimi aggression of those who are
attemptirg to prostitute the country in
order to aggrandize an individual, and to
hide their own filthy conduct. "
l'ai nell Coming to America.
Considerable mystery surrounds Par
neli"s visi; to America, but that he has
concluded to go appears to be decided, as
he needs funds. Many communications
have passed between the Parnellites here
and those leaders in the United States
who favor the caue, and all the arrange
ments for an enthusiastic reception have
ben tu.ue. The date will depend upi.n
axLteticies of the campaign in Ireland!
Collar e of the Flan of Campaign.
Drr.Lix, Feb. 20. The plan of cam
paign, so !ar as it applies to the Smith
Barry est te, is collapsing. Eleven ten
ants, who hail leen evicted for refusing
to pay rents, have resumed their hold
ings. In so doing they were obliged to pay
all arrears of rent due. as well as assume
the charges of the legal proceedings taken
Bound to Have Unanimity.
London, Frb. 2J. The Cork National
league ha adopted resolutions declaring
Parnell to be "sole leader of the Irish peo
ple at hone and abroad." An anti-Par-nellite
whose dissent was in the way of
the resolutions being made unanimous,
was hustled out of the door until the reso
lutions had been adopted. Then he was
The Moveiuent for an Imperial Zcllverein
London. Feb. 20. -The leaders in the
movement for an imperial zollverein
have received such encouragement from
all directic ns since the debate of Tuesday
night that they are determined now to ag
itate the subject outside, as well as in par
liament. From Sheffield CoL Howard
Vincent hf s received numerous communi
cations asserting that the voice of indus
try in that center of the cutlery trade
calls for protection, and Sir James Low
ther declares that both manufacturing
and agricultural interests are becoming
impatient of free trade.
To Hold the Workingmen.
CoL Vintent asserts that the Conserva
tives will be obliged to take action in
favor of a protective tariff, if it is going to
bold what t how has of votes among the
working cl isses, and that the election will
see some measure of the kind embodied in
the Conservative programme. Premier
Rhodes is quoted assaying that South
Africa woald not object to closer trade
relations with Great Britain. It is believed
that the principal difficulty would lie met
in dealing with the Australian colonies,
where the new American tariff has made
but little difference except to the wool
interest, and there is no public sentiment
in favor oi a change toward closer rela
tions with England.
SEVEN BAD PRISONERS ESCAPE.
A Jailor Surprised and rounded Into In
sensibility. Bbadfobd, Pa., Feb. 20. Seven of the
worst prisoners in the county jail at
Smethport escaped at 7 o'clock last night.
When Jaih r Dan Dwyer entered the hail
to lock the prisoners in their cells for the
night he wiis pounced upon by two of the
prisoners.aad choked and pounded into in
sensibility, while other prisoners put an
iron bar ia tbe grating and prevented
Mrs. Grubl, the sheriff's wife, from lock
ing the door. "Reddy" Mack, in for high
way robliery, seized the sheriff's wife, and
held her until the six criminals got away.
Made a Flying Leap.
He then threw her aside and made a
flying leap through the window. Tbe
escaped crimiuals are "-Reddy" Mack,
highway robber; Ernest Schuyler and
Andy Barr. burglars; Indian" White, as
sault and b ittery; Thomas Powell, John
Smith, and one other whose name is not
given. Searching parties are after the
Aid to Emigration.
London, Feb. 20. A committee of the
Louse of commons is considering the
question of government aid to emigration.
It is proposed to advance about JE1SQ
to each of a large number of eligible fam
ilies, tbe amouut not to be paid in money,
but expended in necessary buildings and
breaking up land in Manitoba for the
emigrants. The Scotch crofters it Mani
toba are said to be doing welL
Workil gmen'a Cheer, for Wales.
London, Feb. 30. The Prince of Wales
has been followed up so mercilessly on ac
count of the Gordon-Cumming scandal
that sympathy is turning in his favor,
and a speaker who attempted to allude to
the subject at a workingmen's meeting ia
the East End was roundly hissed, wnile
cheers were given for tbe prince.
A ourtesy from Canada.
Halifax. N. S., Feb. 20. The Amer
ican schooner Fannie A. Spurting, which
put in here badly damaged, has received
permission from the Ottawa authorities to
land and sell her cargo of 5,000 pounds of
halibut, which would otherwise spoiL d
Will Ketnrn to Work.
Pottstows, Pa., Feb. is) The striking
puddlers of the Ellis & Lessig iron mill
have decided to declare the strike off. They
will return to work at a $3.50 per ton
We have just
We invite everybody
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We bsve Table Cutlery, V
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