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THE SUMTER WATCHMAN, Established April, 1SS0.
'Be Just and Fear not-Let all the Ends thou Airas't at. be thy Country's, thy God's, and Truth's.
THE TRUE SOUTHRON, Established June, 1866.
Consolidated Aug. 2, ISSI.]
SUMTER, S. C., TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 27, 1881
New Series-Toi. I. 5?o. 9.
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WILMINGTON, COLUMBIA AND
AUGUSTA R. R.
ON and nfter May t5th, ISSI, tbe following
schetfale will be run on ibis Road :
NIGHT EXPRESS AND HAIL TRAIN. (Daily )
(Nos. 47 West and 4S East.)
Leave Wilmington .--..-.10 05 p m
Arrive *t Jb terence ...--. 2 25 a m
Leave Florene-.-.... . ... 2 40 a m
Leave Sumter.-.-4 OS a m
Amye at Columbia....... 6 Ol) a m
Leave Columbia_.10 00 p m
Leave Sumter.-._-..12 OS a m
Arrive at Florence-..... I 40 a m
Leave Florence-........_ 2 00 a m
Arrive at Wilmington..... 6 20 a m
This Train stops only at brinkley's, White
Tille, Flemington, Fair Bluff, Marion, Florence,
TimmonsviRe, Mayesville, Sumter, Camden
Junction and Eastover.
THROUGH FREIGHT TRA 15.
Paily, except Sundays.
Leave .Florence......-12 25 a m
Leave Sumter ...-. 3 13am
Arrive at Columbia .-..-... 6 25 a m
Leave Columbia...-.-.- 5 00 p m
Leave Sumter,_--.- S 20 p m
Arrive at Florence ~.- ll IC p m
LOCAL FREIGHT-(Daily except Sunday.)
?eave Florence...? 4$ 50 p m
Arrive at Sumter-Lie over. 7 50 p m
Leave Sumter. 7 30 a m
Arrive at Columbia_-._-.11 00 a m
Leave Columbia_. ............... 3 15 a m
Arrive at Sumter-Lie over. S 00 p m
Leave Sumter._. 6 00 a m
Arrive at Florence. -. 12 00 m
A. POPE, G. P. A.
JOHN F. DIVINE. General Sup't._
South Carolina Railroad.
"CHANGE OF SCHEDULE.
ON AND AFTER SEPTEMBER 4th. ISSI.
Passenger Trains on Camden Branch will
run as follows, until further notice :
EAST TO COLUMBIA-DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS.
Leave Camden. 7 45 a m
Leave Camden Junction.... 8 50 a m
Airive at Columbia.IC 55 a m
WEST FRO? COLUMBIA-DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS.
ve Columbia. 5 10 a m... 5 55 p m
Arriye Camden Junction, ll 01 & m... 7 32 p tn
Arrive at Camden. I 00 p m... S 37 p m
EAST TO COARLKSTUN AND AUGUSTA
(Daily except Sundays.)
Leave Camden..... 3 50 p m
Leave Camden June*. 5 37 p m
Arrive at Charleston....10 30 p ul
Arrive at Augusta. 7 25 a m
WEST FROM CHARLESTON ANO AUGUSTA.
(Daily except Sundays.)
Leave Charleston. 6 20 a m
Leave Augusta. 7 00 p m
Arrive Camden June*.ll 0! a m
Arrive at Camden. 1 00 p m
CONNECTIONS.
Columbia and JSrecnvilie Railroad both way.-,
for all points o-n that Road and on the Spar
tanbarg. Union and Columbia and Spartanburg
and Ashville Railroad.*, also with the Char?
lotte, Columbia and Augusta Railroad to and
from all poiuts North by trains leaving Carndcu
at 7 45 a m, and arriving at S 37 p tn.
Connections made at Augusta to all poiuts
^Vest and South ; also at Charleston with
Steamers for New York and Florida-on Wed
nesdeys and Saturdays.
On Saturdays 20?XD TRIP TICKETS are
?old to and from all Stations .-it one first class
Fare for the round trip-tickers being good till
Monday noon, to -eiurn. Excursion tickets
good for 10 days are regularly on sale to and
freaa all stations at 6 cents per mile f^r round
trip.
THROUGH TICKETS to all points, can he
purchased by apptyiug to James Jone.*, Agent
at Camden. D. C. ALLKN.
General Passenger and Ticket Agent.
JOHN B, PECK, General Supt,
Charleston, S. C
Columbia and Greenville Sail Scad,
PASSEN ti ER D EPA KTM EX X,
COLUMBIA. S. August 31. ISSI
ON AND AFTER THURSDAY, September
1st, ISSI, Passenger Trains will run as
herewith indicated, upon this road and its
branches-Daily except Sundays :
N??. 42 Up Passenger.
Leave Columbia (A). ll 20 a m
Leave Alston._.12 2C p m
?.-?ave Newberry......... 1 21 p m
Le?ve Hodges... 3 52 p m
L2ave Belton -.-. . 5 05 p ta
Arrive at Greenville. 6 27 p m
No. 43 Down Passenger.
Leave Greenville at.10 23 a :u
Leave Belton.II 57 a m
Leave Hodges. 1 12 p m
Leave Newberry. 47 p in
Leave Alston.? . 4 46 p tn
Arrive at Columbia (F). 5 50 p m
SPARTANBUHG, UNION & COLUMBIA lt. R.
No. 42 Up Passenger.
Leave Alston. 12 -10 p m
Leave Spartanburg. S U & C Depot(B) 4 02 p tn
Arrive Spartanburg R&D Depot (E; 4 12 p m
No. ^42 Down Passenger:
Leave Spartanburg lt <fc D Depot (ll) 12 4S p m
Lea va Spartanburg S U ? C Depot {G ) 1 Ol p io
Leave Union. 2 2C p tu
Arrive at Alston -. 4 26 p m
LAUIIKNS RAIL ROAP.
Leave Newbsrry. -. 3 55 p m
Arrive ai Laurens C. Ii. G 45 p tu
Leave Laurens C. II. S 20 a tu
Arrive at Newberry.ll 30 a tn
ABEKVJLLK BRANCH.
Leave Hodges..-. 3 ? G p tn
Arrive at Abbeville. 4 46* p ?a
Leave Abbeville.12 15 p IP
Arrive at Hodges. I 05 p ru
BLUE RIDGE R. R. & ANDERSON BRANCH.
Leave Belton...-.. 5 08 p m
Leave Anderson.-. .... 5 41 pm
Leave Pendleton._. 6 20 p tu
Leave Senaca iO). 7 20 p ra
Arrive at Walhalla. 7 45 p tu
Leave Walhalla. . 9 23am
Leave Seneca ( D). 9 54 am
Leave Pendleton......10 20 a m
Leave Anderson.-ll 12 a tn
Arrive at Belton. .II 45 a. in
On and after above date through car;- will bc
run between Columbia arri HenderscnvlIIc with?
out change.
CONNECTIONS.
A-With South Carolina Rail Road from
Charleston ; with Wilmington Colombia <? Au
gusta R R from Wilmington and all point* north
thereof; with Charlotte, Columbia Augusta
Rail Road from Charlotte and points north
thereof.
B-With Asheville <t Spartanburg Rail Rvad
for points in Western N. C.
C-With A. & C. Div. R & h. R. R. fiw all
points South and West.
D-With A. A C. Div. il. & D. li. R. frew At
lanta and beyond.
E-With A & C. Div. R. & D. R. R fora!)
points South and West.
F-With South Carolina R??l Road for Char
lester) ; with Wilmington, Columbia & Augusta
Rail Read for Wilmington and thc North ; wi:h
Charlotte, Columbia .t Augusta Rail Road foi
Charlotte and the North.
G-With Asheville? Spartanburg Rail 3oad
from Hendersonvillc.
H-With A. i, C. Div. R. ? D. R. R. from
Charlotte <fc beyond.
Standard time used is Washington, D. C.,
which is fifteen minutes Lister tba" Columbia.
J. W. FRY, Stip't.
A- POPE, General Passenger Ageut.
August SO, ISSI. tf.
THE NAT?QNAL AFFUGTIi
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! PEESIDENT GARFIELD'S DEA
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His Last moments-?catli'Bcd Sec
-o
! THE RESULT OF THE AUTOPSY, I
--o
From oar daily exchanges we have a
such items as our space will admit, and w
we thought would be of most interest to
readers :
From the New York Sun, Sept. 20.
The particulars of thc death
scenes were more fully learned
morning. At 10 o'clock last night
President was sleeping. Gen. Sw
and Stanley Brown were with him.
around was quiet, and the last prep:
tions for the night had been ma
Mrs. Garfield and Miss Mollie were
their cottage near by. Shortly after
o'clock the President was awakei
from his sleep by a pain in the reg
of the heart, and called Gen. Swaii
attention to it. Those were his ]
words. Dr. Bliss, who was at hai
was summoned, and pronounced t
President to be dying. Drs. Agnew a
Hamilton were sent for, and the foni
reached the room in time for the ei
Mrs. Garfield had nerved herself for t
end, which she had for some hoi
dreaded as inevitable. Sbewentatoi
to the side of her dying husband a
took his hand in hers. The Presid?
was helpless and speechless, but as 1
wife sat down by him he turned his ft
towards her slightly and fixed bis oj
upon his wife. And so he sank ir
unconsciousness, his eyes still bent
bis wife's face, while with one hand s
held her husband's and her other ha
lay on his heart. There was no wo
tittered. Drs. Agnew and Bliss ste
by the bedside. Mollie restraining h
sobs, was at her mother's side. T
watchers and attendants stood by, a
Dr. Boynton sat at the President's hea
fanning him. The pulse became entire]
imperceptible. The applications whi
caa been brought to be applied as i
I storstives lay by unused. The end w
! plainly at hand. In another minute
j had come. The great-hearted man w
dead, and lay free from pain and stol
His eyes were open, but vacant, t
pupils still bent on the face of his stric
en wife. Poor little Mollie turned ai
sobbed. The effort with which Mt
I Garfield controlled her feelings was sei
j in the fixed lines of the face as she aro
j and went from the room. At the do
?cf ber chamber she .broke quite dov
i for the first time. She sobbed aloa
i and in her first burst cf grief shut he
j self alone in her chamber. She r.emai
j ed thus alone for perhaps three minute
? and what new strength she got ra bri
? communion with God was seen in h
j brave and resolute face as she came bac
i to the bed where her dead husband lai
! Dr. Hamilton with a woman's <rcntl
I ness, had closed the eyelids. Mrs. Ga
: field sat down by the bcd. There si
sat for nearly three hours.
Judge-Advocate General Swain
! who has been with President Garfiel
continuously since he was shot and wh
! was the only one with the President :
the time of his fatal seizure, gives th
: following description of the deathbc
; scene :
? "It was my night to watch with th
j President. I had been with him
j good deal of the time from 3 o'clocl
j in the afternoon. A few minutes befor
! 10 o'clock I left Col. Rockwell, wit
j whom I had been talking for some min
! utes iu the lower-ball, and proceede
! up stairs to the Presider's room. 0;
j entering, I fouud Mrs. Garfield sittin?
! by his bedside ; there were no ofche
I persous in the room. I paid to her
j 'How is everything going V She ro
j plied: 'He is sleeping nicely.' I thei
j said : 'You had better go to bcd an<
I rest.7 I asked her what had been pre
! scribed for him to take during the night
j She replied that she did notkuow : tha
j she had given him milk punch at i
j o'clock. ? then said : *If you will wai
i a moment I will go into the doctor'?
j room and sec what is to bc given during
j the night.'' She then said: There ?
! beef tea down stairs ; Daniel know.?
I where to get it.' I then weut into thc
i doctor's room. ? found Dr. Bliss there,
j and asked him what was to be giver
' during the night. Ee answered : 1
! think I had letter tis up a list, and
! will bring it in to you pretty soon.' 1
: then went back into the surgeon's,
: room, and had some little conversation
with Mrs. - Garfield. She felt of thc
I President's hand and laid her hand on
i his forehead, and said : 'lie seems to'be
'. In a good condition,' aud passed out ol
j the room. I immediately felt his hands,
j feet, and knees. I thought that his
; knees seemed a little cool, and got a
j flannel cloth, heated it at thc fire, and
! laid it over his limbs. I also heated
j another cloth and laid over his right
j hand, and then sat down in a chair be?
dside his bed.
I was hardly seated when Dr. Boynton
! came in and felt thc President's pulse.
? ? asked him how it seemed to him He
j replied : 'Its uot as strong as it was this
j afternoon, but very good.' I said: 'He
j seems to be doing well.' 'Yes,' he an
! swered, and passed out. Ile was not in
. the room more than two minutes,
j Shortly ufter this the President awoke,
j As he turned his head on awaking I
I arose and took hold of his hand. I was
j on the left-hand side of the bed as he
I lay. ? remarked, 'You have had a
! nice, comfortable sleep.' Ile theo said :
:'Oh, Swaim, this terrible pain,' placing
: his r:??ht hand over the region of the
: heart. I asked him if I could do any
! thing for him. Ile said : 'Some water !'
j I went to the other side of the room,
' and poured about an ounce and a half of
! water into a glass and gave him to drink.
: He took thc glass in his hand, ? raising
; his head as usual, and drank the water
?very uaturally. ? then handed the
; glass to the colored man Daniel, who
: came ia during the time ? was getting
: the water. Afterward I took a napkin
; and wip<;d his forehead, as he usually
j perspired on awaking. Ho then said:
I 'Oh, Swaim, this terrible nain I Press
1 your hand on it ' I laid my had on his
j chest. He then threw both hands up to
; the side, and about ou a line with his
: head, aud exclaimed: 'Oh, Swaim, calf t
.you stop this?' and again, 'Oh, Swaim !'
' { then saw him looking at mc with a
i staring expression. I asked him if he
I was suffering much pain. Receiving
! no answer I repeated tho question, with ;
iikc result. I then concluded that he
was either dying or was having asevere
spasm, and called to Daniel, who was a
the door, to tell Dr. Bliss and Mrs.
Garfield to come in immediately, and
glanced at the small clock hanging on
the chandelier nearly over the foot of
his bed, and saw that it was ten min?
utes past 10 o'clock. I told Daniel to
bring the light-a lighted candle which
habitually sat behind a screen near the
door. When the light shone full on
his face I saw that he was dying.
When Dr. Bliss came in a moment after
I said, 'Doctor, have you any stimu?
lant? He seems to be dvins: ?? Dr. Bliss
took hold of his wrist, as if feeling for
his pulse, and said, 'Yes, he is dying.'
I then said to Daniel, 'Run and arouse
the house.' At that moment Col. Rock?
well came in, when Dr. Bliss said, 'Let
us rub his limbs,' which wc did. In a!
very few moments Mrs. Garfield came
in and said, 'What docs this mean V
and a moment after exclaimed, 'Oh, J
why am I made to suffer this great
wrong?' At lfij P. M. the sacrifice
was completed. He breathed his last
calmly and peacefully.
At the final moment the following
persons were present : Mrs. Garfield
and Mollie, Drs. Bliss, Agnew, and
Boynton, Gen. Swaim, Col. and Mrs.
Rockwell, J. Stanly Brown, C. 0.
Rockwell and Daniel spriggs.
Mrs. Garfield is said to bear up
against her affliction with great forti?
tude. A report that she was ill is con?
tradicted by Dr. Boynton.
Many telegrams of sympathy ^have
been received by Mrs. Garfield.
TUB BALL UNEXPECTEDLY FOUND IN THE
LEFT SIDE EA CK OF THE HEART.
LONG BK AN cn, Sept. 20.-Dr. Bliss
came into thc hotel as seen as ho had
signed the official report cf the autopsy.
He was at once surrounded by ?Le i
correspondents and guests of the hotel.
'What is its purport, Doctor V
'The bullet entered the right side,
passed through the spongy part of the
vertebra, and lodged in the left side,
where we found it completely encysted.
lt was but slightly blunted at the point
from striking thc rib. What wc had
probed for along the track of the wound
was in fact a pus cavity, which had
made its way down from the wound
The liver was untouched, but enlarged.
But here comes thc bulletin itself. Its
language is as popular as possible.'
The oulletin was then received, a
page at a time, and read aloud. Dr.
Hamilton stood by aud listened. Dr.
Bliss had left thc room. Exclamations
of surprise were uttered at thc revela?
tions as to the location of thc ball, which
was faraway from the spot where it had
.been previously located by thc surgeons
Dr. Hamilton said: 'That which had
beeu taken for the ball in the groin was
the ead cf the long pus cavity, which
we had supposed was thc track of the
wound.' At that end it was a hard
lump of pus which we took for the ball.
The doctors say the President could not
possibly have recovered.
The following is thc official bulletin
issued at ll o'clock : - J
"By previous arrangement a post
mortem examination of the body of
President Garfield was made this after?
noon in the presence and with the assist?
ance of Drs. Hamilton, Agnew, Bliss,
Barnes, Woodward, Reyburn, Andrew
HT Smith of Biberon, and Acting As?
sistant/Surgeon D. S. Lamb of the
Army Medical Museum, Washington.
The operation was performed by Dr.
Lamb. It was found that the ball, after
fracturing the right eleventh rib, had
cassed through the spinal column in
frout of the spinal canal, fracturing the
body vf the first lumbar vertebrae, driv?
ing a number pf smsl! fragments of bone
into the adjacent soft parts, and lodg?
ing below thc pancreas, about two
inches and a half to the left of the spiue,
and behind the peritoneum, where il |
had become completely encysted. The I
immediate cause of death was secondary !
hemorrhage from one of the mesentric
arteries adjoining the track of the ball,
the blood rupturing the peritoneum, and
larly a pint escaping iuto the abdomi- j
uai cavity. This hemorrhage is be-1
lieved Lo have beeu the cause ef the
severe paiu in thc lower part of the
chest complained of just before death."
"An abscess cavity six inches by
four ia diameter was found in the vicin?
ity of the gall bladder between thc liver
and the transverse colon, which were
strongly adherent, it did not involve
thc substance of the liver, and no com?
munication was found between it and
tho wound. A long supplementary
channel extended from thc external
tfouud between the loin musel?s and
the right kidney almost to the right
groin. This channel, now known to bo
due to the burrowing of pus from the
wound, was supposed during life to
have beca thc track of the ball.
"On examination of the organs of
the chest evidences of severe broncbiii>
were found on both sides, with broncho
pneumonia oi the lower portion of the
right lung, and, though to a much less
extent, of the left. The lungs contain?
ed no abscesses, and the heart no clots.
Thc liver was enlarged and fatty -but
free from abscesses. Nor were any found
in any other organ except the left kid?
ney, which contained near its surface a
small abscess about one-third of ;tu inch
iu diameter.'
"In Reviewing thc history of thc case
in connection with thc autopsy, it is
quite evident thal tito different suppu?
rating surfaces, and especially the frac?
tured, spongy tissue of tho vertebra-,
furnish a su?leient explanation of the
sepile condition which existed.
Sighed, j;. Vv. I His*, J. K. Humes,
.;. J. Woodward, Robert Reyburn,
Prank li. Ihuuiiton, 0. Hayes Agnew,
Andrew li. Smith uno ?>. S. Lamb.
Eu;KI:ox. September 21 -Dr. Bliss
stated at a l ite hour last night that the
autopsy had b'.'cn very tedious, and thc
time occupied m scare hil;;: for the ball
alone was nearly three-quarters of an
hour. In reply to an inquiry, Dr.
Bliss said that since tho conclusion of
the autopsy Mrs. Garfield was feeling
much relieved, as it established the fact
chat thc patient's dvalli wits inevitable.
Ho stated, further, that, the point of the
ball was somewhat blunt or in a batter?
ed con di iii rn, caused by tho force by
which it struck thc rib. P.; other re?
spects its original shape was not altered.
rmjj-". m ?-g-^---M--?- --.
THK i-UXEItAL CORTEGE.
ELBBKOX, Sept 21, 8,30 A. 3
While a number of persons who act
paiiy the remains to Washington
uot go beyond that point, it is un
stood that President Arthur has d<
mined to go through- to Cleveland,
company with thc Cabinet. An a
ticual guard has been placed aro
the Franklin Cottage, for the purpos
preserving order while the remains
in state. Hundreds cf people are av
ing. Two sentinels arc stationec
each side of the entrance door to pre1
more than one person entering at
time, The casket is very unpretcntn
being covered with rich black cl
aud, with the exception of heavy si)
mountings, is perfectly plain. Thc c
decoration is a large V-shaped S
palm, which extends from the foot
the caskets upwards. The remains
lying in one of the rooms on the i
floor of the cottage, and people pass
at the east door, and. without stoppi
pass out the west. The appearance
the late President is so changed t
persons familiar with Iiis natural cout
nance would scarcely knew him
LONG BitAXCrj, September 21
half-past 9 o'clock Chief Justice Wa
Secretary and Mrs. Blaine, Secret
and Mi's. V?7indoui, Po's im aster Gc
ral and Mrs. James, Secretary and M
Hunt, and Secretaries Lincoln, c
Kirkwood, and Attorney General M
Yoagh, arrived at Francklyn Gotta;
and the doors were closed to visite
lleligious services were conducted,
request of Mrs. Garfield, by Kev. Ch
J. Young, of Long Branch. Th
were present besides the family a
attendants, the members of the Cabii
and their wives and a few persoi
friends, numbering in all not more th
Of ty individuals. When thc mom!
for thc solem cities was announced, t
windows and dcors were closed and
sound? hushed. Owing to thc necess
of starting the train promptly on tin
Col. Kock well had requested the ofne
ting clergyman to occupy but fi
minutes.
Immcdiatetly after the conclusion
the services at Francklyn Cottage, Mi
Garfield, accompanied by her. s
Harry, Col. Swaim, Col. and Mi
Hock well, Miss Mollie Garfield a
Miss Kockwcll and Dr. Boynton a
C. 0. Rockwell, came from Franck 1;
Cottage and entered the first co-ac
The members of the Cabinet folio we
and took seats in the second coac
Mrs. Garfield was heavily veiled, ai
in passing to the train exhibited t
same fortitude which has characteriz
her manner throughout.
A few minutes before 10 o'clock ti
casket was removed from the cottU;
by six strong men, and; passing thron?
thc guard cf soldiers, was placed iu tl
third coach. The attendants ai
others who accompanied the party tot
seats in thc fourth car. Dr. lleybui
is thc ouly surgeon who' went on t!
special train.
At exactly 10 o'clock the funeral tra
started from the Francklyn Gbttag
moviug from the grounds very slow!,
The train reached Elberon station abo
10.08 A. M. and stopped up the ro;
about a quarter of a mile from the st
tico. To this point a special tra
which brought President Arthur ar
.Gen. Grant from New York was ri
and guards were stationed in thc vicin
ty to prevent any annoyance, from tl
crowd, there beiug from 500 to 6(
persons in the immediate neighborhood
j As soon as President Arthur's train wi
stopped alongside thc train which hoi
the remains, the President and Goner
Grant stepped across and entered tl
second car of the special train. Gem
ral Grant took thc second from the la
scat on the right hand side of the ca:
whilst President Arthur sat in thc nea
scat, in front of General Grant, by hilt
self, and the next in front of that i
which President Arthur sat was occi
j pied by Secretary Blaine. As the tra;
j moved oil President Arthur had hi
j hands cn the back of Secretary Blaine'
seat en saced i? conversation with th
j Secretary.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21.-The :?pccK
; train bearing the remains of Presiden
j GarfiUd, which left Elberon at 10 A
I M. to-day. reached Washington at4.3;
! P. M- The passage from Eiberon t
Washington was one continued marnies
tatiou of sympathy and sorrow, in th
j populous cities, in the smaller villages
i and even in the country through whicl
j the mournful train passed, demonstra
j tions ol' sympathy and sorrow were eve
! present, lu the larger cities multi
j tudes of the people assembled and ttoot
j absolutely silent, with heads uuecveret
j us the train passed by, while the tolling
j of bells, flags flying at half-mast aiu
j the funeral drapery which covered io an j
j buildings, :J11 added to the solemnity o;
i the scene. At numerous places along thc
i route beautiful Serai offerings were ob
? served, and at several places thc tracli
j v.::s literally covered for a distance of mon
j than one hundred yards with ferns cud
; flowers. Even in the country along thc
j route there was no lack of evidence oj
j affection, regard, sympathy and sorrow,
i Men, women and children collected on
j porticos of residences near thc track, at
j crossings and on embankments com
j manding a near view of the passing
! train, and with bowed and uncovered
j heads for a fleeting instant as tho train
! rushed past, gave evidence of their sor
j row. .Laborers in the field watched the
coining of lite train bearing th."1 dead
I President, and with bare arms and un
[ covered heads stood mute and sorrowful
'? while tho fanerai train passed. No in
! cident worthy of note occured on board
j during the passage, and at 4.35 P. M.
i the train slowly entered the depot;
! where the casket was at once removed
j l<> a hearse in wrtit:r:ir- Thc funeral
? pat ty to uk ;:ts in carriages, and under
j a military e:-C'.?rt the procession at once
! proceded to thc Capitol.
A vast throng assembled about thc
! depot, every avenue and approach hoing
! densely packed with quiet orderly citi
, /.ens. The casket containing the rc
: mains of thc President was borne upon
! the shoulders of eight, soldiers and
I placed in a hearse which was <i?-ape^
i io black, of a rich, and heavy tint -vial,
j The hearse was dtaw;u by six iron-gray
j horses, whose trappings were also
I draped in sombre black. As the cas
I ket wa? borne to the hearse the Marine
: band played -Nearer, My God, to Thc J.'
! As Sv n as Ute Presidential party had
j entered their carriages the military
escort formed in liue and the mou
procession proceeded on the way t<
Capitol. A dense mas-, of people
the sidewalks all the way from the <
to the Capitol. As the proce
moved up the avenue scarcely a s
was heard save from (he feet of
ing men ano horses, and hoads
bowed by a common impulse of
and unfeigned grief. Upon reac
the Capitol the remains were b
into the rotunda aud placed upon
catafalque, a number of Senators
Representatives preceding and ran
themselves on each side of tho
Close behind liic casket walked P
dent Arthur and Secretary Bk
who were followed by Chief Ju
Waite, Secretary Windora, Gee
Grant, Secretaries Hunt, Linc
Kirwood, and Attorney General }
Vcagh. Soon after thc lid of the
ket was opened and the face of thc
Presideut was exposed to view Fresh
Arthur and Secretary Blaine appro;
ed and gazed upon the face of thc di
and then slowly and sadly passed ot
the hall. A linc was formed, and
by one those present advanced
glanced at the emaciated and discoh
face of the dead President. The pu
at large was then ado?tlcd, and up
late hour to-night a steady stream
persons passed by, testifying by ll
reverential conduct and mournful co
tenances the sorrow which they felt
riewing the features of the mardc
President. The body will lie in s
day and night until Friday eveni
when thc remains will be taken
Cleveland, Ohio.
The President was laid cut in
suit of clothes which ho wore on in
gural day. His left hand was 1
across his breast, after a manner he i
in life. The body is so greatly shru:
en that artificial means had to be rose
ed to to give the clothes an appcara
of fitting. In aduitioti to thc nain
shrinking from his illness tho op?rai
connected with the autopsy has left
body in an even more emaciated stn
A plaster cast was taken of his face y
tcrday as well as of his right bai
The effect of the oil used upon the f;
prior to taking thc cast disfigured 1
features somewhat and slightly altei
the color of the face, so that the appc
ance is very much less natural ev
than it was just after death. The Prc
dent had a massive head and his che
boues show very prominently. I
checks are fallen in. Thc beard I
been so arranged about the paro
gland as to conceal that terrible sc
and such arrangements have been mi
about the pillow as still farther to cc
coal thc swelling which helped to cai
away his life. The undertaker st
that in his opinion it will not be si
to expose thc body after it lem
here. The effects of fluids used in e
balm in g are such as to have airca
hardened the features. The cofiSn v>
black, with silver handles, black rc
even along the side, and upon top vi
a silver plate with thc inscriptic
'James Abram Garfield, born Neve
ber 19 iii, 1831 ; died President of t
United States, September 19th, 1SS
WASHINGTON Sept. 22.-There h
been no break in thc precession of pc
plc that has been passing through t
rotunda since it began yesterday eve
ing. All night it has been kept u
between 2 and 4 o'clock thiuni?g a 1
tie, but soon after gathering full fore
At noon the linc extended half a rn:
from the coffin in a solid column
t eight or ten deep, men, women and ch
dren, and every agc and conditio
Two ex-Presidents were there, G ra
and Hayes, and alongside of them wei
the Virginia field negro and his wil
eyed children, followed perhaps I
ladies and gentleman cf wealth at
school girls from the public school
The departments and thc schools a:
i closed, and everybody seemed to hm
but one idea, and that was to see thc des
President. Thousands stood patient!
in tiic hot sun for hours to gain th;
j objective point, and when they g<
j there at last they saw a ghastly sigh
The face of the corpse has change
since yesterday, having a most sicken in
C?i ne ara ncc it looks more like that <
a corpse exhumed after long buria
it no uioro resembles James A. Carlie!
than it does any other dead maa with
beard. There ia not a particle of ner?
on tue face-nothing bat the discoicre
skiu drawn ti?ut?v over a skull, ft i
estimated by counting a given time ina
over 75,000 people have viewed th
remains since 1) o'clock this morning
As they pass at thc rate of G.OOO ai
hour, upwards of 200,000 will hav
seen the last of James A. Garfield b;
noon to-morrow.
Queen Victoria cabled this morning
to the British minister to have a flora
tribute prepared and presented in he
name. It has just been received at tb<
Capitol and placed on thc bier of tm
I President. It is very large, and is ai
exquisite specimen of the fiori?t's art
It is composed of white roses, sniOa:
! and ste-iharioiis ?t is-accompanied b\
a mourning card bearing the following
'Queen Victoria io the memory cf thc
late President Garfield-an cxpressioi
of her sorrow and sympathy with Mrs.
Garfield and thc American Nation
September 22. ISSI.'
In general orders announcing thc
military observances on account of tuc
President's death, G en. Sherman desig?
nated as a guard of honor to accompany
I ibo remains of thc late President to
Cleveland the following officers: Gen.
W. T. Sherman, Major-Gen. Win?
field S. Hancock, Quartermastcr-Gene
: ral ll. C. Drum, and Inspector-General
i i). B hacket.
I detailed arrangements for final svpul
; Lure arc committed to the municipal au
I thori?ie.- of Cleveland, under the direc?
tion of the Govern?a* of Ohio.
! Although M cn tc* was thc President's
1 home, (''loveland is the ?Hctrop?lTs of
: that pari, ff the Stale of Ohio, and ru
j Ivis active political life it was here that
' he formed the most of what may bu
i called home acquaintances. W hen he
I returned from a long stay at V/ashiug
i ton l;e nover failed lo go lo Cleveland
< on hi.- return, and it was a common rc
; mark that everybody in Cleveland knew
, (Sen. Garfield.
? The lot io Lake View Cemetery
j whori- Iiis romains are to rost was dona
I ?fd tr? him a few years ago Lake View
j lies f"ur miles cast -d' the centre of
j Cleveland, and two miles and a half
back ?Voo) thc shore of Lake Eric. The
laud is so high, however, that it com?
mands a view of the lake, lt is not
only the finest cemetary in that part nf
the State, but it is absolutely very beau?
tiful. It is diversified by li ills and
natural woodland, and the finest possi?
ble e?fec?s have been obtained from its
roiling lawns.
THE ItODV DECOMPOSING. .
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22.-During this
afternoon there were signs that the
body of President Garfield had com?
menced to decompose, and. it being
understood that it was the wish of Mrs.
Garfield that, the features of her husband
should no longer bc exposed to the pub?
lic gaze, thc lid of thc casket was closed
by order of Secretary Plaine at about
(5.80 this evening.
Notwithstanding this fact tho crowds
which passed through the rotunda of
thc Capital remained undiminished. A
Hue of people, four abreast extended for
many hundred yards, while the space
in front of thc building was thronged
with a surging mass of humanity anxi?
ous to obtain admittance. Since 7
o'clock this morning at least 80,000
persons have visited thc Capitol, and
there is no marked diminution of the
number which is still waiting to view
thc casket containing the rcutaius of the
dead President.
THE NEWS IN EUROPE-UN IV EUS A JJ SOR?
ROW IN ENGLAND-MESSAGES OF CON?
DOLENCE AND SYMPATHY.
LONDON, Sept. 20 -The Queen tele?
graphed to Mr. Lowell, thc American
Minister :
'With deep grief I and my children
learn the sad bul not unexpected news
of thc fatal termination of tho sufferings
of thc President. His less is a great
misfortune. I have learned with deep ?
sorrow that the President hus passed
away.'
The Prince of Wales telegraphed to
Mr. Lowell :
'Thc Princess and myself beg you to
offer our sincere condolence to Mrs.
Garfield.'
Karl Granville, Secretary of State for
Foreign Affairs, telegraphed to Mr.
Lowell : 'I am deeply grieved.' Ile
has sent a cable message to Washing
ton direct requesting the Secretary of
State to assure Mrs. Garfield and the
Government of the grief with which the
English Government has received the
aunouuecmcut.
The bells of Chester Cathedral were
tolled, and also those of some of the
churches iu the west end of London.
The ev ec tug papers publish sympa?
thetic biographies of the late President.
Accounts continue to arrive of mani?
festations cf sympathy in thc provinces ;
of England and Ireland, particularly at .
Cork, in consquencc of its reiatiou with
American shipping interests.
Similar manifestum of sorrow are re- .
ported Iroin Prestou, Dundee, Cardiff,
and elsewhere, the interest taken by the
working classes, thc way in which they
gathered arouud the placarded an?
nouncements in the streets of thc great
Lan?a.?h ire towus, with expressions ot
sympathy, being especially noticeable.
The Pall Mall Gazette, in an appre?
ciative editorial- cn Gen. Garfield's
career, says :
If it were not for his wife's, sorrow,
there would bc less regret that the
President has died, as never again could
he have attained to the height in the
nation's affections to which he has been
raised ; and any reaction of feeling
after twelve weeks of universal sympa?
thy moved by his fatal wound would
have beou very painful. Happy in his
life, Mr. Garfield is still more happy in
, thc time in which he received the canon?
ization of death.
At the Methodist Ecumenical Con?
ference, the first part of to-day's pro
I cccdings was closed with prayer for the
late President Garfield's family und for
the American republic.
A petition is being extensively sign
ed in favor of closing the London Stock
Exchange for a day as a mark of res?
pect for the late President Garfield
PARIS Sept. 20.-In consequence of
: thc death of President Garfield, M.
j Cochery, Minister of Posts and Tcle
I grabs, has postponed his official recep?
tion.
BRUSSELS, Sept. 20.-The Indepen?
dence JJd-j:; says: "With Mr. Garfield
j disappears not ouiy au upright man.
i but possibly the entire policy of up?
rightness which he inaugurated."
The Echo dc Parlement says that
during his short administration Presi?
dent Garfield had secured the general
esteem of the United Stales and
Europe.
The Etoile Belge says the death of
the martyr is for him a merciful delive?
rance.
PAUIS, Sept. 20-An American flag
draped with crape appears ou Grand
Hotel. All thc newspapers, with an
unanimity which is remarkable consid?
ering their usual divergencies, eulogize
I President Garfield and express pro
I found regret at Iiis death. They recall
ti;e fact that he was the architect of his
own fortunes, and extol his simple mode
of life and his wife's courage,
BKKLIN, Sept. 20.-The news of the
death of President Garfield bn* awaken?
ed universal sympathy, 'inc North
(Jarman Gazette says : "A sinister pall
hangs over the heads of the States.
President Garfield has been thc victim
of dark powers which desire the main?
tenance uf a rotten state of af?iairs."
GEN. CAUFIELD'S MOTHER.
CLEVELAND, Sept. 20.-Thc mother
of President Garfield is now at Solon
wi: ii her daughter; Mrs. La ra bec. A
J]r.,\iid special from Sui- u sn\ : until ;
three days ago. Kt!! particular* of t he ]
situation were t?:i'egr:tp!ieu with thc !
grcatrstreguiarityt'? fri's ads in Solon.
Since Cha.? :iato only meagre dor-patches
were sent, and the suspense of thc
household can only bc imagined. Ou
Monday evening tho only despatch re?
ceived reached Solon ellice at Gi. and
was i'::smediatciy delivered. Puring all
these days of suspense, since duly 2 the
mother of the President remained hope?
ful. She li ad faith that, her son would '
be spared. Mrs. Lamboo, his sister, j
on the contrary, has had a feeling of:
discouragement and fear from thc first, i
uveii on tho day winni lie left Mentor, !
she sa\s, her . :>? was lilied with I
vague forebodings .-he could not drive .
away. As Gen. Garfield went about
his farm giving things a farewell look,
she felt a presentiment that it was a long
good-bye. Thc cirect of this telegram
was reassuring, however, and Mrs. Gar?
field retired with feelings of quiet cheer?
fulness. Inuring thc day she had been
constantly busying herself about thc
house. Mrs. Larahoc besought her not
to do any work.
'Mother,' she said, 'you will only
worry yourself.'
'Oh. no,' replier] thc old lady; *if I
am active I sha li bc abie to sleep better.'
Uer exhaustion, occasioned by lack
of rest the two nights previous, induced
sound sleep. At 5 o'clock Tuesday
morning the village bell tolled ; at 6
o'clock came thc following private tele?
gram :
ELUEROX, X. J , Sept. IO.
To Mrs. Eliza Garfield:
James died this evening at 10.35.
He calmly breathed his life away.
D. G. SWAIM.
Mrs. Larabec's first thought was of
her mother. The latter was sleeping
calmly, and they did not wake her.
Not until 8 o'clock did the old lady
awaken, having slept constantly since
ll P. M. Mrs. Larabec passed her
door with a heavy heart, and found her
dressed and engrged :n reading thc
Bible. It was thought best not to
break thc news until Mrs. Garfield had
breakfasted. The old lady did not in?
sist up?u hearing ihe news until the
meal was finished. Then, taking the
telegram from the shelf, she '.vas about
to read, but Miss Ellen took it from her
trembling hands.
'Grandma.' she said, 'would you be
surprised to get Lad news ibis morning ?'
'Why, I don't know,' said the old
lady.
.Well, I should not,' said Mrs. Lara
bee, 'I have been fearing and expecting
it all thc morning.'
'Grandma,' said Ellen,'there is bad
news/
'Is he dead ?' asked thc old lady tre?
mulously.
'Ile is.'
Thc quick tears started in the sensi?
tive eyes, There was ho violent par
osysm of grief. 'Is it true V she asked,
with quivering lips. 'Then the Lord
help mc, for if he is dead what shall I
do ?' She was made weak aud a little
nervous by the announcement, and was
obliged once or twice to go to her room,
but she was not co?tent to remain there,
and soon returned to the sitting room.
About half past nine o'clock Mrs.
Garfield was found sitting in a rocking
chair waiting for news. The morning
paper she read with eagerness. 'It can?
not be that James is dead,' she said.
.I cannot understand it. I have no
further wish to live, and I cannot live
if it is rc' Although her general health
is good at present, many fear that her
words are prophetic, and Mrs. Larabee
dares not hope otherwise herself.
Mrs. Mehitabel Trowbridge, the re?
maining sister of Gen. Garfield, was
also notified of his death this morning.
Having been sick for several weeks, it
was feared that this blow might pros?
trate her, but she bears up better than
r.;igkt be expected. Both of the sisters
appear more unnerved than the aged
mother herself. The latter will be 80
voa rs old to-morrow.
The only brother of tue late Presi?
dent is living near Grand Rapids, Mich.
Since the 14th of November last there
have occurred five deaths in the family,
;>s follows: Mrs. Hattie L. Palmer,
Nov. 14 : her son ll udolph, Feb. 10;
Thomas Garfield, 18th of June, and
Miss Cordelia Arnold, on the I St h June.
Just ten months ago Monday. Thomas
Garfield and the late President c?l?br?t
ed their birthdays at a joint festival at
Randal. Their birthdays came en thc
same day, the General being 49 years
old, and Thomas Garfield 79.
PRESIDENT GAKI-IELD'S WILL.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 20.-In thc cam?
pari of August, it is said, the Presi?
dent signed a will which leaves all of
his property to his widow. On thc
same day, fiuding that he could write
so weil, he insisted on writing a letter
lo his mother, which he did. This
letter fouod its way into thc newspapers
a few day afterwards. Prom the same
source it is learned that Gen. Garueld
owned real estate amounting to about
?20,000 This estimate includes thc
house he occupied in this city as a pri?
vate residence during the last eight
years ho was in the House of Repre?
sentatives.
Gen Garfield had his life insured for
335,000 in two companies io ibis city,
ile Look out a policy of ?10,000 in the
Equitable Assurance Society soon after
his nomination to thc presidency. The j
premium feil due and was paid while he
was at Lung Branch iu June, a few
days before he was shot. Thc society '
sent its check to irs agent in Philadel?
phia yesterday, with instructions to pay
the amount of the policy to Mrs Gar?
field at once. lu May last Geu. Garfield
was insured for ?20,000 in thc New
York Life Insurance Company. The
policy was written out iu the White
House. ( i !
When he entered Williams College i
in 183-1 Gen. Garfield insured his lite
for ?500 iu the Mutual Life Insurance j
Company of this city. Ile used this
policy as security for a loau of ?>o00.
Ito repaid the loan after graduation
with money earned in Leaching Sekoci.
THE PKKSIDEXT'S PREMONITION.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 10-One of the
noeuliar incidents connected with the
tragedy is the prediction made by Gen
II. J). Mussey, a well-known lawyer of
this city, and a pcrsuU-.vl friend of thc
h?e Presideut. On Saturday, Aug. :
27, when the physicians gave thc Presi?
dent up. announcing to Mrs. Garfield
and th-1 Cabinet l list he coul l not live,
lien. Massey was asked abort his opin?
ion, he beinq on the evening of that
day in New York. Ile said that he j
did not think the President would die ?
on that day, and that if lie died at all it J
would bo on Sept liL Being asked for |
and explanation of his reason for fixing |
the dato of his death so far in thc j
future, he said I hat on Sept. 10, ISljo,
L?en Marfield was made a Major-Gene?
ra! Co- los gallantry at the battle of
Chickamauga" and that he had fre?
quently told him (hat he thought lie
would die on tito anniversary of his
promotion, G-c? Garfield was a great
believer ia dates, and the verification
of the prediction under the circumstan?
ces is regarded as one of the most strik?
ing of the many strange incidents con?
nected with the case. Gen. Mussey is!
here now, and on being asked to-day in.
regard to bis prophecy,, which was
printed the following day ic seyejal
newspapers, said he cid not claim that
it Tras his : that he only repeated what
Gen. Garfield had told bim ,several
times with an earnestness that impress?
ed hia? so mach that he never forgot if."
RICHMOUND'S MYSTERY'
-o-=-'
A Deautiful Young Widow Suddenly Ifig
appears-Foul Play Suspected.
RicnsroxD YA. September 7.-Thc
tiagic and mysterious death of pretty
Jennie Cramer lias found a counter?
part in Virginia, The victim in this:
case is a beautiful young; widow,
whose charms have often been the
theme of praise in the County in
which she lived. She has been miss-,
ii g since August 15th. At first ber
absence did not create more than,
slight uneasiness, but now, as slight
clews are being gained toward unrav?
elling the mystery excitement aB#
interest is at fever heat. Mrs. B.
M. Harvey, thc missing widow, was
about 36 years of *gc, and had been
married twice, her husband being the
son of Robert Harvey, a celebrated'
Brazilian railroad contractor. lier
last hus:band died about six weeks
ago in Ashland, Kentucky. About
two weeks ago a letter written to her
from a relative here was : ^turned
unopened. This created uneasiness
and a telegram was sent to West'
Point, ?ear which place she lived/
asking her whereabouts. The an?
swer caine by wire :
"Mis. Harvey is suppossed to fcav?
gone to Kentucky to look after some
property left by her late husband, but
.nothing definite is known of her.
She certainly went from here to Rich?
mond on the train.''"
Her relatives in Richmond were
positive that she had ii? t come to this
city, and therefore went to West
Point to i nvestigate the matter. They
learned that the widow had indicated
her purpose to visit her daughter"
here, and had left home w'rtfe lier*
cousin, Mr. Edward Slater. Mrs"
Harvey liad a fine plantation near
Burnt Ordinary, upon which was a
store. When she left she had $500
with which to pay some bills in the
city. The investigation showed thai
she left home in a buggy with Mr.'
Slater. He said, when questioned,
that he left her about a halfmile front
, West Point, and that sl>e walked the'
remainder of the distance? From'
Mrs. Harvey's country seat to West
Point is about twelve miles. She
was seen and recognized by a black?
smith at Burtonsvillc, a small village
on the road, and at thc time she was
in the buggy with Mr. Slater. She
. sai l she had to cross the Mattaponr
river before she reached West Point,
but the negro ferrymen have been un
: able to give any explanation as to he?
: whcrcabo&ts. Rumors of a lady
? deeply veiled leaving West Point on*
a steamer for New York have been
. exploded, and the conductors on the
thc train to Richmond say Mrs.'
Harvey did not get on there/
Other persons have been seen who'
thought they saw a lady answering
her description at the West Point
Hotel, but itere again the link has
I been lost. It is understood that the
detectives will arrest a party to-roor
row who, it is thought, will throw"
some light upon thc nrystery.
Sara Bernhardt is about to start a
theatrical newspaper in Paris, to which"
she is to be a leading contributor.
Crea in-colored stockings are the'
latest rage. The girls say they just'
match a ice cream-colored mouth.
The revival of hoopskirts has created'
a good deal of bustle in thc feminine
world of fashion.
A maiden wants to know how to
avoid haring a moustache come on her*
upper lip. Eat onions girls.
'Are you going to thc Mat., next'
Sat?' 'No, but I have a brother Nat,
who is rather fat, and swims like a rat,.,
he's going to the mat., every Sat.1
How's that ?
A new play is being written in which'
the hero is found lost and flying ia z
desert, chained to thc bare baot of a
bicycle. His deliverer proves to be
the princess who- marries him, and'
makes him, captain of a base ball niue.
The Agusta Chronicle says: The high'
prices for many kinds of food will not"
last very long, in our opinion. If one
coi ner puts them up, another corner
linds it couvieuieut to put them down.
We await events and eat fresh meat.
Negotiations are now being conduct?
ed for a prize fight between John L.
Sullivan, of Boston, and Paddy Ryan,
of Troy, N. Y..dbr $5,000 a side, the
Sght to come off within three months.
Both are strong muscular specimens of
j humanity and will do their best to
win.
I Here is how thc New York dry goods *
market stood last Thursday :
"Pry goods jobbing trade continues'
active, aud, and whole sale clothiers are'
doing a large business. The demand ?
at first hands is steady but moderate.
Cotton goods arc very firm, and York
I and Everett denims are advanced half
I (.lc ) Prints and ginghams arc doing
j well. Men's wear woolens quiet and;
: steady."
j The section in Michigan that has:
! been so desolated by fire is said to con-'
I tain 50.000 inhabitants. Of those 10,-'
I OOO have been rendered homeless and'
! 000 arc believed to have lost their,
i lives. U is certainly a very awful1
j visitation. Thc people of that sec*tion:
? are showing activity and humanity in'
! succoring the sufferers.
!
.'Do ?ot drink brandy?" *'N"o I do not'
! drink brandy, but my brother Andy, who is
! quite a dandy, drinks brandy, mixed with'
; rock candy.''
! "Heaven Moss {.ctieoats, wherever they roay
: raslie!'7 exclaims a correspondent in the far
j West, where wemen and ice-cream saloon/
j are yet scarce.
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