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Old Friends Pronounce High Eulogies Over Remains. STRICKEN WIDOW QUITE ILL Her Grief is Something Terrible and Pathetic. SCENES IX THE OLD HOME CANTON. Ohio, September 1!).?The streets of the little city of Canton this morning were tilled with waving plumes, prancing horses and densely packed bodies of moving men assembling here for the procession which is to escort the remains of the late President from the church to Westlawn cemetery this afternoon. All night long civic, military, fraternal, social and commercial organizations from the four quarters of the compass had been p uring In, and into the seething mass of humanity already here the early morning trains de posited other thousands. So fast the trains arrived, following on each other's heels, that there appeared to be one continuous string of cars unloading their human freight through the station into the con gested streets beyond. Thirty special trains, in addition to the regular trains, had arrived before noon. The biggest crowd in th" history of Canton, which was here dur ing the campaign of lV.Ni, estimated at over 6o,(KK), was exceeded today. People in the Street*. The people overflowed the sidewalks and literally packed the streets from side to Fide. The greatest crush, of course, was in Last 1 uscarawas, the principal thorough fare. and North Market street, on which the McKinley cottage and the Harter resi dence. at which President Roosevelt was stopping, are located. The awe-stricken crowds upon their arrival all moved as by a common impulse toward the old familiar - icKlnleycottage, where the remains were i>?ng. Military guards stationed at the K,',U,r 9.orrH'rs the lawn paced their beats, but there was no other sign of life about the house of death. The window shades >\ * re flown. of conventlonal mourning w.is wr d?or- Instead, there was a simple r.nri f 7 ms bisected by a beautiful band of wide purple satin ribbon. ,,f* of the door was a heavy bow of crepe, relieved by a bunch of fresh white bride roses Sorrowfully the throngs turn ed away, the people to take up their posi tions at th echurch. the representatives to seek their places in the imposing proces sion which was to follow the remains to the cemetery. Decoratiuna in the C'hareh. The decorations of the First M. E. Church, where the funeral services were held, were elaborate and impressive. Over 4.0<?0 yards of drapery wer- used. Over the front interior as the funeral party tn Ured. covering the organ loft, there' was 6 retched from wall to wall paneled drapery black as midnight. It was of nun's veiling 6- feet long and 15 feet high. The pan. Is were formed of white satin ribbons two inches wide. The choir loft railing was richly hung with nun's veiling arranged in festoons, with silk drapery tassels between the festoons. The pulpit rostrum was heav ily Covertd with black cloth, and the pulpit "self was draped with rich silk crepe. An excellent portrait of the late President was fastened to the front of the pulpit and w;<s gracefully draped. The chancel rail and all of the woodwork about the front of the church were a mass of black. l ive seats from the front of the pulpit in the left middle aisle was th- p, w which was occupied by President McKinley at.tfnd,ed servlce- It is covered with heavy black crepe. The side walls of the church were hung with streamers and the overhanging arches with black stream ers and festoons. '1 he pillars between the church auditorium proper and the Sun lav school room were in a stately black garb relieved every live feet with narrow bands of white silk about them. The balcony front was heavily draped and hung ui'h festoons tied with white silk drapery tas sels. rhe points of vantage on the exterior arid the tower were also draped in blaek white. For three days and three nights a large force of men had been at work In the interior of the church arrang th?; decorations for the funeral s-r\ ie. ? I he last touches were added to the work late last night, and th< n the doors were closed to the public and a guard stationed to prevent any of the eager visitors from entering the edifice until the hour set for the funeral ceremonies. Anxiety About Mr*. McKinley. Mrs. McKinley's condition is exciting grave apprehension among those caring for her, and it is feared that the dreaded col lapse may come at any moment. Since she has returned to the old home the full real ization of the awful calamity has come upon her. I^ist evening after the body had Lven brought from the court house and deposited In the little front room formerly used as the President's library she plead ed to be allow< d to ent'-r the room and sit beside the casket. Consent was reluctant ly granted, and for half an hour the stricken widow sat In the dim light beside the flower-draped bier. Then she was led away to her room and has not left it since Through this morning she wept piteouslv hour after hour. Owinur to her condition she was able i,. take no part in any of the ceremonies today, neither the church nor coming into the chamber of death when the body was borne away for the last time. From this time on she will be guarded with the most solicitous e-are and quiet for it is only In this way that a cbllause can be averted. 1'realdent KooMevelt at lfarter Itesl deuee. President Roosevelt spent a quiet morn ing at the Harter residence. He did not go out to the crowded street, where thousands were gathered hoping to catch a glimpse of his face, but took a walk in the spa cious grounds of the residence. While at breakfast Judge Day joined him for half an hour, and later Secretary Root and Secretary Hitchcock came in to s?? him. Many unofficial visitors left cards of re spect, but tne President saw very few people, preferring to remain in retirement. Among those who called were a half score of his old command of the Rough Riders, ?everal of them in their broad-brimmed sombreros. The President saw them only for a moment. The face of the dead President was seen ~ the last time when it lay in state yea terday in the court house. The casket was not opened after It was removed to the McKinley residence, and the members of the family had no opportunity to look a?nin upon the silent features. The casket was sealed before it was borne away from the court house. It had been the hope of many of the old friends of the fam'ly here that the face would be exposed while the services in the church were being held this afternoon, but this suggestion could not be agreed to When Mrs. McKinley came into the death chamber last night for her last moments beside her dead husband, she wished to have a final look at the upturned face. But this was im possible, and the sea'.ed casket with its flowers and flags were all that she saw. Beautiful Collection of Flower*. The collection of flowers was probably the most beautiful ever seen In the I'nit d States. The conservatories of the country had been denuded to supply them. By the direction of the monarchs of Europe, the South American rulers, the governors of the British colonies in Australia and Cana da, the Emperor of Japan, from the four quarters of the earth, in fact. cnine direc tions to adorn the bier of McKinley w ith flowers whose fragrance might be c;'mboli cal of the sweetness and purity of the ended life. But these tributes from foreign countries were buried beneath the floral tributes of McKinley's countrymen. There were tons and tons cf them, and a list of those who sent them would be almost a complete roster of those prominent in the official, commercial and social life of tbe United States. A feature of the floral tributes was the large number sent by organizations of various characters ? fraternal, commercial and political. Toward noon the crowds in the vicinity of the McKinley mansion had increased to tens of thousands. North Market street was a living, seething m:iss of humanity for five squares below the house. The number of prominent public men in the city was augmented as every train ar rived, and the city numbered among its mourning guests those who are most promi nent in every walk of public life. Among the arrivals this morning were Speaker Hentbrson and a number of his colleagues of the House of Representatives, including those who had served in the House with McKinley; Justice McKenna of the United States Supreme Court, who was a member of the ways and means committee when the McKinley bill was drawn: Sereno Payne, present chairman of the ways and means committee; General Gro^venor of Ohio, Sen ator Bate of Tennessee. Governor Longino of Mississippi, together with delegations representing states, cities, chambers of commerce and innumerable civic organiza tions. Gen. Wood limble to Attend. Secretary Root received a dispatch from General Leonard Wood, governor of Cuba, this morning stating that he was tied up by washouts In Georgia and had been com pelled to abandon all* hope of reaching here in time for the funeral. During the morning General Ell Torrance, commander-in-chief, G. A. R., sent the fol lowing message to Mrs. McKinley by Judge Day: "In behalf of the Grand Army of the Re public I wish to comfort you with the as surance that you have the tender sympathy and unfailing love of every surviving sol dier of the Union, and our prayer is that the Gracious Father will sustain you. "ELL TORRANCE, "Commander-in-Chief. G. A. R." Several regiments of soldiers were rc ejuired to preserve a semblance of order. With guns advanced, the men were posted along the curbs and within the walks for . half a mile in either direction. A platoon | of soldiers was thrown across the gate leading up to the doe>r of the McKinley house, and only those with a written per mit from Secretary Cortelyou were permit ted to enter the grounds. The vast throng was contented, however, to gaze at the cur tained windows and at rare intervals to see some member of the family or an attend ant come to the porch butside. Silent Cbnmlirr of Dejitli. Within the chamber of death all was in tensely silenr. No longer was the coming and going of relatives and near friends. The curtairs were closely drawn, en shrouding the room in gloom, with no ray of gas to light up the melancholy scene. The guards still stood motionless at their posts, a soldier at the head of the casket and a sailor. with drawn cutlass, at the foot. Thus throughout the morning the vast multitude surged without, while the silence within was broken only by the weep ing of the stricken widow. SERVICES AT THE CHURCH. A Simple but Highly Impressive Cere mony There. CANTON, Se-ptember 10.?'The services in the church were simple. They began with the rendition of an organ prelude, Beet hoven's "Funeral March," played by Miss Florence Douds. As the last notes of the prelude were stilled the Euterpean l,adies' Quartet of Canton sang "The Beautiful Isle of Somewhere." Rev. O. B. Miiligan, pas tor of the First Presbyterian Church of ; Canton delivered the invocation. The SH'th Psiilm was read by Dr. John A. ! Hall of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Canton, and that portion of the 15th chap ter of First Corinthians included between the 41st and ."Nth verses was read by Rev. E. P. Herbruck of the Trinity Reformed Church of Canton. The favorite hymn of President McKinley, "Lead, Kindly Light," was then rendered by a epiartet of two male j and two female voices. When this hymn had been finished Dr. C. E. Manchester, pastor of the First Methodist Church, de livered his address, which read as follows: Speech of Rev. Mr. Manchester. Mr. Manchester said: Our President is dead. The silver cord is loosed; the golden bowl is broken; the pitcher is broken at the fountain; the wheel broken at the cistern. ' The mourners go about the streets. One voice is heard- a wail of sorrow from all the land; for "the beauty of Israel Is slain upon thy high places. How are the mighty fallen. "I am distresseel for thee my brother. Very pleasant hast thou been unto me." Our President is dead. We can hardly believe It. We had hoped and prayed, and It seemed that our hopes were to be real ized and our prayers answereni, when the emotion of joy was changed to one of grave apprehension. Still we waited, for we said: "It may be that God will be gra cious and merciful unto us." It seemed to us that it must be His will | to spare the life of one so well beloved and ; so much needed. Thus, alternating between j hope and fc-ar, the weary hours passeel on. 1 Then came the tidings of defeated science ! and of the failure of love and prayer to | hold its object to the earth. We seemed to hear the faintly muttered words: "Good bye all, good-bye. It is God's way. His will be done," and then "Nearer, My God, to The>c." So, nestling nearer to his God, he passed out into unconsciousness, skirted the elark shores of the sea of death for a time and then passed on to be at rest. His great heart had ceased to beat. Hearts Heavy With Sorrow. Our hearts are heavy with sorrow. "A voice in beard on earth of kinsfolk weeping The loss of one they love; But he has cone where the redeemed are keeping A festival above. "The mourners throng the ways and from the steepl The funeral liells toll slow: Iiui on the golilen streets the holy people Are passing to and fro. "And saying as they meet. 'Rejoice, another. Long waited for. Is come. The Savior's heart Is glad; a younger brother lias reached the Father's home.' The cause of this universal mourning Is to be found in the man himself. The in spired penman's picture of Jonathan, liken ing him unto the "beauty of Israel," could nocbo more appropriately employed than in chanting the lament over our fallen chief tain. It does no violence to human speech, nor is It fulsome eulogy, to speak thus of him, for who that has seen his stately '.Continued on Fourteenth Page.) BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED-.STATES OF AMERICA. A terrible bereavement has befallen our people. The President of the United States has been struck down; a crime committed not only against the Chief Magistrate, but against every law-abiding and liberty loving citizen. President McKinley crowned a life of largest love for his fellowmen, of most earnest endeavor for their welfare, by a death of Christian forti tude; and both the way in which he lived his life and the way in which, in the supreme hour of trial, he met his death will remain forever a precious heritage of our people. It is meet that we as a nation express our abiding love and reverence for his life, our deep sorrow for his untimely death. Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, do appoint Thursday, September 19, the day in which the body of the dead President will be laid in its last earthly resting place, as a day of mourning and prayer throughout the United States. I earn estly recommend all the people to assemble on that day in their respec tive places of divine worship, there to bow down in submission to the will of Almighty God, and to pay out of full hearts the homage of love and reverence to the great and good President, whose death has smitten the nation with bitter grief In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed Done at the city of Washington, the fourteenth day of September, A. D., one thousand nine hundred and one, and of the Independence of the United States, the one hundred and twenty-sixth. THEODORE ROOSEVELT. By the President:* JOHN HAY, Secretary of State. (Seal) \ WORLD-WIDE GRIEF Memorial Services for Late President ? Held Universally, ENGLAND LEADS IN MOURNING Two Great Meetings in Historic o Places in London. IN FAR-AWAY INDIA LONDON, September it).? By command of King Edward, a memorial service in honor of the late President McKinley was held in Westminster Abbey today. It was attend ed by many Americans and Englishmen of distinction. The lord steward of the household, Lord Pembroke, represented the king. Next to him sat the United States ambassador, Mr. Choate; Secretary White and other members of the embassy. Col onel Alfred M. Egerton, controller and equerry of the Duke of Connaught, repre sented the Duke and Duchess of Con naught; Major James E. Martin, equerry of Prince Christian, represented the Prince and Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holj stein. The secretary of war, William St. John Brodrick, and the under secretary of the foreign office, Lord Cranborne, were present and the other cabinet ministers were represented. The British ambassador to the United States, Lord Pauneefote; the Russian am bassador to Great Britain, M. de Staal; the Danish minister, M. de Bille, and the Turkish ambassador, Costaki Anthopulo Pacha, were also present, with members of Hll the legations, including the consul gen eral of Monaco. Lord Rosebery, the lord chief justice, Baron Alverstone; Baron Revelstoke, Baron Mount Stephen, Sir William and Lady Vernon Harcourt and the agents general of twenty British col onics were there. Americans Who Were Present. Among -the Americans who attended the service were Levi P. Morton, formerly Vice President of the United States; the United States ambassador to Italy, George Von L. Meyer; Bourke Cochran, Judge Lambert Tree, formerly United States minister to Belgium; John P. Morgan, Charles Francis Adams, Bishop Hearst of Washington and Bishop Hartzell of the Methodist Epis copal Church in Africa. Occupying a front pew, under the Ianteran, were Bishops Arnett, Gaines, Lee, Tyree and Derrick of the African Methodist Epis copal Church. Beyond, in reserved seats, were two or three thousand other persons. The service, which was fully choral, was of extreme beauty. The office for the dead was used, with the prayer of committal omitted. Tschaikowsky's and Chopin's funeral marches preceded the service. Dean Bradley read St. Paul's discourse on the resurrection and then the Anthems were sung?Sullivan's "Yea, Though I Walk," Goss' "I Heard a Voice" and Spohr's "Blessed Are the Departed." The congregation sang "Nearer, My God, to Thee," with the melody commonly u?ed in England. The service concluded with Handel's and Beethoven's funeral marches. Mr. Choate stood at the exit of the choir and shook hands with his acquaintances as they departed. Sympathy la I'nlvemal. From all parts of Great Britain, the Brit ish colonies and the continent are arriving very many telegrams giving evidence of the universal character of the sympathy for the people of the United States In their great affliction. The great cathedrals of Canterbury, Edinburgh, Dublin, Glasgow and other cities arid the churches of all denominations throughout the land were filled with congregations, generally headed by the mayors and corporations. As a mark of respect for the late Presi dent McKinley all the exchanges in the kingdom were closed today. The hawkers in the streets of London dis posed of great numbers of memorial cards with pictures of the late President, craped rosettes and flags. The government- build ings here as elsewhere had their flags at half-mast, and tlje Glasgow exhibition was closed during the services. The American and Canadian stores were draped with black. The services in the American and British churches on the continent were generally attended by members of the royal families, cabinet ministers, court functionaries, navil and military officials, city officials and gTeat numbers of AmSrican and British residents and visitors. At Christiana the services at St. Ed mund's Church were attended by the offi cers and men of the United States training ship Buffalo, the cabin* t ministers, con suls and others. Salutes were fined by the Buffalo and from the forts. ^ ? ? ??IR. CLEVELAND'S TRIBUTE. Former President AtlilretHteii Faculty and Student Body ut Princeton. PRINCETON, N. J., September 10.?All formal exercises at Princeton University were suspended today, and at 11 o'clock memorial exercises were hfld in Alexander Hall. The faculty and board of trustees attended the exercises in their gowns with out their hoods. The Lig hall was filled with students and visitors as the faculty, led by former President Cleveland and President Patton, slowly filed i*p the aisle to the rostrum. President Fafton opened the exercises with prayer, read the -1<Jth Psalm, made a few remarks eulogizing the late President, and introduced Mr. Cleve land. who was visibly affected, and with tears in his eyes, eulogized the dead Pres ident. Mr. Cleveland said, in part: "Today the grave closes over the man that had been chosen by the people of the United States to represent their sover eignty, to protect and defend their Con i stitution, to faithfully execute the laws made for their welfare and to safely uphold the integrity of the republic. "He passes from the public sight, not bearing the wreaths and garlands of his countrymen's approving acclaim, but amid the sobs and tears of a mourning nation. The whole nation loved theVr President. His kindly disposition and affectionate traits, his amiable consideration for all around him, will long be in "the hearts of his countrymen. He loved them in return with such patriotism and unselfishness that in this hour of their grief and humiliation he would say to them, 'It is God's will; 1 am content. If there is*a lesson hi my life or deatn let it be taught to those who still live and have the destiny of their country in their keeping." "First in my thoughts are the lessens to be learned from the carter of William Mc Kinley by the young mejj who make up the students today of our university. They are not obscure nor difficult. The man who is universally mourned today was not deficient in education; bat with all you will have of his grand career and his ser vices to his country you will not hear that what he accomplished was due entirely to his education. He was an obedient and affectionate son, patriotict and faitHTul as a soldier, honest and upright as a citizen, tender and devoted as & husband, and truthful, generous, unselfish, moral and clean in every relation of life. There is a most serious lesson for all of us in the tragedy of our late President's death. If we are to escape further, attacks upon our peace and security we "must boldly and resolutely grapple with the monster of an archy. It is not a thing that we can safe ly leave to be dealt with liy party or par tisanship. Nothing can guarantee us against its menace except ^the teaching and the practice of the bes? ca&emhip, the ex posure of the ends ana aUns of- the gospel of discontent and fiatred. of social order, and the brave enactment and executldn of repressive laws. "By the memory of our martyi?d Presi dent let us resolve to cultivate and pre serve the qualities that atfade him great and useful, and let us determine to meet the call of patriotic duty ta every time of our country's danger or need." ^ ' i, t . sew Philippine: tabvf. Gov. Tnft Cables for Copies * Printed in English and StsniA. The new Philippine tariff, as approved by the War Department, was enacted into law by the Philippine commifaion September 17, to take effect NoVerabtr 15. Gov. Taft has cabled the War Department . asking that printed copies of the new tariff, in both English and Spanish, be forwarded at once, in order to reach the Philippines, If possible, before It goes .info effect. If the copies cannot reaSh th6fe by that time It will be necessary ? to postpone the date when the tariff g^es fr^to effect until De cember 1. This new tariff was first pre pared by the.,. commission and sent to the War Department-rfor review. All export ing interests in the United States were given an opportunity to make suggestions, and changes were made at- the War De partment where these suggestions seemed to be in the interests of American manu facturers and producers and not detrimen tal to the people of the Philippines. The important features of the new* tariff have heretofore been made public. ! BRITISH SHIP LOST Torpedo Boat Destroyer Cobra Blows Up at Sea. ABOUT SIXTY-FIVE OF CREW DROWNED Twelve Survivors Reach Middles boro, on the English Coast. ACCIDENT IN NORTH SEA LONDON, September 19.?The torpedo boat destroyer the Cobra, has foundered in the North sea, the result of an ex plosion. The ship was en route from the yard of her builders, the Armstrongs of New Castle, to Portsmouth, and carried a navigating crew of seventy-seven men. It is reported that all were lost with tne exception of about a dozen persons. The first intimation of the disaster was the arrival of a fishing boat at Yarmouth with six bodies which she had picked up in the vicinity of the spot where the Co bra was last seen. According to the fisher men, the Cobra was sighted by the light ship off Dowsing Sands yesterday morn ing enveloped in steam, and she shortly afterward disappeared. The men on the lightship supposed the Cobra had sailed away, until the evening, when they ob served bodies floating in the water and signaled to the fishing boat to investigate the disaster. Only Twelve Survivors. A dispatch from Middlesboro says twelve survivors of the crew of the Cobra were landed there this morning, and confirms the first report that all the others were* drowned. The British admiralty has received In formation that the explosion occurred after the Cobra struck a rock, and that she sank immediately. The Cobra, like her sister boat, ihe Vi per, was a turbine-engine vessel. She had just left the yard of her contractors and was undergoing a boiler test. About one year ago the torpedo boat de stroyer Cobra beat the record of the Viper and won the title of the fastest vessel in the world. The record of the Viper, which was afterward wrecked, was forty-three miles an hour, while the Cobra, In an un official trial over the same course as that sailed by the Viper, at the mouth of the Tyne, made 37.7 knots, or 43.5 miles. The Cobra was an exact duplicate of the Viper. THE ALLIED PARTY. Name Selected by the Reform Ele ment at Kansas City. KANSAS CITY, September 19.?The third party conference has selected Joe A. Par ker of Louisville, Ky.; J. H. Cook, Car thage, Mo., and Dr. J. E. Chambers of St. Louis as its national executive committee. The national convention will be held in Louisville, Ky., April 2, 1902. The confer ence adjourned at 1:15 a.m. to meet again at 10 a.m. for memorial services. The delegates representing seven politi cal parties of reform, who came here to "the allied third party" conference held their first joint session last night, after two days of separate conference meetings behind closed doors. All the preliminary work of launching the new political party which 1s to be a union of all reform par ties was done by the conference committees of the several delegations before the dele gates met last night. It was decided that the new party be called "the allied party," and a platform embodying the following principles was agreed upon by the con ference committees: -The platform accepted by the different elements, which doubtless will be adopted by the conference, demands the initiative and referendum and public ownership of public utilities; declares against land spec ulation and alien ownership; favors "sci entific money, based on the entire wealth of the people of the nation, and not re deemable in any specific commodity, but to be full legal tender for all debts, to be issued by the government only, without the intervention of banks, in sufficient quantity to meet the requirements of commerce;" demands just and natural tax ation and the election of President, Vice President, federal Judges and senators by direct vote; favors the creation of a de partment of labor and equitable arbitra tion; favors the establishment of postal savings banks, and favors such constitu tional amendments as may be necessary to make the laws required. The purpose, of the joint session last night was to decide upon a time and place to hold the convention which will ratify the actions of this conference and p? r fect the permanent organization of the new i>arty. The confcrence was called to order by J. H. Cook of Carthage, Mo. Dr. J. E. Chambers was elected temporary chatrman. The temporary organization was made permanent and a committee of five, con sisting of one fusion populist, two middle of-the-road populists and two members of the public ownership party, was appointed to prepare an address to the public outlin ing the principles and purposes of this re form movement. A national executive committee was ap pointed and a committee of three named to draft resolutions on the death of Pres ident McKinley. Today (Thursday) the delegates will hold a McKinley memorial meeting. SCHLEY COIRT OF INQVIRY. Sessions Will Be Rmumed Tomorrow MorninK. With the expectation that the Schley court of inquiry will resume its sessions at 11 o'clock tomorrow Messrs. Wilson and Rayner were busy at Admiral Schley's hea?'qcarters this morning preparing to take u",? their duties again as counsel in be half of Admiral Schley. Admiral Dewey, who is at Canton with the funeral party, is expected to leave there tonight and be in Washington tomorrow morning in time to call the court to order at the hour named. Admiral Schley has expressed his com plete satisfaction with the Navy Depart ment's selection of Admiral Ramsay to fill the vacancy in the personnel of the court, and there will be no delay in this regard when the court resumes its sessions. It has been practically decided to have the daily sessions of the court from 11 to 1 and from 2 to 4 o'clock dail?. No additional witnesses had been exam ined by Messrs. Wilson and Rayner up to noon today, but Admiral Schley himself was busy preparing his own testimony. Among the naval officers who have ar rived in this city to give evidence before the court is Ensign U. S. Macy, recently attached to the cruiser Atlanta of the Scuth Atlantic station. During the West Indian campaign Ensign Macy was flag officer on the Brooklyn. DR. RIXEY TO BE APPOINTED WILL BE SI RGEON GENERAL OF THE NAVY. Action Taken in Paranance of the Wishes of the Late President Mc Kinley?Official Announcement. CANTON, Ohio, September 19.?President Roosevelt has informed Mrs. McKinley through Secretary Cor^plyou that, in pur suance of the wishes of the late President McKinley and in recognition of devoted ser vices, as well as because of eminent fitness. Medical Inspector P. M. Rixey will be ap pointed surgeon general of the navy upon the expiration of the term of Surgeon Gen eral Van Reypen. The Secretary of the Navy has been re quested by the President to instruct Dr. Rixey to make such arrangements as will enable him to continue if needed his care for Mrs. McKinley between now and the time of his appointment to his new posi tion. Dr. Presley Marion Rixey, who was Presi dent McKinley's physician, as well as traveling companion and personal friend, was born in Culpeper, Va., July 14, 185:2, and is a brother of Representative John F. Rixey of that district. Dr. Rixey grad uated in medicine from the University of Virginia in 1878, and in the following year w;ts commissioned an assistant surgeon in the navy. He has been in the navy over twenty-seven years. He served on various vessels of the navy, and did shore duty up to his asslgn i ment to Washington in 1896, since which time he has been located here. During I three years of that time he has been Pres ident McKinley s physician. He attended I the President in a serious case of the grip last January, and was with Mrs. McKin ley during her nearly fatal illness in San Francisco in May last. The McKinley household always had the greatestT confi dence in him. and in the medical profes sion he is rated high. He likewise stands high in surgery, and in this city has done some unusually fine work with the sur geon's knife. Piior to his entering the navy Dr. Rixey took a post-graduate course in medicine in Philadelphia. MOIRNED BY THE FILIPINOS. Impressive Service at Manila In Which Military Took Part. MANILA, September 19.?There were Im pressive civil, military and naval obser vances here today in honor of the late President McKinley. The mourning was universal. Most of the business houses were closed. After a service at the palace, the military escorted the civil officials to the Luneta, where all the available troops, sailors and marines were assembled and paid honors to the late President in the presence of thousands of spectators. The fleet at Cavite saluted. Chief Justice Arellano, in an address, said all the Filipinos abhorred the crime and that the death of the great and good President would cement the friendship of Americans and Filipinos. Priests In many parts of the archipelago conducted services in honor of the dead. The churches were crowded. CEREMONIES^ AT SANTIAGO. Elaborate Exercises Participated in by Thousands Held. SANTIAGO DE CUBA, September 19.?A memorial service was held at 10 o'clock this morning at the Oriental Theater in honor of the late President McKinley. The hall Is the largest auditorium in the city and It was packed with people. All the American officers wore full uniform and side arms. A troop of cavalry from Morro Castle, the civil and municipal officers, the foreign consuls, the judges, students from the state Institutions, employes of the san itary department, the entire American colony and thousands of Cubans of all classes were present, notwithstanding the fact that it was raining heavily. Hundreds were unable to gain admission and re mained outside in the drenching rain throughout the services, which consisted of addresses made by three prominent Ameri cans and Mayor Bacardi. The theater was draped Inside and out with flags and black cloth. All public and private business was suspended for the day. Officers AMigned to Regiment*. Officers recently appointed have been as signed to duty as follows: First Lieut. Wm. S. Mapes, to the 25th Infantry; Second Lieut. F. A. Ruggles, to the 4th Cavalry; Second Lieut. S. A. Har ris, to the 14th Infantry; First Lieut. Solo mon Avery, Jr., to the 103d Company. Coast Artillery: Second Lieut. John B. G. Mc Clure, -to the 88th Company, Coast Artil lery; First Lieut. JL T. Matthews, to the 42d Company, Coast Artillery, and John J. Llpop, to the 115th Company, Coast Artil lery. RESPECTED HERE A Day of Sadness and Mourning. LAST RITES OVER DEAD Memorial Services in Many of the City Churches. ADDRESSES ON CHARACTER AND LIFE Business Houses of All Kinds Were Closed During Day. PA CIS E AT ST A RT OF SERYrICE Today the last sad rites wore performed over the mortal remains of William Mc Kinley at Canton. Ohio. His body was laid away In the tomb. His soul has already met his God. His memory has passed into the hearts of mil lions upon millions of men, women and children, there to be cherished as a saertd and Inspiring example. This was the city where most of his work had been performed. This was the scene of his labor as congressman and as Presi dent. Here his great character developed and grew stronger under the responsibil ities he was called upon to shoulder. Here he again and again passed through the fire of trial and each time came out wiser, purer, more admirable. Here it was that President McKinley so demeaned himself as to gain the confidence and the admira tion of an entire people. Here William McKinley, the man, bound to himself the love and affection, not only of all who came in contact with him, but of uncount ed others who only knew of him by report. It was to be expected then that the day on which this President, this man, was laid In the grave, would be respected in this city. It was respected by high and by low. Services were h?ld in nearly every church in the city. Stores and business places were closed, and a general air ol sadness and grief covered the District. The attendance at the memorial services was larg? and representative. At the hour of tb*> beginning of the serv ices at Canton there was a pause here for five minutes to all activities. It was a pause in which a last tribute wa3 paid to the human clay of William McKinley. ltJs Immortal memory remains. HIS OLD CHl'RCH. _________ ? ImpreMlTF Service* Held In Metro politan Thin Mornlnit. Impressive to the highest degree were the memorial services at the Metropolitan M. E. Church, which was President Mc Kinley's church during his official residence in Washington. The late President's pew was draped in black and the vacant spare brought many sad thoughts to the minds of those who observed it. This pew was set aside during the administration of President Grant, who first occupied it. The pew bears a plain, simple plate "Our President," and has always remained for the use of the chief executives. Two simultaneous services were held in the church. This was rendered absolutely necessary by the immense attendance. When the church proper was filled to over flowing the lecture room was used for those | who could not enter the main body. The lecture room was also filled to its capacity. The same ministers and speakers officiated at both places, Bishop Warren and Dr. Crawford speaking twice, the latter ad dressing the congregation in the lecture room, while Bishop Warren spoke from the pulpit, and vice versa. The main services were presided over by Rev. Dr. H. R, Nay lor, assisted by Dr. Hugh Johnson of Bal timore, former pastor of the church. In the lecture room Rev. George B. Teach presided. The Opening Prayer. The opening prayer was offered by Dr. _ Johnson, who spoke feelingly of the death of the President, of his befitting and shin ing virtues, of his greatness, of his love for the good in this world. Dr. Johnson offered thanks to the Almighty for the magnificent work that had been done by the late President in conducting the affairs of the nation and in uniting the people of all sections. Hte touching references to the Christian conduct and fortitude of the wounded ar.d dying President caused audible sobbing throughout the immensely crowded edifice. The consolation and blessings of heaven were asked for the lonely widow, and strength and wisdom from" on high for the new President. Dr. Johnson prayed for the eradication of an archy by righteous laws, and spoke most pathetically of the great sorrow and loss that had fallen to the church. Dr. John son was a personal friend of the departed chief executive, and his whole heart poured ?orth its sad feelings in his fervent prayer to the Great Ruler of all men and all things. The Mnalc. The music In the main services was ren dered by the choir, composed of Miss Eliz abeth Wahly, soprano; Miss Mattle E. Gray, alto; Mr. Herbert D. Lawson. bass; Mr. Perry B. Turpln, tenor and director; Mr. A. P. Tasker, organist. The music In cluded a solo. "Some Time We'll Under stand," splendidly rendered by Mr. Tur pin, and the anthem "O, Lamb of God;" also a duet by Miss Wahly and Miss Gray and a quartet by the choir. Most of the hymns sung were those liked by the dead President, who was fond of good singing. Before the addresses were made Dr. Nay lor referred to the sorrow of all at the absence of Dr. Bristol, the pastor of the church, who is In London. Dr. Naylor said that Mrs. Bristol had this morning received a cable message from Dr. Bristol telling of his sadness of heart and his in tense regret that he could not be here. A glorious tribute to the dead President from Bishop Cranston was read by Dr. Naylor. Bishop Cranston's estimate of President McKinley was a gem of elo quence and English. Bishop Warren's Addresa. The leading address was delivered by Bishop Henry W. Warren of the Metho dist Episcopal Church, whose home is in Denver. Bishop Warren, In beginning, spoke of the special sorrow of the Metro politan Church, the members of which had been accustomed to seeing the dead Presi dent worship in earnestness and quiet dig nity among them and testify his confideuo*