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(Continued from First Page.) hearing, his grace and manliness of de meanor. his kindliness of aspect, but gives assent to thi3 description of him? It was characteristic of our beloved President that run met him only to love him. They might, indeed, differ with him. but in the presence of such dignity of character and grace of manner none could fall to love the man. The people confided in him. believed In him. It was said of Lincoln that prob ably nr? man since the days of Washington was ever so deeply imbedded and enshrined in the hearts of the people, but it is true of McKJnley in a larger sense. Industrial and social conditions are such that he was. even more than his predecessors, the friend of the whole people. Touchliitc Scene in Chnrcb. A touching scene was enacted in this church last Sunday night. The services had closed. The worshipers had gone to their homes. Only a few lingered to dis cuss the sad event that brings us together \oday. Three men In working garb of a foreign race and unfamiliar tongue entered the room. They approached the altar, kneeling before it and before his picture. Their lips moved as if in prayer, while tear3 furrowed their cheeks. They may have been thinking of their own King Humbert and of his untimely death. Their emotion was eloquent, eloquent beyond speech, and it bore testimony to the appre ciation of manly friendship and honest worth. It is a glorious thing to be able to say In this presence, with our illustrious dead before us. that he never betrayed the con fidence of his countrymen. Not for per sonal gain or pre-eminence would he mar the beauty of his soul. He kept It clean and white before God and his hands were unsoiled by bribes. "His eyes looked right on and his eye lids looked straight before him." He was sincere, plain and honest, just, benevo lent and kind. He never disappointed those who believed in him, hut measured up tJ every duty and met every responsibility in life grandly and unflinching. Not only was our President brave, he roic and honest; he was as gallant a knight as ever rode the lists for his lady love in the days when knighthood was in flower. It is but a few weeks since the nation looked on with tear-dimmed eyes as It saw with what tender conjugal de votion he sat at the bedside of his beloved wife, when all feared that a fatal illness was upon her. No public clamor that he might show himself to the poptfi ice, no demand of social function was sufficient to draw the lover from the bedside ,-.f his wife. He watched and waited while, we all prayed?and she lived. Hiit Iteantifnl DomeHtto Life. This sweet and tender story all the world knows, and the world knows that his whole life had run In this one groove of love. It was a strong arm that she leaned upon and it never failed her. ller smile was more to him than the plaudits of the multitude and for her greeting his ac knowledgments of them must wait. After receiving the fatal wound his first thought was that the terrible news might be oioKen gently to her. May God In this deep hour of sorrow comfort her. May His grace be greater than her anguish. May the widows' God be her God. Another beauty in the character of our President that was a chaplet of grace about his neck was that he was a Chris tian. In the broadest, noblest st nse of the word, that was true. His confidence In God was strong and unwavering. It held him steady in many a storm where others were driven before the wind and tossed. He believed in the fatherhood of God in His sovereignty. His faith in the Gospel of Christ was deep and abiding. He had no patience with any other theme of pul pit discourse. "Christ and him crucified'' was to his mind the only panacea for the world's disorders. He believed it to be the supreme duty of the Christian minister to preach the word. He said: "We do not look for great business men in the pulpit, but for great preachers." His Mother'* Hopes. It i3 will known that his godly mother h.'d hop?d for him that he would become a minister of the Gospel, and that she be lieved it to be the highest vocation in life. Jt was not, however, his mother's faith that made him a Christian. He had gained in early life a perfect knowledge of Jesus I which guided hirn in the performance of greater duties and vaster responsibilities than have been the lot of any other America;; President. He said at one time while bearing heavy burdens, thart he could not discharge the daily duties of his life but fi r the fact that he had faith in God. W Hiiara McKinley believed in prayer, in the beauty of it, in the potency of' It. Its language was not unfamiliar to Mm. and his public addresses not infrequt ntly evinced tne fact. It was perfectly consistent with his life long convictions and his personal experi ences that he should say, as the first jr::i e'al moment after the assassination -ap proached. "Thy kingdom come. Thy will b> done." and that he should declare at tU<* last, "It is God's way; His will be done." He lived grandly: it was fitting that he should die grandly. And now that the majesty of death has touched and calmed him, we lirid that In his supreme moment he was still a conejueror. My friends and countrymen, with what language shall I attempt to give expres sion to :he deep horror of our souls as i speak of the cause of his death? When we consider the magnitude of the crime that has plunged the country and the world into unutterable grief, we are not surprised that one nationality after another has has tened to repudiate the dreadful act. This gentle spirit, who hated no one, to whom every man was a brother, was suddenly smitten by the cruel hand of an assassin, and that, too. while In the very act of ex tending a kind and generous greeting to one who approached him under the sacred guise of frienelship. The Kuormity of the Crime. Could the assailant have realized how awful was the act he was about to per form. how utterly heartless the deed, me thinks he would have stayed his hand at the very threshold of It. In all the coming years m?tn will seek In vain to fathom the enormity of that crime. Had this man who fell been a despot, a tyrant, an oppressor, an insane frenzy to rid the world of him might have sought excuse, but it was the people's friend who fell when William McKinley received the fatal wound. Himself a son of toil, his sympathies were with the toller. No one who has seen the matchless grace and per fect ease with which he greeted euch can ever doubt that his heart was in his open hand. Every heart throb was for his coun trymen. That his life should be sacrificed at such a time. Just when there was abund ant peae'e, when all the Americas w=?re rejoicing together, is one of the inscrutable mysteries of Providence. Like many others, It must be left for future revelations to explain. In the midst of our sorrows we have much to console us. He lived to see his na tion greater than ever before. All section al lines are blotted out. There is no south, no north, no east, no west. Washington s;?w the beginning of our national life. Lin coln passed through the night of our his tory and saw the dawn. McKinley beheld his country in the splendor of Its noon. Truly he die*d In the fullness of his fame. W ith Paul he could say, and with equal truthfulness; "i am now ready to be of fered." I)id 11 in Work Well. The work assigned him had been well done. The nation was at peace. We had fairly entered upon an era of unparalelled prosperity. Our revenues were generous. Our standing among the nations was se cure. Our President was safely enshrined in the affections of a united people. It was not at him that the fatal shot was tired, but at the very life of the govern ment. His offering was vicarious. It was bloeKl poured upon the altar of human lib erty. In view of these things we are not surprised to hear, from one who was pres ent when this great s*nil passed away that he never saw a eleath so peae-eful or a dying man se> crowned with grandeur. lA't us turn now to a brief consideration of some of the lessons that we are to learn from this sad event. The first one that will occur to us all Is the old, old lesson that?"In the midst of life we are in death." "Man goeth forth to his work and to his labor until the even ing." "He fleeth as It were a shadow ar.d never continueth in one stay." Our President went forth in the fullness of his strength. In his manly beauty and was suddenly smitten by the hand that brought death with it. None of us can tell what a day may bring forth. Let us, there fore, remember that "No man liveth to himself and none of us dleth to himself." May each day's close see each day's duty done. Another Great Lr<t*on. "Another great lesson that we should heed is the vanity of mere earthly great ness. In the presence of the dread mes senger, how small are all the trappings of wealth and distinctions of rank and power. I beseech you, seek Him who said: 'I am the resurrection and the life; he that be lieveth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live; and whosoever liveth and be lieveth in me shall never die.' " "There Is but one Savior for the sin sick and the weary. I entreat you find Him. as our brother found Him. "But our last words must be spoken. Lit tle more than four years ago we bade him good-bye as he went to assume the great responsibilities to which the nation had called him. His last words as he left us were: "Nothing could give me greater pleasure than this farewell greeting?this evidence of your friendship and sympathy, your good will, and. I am sure, the prayers of all the people with whom I have lived so long and whose confidence and esteem are dearer to me than any other earthly honors. To all of us the future is as a sealed book, but if I can, by official act or administration or utterance, in any degrte add to the prosperity and unity of our be loved country, and the advancement and well being of our splendid citizenship, I will devote the best and most unselfish ef forts of my life to that end. With this thought uppermost in my mind, I reluct antly take leave of my friends and neigh bors, cherishing in my heart the sweet est memories and thoughts of my old home?my home now?and, I trust my I home hereafter so long as I live.' "We hoped with him that when his work was done, freed from the burdens of his great office, crowned with the affections of a happy people, he might be permitted to close his earthly life in the home he had lived. A Snd Home Cominjf. He has. indeed, returned to us; but how? Borne to the strains of "Nearer, My God, to yhee." and placed where he first began life's struggle, that the people might look and weep over so sad a home coming. Hut it was a triumphal march. How vast the procession. The nation rose and stood with uncovered head. The people of the land are chief mourners. The nations of the earth weep with them. But, oh, what a victory. I do not ask you In the heat of public address, but in the calm moments of mature reflection, what other man ever had such high honors bestowed upon him. and by so many people? What pageant has equaled this that we look upon today? We gave him to the nation but a little more than four years ago. He went out with the light of the morning | upon his brow, but with his task set and the purpose to complete it. We take him back a mighty conqueror. "The churchyard where his children rest, The quiet spot thnt suits him best; There shall his *;rave be made, And there his bones be laid. And there his countrymen shall come, \V ith memory proud, with pity dumb. "And strangers far and near, f or many and many a year, For many a year and many an age, uliile history on her ample page The virtues shall enroll Of that paternal soul.'' At the conclusion of Dr. Manchester's discourse. Bishop I. W. Joyce of Minne apolis delivered a short prayer. The hymn, "Nearer. My God, to Thee," was sung by the entire congregation. The people remained standing after the close of the hymn, while the benediction was pronounced by Mons. T. P. Thorpe of Cleveland. The casket was then borne from the church to the funeral car and the march procession to the cemetery began. RESPECTED HERE (Continued from Second Page.) the qualities of the others. He once told me that he had his chair so arranged In the private dining room that he might look out. across the White House grounds and see the spires of this church. He said it filled him with satisfying, holy thoughts." Dr. Mackay-Smith spoke of the liberality and purity of Mr. McKinley's religion He said that while the dead President was truly a riligious man in all that he did yet he spoke but little of his religion. His bitterest enemy, if he had one. could not say the President had ever in the slightest way used his religion to advance political ends. Everywhere in his life he took his religious thoughts with him. Then Ready to Retire. The speaker referred to a conversation he had had with President McKinley short ly before the expiration of his first term. He said the President declared at that time that he was ready to retire to private life; that the novelty of the office had worn oft and that the strain had been such that he could never have withstood had it not been that he felt the prayers of all true Ameri can men and women were with him. He said he felt that these m<vi and women were looking to him to doYertain thines before he left the White House, and the thought of their confidence and sympathies made the skies bright for him. The rector next spoke of the late Presi dent s democracy. He said the President thought only of man s individual honesty and integrity, and not of his social posi tion or wealth. The President had lived among plain people and loved them. He had fought shoulder to shoulder with them The speaker said it was the mysterious decree of Providence that the prayers of the American people and of the Christian world In behalf of the wounded President should not be answered. His influence it was evident, must be greater in eternity "Yet we must go forth today." said lie in peace end thanksgiving. We have one more bright star in our sky; one more crowned memory. How much our three martyred Presidents have taught us. Their examples are those of what true patriot ism should be. Their lives fill out our Ideals and increase our sense of duty." FUNERAL OF ( ALDEROX CARLISLE. Remains of Prominent Attorney In terred at Roek Creek Cemetery. Funeral services, simple but impressive over the remains of Calderon Carlisle, were held this afternoon at the family residence, 1722 I street. Owing to the prominence and popularity of the deceased the attendance was unusually large, and of the many floral tributes a number were elaborate In de sign. The service of the Episcopal Church was conducted by Rev. Alexander Mackay Smith. From the residence the remains were followed by a long procession of car riages. containing sorrowing relatives and friends, to Rock C heek cemetery, wher*1 interment was made. The active pallbearers were: Frank Lor lng and Messrs. Samuel Maddox, L Alli son Wilmer C. C. Cole. E. Francis Riggs, Maurice Kelly, Norman Bestor and Henry Those who attended as honorary pall bearers were: Justice David J. Brewer Justice Walter S. Cox. Justice A. B. Hagl ner, Mr. Jere M. Wilson, the Duke d'Arcos. Mr. John A. Kasson, Col. James G. Payne Admiral R. D. Evans, Admiral Harry c* laylor and Mr. Frederick B. McGuire Admiral Dewey was present representing the commitee of the board of governors of the Metropolitan Club. 1 he Bar Association was represented bv a comm ttee consisting of Messrs. Geoig? H'n ,Ju Darlln?tjun, C. H. Cra gin, C. Albert, John B. Larner, A. B. Du val 1, Corcoran Thom and F. P. R. Sands Quiet at Police Headquarters. Today was an unusually quiet one at po lice headquarters, the out-of-town detec tives having left here yesterday, and but few persons called on business. Most of the local detectives had received assignments to attend the several churches where big crowds were expected, and the clerks who could be spared were off on leave. Several reports of robberies in addition to those printed in yesterday's Star were received either this morning or yesterday. Haptlst Preachers -Mourn. At a meeting of the Baptist Ministers' I'nion held Monday morning at the Metro politan! Baptist Church, on R street be tween 12th and 13th sereets, resolutions of sympathy and regret at the death of the late President were adopted. A copy of the resolutions was ordered transmitted .to Mrs. McKinley, to whom the sympathy of the union Was extended. The meeting ad journed out of respect to the distinguished dead. MARTYRED PRESIDENTS. Topic Di?caiited at Xew York Avenue Prenbyterla.il Chnrrli. The memorial services today at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church taxed the capacity of the edifice. The seats were all occupied before the exercises began and many stood until the close. .Above the pul pit was stretched a wide purple ribbon bearing the inscription, "Nearer, My God, to Thee." The speaker of the day was Rev. Dr. John Paxton, formerly pastor of the church, but now of New York. He came to Washington especially for the oc casion. "It is God's Way" was Dr. Pax ton's theme. The speaker pointed out that God slew Moses so that he could abide for ever, and that it was the same with th3 late President. The exercises were opened with the rendi tion of Chopin's funeral march. The Pres ident's proclamation was read by Gen. H. V. Boynton. This was followed by an an them by the choir. Then there wa? reading of the Scriptures by Rev. John L- French. After a selection by the choir. Dr. Paxton offered prayer. Next "Lead, Kindly Lignt," was sung. Dr. Paxton thereupon delivered his address. After he had concluded the congregation joined in the singing of "Nearer. My God, to Thee." Dr. Paxton pronounced the benediction and the congre tion departed to the strains of Beethoven's funeral march. * Before reading tho President's proclama ,.n ,Gen- B?ynton said: "We, citizens of a sorely stricken nation, are assembled by virtue of a proclamation t>y the President of the United States, who, as his first official act, calls upon his fellow mourners throughout our land to lift up their eyes unto the Lord of Hosts, from whom cometh the help of all .nations- I it is a fit time to recall the words of our second murdered President, when, as a private citizen, upon hearing of the assas- I sanation of our first martyr, he exclaimed: ? reigns; and the government at Wash ington still lives." This is our warrant for assembling. Funeral Service. \ot Indignation Meeting;. r "Don't misunderstand it," began Rev. Dr. Paxton, "this is a funeral service, not an indignation meeting to denounce an archy?to curse assassins and to advocate lawlessness in exterminating lawlessness, as when Caesar fell and Marc Anthony spoke. The citizen cried?'O piteous spec ??i!\ woful day,' "-O most bloody sight, O traitors, villains, so fetch fire; let s burn the honor of Brutus.' Let us lynch, burn, kill, slay and let not an an archist live. The passions have a louder cry than conscience, for the time," the speaker went on to say, "and the clamor of the appe tites often silences and drowns the still, small voice of duty. We become anarch ists in our fierce rage against an outbreak of anarchism." Continuing. Dr. Paxton described in gra phic manner the occurrences of the 2d of July, twenty years ago, which, he said, he remembered well. Shortly after 9 o'clock in the morning he entered the Pennsyl vania railroad station to take a train for Brooklyn, having an engagement to preach in ths latter city the following Sunday. Guiteau saw the minister, but the minister did not see Guiteau. Dr. Paxton observed members of the cabinet and other promi Hr ".V De/sons' amon# them being the son of the first martyred President. He pass the tTain- Suddenly, a woman, * an by* screaming: The President is shot." The speaker told of the actions of the ^^ers of the cabinet. He noticed that policemen were dragging a man away. His face was distorted <with passion, p rfcognized the man," explained Dr. Faxton. I knew him for a freak, a crank, | a crazy man. Two Sundays before he had waited after service in this church and rh^ril r*er> ?? Card' bearin8 the name u!lf i Guiteau- He told me he had a little business with the President and that he was a member of the national republi can committee. He added that ho did *a good deal of preaching himself, and offe-td me his services for prayer meeting. W ashington was a bad place for a stal wart that day, as the whole country has been for an anarchist the past ten davs " commented Dr. Paxton. ' Other Martyred Presidents. Proceeding, he said: "A woman stooped o\er the body. I begged her to leave, and was the first to raise the head of Garfield from the floor. In this church the 3d of Julj a prayer meeting for his recovery was held. Thus this historic church nad had intimate relations with our martyred Presidents. Here Lincoln worshiped, un der Dr. Gurley, of blessed memory. Here was held the first meeting to pray for Gar field s recovery, and here today I who twenty years ago led the meeting to dis arm wrath, pray for the President and calm excitement in the public mind -lure today I lead your meeting while m all stand bowed at the open grave of our last glorious martyr, William McKinlcv. It is the largest funeral that ever marched w;th solemn tread to a grave in the annals of all history. The whole country is in the sad procession?80.<XX>,U00 citizens from Maine to California, from the lakes to rhe gulf are shaking tears of pity from melting eyr a', in cathedrals, churches and chapels, while they lay the body of our late great and be loved President to rest In Canton. "So Major McKinley has gone away from us. He is in history now?not fact. He has drunk the bitter cup of mortality He is dead, you say, and lies In cold obstruc tion, dust in the viewless winds, never to speak or laugh again? No more will his plot of ground in Canton know his tread Never will his neighbors say 'Good morn ing' to him. Never again will the fresh air saturate his nostrils, nor the fourfold sea sons of the year delight him. He is dead dead to all the endeared and familiar as sociations of the banks and shore of time. Light? out. 'Taps' have sounded. It is finished for him this strife we call a human life. A MortKatte on Life. "Not so at all," declared Dr. Paxton. "What you call death for our late Presi dent is only a mortgage on life. He was never so much alive as now. Since they say, 'Call no man happy till he dies,' I say call no man alive till he dies, for then we know how much the grave could keep or Moses, Jesus and Paul, of Caesar. Luther Washington, Lincoln and McKinley. Some men die all barm and no manhood. They put all the faculties of their brain into barm, amassing, accumulating, as Emer son says?and leaving nothing but stuff no manhood, no sympathy, no helpfulness no kindness. But William McKinley has only truly-begun to live. He has ceased from his labors. But what fault-finding husband will ever cease to blush as he re calls the unfailing devotion to his fragile wife. Dead? Nay! He is alive forever. Is it death to start tears in millions of eyes, to clothe a land In mourning and set a whole country back a day in its march of industry and toil? The verdict of all ^ls Jf,' that McKlnley was a great man. He did not do some things well, but all things well. "It is God's way," Dr. Paxton, continu ing, said, 'Moses was assassinated by God. It would not have done for Moses to have grown old. God slew him that he could abide forever. He was a stronger personality dead than alive. Fame blows thy name all the world around, O gentle, brave and loved McKinley. Repose in thy finished work, thy laurels are secure for ever. McKinley'a First Thought. "The death of McKinley bears likeness to the death of our Lord," added the speaker. "McKinley's first thought w-as a gentle one, 'Hurt him not,' he said regarding the crea ture who fired the shots. His second thought was for his beloved wife, as Jesus thought of His m Dther. Then McKinley thought of his country, and finally commit ted his soul to his God, saying, like the Master, 'Not our will, but Thine be done," and sobbing beneath his breath, 'Nearer, My God to Thee.' He also murmured 'It is pleasant to see the tree?do not shut the window.' There was no strain, nothing for effect?merely the simple, homely language such as we all may use. That tree was the last of the beautiful outer ^orld and the upper air for him, for where he was going no sun shines, no breezes blow to fan the fevered brow, so he said?'Do not shut the window?it is pleasant to see the tree!' "At last came Senator Hanna, who loved him as a Eon, arriving too late to be recog nized. The senator fell on his knees at the bedside, and, in a broken voice, sobbed: 'Mr. President, don't you know me?' A long pause?no answer In consciousness in that fading eye. Then again the voice, now broken in agony: "Don't you know me, Wll liam ? and a slight pallor of consciousness touched the eyelids and the stiffening cheeks. That was all. Not here, senator, shall we know him any more, but there, across the great divide at the grand review of comrades dear, you and I, and he and our dead companions shall fall in for roll call to be inspected and approved of God, 1 trust. Good-bye, good- by el" INDULGES 'IN EULOGY Secretary Lo(pg's8 Estimate of the Late President McKiniey. AN ADDRESS CARROLL D. WRIGHT Review of tjie Life of the Dead Chi^f Magistrate. CHOIR'S SPECIAL PROGRAM The service at All Souls' Unitarian Church at 14th and L streets this morning at 11 o'clock was a notable and impressive one in many respects. The principal ad dress of the morning: was delivered by Mr. Carroll D. Wright, the United States com missioner of labor; Secretary John D. Long of the navy was an interested listener throughout the address, and at its close re sponded to a call for a few remarks with a fine eulogy of the dead President. The religious services were conducted by Rev. U. Y. B. Pierce, pastor of the church. The choir rendered an appropriate song service and the entire congregation joined in sing ing the late President's favorite hymn, "Nearer, My God, to Thee." Commissioner Wright spoke at some length, reviewing President McKinley's life from his birth to the time of his death. He spoke of the man's noble parentage, his gifts of education and his early strug gle for success. He then came down to the late years when Mr. McKiniey was placed In the highest position in the gift of the people and accorded a confidence gained by few men in the history of the nation. When Mr. Long was called upon for an expression, he declared he could add lit tle or nothing to the fine tribute to the dead chieftain delivered by Mr. Wright. Secretary Long said he was present at the memorial service in his capacity as a mem ber of the congregation of All Souls' Church. He was there to join with his fel low churchmen in honoring the memory of one who had been very near and dear to him. He spoke of the solemn services which were soon to be held in the little town of Canton, the home place of the martyred President, and said the hearts of all the country, with saddened beats, would turn to that Ohio community in this hour of the nation's sorrow. Secretary Long said that the President's character had been eulogized in words more worthy than he could utter. Speaking as a member of Mr. McKinley's official fam ily, however, he wanted to say how much the cabinet officers had appreciated the President's life and how reverently they respected his memory. Secretary Long said that he and his brother cabinet officers had profited much by such a life. He said the world had been better to have known such a man. The Secretary's brief remarks were eager ly listened to by the congregation. All were impressed by the simplicity of his speech, which was yet forceful In its effect and influence. Carroll O. Wright's Address. The topic of Mr. Wright's address was "William McKiniey." He said: "In the grand economy of God a roble soul has been Cfllled back to Its Giver. "Death is not an unfamiliar event, nor is it that a man in the prime of life, in the midst of active duties, and even as he seems to be stepping up to higher work, is made to cross the dark stream." "We all know heroic men who have struggled manfully with the obstacles of life, with the greatest fortitude as well as with the sublimest faith. Dailv men die whose lives have been as sublime as the life of him we mourn todav. It cannot be then merely the death of the man that shrouds the countr^. There was a time when the decease of William McKiniey would simply have called out eulogistic edi torials from the press, and his funeral would have been local. Why is it, then, that today the homes and the maris cf the country are draped in the sad emblems of mourning, that In passing over all the states of the Union not a hamlet can be found that does not In some way express the grief of the people; that party has been completely sunk out of sight; that all the bitter work of political campaigns has been turned to the expression of sympathy and of heartfelt consideration of the virtues cf one of the chief characters in political activity? Why are these things, if a death only has occurred among nearly f ighty mil lions of people which make up our nation? Do we learn from the circumstances of the death of the chief magistrate more than the lesson of mortality taught by all deaths? "These questions may And an answer when we consider the life, character, ser vices and death of President McKiniey. Certain it is that some sentiment causes busy millions to cease their Industry, to pause in the material efforts and come up to the shrines of worship with their tiee offerings of incense which shall be grateful in the divinest sense to the Controller of all Deeds. No imperial order commands mourning, but a still higher command comes from our hearts to suspend all the varied duties of life and meet around cne common altar to commemorate the death of our chosen governor. This self-imposed duty Is as sweet as that which prompts ten der care for the resting places of our dead, and springs from the hope we have of Immortality, and while it does honor to the memory of loved ones who have passed through the supreme agony of their lives it brings us to a higher and nobler con ception of life and to a deeper and pro founder love for the Being who holds our lives, and the lives of nations as well. In th'.* hollow of His hand." Garfield's Word* Recalled. In drawing attention to the life of Mr. McKiniey I would like to impress upon your minds the words used by his mar tyred predecessor, Mr. Garfield, upon one occasion when he was endeavoring to con vince a doubting soul of the inestimable worth of the Christian faith. Said he: "Remember, always, that this life is a bat tle where we struggle on to a beginning, but It is in the endless cycles of eternity that our lives must be rounded and per fected." Let us keep this grand truth so emphatically expressed before us, not only in contemplating the events In the life of Mf McKiniey, but In contemplating all the actions of our own lives. The story of McKiniey until he reached maturity is one covering too much detail for this hour and place, but we can all read with profit of the mental and physical toil through which the young man passed to enable him to gain the education he so much coveted and which entitled him to be designated as a broadminded, well-equipped man. His boylwod life was of that char acter which best illustrates to the grow ing minds of youth the rewards of right action in the ffruits of the action itself. It should be Tcmembered that along with the growth of'this intellect, his religious faith and sensibilities, under the teaching and Influence of hl3 mother, grew into vigorous and rital elements in his char acter. He recognized the impress of re ligious truth given by her, and through his deep respect for her kept himself free from bad habits and from bad thoughts. All that approached Impurity of life ,and speech was hateful to the mother and hateful to the son. Her flaming sword, which she kept above her, guarded them against all forms of indecency and immorality. The mother was full of the best kind of life, of a cheerful and a robust morality, knowing no taint, and this character was given to the son William. 1 If such women knew the life of a young man, and he will trust them with his am bitions and aspirations, his friends need have no fears for the conduct of his life. The friendship of a good woman has made the life of many a mm grand and noble that otherwise might have been either bad or elmply ordinary; and to the friendship of a good woman William McKiniey axvfs much of the strength and purity which dis tinguished his character. So, with the stock of his ancestry to give him brain and brawn, and with the In fluence of a good mother and good friends to train and keep his mind pure, with the influence of his education and the greater Influence of the very efforts his education coat him, young McKiniey, with a mind not only well stored, but receptive to all knowl edge, with his strong mental capacity, and the endurance which enabled him to carry on and out the work of. a lite demanding the utmost strain, he stands forth as an* excellent specimen of Saxon manliness, a giant In all the elements typical of Intel lectual power. With this character acd with these attributes, he was ready to be gin the work of life?and with such founda tions the work could not be otherwise than successful. Period of HIm Taklne Oil. Mr. Wright reviewed President McKin ley's early life and then said: At the time of his death President Mc Kinley had reached a period in his active life when, looking back upon his struggles and successes, he and the people saw him entering a career of still greater usefulness and with a resolution and the opportunity to be of the greatest possible service to United States and to mankind. With the confidence of the whole community of states; with the existing industrial pros perity of the land; with the nation look ing into the future with wondrous eyes and excited at Its own resources; with the old world looking on with startled nerves at our advancement; with his own spirit of reform and progress?with this vision open ing to the keen intellect of McKinley and to the understanding of our people. It is not remarkable that when he was struck each member of this proud nation felt the blow. And so we come to the beginning of the sad days of pilgrimage, brief though they were, through which our martyr passed with so much coi'^re and through which our people pass? h so much sympathy and with so m;.^ .aluable and beautiful lessons crowdin^T-iion them. The earthly career of William McKinley has closed. To him has been extended the sympathy of nations, whether Christian or pagan. To him our own people poured out their hearts' devotion. The Christian cour age and faith which carried the noble pa tient through pain and all the bodily tor tures of his wounds up to the gate of death with no murmur, no complaint, took possession of the grand constituency of the nation until one universal sympathy pervaded all. The daily bulletins of the surgeons, the minute accounts of treat ment, symptoms, results, conditions, ex pressions, all tended to make his death almost unparalleled In history. Rulers have been assassinated; great men have died in office; we have had our own ex perience In the same sad lines under simi lar circumstances, for twice before in our own history and in like manner has a great man occupying a great station been brought to the thin veil which separates this from another life. How can I sum up the life and character of McKinley? How can I, an ardent ad mirer of the man. give an impartial esti mate of that character which I am sure has stamped Itself upon the thought of the age? Will not a partial and loving tribute best accord with the sentiments which have brought you up to this sacred temple? Personal Characteristic*. "The personal characteristics of McKinley were such as win all men. One might op pose him, disagree with him, combat him, but he must love him. His nature was strong In the extreme. His personal pres ence, his genial countenance, fascinating conversational powers, wealth of mind and heart, constituting him the best of all com panions?all these personal attractions made his influence over men very powerful; and these qualities, united with his keen | moral perception, enabled him to sway men to an extraordinary degree. He was genial to a fault; perhaps his geniality made him appear to those who knew him the least weak at times, and they thought that his amiability warped his judgment and caused his discretion to be doubted. He was al ways looking for good in men, and expected right action from right motives. He may hav? mistaken the motives of men, and thus erred in his Judgment, but it was an error of judgment, and not of motive. With honesty of purpose himself, he may have mistaken dishonesty of purpose in others for his own quality of motive. Like all genial men, he was perhaps too frank, or maybe indiscreet in his frankness, but I do not believe he ever from motive did a wrong toward his constituency or his coun try, or violated his oath of office or his trust. In private life no man would dare impugn his motives. When he accepted public service he elected to pay the price of public service." He mentioned 'incidents in illustration of Mr. McKinley's purity in politics and spoke of his happy domestic relations, and then told of the lessons that might be learned from the nation's loss, adding that every thing gains by McKinley's life and death. "Politics gain, and politics is simply tne business of the public. Politics gain be cause a grand Ufe will be studied in the truest light?that of its worth; and all, whether friend or foe, must admire the life of McKinley, however much they may dis agree with his politics. And the unwritten features of McKinley's political life will in the future give a greater gain to political work." Mr. Wright concluded as follows: "Today the nation returns to its native dust, amid the tears of loved ones and of patriots, all that remains of the image of William McKinley. Let his death be sanc tified to the good of the whole. Let us feel thcLt the real McKinley lives and represents aLLtl?e that ,s in the immediate past, ahd in this memory let the thousands of choirs that today send up solemn anthems to stir the souls of men carry the thanks of our people to the throne of God that he gave us a McKinley to lose. Rich we were in the possession, richer we are in the depth of our grief by the very memories his name will arouse, and by the glad knowledge that ^^i.hvUMo5Sf natl,'n wlth lv,,hiw?? r.i'o0u^i?f the nati?n's Oethsemane the peo ple will come purified by the holy incense hv tn aLlses f*LOIT! their own altars lighted 1,1 ,Pres their own patriotism and which they shall keep burning in the true E? ? ? religion and of devotion to the principle of divine supremacy in the rule of the nations of the earth." "THEIR WORKS DO FOLLOW THEM/ Theme of Rev. Dr. Wilson at Foundry Church. A large congregation assembled at Foun dry M. E. Church this morning at 11 o'clock to take part in the services held in that WiiYin J" of the late President, William Mctvinley. The services lasted &n **our? durlng which time the gath ering listened with close attention to the utterances of Rev. L. B. Wilson, pastor of the church. Dr. Wilson took for his text them 'And their works do follow He contrasted the events of two weeks ago with, those of this day, and, speaking of the universal grief, asked why this trib ute. It might be answered, he was our President, and that is much, but place means only opportunity?opportunity for the littleness or greatness, for folly or wisdom. The place the people gave?God gave the man to fill it. It was His hand which wrought the fine fiber of his Intellectual life; His providence which supplied condi tions; His grace which gave the comfort and ennoblement of the great salvation; His spirit which wrought for his guidance. There is a fierce light which beats upon the place of power. Suspicion will be there aspirants with their claims, would-be coun sellors reckoning rejection of their advices the sin unpardonable, but in that light this man lived for four eventful years, and the praise of William McKinley is today on every worthy tongue. No man found in his dead hand the price of bartered honor, said Dr. Wilson, but he lifted to a higher place the ideals of pub lic life. His dream of imperialism meant to him not the royal purple for himself, but the prosperity of all. His thought of expansion meant ultimately peace and good will. He dreamed of a new American era and saw its dawn when Wheeler and Lee stood beside the son of Grant fighting under the old flag a new war for liberty. "Archimedes said. 'Give me where to stand and I will move the world." You gave this man where to stand and he not only bless ed his nation, but really moved the world toward better things, and his work shall abide. Our praise of him is also to the praise of that God who strengthened, saved and led him. "There he lies ready for sepulcher. Cast the old flag about him, for he loved it loyally, and the very dust of such an American will add to Its glory. Gather flowers from all gardens. Ah, they are there, tributes from all lands like sweet forget-me-nots; let flowers fiom the east and west, the north and south, be there, falling together on his bier. They are lovely prophets of the new era already dawned, distinct in beauty and fragrance, yet mingling color and sweetness, they speak the new unity. Let the church place a few white flowers there, for that siek bed was the loftiest pulpit sir.ee the apos tolic days, and those words of submission, mercy, love and hope, backed by years of Christian devotion, were perhaps the most impressive sermon ever heard from human lips. "Lay a sword there, for he was a war rior for humanity, and the crossed palms, for he was a Christian conqueror. "He rests from his labors, but hi3 works shall continue to bless the world. While we mourn his going from us, we bow sub mission to the will of God, praying that the pillar of flre and cloud may still go before lis, and that in our following we may ever know the blessedness of that people whose God ia the Lord." DEFEAT OF THE ALLIES REPI L9KD BY COLOMBIANS IX SUB URBS OF LA HACHA. Gen. Brhevrrrtn Tnkrn Pr in oner?The Town In a State of Terror?All Leavinic Who Can. WILI.EMSTAD, Curacoa, September 18.? The Dutch cruiser Sommelsdljk arrived last evening from La Hacha, where she left at 8 p.m. September 16. She brought a num ber of Dutchmen who were desirous of leaving La Hacha. The refugees say fight ing of the Colombian "liberals" and the allied Venezuelan troops against the Co lombian government troops occurred Sep tember 13 and 14 in the suburbs of La Hacha. and that the Venezuelans and Co lombian "liberals" were defeated, especially in the engagement of September 14 at a place called Curuzuo, near La Hacha. The number of casualties and prisoners cap tured is not known, but is reported to be considerable. The refugees also say that the Venezuelan general Echeverrla, com manding the four Venezuelan gunboats which had been cruising along the coast from Maracaibo, who landed on the coast with troops a few days before the engage ment, was taken prisoner at Curuzuo, with a number of other Venezuelans. It is not known whether there were any other offi furS arnon^ them. It is further reported by the refugees that General Echeverria and certain others were threatened by their Co 'on^an captors with death by shooting. The passengers of the Sommelsdiik say that after the engagement at Curuzuo, I>a ^ila. the Venezuelan who proceeded to La Hacha by sea from Maracaibo, with a thousand Venezuelans, September 4, is re turning with his followers from the Guar jira peninsula to Venezuelan territory, probably to Maracaibo. This is further evi dence of the Venezuelan defeat. It is also reported that Davila was wounded. All the persons able to leave La Hacha have done so. The town Is in a state of terror and disorder. The Venezuelan gun boats did not bombard La Hacha. The refuges say the General Pinzon (formerly trie Aamouna) is without ammunition for larger guns, and that, consequently, she does not engage the Venezuelan gun boats. The Colombian general, Castillo. Is chief commander of the liberal forces on the peninsula. Minister SlIva'N Advice*. Dr. Martinez Silva, the Colombian min ister at Washington, has received the fol lowing cablegram from the Colombian min ister for foreign affairs: n "BOGOTA, September 18. "The prospect of war with Venezuela grows more remote each day. We do not want to go to war with Venezuela, but an attack or invasion would be promptly met and repulsed. Invaders of Goajira defeat ed. Attempt to take Rio Hacha frustrated. Ecuadorian frontier quiet. The Colombian I minister to Venezuela left Caracas of his own volition. The new Chilean minister! has been presented at Bogota." Dr. Silva places absolutely no credence in the news dispatch from Willemstad to the I effect that La Hacha has been evacuated ? K S * ^5)lomblan troops. He points out j the fact that if La Hacha was able to sus 52 ? ^ attack there is no likelihood that it would be abandoned now, as the Colombian troops who occupied that place have since been reinforced. South American diplomats here are con fident that a great deal of the confusion in the designation of the bands of troops in their movements about the Isthmus and in Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador, Is at tributable to the striking similarity in the national standards of these three countries. The fiags of Colombia and Ecuador are ex actly similar in their predominating color bars and their arrangement, each having a yellow bar on top, covering half the en sign, and the other half divided evenly between blue and red. The Venezuelan flag has three even bars of yellow, blue and red. in the same order as the flags of the other two countries. Thus, it is pointed out, the flags cannot be distinguished apart even at a short distance. Believe Revolt f? Crashed. The Colombian legation officials express j the view that the Colombian insurrection is practically crushed. In support of this statement they say that the insurgents do not hold a single village or position in all Colombia, although some bands of maraud ers are giving trouble, and that those on whom the rebel forces had counted for allies are unlikely to give further material aid. Curacoa press advices to the legation allege that many of President Castro's sup porters in the interior of Venezuela are protesting.against his anti-Colombian ag gressiveness. According to the legation, the defeat of a Nicaraguan force recently will likely estop further hostile movements from that quarter. Members of the lega tion say they understand that the Nic araguan government has given assurance to the American minister that it would not wage war on Colombia. President Plaza of Ecuador, who has recently assumed office, has frequently pledged neutrality toward Colombia. The Colombian minister. Dr. Silva. says that reports he has Just re ceived say that the Colombian troops un der arms numbered 65,000 last July, and that the force since has been considerably augmented. HEALTH ALMOST RESTORED. Assistant Secretary Crtdler Much Benefited by Hla Trip. Mr. Thomas W. Cridler, third assistant secretary of state, has returned to Wash ington from an extensive trip through northern New York and Canada, undertak en for the benefit of his health. He had been very ill in Washington before leaving with typhoid fever. His convalescence was so protracted that a complete change of climate was deemed necessary by his physicians, so, accompanied by Mrs. Crid ler, he went first to the Jersey coast and thence northward into Canada, spending some time on the return trip on Lake Champlain and in the Adirondacks. He comes back almost completely recovered from his illness and expects to resume the discharge of his official duties at the State Department tomorrow. THE SERVICES AT BERLIN. Attended by German Officials Gen erally?Flags at Half-Mast. BERLIN, September 19.?Memorial ser vices were held in the American Chapel here at noon today in honor of the late President McKinley. All the imperial and Prussian cabinet ministers were present, except the imperial chancellor. Count von Buelow. who is absent from Berlin. He was represented by Privy Councillor von Guenther. All the foreign ambassadors and ministers in Berlin attended the service, and many of the attaches and secretaries of the diplomatic corps were present. Prince Leopold of Solms-Baruth, as the representative of Emperor William, occu pied the seat of honor. The chapel was decorated with draped American flags, and was crowded to 'its fullest capacity with members of the American colony. The Rev. Dr. Dickie preached the memorial sermon. The congregation sang "Nearer, My^Sod, to Thee," and "America." Emperor William has ordered the flags to be half-masted today throughout the navy, in honor of the late President. The many American flags flying here today are half-masted. SAFE SUCCESSFULLY CRACKED. Bank of Shellsbnrjr. Iowa, Robbed of #2,700 In Cash. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, September 19.? The bank at Shellsburg was broken into this morning, the safe blown open with dynamite and about J2.700 in cash secured. The burglars left on a hand-car in the di rection of this city. Four nren are suspect ed. Posses are scouring the country in pursuit. ? ? ? Accnaed of Hnrderoaa Aaaanlt. The police have been asked to look out for Bartow Warren, twenty-seven years old, who is wanted at Orangeburg, g, c.. on a charg? of assault with Intent to klH. He has dark brown hair, it Is said, and there arc two scars, on the back of his left thumb. A reward of 9400 Is offered for his Head ache. I Sick headache, nervous ? ? headache, tired headache, t ? neuralgic headache, catarrhal ? headache, headache from ex + niciuaiiii, iivauaciic iniiii c\- ? ? citement, in fact, headaches of I ? all kinds are quicklv and sure- ? * ly cured with ? DR. MILES' : Pain Pills, j ? ? ? Also all pains such as back- * ? ache, neuralgia, sciatica, rheit- ? inatic pains, monthly pains, I ? ? ? etc ? ? Wl?en I have hfw In ajrnnv with ? tearing pains in my head I hnve taken one or two of I>r. Miles' Pain Mils ? and found Immediate relief. 1 can ? also re.-(inrncnd th<?ia to all mothers * ? whi have,young daughter*. We have * ? th?m In the bouse all the time and * ? find them in valuable. ? ? Mrs L. M. HARDY. ? ? Westboro', Mass. * ? ? ? Having found I?r. Miles' I'aln I'ill* ? the very N st remedy for pains, aches ? and headaches that 1 ever tried. I now ? carry thein In my pocket and give ? them to my customers. I have in- ? ?truct?d en?-h of niv fifty clerks. In case a customer complains of head nche. to offer one of these pills, with ? my indorsement. ? J. K. DKWBESE, ? I ? Of DcWiH'se & Itidleman, * ' ? Dry Goods Meri'hants, ? i ? Dayton, O. ? j ? ? i ? Through their use thou- ? ? sands of people have been en abled to attend social and re ligious functions, travel, enjoy amusements, etc., with com fort. As a preventative, when taken on the approach of a recurring attack, they are ex ? j ^ n V* I <3/1 f rv nftnnrl <?/\^sm1 n.. J ^ | ? ligious tunctions, travel, enjoy ? 11 amusements, etc.. with com- ? ' ^ IUI I. j 10 a j/ivTvuiauvc, W11CI1 ? ? taken on the approach of a * ? recurring attack, they are ex- ? I cellent. * ? Sold by all Druggists, ! ? 25 Doses, 25 cents. \ ? Samples on request. ? MeKIMKY REMIMSCEXt ES. A Cftnndlan Policeman Who Knew thfl Kate President Long Ago. From the London (Ont.) Advertiser. Sergeant Arthur MeGuire, the popular officer of the London police force, haa taken even keener Interest In the terrible affair at Buffalo than was manifested gen erally throughout the city. He knew the President when he was a young man, hardly known even In Canton, the city that now mourns him as Its most Illustrious citi zen, and he knew also the sweet-faced woman, beautiful Ada Saxton, who cap tured the heart of the youthful veteran of the civil war, and whose great sorrow now is shared by the whole civilized world. "I went from London to Canton In 1MS7," Mr. MeGuire said this morning to the Ad vertiser, "and McKinley went there the same month?that was April. "Ada Saxton had just come back from school then. She was the prettiest girl I have ever seen. Her father was on'e of the most popular men In the place and was quite wealthy. "My brother was express agent there at that time, and I went to work as a driver. Soon after that I saw young McKinley on the street. He was a man you'd notice. He was quite slim then and walked very straight. He wore a black suit all the time, a Prince Albert coat and a wide-brimmed felt hat, a Grant hat. I was so struck by the man's appearance the first time I saw him that I asked my brother who he was. " 'Why, that's Major McKinley,* he told me, and I said that thoy must have pretty young majors over there. " 'Well,* he said, 'it's different here from in the British army. A man can rise from the ranks if it's in him.' McKinley was about twenty-three then. "He had no practice. People just knew him as Major McKinley of Niles. I drove hi* first lot of law books from New York over to his office. Several times I did business with him that way, and with the Saxtons. too." It was not until some time after that McKinley met the young woman to whom he was afterward so passionately devoted. ? ? ? IS DR. WARY WALKER CRAJRYf Narrowly Escaped Roiiffh Handling for Snying McKinley Was a Murilerer. A dispatch to the New York Sun from Syracuse last night says: Dr. Mary Walker of Oswego narrowly escaped rough han dling at the hands of a crowd of workmen at the Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg railway station there this morning. She was at the ticket window when she made the remark that the state of New York, If It executes Czolgosz, is just as great & murderer as he was, and that McKinley was a murderer because he was killing Filipinos. She was dressed in male attire and one of the men was about to strike her when he saw who it was. She was in stantly surrounded by a crowd of angry men and there were threats of lynching. Cooler judgment prevailed and one said that she was crazy and she was allowed to go. MOURNING IN PARIS. Distinguished Americana Attend Me* mortal Services In French Capital. PARIS. September 19.?A memorial ser vice was held this afternoon in honor of the late President McKinley in the Amer ican church on the Avenue de l'Alma. The attendance included the United States am bassador, Horace Porter, and the staff of the United States embassy; Consul General Gowdy and the staff of the United States consulate; Col. Meaux de St. Marie, repre senting President Loubet; M. Caillaux, the minister of finance, the only cabinet min ister In Paris; representatives of the for eign office and other ministers, the staff of the British embassy, all the members of the diplomatic corps now in Paris, the French ambassador to the United States, M. Jules Cambon, and Senator Lodge. The spacious church was densely packed with the resident and traveling Americans. The American ladies moetty Wore black. The pulpit was draped with a creped American flag and the body of the church was hung with black. The rector. Rev. Dr. Morgan, conducted the service, which was fully choral, assist ed by the ministers of all the American churches in Paris and a number of visiting clergymen. There was no sermon or ad dresses. GREAT INFLUX AT CANTON. ~zr Estimated That 10,000 Persons Have Left Cleveland for Scene of ObiefliHes. CLEVELAND, Ohio. September 18.?Offi cials of the two direct lines of railway connecting this city with Canton estimate that up to noon today more than ten thou sand persons had left Cleveland to attend the funeral of the late President McKin ley. This estimate did not include the thousands of people who were carried through on trains transferred to the Can ton roads from other lines at this point nor the enormous numbers taken down yester day. The valley road carried 4,000 pqp sengers from Akron to Canton this mold ing, and as many mere were transported ? over the Itne In trains transferred to IV' from the"Baltimore and Ohio road. < J In this city practically all business *11 suspended today, and In every church me morial service* were held. On the Lake Shore, Pennsylvania and other lines entering the city sll If wilt be suspended from 8:90 to 2:8B Every street car In the cttjr will stop 2 JO to 2:40 o'clock, as a mark of re to the memory of the late President.