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DA T A 8 ti TTls WKF.K!, KTA HI.I-liKIt I:tl. I A I J.V K 1'AKMoll KJ h;ti, IIICIIMOND DAILY PALLADIUM, Fill I) A V, SET T EM liEli lUK liK)l, OXC CENT A COl'V. IN MEMORIAM RICHMOND'S TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY OF THE MARTYRED PRESIDENT All Business Suspended---Services attheChurches and Other Features of the Day. Yesterday was without exception the ii.' bt remarkable day ever wit nessed in Richmond. We have had days of celebration, in which the en tire populace took a part; days in which ail had a mission and carried it forward. But yesterday was a cay of mourning. and the feeling of it was something that cannot be de scribed. There was a hush over all the accustomed noises of the town that produced an effect, unconscious at first, but making itself apparent until ieople who passed on the street simply nodded and those walking s de, by side talked in undertoces. Jt was a solemnity which was real, of tLe heart; and sadness was over the entire city, until it seemed almost oppressive. The services at the churches were very largely attended. While it had been thought the attendance would be large, it was hardly expected to be so general. That one more c hurch was added to those to tx- (pen for services at tirst provided than had been was fortunate, otherwise many would have been unable to secure even standing room The congregations were deeply con scious of the solemnity of the occa sion and the deep significance of it. They came in quietly, dropped noise lessfy into the tirst vacant seats. The ma-ic and the speaking were listened to with interest, and then the people walked out, down the steps of the churchs, and home, not stopping eg us'ial to talk to a neighbor or dis cuss some subject with a friend. It was a reinarkaole oceisi on and an ex p 'f-nee never to be repeated. rho churches which were dedicatee') to the purposes of the day, the First English Lutheran, First M. E. and First Presbyterian, have a combined M-iiUig capacity of at least 3,U00 peo ple and all seats were titled. The deco rations were not elaborate. Palai and the national colors were draped in a manner to give dignity to the appearance of the rooms, but the t! i vers gave no brightness to the ap pearance of the room. The hush oi mourning was upon all and would Lot be lifted. At the First English Lutheran ib..i.h the services opened with a voluntary from the pipe organ with violin obligate, y Miss Esther II s s iuiaa and Evtrett Kuolleu'oerg.Tbt pastor o' the caurch, the lie v. Mr. Kipp, offered prayer and was follow ed by the reading of the scripture us-on by Alien Jay. and addresses :y Judge Comstoek, Rev. Huber and J L. Rure; tne beueaietion by Rev. Kip;. The musical selections were by a quareette composed of Alice ivehleubrinii. Cor Eggecneyer, Fred White and Henry lentlare, who ren .!... d during the service in beautiful manner the following hymns: -Rest." "Beyond the Hdl Tops." ' The Beautiful Isle of Some where." At the First M. E. church Rev. Nethercutt, the pastor, opened with a prayer, which was followed by a prayer br Re". Gillam.The addresses were by Prof. T. A. Mott and W. D. Foulke, and the benediction by Rev. Nethercutt. The c ho' r consisted of Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. Turner. Ida Tay lor, Mary and Pearl Friedley, Lulu Erwin, Fred Lamar. Raymond Wehr 3ev, Lawrence Genn and J. H. Bun van; Mrs. Lou King organist. The musical selections were "Nearer My God to Thee sun;r by the congrega tion, and "Lead Kindly Light" and ' Over the Star There is Rest " ihe exercises at the First Presby terian church were opened by the suiting of the Doxoiogy by the con irrigation, at ter which the Rev. Dr. i".;.. 'lies read the proclamation by President ti xjsevelt. Then came the Scripture reading and prayer by the Rv. Hill aadaddress s bv R.v E. O. Ellis, Prof. Dennis and Rev. Hiii. The benediction was by the Rev. Ellis. The musical selections were sung by the congregation, led by the choir, "with the exc ption of the anthem. The choir included Mrs. Earhart, Mrs, Krone, Miss Winches ter, Miss Brush, and Messrs. O. C. Krone, John Krone and Prof. Thomp son. The musical program was as follows: Doxoiogy. Anthem. Nearer, My God, to Thee. " "Lead, Kindly Light." Special services were also held at the Episcopal and Trinity Lutheran churches, where appropriate sermons were delivered bv the pastors. Jn the morning at Eariham Presi dent Joseph J. Mills read President Roosevelt's proclamation concerning the death af President McKinley and paid an eloquent tribute to the dead executive. The students were dis-' missed in the afternoon. In chapel j Prof. Keily and Collins spoke appro- j priately of the dead President. ; An attempt to give even a synop- j sis of the nearly two dozen excellent ; addresses dehvered at the public school houses in the morning and at -the churches in the afternoon would " be very unsatisfactory. Hence we ; print one in fall, that of Judge Com- i stock, which gives a fair idea of the j t nor of all. j AM'RESS OF JCIMJE COM STOCK. We are within the shadow of a great bereavement. In an adjacent ; state one who belonged to the whole ' nation, with a world-wide kindly fame, is today in the presence of his ; old neighbors to be laid to rest. He ; sinks to his repose beloved as no i President who preceded him, honored I as few have been honored, mourned j alike as an individual and as chief j executive, and with a grief the more ' poignant because of the cruelty of j his taking otf. We recognize the j fact that death awaits alike the ; high and lowly, and that through all j guards it finds its mark; but with j the manner of his death, so shameful I to onr civilization, we cannot be reconciled. The thought that it is possible, at this dav, in this land. justly proud of its enlightened and Christian institutions, to find a hu- j man being without a grievance, un- i moved by the enmities ard passions j that too often impel to the com- j mission of crime, in open day. with- j out warning, to destroy a life so i preciousto the nation, shocks ail' credulity. In commendation of Mr. McKin- i ley's virtues, the words of eulogy , would seem well nigh exhausted; in! condemnation of his assassin, invec-1 live is weak; eucomium as to the j one has reached its highest point; j the words of detestation are sure to j follow the despicable wretch who ; slew him, to a waiting and dishonored j grave. j The President was a partisan in : the sense tnat he was identified with j a political organization and advo cated and believed that the principles j it professed stood for the best in-i terests of our common country, i Moved by th-r belief, he actively i aided in keepirg it in power. He did n jt play with politics:; with him it was a duty, not a dicrsion. Ft ar k in the avowal of; uis convictions upon public ques- 1 tious, Le nil not reproach those v'aose viexrs were not in h-trmjuy I w.ta his own. :or did he r sort to ta-i small artifices of the d mr.g gue j tt win p i'U "ar fa'or ; and so, not in sympathy w'ua him pyi luose ti. ai: never questioned the sincerity of his ipinious nor the purity of his mo tives: and th- rcf ire, without dis tinction of party or creed, mourners gather uncut Ins grave and join iL the expression of a common sorrow. Eminent in civil life, he w.ts recog nised as the embodiment of p.ibiic virtu.?. In his career is exemp'ified the happiest union of official and do mestic iife. We may well contemplate with r fit the hiirh e'mracter of the man. .vi.o fcr so many y -ars lived in the ub.io gaz-. modestly demonstrating 'hat purity ni i" signalize public as vedas private r.fe. 1 do not enter into an analysis of his character; hereafter, no doubt, some student or aistorian interested in the various phases of human tt mp a nent .ad nun a' processes will study his most interesting character and at leat attempt to make clear the secret of that rmster.ou- lorce with which he wo 1, without apparent effort, the t-steem ar-d confidence and con- trol his wtnen. In the rout d iess and completeness of his charo!er, no one of his time has ineaMir- d up to him. This is not to say that ne as a great soldier or a great orator or the creates! of our statesmen, although eminent in every line in which his lot was cas', but rather that, in any walk, m pub lic or private life, where his duty called him his steps were never ied astray. Confrontea with the most serious problems of government : he proved himself possessed of a practical statesmanship, equal to every emergency. Through tne most trying perplexities and vicissitudes, he was easily the master and admin istered the aTairsof the nation with little jr. If he had a policy beyond a desire to advance the general wel fare of the public, it was character ized by a large humanity. It was his good fortune to assist in welding to aether bv ties stronger tbaa ever oefore. states which had, at one time, i t been at war with one another. So broad was the plane upon which he assisted in admiuerstering the gov ernment, that a war with a fo-. ign power kindled afresh in a portion of the republic, in which the love of the Lmou naa seemed ;ong to slumber, an enthusiasm that wiil never urow dull. Ia the struggle with the unfor-! tunate terDie. of tne east, with whom is still kept up a desultory war, his kicdiy ard the Jghtfui nature im pressed itself upon semi-barbarous trii-es and greatly ameliorated the hard conditions of war. It is a mat- ter of satisfaction that public aporo val was cot withheld until he had passed beyond the reach cf blame or praiseibut whiie stiinn tbedischarge of duty he knew that he was accredit ed by his eratefal fellow citizens with an nnseltish desire to serve his coun try. He was a diplomat. His dipio- kCoct cut-i ca F.fth ) RICHMOND ORCHESTRA Meeting Last Evening Of ficers Elected The Coming Concerts Scheduled. The hoard of directors of the Rich mond Orchestra! association beid their regular meetirg last evec'ioir and the following officers were elect ed: Mr. F. L. Butler, orchestra d ree-S tor. Secretary - Prof Will Earhart. chorus direc- ton tor. Treasurer Mrs. Henry Gennett, president. Chester. A CHARACTERISTIC BIT. i-r...-1"i.;, " 1 1 . i i - ., '- rite - , , . , , . - tTa " " rs izp&Z -'s'.Mf? 1 j JJ32i . "-'i This is a picture of North Tenth street, looking north, with tne First Prerv ttrian chuicli in the left icreyroiuid. It they ;iprear t this seisoi of the year. u.obey uiailc the photograph. Mr. H. H. Rmse, viee-pr sident. Mr. Paul L Lo-s, treasurer. ro; f .7 V TV.o.nni. 1. secretary Mr. Fred Gennett. librarian. VI.VANCK 1 M MITT E E. Mr. Benjunin Stsrr. Mr. Geo. ti. Ec e in ever. . Mr. ?" S Strt in, j". It was also dccidd to increase the si.e of the crgan;z--ttion y the adiii tiiu of a chorus of fifty voices, under the directorship of Prof. Will Ear hart, also to change the present name to that of tha Ilichmocd Or chestra and Chorus, j Four concerts will be given on th? j following dates: November Is, 151 , January 20. l'.HH, March 10, r."2, I April 2S, l:-2. Programs to be composed of or- chestra num tiers and s-'iect ions b- ehorUS with ment. a i 1 o r c he s t r a acco 1 u ba n i Tonight. evening at Earihain t he- TLis Ionian Literary socieiv will .Id a memorial meeting for McKinley. Following is the program: Music W. G. Everson. McKinley as a Citizen A. L. Copeland. McKinley as a legislator B. C. Robbins. McKinley as a Governor Ed Wood McKinley as a President Joseph Win6low. Teachers Institutes. On tomorrow Supt. Wineburg will hold the teachers' institute of Clay, Green, Perry ana Webster town ships at Greensfork: and of Frpnkhn and Webster townshibs at Fountain City. Got Enough. Bert Short, Everett Reyfog'e, and John Richardson, who went west during the Oklahoma boom, intend ing to got a farm off the new public land recently op,red by the gorern-m- t . . set It 11 en , re bac1 , ta :i;d up to the coloi of leather, and tnorougbiy disgusted with that coun try. Thev all drew blanks in the drawing, and so got no land; and say . i r- -11' tbat from the looks of mst of the neighbors thev would have hrd to put up with they are rather giad of it. The peop e were partly decent people, but many were wilder than the Indians themselves. The trains were crowded until they came in along toward the last davs, with People righting for places on the cars. top of Col. Edith Ames. The only lady in America who can sisrn herself as Colonel is Miss Edi- h j Ames, a r s. avneg:ri. in mruiK th Oueen of Kn-.-.ar.ti. the Emrress I of Germany and chief members of; roa. iamuies are nonorarv co.one of reg-.ments, but the custom does : not ootain there as a general thing. : Miss Ames is a particular friend of Gov. Yates, of I.linois, who has ap- pointed her honorary colonel of the o:h regimect.IUinois national guards . INCORPORATED. Articles Issued tO Hamilton, Eaton and Richmond Traction Company. The company that will operate the centaal division of the Cincinnati. Hamilton. Richmond and Munci traction line was incorporated at Columbus Monday nnder the name of the Hamilton. Eaton and Rich mond traction cmiuwrv with a capital stock of $l''.m.mhM The or-srank'-ati.u of the company is as f-.d-Iow: President John J. Hal!, Davton. Vic'-president Gus M. Hodges, Davton -O. -J. Dlilmiu, Day Steward, Wiu- i- characteristic of Richmond streets s Ne r!y all of our streets are jut as pretty Chief r,ngsneer . D. t.icJuie. ss com I with -Venia. Tbe roard Tios'd of tiie Charles Orr, o -f director above nam C'.-v.lind. Bequests. " ; 1 terd all 1, ber I nis w;.i, atniiittoo tor rd y.-. r leaves t during beouests y, the late Hiram S ilsi property to bis wido t'e. and the foiiowjr.tr are suoj-.-ct t tnat prov quests to Martha White! ilXi I'' Ue Lve.ia Wolfe, the children of Andr L'ess, William 1J. J.-.l nson, Trueblood. Mary Wt itehes Johnson. Amanda Ki'iL'. tu "f Wii-iain Johnson, Rosa! (irtis Revers, Hiram I'. w Rur M i uerva 1. Alcina T vo soar e L.vws, rrv arid Hitiin L'u u the boant of ird. He theu kfi i extecsi 1?; : t-J O.l rt.- of M. E. cr.ireh 2.000 to beeo-r.e a part of the loan fund: and f."0'j to build a dweiiirg ho'ise for th min:sters of the M. E. church at Meyer'-, chanel. provided the church raises an addi tional $500. If the church does not do this the money is to go to I Pauw. P. P. 0. E. At the meeting of the Elks last evening almost the entire lodge mem bership was present. A class of 36 applicants for membership was voted on and accepted. It was decided to j initiate them all on Oct. 3. Work ! will start at 1:30 in the afternoon ! and continue to 6 o'clock, then a ! lunch will be served, after which j work will be given again ard con- j tinue until all are thoroughly, peni- tently and properly equipped with antlers. There will be a banauetatl the close, in the "'wee sma' hours It is not intended to invite outside lodges, but there will be more or less v'sit -rs always are. Tney expect to occudv their new quarters in the Colonial building by Oct. IS. and will ce'eorate the event, at which time there will be invita tions issued to neighboring lodges Last evening at 11 o'clock the l xige arose, stood for a few moments with bowed heads. a.zd then sang "Nearer, my God. to Thee.'' after which a committee of C. S. DuHad way. Jos. N:cholson and Lewis Iiiff, presented proper resolutions in re sy ct to the dead President, which were read and adopted, and the lodge altar ordered draped for thecustoin a -y p r .d iu memory of deceased brethren. Mrs. McKinley's Condition. Canton, O.. Sept. 20.-Mrs. Mc Kinley's condition is more favorable this morning than since htr arrival. All take a hopeful view. Guards still protect the house from the idly curious. The funeral party are ai gone except Dr. Rixy, Mrs. Barber v.us; vauwu tnau.c. -Mrs. Mcivmiev rtstted tae v ni.t m toe cemetery aoout noon dured the ordeal bravely. and en- Golf Championship. The golf champioashiw contest, which will begin tomorrow on the links of the Country club, is arous-i ing considerable interest. The win-' hold the championship far ' 1101 ard will have hi name en The wic- graved oa the club cup. nfrs for tne past two years were Howard A. Did and S. S, Strattan. Jr. Good scores have been made re- ce-ny oy new p.ayers. ana it is difficult to select the. winner for this year. The game on : Saturday will be by medal play. those ; qualifying to have a score of 110 or ! iess for IS holes. Play will then be continued each successive Saturday by match play until the winner is ; determined. Music has been pro-; vided for tomorrow evening and a , delightful time is assured. ' School Enrollment. The schools of the city opened last ' Monday and the attendance for the week shows a slitrht increase over1 : last year. The following is the gen-, eral enrollment for each district: 1 Flr.ley 27 ; Warner HoT Garfield . . 2'M Strr Wnitewater Hibberd . . . . V'aile 317 2.U Baxter 2.M Sevastopol . . High School Total 2,mi Total for city last year 2,f4:i. The numeration between t and 21 years last May was 4.011. There are 'about Wi in the parochial schools. KILLED Charley Frank Fell From a Buggy and Crushed His Skull. Charley Frank, a well known me chan''- employed at Gaar 's was at the Ea"on fair yesterday, di-iviug down. On the way home he started to get out of the buggy and hi toot caught and he fell backward striking on his head. He was brought home atid died at about 5:110. He lived on south fourth street. President Arrives in Wash ington. Washington, D. C, Sept 2. Tne Presidential train arrived at 1' :''. President Roosevelt was driv en to the White House. A cabinet meeting was-helff at-1 1. i Schley Court of Inquiry. Washington. Sept. 2o. The Schiev co. u t if inquiry reconvened, all numbers present. Schley made t:o ejection to the con raemoers were sworn. rt and the Steel Mills Resume. Pittsburg. Pa., Sept. 20. -Work was resumed i 1 r early all the steel mills of the U. S. Corporation other plants are running and will be started Monday. The more Cabinet Meeting. Washington. Sjpt. 20. The cabi net session of an hour and a half was for a general review of the more im portant questions. No new business was taken up. Members were grati fied with the President's bearing. Th?y will loyally support him. DEATHS AND FUNERALS. Ftrsas The funeral of Dr. R. F. Furnas, formerly r f this city, willjtake place at Waynesville, O.. tomorrown afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment i the public cemetry at that place, Frank The funeral of Charles A. Frank will be announced tomorrow, p,tC.nv. nQ irft ria.A. ter of Elihu Blessing, died Thursday at her home, 33 Butler street, aged 1 year. The funeral took place this afternoon from the house. Itter ment at Eariham cemetery. Connor Mary, relict of Patrick Connor, died at t o'clock this morn ing from consumption, at th? age of 57 year-. The funeral will take place from St. M try's church Monday morning at y o'clock. Interment at St. Mary's cemetery. Simons Leroy Simons, ton of Mr. and Mrs. Tnomas Simons, 510 north thirteenth street, who difd of diph theria, was buried yesterday after noon at Eariham cemetery. Swarts Lewis Swarts died Wed nesday afternoon at Easthaven. The remains were taken yesterday morn ing to Decatur for funeral and inter ment. The funeral of Oliver II. Long oc curred yesterday Korning from the Christian church at Bethel, and there was a large attendance, among whom were many from Richmond. The services were conducted by Rev. iu. . spicer, ot tnis city, ibe pa 1 bearers were rrank Ridce. George Graham Harvey Gorden, Edward l.reen, Jo-epa lr:cx and George Weiler. The interment was at Bethel. LATEST QlOTiTIOXS. Chieasro, 111 , Sept. 2n. Wheat, 9. Corn, 5o. Oats, 3ot. Lard, 10.22. Toledo, O.. Sept. 20. Wheat, 721. r-er w.i. IMPORTANT SUIT BEGAN IN THIS COUNTY TODAY. To Enjoin the Richmond Natural Gas Company FromTapping Wells in Henry County. Bucdy Morris, J. M, Brown, and Forkner it Foikner, attorneys of New Castle today filed in circuit court in this county a suit which is of interest here as it brings into question the supply of natural gas on which Richmond will expect to de pend for fuel this winter. The suit is that of the Enterprise Natural Gas company, Citizens' Natural Gas company, the town of New Castle, and the Indiana Home Co., all of New 141 : Castle, Het ry county, vs. the Rich 277 : mond Natural Gas Co. The com- plaint states that thev are all in terested in the gas fields of Henry county; that they have collectively about a half million dollars in pities, leases, etc; tint the gas 'reservoir there is lessened, the pressure hav ii'jj been reduced from i25 pounds in lSSt to 250 jounds now; that Henry county is practically a new field; that the city of Richmond is a city f ".0,000 people; that the Richmond company has been getting its gas from the Chesttrtield held and has not depended before on the Henry county field; that the Richmond company has exhausted the field at Chesterfield and has se cured extensive leases in western Henry county, aud within three miles of the wells of the New Castle companies and proposes to pump gas and force it here; that the Henry county field will be good fcr the needs of the county fur mary years if not disturbed, but will be exhausted at an earlj' day if pumped. They ask an injunction under the state law of March 4, l'JOl. Mr. Henley and Mr. Hibberd, cf the Richmond company, had gone '.i New Castle before the suit was tiled, on the morning train. Their attor neys, Jackson it Starr, had 1.01 re ceived any instructions. It is cer tain the Richmond company will tight, however, anat the ofM .:? . . were told that they did not bar the result. Gas is being pump d ail ov r the state, and out of counties; ard t bey do not apprehend that iny in junction can be granted against them. ! Sovereign Grand Lodge. Indianapoiis, Iod., Sept. 2o. Thfl 'Sovereign Grand Lodge of Odd F-- lows today voted to allow daplaut j copies of the secret work 1 f tLe order ' to be made. j No Base Ball. l There will bo no game of base ; at. Higr 'and park on Sunday as the 1 Entre Nous club go to Muncie to play j a return game. It is the third game i of the series. Each team has won a I game on their own ground, and it i will be the deciding one. They will go up on the regular 10:35 train Sun day and a good crowd will accom pany them. White House Changes. W'achinjrton, Sept. 20. Mr. Loeb. President Itoosevelt's private secreta ry, is at the White Hue busily en gaped with a srfeat mags of corre spondence which by the president' or der has oeen sent to the White House. It is expected the pmsMent will make his home for a short time with Cap tain Cowles, hia brother-in-law, com ing to the White House during the day and occupying the official portion of the niun!on. The personal belongings of Mrs. McKinley will be packed in a few days and sent to Canton. Already the upholsterers have bejrim the lay ins of tls- carpets which were removed for the summer from the residential portion of the house, and it is expected that th'-se will lie ready for occupancy upon the return to Washington of Mr. Koos-vclt nest Wednesday. She will then indicate what she desire in the way of n-w furnistiinirs to put the house ia order for the winter. The Doctor t"ph.l. New York, Sept. 20. TLe Medical News in its issue of tomorrow will print a review of President McKin ley's case from a medical point of view. The article recites the circum stances of the shooting and reprints the official report of the autopsy and certain unofficial statements credited by the press to the doctors in attend ance. The review of the case closei with the following reference to th doctors: "They did their work skUJ fully and judiciously, their tiehavk;? was dignified, restrained and worthy of the lest traditions of the profession, and thoy tad the misfortune, when iirjccvss seemed to have been secured, of seeinir it overthrown by a eon. plica tion which could not have I1-: for seen nor avoided. They d-s-rve onr admiration and sympathy, not our criticism.