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VOLUME LXXXI.-NO. 28.
PLUNGES INTO THE CAHABA. Fearful Wreck of a Train on the Louisville and Nashville. CROWDED COACHES FALL INTO THE RIVER. Fiends Remove a Rail on a High Bridge for the Purpose of Robbery. MANY PASSENGERS GO DOWN TO THEIR DEATH. After Descending More Than Oae Hundred Feet the Cars Are Con sume! by Fire. BIRMINGHAM. Ala., Dec. 27.— One of ■ the most disastrous wrecks in the history erf Southern railroads happened thirty-six miles south of here this morning, in which at least twenty-six persons were killed outright and ten others injured, two of whom will die. The ill-fatca train was a Louisville and Nashville one which runs from here to Blocton, a distance of forty miles. The train left here at 5:30 a. m. in charge of- Engineer Frank White and Conductor A. P. Connell. Pour miles north of Btocton the .entire train, made up of an engine, baggage-car and two pas senger coaches, crashed through a bridge 700 feet long and 110 feet hieh into the Cahaba River, A rail had been removed from the track and .when the engine struck this 300 feet of the bridge gave way and went down with the train. Immediately the wreck tooK tire, the water being only about three feet deep, and before efficient help could be obtained the unfortunate passen gers and trainmen wno were pinioned under the debris were burned to death in sigl.t of other victims of the disaster. Some of the passengers not so badly hurt managed to crawl out and they did all they could in assisting others, but with little avail. The dead are: ■JTrank White, engineer, of Birming ham. George Cabney, flagman, of Birming ham. A. P. Connt:ll, conductor, of Birming ham. Tom Streetee, colored porter, of Bir- ing num. .. ; , . ..'■-.. . -. .... Jokdas Powell,- wife and eight, children | of Bloctonf , : \ Mrs. Henry Hasbeeey and two chil- I dren of Birmingham. James Doolix, express messenger, of Gut brie, Ky. * L. W. Martin, Brook wood. Bruce i Hii&m, Blocton. £. W. Tißns and wife, Campbelltown. Andrew Bryson, Biocton. George Glkndall, Helena, and four others, unidentified. T.-ie injured are: Edward Echo's, slight ly; Henry llanberry, ribs broken; Powell (child), baJiy burned; Mrs. Walker of Blocton, internally, will die; Airs. Walk er's three children, slightly; Miss Booth of Blocton, internally, will aie; Stan Stewart, arm broken. To add horror and fury to the event, the flames from the stoves in the coaches set tire to the wreckage, and the entire mass was burned to the edge of the water. The only one of the train crew that escaped with his life from the wreck was the colored firemau, Sam Spencer. He jumped from the engine while it was in midair and falling into the river escaped, almost by a miracle, with a broken arm. Wild with fright, he fled for the nearest s'ation to give the alarm, but before he reached there s farmer passing saw the condition of affairs and drove to a tele graph station with his horse at full speed. Messages were sent to this city and a relief train went to the scene, but ere it reached there the flames had done all their work. - The bridge was a ponderous wooden structure, with an iron span of 200 feet in the center, and just at the beginning of the ironwork train- wreckers had pulled the spike? and removed one of the rails. When the engineer discovered this, as j was apparent from the position of bis throttle and reverse lever, lie immediately attempted to step, but was running at such a rate of speed as to carry down the bridge. Every evidence showed that train wreckers had been at work. As soon as news was received here both the Louisville and NashvilJe and Southern railways sent out relief trains loaded with physicians, and everything possible was done for those who had been fortunate enough to get away from reach of the flames, which consumed all of the coaches and a part of the bridge. Many of the dead were, charred feompletely beyond recognition. The exact number that perished will never be known, but it is believed it will roach thirty-five. To cap the. climax, one of the relief trains whicfi left here ran into the rear end of the wrecking-train, which was stopped about 150 feet from the bridge, and came near knocking it in on top of the burning train. In this accident the fol lowing were injured: Sam Eastis, will die; William Rast, will die; Wood Camp bell, leg broken; Charles L. Stone, legs badly hurt; John --Kitteu bury, ankle broken. . WORK OF THE NORHENN After Wrecking the. Jr»in 1 hey Applied the Torch. BIRMINGHAM. Ala., Dec, 27.— One of the survivors oi the wreck told one of the physicians that just after the train pitched Into the abyss three roujh-lookine men came from the woods near the wreck and • went throush the coaches as much as the flames would admit them and then made orr hurriedly. It is also stated that these men aided the flames by setting fire to other portions of the wreck. It is confidently believed the train was wrecked by the three men and the work was accomp.ished by re moving a rail on the bridge. The wrecked engine bumping across the The San Francisco Call. ties is supposed to have made the bridge give way. The theory of a removed rail is supported by the fact that the engine was found with the lever reversed and steam shut off. If the bridge had simply col lapsed the en:ine, they say, would have hit on the piers and broken its front, but the wreck shows that it did not strike any thing that way. Thousands of persons have besieged the railroad offices all day. inquiring for friends they thought might have been on the train; but tne railroad officials can give them no solace, as the bodies are absolutely unrecognizable. Superintendent Agee of the Southern Express Company is an attentive visitor to the railroad offices and is gathering in formation, his company be>ng interested in the lawless acts that have recently stricken the Birmingham district with horror. The country in which the acts have been committea is celebrated as the home of the notoriotfs train-robber, Rube Burrows, and thß scene of some of his exploits. There seems no doubt that he has follow ers who perpetrate like deeds and find refuge in the steep crags of their moun tain homes. PROTEST OF AMERICAN CITIZENS. From Jerusalem Comes ' a Complaint Against the Practices of Certain . Minions of the Sultan. j < NEW YORK, N. V., Dec. 27.— A letter to the New York Times postmarked Jeru salem, December 8, which was delivered yesterday, contained the report of a meet ing held on November 30 by citizens of the I United States living in Jerusalem to take j action and protest against an order revok ing certain privileges of protection enjoyed under the prestige of United States citi zenship. ■ The meeting formulated an address and instructed a committee to forward' it to President Cleveland. The address begins: At this moment, when this nation (Turkey) is shaking with apprehension of civil discord and war, end when we scarcely know what to ; loot for on the coming day, the situation of the United States citizens resident here is made extremely perilous by the untimely or-; ders Issued to our diplomatic officers to with ] hold all Government protection from, those i whom they may reasonably suspect of not | having the intention of returning to the j United States. Ocr Government must certainly know that independent of such an order the status of United States citizens in '■ Tursey, ■ although busid upon the rights, privileges and immu nities granted them by treaty, is already non si>ti potent. --. We therefore protest against the application of this order. The reasons for the protest are summed up in five sections. The first says that the rights granted by treaty to reside and own real estate in Jerusalem are not limited - in ' time, and that those the order Specially "affects are the nrmrtitari;; of j poor, aged Hebrews who have settled' i there to spend their days in the land of their forefathers. The second says that it cannot be shown thai the loyalty of American citizens ha 3 in any degree diminished by reason of their absence from their native or adopted country. Section '6, in full, states: While residing In the Sultan's dominions they enjoy the privilege of the extra-terri torial jurisdiction of the United States, are subject to its laws and amenable to its tribunal alone." The refusal of the Government to grant protection to those who have never renounced' their allegiance, or to enforce treaty rights on their behalf, is branding them with the mark of Cain, so that all who meet them may slay them. ( An addition declares that the order is equivalent to an act of expatriation, a power never granted by the constitution nor by any act of Congress to be exercised by any officers over their, fellow-citizens. Section 4 says that the promulgation of the order at the present time of danger is impolitic and cruel, and has added fuel to the increasing hostility manifested to ward all foreigners, and especially to Americans. Section 5 reads: The protection which our consuls have been able for some years past to grant us has been more nominal than real. Redress for offenses committed by natives against United States citizens sought through our consulate from the native court Is in most instances treated with disdain, aud those referred to the au thorities at Constantinople are consigned to some place whence there is no return. Consequently, for the wrongs from which many of us, entirely innocent of any offense, are suffering, wrongs which not only affect our riehts, but in some' cases involve many thou sands of dollars, remain unredressed. There fore, until these wrongs are righted and our just claims enforced, many of us are compelled to remain, however earnestly we may desire to return to our native land. PURE LEG EXHAUSTED So the Xew Tear's deceptions Will lie Made Brief. LONDON, Eng., Dec. 27.— The Standard will to-morrow publish a dispatch from Rome saying that the Pope was much ex hausted after bis reception of the cardin als on Wednesday last, on which occasion he made a speech in which he deplored the situation of the Papacy in Italy and stated that his intentions in making over tures to King MeneliK of Abyssinia to re lease the Italian prisoners held by him have been misrepresented. The Standard's correspondent adds that it is cot likely that His Holiness will be able to hold his New Year receptions on successive days in accordance with his custom. Arrange ments are making to have the receptions as brief as possible. Death of .i .\,>ted Scientist. BERLIN, Germany, Dec. 27.— Professor Eroil dv Bois-Reymond, a distinguished physiologist, died in this city yesterday. Professor Dv Boin-Reymond was born in | Berlin in 1818. He began studying theol ! ozy. but abandoned this for natural j science. After a sojourn at Bonn he re turned to Berlin and studied anatomy and physiology under Jan Muller, and under his ndvice undertook nil resenrches ir. an imal electricity on which subject he pub lished several woiks. Jilojyed With a Oijpat/. LONDON, Eng., Dec. 27.— The (stand ard's Vienna correspondent telegraphs that t!ie Princess Carraman - Chamay, formerly Miss Clara Ward of Detroit, Mich., who eloped with Janos Rigo, a Hungarian Gypsy musician, spent i hrist mas eve at the home of Rigo's parents at Stuhlweissenberg, Hungary. The Prin cess Las purchased a house and several acres of land, which bhe has given to her paramour's parents. On Christmas day a number of Gypsy bands serenaded Rigo and the Princess. The couple will go to America in the spring. SAN FRANCISCO, MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 28, 1896. Scene in Trinity Church as the Funeral Services Over the Body of Kate Field Were in Progress. SENOR CANOVAS IS INDEPENDENT Says the Cuban Question Does Not Concern Uacia Sam. There ore Negotiations for Settle ment Have Not Been Made With This Country. Thinks Spain Can Suppress the Insurrection Without Any Foreign Aid LONDON. E*g., Dec. 27.— A dispatch from Madrid to the Central News says that Senor Canovas del Castillo, the Prime Minister, denies that negotiations have been or will be opened with the United States locking to the pacification of Cuba. The Prime Minister holds that the Cuban question is one of internal politics which in no wise concerns the United States or any other foreign power, and he is still confident that Spain is fully able to sup press the insurrection in Cuba without asking for or accepting the good offices of any Government to secure that end. RON MACED WAS KILLED. First Correct Version of the Affair from the General's Secretary. NLW YORK, N. V.. Dec. 27.— A letter received here by a member of the Cuban Junta fiom the secretary of the late Gen eral Maceo gives the first really official in formation of his death. It says that Maceo was not Defrayed to the Spaniards under a flag of truce. He had passed the trocha with thirty of his officers, his inten tion being to concentrate the forces of Havana Province and probably attack the city while Weyler was away in the field. His plan was betrayed to the Spaniards, and for this Dr. Zertucha is suspected. At San Pedro, near Havana, the party had to pass along a roadway, on one side of which wa« a stone wall. A company of Spanish sharpshooters had been sta tioned behind It. General Maceo and young Gomez were in advance of the rest of the Suddenly the riflemen fired a volley, killing Maceo and Gomez. Justz and Nodarse, who were following closely behind, were also killed instantly. The writer of the letter was wounded, but made his escape. The remaining members of Maceo's staff were allowed to escape. POWERS OF THE PRESIDENT Chandler Show* Jhat Then Are Sot as Gr'at an Cleveland tiuppotes. WASHINGTON, D. C. Dec. 27.-Sena tor Chandler of New Hampshire takes issue with President Cleveland as to the power vt sted in the President of the United States to alone recognize or not rec ognize the belligerency or independence of a loreign country or a dependency of that country. He lines upon the side of Cuba, and in an interview made public to-night he takes strong grounds in favor of the ritrhts of Congress. Discussing the sub ject he says: The new immigration law, if It passes, will require foreigners coming to live in this coun try to read and write as a test five lines of the United States constitution. There are certain five lines which eminent Spanisb-American lawyers ought to read. Section 8, after enumer ating in seventeen clauses the powers of Con gress, adds another as follows: "IS— To make all laws which shall be necessary and proper for carrying into execution the foregoing powers and all other powers vested by this constitution in the Government of the United States or in any department or officer thereof." A study of the above clause may lead some of the defiant advocates of an arrogant per sonal government at the executive mansion to revise their assertions. It Is not contended that the above clause 18 gives Congress power by law passed over a veto by a two-thirds vote to Interfere with any power made exolusivo in the President by express words or necessary implication. What are the powers expressly given to the President? 1. To command the army and navy. 2. To grant pardons. 3. To make treaties (with the consent of the Senate). 4. To appoint officers of the United States. 5. To convene Concress and to adjourn It when the two houses disagree. 6. To receive Embassadors and other public ministers. 7. To take care that :. ; '-vws be faithfully executed. I 8. To commission officers of the United States. The above are all the powers granted. Com pare them with the long list of powers given to Congress, including that to declare war and provide for the common defense and general welfnre, and ending with the power given in the above clause 18 to make all laws necessary and proper to carry into execution all the powers vested in the Government *'or In any department or officer thereof." The President may coinmaud the army and navy. Yes; but Congress by law may give him specific direction^ what to do with them, to use them in tmy particular direction or not to use them at ail. He may grant pardons. Yes; but Congress may by law open all prison doors and let the criminals go free. He may make treaties with the consent of the Senate and they become laws. Here is the only power to roake law not vested in Congress. He may appoint officers. Yes; but Congress may create and abolish the offices and regu late the power of appointment by civil service rules; ho is to commission all officers, but he can commission only those who are ap pointed in pursuance of law. He is to receive the loreign Ministers. Yes; but only minis ters from countries which Congress chooses to have recognized. If two governments are striving for control of a country Congress may by law decide which government die United States will recognize, and the President is bound to obey the law and receive a minister from that government and refuse to receive a minister from the other. The idea that the President has the sole pre rogative of deciding what Government shall be recognized by the United States has no foundation whatever in any words to be seen in the constitution. The fact that the Presi dent has recognized new Governments without Congressional expression when Congress and the people have approved his actfon is no proof whatever that when they disagree with him they cannot control him bylaw. He is their agent and when he does what they want him to do no law is needed. When he threatens to conduct himself as otherwise, whether by action or non-action, the whole subject may be controlled by a law passed over a veto under the ample powers in Congress granted by section 8 of article lof the constitution, which are no; restricted nor limited in this respect by any other clause in the constitution. There Is no escape for the advocates of monarch ial Government In Wash ington from the provisions of clause 18, sec tion 8. article 1. It is singular that the only two Presidents who have undertaken to defy Congress have been Andrew Johnson and Orover Cleveland. The one tried to create and maintain against the will of Congress ten new State govern ments in this union; the other claims the right agniust the will of Congress to aid in sustaining abroad a bloody tyranny over an oppressed people. Mr. Johnson betrayed and abandoned the party which elected him, his treachery was condemned by all Hunt-minded men and he went out of office without a party and without a friend. Mr. Cleveland still lin gers with as. NO NOT NEED TROOPS. But Members of the Junta Would Be Glad of Congressional Aid. BUTTE, Moxt., Dec. 27.— Captain Bor deaux, the Cuban trader, received the fol lowing letters to-day from T. EUrada Palma, of the Cuban Junta, and Gonzales de Qursada of the Cul an Embassy in an swer io an offer to furnish men for Cuba: Nkw York, N. Y. Dec. 27. Captain J. T. Bordeaux, Jiuttc, ttovt.— Dear Sir: Your valued lavor of the 15th inst. has been received and contents noted. I beg to tender you in the name of the Kepnblic of Cuba my best thanks for your generous offer. Unfortunate y, however, for our purposes, ihe laws of the United States forbid enlistments hero for foreign armies. Should circumstances change, as I hope they may, your proposition will be duly considered. Yours truly, T. Estrada .Palma. Don Quesada's letter is as follows: Washington, D. C, Dec. 20. Captain J. T. Bordeaux, Jiutte, Mont.— Dear Eir: Yours of the 15 Ji inst. at hand. In re ply to your offers of volunteers to go to Cuba I must tell you that besides being objectionable I to the Government of the United States and contrary to the laws it is an impossibility to send men there. What you have done in send ing your resolutions to Senators and Con gress is much more to the point, and I would suggest that ..you petition your Legislature to instruct your Senators and Representatives to vote and uphold with vigor the Cameron reso lution now before the Senate. You can telegraph your Senators at once and that will do more good tban enlisting men, since we cannot accept any help that might compromise the cause and this Govern ment. Sincerely thanking you, I remain yours gratefully, Gonzales Qcesada. In accordance with Don Quesada's sup ; gestion iaptain Pordeanx will iniiti<-di ately prepar? petitions to the Legislature, calling on that body to pass a resolution urging Senators Mantle and Carter and I Coneressman Hartmann to support the Cameron resolution. GOING OVER AN "COLONISTS" But After the Band Gets lliere It Wtll Fight for Cuba. CHICAGO, 111., Dec. 27.— A special from El Reno, I. T., says: Cuoan sympa thizers here have formed an oath-bound organization which contemplates fighting for the insurgents without violating the United States neutrality laws. The mem bers, composed of able-bodied men, are to go to Cuba as colonizers and to purchase or lease lands for the "cultivation, manu facture and sale of tobacco." After Cuba is reached, say the by-laws which have been adopted, "other civic enterprises, to be decided upon later, may be entered into." The members of the colony shall not be less than 100 nor more than 200, and the membership fee, to be paid after arrivirfg in Cuba, is set at $100. The colonists are to provide themselves with firearms at their own expense for "personal^ protec tion," and are to pay their own expenses to the sea coast, from which they shall embark, going as individuals. Price Meant Business. KANSAS CITY, Dec. 27,— Major Ewing Trice cf General Roloff's staff, held a lengthy consultation with Colonel D. S. Harriman, local leader of the Cuban movement, and ether insurgent sympa thizers, yesterday. While unwilling to explain just why he came here, Major Price intimated that he meant business and had the necessary authority to raise troops and funds. Ar rangements for a public meeting Tuesday night, at which he will make the principal speech, have been made. STARIEL IN CARSHOPS Fire Causes a Loss of One Hundred yhounand J>ollars at Brooklyn. BROOKLYN, N. V., Dec. 27.— A fire which caused a damage of" nearly $100,000 started shortly before 1 o'clock this after noon in the repair shops of the Bushwick division of the Brooklyn Heights Railroad Company, situated on tha block bounded by Myrtle, Si. Nicholas, Gates and Wyck off avenues. The building, a one-story brick structure, was quickly destroyed, to gether with thirteen cars. There was a strong wind blowing. The flames swept across Myrtle avenue to Welz & Serwick's brewery, on ths opposite side oi the street, which was partially destroyed. Thr«e four-story frame buildings us«>d for stor age purposes were completely destroyed. Tiie fire is supposed to have had its ori gin in a defective electric wire in the car stables. The loss sustained by the car stabWs is about $50,000, whi c that of Welz it Serwick is placed at $40,000. The losses are said to be well covered ty insuiance. Trntnps Jh'ire a Circus Train. WICHITA. Kans., Dec. 27.— Tramp? set fire to the circus train of Bond Bros, last night, and five cars containing animals were completely burned before the fire de partment could rpach them. One tramp, named Archie Morrison, was fatally burned. It is said that the tramps set the cars on fire because of a grievance against the circus management. To Attend the Wedding. ST. LOUIS, Mo., Dec. 27.— Vice-Pres ident Stevenson arrived here last night from Washington, accompanied by his wife and daughter. The family came to attend the wedding to-morrow night of the Vice-President's niece. Miss Jnlia Scott, to Carl Vrooman. 'I hey are the guests of Lieutenant Charles S. Bromwell, at 4102 Westminster place. SAD SEQUEL TO A BANK FAILURE Otto Wasmansdorff Commits Suicide at His Home in Chicago. Constant Worry and Mental Anxiety Prcbably Unbal ances His Mind. After Romping With a Grandchild He Retires to His Room and Shoots Himse f. CHICAGO, 111., Dec. 27.— 0tt0 Was mansdorff of the banking firm of Was mansdorff & Heinemann, which failed here last Monday as a result of the col lapse of the National Bank of Illinois, committed suicide at his home, 549 Cleve land avenue, this morning, by shooting himself in the right temple with a re volver. The constant worry and mental anxiety of tiie past week consequent upon the failure is believed to be the cause. He had scarcely slept during thac time, and al though it is generally believed that the bank will discharge its obligations in full, Mr. Wasmansdorff saw that his standing in financial circles had been imperiled. The banker was an emotional German, and his anxiety during the past week was pitiable. Insomnia resulted from his troubles, aud it is thought his mind may have been temporarily deranged. He re mained in the house all morning, after passing a sleepless night. Shortly before 11 o'clock he was romping with his little grandchild in the sitting-room. Mrs. Wasmansdorff left them there for a few minntes but when she returned the child was alone. She inquired for her hus bsndand the little girl Mid he had gone upstairs. The baby'was sentjafter him and discovered his body in a front bedroom ly ing across the bed. B.ood WBS oozing from an ugly wound in the right temple and a revolver was lying near his right hand. Nobody heard the report of the weapon. Two doctors were sent for but all they were called upon to do was to pro nounce the banker dead. Otto Wasmansdorff was born in Fiener ode, near Magdeburg, Prussia, November 9, 1840. He came to America in 1863 and has been a resident of Chicago ever since. SMASHED THE B G HORN. A Gitng of Men Hatter the Great Jnstru- meat of Torture. CHICAGO, 111., Dec. 27.— A special from FranKlin, Ind., says: The mammoth McKinley horn which is being carried from Tuscola, 111., to Washington by the member* of the McKinley Tinhorn Club of the former city, was broken to pieces when it reached the iittle town of Trafal gar, five miles southwest of here. The men who were carrying it arrived at Trafalgar at noon, where they were wel comed by a nunioer of leading Republi cans and taken to dinner at the home of a Republican politician. While enjoying the meal a gang of men smashed the horn flat by jumping pn it and had then doubled it up and masbt-d it again until it was crushed out of all resemblance to its former self. It was brought to this city, where an effort will be made to patch it up. Governor of French Indio-China. PARIS, France, Dec. 27.— Ex-Minister Doumer has been appointed Governor of French Indio-China in place of M. Rous seau, who di ed a short time ago at Hanoi FIVE CENTS. AT LAST SHE IS AT REST Remains of Kate Field Cre mated at Odd Fellows' Cemetery. SIMPLE AND IMPRESSIVE SERVICES. Prayer and Hymns and Crowds and Flowers at Trinity Ciiurch. BRIEF CEREMONIES AT THE CREMATORY. A Bnnch ot White Ross S nt by Presdent Cleveland Rasted on the Bier. Almost hidden by a pall of violets the casket containing all that was mortal of Kate Field rested before the sanctuary of Trinity Church, and some one had placed among the purple blossoms a bunch of lilies of the valley, the favorite flower of the authoress. Beside the snow-white lilies were a few dry and withered edel weiss from the snow-clad: Alps of Switzer land, the tribute of a laborer on the docks, and among the floral pieces was a bunch of pure white roses,- sent by ; order of the President of the United, States— for Miss Field was known by high and low, and everywhere she counted friends. . ■Within the chancel was a bower of ever green, and among the,, fir branches and the palms were placed the tributes from others who knew Miss Field and mourned her death. They came from everywhere — from those among whom Miss Field had labored and from those who knew her by fame; from the lovers of truth, who,* hav ing seen her ' work, read ana were in structed, and' from friends which she made on every, side and in every place, and who knew that one of the sunbeams of the I country had in her death been turned to darkness. , - At ; 2 . o'clock the hearse arrived at the , church, and the organ pealed forth a dirge as the procession came slowly up the aisle. ; The ; rector led tne way, repeating :thttfbp^nifi^*r;oj^s/>filtUe%Epi,sc.opal.s*r-[;: thttfbp^nifi^*r;oj^s/>filtUe%Epi,sc.opal.s*r-[ ; vices lor the dead, and l the r people; rose and bowed their heads as the body- bearers passed with their burden. Following im mediately after the rector and before the casket walked the pall-bearers, twelve in number, representing the City, the mer chants and the press, and- behind the casket were Mrs. Highton, her mother and Miss Ada Van Pelt. Reaching the chancel the rector turned and faced the people and waited while the casket was laid just at the base of an ivy cros3. ; Then the choir took up the strains of tha dirge and chanted the first hymn of the service, the people still standing in reverence ana the rector repeating a silent prayer. As the throb of the organ died away the rector advanced to the desk to read the lesson. "But now is Christ arisen from the dead and become the first fruits of them that slept," were the rector's open ing words as he told of the glories of the resurrection and the promises of salvation which it implied. Once more the organ resounded through the church and an other hymn was sung. Then going to the inner sanctuary, among the flowers and ferns and waving palm leaves and evergreens, the rector again faced the people and led them in the Lord's prayer. Again the procession v formed and once more the organ spoke in sorrow as the casket was borne away. 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