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CALL, HEADQUARTERS. . SACRA MENTO, March 13.— This evening v when the Senate and Assembly adjourned '"they did so In respect *o the memory' of ' the that the Government's proposals for the civil list show a total of £470,000. being £110,000 for his Majesty's privy purse and the rest for the expenses of the royal household. At a meeting" of the Civil List Committee of the House of Commons yesterday the Chancellor of the Ex chequer, Sir M. Hicks-Beach, who was elected chairman, explained that the Gov ernment proposals | contemplate an aboli tion of the- royal ' buckhoiinds, intimating that the substitution of a pack of fox hounds would r be regarded as a suitable appendage to the royal ' establishment. 'The- Queen.; Consort's' allowance Is £50. 000,.; and is Included In the total already given. This will be increased to £70,000 in the' event of the death of the King Government's Proposals for the Civil List Show Aggregate of Nearly Half Million Pounds. LONDON. March 14.— The Times asserts KING EDWARD WANTS A PACK OF FOXHOUNDS With the exception of ex-Secretary of State John W. Foster, who Is traveling in Mexico, and could not be located, the fol lowing received the notices forwarded: Secretary of the Treasury Charles W. Foster, Fostorla. Ohio: Secretary of War Stephen B. Elkins. Elklns, W. Va.; Sec retary of the Navy Benjamin F. Tracy, Prominent Men Notified. To-morrow morning a meeting will be held In the office of the Governor to per fect the details of the funeral. It has been decided that the honorary pall bearers shall be the members of his Cab inet. It Is not known positively how many of them will come, but it is sup posed by the members of the family that all will be here. As far as they could be reached by telegram the members of Gen eral Harrison's Cabinet, who were at tached to his official household at the time of the expiration of the term of his executive office, were promptly notified of his death and most of them will attend the funeral. The highest honors which it Is in the power of the State of Indiana to pay will be rendered to the remains of General Harrison. The funeral will take place next Sun day at 2 o'clock. The services will be held In the First Presbyterian Church, of which General Harrison was a member for nearly fifty years. Rev. M. L. Haines, pastor of the church, will have charge of the services. This afternoon it was de cided at a meeting of Governor Durbin and a number of the other State officers that the body of General Harrison should lie in Btate in the rotunda of the Capitol all day neit Saturday. Funeral to Be Held Sunday. In his semi-conscious condition, when the sentinels of discretion and propriety had gone from their posts and the mind of the man was wandering, he began to speak of the Boers and their hopeless struggle for national life. His voice was weak and trembling, his thoughts were not connected, but the listeners bending over him could hear words of pity for the dying farmer republics. which could be misconstrued or twisted Into a seeming disregard for the dignity for the high office which he once held. as at all times careful to say nothing Frontier Is Being Vigilantly Watched to Prevent the Possible Incursion of Disturbing Forces. RIO JANEIRO. Brazil. March 13.— Ther» are persistent rumors cf a revolution. The Government 13 having the frontier watched carefully, fearing Incursion of revolutionary bands. The arrest of several military chiefs is regarded as probable. A dispatch from San Pablo announces the death of Count de PlnhaJ. a wealthy planter and leader - the monarchical element. Count Pinhal wa3 g-oins from San I'ablo to Rio Janeiro, when h<? lost a bae containing CD7 contos collected for a monarchical propaganda. This loss af fected the Count very much, as he feared that it might cause him dishonor. He died in Montevideo of cerebral trouble. Harder Done at Stuart. SPOKANE. March IX— A special from Stuart savs: John L. Morrison was shot and killed by Daniel McGann yesterday afternoon. McGann and Nelson Hether quarreled over a piece of land. Morrison championed Hether against McGann. and when ordered off the land refused to leave. The shootioc followed. REVOLUTION IS SAID TO THREATEN BRAZIL Thousands of Desert Larks Found De capitated by Fury of the Storm Near Denver. DENVEH. March 13.— Out on tha Brighton road, near Denver, thousands cf desert-born larks, commonly known as snowbirds, lie dead along the fences^ and paths with their heads, wings or legs cut off. The birds were beheaded or maimed by telegraph wires strung along the road. The high winds of the past few days. catching them in droves, have forced them violently against the wires. The momentum must have been terrt ble. tor the frail bodies, not heavy enough to adc" much weight to momentum, struck the wires with sufficient force to cause wholesale decapitation. The birds rls» from the srround during 1 a lull, are caught In the swift current of wind and hurled to their death, unable to reach the outer or more quiet air. WIND HTJKLS BIRDS TO DEATH ON WIRES MANILA. M.areh 13.-Paymaster John A. Pickett. with $73,300 in gold and an es cort of ten raounte i men from Company D of the Sixteenth rt gulars*. was attacked by a party of thirty bandits on the roaJ between Bayombon? and Echague. In Him province of Nueva VIscaya. A hard ff?ht ensued and the robbers were routed. The funds were saved. Corporal Hooker was killed and a private wounded. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. March 13.— Frank W. Vaille. who has just returned from the Philippines, wh^re he was director general of posts. In speaking of Philippine affairs here to-day said General Otis had told him he did not want to capture Agn! naldo. "Tt Is better for him to be In th» bush." Vaille quotes General Otl3 as say- Ing, "than for him to be In the hand3 of the American army poslns as a martyr." Valllft Says Otis Told Him That Ha Did Not "Want to Capture Agninaldo. AMERICANS DEFEAT PHU-IPPETE BANDITS INDIANAPOLIS. . March 13.— General Harrison's wealth Is variously estimated, public opinion rating it as high as half a- million dollars.. Those who are best Informed about the ex-President's affairs, however, 6ay he was worth about $250,000 'or ' $300,000. At the time he was elected President \ he was reputed to have ac cumulated a fortune of $125,000 from his law practice, and this has been doubled at least since that time. Of late his practice, owing to his great reputation as a constitutional lawyer, was very lu crative. His fee in the Venezuelan boun dary dispute, in which he represented tho South American republic, was $100,000. General Harrison's "Wealth. MILLBRAE. Cal., March 13. General Harrison ranked Intellectually among the 'ablest of : our Presidents. His conduct of his office was labori ous and conscientious, and he was ready when occasion required it to assume at the same time the detail duty of the most exacting of the depart ments. His administration was pure, and the country under it was prosperous. His absorption. In .his work sometimes led to a brusqueness of manner which was mis construed, and those who knew him sllshtly, or not at all. thought him cold. Those more Intimate found him hearty and genial, and In private life full of quick and tender sympathies. He never forgot a friend or a service, though hl3 critics sometimes said that the same tenacity of character, might occasionally make it dif ficult for him to forget an Injury- He has distinctly gained In public appreciation since his retirement from office. The loss of such a man when beyond further ambi tion and trusted by the country la almost the greatest we could experience. By WHITBLAW REID. Those Who Knew Harrison Intimately Found Him Genial. KIND WORDS BY WHITELAW REID late Benjamin Harrison, ex-President of the United States. The motion was made In the Assembly by Fisk and In the Sen ate by Belshaw. . "He turned over to his son and daugh ter about $100,000 accumulated In the prac tice of law and saved from hi3 salary as. President. Since his second • marriage he has accumulated about twice that much, and lam" told his will will cut off his children by his first wife with mere men tion, and leave his second fortune to < his second wife and his child by her. Since the second marriage his son Russell and Mrs. McKee have not visited their father's home In Indiana perils." LOUISVILLE, March 13.— "Public ' sen timent condemned General Harrison when ho married a second time," salda'Loula ville Judge who Was associated with Gen eral Harrison in legal cases, "but this would not have : been so had the public urderstood all the circumstances of that marriage. His second marriage. was op pesed by his two children, Colonel Rus sell B. Harrison and Mrs. Mary Harrl son-McKee. Feeling, that their opposi tion was In a manner Justified. General Harrison turned over to them his whole fortune with the exception of his house in Indianapolis and said with character istic firmness, 'I shall now start out again ln^llfe. and whatever I may make shall belong -to my wife and any children God may bless me with.* Harrison Accu mulates Present Wealth. After Second Harriage GIVES MONEY TO CHILDREN PRINCETON. N/J.. March 13.— When Interviewed to-night by the Associated Press correspondent ex-President Cleve land made. the following- statement on the death of ex-President; Harrison: "I am extremely moved by the sad in telligence of Mr. Harrison's death, 'for, notwithstanding the late discouraging re ports of his condition, I hoped his life might yet be spared. Not- one -of our countrymen should for a moment fail to realize the services which have been per formed In th'elr' behalf ; by. the • dis tinguished dead. -In 3iigh public office he was guided by patriotism and. devotion to duty, often at the sacrifice of temporary popularity, and in private station his In fluence and example were always in the direction of decency and good citizenship. Such a career and the incidents related to It should leave • a deep and useful Im pression upon every section of our na tional life." ¦ ' * , Only Surviving; Ex- Presi^ dent Speaks of Harri- j son's" Useful Life." i TRIBUTE PAID BY CLEVELAND there.= white the President and j Mr. Cor telyou proceed to Indianapolis. WASHINGTON. March 13.— President McKInley will attend the funeral of Gen eral Harrison. He will leave here prob ably to-morrow night, accompanied by Mrs. 'McKinley and Secretary Cortelyou. The party will stop at Canton for a day or more, and Mrs. McKinley will remain President to Attend FuneraL I Other telegrams were from Chief Justice Fuller of the United States Supreme Court and ex-Secretary of State Fo3ter. "PRINCETON. N. J.— Accept my heart felt sympathy In an affliction which many millions share with you." . The following Telegram from ex-Pres! dent Cleveland 'vas received to-nlrht by Mrs. Harrison: ¦ A telegram of condolence was also re ceived from Justice McKenna of the Su preme Court. Another was received from John Wanamaker, who was Postmaster General during the Harrison administra tion, stating that ha will attend the funeral. •"..".'X;;'"', "Mrs. Harrison— Please accept con dolences from himself and Mrs. Azplrez in your grief." The following telegram was received at the Harrison home late to-nljrht from Senor Azpiroz, the Mexican Embassador: General Harrison loved a good dinner and a bright 6oclal atmosphere of witty conversation to go with It He accepted Invitations to dine out freely and little dinner parties at his own house In honor of intimate friends were frequent. With in the last three weeks, with Mrs. Har rison, tie had accepted a iiumber of din ner Invitations. INDIANAPOLIS. March 13.-Since Gen eral Harrison's retirement from the Presi dency he had devoted himself almost en tirely to his law practice, his only public service being his appearance In 1S9S as counsel for Venezuela «n the South Ameri can republic's dispute with England with her boundary line. Notwithstanding his large law practice. General Harrison had devoted much time since retiring from the Presidency to amusement. He attended the theater, receptions, was a great diner out and was at all social gatherings, one of those most thoroughly entertained and happy. He attended local musical con; certs, was president cf the University Club, which he assisted in organizing three years ago. was a member of .the Independent Dramatic Club, and made many Informal coclal calls. In all of these affairs he was attended by Mrs. Harrison. General Harrison Attended Social Functions With His Wife. TIME DEVOTED TO AMUSEMENT Mrs. Bevin of Ottumwa, General Harri son's sister, will not be able to attend the funeral on account of ill health. A telegram from Mrs. Mary Harrison McKee. received In the city to-night, an nounced that she will arrive at noon to morrow. She will be accompanied by her husband. New York; Secretary of the Interior John W. Noble. St. Louis, and Postmaster Gen eral John Wanamaker, Philadelphia. Mayor Parker and C!tv Attoraev Neth erton were seen ti-n'ght. and th?jr thought the only effect the death of Har rison, would have would be to delay th« trial a little while. They were of th* opinion that an Eastern attorney would be employed tn assist Tudsre Garber. The case is that of Waite vs. the City nf Santa Cruz to rf cover «n refunding bond*. The case was d-eeided against the city in the Circuit Court, but the decision waj reversed in the Circuit Court of Appeals and a decision was rendered in favor of the city, holding the bonds absolutelr void. The case waj then tak»n to th* United 1 States Suprem* Court on a writ of review. SANTA CRUZ. March 13.-By the death of Ex-President Harrison. Santa Cn*r. loses one of the attorneys In the bon.l suit, as Mr. Harrison was to argua tho case before the Federal Supreme Court at Washington. The cad<» is on the calendar and was expected to be heard between th<* 1st and 13th of April, but owing to th<* death of General Har-Ison 'here )a a pos sibility that the case will be delayed somewhat. Judge Oarber I? still acting a% attorney, and was to be assisted by Harri son. Hen. J. G. Mac7tir<? of San Fran cisco and Carl E. Lindsay of this city. Judge Garber may argue the case, but the probability is that some leading at torney of the East will be employed In Harrison's place. Th<? one 13 not known, but a number hive been suggested. Har rison was to receive $5000 as his fee and Sloty had been paid on the contract. Ex- President Was Coun sel in the Celebrated Bond Suit. ATTORNEY LOST TO SANTA CRUZ by noon to-morrow. The McKee children. who were suffering from an aggravated attack of measles, exhibit signs of im provement. Speeding to Indianapolis. SARATOGA. X. Y.. March 13.— Mr. and Mrs. James E. McKee, who left here this afternoon, expect to reach Indianapolis "The country had very great respect for General Harrison, and his death will bo universally deplored Vs a great pub "lle loss. He was one of the ablest men who filled the Presidential chair. In in tellectual force. In chic virtue. In deep and genuine patriotism, he ranks among the first half-dozen In the whole list. His greatness as a lawyer. hl3 thorough knowledge of affairs, hla rare adminis trative capacity, which enabled him to jrulde any one of the executive depart ments as he actually gufded several r.t one time and another during the disabilities of their chiefs, have rarely been equaled. His administration was one of the best and most prosperous the country has ever had. The general admiration for his high Intellectual powers and for the sii?nal capacity with which he handled affairs has deepened with passing years." Postmaster General Emory Smith, who returned to Washington late to-night, said of General Harrison: Death, a Great Public Loss. "Ex-President Harrison was a descend ant of an illustrious grandfather, and their countrymen will ever recall with gratitude and admiration the work of both In the development and exaltation of our country." "President Harrison was one of our strong Presidents. He was a man of un questioned ability and made an Impres sion upon the country that will challenge the Investigation of the historians." Secretary of the Interior Hitchcock said: Secretary of Agriculture Wilson said: "President Harrison made a distin guished record as President of the LTnlted States. He was a conscientious, painstak ing chief magistrate of absolute Integrity, who maintained the honor and prestige of his country and whose highest ambition was to do his duty toward and serve the best Interests of that country." Secretary Long said: Served the Best Interests. "The death of Mr. Harrison is a na tional loss. Independent of the great offi cial position he had held, he was a man of extraordinary mental capacity and ac tivity. He was a true statesman, lawyer and orator and he has left few men his equal behind him. In character as well as abilities he was a man of very unusual force and value." Secretary of State Hay said: Naturally the proclamation the Presi dent will issue setting out the adminis tration's estimate of General Harrison's character In a large measure will include the personal views of a majority of the Cabinet, and consequently they did not In most case3 care to enter into extended analysis of the good qualities of the de ceased. Secretary Gage and Attorney General Griggs are out of town. Post master General Smith was expected to re turn to 'Washinsrton to-night. The late President Harrison was per sonally known to every member of the Cabinet and all its members in the city spoke in praise to-day of his magnificent intellectuality and nigged force of char acter. Tributes of Cabinet Members. It is a curious fact that two orders Is sued by President Harrison himself prob ably brought about the enactment of this law. January 18, 1S03. the President was obliged to issue an order announcing the death of ex-President Hayes, closing the departments on the day cf the funeral and ordering all public buildings to be draped in mourning. Almost before this period of raourninir had expired ex-Secretary Blalne died and another funeral procla mation issue'd from the White House. The long continuation of the exhibitions of mourning were too much for Congress, which promptly passed the act above re ferred to, prohibiting mourning display and the closing of the departments on the occasion of the death of an ex-official. Display of Mourning Prohibited. ~yS£f WASHINGTON, wk H» / March 13.— Deep >^^ #w% m Interest was ex «sk / fak / hlbited In all t^r rjaf °' ttie executive ytir ySf depart ments * * throughout the day in the re ports that came as to the condition of ex-President Har rison. As office hours had closed for the day before the end came the first official action regarding the death will be deferred until to-morrow, when, following precedents. President Me- KInley will issue his proclamation to the people notifying them of General Harri son's death and setting out In becoming terms his virtues and characteristics. He also will order salutes to be fired at the va rious army posts on the day of the funeral and on shipooard when the news is re ¦ ceived. The Secretary of War and the , Secretary of the Navy will send out spe cial notices to soldiers and sailors convey ing the President's directions in this mat ter. Little more can be done officially, as the act of March 3. 1SD3. specifically for bids the draping of public buildings in mourning or the closing of the executive departments on the occasion of the death of an ex-official. One cf the most pathetic Incidents of the whole Illness of the- general occurei Tuesday before he became unconscious. The general's little daughter. Elizabeth. •was brought Into the *Irk room for a few mcrnerts to see nsr father, and offered him a Entail apple p'e which she herself had made. General Harrison smiled bii recegnltfcm of the child and her gift, but the effort to speak was too much and he could <!o nothing more to express his ap preciatlon. To-day all efforts to arouse the slowly <C}irg man to consciousness failed, and he died without a word of »ccognition to any cf the loved ones who surrounded him. Pity for Struggling Boers From one who was present at the death bed it Is learned that Use allegations of cruelty and injustice dealt out by England to the Boers In their struggle for liberty had been a subject of thought In the mind of*Oeneral Harrison. To hi« friends he had often CDOken of the pity aid eharae, as he viewed it, that the brave and sturdy farmers of South Africa present None of General Harrison's children were present at his death. Neither Rus sell Harrison nor Mrs. McKee had reached the city, although both were hur rying on their way to the bedside of their dying father as fast as steam would bear them. Elizabeth, the little daughter, had been taken from the sick room by her nurse before the end came. The gTOup at the bedside included Mrs. Harrison. W. H. Miller. Samuel Miller, the Rev. M. L. Haines. pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, which Gen eral Harrison had attended for so many years: Secretary TIbbetts. Drs. Jamleson ar.d Dorsey. Colonel Dan Ransdell. ser jeant-at-arms of the United States Sen ate and a close personal friend of the ex-President; Clifford Arrick and the two nurses who have been in constant attend ance at the bedside. General Harrison's two sisters and an aunt were also pres ent. Mrs. Harrison Iineele-5 at the right hand eide of the bed. cer husband's hano grasped in hers, while Dr. Jamieson heki the left hard of the dying man. count ; ng the feeble pulse beatv In a few moments after the friends had Lfen summoned to the rocm the end came. Dr. Jamteson an nouncing the sad fac*. The rreat silence that fell on the sorrowing watchers by the bedside was brokrr. by the voice of Dr. Haines. raised in prayer, supplicating consolation for the bereaved wife and family, mingled with the sobs of the mourners. Steps were at once taken to notify the friends and relatives abroad thai the end had come. Colonel Aansdell dispatched telegrams to prominent men at the na tional capital, indud'ng the Indiana Sen ators. Messages to relatives in other cities were also dlspAtched immediately. Unconscious for Hours. General Harrison hal been unconscious Jer hours before his death, the exact time when he passed into a comatose state be- Ir.g hard to determine. The greater part ef Tuesday, too, he was in a eemi-con ecious condition, although he was at times e.V> to recognize *hoso at his bedside. At that time he reogr.lxea' and spoke to Mrs. Newcomer, his aunt, who had Just reached the home. H* also spoke to Mr. Sillier, the wcrfls bein^ very Indistinct, however, only 'doctor" and "my lungs" being urtierstood. Almcst the last words he uttered were addressed to his wife, of whom he inquired «shcrt!y before he be came unconscious. If the doctors were Children. Hot Present. INDIANAPOLIS. March 13.-For mer President Benjamin Harrison died at 4:45 o'clock this afterr.oon without regaining consciousness. His death was quiet an-1 painless, there being a general sinking un- til the end came, which was marked by a single R.isp for breath .is life departed from the b^y of the statesman. The relatives, with a few exceptions:, and several nf the for mer President's old and tried friend? were at the bedside when he passed away. The general's condition was so bad this rrr>rr:lr.?. after a restless nfsrht. that the attending physicians understood that the end could not be far off, and all the bul letins sent out from the sick room were to this effect, so that the family and friends were prepared when the final blow came. The gradual failing of the re markable strength shown by the patient became more noticeable in the afternoon, and a few moments before the end there was an apparent breakdown on the part of the sufferer as he surrendered to the disease against which he had been brave ly battHr.gr for so many hours. The change was noticed by the physicians, and the relatives and friends who had re tired from the sick room to the library below were quickly summoned and reached the bedside of the general be fore he passed away. News of the death spread Quickly. Worj ¦was flashed from bulletin boards of the newspapers and was thus communicated tc people on their way home. The an nouncement produced the greatest sor row, nearly every cne having r.ui lured the hope that General Harrison would r? c<~.ver. In a few moments the flags on nil the public buildings and most of the downtown business blocks were hoisted et ha!f-mast. and other outward mani festations of mourning were made. Death Comes to the General After Many Hours of Uncon= sciousness. * Unable to Recognize or Speak to flembers of the Family at the Bedside. should be robbed of their country, of all they bare in the world, and forced to submit to terrible miseries In resisting tha oppressions of a world tnwer. General Harrison, it is stated, would have liked nothing letter than to com» out frar.kly and strongly and say to every fine who would hear ¦what he thought of England's alleged cruelty; It ¦was on his mind constantly, but he believed that an ox-Pre?idcnt should observe the same proprieties of epoech which are obFerved by a President of the United States. He Nation Will Pay All Due Honors to the Memory of the Noted Statesman. President to Issue Proclamation and Army and Navy to Fire. Salutes. FORMER PRESIDENT BENJAMIN HARRISON PEACEFULLY FROM EARTH'S CARES AFTER MAKING GALLANT STRUGGLE AGAINST INROADS OF PNEUMONIA SAN FRANCISCO, THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS. volt:m£ lxxxix-no. io-M THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL.