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iThe ExistingRegime Over
i thrown by the People
And Queen Liliuokalani
Deposed from Power.
Volunteers Establish a Pro
visional Government.
Th Queen's Attempt Toward
a New ConsUiution
Precipitated What Threatened
Violent Methods.
Movement Toward Annexa
tion to the United States.
Messengers Dl-patchetl to "Washing.
Son to Disci h Situation Min
ister Smiili'i Official Information
The U. S. Flagship Mohlcirt Or.
dered to Honolulu and tho lUnjer
Advised to Be in Readiness The
Inlormaiiou Create Much of
ßtlr at Washington Probable Ac
tion ot the GoTorunieut.
Sax Francisco, Jan. 23 At 2 o'clock
this morning the steamer Cia'idine ar
rive 1 ia this iort from tne Hawaiian
inlands, bringing imimrtaot u --v ij of a
revidruion in that kngloin. A provis
ional government has Leen ertabli-hed
by an uprising of the pop e. Queen
Li iuokaUni has been deponed from power,
the mnarchv abrogated, government
buildings seized, and a new provisional
mi nirtry. composed of four members, is
sustained lv bayonets of volunteers.
Queen Liliuoka ant attempted on Satur
day, Jan. Irl, to promu gate a new consti
tution, depriving foreigners of a right of
franchise end abrogating the existing
bouse of nohli-s. at tha same time giving
tier the power of appointing a new house.
This was resisted by the foreign element
cf the community, who at once appointed
a committee of safety of thirteen member?,
who railed a mar's meeting of their clashes,
et which 1,200 or 1,500 were present. The
meeting nnmimDinly adopted reso utions
condemning the action of the queen and
atuthorizing the committee to t ike into
forti er consideration whatever was neevs
eary to protect public safety. Lust Mon
day the committee of pub L safety issued
proclamation to the Hawaiian people re
count ir;- the history of tho islands and
calling attention to the misrule of the
present line of monarchs. The manifesto
continu- s :
Upon accession r.f her mnjesty. Liliuokalani,
fur & t rief period the hop prevails I that a
fiew policy woul i be a lop'.ed. Tin hope was
ooti blasted by her im nrdutely tn'ering into
a conti ct with trie fimiDi ebmet. who hell
othce with approval of a large rmjiritr of the
lilamre. r-eulung in the triumtdi of the
ju-en no. I the removal of tiie cabinet. The
appo ntinent of a cab net aubaervient to
her unci, aui thir coniitiuatioi in r-lüce un
til a r-eent date. gave p opportunity for furth
er indication of the pol. cy which would Le
puruii iy her majesty until to npeninjj of
the legts'uturs in May of iv.'i The rer-nt his
tory of that aeition has a iown a tubhorn le
tertninat on on the part .f her majetv to fol
low the tail c of her iate brother, aiid in all
pouible wars to secure tne extent, oi oi the
royal p eroa!i'i and (he abrig.-nieut of popu
lar rights. Five uprmirun of cont irciea
evainat the government hnv occurred within
live year and seven n.nr.tt a. It is firmly he
lieve-i that the c-jliuinatiDg revolutionary at
tempt of last Saturlay -.Till, urln radical
taeures are taken, wreck our already dvn
aged credit alroai, and preciuiiata to final
ruin our already overatrainrd tiuaneial eondi
t on. Guarantees of protection to l ie, 1 berty
nd property wdi stea-iily decreiae, and the po
litical aituation i rnpi ily growing worie. In
thia ielif. ami a:a in ih- farm belief tliat tiie
acton herehy taken li and will be for the beat
personal, pihtcul and property intereat of
eery cilzenof the land, we eitizena of the Ha
waiian laiai'd. oriftn zi ana aouiii; for puhlic
safety and cotuuioa jrooJ, hereby proclaim as
The Ilawa'ian rnonarchie-d ytn of covern
ment is Itereliy abrogated. Trov onal kottii.
merit for the conttol td nMiiaeinaut of publio
ftair. and tiie protection r,( public peacn m
her-t-y entahli'.-d, to exist until terrua of
union with th TJ i:ai Sutes of America ha?e
been nei;ri!a:e I an I agreed upon.
Sueh provision tl wovernuien t shall oonaiat of
an es-outiTr c 'U' Cii of four inrcibera, who are
her by declared ti be S. . Do e, J. A. Kmir,
P.C. Jonesand 'A. O. öiunli, w!io hall admin
later the ffovernrueut of the le anda. the tirat
Baaed acting aa president and chai miiof
neft counn!, administennif tiie nepartmetit of
foreign ar?;r and the othere neTeral y aiitniu-ltt-r:n
the d'partmmt of interior, ünaiioe and
ttorney-jjeTie r.d, r-ateit e j, in the order
numerated, according to th? exiaiing Htwa ian
law a far aa niy he 0'tiiteut with thia proc
Jamation, and also of an advisory council
Wh en ahall co-bt of fourteen niemhera, who
are hereby dec ared to be rt. Ü. Oaiuon. A.
fcrowo, A. Im Tnuraton, J. F. Morgan, J. Km
Bjeimutb, 11. Watrrhouse, J. A. 'cCanJl-iS,
E. V. Tcnney, F. W. Met hewnry, F. Wilneim,
W.U. Caalie, V. Oastiley, W. C. Wilier and
"VV. C Iio.te. bc:l advu -ry council ahull airo
have general leKMiaiive aithority. Much exeo
Ut e ami adv iory Couocll al.ail, act.ug jointly,
have power it, rnuore any inemher of either
eouiich and to fi.l auel) or any other vai-.tn 'y.
Al- ofheers under the exiatin Kveruniat
are nerehy requreia I to continue to eierciae
their luncion- itii-l perforin the d itiea o their
respeotia olicf, exceptiris t.ie following-nani-d
persona: tj ieei Liiitiokamni, Chads
V.. Wiisoo. iuar.hi ; alluel Parker, min.aur
f fore go a air; W. 11. Corn well, minister of
financ; John F. Cohuro, winner of tiia in
tenor; Arthur 1'. l'eierton. attornev-geueral,
who are hereby rmnurrj front o Slice. All
Iiwaio law arid Conaliluiicrtial principles,
not in insistent herewith, ah.il com nut in
foree until further order of the executive and
advisory eonnei.a.
Wipned, Henry L. Cooper, J. A. MeCandleis,
Andrew llrown. '1 heodore F. Lnnainir, John
F-ruroelmuih, (..'. I)ilie. Ilard bubr, Henry
Wrhouse, W. C Wilder, F. W. MoChauey,
Viiliam U. äini'h.
The lata queen and cabinet accordingly
yielded unconditional v.
Farther particulars of the revolution are
as follow: AM day Tuesday the 18th
the community was in a tat A ex
rectancy, lootcinif to the comrnitte tof pub
lic safety to do something to end the stale
of teneion and to ee ur the nebta of all
the cilie" against encroachment once and
(or all. The committee, in the ii eantirne,
was not id If, tut a an incesnaotlr occupied.
t?ompletiit0 trganizatica and perfectiii,j
final arrangements necessary to the proc
lamation of a provisional trorernment and
its protection by an armed fore. At
O .A ' -1 I. . . . . -i
..ou u ciuca an auempi waa maae uy inree
native policemen to arrest the progress of
a waifon which was beintr. driven up
Fonrtli-st. by Mr. Bennett and Mr. Good.
Those in charge of the wapon resisted the
atten.pt of o i cers to arreft its coursa. One
ol the ofBcera ma le a motion to drw a re
Toiver. Mr. Good drew his own and call
ins attention to the fact that he was
justified in the shooting he fired, seeking,
however, to avoid the infliction of a dan
gerous wound. The wauron imbued its
ay fo'lowed by a pohcemeo in a hack.
This episode pn cipitated the movement.
The citizens hurried to Beetania-sL
armory, where tbey were formed into
co Kpunies, armed and marched to the
covernment building. In the meantime
the comMiittee of public safety, accom
panied Jy member of the covernment
about to be formed, proceeded totlie sr v
emtnent bud linir. They were entirely un
armed. Arriving at the government
building the committee inquired for the
cabinet, bat the ministers were not to be
found. They then demanded and re
ceived of Mr. Hassinger pos.'es-ion of the
building. The party now proceeded to the
front steps, and in tbe presence of a rap
idiy iLcreainir crowd read the proclama
tion. Before the reading of the
proclamation was completed volun
teers from the rifle armory bpan
to araeinble in force. The grounds of
A iolant ball were cleared and a guard
pet al all the gaio The provisional gov
eminent rent for tho late minister, who
were at the poUce station. Two of them
rame and finally four repaired to nead-
qu.irteri of the new government, wher a
formal demand was made upon them for
the po ice station. The ex-ni:niMera asked
for time to deliberate upon this demand.
Tbev went to the palace in company with
Samuel M. Damon and held a consulta
tion with Liliuokalani. The result wad a
compromise proposition which was re
jected by the provieional government.
The late qneen and cabinet finally yielded
unconditionally and the poiict e'ntiort
w a turned over to Commander Soper and
Capt. Z.eJer with forty ineo fron Com
pany A. Mr. Wilson made a ehort ad
drres to the police force aseembled in tbe
Btation, telling tfiem that resistance was
no longer feaeibh. The government
assumed formal control of tiie paiace
an I b .rracks. The ex q;:cn retired to her
private reeidence at Washington piece
uud the grtveriitnent grante i hr an hon
orary guard of eijüeen men. The House
hold" guard was paid oil to Fb 1 and dis
banded. A etrong lorce of volunteers took
to-n-eiion and is in charge ot the palace,
barracks, pol.ca l.fadqu rterg and oti.er
governn ent buddioif-. At headquarters
tiie work of minttry orctiiz ttio i ia rap
idly pushed foraard and volunteers con
tinue to pour tdeadily in iroin all qiinrter-".
It is not apprehended that anv dithculty
will sr se ufon the other is. and. Tbe
provisional government spent tho ISth
anl a lare part of the night in perfecting
the or!an7.aiion and adjusting the wheels
of the government to ti.o c angt-d order.
MeantiinH the ordinary routine of govern
ment work ia going ahead with but little
Commander-In-Chief goner's Order.
Iloxot.rt.r, Jan. 18. 0:3) p in. The
provisional government has placed J. II.
Soper in command of ail the armed troops
on tbe isiaud, who had issued the follow
ing: Not e Under martial law, every person
found upon the street or i'i any puhlic ph.ee
between tbe hours of 0:3'J p. in. and 5 a. in.
will be liable to nrrest unlet provided with a
iass from the eotnrunnder-in-chief, J. 11. toper,
(iathe ir.if of crowds is prohibited. Anyone
ditturbini; the peace or ditoheyinjr O'dersis
lit!e to a u miliary arrest without warrant.
1'j order of the executive committee.
J. II. SOPKR, Cointuander-iu Chief.
This rroc'amation printed in the Ha
waiian, Enrich and rortuua-e 1 inuaRes.
Undr tiie orders of the executive com
imtiee all liquor stores have been c 0:ed.
F.l-ctric works which supply the city with
liiiht and printing office with power have
been seized by the armed body of the pro
visional government.
Views of the Men n Their Way to Try for
fcN Fh.ncioo, Jan. 28. Charles U
Carter, one of the commiesioners to Wash
ington appointed by the provisional gov
ernment at Hawaii, made the following
etatement to the Associated Press: "The
object of our visit to Washington is to
have the United States take possession of
the Hawaiian islands; we want to join
the union. Not as a state, however, but
under a territorial or district form of gov
ernment. A government like that of the
District of Columbia with the addition of
a governor appointed by tbe president is
preferable for ninny reasons. There ia
euch a iarire number of Chinee and other
cheap laborer on the island who cannot
be trusted to vot- intelligently that if tint
veical fu raze were declared the whites,
who represent almos the entire business
interests of the country, would be out
voted and powerless. An entire new sys
tem of government mut be built up nd
the only way is to Lave the United
Stati-E take charge.
"It in net como to thia or the whites must
leave the inland. Th ir interests are too
great, however, for them to give up with
out a struggle, and the revo uti-.n was the
result. The new constitution which wa
brought out by the queen grunted her al
most absolute power and disfranchised
the white voters. The natives them
selves, as a ru. a, are not in favor of tba
ex-queen's plans. She is supported by a
certain clique of about tweuty, ho are
anxious lor political power. The quem
is jealous of the power of tne whites, rind
is an ambitious, scheming woman, badly
ad vi wed. Under ih old regime she had
no caue to complain. She enjoyed an
income -f between 575.000 and $100,000
with no responsibility, but she undertook
to ii. ix in politics and got the worse ot it.
The queen wan supported by her favorite,
Ii. B. Wilson, the marshal of the king
dom, and the government troops. Wi son
swore in a number of deputies and all the
qieen'e force amounting to about
4'J) men. The queen's plan was clever
but the lacked nerve to carry it
out. She waited until a legislature had
adjourned, and then got twenty natives
and dressed them up in Img tailed coats.
She gave them a petition for a new consti
tution, which the? did not understand'
Everything went according to program
until the members of the cabinet refueed
to be diMini'ed. The revolution was
almost a bloodless one. Only one man
was hurt, a native poi.ceman, who was
ahnt by Mr. Good. Good was in charge
of a wagon containing a supply of
ammunition for the revolution
ists, and (he police attempted
to capture it. Good, who ia a man of g. eat
firmness and resolution, shot down one of
the policemen and took the ammunition
ti a place where it would do tb mot
good, to the men who were resisting the
Continued on Seventh rage
He Talks at Length of the
Homestead Troubles.
No Official Connection with
tho Steel Plant
Except an Investment of
Surplus Capital.
Whom He Regards as the Best
Managerin the World,
And the Most Valuable Man
Pittsburg Ever Had.
Doubtless He Forgot About the
Pinkerton Gang
"Which Manager Frick Was Responsi
ble For A High Kate on the Ser
vices of the L itter "Which the Ma
jority of Pittsburg Citizens Will
Hardly Appreciate Carnegie Con
gratulates Himself on Retiring from
the Active Business Cares Iteloro
Compelled to Do So from Overwork
Hie Great Iove lor Pittaburg.
. Pittsbl'uo, Jan. 27. Ever eince the
arrival of Mr. Andrew Carnezie from Lu
mpe he has been besieged by newspaper
men for an ex predion upon the recent
troubles at Homeslean, but he steadfastly
refused to be interviewed. In conversa
tion M ilh the correspondent of the Asso
ciated Press thia afternoon, however, Mr.
Carnegie ta ked freely on the subject.
"I did not come to Pitisburg," said he,
"to mke up, but to trv to bury the past,
of w hich I know nothing. That is beyond
recall; it should be banished as a horrid
dream and only the lessons that it
teaches laid to heart for the future. For
twenty-six yearg our concerns have run
with only one labor stoppage at one
ot its numerous works, and I trust
and believe that even this record
will be fuily equaled in
the twenty-five years to come. When
employer and emp.oyed become antagon
ist, c, each considering the other its enemv,
it is a contest between twin brothers.
There is no gouuina victory possible for
eitht-r, but defeat for both capital and
labor. I desire now, once for all, to make
one point cleir. Four years ago I retired
from active business; no consideration in
the world would induce me to return to it;
a great error of our couutrymen is that
they endure the harassing cares incident
to hiiaitiees until they break down in the
harness, when they ehould be in their
prime, and d e. still striving for dollars.
1 believe in retiring betimes and giving
younger men a chance. I have sold por
tions of my interests, and am gradually
selling more to such young men in our
service as my partner lind posseted of ex
ceptional ability and desire interest in the
business. I am not au otllcer in the com
pany, but only a shareholder. To the
nu'i.eruua appeals which I have received
urging me to give instructions in regard to
recent troubles, I have paid no attention,
but to all these people and to any others
interested in the etibject. let me now say
that I have no i wer to instruct an r body
connected with the Carnoie steel com
pany, limited; the oflicurg aro elected for
a year and no one can interlere with them.
Kven at the next election, it I desired to
make a change, I shou d be power ess to
do eo. The law under which the company
is chartered requires a majo'ity. not only
in interest, but in number of shareholder,
to ellect a change. If I desired to replace
the pret-eut oflicars, therefore, it would be
utcesidry for me to obtain a majority of
the shareholders and also seven
members willing to act as their
successors. I could not find
one shareholder out of the whole number
interested that would not vote and stand
by the pres"nt ofliciats. Ttiey wiil lie
unanimously re-alected. T do not believe
in ruling through tho voting power, even
if I could, and this provision, which has
always been a feature in our partnerships,
I think is only fair to those I coal 1 other
wise outvote. When I could not bring
my R-eociatea in business to my views by
reason I have never wished to do bo by
forc. Ah for instructing or compelling
them under the law to do one thing or
another, that is simply absurd. I could
not do it if I wouM, nnd 1 would not do it
if I could. lam etil a ho der of a ma
jori y of the shares of the C trnegi steel
company, limited, never having c'ianged
my po.icy of concentration. I made my
fini dol ar in Pittsburg, and I expect to
make my last one hern, and aa long as
my young partners are willing or deeira
my capital to remain in the
business It ' shall eo remain and
they shall always have my bet advice
whem asked, gratis. I elect to retain my
capital in tbe manufacturing business I
have helped to build up because I have
and always must have great pride in it,
and for the further reason that my capital
is thus made the direct employer of labor;
it furnishes minv men with steady work
at good w gP9. I do not know any form
of philanthropy so beneficial as this.
There is no charity in it. I have not
taken money out of the business tor in-
i veetment in outside things; I never intend
to d so, and since I retired from business
four years ago, when money has
come to me beyond that required
for living expenses, it has been
devoted to public uses. I have hoarded
nothing and ebe.ll never accumulate
money. I shall not d'e rich apart from
mv interest iu the business which mav be
still heid at my death. Much lias been
I said bout bit fortune; I have plenty
onj iL the works in Pittsburg are prosper
I ous. unless they are, I have nothing, and
that ia how I elect to stand. All my eggs
! are in one bxsket, right here in western
Pennsylvania. I take my chances with
my partners, and 1 have the satisfaction of
knowing that th-first charge upon every
dollar of ray capital is still the payment
of the highet earnings paid to labor in
any part of the world for similar service.
Upon that record I am proud to stand.
"And, now one word about Mr. Fries,
whom I recommended to the Carnegis
eteel company, limiteJ, as its chairman.
and my successor lour years ago. l am i
not mistaken in th man. an the future :
will show. Of his abilitv, fairness and i
pluck, no one has now the slightest ques- J
tion. His four years management stamps
him as one of the foremost managers of
the world. 1 would not exchange him for
any manager I know. People gen
erally are ftill to learn of
those virtues which his partners
and friends know well. .If his health is
spared I predict that no man who ever
lived in Fittshurg and managed business
there will be better likd or more ad
mired by his employes than my friend
and partner, Henry Clay Frick. I do not
believe any man will be more valuable
for the city. His are the qualities that
wear, he never disappoints; what he
promises he more than fniiilis. Good
workmen or able men, wtio wish to do
what is fair and right, will learn to ap
preciate Mr. Frick. Inefficient officials or
bad, unreasonable, violent workmen lie
does not like, and these will not thrive
with him.
"I hope after this statement that ths
pub ic will understand that the officials of
the Carnegie steel ccrapany, 1; i ited, with
Mr. Frick at their head, are not depend
ent upon me. or upon anyone, iu any way,
for their positionr , and that 1 have neither
power nor disposition to interfere with
the manage nent of the business And,
further, that I have the most implicit
faith in them. I hope also that I shall be
thought a very wise man in having re
tired from. the carei of business be
fore old age set in, and
that the public will agree that a
record of forty years cf hnrd work entit es
one to devote hi remaining years iu less
exacting and more congenial pursuits.
We know, however, upon tba best author
ity, that where the treasure is, there will
the heart be also. Well, ell my treasure
ia here, in and around Pittsburg, and my
heart, wherever I fzo. can never b very
far oil, and this I can roost tinthfully say.
that one of tbe chief thoughts of my liie
must alwfiys be, how Lean best repay the
inextiniu s'iable debt. I owe to the once
again smoky, hut still clear old Pittsburg."
The Fireworks of Diehl A- Co., at
Heading, . , Wrecked.
Cincivxati. Jan. CO. An expiC6iontook
place this morning in om of the dry
houses of the Urgo fireworks establish
ments of Diebl &. Co., located at Heading.
Hamilton county, by which almost the
entire place was wrecved. The . fire de
partment succeeded iu keeping th3 fire
frora the powder magazine and thus pre
vented another exp osiou. The fire has
been quenched and the employes have ail
been accounted for. Henry Horn is dead.
Gua Germe is at ally injured. Eugene
Knlingen and Henry Koesier are seriously
injured, and ail the others except Mary
Ziegler, are more or less hurt by flying
glass or eplinters. but none ot them are
seriously injured, it is probable tho loss
will nut exceed ".'0.000; no insurance.
Three Killed by nn Kxpreaa Train.
Gkeen3;ii'i:o, Jan. . J,! - Lk.it Saturday
night at 11 o'clock tbe west-bound limited
express on tho Pennsylvania road struck
aud kibed James Moore and James Boyd,
and fatally injured Wi liam Moore. The
young men were walking on the track on
their way to Bradenvide to attend a dance
and were Accompanied by lour ladies, all
of whom escaped injury. The accident
happened neur Latrobe.
Tho Act or an Kx-Prien In a Fit or
Bai.ti.moke, Jan. 30. A Bohemian ex
priest, John B. Hojda, killed his two
children this morning while the man was
fullering from delirium. He has been
considered somewhat demented for 6ome
time. Breaking Ioo from his attendants
the ex-priest rushed down stairs. He
secured an ex and ins.antly kidei his
three weeks-old chi'd. A murderous as
sault on his three-year-old eon followed.
The frenzied Boh-nr.an seized a loaded
gun, which was standing near by, and
jumped from the second story window.
He was captured and locked up. Hojda
fell in love with one of the young women
of his congrcgati' n. He abandoned his
church und married the girl.
Poisons Ills Children nnd Himself.
Memphis, Jan. "0. Farlr this morning
Fred Schuman, a cigar dealer, poisoned
his two children, Lottie and Frederick,
aited respective y twelve end fourteen
yt-ars, and then took p ison him&elf. The
children are dead are Schuman is dying.
Itevere.es in business and me ancholy on
account of the death of Iiis wih leading to
insanity are the causes asbigned fcr the
Deputy Peronlenlj;e Seriously "Wounds
Deputy Pit hon.
Paris, Jan. .'50. Deputies Deroulede
and Pichon fought a duel with awordsthis
afternoon. The duel was the result of an
insult offered by Derou ede to Pichon in
the chamber of depu'ies on Saturday,
when Deroulede called out to i'ichon:
"You are M. Herz's sleeping partner."
Afterward in tho lobby Deroolele re
peated the words. A challenge was the
result. It was reported on Sunday that
Deroulede wished Lis seconds to defer
final arrangements ior the duel until
Deputy Pichon explained why he felt
insulted by a mention of his
relations to Cornelius Herz. The duel
was, however, not deferred. iSwordi were
the weapons and the two men fought with
considerable vindictivenees, P. ebon, who
is a co-laborer with M. C etnenceRU on the
La Ju.it ire, being 'evidently anxious to in
jure Deroulede. The latter succeeded in
wounding Pichon eerioutly in the ribs
while Deroulede himself received a scratch
from Pichon's sword in the face. The
seconds thou dec ared their honor satis
fied and Pichon's wound received imme
diate attention. Deroulede was warmly
congratulated by his friends.
Another Combine.
Jackhox, Mich., Jan. 20. A combination
has just been effected whereby theColura
bian straw paper company, with head-
?uarters at Chicago, secures control of
orty-one straw paper ini.ls in the states
of Ohio, Michigan. Indiana, Illinois. Wis
consin, Minnesota", Iowa, Missouri, Ne
braska aad Dakota. The company is
organized ander the laws of New Jersey,
with a catdtal stock of $4,000,000.
Belching at any timo is dm to indiges
tion iioth are cured by Simmons Liver
Funeral Services Over tho
Distinguished Dead
Attended by Many Promi
nent in Official Life.
Sent by the Family's Friends
and Sympathizers.
The Decorations at the Church
Very Beautiful,
Surpassing Any Similar Display Ever
in the Capital 1 he Day One of Es
pecial Grief to Mrs. Illaine, "Who
Did Not Attend the Exercises at the
Grave The Provisions or the "Will
aud the Wealth of the Deceased.
Washington, Jan. 30. Ali thJtt re
mained earthly of James Gillespie Blaine
was laid away in its last tenement at Oak
Hill cemetery thii afternoon, and the fu
neral that preceded the simple- rights at
tho grave was one of the most impressive
in his ory.
Great . as he was as a civic hero, re
nowned as lie was es a statesman, wor
shiped as bo was as an American, and
-xalted as he was aa a man, the pomp and
pageantry of power had no place in the
ceremony that attended his body to its
final rest. No soldiery moved with slow
and solemn 6tep to mingle its musketry in
a final crash of farewell; there wna no
blare of brass, no roll of imililed drums.
Through the streets and avenues, where
the people stood with uncovered heads,
the long procession, and representatives of
a sorrowful nation, paid the dead man the
tribute of their tears.
Mr. Blaine could not have a private
funeral. Kvery ellort was made to com
ply with his own understood wishes, and
with tho expressed desires of his family
in this regard, but the surging wave of
public interest 6vept over the barriers im
poeed and made his private funeral on
of the most in.pressive of pub ic demon
strations in honor of the dead. The moot
ernini nt men in the nation stood around
his bier. All business in tho nation's cap
ital was suspended during the period
when the funeral services were in progrens.
The presence of the president and cabinet
and the supreme judges and high officials
of rongr-ss and id the diplomtia corps
was not more significant than the homage
of the waiting crowds, who. in respectful
silence, line i the aireeta through which
the funeral cortege passed.
The Serviees.
The ceremonies inside tho house were
impressively eiraple. Before the hour of
10 the invited guests began to arrive and
take their seats in the front parlor of the
mansion. There were no chairs reserved
except for the president and for the im
mediate family of the deceased. Fleven
o'clock was the hour named for the sim
ple service. of prayer w hich was to precede
the removal of the bodv to the church for
the more public rites. It was only a few
minutes a ter that hour when the mourn
vm entered and the president and dis
tinguished concourse rose to pay fitting
honor and sympathy with the Borrow of
the deceased statesman's relatives. The
family was followed by the Kev. Dr. Ham
iin of tbe Church of the Covenant, who,
standing beside the csiket, in a low tone
delivered the prc&byterian service for the
departed soul.
As he did so Mr. Wa'ter Damrofch
touched the keys of the piano to a slow
dirge and the scene was an impressive one.
Dr. Hamlin returned thanks to God that
by Iii power this life was ended only
that the life of immortality might be be
gun. He asked the Almighty that com
fort might come to every member of the
stricken household, because the one that
had gone out of this life hafl gone to im
mortality. "Let the consolation that
comes from above fall tenderly and sweet
ly upon them, fcpeak to them words of
comfort such as Thou alone can teach.
Thia we ask in the name of our Savior.
This completed the brief and impressive
rervicea and the casket was closed and
tenderly borne to the hearse. Solemnly
and in eilenca tho family and the mourn
ing guests left the house which had been
aa frequently invaded by the angel of
death, and the procession wended its way
slowly to the church.
The Fuuernl Proreaaion.
Outside the house the street was
thronged with spectators, who reverently
doded their hats as the pall-bear ars depos
ited their sacred burden in the hearse
and while the attendants temporarily
buried it under as many flowers as could
be placed therein. The cortege then
started for the church. In the
first carriage was the Kev. Dr. T. L.
Hamlin, the officiating clergyman. Then
came the pall-brnrera Senator Hale of
Maine; Senator Frye of Maine; Senator
Morgan of Alabama; ex-Speaker lieed of
Maine; Representative Boutelle of Maine;
Kepresentative Hut of Illinois, formerly
Mr. Blaine's assistant secretary of state;
Representative Bingham of Pennsylvania,
in which stato Mr. Blaine was
born; Gen. Thomas Ewing of
Ohio (second cousin of Mr. Blaine);
John Hay, ex-assistant secretary
of state; Joseph II. Man ey of Augus
ta, Me.; Alma F. Jenksand P. V. T.
Fly. After followed the immediate fam
ily of the deceased, who entered the car
riages in the following order: Mrs. Blaine,
Hattie Blaina, James (L Blaine, Mrs.
Damrosch, Mrs. Frumons Blaine, Mrs. Abi
gail Dodge, Miss Price (Mr. Blaine's nurse),
Mr. U. (j. Blaine and family and Mr.
Hampton Denman of Missouri (cousin of
the decerned), Frank and Henry Stan
wood and Walter Stinsou, Horace Stan
wood. Augustus Stanwood and wife, Mr.
W. II. Hatch (neuhows of the deceased.)
In the next carriages were Drs. Johnson
and Hvatt the a ttending physicians in Mr.
Blaine's last illness. The distinguished
guests followed in regularly assigned or
der without confusion. The presbyterian
Church of the Covenant, where Mr. Blain
was a pew-holder, had been surrounded
with a rope to exclude all not epecia ly in
vited. It was exactly 12 when the slow and
solemn music announced tbe arrival of
the funeral part at the door ol t&
chnrch. As the sad procession moved cp
the aisle, Mr. Waiter Damrosch, Mr.
Blaine's son-in-law, who was at the organ,
played an improvisation made up of sev
eral tuemei of byinus, which Mr. Blaine
loved. All present rose and remained
standing as the funeral party moved down
the ais e. The Kv. Dr. Haml n, the pas
tor, walked at the head of the mourners,
reading from the ritual of presbyterian
worship. EehinJ him cai.e the honorary
pall-bearers, two abreaet. Senators Ha'e
and Frye. the representatives of the
dead man's state, lea linIthe way. The
body-bearers moved to a measured puce
toward the chancel rai:, where they
deposited the casket ami I the profusion
of fioers. The fami y followed tho body
and took the Iront eeat on the ieft, near
the remains. More distant kinfolk, inti
mate frhTide, ihe pre-idrnt and his cabi
net and the other members of the funeral
party who were at the house came in niter
the familv, and were seated in the pews
reserved for them. When all were teat d
the deep penis of the organ ces;d, and
Dr. Hamlin, rising from 1m place in tho
pulpit, began tbe church srvi- es with the
reading of Fcripturee. Their reading
finished, prayer was offered by Dr. Ham
lin. Dr. Hamlin's prayer was the enly ap
proach to a funeral discourse that marked
the ceremonies of the day. At its conclu
sion the Lord's prayer was repeated by
the pastor and a part cf the congregation,
and the benediction was invoke! on a 1
lireeent. At iL: 43 o'clock the church
services closed and the casket was rair-ed
and placed once more in the hearse, all
the dietinguistbed concourse .standing as
it was borna from the church.
Mra. Ille'ne Overcome by Orief.
It was noted that Mrs. Blaine was no
among the mourners a had been supposed.
Among so many deeply veiled figures her
form had not heretofore been mi.cd, but
it was soon whispered that overcame by
grief she bad remained at the house.
Prior to the etartingof the funeral pro
cession from Lafayette t-quare Mr. Bl.-iine
had requested to be left a one for a few
minute with her honored dead. The
parlor had b'-en clenred for this purpose,
and when Mrs. Blaine emerged the made
her way. supported on ttie arme of hereon
and daughter, to the room where her hus
band had died, aud there gave way to lur
grief in utter procuration. Mrs. liale and
other sympathizing friends followed her
to the dat!i chamber; their
friendly ministrations were, of no
avail, however, and Mrs. 1'laino
was compelled to remain behind.
The ma-icts of peotde in the vicinity of
the church, kept from too close approach
to the doors ot the edifice by a detach
ment of policemen, pressed closur as the
stir about the main doorway told them
that the servics were over. The proces
sion was eoon moving, and pnsiDg
tbrouzh Georgetown entered Oak Hill cem
etery through the eustga'o. On the suc
cessive terrartib that bolder the wiuding
pathway leading to tl.o grave, ecores of
spectators were standing. Many preseed
forward to pluck a llower from a wreath
or a tolumn thht adorued the dead man's
bier. The floral tributes, so numerous
that five wagons were necessary to con
vey them to the cemetery, Wtre arranged
artistically back of the rave on a huga
fctrip ot canvas.
Mud and melting snow wero every
where under foot and temporary plank
walks had been placed near the grave. On
thesu the famuy, trbnds and ofticial asso
ciates of Mr. Blaine s ood during the last
ceremony. Overhead the sky wai hidd-n
by leaden clouds that foreshadowed rain.
At one side and near the head of the
grave, so close that its roots almost en
croached on the grave, stund a tall hick
cry tree partially decayed. With the ex
ception oi Mrs. B.aiue all the family and
the relatives were there. Behind them
stood the president of ihs United States,
the distinguished pall-bearers, most of the
cabinet, Vice-President Morton and many
intimate friends and political associates.
Dr. Hamlin read the simple burial eerv
ice of the presbyterian church. This was
followed bv an. extemporaneous prayer.
Then came tho benediction and all
that was mortal of James Gil
lespie Blaine was consigned to earth.
The interment was over fifteen minutes
alter the cortege entered the cemetery at
half past 1 o'clock. Slowiy the crowd
dispersed, president, cabinet, senators,
fanii.y, all entered their carriages and
were dtiven away, ail but one, James G.
Blaine, who Is junior no longer, who
stood beside the grave of his father until
the masons had bricked in the caket and
the grave diggers had filled iu the remain
ing space. When all this waa ac
complished he returned to his carriage
and the last group of spectators dispersed.
The Will.
The will ol Mr. Blaine will be probated
in Augusta, Me., which was his legal resi
dence. The disposition he makes of bis
property is characteristic of the confidence
he blwavs renoted in Iii wife and which,
was such a noticeable feature of the family
relation. Everything is left unreservedly
to Mrs. Blaine; ehe ia to be sole executrix
and is not to be required to give any bond.
Mr. Blaine's estate wi 1 amount to about
$300,000. Tbe will was executed several
weeks since, at about the time Mr. Illaine
was seized with the first serious atteck of
huart failure.
Service in Augusta.
Arr.fiTA, Me., Jan. 3d. While the last
honors were being pai 1 over the remains
of the late James G. ihaiue at Washing- ,
ton th's afternoon reguiar funeral services
were held in the congregational church in
this city so that tho people among whom
the departed statesman began his career
might attest their regard for him as a man ,
and their sorrow at his death. The church j
was filled, over 1.0(X) persons being pres- i
ent, including the clergymen of the city.
The altar was draped with the na
tional color and in front of it
was placed a large portrait of the
dead statesman with a black mourning
background relieved by similax entwined
about; the portrait. The Blaine family
pew was hung with lloral emblems, ever
greens and white roses. After regular
services remarks were made by the Hon. J.
W. Bradbury. He is ninety-one years of
age and when be spoke of the ways of
Providence, by which a man of Mr.
Blaine's age who at the zenith of his pos
sibilities should be taken and those ad
vanced in age and of little usefulness left,
the ecene was very a; ecting. Resolutions
of affectionate regard, favoring the inter
ment of Mr. Blaine's remains in Augusta,
were ordered seut to the family.
Albert Hoffman "Wagers $11 That He
Will Kill Himself, and Doos It.
Reno, Nev., Jan. 30. Albert Hoffman,
aged twenty-three, shot himself in the
stomach, making a fatal wound. He went
into Wielaud's saloon and nllered to bet
tbe barkeeper $3 he would kiil himself
that night. The bet wai accepted, the
money put ud, and Hoffman went home
and won the bet. He was neither drunk
not appare ally crazy.
Three Coaches Hurled
Down an Embankment
On the Chicago & Great
Western, Near Kent, 111.
The Accident Happened to the
Lumbermen's Excursion
Which Wos Returning from
Chicago to bt. Paul.
None ot the Inj it 'd ltd ievetl to D
Dangerously Hurt lhe Twenty
Fourth Victim or th Big Four Dis
aster at Alton .lunt-iioti Dies Th
Inquiry Son to lie IiHtlt'.itcl.
St. Pacl, Jan. Iiealiiini the public
desire for accurate information, and wish
ing to give to the i-res every possible help
iu securing nevro. the Ctiicago & Great
Western railroad turned its ollicial report
over to the Atsociated Press representa
tive ior hid use iu preparing this etory
of today's acciJeni tJ t:.e Lumbermen's
excursion returning from Chicago. Near
Keut, 111., a thou d.-tunce from Ea?t lo
bu'iU.'. while ruanin about ten miles aa
hour, the firet three coaches on the train
were thrown from the track by a brokeu
rail. The batvago car and forward coach
went down the eu.baukiuent aud tipped
over on th'jir eide., but the two following
coaches went down the embankment and
reaia;ns:d uprht. Following are tbe ca-
uadiri :
W. E. ACKEIW, M.nneapoha, killed.
Tiie injured :
J. E, Hi he nr.
Gust 11.vam.er.
Y. L". UlTir.
J. r. Lasmxo.
). VV. 1'lltKlNS.
C. E. Backman.
John W. t'onTtr.
!S. v.'. Cll Ollttus.
J. .Vkwto.n Ni.vp, all of Minnsapolis.
is. H. Collis-, tt. 1'nal.
A. Gakvi.n, Aruiiiktou.
A. i J knsujt, l')arU
A. A. litLNKr, Grämt Faf.i.
C. E. FLl'TC, Armour.
CH4V.LK Caki kxifk, Frederickaburg, la.
W. E. McGkküok. Granite Fall.
E. A. fc-wn-r, Yankton.
Pliki; I'll i;iyriAHt i.v. Sleepy Eys.
Jl. .vim, Giliuan, 1.
('. II. CiutE, WihowTark.
C. E STrwAKT, Cannon Fallt.
J. AiüoKK, Coal Midge.
Mc. Ah Alkxanpkk, Owatonna.
O. J. Hi ley, itliiueland'jr.
one of the injured will die. A doctor
was on the train who assisted in caring
for the wounded arid the railroad ofü dais
mickly brought additional a-sistance from
all directions, and did all in their power
for the care cf the injured.
Kirty-aeven Kencued.
BiD.i Pestii, Jan. 2s. A partially suc
cessful ellbrt was made last night to rescue
the men who were entombed yesterday
by the explosion in a coal mine atTokod
Grau. Fiity-eeven of the men were taken
out from the mine by means of a shaft
that had not been used before for a long
time. There are seventy-three men still
in the mine. They are, beyond all doubt,
The Twenty-I'ourtlt Victim.
Sr. Lotis, Jan. i'S. George Pucker,
thetwenty-foutb victim cf the terrible oil
tank explosion, which took placet week
ago today at Alton Junction, on tbe Big
Four, died at Wenn last nir'it. The com
mittee appointed to investigate the cause
of the wreck is expected to begin its
work earlv next wek.
Demise of George 11 Grovcr of the
Llritibh. World's l'air Commission.
Chicago, Jan. 20. Col. George E. dro
ver, the represeutative of the British
royal commission to the world's fair, was
found deiid in his bed at the Virginia
hotel this morning. The body was dis
covered by Gen. Chaunrey M. McKeever
of the V. S. army, a guest of the hotel.
Col. Grover leaves a widow and three
children, two toes and a daughter, resid
ing in London. The sons are both in the
eervice of the British government, one in
tbe army and the other in the navy.
Col. Georg Edward Grover was born ia
England. Jan. 2 IS 40. He entered the Dritiah
army Dec. 21. 1858. In 1S72 he wa promoted te
cautaio, and November, IS7G, he was breveted
hauteoant-colouel of royal engineers for gadant
aerviea in tbe field. Jana 13, lSf-5 ha was
mad liautenant-elonel. f'b. 20, IS 85, be
went with the Suakitn and Tf 1 el-Kebir expe
dition to Etypt, wrter h did aric until
March 6. Durng that time Col. Grover so dis
tinguished himislf that be reoeived two medals.
Jle waa then made aaaiatant qnarterroaster
general in Egypt, where be remained natil
1?7. Then he was appointed aaaiitant la-
peotor-general of fortification, wh eh potitioa
he held until Jan. IS, ld'JZ. U waa then re
tired. The body will be embalmed and held
until word is received from England re
garding its disposition.
What the report of the Superintendent
of Public Instruction Shows.
According to the report of the depart
ment of public instruction the number of
f-chool children enumerated ia Indiana ia
770,403; of this cumber 400,103
are males and 376,300 are fe
males. The number of males en
roiled is L'OO.Ota and females 244.903.
Tbe average daily atendance is 300,047.
The number of teschers employed in the
different schools is 13,549 ; of this num
ber 0,577 are males and 6,972 are
females. The total amount paid these
teachers every year is $3,S72,5f0. The
number of school houses in the state is
9.S73. Tiie value of school bouses, in
cluding furniture, etc.. i.i 116.003.712 and
valuo of the apparatus etc., is 703.791.
The total value of school property is $16,
777,504 and tbe average length of school
days ia 122,

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