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ONE CENlPP ONE CEN1| LAST EOITIOPB. " _LAST EDITION. __ VOT.: XUI-NO.-3784 PB1CE ONE CENT. .AT JEST. Last Rites for President McKinley Performed at Canton Today. CHURCH SERVICE SIMPLE Hour for the Funeral Ad vanced Because of Mrs. McKinley’s Condi tion. MENTAL COLLAPSE FEARED Her Friends Say They Are Greatly Alarmed for Her. A despatch from Canton says:—"The last tribute was paid today to President McKinley. In the First M. E. Church, at that chancel rail where years ago he plighted his troth to the beloved woman who is now weeping her life away over his loss, William McKinley lay in state. Simplicity marked the last services for the dead President. Because of Mrs. McKinley's critical con dition important changes in today’s fun eral programme were made at a late hour last night. It was found necessary to re scind arrangements for allowing the body to be viewed in the early hours today and to advance the time for beginning the funeral services this afternoon. Only forty-five minutes were allowed for the entire exercise at the church. The discourse was by the Rev. C. E. Manchester, of the First Methodist Church. The Rev. O. B. Milligan, of the Presbyterian Church, prayed. Then a Scripture reading, singing of "Lead, Kindly Light," and then the slow march to the cemetery. When the cemetery is reached the body will be placed inside the temporary vault. A guard will then be placed about it, and night and day until its final resting place Is prepared vigilant watch will be main tained. Armed men will surround it and no one Will be permitted to approach. The new President will etand beside the vault while the body of his predecessor is placed within. England, Germany, France. Russia, Italy, Japan, China, Austria, all the civilized nations of the world, will haVe representatives at hand to bear wit ness to the grief they feel at the terrible affliction the nation has sustained. Affairs of stale which require immediate attention will call the President and Cabi net back to Washington as soon as they have paid the last tribute to the memory of Mr. McKinley. They will leave this Afternoon for the Capital. FEAR AJIOLLAPSE. Mrs- McKinley’s Condition Said to Be Alarming. A despatch from Canton says that Mrs. McKimey is on the verge of a complete collapse, and it is not likely that she will be able to attend the funeral services this afternoon. Abner McKinley, brother of the President, said at midnight:— "Mrs. McKinley is failing perceptibly, though we hope she may be able to stand today's ordeal. It is doubtful if she will be strong enough to attend the services at the church, although it is her earnest wish to do so. Dr. Rixey will remain with her for some time.” Mr. McKinley spoke guardedly, but ne could not disguise the deep anxiety he felt. His displayed deep feeling, and spoke with emotion of the condition of his brother's widow! Mrs. (McKinley’s condition puzzles her physicians. She has shown marvellous physical strength, but it is feared that her collapse will be mental. She does not seem to realize that her husband is dead and speaks of him constantly as if he were living. Her inability to compre hend the situation is pitiful. mentis oi tne sirieKen woman ao not pretend to conceal their anxiety over her condition. They do not deny that indica tions point to a tragic culmination of her terrible experience of the last two weeks. A member of the party of ladies who ac companied Mrs. McKinley from Buffalo says:— "Mrs. McKinley seems to bear the strain very well, so far as her physical con diton is concerned, but it is feared that mentally she will never be the same as before. It is feared that after the funeral today she will collapse completely.” Dr. Rixey is in constant attendance on Mrs. McKinley, and tw0 trained nurses are with her. Her devoted niece, Miss Mary Barber, is also constantly by her Bide. It had been intended to let the body re pose in the City Hall all night, and Mrs. McKinley had ’consented to the arrange ment, but just at darkness began to lower on the city she pleaded that the body be brought home to her. "Just for the last time,” she begged. Dr. Rixey, anxious to spare her as much as possible for the ordeal tomorrow, at first demurred. “I want to see the Major,” pleaded Mrs. McKinley; “please let me see him again.” She became hysterical and Insisted that An Old and Well Tried Remedy. Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup for chil dren teething should always be ueed fob children while teething. It softens the gums, allays the pain, cures wind colic and Is tbe beet remedy for diarrhoea, Twenty-five cents per bottle. i • . the body be brouglU home. This request vfi.s too much for the physician who has attended the every want of the frail little body. He sent for Col. Bmgham, who was managing the details of the funeral, and told him he thought the body should be brought to the house. So at 6 o'clock the coffin was borne to the house and placed in the north parlor, where twice Mr. McKinley has received notification of his nomination for the i Presidency. 1 There, where the happiest days of their lives had ben spent, she wept with her dead. For an hour she was permitted to sit in the room with the coffin. She ; gazed long^ and tearfully at the loved j face. Her^rief at last became so piti ful that she was led away and induced to retire. It seemed to the friends who accom panied her throughout the journey from Buffalo that her grief had worn itself out, yet when she came to her own home she broke down utterly. Between solid lines of sympathetic dig nitaries of the nation and her own weep ing townspeople she had to be carried from the train to her home. As she descended from the funeral train ; yesterday, her black robed figure seeming frail beyond description, she clung to Ab ner McKinley and Dr. Rixey, and leaned heavily upon the support of their arms that formed a rest for her drooping shoulders. The expression of her grief was pitiful to behold. Through the black meshes of her veil could be seen a black bordered white handkerchief pressed close against her tearful eyes. SERVICES AT PRINCETON. [Special to “The Jersey City News.”] PRINCETON, Sept. 19, 1901—The 155th annual opening exercises of the university were held in Alexander Hall yesterday afternoon. President Patton delivered the address, in which he spoke of the assass ination o-f the President, which threw a cloud over the whole land, and he eulog ized the late President in the highest terms. He also spoke very highly of President Roosevelt. Memorial exercises were held in Alex ander Hall this morning at 11 o’clock and ex-President Grover Cleveland made the principal address. Prof. John H. Finlay, who holds the chair in politics also spoke and Prof. Woodrow Wilson and Dr. Henry Van Dyke made brief addresses. Ex-President Cleveland, speaking of the McKinley obsequies at Washington, said:— “I was very much impressed with the solemnity of the occasion and the deep seated feeling of all the people who were prsent and their manifestation of sin cere grief.” MRS. GARFIELD ILL. A dispatch from Cleveland says:—Mrs. James A. Garfield has been ill ever since the day that President McKinley was shot. She is at her beautiful home at Mentor and denies herself to all callers. The shooting of Mr. McKinley was a great shock to Mrs. Garfield. It recalled to her mind with vivid distinctness that other tragedy of twenty years ago, when she was bereaved by the hand of an as sassin and when the whole nation mourn ed with her. Though she is confined to her bed, Mrs. Garfield is not in a dangerous condition and within a few days she will start for California to spend the winter. She will be accompanied by her sons on the trip. Her illness prevented Mrs. Garfield from going to Canton to atend the funeral of Mr. McKinley. ’ STREET CARS STOP AH of the street cars in Newark, Eliza beth and the Oranges, as well as Jersey City, will stop for five minutes at 3.30 F. M. today in respect to the memory of President McKinley. All uniformed mem bers of the police force will wear crape on their left arms for twenty-four hours. All of the churches will hold services in memory of the dead President. Arrangements have been completed for the services to be held in Turn Hall, Union Hill, which is being heavily draped in mourning. The members of Ellsworth Post, G. A. R., win act as a guard of honor. “Nearer, My- God, to Thee," and “Lead, Kindly Light,” will be sung by the entire assemblage. At the close of the service the lights will be lowered and “taps” will be sounded. CLOCK STOPPED AS PRESIDENT DIED - i [Special to “The Jersey City News.”] MILLVILLE, Sept. 19.—The clock in the Presbyterian Church stopped at exactly the time that President McKinley died. The janitor had wound the timepiece as usual, and superstitious people are awed. NEWARK SERVICES [Special to “The Jersey City News.”] NEWARK, Sept. 19, 1901.—Memorial ser vices were held in all the public schools of this city yesterday, and today all were closed, to reopen on Friday morning. There were speeches by Newark clergy men and educators and the pupils sang “Lead, Kindly Light,” and “Nearer, My God, to Thee.” There were services in all the churches of the city. The official municipal exercises in observance of the day will be in the First Presbyterian Church. PATERSON’S GRIEF [Special to "The Jersey City News.”] PATERSON, Sept. 19, 1901.—Memorial services were held in Eastside Park this afternoon under the direction of the Park Commission. The assistance of the Or pheus Club was obtained.for the musical part of the programme, and clergymen and prominent citizens made addresses. Business was suspended throughout the city and the public schools were closed. wmammsamBEm SERVICE AT.ASBURY [Special to “The Jersey City News.”] ASBURY PARK, Sept. 19, 1901.—At the thirtieth annual convention of the New York and New Jersey Synod of the Evan gelical Church here yesterday, Dr. Rem ensnydet said:—“Our session is held under the veil of an awful National calamity. The striking down of our President by the hand of a cowardly, despicable wretch*., ' v ■ has touched the world to tears. We stand awed to think that God at the helm would permit such a crime." PASSAIC MOURNS [Special to “The Jersey City News."] PASSAIC, Sept. 19, 1901.—The city went into mourning today. Besides the stop ping of all business, services were held In the churches, and the Are bells and the bells in the churches were tolled. One hundred of the 133 saloonkeepers agreed to close their saloons from nine in the morning until Ave oVlock. There are more than thirty Polish saloon owners among those who will close. ELIZABETH EXERCISES [Special to “The Jersey City News.”] ELIZABETH, Sept. 19, 1901.—In all of the public schools yesterday Governor Voorhees's proclamation was read and patriotic exercises held. The pupils con tributed to the cost of draping the school rooms. In the old Revolutionary Pres byterian Church Governor Voorhees de livered the oration. RED BANK SILENT [Special to “The Jersey City News."] RED BANK, Sept. 19, 1901.—Every busi ness place here was closed today. Union memorial services were held in the Bap tist and First Methodist Churches. ANARCHIST PHOTOGRAPH Police Have Picture of the Bresci Picnio. Joseph Bertinati, of No. 227 West Hous ton street, New York, who is a prisoner in the Hackensack jail, held as a sus picious character, and for “associating with anarchists,” is a photographer. Among his effects confiscated by the po lice is a group picture of the friends of Mrs. Bresci, widow of the assassin of King Humbert. These friends gave Mrs. Bresci a “benefit picnic” at her home in Cliffside Park last Sunday afternoon. The members of the group are said to be sym pathizers with the dead anarchist, Bresci. While Bertinati emphatically declares he is not an anarchist, a newspaper clip ping was found in his notebook headed "Assassination of Rulers and Attempts Since 1776.” The police think this signifi cant. Chief Marshal Newman has a picture of the group that met at Mrs. Bresci's and every member will be closely watched. “Mrs. Bresci told me, herself, that sym pathizers with her husband pay her rent of $35 every month,” said Newman to a reporter yesterday. “There have been several meetings at that house, but we never could secure evidence enough to make a raid. We do not propose to allow anarchists to associate in our district if we can avoid it.” Mrs. Bertinati called yesterday upon Prosecutor Koester, at Hackensack, and said she was anxious to furnish bail for her husband. She said her husband is not an anarchist, and went to Mrs. Bresci’s to take photographs. As there will be no court in- Hackensack till Sat urday, owing to President McKinley’s funeral, bail cannot be considered till then. , The war of extermination against Anarchists in Newark, which has been in stituted by the police and the Grand Jury, was continued last night by the Excise Board. On complaint of Police Captain Edwards it voted to reject the application for a saloon license made by John Droz kowsky, of No. 20 Charlton street. He is charged with harboring the Anarchists Zolkowsky and Cosceo, who were arrested Saturday night in the saloon while in the act of drinking a toast to the health of Emma Goldman and Czolgosz and com mending the assassination of the Presi dent. The board decided that any saloon keeper possessing a license “who shall be charged.by the police with permitting Anarchists to assemble in his place and make demonstrations against the Govern ment or the good order of the community shall be, on being proven guilty, deemed to be unfit to continue such business and shall suffer the revocation of his license and shall not again receive an excise li cense from this board.” MRS. BRESCI WILL STAY Mrs! Bresci says 3he will defy the au thorities to make her move from her home at Cliffside. “It is a shame,” she said yesterday, “for the officials and newspapers to hound me in this way and try and make me move from the place I have selected to bring up my children in an honorable way. If President McKinley was alive today he would repudiate this persecu tion of a lone woman and her children. My husband suffered enough for his crime. Why should I be treated as an outcast, hounded wherever I go arid my children made to suffer? “I am not an Anarchist. I don’t advo cate Anarchism and don’t believe in it. I am an American woman trying to bring up my children in an honorable manner and to enjoy all the benefits of this coun try. The men who were to have come here Sunday to hold a meeting were not Anarchists. They desired only to raise funds to assist me and my little ones, to make life more comfortable for me. I re peat that I intend to stay here and any attempt to remove me will be met with severe treatment. I know my rights and intend to maintain them.” The Cliffside authorities will consult counsel. Meanw'hile, the aroused resi dents talk of holding a mass meeting and putting the woman under pressure to go. SEDITIONS’ TELEGRAM. Trenton Man Angry at Menage He Reoeived. [Special to "The Jersey City News.”] TRENTON, Sept. 19, 1901—A telegram applauding the death of President Mc Kinley and sympathizing with his assail ant, Czolgosz, came , through the Western Union Telegraph office in this city Mon day afternooh, addressed to Peter E. Wurfflein. Its author was Louise Wernle, of Philadelphia, said to be an insane woman. The telegram occupied, three press blanks and cost the sender $4.90 n tolls, which- were prepaid. •:**- '. 'A■ •• ';• v '• '• ■■ . It appears that the woman had ben be queathed a large fortune by a flead rela tive in Australia, but she could not ob tain it owing to litigation. President Mc Kinley, Postmaster-General Charles Em ory Smith, other members of the Cabinet, John Wanamaker, and the Philadelphia city authorities, she said, were in a con spiracy to deprive her of her fortune. Mr. Wurfflin has turned the letter over to Chief of Police Hiner, who may notify the Philadelphia authorities. • The following reply was sent by Mr. Wurfllein:— “Your seditious dispatch sent to me is most blashemous and insane. I am a loyal American citizen, and I believe in this government and a God. I am no sympathizer with Anarchists, and would help to rid the country of them all. I know not why such a dispatch should be sent me. I will take steps to have you arrested as a conspirator against this government.” GLAD IUTKINLEY DIED [Special to “The Jersey City News.”] PLAINFIELD, Sept. 19, 1901.—Alfred Danschlall, fifty-two years old, was ar raigned yesterday at Plainfield charged with having used seditious language re garding the late Preside^ McKinley and having expressed satisfaction at his death. The complaint against him was made by Patrolman Lunger, who testified to the language used by the prisoner concern ing the dead President. Judge Runyon, after lecturing the man, sentenced him to pay a fine of $60 or to stand committed for sixty days. As he did not have the money he was taken to jail. POLICEMAN DISMISSED For an insult to President McKinley, ut tered after his death, Patrolman John Kinney has been dismissed from the po lice force of Harrison. On last Saturday as a group of people were discussing ihe tragedy Kinneiy exclaimed:— "It served him right. He ought to have been shot long ago.” His remarks were brmight to the at tention of, the Town Council and he was summoned before that body. He admitted having used the words quoted, but ex plained it was a joke. He was not questioned further, but as soon as be left the room the Council voted to dismiss him. _ VOORHEES THREATENED Postal Sent Him Purporting to Come From Anar chists. [Special to “The Jersey City News."] TRENTON, Sept. 19, 1901.—A postal card was sent yesterday to Governor Voorhees which either means that there is a band of anarchists in Jersey City who are im bued with the idea that he must die, or else someone with a perverted sense of humor sent it as a scare. In the morn ing mail came a card bearing the post mark of Jersey City, written in a scrawly hand with a lead pencil. The body of the note began about the middle of the card, ending up at the bottom with the lines running into each other. No name was signed." In full it read:— West Hoboken, September 17. Dear Sir—You want fo keep quiet and keep your detectives away from here or you will get what McKinley got. We are on the lookout for your kind. On the address side of the postal read:— Governor:— Governor Voorhees. Personal, Trenton, N. J. It is thought that the postal to Gover nor Voorhees is the outcome of the vigi lance of the police of Jersey City, Hobo ken, Weehawken and other suburbs of the former city. While Governor Voorhees has not been instrumental in the actions of the author ities in those places, he has been out spoken against the anarchists, as has every other respectable citizen of the country, and this may be the cause of writing the postal. Two alleged anarchists, a man and a woman, were exp6Jed froip Union Hill, being escorted beyond the town limits by police. The woman was Mrs. Quintevalli, wife of the alleged co-conspirator with Bresci, the slayer of King Humbert. The man was Charles Martino, of No. 230 Madison street, West Hoboken. The pair were arrested on the complaint of Hugh Mullins, of No. 225 Clinton street. West Hoboken. He said he was talking with Martino and Mrs. Quintevalli in a barrooni in Spring street about President McKinley, and was denouncing the r.s sassin, when Martino said:— “Shut up, or I'll do the same to you that my friend Czolgosz did to McKin ley!” When this . utterance was repeated cu Recorder Henzel he told the pair they must leave town at once. The police did the rest. Mayor Neuman, of Cliffslde Park, Ber gen County, has informed Mrs. Bresci, widow of the man who killed King Hum bert, that it would be well if she moved j from the borough quickly. The writing on the envelope is evi dently disguised and it would be practi cally impossible to prove who sent it, al though a good, heavy sentence would await the man who was found guilty. Owing to this punishment it is unlikely that anybody, will claim the authorship of the threat, because even the anarchists j hate to be punished for their acts. The postal laws alone would land the j writer in prison, and the general law concerning a threat upon another’s life i would keep him there. Governor Voorhees does not know of I the threatening postal, owing to his ab- I sence on account of the funeral of Presi dent McKinley, and it is, therefore, un- ! known what action, if any, he will take in the matter, or whether he will regard It as a scare. CHIEF MURPHY WILL NOT ACT Chief of Police Murphy has taken no steps to learn the identity of the person who .mailed the card. The Chief says there is no doubt that the card was writ ten in West Hoboken and carried to this city .for the purpose of mailing. He says it is impossible to detect a person who has dropped a postal card into any one of the hundreds of letter boxes through- j out, the citjr, . • ■ J Memorial Services Held for President McKinley by All Churches. SORROW EVERYWHERE EXPRESSED Whole Congregations Weep as They Hear Impressive Singing and Speaking. NO BUSINESS TRANSACTED Alt Stores and Saloons Closed Out of Respect to the President. There is a look of seriousness in the countenance of everybody today. The cloud of grief is accentuated by the heavy mourning drapery of public buildings, business houses and private buildings. Its oppressiveness is relieved only par tially by the bright September sunshine, after one of the gloomiest of days, and the bright waving folds of the national colors at half mast. The streets are quieter than is usual even on a Sunday. Nearly all kinds of business has been sus pended for the day. The street noises, except those of the rushing trolley cars and light vehicles, are hushed. Nerve racking sounds of heavy and lumbering truck traffic has ceased. Where groups are found on corners the deportment of those who compose them is quiet and decorous. Conversation is carried on in subdued tones. Nearly everyone wears some sign of mourning. Some wear mourning buttons and badges on the lapels of their coats. Thousands m the morning donned black neckties. Many places of worship were crowded to the doors where beautiful but sad mem orial services were conducted this morn ing. The sight of the gloomy decorations, the hymns that were sung and the pray ers and eulogies that were uttered by eloquent pulpit orators swayed the au diences In many instances there were outbursts of sobs and tears flowed freeiy. The thoughts of everybody, no matter where—in church, at home, on the streets, on boats or in cars—turn with the nation in sympathy and deep sorrow to Canton, Ohio, where tender hands are laying the martyred President in his grave. In' every section of the city memorial services were held this morning. The principal one down town was a united service at Parmiy Memorial Church in Grove street. That church was crowded to its doors. A united memorial service of up town churches will be held at West minster Presbyterian Church this evening. The various churches in the Bergen section were crowded this morning with people who mourned the death of Presi dent McKinley and participated in deeply impressive services. Nearly all the churches were dressed in mourning and from some flew the Stars and Stripes at half-mast. The musical programmes were features and the hymns so dear to the heart of the martyred President, “Nearer, My God, to Thee,” and “Lead, Kindly Light,” were sung with much fer vor. The services began at eleven o'clock and previous to that hour the air resound ed with tolling bells. The day was ob served as a day of mourning and very few places of business were open. Such as were open were closed a part of the day. Parmiy Memorial Baptist Church was packed to the doors this morning at elev en o’clock when memorial services began. Not only was ihe church packed with chairs in every aisle, people standing in both gallery and church proper, but way out even in tiie vestibule the crowd gath ered. Black draperies were seen everywhere. Over the pulpit was a festoon of black, while the pulpit itself was tastefully draped with black bunting and flags, and just to the right on the platform was a large size crayon of the late president draped in black bunting and flags, rest ing on a black easel. The choir boxes were draped in black crepe paper over American flags and all the ushers wore black suits and ties with McKinley but tons mounted on black rosettes. Nor was this all. Tokens of mourning were even apparent in the dress of the congregation. McKinley buttons were predominate, and one young lady had bordered the jacket of her black coat with black and white ribbon twisted into a cord. Handl's “Funeral Anthem” began the service. When the choir sang Mendels sohn’s "Brief Life” everybody was all attention and in readiness to follow every word of the proclamation which was read by the Rev. J. A. Brown and to listen to the Scripture lesson and prayer led by the Rev. J. A. Owen. Probably never before did the congregation feel “Thy Will Be Done” as while repeating the “Lord’s Prayer” this time and a sob here and there might be heard here and there as the entire congregation rose to sing "Lead, Kindly Light.” (The Rev. J. Madison Hare, as pastor of the church, made a few opening remarks, in which he said:—“Not my will, but Thine be done.” Mayor Edward Hoos was next intro duceu. He sata:— “Dear friends, fellow citizens in sorrow and grief—Our gathering here this morn ing is one of the saddest days in the his tory of our beloved country, Lincoln and Garfield’s untimely ending not excepted, because after the great Civil War there was in some hearts still hatred towards the immortal freer of the colored race. Sectional feeling was not calmed at Gar fleld’e tragic end, twenty years ago to day. Political feeling wag running high and one might say that such crimes as committed on these two great men was possible, but why our dearly beloved and kind President, William McKinley, should have been selected to be assassinated Is almost unexplainable. He, the man who has done more than any other man to cement and forever bring the North and matters of fact. Pavonla Brand of Canned Tomatoes, extra large cans, and fllied with red. ripe tomatoes, wholesale at D. E. Cleary Co.'* store*. Aak your eroeer tar ’em. , '* , South so firmly together, that the South ern people loved him Irrespective of party, and saw in him only tbe man who was their true friend. “Today in hi<s home, the home he loved vo .well, he is laid to rest. Seventy-eight millions of hie fellow men are turning away from their regular pursuits of life if not possible by stopping their hand to work, but in their hearts the feeling strikes the responsive cord of a universal sorrow. Tears? have and.will be shed that would fill the ocean if empty. Through- , out the civilized world the heart of all mankind turns to our country, eympa- ; thizing with this free nation, that the Chief selected by a free people was slain when performing a public act in deliver ing a speech so worthy of all the good this government would and should bring to all nations of the earth. “William McKinley, often called the image of Napoleon, was in reality greater than the French Emporer, for he con quered the hearts of the people with kind ness, and unwillingly resorted to the sword. Yet the wars of late in which he was the leading head, show greater strat egy and results than any other war in the history of the world In so short a time. We deplore the early taking away from the stage in which he played so great anl noble a part. The crown with which no man In this free land can be crowned, awaits his justly from our Heavenly Father, through whose divine providence it only was possible to let his light go out of this world, leaving millions to mourn our loss.” After “One Sweetly Solemn Thought,” sung by the church quartette, Arthur M. Gray was introduced. He said he felt as he thought everybody else did—a personal sorrow in the death of the assassinated President. He called attention to the fact that in this land, where everything is absolutely free, an organization could be formed for the purpose of overthrow ing the government and substituting something wrhich exists only in the minds j of theorists. Teach your children, saia ne, iu<u no violence can possibly bring about a better government. No government can be better than the people. Until we are better people we can have no better government. Teach the children to look to the highest Ideals and aim for them. Then there will be no need for a secret force to watch for anything. It will die a natural death.” In an address made by James A. Ham ill, Anarchy was touched upon. The forces of Anarchy, the speaker said, had touched the highest pinnacle of iniquity, but in so doing had wrung their own necks. “We have been too Indifferent to An archists,” he said. “Their very helpless ness was such, wc thought, that no harm could come to the government This fact alone protected them from the strong arm of the law. Now we realize that steps must be taken to rid the country of an archy.” The choir here sang “Radiant Morn,” and President of the Board of Education John J. Mulvaney spoke. He said:— “It is difficult, if not impossible, to give expression now to the multitudes of con flicting emotions which strive to burst forth. We cannot even think how we feel. But a few days ago we read his speech at Buffalo, delivering this coun try's message of peace and good will to all the nations of the world. In the midst of the kindly feelings engendered by that speech we were stunned by the awful news that he had been attacked. “Today those who loved him most and knew him best look upon his face for the last time, and lay him reverently away In that small Western town. Those at Canton today knew well the manly, gentle traits of his character, which his simplicity and modesty kept from the country at large, and which were reveal ed to us in all their greatness by his death. Today we are gathered in sym pathy with those who knew, to honor his ashes and in so doing to realize so far as we say, the grandeur of the man which the last few days have pictured for us. Those in Canton today had known him as he was for years. Happy we had we known but a little of what was revealed to us in this awful time. We can now ap preciate the depth of their grief, and can now understand why strong men taken up with affairs of the world, should weep like little children at his pasisng away. “And now, what for us? A few years ago, when the whole country seemed to be clamoring for war, and wondering why he paused, quietly the word went forth. ‘Stand by the President.’ We trusted him then, knowing him less than we do now. And now he goes to his grave still speak ing his last message. ‘Don’t hurt him.’ In the rage which took uossession of us and still has us in its clutch, let us not forget the message of the statesman and earnest man in that horrible moment. Those few words had in them not alone consideration for the beast, but a pro test in favor of the supremacy of the law and a request that while he was without the pale of the law, -we might stay with in, law abiding citizens. Let us once again ‘Stand by the President.’ ” “God grant that the example of the life and death of William McKinley may not be lost to us. God grant when our turn comes we each may be able to meet the God of Nations with his simple confidence, and like him “ ‘Approach the grave # Like one who wraps the drapery of his couch , About him and lies down to pleasant dreams.' ” With the singing of “Nearer My God to Thee” by choir and congregation and the benediction by the Rev. J. Madteon Hare, the congregation filed quietly out. tt the Second Presbyterian #Church in Third street, the auditorium was erowaeo, and while “Lead, Kindly Light, was be ing sung the entire audience wept. The pulpit was elaborately decorated with draped flags and mourning emblems. In old Trinity Methodist Church down town the pulpit was decorated by the Union Veteran Legion. A large portrait of McKinley, draped in mourning colors, was flanked by draped flags. Hymns that were favorites _of the dead President were sung by the church choir and a beautiful address made by the Rev R K. Boyd, pastor of the church In . Centenary Methodist Church. In Ninth street the pu’ol* was de.-o-a ed bv the Signal Corps »f the Boys' B'ig rte of that church and were, ar intic as w -ll as Impressive. Th. vented choir formed an Impressive b«fcr our,d for the pulpit decora-ions. ^ • -s the d.-ad Pie-- de it's favorite hymns and the Rev. Dr Ba nes delivered an eloquent address. Every member of the Police and Fire Departments and every letter carrier Is wearing a band of crepe on his left arm.i The City Hall is closed and business of \ every one of the municipal departments, / except the Police and Fire Department*, Is practically at a standstill. The greatest tribute, however, is to be paid by passengers on the city trolley lines, steamers, tugs and other crafts, and on the cars of the New Jersey Central Railroad at 3:30 o’clock this afternoon. The wheels of the care and boats come to a standstill and passengers are expected to bow their heads in solemn reverence. No such tribute has ever before been known to be paid to the memory of any man. At the First Presbyterian Church on Emory street the pastor, Rev. Charles Herr, D.D., presided at the memorial ser vice. There was a large attendance and impressive services. The address was de livered by the Rev. William Irvin, D.D , of New York, who paid a high tribute to the memory of President McKinley and eulogized his private, public and religious acts. The Rev. G. G. Vogel, pastor of Emory M. E. Church on Belmont avenue, con ducted the services at that church and made an address appropriate to the oc casion. Elaborate services were held at the Ber gen Reformed Cburch on Bergen avenue and attracted a throng of mourners that filled the large auditorium. The pastor, the Rev. Cornelius Brett, D.D., presided. The music was a feature and was under the direction of Organist Gilbert. The programme included the singing of ”f Know That My Redeemer Liveth,” bv Miss Currie, soprano of the church choir. Eloquent addresses which had to do with the career and achievements of President McKiniey were given by the pastor, tno Rev. Arthur Newton Thompson, pastor of the Westminster Presbyterian Churcn, and Major Z. K. Pangborn. The church bell tolled a long time before the services began. Many prominent residents were present. This morning's service was the fourth held in that church in memory of a President. The others were for Presi dent Taylor. President Lincoln and Presi dent Garfield. Memorial services in honor of President McKinley were conducted at 11 o’clock this morning at Brown Memorial M. E. Church, Carteret avenue and Clerk street. The Rev. W. R. NefT, the pastor, presided. The interior of the church was draped with mourning. A special musical pro gramme was rendered. The congregations of the Greenville Reformed and Linden Avenue M. E. Churches united in holding a special ser vice at the Linden Avenue M. E. Church at 11 o’clock. The service was conducted by the Rev. Thomas Hall and was ex tremely impressive. Epecial memorial services will be held at 8 o’clock this evening at Zion German Evangelical Church, at the Boulevard and McAdoo avenues, Greenville. The Rev. William J. Sanft, the pastor, will officiate. There will be special music for the oc casion. Memorial services in honor of the mar tyred President will be held tomorrow evening by the members of G. Van Hou ten Post No. 3, G. A. R., at the headquar ters. Belmont avenue, near Monticello avenue. An interesting programme which will include addresses by severa-1 of the j members will be carried out. : MOURNING. The Day Was Observed as One of Bereav ment There was scarcely any sign of business in Hoboken today. The City Hall was locked, was no district court, no police court and there were no prisoners for the police to take care of. People observed the day as one of bereavement. Most of the storekeepers did not open up their places of business at all. The few that did closed uo at 12 o’clock for the re mainder of the day. Factories shut down, schools closed, street music and peddlers were hushed, and business wagons ceased to run. In fact almost ail of the raule and turmoil of a week day was silenced. The day was almost as quiet as a sun day. Citizens aoneared on the streets n dark colored clothes and black neckties. P.lack roseUes were pinned on the shirt waists of the women and many of the men wore mourning buttons and crepe. In all everything and everybody had a mel ancholy appearance Up and down every street could be seen myriads of flags floating from the win dows. Decorators were still at work this morning draping the houses in black. Traffic on the street was exceedingly light, a fact which clearly demonstrated that the people were sincere in their be reavement and took no undue advantage of the holiday- to enjoy a pleasure trip. At 3.30 o’clock this afternoon the street cars in Hoboken, as well as those throughout the townships in the north ern end of the county, will stop for five minutes out of respect to the dead Presi dent. Throughout the city memorial services are being held in the churches. The ser vices this morning were largely attended. EFFIGY OF CZOLGOSZ — Hoboken Boys Throw It Into the River and Pelt It With Stones. A number of Hoboken boys, anxious to demonstrate their indignation over the assassination of President McKinley, paraded through the principal streets of that city this morning carrying a dummy on which was a sign which read:'—“This is Czolgosz, the Assassin.’’ The procession formed in Bloomfield street, near Police Headquarters. It marched up Newark street about ten o’clock and turned into Washington street. As it passed the City Hall hun dreds of people stopped to review it. The boys marched without any noise what ever. each carrying a sober countenance as though fully realizing the solemnity of the day. The dummy was made up of a pair of corduroy trousers, a pillow and an old derby hat. It was carried on three sticks which rested on the shoulders of six bovs, three of whom walked on either side. The boys paraded about the streets for an hour and then proceeded to the foot of B'ourth street where they threw the dummy into the Hudson and pelted it with stones. MRS. ROOSEVELT HERE. Passes Through Jersey City on Her Way to Oyster Bay. Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, wife of the President of the United States, passed through Jersey City yesterday on her way from Washington to her summer home at Oyster Bay, L. I. She came on the Wash ington Limited, which arrived in the Pennsylvania station a few minutes be- i fore thuee o'clock. She was accompanied by her son, Theodore, Jr„ and her per sonal escort was William Jeords, assist ant sergeant-at-arms of the Senate. Two oirers o ' the United States Secret Service arc .rr > nied the party and kept a watch i; on the “First Lady of the Lac. teral and Mrs. Russell Alger rode with Mrs. Roosevelt to Philadelphia. Mrs. Garrett A: Hobart was a traveling comp. a.on to this city where she took a Susc.ui h nna and Western train to Pat erson. Mrs. Roosevelt was attired in a black r I’or-made gown with a bolero jacket ■ wore a black straw hat. Young Teddy was also dressed in black and wore his first pair of long trousers. A band of crepe was around his hat and he had a mourning band on hjs hat. Very few people recognized the President’s wife, and she and her party escaped any demonstration. They quickly boarded a Twenty-third street boat and took seats j on the upper deck. Mrs. Roosevelt sat between Teddy, Jr., and Mr. Jeffords, while the Secret Service men stood con veniently near. FREEHOLDERSj?ESOLUTIONS At a special meeting of the Board oi Freeholders resolutions on President Mc Kinley's death were passed by a standing vote. They were as follows:— Whereas, William McKinley, Presi dent of the United States of America, after having given expression to senti ments which reflected the highest and noblest aspirations of the citizens of this great Republic, was shot to deata by a vile assassin; and Whereas, It appears that the object of the crime was to strike a blow at society at large and to destroy law and order, and that our late lamented President was selected as the victim by reason of his high station; and Whereas, Tne people of the wholg world are bowed in grief at the sad and untimely end of one so goood and great, and the peonle of this countrv are humiliated that in this land of freedom and l.berty such a dastardly deed should he committed: therefore be it Resolved, That in the death of Presi dent McKinley the country has lo*t % good and faithful servant, who by hi* long, honorable and faithful service as a soldier, citizen aftd statesman” had endeared himself not only to the people of this country but to the people of all civilized nations, and a man whoa* private life was without stain or re proach. Resolved, That we detest and deplorg the criminal act of this brutal as sassin, and hope that justice will b* done in the premises epeedily and ac cording to the law of the land; and that suitable laws be passed to pre vent a recurrence of such horribl* deeds. Resolved, That we extend our sym pathy to Mrs. McKinley in the loes of a faithful husband, and hope that th* Almighty may give her strength and fortitude to bear with her great loss. Resolved, That this resolution b* spread in full on the minutes. HEAVY RAILROAD TRAFFIC Many People Ge te New Yerk <• Attend Memorial Service*. There was an unusually heavy traffll over the Pennsylvania Railroad today All the Washington trains had extra car* and were crowded to overflowing with people returning from witnessing the sad spectacle of Tuesday. The local train* also carried many passengers who passed over the ferry to attend the memoria: services in the various church and to gaz« on the buildings draped in mourning em blems. It was a noticeable feature of the crowds that all wore some badge o: mourning, either a black tie, a bit ol crepe in the buttonhole, or a McKinley button with a deep black band aroun« a portrait of the dead President. FIRE BOARD’S SYMPATHY The Fire Board last night adopted th following set of resolutions:— Whereas, William McKinley, the honored President of our country, ha# been slain by the bullet of an assassin, thus deprived of his life by the most brutal and barbarous method. Whereas, His assassination is an at tack upon every citizen and upon the civilized laws adopted by our country to settle the questions of a govern ment among a free people. Resolved. That we consider all per sons who do not recognize any law, or the laws based upon our Constitu tion, for the protection of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, as in eligible to live among the citizens of our country, and suitable laws should be made to banish them from our land. Resolved, That this Board do hereby express its appreciation of the hign personal character of the murdered President and its deep sorrow at his untimely and tragic death. In his do mestic relations the embodiment of all that was good, in his public life carry ing out with fidelity and zeal the policies which he believed would best promote the happiness and prosperity of our country, he won for himself the respect and esteem of the whole people. Resolved. That to his devoted and ** *prwfcr nur heartfelt eympathles, and pray that the giver _ her, in this her hour of trial. Resolved, That as a mark of respect to the memory of our deceased Chief Magistrate, who suffered death while in the performance of a public duty, the uniformed of this department will wear crepe on the left arm abpve the elbow from S o’clock A. M.. September 19, 1901, until S o’clock A. M. the fol lowing day; and be it further Resolved, That the headquarters and all the houses of this department b# draped in mourning for thirty day#. THIRD WARD CLUB’S SORROW The following resolutions were adopted by the Third Ward Democratic Club la#! night:— Resolved, That this club hereby ex press its sorrow at the horrible crime which piunges this country in grief by the assassination of President McKin lev. We tender to his wife our respectful and tender sympathy. We also expresz our admiration of his character as a statesman and as an official, and last ly as a patriot; Resolved. That as a token of respect this resolution be entered on the min utes of the Third Ward Democratic MYRON C. ERNST, JOHN R. DUNN, LOUIS L. FINKE, J. P. KIP. ROBERT HOOS. SECOND WARD’S MEETING The Second Ward Democratic Club ll arranging for a big stag and smoker t« be held at the club's headquarter’s in Em street. Tonight’s meeting has been post poned until next Monday evening out ol respect to the memory of President Mo Kinley. _ JERSEY CITY SALOONS CLOSED, During the hour funeral services foi President 'McKinley were being held ll Canton, Bassford & Glenn, proprietors oi the Imperial Cafe on Exchange place closed their doors. Wholtmann & Wil* kens proprietors of the Alberta saloon at Washington and Montgomery streets kept their door# closed during the san»i time. GREENVILLE REPUBLICANS MOURN The Greenville Republican League Clul met last night to adopt resolution* on thi death of President McKinley. WEATHER INDICATIONS NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 1901.—Forecast f« the thirty-six hours ending at eight P. M Friday:—Rain tonight; fair tomorrowi northeast winds. Hartnett’s Xherin -metrieat Report Sept. IS. Deg. 3 P. M. G2 6 P. M. 62 9 P. M. 59 13 midnight.60 !Sept. 19. Deg 6 A. M.dl 9 A. M. 12 icon . £ BIET> EGAN.—On Tuesday, September 17, ISfll Margaret A., beloved wife of Roderiol Egan, aged 49 years. Relatives and friends are respectfullj Invited to attend the funeral from her lau residence. No. 127 Sip avenue, on Friday. September 20, at 9 A. M.; thence to St Joseph's Church, where a solemn Mg\ of requiem, will be ottered for the hap?) repose of her soul. Newark papers please copy.