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vp^^"'"- 7 'feai Ir-1 V' & NewUlmReviBW. JOS. BOBLETER, Publisher. NEW ULM, MINNESOTA. The trial of Louis Kiel has been ad journed for a week to allow him to procure witnesses to the various points of his defenee. Signor Romero, the Mexican minis ter at Washington, says there is not the slightest foundation for the report that the Mexican government proposes to sell apart of its Territory to the United.'States. No government could stand an Mexico which was willing sbo entertain any such proposition. The foreign immigration during the last fiscal year was 122,000 less than the year preceding and 401,171 less than during the year ending June 30, 18S2, the year of the greatest immi gration. Immigration is governed to a considerable extent by tke condition of business in foreign countries, but more largely by the prosperity or dull ness inthiscountiy. WhentSiepresent stagnation here shall have given way to confidence and active business, im migrants will again Sock to our^hores. According to the reports of the tenth census, the State of Michigan produces nearly one-half of the total amount of salt manufactured in the United States the total being 29,805,298 bushels, and the Michigan product being 12,- -425,885 bushels,, Michigan has 86 .salt-making establishments, with a vested capital of $2,147,209, and em ploys nearly 1,500 hands in the busi ness. There are 209 wells yielding brine, their average depth being 880 feet and the total value of the product was, in 1879, 2,271,913, The Cleveland iron masters who have lately been confronted with a dangerous strike, are not entirely blameless. They were especially un wise in bringing over, at the time of some former troubles, a great many ignorant and degraded Poles and Bo hemians, whose only recommendation was that they were glad to work at lower wages than workmen already in the country were willing to accept. For a time the iron masters profited by the cheaplabor of these immigrants, but when they had learned the con ditions of their employment they be came more unmanageable than the men they had replaced. They had no sense of the responsibilities of citizenship, no capacity or desire for self-control. In their ignorance they beleived that the freedom and the government of the people of which they had heard meant that they could do as they pleased and that their employers must com ply with their demands. They have had a practical lesson, and also the iron masters. Minister Lowell was often accused by his own countrymen of tuft-hunt ing, or toadyism to the British nobil ity, but Mr. Phelps, his successor, has taken along step in advance of any performance by Mr. Lowell. Mr. Phelps' latest achievement was at a banquet recently given to the eldest son of the Prince of Wales. When called upon to respond to a toast, he indulged in a flight of eloquence to the effect that he could "forecast no happier horoscope" for the royal youth, "than that he should follow in his father's footsteps that he should learn from his father's experience how much bet ter even than a nation's admiration is a nation's affection that he should learn from his father's light what is the truth." In view of recent disclosures of the character of British nobility, and the well-known reputation of the Prince of Wales, it wonld seem that Mr. Phelps made a great mistake. The Baltimore Manufacturers' Eec ord publishes its semi-annual review of the South's industrial growth, giv ing the name, location, and .character of business of all enterprises organized in that section during the first half of 1885, showing that, notwithstanding the general depression in business, there has been great activity in the South in the organization of new in dustrial enterprises. There is also a wide diversity of new industries, in cluding iron furnaces, foundries, and machine shops, steel works, cotton seed oil mills, eotton compresses, fruit canning faetorifis, flour, saw, planing -and grist mils, factories for manufac turing carriages and wagons, agricul tural implement*, sashes, doors, and I blinds, shuttles, tobacco, ice, fertiliz ers, furniture, stoves, wirefences, soap, .etc., glass works, gass wozks, etc., and marble and slate quarrying compan 'ries, and companies to mine coal, iron ,Are, gold, silver, mica, natural gas, oil, ,etc. The total amount of capital, in cluding capital stock of incorporated companies represented by the now en terprises organized in the South during the last six months and in theenkvrge ment of ^ld plants, and the rebuilding of mills destroyed by fire aggregates' 36,534,0Q0 &y~ iC"f ~i -"&<!,'STA*! jt "M iJi&j$L GEN. GBMT SUBHEADERS. Having Fought a ood Fight Calmly Lays Down His Life. Graphic Description of the Last Scene of His Existence at Mount McGregor. In the Presence of His "Wife and Children His Death is Sweet and Painless. The High and the Low of This and Other l^ands Honor His Name. MOUNT MCGREGOR, July 23.Gen. Grant breathed his last at 8:08 a m., surrounded by all the immediate members of his family and Drs. Sands, Shrady and Douglas. The general maintained his consciousness to the very last. A few minutes before 8 o'clock D.rs. Douglas, Shrady and Sands stood on the oottage veranda, conversing-on the condition of Gen. Grant, and discussing the probabili ties of his death and the limit of life left the sick maa Mrs. Sarjpris and Stenographer Dawson were conversing a little distance away, when Henry, the nurse, stepped hastily upon the piazza and spoke quietly to the physicians. He told them he thought the general was very near to death. The med ical men hastily entered the room where the sick man was lying and approached his side. Instantly upon seeing the patient's face Dr. Douglas ordered the family to be summoned to the bedside. Haste was made, and Mrs. Grant, Mr. Jesse .Grant and wife, U. S. Grant, Jr., and wife and Mrs. Col. Grant were quickly beside the .dociors at the sick man's cot, and Mrs. Sartoris and Mr. Dawson had followed the doctor* in from the piazza, and the entire family was present AT THE BEDSIDE. Col. Grant seated himself at the head of the bed with his left arm resting upon the pillow above the head of the general, who was breathing rapidly, and with slightly gasping respirations. Mrs. Grant, calm, but with intense agitation bravely suppressed, took a seat close by the bedside. She leaned slightly upon the colouel, resting upon her right elbow, and gazed, with tear-stained eyes, into the general's face. She found there, however, no token of recognition, for the sick man was peacefully and painlessly passing into another life. Mrs. Sartoris came behind her mother, and leaning over her shoulder, she witnessed the close of a life in which she had constituted a strong element of pride. Directly behind Mrs. Grant and Mrs. Sartoris, and a little distance removed, stood doctors Douglas, Shrady and Sands as spectators of a closing life their efforts and counsel had so prolonged. On the opposite side of the bed from his mother and directly before her stood Jesse Grant and U. S. Grant, Jr., and near the cor ner of the cot, on the same side as Jesse and near to each, was X. E. Dawson, the general's stenographer and confidential secretary. At the foot of the bed, and gazing directly down into the general's face, was Mrs. Col. Fred Grant and Mrs. U. S. Grant, Jr., and Mrs. Jesse Grant, while somewhat removed from the family circle, Henry, the nurse, and Harrison Tyrell, the general's body servant, were respectively watching the closing life of their patient, their master. Dr. Newman had repaired to the hotel for breakfast and was not present. The general's little grand children, U. S. Grant, Jr., and Nellie, were Bleeping the sleep of childhood in the nursery room above. Otherwise the en tire family and household were gath ered at the bedside of the dying ma a SUMMONED JUST IN TIME. The members of the group had been sum moned not a moment sooner than was prudent. The doctors noted, on entering the room and pressing to the bedside, that already the purplish tinge which was one of nature's signals of final dissolution had settled beneath the finger nails. The hand that Dr. Douglas lifted was fast growing colder than it had been through the night. The pulse had fluttered beyond the point where the physician could distinguish it from the pulse beat in his own finger tips. The respiration was very rapid and was a succession of shallow panting inhalations, but toward the close they became less labored and almost noiseless. This fact was in its result a comfort to the watchers by the bed side to whom was spared the scene of an agonizing or otherwise than a peaceful death. The wife almost constantly stroked the face, forehead and hands of the dying general, and at times, as the passionate long ing to prevent the event so near would rise within her, Mrs. Grant pressed both his hands and leaning forward tenderly kissed the face of the sinking man. Col. Fred Grant sa: 6ilently, but with evident feeling, though his bearing was that of a soldierly son at the deathbed of a hero father. U. S. Grant, Jr., was deeply moved, but Jesse bore the scene steadily, and the ladies, while Watching with wet cheeks, were silent as befitted the dignity of a life such as was clos ing before them. The morning had passed five minutes beyond 8 o'clock and there was not one of THE STRAINED AND WAITING WATCHERS but who could mark the nearness of the life tide to its final ebbing. Dr. Douglas noted the nearness of the supreme moment and quietly approached the bedside and bent above it, and while he did so the sorrow of the gray-haired physician seemed closely allied with that of the family. Dr. Shrady also drew near. It was seven minutes after 8 o'clock and the eyes of the general were closing. His breathing grew more hushed as the last functions of the heart and lungs were hastened to the closing of the ex-presi dent's life, A peaceful expression seemed to be deepening in the firm and strong-lined face, and it was reflected as a closing com fort in the sad hearts that beat quickly under the stress of loving suspense. A minute more passed and was closing as the general drew a deeper breath. There was an exhalation like that of one relieved of long and anxious tension. The members of the group were impelled each to step nearer the bed, and each waited to note the next respiration, bnt it did not come then it never came. There was absolute stillness in the room and a hush of expectant surprise. No sound broke the silence save the singing of birds in the pines outside the cottage and the meas ured breaking of the engine that all night had awaited by the little mountain depot down the slope. THE END OF ALL. "It is all over," quietly spoke Di. Doug las, and then came heavily to each witnass the realization that Gen. Grant was dead. Then the doctors withdrew the nurse closed the eyelids and composed the dead general's head, after which each of the fam ily group' pressed to the bedside one after ,tfc Other And touched their lips upon the face so lately: stilled. Dr. Shrady passed out upon the piazza, and as he did so he met Dr. Newman hastening up the stepa "He is dead," remarked Dr. Shrady quietly.. The fact of having been absent from the side of the dying man and his family at tile last was a cause of sorrow and regret to the cler gyman, who had awaited all night at the cottage He had been summoned from his breakfast a moment too late, and reached the cottage only in time to minister to the family sorrow and gaze upon the scarcely hushed lips of the general, to whom Dr. Newman's love had bound him In such close relations. LOOKING BACK. Soon after Drs. Douglass and Shrady left the death bed they conversed feelingly of the latter hours of Gen. Grant's life. The pulse first had indicated failure, and the in tellect was last to succumb its clearness and conscious tenacity, which occurred after midnight, last night, though circumstances at 3 o'clock indicated cognizance. "Do you want anything, father?" questioned Col. Fred at that hour. "Water," whispered the general, huskily. But when offered water and milk they gurgled in his throat and were ejected, and that one word of response was the last utter ance of Gen. Grant. Dr. Douglas remarked that the peculiarity of Gen. Grant's death was explained by the remarkable vitality that seemed to present an obstacle to the approach of death. It was a gradual passing away of the vital forces and a reflex consciousness, the doctor thought, was retained to the last. The general died of sheer exhaustion, and a perfectly pain less sinking away. "Yes," interjected Dr. Shrady. quietly "the general dreaded pain when he felt he had begun sinking, and he asked that he should not be per mitted to suffer. The promise was made and it* has been kept. Since he commenced to sink on Tuesday night he was FEEE FROM PAIN." Toward the last no food was taken, but when a wet cloth was pressed to his lips he would suck from it the water to moisten his mouth. During the general's last night, Dr. Shrady was constantly within call. Dr. Douglas was all night at the cottage, and Dr. Sands slept at the hotel after midnight. Within twenty minutes after the death of Gen. Grant, Earl Gerhardt, a Hartford sculp- tor, who has been making a study of the general, was summoned to the cottage at the suggestion of Dr. Newman to make a plaster mask of the dead man's face. He was highly successful. Within half an hour after"the general's decease the waiting engine at the mountain depot was on the way to Saratoga to bring the undertaker, who placed the re mains on ice to await the arrival of a New York undertaker. THE PROPOSED AUTOPSY. Dr. Shrady remained here to-day in order that Dr. Douglas and himself might, after quiet had been restored in the household at the cottage, converse with Col. Fred Grant on the subject of a postmortem examination of the remains of his father. The physicians therefore this evening repaired to the cottage aud there met the colonel with the formal preference of a request that an autopsy might be held. They stated that their pur pose was not in the least to confirm their opinion of the disease, for they had at all times been united in diagnosticating the case as one of cancer, but the time had come when the medical staff might step aside from the patient invite any other medical or surgical autopsist to conduct the exami nation, which should speak for itself. This both Doctors Douglas and Shrady urged as far as professional and personal dignity could permit but Col. Grant replied that the entire family were so thoroughly united in their confidence in the diagnosis and treat ment of the physicians that they bould not conceive a necessity for an autopsy. CONDOLENCE AND SYMPATHY have been pouring in without intermission on the wire. They come from everybody and from everywhere, from Gladstone down' to the notoriety-seeking countryman. Every style is represented, and organizations of all kinds. Among the signatures are many names that once were famous, as well as those which are now. All breathe sympathy, and testify to the universal appreciation of the national losa Many are addressed to Col. Fred Grant, but more than three-fourths to Mrs. Grant personally. A guard from Wheeler Post No. 92, G. A. R., of Saratoga, has mounted guard at the cot tage to-night To-morrow the family will be overwhelmed with official deputations and personal visitors, and the arrangements may be concluded as to the funeral here and the burial place. THE PRESIDENT NOTHTED. WASHINGTON, July 23.Shortly after 8 o'clock this morning the president was informed of the death of Gen. Grant He immediately directed that the flag on the White House should be placed at half-mast The lowering of the flag was the first intima tion that the citizens of Washington had of the death of the distinguished man, although they had been anticipating it throughout the night A few minutes after the White House flag was placed at half-mast, the flags on all the public buildings and on many private ones were placed in like position. The bells of the city were tolled, and citizens who heard them readily recognized their mean ing. Business men immediately began draping their houses with mourning, and residences in a similar manner showed esteem for the deceased. With the excep tion of Secretary Endicott, all the members were present at the meeting of the cabinet The president informed them of Gen. Grant's death, he having been officially in formed of the demise by a telegram from Col. Fred Grant. President Cleveland h&g instructed Adjt Gen. Drum to go to New York to represent him and to consult with Mrs. Grant relative to the funeral of the ex president :g:mmt:: The Federal Government. WASHINGTON. July 23.The following proc lamation was issued by the president: The president of the United States has just received the sad tidings of the death of that illustrious citizen and ex-presidentof the United States, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, at Mount Mc Gregor, in the state of New York, to which place ^-,e had been removed in the endeavor to prolong Wis life. In making this announcement to the people of the United States, the president is im pressed with the magnitude of the public loss of a great military leader who was in the hour of victory magnanimous amid disaster serene and self-sustained who in every station, whether as soldier or as a chief magistrate, twice called to power by his fellow countrymen, tread unswerv ingly the pathway of duty undeterred by doubts, single-ininded and straightforward. The entire country has witnessed with deep fmotion his prolonged and patient struggle with painful disease, and has watched by his couch of suffer ings with tearful sympathy. The destined end has come at last and his spirit has returned to the Creator who sent it forth. The great part of the nation that followed him when living, with love and pride, bows now in sorrow above him dead, tenderly mindful of his virtues, his great patriotic services, and of the loss occasioned bv his death. Iu testimony of respect to the memory of Gen. Grant, it is ordered that the executive mansion and the several departments at Washington be draped in reourning lor a period of thirty days, and that all public busi ness shall, on the day of the funeral, be sus pended, and the secretaries of war and the navy will causa orders to be issued for appropriate military and naval honors to be rendered on that day. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done in the city of Wash ington, this Twenty-third day of July, A. D. One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-five, and the Independence of the United States the One Hundred and Tenth. [Signed! GROVER CLEVELAND. By the president, T. F. BAYARD, ^f^^-^Z^ Secretary of State. The Army and Xavy. WASHINGTON, July 23.Adjt Gen. Drum, by command of Lieut. Gen. Sheridan, issued the following order: In compliance with the instructions of the president, on the ctay of the funeral, at each military post the troops and cadets will be XJaraded and the order read to them, after which all labors for the day will cease. The national flag will be displayed at half staff. At dawn of day thirteen truns will be fired, and afterward at intervals of thirty minutes between the rising and setting of the sun. a single gun, and at the close of day a national salute of thirty-eight guns. The officers of the army will wear crape on the left arm and their swords, and the colors of the battalion of engineers of the several regi ments and of the United States corps of cadets will put on mourning for the period of six months. The date and hour of the funeral will be communicated to department commanders by telegraph, and by them to their subordinate commanders. Secretary Whitney has issued an order directing that the ensigns at each naval sta tion and of each vessel of the United States navy in commission be hoisted at half mast, and that a gun be fired at intervals of everv half hour from sunrise to sunset at each naval station and on board flagships and of vessels acting singly on the day of the fun eral where this order may be received in time otherwise, on the day after its receipt. Officers of the navy and marine corps will wear the usual badge of mourning attached to the saber hilt and on the left arm for the period of thirty days. FROM THE MINNESOTA EXECUTIVE. Gov. Hubbard was out of town throughout yesterday until evening, but as soon as hej heard the news he repaired to the capitol and prepared the following proclamation: State of Minnesota, Executive Department. Gen. Grant is dead. The most illustrious citizen of the republic, the foremost soldier of the age| has been relieved to his eternal rest. When an undistinguished citizen, he was ready, at need, for all the citizen's duty. As a soldier, perform ing the greatest achievements, he was without egotism, caring more for good service than for glory. As president, though inexperienced in civil affairs, he administered the laws and his office, in difficult times, with fidelity and suc cess. When illustrious, he recived the flattering attentions of an admiring world without vain glory. Returned to the career of a private citi zen, he was still dignified and great, suffering the reverses of fortune and the wasting of fatal disease with patience and serenity, The whole nation is smitten at his death. It is hereby directed that flags on the public buildings of the state be displayed at half-mast until the close of the day of his burial, and that throughout that day all departments of the state government be closed to business. The adjutant will issue appropriate orders in this regard to the military forces of the state. Given under my hand and the great seal of the state, at the capitol in the city of St. Paul, this 23d day of July, A. D., 1885. By the Governor: L.F.HUBBARD. FRED VON BAUMBACH, Secretary of State. The Northwest. The intelligence of the death of Gen. Grant caused a universal feeling of sorrow in the various towns of Minnesota, Wiscon sin. Iowa and Dakota, in common -with the country generally. Proclamations express ive of the popular regret were issued by Governors Hubbard, Rusk and Pierce, and in the different cities bells were tolled, build ings draped in sable and flags half-masted. Action has been or will be taken by the city councils, members of the G. A. R. and other bodies to attest the popular sorrow at this national loss. DAKOTA EDITORIAL ASSOCIATION. A meeting of the Dakota Press association, now uisiting in Minneapolis, was held at 11 o'clock lass evening, when the following res olutions were presented by a committee appointed for the purpose: Whereas, Our convention is startled by the sad tiding that the long-suspended sword which never misses its mark, has fallen, and that Ulyses S. Grant is dead. We can but pause and with bowed heads and heavy hearts bear onr grief in common with a mourning nation, in testimony of the solemn dispensation of Almighty God. We, the members of the Dakota Press association, therefore resolve. FirstThat in bis life and death as citizen, soldier and statesman, Gen. Grant was a model for all coming ages, performing the ob scure duties of the common citizen, the heroic deeds of the soldier and the exalted labors of the chief magistrate of the greatest nation on the face of the globe, with a fidelity that en deared him to all liberty*loving people and chal Ieiged the admiration of the nations of the world. SecondThat as a soldier from Belmont to Ap pomattox, from the command of the company to that of the grandest army the world ever saw, frrffrfa &e^$k&aMiiii&x iiflj he was generousj brave, and always virtuous. As a citizen, from the tanyard to- the White House, he was faithful to every obligation, and true to bis country, to himself, to his God, and to that democratic simplicity that should char acterize every American. ThirdThat the matchless patience and forti tude displayed in the straggle that ended in death, an admiring nation watched as it now weeps at his bier. FourthThat through the great heart is still and pulseless, the glory of ois deeds shall live while time lasts. FifthThat in this, his "only surrender," he has simply scaled the heighths, and bivoncked on the eternal camping grounds in the Elysian fields beyond the shining stars. SixthThat we record our most tender sympa thy for the stricken ones of his own household. God alone can fathom their devotion to one who has made himself beloved by a nation, and ad mired by a world. The Barial Place Chosen. MOUNT MCGREGOR, N. Y., July 23.Public interest now centers chiefly upon the obse i quies of state and the burial Some davs i must elapse before all the details and arrangements can be perfected, and in the meantime the body, into the veins of which the erabalmers are I to-night injecting antiseptic fluids for their preservation, will be kept on the mountain. w. J. Arkill will vacate his cottage near Artists Lake and the remains of Gen. Grant will be placed there, the cottage to be sealed and guarded by the platoon which will be sent by Gen. Hancock. The public will be kept at a distance in accord ance with the general's desire expressed a week ago. When all the arrangements are made and a burial place has been chosen, the remains will be conveved away in a special train to Albany,where they will undoubtedly lie in state for a dav. From Albany the body will be taken by special tram to New York, and possibly to Washinar ton, depending upon which city is chosen for the burial. rln regard to the place of burial, it is stated i that about the 1st of July the general handed Col. Fred Grant a slip of'paper on which was written substantially the following: I There are three places from which I wish a i choice of burial places to be made West Point I (I would prefer this above others but .for the fact that my wife could not be placed beside me). Galena, or some place in Illinois(because from that state I received my first general cora mission), and New Yorkibecause the people of that city befriended ms in my need). The Feeling Abroad. LONDON, July 23.United States Minister Philips, on being handed a copy of the I associated press dispatch announcing Gen. Grant's death, expressed the greatest concern at the sad event. He instantly ordered the building of the American legation to be draped in mourning and the flag placed at half-mast. A correspondent visited Mr. Gladstone's residence and was received by Mrs. Gladstone. On making known his errand Mra Gladstone expressed deep sorrow at the death of the eminent American and im mediately conducted him to Mr. Gladstone's presence. The great man was writing at a desk in his library. Mr. Gladstone said: I am willing to pay my humble tribute. Let me write rather than speak it He then wrote as follows: Mr. Gladstone has heard with regret the sad news of Gen. Grant's death. He ventures to assure the bereaved family of the svmpathv he feeU with them in their affliction at the loss of one who had rendered his country such signal services as a general and statesman. Many prominent Americans have called a meeting, to be heid to-morrow at the Ameri can legation, for the purpose of taking ap propriate action on the death of Gen. Grant, and to condole with his family. Mr. John Bright, in an interview at reform club this afternoon, said: MT. MCGREGOR, July 23.The following are among the thousands of telegrams re ceived from all parts of the world by the members of the Grant family: Washington, July 23.To Mrs. U. S. Grant: Accept this expression of my heartfelt sympa thy in this hour of your great affliction. The people of the nation mourn with you, and would reach, if they could, with kindly comfort, the depths of the sorrow which is vours alone, and which only the pity of God can heal. GROVER CLEVELAND, SENATOR LOGAN. Washington, July 23. To Col. Fred Grant: The public news to me of your father's death has just been received. The sympathy of mvself and family goes out from the depth of our hearts to your mother and all of you in your great bereave ment. The country is filled with sympathy and grief at this news, but its loss must grow upon it as the future unfolds the coming years. JOHN A. LOGAN. EX-PRESIDENT HAYES. Fremont, Ohio, July 23.-Please assure Mrs. Grant and the sorrowing family that they have the deepest sympathy of Mrs. Hayes and mvself. [Signed,] R. B. HATES. THE G. A. B. WASHINGTON', July 23. Upon receipt of the news of the death of Gen. Grant, the follow ing telegram was sent to Col. F. D. Grant by Gen. S. s. Burdette, commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic: Expressing the profound grief of the Grand Army of the Republic upon the death of the I greatest of our comrades, in behalf of its 300,- i OOO members I tender to your honored mother and to all of the afflicted family their heartfelt sympathy. I pray you have me advised so soon as arrangements for the last sad rites are deter mined upon. THE MEXICAN JOURNALISTS. I WASHINGTON, July 23.The Mexican edit I ors, now in this city, suggested that the pro posed banquet to be given to-night be abandoned out of respect for Gen. Grant The editors held a meeting at Willard's to I dav, and the following dispatch was sent to CoL Grant: I Washington, July 23.To Col. Frederick D. I Grant, Mount McGregor: The excursionists of the associated press of Mexico send to the family of the illustrious Gen. U. S. Grant their pro found sympathy, and through you to the whole of America. His family has lost its worthy I head, the republic of the United States one of I its most renowned heroes and Mexico one of its best friends. [Signed] I. PAZ, President. A. ARROYO DE ANDRA, Secretary. They also sent the following telegram: Washington, July 23.To Gen. Porfiro Diaz, City of Mexico: The excursionists of the asso ciated press of Mexico send to you and through you to the Mexican republic their profound sympathy for the death of the illustrious Ameri can hero, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, in whom Mexico has lost one of her best friends. [Signed] PAZ, President, A. ARBOGO DE ANDRA, Secretary. GEN. SHERIDAN. FORT RENO, Ind. T., July 23.The news of the death of Gen. Grant "reached Gen. Sher idan this morning by means of a dispatch sent from Chicago. In response to inquiries concerning the arrangements for the funeral, Gen. Sheridan said: I am so far away from Washington that I will have to depend on those in charge there to carrv out any orders the president may give relative to Gen. Grant's funeral. During his critical illness last March, and on an intimation from personal friends of the family that it would be agreeable, the commissioners of the Soldiers' Home re quested the privilege of having the general's remains interred at the home. "It is hoped the family will grant it," con tinued Gen. Sheridan, "so that his ashes may rest near the capital of the nation, guarded by the veterans of the war in which his greatest honors were won." Gen. Sheridan sent the following tele grams, upon receipt of the sad information: Fort Reno, Ind. T., July 23.To Col. F. Grant, Mount McGregor, N. Y.: Will vou please express to Mrs. Grant my grief at the loss of my dearest friend and comrade and mv sincere sym pathy and condolence with her in this hour of her great distress? [Signed] P. H. SHEBTDAN. Lieutenant General. Fort Reno. Ind. T., July 23.Gen. R. C. Drum, Washington, D. &: My duties here will not permit my return in time for the funeral of my dearest iriend and comrade. Gen. U. S. Grant. Lieut. Col. G. W. Davis, of my staff, knows mv views in reference to the obsequies. Have them -tfatH*afa !^fff!Hpngp"iiPf tary of war. I desirthte express my sympathy with the family of Gen. Grant in the sorrow through which they are passing." The flags at the American exchange and at the American consulate were placed at half mast the moment the news reached the city. Large portraits of the dead hero draped in mourning were placed on the balconies and doors of both buildings. The whole front of the American exchange was also heavily draped. The newspapers contain Jong obituary notices of Gen. Grant, many of them taking up most of the available space in accounts of scenes and incidents in the life of the illustrious patriot SYMPATHETIC EXPRESSIONS. PRESIDENT CLEVELAND. ..-.^"'WO carried out so far as they do not conflict with the directions of the president. I want to be named as one of the pall bearers. [SiBed]m P. H. SHERIDAN. 'j$'W?u-. Lieutenant General, --j MB. BLAINE. Augusta, Me., Jnly 23.-Mrs. U. S. Grant Please accept my profoundest sympathy in your great bereavement. The entire nation mourns the loss of its first soldier and its first citizen. [Signed.] JAMES G. BLAINE. EX-SPEAKEB BANDALL. Philadelphia, Pa., July 23.Mrs. General Grant: I have heard with great sorrow of Gen. Grant's death. I offer a full measure of sym pathy. SAMUEL J. RANDALL. JUDGE HILTON. Saratoga, N. Y., July 23CoL F. D. Grant You have our deepest sympathy. The illness oi Mrs. Stewart also Mrs. Hughes and Mrs. Rus sell, prevents a personal visit of condolence. Please command me for any service you may need. D. HENRY HILTON. GEN. SHERMAN. Gen. W. T. Sherman, who is stopping with his family at the Lake Park hotel re turned from Fort Snelling yesterday after noon. While there he first learned of the death of Gen. Grant, receiving a telegram from friends of the deceased. Gen. Sherman exhibited evidences of profound sorrow, and immediately sought his room. When asked if there was anything he could say at this time concerning his former commapder, the general replied: 'The PIONEER P^ESS may say that I start for New York Friday morn ing to attend the funeral." Among many others who sent dispatches were Col. Thomas P. Ochiltree, Hon. W. M. Evarts, Kuhe, Japanese mini.-ter at Wash ington Potter Palmer of Chicago Mr. and Mrs. James N. Tvner of Washington George W. Childs of Philadelphia, Mayor Grace of New York Hon. W. E. Gladstone, ex-premiersecre of Great Britain and WT. THE DEAD GENERAL LAY. The doors of the cottage were closed, the shutters upstairs was fastened and the mem bers of the family were scarecly seen during the day except as they walked almost silently from the cottage up through the grove or the near-by ridge to luncheon and dinner in a private room at the hotel. Be tween 4 and 5 o'clock a deputation from Gov. Hill called upon Col. Fred Grant and tendered the state capitol building at Albany for the laying in 6tate of the general's remains. The gentle men were informed that the plans for the obsequies were a the time so indefinite that nothing could then be said in reply, but that the courtesy was thankfully acknowledged. Soon afterward Gen. Beale of Washington, one of Gen. Grant's warmest personal friends, called to tender to Mrs. Grant the use of his house in Washington during the stay of the family there in the event of the general's remains being taken to that citj\ Mrs. Grant could not be seen, but CoL Grant thanked his father's friend for his kindly thought Late in the afternoon a squad of uniformed men from Wheeler post, G. A. of Saratoga, came up the mountain to guard the cottage. A tent was pitched on the needles beneath the pine trees where last night the anxious corre spondents bivouacked. Guard lines were soon established, and at dark a patrol of the beats was begun. The guard -^ill be tem porarily maintained, and thus morbidly curi ous persons will be kept from the cottage. THE SCULPTOR'S WOBK. MOUNT MCGREGOR, Special Telegram, July 23.Karl Gerhardt will have the first oppor tunity to perpetuate the general in stone or metal. He has for a fortnight been studying and making sketches of the face and has the advantage of two very good photographs of the general in his chair on the piazza of the cottage in the position, and in the dress which he has choeen. Yesterday he put the finishing touches on his clay model and this morning he took a cast of the face an hour after death, a work which St Gaudeno was most anxious to get The cast was a good one and shows the upper part of the face admirably. The lower part appears more sunken, and the lower lip has fallen away. The clay model is half size and represents the general as he was when he came to Mount McGregor He is seen resting in his chair dressed thick, heavy dressinege gown of beaver cloth holding his pencil in his right hand and ^HS.* on -SJf kid' C. Endicott. A POETICAL TRIBUTE TO GRANT. CHICAGO, July 23.Francis F. Browne, editor of the Dial, has written the following, admirable poem on the death of Grant: VANQUISHED. Not by the ball or brand, Sped by a mortal hand Not by the lightning stroke When fiery tempest broke Not 'mid the ranks of war Fell the great conqueror! Unmoved, undismayed. In the crash and carnage of the canonade Eye that dimmed not Hand that failed not. Brain that swerved not, Heart that quailed not, Steel nerve, iron form The dauntless spirit that overruled tha storm* WThile the hero peacefully sleepeth A oeman to his chumber crept Lightly to the slumberer came Touched his brow and breathed his name. O'er the stricken brow there passed Suddenly an icy blast, The hero worker, rose undismayed Saluted deathand sheathed his blade. The conqueror of a hundred fields To a mig'itier conqueror yields No mortal foeman's blow Laid the great soldier low 'Victor in his latest breath Vanquished but by death. AFTER THE DEATH. APPROPRIATE QUIETUDE. MOUNT MCGREGOR, July 23.Quietude per vaded the mountains this morning when it. was announced that Gen. Grant had ceased his long struggle. This feeling, however, gave place later to a sense of relief that the struggle was ended and that the tried mind and body were at rest While there was not a heart that mourned not in sympathy toward the general's family, yet there was stong" feeling of gratitude that the man who suf fered so bravely and so patiently had earned the quiet of a long rVt The day was a perfect summer's day, warm and clear, and the sun beat down upon the cottage roof just the same as when there was a weak invalid in the house to be more weakened by the heat Visitors came up the mountain roads as they did yesterday, and a squad of workmen made'some clatter with hammer and adz as they proceeded to build a pavilion to which excursionists might come to be gay and joyous. The cottage was as a deserted house save that the shutter blinds at the parlor windows were turned a little to allow the light breeze to dally through the room in which u- kg are crossedshini kn Th hi and the thick loose folds-of the gown dtarffv out not too plainly, the shrunken itmba & is Mr. Gerhardt's purpose to reproduce.theecuu""*' work in marble life size Connecticut'.* Governor. HARTFORD, Conn., July 23.-The following general orders have been issued by Gov Harrison through Adjt Gen. Smith The commander-in-chief dischar^B i painful duty in announcing tohe S.?B11^ guard the death of GenTuWs OrS honor of the illustrious soidter aud^h whose fame is imperishable andfwho^ the. people of this etate and thli *"H Izen 0 1,5^55 nation will cherish forever^ flag* EuPh^w* played at half-mast upon the canltoi VL dls senal and the armoriw from i S tlml ^AT" publication of the order unUl" tne cm*e of *M day of his funeral, and at Hartfordi mi ,K i 100 guns will be fired? ynTinliril^t Hi minutes, between the **& :j"