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Evening News, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1891, Mansfield, Ohio T Ilie ie read by body and ia the paper in which to do your THE SUNDAY MANSFIELD IS thoroughly covered by the advertiser with his in the Sunday Everybody reads it Vol. 6, No. 50 SUNDAY FEBRUARY Price Five Cents I had been lying an one dead for several j Dr. who had hand on ihu tor be could not detect the heart heats iu his i watching his face I He looked up nt Just Tbe Closing Scenes in the Life of General William T. Unconscious of the Death Angel's Approach the Veteran dier Sinks to Best While a Nation with Bowed Head Pays Homage to the Official Announcement of the Death and Proclamations Universal Expressions of Sorrow from Every Section of the The nt I he Hero to Ir- I nt lilt for n OPS W. T. NEW Feb. Is nil It Thomns wno said these to a group of anxious and ing friends and stood nt the of Sherman's residence in West 7N- a few -s before ek Within n few s ihe news had been Hashed over wires to every parl of The old hero's long aud stubborn with death at an end ami lie hau been nt but nnd to tho veteran of m my bitter Ho parsed away exactly at All the members of his diate family were gathered nl his bedside nt the bis est the Thomas K. the Jesuit wlin is now on his way to this country from abroad on the steamer Grouped about him In his last ments were Senator John the general's his younger V. P. his Fitch and MM. and the two unmarried and Miss who lived with There were also present his Mrs. Col- ami her Lieutenants and the general's J. M. ids private and Alexander who huve attended him constantly during his last They hud all been watching nt Ills dying since the early hours of the for when they were summoned from their beds at this morning it believed he might die at anv The dying eral had been unconscious for several und his fluttering pulse was go feeble that on several occasions it was almost impossible to tell whether he wax living or His long struggle had completely exhausted him und it only remarkable vitality and will power him to cling lo life so niter all bad been given Krom to time during the rimming tlie family would leave the to be moned back hastily when it was though was U was in this manner he clung to the thread of life that for nearly five hours he j became completely j the -i the slightest in nnd i I I K u passed Immediately the room nnd went down to the door tj announce the fact to tho tives of the who hail been watching tlie house anxiously for four was visibly by his grief nt tho death of his old friend and could say no more than to make the the general hud passed A few minutes after this Secretary Barrett to the on Columbus avenue with a large batch of dispatches which were addressed to President of the members of his nud to relatives and friends of the family at Washington and They contained the simple announcement that had at I p. m. nnd were most ol them signed by I tenant Lute this Kwing said that death ensued from the cumulation of mucus on the general tin to throw it but had not th He one convulsive gasp nud that was tht wan so completely by the snd event of the day he could tulk with no one and he ried back to the house as soon ns lie hud tiled the Kwing was seen nnd said death was lutely for he unconscious for several His previous ferings had worn him out and we all expected that death would come much sooner than it For some time before the end ho scarcely seemed to at nil and the respirations became fainter weaker until gradually they censed The old bus shown n wonderful amount of will power ing his that alone has kept him two As ns he was conscious he determined to resist to the end and If his physical power hud beci n little greater lie might have As it the e hi came so easy for a moment it was to that nil o'clock undertaker Robert n nephew and who burled Mrs. arrived at the house and embalmed tile general's Tlie nil arrangements have been placed in the hands of How nnd The It was will delayed till that Thomns who sailed trom Liverpool lust Wednesday on the may ho The is due next The body will he then taken via tht to Jersey train on the 1'eiiiisylviiniu will convey the body and tin rs of St. where I Sherman wlh he hi side his The following statement the at the of Sherman unr the arrangements for tlie was given out lule in the afternoon by Lieutenant Sherman luy in bed from morning until ho died Without u He intuit the attempt to so several times but unable to utter n sound other than n hoarse He apparently those about him by n look of the His tongue sw nud his were stilt sunn hours before he Signs of death wore noticed half an hour before he in the icy coldness of bin linger This coldness gradually extended to his hands and He scious for the lost two hours he won No priest or clergyman was neither was any The general did not sutler pain for thu lust two All night long he lay in bed with his bead tint toward morning he worked Ids head 1-iwer until at the lost ho luv came that those nt the did not that the general was until Dr. Alexander Death came with one long Immediately after who were on Sherman's were sent Some two weeks ago th general made known his wishes us to his He particularly requested that his body should not lie in state He also requested that the funeral he strictly military one He said that he not care for any military observances here in Xew but that he did want n military burial In St. Louis which would be participated in by old com miles in that the funeral rites be not in con- with any particular form i of He wanted a 1 The body Is lying embalmed in the room the eral The features are with the exception of 11 slight swelling i on ihe right jaw nud under both The eyes nre closed nnd the arms ed across the PRESIDENT HARRISON'S th to d 1 I. The president sent the to congress 1 Mini of m ok place to-day at in of Xew in d event that ill rn Body lor Ohio Feb. evening Campbell addressed ilie following to General Thomas Kwing iu New the representative of I claim the body of General William T. Sherman for in the soil of the state which gaw him The people of Ohio will see that his grave Is kept JAMES E. HIS FINAL RESTING Tho it To Be In ST. The from was by sum A. over 11 your and it of it wish of to be in St. I NKW P. A. It. Ht. LEAH COM- thu kind which In mi inn my 71, Mi win thun mint by liy nil uf uf its and In Its and anil fur mo to only loving la runty full of to you and my J and allow my to thu uf somu ono ol of tho A. It. brit That 1'oiit Inn stood by nio smco its and I will stand liy It to my and in its it will my poor body in my faithful wife and Sty ron BO my of Ransom Pout that thoy may lw ahlo to fil thin duty by their first com- Uod you W. T. GENERAL SHERMAN'S It Is inte which from U v 10 t u- slork from The One William M. and Another us the and The of these two It n j of the nnd Inul of Buing a the to one nf the tho civil war WOK burn Judge iiim for n second namo William on the Si h of U Ills father died when lie WILS U ind buy Into tli family of win s him its At the ly nnd n nnd n at his the letter to fur In was as nnl m MI Vail a silver half dollar a il -y fur the hitler pint ol ion to re port to Senator OVIT road to Mil was told tint hu Lake cars to hut in novel in c m nr i I iv to rail to -I aad i i the aie hy 1 i After few look lo to I.e U ilh UP of n Coll n i ilu Ir on e i I e I r bring sorrow to the heart every patriotic No American wus so loved and venerated j as To look upon his to bear j bis was to have love of country He served not for not out of sense of professional but for love of the flag and of the civil institutions which it was the He an ideal soldier and shared to the fullest the esprit du corps of the but be cherished the civil organized under the p tlou and was only a soldier that these might he perpetuated in usefulness and He was in ing au A profound student of military science and precedent drew from them principles und suggestions and HO them to novel conditions that bis campaigns will continue to be the profitable sMidy of the military profession throughout tho His genial made to every soldier of the great union No presence wus so welcome and inspiring at the or commandery as His career was his honors were He hud received from the government the rauk known to our military establishment and from the people unstinted tude and No word of mine can add to his His death bus lowed in startling quickness that of the admiral of the and it is a sad and notable incident that when department under which he served shall have put on the usual emblems of four of the eight executive ments svill be simultaneously draped in black and one other bos but to-day removed the crape from Its BENJAMIN Feb. 14, 1891. PREMATURE AND er took him to Wesi where hu arrived on June 12. Sherman wiis a Ha stood sixth In a of and but for tho demerits for his Inattention to rules and regulations would have stood even Upon graduation he was sioned a second lieutenant In tho Third United States to report at nor's New he was signed to tlie command of a company of recruits preparing for service in In South Carolina nnd Gen. Taylor was then in chief command in and afterward Worth commanded the Eighth infantry at St. Sherman went with his company to St. and seems to learned more there about spearing fish than shedding The war was the Indians were and the duties of tho soldiers were principally up the fragments SHERMAN'S NEW YORK 75 WEST SEVENTY-FIRST to send He wild then that the policy WHS worst almost surrounded by was place on the continent to control and civilize and intrinsically worth much loss to tho whites than the Indian terri After three years in Florida nnd a visit homo he detailed to assist Col. Inspector general of the in taking depositions in upper Georgia and Alabama concerning hy volunteers In Florida by rensou of the failure of the United States to provide sufficient This duty took him to where he became familiar with the ground over which twenty years afterward he was to lead a great His ex- tended from to mid his knowledge of tho region was so minnte that twenty years an order to to Gen. Sherman thus reports the Interview in his Mr. are getting along down I are getting along are preparing for guess we'll manage to keep I was said no more to him and 1 was sadly and bur that I broke out on damning the politicians and got tilings in a a aud you may get them out as best yon adding that the country was sleeping ou a volcano that might burst forth at any but that I was going to St. Louis to take care of ray family and have nothing to do with The apparent cheerfulness and ness of the president was doubtless dis- then to many who did not know of the load behind it. Of all eyes that looked into t future none saw further than Mr. Sherman was president of the and entered upon his duties April Twelve days after came tho firing on Sherman was offered the chief clerkship in the war department through Montgomery with a pros of being assistant of but lie says Frank Blair to him that would secure his ap us brigadier and to posit ion Lyon afterward but that he declined For the work to hu done in the Held was perhaps a ter man than I was ready to act in times when there was little or nothing to work while strength was oped when the means were at hand and the machinery in line working formally offered by letter to ihe secretary of on Six days later was appointed colonel of of thu new regular regi the of In he wan assigned to the command of a brigade in the Ai my of the nnd Dull linn was first tary of any kind that lie saw or took part he the first time in my life 1 saw cannon balls strike men and crash the trees and saplings above and around and re- the always sickening confusion as one approaches a Hght from the the night march from on the Warrenton standing for hours dering what was the deployment along the edge of the field down to Hull and waiting for on the other from tion of Sudley away to the the terrible scare of a poor who was between our the crossing of and the fear lest we should lw fired on by onr own the killing of Lieut. Col. which curred in plain and tho I I way up you will find a plateau peach orchard -a good for your men to take breath bad visited tht orchard many times bis funner Karly in 1840 be was a first lieutenant at Fort Moul Singularly em tlie com- pany was by An- fifteen years later was to the fort while tho storm of civil war was gathering about it. Gen. Taylor was at this time at Tex. Sherman was ordered north on recruiting service assigned to duty at Hero he of the Palo Alto and la and chafed under the quiet duties a recruiting Impatient to scene of active he left his corporal in uf his recruiting and took what men gat Newport site then r in the of tlie Col. an ur with ono who liy authority I hud conm away from tny argued that I took it for lie wanted all the re- he could to and did not know but iie want me. to of my volunteer Keal at me for leaving my post told mo tofto liack to lie was to a com- pany for and on the of hailed from Xew Thus was he of that others useful when great war made the and While in California thu ican war was Two years Inter lie returned tram the Pacific di to the war and re- turned to where on May 1, lie was married le of liis then tary of t It was n most brilliant of that all his cabinet and i other Mrs. ilie 1 1SSS, at the a y life of US was at St. A r n tour to Niagara and a t I'D to wnd to Sherman resigned his com i us i n entered a linn in Fan lie MX ye then came panic of the bank and in he in as lawyer and real He the life ably anil eagerly embraced an which be was to Maj. C. ml lo take the place of 01 ana it little than a con was at Of Civil His resignation on of lie had already In the presidency of n St. Louis horse and meanwhile visited his S-n who him to tho president as from IN of a field strewed with deau men and Thus does Gen. Sherman graph Ically picture entrance to his first battle Then followed the period of McClellan was soon in command of ON s A III nice and Labor offered a resolution in tho house yesterday that had taken a hand against coinage and could not be the choice of the for He further and said that the party could not consistently accept land's The ally opposed it on tun ground in some cases that i lie Missouri legislature hud nothing to no with Cleveland's views on and it was Tho house cenily a tree coinage Feb. house of Polk a to annul t e of Hie Minnesota Boom As the com- pany has improvements valued at and ol logs per will be a pretty light over tile Iu the senate a resolution calling on tho late State Treasurers tridge and to account to the state for inti rest on state funds was and houses ad- until to a Xew Washington special to The Sun The dent mi I of his cabinet visit the after tlu ol com r nnd the trip so as to include ii Hie southern No details hut it is probable party will City m the of liy 1 1 winch to thu propo linked ol and which has the politicians to has evoked in lie luncheon was en livened by informal discussions of this a unani ol sentiment g Ihe o- sition There was hardly a dissent un- voice in the club 14 United Fair southerly increasing cloudiness and FIRE IN THE NEW YORK NEW Feb. United At 20 minutes past 10 o'clock a presumably caused by defective electric lighting broke out In the basement of the New York on ihe mail street or north end of the The was to rear lower of the building and Superintendent Hall the aid of his stall of clerks succeeded iu ing the bulk of the mail to another portion of the building t emote from the Most of the damage to the mails was by water unit iho tendent said it would take some time before it would be properly dried out for The loss is estimated at A of Party Tlie in the use over tho for tlie shows that the as many friends in one p H y m t ie other ami about ns in my en The i was th legislative propriation the Cannon moved an nt to thu civil clause only allowing for a and rapher to n total cost of aai 1 that Cannon knew cinit these points were intended to the civil service t-i This was a case of hypocritical or else the other and A This appropriation was a hypocritical pretense of responding to the promises of the the tariff was before the house his friend had been actively concerned about tlie national But to the hail moved to strikeout an appropriation if he were consistent with himself he knew was for conduct of the Tlie he could not foul the thon it tried it a good m my times a Every national convention had declared that it was in ol the if not want the repeal it like men Up the Cannon You are masquerading under false ami false tions your col But 11 am up record before his and I pose to it up between Orion and Pleiades so that everybody can read j Cannon said he was not in love with tho civil service but he did not wish to embarrass its Grosvenor said that toe system as on was un- should have a system of examination u lur the control of the heads of Lodge vigorously it Some light it sounded well to take service for fear of b cys and They to be thought tough nnd C RIME DOES NOT So Says a Crook Who Scums lo Good for So. NEW Feb. alias Little Baltimore pleaded lay in the general sessi us before of having in is p i session with in tent to use has spent very little time out of. prison for many said Judge should think you ought to have hud about of It does seem to have paid in your Yon have nuthing to show for your and your record shows that you have spent about all of the last eighteen years in My actual 1 you have not had more than eight liberty in Do you think that crime Ho Went All tlie know it do replied think that n man would live as I have lived for the last eighteen do you claim to be Cum asked answered 1 I hive brains But J think now that I must have all these years to go wion instead of right Judge Cowing sentenced Cummings le prison lor fiv tit Orleans In 14 Paris papers sny the of the the Duke ot is he is ing an operatic whom In- ma liy in It is said the duke first met the lady in followed her I hence to and t is now about to in St. a time of Kati 1-Vo. now a of this hns formerly of by of William of to he a to m. she has been very mi- iiir at one time e I is It- i vest of i d il his ha 1 n i M i i a I. wera in t i -t i
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