The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 295, Ed. 1 Monday, September 16, 1901 Page: 1 of 4
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VOL. 3. NO. 295.
VINITA INDIAN TERRITORY MONDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 16 1901.
PRICE PER WEEK 10
As Outlined by Martyred
President Will Not be
The Policy ut His Administration
Will bo a Continuation of the
Grand Scheme of National
Development Evolved by His
No Change in Policy
Of The Government.
'Mr. Secretary I shall take
the oath at once at the request
of the members of the cabinet
and In this hour of deep and
terribln national bereavetrent
I wish to state I shall continue
absolutely unbroken the policy
of President McKinley for the
peace prosperity and the honor
of our beloved country." The-
odore Roosevelt's declaration
Buffalo N. Y. Sept. 15. The
atatement of President Roosevelt
when taking the oath of office that
it 'shall be my aim to continue
absolutely unbroken the policy cf
President McKinley for the peace
prosperity and honor of our beloy-
ed country" caused much favor-
able comment. The conference
with the cabinet members lasted
nearly two hours and when it had
finished the President said:
'Following out the brief state-
ment I made when taking the oath
that I would follow the adminis-
trative line laid down by Presi-
dent McKinley I requested the
members of the cabinet who were
present to remain in their places
at least for the present. They
have assured me that they will
and I may say that I have asu
ranees also from the absent ai em-
bers." President Roosevelt in conver-
sation with a gentleman this after-
I have asked the members cf
the cabinet to remain in their
places for several months"
Inquiry was made of the Presi-
dent as to whether an extra ses-
sion of Congress would be called
by bim and be said in substance
that there was no fundamental law
requiring the calling of Congress
together on the succession of a vice
president to the presidency and
that after consultation with the
cabinet members they had decided
that no such extra session would
WILL LIE IN STATE.
Nation WiH do Homage to Memory
of flartyred President.
Baflalo N. Y. Sept. 14. It was
at firr-t arranged at th cabinet
meeting this morning that the fun-
eral ceremonies here should be cf
the simplest kind.
There will be a private cere-
mony at the Milburn bouse Sun-
day at 11 a. uj . consisting of read-
ing the Scripture prayer by Ilev.
Dr. ;Locke and the singing of a
hymn. Immediately alter this
service tb late President will be
taken to the Buffalo city hall un-
der escort of one company of regu-
lar troopH one company of marines
and one company each of the Buff-
alo regiments of the national guard.
The body will lie in state in the
city hall affording the citizens of
Buflalo an opportunity to pay their
respects until nightfall. The time
will bn approximately from 1 to 6.
The body will remain at the city
hall under a guard of regular sol-
diers and sailors until Monday at
7:30 a. m. when it will be taken
under the same eecort to the fun-
ere I 'rain ut the Buffalo station.
The luueral train will leave lSuOnlo
at 8:30 Monday morning and is
expected to arrive at Washington
at 9 o'clock Monday evening.
At Washington the body will be
taken from the train In the execu
live mansion uader escort of a
squadron of cavalry to remain there
under a guard of . soldiers and
sailors until TO o'clock Tuesday
morning when it will be taken to
the rotunda of the capitol under
the same escort of cavalry.
The body will lie in Hate in the
rotunda of the capitol until 11
o'clock Wednesday forenoon. At
12 o'clock Wedneeday the public
funeral service will be held at the
At 1 o'clock the body will be
taken under military escort fol-
lowed by the funeral procession in
accordance with the precedent in
the ca?e of President GarGeld to
the Baltimore and Potomac sta-
tion and placed upon the funeral
train which will leave for Canton
at LJ;3Q Wednesday afternoon.
The funeral train is expected to
r?ach Canton at 11 o'clock Thurs-
day morcing wbere'tbe final fu-
neral will be committed to the
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Getting -Ready for the
Our stock of merchandise in every depart-
ment is rapidly filling up with the choicest sea-
sonable merchandise obtainable in the big
eastern markets. New Goods New Styles
Latest Novelties. Read the descriptions of
fall dress goods silks and millinery in the lead-
ing fashion journals come in and let us show
you the goods.
For Stylish Merchandise.
charge of the citizens of Canton
under the direction of a committee
to be selected by the mayor of that
It was decided not to lay out the
body of the President to-night and
it remained throughout the night
in the upper chamber where death
bad occurred. A detail of non-
commissioned officers from the
marine hospital corps was assigned
to remain with the corpse through
the night. - and watches were di-
vided so that two men would al-
ways b on duty. Not until to-
morrow will the body be commit-
ted to the casket.
Up to this time no one outside
of those engaged in the autopsy
and the care ot the body have look-
ed upon the face of the dead chief
tain. Even the nimes and rela-
tive? and those who have been
nearest the Pre-ident including
Senator Hanna and Judge Day
will see his face for the first time
in death and later the funeral ser-
Contlaued on Page Four.
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Are yod preffy
Nearly ready to
figure with us?
We make the suggestion that
you stop: Read! Reflect 1 Re-
solve! and reply to this appeal."
You certainly will find it to your
best interest to figure with.
P. G. Broutoin
We want your
We're after it.
SmU EbJi'1 EmZ3 KZ1 CmI EZT3
VINITA PUBLIC SCHOOL CLASSES OPENED THIS MORNING.
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Marrs, D. M. The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 295, Ed. 1 Monday, September 16, 1901, newspaper, September 16, 1901; Vinita, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc775942/m1/1/: accessed December 13, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.