ediately operated upon.
For some days the reports of his condition were so favorable that the Vice-President and members of the cabinet, who had been summoned to Buffalo, felt at liberty to return to their homes, but on Friday the President grew weaker and weaker, and breathed his last on Saturday, Sept. 14, 1901, at a quarter past two o'clock in the morning.
The body lay in state in the City Hall, Buffalo, and in the Capitol at Washington.
The last ceremonies were held in the Methodist Church at Canton, O.
The President's address at the Pan-American Exposition, Sept. 5, 1901.
the italicized headings to the various subdivisions of this address are been added to make reference easy.)
President Milburn, Director-General Buchanan, Commissioners, Ladies and Gentlemen,—I am glad to be again in the city of Buffalo and exchange greetings with her people, to whose generous hospitality I am not a stranger and with whose goodwill I have been repeatedly and signally honored.