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THE LIFE OF
Soldier, Statesman and President
An Account of His Early Life and Education ; Brilliant Soldier
His Assassination ;
The Assassin, Anarchists and Anarchy
His Heroic Struggle for Life; Bravery in Death ; Christian
from the Whole World
By JOHN W. TYLER
WITH AN INTRODUCTION
By HON. JAMES RANKIN YOUNG
Member of Congress and Washington Correspondent
P. W. ZIEGLER & CO.
HE news of the appalling tragedy that ended the life of our beloved President was received with profound horror and indignation throughout the civilized world. It was instantly followed with a great
outbreak of popular wrath and execration. No American Statesman or President ever filled the hearts of the people more fully than he did.
The martyrdom of Lincoln and Garfield won for them a peculiar veneration and their names are now consecrated in the memory of their countrymen. President McKinley gained the highest place in public esteem, admiration and love, and his name and memory are doubly consecrated by his untimely death.
Brilliant as a Statesman and wise as a ruler, President McKinley was more than this. He was loved for his warnı and generous nature. His patriotism was so broad and bold that it won the applause of his political opponents. Even they believed in the man. They honored his opinions and his honesty even though they differed from him. He was followed with the devotion and enthusiasm of the army that bore the eagle of France when Napoleon marched to his world-renowned victories. As the mighty ocean is stirred by the resistless cyclone, sc the hearts of the American people have been moved by the infamous crime that laid our third martyred President in the grave.
The complete and graphic story of President McKinley's marvelous career is written in this volume. His life and public services are a part of our country's most thrilling history, and these are vividly detailed in this work which is worthy of its illustrious subject. No grander record of dazzling achievements can be placed under the name of any man of modern times. Not merely in intellect, eloquence and far-seeing statesmanship-not merely as a great political leader and advocate of our national industries, welfare and great prosperity, but as a man of noble