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Comprehensive Review of the Important
Happenings of the Past Week Presented
in a Condensed Form Which Is Most
Likely to Prove of Interest to Our Many
. Readers.
The British bark Bnroda may be
floated. -. '
Roosevelt has outlined
his policy.
Log raft made a long voyage to San
Wheat market shows signs of re
turning life.
Governor Rogers, of Washington,
sets aside a day of mourning and
The Duke an3 Dutchess of Corn
wall made their formal entry into
Czolgosz, who ' assassinated Presi
dent McKinley, was indicted for mur
der in the first degree. ,
One hundred men were trapped in
a Colorado mine .by an explosion, and
their death is almost certain.
The remains of the martyred presi
dent were borne from. Buffalo to
- 1.: TLa train ran fr.ti rrtll CH
one great lane of bareheaded people.
.Mrs. McKinley stood the trip well.
Memorial 'services will - be held in
London. 1 -
" The great steel strike has been set
- The Duke of York has arrived at
Tlxn-o will kp nn extra, session of
? congress.-
The czar has arrived at Kiel
(vmii Tio nf tin - '' - j'
The English court has. gone into
mourning for one week.
The menibers ' of the cabinet will
remain the same for tbe present,
Citiizens' of Canada show much
grief over the death of the president.
The death of the president was
the theme of sermons throughout
the land.
For reioicine over the death of
the president, a Walla Walla man was
fined 25. '
The autopsy on the president's
body showed that death was caused
by gangrene. -
There will be a state funeral of the
late presiddent. The intermment
will be at Canton.
In honor of the president Governor
Hunt of Idaho has designated a day
of mourning for the state. .
President Roosevelt was sworn in
at Buffalo. He announced that Mc
Kinley 'h policy would be carried out.
' Extra precuations are being taken
to guard the czar. ; Governor Geer
has issued., a proclamation setting
apart Thursday as a day of mourning.
A simple service over the remains
of the "president was nem m mu
burn house, and the body was then
- t.knn "to the Buafflo city hall, where
T it. will lie in state till taken to
The steel trust is starting up more
idle mills
ine cnieycourv ui ihiiuuj uw
in session
Emperors - Nicholas and . William
met at Dantzic.
Colombia has begun conscription
to raise an army
- '" Governor Gage has been asked .to
settle the strike at ban Jf rancisco,
" - A good flow of natural gas has been
discovered near McMinnville, Oregon.
Trial of the noted Ferrier murder
case was begun at Chehalis, Washing
;. tOn.. ,. .
a i n oraao -man . wao .miiou
feathered for expressing sympathy
with Czolgosz,
' " The storv. of a plot to kill Joseph
'. Chamberlain came to light in a Lon-
: aon muruer trim..
f- : Emma' Goldman,- "high priestess
: of Anarc4ivv" 4s held in a Chicago
court without -baill :
Two Nome miners lived for fifteen
'IfCna-nn v'Virrla and one fish, which
. they had toeat raw,
i The president's" condition continues
satisfactory.. . ,:;Tne muiet wounua m
. tne.Stomacn nave iiraw .""vr
l blood Doisoning has appeared.. .
I . The Spokane Interstate Fair is now
Disturbances'-' in Morocco -are in
- creasing. -. ';. '
i Emma Goldman was arreuie- : m
'.( Chicago-.'' ' :
" ' The summer season ' at Nome is
nearly over. ; ; : '
Lumber vessels at San FranclBco
are at -work.
Zi French reservists indulge, in revolu
tionary talk. "-'; .'.''-".'
"t Strikers at McKeesport attacked
.. nonunion men. --''
Every year increases the cost of the
Dublic schools of New York. This
year they cost $18,512,000. Next year
- -' about $19,800,000' will be demanded by
the Board of Education. . Of this
' amount $15,lol,UW) will De manaatory
. under the Davis law.
Mr. Baldwin has shinned 40 balloons
to Tromsoe for use in the North Pole
expedition. These balloons are not
intended to carry passengers, but each
urni hn.vB ten messenger buoys at
tached, which will he liberated auto
matically, thus recording the route
Remains of the President Taken From Buffalo
Entire Route Lined With People.
Washington, Sept 17. Through a
living lane of bareheaded people
stretching from Buffalo up over the
Alleghanies down into the broad val
leys of the Susquehanna and the city
on the banks of the shining Potomac,
the Nation's martyred President made
his. last journey to the seat of the
Government over which he presided
for four years and a half. The whole
country seemed to have drained its
population at the side of the track
over which the funeral train passed.
The thin lines through the mountains
and the sparsely-settled districts thick
ened as the little hamlets suddenly
grew to the proportions of respectable
cities, and were congregated into vast
multitudes ia the larger cities. - Work
was suspended in field and mine and
city. The schools were dismissed. Ev
erywhere appeared the trappings and
tokens of woe. Millons of flags at
half-mast dotted hillsides and valley,
and formed a thicket of color over
the cities. : And from almost every
banner streamed a bit of crape. The
stations were heavy with the. black
smybol of mourning. At all the larger
towns and cities, after the train got
into Pennsylvania, militiamen drawn
up at "present arms," kept back the
enormous crowds. The silence with
which the countless thousands viewed
the remains of their hero and martyr
was oppressive and profound. ,
Only ' the rumbling of the train
wheels, the sobs. of. men- and women,
with tear-stained faces, and the dole
ful tolling of the church bells, -broke
upon the ear. At several places, Wil
liamsport, Harrisburg and Baltimore,
the chimes played Cardinal Newman's
grand hymn.- Taken altogether, the
Journey home was the most remark
able demonstration of universal per
sonal sorrow since Lincoln was borne
ot his grave. Every one of those who
came to pay their last tribute to the
dead had an opportunity to catch a
glimpse of the flag-covered bier ele
vated in view in the observation car
at the rear of the train. - ' ?. '
There was no spot of color to catch
the eye of this train of death.. The
locomotive was shrouded in black, the
curtains of the cars in which sat the
lone, stricken widow, the relatives ot
the President, Cabinet and others were
drawn. The whole black -train .'was
like a shuttered house, save only for
the hindmost car where the body lay
guarded by a soldier of the Army and
a sailor of the Navy.
Mrs. McKinley stood the trip brave
ly. In the morning, soon after leav
ing Buffalo, she pleaded so earnestly
to be allowed to go into the car where
her dead one lay that relucant consent
was given, and she spent a half hour
beside the coffin. All the way the
train was perceded about 15 -minutes
by a pilot engine, sent ahead to test
the bridges and switches, and prevent
the possibility of an. accident to the
precious burden it' carried.. The train
had the right of way over everything.
Not a wheel moved on the Pennsyl
vania Railroad system 30 minutes be
fore the pilot engine was flue.
General Superintendent J. a. llutcn-
inson had sent out . explicit . instruc
tions covering every detail. The or
der included: "Every precaution must
be taken by all employes to make this
move absolutely certain."
General Boyd, assistant passenger
agent, had personal charge of tne
train. The train Jeft Buffalo at 8:30
o'clock a. m. and arrived at Washing
ton at 8:38 o'clock p. m. In 12 hours,
it Is estimated that over half a mil
lion people saw the coffin which held
all that was mortal ot President Mc
Kinley. . " '
While the casket was being removed
from the observation car one of the
large windows was lowered at the side,
slowly and carefully the casket was
slipped through the opening and ten
derly received upon the bent shoulders
of the body-bearer four artillerymen
and four sailors.- Straightening them
selves unde rtheir burden, they walked
slowly : toward the hearse. ' At the
casket emerged a bulgle note 1 rose
clearly, and "taps" rang out. That
was the only sound that broke the dead
Will Continue McKinley' Policy Cabinet
Officers Asked and Consent to Remain
No Special Session of Congress Affect
ing Scene in the Wilcox House. Special
Religious Services Will Be Held. ;
Buffalo, Sept. 16. Theodore Roose
velt, who today was tragically elevated
to the'Chief Magistracy of the Ameri
can Republic by the death of President
McKinley, entered"thls city of mourn
ing yesterday afternoon, after a re
markable -and perilous journey from
the heart of the north woods. '
He had been President under the
Constitution and law of the land, since
the minute the martyred President
ceased to live. All the duties and pow
ers of the office had devolved upon
him, but he was as powerless as the
humblest citizen to exercise one of
them until he had complied with the
constitutional provision requiring him
to take a prescribed oath to support
and defend the Constitution and laws
of the United States.
Death Caused by GangrenedPossibility of the
Bullet Having Bees) Poisoned.
Buffalo, Sept 17. The following re
port of the autopsy upon the remains
of President McKinley has been made
public: - - : . -
"The bullet which struck over the
breastbone did not pass through the
skin and did little harm. The other
bullet passed through.! both walls ot
the stomach near its? lower border.
Both holes were foundL to be perfect
ly closed by the stUches, but the
tissue around each hole had become
gangrenous. After passing through
the stomach the bullet passed into
the . back walls of the' abdomen, hit
ting and tearing the ujjper end of the
kidney. This portion Ot the bullet's
track was also gangrenous the gang
rene involving the pancreas. - The
bullet has not yet been, found. . There
was no sign of peritonitis or disease
of other organs. The heart walls
were very thin. There was no evi
dence of any at repair on the
part of nature,- and death resulted
from the gangrene which affected the
stomach around - the bullet wounds,
as well as the tissues around the fur
ther course of the bullet. Death was
unavoidable by any surgical or med
ical treatment, and was the direct re
sult of the bullet wound."
Surrounded by Friends and Relatives Mrs.
McKinley Not With Him at the Last Mo
ment Their Parting Was Heartrending
Immediate Cause of Death Unknown
. Post Mortem Is Probable.
Mllburn House, Buffalo, Sept. 14.
President McKinley died at 2:15 a. m.
He had been unconscious most of the
time since 7:50 p. m. His last con
scious hour on earth was spent with
the wife to whom, he devoted a life
time of care. He died unattended by
a minister of the gospel, but his last
words were a humble submission to
the will of the God in whom he be
lieved. He was reconciled to the cruel
fate to which an assassin's bullet had
condemned him and faced death in the
same spirt of calmness which has
marked his- long and honorable career.
His last conscious words, reduced
to writing by Dr. Mann, who stood at
his bedside when they were uttered,
were: "Good-bye all, good-bye. It is
God's way. His will be done."
Abner McKinley, the President's
brother; Mrs. Abner McKinley; Miss
Helen, the President's sister; Mrs.
Sarah Duncan and sister; Miss Mary
Barber, a niece; Miss Sarah Duncan;
Lieutenant J. F. McKinley, a nephew;
William M. Duncan, a nephew;
Charles Dawes, the Controller of the
Currency; F. M. Osborne, a cousin;
Colonel Webb C. Hayes; John A.
Barber, a nephew; Secretary George
B. Cortelyou; Colonel W. C. Brown,
the business partner of Abner McKin
ley; Dr. P. M. Rlxey,. the family phy
sician, and six nurses and attendants.
In an adjoining room sat the physi
cians, including Drs. McBurney, Was
din, Parke, Stockton and Myster.
Presidents Last Words.
The President, in his last period of
consciousness, which ended about
7 : 40, chanted the words of the hymn,
"Nearer, My God, to Thee," and his
last audible words, as taken down by
Dr. Mann at the bedside, were:
"Good-bye, all; good-bye. It Is God's
way; His will be done."
Then his mind began to wander, and
soon he completely lost consciousness.
His life was prolonged for some hours
by the administration of oxygen, and
the President finally expressed a de
sire to be allowed to die.
About 8:30 the administration of
oxygen ceased and the pulse grew
fainter and fainter. He was sinking
gradually like a child into eternal
The Funeral Train.: .
Buffalo, Sept, 17. The train that
carried the late Presdent's body to
the National Capital was a solid Pull
man of seven cars, drawn by two en
gines. An extra engine went 15 min
utes ahead to clear the track of ev
erything. 1 The casket was placed be
tween open windows on the observa
tion car. where it was in plain view of
the people as 'the train passed by.
The casket of the dead president eye in tne room.
was, completely, covered with a beau
tiful silk flag. 'At the head was a
floral piece representing the French
and.-American; colors, the , gift of a
Franco-American society. Standing at
the foot of the casket was a soldier
of the United States Army, uniformed
and accoutred with a gun at "order
arms." At the head a sailor -of the
Navy stood at "attention,'- cutlass at
shoulder. The lid of the casket was
He took the oath at 3:30 o'clock Sat
urday afternoon in the library of the
rldence of Ansley Wilcox, a personal
friend with whom he stayed earlier in
the week when the physicians thought
President "McKinley would recover
from the wound Inflicted by the as
sassin. - '-j-- - - --.
There were present when he swore
to th oath: Secretaries Root, Hitch
cock, Long, Wilson and Postmaster
General Smith, Senator C. M. Depew,
of New York, Judge of the. Court of
Appeals Haight John H. Scathered,
Mr. and Mrs. Ansley Wilcox, Miss Wil
cox, George P. Sawyer, Drs. Mann,
Parke .and Stockton, Mr. and Mrs.
Carlton Sprague, Mr. and Mrs. John
G. Milburn, the secretary to the Presi
dent, William Loeb, Jr.; the secretary
to the deceased President, George B.
Cortleyou, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carry,
C. R. Scathered, J. D. Sawyer and Wil
liam Jeffers, official telegrapher, in ad
dition to -Judge John K. Hazel, of toe
United States District Court, who ad
ministered the oath. '--
: The scene was a most affecting one.
The new President had just come from
Milburn house, where his. predecessor
lay cold in death. Overcome by the
deep personal sorrow he felt, In his
characteristically impulsive way; he
had gone first to the house of mourn
ing to offer his. condolence and sym
pathy to the broken hearted widow.
Secretary Root, who 20 years ago had
been present at a similar scene when
Arthur took the oath after the death
of another President who fell a victim
to an assassin s bullet, almost broke
down When he requested Mr. Roosevelt
on behalf of the members of the Cabi
net of the late President,, to take the
prescribed oath. There was not a dry
The report of the autopsy has giv
en rise to the theory, hinted at a day
or two after the President was shot,
that Czolgosz, in order to insure the
accomplishment of his purpose, pois
oned the bullets that were fired. The
gangrene found in the path of the
bullet is -thought to be strong "evi
dence in support 'of this view by Dr.
Wasdin, one of the consulting phy
sicians. Dr. Wasdln is considered an
expert of high standing in the Ma
rine Hospital "service. A chemical
and bacteriological examination of
the remaining bullets In the pistol
will, however, confirm . or demolish
this theory and such an examination
will undoubtedly be made at once by
the authorities. -
On- the Journey ,-, ,.; '
On board funeral train, Port Alle
gheny, Pa., Sept. 16. Mrs. McKin
ley was prevailed "upon to lie down
soon after the start was made. Presi
dent Roosevelt ; was quartered -I in a
drawing ro0m r in the Car Hungary
with. Secretary Loeb. He busied him
self with letters and telegrams, and
with the innumerable questions which
reouired immeidate answer. The
members of the cabinett individually
cared for the more pressing business
requiring their attention.
Immense Crowds at Baltimore.
Washineton. September 17. Night
name on as the train sped from New
York to Baltnmore without a stop,
and in the darkness only the flicker
ing lights on the way and the tolling
bells of the stations gave . evidence
that the maniestations sorrow were
still going on. As the train drew into
Baltimore black masses of people
could be seen ranged up on the huge
viaducts, and at every crossing a liv
ing tide surged up to the train.
The new President was visibly shak
en, but he:- controlled himself, and
when he lifted his hand to swear It
was as steady as " though carved in
marble. .With the 'deep solemnity of
the occasion he announced to those
present that his aim would bp tp be
William McKlnley's successor in deed
as well as in name. Deliberately he
proclaimed it in these words:
"In this hour of deep and terrible
National bereavement I wish to state
that It shall be my aim to continue ab
solutely without variance the policy
nf President. McKinley for the peace
and prosperity and honor of our belov
ed country. -
Death Mask Made.
Ttnffilo. Sent. 17. A death mask of
the President's face was made at 7:20
o'clock. The mask was taken ny
RMuoard Pausrh. of Hartford, Conn.
Pausch has mode'ed the features or
manv nf the distinguished men who
have died In this country In recent
years. The mwsk is a faltnrui repro
duction of the late president
ley's features.
Sympathy of Austrian.
- Vienna, Sept. 17. A constant stream
of diplomats and other visitors called
at the United States Legation, tender
ing condolence upon the death of Mr.
His relatives and the members of his
offical family were at the Mllburn
House except Secretary Wilson, who
did not avail hlmiself of the opportun
ity, and some of Us personal and po
litical friends took leave of him. This
painful ceremony was simple. His
friends came to the door of the sick
room, took a longing glance at him
and then turned tearfully away. .
. 'Anarchist Meetings Forbidden.
Berlin, Sept. "17.-The Cologne Ga-.
zette asserts that all anarchist meet
ings have been forbidden In Germany
since yesterday, and that all anarchist
clubs will be closed.
Governor Ceer's Proclamation to Oregon
People Tribute to Dead President
Salem, Or., Sept. 17. Governor Geer
has Issued ,the following proclama
tion::---.,.'' - .
To the People of Oregon For the
third time within the history of the
United States its people are in mourn
ing over the death of their President
by means of an assassin's bullet.
During an era of profound peace.
when our people are in the enjoyment
of an era of unexampled prosperity,
and, while mingling freely' with all
classes of the people whose- interests
he had labored impartially to pro
mote, the hand of the treacherous as
sassin, which was extended in ? pro
fessed friendship, committed one of
the foulest deeds that will ever dark
en the pages of the world's history.
Our beloved President, .William Mc
Kinley, Is dead, and In this hour of
National affliction the grief - which
overspreads , the entire Nation is
shared by the people of Oregon, with
Dowea heads and sorrowing hearts.
"The mortal' remains of Pesident
McKinley will be laid to rest at Can
ton,- O., on Thursday, September 19.
and In respect to his memory, I rec
ommend that on that day all public
and private business be suspended
as far as possible, that flags be placed
at half-mast, that the people meet In
their respective places of public wor
ship to ask for that National con
solation which can only come from
Almighty God, and that at the hour
of the funeral all church bells through
out the state be tolled as an expres
sion of the grief which weighs upon
our hearts as we pass through this
shadow of National bereavement. .
"By the Governor, T. T. GEER. '
"F. I. DUNBAR, Secretary of State
Orief at Manila, .
Manila, Sept, 17. The profoundest
grief is manifested by every class In
the community over the death of Pres
ident McKinley. -. Governor Taft has
issued a proclamation which explains
to the Filipinos, that while the death
of Mr. McKinley is an Irreparable in
dividual loss, It does not alter the sta
bility of the Government . or change
the course of the administration. This
was considered necessary because the
Filipinos thought Mr. Bryan would suc
ceed him. v .,
The Parting With His Wife.
He was practically unconscious dur
ing this time; But - powerful heart
stimulants, including . Oxygen, were
employed to restore him to conscious
ness for his final parting with his wife.
He asked for her and she sat at his
side and held his hand. He consoled
her and bade her goodbye. She went
through -the heart-rending scene with
the saem bravery and fortitude with
which she" has borne the grief of the
tragedy which ended his life.
Our Last Martyred President, William McKinley.
- Born Nilea, Trnmbnll Co., Ohio, January 29, 1813. Entered Alleghanv College,
Mehtlville, Pa., I860. Kn listed an private, Company E. Twenty-third Ohio Volunteer
Infantry, June-11, 1861. Participated in battles South Mountain and Antietam, Sep
tember 14 and 17, 3862; promoted from commissary sergeant to lieutenant. Promoted
captain, battle of kernstown, July 24, 1S.S4. Commissioned Major by brevet March 14,
18&. btudied law at Albanv, N. Y.; admitted to bar at Warren. Ohio, March, 18G7.
Elected prosecuting attorney. Stark county, Ohio, 1869. Elected to Congress 187(1. Re
elected to Congress for the seventh time, November, 1888. Inaugurated governor of
Ohio January 11, 1892. Elected president of the United States November, 1896. Re-'
elected November 4, 1900. Shot September 6, 1901. Died September 14, 1901.
Assassin Czolgosz Breaks Down and Makes a
CompUtc Confession.
New York, Sept. 12. A 'special to
the Herald from Buffalo says: Leon
Czolgosz has confessed to the police
that his attempt upon the life of
President McKinley was the result of
a conspiracy in which many besides
himself had a part. So far as can be
learned Czolgosz has refused to men
tion any name except that of Emma
Goldman, but papers are in existence
which. If they can be discovered, will
lay bare the entire conspiracy and
will result in wholesale arrests, . fol-'
lowed by prosecutions.
Although Emma Goldman has been
arrested in Chicago, it is probable
that she will be brought to Buffalo
for trial. The center of the conspi
racy is here. Buffalo Is filled literally
Ft !
The name of Leon Czolgosz. the assassin of
President McKinley, is best pronounced by the
uninitiated by recollecting how the Russian
always introduces a "t" Into the pronuncia
tion of the name nf the ezar. thnn; "t-ZRr
In the case of Czolgosz one should say "Tschal-
with the "1" faintly sounded and the
't" quite full. The assassin has lived
in Detroit, other parts of Michigan. Cleveland.
Cincinnati and Chicago. He is without par
ticular education, except in Anarchistic doc
trines. The picture given is the one taken by
order of Chief of Police Bull, of Buffalo, and
Secretary of- War Root.
In the Death Chamber.
From authoritative officials the fol
lowing details of the final scenes in
and about the death chamber were se
cured: '
The President had contlnued. 'ln an
unconscious state Since 8:30 p. m.
Dr.. Rixey remained with him at all
times and .until death came.' The
other doctors were in the room - at
times, and then repaired to the front
room, ; where their " consultation had
been" -held. ' About 2 o'clock Dr. Rixey
noted the unmistakable signs of dis
solution, and "the Immediate members
of the family were summoned to the
bedside. Mrs. McKinley was asleep
and it was desirable not to .awaken
her for the last moments of anguish.
Silently and sadly the members of
the family stole into the room. They
stood about the foot and sides of the
bed where the great man's life was
ebbing away. Those In the circle
were: ' . ' ;
slumber. -
By 10 o'clock the pulse could no
longer be felt in his extremities, and
they grew cold.
Below stairs the grief-stricken gath
ering waited sadly for the end.
All the evening, those who had has
tened here, as fast as steel and steam
could carry them, continued to arrive.
They-drove up in carriages at a gal
lop, or were , whisked up In automo
biles, all intent upon getting here be
fore death came. One of the last to
arrive was Attorney-General Knox,
who reached the house at 9:30. He
was permtted to go upstairs, to look
for the last time upon the face of his
When the End Came.
It was now 2:05 o'clock, and the
minutes were slipping away. - Only the
sobs of those in the circle about the
President's bedside broke the awe-like
silence. Five minutes passed, then
six, seven, eight now Dr. Rixey bent
forward, and then one of his hands
was raised as if in warning. The flut
tering heart was just going to rest
A moment more and Dr. Rixey
straightened up. and, with a choking
voice, sain:
"The President Is dead."
Secretary Cortelyou was the first to
turn from the stricken circle. He step
ped from the chamber to the outer
hall and then down the stairway to
the large room where the members of
tne cabinet, Senators and distinguish-
ea omciais were assembled.
- As his tense white face appeared at
tne doorway a hush fell upon the
assemblage. v
"Gentlemen, the President has pass
ed away," he said: -
For a moment not a word came in
reply. Even though the end had been
expeciea, tne actual announcement
that Mr. McKinley was dead fairlv
stunned these men who. had been his
closest confidants and advisers.
to overflowing with agents of the
secret service. A search Is being
made of every sewer that underlies
the city, for It is known that in one
of them is a package of papers con
taining details of the conspiracy and
the names of those concerned with
Czolgosz in the plot, together with an
outline of Its ramifications.
In his confession Czolgosz told of
his attempt to destroy' the written
evidence ot the conspiracy. He said
that they did not permit him to burn
the papers as he had desired. Before
leaving his room in Nowak's hotel he
gathered together all of his papers,
taking them from his pockets, and
from his valise, and from the draw
ers of his table. All were bound to
gether In one package, which he con- -cealed
beneath his coat. Czolgosz
says that he made a circuitous and
aimless trip about the city, and that
at some point, which he cannot now
describe, he came upon an open
sewer. Into this sewer he cast his
papers. Inch by inch the sewers of
this city are being searched, and If
such a thing is possible, those papers
will be recovered.
On authoritative Information it can
be said that during the last ten
weeks Emma Goldman has visited six
anarchist organizations. She has been
in Buffalo three times since July 12,
having left the city the last time four
days before the attempted assassina
tion. Emma Goldman. Czolgosz. Abra
ham Isaak and Marie Isaak were in
consultation in Chicago on two occas
ions. Marie Isaak . accompanied
Emma Goldman to Buffalo the last
time the arch leader of the anarchists
was here. ' . -. .
Leon Czolgosz was accompanied to
Buffalo and about the city by a mys
terious Bohemian man and woman
who acted so suspiciously as to war
rant the assumption that they knew
of the Intention of Czolgosz to assas
sinate the President
Czar's Visit to France.
Berlin, Sept. 14. Althoueh
The News at Seattle.
t-t ut. Trr n . i t ml
oeattie, wasu., Dept. me un- Berlin. Sent. 14. Althoueh the
expected news bulletin this morning Dantzig festivities are not yet over,
has thrown Seattle into a state of ! and the cannon not vet silent nnhHn
almost inactivity. - Business men , go interest centers largely in the visit
about their tasks half-heartedly, with
bowed heads, and immense ' crowds
throng the streets in front of the
newspaper offices, waiting for the
latest bits of information. A more de
jected aggregation of people could not
be imagined. Many stand with tears
rolling down their cheeks reading the
late bulletins. Business is practically
suspended. -
of Emperor Nicholas to France, and
tD.ere is much speculation as to
whether he will go to Paris. Judging
frem the dispatches received, from
the French capital, it looks as if offi
cial circles in France had not given
up mat nope, ana were devoting them
selves principally to securing the
saiety or tne imperial guest
Kaufman Re-Elected.
Berlin, Sept. 16. Herr Kaufmann
has been re-elected Second Burgo
master of Berlin by a small majority
Emperor William once refused to con
firm Herr Kauf mann's election - be
cause of his dismissal from the army j
for political reasons 30 ; years ;; ago.
There Is much curiosity as to whether
the Kaiser will a second time refuse
to confirm the election, and thus come
into collision with the City of Berlin
North Pole Ships Are Heard Fronw
Cmristianla, Sept. .16. A message.
oaten August o, ana received by way
of Hammerfest, from Evlyn B Bald
win, head of the Baldwin-Zelgler North
roie expedition, says: - - -
"America, latitude 78. longitude 38.
Seeking passage northward through
ice. . -au well." - -
North Sydney, C. B., Sept. 16. The
Peary Arctic steamer, from Cape Sa
bine, Ellesmere Land, August 29, ar
rived nere today. All well.
Charged With Embezzeling $3,200 From the
-: Government.
Seattle, Sept. 12. The postmaster.
at Nome, Joseph H. Wright has been
arrested and held for trial on the
charge of embezzling $3,200 from the
Government of the United -States.
Postal Inspector J. P. Clum is the prin
cipal witness against Postmaster
Wright. At the preliminary hearinc
Clum testified that upon the first ex
amination of Wright's affairs he found
a shortage of about $10,500. This was
on a Monday. Between that time and
Wednesday Wright replaced $7 200
leaving a deficit still remaining of
Robert H. Mumford. known throne-h
the Yukon country and the States as
roncy Bob," committed suicide on
August 27th by swallowing 20 grains
of morphine in a room at the Gold
hill Hotel, Nome. - ,
Anarchists Can Be Expelled.
New York, Sept 12. Justice McAd
am, of the New York Supreme Court,
gives the opinion -that Emma Gold
man and other anarchists who are
naturalized can be expelled from the
country on the ground that they have
sworn falsely In that they have obtain
ed certificates of citizenship by fraud
In testifying that they are attached to
the principles . of Government and
would support its constitutional laws, '
V northward. , " ;