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ASKMIA, OJIEOON, SUNDAY HORNING, SEPTEMBER II, 18!)3.
While Visiting in Geneva She was Waylaid by an Anarchist, Who
Drove a Stiletto Through Her Heart.
EUROPE'S MOST POPULAR SOVEREIGN THE YICTIA1 OF A FIENDISH PLOT
Murderer Arrested by the Police Says He Killed the Empress to Show Fellow-Anarchists He Was not a Cow
ardPresident McKinley Wires Condolence to the Emperor, for Whose Health Grave Fears Are
Entertained Dreyfcs Cains Sympathy and He May Yet Be a Free Man-Understanding
Between Germany and England A Shooting Affray at Colfax.
KNKVA. IHrrlnnd. flept. 10
The Kmi'MM of Austria was
iln.iirj here this evelilhg by
I. nut JjkxIi nl. an Julian an.r
ll stabbed the empress with
A medical examination shows that the
Mln mul hve ua mll trlanu-1
Inr lllr. Aflrr mrlklnir thr Ww h wai ,
rljr.l ly (wo uti mm, who hail wit- j
nrml lha rrlrtio. Th lr:niT mdi no
rrnMiint. IU vrn Mi a h waltcxl
I .lid II." und "StM" luu.t be dra."
Al iho f"H i:lon dcvlurd tnai n
a "niarvln nn h!l, IM no hutrca
fur ihf Miir. tiut only (t lh rkh."
Jjilrr. .hn lukrn ! the rourt hou
ml lniir"K'itril ly ih muKimr In
tin- prrrli. ut Ihtr mrm!ri o( tie
ml K'iortiin-nt unl lli p Hr unVlaln.
hi prfi ml-l not to know Krrni'h nd r
fuM 10 nT i'iftor.ii. TJi nla
told Hie ni.iK'-s!rn( that he cam to
mv4 In rlT to mm imlnnio 'uno'.h'-r
Imi'irtant (wruon, ' out h.iJ ln un.i!;
to rxreut lh project.
Hi) .let Inr. d thnt ll only by ac.'l
duil he had IcarnrJ uf the presence ol
i the Aunt Hun empra In lienevo.
Tha aaaaaaln, white belli Interrogated .
by the numlatrate, nild that he ram to1
tleneva wlh the Intention vt killing the,
Iuc 'd Orleana. but the latter had al-
Luoieat (or Li'hrnl followed the Due
to Kvlun, about 3 nlllee north of Geneva,'
on the lake, w here wa again unuccei-1
ful. He then returned o Qeneva, and !
learned from i.ie paera of the pretence,
of the Auatrlan empreei. Yeaterday he j
dogged her footate(. but found no OP- j
portunlty to carry out hla purpoee. thougn ,
he watched the Hotel Beaurlvage all day.
This afternoon at about 1.10 he sa.d he i
saw the Valet of the empress leaving the.
hotel and going; toward the boat la- ri I
He Inferred from tnls that the empress j
wa going to take toe steamboat. nd he ;
hid himself behind a tree on the quay.!
with a fll concealed In hi right sleeve, i
ln a few minutes the empress, accom
panied by her lady of honor, appeared,
and the assassin struck the tile home.
Lucceal confessed that he ha been an
anarchist since he waa 13 yeara old.
"If all anarchists did their duty a 1
have done mine." he said. Uourgeol
clety would oon disappear."
He admitted that he knew the crime
wa useless, tut (aid ha committed It for
"the sake of example." In spite of minute
seurchlntc, the weapon of the murderer
has not been found. ,
THE EMPRESS' SLAYKR.
PARIS. Sept. 10. -The tiollce hre be
lieve the murder of the Empress of Aus
tria the result of a plot of an Italian
anarchist Identical with one Luccesl, who
I wanted by the Bologne police us a
dangerous anarchist. The man known
Lucceal was Implicated In tho recent
trouble at Milan, after which he tied to
While at Zurich Luccesl wua present at
a meeting of Itolliin anarchist, when
even were selected, including Luccesl,
to nsaasslnAta tho principal European
sovereigns, Including the king1 of Italy.
A French detective, who waa present al
the meeting in disguise, warned tho
French foreign olllce, which communi
cated Its Information to tho Italian gov
ernment. As n result King Humbert wan t
THE LEADING DRY GOODS AND CLOTHING HOUSE QF ASTORIA
FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS
OF AUSTRIA STABBED IN SWITZERLAP
carefully guarded. a wa ulo M. Faure
About a week ago another meeting ol
the aiune band of anar-hlt waa held at
'Zurich and hoe Iwo who had been e-
lcctel at the prevloua meeting were ac-
cuacd of cowardice.
I "I will hor that I am no coward, i
I will kid mine one. '
The following day he left Zurich and
went to Hale, proceeding theme 10
j uniBK IN SWITZERLAND.
I'.KItNK. BwltierlaiMl, 8pV Ui The
preHldnit of Bwltaerland and othiT metn
Wta of the government were tunned wi;n
horror and grief tne newa reatnea
tlio palace that the cmpresa ao oeioreo ,
by all Kuropeana had fallen a victim tojdepnd upon this committee. Not one of:
an ajiumln within the bonlem of their j the lx la a Jew, but one of them, II. !
country They Immediately arranged toitr.pot. bus been a atuuent all hla life ol
hold an .xtru.n-dln.iry federal council onlJ'1"" hlnlory. Another member of the
.. .... ,,. lhH eommlasion. M. Lopellcttler. has fouml re-
i , .h. ......
In. Tlio latter mum be tried according
to the Mtatutea of Canton, whti-h forbid
capital punishment and make life lmprls-j
. onment the most severe penalty which j
cun tie Imposed '
I The federal authorities had been in-1
. , , . ,h. mnpM. .!
formed o the Wt of the empress and
they notified the governor of Canton,
whom the empress expected to vUK. In
structing him to take special police
measures for her comfort and safety u
It appeared necessary. They were not
notified of her maJeMy' Intention to visit
Geneva, nor were the local officials there
aware of her presence as he wa travel
ing Incognita The police are not blamed,
though the circumstances cause comment,
and the lack of precautions are regretted.
FEARS FOR EMTBROR S HEALTH.
LONDON, Sept. ID. Grave fear are ex
pressed here regarding the effect which
tho assosslnurton of the Empress of Aus
tria may have upon the emperor, whose
health Is poor-
EXPRESSION OF "CONDOLENCE.
WASHINGTON. Sopt. 10.-Cpon receipt
of Consul WrlKley's notification of the
death of the Empress of Austria. Presl-j
dent McKinley sent the following mes-suite-
of condolence to the Emperor ol
"I have heard with profound regret ot
the assassination of her mujesty, the Em
press of Austria, while at Geneva, and
tender to your majesty the deep sym
pathy of the government and people of
the United 8tatcs."
DREYFUS MAY YET BE
RELEASED FROM PRISON.
HI Case Has Been Given to Six Honest
Men for Investigation, and Will
Be Fully Investigated.
PARIS. Sept. 10. Expectation was dis
The ministerial council was to have
hold a special sitting with the object ol
hearing the war minister's account of the
Dreyfus case and newly discovered de
linquencies of the staff officers; but Gen
eral Zurllnden. finding he had not ground
upon which to form a sound opinion,
nuked for nn adjournment.
He is serious, honorable minded and a
worthy colleague of the conscientious
BriiEon, and will be chosen to investigate j
he Dreyfus affair as war minister, oe- i
Goods Now Arriving
'.-aune he la not biased and Is welgtiteo
with a serine of the responsibility lnvolted 0f the two naUona In South Africa, which
In the matter. tit-,.g a protestant, and has now been removed, and all fears of
of bourgeois breeding, he does not share unpleasant relations there may now be
the ultra-Catholic, antl-Jewlirh feeling: of discarded."
theCasteat war office. Having been a prl- The newspapers comment upon the mu
oner of war ln Germany ln l;u, and being nlfleence of the United States government
an Alaslan, he Is warmly patriotic, ana which has Just paid to the widow Loren
would sympathize with the military Ien, In Sondenberg, 2.100 marks and be
judges of Dreyfus should he find evidence (towed upon her a pension of MO marks
of guilt. General Zurllnden was to have for the loss of her only son, who was
given a verdict today, if against a re- one of .h victims of the Maine disaster,
opening of the case he would have retired ously answer harsh foreign demands,
to leave the government a free band. ' a panicky feeling prevadea officialdom
JudKina; from the dlsapplontment when here. The emperor Is dally edlcting dis
the news was received that the council mlvsals or promotions without apparent
hud adjourned. The Dreyfus affair Is In causes. A new edict Just Issued requires
a Kxd channel. The minister of Justice viceroys to send capital UkU of men
has named six accomplished, experienced, capable of bearing arms. This Is looked
keen jurists to examine the secret papers
an, pverythlnu connected with the Drey-
fu(l fjle anJ a peoptnlng will entirely
laltt"on fTora ,ne logal ,erm ln Ureffk
eruture. All x are men of unblcmlshd
chilramr anj ttre , tho hublt of aiuing
evidence. The sis will aet to work dl-
rertly aa aoon aa the war minister gives
Tne county nw be'"- violently antl-
Semlilc. and Dreyfus being a Jew. the
Kovornment will have to act with a wily
a(e L,eutcrMlnt CoIone, Henry., nte-
Ion brought public opinion around to a
revlifion, but the hostility to Dreyfus t
not abated. The people feel that a mist
of iniquity is Involved In the affair and
ther will attempt to penetrate It.
They are beginning to understand that
the general staff la no better than when . were struggling Tobln sprang to his feet
It rendered the military disasters of ISiojdrew another revolver, and shot Lewi In
inevitable. The resignation of General the leg. The wound Is not thought to
Hols Defefre, of the general staff, la a be dangerous. Tobln was placed under
standing puaile, and It arouses suspicions arrest. He is serving his fourth year as
that only a public trial can quiet Tne auditor. It Is thought the affair grew
people ask "was Dreyfus an accomplish out of family trouble. Tobin a wife left
of Estnrhaiy? Were they both able to him three month ago, and, it la said, he
hold rods In th pickle for their supert- blames Lewis,
ENGLAND AND GERMANY
COME TO AN AGREEMENT, j
Many Matters V.'hlch Might Have Led to Told State Secret to the Russian Mlnls
Scrloua Trouble Are Settled by J ter, With the Result That the
the Understanding. ' J Emperor Deposed Him.
(Copyrighted 1S9S by the Associated Press) ; pEKIN 8.Deiayed ln transmls-
BERLIN, Sept. 10,-The news of the im
portant understanding arrived at between
Germany and Great Britain has cause
ated Press had several Interviews with
foreign officials, authorised by the gov
ernment to discuss the subject The most
significant statement was mudo by an
official who has the full confidence of the
minister of 'foreign affairs. Baron Von
Buelow. It was as follows:
"An understanding has been reached be- , trusl 0f tne great Chinese statesman has
tween England and Germany on certain been observed for some time past among
points which have long been under discus-1 nl8 coileagues. It will be a great blow to
sion, and on some new questions. The RUSSn, which country Ll Hung Chang
agreement Is limited, and is fur from be-, ha9 faithfully served for months past
ing of the wide-reaching nature repre- ; whenever the tsung H yamen received the
sented by the newspapers. The reports Britlsn minister. Sir Claude MacDonald,
in English newspapers are mostly guess ' , amilence. Ll Immediately visited the
work. There have been many questions Russlan minister and reported the whole
ln dispute, such as Togolnnd. ln South- 1 proceedings to him. Latterly there have
west Africa, These are now settled, bo- , been Indications that Ll Hung Chang was
sides other questions which might have wholly In the service of Russia, and on
caused difficulty In, the future, such as , Saturday last. In the presence of the
Dolngoa bay and the Joint loan to Portu. j tsung 11 yamen. Sir Claude MacDonald
K1, reproached 14 Hung Chang for his con-
"The significance of the agreement, how- duct, and his dismissal from the foreign
ever, does not We in the Importance of office was the Immediate consequence,
the subject matter, but In the fact that j u U, expected that Russia will strenu
It furnishes a basis for cordial relations. 0U8iy endeavor to bring about the reln-
The agreement will Improve the relations
existing between the two countries. Thcro
was a dark spot In the political relations
upon as Indicating the org-anlxuiton ol
the mallta on a European model.
HOT SCRAP IN COLFAX.
COLFAX, Waah.. SepL W.-Thl. town
thrown Into a furor today by a dea-
Derate battle between JohnTobln. auditor
0f Whitman county, and W. E. LewiH,
,ne local Wegtern Union operator. With
out warning' Tobln opened fire on Lewis,
0n Main atreet. Aftertwo harmless shots
i he waa seized and forced Into a barber
Bhop. Lewis remained on the street, talk-
1 Ing with friends. Tobln fought loose from
the men who were holding him, dajihed
The latter tprang forward, grappled with
Tobln and a desperate struggle followed
for possession of the revolver. Lewis
secured the weapon, felled Tobln with a
blow and, standing- over his foe, tried to
! shoot him, but the weapon missed lire, a
: was seised by by sunders and while they
LI F.CNG CHANG CURTLY
DISMISSED FROM OFFICE.
sion) An Imperial edict, announcing that
the emperor has no further need of Li
Hmg chung8 gerv,CM mlnlster ot
tsung 11 yamen (the foreign office), was
promulgated today. It is a short, curt
dismissal, for which no reasons are
Li Hung Chang presumably remains In
office aa grand secretary.
The news ot Ll Hung Chang's dismissal
was not unexpected. The growing dis
statement of Ll Hung Chang. The cour-
age Af the latter gave him the leadership
TIE DAILY ASTORIAN Is tftJ
fe!f Seat ml test piper
on tte CciBKtu r.:-.-.j
of th Chinese foreign office, where he
waa the only minister prepared to vlgor-
ENGLAXD AND FRANCE
MAY BECOME INVOLVED.
It Is Said the French Force Have Occu
pied Faahoda. Which, If True.
W1U Lead to Strife.
(Copyrighted, MSA, by Associated Frees.)
LONDON, Bept 10. -The dramatic nw
received from Omdurman today showing
apparently that Fashoda, on the While
Nile, about 4u0 miles north of Khartoum,
has been occupied by the white forest,
caused the greatest sensation. A ther
seems little room to doubt that the troop
occupying that place are French, tbia will
prove a disastroug setback fo th Brillsa
victories In the Nile valley, and at one
..spose of the question of tha BrtUsli
way to the Upper Nile. Of course it la
possible the forces at Fashoda. may be
the British troops under Major Mac Don
ald, but this Is most unlikely.
Almost everyone regards the stories ot
the French expedition under Major Mar
chand, being near Fashoda, a being noth
ing more than a "bluff,'' but now there Is
little reason to hope that this Is the ea.
The new that British gunboats baV
started for Fashoda, opens the question
whether the conflict Is likely to occur be
tween them and the force occupying Fa
shoda. The great danger Is that the headstrong
young British officer may open Dre oa the
If the French should claim to excreta)
sovereignty over Fashoda either Great
Britain or France must back down to
order to avoid war.
France has been repeatedly warned taat
Great Britain will consider Interference la
me -'iie valley a cause for war.
VANCOUVER. B. C. Sept. IDAus
tralian advices received here on the
steamer Miowera say that near Lax
Wynne a gold nugget weighing 113 pounds
avoirdupois, end valued at 132,004, wa
WANTS TO BE GOVERNOR-
NEW YORK. Sept 10.-Colonel Theo
dore Roosevelt has authorized the an
nouncement that he will accept the nom
ination tor governor of New York should
it be tendered to him by the convention or
his party, to be held at Saratoga.
Ike Royal la the kigkest sreoe bkug asTsr
kaowa. Actual taaU skew It gsee
take further tbaa Mr etW brua,