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WHO DEPLORE THE TRAG
EDY IN BUFFALO.
The United States Consul General/ P.^H.
Mason,' said: "If there was a /head of. a
civilized nation who should have been pre
served by his kind and blameless life from
assassination It was ; Mr. McKinley I
knew him from childhood. We were both
"Regarding the Spanish war, he tried
earnestly to prevent it, but when, he saw
the people were determined to' end- the
Cuban struggle he put himself at the head
of the movement and brought It ,to a
BERLIN. Sept. 8.— The United States
Embassador, Andrew D. .White, who was
Interviewed before his departure for Sass
nitz, said :
"President McKinley's death would be
a terrible loss at the time when he had
marked out a policy for the United States
calculated to complete magnificently his
career. I knew him, for many years and
never heard him speak without being
deeply Impressed by his. ability, patriot-
Ism and goodwill to all mankind. If there
ever was a democrat (1 use the word in
its true senso) he is one. The only
thing he had at heart was the welfare,
not of a person nor of a class, but of all
the people. . His conduct has been' ad
White * Eulogizes His Chief.
"These things come hardest on the
women, and. at least poor Mrs. McKinley,
in her state of health, should have been
The Pope, the Daily News correspond-*
ent says, also displayed deep emotion,
saying: . ~-\-u :¦ ;-.«*¦ ¦
"Oh! How. earnestly I pray that he
may escape with his life. . These crimes
are the curse of our. day. I can only
offer the afflicted -victim and his poor
wife my humble prayers.".
It is gratifying at least to see the universal
sympathy the crime has evoked for the victim.
The whole world is kin to-day alike In horror
at the act and in compassion for the Ameri
can President and the American people. Thus,
it may be, out of evil good will come and. the
nations be drawn into closer bonds of sym
Queen Margherlta, upon hearing the
news of the attempt upon the life of
President McKinley, says the Rome cor
respondent of the Daily News, said, with
tears in her eyes: -• -
The Observer says:
The atrocity of the outrage again brings be
fore the public the question of how to deal
with anarchists. Scotland Yard knows a deal
more about the London anarchists than the
public realizes. The police even recognize
clubs In which anarchical doctrines are
preached and plots hatched. The members of
such organizations btamp . themselves as out
laws and the time has arrived when they
should be treated as such. They are a source
of terrible danger to the community and should
no longer be tolerated. ,
.The Sunday papers all voice the horror
and sympathy already expressed by the
daily press. The Sunday Special, after
commenting upon the insane aimlessness
with which the anarchists apparently se
lect their victims, says:
I rejeice to hear the favorable account of
the President's health. God gTant that his
life be preserved. EDWARD. Rex.
LONDON, Sept. 8.— The following tele
gram froni King Edward, at Fredensburg,
to United States Embassador Choate was
received at 10 o'clock this evening:
King Edward's Well Wishes.
"The crime of 1865 was explained by po
litical passion. The crime of yesterday is
wholly inexcusable. It would, seem' that
a President chosen by universal suffrage
would be safe amid the people of -the'
freest country of the world. But, no.
Amid the outcasts of humanity are . de
generates who detest all authority. The
criminal explained all by declaring him
self an anarchist, and he was moved. by
the same motives as was the murderer of
the Empress of Austria. Anarchists are
indifferent as to how the .world regards
their crimes. They present ends which
are 'intelligible only to their own minds.
However, such a state of things cannot
be allowed to continue. The existing leg-"
islation against anarchism Is evidently
insufficient to accomplish its ends, and it
must be reconstituted, because states
have the right to enjoy liberty and not to
be affrighted lest their tranquillity be de
stroyed at any moment by some individ
"In view of Central American compli
cations It was Important to the United
States fhat the administrative machine
should be directed by the firm hand^of Mc-
Kinley, who had consecrated his entire
life to the service of his country. This
great merit cannot be denied even by the
moit zealous of his political opponents.
"The United States' misfortune will fill
all states with compassion, and, above
all, will find the heartiest condolence in
Russia, where the sympathies toward the
over-sea republic are as deep and con
stant as are the sentiments of respect to
ward the victim of the dreadful crime."
been committed, the news of
which has filled the whole civilized world
with horror, indignation and grief. Presi
dent McKinley was the victim of one of
those stupid crimes which, to the shame
of humanity, continue. The circum
stances augment the. horror of the crime.
"What happened in Gethsemane nineteen
centuries ago is repeated. This new-
Judas', kiss has reverberated through the
world. The answer will only be Indignant
contempt. . .....
the sea a horrible crime has
ST. PETERSBURG, Sept 8.— The
Novoe Vremya, referring to the
attempted assassination of Pres
ident McKinley, says:
"In the 'great republic beyond
Novoe Vremya Voices the
Friendliness of the
Empire for the
Continued ' Page Four.
From Charles E. Ladry. Swiss chanre*
MANCHESTER. Mass., Sept. 8.-1 am in re
ceipt of the following: telegram from the high
Swiss Federal Council: Tou.are requested to
express to his Excellency Mr. McKinley and
to the Government of the United- States' our
horror of the attempted assassination at'Buf
falo and our wishes for the speedy recovery
of the patient.
From Lord Provost of Edinburgh: In the
name of the citizens of Edinburgh, I beg to
express horror at dastardly outrage upon Pres
ident McKinley and to assnre him and Mrs
McKinley and the : Government and people of
the .united States of our sympathy with them
and prayers for President's recovery.
From Lord of London: The citizens of Lon
don : have received with profound regret and
great indignation intelligence of the dastardly
attempt on the life of the distinguished Presi
dent of the United States, and desire to con
vey through your Excellency their sincere sym
pathy Mlth your country on this event. They
trurt that so valuable a life as President Me-
Kinleys may be spared for the welfare of the
American people. .
From Vice Dean of Canterbury: Accept ex
pressions of deep sorrow at outrage upon Pres
ident. Prayers . off ered for his recovery at all
services in Canterbury Cathedral. - • ,
In pursuance of instructions of the Italian
Premier. I have the honor in the name of the
Italian nation to express to your Excellency
the deepest feelings of execration of the crime
committed against the President of the United
States and the most fervent wishes for his re
covery-" " '-¦ ¦
Consul General Hughes, at Cobure Ger
Prince Regent Hohenlohe and Governments
Coburg. Gotha and Meinlngeng, request me to
convey deepest sympathy.
Embassador Choate at London sent the
following': : -
Mr. Iyjwther, the Charge d' Affaires of
Great. Britain, from Newport, R. I ' sent
separate messages of sympathy which he
had been requested to communicate by
the Governor and people of Barbadoes. of
Trinidad and Tobago, of the Bahamas
and of the Windward Islands. Mr Cari"
nani. the Italian Charge d'Affaires. sent
From British. West Indies.
SANTIAGO DE CHILE. Sept. 8.— Vice Presi
dent of the United States, Washington: The
worklngtnen of Chile deplore the attempt
against the illustrious President.
LIMA, Peru. Sect. 8.— Cuban colony express
deep reeret at dastardly attempt on life of
President McKinley, offerim? earnest prayers
for rrompt recovery.
MONTEVIDEO. Sept. 8.-President Hcus« of
Representatives. Washington: In the name of
the House I regret the sad accident that has
occured to Mr. McKinley, and make wishes
for the recovery of the illustrious invalid, i
.^ , JOSE EAVEDRA,
President 1 House of Representatives of Uru
MINSTEAD. Sept. 7.— Deejj sympathy and
sorrow at fearful crime. -
SIR WILLIAM VERNON HARCOURT
MONTEVIDEO, Sept. 7.— The Government of
Uruguay makes wishes for the speedy recov
ery of the illustrious President of the United
States, Mr. McKinley. I send you greetings
; GORMAN BOOSEN.
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Uruguay.
BUENOS ATRES. Sept. 7— To the President
cf the Senate of the United States, Washing
ton: The Senate of the Argentine nation in
ita session of to-day has protested, rising,
against the attempt of which the illustrious
President of ihe United States has been th«
victim, and makes wishes that God may pre
serve the life of so worthy a *uler. I send you
K reeungs. NORBERTO QUfixo COSTA.
'rv .„ President* the Senate.
OCAMPO, Secretary. * T»
LIMA, Sept. 7.— The Senate of Peru ex
presses to the Deople and Government of the
Lnlted States the profound feeling inspired in
them by the iniquitous attempt of which the
t-erscn of President McKinley has been a vlc
lIm - CANDAMO, President.
South American Expressions.
His Highness, Prince Regent Lultpold, is ab
tent. He telegraphs me to convey to the Presi
dent and people profound sympathy and wishes
EPjeedy recovery. FALK
U. S. Vice Consul at Munich, Bavaria.
I beg that my deepest sorrow and sympathy be
offered to President and Mrs. McKinley. The
Minister of State, at the Queen Regent's order
called yesterday and to-day to ask that all news
oe cent to her immediately .STORER.
United States Minister to Spain.
His Majesty, King of Wurtemberg, sends
through me his deepest sorrow and sympathy
expressing the hope that the despicable mur
derous attempt will have no serious consequence
upon the President's life. Please' convey also
my sincerest condolences. 'OZMUN.
United States Consul at Stuttgart.
\iceroy Taumu, dreadfully shocked, asks me
to convey through you heartfelt sympathies for
the President and Mrs. McKinley. Says God
eurely would not permit so good a man to die
through assassin's bullet. McWADE,
United States Consul at Canton, China.
The King and his Government pray your Ex
cellency to transmit to President and Mrs. Mc-
Kinley their sympathy with indignant feeling
for the shocking: attempt on the President, and
they hope for" a prompt recovery.
W'AUTEKS, Charge of Belgium.
The Chamber of Deputies of Chile sincerely
laments. the criminal attempt on the life of the
distinguished chief magistrate, Mr. McKinley,
and makes wishes for his recovery.
-/-; • CONCHO'W. President.
WASHINGTON, Sept 8.—Ex
pressions of condolence
from all Quarters of the
¦world continue to flow in
upon the State Department.
To-day's messages were
mostly from crowned heads
and governments. Among them were the
LONDON. Sept. 7, 1901.— Secretary of State.
Washington: Following message of condolence
received from his Majesty, the King, to Ameri
can Embassador: "Offer my deepest sympathy
at the dastardly attempt on the President's Hfe.
Have telegraphed direct to President."
NEWPORT. R. L. Sept. 8, 1901.— Secretary of
State, 'Washington. D. C: The Prime Minister
of Canada, commanded by the Governor Gen
eral, aeslres me to convey to you expression of
the sense of horror with which the Government
and people of Canada have learned of the fiend
ish attempt on the life of the President and the
deep sympathy they feel in the distress of th«
American nation, and the . President's family.
They fervently hope and pray that it may
please Providence to foil the hand of the assas
sin, and to preserve a life held in such high
reverence, not only by the people of the United
States but all other nations and particularly
the people of Canada. LOWTHER,
Charge on Behalf of Canada and Colonies.
Spain's Queen Regent Grieves.
The Queen Regent of Spain and her Govern
ment direct me to express the horror ¦with
•which they have heard of the dastardly attempt
to assassinate the President of the United
States and their hopes of his speedy Tecovery.
ARCOS. Spanish Minister.
Spain's Queen Regent Wires
Hope That President
Europe's Crowned Heads
and Statesmen Ex
Flood of Condolences
Nearly. 10 per cent of the recipients of
the Victorian Cross are military doctors.
Assassin Said to; Have Endeavored
• v to Kill the President -
U. in Phoenix."
PHOENIX, Ariz.,' Sept.* '8.— What Is
stt^igly believed Here to have "been an
attwmpt to assassinate . President McKIn
ley?• In Phoenix ¦ on-: his Western tour re
cently was disclosed to-day. ' •• •
Jl Publicity I was | not given j to the occur
rence at the . time. As ( the carriage bear
ing .'; the. President; was "¦ driven through
town in a parade a man sprungfrom the
throng and attempted to climb into the
President's carriage. Rough Riders act
ing as a bodyguard seized the- stranger
and dragged him back into the crowd
where he made his escape.
ATTEMPT WAS MADE
IN AN ARIZONA CITY
To make this impossible, Czolgosz was
secretly transferred >¦ from u his cell .to a
dungeon in" the basement, many feet be
low the surface of the earth. This change
was made without, the knowledge of the
police or detectives attached. to the First
Precinct. . ¦'-. . • ' r,-. . • . : •. <_•,. •¦-.-.•
-The .intense, hatred/that is^felt by all
fflasses for Czolgosz to-day came - near
costing the .life of . another .inmate of . the
jail. A witness who is being hfa,M to tes
tify In v the Dlbold murder case \ind* who
BUFFALO, Sept. 8.— Knowledge has
come to the police of Buffalo that a con
spiracy has been formed to take the life
of Czolgosz, the would-be assassin • of
President McKinley. Every effort will be
made to prevent this j plot from reaching.
Its " fruition. ' Czolgosz occupied a cell on
the third floor of the City Jail.' He was
within sight of those passing along that
corridor, and >it would-have been possible
fpr any one who had gained access to the
jail to shoot at the . anarchist. Other oc
cupants of the jail are especially bitter,
toward Czolgosz, and had' opportunities
been given to them they would have tak
en his life. . ,-.-.. •
Man's Transfer to a"
Wrath of the People of Buffalo Causes
At Oak Park the First Congregational
Church- was. crowded -when' the Rev.- W.
E. Barton began his sermon. He said
that anarchists, by the . nature of their
beliefs, should not be regarded as citizens
of the United States, but that they should
be looked upon . as : foes and-, treated ; as
such. :¦:.-•-; .:.¦';••.. :•".• = ¦;,;¦
-In. other churches., the clergymen
preached along the same lines..- in Vno
place of worship was heard a single, word
in extenuation of the would-be . assassin's
act. , In every sermon '. denunciation V of
anarchy and its believers was the rule..
At the First Baptist Church the Rev.
P. S. Henson excoriated the men who
sought with an assassin's knife or bullet
to remedy wrongs. In. tears but a few
moments before the clergyman was plead
ing fervently, that .the. President's life
might be spared, the great congregation
sat immovable . when he - raised •- his
clenched hands - to heaven and declared
that anarchists should be driven like dogs
from hole to hole, deprived of free speech
and hunted down like wild beasts. .
CHICAGO, . Sept. 8.— In every pulpit in
Chicago to-day denunciation of v^harchy
and its followers was the theme of the
morning sermon. The indignation and
horror of the people at the attempt on
the President's life' seem- to have frozen
Christian charity, for the prayers. for the
speedy recovery of the chief executive
were followed by stirring demands in ser
mons that . anarchy be stamped' out so
effectually that not a vestige be left.
Clergymen in Chicago Use Vigorous
Words Against Man Who Shot
DENOUNCE ANARCHY '
FROM THE PULPJTS
Mrs. Nation had announced that she
had made her last appearance in Coney
Island. She had forgotten that she must
appear to-morrow morning to answer to
a charge of malicious mischief.
Her manager at this time Insisted that
Mrs. Nation : beat a retreat. He got her
away from Coney Island without any fur
ther scene. '
"You hell hounds!" she cried. i "You
snakes! You can jeer and hoot as you
Mrs. Nation's manager, seeing the situ
ation, tried to induce her to leave the
stage. Julius Harfiarr of Newark pro
posed three cheers for the President, and
the assemblage gave them with a will.
Mrs. Nation became furious. ¦ . ¦ • . • .=
She had hardly uttered this sentiment
when she was greeted with jeers "and
hisses. Many of the audience . arose to
protest. Indignant comments were heard
all over the auditorium. Several of the
audience advanced to the platform with
menacing gestures. The thousand persons
who were present were unanimous In their
expression of contemDt.
"Bill McKinley deserves to die. He is
a friend of the brewer and the drinking
man. I have no care for him. He de
serves just what he got."
NEW YORK, Sept. 8.— Mrs. . Car
rie Nation narrowly escaped
personal injury to-night at
Steeplechase Park, Coney Isl
and, after an intemperate at
tack upon President McKin
ley. She was about to con
clude her lecture, when she raised her
voice and exclaimed: ¦¦ ¦- .• . •
Special Dispatch to The t Call.
Insults the President and
Barely Escapes Being
: TO KILL ASSASSIN
Vice President Roosevelt and Secretary
Kay would find themselves out of accord
on most Important questions bearing upon
the . treaty with Great Britain. Hay is
in favor of a neutral canal that should
be fortified, believing that is the surest
way. to protect the projected great water
way. : Roosevelt, burning with -the idea
'of Americanism, is in "favor of. a canal
to be built with American money, con
trolled by American administrators and
defended by American forts. He is an
advanced- advocate of fortifications on the
canal, which was the chief reason why
Great- Britain rejected the treaty. Then,
it is reasonably certain that' Roosevelt's
accession to the Presidency would be fol
lowed by a complete change in policy on
the subject of the neutrality of trie canal.
Mr. Root and the Vice President have
had differences In the past, • but they are
as great friends as ever, and. it is be
lieved that there is no office that Roose
velt thinks too important for Root to ac
ceptably fill. As to the other • members
of the Cabinet, conjecture at this time
would be idle. It Is not likely that Mr.
Long Would continue as Secretary of tho
Navy nor Mr. Knox as Attorney General.
Mr.. Gage would probably retire as Secre
tary of the Treasury and a younger man
from the West would be likely, to succeed
him. . • .--;.. ..
Differs From John Hay.
When Arthur became President there
was practically a clean sweep in the Cabi
net. Unquestionably all the members of
the present Cabinet would tender their
resignations. It is quite probable, that
Mr. Hay would retire as Secretary of
State. His .personal liking for President
McKinley • and his feeling that the pollcy
oi' an inter-oceanic canal treaty with Eng
land remains to be carried out are the
only things that keep him in the Cabinet
to-day. . .,'..¦¦
¦ Roosevelt as President might mean as
great a political revolution as that whlcn
took place when Arthur succeeded Gar
field. - It would be insulting to Vice Presi
dent Roosevelt to say that he had ever,
planned m • his. own mind a course that
he would follow should he become Presi
dent, ytc enough is known of his likes
and dislikes, of his position on public
questions and of political conditions con
fronting vim as a candidate for the Presi
dency iii 11)04. to permit a i fairly accurate
outline of tome of the things that wouscl
happen should a change occur -at this
time. : ¦
Roosevelt a3 Successor.
Vice .President Roosevelt is still here,
showing in every word and deed his solici
tude that the President should recover.
He is ¦ apparently thinking ' less ' about a
change than any other man in Buffalo.
He came because he felt that there' was
nothing else that he. could do,' and he has
placed himself entirely at the disposal of
the Cabinet. His generous sympathy is
fully appreciated by all intimate political
friends of the President, and the big of
fice holders in the administration In New
York and Ohio, as well as elsewhere,
have found the news that the President
would likely recover doubly gratifying, in
view of the revolution that might tako
place should there be a change in the
deaths has been such a grave
question that it lias not been ignored by
the men comprising the administration.
ing to his indisposition .. or
BUFFALO, Sept. 8.— Although
President McKinley appears
to be in a fair way. to recover
speedily, the possibility of a
change in the Presidency,* ow-
Special Dispatch to The Call.
A Woman's Venomous Words.
_The sentiment was loudly anoianH.^
The sensational statement of the £» f
Ing came when Mrs. Todd ambled EV£~
speakers' stand. Her eyes flwhed vSo^i*
ly and her portly frame shook with "^"
saga ffl .&a s?Sgg f s
system of tyrannical rulers • Kine* 2 2
Presidents, whose pastime it utifn and
the common people/ When th^° Ppress
get their just deserts as^one did the^thT
day. what do they, do? They arrest ev^rv
oyustice! And you calUhis'aVie'cSS
of the men applauded .vigorously. * jj£
' The proceedings began with readings
from the book of Samuel by Robertson
He expounded the meaning of the verses
one 00 ?' ln a halting manner and with
a maddening absence of "h's." He blas
phemed unrestrainedly against all that
men hold most sacred, and denounced
Christianity, the priesthood and aU "hat
pertains to the well-being of society as an
irremediable curse. To him the Bible was
a hideous work, which should only be
read for the amusement it affords to in
quiring minds like his own and for the
convincing proofs it contains that God is
a fable of superstition and all human si "
cerlty and love a hollow mockery Tha
speaker delighted In making, filthy afiu?
sions, which caused the woman in terra
C ?, U f»,, to >f q ", Irm w i th deligh? And &SS
all this he drew the moral that the only
way to regenerate mankind was to de
stroy "the fables of superstition and hyl
pocrisy whl€h have come down to us
through the ages." us
"Why don't the Christians come here
that we may teach them their ignorance
and them into light?" Inquired th£
speaker, mournfully. *"nuirea the
ei that Mr. Robertson had already SSta
iU.K'°',1i t "- ml "i;"iP°n he retifea-to his
upon the gathering at this T remark /»<!
ln n o"rde n r Ute BPCeChe3 Were ***£& VK
tlt T £1 i flrst dIrect allusion to President
McKinley was made by a man vfi W? n i
Phillips, an East Indian, wh? ?„ fifS**
language, declared that thePrwMon> en
responsible for. the mercHess bSnings^of
SffSS? thestake In the BouthdStaJ
"He could have stopped these «„?
rages!" roared Phillips ?n a frenzv £
rage "I hold that he is no better 7^
fsheS" rlCh ' he W ° Uld fcave^Seen* £ff
Scoffing at Christians.
It was a motley crowd that gathered at
Pythian Castle yesterday ostensibly to
listen to a learned discourse upon "Samuel
the Seer," by John Robertson, but in real
ity to comment upon the great tragedy
which has plunged the nation into gloom.
There were eighty-four men, who were
for the greater part past the meridian of
life, and, eight women of uncertain pedi
gree and age. The majority of those
present were foreigners, of little educa
tion, but apparently possessed of the sin
gle idea that the affairs of humanity are
going to the dogs and that unless the ig
norance of the world is speedily dispelled
according to ihe anarchistic convictions
mankind is Irretrievably lost. The wom
en, with a single exception, contented
themselves with applauding such in
cendiary remarks as were expressed, but
they were ably represented on the ros
trum by Mrs. Todd. a buxom woman of
50 years, who wore a faded terra cotta
colored dress and hat; She sat in one cor
ner and tittered audibly when significant
allusions, that brought the blush of shame
to the ; uninitiated, were voiced. The fe
males appeared to enjoy the proceedings
hugely, and language which the molt
daring speaker would decline to use in a
respectable gathering fell upon their de
praved sensibilities . as dew upon the
grass. s .. . ¦ - - ... . .
¦w- . i -yHILE a sympathetic nation
% A / awaited -with feverish anx
\/\/ iety the result of President
\i \i McKinley's gallant struggle
V j j : . for. life, and while in count
less sanctuaries throughout
• the land a Christian people
was voicing supplications to the Almighty
that the batte for existence " might not
be in vain, a coterie of anarchists, banded
together under the name qt. the Independ
ent Debating Society, applauded every
reference to the shooting of the President
with vim, and 1 "referred to'the nation's ex
ecutive as "the leader of a mob of capi
talists which was trampling- upon the
rights of the people." : . * :v •
CINCINNATI, Sept. 8.— The ramification
of the band of anarchists which Is sup
posed to have been responsible for the
commission of the terrible tragedy at
Buffalo Friday is believed to extend Into
this city. The local police have received
a. telegram from Chief Wilkie of the Fed
eral Secret Service Department request
ing the arrest here of E. Laux, 1430 Mon
roe street. Beyond this statement no in
formation .was furnished. Detectives have
failed to locate Laux, as there is no such
number on Monroe .- street. The police
claim to have the details of a former plot
which was hatched here, and in which a
Cincinnati man left here for Canton, Ohio
the. home of the President, for the pur
pose of murder, but returned, unable to
fulfill his purpose. It is said that' Emma
Goldman visited here Incognito recently
Secret service agents are expected here
in a few days.
occupies a cell with a < window "opening on
to the street to a certain- extent resem
bles the man who attempted to take the
life of President McKinley.
This witness was seen from the street
and. a little later the police heard that a
plot had been, formed .to kill him.
His cell was changed to one that of
fered greater safety ;.and it is. said when
this change was made the prisoner first
learned \ot the attempt that had been
made upon the life of the President .
Eleven men and women who are
avowed anarchists were formally booked
to-night on the charges of conspiracy to
commit murder. They will be taken be
fore Justice Prindiville to-morrow morn
ing for a hearing. It is said that the pros
ecution will ask f.or.a continuance of ten
days that the police may have more time
for an investigation. This was admitted
to-night by Captain Colleran.
"I am not prepared to say that a con
spiracy to kill President McKinley was
formed in Chicago," he said. "The evi
dence in our possession has been turned
over to the law department, and while we
are ready to begin the hearing to-morrow
it Is possible that the city prosecutor may
want more time. In that event we will
ask for a continuance."
Chief O'Neill was directed to get the
names of all the outspoken anarchists
now in the city and to ascertain to what
extent their movement has progressed
during the last three or four years.
If any further proof were needed that
Leon Czolgosz was the guest of ! Chicago
anarchists shortly before he went to Buf
falo on his murderous mission against
President McKinley it was supplied to
day by three of the prisoners of the Cen
tral police station. They identified a pho
tograph of Czolgosz as' a picture of a man
whom they saw at the home of Abraham
Isaak,- 515 Carroll avenue, not longer ago
than July 12.
Chief O'Neill's order is the result of a
conference he had with Mayor Harrison
last night. Information to the effect that
Leon czolgosz, the Buffalo assassin, re
ceived part of his anarchistic education in
Chicago arid that he was one of tnose who
attenaed meetings at which Emma Gold
man and other anarchist leaders spoke in
this city, coupled with the experience of
the Mayor's own family, led Mr. Ham
son to decide on drastic measures in deal
ing with the radicals.
CHICAGO, Sept. 8.— There will be no
more ' ' revolutionary speeches " '* in ' pub
lic'.in Chicago, if the. police can
prevent, them.-' The edict has gone
forth' from Mayor Harrison and Superin
tendent of Police O'Neill that such utter
ances shall be stopped, and the Chief later
sent orders to the commanding officers of
the various districts to detail men to be
in attendance at all such meetings and to
arrest the speakers if violent language is
ebrating the assassination
of McKinley. They are the largest group
in' the country. An anarchist paper, The
Firebrand, was ' published here before its
removal to Chicago. Czolgosz is known
to them. They were also interested in
King Humbert's assassination.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 8.— The
Evening Star prints the
following dispatch from
Anarchists at Duffy Hol
low, near here, are cel-
Chicago Police Ordered
to Call Quick Halt
on Mouthings of
Should McKinley Suc
cumb, the New Presi-'
dent Will Make
Reference to Shooting
of President McKinley
Greeted With Ap
OF THE CABINET
"The statement la a lie," he shouted,
with a wild tossing of his arms. "Wo
were organized for the purpose of discuss
ing, all topics without fear or hindrance.
We are not anarchists."
Mrs. Todd laughed loudly at this ap
parent renunciation of principle. SatisfM
with his beginning, the speaker began a
tirade against Christianity, and when his
Illogical discourse was concluded. George
Cumming, an elderly man.' took the floor.
He confessed that his children belonged
to the church, but as for himself, he was
proud to assert his conviction that Chris
tianity was a myth. Mr. Cumming"s clos
ing remarks were profane, a circumstance
that appeared t* please his feminine hear
er ! to . n £ extent.
T An individual known as "Lewis, the
ught. took the floor to talk about the
money question, but he had evidently
been heard before, for he was given little
encouragement. When he closed the au
dience dispersed. The subject for discus;
s . 1 ?" ne 5 t Sunday will be "The Folly of
All Deeds of Violence."
LONDON, Sept. 8.— Prayers for th» re
covery of Mr. McKinley were offered la
hundreds of British churches to-day, no
tably St. Paul's, Westminster Abbey and
Canterbury Cathedral. At the Rev. F. B.
Myers' church In London, where thera
was a large attendance, including many
Americans, the congregation arose and
passed a resolution of sympathy.
Hundreds of callers made Incessant In
quiries throughout the day at the United
States embassy. Many Americans walked,
drove or traveled by train for miles In
order to get the latest authentic news.
All departed delighted but still anxious.
King Edward has shown keen anxiety.
The United States Embassador is keeping
the King fully informed about Mr. Mc-
Todd was encouraged to close with the
remark that It was the duty of "every
independent searcher after the truth to
bring benighted Christians out of th»
darkness into the light." and the women
aPPteuded their champion again.
A middle-aged man arose and protested
against an article In one of the mornms
papers designating the Independent De
bating Society as a gathering of anarcn-
Appeals for the President's Becovery
Go "Up in Many Houses
PRAY FOR McKINLEY
And thl3 uncertainty, of. course, is one
of the contingencies to be- counted upon
in the illness of the President himself,
what the. effect would be upon him if the
worst— always perilously near In her case
—were to come to Mrs. McKinley is some
thing no one likes to contemplate. How
tender Is the tie between them is a mat
ter which all the world knows. Her piti
ful helplessness for years has stirred the
President's affectionate disposition to the
profoundest depths. The first thought
that came to his mind when the assassin's
bullet tore through his body was anxiety
for her. The first word he spoke after
being stricken down was about her—ask
ing that she be not told of what had oc
curred, or, if told, that there be no shade
His wishes in this respect were amply
fulfilled. She has not been told. With
sedatives to support her she hears only
what those who know her best have told
her and this she has accepted with child
Husband's Love for "Wife.
But even with all the* precautions with
which Mrs. McKinley la still surrounded
there is still grave anxiety for the out
come In her case. Her life, which long
has hung by a thread, one might say.
would hardly survive the slightest shock
in her present condition. The announce
ment In fact that she was at the point of
death, if it came at any moment, wouid
hardly cause surprise.
To-day Mrs. McKinley went for a drive
out Delaware avenue in company with
her cousin. Mrs. Lafayette McWilliams of
Chicago. The air was so superbly bracing
that Dr. Rixey felt a drive in it would
be better. for Mrs. McKinley than all the
drugB that could be given to her. The
result more than justified the physician's
opinion. Mrs. McKinley returned to the
house noticeably brighter and fresher thaa
when she left it.
She is constantly under the influence of
strong tonics and powerful sedatives. A
good deal of the time she sleeps. Nobody
who by apy chance might let her know
the true state of affairs. Is permitted to
come near her. She sees nothir.s: what
ever in the shape pf a newspaper. "Under
these condition's- and with this constant
watchfulness and nursinsr she has borne
up surprisingly well.
To have added to all this anything like
a statement of the awful thins: th«it ha.i
befallen her husband could have hardly
been otherwise than fatal, in the opinion
of those who know Mrs. McKinley's con
dition best. As it 19 It is only Dr. Rlxey's
skill and Intimate knowledse of her ail
ments that have kept her up.
Mr3. McKlnley'a condition was such that
to have told her, no matter how guard
edly, the truth of the situation woulj
have been in all human probability to
have ended her life long before now. Sho
was In a sadly wrecked, nervous condition
even before the tragedy occurred. She
had not recovered from the shock of those
salutes fired when the President arrived
here. - The cannon were let off, through
some Inconceivable stupidity, within tea
feet of the President's private car. of
'which several of the windows on one sida
were smashed In by the concussion. Mrs.
McKinley swooned from the shock ami
from that moment to this has suffered
from It— she has not been even her frail
Dare Not Tell Her "All. -
kept In an artificial atmos
phere of sedatives and greatly modified
statements as to the President's condition,
which has deadened, as far as possibly
the effect of the blow to her. Even at
this time she does not know he has been
shot, still less does she know that he
has been the victim of a villainous at
tempt at assassination. She has been toM
merely that he was hurt out at the ex
position grounds and he needs quiet ana
careful nursing to put him all right again.
BUFFALO, Sept. 8.— The quiet
that the physicians have in
sisted upon having Is almost as
necessary for Mrs. McKinley
as for the President himself.
The unhappy woman has been
Special Dispatch to The Call.
Physicians Withhold Facts
Because Shock Would
Cause Her Death.
Believes the President
Was Slightly Injured
in an Accident.
Mrs. McKinley Is Not
Told of Attempted
CrVILIZED PEOPLES STILL VOICING THEIR INDIGNATION AND DEEP SORROW
.THE SAN FRANCISCO CALL, MONDAY^ SEPTEMBER 9, 19Q1;