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WASHINGTON, D. C., FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6. 1901. TWO CENTS. THE EVENIHQ- STAR. PUBLISHED DAILY, EXCEPT SUTDAY. Eniices? Office, 11th Street and Pennsylvania Arena#. Tho Evening Star Newspaper Company. 8. H. KAUFFMANN, Pres't. Few York Offioe: 126 Tribune Bnildiaj. Chicago Office*. Boyce Building. The Kvonlnjr Star Is served to subscribers In 111# rlty by ? arrlers, on their own account, nt 10 cents per week, or 44 cents per month. Copies nt tho counter. 2 c?>nts each. Ity mall?anywhere tn the U.S. or Canada?jvwtape prepaid?5<l cents per month. Saturday Quintuple Sh??et Star. $1 per year; with foreign p, stace athied. f.T08. (Kntervd at the I'oat Office at Washington, D. C.. as second-class mail matter.) P"A11 mall subscriptions must bo paid In advance. Kates of advertising made known on application. 12:00 O'CLOCK P.M. ' -|-TT-xrwir ?w - PRESIDENT RESTING WELL ) ulse is 124. Iteration, 24; .4. ] YSICIANS S HOPEFUL Operation for the Second Bullet Wound Was f-? Successful. ASSASSIN'S NAME IS CZOLGOSZ BUFFALO, X. Y., September 6. ?The following bulletin was issued bv the President's physician at 10:40 p.m.: The President is rallying satisfac torily and is resting comfortably 10:50 p.m. Temperature, 100.4 ^e" grees; pulse, 124: respiration, 24. P. M. RIXEY, M. B. MANN, R. E. PARKE, H. MYNTER, EUGENE WANTS1N. (Signed by Geo. B. Cortelyou, Secretary to the President.) BUFFALO, N. Y., September 6. ? Secretary Cortelyou tonight gave out the following statement: "The following bulletin was issued by the physicians at 7 p.m.: " 'The President was shot about 4 o'clock. One bullet struck him on the upper portion of the breast bone, glancing and not penetrating; the second bullet penetrated the abdo men five inches below the left nipple and one and a half inches to the left of the median line. " 'The abdomen was opened through the line of the bullet wound. It was found that the bullet had pen etrated the stomach. The opening in the front wall of the stomach was carefully closed with silk stitches, after which a search was made for a hole in the back wall of the. stomach. This was found and also closed in the same way. " 'The further course of the bullet could not be discovered, although careful search was made. The ab dominal wound was closed without drainage. No injury to the intestines or other abdominal organ was dis covered. " 'The patient stood the operation well, pulse of good quality, rate of 130, condition at the conclusion of operation was gratifying. The re sult cannot be foretold. " 'His condition at present justifies hope of recovery.' "(Signed) "GEORGE B. CORTELYOU, "Secretary to the President." AS8ASSIX IS A POLE. He Claims Several Home*?His Iden tity Still in Doubt. BUFFALO, N. Y., September 6. -?The would-be assassin is a Pole named Fred Neimen, twenty-eight vears old, stands five feet nine inches high, weighs 160 pounds, has dark brown hair, blue eyes, smooth face, regular features, with prominent nose. He speaks very good English and has claimed to come from Cleve land, Chicago and Detroit, but has tcld so many stories that his home is still a matter of conjecture. It is not yet known whether he was born in this country or not. The district attorney is now closet ed with him. All the police reserves have been called into the central office to guard against possible trouble, and the po lice headquarters are reported roped for a distance in each direction. NIEMAN'S BUFFALO RECORD. Arrived There Last Saturday? His Valise Contains Little. BUFFALO, September 6, 8:50 p.m.?At the home of John Nowaks, 1078 Broadway, it was stated that Nieman came there last Saturdav. j He said that he was from Toledo, and that he came to Buffalo to see the exposition.. He was alone and had no visitors. His valise contained an empty revolver case and a few clothes. THIS MAY BE NIEMAN. Reporter* Get Track of Man of That Name In Detroit. DETROIT, Mich., September 6. ?Late tonight a newspaper reporter discovered that a man named Alfred Nieman had boarded at 178 Russell street up to two weeks ago, when he left for Buffalo. The description of Fred Nieman was read -to Alfred Kieman's former landlady, and she declared it fitted him excepting that Alfred's hair was not dark, but me dium brown, wavy and thick. He wore it brushed back off his fore head. He also had very white, even tectn. Alfred Nieman was a wagon maker. REAL NAME OF ASSASSIN. _________ Found by the Police to Be Leon Cfolgou. BUFFALO, September 6.?The police have just learned that the real name of the would-be assasshi Is Leon Czolgosz. He was born in De troit and came here from Cleveland. ? ? ? Special Dispatch to 1%c RvaBingJMar. BUFFALO, N. Y., Sept. 6.--At 6 30 o'clock Dr. Mann and Dr. Parke of this city cut into the Presi dent's abdomen and found that the bullet had cut a hole in one of his in testines and lodged somewhere in the last tissue back of his stomach. They began turning the stomach over to see if they could find it. The President's condition is very serious and he may die during the night. Again he may survive the operation. BUFFALO, N. Y., September 6. ?Dr. Harrington, the police sur geon, at 6:45 p.m., announced for Drs. Parkee, Parmenter and Mynter, who performed the operation, that the first bullet struck the sternum and glanced off, causing a slight fiesh wound. The second bullet per forated both walls of the stomach and has not yet been found. The bullet probably is in the stomach. The wounds are not necessarily fatal. The President will be removed to Mr. Milburn's house soon. Super intendent Bull will rope off the streets and allow no traffic thereon until the President has passed over them. BUFFALO, N. Y., September 6. ?At 6:50 p.m. the physicians say that while the wounds are serious they are not necessarily fatal. The bullet in the abdomen has not yet been found, but the wound has been sewed up, and the President is now coming out of the influence of the chloroform. ? ? ? REMOVED TO PRIEXD'S HOUSE. President Taken to Home of Mr. Mil barn?Condition Favorable. BUFFALO, N. Y., September 6. ?At 7:25 p.m. President McKin ley was placed in an automobile am bulance and taken from the Exposi tion hospital to the home of Presi dent Milburn, on Delaware avenue. The President is resting easily and the conditions are favorable. TO PROTECT THE PRESIDENT. Gin. Gillespie Sends Orders to Troops in the East. Gen. Gillespie, who is acting: secretary of war, and Col. Ward, acting adjutant gen eral, remained on duty at the War Depart ment until a late hour of the evening watching developments in the situation at Buffalo. On the receipt of the first news of the attempted assassination of the Pres ident Gen. Gillespie sent word to Vice President Roosevelt at Burlington, Vt., and the latter immediately started for Buf falo. Instructions were also sent to General Brooke, commanding the department of the east at New York, to arrange for the complete protection of the President. Or ders were sent to the commanding officer at Buffalo to use the entire force at his command to guard the President and to as sist the local authorities in preserving the peace. There are nearly 2<K> regulars at the exposition grounds including a company of the Coas^ Artillery and a company of the 15th Infantry. General Brooke left New York tonight for Buffalo to take charge of the military arrangements. A telegram was received from Secre tary Root at Southampton, L. I., saying that he had started for Buffalo immediate ly on receiving news of the attempt on the President's life. Mr. Adee, who is acting secretary of state, was on duty at the State Depart ment tonight. He notified Secretary Hay of the attack on the President and in structed all the representatives of the United States in foreign countries to in form those governments of the facts. The following telegram was received at the War Department: HAVANA, September 0. Adjutant General, Washington: Mayor and city council of Havana have called, expressing sorrow and solicitude for the President and desire that his family be advised of these expressions. SCOTT, Adjutant General. riR. CLEVELAND INFORflED. Thinks Deed rtust Have Been Act of Crazy Man. WINSTEAD, Conn., September 6.?Ex-President Grover Cleveland was fishing at Darling Lake, in Ty ringham, Mass., when he received the news regarding the shooting of President McKinley. He at once started for the shore in order to hear more details in regard to the matter, and anxiously asked for the latest advices from Mr. McKinley's bedside. Mr. Cleveland was horri fied at the news, and said: "With all American citizens I am greatly shocked at this news. I can not conceive of a motive. It must I have been the act of a crazy man." ? ? ? Secretary Long Deeply Affected. BUCKFIELD, Me., September 6. ?John D. Long, Secretary of the Navy, who has been passing his va cation at the Long-homestead, two miles from this i?tece, learned of the shooting of President McKinley to night. He was deeply affected by the news, which came to him while he was at the village. ? He proceeded to his home at once, \ - . . *? "r*'v ? - ? ;.r. declaring that he was undecided about future plans on account of the suddenness of the news. The Sec retary positively refused to say any thing for publication. ??? ? ACCOUNT OF SHOOTING. Assassin Concealed Weapon in a Handkerchief. Special Dispatch to The Evening Star. BUFFALO. N. Y., September 6. ?President McKinley was shot by an assassin, presumably an anarch ist, while holding a public reception in the Temple of Music, on the Pan American grounds, about 4 o'clock this afternoon. The assassin shot him twice, one bullet entering his right breast, and the other entering the abdomen. A detail of secret service men were near the President. They closed in on the assassin and placed him under arrest. He was taken under heavy guard to a nearby police station. The greatest excitement prevails and further details as to his identity are lacking. The President was shaking hands with a multitude of people as the assassin approached him. The assassin had a handkerchief over one hand as if bandaged. As he moved forward he put out his hand presumably to shake the hand of the President. He shot through the handkerchief at the President two times and each bullet took ef fect. The President was taken to the hospital 011 the exposition grounds and medical aid was summoned. One of the bullets was extracted by the surgeons and everything was done to make him as easy as possible. At 5 o'clock the surgeons gave out the re port that the President was con scious and resting easily. ? In founded Rumor of Death. * ( The assassin was taken to police headquarters at 5 o'clock and locked up in a cell and put under close guard. When questioned by the po lice he stated his name was Fred Nieman, and that he came here re cently from Detroit. He denies be ing an anarchist. He is a Pole by nationality. He refused to tell anything about himself and would not give any rea son for committing the dastardly act. He said he conceived the idea this morning. The police will put him through a severe examination later. At 5:40 o'clock the President was reported as being conscious and as comfortable as could be expetced. A rumor was circulated that he was dead and was quickly disproved. Mrs. McKinley was at the home of Mr. John C. Milburn, president of the exposition company, when the shooting occurred. She was kept in ignorance of it pn account of her weak condition. Em inent surgeons were summoned from all parts of the city to attend the injured man. Dr. Roswell Park rushed from Niagara Falls on a spe cial train. Dr. Rixey, the Presi dent's physician, was summoned at once. Everything possible is being done to relieve him. Lynching Threatened. A wildly excited crowd is about police headquarters yelling "Lynch the anarchist!" The police, how ever, are keeping them in restraint and trouble is feared. Probing; for Secdnd Ball. Dr. Roswell Parke, a well-known surgeon, has arrived at the hospital and is now probing for the bullet which entered the abdomen. Police Commissioner Cooper has had an interview with Nieman. When the President was shot he fell into the arms of Detective Gerry, whom he coolly asked: "Am I shot?" Gerry unbuttoned the President's vest and seeing blood, replied: "I fear you are, Mr. President." The would-t* assassin fired through the handkerchief which con cealed the wetpon. Detective Ire land was only, two feet away when the shot was fired. He immediately jumped upon Neiman and forced him to the ground. Instantly twenty men jumped on Nieman when he had been thrown by Ireland and when he was rescued from them his face was open and he was covered with blood. Soon after the shooting Nieman was asked why he shot the President and said: "I am an anarchist and I did my duty." RETAINED HIS COOLNESS. The President Summoned Him Secre tary to Hi* Bedside. SpeHal Dispatch to The Evening Star. BUFFALO, N. Y., September 6. I ?This evening in the Temple of Music President McKinley was shot twice by an Armenian anarchist dur ing the reception. The man had a handkerchief wrapped around his hand, in which a pistol was conceal ed. The first ball entered the Presi dent's chest and glanced. The sec ond ball entered the abdomen and turned downward. The first has been extracted. The President was instantly con veyed to the hospital, where he is now, resting and is conscious. He called his secretary to his bedside and is now dictating instructions and his last wish in case the wound should prove fatal. An immense throng ran after the assassin, who would have been lynched but for the intervention of police and guards. ROOSEVELT STARTS FOR BUFFALO. Vice President Hears the Sad News at Burlington, Vt. BURLINGTON, Vt., September 6.?Vice President Roosevelt on his arrival here from Isle La Motte started at once for Buffalo. To the Associated Press representative he said:' "I am too shocked and grieved to express my feelings." A few minutes later when a bulle tin was handed him saying that President McKinley's wound was not fatal, the Vice President sent word to the gathering: "Like all our people and like the whole civil ized world you will rejoice to hear this good news." ATTORNEY GENERAL INFORMED. Mr. Knox "Warn at Pittsburgr When No tified. PITTSBURG, September 6.? When informed of the shooting of President McKinley, Attorney Gen eral Knox said: "I cannot imagine how any living creature could harbor such a thought as to take'the life of the President. "I am so shocked at the awful news that I cannot talk further." "A DASTARDLY OUTRAGE." r _____________ Ex-Secretary Alger Broke Down Com pletely. DETROIT, Mich., September 6. ?When ex-Secretary of War Alger heard of the shooting of President McKinley he broke down complete ly. With the tears streaming d6wn his face he said he was incapable of saying anything except that it was dastardly outrage. ? ? ? Pout master General Informed. PHILADELPHIA, September 6 ?Postmaster General Charles Em cry Smith was greatly affected by the news of the shooting of President McKinley and expressed himself as shocked beyond measure. He im mediately wired to Washington and Buffalo asking for further particu lars than the early news dispatches contained. Mr. Smith said he hoped the President's injuries might not prove so serious as was at first inti mated. PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Septem ber 6.?Mr. Smith left here on a late train tonight for Buffalo. He ex pects to be at the President's bedside by 9 o'clock tomorrow morning. TWO NEI)IA\S IN DETROIT. One Im a Laborer, the Other m Gardener. DETROIT, Mich., September 6. ?There are two men named Freder ick Neiman, not Nieman, as the name comes from Buffalo, in the di rectory. One is a laborer, the other a gardener. Reporters have started for the homes of each one. Commissioner Andrews, who is searching for information of Nie man, has just seen two prominent local socialists who say they never heard of Nieman. BOTH DETROIT MEMAMS LOCATED. Gardener and Laborer of That Name at Home. DETROIT, Mich., September 6. ?Reporters have just telephoned that both the gardener and the la borer named Fred fcieman are at their homes. All the detectives in the city are at work trying to locate the would-be assassin's home and antecedents here. CLAIMS TWO HOMES. Nieman Sayi He In From Cleveland and Chicago. BUFFALO, N. Y., September 6. ?The would-be assassin also claims Cleveland and Chicago as his home. ? ? ? HANNA PROSTRATED. Too Much Shocked to Expreai HIm Feelings. CLEVELAND, Ohio, Septem ber 6.?"My God, it can't be possi ble,w cried Senator Hanna this af ternoon when the Associated Press dispatch was read to him saying that President McKinley had been shot. "It is terrible and I am too much shocked to express my feelings/' he added. The senator was prostrated by the news and begged that all dispatches relating to the condition of the Pres ident be telephoned to him as fast as they arrived. To Protect Stock*. NEW YORK, September 6.? Immediately upon receipt of the news of the shooting of the Presi dent steps were taken to call a meet ing tonight of all the great financial interests to devise measures to pro tect the stock market "THE BEST SIEnir*.** One of the largest hardware dealers in Washington says: "A large percentage of the men of Washington read no local paper except The Star. It is the best advertising medium in Washington for any and all lines of trade. New York does not have a newspaper as good as The Star." MRS. M'KINLEY BEARS UP. She Received the News of the Shooting With Courage. BUFFALO, X. Y., September 6. ?Mrs. McKinley received the news of the attempted assassination with the utmost courage. ? DR. KERR'S VIEWS. Says That All Depends on the Ab dominal Operation. Dr. James Kerr, one of the lead ing surgeons of Washington, was seen by a Star reporter this evening and asked his opinion concerning the probable fatality of President Mckinley's abdominal wound. He said: "The dispatches indicate,of course, that there is a verv serious condition. f It does not necessarily mean, how ever, that the wound will prove fatal. One very favorable condition is the fact that the operation was performed upon the President so soon after the shot was fired. This was of great importance, and combined with the fact that in Drs. Parke, Mylner and Parmenter he has some of the most eminent surgeons of the country at his bedside, the circumstances are of a hopeful nature. "It means that if medical science can do anything for the President these men will do it. In the absence of any severe injury to anv of the large blood vessels in the vicinity of the wound it looks to me as though the wounds ought not to be fatal. "The nervous shock is also to be taken into consideration, however, and may figure considerably in the result. But I repeat that the fact he was operated upon so soon after the shooting means that the circum stances are hopeful. "It will make no difference whether the surgeons recover the bullet. That is a matter of second ary consideration. The main cause for alarm lies in the operation itself. It all depends upon just what the President's condition was at the time # this operation was performed, and whether he can withstand the ex treme nervous shock. The combined effect of the operation and the shock will bring the President's vital pow-, ers to the lowest point. Therein lies the danger of death. "There is also danger of peritoni tis setting in. This ailment may en sue, and if it does the case will be dis couraging. Twenty years ago such an operation as was performed upon the President this evening was un known to surgeons. Now, however, it is performed every day with the most successful results." - J. P. MORGAN HEARS THE XEWS. Great Financier Wan Thunderstruck at the Information. NEW YORK, September 6.? When J. Pierpont Morgan was in formed of the shooting of President McKinley he stood as one thunder struck. For a few moments there was utter silence and then Mr. Mor gan turned to Air. Satterlee, his son in-law, and communicated the news to him. At the time Mr. Morgan was told of the shooting he had his hat and cane in hand ready to go home. He at once went into confer ence with his partners, and remained inaccessible. Secretary Hitchcock Informed. DUBLIN, N. H., September 6.? Secretary Hitchcock has been in formed of the shooting of President McKinley by a telegram from Wash ington. The message did not ex press an opinion as to the serious ness of the.President's condition. Veterans Send Condolences. Capt. Harlow S. Street sent the following telegram to Secretary Cortelyou: Mass meeting of veteran soldiers tonight. Sorrow at report of attack on the President, our comrade. You can command the veterans of the civil war in this crisis. .. HARLOW L. STREET, Captain C. S., Late Commander-in-Chief Unioa Veterans' Union.