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Declared More Serious Than Sup posed at First, STATEMENT MADE BY DOCTOR LEE He Took Part in the Operation Friday Evening. ITS DETAILS DESCRIBED from Today's N>w York Tribune. President McKlnley has received a more serious wound than was at first reported. He may recover, but the chances are evenly matched with the dangers. Judging from the bulletins of this afternoon stating that his temperature was 102 degrees, I should say that his condition was worse now than Just after the operation. Nevertheless, no one can predict what will happen thus early. This statement was made yesterday to a Tribune reporter by Dr. Edward Wallace Lee, who took part in the operation on the President on Friday, half an hour after the shooting. Dr. Lee left Buffalo on Frid.iy night at 11:20 on the Delaware, Lacka wanna and Western railroad, and reached this city yesterday noon. He registered at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, where he ex plained In detail last night the operation on the President, and described the char acter of the wound inflicted by Czolgosz's bullet. Dr. Lee was the medical director of the Omaha exposition in 1898, and, according ly, was well known to the stafT of physi cians under Dr. R. E. Parke, the medical director of the Pan-American exposition. Dr. Lee's home is in St. Louis, and he nad visited the exposition at Buffalo, as he put it, merely as a sightseer. In telling of how he came to be present At tbe operation. Dr. Lee said: **I ^as wandering aimlessly along the Midway, and had reached that part of the concourse which is bounded on one side by the show 'Darkness and Dawn' and 'The Old Kentucky Home.' when some one ran up to me and said: 'President McKinley has been shot. They want you at the Emergency Hospital.' Alniont Stunned by the Kew*. "The news almost stunned me, but I did not realize Its full purport until I had reached the hospital. There I found the President stretched out on the operating table. The clothes had been removed from the upper part of his body, disclosing the two wounds. ' "The first, which could not truly be called a wound, but was, in fact, more of a bruise, had been caused by the bullet grazing the flesh of the breast and leaving an angry red mark. The second bullet was seen to have penetrated into the abdomen, and had struck five and a half inches below the left n'pple and one and a half Inches to the left of the median line. "Dr. Mann and Dr. Parke, two eminent surgeons of Buffalo, had been summoned, and all were anxiously awaiting their ar rival. Dr. Mann arrived soon, but Dr. Parke, it was learned, was at Niagara Falls, and could not reach the scene for some time. "At that time there were present around the operating table Dr. P. M. Rixey, the President's personal physician; Dr. M. B. Mann and Dr. H. Mynter. "As soon as I saw the President I was struck with his condition. There was a pallor In his face, and on examination It was found that his pulse was abnormally high. There was every indication that the man was dangerously wounded and that an immediate operation was imperative. "There was a consultation of the physi cians as to whether It was expedient to wait longer for Dr. Parke or to begin at once. It was finally decided to go ahead with the operation. All the while I was greatly impressed with the President's for titude. He wore a faint smile on his face, and yet all the while his expression indi cated that he knew the seriousness of the wound, that It had been inflicted by k man who had planned to kill him. and that the ultimate success of the treatment was as yet problematical. "Having decided to perform the operation, one of us said: " 'Mr. President, your condition demands an operation." " "Gentlemen." was the answer, uttered in a low. quiet tone, as if spoken to some lit tlo child, 'I want you to do whatever In your judgment you think Is necessary.' "That Is the last thing he said at the hospital. We did not encourage him to talk, for we knew that the more quiet he was and the more free from excitement, the more likelihood of success would at tend the operation. Dr. Mann Take* Charge. "Dr. Mann then took charge, and the flesh was cleaned by shaving and by anti septic solutions. The President was then put under the influence of anaesthetics, which acted promptly and satisfactory. An incision was then made in the abdomen, through the aperture made by the bullet, about four and one-half inches long. Through this opening the stomach was drawn, and on examination it was found that the bullet had passed straight through this organ. As the President had had a hearty luncheon between 1 and 2 o'clock, the stomach was partly filled with undi gested food. This had oozed through the holes in the stomach to a certain extent and had run down Into the abdominal cav ity. Since the abdomen is inclosed in a lining known as the peritoneum, this lin ing had also been perforated by the bullet. ""The bullet could not be found. Accord ingly, the abdominal cavity was washed clean with antiseptic solutions, and all pos sible care taken to destroy any infectious germs. "The holes in the stomach were ugly ones, and the posterior hole was much more Jagged and torn than the one in front .through which the bullet passed first. This I consider a most serious mat ter, although to be expected, since the bul let had spent some of its force by the time it had reached the further side of the stomach, and thus tore rather than pierc ed its way through. "After repeated bathing of the wounded rarts with antiseptic lotions the apertures in the stomach were sewed up with silk sutures, and the abdominal cut was sewed together with silkworm gut sutures. "The external wound was then care fully dressed with an antiseptic bath, and a wide abdominal binding was applied. The body was then wrapped in sheets, around which blankets were folded, and the President was placed in the ambu lance. I nconacloaa When Moved. "The President was still unconscious when the operation was completed and the ambulance had been summoned to carry the wounded man to the home of President Milburn. This was fortunate, for it was much better for him to be carried away in an unconscious condition than for him to awaken and to be conscious of the Jolting o fthe vehicle. "I called at Mr. Milburn's house about 9 o'clock In the evening to learn of Mr. Mc Klnley's condition, and at that time I was told that he was resting comfortably. I left Buffalo at 11:20 p.m., and had no chance to learn further concerning his con dition until I arrived here in New York about noon today." "From the bulletins that you have seen," asked the Tribune reporter, "do you think the President has improved since the opera tion?" "I do not," was the answer. "What leads you to that opinion?" "The President's high temperature," was the reply. "I learn this afternoon that It is 102. This would Indicate a dangerous condition." "It has been said that a crisis has been reached." "There has been no crisis yet. Because of the character of the wound, the recovery or the decline is gradual. It will take time to determine what will be the ultimate re sults of the wound." "Is there not danger of peritonitis?" "There is always danger of peritonitis where there is a perforation of the peri toneum. This membrane lines the abdomi nal cavity, but its perforation does not nec essarily imply peritonitis, which is simply Inflammation of this tissue. Nevertheless, there are several reasons why I should fear peritonitis in the case of the President's wound." "What are your reasons, doctor?" Dr. Lee paused a minute before he made an answer. Then he said: "In the first place, the contents of the stomach oozed out into the peritoneal cavi ty; secondly, the bullet carried with It a part of the President's clothing; third, the bullet is of lead, which is a poison of itself, and fourth, it was an anarchist's bullet, which may have been tainted with a special poison to insure death." The Conrwe of the Bullet. "What was the course of the bullet?" I "As far as could be determined, it went straight through the body." "Where do you think it has lodged?" "Either in the muscles of the back, in which case it is not far below the shoulder blade. or it has dropped down into the ab dominal cavity." "Could it not have veered to the right sufficiently to have struck the vertebra?" "I do not believe so. The President showed no sign of paralysis, which he would have done if the spinal cord had been affected." Here Dr. Lee stopped a moment, as if thinking of something important which he had almost forgotten. Then he said, sud denly: "I was thinking of President Garfield's wound." "The bullet was not found which causcd his death, was it?" asked the reporter. "It was found, but only in a post-mortem examination. It had broken Into the vei tebra, and was discovered lodged against the spinal cord. In these days of surgery it would have been removed by an Incision Into the back. That was the advice of Dr. J. Marion Sims at the time, I believe, but the operation was considered too danger ous." "Do you consider the inability to find the bullet as fatal?" "I do not. It does not make so much dif ference now about the bullet. Men have been known to live for years with bullets in them. The bullet of Czolgosz has done the worst of its work already." No Crista In Such a C'aae. "Will not the crisis in the President's condition be reached soon?" "As I have said before, there Is no crisis In such a case." Here Dr. Lee stopped for a moment, as if he dreaded to say it, and then he addod: "Nevertheless, if the President's temper ature does ont go down during the next forty-eight hours the outcome will be 3tlll more uncertain." Dr. Lee started last night for Buffalo, where he expects to call at Mr. Milburn's home and learn of President McKinley's condition. He plans to leave Buffalo at ? o'clock for St. Louis. Dr. Edward Wallace Lee is a man of powerful physique, six feet In height, and has bushy black hair and a mustache. He was for many years a physician and sur geon in Omaha, where he was also profes sor of surgery at the Creighton Medical College. In 1&>8 he was made the medical director of the Omaha exposition. He has made his home in St. Louis since 18SW. There he is the consulting surgeon In the City and Women's Hospital. CHEAT RECUPERATIVE POWERS. Commlaaioner Harrla Extremely Hope ful of the President's Recovery. Mr. A. L. Harris, a member of the In dustrial commission, was lieutenant gov ernor of Ohio at the time President Mc Klnley was governor of that state. The personal acquaintance with the President enjoyed by Mr. Harris caused the tragedy of Friday evening to be especially distress ing to him. But Mr. Harris was today ex tremely hopeful that the President would recover. "Mr. McKinley," he said today, "has un usual recuperative powers, and I feel sure he will have a better chance to recover from the effects of his wound than ninety nine men In a hundred. During the guber natorial campaign in Ohio, which resulted In the election of Mr. McKinley as gov ernor. he exhibited wonderful powers of endurance and recuperation. After a day of unusual fatigue he would be up and as fresh as if he had had no unusual tax on his powers of endurance, and this was ac complished with comparatively Uttle sleep. He has a good constitution, and his habits have always been so regular that if any one could recover from the wound he has received he can do so. His calmness under exciting circumstances will assist In his restoration to health." ANARCHISTIC PI,OT RECALLED. May I'oaslbly Have Had Some Connec tion With Caolftoaz's Crime. Apropos of the attempt to assassinate the President the local police recall an anarch istic plot which was revealed about a year ago, when two Italian reds were unearthed and deported. Some speculation is being indulged in as to whether this plot has any connection with Czolgosz's assault upon tho President. In July, 1900, a cablegram was received at the Department of State from Italy an nouncing that the authorities there had learned that two pronounced Italian an archists had departed from Italy with an alleged Intention to assassinate the Presi dent. Vhe statement was made that these two men had been selected by fellow an archists to perform the deed. Chief Wltkie of the Becret service and Major Sylvester, superintendent of the local police, were in formed of the facts and steps were immedi ately taken to apprehend the two Immi grants upon their arrival. Major Sylvester cabled for a description of the two men and was advised that their names were Maresca and Michael Gulda. It was also ascertained that one was a stowaway and the other a fireman on the North German Lloyd steamer Kaiser Wllhelm II, which was due to arrive August IS. Detective Frank Helan of Inspector Boardman's local staff was sent to New York with orders to board the Incoming vessel in order to keep track of the movements of the men. In case they started to come to Washington he had orders to arrest them the moment they arrived here. After waiting for two days Helan, accompanied by Chief Hazen of the secret service, boarded the Kaiser Wllhelm II and placed the suspects under arrest. Twelve other arrests were made in New York in the same connection, the sub jects all being accused of connection with the plot. When the effects of the two In coming Italians were examined incriminat ing evidence was found and they were sub sequently deported, together with the twelve other suspects. It is possible that some of these men may have since regained admission to this country, and the local police and secret service officials are en deavoring to ascertain If this movement has any connection with the attempt of the Buffalo assassin to taks the President's life. EXAMINATION OF CZOLGOSZ STILL INSISTS THAT HE WAS ALOH1 IN CRIME. Illustrates to Police the Manner of the Shooting??Searching for Confederates. A press dispatch from BufTalo last nifht says: Leon Czolgosz, the self-avowed disciple of Emma Qoldman, and the other radical anarchist leaders, who shot President Mc Kinley, insists that he alone is responsible for his crime. He says that he talked the matter over In advance In a general way with his friends, but that he was not ad vised by them, and that there was no plot or conspiracy to take the life of the Pres ident in which any one else had a part. He declined to furnish the names of the men with whom he discussed the crime of Friday, but the police believe they will yet learn them, and that when they do they will have exposed the anarchistic plot of which they are confident the prisoner was the final agent of murder. Czolgosz submitted to si* hours of ex amination and questioning at the hands of the police officials today, and was tired out when they led him back to his cell and locked him up for the night. The long ex amination of the prisoner was save in so far as his own Individual fate Is concerned, for while he told n?thl"* that would implicate any one else In his crime, he went oner the scene at the Tem ple of Music when he shot the President again and again, completing a confession, as ample as the law ever exacted. Illustrates Crime. He even went to the extent of to the officers the manner In which j?e sh the President, and told with manifest pride how he deceived the President and his pro tectors with the bandaged hand that held the revolver. _ When he was first brought before Super intendent of Pciice Bull and District At torney Penney he was not disposed to talk very freely, and when a question was put to him took ample time to weigh his an swers deliberately. He mixed with his an swers some of the philosophy of the des perate political sect to which he belongs, and seemed to be posing. Later his tongue loosened somewhat, and by the close of the afternoon he talked freely. The admission that he had discussed the crime in advance with friends was finally drawn from him, but there he stopped and could not be moved. He was In the hands of a group of shrewd examiners, and they set trap upon trap to snare him. but the effort to break him down failed. The police say that in the end when he comes to a true appreciation of his position he will break down and fully confess. In reviewing his confession he made open avowal of his belief In anarchy, and said that he had merely done his duty as he saw it. j Looking tor Confederates. In addition to the examination to which , the prisoner was subjected, city and federal detectives spent the day In scouring the city for some trace of possible confederates. They took up the trail of the prisoner from the day of his arrival and partially com pleted an outline of his movements up to the commission of the crime. They did not succeed In connecting him with any of the socialists who make their home here, and by nightfall had about abandoned the theory that he was assisted by any one here. They also showed an In clination to give up the belief that a con federate preceded the prisoner In the re ception line leading up to the President, but work along that line had not been aban doned. The general theory now held by the detectives Is that a circle of Czolgosz's as sociates plotted the murder of President McKinley. and that he was picked by lot or Induced by persuasion to carry out the conspiracy. They say that he lacks the shrewdness to have planned and executed the crime as he aid. The police said tonight that they had made no other arrests and that they had none in contemplation. It is evident that they have not made much progress toward the establishment of their theory with ma terial evidence, and that their chief re liance at present is on a confession from the prisoner. Czolgosz's trail has been taken up at Cleveland, and It is expected that the Inquiry there will let in some val uable light as to his companions and possi ble fellow conspirators. Prisoner Kept Secluded. The prisoner was kept secluded today, and as a result of a suggestion from Sec retary of War Boot, the police inquiry will be made as secretly as possible. No one is permitted to see the prisoner other than his immediate custodians, and his confessions, taken down in writing, will not be made public for the present at least. The pris oner has not retained counsel, and when the subject was mentioned to him today he said he did not desire a lawyer to de fend him. The police said that when he got over the idea that he was a great hero among his fellow anarchists he would very likely resort to the usual means to avoid punishment for his crime, whatever time shows it to be. No one who ever knew him made applicatioh to see him today, and no word came to him from his rela tives. He had a couple of dollars when ar rested, and today asked that It be expended in the purchase of a new shirt. His re quest was granted, and he spent some time in rearranging his dress. The police made another search of his room and effects, but found nothing that would throw any light on the crime. Surprise to Those Who Knew Him. A Cleveland, Ohio, dispatch says: Perhaps to no one else is the would-be assassin of the President more a surprise than those who know the reckless young man in Cleveland and vicinity. Leon Czol gesz, during his half dozen years or more residence in the far southeast end of this city, and largely Inhabited by people of his nationality, cannot understand how he ever plucked up the necessary nerve to do his daring deed. The unh&iiiiy inmate of a home from which his mother had been taken by death, hd never got along very well with his father's second wife, said acted more or less the stubborn boy in his.relations with her. During this time his father lived on a farm with his large family of seven boys and two girls. Leon was not active In farm work, seeming not to care for the drudgery Incident to the life. Shortly after coming to this city, fifteen years ago, Leon's father started a saloon, In the rear of which was a small build ing used as a rendesvous and meeting place for a dozen or fifteen men, who called themselves anarchists. Leon was too young to be a member of that gang, but he was a great listener to the har rangues that these men Indulged in, and they probably had some effect on his youthful mind. Leon worked in a rolling mill for several years, but the work was too hard for him and he left to go on his father's farm. Became an Idler. Lung trouble developed and this soon in capacitated him from doing the severe work of agricultural life, and he finely became more or less of an idler. His health never regained robust condition. His effeminacy was the cause of more or less comment among his acquaintances, Leon making his companions largely among children, with whom he spent a greater part of his time, acting as they aoted and being shy at the approach of older persons. His health was thought to be sock as to forbid his working [ hard, and, being of a sensitive nature, ha could not bear to be dependent upon the efforts of the other members of his family, all of whom were hard workers. Conse quently he left home and became C wan derer. The last definite Information from him was a letter received from West Sene ca, N. T., written on the 13th of July. That letter was written to the secretary of a fraternal society in Cleveland, and was for the purpose of paying his monthly assess ment. So far as his folks and friends know he has been nowhere else than in West Seneca since that date. The idea of a plot being hatched In this city to kill the President is not given seri ous thought by the police, nor by those who have known Csolgosz for the past ten years. They regard his desperate deed as the result of a sudden inspiration to do something to attract public notice, and per haps having been-inspired by what he had heard at various times during his younger years. Csolgosz was looked upon as being a harmless fellow by those who knew him best. Childish and Simple. Among his own brothers and sisters he was considered "strange," and a sister-in law not long ago commented upon his chil dish conduct. He has a brother; Jacob, who was in jured by an explosion at the Sandy Hook navy yard a couple of years ago and who has since been retired on pension. His recent letters to his family indicated nothing unusual In his line of thought. Recently the farm which his father owned a few miles southeast of this city was sold and Leon's share of the proceeds are still retained by the father waiting for them to be claimed by the son. Leon had no amusements common to persons of his years,, contenting himself with playing with the children of the neigh borhood, and so constant was this practice that a sister-in-law asked her husband, "What is the matter with Leon? He plays with no one but children, and he acts like a child." Because of his childish conduct his par- j ents paid less attention to him than would otherwise have been the case, and Leon, being of a sensitive temperament, probably felt It deeply. Portraits of the assailant, printed today, show a young man with a bright-looking face, almost innocent in its expression. His features are not unordinary in contour, and he would pass as a good-looking young man. He is smooth shaven, and his face is so boyish In appearance that It may hardly have the need of a razor. His eyes are large and bright looking; his nose and mouth regular In form, and his hair Is plentiful and nicely combed back in a semi pompadour style. He wears a white shirt and collar and black bow tie. From his portrait he is about the last individual that ono would pick to be the* would-be assassin of the chief magistrate. The concensus of opinion, therefore, in Cleveland, is that the shooting of President McKinley by this young man is not the result of a premedi tated plot of which he was a part, but rather the sudden inspiration of a not over strong mind that may have been Influenced by the urging of more desperate men who. seeing Leon's apparently easy manner, used him as an Instrument in a deed that has shocked the civilized world. Czolgosz still continues to eat well and sleep well, and seems absolutely indifferent to his fate. He makes no Inquiries as to the condition of the President, and appar ently cares nothing at all as to the out come of his Injuries. ? ? ? SPEAKER WAS DISAPPROVED. _ Objectionable Reference* to the Presi dent'* Shooting Arouse* a Furore. Something of a sensation was created at a dinner given by the workingmen's com mittee of one hundred at New York last night. The dinner was given In honor of Henry George, and prominent socialists were present. In* reporting the dinner, the New York Times of today says: Speeches that aroused the mingled ap proval and dissent of the audience were made by the .Rev.,'Herbert S. Blgelow of Cincinnati, wty* was Introduced as one of the promising young church orators of the west, and by jQhn. Brooks Leavltt. | The subject of Mr, Blgelow's address was the philosophy of Henry George, and when he asked the question: "How can we mal^e life inviolate?" not a soul was there! in tjie audience but knew to what the reference. was made. Then came the speaker's answer to his own query: "By cultivating In the community a sacred ness for life not only in the White House, j but also In the mine? and the mills." There was a moment's silence. It was broken by the exclamation of one voice: "For shame!" The voiee was Instantly stifled by an up roar of approval such as Is seldom accorded to a speaker. Men and women arose, and there was yelling and cheering at the Im plied thrust which did not cease for many minutes. But there was another bomb to be thrown to the eager crowd, and it came the Instant quiet was restored. "We want human sympathy with the President's wife," said the clergyman, "but Just as quick as we want It with the wo man who sits In the ashes of her home, or with the Filipino mother who sits in the ashes of her hut weeping over her slain sons." Again the voice of protest arose In the rear of the room as the clergyman implied that the attack on the President had come to him as a just retribution, but once more the mob went wild with delight and shout ed and cheered and yelled as It climbed on chairs and waved napkins. When the cler gyman finally resumed his seat there were cries of "Bigelow! Blgelow!" While the reporters were taking down the speech of Mr. Blgelow, John Brook3 Leavltt, who had been told that he would be at the end of the list of speakers and would therefore not finish his address on "Labor and the Judiciary" In time to get It into the newspapers, sent the following to the press table as his contribution to the Injured chief executive: "We meet tonight In the shadow of a great crime by an anarchist, abhorrent to nil law-abiding citizens, but the cbstom of some of our judges In granting illegal in junctions will do more to bring about an archy than any violence of an anarchist." Fully 500 covers had been laid for the dinner, but hardly more than 200 respondod to fill the seats in the pavilion. Effort* Made in Coagres*. Strong efforts have been made to Induce Congress to enact law* excluding an archists from Hn^n(f to the United State*, but thus far without success. Probably the strongest movement In that direction was made when Gov. Stone of Pennsylvania was a member of the House of Representatives. A measure advocated by him specifically excluded anarchists a* such, and provided various safeguards tor Identifying them. The measure wis vigorously opposed, some of the most prominent men In Congress Identifying themselve* with the opposition, on the ground that the term ??anarchist" was a general characterisation. It was urged that It would be a dangerous prece dent to prosecute <kr punish a man for sup porting a theory, or having a certain opin ion, without proof that he had oommitted an actual crime. This and other technical objections led to the failure of the meas ure. , ., | !?? I Serious Fire at Denver. DENVER, Coi.,* September 8.?Fire last night destroyed the buildings at 1828 to 1837 Market street, with their contents. They were dccupfed by the Humphrey Jones Mercantile Company and the Sausr Manufacturing Company. Loss, 1100,000. THEPROVINCEOF PAMPANGA IT IS KBARLT TWICE THE SISB OF RHODE ISLAND. KxteulT* Afriealtval Prodact*?Va rtH ?aaifaetariBi Interest*? Civil GoreriHeat a Socceu. From official material complied In the division of Insular affairs of the War De partment, a statement has been prepared concerning the province of Pampanga. Under the provincial organisation act, Pampanga was created a local political Jurisdiction in February last, under the general authority of the Philippine com mission. It is one of the most important of the provinces in population. Industry and trade. The province contains 1,413,700 acres, which makes it nearly twice the slse of the state of Rhode Island, and within ISO square miles of the area of the state of Delaware. The country has every variety of surface, being mountainous in the west ern part and nearly level In the center and? south. The temperature is cool and de lightful. All the towns of the Interior are within wagon road or trail communication with the capital, which is Bacolor, and thence to Manila, which Is but thirty-live miles distant. The rivers are also navigable and on them is carried on a large trade in native products with Manila. The Manila ai<d Dagupan railroad crosses the province from southeast to northwest and brings many of its prnicipal towns In communi cation with Manila bay, and the Gulf of i Llngayen. an arm of the China sea. Th9 rallrosyl Is paralleled by a telegraph line. I The population number 223,922, six times as large as the state of Nevada, nearly three times as great as Wyoming, and con siderably larger than Arizona, Idaho, Dela ware or New Mexico. The inhabitants are the race from whom the province takes Its name Pampanga. In the mountains are a few Negritos, a remnant of the aboriginal race of Luzon. This population is dis tributed among twenty-five towns, 328 vil lages and 297 rural districts. The Cities In the Province. The capital, Bacolor, on the Betls river, not far from the head of the Pampanga delta, is a town of 17.100 inhabitants. It Is well built, has a fine courthouse and a mon ument to the memory of Anda y Salazar, governor general of the Island in 1762-4, 177G. Arayat, In the northeastern part, has a population of 14.000; Candaba, near the western margin of the swamp of that name, 14,000; Lubao, on the delta, 14,000; Maca bebe, on the Rio Grande Pampanga, near one of Its outlets, 14.000; San Fernando, the shipping port of Bacolor, 14,000. There are twelve other towns with a population ex ceeding 5,000. The agricultural products of the province are quite extensive, the staples being rice, srgar, tobacco, cotton, corn, sweet pota toes and Indigo. The annual value of these crops is estimated at $1,210,000. The annual value of forest products Is $182,380. The fishing Interests are also becoming very ex tensive. In addition to the large occupa tion of the inhabitants In agriculture, graz ing and fisheries, there is a considerable development of mechanical Industry. At the time of the outbreak of the Spanish war there were 12,577 looms In operation and 054 sugar mi.ls, 445 being hand-power. 177 steam and the rest hydraulic. There were 305 stone mills, 15 carriage shops, be sides pottery factories, carpenter shops, tool shops, belt factories, etc. A large man ufacture of sacks for commercial packing and sleeping mats Is carried on. Civil Government Saceensfal. Under the military organization in 1900, after the general campaign for the suppres sion of the rebellion, the department of northern Luzon was created on May 4, 1900, under command of MaJ. Gen. Lloyd Wheaton, U. S. V. Brig. Gen. Fred. D. Grant was assigned to the command of its firth district. Subsequent operations took place against the bands of outlaws which had taken refuge in the mountains, and re sulted In breaking up further serious oppo sition to United States authority. The local civil government is meeting with great success. The inhabitants are beginning to realize the advantages of sta ble government, and, as a consequence, peat advancement Is being made in every branch of industry. PREDICTED MCKINLEY'S DEATH. A Kansas City Man Heard Magglo'* Declaration. James F. McDonald of Kansas City has confirmed the statement that Antonio Mag glo, an Italian, a year ago predicted that President McKlnley would be killed by an archists. Magglo, who was a barber and a cornet player by turns, lived at different times In Kansas City and Leavenworth. While in Kansas City a year ago he ran a barber shop, and his shop was a meeting place for anarchists. Mr. McDonald, sec retary of the traders' exchange at that time, had a place of business next to Mag glo's shop. They became acquainted, and one day, In a burst of confidence, Magglo said to McDonald: "The republic Is good, socialism Is better, but anarchy Is the acme of them all. Pres ident McKlnley will soon be killed. He rep resents government and oppression, and must go the way of the others." A Wichita man who knew Magglo at that time yesterday stated that Magglo made the declaration to him, adding that the or der to assassinate the President had been sent out hy an anarchist society at Rome Italy. Magglo's brother, who lives In Leaven worth. claims not to know the present whereabouts of Magglo. FEELING IN SPAIN. Newspapers at MadAd Condemn the Great Outratte. MADRID, September 8.-The newspapers here comment briefly upon the attempted assassination of President McKlnley. and none of them fall to remember that It was under his administration that the war with Spain took place. The Globo, minis terialist. says: "President McKlnley, yielding to popu lar ambitions, wrought much ill to Spain," but the paper condemns what It describes as being a brutal outrage. The Imparcial observes: "It would be premature to pass Judgment on the per sonality of the President, and still more so on his policy, but the day is perhaps not far distant when the United States will see in him the primary cause of the decadence of the North American repub lic." The Liberal protests against the crime, "irrespective of the injury done to Spain" by President McKlnley. The Correspondent says: "If the Mon roe doctrine-did not already exist there would be the McKlnley dootrine. His ad ministration has been 'disastrous to Spain. The new Imperialist policy of the United States will not die with President McKln ley, for imperialism is an idea rooted in the minds of the American people." a a ? THE PRESIDENT'S REMARKS. Aatheatie Version of What His Whoa Shot. BUFFALO, September 8.?On many ma terial points, and particularly the utter ances of ths President after he was shot, the witnesses of Friday's tragedy at the Temple of Music fail to agree. The action of the tragedy was very fast, and its com mission was followed by a scene of oon fuelon in which it was difficult to either see or hear with accuracy, however close one stood to-the President and his It is now conceded that the President did not say, "May God forgive him," after he was shot, and agreed that his first audible speech was a reference to his wife, "I trust Mrs. McKlnley will not be Informed of this; at least I hope it will not be exaggerated." KIKCI EDWARD ANXIOUS. He Aalta to Be Kept liforaiei of the PretMeMf* CoaAitloa. LONDON. September 8.?King Edward has directed the British charge d' affaires ?t Washington to express "his majesty's deepest sympathy at this dastardly at tempt and to Inquire after President Mc Kinley's condition." This message has also been communicat ed to the United States embassy here. Lord Lansdowne sent a similar message to the United States government in behalf of the British government, and King Ed ward has telegraphed a direct, personal message to President McKlnley. The fol lowing is the text of King Edward's mes sage to the foreign office: KIEL. September T. "Please send at once to the American embassy to offer my deepest sympathy at the dastardly attempt on the President's life. I have telegraphed direct. Please keep me Informed of his condition." Ambassador Choate has wired King Ed ward as follows: "I have been much touched by your majesty's kind message of deepest sym pathy at the dastardly attempt upon the President's life and will keep your maj esty advised of his condition. The latest accounts are favorable. CHOATE." -Lord Roberts sent the following message to United States Ambassador Choate: ?'Please convey to President and Mrs. McKlnley, on behalf of myself and the British army, our profound regret at what ha? occurred, and our earnest hope that the President's valuable life may be spared. ROBERTS." DENUNCIATION IN GERMANY. One Feellngr Expreaaed In the Berlin Nevrapapera. BERLIN, September 8.?All the evening papers make sympathetic comments on the attack on President McKlnley. The Neueste Nachrlchten says: "The whole civilised world receives the news of this anarchist crime with the deepest execration. With this general in dignation is united sympathy for the ruler of the great republic, who. in the course of his administration has given numerous proofs of his friendly sentiments toward Germany." The National Zeltung denounces the deed and adds: "The sympathy of the civilized world goes toward the dangerously wounded Pres ident of the United States, and in this great commonwealth it will everywhere be profound and sincere." The North German Gazette, semi-official, saysr "The execrable attempt fills Germans with sincere sympathy for the sorrow of the friendly American people. May medi cal skill preserve the revered head of the great republic, and save American history from the stain of another presidential as sassination." The Boersen Courier says: "We, in Germany, cherish the heartiest wish that the life of the ruler of a friendly nation, linked to us by so many ties, will be preserved." The Vossische Zeltung extols President McKlnley in a long editorial, which con cludes as follows: "He Is the right man In the right pl;ice, and the Americans can be congratulated If he recovers." The Post says: "We know that the citi zens of all states will unite with us in hoping that the physicians will save the President's life." A special dispatch to the Lokal Anxelger from Koenlgsberg says: "The news reached the emperor last night. He looked very serious when riding to the parade." The" paper adds that his majesty Imme diately cabled an expression of hL? sympa thy and hope for the President's recovery. 1 ? ? ? ST. PETERSBURG SHOCKED. All Russian Statesmen Moved and Grieved. ST. PETERSBURG, September 8.?The attempt on the life of President McKlnley has profoundly shocked the Russian official world, which thoroughly appreciates Presi dent McKinley's statesmanship. The correspondent of the Associated Press here received the following statement from Prince Obolensky, representative of Count Lamsdorff, the foreign minister, during the latter's absence: "All the Russian statesmen are deeply moved and grieved by the attempt to assas sinate President McKlnley. Count Lams dorff, who is with the emperor, will no doubt transmit the official condolences of the Russian government and an expression of sympathy on the part of the emperor." Similar expressions of grief were heard in the other ministries. M. De Witte, the finance minister, wired a message of sympathy over his own signa ture. The United States ambassador, Charle magne Tower, said: "It is not only a calamity to the Ameri can people, but to the whole civilised world, because It to an attack upon the life of one of the most fair-minded, upright and pa triotic men of our day. I consider it one of the most painful incidents of modern times. I am sure America will have the sincere sympathy of all nations." . ? ? ? ? FAMILY'S STRANGE ACTIONS. Peculiar Conduct of People at Iaaak's Chicago Home. CHICAGO, September 7.?Strange stories are told by the neighbors of the Isaak fam ily. in Carroll avenue, of the departure of two men from the house at 515 Carroll ave nue on Tuesday morning. It Is claimed that two men came out of the house and bade two women farewell on the front steps, the women throwing their arms around the men's necks and crying when they sep arated. The scene attracted considerable atten tion, and one witness who was- walking along the other side of the street stopped until the men had left the women, who, weeping, returned to the house. At the time It was known by the neighbors that Emma Goldman frequently visited the house, and that the place was a headquar ters of the anarchists. On top of the story of that strange leave taking comes a story to the effect that an express wagon called at the Isaak house between 6 and 7 o'clock on the evening of the same day. and that a trunk was taken from the house and hauled away. Whether there is any connection between the depar ture of the.two men and the call of the ex press wagon has not been established. o ? SENATOR LODGE AGHAST. Seems Incredible That Prealdent Shoald Be Chosen for. Saerlflee. A dispatch from Paris to The Star says: Senator Lodge of Massachusetts arrived in Parts yesterday evening from a trip to Russia and Germany. He heard the news thi? morning, and said: "I am aghast. It seems Incredible that he, the representative of a free country, and himself so deservedly popular, should be chosen for the sacrifice by these anar chist fiends. I agree with General Porter that our President should be surrounded with greater protection, and the severity of the laws against anarchists should be in creased." ? ? ? Arrival of Medleal Dlreetor Glhoa. NEW YORK, September 8.?Among the passengers who arrived today by steamer fltaatendam, from Rotterdam, was Dr. Al bert L Glhon, medical director of the United States navy. SIX VESSELS WRECKED WEST ASHORE OTT BEACH SEAR PORT HURON. iMtfn LmI Their Bearlnsi "In (k? Dense Smoke Proas the Foreit PIrea. PORT HFRON, Mich., September ft.? After one of the roughest nights ever known on Lake Huron, made worse by a heavy pall of smoke that overhung the water, six vessels are wrecked on the beach, three miles north of here. The crews of four of them were rescued by the life-saving cTew during the night, thirty eight persons all told, and the crews of the other two are still on their vessels, but in no danger. Several other craft were in grave danger during the night, but were extricated this morning. The wrecked craft are the Wawatam and consort. Whaleback 102. Pauley and consort. Am aranth, barge Paige and tug Sarnla. In the smoke and gale their masters lost their bearings and went ashore, thinking they were headed for the harbor. As though the gale which blew last night were not enough, great clouds of smoke from the forest flres north of here ob scured every buoy and light from view. The lake was lashed into tfant waves by the wind. The Wawatam and consort were the flrst to go ashore, and It is thought that both will be almost total losses, as they are so high on the beach that It is Impos sible to reach them with wrecking out fits. Their crews remained aboard. The life saving crew from here took their ap paratus to the scene when the wrecks were reported, and they were soon need ed for the crews of the other vessels which went ashore In more dangeroue places and were in danger of breaking up. Trip after trip was made to the various craft until all the sailors were safe ashore. The Amaranth broke In two during the n'.ght, and the tug Sarnta is going to pieces. The barge Paige is also in bad shape. The Canadian steamer Rosemont and barges Winnipeg and Selkirk had nar row escapes. The sea Is still very heavy, and it is Impossible to estimate what the loss will be. ? ? ? STORM AT CHICAGO. Gales Too Hitch for Lake Steamers to Venture Oat. CHICAGO, September 8.?A thlrty-six mlle-an-hour wind storm swept over Chi cago yesterday afternoon and last night. The district over which the high winds swept is confined to the lower ends of the lake region. During the day the smoke that came down from the northwest was so thick off Chicago harbor that vessels could not be seen from the lif-i-savlng station until they were coming Into the river. A number ran back after being far down the lake. The City of Chicago, which left at 2 o'clock for St. Joseph, turned when within sight of that place, on account of the heavy seas, and reached here seven hours after It had left port, with the passengers still aboard. The Minerva, Charlevoix, Saugatuck and Siberia also ran back. PESALTV SHOl'LD BE DEATH. Col. Herrlck on Attempts Againit the President's Life. CLEVELAND, September 8.?Colonel My ron T. Herrick, one of the President's most intimate friends, arrived here early today from Buffalo, having left the Milburn resi dence about midnight. "When I left Buffalo the physicians felt greatly encouraged, and all had strong hopes that the President would pull through," he said to the Associated Press correspondent today. I Referring to the assassin and the anarch ists, Mr. Herrlck said: "In view of the general feeling aroused among the people of the country against the anarchists as a result of the shoo tins of President McKlnley, it seems to me that the time Is most opportune to demand a change In the laws so that any attempt on the life of the chief executive may be pun ished by death. There Is a strong senti ment In favor of Congress taking action during the coming session In reference to the matter. "I was told In Buffalo that If President McKlnley recovers, his assailant probably cannot be punished by more than seven years' imprisonment under the laws of NeW York. To me this seems a condition that should be remedied by national legislation at the earliest possible moment. Once In four years the people of this country eleot a President, and he Immediately becomes ft target for svery cheap crank looking for notoriety in the country. In my opinion, every anarchist In the United States should be hunted down like a mad dog and con fined just as are lunatics or other danger ous persons." Continuing, Mr. Herrlck said that it was due to the authorities of Buffalo to say that they had taken every possible precau tion to avoid an attack on the President and that no fault whatever could be at tached to the officials as a result of th? shooting. Mr. Herrlck will return to Buf? falo tonight. CANADA'S REGRETI. Sir Wilfrid Lanrifr'n Dinpatrh of Cos* dolence* From Ottawa. OTTAWA, Ont., September 8.?Sir Wil frid Laurier has sent the following tela* gram to Lord Pauncefote, British ambass*? dor at Washington, D. C.: OTTAWA, September 7, 1901. Lord Pauncefote, British Ambassador Washington, D. C.: I have the command of his excellency tho governor general to ask your lordship to convey to Mr. Hay, the Secretary of Stats* the expression of the sense of the horror with which the government and the peopla of Canada have learned of the fiendish at tempt upon the life of the President of tha United States, and the deep sympathy which they feel in the distress of the Amer^ lean nation and Mr. McKinley's family. They fervently hope and pray that it may please Providence to foil the hand of tha assassin and to preserve a life held in such high reverence, not only by the people of the United States, but by all other nations; and particularly by the people of the do minion of Canada. (Signed) WILFRID LAURIER. Prime Minister. Speaker Henderson's Feeliuirn. PARIS, September 8.?Speaker David EL Henderson of the United States House of Representatives, has left Paris to embark on the American line steamer St. Paul for New York, accompanied by United Statoa Representative Frederick H. Gillette. Mr. Henderson was terribly concerned over tho attempt upon the life of his friend, Presl* dent McKinley. He was telegraphed at Cherbourg the latest bulletin from Buffalo and asked if he wished to send a message to the United States. The following reply was received: "The bullets that hit tho President hit every good heart at home and abroad. God grant bis recovery. "D. B. HENDERSON." ? ? o Pistol Bonglit Tuesday Probably. BUFFAI/O, N. Y? September 8.?A mem ber of the firm of Walbridge * Co., It M said, has identified the box In which the re volver with which Csolgosz shot President McKinley as having the price mark of that firm. It is supposed the weapon was sold Tuesday last. It is not known whether It was personally purchased by Csolgont Only the empty box was found In CsolgosS'd bag.