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OF OUR LAND' MRS. ROOSEVELT OCCUPIES tl WHITE HOUSE. C 0 ti THE PRESIDENT ENTERTAINS s Had a Few Friends at Dinner Before the Arrival of His Family. Washington( Sept. 25.-Mrs. Theo a.ore Roosevelt, wife of the president, took up her residence in Washington tonight, when as mistress of the white house she occupied apartments there 1 for the firs, time. She reached the city about 9:30 o'clock, bringing with her two of the Roosevelt children, governess and house keeper. Col onel Bingham, superintendent of pub lic buildings and grounds, met the par ty at the station at the request of the president, and escorted them to the white house. President Roosevelt met Mrs. Roosevelt and children at the portecochere of white house. Apart ments in the southwestern part of the building have been specially fitted up for the new presidential family. New carpets and furniture have been bought and some painting and varn ishing done. President Roosevelt entertained a party of gentlemen at dinner tonight before Mrs. Roosevelt arrived. They included M. G. Sechendorf of the New York Tribune, Henley Luce of Boston, former Lieutenant Colonel Brodie of the Rough Riders, and John Barrett, former minister to Siam. They had left the house before Mirs. Roosevelt came. For two hours. ltdr in the afternoon, the president enjoyed a horse back ride accompanied by Col onel Hackett, assistant secretary of war. Medical Review of the President's wa Wound. wl American Medicine, plublished at Philadelphia, has an article on the death of President McKinley, taking P up at length the "so-called mistakes tic made in the post-operative manage ment of the president's case." The paper says: u Every surgical case at once presents problems of medical import, and ones with which the surgical mind is unfit ted to deal. The expert in internal re medicine should be summoned the first day. The principle hclds prrfect ly although, as we all know, the fatal b result in this instance was inevitable. The oversanguine pr e no~'s was, if a the word is not too harsh, a blunder; but it was one that is likely tc happen when hope and emc ton are almost impossible to con .cl. The lePction p and healing of tle fli.t fcur days was quickly followed by the demon stration of the lack cf vitality c. the tissues shown in the gaping of the en tire external wound upron th'e cm -val .of the sutures. That thi, : ct, to gether with the high pulse-late, d'd not give the flooding optimism of some a chill, is at presert (r'y a proof to y us that the scientific mind must not e allow itself to be dominated by feel ing or desire. Already in these col umns we have condemned the unnec essary expression of a prognosis fatal or otherwise. It is wiser in any event to await the coming fact. The crit icism of the inconsiderate and ignor ant is certain to harm both the pro phet and his profession. Those who have said that the feed ing by the mouth in so short a time after operation was against good pro fessional practice, do not know that the rectum had absolutely refused to -contain the enemas. It has also been said that the injury of the pancreas should brve been di agnosed at the first op.iation, but in all probability there was no demon strable lesion at that time; and fur thermore, in so fat a subject, and with other technical operative difficulties, it was impossible to secure such a scrutiny of the organ. The wound of the kidney or sup rarenal capsule was so slight that it had no influence whatever in produc ing death. Other criticisms that have been made seem to deserve no considera tion either because they are vague, or anonymous, or self-contradictory. At the autopsy ther" were found no signs of inflammation, no peritorVtis, no pus. There was simply nonbealing and a necrosis of the tissues in the neighborhood of the track of the bul let. This nonhealing extended to the operative incision in the abdominal wall, around the bullet wounds in the stomach' wall for a space of about the size of a silver dollar, and for a larger area about the head oftthe pancreas and adjacent tissues beneath and be yond. The attempt to account for this extensive gangrenous process brings one face to face with the mystery which no theory seems adequately to clear up. So far as we are able at present to set these theories forth we may classify them somewhat as fol lows: Death was due to an absorption into the circulation of the morbid products F of the extensive necrosis, the intoxi cation finally overcoming the vitality of the heart, naturally weak, and fur ther lessened by disease. Death was the result of a kind of shock through the injured solar plex us superinduced by the injury and sub sequent necrosis of the tissues in its neighborhood. Either theory is simply a method of pushing the mystery a step further back and of asking the question, what was the cause of the extensive necro sis? To this there are several ans wers: It was due to septic matter carried in with the bullet, either from the 1 clothing, or from some other accident- r 1 al source. The absence of inflamma- g tion or of pus makes it difficult to t understand how the result could have 8 been thus brought about. t 1 It was due to a cunningly poisoned bullet, but no substance is known i - which could produce such a wide t spread necrosis. It was due to a strange and rare, e but by no means unknown, absence e of healing power in some disease and t persons. Dr. Phelps, of Buffalo, rec e ently had a similar case. The ex t- tension of the gangrenous process to )f tissues but distantly and slightly in d terfered with as to nutrition, might -. be held as merely an extreme loss of n such healing power. This devitaliza 1- tion of the structures, it might be added, would be very natural in a man a who, at the president's age, had long It led a sedentary life, and who had Y borne the heavy burdens of power w and responsibility. n, It is possible that the necrosis or Df lowered healing power was due to in :t, jury to the solar plexus whereby the Id trophic power was inhibited or de It ranged. partially by direct trauma, or ie partially by the action of the pan a creatic exudate, reaching its com 31- plete effect only after two or three of days. The necrosis was indirectly due to a concussion of the pancreas, which was not perforated by the bullet, Iut , which was "grazed" and slightly in- s jured, or contused by it, ard which , within two or three dcvs began to m pour out it: natural or mchbid secre v tion; and this, eyterding along the m track of ,the wourd irdccel the ne- B cicsis, by its strong ard pcsitive di- , gestive po,vel, i because cf the nat- f ural or rcquir-d lack of b _Airg pcwer 2 in the tissues. a Theic is nc ' 'lle sc'erce yet to be revealed ccncerning the parcreas, but h from many publicl-ed cases it is clear f that this organ is easily injured; that t fat-necrosis and other kind of mor bid results soon ensue; that fatal re- d suilts fellow from ,light irj1iies to it; a that its secretior: norrn! r.d wcv - bid, repidly pass thlovh i'. enve!op ing membrane, and Icon work irre- d pairble injury t: ot.cr stluctures. Until i':ther light mn'y be shed upon t the pathclogy, '-ttcr by culture made from the tissues ce: ,red at the autop sy. c. by some die vc1), we oeld that d< glr -ic opinicn i. .. justified. We flr- rily say, however. that the theory last suggested al:ve c.c:rr to be the be- working hypctliJe. A rigid anal ysi. of all the cysc- r- g--creatic dis ease and injuiy might i ord to confirm it. in this case the pancrer:ic exu dstr causing tI': necrosis, might pos sibly have (c-operated with a minor bullet injury to the solar plexus, and the rh-orbticn ef accrosic pocducts thus added 'o t- trauma, to create both intoxication and nervous shock; or pcssibly also, as we have said, tiophic loss may have been in part or wholly due tc direct traumatic or cumulative degeneiativ- injury of the at Ion li^Yt' Ct I-' ms are usually freely offered with r ;rd to the cc duet cf such cas.e , many tin c^ from those least qurlic 1.l to ci" -, Although news papets have beer Cc;& irg reports n to th. contrary, we feel sure that in a- this ase not a cirgle unfavorable recnmmert will be h:esd from the med *h ic'. prcfession, and we believe that th:- confidence cf the prcfession is a sher- .d by practically the entire na ticn. The courage, cool judgment and prcmrt ard ckillful action of those to whom the prc.idert's life was in c tr, ted have reused universal admira tion Prd commerdaticn. It is in spite n of every resource of modern science a- thc we mourn the death of our chief executive from the cowardly act of y an ascissin. Sentenced to Hang. Seattle, Wash., Sept. 25.-A special to the Times from Uneleaku, dated September 16, erys that rt a special term ctf the United States district cor-~ Fred Handy was found guilty of murdering cn Ur'make island last June, Con and Florence Sullivan, brcthcr and sister, of Butte, Mont.. and R. J. Mooney of Seattle. Handy was sentenced to be hanged at Nome December 6. COMPERS IS TOO LENIENT tc FAILURE OF STEEL STRIKE MAY AFFECT FEEERATION. n THE SOCIAL LABOR PARTY h Favored by Anti-Gompers Faction a Which Until Now Has Been = in the Minority. I Cleveland, O., Sept. 24.-Local labor leaders are wrought up over the state ment of President Shaffer of the Amal gamated association in reference to the failure of the recent great steel strike. In the opinion of these men the failure of the steel strike means a revolution in the.ranks of the Amer ican Federation of Labor and the over throw of the policy of President Gom pers whose ideas are widely different from those opposed to him. Gomper's manner of handling a strike is regard ed as too lenient in that he favors the elimination of all politics from the question. The anti-Gompers element favors the endorsement of the social ist labor party. Until now the non political element of the Federation of f Labor has triumphed in the councils of these organizations. HEARD TWO WIT NESSES e da im ADMIRAL COTTON AND CAP- w' TAIN WISE TESTIFY. ch Mr. Raynor Succeeds Judge Wilson 1O Ir as C;hief Counsel for im Admiral Schley. ec D 1 Washington, Sept. 25.-Two new of witnesses were introduced in the ti Schley court today. They were Ad miral Cotton who, as captain, com- b. 3 mandcd the auxiliary cruiser Har- O yard, and Captain Wise, who com- fi a manded Yale, during the Spanish war. ri Both these vessels were used as d - sceuts and both csrne up with the - fly;ng squadron off Sartirgo on the 27th cf May befcle the ictrograde movement to Key West was begun. e Admiral Cotton testified that he It had gcne aboard Admiral Schley's r flesb;p, the Erc:rlyr cn that date it to take dispatches to him and he said r at first that he gave him four or five Sdisp- :.hes addiessed to the com- I mander of the squadron. He after Stards modified this statement by say I ing that prcbab'y a!l but two of these e- dispatchcs were addressed to himself, (Admiral Cc4itan) byr that they con in tained informatic.' which he thought le should be in Admiral Schley's poses - sion. One of these was a copy of a at dispatch from Admiral Sampson. Te which had not been printed in the ry ofiicial records, stating that the Span re ish fleet was at Santiago. He also 1- said that boal could have been taken from the Merrimac on the 27th of m May, the day on which the retrograde u movement to Key West was begun 's- for the purpose of coaling. or Captain Wise testified that on the ad 27th of May he had signalled Captain :ts Philip of the Texas his opinion that .te Cervera was inside the harbor at k; Santiago, but the testimony was ruled id, out. Lrt During the day Admiral Schley an or nounced that he had selected Mr. he Rayner as his chief of counsel to suc ceed Judge Wilson. 'Pel Funeral of Jeremiah Wilson. Washingtor, Sept. 25.-The funeral of Jeremiah Wili.n .~b' was Admiral Schley's senk r counsel, N~11 be held tomorrow afternoon in the church of the Convent in this city. The hon orary pall bearers will include among others: Secretary of Agriculture Wil son; General John M. Wilson, former ly chief of engineers, U. S. A.; Ad miral Dewey and Rear Admiral Schley; Justice Brewer, of the United States supreme court, and Justices Morris, of the court of appeals, and Bingham, of the district supreme court. Old Soldier's Experience. M. M. Austin, a civil war veteran. of Winchester, Ind., writes: "My wife was sick a long time in spite of good doctor's treatment, but was 1 wholly cured by Dr. King's New Life 1 Pills, which worked wonders for her health." They always do. Try them. Only 25c at Chapple Drug Co.'s. y $10.00 Reward. t We will pay $10.00 reward for all i, cattle branded UT connected and fly . ing E. Address us. y MURPHY CATTLE CO., a or L. H. PARKER, 43-13 Billings, Mont. LOSS HALF A MILLION. Rockefeller Not Anxious to Send Man Who Stole It to Jail. Karsas City, Sept. 25.-The Times tomorrow will say: Expert account ants who have been at work on the books cf the defunct Siegel-Saunders Commission company, for many months, practically completed their labors yesterday and for the first time since the concern went to the wall Frank Rockefeller, Standard Oil capitalist, learned the full extent of his financial losses. The startling revelation was made by the expert ac countants that Rockefeller w.ll cuffer a 'ocz of nearly $500.000 as the result of alleged mlipla ,"cr of hocks by Frank Seigel, the company s fciner pres;dent who is row .esting' order two indictmeri . COe c' the most interesting eeturce r.c the cane was mr-.e known yeS'. dcy when Rocke fell' : pnc.rc:d that he wou!d not prcsoeute S' .-' who i.; row cut un der bend auwiting tii9.l, but wouk~ leave matters ,2 the hands of Utley W-dgc, receiver for the Siegel-Saund ers Ccmmis-:cn company. "Althcugh S'egcl has been prcved guilty of wrcr, doing I w;ll nct pros ecle him," said Roc-kefel'-r. "I have a` ne time made any cffert to send him 1 pi son." DISMISSED FROM THE FORCE. Patrolman Edward O'Neill Defied the Big Chief. New Ycik, Sept. 25.-Patrolman f Edward O'N. ill, who a few weeks s ago cpenly defied Deputy Police Com missioner Drvery. and who asserted that be was being persecuted because he would act pay money to save him self from being t-ansferrcd, was to day dismissi(d frcm the fcrce by Com missioner Murphy. The dismissal was the result of O'Neill's trial by Deputy Commissioner York on the charge of conduct unbecoming an of ficer. Mr. York recemmended that O'Neill be not punished severely as D: be was laboxing under great excite ment at the time the remarks were made, but the commissioner dismiss ed him. O'Neill's case is the basis on which Devery was arrested on the charge w of oppression and brought before Jus ie tice Jerome. d- Today Devery got a writ of prohi n- bition from Supreme Court Justice r- O'Gorman restraining Justice Jerome n- from trying Devery, the latter aver r. ring that Justice Jerome was preju as diced. CZOLCOSZ FAMILY ARRIVE Y REPORT AT POLICE HEAD QUARTERS AT ONCE. Denied That They Came to Per suade Assassin to Confess Conspiracy. Buffalo, Sept. 24.-Paul Czolgosz, I father; Waldeck Czolgosz, brother and Victoria Czolgosz, sister of the president's assassin, arrived here from Cleveland this afternoon. They came over the Lake Shore railroad and in the Union station the father and sister became separated from the brother. The father and sister did not appear at District Attorney Pen ney's office in city hall until shortly after 4:30 o'clock. Superintendent Bull and Assistant e Superintendent Cusack took charge of them and sent them to police head quarters with Detectives Solomon and Geary. As they were leaving the city hall they met Waldeck Czolgosz and Inspector Martin. The brother had gone at once to the police headquar ters looking for his relatives. The inspector sent the three members of the Czolgosz family back to police headquarters. The family were taken upstairs to - d1 quarters reserved for witnesses and 11 Assistant Superintendent Cusack an d nounced that he would examine them this evening. Jacob Mintz, private de- j n` tective, who accompanied them to Lg Buffalo, did not call upon the police or 1- district attorney. r- Mr. Penney said that he did not d- send for the prisoner's father and al that he knew of no reason why he ,d should come except to see his son. es Superintendent Bull said the same id thing, and stated that if they wanted ze to see Czolgosz permission would probably be granted them to see him in jail before sentence of death Is n pronounced. y Police ofIcials discredit the story of that they came to Buffalo to make s the murderer reveal the plot to kill ere the president, as they hold to the m. theory that the prisoner did the deed without aid of accomplices. The Gazette is prepared to fill on 7 short notice any order for engraved or embossed stationery. 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