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MAY RECOVER tOSDITIOK GIVES STRONG HOPE THAT HIS LIFE WILL BE SPARED. MOT AN UNFAVORABLE SYMPTOM l*li> nlciana Unanimously of the Opln ion That What Change Han Oc curred Is for the Better — Presi dent by No Means Out of Danger— Possibility of Peritonitis or Sep tic Poisoning — Vice President Roosevelt Extremely Optimistic— Messages of Sympathy Pour iu From All Quarters of the Globe— Mrs. McKinley Bears Up Bravely. Buffalo, Sept. 10.—Through the quiet, peaceful Sabbath, every word that cams from the big vine-clad house in Delaware avenue in which the stricken chief magistrate of the nation lies bat tling for life was reassuring and the chances of his recovery are so greatly improved that all* of those who have kept the patient vigil at his bedside feel strongly that hi3 life will be spared. The developments of Saturday night and yesterday were dreaded, but hour after hour passed and the dis tinguished 1 patient, struggling there beneath the watchful eyes of physi cians and trained nurses, showed not an unfavorable symptom. Five times during the day the eminent doctors and surgeons assembled for consultation and each time the verdict was unani mous that what change had occurred was for the better. Not the slightest premonitory symptom of peritonitis appeared and the fresh hope borne with the morning grew stronger and stronger as the day advanced until to ward evening the confidence expressed In the president's recovery seemed al most sanguine. Dr. Charles McBurney, the famous New York surgeon who had been sum moned in consultation, after a thorough examination in which he said he had found not a single Unfavorable Symptom, joined in the last bulletin which de clared that the president's condition was satisfactory to all the physicians present. It is not strange that the vice president and other distinguished visitors who called came away with lighter hearts and buoyant tread and gave expression to the most optimistic sentiments. Despite all this optimism, the presi dent is by no means out of danger. Not one of his physicians; not one of his advisors who is admitted to the inner councils, has the temerity to go so far as to declare that he is. But if he con tinues to improve for one more day the danger of peritonitis, which is most dreaded, will have practically disaxr peared. Saturday one of the doctors thought forty-eight hours would be the limit of the danger from that source, but his most conservative colleagues put it at at least twenty-four hours, possibly thirty-six, from last evening, which must elapse before the possibil ity of peritonitis shall have vanished. That disposed of, still other complica tions may arise. Blood poisoning plight set in or an absess form where the bullet is imbedded in the muscles of the back. Thus far the ball of the assassin, which is still in the body, gives the physicians no anxiety. But if the Slightest Inflammation Appears in the region of the lead it will be extracted. No difficulty is expected in this regard. One of Edison's best X-ray machines and his most skilled and trusted operator,' Dr. H. A. Knolls, arrived yesterday. The batteries were charged and the machine is ready for instunt use. With it the physicians say there is not the slightest doubt that the ball can be located perfectly for operation. They do rot deem it ad visable to sap any of the president's strength at this time. All his reserve force is needed now to resist the danger of peritonitis and septic poisoning. Be sides, if inflammation does not set in around the bullet it will soon become encrusted. All the effects of the ether which was administered when the operation was performed on the exposition grounds had disappeared yesterday morning and the president's mind was perfect ly clear during the time that he was awake. Yesterday for the first time he enjoyed a natural sleep. While he was still more or less under the influence of the anaesthetic his slumber was rest less and disturbed and aid him little real good. Yesterday between 9 and 4 o'clock he had the solace Of Natural Slumber for about four hours and the phys icians stated unofficially that his sleep had been "quiet and restful,'' and had helped the sufferer a great deal. Yes terday, also, for the first time nourish ment was administered. It was in liquid form and was injected hypo dermically to avoid the possibility of irritating the wall of the stomach. The exterior wound was dressed yes terday morning and is progressing sat isfactorily. All day the members of the cabinet and others associated with the president in public lifie came solicitous ly and went away, almost jubilantly, all reflecting the hopeful outlook at the Milburn house. Vice President Roosevelt received the earlier bulletins, and after going to church, hurried to the residence. There he was joined by Senator Hanna. They came away together and gave expres sion to the most confident and encour aging sentiments. The vice president not only shared the cheerful feeling, but was extremely optimistic. Both gentlemen took occasion to denounce in unmeasured terms the statements gaining circulation in some quarters that the doctors were not frank in their communications to the public. They maintained that the president's favorable condition was even under stated by the physicians, through mo tives of conservatism, during the sev enty-two hours' period. Tell the Whole Troth. Later Secretary Cortelyou took oc casion to emphasize this very point by issuing an official statement assuring the public of the complete trustworthi ness of the news sent out. All the members of the cabinet are now here except Secretaries Hay and Long. The former telegraphed yester day that he would start from New berry to-day, probably in time to be here to-night. Secretary Long also telegraphed that he was coming, but did not specify the time. The cabinet officers feel it to be their duty to be here in this crisis to meet any emer gency. They are holding no formal meetings, although there are some matters of public business which they daily discuss informally, and the pos sible contingencies should the presi dent grow woise are also thoroughly canvassed. They do not believe that thereiis the most remote possibility that Vice President Roosevelt will be called upon to exercise the functions of chief magistrate under the disability clause of the constitution while the president lives. Vice President Roose velt would not hear of such a course. Vice President Roosevelt's attend ance at the morning service of the First Presbyterian church gave occa sion for a heartfelt expression of the sorrow universally felt over the calam ity and the detestation of The Assassln'M Methods. A fervid prayer by the pastor, Dr. Mitchell, invoked the sternest reproba tion of anarchy and asked that the temples of public life be scourged of men willing to temporize with the mad ness of anarchy. The interest in the president's condi tion was such across the Canadian border that the Associated Press was asked to furnish a bulletin yesterday morning to be read in the churches in Quebec and Montreal and many re quests of a similar character came direct to Secretary Cortelyou from dif ferent parts of the United States. The messages of sympathy from all over the United States, and all over the world, in fact, have fairly overwhelmed Secretary Cortelyou. Two more White House stenographers have been sent for, and upon their arrival some of the more important messages will be made public. Almost every government in *the world has been heard from, most of the crowned heads of Europe send ing personal messages. Among the lat ter are King Edward, Emperor Will iam, the kings of Portugal, Italy and Sweden and the sultan of Turkey. President Loubet of the republic of France has also cabled his sympathy direct. Mr». McKinley's Fortitude. Mrs. McKinley continues to bear up bravely and her fortitude is regarded as remarkable. One of her dearest and closest friends, Mrs. Rand of Wash ington, has arrived here and will prob ably remain with her during this try ing period. The members of the cabinet are do ing everything in their power to pre vent the sensational exploitation of Czolgosz because he undoubtedly craves notoriety and because his fel low anarchists throughout the country love it. They do not desire to place any stone in the path of the authori ties who are laboring to unlavel the plot, if any plot existed, and all the minions of the government secret ser vice will be used to aid the state au thorities in the prosecution of their in vestigation. But by the direct request of Secretary Root on behalf of his col leagues, the district attorney and the' police will not permit the prisoner to be seen or interviewed, nor will they discuss the methods of the results of. their efforts to discover the originators or the plot. All that has leaked out from the jail shows that the prisoner i ' I I I ' is vain and boastful of his crime and would, if given an opportunity, fill the newspapers with columns of his vapor ings. ROOSEVELT SHOCKED. Vice President Start» Immediately for Ilaffalo. Burlington, Vt., Sept. 8.—Vice President Roosevelt oil his arrival here from Isle La Motte, started at once for Buffalo. To the Associated Press representative ho said: "I am too shocked and grieved to express my feelings." A few minutes later when a bulletin was handed to him saying that President McKinley's wound was not fatal, the vice president sent word to the gathering: "Bike all our people and like the whole civilized world, you will rejoice to hear this good news." President Clement of the Rutland rail road placed a train at the disposal of the vice president and made arrangements to take him to the scene of the tragedy. Col. Roosevelt was asked for a statement for publication and said: "I am so inexpressibly grieved, shocked and horrified that I can say nothing." He boarded the train and left for Buf falo. YACHT UPSET AT OCONOMOWOC. George Earling With Party Spilled Ont of Sailboat, but All Are Re«, cued. Oconomowoc, Wis., Sept. 10.—While sailing on Oconomowoc lake yesterday afternoon George Earling, son of Gen eral Manager Earling of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway, was up set. In the boat with him were four women. The entire party was rescued by rowboats from points along the shore. This is the first accident of the season in thiB region. BRITONS SYMPATHETIC. Prayer» by tl»e Handretl» Are Offer ed Up for the President*» Recov ery. London, Sept. 10. — Genuine relief pervades England over the favorable reports regarding President McKinley's condition and the prospects of his re covery. His personality continues to absorb the country's sympathy and in terest. Were King Edward lying wounded popular feeling could not be stronger and deeper. Prayers for the recovery of Mr. McKinley were offered up in hundreds of British churches yes terday. notably St. Paul's, Westmin ster Abbey and Canterbury cathedral. At the Rev. F. B. Meyers church in London, where there was a large at tendance, including many Americans, the congregation rose and passed a res olution of sympathy. The prayers of fered in little country churches such as i that at Beaches' Field, where Mr. ' Henry White, secretary of the United I States embassy resides, lacked none of I the sincerity and impressiveness of I those delivered in the greal edifices be fore large congregations. PRAYERS FOR THE PRESIDENT Are Offered l'p In C'lmrclies All Over the Land. New Y'ork, Sept. 10. —- Not a church service was held in New York city or its environs yesterday at which prayers were not offered for the recovery of President McKinley, and coupled with these supplications was a strong un- dercurrent of thanksgiving that the tone of the dispatches from Buffalo was of an encouraging character. -o Chicago, Sept. 10.—In every pulpit in Chicago yesterday denunciation of anarchy and its followers was the theme of the morning sermon. The in- dignation and horror of the people at the attempt on the president's life seemed to have frozen even 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 avestige be left. -o Washington, Sept. 10. References to the attempt on the president's life overshadowed all else in the church services at the national capital yester- day. In many pulpits it formed the theme of the sermon, while every prayer offered In the city made men- tion of the sad event. -o St. Louis. Sept. 10. — Prayers for President McKinley were said yester day in churches of all denominations and many clergymen referred from the pulpit to the anarchist's deed, declaring it to have been a thrust at the govern ment. QUEEN M ARGUER IT A WEEPS. "Willow of King Iinml>*Md Sj'inpa tliixcM Wltli Mr». McKinley. London, Sept. 10.—Queen Margherita, upon healing the news of the attempt upon the life of President McKinley, says the Rome corespondent of the ' Daily News, with tears in her eyes, said: "These things come hardest on the women, and at least poor Mrs. Mc Kinley, in her state of health, should have been spared." The pope, the Daily News correspon dent says, also displayed deep emotion, exclaiming: "Oh, how earnestly I pray that he may escape with his life. These violent crimes are the curse of our day. I can only offer the afflicted victim and his poor wife my humble prayers." USES SHOTGUN FOR GAVEL. AiiNolom Miller Preside» ut Indiana Meeting With Loaded NVeuiion. Brazil, Ind., Sept. 10. — Armed with a double-barreled shotgun, Absalom Miller, president of the miners' lodge at Ashboro, this county, attempted to preside over the deliberations, but in his haste to cover Mack Clark, who threatened his life, Miller discharged the gun, mortally wounding James Clark, an innocent bystander. Mack Clark had chased Miller home with a revolver prior to the shooting, and Miller returned immediately to the lodge room armed with a gun, when the accident occurred. Miller is in jail. TO SUPPRESS ANARCHY. Chicago Authorities De ci ill- on Des perate Measures. Chicago, fiept. 10.—There will be no more revolutionary speeches in public In Chicago if the police can prevent them. The edict has gone forth from Mayor Harrison and Superintendent of Police O'Neill that such utterances must be stopped, and the latter has sent several special orders to the com manding officers of the various dis tricts to detail men to be in attend ance at all meetings that are supposed to he of an anarchistic origin and to arrest the speakers if violent language is used. POLES ARE INDIGNANT. Tliey Denonnec the Attempted Mur der of the President. Now York, Sept. 10.—An indignation meeting attended by about 000 Poles, of which it is estimated there are 80, 000 in New York City, was held yester day at the church of St. Stanislaus and bitter words of denunciation of Czolgosz and his crime were uttered, while the expression of sympathy for the. president and those belonging to him was warm anil universal. UNITED STATES SAILORS DESERT. Training Ship Buffnln Sail» From Greenoel- With Fifty Under Ar rest. Greencck, Sef». 10. — The United States training ship Buffalo sailed Irom here after four days' delay. Eighty five of the crew were missing on Tues day. Since then fifty of the absentees have been arrested and put on board the ship. The Buffalo left more "than thirty deserters behind. * <6 Resume of me news « Washington Washington Note». The public debt decreased $5,460,597 in August. Administration officers see inevitable annexation in Cuban conditions. The treasury department plans to keep out undesirable immigrants. Throe- Filipinos have become mem bers of the Philliptne commission. Denmark has finally agreed to noil the Danish West Indies to the United States. The consular agent at Bocas del Soro asks tile navy department tor a gun boat. The president has appointed Frank L. Doan te) be collector of customs for Arizona. Secretary Root is : gain ill from the effects of a carbuncle on his leg, and it may result in his retirement from of fice. The navy boartl has been notified of the arrival of Admiral Kempff with his flagship Kentucky at Samsah Bu sin, China. Shipments of money from the treas ury in Washington to the South and West for the movement of crops have been much heavier this season than ever be fore. Everything pointa to the early cap ture or surr valor of Miffuel M'alvar, tire Filipino insurgent leader. When either event occurs everything will V e favora ble to the establishment of permanent peace. Rear Admiral Schley's attorneys will make another effort to have Admiral Howison relieved from the duty on the court of inquiry before the court as sembles. They propose to appeal from Hackett to Long. Hon. Ringer Hermann, commissioner of the general land office, has com pleted his annual report, which shows that during the yeai 15,662,796 acres of the public domain were disposed of and that the receipt; of the office were $4,972,160. The receipts exceeded those of last year by $592,402, and the land disposed of by 2,088,908 acres. Criminal. Another negro hs paid the penalty for assau'ting a white girl in the South. W. K. Vanderbilt, Jr., was fined $10 for running his automobile too fast. Mrs. Linhoff lias confessed to the murder of Edwin Bromley at Mason City, Iowa. A Chicago woman was attacked by a buiflar with a knife and her life was saved by a corset steel. Charles Bess, a circus performer, threw add into the face of his wife, the daughter of Adam Forcpaugh. Two attendants of an aristocratic golf club htiose at Mount Vernon, N. Y., wore mysteriously murdered. At Negates, Ariz., United States Com missioner George has held Collector of Customs Hoey on two charges of ac cepting bribes and unlawfully permit ting Chinese to enter the United States. At Paris, Tenn., Marshal Botnar, a deputy sheriff aged twenty-eight years, was shot and killed by Thomas Tharp, a negro. Tharp was returning from i picnic and fired off his revolver. Bomar attempted to arrest him or.d the negro hilled him, after which he escaped. Sensational testimony disclosing an alleged plot to kill Bishop Anton Gos lowski of tlie Independent. Polish Cath olic church in Chicago was introduced by the prosecution in Justice Martin's court. Five of the bishop's parishioners are defendants on charges of con spiracy. In attempting to arrest an unknown negro at Bardweil, Ky., Marshal Thomas Warden was "shot through the shoulder and seriously wounded. War den then fired two shots, killing the negro instantly. Warden will orobably recover. The negro v as wanted for a trivial offense. Personal. The parents of the late Senator C. K. Davis recently cell brateil the sixty fourth anniversary of their marriage. Ruggiero Leoncavallo, the operatic composer, will estai lish an Intel nation al theater on the Champs Eljssos, Par is. Judge J. B. Timothy of Salt Lake City dii d suddenly of aj oplexy, aged fifty-four yeais. I-Ie was widely known througnout the West. Charles C. Clark, mayor of Pool 1 1 , 111., from 1890 to 1892, and head of the great distillery house of Clark Broc. & Co., is dead, aged fifty-four years. Rev. Moses Harvey, the renowned historian and scientist and the discov erer of the famous .levll fish now in the Smithsonian institute, died recently at St. Johns, N. F. He was born in 1820. The close of three-quarters of a century of life finds the senior United States senator from Massachusetts, George F .Hoar, in excellent health and as active as many men twenty-five years his junior. The venerable states man celebrated his seventy-fifth birth day one day last week. Foreign. Twenty thousand diamond cutters of Holland decide to strike. The German wine vintage will exceed that of all former years. Abba Pacha, khedive of Egypt, has arrived in Paris from Divonne. Count von Waldersee had a quarrel with the kaiser and may resign. The British trade is envious of Amer ican progress In the maikcls of South Africa. A Philadelphia girl tried to work a swindling scheme in London and was arrested. Aoeldentnl Happening». An expert swimmer was drowned at Rockaway Beach while giving an ex hibition. Johnny Nelson, the cyclist, was seri ously injured in a race recently, and may never ride again. Cleveland, Ohio, was recently flooded by a rainstorm and $1.000,000 worth of property was destroyed. The wife of Congressman Barney of Milwaukee and a companion wore in stantly killed on a rail read crossing. Two miners, Joseph Joslskl and ('has. Pinok, were killed by an eypli cion of gas while at work in No. 9 shaft of tlm Lehigh & Wllkcsbr.rre Coal company at Pittsburg. Fire at South Lake, Limb n, Mi di., caused a loss of $50,000. The fire pro tection was Inadequate, und i! was an hour and a half before the flames could be put under control. The Powder miffs at Krob's Station, Pa., were totally destroyed by n ter rifie explosion and two men were killed. They are Ira Rupert and Richard Houser, both of Krob's Station. At Menomonle, Mich., the match Hock 1 act« h y of ' A. \Y . ('laid; id- ( , ;iml a ?wn till and sliingl v mill, wi IV ih'-' stroji( 1 >'3 (Ire. The estimated Ins: * itf $50,('0(1; l't i rtly c< W1 d by In-iUi •am* Vest! l G ., oni ' of ll In- fastest of tho New 5 'orl; : Spot 'ilawnj trotters, wit h t record of : 2:09 1 -2, wa: : killed as th.' »V suit ol r a colli. slon w ilh a. sin vt « r;vr. The n; it) re ran away with the ow nor. Dr. Da V ill Ram lall. The planing mill, shit glo und sash factory of N. McGrath ft Hon at Lake side, Muskegon, Mich., was burned, to gether with the Unified slock, lass, $50,000; insurance,! about lied'. Tim fire caught from sparks from a passing freight engine A series of heavy rain storms caused considerable damage to farm property and roads around Cumberland, Ml. Traffic lies been suspended on the West Virginia Central railway by n big wash cut near Rawlins, and on the Bullimoro & Ohio railway by a heavy landslide» near Magnolia. John Elliott, an eleven-ycar-olil lad. who occupied a place on a float in the labor parade at. Atlanta, Ga„ was thrown from the wagon after Hie pro cession disbanded, and crushed to death. He was the son of the chi *f electrician of the Atlanta Railway and Power company. The Logan Square terminal of the Metropolitan Elevated road In Chicago, was practically destroyed liy fire. The ticket agent narrowly escaped death In the fire, which destroyed about a dozen ears, a train shed, iffair slops ant other railroad properly. A motorman, wailing for his train, saw the 1! unes, and pulled about eighty cars out of the yards before the Haines reached him. The estimated loss is $50,000. Otherwise. Gov. fills w déclarés that he is not a candidate for presidential honors. Dun's weekly trade review says Ida) commercial sky is practically clear. It is proposed to turn hogs into the alleys of Chicago to eat the garbage. J. J. Hill is determined to fight tho Southern Pacific and the Union Pacific. Arthur Howard, the American de serter In the Philippines, has been cap tured. Residents of Zapata county, Texas, are in a bad way on account of the pro longed drouth. The Fond c'u Lao Indians have made a request for permission to sell their timber lands. Civil Governor Nunez suppressed a play In Havana as bcii tf an insult to the American people. A Chicago woman had her husband arrested because he allowed her only <» cents a day for household expenses. A man who started, May 1, to walk from New York to Sioux Falls, com pleted his journey and wins $5,000. All bituminous coal companies of six of the leading coal-producing slates are to be combined into one big corpora-* tion. it is ofiii inlly announced that the trackmen's strike on the Canadian Pa cific railway has been settled. President Lindblom, of the Chicago Civil Service commission, announces 1 that a sweeping inve: tigaticn of the c etc dive bureau will begin about Sept, 19. It is reported in San Francisco that Consul General Ho Yow will be ap pointed to succeed Minister W:i Ting Fang, if the latter **4« transferred to London. The steamer Hosmer has arrived at; San Francisco from the Pribyloff is lands with 22,672 seal skins, a larg » number of fox skim and a quantity of whalebone. The catch of reals is re ported small. One hundred skilled butchers and 1 . 800 unskilled laborers, employed in Un packing houses of South. Omaha, have demanded an increase in wages, an 1 have given the packer 1 ur.til Monday to sign the seaie. Cleveland neighbors of Senator Han na have formed a club, the avowed ob ject of which is to boom him for the presidency. Many of the members of the dub have been his neighbors for years, and some of them are close per sonal friends. Many Bostonians are not enjoying their customary r_»past of beans, be cause the scarcity of thii staple food amounts almost to a famine. About: 400,000 beshels of beans ere annually consumed in Boston, anil not in twenty years has the price exceeded $1.50 per bushel.