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OKI SIS IN I1AYTI
Jerman Warship Backs up
mantis of the Kaiser.
5IVLN EIGHT HOURS TO GIVE IN
Vreat Emclteninnl 1 revall Ammi the
fopalatioo tie in a nil 8ek Proteo
tlon From the llaaile 8hia In
roRT-AO prince, iiayti, Dec. 7. The
trouble between Germany and Hayti, ae
i result of the arrest and imprisonment,
)f Herr Lueders, an alleged German
subject, reached ,a crisis yesterday.
Two German cruisers entered this port
luring the morning and an ultimatum
Irom the German government was de
.ivered to the Haytian government
giving the latter eight hours in which to
rrant the demands of Germany for an
indemnity to Herr Lueders. Toe mem
bers of the diplomatic corpj here believe
the republic has decided to accept the
ionditione of Germany.
In anticipation of trouble, the citizens
f German nationality sought refuse
yesterday on biar l two steamers which
were at this port and the French steam
er Ville de Marseille has been requisi
tioned by the French minis'er in order to
lerve as a placo of refuge for French
citizens. The Villo de Marseilles has
arrived here direct from I'orto Rico.
me population ot this place is in a
Itate of great excitement, but the Haytian
government has s.rong forcesof troops at
its disposal and is resolved to maintain
GERMANY KNOWS II KR POWER.
Berlin, Dec. 7. In the reichs'ag yes
terday Baron von Buelow, minister of
foreign affairB, said, referring to Iiayti
v e are not satisfied witti the mere
release of Herr Lueders and have de
manded satisfaction and compensation
(or his illegal incarceration, w hich was
contrary to Haytian and international
laws. We hope the government of
Hayti will accept our legitimate and
moderate demand aa in addition to the
Justice of our claim we have the will and
the power to enforce it."
Berlin, Dec. 7 A dispatch to the
Frankjurt Zeitung from Washington
The republic of Hayti is rea'y to pay
Germany the indemnity demanded for
tl e al.eed illegal urreHt and imprison
ment of Herr Kmil Lueders, a German
lubject, who wa-i subsequently released
and enabled to return to this country by
the intercession of the United States
minister at Tort au I'rince, William F.
Powell, who secured Lueder's release
from prieon in order to avoid trouble
of a m to serious nature which appeared
to be brewing on account of the alleged
arbitrary bei.avior f the German mil.
inter to Hayti, Couni Schwerz.
lin;ri!H irt Open.
Washington, Dec. 7. At noon yester
day the first regu'ar pension of the Fifty
fifth congrers was aunched upon the
unknown i-eart of legislation. Simultan
eously at both en is of the eapitol.
Speaker Reed in house and Vice
President Hobart in the senate, dropped
their gavels and called to order the re
spective bodies over which they prt-side.
The ceremonies attending the opening
of a congress, comparatively of a routine
character, is a spectacle which, in fome
respects, in regarded as the greatest of
ficial event of the y t.r at the national
Yesterday the weather was propitious,
The sun shone brill' . ritiy from a cloud
less sky, making a jlorious December
day with a tinge of 'rost in the air to
invigora e the lungs and a breeze jut
strong enough to k'-p the stars and
stripes en: ppmg from the flrgstaffs.
At the eapitol en, da swarmed into
the corri !orB at i. early hour an i
choked the marble b epa as they ascend
ed to tjie galleries from which they were
to view the show, m is usual on smn
ooumona, the reserved galleries wen :
tareluliy Kiiarde.1 o troth the house m
aenate sides, admit. 0:1 being only by
ard, and tho public tad great difficulty
in wedging itself in the limited space
net aside for it.
No bk-n Innttmnny.
Ohk'aoo, Dec. 7. he defense in tl e
Luetgert case is hitely to be greatly
hampered in the matter of expert teBti
mony. It came to lignt during the pre
eeedings that Prof. John H. Long of the
Northwestern university has practica y
refused to have any connection with tho
For his services on the former tri tl
Professor Long was paid $300. In hi'
researches he sp.-nt much more than
this sum would pay for. According tc
the attorneys for tne defense there ia no
money available to recompense him for
any further services. Iu. addition to
this during the majir portion of the
former hearing it was vacation time in
college and Professor Long had time to
dev to Kcit ntiflc investigation. Ow
irg t bin college duties now he docs not
leel mat he would be warranted, it it
aaid, in neglecting work for which he ia
paid in t ie interest of other persons.
A French llucl
Paris, Dec. 7. A harmless duel wai
fought between M' Millerand, the well
known socialist deputy and editor of the
Petite Republiqtie Francaise, and M.
Joseph Keinach, conservative deputy
lor the district of Digne, a well known
Journalist and author, editor of the Ke
pnblique Francaise. The encounter
frw out of some hot words exchanged
in tho chamber yesterday during the
Dreyfus debate. Both men Jired
',' fi. .
ICl'UKNk. IIIIOKK .r.T KlUnT II1U1
Mam Kpend Term la th
ka Slate 1'enlteutlary
Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 1. Judge Corn
ish yesterday sentenced Kngeue Moore,
ex-auditor of the state of Nebraska, who
pleaded guilty to embezzling $23,208.05
of state money, to eight years imprison
ment in the state penitentiary. The
sentence includes a fine of $40,416.10, or
double the amount of money embezzled,
and the order to pay the cost i of the
prosecution. The court was at first in
clined to give the prisoner a sentence of
ten yea- ' h of Mrs. Moore
clinging io ; . i m he sat before
the bar where i.ad dropped in a chair
after hearing the sentence, and the ap
peal of Mrs. Moore for clemency moved
the court to reduce the term of punish
ment to eight years. The fine imposed
is in accordance with the etatuory pro
vision that any person embezzling pub
lic money shall pay a fine of twice the
amount of money taken.
The hour set for imposing sentence
was 9 o'clock. At that time Mr. Moore,
in charge of W. A. Howard, a special
deputy, came from the sheriff's office,
crossed the corridor and entered the
court room. Mrs. Moore approached
him and handed him a paper. On en
tering tiie court room, Mr. Moore seat
ed himself at the table before the bar
and Mrs. Moore and Judge Cornish.
Attorney-General Smythe and County
Attorney Munger represented the state
and were seated near.
WIFE BY HIS SIDE.
The court room inside the railing was
crowded with spectators who stood up
near the bar of the court. The hour for
imposing sentence had been announced
and very general interest was manifest
ed. Mr. Moore was comparatively calm
on entering the room, but shortly after
he took his seat, his eyes grew moist
and the tears were plainly visible.
Mrs. Moore did not shed a tear during
tiie whole ordeal though her face plainly
expressed silent suffering. All through
Mrs. Moore endeavored to give her hus
band hope, but Mr. Moore was unable
to master himself and he was in tears
continually. : ;
Thorn Must I)n.
New Youk, Dec. 1. Martin Thorn
was ytsterday convicted of murder in
the first degree for killing William Gul
densuppe, his predecessor in the affec
tions of Mrs. Augusta Nack, at Wood
eide. L. I., on June 25. At the requtat
of Thorn's counsel the passing of the
death een'ence was deferred until next
Friday morning. Thorn heard the
jurymen polled on their verdict, but hia
face never changed color during the
trying ordeal. With lips firmly com
pressed and jiws hard set, he faced the
judge, jury ami court room full of spec
tators with well-feigned ttobism.
A bout three weeks ago Thorn's first
trial on the charge of murder was be
gun, but owing to the illness of a juror
it had to be abandoned after three
days. A second trial opened a week
ago last Monday, and counting out
three days on which the court did not
sit the trial consumed only six days.
Mrs. Nack's testimony during the
mis-trial made it compulsory for Thorn's
lawyers to change their line cf defense
in the pecond trial, and thev made a di
rect charge airairiHt Mrs. Nack and in
sisted that her alleged confession was a
lie and she herself was the instigator
and perpetrator of the murder, Thorn
Wing ignorant of the killing until after
Guldensuppe had been shot by Mrs.
Nack. The woman was not produced
during the second trial, but Thorn went
on the f-tiind and substantiated all tho
ftiitements made by nia lawyers as to
the mid-wife's guiit. Ilis story, as tho
verdict shows, did not have tho desired
effect upon the jurymen.
Iiayti Appeal Fur Help.
Washington, Dec. 1. State depart
ment officials refuse to discusa the com
plication between Germany and Hayti,
or to indicate what course it will pursue
in the matt'-r, though it is eveieiit tliat
thev do ii t nvnp; n its uk lv to
S 'l.-il-i or K rin.iM i-r rcn'tp. C'Pfl ;
i e in expr""-el in the intention r f I
tiio German government not to act uii-
justly towards the little republic, and it
is felt that with the gunboat Marble
head at Port-au-Prince to watch over
our Interests in the event of trouble,
that is all in the way of preparation that
can be done.
Reports that came to the state de
partment late in the afternoon from
Iiayti, were to the elfect that consider
able excitement prevailed there and
that the situation was grave. For this
reason it w'as determined to hasten the
departure of Maihlehiad and the naval
officials were communicated with to this
end. The impression appeared to pre
vail in I'ort-auPrirce that a German
warship was rapidly approaching the
place. Of course it is stated that the
Marhlohead goes solely for the purpose
of protecting American interests that
might be threatened by the outbreak of
disorders in Hayti.
The latest advices from German, how
ever, indicates that no occasion will be
given for friction between the United
States and Germany on account of the
llayticn difficulty, and that the matter
will he adjusted.
A Heavy Corpus.
Bin Francisco, ('a!., Dee. 1. Mr.
Theresa Cardoz.i -
was buried in th' . n)it
She weighed over 000 p-v . and the
undertakers had to break down ths
stairs of her late residence to lower the
body into the hall. A special casket,
bound with iron was constructed, and,
as it was too large for any hearse, it was
taken to the cemetery in a heavy ei
press wsgo. Mrs. Cardosa had been
married twice and learn five children-
IS A BIG BULLY
9eimaDy Hakes Exorbitant Demandi
on Little Hayti.
IMPOSES A DEEP HUMILIATION ON HEP
Indemnity of 820 OOO la Rrtr-lr aa o)
Small Importance In CompirUoa to
the Other JJuuilllHtlng; IJeinanile,
Washington, Dec. 1. -The exact na
fure of Germany's demands on Hayti
became known for the first time yester
day. The details came Ly way of the
iteamer from I'ort-au-Prince, which
irrived at New York Tuesday and Bho
the demands to be as follows:
"An indemnity of twenty thousand
American dollars for Emil Lueders.
"The promise that Mr. Lueders may
return to Hayti and sojourn without
iarnrer of any kind.
"A letter to my g vernment in which
you will express apology for the pro
seeding toward the Get man govern
ment in the whole tiansaction,
''That the president of Hayti shall
graciously recive the German charge
d'affaires at Port-au-Prince."
It was also added that if the indem
nity was not paid a warship would be
lent or diplomatic relations broken.
Without answering the demands in
detail, Hayti asked it Germany, by pre
senting this demand, intended to close
the negotiations in the Lueders case
and also on what ground an apology
The money demand was regarded bv
Hayti as far less important than the
other three, which were considered as
affecting Hayti's honor. The demand
that the president receive Count Sehwe
rein graciously was looked upon as in
volving a deep humiliation, as it was
this official who had gone before the
president and rudely submitted his de
mands. It was this demand which led
Hayti to prepare for . n eventuality.
Since the foregoing correspondence
closed it has become apparent that the
suggestion as to the sending of warships
has been modified and that there ia no
present purpose to send them.
Th-irn Make Cuiifcfll(n.
New Yokk, Dec. 2. Martin Thorn,
who, lat evening, heard the verdict ol
the jury which w;ll send him to the
electric chair to r-xpliatethe murder ol
William Uuldenuppe, passed a quiet
night in his cell at tiie Queens county
When Sheriff Doht went in to see
Thorn yeHterday morning, the prisoner
said he had no appetite for breakfast,
b.it he felt that a big load was off his
mind. Tnoru did not talk aa if he had
any hope of getting a new trial. He
supposed, he said, he would have to
make up his m nd to meet the worst.
Mrs. Nack spent a restless night, be
ing evidently much affected by the con
viction of Tiiorn. When she heard of
the verdict, she wept, and expressed
sorrow for her former lover, although
she says her c mscience is relieved. Mrs.
Nack is in a highly nervous condition,
and in now ve-y anxious about her own
case. District Attorney Younts has not
announced jutt what he purposes doing
in the case of Mrs. Nack, hut says he
will take no action u.itil after Thorn ia
It is understood Mrs. Nack will be ar
raigned in court next week, when her
cotinsul, Kinanuel Friend, will in '"-'.i
behalf, iTiter n. plea of guilty of man
slaughter in the flrnt degree, and that
the district attorney will accept the
ilea. In doing this, Mr. Youngs would
be recognizing Mrs. Nack'a action in
turning state's evidence at the first trial.
Mrs. N.tck tuny be sentenced to twenty
Lawyer Howe yesterday denied in
strong terms the statement that Thorni
after his conviction yesterday to ths
killing and dismemberment of Gulden
euppe, Mr. IIo-ao reiterate! his belief
tnat too court or appeals would reverse
Policu Captain Mcthveuof
Long Idand City Baid:
'There are to-' discrepancies in th
piiti' -1 rt report ol II' i n'i coniesHiont
but the main facts emain unchanged.
Thorn made part of the condition to
me, and part to Sheriff Doht. From
what Sheriff Doht has told mo, I caq
truthfully say that Thorn confessed that
he killed Guldensuppe."
Train Wrecker Unilur Arreat.
New Yokk,, Dec. 2. Jacob Girrbach,
John Decker, VV uliam Deason and Hugh
O'Brien, charged with train-wrecking,
were committed to the counfy jail at
Elizabitth, N. J , to await the action ol
the grand jury.
A Jersey Central railroad detective
alleges that they placed a beam in front
of tho east-bound L-mg liranch etpresi
in an attempt to wreck the train at
Elizabeth, N. J. Th9 beam was seen
by tho engineer iu time for him to bring
the train to a stop. The young men ar
all under twenty-one years of age. They
were identified by the train crew.
Illryole Knctury llunml
Nariata, 0., Dec. 2. The E. J. Lob
doll bicycle rim factory was burned to
the groani last night. Loss, $50,000;
a. nd Amu. to C'oliinihle,.
NiwY"H,IV'. Large shipment.
I ' "u ' .'i'jfic h.ivo recently been
, vut from this port to the republic ol
Colombia. The Atlas line steamei
Alene, carried on its last two trips nin
ty-seven cases of specie and a quantity
of arms. The presidential election la
the republic of Colombia will take plaot
December 5. In view of the rumors ol
threatened trouble on this occasion, i
la expected that the Colombian govern
nent is making preparation! to com
with a possible rebellion.
Tb aaend. ere Mar.lof to Daatb Dally
Nnw Yobk, Dec. 6. A dispatch to the
World from Havana says :
"Tell the American people that I will
bs glad to receive and distribute food,
clothing and medicines that may be
sent by them to relieve the suffering
thousands in Cuba."
Senor Santandroy Frutos, bishop of
Havana, gives the foregoing message to
charitable and sympathetic people of
the United States. The bishop of Ha
vana is tiie head of the Roman Catholic
church .f Cuba. He appeals directly
to the people of American. He does not
recognize religion in this hour of terri
h'e need. The common bond of hu
manity makes strong his faith that bis
cry will be heard.
The bishop will distribute the relief
to the starving Cubans and it would be
beyond the powers of belief to think it
probable that Spain would interfere in
his work of charity.
"We are utterly unable to cope with
the destitution of the reconcentradoes,"
continues the bishop. "For example,
our clergy in Santa Clara City have
7,000 hungry ones.
"From every part of my diocese come
reports of hunger fit to wring your
heart. I am glad to know America is
interested in tiie fate of the recoocen
trados. They etiiely need assistance."
For correctness of detail nothing can
exceed the parish reports now in the
hands of the bishop. They cover the
part of Cuba held by Weyler's men.
They are, figuratively, written in blood
and punctuated with tears. Arrange
ments wiil lie completed as quickly as
the Catholii bishops of the United
States signi'y their willingness to re
ceive contributions. It is to them that
the bishop of Havana looks. Anybody
can give, but it needs the powerful aid
of the church to forward the aid.
liuited Ithout a Head.
Nkw Youk, Dec. 6. The funeral of
the bath rubber, Guldensuppe, who was
murdered at Wood side, L. I., on June
15 by Martin Thorn and Augusta Nack,
occured Sunday afternoon from an
undertaking establishment on East
Third street, where the body had laid
since it was removed from the morgue.
All day Saturday and Sunday, from 11
o'clock in the morning until the hour ol
the funeral immense crowds of the
curious flocked to the undertaking es
tablishment to get a look at the remains
of the murdered man. The dismem
bered body, arrayed in a drees Buit, lay
in an oak coffin with eliding glass top,
The right arm was crossed over the
breast. Where the head should have
been was a vacant space, save for a pho
tograph of the murdered man, which
w as placed against the side of the coffin.
The funeral wafc arrangid by two
lodges of which Guldensuppe was a
member. There were no ceremonier
rurmer Kecordu, . "'
Omaha, Neb.. Dec. 6. On Tuesday
last the Union Pacific fast mail made a
remarkable run of 520 miles at the rat
of sixty-two and one-half miles an hour,
and a hundred mile dash at the rate ol
sixty-eight and two-tenths miles an
hour. Saturday the fast mail ran the
forty-two miles between Kearney and
Grand Is'and in thirty-six minutes, oi
seventy miles an hour. The 2G1 milei
r m Sidney to Grand Island was madi
in 238 minute, an average of sixty-five
and six-tenths miles an hour. Today a
special train from Jules-burg ran to
Council Muffs, 294 miles in 280 minutes,
From this inuet be deducted time foi
cf anging of engines, delay by a freight
tram and the necessary slowing up
through Omaha and a slow run over the
Missouri river bridge. The actual run
ning time of the train was 275 minutes,
an average of sixty-three and six-tenthi
miles an hour.
Wife Ul.-w llcr Itralna Out.
Kansam City, Dec. 6. In her meagre
rooms in Charlotte street at midnighl
Saturday night Mrs. Lillian Howell,
aged thirty-seven years, hluw herbraini
out with a rev'M-er f-' had been I
H'iffeier f .hnn'f poulimon a foi
yarf and believed ( ic was a hiriurm,!
to her husband, E.P.Howell. A ftci
eh.) died Howell was with trouble res
trained f'-om killing himself. The)
were both students of the Kansas City
homeopathic college, coming here from
tii'tn a Ni w l'laro.
Berlin. Dec. 6. Right Rev. Monsiff-
nor Joseph Schroeder, late professor o)
dogmatic theology at the Catholio uni
versity at Washington, has been ap
pointed by the Prussian minister a
education and ecclesiastical affairs to Its
faculty of tho Catholic? academy ai
Muenster, capital of Vi isiphali.
Sharkt-y and JtfTrleH,
San I'iiancisco, Dec. 6. The verba
agreement between the managers foi
Peter Jackson and Jim Jeffries for i
twenty-round contest in this city hai
been declared off. In its stead a matel
has been consummated between Jeff
rios and Tom Sharkey to take place be
tween December 30 and January 7 ii
A Critical Condition.
Two Rivkhb, Wis., Dec 6. Ah un
known steamer and consort ran ashori
on Two Rivers point daring a heavj
Itorm Saturday. The life-saving crew
together with three tugs, have left foi
the scene of the disaster. The strandet
vessels are coal laden and the plaa
where they are stranded abounds wltl
quicksand. The stranded vessels an
the steamer Keystone and barge J. J
Masten. They are coal laden and ait
owned in Cleveland.
MUST DIE SOON
Martin Thorn ii Sentenced to be Elec
trocuted. HEARS HIS SENTENCE WITH CALMNESS
Condemned Man Will be Compelled to
Give np Ills Life in the Second Meek
January Taken to ring Mug.
New Yobk, Dec. 4. Martin Thorn
convicted Monday of the murder of Will
iam Guldensuppe, was yesterday sen
tenced to be electrocuted in the week
beginning January 10, 1898. '
When Thorn was brought into court
In Long Island City be stepped as brisk
ly as when he wa9 on trial. He pre
served the same calm, imperturable ex
pression of countenance and when, as a
preliminary to the placing of the sen
tence of death Justice Maddox put the
customary questions to him he re
sponded promptly, collectedly and with
out outward evidence of emotion.
"My true name," said the murderer,
"ie Torceswisky. I was born in Ger
many thirty-five years ago. I am a bar
ber and have never been in prison be
fore. I was brought np in the religious
belief of the Roman Catholic church. I
can read and write. My father is living.
I am not married."
Then Judge Maddox proceeded o pass
sentence solemnly and impressively.
He said :
"Thorn, you were indicted, charged
with having premeditated and deliber
ately designed and caused the death of
William Guldensuppe. You have had
ft fair trial, in the courts of which you
tvere defended by the ablest and n.oet
astute counsel. They could not have
done more for you. After that, the jury
found you guilty of murder in the first
degree and the fixed punishment for
that is death. Reflect upon it. Reflect
upon the death of him whom you slew.
It is the duty of the court to fix a time
for the execution the law prcnouncea
tiie punishment. I Bhall give you a rea
sonable time the law permits me to do
"It is needless for me to say anything
to you touching the facts in this case
more than to say that the evidence jus
tices the verdict."
Thorn listened without moving a mus
cle, and when the judge had finished
he inclined his head slightly forward aa
if bowing to the court. The prisoner's
lawyer then banded up an affidavit ap
plying for an appeal. Justice Maddox
took the affidavit and will pass on it
later. It is likely that the condemned
man will be removed to Sing Sing.
Juror Lue'gtrt3 Friend ,
Chicago. Dec. 4. One of the foui
men selected as jurors in the Luetgerl
case is under suspicion. Reports' have
come to Mr. Deneen that the man se
cured his position in the interest of the
defense and has for years been a friend
of the sausage-maker. Mr. Deneen had
two of Inspector Schaak's moft trusted
men aligned to him and placed the in
vestigation in thoir hands, a report is
expected todav and it mav result in the
distdiarge of the juror and subsequent
proceeding aaamst him.
The day after the four veniremen
were selected as jurors an acquaintance
of the state's attorney happened to be
in the court room and seeing the man
in question sitting in the jury box,
asked if he ha) been chosen.
He told me," said Mr. Doneen.
"that this man had known Luetgert for
twenty years and was in fact his friend.
My informant stated that the iuror had
frequently talked about the case when
it was lorincrly on trial and had ex
pressed 'he opinion that Luetgert was
not guilty. This opinion was strong,
he said, and the man thought that the
pros ecution of the defendant was little
short of an outrage."
No additional jurors were selected
Itobiier Had Nervo.
8T I ODIS, Doi'. 4 A t -i-' -
G us .ifc.y ruoiier, with mw face hid
de l jj a ii.uck .ind armed with a re
volver, atmpled to rob tho passeneers
of the northbound St Louis, Keokuk &
Northwestern train, which arrived here
earlv Thursday mornine. A minntre!
troup'! and theatrical company were
aboard the cars. The robber got on at
La Grange, Mo., about forty miles b
low hero. Soon after the train left La
Grange the desperado, who had ta'ken a
seat in the smoking car, put a mask on
his face and draw ing a revolver, started
through the car.
l'istol in hand he demanded the
dioru-y and valuables of the passengers.
There was a scramble to get out of hia
way, but some oi tiie men in the c ach
siood their ground ami attempted to
disarm the bandit, who fired three shots
from his revolver, none of which took
effect. He lo4 his mask in the scuffle
and finally escaped to the platform,
from which he sprang to the ground
while the train was going at full speed,
The bandit secured no booty and his
mask is in the possession of one of the
Two New Yoi k Watcldee,
Sr.vr York, Deo 4 Frank M. Gonin,
thirty-eight years of age, a son of John
It. Gcnin, the famous hatter, from whom
ho inherited $100,000, shot and killed
himself at his home in this city. He
had lost his f rtune by bad investments.
Charles W. Plyer, flfty-eight years of
ige, insurance manager of the National
VVallpaoer company, shot and killed
himself at his home. His business af
fairs were prosperous, but he was heart
broken over the recent death of hie wife.
MOT II Kit MCKINI.KV STILL LIVKaV
I'reahlent by her -uaide and Other
Canton, O., Dec. 8. Once more the
children of Nancy Allison McKinley
have gathere i about her couch and the
reunion is complete. The president and
Mrs. McKinley arrived yesterday to find
the aged mother still living. With the
children are Mrs. Abigail Osborn, Mia
Sarah Duncan, her brother, Jack Dun
cm, and the other grandchildren who
have been summoned from their duties
and their homes, together with other
relatives, making the immediate family
si role almost complete. In the midst of
the deep sorrow of the family, there is a
feeling of joy that the president has
oeen permitted to reach his mother'a
aide before the inevitable dissolution
came and that the mother might again
realize bis presence and he know that
ha had been recognized. These hopes
nave been granted them, and they now
patiently and resignedly await the end.
The president and Mrs. McKinley to
gether wifh other relatives from the
ea t came early in the morning, the
later part of the journey being made on
a special train. They were taken to the
homestead as rapidly as possible and as
they entered the sick room the dying
woman rallied and for a moment plainly
eviden ed her recognition of her son
and others about her.
The president has remained almost
constantly at the bedside since his arri
val and kept last night's vigil, relieving
others of the children who have been so
constant at the bedside. He remained
c o e to the house all day, going out only
fur a little air and exercise, taking a
walk near the house.
SCKNB A PATHETIC ONE.
The scene on the arrival of the presi
dent was a pathetic one that beggars
description. There was a joy unspeak
able in the breast of the president. He
had again been permitted to see his
mother alive. He had answered all the
obligations of his country. He had ful
filled bis vows to his people.
The eyea of all present were filled
with tears as they witnessed the re
markable and almost miraculous rally
of the president's mother from her un
conscious state. As her son entered the
room, accompanied by his wiie and Miss
Mabel McKinley, the sister of the presi
dent, Miss Helen said:
"Mother, here are William and Ida."
The president kneeled by her bedside,
kissed his mother tenderly, reverently,
and, as he did so, she put her arm about
his neck and signified that she knew
him. She also recognized the presi
dent's wife, and reached her hand,
toward her. Soon after she lapsed into
an unconscious state, and heir strength
seemed to leave her. An hour after his
arrival the president sat by the bedside
holding the hand of his mother. Tho
attending physician was surprised at the
remarkable rally, 9:30 o'clock he
thinks she will live through today. "
Einpsroi'8 Had Manners. i.'
Berlin, Dee. 8. Emperor William,
talking over the trouble between Ger
many and Iiayti, is quoted as saying:
"They are a contemptible crowd of
negroes, slightly inoculated with French
civilization. My tchool ships, even
though urtly manned by boys, will teach
PoKT-Au-riiiNCE, Dec. 8 The trouble
letvveen Germany and Hayti appears
to be settled. The Haytian goiernment
has salut. -d the German flag, and the
foreigners, who had sought refuge on
board ships in the harbor, have returned
to t.i.eir homes.
It is understood that the question pi
the indemnity demanded by Germany
for the ailegal arrest, and imprisonment
of Herr Lueders has been eettled to the
t itisfaction of Germany. Also, it is
understood that all the demands of that
wintry havJ been agreed to by Hayti
in face of tiie display of force made by
Germany and tinder the threat of a
bombardment of the defensive works of
the port, unless these demands were
agro.nl to" within the eight hourj follow
the time the German ultimatum was
: 'iwiil, yctrn'ay morning, which
v. i.o t-lu it'v after the arrival at this port
lift he two German crniaerB, sent to
LiacL up the demands of the Germans.
A part of the settlement took place,
when the Hayticn fleet formerlly salut
ed the German flag from the flagship of
the fleet of Hayti, the Oiete A. Pierrot,
a small vessel, armed with a few guns
of light calibre.
The Becond part ol the settlement will
take place this morning, when Count
Schwerin, the German minister to
Hayti, will be formally and solemnly
received by the Haytian officials.
Cruelty to a l.unutle.
I'lTTsiwua, Pa., Doc. 8. Humane
Agent O'Brien has jufct unearthed oneof
the n.ost shocking cases of maltreatir ent
of the insane ever recorded in western
Pennsylvania at Cline's hollow, West
moreland county, this state. After a
cueful investigation the officer has as
certained that Franklin Pearse Cline
now forty-three years old, has been
chained for the past eleven years to an
iron bar with a chain which will not
permit him to move in anv direction
more tian six or e ght f ct. He is a
raving maniac. The state board of lun
acy is now investigating the case.
I-uilrt Manta Money.
Chicago, Dee. 8. Adolph L. Luetgert
who is now in court for his second trial
for wife murder, has issued an appeal to
the public for funds with which to de
fray the cost of his trial. He opens hli
appeal with an affirmation of innocence
and then declaring that the first trial
used up his resources, asks the public to
tend him money, which he promisee to
repay when at liberty. It has been de
finitely decided that Luetgert will go on
the e l in ths second trial.
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