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SORANTON, PA., MONDAY MORNING, JANUARY 21, 3001.
r;;iNG to be
The Cadets at West Point Make a
Voluntary Agreement to
The Resolutions of the Cadets Ate
Read by Colonel Mills In a Brief
Address Geneial Dick Congratu
lates the Cadets Upon Their Action
and Compliments Colonel Mills nnd
Thnnlts Him for Courtesies Ex
tended. W Lrclu.lsu Who fiuiu 'lli'i .WuiUtid 1'iosa.
West Point. Jan. 20. The c.iugres
drnul committee loft beio today for
Washington, after having concluded
the mlsMon of Investigation tit tho
I'nlted States Military academy. He-foi-e
their departure, however, through
a voluntary agreement of the udulN
hazing was abolished. This voluntniy
agreement was the result of a meeting
of the entire corps of cadets hold In
til ant hull Inst night.
Tho actlott came uh a surprise to the
committee, which consisted of General
Dick, of Ohio; Judge Smith, of loun;
'ongreseman Wunger, of Pennsylva
nia, and Messis. Clayton nnd UrlEE.
of New Vorl:. All of the member ot
the commit tco wore pleased to hear of
tho action of the cadets.
It was nearly midnight when Colonel
., A. L. Mills, the superitnondent of the
academy, handed a copy of tho cadets'
1 resolution to General Dick. When the
other congressmen learned the nature
of It. Mr. Driggs moved that It be read
by Colonel Mills and that afterwards
it should be added to tho record.
Cadets Bottlsou, Mahaffey, Gray and
Atkins, who signed the document on
behalf of their respective classes, were
called before) the committee. The court
room was tilled with army ofllcers and
their wives and daughters, and none
ot them had uny idea of what was
As soon w Colonel Mills read the
resolution. General Dick, addressing
Colonel Mills and the four cadets, said:
This adloli taken by the coins now at (tie m
tloual military academy will be reccistd by tl.e
country l'1 ijn "i appreciation and up rn
ballon. Wlut jou did liiro today will mark an
ijioch In the liUtoiy ot Weft Point, ami, ir
liapr. In the history ot all educational In.titi
ticnj In this country: for, when hazing no longer
tlnds a plaeo at West Toint It will certainly not
Itnd lndgftmnt in other educational institution'..
A hundred sears ot history has brought th'.t
irititulioD, perhaps more clocely tlian any other,
in the heartrf of the American people. What
ou base done for it today will leao it etill
higher in tho pood opinion that all true Amcii
cans Iihl' for it. Wo know and appreciate that
men svho icme here tacrifice cs'crythh-8 else in
n desire in imo their country. This duty and
lids Miriflce eloci not go unappreciated anions
cur fellow countrymen. It I with a design
to add ftill crcatcr lustre and tame to West
foist, that congress has endeavored by a caie
fill intotication to find for the eradication
ft anjlhins shlcii intsht 6eeni to be out ol
harmony with its ulgli purpose.
Action Will Bo Permanent.
Your soluntary action will be made pel man
nt, cougicsH will make pennancnt wliat joii
hate done: but, in anticipating the action of
cooprcio, you have added to the (Trent leputa
tlrns already achieved here. In dismissing jou,
I hope ou will carry to jour tlaea the con
gratulations of this committer, lis well svMioj
for their futuic success, and its thank.
And, Oloncl SIlllii, in leasing, i espiess the
opinion of escry mfcmbcr of thin committee svlien
1 return to you for many courtesies, our sincere
flunks; and dcslie, further, to attest that In our
rffoits heie, sse base had the full ni'd hearty
cooperation of yourself nnd jour a-oeiali'.
You h been sery Kind in the aid that lias
been etndcd to this committee. While we oie
nnxious to lease, we are not happy to lease;
se hasten nnay simply beeau.u urgent duties
call uj ekewhere. White our dutloK liaio
teemed, at times, unpleasant, sva fed hippy In
the thought that In their dUclurso we lino
served this splendid institution, of sshh.li sou
re tho head, to tome purpose. That sou h.i.o
aecotnpHslicd much toss-aids ciadic.illmt this one
fault, will bo so staled in our report that ymt
base the co-operation of all jour fellow ol
flciala here. Wc are alsi glad to tistify and wu
shall go lack to (outre,, and through eon
Kie&j to ths counliy, commending tho e.eil-
Irnce of your institution, und hope to umtrv
to the rcoplersome idea of tho sense of the obli
gation the people should base for thU ixccllcirt
branch of our gorcriuneut.
Itccollections of our ssoik bcie silll base lu
pleasant niemoricj. Wc jy to all of jou not :i
good bjc, but a farewell, r-nd wish for jou and
the academy, a long, happy and siicrpfeiul
Ever since the numbers of congress
came hero they have worked nearly
sixteen hours daily in public and exe
cutlve sessions. The committee svlll
hold the nest meeting In the room of
the Interstate nnd foreign committee at
Washington, D. C. at 1ft o'clock Tues
They expect to malsu their tenon
in about ten days and it is said on
(rood nuthorlty that they slll recom
mend that the number of tactical ofll
cers at the West Point academy be in
creased. In Hegaid to Booz,
It Is also reported that they will hay
that tho death of former cadets Oscar
J.,. Booz, of Bristol, Pa., and John
Broth, of Altoona, Pa., wero not caused
hy the hazing they received at West
In ths case of Ilooss the testimony
showed that ho was not very strong
at any time and It Is'sald the members
of tho commit 'co believe that his
health had bet m tired by the treat
ment at tho hnntu bf his follow cadets
In tho academy. At the samo time, It
Is claimed that tho commit too has
failed to discover any connection bo
twecn the swallowing of tobasco sauce
nnd the subsequent death of Boos from
Wirchant Drops Dead,
ily Kicluihe Wire from The AtsocUtM Prtss.
ijtiojiUr, Tj., Jan. CI. I-i.ulj rjaiii.niati, ounl
47, e( tho clotliiiiR Itnil of (ijnkiiiuii llrotlirr', and
a prominent cillien, .fell to llic iatrmrnt, ihuil,
sshllu about tnlrrliu tho Harmonic Chili Imifo
thU jltriuooii. Up ij bifii n-rtrclly well.
Heart failure m the tuuic of eli-uth
JOHN LEISENRINQ DEAD.
Former Congressman from Luzerne
County Passes gy.
Hy Lxeluits-e Win fioni The associated Press
Philadelphia, Jan. 20. Hon. John
I.elsenrlng.tho well-known mine owner,
of Luzerne county, und former con
gressman from the Luzerne district,
died ul thu University hospital, this
city, last night.
Mr. Lelsenrlntr had been a sufferer
for a long1 time from heart und kidney
trouble, and In the latter part of De
ecmber wn brought from bin home at
I'pper Lehigh, Luzerne countj-, to the
Cnlverslty hospital heie, In lioiw that
he could obtain relief.
Hon. John Leisenvins was born at
Ashton, now Lansford. Carbon county.
June II, 1S3H. He was educated at
.SchwailB'H academy, Bethlehem, Pa.,
and at Merohuntvllle and Pihueton, X.
J. He was b- ptofesslon a civil and
mining engineer, and hud been ldcntl
lled dm Inir his entire lifetime with the
coal mining business Ho was mar
lied to Miss May Simpson, of MnucJi
Chunk. Mr. and Mrs. Lelsenring lwr
had any children.
Mr. Lelsenrlng was elected to the
rifty-fourth congress as a Kepubllcan
from the Twelfth (Luzerne county)
dlstilct. Th! was the only political
oillee he ever held.
He whs piesldent of the t'pper Le
high Coal company and a director of
the Moosie Mountain, the Mount Jes- ,
sup, the Silver llrnok ami the MIdval- j
ley Coal companies. He was Interested
as a stockholder In tho I.ehiRh Coal
aird Xavlsatlon company
western r-oUI mine.
and also a
A Foiecost of the Votk of the Com
ing Week in Both Branches.
The Senntc Programme.
Hy Km tu-ise W;i.- Iio'n 'Ihe socljted l'ie.
A nshliiRton, Jan. L'O. The senntu
will take up the legislative and judicial
appropriation bill Monday as boon as
possible after convening. There is lit
tle In the bill that oidinarlly would
create debate, but It doo.s not sem
Impiobable that sceral days may he
required to act on It because of tho
desire on the part of some senators
to postpone consideration of tho ship
subsidy bJll as Ion-- as pnsslblo. The
shipping bill will be nsd? the unfin
ished business whenever In tho e-pln-ion
of the fi lends or that incisure it
Is wise to give It that pine"; but. in
view of the fact that it will be dis
placed by appropriation bills wh.'iievov
senators in charse of t:.nse measures
deshe to take them tu It is probable
that the motion to kIvl the ill ;ho
place of vantage will be postponed un
til after the disposition of the le-sls-latlve
Senator Aldrleh. chairman of ilu fi
nance comlm'ttee. probably will ie
port tho war revenue b'll Mommy or
Tuesday, and he will ask Iminodliits
consideration for that menuiv. Tho
Miles of the senate give preference to
revenue bills, as thoj do to appropria
tion bills, and no order of l'ie cenate
will be necessaij to make a place for
that bill. It is not probable ,lmt ai y
effort will bo mndc to displace up
proplation bills with that i.icaytire,
but all senators seem united In tho
opinion that It necessarily must be
come a law duiinu the session Thu
picscnt impression, how over, la that
this bill .I11 soon be dlst.OMd of.
Democratic senators piobably will
make an effort to secure additional
reductions, but fiilllnir In tills, will
vote for the bill. Tha pension and
military academy npproi tiuttm bills
aro also on the calendar and will to
celve early attention. Tliu Indian tip
ptopri.ition bill will be tepori.l oaily
in tho wool;, but will not be pressed.
Senator Morgan has not Indicated
his purpose with leferen-o to th Nl
caraKua canal bill, but h-.s fil. nthi i-tiy
that ho will delay a ivaontiblo time.
and that if Kngland do.-s not net i.pon
tho amendments to the Hay-Pnunce-folo
treaty, he then will movo con
sideration of the canal hill.
Benewed effort will be made Monday
or Tuesday In executive session to su
ture tho confirmation of .1. H. Hat Ian
as attorney general for Porto Hlco, nnd
also to secure ratification of tho treaty
with Spain for tho cession of the re
nialnlm? Islands of the Philippine
In the House.
Tho house of representatives will de
vote most of Its attention during tho
coining week to appropilatlon bills, a
series ot them, Dlstilct of Columbia,
formications, naval, postolllee and
agiiculturu being ready for considera
tion. At tho outside, however, thero
will bj a day or two given to other
measures having right of way. Tho
atiny reorganization bill will bo 10
ported back promptly fioin tho coin
niltee on military affairs, probably to
morrow, and sent to conference with
a general disagreement to all senarvi
amendments. It may bo reported back
dining the latter part of tho week nnd
a sharp contest Is promised, Mr. Rich
ardson, of Tennessee, the minority
leader, having Intimated that there
will bo a discussion of each paragraph.
The District of Columbia Is entitled
to tomorrow and will seek to hold tho
day for tho consideration of local
measures, Tho bulky postal codlllca
tlon, also. Is before tho house as a
contlni big older and will require much
of the .imo not given to appioprlntlon
Efforts are malting to have tho bill
to promote the ollkiency of tho revenuo
cutter sorvlco made a special order for
Tuesday. Tho appropriation bills
above referred to will consume thu
tlmo during tho rest of tho week, ex
cept Friday, which is private pension
day. and Saturday, when eulogies to
tho memory of tho lute Senator Clear,
of Ion a, will ho pronounced.
McCoy-Sharkey Fight Declared Off.
Ily Kxeliishr Wlre fruin The Auoelitnl Pit.
K.m Prune too, Jan, 20, The JliC'oj-hharkey
tlilht, svhleli a nehe'iluled for nest month In
thl elly, hjj been drrlurrd or), owIiib to the re
fusal nf tho hoanl of city niienlMni to erant
u llconsi' to the Twentieth Century Atlildla e-luh
for u tliihf In wlili li MiCo.r sua ti he the prlncl.
ul. Tlie (lull l now tiying to match Itoot and
ft Brief Sketch o. the Career ot
Albert Edward Prince
WILL GUIDE THE EMPIRE
A Brilliant Career from the Hour of
Birth Which Was Hailed -with
Great Bejolclng Throughout the
Land Careful Training of the
Royal Heir His Visit to America.
Demonstrations in His Honor.
B r.wluslse Wire fioin The Associated l'riai.
New York. Jan. 20. Tho Ileinld to
day pi hits' the following leg-ardlnu; thf
Albert Hduntd. known for mote than
half a century as the Prince of Wale.
llni ow ytimtiKin.Ml to Ihe throne of
ti. iKhllesl empire in all history,
,m,, wUhh he will rel;;n ts IMwinl
II. was born on Xo. '-. 1S11. I'ho
second i ill! 1 in. I the cld-s- s.m of
Queuii Victot.a. his oil vent Irtu tb
woild svas rfieohd with Kic.it iej"ic
lug. As .ho flist ch'ld "f tho roval
couple (now 'he Kiiipp'js Dowager -f
Uermany). had pid to he a Fb'.
tho litltlsh n.-ilon w.is mutually anx
ious that tho U'cond rft.ou'd be a bov
When the queen's con, iiemcnt was
expected, Piiu o Albert sent his cour
iers In hot haste from Lueklngham
Palncc to the varioJS dl,!iiltaiIfM ot
church nnd state, whoso presor.ee at
the expected birth or a lmstinle b il
ls demanded by royal otiquoUi.. Tlu-y
gathered together In ti.e ant'--room
? ".'"- ,!r";.., li" and'
bishops, arrayed in silk shovel bats j li.duenco that many America ns-ana-nnd
gorceour aprons: members of the I lion whom he has always llketl-hao
cabinet, headed by tho prlmo ltiinls
ter; nurros and doctors ' the scoie.
Kor four hours this motley ussoin
blnRt asvaitcd the evci.t. Their pa
tience was rewarded. When li was
announced that the hop?i and wlfhes
of a nation had been fulfilled nnd that
a boy had been born thero was uni
versal KiatuUtlon. 1'ielatPS and
statesmen embraced one anoth r with
uncontrolled effusiveness. Cannon
from tho grounds without thuni'.cicd
tho news to all the sutroundl-i? u la
titats. Thousands of church belU took
up tho Blad tidlnps and pealed out tho
announcement to an expectant nation.
Karly in the morniner tho prlvv coun
cil met In state to ord.iin priyer an I
thanksghMnfr from ono end of tho tho
country to tho other.
Britons Greet Royal Heir.
A few weeks later, on the occasion
of th prince's baptism In the royal
chapel of Windsor, ho was shown from
tho balcony to a huge crowd of per
sons, who went wild with delight.
Tho bo, hood of tho pi luce was un
oventtul. His early education was con
ducted at homo under tin tutelage of
tho flow II. M. nirch, rector of I'rest-
wlch: 'Mr. Glbbs. barrister at law: tlio
Hew C. V. Tarvcr and Mr. 11. W. Fish
er. Ho then studied for a session at
Edinburgh, and later entered t'hrlst
church. Oxford. IIoio ho attended
public lectures for a year, and after
ward resided for three or four tonus
at Trinity college, Cambridge, for tho
Ills earliest appearanco lu a leading'
part on any public occasion was in
1859 nt tho laying of tho foundation
stone of the Lambeth School of Art at
Vauxhall. After the death of his fath
er, In December, ISM, he naturally be
came tho most desirable functionary at
all ceremonies In which Wneflclent or
chat liable undertakings wero to bo re
cognized by royal approval. This work
has over slnco occupied a largo share
of his tlmo nnd has always been per
formed with dignity, tact and patience.
Indeed, no prince of any country has
over personally oxortod himself more
futthfully to render services of this
sort to tho community. Tho multipli
city and variety of his engagements on
behalf of local nnd specinl enterprises
make a surprising list, nnd necessarily
Involved a sacrifice of ease nnd leisure
which fow men of high lank would
caro to mahe.
Visit to America,
lu tho summer of 1860 tho prince
paid a visit to Canada and tho United
States. Everywhere lu was received
with boundless enthusiasm. Ho
danced at a ball given In his honor at
Washington, whero ho was cordially
welcomed by 1'resldont Duchanan.
The United States, Indeed, was pro
pared to receive him with open nrins.
At Hamilton, tho last place In Canada
whero he made a halt, ho had spoken
some kindly words, which uwoko gen
eral approval here.
"My duties," ho said, "as represen
tative of tho queen cense this day, but
In a private capacity I am about to
visit notoio my return home that ro
markoble land which clnfms with us
a common nncestry and In whoso ex
traordinary piogress every Englishman
feels a common Interest."
His first stop on American soil was
In Chicago. Thenco he passed on to
St. Louis, Cincinnati, I'lttsburg. llaltl
more and Washington. For live days
ho was a guest of President liuehunaii.
Ho visited Mt. Vernon and planted a
chestnut tre by tho side of Witbhlng
tnn' tomb. From the capital tho prince
and his party set out for Richmond,
then a center of political Intrigue and
soon to prove tho focus of dlsuffoctlon
against tho Union.
His next halt was mudo at Philadel
phia, whero ho visited Independence
hall and other places famous in Anglo.
American history. From Philadelphia
ho took eall for New York, landing at
Custlo Harden on October 11, Ho wns
driven through llroadwoy to tho Fifth
Avenuo hotel, escorted by tho mayor
and other clvlo dignitaries, und cheered
on his way by vast crowds of citizens
who had gathered to do him honor,
Ono featuro of tho hospitalities ten
dercd him In Now Voik was u parade
of the volunteer llio department, six
thousand mon Htronff, eacli man In uni
form und nil ave those at tho ropes
and tillers, benrlng torches.
It Is interesting o note that among
tho parnders wero William M. Tweed
nnd nichard Croker,
Albany, Boston and Portsmouth, N.
II wero visited in turn, and from tho
latter place the Prince and his party
embarked for England on October 20.
In the East.
In H0i, accompanied by Dean Stnn
ley, he maelo a Journey to the east, in
cluding a visit to Jerusalem. Tl o
young Prince wait now of a marriage
able age. Speculation was rife us to
who would bo the lady of his choice.
Tho question wan settled In the early
part of 1SC3, when his engagement was
announced to Princess Alexandra, tho
eldest daughter of the King of Den
innik. She was thtoe yeais younger
than the Pi luce, and though compara
tively poor, was beautiful and accom
plished. Tho inarililgo was celebrated
In St. Ouorge's chapel, Windsor castle,
on Muich 10, Sfi:l.
All Knglnnd lojolced over the event.
Tennyson, tho recently appointed poet
laureate, wioto olio of his first poems,
"A Welcome to Alexandra," on this oc
casion. 'I'ho Princess soon made her
self very popular with nil classes ot tho
IliitHi public, not only by her outward
grace of manner, but also by her vir
tues and amiability. Tho Pilnoo him
self has always shared hi this popular
ity, although tho sterner Puritanism
of' his potential subjects has often been
shocked hy stoilos of his dissipation.
The Pliliee made Ills maiden speech
lu Ihe House of Louis In ISM. It was
In suppoit of the motion In favor of
the better housing of the poor. il was
subsequently one of the commission
appointed to consider the matter. Ho
Is a fervent sportsman, and has never
been without a suing of thoioughbrad
Hieing horses. Seveinl of them, Includ
ing Floi b.el II. and Persimmon, have
won the Dot by. Ho Is as fond of a
good dog ns of a good horse. His ken
nels at Sandiingbam are fourteen In
number, built of brick and Iron, with
evciy modern improvement that archi
tects nnd dog fnnelers could suggest.
As a social factor in England tho
prince has nlss-ays been supreme. Ward
MeAlllRtrr enlled him ' tne great, social
dictator." It was largely through his
received their entree into tlio inner
oiioles of tho Hrltlsh aristocracy.
Nevertheless, tho social nnd fashion
able side of his life has been more of
it duty than a pleasure to him. Ho hui
always been most content when sur
rounded by a circle of his old friends
at his palace, In rsandrlnghani. a small
village In tho county of Norfolk. There
ho has lived tho life or an English
Popular with the People.
The affection and esteem In which
tho pilneo has been held was never
be'tter exemplllled than In December.
1ST1, when. ho was attacked by typhoid
fever and for some weeks hung be
tween life and death. The anxiety of
tho public wa Intense, and tho news
of his recovery was greeted with gHMt
joy. On his tltst appeal anco In public
to take part In the memorable
"Thanksglvlnr; service" in St, Paul's
cathedral, on February 27. 1872, the
streets along tho line of his route were
crowded with a cheering multitude.
Ho has had five children, the oldest
of whom. Albert Victor Christian IM-
wnrd, Duke of Clarence nnd Avondale,
was born January S, 1S61. and died In
January. 1S9J. The second ton, George
Frederick Ernest Albeit. Duke ot
York, born Juno 3, lRbT,, married Prin
cess Mary of Took. July . 1W., Lnulso
Victoria Alexandra Pagmur. born
February 'JO, 1S07, married the Duke of
Fife In 188!'. Victoria Alexander Olgi
Mario was bom July C, lSt',8. and Maud
Charlotte .Mary Victoria, born Novem
ber 20. 1S69. married Prince Charles,
tho i-econd son of the Crown Prince ot
Denmark, on July -'- ISflO.
A Duel with Swords in Which the
Count Receives a Painful Wound.
History of the Trouble.
Dy lJxcliulse Wire from Thu Associated I'rcn.
Paris, Jan. 20. The long expected
duel between the Count Do Luborsao
and Baron Itobert Do Rothschild wns
fought with swords at 11 o'clock this
morning on Daron Exmond De Roths
child's estate Houlogne. Tho carriages
wIMi the principals, seconds and a few
friends arrived there from Paris
shortly before It o'clock. Count De
Lubemtc's seconds wero M. .Schego and
Count De Laborde, and those of Daron
Rothschild wero Huron Leonlno and
Viscount Do Ilondy. The duel began
at 11. IS, lasted ten minutes, when
Count Do Lubersac lecelved a plungo
perforating his arm at tho -Olbow, to
the armpit. Tho duel was then stopped.
Iloth the count and tho baron fought
most determinedly, neither flinching
nnd neither showing the slightest de
sk e to spuro tho other. Sixteen en
gagements took place, all of a desper
ate character. The combatants at
tacked each other furiously. Ths
sleoves of their shirts were literally
toin U pieces by the points of tholr
i-words, as tho duellists lepeatodly
lunged at (itch other. Seveinl ilnics
they came to close quarters and thur
seconds wore obliged to separate them.
At the sixteenth onslaught, llaron
Do Itotschlld lunged at tho count, who
tried to parry but .fulled, and tho
baron's sword penetrated his arm, Juat
above the elbow and Issued nt the
armpit. The spectators htihtoiied
around the wounded man und two well
known physlcluns, Drs. Hergor nnd
Pointer, examined the wound. They
declared tho count's life was not In
danger, but that It was Impossible to
continue tho duel, Count Do Lubor
too was then driven back to Paris.
Union Do Uotschlld Is still per
foriplng uillltaiy servlco with tio Flf-ty-iourth
leglment of infantry, in'
garrison at Coiupleguo. He only at
tained his mnjorlty yosteiday and lost
no tlmo In settling his account with
Count Do Lubersac,
England's Aged Sovereign
Is Stricken with
LYING AT DEATH'S DOOR
Royal Relatives Hujry to Her Bed
aide Bulletins from Osborne
House, Jsle of Wight, Indicate
That Her Death In Expected at
Any Moment Prayers for the
Queen Ave Offered in the London
Churches Emperor William Ar
rives In London En Route for the
Isle of Wight and Is Met by the
Prince of Wales The Moiuing- Pa-
pers of London How Admit That
There Is No Hope.
Hi i:Hiishe U'lru fiuiu The AhIiiiiiI l'ie.
Cowes, Isle of Wight, Jon. 21.
7.50 n. ni. The queen is still nllve,
but all hopes aie p.oue.
London. Jan. 21. The bulletin Issued
at midnight was too late to become
known In London, -xeept to a voiy
few. If when tho metropolis wakes,
the queen is still living, her people
must recognize that theic Is really no
This morning's newspapers have
thrown off all pretense of uny possibil
ity of recovery, nnd they tadly admit
that the end may come at any mo
munt. "While there Is life there Is
hope," they say, and tho queen's con
stitution Is marvolously strong, but It
Is idlo to deny that the danger Is ex
treme. Therefore the papers proceed to re
view her mujosty's long and Illustri
ous reign ns though she weie no more
and to dilate upon the wonderful In
fluence she wielded in Etiropestn politl
iIcb for so many years.
A bright spot In the tuilveisal gloom
Is tho unexpected sympathy displayed
by Emperor William In giving up Im
portant engagements to come to tho
deathbed of his grandmother.
Tho Prince of Wales 13 spending the
night nt. Marlborough house, and Em
peror William nt Hticklngham Palace.
London, Jan. 21. Throughout tho
United Kingdom, yosteiday was a Sun
d"iy of anxiety and suspense. No ono
111 England, outside the court, knew
the teal condition of the queen or tho
nature of her dlse.ise. The bulletins
threw but little light on the uni vestal
question whether death was Imminent.
The London newspapers hud not
learned that her majesty had suffered
a shock of uaralysls.
Extra editions of the Sunday papers
contained no Information beyond tho
nfllci.il bulletins, but there were many
of them nnd they were eagerly bought.
Thr wero small gatherings In the
lclnlty of Buckingham Palace and
Marlborough house, as well as other
centies when tho bulletins were posted.
Crowds assembled to witness tho ar
rival of Emperor William. Apart from
such Incident, however, tho cttstomnry
qulety of a London Sunday wns not
Most Alarming Reports.
The most alarming reports of the day
came In the form of telegrams from
tho princesses at Osborno house. Tho
coming of Emperor William and the
news that King Leopold was about
starting for London Inspired fears that
death was at hand. On tho other hand,
the fact that tho Prince of Wales was
able to leavo Osborno house had 'an
encourugtnc effect. When the prluco
arrived from Osborno nt Victoria sta
tion, London, at 4 o'clock, with Sir
Francis Knollys nttendlng, several
hundred people wore there to greet
him. But there was no demonstration
beyond a respectful raising f hats.
The Earl of Clnrondon und 'tho Earl
of Pembrooke received tho prlnco.
When they Inquired regarding the
queen's condition, ho replied: "You
see, they have let mo ootno away."
The government had arranged to
send the fast cruiser Minerva to bring
Emperor William, but he embarked on
a mall packet for England before ho
learned of the .plans, being accom
panied by the Duke ot Connaught. Tho
steamer had a rough passage and on
entering Sheerness harbor she went
by the worships without any cere
monies. Admiral Kennedy nnd Count
Von Mil bach, of tho Cot-man embassy,
received tho emperor and escorted him
to a special waiting room.
Two hours before his majesty's train
was duo in London people began to
gather about Charing Cross station.
Tho crowd Included not only the usual
hangers on, hut many fashionable peo
ple and hundreds of Hermans anxious
to seo tho empoior on his first nppeur
auco in London for years, Tho throng
beconio so largo that tho railroad au
thorities riveted wooden barriers, nnd
a hundred of the tallest pollco of tho
metropolitan force with squads nf
mounted men, lined up tho people on
tlm streets, forming a luiu for two
blocks to Nelson's monument In
Trafalgar Square Through this lane
moved a procession of royal carriages,
each bearing two footmen In yellow
liveries behind. Tho carriages entered
tho railroad station and drew up near
tho track. The Prince of Wales .ar
rived Just before the train entered the
station, which was 6.20 p. m. Tho
Duke, of York, Prlnco Christian, Prlnco
Albert, of Schlcswlg-Holatein, und
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pleted the gioup of royal pcrsunng.ji.
A Royal Giestlngs.
Emperor- William stepped out of a
saloon i-iir. wearing a. (raveling suit
and soft hut. Ho miluiud the Prince
of Wales by kissing him on both cheeks
and the prlnco returned a similar salu
tation, lie then embraced the Duke of
York and shook hands with the others.
Tho people who looked on ns the car
riage dune o!f uncovered tlulr heads
and Empoior William, and tho Prince
of Wales acknowledged the courtesy by
raising their hats. No cheer broke tho
The crowd In the Iclulty of Buck
ingham Palace ir.altilatned the same
demeanor when the emperor and the
Prince of Wales entered the ground".
At 10 p. m. the Prince of Wales b?
gan a eonvoisatioii by telephone wlHi
Osborno house, which lasted nCHrly tut
hour. As a icsult of this, the emptor
and the prince decided to stait for Oi
hornc thl (Monday) morning.
Outers were given that a royal yacht
should be kept In waiting to couvcv
thorn to tho Isle of Wight.
During the day the members of tho
diplomatic corps and other notile poi
sons entered their names In the visit
ors' book at Buckingham Palace.
Tho rumors that, the Muiquls of Sal
isbury and tho Archbishop of Canter
bury had been summoned to Osborno
house were incorrect.
Pinyeis of the Chutch. '
In churches of all denomination
prayers wero offeiod at the morning
services, and lu most of thorn tho latest
bulletin regardliiif. the queen's condi
tion was read. Tho ehiof rabbi io
qttesotd special prayer.. Tills not leu
was read in tho Human embolic pro
cathedral nt Kenslnpton:
"Tho prayers of the cong. citation ar.
asked for her majesty the quern, the
condition of whose h'Mlth is a cans'
of anxiety nnd sorrow to us nil. Wo
pray that by Cod's help her majesty's
recovery may be speedy and com
plete." The dean of St. (leoige's c Impel,
Windsor, road the prayer for a sick
person, when there is Utile hope ot
recovery, beginning: "For as much lit
all appeal onto the tlmo of her disso
lution draweth near."
Waiting; to Convey the News.
Cow i. Isle of Wight. Jim. 21. la. m.
No oillclnl bulletin has been Issued
Doubts nro expressed as to whether
the Prince of Wales and Emperor
William will arrive heio before the
An enoimous ciowd of newspaper
representative's nnd others, s.lth car
riages, bicycles and lnntorus 1ms col
lected at the lodge gates, waiting in
intense excitement to convey the news,
iAonientnrll expected, that the queen
bus breathed her Ian.
The Prince Indisposed.
London, Jan. 21. In the doling mo
ments of Queen A'lctoila's life .mother
ot gutvo Import arise?, namely, the
serious Indisposition of the Prince of
Wales, So won led, tiled and o
haui-tod wns ho last ovenlng that ho
could not respond Immediately .o the
summon! from Osbouine Hour.... The
most ho could do was to promise ihnt
ho would leave London at S o'clock
this morning, if possible.
Ready for the Death Mask.
Loudon, Jan. 21. Mr. Thede, tho
sculptor, wont to Osborno last ovenlng
In order to be ready to take tho death
Sympathy of the Pope.
Home, Jan. 21. The pope yesterday
telegraphed Cardinal Vuughan In Lon
don to express to Tlio British loyal
THE NBWS THIS MOUSING.
Weather Indications ToJuy,
(tntraWiKen VlctoiU at llmlli'n Pour.
I'llucr Of WuIik. Ihu Ciiliilnu ISiiIu nl Cu.lt
llarlue to II- Abolblicii .u. WiU i'olnl.
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l.oeal Ite.ulls cf Kalunljj' 1'ilirurlei.
Sn Troulilo i:x.u((l in settling Mred Car
local Vtt r-eiirton and Suburban.
fieneul N'ortlHUtUrn 1'cniu.yltttiila.
(luouolouy cf Queen VletorU'a Heljn.
financial and Commcicial,
Loral Mm New of the InduiliUl WoilJ.
tuturdjy'a Couit HctorU. w
family the foellii,? of sorrow which all
Christendom shared with England ie
ganllng the illness of Queen Victoria,
adding: "The liberal reign ot tho
queen, which bus permitted the Cath
olic church still to Increase In tho Uni
ted Kingdom, will leave an Indelible
trace upon all Christian hearts."
SHOCK AT DUBLIN.
Painful Sensation Follows the Re
ceipt of Ncwo from Osborne.
Ily K.e-liilse Wiie from The AmwIitt'J Pri"M.
Dublin, Jan. 21, A dop and very
painful sensation followed tho rcrolpt
of the nlarmliig newn from Osborne
Home. Tho nosvspaptrs Sosteiday
published frequent editions, and thlr
ofllcts wero besieged all day by anx
ious inquirers. Tho shock to tho lrHh
people was all the greater because
Queen Victoria, on her vhlt to lie
land last April, gave many lnstance
of sui prising vitality and she war, tin
deiatood to have been sreatly bone
fitted by tho tour.
The Nationalists have boon gener
ous In their expressions ot sympathy
and the Nationalist press, on the wholj
! irspicttiillv silent Only the Dub
lin Evening Telegraph olTcrs an ex
ception, by making tin queen's Ill
ness tho lext of an attack upon the
South African policy of the British
FEELING IN VIENNA.
Couit Ball Postponed by tho Em
perorTributes of the Tress.
l. l.sclioi.e Wlic frui.i The Asoc t.ncu cress.
Vienna. Jan. 21. TIu announcement
of the dangerous illness of Queen Vic
toria, caused a feeling or consternation
In Vienna. Emperor Francis Joseph,
who was profoundly moved, sent lu-ic-tatit
messages to tho British em
bassy yesterday for news.
It Is believed that the great court
ball fixed for today (Monday) will bo
countermanded. Tho emperor, on re
ceipt of a telegram from London last
evening Immediately broko a clrcU
which he had foi mod after the banquet
at the Hofburg.
Tho Austrian papers publish touch
ing tributes to tho queen's wonderful
place In tin affections of her people
and tho politics of the world.
DROWNED AT NIAGARA.
John Wiser Goes Over tho Falls Hla
Ily r.e lit-.lv e Wire from Tho Associated Trc'.
Niagara Falls, N. Y Jan. 20. John
Wiser and John Marsh, of this city,
attempted to cross Niagara river ubove
tho falls today. They lost control of
their boat and wora carried Into tho
.rapids. Wiser, who was unablo to
swim, was swept over tho runs ana
drowned. Marsh, after a desperate,
struggle In tho ley water, was rescued
by persons along the shore.
The men wero nearly half vay.
across tho river when their bout was
caught In a field of Ice. They fought
desperately to extricate their frail
ci aft, but without success. As the
boat passed tho power house, both'
men got on the floating Ice. Tho boat
passed ion through the rapids and
over the falls. Tho two men with
tenor written on their faces, floated
down tho river side by side. Marsh
svas two hundred foot from the shore
and Wiser was at least twenty leet
further nway. At Willow islund sev
oi ul men formed a lino and with tho
aid of a long polo succeeded In gtttini;
near enough to Mursh to rescue him.
Wiser clung to tho Ice until he was
tossed Into the basin nnd drowned.
U Ihcluxlvo Wlic from llio Awnclatcd Ics.
New Yoik, Jan. SO. Armed i L'Aqiiiliaie.
IlaSie. .iiliil: Bienieilusc'ii, Antwerp. Queens
town Silled: Ethruiil (from I.lveipool), Xe'r
VciK. Arris nil Sc-isij, v Yoik for Liver.
pool and priccedcd. Lizard P.iedi l'rlia
Hi cent, I.ulipold, Nrsv Yoik for Ilremen. Clh.
latUP-d'aiMil: Alter, ficnoa und Naples for
.New Yoik. l.lveiimol Aimed: Nomadic, New
By Kvcluiiso W'Ira bum lli Aisoilatcd Vtta.
AtUntio City, Jan. ?o. The achocner A. 1.
Coleman fiuiu Nets bum.-, S. C for Philadelphia,
T.'mt to pietea and suiil; oil bi-io todjy, thortly
after hur ciesv of fom h.ul been rucued by tho
Atlantlo llfu ali.if new Sho sm lumber laden.
Two thouiaud peoon itiies.scd llio icicue ot
-t- -f 1 -t- ;
4- WEATHER FORECAST.
Washington, Jan. 20.- Oivailonal ralni -
- prob-ibl Mondavi siurmcr, outberly -f,
winds 1rtk mi the itut, Tursdav, Mr. -4
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