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RED CLOUD. - - - NEBRASKA
In the new River and Harbor bill the
Missouri river gets $600,000.
A chukcii for the exclusive use of
the deaf and dumb was recently conse
crated in Philadelphia.
Emterok William has renewed his
.grandfather" h order that none of the
servants shall wear a mus-
A female lion tamer was frightfully
'lacerated while in the brute's cage at
a show at ilohenmuth, Bohemia, re
TnE Western Union and Manhattan
Elevated Railway Companies have de
clared their usual dividends for the
A great mortality is reported among
the horses at Lorcna, Kan., supposed
to be caused by the dry black ergot of
the corn fields in which they have been
The House Committee on Military
Affairs has reported frvorably the bill
to4 place GcncralJohnC. Fremont on
the retired list with the rank of Major
General. It is announced that Italy will con
struct a railroad on the Italian side of
the Simplon tunnel and will grant a
subvention of several million francs in
connection with that work.
Mayor Hewitt, of New York, has
refused to vote for a proposition to set
aside ,$250,000 for a soldiers1 monu
ment, because he docs not believe in
The New York Press h:is the best
authority for stating that General
Harrison has invited James G. Rlaino
to the chief place in his CaVinet and
that Mr. Itlainc has accepted."
Two medical students named Illuhm
and Elchler fought a duel at Berlin re
cently with pistols. Illuhm was mor
tally wounded. The duel was the re
sult of a quarrel over the merits of Dr.
Jcnr.E Sage has signed the petition
to President Cleveland for the pardon
of Benjamin F. Hopkins, ex-assistant
cashier of the defunct Fidelity Hank of
Cincinnati, on the ground that Hopkins
is a physical wreck.
Majok Spauldixr, Fourth cavalry,
commanding at Fort McDowell, was
killed recently by tho accidental dis
charge of his gun while hunting. His
remains were taken to Kalamazoo,
Mich., for interment.
The East African slave trado sup
pression matter was up at tho German
Reichstag a short tirao ago when
Count Herbert Itismnrck announced
that Germany and England were work
in harmony and that all possible would
The athletic committee of Harvard
University has granted the petition of
the base-ball team to be permitted to
plav with professionals. The petition
was indorsed by tcvcral former cap
tains of tho team and other men prom
inent in athletics.
Mapamk Houlanceu in an inter
view recently denied that she had re
fused to live with her husband. She
complained that he was trying to play
Napoleon and make her his Josephine.
Sho thon burst into tears nnd beeged
to be excused from answering further
The corridors of tho Interior and
Tost-office buildings arc to bo used by
troops attending Harrison's inaugura
tion for sleeping purposes. Tho ap
plications for places in the parade are
from scventy-fivo organizations, ag
gregating 15.000 men 2,000 moro than
were in the parade in 18S4.
A bill has been introduced into the
rtmte authorizing the Secretary of
War to have constructed 250 pneumatic
torpedo throwers of the highest power,
capable of throwing steel torpedoes
charged -with 500 pounds of dynamite
a distance ef -.five 'miles. These pneu
matieTgunsare'to be used as harbor
Street Superintendent Wallace,
of Albany. N. Y., who discharged an old
soldier from the department and was
convicted of violating the G. A. R.
law, was fined $700 and to stand com
mitted until the ine should be paid.
This ssdft jjojjbe the first case of
the natare in-'the State. An appeal
John Brodekick, the New York man
who received the two thousand dollars
offered by Chairman Quay for the ar
rest and conviction of illegal voters,
has been ruined by his gooi fortune,
jneikns turned his wife and children
sftipf doors, aad, upon her complaint,
Deea sent to prison for one month for
intoxication and general disorderly
The Society of Medical Jurispru
dence discussed the Whitechapei mur
ders teeeitly- with the result of con
cluding that Jack the Ripper, was of
sound mind. Lawyer Austin Abbott
read a paper which set forth that there
barbarious instincts in man, pre
ed with remarkable persistence by
the laws of heredity, from uncivilized
oocrxE of Pittsburgh. Pa... tahe
;i ri workmen havo been engaged to go to
H England to teach the employes of
) auue wuru unn bow
a contract at Ire Jetton
Longmore, one of
of the Englisk pis.
in Pittsburgh, amid UBtt
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Tn Seaate oh the 11th panted Senator
Frye's resolution sUrectiac tbe Committee oe
Foresga Relations to Inquire iato the state of
affairs is tke Bemoan Islands asd then took op
sad considered the Tariff bill until adjourn-
neat Tbe House. iBimeniately after tke
reading ef tbe jo rnaL went iato Committee of
tke Whole en tke Direct Tax Mil. peadia; de
bate on which the coamitiee roat aad tke
Soon after assembling oa the 12th the
Senate resumed coatideratl n of the Tariff bill
and debate continued until adjournment... In
the Houae tbe Hirer and Harbor bill aa re
ported and referred. The Election! Committee
reported in the California contested caw of
Sullivan against Felton, finding in favor of
Sullivan. A minority report Tavorea reiton
the sitting memeer. In Committee of the
Whole the Direct Tax b 11 was taken op and
after a long debate the commit tee rote and re
ported tke bill to the House and It passej by a
rote of ITS jcaa to K nays. The Honae then
lie tbe Senate on tbe 12th Mr. Dawes of
fered a resolution, which was agreed to, calling
for information aa to report of outrages in
Alaska. The Tariff bill was then tnken up and
pending the discussion Senator Kiddleberjrer
succeeded in creating a cene by rising to po nta
of order and inteirupting the debate. When
he declined to take his seat he was "sat down
on" by the presiding officer (Senator Ingall).
After executive business the Senate ad
journed until Monday.. ..In tbe House
tke bill retiring Jokn C. Fremont as a Major
General was favorably reported, and the House
went iato Committee of the Whole on the
Oklahoma bill. Amendments were offered to
cripple tbe hill, but tke fnends of the measure
were vigorous in their fight against them.
Pending a vote on tbe amendment by Mr. Pay
son (111.) to give old soldiers their lands free,
which was strongly opposed by Mr. Warner
(Mo.) and others, the House adjourned.
The Senate wns not in session on the
lttb....In th House Mr. Hooker Introduced a
resolution for a holiday recess which was re
ferred. A motion that the House go into Com
mittee of the Whole for the consider
ation of the Nicaragua Canal bill
brought out some sharp remarks from Messrs
Wilson (Iowa), Wand (Mo.) and SpinolaiN Y.)
severely criticizing certain comment in New
York papers as to the inothe. of those "who
offered amendments to the bill. The bill wii
then considered until recess. No business was
transacted at the evening session and the House
aejourned until Monday.
PKKSONAI. AND POLITICAL.
Tna President has received the resigna
tion of United Slates District Attorney
Emery B. Sellers, of tbe Indiana district,
but has not yet accepted it and does not
wish to do so. The Attorney-General lias
telegraphed to Mr. Belters that tbe Presi
dent joins with him in requesting him to
withdraw bis resignation.
Colobow, chief of tbo Southern Utes.
died recently, aged seventy. He will be
succeeded by the chief of tbo Uncom
pahgres. He was the leader in the Meeker
massacre and in the Colorovv war of IbhU.
UENEnaL James C Lane died at mid
night on tbe 12th at New York.
It. has been officially stated that tbe
Pope does not intend to leave Rome, nor
had be thought of taking Kucb a step.
It was rumored at Indon recently that
Stanley, the great explorer, was a prisoner
of the Mndhi, together with Etuin Pasha,
and that tngland must give up Suakim to
secure their release.
The public reception at Indianapolis,
Ind., tendered to tbo Vice-President-elect
and Mrs. Morton on tbe 14th, was tbe most
brilliant affair of the kind ever witnessed
in that city.
It was reported recently that the Can
adians were not at all pleased with Con
gressman Hutterwortli's bill for Ibe an
nexation of Canada and that tbey re
garded it as tbe greatest rot ever pro
pounded by a Rtatesman.
Mayob Hewitt, in bis testimony on the
11th before the State Senate Committee
investigating city affairs, expressed his
opinion that Colonel Cockerill, of tho Now
York W'oWcf, was a liar. Colonel Cockerill
has addressed a letter tn Hewitt declaring
that the latter was a liar, a blackguard and
a slanderer, and said ho could prove it by
Mr. Hewitt's public record.
The South Carolina Senate bas passed a
bill making valid township bands amount
ing to .f 1,000,030, issued in aid of the con
struction of railroads, which bad been de
clared invalid by tbo State Supreme Court.
The Xorth German Gazette says that all
tho German embassies and consulates pos
sessing copies of tbe cryptograph lost af
ter tbe Emperor Frederick's death have
burned them by order of the Government.
Hon. Charles Boyle, who was recently
appointed Chief Justice of Wyoming by
President Cleveland, died from a compli
cation of diseases caused by overwork.
Senator Deck, who bas been resting at
tho homo of bis son-in-law near Washing
ton, expects to leave for an extended
Southern trip for the benefit of his health.
Prince Alrxanoer of Hesse, uncle of
the Grand Duke of Saxe-Coburg, is dead.
.Most of the papers of Paris consider the
rejection of the Panama Canal bill a mis
take. Some describe the vote in the Cham
ber of Deputies as pusillanimous, while
others declare it will prove fatal to tbo
Telemaqce T. TiMAYEXsis, formerly
professor of Greek at Harvard University
and a noted author, was recently arrested
on the alleged charge of having committed
extensive embezzlement of money belong
ing to the Minerva Publishing Company.
Outbaoes by Whitecaps were still being
perpetrated in tbe vicinity of Toledo, O.,
amaa being half hanged and then cat
down aad nnmercifully lashed.
The Maryland 8ute aavy recently bad
a serious encounter with oyster dredgers
in the mouth of the Chester river. Canaoa
was used aad the dredgers rammed aad
aak. 8erioas loss of life was reported.
uWrEY', Ryan, of Brooklyn, who
fought such a desperate ring battle with
Jack Murray, oa Berian's Island, last
September, was agaia seen in ring cos
tume oa the 13th, his opponent being Jim
Farrell, of Philadelphia. He sneceeded
ia kaockiasx Farrell oat ia aiae rounds. A
parse of JI.Y) was awarded the winner.
K. L. Habteb, Tice-prealdeat of the late
Fidelity Bank, of Ciaciaaati. now ia the
peatteatiary, has become saddenly iasaae,
aad has been removed to the prison asylam
aad locked ap.
REraassNTATrrB William H. Xaktih,
of Texas, recently charged with aseaaltea
George H. Harris, a reporter oa the Even
i Msr at Washington, pleaded gailty
Tmt Chicago Opera Honae caacat ire
shortly after the aadieace left oa the sight
of the 12th. The fire was eoaaaed to the
aaditorium aad caaaed damage amoaat
iag to 130.000.
A detctattos representing the Canada
Pork Packers Association waited oa the
Miaieter of Casteme at Ottawa, Oat, oa
the 19th. They wanted the Government
to adept measares to prevent the importa
tion U American adalterated lard. They
also seagat te have the daty on American
pork axed at two cents per poaa tor
R. G. Dcsr At Cas review of trade fsr
the week ended the let stated thai the
ana Iff aa
new, wit very usw
Jambs Mb ib. one ef the eviemdlms
Koines river land settlers, a meats
smagahsmnesnas 8nsU. ef CTmaea,to
BL F. Hows.
Uv arreemi at Peatoa, Tex., ror ree-
htag the Fadhc Kspress Cempaay of ,
Tna cottoa gia ia O. W. Taraer's place
at Hoatgomery. AIs., reoeatly exploded,
kilting F. O. Taraer sad twe Begroes oat
right, aad weaadiag several others.
iTisaeaertodat St. Petersbarg that ma
American ayadlcat with a capital of .
000,000, aas beea formod to coastructa
railway in Siberia, and that several former
aad present American diplomatic and con
filar areata are interested iatheander-
E. L. HARrEB. the ex-tanker aad ooa
vlct, who became deranged recently at
the penitentiary at Columbus. O.. waa re
ported better oa the 14th aad talked ra
be was ia a trance which caused his pe
culiar action. He claima to be well, but
it was noticed that he was at times flighty.
The Chicago speculative markets wrre
captured by the bears on tbe 14th ana at
the close wheat, corn, oats and provisions
were found sharply lower than on the pre
Assistant Postmaster Michael A.
Sheldon, of Hudson, N. Y., who was re
cently convicted of robbing the mails, has
been sentenced to three years' imprison
ment at hard labor in tbe Erie County pen
itentiary. During the six weeks he bas
in prison bis hair, which was auburn,
bad turned almost white.
ALL the Ottawa, Out., lumbermen op
pose tbe increase in tbe duty on American
pork asked for by the Canadian packers.
Tbey import 30,000 barrels from Chicago
Clearino house returns for the week
ended December l.' showed an average in
crease of 6.C compared with the corre
sponding week of last year. In New York
the increase was 6 0.
Henry Meredith, who shot Phil Daly,
the gambler, in New York City recently
while trying to rob buu, has been Identi
fied as Lewi Carleton, an escaped Ohio
American railroad securities were de
pressed on the Iondon Exchange during
the week ended December l"i. General
business was also limited. The German
bourses were reported firm and quiet. Iu
Parts financial matters vre unsettled lie
cause of Panama canal utT.tlr.
DlPHTnKtciA was reported raging ia the
vicinity of Albuquerque, N. M. Physicians
stato that since tbe disenso broko out sev
eral weeks ago no less than U00 Mexican
children bnve died.
Thk total amount of bonds purchased
undortho circular of April 1" is jl("0,CG.
200, of which J1.:EM.UV) arero 4 per cents
and $I9,'2jO..W) were J'.s. The cost of
these londs was $11! '-'47,t. of which
:j;O.O10.S77 was paid for tho 4s and $M,
Teruiiilk storms were raging for three
days recently In the department of Lyon-esse-Orientalos,
France, flooding villages
and causing wrecks and much lost of life.
It is announced in Chicago that the
whisky trust has decided on a campaign
of extermination against the distillers
who have refused to come Into the com
bination. This is to be iunugurated' Jan
uary IS, with a decided reduction in the
prico of whisky.
Four street railways of St. Louis the
Union, the Citizens', Cass avenue aad
Northern Central have been aold to a
Chicago syndicate for J3,GOO,000 cash.
A company of soldiers bas been aentU
tho Turtle mountain reservation in Dakota
because of threatened trouble by the half
breeds. The region about SL Joseph, La., is
threatened with an overflow, the river
bank having caved in beyond tbe line of
the Government protection levee.
Two white men robbed a train oa the
Illinois Central, at Duck Hill, near Gren
ada, Miss., on the night of the loth, ob
taining .:!, 000 from tbe express car. The
robbers killed Chnrlos Hughes, a passen
ger, who, with a Winchester rifle, bravely
attempted to drive them away. Tbe rob
bers disappeared in a swamp.
THE body of little Irene Hawes, tbe third
victim, has been found in tbe lake near
Birmingham, Ala. It was weighted down
with railroad iron.
Governor Beaver, of Pennsylvania,
has respited James H. Jacobs, sentenced
to be hanged January '., until March 13 to
allow an investigation as to his sanity.
The Cnosarian operation was success
fully performed in Bellevue Hospital. Now
York, the other day by Prof. C. V. Lusk
on Ellen Murphy. Both mother and child
wero doing well.
William O'Connor, of Canada, has
challenged Henry Searle. of Australia, to
row a three-mile raco for the champion
ship of the world and 1,00) a side, the
race to take placo on neutral waters.
F. II. Thompson, a merchant of Messina,
Ga., bas been warned olf for organizing a
strike of negro laborers in retaliation for
being boycotted by the Farmers' Alli
ance. ADDITIONAL DISPATCllB
Tnx President has nominated Leon O.
Bailey to be district attorney of Indiana.
Bailey is tbe man who collected the affida
vit that General Harrison said a dollar a
day was enough for a working man, and
his nomination was somewhat of a testa
tion. Cniir." the big elephant, was killed by
strangling at Forepaugu's circus, Phila
delphia, on tbe 16th. The animal had
grown exceedingly vicioas and bad killed
three men in recent years.
The Liberal Committee (anti-Mormon)
of Utah has issued a circular protesting
against tbe admission of the Territory as a
Btate under present circumstances.
At New York recently a passenger who
landed from the steamer Etruria tried to
smuggle in 2.000 worth of diamonds.
They were discovered and seized. The man
wsa said to be a Southern laerchanL The
officials would not give his name.
General Charles G. Dahloben, a fa
mous Southern brigadier during tbe war,
was reported dying ia Brooklyn, N. Y.
He is a brother or tbe late Admiral Deal
grcn, of the Union navy, aad bis was a
case where two brothers fought oa differ
ent sides during the late war.
Tax subcommittee of tbe Hoase Com
mittee oa Private Lead Claima baa agreed
to report favorably to the fall committee
tbe joiat resolution lookiag to tbe relief of
tbe settlers oa tbe Maxwell laad grant.
James C Moaroao. aged ainety-threa,
the last of the Old Defenders" of Balti
more, M(L, died oath 17th.
The steamer Jasper, from WokiagtoB
fer Glasgow, bat feaadsred eel the Wig
ton coast, Scotland. Her crew, number
ing eleven persons, were drowsed.
Da. James Scott, aatbor of tbe f amove
8cott Honor law, died at bis borne at
O reoeatly, aged seventy- ree
He bad been a member ef tbe
Ohio Legialatare eighteen years.
Two sbiftiag engines ea the Concord
(9. H.) railroad collided tbe ether day,
aad Kagiaeer Jesses Williams was killed.
Kagiaeer Frank Flanders badly iajared.
aad Firemaa Qvlmby law severely hart.
Tnx President baa approved tbe act
mating a dencieacy appropriatiea fer con
tingeat expenses fer tbe Heaee of Kepre
tnatativet. JonxO. Wnrmnn. lbs pest, ealebenSed
bweiahty-secmdberttday at OakKaatl.
swaUea by the heavy rain
Ixlbeflisitiea nbelTnb Klillibavger
Img, ITssff Inmns. ibmn Is muni sf
fcssBK.Bi sasii at III ii tarty ii m i Mags.
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NEBRASKA STATE NEWSL
Ttri ettablUaascat of a eeaalng factory
at Ulysses is now said to he a certainty.
Tax sheriff cf Dawson County recently
lock to the insane asylum at Lincoln Mr.
and Mrs. Jamet Lnoa, a farmer aad
bit wife, from the vicinity of Coaad. The
man was not violently iasaae, but the
woman was a raving maniac. Several
moa:hs ao a murder was committed In
the vicinity. No one supcted that Lera
mons as connected with the tuurdrr In
any way until the murdered niabore
were found on h's farm. Ea this ctr
cumstaniM did not convince his lat-mate
friends that be had been implicated In the
murder; but goMpplng tor.guoi got to j
work in the neighborhood about the very i
suspicious circumstance of finding tb '
bones at LrmoaS barn. The matter wor- J
ried him so that hl mind ga? way, and
the wife also bscamo a raving maniac
ROBrxits recently carted away about (
0 worth of goods from John Curry's ,
...-., Ki'tmvlr without ttnz dvtocte-l
by tbe police. The door of the tor had ,
been Itf i unlocked by mlstaV.v ,
Turn ir-mi. took rwvenco on a Hnmllton
county farmer, who bad f a.led to pay them
for n half day's work, by knocking to
nieces a harreter and binder, jtuUiu
boards off his crib and letting tbe cor
out and turning his boss loose. Tact;
repented their action in thecountv ja
dersentenceof twenty-nine days and
T., i,...v.ii!nf th dt-uientrd brnaher
of Prof. G. D. 8weezy wan lered frotfctbe
professor's home at Crete, where ho "11 of
late been living, and dlligeut seaxchthad
failed to find him at last accounts. tt
A Fremont horse-doctor by the nan of
Barnes recently deserted bis wifefand
children and ran avay wit!; amllher
woman, a young gras widow. L
THE Nebtatka ilelegation in Confress
were recently in consultation ujotbe
revUiun of the laudja
Grand Island ilistrlcts, tho western orA tc
be called tho Alliance laud d.-trtct and
the eastern, the lSroken Bow land district.
Under the terms of th bill tho land-ojsc
are located at the towns nauit d.
A max named Sner, llvhiR k0uthea-4)f
Madrid, left home the other evening !
tho intention of lain tine but failed tore
turn. A search was instituted nnd his
body was found in a bole he had dujj a
mde lull, with a bullet hole through fce
hoad. He is Mippoed to have cjtiiin.ard
suicide during a lit of temporary insanty.
He leaves a larjje family.
While a young man by the namejwf
McC.iirn was recently driving a wngoryn
which was his nelce, Miss LJulnliu, aid
twenty, he attempted to cross the railnid
track near Dawson when a train itrsrJt
the wagon and Iwtb were killed. "Jkt
horses were unlnjureiL
Hoiieut Kinc, one of tho substanSnl
farmers near Beukeluian. shiptwd fsu".
car loads of bay to Dener. and on Noirni.
ber 25 went to mak . seltlrmenL Mince,
drawing tln money, sotno ii), ami leav.
. . ., . t & i ....
inc th hotel, nothing h.s been beard frotc
him. Messengers were sent, but no trac
could be obtained.
The six-year-old son of James Lowden,
of Hastings, was kicked by a horse the
other evening. Ills skull was ni.nshod.and
a niece of tho Ikuio was removed by tbu
attending surgeon.. The boy was lying j
in a critical condition. j
The lesidenceof Mr K A. Lnmbeth, at j
Nebraska City, was enteretl by a burglar I
the other night who tn hi ramuie aiioui (
the house awaaeneii tne owner, who
greeted the robber with tlvw shots from a ,
revolver. lli tutel escaped, oui icu ;
trail of blool for several rquares from the
The Sutireme Court will be appealed to
by tha City Council of Kremoul to corned
tbe State Auditor to legUter tbo water
works nnd Intersection paving bonds.
A.BROKr.sj Bw younamnii lppk,blsj;irl
to ndance in the country tho other nlghL
He fell asleep on tho way borne and tbo
young lady took the reins, resulting in an
overturned luggy and a runaway. The
youth forsook his swecthonrt to cbasi. tht
flying horses, and tho girl was ob!igcl tc
walk into town and carry the laprolic.
At tho recent session of the State Orange
at Hastings a resolution was adopted
urging the appointment of a farm secre
tary to the Stato Hoard of Transportation.
O. K. Hall, l'nwne-i C'liy. contiuus nt the
head of the Orange, and L. C. Koot, In-j
diaiiola, is secretary. J
It has been discovered that G. P. Web
ster. formerly citv clerk of Harvard. old '
a number of cemetery lots and faded to
turn tho money over to the city. His
bondsxen ill be asked to make'good the
The post-ofllce at Harrisbtirg. Scott's
1 Bluffs County, nnd the building in which
it wa located have ben carted away ny
The forthcoming report of the State
Auditor will show that Jr.t.s1,.10 have been
paid cut Indifferent part of the Stat
during tho past two years for horse tha!
had been killed because of having the
glanders. The State Veterinarian's report
will show that S15 horses in all have been
killed during the time stated, and the re
port of the department will r!so show th
nuralier killed in each county of the State
and the number of dollars disbursed ia
each for the killing. The Auditor's report
includes the amount paid out by tbe State
for the disposition of the carcasses, while
the Veterinarian's will only refer to the
amount paid out for the horses destroyed,
which will average about 10 per bad, ot
42.T., includ.ng the disposition of the car
cass. During the two years there hare
been sixty-one head of glandcred horses
killed ia Douglas County, ami the owners
have received $2,671. Buffalo County
comet next with forty-four bead killed,
nnd the county received U.1C2. Custernnd
Phelps Counties rank nexL in the order
named, tbe former having forty -one bead
killed aad received $1W. nnd the latter
thirty-two head aad received H.3H20.
Coast in Box Butte County will average
about forty-five bu satis to tbe acre.
A stbam roller mill, with a capacity ot
Afty barrels a day, bas commenced opera
tions at Dodge.
BcncLana are troublesome at Fremont
Kb Dsnaairr. a dwarf, shot aad In
stantly killed Edmoaa King nt Broken
Bow tbe other morning. Deanerritt was
baatiag chickens in bis com field, when
be foaad a number of King's cattle bad
broken through bia fence. He started tc
drive them to tbe poaad and was met oa
tbe road try King. Hot words ensued.
wbea Demerritt raised bia gnn and firesL
iaetaaUy kiiliag King aad hit bertss.
Demerritt wna jailed aad heavily gnarded
Tnxax is camplalnt at Beakeimaa tbnt
tbeebnrebet do aot bald tbeir evening
services aatil time far nimanna eocet
en to bed.
Tnx nardsmre store ef D. Ceaaell t Csv,
aftootia,wna recently destreyed by Ire.
; lasmraaen, .
aBim tun tenia, tJtttnUsias, rf nbm Us
syknsrw notniagef itnatil
wbea tbey srere amabsnst ay a
.m.timnftlfl rVlkiOIl uf the lallUtt-
trlcta in Western Nebraska. A bill drred th. mldd.e of th. roa.L as thouKh dab-r-by
Senator Paddock hasten Intrcaltjcrd "" to dne th. N.y out. th
in the Senate, calhng for tho creatldjl of "7,"' "R the yonib ssjea
two additional land district. The'fwo .cboNon apiarcl and InterfrnNl in h.
new districts, ns pronod. w 111 1- caff ed boy', behalf. Thenar,, theri,n dr-r
.....,. n.. ' fi-.i- iiv.iian.l a revolver, but m.trad of ttnn: cb-l I
imr ni iiiii niunrt. iiiriiiiui;, . -e - .
babW barn an day, limsisnt mVsnfi
fTJMt ssssnssnr amd BIBS) atameVlllsni
KsMtrooa iMolt of tta Att
Of Regulators) to CnOt ml
Tbe Latter' Friends Fir
Ilomse and Kill K'git r Tea)
Grtat Exdientsst aa4
Expmsssd ts Hv 7
VentotAN, Mlss IVc !, Yestcriay
morning a aumW of ttrgrats Tt r-O-lvrU
her stating that a nt Kd oc
curretl at Wabalak, Ketuprr C oanty. fifty
ilea north of here, and that Holly jor-
ton.of this place, had been killed. A
f twenty mea we at once orj;anl
left for the crne oti the regular ji
train. SulrjurRtr anotbrr rty C
forty mils rilf(! and lft onax-ctl afiin.
a .., r .J . 'A ..... .r4 r .
dilation, ou t- the rffect that the paa
from thl city had bad a ficht vith
the ngri- and that several of
them bai br-n wounded. Theav ru
mors were set aside by the- arrtvof
the two pot on thi rrju ar mail tain
last nlgtt, w ho rrortird that every tllng
wn juiet aud that thdir prtxvace wamSfl
nedrL They told tha following storf of
tbe riot: Last Thursday tbe son of U F.
NlchoUon, a prominent farmer of Ksn r
County, wa driving a wa;on along tha
ruad lendait; to Khuiua'aV wticn he mt a
nero desperado dr.vitijj a tam n theop
jK:t direction. Young N.cbot.on
cilentally t.riictit hi vchicln into ceJli
sion with th.nl of the tifsro, who kej't in
with :cho1un and brought the wralfn
down with bu full trnigthoti tbo former's
face. lc!i'Nort foil seturles to leo
ground, and when be rrrovtird tb urjfo
bnd left. Th" ftulowiug day Ncbulsei
toM his frleiiils of the nt-gro' aau!l, r4ht
on Hntuidar It was dteruitnHl to oiga
Ire a Jm-is.o nnd arrest Maury.
InfoniiBtmn o! this determination of tea
whites K'nehe! th tirgros in wsir way,
nnd it is h.nd that two whtt men gathered
aaityof negrvs' together at a cbure)
Situdny night, and slur harnngu.tig Uieni
organized a ImiV of I'-tt negr- U rr.lej
any attempt to arrest Maury or nn attacbj
on his tioiikf. Tlipw hil.'s are Vnown bt
the iteople of Wtthnlnt, but thrir ni
can not l leaind. It is their settled il
terminal u to lynch thm w hen fiKiud al
the teodn nrgun tha. when they
Hanged It will tj trio pioper tutir i k tui
their name known.
Tbe negro form rnlsrsl bv the to w M
nuJsMii-XM- Ujuuen's. ! -ssiien tl.
i i n,J.J,llnr.,t all(l cotrsle,i
thf.,uelvr. In c stiMk. bouse aud cotton
Very soon a posse of w h ts came up tbe
road and halt 1 In front of Maury' pine.
A few of them walked up to Ms rrtdenc
but found It d-srrtod. From the reidiii
J thy went to the stuokr bou lie tbey
found three negroes. Tli" iiogrM were
akel the wherea!Kut f Maurv. but they
pmtended thijy coutd not tell lif b
cuu'd ! found.
While the whites wero trying t rstrai t
some Information from them a man on tlm
-Hern l Maury, riup-
vhu come and arrest nun " in
wnitr; niheil in a Iwdy from the building
and ns they otaerged were ievlTrd tv
a xotY r ", right r tu uiustets and
William Vaughau was eri-
wounded bv !urkhtit in t" left
arm, neck and shou'der. ami another iiuin
whoae name th whlts w ill nOt rr- I it
ceiviil n slight wound in the brnd.
ThSa olI- cam from the cotton htuse
and was promptly returned bv t.e white,
but the negro. l"tng behind Uit plahk
walls rrceivetl no injury. The white soon
! ,n,covi'rel that Ui-y were fighting at a
, Kront disndsnutnge and tmiv-l to the north
. ,j0 0f n,,, .tructure. Her they received
I another toiler, resulting in the lnsUint
i dc.h of Henn Maury and th wounding
of his brother. J 1. Maury, in the arm wne
tbe elbow. Tbo while now drew tr nad
tbe firing ceased temporarily.
Kotwlthitand'ng their losses, boss er,
tbe jiosse ileterruirel to make am.trier at
tack on th" cotton boue, apprartiiiig mis
time from the south side A ij "
Up to the bulldog they ri"ll a third
volley, the negrx-- apparently awaiting
tho order to tire as they had done to the
two previous instances At this thrd
volley Seth Cobb received tweBty-to
liuckshot In the breast and stomach, tear
ing thr.tirr front uf bit UriJ'. from neck
to navel, away. Jobn Ie. aaothe; f tba
whites, wa alo wounded", perhaps mor
tally, by a pistol bill In the groin.
The whites agatn draw oft for consulta
tion, when it was determined that another
attack on the building with their reduced
fere would 1- ue!ee and tby dtr
mined to welt for daylight and reinforce
ments. While tbey were consulting tbe
negroea rushed from th cotton bouse to
Maury's retldeno In a tody aad proceeded
to fortify tbnt building.
The whites went back to Wahatak nett
morning and another force of fifty men
ot mor was- raises! and proceeded to
llaurj't residence- Tbe pi ace was found en
tirely deserted, even tn nesting an
furniture having b-n rensoeed. The
whites burned the three beddings on the
tbe plac together with those on a near
farm adjoining and scoured th wrwls Cor
tbe negroes la vain. So tree cf tnm
could be found, and it was impoiM tn
const across a negro within Art miles ti
tbe scene of the trouble.
Wasshsgtov. Dc- 1"- On ttvMlcssof Mr.
Pbelaa, cf Tesneatesv. n bill u pasted by
tbe Boas to-lay for th bacon-ora"0 f
the American Historical As.atn. An
4rvw D. Whit, of 5w Tork: freorge Bsn
eroft. ef th District of Ctlsat'a, nasi
Jnttm Windsor, of
We aave ever !. mllee of rai try
m tbe UaHasJ Mate, aad tbie year
tbnll twild H.SSS mils more. Tiae are re
amUit. axl tBe life of n tit It a-ven yre,
nnd to rplnc tbe Us VfKm new
est art rreaiei. Tbe dtmaasl fer Mm
ttr'.ket at tbe tery aossree ef tbe T&7
Ceaern! Brisbsa eathaaSss b vnlno ef
wooden fnce in tbe Camtd MsUSets
timber co.t of ,S,(,S, msd tbet it
takae bait aa maeb neatr every yanrbs
sss tbem ia rtMlr. Atnmfcart
fevaytar. Urn year
timber star eat -jo
ef bs Cbieago
tbe fsrswta. R sseaae Mssbsw amsv
IfabedeaadsMtm be easrbtd to Ms asm ant
Imtmtattbear OimetV tboefee aad
jnnlttTsnyasy dlmislsbeJ. iirnsi i s
mlgnl 1 1 1 1 in i sea 7mafnl Btjtba
tmmmmniaimil to II "l",tr'SS
SBSsbsBmstsn. sftstn asm s
aBBMBBbssaT m maasv
WaaaHsuiTan. bVr. IX Il den
Ukly tbattb lUtls wui tmmeYmtm the
e.Umtio mt ! Tatisf fcSI oU tfte
niof Jaanary. If It is net e ssf af
by taat tim. It U eaes ftv
mn ta ta Astrsirtniej imu. a4 4a
may stU frtr dm a4 veea
lL Ta Mttten at ! rnan Ce4aaiS
Um. fe r eiadt ! sk
Bat thv ewaSd dxfMMe ef H ate
Christmas bsrfl lay. bv lm J a
ho(asis tt U( snWM
January TT delay W charged in jsart
lh acvswnt tf sin f tb lUfsstitonn
f'esators w8m e4 wh le iVnato t
n4js-ur3 or rMa s4iWJf teae)
kmL It may t tat taKssaaw sIH b
a Wo ta carry lb rssaUn Nrabotvtay
rsscsxstiiat theltiaa stlU ssM4ssr,
atxrwpt will t aud T F.raWi.si
!4rs to e4fr this rolatis U It
abosi 4 prvr d fee b thaa Un 4aj o
ivhi Tbetvwas a)rbUr aa Jr
la&Jtag la tfc frasU at th tte fc
C- affress a4smst ibst n-1
I'Ul'ii at am:iat UfclMi lb TaT
L..waosit ef tb ) Ult lb d
StaodtOg Mil titely Late 2m; wlBL
TL ttUn oi th latetKrf fcs
e&rui.! tbo dviet f tb Cma5
r.f l. :., 1 I .iv.l HSra M lk -
AUcn U Ar n pj-l at Aitred tivo
th.m .1 ..1.. .if IllrUll Kt. XXRlila
his bt-iu-I-ad en Us fr ltt ad 4 aad
the rs.l ba.f f 4tt44 1. VUntP '.
rang II s,-u.h la( , Weal WtBta.
Kan, .and dlU-i, aud teiaslattlig !
tsira's l,mtr cullur- utr fr U w
Judg itigmas. rha.rmsa of lha Jiwu
Commute oa PaUio L-aada, aald lr
day tfcst the pnsct of any land taut
forfeiture Ufi.lat.oti at thts eats s-l
C" Ujtress was eV gUejtUT a Mil Is for
feit all uaearni and grants ia
frrctiif ttsin tbe It eje atd Jlle,
l-Ut ti m n re a U rpl ttl the
dlfTet elites kU I ! esur,l4
VAlltNurs, D- IT -THIS l IHe Ul
week til I'vHgrrst prs4" to Ue tdst l-Crnnli.i-liH.li
prvUably begin ith t!a
adjournment nett Friday, la a-idss
with the telUis of tbe telito
awaiting twj-wt fi.tm the lieu. CMtuunt
tee on Way and irsn.
Itltbe hu.iiat" the T-r.g bill balds
the right f way Vr all other tteUI,
an I s. ii U 0a Jdered frvtn da) tdav
linuiedtateir aUf tbe mua imrutnc
L.-ur lfuihr. Durtng the Oit se
of this wii.DH tti(ty -igtat pi: f
the bit Wero dtH)e4 of In two day
Imt the pstJics itw purtue. by the ml
titKltv of t'ileliUg and dlCUlng amend
rurnt t almost every paragraph
!ll--td prtigfe Its Ibe fur te;islal-e
da) f last rserk to fmir HSge. Il It
therefor apparent that tt.e remainder uf
th U!l ran not, as sas bopt and
jx-cted br -Ue tjieiutfs of III la)Hlty.
ls dlsM(Ml if (ifore tha bolklay Ikk
Tbo urnng Iur will jwtbshiy
lis ene. by further rTrtts on the part sf
flenatfr Hid llel-rrger l 'r esfasiilera
tlon of bis retnlut.cu to d.cu Ihu lliilish
Ktttadil.'O trealy in OJn rsliu.
CHICKASAWS AND NCGHOCS.
Tlie siaH ( tlie I alter In Ike I'lilrlSM
Littlk Ibn'a. Ark.. Dec I An Indian
Territory st.rTlal J that the thlekaast
Legislature which is esjtd to oonvene
in sjrial sessum shelly ami formally
o-iifliiii the elvclliHi of William ligjr as
(lover nor. will prolably enact aoui kind
of egi!attn ilking the statu uf th n.
gne In th Natin.
The l"h (tatnwi abma. of the fir els-
Ireii Ult-e. have tlnid the right of
cituenshlp to frev.ltun living In their
Country lt.H'entlj the Uelltrlt Ha leeU
raised whether under lb t'Miatl'ntttm f
the United Stat th nero ssnltd b de.
prised uf the right guarantee.! by that
instrument, and iti'i 1 a probability I n
bill biug ied ttr th IgleltUr svtl
ferring suffrage uxm then.
Very many I'b.ekasaw fatr nni.
ing the nej;rie in Oklahoma and paying
them for the piQprtr and .tbr riht
arijUTeil a aiiuptmlritlrensof tbet,'hlcL'
aw Nation. The neit mitnumlwr lb
ChlrLasaw and U. latter fr that Klvnir
them Ihe right t sole w, be Mnl-d
With daugvmu conUnce.
,lmsl m ftsr li.
WAuistit", ! IT It la asserted by
tb'xe ssb'ir.aitn to know tbat graat pr
sure Is blng towgM to T iu fvrs
rellentelet lUrrtson ia rotiiM Con
gres In ejtra session, with th ntor
purpo "f lflJeing ajrelnrint and
dictating an aggr v H9Utbrn Jvlicr,
lut th various leadieg J'.jrnlMlatt b
have recent y rturn,l from lndlandi
trak nf th n'xrmtnlltal sir in ssltUh
Osmeral Harrison rec-it"-! adl rwn
cernlng bi licy
It is said that a certain class td Cvess--vativ
Kpaldcen Insist un wb-t rs.
Intrferte itb la rwtkn n'lrttjst,
relieving that It i I aa !! fbng
f.r ths cwiatry to unntl th doritf
affairs f 1b futhem hfate, Th
gentlRea leev that th I'res i-J'to t-Jfl
Is prwlitp'ee'I In tb sart direetiot, a4
this it making trouble nn tbvs a
resp-cts an eita sesbo of Congreet 1-ri
t! contest for th Hf tsership.
tV Apt ellis)l.
Watatscro,. Itj. IT It U esaerta-l it
arwiT clrc! tfcal the ttaif ape4ataU
r"etjUv nt to tie HeaU are
recaa.a tkef fnr e t t
known U.at v(ffUvr a s.
ncmiottiont be tlesvly dvT4 tef urt
tb Snt Military Cotnasltiea One of
U urrnt raSKrt It inu t ysnse
making o".irt wna tblak tar
era ttHl I to IL fevtiUssM trtfl
rtmoentrai tk'r Bgfct nsteinet
th cx Sr mat ton cf Captain frsglas M,
Volt, rtrtt tafaatry. fa tbo
ef tal'tlstene. Oo ef tbo
aplkatt e4 yetorloyi VteWsw
things to s-eh aa ti tbnt Ibtss sxaat
oatlo will eitler t 4fot or wwb
draws, tit t thy ssgt Am a noser eJ
dsstth aXUr Merc a at fr went of
nLvo by u Henate C nmlttn on S
IX. Ii A gang tti
Ilghtaig-rrd hor?ra nova Jnet 4 of J""T ,T-t rK -M7ti ,
necafslcnarsia esgWee-rCsw-t'! M1 fvaas5y rTi
ty faravsr. 5o rnarg woe msife lm
rtsit. toy feirsst only sbo snloleswratl
gmagsWt atga tttS. t-otefy&Bsx
norms' anturty of ttwsnaoe onst
or. JUj wtstfbf farmtve
n4 In rttorn tjsod. a o r
fiat. tai nest far bo4m4o of 4otiom.!
Altar o f doyt Ibe ibewt rsonratef
UUif demosviosl -vftt ft" to omastofaol
tboneasM. wfciea la many ioeta
ivssa tn ;: to ttJsav tJst 4
at mo aaent r o rvs4 vw
Imss Mowoa. ibo easnMldnoSsrof fmm
nUtsaa. woo letmd tn tbo lea Labe
new issf Isy marsltg by IetsaieeiutV
Msa Tbo wasar bast beea trails musm
ins sstr .- amsHji m,
TMtt POUWA VOTC
-vts-a lsasHanf ! v
nta rsassesni nts, .
5w Xtmx, t lV TS flJsriis-
br U eeH frb vtl r n.
ftsa n t u. ft si "
mrl. "tn- r "- --"- ' M-i '-
tVtvat. B4 ff 3i. r.HJ '
few TV fntfli wUr Kk U&4-, -l
sll vrj is-.tt3 wril
sf tozrf -1rtsl Se frv V
1-it, W V& ieriar t
(tU a.t tb . UJ i f4 i V
vsaratv a s t J't'rp.srea U t It.'
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taUiduwl la tb Ilea r-l5"r
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lis Oegwtisle U? fsftes ts OSi l
a,iHiiUua Mb tb tas mio .
t Stuiai.n t f abada, r u r n.fw p
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tlsb sHh sjslrrt f aflil,st !
rtne tfversi flisa s is .- .!
aveel II. reineal el Use losline -
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fr.e ftl'r-1 Us a ia c.ff -e
u tMHrtr. ff h Vw siij ,
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sulwtsaUist Meal af imsissmsIsI w
lslh I lj - tr ef iaeS sn0J
oj esKtaere 4 lis a-4 -1 mfv
bfc rlrel Jl ieV siUs 4 ' i0
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tfc.e t?aed ltle v4 llr- IUSH. iMI'.
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