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About The Red Cloud chief. (Red Cloud, Webster Co., Neb.) 1873-1923 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 23, 1892)
A. O. HOSMEIt, PublUhcr.
It Is said tlicrc litis not licen H case of
cholera utiyvlicro in Austria or lltin-
Two hundred bnlen of colt in have
been billed from San Anlnulo, l'cx., to
Out of the (10,000 bales of cotton sold
In Liverpool tins past week, ftU.000 wcro
Lt. , j,
If 11 man lind leaping powers propor
tionates to il lieu lie could hop from hero
Miss I'ticKiiR Couzinb Is to wrllo syn
dicate letters from Clilcnfro during tho
progress of tho fulr.
Two Italians recently fired at tho
Mntuo of Garibaldi in Now York. They
were arrested and fined.
SroiiAiHO cholera, said not to bo of n
dangerous character, has appeared In
Ban Luis I'otosl, Mexico.
Loxiiox's six principal railway lines
carry annually over aoo.ooo.ooo people
and the tramways about 150,000,000.
Tnr. northernmost newspaper in the
world Is the Nurd Kap, published by 1.
Johanwin, at Uniniucrfcst, Norway.
ANOTiir.HTjnited States cruiser has
been ordered to Venezuela to protect
Aracricaa'tatcrustn,. during tho revolu
tion. yV(.'f 2 t
Tiik first of tho Northern Pacific's
now lino of steamers for Yokohama and
Hong Kong leaves Tacotna In 11 few
It Is rumored that tho Heading han
arranged a close trallic alliance with
the New Knghiud and tho lloston &
Kkciiktaiiv Whiit, t)f the state board
of charities, says there are Homo very
bnd county jails and almshouses in
Italy's king and queen visited the
Amcricau man-of-war at Uenoa, shak
ing hands with tho olliccrs and witness
ing a drill. ' ' '
A iiottomm:sb bog exists in Mntta
wamkenc, Ale. .Several bridges have
been buuyaROn If, but cuchMn turn has
Bunk from sight.
Jank CAfc'RBiifcA'n'ls' said td have re
cently mallofli'er itOOth appearance in
tho Loudon police courts. Shu' holds
tho London 'record.
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Thkiik is'a lighthouse to every four
teen miles' of coast in Kngland, to every
thirty-four miles In Irolnudund to every
thirty miles In Sco'tland.
Cait. Ni'.ukman, of tho American
Steel llarge Co., ,is investigating the
Texas coast looklig to secure a hurbor
for tlie vhaleliaek, ships.
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It is said that in New York city r.,000
chattel mortgages tin 0,000 saloons are
held by"1 twenty brewers, distillers and
Tin: J n"ne way, of Philadelphia, and
tho Cresswcll, of New llrunswlck, N.
J., plants" nro reported to huvo been
taken into" the wall paper trust.
Tiik ltuid$ included in the territory
known 11s tho "Cherokee land strip were
given up'tq'lliut tribe of Indians in 1S21
in exchangu for their lands in licorgia
Tiik Vtilcun, tho llrltlah ironclad, is
provided with a rudder weighing twenty-two
tons, or something like six tons
lieavler than the rudder used on tho
SKvr.HAiEuropean physicians have
been trcatedjAvth, I'nstour's cholera
vaccine. It ial:amedVtli.nt!, persons so
vaccinated hnvVjTieeii-wwking In tho
infected districts with impunity.
A iiiiAKKMAX tit Union town, Pa., hav
ing slipped on a bauana peel, accused a
man of throwing it down with tho in
tention of injuring hluC'Tho accused
promptly shot the, brukeman dead.
Tiik Soutlivnm'Bclflc railway han re
cently subscribed for 1 20,000 qf world's
fulr stock. Tho various transportation
lines of tiroijeoujitry luivo taken, an
uggregatobt aboul it.tiOO.OOO of tho
Duiiino tlwvudt.tp Chicago at tho
time of theTdadlentlon of tho world's
fair building in October President Har
rison will bo the giicst of Harlow N.
Iliglnbotham, president of tho expo
Shaking of big lints and your grand
fnthcr's lajt, i New York hatter has
just made a halri-V in blue. Tho length
and width ttruU by 7&. This, ho
fays, Ls the &lzt) mjcessary to the. com
fort of tho mau with tho biggest head
in town. ...
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Acconnixo Vo'forelgn papecs.
Xmiprcss .Kugoulc, 01 Fn
sold at .auction her summer home at
Biarritz, known a the "Villa. Eugenie."
Although bearing tho namu of villa, it
is a stately budding. 1n tho stylo of
Louis XIV., and surrounded by a Urge
park. A Paris bank purchased tho
villa for 0,000.
Gkx. Gukki.y, of Aretw fume, Is said
to look ,tnoro robust and energetic to
day than helid justoleven years ago.
NEWS OF TIIE WEEK.
CHoanod By Tologritph nnd MolL
n:itSONAL AXl I'OMTIOAf-
It is understood that the vacancies In
tho treasury department enticed by the
resignation of Assistant Secretary
('routine and Solicitor Hepburn will not
be tilled until after tho olectlon.' If
either falls of election to tho ofilco for
which he Is running, ho will probably
Titi'iu: Is mucliexcllemcnt In political
circles at Santiago, Chill, owing to tho
Interference of tho clergy with voters.
Senators allege that priests refused con
fession in Chili to any ono voting for
Tnr. Vatican has written Mgr.
O'Kellly acknowledging the receipt of
tho St. Ann rollca nnd practically ad
mitting their genuineness.
Tnr.iii: Is Mime talk of Emperor Wil
liam of (lermany coming to tho United
States next year.
Likut. Piiaiiy, who has returned from
the nretlc regions, telegraphs that ho
hoisted the American Hag in latitude
b'i degrees north, longitude at degrees
Tiik election in Maine occurred on
tho 12 th. Although by reduced major
ities the republicans carried almost
everything, electing the governor by
At all tho Catholic churches in Illi
nois the priests rend from the altar a
pastoral letter strongly denouncing the
Edwards compulsory education law nnd
calling upon Catholic voters to enforce
tho demand for Its repeal.
Ilo.v. .Iami'.s G. Hlaixk hnd failed to
register when the final session of tho
board in his town was held, and then
by was disbarred from voting at tho
All Pok, a Chinaman, was found dead,
poisoned, tit Ottuuiwu, In. Tllghblud
ers were Hiispeeted.
Tin: governor of Arizona estimates
the population at 70,000. Immigration
Gov. Fi.owKit called out tho stato
troops to overawe tho mob at Flro isl
and. The injunction was dissolved nnd
after two days' suffering tho ttnfortun
ate passengers from tho Normannla
were allowed to land.
ItnAit Aiimiiiai. J. C. Howell, of tho
United States navy, died, at Folkestone,
PntCHinrcxT Diaz hns extended tho
time In which corn may enter Mexico
free of duty.
Tiiu report of physicians on the health
of Mrs. Harrison was that she was in a
critical state from pulmonury trouble
and nervous prostration.
Ti:xah republicans rasolvcd to indorse
Clark, tho nominee of ono faction of
democrats, for governor.
Marsachuhktth republicans havo
nominated NVUllnm P. Hull, of Spring
field, for governor.
Tin: democratic national committee
has issued an address congratulating
the party on tho result of tho elections
iu Vermont, Maine and Arkansas;
Fivr. of thu Dalton gang of train rob
bers were run down nnd captured near
Doming, iN. M., including Hob, Amy
and (Irant Dalton.
Ni'.ws has been received thnt Arthur
Smith, a young man of Fargo, N. I).,
has gone erazy and is now at lirrgo in
the woods near Detroit, Minn. When
last seen ho was almost naked.
.1. F. Pi:tkrh, n farmer living near
ltoudville, 111., was attacked in Ills
barnynrd by a young bull and disem
boweled, lie died.
Mild. M.vunAHi'T SitKiniAX and her
seven-year-old daughter burned to
death ' at Stockton, Cal. It was Blip
posed thu woman dropped n lightod
kcrohcno lamp, which set tho building
Ckutai.V dissatisfied democrats of
Kansas have called a convention to
meet at Topeka October 7 for tho pur
pose of nominating a straight out ticket.
Tin: League of Republican Clubs met
at llutYulo, N. Y., on tho 1.th and vyivs
addressed by Clurkson and McKinloy.
Juiuii: WkiitkIius been nominated for
governor by tho New Jersoy dctnocrnts.
Juhtici: Hi.Ume, of Chicago, dis
charged all tho defendant jockeys,
starters nnd employes who wore arrest
ed at Garfield park a week ugo lust Fri
day ,for violation of tho amusement
ordinance Ho said it puzzled him to
kuow why the police had failed to ar
rcbt tho principals and owners of tho
track rather than the small fry.
Till': Cuuurtl steamer Servln struck tho
sailing vessul Undaunted at sea in a
'fog. No material harm, fortunately,
resulted to oltlier vessel.
Tiik nntl-Somerby people nro trying
to re-orgunlze the Iron Hall. They
held a session iu Indianapolis.
Two sisters named Porch, of Campbell
comity, Ky., were drowned in Lickiug
TiiKitn wns a wreck on tho Cham
paign and Havana branch of tho Illin
ois Central near Lincoln, III. Eluven
persons were severely injured, throe
A Hi'.ui.lN correspondent expresses the
opinion that tho new Gorman military
bills will involve an expenditure of only
Dei-ukshioh in tho linen trade has
caused a suspension at Uelfost, Ireland.
Liabilities, M 50, 000.
Eight thousand river district miners
of Pennsylvania are out on a strike
against a one-half cent cut iu wages.
Tiik receipts nnd expenditures have
been made to balance in tho Uruguay
uuuget ty a reduction 01 (4,000,000 in
Till', engineer of a Cjileago suburbia
train was killed and several passenger
injured by the derailing of tho train.
Fouu Jllrunken policemen gave the
AmerleAn consul at St. Johns, N. P., a
severe leating. Thu onemlers aro iu
lio and Sabbath schools havo
Used in Anna, 111., owlnir to tho
lace of diphtheria. -
Mir.x rise In tho Nlhv river has
lilarm among tho enirlneors at
Ii exnocted that federal trv-na
n usod to suppress tho dlsordo-s
Ihoctaw na.lnu. Humors of ait-
murders were prevoleuU
Whim: trying to savo their catch of
fish four Newfoundland Hshormdn wuro
drowned in a violent gale. A schooner
and her entire crew wero lost.
Tin: finest body of timber iu Wash
ington statu Is on fire nnd it is feared
many parties who wero gathering
huekloberrles are hemmed In. Tho loss
witl amount to millions.
Tin: llrltlsh ship Golden Horn went
ashore ofT tho south end of Santa Itosn
Island. No Jives wero lost.
Tun board of health at New York on
Urn 4th announced that Asiatic cholera
had obtained u foothold in tho city.
Five deaths had occurred, undoubtedly
from tho disease.
Tiik Choctaw troubles qnlited down
as n result of tho conference lit Me
Alester. Iksh:ctio.v of cattle and hogs killed
for export will Imj begun by tho agri
cultural bureau at East St. Louis Octo
Tin: Great Northern has given notleo
of withdrawal from tho Western Trafilo
A man named Gland died nt Empire,
Nov. Tho doctors reported it genuine
Tiik decomposed body of a woman,
dead for a weelc from cholera, was
found in n Paris tenement.
At San Cnrlos, Chill, a number of
armed lilicrals attacked a crowd of con
servatives, and In the fight the brother
of tho parish priest, was killed and sev
eral others wounded. Tho liberals say
that tho priest interfered with the elec
tion. Thin led to the fif lit.
Tnr. Chicago Inter Ocean has attacked
the anthracite trust.
The plague ship Hohcmla arrived at
Now York from Hamburg on tho 15th.
Eleven deaths, all children, occurred
on thu passngc.
MlNXRAl'OMS elevator companies havo
decided to refuse information of
TnnKK additional cases of cholera
wero reported at New York on tho I nth.
Cases of cholera wero reported at New
Haven, Conn., and Haltltnore, Mil.
Pavmknt to Sioux Indians of the sum
of $:!00,000 has been ordered, to Indem
nify them for .1,000 ponies taken by tho
government some years ago during an
TmiKi: men were smothered to death
in u sand pit near Clinton, 111.
A iioy ill Vienna deliberately shot the
professor on account of an old grudge.
A ltKAii cud collision occurred on the
Chicago it Northwestern road, about
three miles west of Mur.shulltnwn, Iu.,
between a freight nnil tin accommoda
tion train, l' our men were Killed, one
fatally and two painfully Injured.
WoitK luiH been abandoned 011 tho
construction of tho Santa Fe, Prescott
& Phmnlx railroad.
Thu annual report of tho Clover Leaf
line shows a remarkable increase in
earnings during the past four years.
Tun death rate of cholera patients in
Russia is fifty per cent.
Anotiikh cholera ship, tho Heligo
land, has arrived at Now York from
Altona, near Hamburg. Sho had two
deaths at sea.
It is asserted that tho cholera is epi
demic at Vera Cruz, Mexico, notwith
Tin: Peary exploring whaler, tho
Kite, is to bo on cxnlbltion at Phila
delphia. .Miis. aha iiiNEi.ixo was turown on
tho lire in her house near South Pond,
IikL, by tho lloor giving way. Flesh
dropped from her bones and sho soou
IXQUiitn:s respecting thu eight-hour
lnw urn numerous nnd como from all
parts of tho country. Tho secretary of
war declares that it permits no excep
tions to bo made in the case of any gov
Tk New York Herald claims that
thu cholera passed thiough quarantine
In the persnr-1 of Immigrants from thu
stvamvr Frieslaud who wero carelessly
Tiik Keni-surgc has arrived at Curscoa.
Seiuoub riots huve occurred in Flan
ders (Helglum) between strikers and
Panama is closed against all Euro
pean steamers becausoofoholcra. Ships
that attempt to enter are fired upon.
Louis A. Dk.nt, Secretary Blaine's
private secretary, has been appointed
consul to Kingston, Jamaica.
Martin Camkiiy was killed on tho
fair grounds at Catnargo, 111., by a run
IlKTUliNsof the Vermont election havo
been received from tho cntlro state,
Fuller (rep,), for governor, haa .10,100;
Smallcy (dcm.), 10,520; Allen (pro.),
1,050. Fuller's plurality, 10,004 and ma
Tiik army board reports that this
country is far behind others in effectlvo
small arms. It recommends tho Krag
Jorgenson No. 5 rlllc.
Tiik London Providential, a very old
savings institution, suspended because
of a run.
It Is reported from Holgrade, Sorvia,
tlinf n l.rult. ff nnnciintn leil llV Itllllko
Tajuseli havo revolted, captured tho
communal house ntStophuuyaml allien
a judge. Many of both sides were
UicUAitn MANSFini.n, tho actor, was
married to Heatrlco Cameron In Now
Tub Normannla saloon passengers
wero released from Flro Island on tho
10th. AH described their experiences
Cr.AiiKfcON was re-elected president 01
the Republican League of Clubs.
Thomas 11. Watts, attorney-general
of tho 'confederacy from 1802 to 1803
and then governor of Alabama until
tlio closo of tho rebellion, died suddenly
at Montgomery, Ala., of heart Jllseasc.
Tiiltrrv suspected cases of cholera
were reported in Now York on the 10th.
Thukk hundred persons woro killed
nnd ninety wounded in a recent gale In
tho Tokushiuia district. Japan. Twenty
thousand acres wero uovastatcd uy in
undation and 411,000 houses destroyed.
SuniouH floods occun oil in north
China lu August, resulting in consider
able loss of llfo und property.
Cr.KAltixo house returns for tho week
ended September 10 bhowed an average
devreaso of 7,f compared with, tho cor
responding .week of last year. In New
York tho decrease was 11,8.
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NEBRASKA STATE NEWS.
Gov. Iloyd has Issued tho following
proclamation in reference to tho ob
servance of Columbus day in the state
Tlio president of tho United States having ap
pointed Friday, October SI, I8V3, ns tho 4X)th
anniversary of the discovery of America by
Columbus, by his tirecltimutton a national holt
day, nnd rcccmimmulcd Iu obacrvancu; u ml
Tlio department of suporlnKindentnof tho
National Kilucatlonal association havlntt heart
ily Indorsed tho Idea of a untion.il holiday, in
tlio celebration of which tho public nchools
of tho republic bo everywhere tho center: nnd
Such a celebration bolnjjnt oncopatrlotlenml
creditable In a ntnto with bo rplcndtd a record
In educational matters as our own: now, there
fore, I, James 11. lloyil, governor of the state of
Kcbr.iHlm, Iu accordanca with tlio action of tho
president of tho United States nnd In rcsponso
to tho wishes of the National Kilucatlonal ai
Boclatlon, ilo hereby deslmuUo And appoint
Columbus dav, namely, Friday, October !it,
1891, us a public holiday nnd recommend tint It
bo obsorvud by tho different schools throughout
tho state of Ncbr.iHlm: that business bo bus.
pended on that day; that clvlo and military or
IWilliatlons take part In tho celebration nnd
that tho day bo devoted to tho Inspiring of tho
children of this land with tho truo apprecia
tion of tho history, grandeur and destiuy of this
This worlc Is specialty committed to Hon. A.
K. Goudy, superintendent of public Instruc
It Is estimated that 30,000 people wero
on the grounds of the state fulr at Lin
coln on tho "th.
Tho Salino County Agricultural socie
ty has decided to hold tho Salluo coun
ty fair October 4 to 7 this year.
Tin: democratic convention of tho
Klxth district nominated James J. Mc
intosh, of Sidney, for congress.
Tiik Independents of Clay county
of the last house, for re-election to tho
Li.ncomj had a ssnsatton In tho ic-
sinn Mit'ciiiiiiitMO fliiiiMi rt tfnnftr WflllfM I
who was found dead by tlio side of tho ' ' Insisted, however, that the feeler
11 r. xi ....i... it.. 1....1 ..i.i..h i. . al soldiers should at onco proceed to get
J). 1. .11. Illicit?. 11U IUUI VIIHVIIbt, 1A.-I
murdered nnd his body placed near tho
Tin: fourteenth annual reunion of
the Grand Army of tho Republic, tie
pnrlinent of Nebraska, lately held at
Grand Island, was a great success In
every way. On thodny before the cleso
it was estimated that fully 25,000 per
sons wero present.
J. 11. ItoiiKi: ended his life at Gordon
tho other day by taking morphine.
Ilorko wns 0110 of the first settlers of
Sheridan county and It Is believed that
his suicide was the result of inortlltcn
tion nnd despondency over his failure
to quit drinking. Ho leaves a wife und
Gkohok Stkvkxs, cashier of the Crete
Stato bank, has disappeared and tho
bank closed by order of the attorney
general. Stevens left tho Inst week In
August to go to Chicago, but failed to
return. Ho has been traced to Hacluo,
Wis., and there lifst track of. No cuuso
is known for his action.
Giioiton Com'.man, aged 17 years, shot
Edwin Hcndcr, aged 11 years, in tlio
right'leg with a revolver near Wymoro
the other day. The two wcro gather
ing grapes in a vineyard when the older
boy drew an old pistol and pointed it at
young Pender. Tho littlo fellow start
ed to run when the pistol was dis
charged the ball striking him as stated.
Gustavk Kituoun was fatally injured
near Winsldo the other day uy a sup'
nosed runaway team, but from Injuries
on his body there were strong suspicl-
ous that there had been foul play, and
this opinion was strengthened by the
disappearance of tho farmer ho went
home with. It is supposed they got
inton fight between themselves. Krugcr
never regained consciousness.
,T. W. Pai.muij, of Omaha, traveling
auditor for George A. Hoagland, was ar
rested at Grand Island the other day
and placed under bonds to appear before
the county court to answer tho charge
of being agent of tv company which
transfers claims against railroad em
ployes to Iowa for garnishment of
wages. Tho legislative act of two years
ago, it is claimed, forbids this.
Rkceivkk OinnoxH, of the defunct
Commercial and Savings bank of Kear
ney, has filed his August report with
tho supreme court. Ho reports that ho
has collected to date tipon notes tho
sum of tl,00S.84. He also sold tho burg
lar proof, tlmo lock safo to tho Ex
cliango bank of Sutton for M50, of
which (100 was paid down. No dis
bursements for tho montli wero re
ported. A HosTinirnoiilous escape from doublo
fatality occurred at lllekel & Son's
brickyard in Neurotica City tho other
afternoon. Fivo men wero engaged in
hnullng dirt from a clay bank to tho
hrtak machine when without warning
tho mass of clay welglring nt least two
tons broke looso from tho top of tho
bank nnd descended on tho men. Three
of the men escaped, but John Holey nnd
Edward Wllburn wero burled under tho
mass of earth. They wcro dug out but
wero nearly dead when rescued.
At a recent mooting of the Nebraska
Columbian commission, hold at Lincoln,
( ft resolution was adopted instructing
t the- superintendents In eaoii county to
1 Use every effort to secure lino samples
of winter wheat grown In the, state, as
it Is tho Intention of tho commission to
make this department a featuro of tho
exhibit Dr. George L. Miller, of Oma
ho, nppeared before the commission and
mudo a lengthy argument in favor of
tho culture of winter wheat in this
state. Dr. Miller Isof the opinion Hint
a winter wheat display should bo tho
crowning feature of Nebraska's agricult
ural exhibit at Chicago upon tho claim
that the state's ability to raise tho gold
en grain is fully demonstrated.
Tiik ffcnoral merchandise storo of W.
II, Hrunner, of Nlckcrson, a small town
a fow miles north of Fremont, was
burned to tho ground during a thunder
Btorm tho other night Tho Nlckerson
post ofllce was kept in tho storo and tho
mail and all tho appurtenances of tho
oftlco except a few mall sacks and two
or three record books, wcro consumed.
Tho flro communicated to tho restdeneo
of Jt. M. Haveli near tho storo and this
was also burned.
A i.atk collision of freight trains on
tho Elkhorn road, near Gordon insulted
in a bad wreck and tho killing of eight
head of cattle. Tho trainmen all
jumped alid escaped uninjured.
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Presentation of a Mcilal to a f.nlo Con
federate! Odlrcr For Havlnjr Federal
I'rlfonors I'rom (Inerrllliw.
Kkokuk, In., Sept. 10. Yesterday lie
pan tho joint reunion of survivors of tho
First Iowa cavalry and Nineteenth
Iowa infantry. It will close to-night
with a1 banquet tendered by tho citi
zens. On their way to the front in 1S01
these regiments rendezvoused at Keo
kuk nnd encamped on tho present slto
f tho beautiful Hand park. The chief
feature of last evening was tho pre
sentation of tho Graves medal. Sep
tember i!5, 1801, Lieut J. W. Graves,
of company A, Third Missouri cav
ulry, with forty confederates, whllo
escorting under n Hag of truco
Citpt. J. T. Foster and sixteen men of
tlio First Iowa cavalry, wero surround
ed by detachments of Todd's, Ander
son's and Quantrell's guerrillas in a
lonely spot about twenty miles from
Lexington, Ma The guerrillas num
bered about 150 men, nnd wero in com
mand of the notorious nnd merciless
Jesse James nnd Colo Younger. Having
halted both detachments marching un
der the flag of truce tlio guerrillas do
mantled of Col. Graves that he immedi
ately surrender to them the federal sol
diers. This, ho felt, would bo to hand
them over to be massacred, mid withnn
honor nnd valor that woro chlvalrle ho
defiantly declined to do so. Hiding in
front of his men nnd addressing tho
guerrilla leaders, Lieut, Graves said
that the men they asked to bo surren
dered were in Ills charge, and that If a
hhot was fired or an attempt made to
injure them ho and his men would dio
iu defenso of their trust and tho
federal soldiers. This courageous
declaration quailed tho guerrillas,
nnd they sullenly departed with
out being able to gratify their
brutal tasto for murder and blood.
proceed to get
within their own lines, und they fol
lowed them for somo distance, Jioplng
for a safe opportunity to attack them.
1 Lieut. Graves Is now editor of tho Lead-
' er at Graham, Tex. Tho medal is a
beautiful creation of gold studded with
diamonds, and is inscribed thus:
With our lives wc w 111 defend our trust.
l'reented to l.'.eut. J. H. ,(5ravc. compiny
A, Third Missouri cavalry. C. S. A., by tlm offi
cers and men of tho First Iowa cavnlrv, United
Stntrs veteran volunteers, iu commemoration
cf his vulor oa September 2.", IHU, when with
lib command of forty men ho saved Capt. J. T.
Foster nnd sixteen men of tho First Iowa caval
ry, whom he was escorting under ull.iKof truco,
from being murdered by a bind of outlaws no.ir
AS VIEWED BY DEMOCRATS.
The National Dcmoerntla Commutes
Take n Cheerful View nf tlio Itrcont
New Youk, Sept. IS. Tho democratio
national committee has Issued the fol
To tho People of the United States:
Hi:aiqi:autuhs Democratio Katiokai.
Committkk, 1TO Firm Avr.Nur:, New Yonu,
Sept. H. Tho democratic national commtttco
congratulates tho country on tho result of the
recent state elections In Maine, Vermont nnd
Arkansas. In Arkansas tho combined opposi
tion, after so many extravagant claims, fell
short over 30,00u of tho vote of tho democracy
nlono. This has brought dismay to tho com
bination lu tho south and iu manipulators la
In Maine nnd Vermont tho cojitqtwas con,
aueicu distinctly on national hsucs. tiki re-
publican manogors appealed for vots In theso
"oso!. 'thjBroui.il tlu tb.' 'oof thoplu.
mlltles would exert n crcat moral tnUucurann
the campaign in other states, nnd tint tho poll-
would bo practically our voto for prusldont"
Similar appeals summoned to their aid all tho
pofnt resources of tho nutionnl organization
with its exlnustless treasury nnd Ita splendid
equipment of oratora of national fame.
With every favoring foreo at their command,
except public opinion, with no organisation
opposed savo thono inailo up wlthlu thu states
by a minority party which has been out of
power for a generation, nnd which was unaided
from without, tho campaign of our adversaries
for a triumphant test vote In thess states, go
carefully planned, and ho thoroughly mid forci
bly executed, has ended In a conspicuous dis
aster. Our friends everywhere nro entitled to tnlco
t reh coumjo from ttwso results. Thoy mean
that tho strong tendency of public sentiment ls
with the deuiocraoy, and tht tho people of th'j
country aro prepared to enforce, rather than
revorae, tho verdict which they rendered In
1SXW. V.'lM.IAM V. IlAKIIITV,
Chairman National Committee.
Don M, Dickissox,
Chairman Campatgu Committee.
SleiimircH to Ilo Adopteil to Ilrntrlrt Im.
nilKMitlon to Till Country IViimIIiik tlio
Loom Lake, N. Y.. Sept. 15. Tho
president received in his mall an opinion
from Attorney-General Miller concern
ing tho powers of the exeeutlvo in pro
viding against tho dreaded cholera in
vasion. Tim attorney-general says he
believes tho president has the fullest
and freest power under tho clrcum
stances mid that there is sufllciunt legal
authority for tho issuance of at procla
mation assuming radical jurisdiction lu
tho matter. Iho president outlined an
order to be issued by tlio treasury de
partment. Secretary Foster and Attorney-General
Miller will preparo tho or
der and submit It to the president for
Soon after receiving the opinion of
Attorney-General Miller concerning' tho
power of tho exeeutlvo iu taking meas
ures to prevent tho Introduction of chol
era in this country, tho president wired
Secretary Foster that tho attorney-gon-cral
had decided it pomsiblo to restrict
immigrants even to tho point of nbso
luto prohibition. Tho president told
tho secretary If tho steamship companies
persisted in sending to this couutry im
migrants from foreign countries ho
would take action to restrict them ac
A Ilrldiro Knocked Down.
"Wkst SuiT.nion, Wis., Sept 10. Th
BcnlToldlng of tho Terminal & Pelt line
bridge across tho St Louis river was
torn away by a tugyesterduy afternoon
nnd the whole bridge fell. Four men
wero more or less injured. Foreman
Hudson, of tho King Hrldgo Co., Cin
cinnati, was taken out of tho river in
mi unconsctous condition. His left
wrist was dislocated and arm broken,
mid ho received also internal injuries
which aro likely to prove fatal. Ho is
at tho St. Francis hospital, still uncon
scious. The other injured men are at
tiiu contractors camp at St Louis, W.'.,
twenty miles frqm oreu ,,.,..' . j;
LYNCHING AT LARNED.
A Necro Hnnjceil for Attempting n 0t
LAUXKt), Knn., Sept 15. Hugh Henry,
alias llrock, the negro fiend who uum
O desperato attempt to putvago
Miss Mabel Welch, was captured ut
noon twelve miles west of here, brought
back and hanged ton telegraph pole.
Monday night the negro, who had
been gambling and drinking lu Lon
Eppor's dive, left there penniless nud
started out to sok a place to slonp.
According to his own illy constructed
story, tho window opening into tho
room of Mfrs Welsh was open and ho
cllrubod In. This was about IWJO o'clock
Tuesday morning when tho stnwla
were wholly deserted. Ti'cn began a
battlo for llfo and honor by the youncf
woman. Tho fiend held a knife in hifl
teeth and sho mado a desperato effort
to get It in tier possession. In tho at
tumpther hands were cut frightfully
and she was soon compelled to give irp
the unequal contest. With the kntfo
in ono hand and the other at her throat,
tho wretch declared If sho nitidis nu out
cry he would kill her. Still sho fought
silently and successfully.
About noon, near tho old Lawrcno
bridge, twelve miles west of Lament,
the wretch was found asleep. Ho was
awakened by his pursuers and upon W
ing confronted with his critno nnd tko
ovldonco, confessed his guilt Ho was
brought buck to Lamed und given into
tho outody of Sheriff Thorp, who'
placed him in jail.
As the electric light whlstlo gave tho
hour of l'J, recruit went into tlio elec
tric power house block in squads of'
twelve aad fifteen und at 12:ir, fifty de
termined men, under good leadership,
advanced. The uttack on tho jail was.
begnn at 12:30 uud nt 1:10 a. m. tho
leaders of the mob wero In the brute's
cell nud had adjusted tho rope about his
The wretch was then marched beyond
tho mineral lake to the railroad bridgv,
three-quarters of n rnilo west of tho
Sautn Fo depot the ropo thrown over
tho crossnlecu of a telegraph nolo aud
at 1:45 tlio body was swung into eter
nity. CAUSTIC REPORT.
(tan. Miles Ifns Somrthlnir to Say About
Chioauo, Sept. 15. Gen. Nelson A.
Miles' annual report of the condition of
affairs In the department of Missouri
will bo forwarded to Washington to
day. Ono of the most importunt features of
tho roport is the statement regarding'
the swindling operations of a ring of
lawyers who tire said to hav6 gotten
W7,000 from the Cheyenne nnd Arapahoo
Indians on a pretense that they had
settled certain Indian claiins ug.aitist
the govcmmtiat Gen. Miles has stead
fastly adhvred to thu bolicf that the
deul was a barefaced robbery und lias,
said so in very vigorous language in his
In 18H0 Samnel J. Crawford, of Kun
sss. Matt Reynolds, of St Louis, and
D. 11. Dyer, formerly mayor of Guthrie,
Ok., entered into a contract with cer
tain Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indiaas
for the recovery of tho vulue of lauds in
the Cherokee atrip which was assigned
to thoso tribes ,but never ouctirdcd or
claimed by them. OaptnLee, under
direction of Gen. Miles, made nu ex
haustive investigation on complaint! of
Whirlwind aud other Cheyennes, after
tho interior department had allowed
fees amounting toW7,00U tobdcduetecl
from th money due for the lauds south .
of tho Cherokue outlet really occupied' '
by thu tribes. His report waslhat ho
ooiitraot 'with the attorneys was not in
tho first place "signed by tho represen
tative head in en of the tribe, nnd that
without thu knowledge of thoso who
did sign a clause was afterward Inserted
providing that moneys from "any other
lands" should be included.
Tho commissioners uho negotiated
for tho Cheyenne and Arapahoe lands
aid that tho attorneys hud nothing
whatever to dd with the sale and
rendered uo jervlces-, Since Gen. 'Miles
refers to the ease specifically In his re
port, it will necessarily bu taken up by
coiigru&s. Congwisiban Wilson, chair-) .,
uiau of tho Indian committee, hasbiieni j
apprised of the 'facts and promises to 5"
press an Investigation ,
THE DALTON GANG. .. 4'
Two ofTham KlUoitlMiil rive Others'CaVt- '"
urad ThriiKli th femlntrnt i:i!ortofa
IlKputy CalUA SHuten Mnrxltul. ,. ,,'
Paths, Tex., Sept 15. For somo tlm
past Deputy Marshal Sam William', of
tlio 1'arLs court.luis been quietly follow
ing the Dalton gang, which robbed itkje
Missouri, Kansas ft Texas- train at,
Adair, I. T 011 July Ulast, He traild i
them out of tho torrltory lata ,
Kansas aud.jthcnco lnta- Colorado
und New Mexico. It was not believed
here that he could succeed, und Ida
efforts wcru discouraged, .but ho dog
gedly followed his alew. Last night ho
wlrud from Doming, N. M., that ho had
captured Hob Dalton,- Amy Dalton,
Grant Dalton, Bam VJJigo und "Three
Fingered" Jack, and that ho would get
the other three In a short time, j
The railroad and express companies
offered S",000 each for thu arrest and
conviction at tho parties, and thcro are
vewurds for tho Daltons iu California
tiggregatlng 111,000 more. Thu parties
will be taken to Fort Smith for trial.
The gang was run upon a short dis
tance from tho Mexican border and In a
tight between tho marshal's posso 'and
f tho robbers two of the ratter were killed
and flvo captured. Threo of tho gang'
are yet at large' and tho posso expoot to
capture them within a day or two. The
marshal's posso consists of deputies and
a squad of Indian trailers.
Tli Cholem In tlomiu-jy.
Ukulin,- Sept. 16. Tho Relchs An-'
zoiger reports thut no cases of chol--era
have occurred in Kiel slneo Septem
ber 1 and.that tho epidemic thcro Is be
lieved to bo extinct. Tho federal states
am therefore requested not to treat
Kiel as an Infected city. Several cases
of cholera aro reported from various
towns in Germany, most of tho victims
being canal workers from Hamburg.
Tho annual races at btuttgart have,
been canceled. Herr Herrmann, corre
spondent of the Boor se 11 Courier of Ber
lin, hustled ,ia .Huuiburg ,of AsUitlo-cholera.
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