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A DEVILISH PLOT.
Latest Phase of the Indian
A Death Trap Set for General
Total Annihilation of the Troops
Planned a la Custer.
A Friendly Scout Gives Timely Warning.
Conflicting Reports as to the
Extent of the Danger.
Assooiatcd Press Dispatches.
Omaha, Neb., Nov. 22. —A special
from the correspondent of the Bee at
Pine Ridge agency, received at a late
hour tonight, contains the most startling
news yet received of the Indian trouble.
It is to the effect that William McGau,
formerly a government scout, and now a
rancher, arrived at the agency this
evening with a story of a plot to massa
cre the soldiers under General Brooke.
He enjoys a wide friendship among the
Indians, and a few nights ago stopped
at their camp. When supposed
to be asleep he was really
awake and listening to the plan out
lined by the bucks. The place where
they hold the ghost dance is a narrow
valley, on two sides of which are dense
clumps of trees. The Indians planned
to keep up the dance until the soldiers
interfered. Then the devilish plot will
be put into execution. The dance will
be kept up in the middle of a natural
amphitheater, and when the soldiers
defile down the valley between the trees
the hundreds of Indians who
will be concealed therein will
mow them down with their rifles.
McGau says they talked the matter
over in tbe most calculating manner,
figuring just bow they will dispose of
the braves so as to insure the killing of
every soldier. McGau, as soon as he
could get away, hastened to the agency
to inform General Brooke of the awful
fate projected for him. This story has
removed from the minds of the officers
the last doubt of the bloodthirsty spirit
that has taken possession of the In
THE GOVERNMENT NEWS.
Official Reports From the Scene of
Washington, Nov. 22. —The war de
partment has authorized the number of
Indian scouts in the division of Dakota
to be increased by five hundred men.
They will be selected from the Indian
police and other disciplined Indians.
Major General Schofield this afternoon
said every hour passed without an out
break, brightened the prospects for a
peaceful settlement of the pending dis
turbance. Secretaries Proctor and No
ble were in consultation this afternoon
with the president, who manifested
much interest in the subject, and de
cided that two regiments of cavalry
should be sent to Pine Ridge from Ari
zona and New Mexico. Dispatches
from General Miles state that the separ
ation of the friendly and turbulent In
dians is proceeding rapidly at Pine
Ridge. General Brooke anticipates no
immediate trouble, and thinks separa
tion will make easier the task of re
straining the turbulent Indians from
overt acts. Telegrams have been re
ceived confirmatory of the reports that
the Messiah craze is rapidly extending
north, and across the Canadian line,
under the operation of Sitting Bull's
Acting Indian Commissioner Belt has
sent a circulai to all Indian agents, ex
cept the agents of the tribes in Dakota,
in regard to the ghost dance. He says:
"It is very important, in view of the ten
dency of such excitement to obtain a
general hold upon the Indians, that the
office be kept advised as to the condition
of affairs at each agency, with the view
to the adoption of all proper precaution
ary measures to prevent an outbreak of
the Indians and enforce obedience by
them to all the regulations of this de
partment. You are therefore instructed
to keep this office fully posted by letter,
or by telegraph if the emergency should
Acting Commissioner Belt has re
ceived the following telegram from Agent
Dixon: "The Indians at Crow Creek
and Lower Brule are under good con
trol. Have had three leaders from other
reservations under arrestat Crow Creek,
and discharged them under promise of
good behavior. The Indian police are
sufficient protection under present indi
cations. There are no Indians away
from the reservation bo far as the police
Weird Incantations Kept Up In the Vicin
ity of Pine Ridge.
Omaha, Neb.', Nov. 22. —A special to
the Bee from the Pine Ridge agency
says: Two of the most reliable scouts in
the government employ report to Gen
eral Brooke that last night 160 lodges of
the vvounded Kneo fanatics, including
gome of the most desperate and treach
ous redskins in thia part of the country,
moved to White river, twenty miles
north of here, and again begun the ghost
dance, in a wilder manner than known
thus far. The scouts talked with sev
eral leaders, and all declare that they
would shoot any government officials or
soldiers who attempted to suppress the
dance. This ia by far the most menac
ing news that has come to General
Brooke since hia arrival. The Indiana
in these 150 lodges are armed with Win
cheaters, navy revolvers and knives,
have large quantities of ammunition
and provisions, and are receiving heavy
reinforcements hourly. Gen. Brooke re
ceived a telegram from Gen. Miles last
night, giving him power to call just as
many more troops to this point as he
Some of the acouts and Indian police
sent out Thursday to notify the non
dancing faction to move into tbe agency
precincts until the trouble was settled,
have returned. They report the friendly
Indiana willing to come in. Some have
already done so, and it is believed all
will be in by Sunday night. The dan
gerous work of bringing tlie disturbers
to time will begin Monday morning.
(ieneral Brooke has received an in
timation that the war department will
certainly insist upon the suppression of
the ghost dance at all hazards. Both
the commandant and the agent were
greatly chagrined and nettled at learn
ing last night that another lot of some
300 Rosebud warriors had put in an ap
pearance, as if they had risen out ot trie
earth, only twelve miles northwest of
here, and were preparing to establish a
ghoat seance. These all have Winches
ters, and are loaded down with ammu
WON'T STOP DANCING.
A .Master of the Ghost Dance Writes an
Omaha, Nov. 22.—A special to the
Bee from Pine Ridge agency says: Cen
sus enumerator Bee, who arrived this
morning from a trip through the more
distant portions of the reservation, is of
the opinion that the ghost dances will
result in trouble before many days. The
settlers on the borders of the reserva
tion, he says, are flying out. General
Brooke is non-committal, but evidently
much troubled. He thinks the crisis is
not far away. Agent Royer received a
communication from Little Wound,
high priest of the dancers, in
which the chief says he wants
to know what the soldiers are
coming for. The dance is a religious
one, said he, and we are going to keep it
up until spring. If we find the Christ
does not appear we will stop, but not in
the meantime, troops or no troops. He
announced that he would start another
dance .at Medicine Root creek tomorrow
morning. He said he had been in
formed that the soldiers would stop
their rations. He does not care, he says,
as what they get does not amount to
anything, but if such is the case he
wants to know,so his people won't have
the trouble of going to the agency. He
concluded with an emphatic reiteration
that they would not stop dancing. Dr.
Royer has not yet replied.
DRAWING IN HIS HORNS.
Sitting Bull Stops tho Ghost Dunces in
Minneapolis, Nov. 22. —A Standing
Rock agency special to the Tribune
says: Major McLaughlin's visit to Sit
ting Bull's camp had the effect of stop
ping, for a time at least, the ghoat
dances. McLaughlin received a letter
from Bull yesterday, who says he has
taken his friend's advice and stopped
the dances. Bull's child is very sick, or
he would come to the agency today to
draw rations. It is reported here today
that Bull's followers are growing less,
because the Messiah has not appeared,
and that discourages the chief. The
agent thinks the re is no probability of
trouble here at present, and may not be
this winter or spring. He is "working
hard on the Indians with a score of able
assistants, and makes a strong argument
against the craze. The people en the
east side of the river are fleeing for their
lives, with no one in pursuit. The ex
citement is all unwarranted. The report
of a massacre forty miles south is be
lieved to be unfounded.
The Alarm General All Along the East
Side of tho Missouri.
Minneapolis, Nov. 22.—The Tribune's
Aberdeen, S. I)., special says: Reports
indicate that the Indian scare is general
all along the east side of the Missouri
river, north of Pierre to Mandan. The
settlers are becoming very much alarm
ed and fleeing to the towns, leaving
most of their possessions behind them.
At Gettysburg there seems to be the
most excitement, and Governor Mel
lette has gone there tonight with a
large supply of arms and ammunition,
hoping to quiet the alarm. Telegrams
were received by him tonight from sev
eral points asking assistance. Dispatches
from the commanders at Forts Yates
and Supply, say everything is quiet. It
is evident that most of the alarm ig
An Outbreak Expected in the Spring, if
Minneapolis, Nov. 22. —A special to
the Tribune from Mandan, N. IX, says:
Settlers were coming into Sims, forty
miles west of here, all day ; roving bands
of Sioux scared them. More guns were
A dispatch from Fort Keogh states
that the Twenty-second infantry leaves
Keogh Monday morning for Fort Lin
coln. It is reported at Keogh that the
troops at Ellis and Missoula have re
ceived orders to be ready for active work
in North Dakota. The actions of the In
dians satisfy everybody that grave dan
ger exists oi an outbreak in the spring,
if not before. Parties in today from
Mercer county report insolent behavior
of the Indians.
NO GROUND FOE ALARM
But Settlers Are Fleeing for Their Lives
•lust the Same.
Mandan, N. D., Nov. 22.—Sheriff Bur
genbeimer this morning received a tele
gram from Sims, a town forty miles
west of here, stating that people are
coming in from the Muddy and Heart
rivers, having been warned by the
Sioux to look out for themselves. The
sheriff shipped forty guns to Sims and
Hebron. Captain Halleren, the com
manding officer at Fort Abraham Lin
coln, maintains that there is no ground
THE SCARE SUBSIDING.
Tho Danger Believed to Be Confined to
a Few Agencies.
Minneapolis, Nov. 22. —The Tribune's
Bismarck special says: The Indian
scare in this section is subsiding. A
dispatch from Governor Mellette of
South Dakota to the officials in Bis
marck, says these is no foundation for
the rumors of Indiana crossing the river
into Campbell county, and all rumors of
an outbreak in South Dakota are un
founded. The danger now is believed
to be at Pine Ridge and other southern
No Danger of An Uprising.
San Antonio, Nov. 22.—General Stan
ley, commanding the department of
Texas, said today fie had received no
notification 'from the department re
garding troops for the Indian country,
as reported last night. He also said he
thought there was no danger of an up
SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 23, 1890.
Stamboul's Failure to Lower
A Phenomenal Two-year-old
The Human and Equine High Jump
Tommy Warren Wins a Prize Fight—Joe
Acton Floors the Strangler.
Associated Press Dispatches.
Stockton, Nov. 22. —Stamboul was not
feeling right today, and could not trot
better than 2:l3'i. The horse had not
recovered from the effects of the hard
work given him two days ago. He was
first given the word on the fourth at
tempt to start, but broke after making
the first quarter in 33 seconds, and came
back lor another start. After a short
rest, he was sent off again. Gold
smith held the first quarter down to
33 seconds; the half-mile post was
reached in 1:05 ; the three-quarters in
1:39%, and the mile in 2:13>.i. Gold
smith has decided to make another
trial next Saturday.
Chief Thorn, a 2-year-old pacer, owned
by L. U. Shippee, created the sensation
ot the day by making a mile in tho re
markable time of 2:20 U. The
judges announced that it was
the fastest record ever made by
a 2-year-old pacer on the coast, and the
fastest but one in the world.
Lottery Ticket trotted against 2:20.?4,
and made a mile in 2:25.
Shippee's Moses S. trotted against his
record of 2:19.,. He made a mile in
California lowered his record to 2:27.
The meeting will be kept open till
Saturday for another trial to lower
CALIFORNIA BALL GAMES.
The Senators and Colonels Victorious in
Sacramento, Nov. 22. —The Sacra
mentos had a walk-over with the Stock
tons in the first game today, and won
by a score of 6 to 2. Hickenbotham,
the new Stockton pitcher, did excellent
work, but was given poor supuort.
Stockton, Nov. 22. —The second game
Was an exciting affair, and the visitors
came near losing the game. Harper
was put in the box after the seventh
inning by tbe manager of the Sacra
mentos, who feared Stockton would bat
Kilroy too hard. The game ended, how-
I ever, in a victory for the Senators by a
score of 8 to 7.
San Francisco, Nov. 22. —The Oak
land* again defeated San Francisco to
day, in a game full of errors and poor
playing, by a score of 0 to 8.
THE FISTIC ARENA.
Little Fakir Warren Wins a Battle at
New Orleans, Nov. 22. —Tommy War
ren of California and Tommy Miller of
Indianapolis fought before the Audubon
Athletic club tonight ior $1000. Miller
could hardly hit Warren at all, and was
knocked out in the third round.
Boston, Nov. 22. —Ike Weir has re
ceived a telegram from Phil Archibald,
a San Francisco book-maker, asking if
he was ready to depart for Australia,
December 13th. Archibald guarantees
expenses and backing for a battle with
Griffo, the Australian featherweight.
Weir starts for fan Francisco next
Falls Through a Window and Kicks a
TAUNTon, Mass., Nov. 22. —John L.
Sullivan and Duncan B. Harrison, with
other members of their company,
struck this city yesterday. Sullivan
celebrated in his usual manner,
and nearly broke his neck by
falling through a window at the City
hotel. During the afternoon he varied
the monotony by kicking Harrison in
the back. Harrison went to Boston to
day, and it is feared his spine is injured.
Both the Human and Equine Records
Providence, R. 1., Nov. 22.—At Nar
raganaett, today, D. E. Lomergan, of
Roxbury, Mass., broke the record for a
atanding high jump without weights,
clearing 5 feet 2M inches.
Chicago, Nov. 22. —Filemaker tonight
broke all previous equine records for
high-jumping. With a run of less than
30 feet, he jumped over bars 7 feet 2)4
inches high without scratctiing. Tom
Potter rode him.
Acton Throws the Strangler.
San Francisco, Nov. 22.—Evan Lewis,
the strangler, weighing 188 pounds, and
Joe Acton, weighing 162, wrestled
tonight at the new Wagwam, for
$500 and sixty-five per cent, of
the gate receipts." By the terms of the
match Lewis was to throw Acton twice
in two hours. He only succeeded in
throwing him once in that time, and the
match was awarded to Acton.
THE FIRE FIEND.
Several Large Industrial Establishments
Paterson, N. J. y Nov. 22.—This morn
ing the extensive silk mill of Banford
Bros., was burned, together with the
residence of the proprietors. Loss,
$400,000; insurance, $200,000. The 300
employees, including women, became
panic-sticken, but it is believed all es
Alton, 111., Nov. 22.—The flint glass
factory buildings of the Illinois Glass
works were burned this morning. Loss,
$100,000. Five hundred hands are idle.
Beli.aire, 0.,N0v. 22. —Fire destroyed
tho most valuable part of the Bellaire
stamping works this evening. Lose,
$100,000; insurance, $50,000.
Paris, Nov. 22.—A velvet factory at
Lyons burned; loss, 750,000 francs.
Santa Rosa, Cal., Nov. 22.—A large
barn on William Hill's ranch, west of
this city, containing 100 tons of hay,
was destroyed by fire last evening. Six
horses and several cows and calve 3 per
ished in the flames. The loss is esti
mated at $10,000. No insurance. The
fire is supposed to have been incendiary.
RocKLiN.Cal., Nov. 22.—Four dwelling
houses and contents and a blacksmith
shop burned thia morning. Loaa, $2500;
Depositors In a Chicago Bank Left in
Chicago, Nov. 22.—The private bank
of W. L. Prettyman, on the north side,
closed its doors this morning. Prettyman
could not be found, so no statement of
the assets and liabilities was obtainable.
Many poor people's hard-earned savings
are involved. Lyons Bros., dealers in
crockery, have $15,000 on deposit. This
is believed to be the largest single loss.
This afternoon an assignment was
made to the cashier of the bank, John
son, and at the same time he was made
the assignee of the North Division lum
ber company, in which Prettyman ia
the heaviest stockholder. Prettyman
also assigned his real and personal es
tate. The assets and liabilities of the
two conceniß, and Prettyman's estate,
will reach, it is believed, a million dol
lars. Assignee Johnson refuses to make
any statement of the assets or liabilities
of either the bank or the lumber com
pany. He said the cause of the assign
ment was the tight money market and
its bad effect on the lumber company.
This concern and the bank were closely
connected. One of the former depositors
in the bank, however, who asserts to
have a pretty good knowledge of its
ail'airs, believes the liabilities of the
bank will reach half a million, and the
assets are problematical. He said
Prettyman has been speculating heavily
this year in real estate, and putting up
houses for sale, and that the business
has not proved profitable. A large num
ber of depositors in the bank are poor
New Yoitiv, Nov. 22. —The run on the
Citizens' Savings bank was continued
this morning. The bank officials say
the run will tie broken today. The pay
ments already made aggregate nearly
Newark, N. J., Nov. 22. —The run on
the Howard Savings bank was consider
ably abated this morning. Many de
positors are returning their money.
Philadelphia, Nov. 22. —No state
ment has yet been made by Barker
Brothers. It is not likely to be made
for several daye.
Wichita, Kan., Nov. 22.—The Com
mercial bank of Newton was closed to
day after a rush by the depositors. The
capital stock was $75,000. No state
ment of the affairs has been made. The
Bank of Whitewater, which is a,branch
of tho Newton and Oklahoma banks, is
A LARGE FAILURE.
The Largest Rolling Stock Company in
the World Embarrassed.
Chicago, Nov. 22. —The United States
"Rolling Stock company haa beon placed
in the hands of a receiver; liabilities,
$3,81(3,000; assets, $6,053,000. Attorney
High, of the company, says the failure
waa precipitated by slow collections and
depression in the money market. The
company is the largest builder of rail
way cars in the world. It has plants at
Hegewisch, 111., Decatur, Ala., Annis
ton, Ala., and Urbana, Ohio. The cap
ital stock is $4,000,000. The assets con
sist of the plant at Hegewisch, worth
$2,000,000; tlie plants at the other
places mentioned, worth $1,500,000;
car trust bonds, worth $1,533,000;
rolling stock leased to various railroads,
worth $300,000; supplies and material
iv process of manufacture, $1,100,000,
and accounts amounting to $300,000.
It is understood that the failure is
due to the inability to collect $300,000
due from various roads for the rent of
cars. The property was put into the
hands of a friendly receiver, that thia
rent may be realized on.
The company employs 2200 men. Its
caah payments to employees and for ma
terial arc $600,000 monthly. Stringency
in the money market compelled the
railroads which bought cars of the com
pany to pay their bills in long time
paper, inatead of cash, and it has been
extremely difficult to discount the
paper. Judgo Blodgett, of the federal
court, appointed A. Hegewisch receiver.
Hegewisch ia the president of the com
pany. The judge ordered the receiver
to continue tlie works.
New York, Nov. 22. —Vice-President
Roys, of the United States Rolling
Stock company, made a statement to
night in conformity with that made by
the offiicials of the company in Chicago
today. He said auxiliary proceedings
will be had in all the states where the
company has property. All the cred
itors are satisfied with the arrangement
for a receiver, which is to enable the
company to tide over the critical point.
The London committee advised it, and
this feeling has been fully reciprocated
by the board of directors in New York.
DASHED TO DEATH.
A Demented Woman Jumps From a
New York, Nov. 22.—Mrs. Charles
Coombs, of Brooklyn, daughter in law
of Mr. Nelly, congressman elect of
the third district, committed suicide in
a horrible manner this afternoon. She
went to the Pierrepont hotel and asked
for a room on the top floor, saying
she was troubled with palpitation of the
heart and wanted to be away from all
excitement. The manager conducted
her to a room on the sixth floor. Soon
after she went for a bottle of wine, and
later rang for a chambermaid. When
the latter entered the room, the lady
was standing with a wine glass in her
hand. Without a word, she dashed the
wineglass to the floor, and rushed to
the window aud jumped out. She
turned over and over and struck
with terrific force on the roof of the ex
tension, bounded off and landed on a
large flower urn standing in front of the
hotel, and there rolled to the sidewalk
dead. Her mother is in a critical con
dition from the shock. The suicide had
been married seven years. She lately
suffered from ill-health, and was un
doubtedly temporarily demented.
Jersey City, N. J., Nov. 22.—The
walls of a building in course of erection
by the Wells-Fargo Express company,
fell this morning, burying a large num
ber of men in the ruins. Only one was
killed, George Barrett. Twelve laborers
were hurt, one or two of whom will die,
The broken wall was too freshly built to
stand the strain of a high wind which
prevailed, and the weight oi the tim
OLD WORLD NEWS.
Professor Koch Prematurely
The Value of His Discovery Over
Many Physicians Doubt the Efllcaey
of the New Remedy.
A European War Flame Kindled by the
King of Greece, but Quickly
Associated Press Dispatches.
Berlin, Nov. 22.—[Copyrighted 1890,
by the New York Associated Press.) —
The bestowal by Emperor William of
the grand cross of the Order of the Red
Eagle upon Professor Koch was gazetted
tonight. This is the first time this
decoration has been bestowed upon any
one that did not possess the preceding
classes of the order. Though confidence
in the ultimate value of Koch's discovery
does not abate, public disappointment
over the immediate results of the treat
ment grows daily. Professor Koch's
assistants and others estimate that
17,000 cases have already been treated,
the greater number of whom were suf
fering from exterior tuberculosis, and
comparatively few cases of tubercles on
Experts are beginning to concur in
the opinion that the cure of this disease
is uncertain. Prof. Koch blames the
press for raising exaggerated hopes of
instant benefit in every form of tuber
culosis. Many physicians are express
ing opinions. Some say that the possi
bility of the cure of lupus alone has
been proved, and not scientifically ea- j
tablished. Lupus arises from the same
bacillus associated with lung tubercles.
Dr. Ullman, an eminent authority on
bacteria, says it will take fully a year of
frequent injections, besides treatment
under right sanitary conditions, to en
able one to form reliable opinions as to
the curability of consumption, in either
its advanced or early stages. Opinions
expressed by others are varied, but j
nearly all advise conservatism until
further experiments make more positive
the effect of the remedy.
A Blaze of War SmotheTed.
A crisis in the eastern question has
been sprung upon tbe triple alliance by
the sudden adhesion of the king of
Greece to the project to foment openly
and assist a rising in Crete, simultane
ously with risings in Epirus and Mace
A SOLEMN silence prevailed in the Court room as tht
Jury took their places and the Judge instructed the
Clerk to ask the customary questions:
"Gentlemen," said the Clerk, "have you agreed upon
Foreman of the Jury—"We have."
The Clerk —"Do you find the defendant guilty or not
Foreman of the Jury —"We find the defendant guilty of
selling Clothing at Prices Lower Than Were Ever
Before Charged for articles of similar quality."
Clerk —"Are you all agreed upon that verdict?"
The Foreman —"We are."
The spectators were visibly affected as His Honor pro
ceeded to inflict the full penalty of the law.
"Prisoner," said the grave and dignified Judge, turning
to the accused (the proprietor of THE LONDON CLOTH
ING CO.), "you have heard the verdict of the Jury. The
sentence of the Court is that you still continue to offer for
sale your Clothing, and the Court hopes it may be pardoned
for remarking that the public is indebted to you for the
opportunities you furnish to those who are looking for
their moneys worth.
-*9sB A YEARS—
Buys the Daily Hbbald and
(2 the Wbbkly Hbbald.
IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN.
donia. Chancellor yon Caprivi and
Count Kalnoky sent a joint note to
Athena, warning the government that
in the event of raeaaurea being taken to
ward war with Turkey, the drrebund'e
aquadrona will blockade tbe coasts of
Greece, and leave the Hellenic army to
take isolated action on the land against
the Turks. The decisive character of
this stopped the blaze of war over Eu
Tlie X iitno Railway Harder.
Details received regarding the rail
way murder at Kutno, show that when
the train left Lomez, all the passen
gers, save the murderers and their vic
tims, had quitted the compartment.
The murderers threw a quantity of in
cense powder in the eyes of the Victims,
and dispatched one with a knife and
the other with a bludgeon. The bodies
were thrown out of the carriage, and
the murderers sprang off the train as it
was slowing up.
Bits of Intelligence Flashed from For
The Ne /a is frozen over. Navigation
is closed at St. Petersburg.
A new French loan of 700,000,000
francs will be issued January Ist.
The government has forbidden a meet
ing to be held at New Ross today, (Sun
day), to express confidence in Parnell.
The natives who murdered Kreigel
and Heasel, officials of the German East
Africa company, at Kilwa,have been ex
A man arrested at Belfort, France, on
suspicion of being a spy, confessed that
he waa in the employ of a foreign gov
ernment, and suicided.
The Comptoiv Nationale D'Escompte
has failed to float the South Brazilian
railroad loan. Only one-third of the
amount of the loan has been subscribed.
The British foreign office has promised
to return Padlewsky, suspected of hav
ing murdered General SeliverskofT, in
Paris, if arrestad within the British
dominions. The police are searching
for him in London.
Notwithstanding the fact that the
government has forbidden demonstra
tions in celebration of the 22nd anni
versary of the death of the Manchester
martyrs, an attempt' was made at Bel
fast. The police promptly suppressed
the demonstration and arrested thin y
No Trouble Expected in Canada.
Ottawa, Nov. 22.—An Indian uprisic,
is not anticipated in the Canadian
northwest, although ugly rumors ire
afloat. A mounted police force of 100 ! 1
men, capable of quelling any revolt, pa
trol the boundary.
An Alleged Massacre.
Pierre, 8. D., Nov. 22. —A telegram
from Gettysburg, S. D., states that sever
persons have been killed by Indians
near Leban, and asks for militia. No one
here credits the report of the massacn-
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