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OUR INDIAN WARDS.
Radical Propositions Made by
. Commissioner Morgan.
A TEW QUESTIONS FOB OONGBESS.
mrgeatlons Looking to tbe Investment
of the Indians with All the Right and
; Kosponsibllities or Cltliensnlp Edu
1 cation the rotation or the Problem,
' hot Not the Sectarian Kind "I'ncle
Jerry" Somewhat Dubious or the Suc
cess or the Ralumakers Illness or See-
Washington, Oat. ft The report of
'the commissioner of Indian Affairs, has
been made public. After an elaborate
discussion of the past and present ludinn
sitontion, the commissioner says that the
time has come for a declaration by con
gress to the effect that hereafter it will
not recognize the Indians as competent to
'make war; bnt that in oar dealings w; h
them they shall be treated not as bellig
erents, bnt as subjects and dependcat
people, cftpable, of coarse, of insurrection,
rioting or disturbance of thepea?e, but
not of waging war. Also that the general
government has the right, both for its
own protection, for the promotion of the
public welfare, and for the good of tue
Indians, not only to establish schools in
which tbeir children may be prepared for
citizenship, but also to use whatever force
may he neccessry to secure to the Indian
hildren the benefit of these institutions.
An Important Question Suggested.
Proceeding, the commissioner says that
the time is at hand for the extension over
the India'ns of the protection and priv
ileges of our courts, aud adds: "I ven
ture also to suggest whether the time is
bot at hand for the passage of an enabling
net whereby the five civilized tribes may
form either a territorial or a state eov
rnment and be represented on the floors
of congress. That the time has come
when the Pueblo Indians should be admit
ted by special act of congress 'to the en
joyment of all the rights of citizens of trio
.United States according to the principles
of the constitution,' as contemplated by
the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo." As to
allotment of lands in severalty, be says it
Is making satisfactory progress, and Las
in it the promise and potency of great
beings, though liable in many cases to
bring unutterable woe. Still he believes
... In its ultimate success.
. . Opposed to Contract Schools.
Indian education is discussed at length,
and it is regarded as the only solution of
the Indian question. Regarding contract
schools, the commissioner recommends
the maintenance of the status quo for the
present, but nrges that the appropriation
of public funds for sectarian education
is eontrary to the spirit of the const i i
tion, opposed to public policy, and ought
st an early day to be discontinued, he
expresses strung appreciation of the mis
sionary work done among the Indians by
the churches, and thinks the present time
is peculiarly favorable for the increase of
DOUBTFUL SECRETARY RUSK.
Ms Is Not Dead Certain That Ralnmak
ing Is a Success.
Washington, Oct. 6. Secretary Rusk
Is not by any means certain that Rain
maker Dyrenforth has proved the rain
making theory a success. It is said by
some who are supposed to be in the con
fidence of the secretary that be is even
skeptical of the claims of the enthusiasts.
If so, be is ortainly In company with a
large number of scientists. But when it
comes to expressing an opinion for pub
lication the secretary becomes positively
mum. To a correspondent be said that his
lack of official knowledge prevented bis
aaying a word about the result of the ex
periments. Must Walt for Dyrenforth's Report.
Until he had received Dyrenforth's re
port, which is not yet prepared, be wonld
not say whether he should ask congress
(or assistance In prosecuting a still fur
ther inquiry or not. Should the report
prove favorable the secretary will give
U the support in his power to what he
calls Farwell's scheme, and he sincerely
topes that be will have an opportunity to
do so. But he declines to say whether he
thinks that such an opportunity will
The Loose Funds Locked Vp.
; Wabhingtok, Oct. 6. An accident to
the lock of the inner door of the vault in
the cash room of the United States treas
ury caused a temporary suspension of
payments in that office one morning last
week. The vault is opened at 9 o'clock
very business day, but there was a hitch
that morning, and it resisted all efforts to
open it. It contained about $18,000,000 in
loose funds necessary to the transaction
of the current business of the department.
When nearly an hour had been spent in
Vain efforts to move the refractory door, a
newcomer took hold of the doorknob aud
by a vigorous shaking accidentally brought
the combinations in to their proper
places and the trouble was at an end.
Private Secretary Hslford 111.
' WASHINGTON, Oct. 6. Private Secretary
Halford was taken suddenly ill at SJSO
o'clock yesterday afternoon while sitting
At his desk in the White Bouse. Several
doctors were hastily summoned, lie was
resting easier at last accounts. Mr. H.il
iurd is suffering from an attack of reual
neuralgia. His illness is painful but not
serious, and last night his physicians said
'Je would be up aud about in a day or"
Mrs. Harrison at the White Hons.
Washington, Oct. 6. Mrs. Harri
son, accompanied by Mrs. Cheney, wife cf
ex-Governor Cheney, of New Hampshire,
and Russell Harrison, returned to this
sslty at 9:30 p. m. yesterday. They were
Snet at the station by the president aud
were driven to the White House.
i The Treasury Balance.
Washington, Oct. 6. The treasurer's
statement yesterday showed Ml, 7811,620 as
the net balance in the treasury. This net
balance Included $16,690,412 in subsidiary
coin and $15,432,54) in national bank de
positories. Increase In Internal Revenue.
' Washington, Oct. 6, The collections
from Internal revenue for July and Au
gust aggregated $26,135,133, an increase
over the corresponding mouths of last
year of tS8i,M.
In Honor or Little Miss Cleveland.
' Baltimore, Oct. ft The flag to the
Calumet club building was displayed
resterday by Superintendent Christian
Jiittler in honor of the birth of a daughter
to ex-President Grover Cleveland.
NEW YORK'S EXPLANATION.
Why Such Weak Play ins; Was Ione la
the Boston Series.
New York, Oct. 8. Referring to tha
ch trges made in Chicago that the Giants
pnrpMuly lost games to Boston in order
to "do" Anson out of the pennant this
yew. President Day, of the New" York
cli b, said yesterday: "I have never given
an explanation of the absence of several
pit yers from the team during the Boston
ser es of games because I have not thought
is necessary heretofore. Rnsie came to
me before we went to Boston and asked
to 1 excused from making the trip. As
he liad pitched two games in B'ooklyn
and promised to be iu floe form on our re
tun from the H'tb, I concluded to let
hint. off. He would only have pitched one
ganie in Boston anyway, and I consider!
that it would be best to save him for
Is to Ewlng, Connor, and Others,
"1 never imagined that the Chicago club
woi.ld lose lis lead. If I bad thought
tueie was a probability of such a thin.; I
might have acted differently in Rusit's
case John En ing sprained his ankle, acd
therefore could not play in Boston. Roger
Conner was permitted by Mutrie to go to
Waterbury. He was to return on Mon
day. Ou Tuesday he telegraphed that he
had been in a railroad accident. It was 4
o'clock that afternoon when he reached
Boston. Buckley was injured in the first
gHUn: at the Hub and could not play again
drtri g the series. Richardson was ill
when he went to Boston, and is still a
pretty sick man.
Says There Was No Conspiracy.
The only question in -the matter is
about Rusie. If there is auy blame in
the matter it rests with me, I can state
posit "tvely, as far as the New York officers
and i layers are concerned, that there was
no conspiracy to beat the Chicigo team.
Anson lost tue pennant by being beaten
in the west. The games between the
the ew York and Boston teams were
playel.as fairly as any games ever were. 1
am se rry for Anson, for he is a good fel
low and a great ball player. He was
heart and sc ll in the race."
Kelly the Beauty Talks.
"Ki ig" Kelly arrived in town Saturday
night and has been busy ever since re
ceiving congratulations. He said the vic
tory of the Boston club was on the square,
and that the reason was that the club
outclasses anything in the League.
"Why." sai" he, "in lt?"!3. when I was with
the CL icagos, we left for the east with a
lead of four games and only twelve more
to play. It looked like good betting at 8
to 1 that we would win the pennant, bnt
Bostoti beat us out. There is no crooked
ness in base ball. There is no betting cf
any account on the game." Referring to
the retort that Spalding wanted to sell
Ms stork in the Chicago club, Kelly s;.:d
he woi Id gladly buy it. "A man who h s
fctock iathe Chicago club need never do
any harder work than changing his col
lars and cuffs."
American Association Base Ball.
CHICAGO, Oct. 6 Following are the
scores Made by the Associatiou ball clubs
yesterd.iy: At Washington Home club
made 1!' runs in first half of seventh in
ning and Baltimore thereupon refused to
play, (iame given to borne club 9 to 0.
Score at en of sixth inning Washing
ton, 1; Baltimore, 4. At Philadelphia
(First gime) Athletic, IS; Boston, a. (Sec
ond game) Athletic, 0; Boston, 6. This
closes tae Association season. Boston is
first, St. Louis second and Philadelphia
The Races at Chicago.
Chicago, Oct. 6. Following are the
winners in the races at Garfield park yes
terday: Warren Leland, mile, 1:,6!:
Esperan, mile, I:1G.V; Silver Lake, 9.'
furlongs. 2:tJ,V: Yo Tambien, 1 mile, l:4;
Lena Fn y, 1 1-16 miles, 1:5'.; Gorman, 1
OPENING AN APPEAL COURT.
Ceremonies Inaugurating- the New Cnitrd
States Court at Chicago.
Chicago. Oct. 6. The new United States
court of appeals for this district convened
in this city Monday, Justice Harlan, of
the federiJ supreme court, presiding. The
judges wore black silk robes and entered
the room in procession. Justice Harlan
leading, fallowed by Justice Greaham and
Blodgett. As tbey entered the room the
spectators rose while Crier George Allen
announce 1: "The honorable judges of the
circuit c nrt of appeals of the Seventh
judicial d strict."
The Crier's Proclamation.
The spec tators then resumed tbeir seats,
aud Crier Alien said: "Oyez, oycz, oyezl
All persons having business with this
court are iidmonished to draw near. God
save the United States and this honorable
court." J jstice Harlan then called on at
torneys who were qualified aud desired to
be admitted to practice in this court to
arise and be sworn, and a large number
of lawyers took the oath. This ended
the ceremonies, and business was begun.
They Trill Sentence Bishop Esher.
Philadelphia, Oct. 6. At the session
of the Evangelical association yesterday
the case of bishop Esher, which has been
under cons aeration for several days, was
again taken up, and it was decided to ap
point a cemmittee to sentence Bishop
Eaber. Bit-nop Dubs' case was considered
for the remainder of the day, The lay
conference received a telegram from the
laymen at Indianapolis, declining the
proposed arbitration, because some of the
delegates thought it was unlawful. The
proposition was renewed to the ministers
at Indianap lis.
Mm der or an Old Soldier.
Nebraska Citt, Neb., Oct. 6. The
body of Amos Darrow, an old soldier li
ing near tfa s place, was found In the
woods just c at of town yesterday. H is
throat was cut. and every indication
Iiointed to murder. Darrow received k
arge amount of money last week on a
pension Iron the government, and since
then bad not been seen until the discove.y
of his body. The money was gone.
Eight Young Child red Poisoned.
Ottawa, Cot., Oct. 6. Eight children
from 8 to 10 years of age were poisonod
Sunday by et ting the berries of the wild
parsnip, and are not expected to recover.
They were pl.iying about the streets, a-d
seeing some I lauts growing with bright
red berries oi top, ate a quantity of the
berries, which were sweet and pleasant.
Shortly after all the children were taken
Condemned the Liquor Traffic.
Harbiebur , Pa., Oct. ($. The national
Methodist 1 teal preachers' convention
yesterday adopted strong resolutions con
demning the liquor traffic. Fourteen
Hates are repiesented in the conveution.
The delegates were received by Governor
Pattison last evening.
Our Relations with Chili Con-
QUITE A CEAtKT STATE CF THINGS.
t - - .:r
The 'Question or legation Rights Re
mains a Bone or Contention That May
Bring on Some Gnn Play Vet Egan
Serves Notice on the Junta That X'orle
Sum Will Call Any Bluff, and the K-
ply Is Awaited with Interest.
Saxtiago, Oct. 6. The Chilian govern
ment has so far evinced no intention of
abandoning its position that it has a per
fect right to arrest persons as they eoter
tor leave the precincts of themerican le
gation. But while strenuous. y insisting
upon the possession of this abstract right
the government is at present making no
attempt to put it in practice.
Egan Still Protects Baluacedans.
The partisans of Balm need a who took
refuge under Minister Egan's roof a:e
still there, and no arrests have been made
during the past few days. It cannot be
learned that the government has in con
templation auy plan for asserting in tLe
near future llie right of arrest that is
claimed. But it is thought that the pre
ent unsatisfactory situation cannot be of
A Notice to the Junta.
In accordance with instructions received
from the state department at Washiug
ton. Minister Egan has given the junta to
understand by a formal and official notice
that if the Chilian authorities continue
to maintain their present cttitude the
frien-lly relations bet ween Chili and tue
United States will be interrupted. Tie
junta's reply to tbi notice is awaited with
great interest. What Minister Egan's
next step will be in case the reply is un
favorable is not known.
l lil Make a Request of the Junta.
The United States flagship San Fran
cisco, which is returning from the non ,
is expected to reach Valparaiso same time)
this week. When she gets in port tLe
present plan of the American minister is
to ask the Chilian government to allow
the refugees now at the United States le
gation to go on board the United States
man-of war Baltimore and to take their
departure from Chilian territory.
DISASTER AT A FUNERAL.
One lustaat Death and Three Probable
DES MolSES, Oct. C While a funeral
procession was winding down a hill ne.tr
Altoona yesterday a team in the tear,
frightened by a steam threshing mach i-,
started to run. The road was narrow and
the runaway horses ran into and upset a
dozen carriages. A panic ensued as the
other teams ran away. Men and women
jumped ont of carriages, only to be
trampled on by runaway teams.
Beadly Result of the Runaway.
The following is a partial list of the vic
tims: Edwin I)resteld, of Altoona. in
stantly killed: Joseph Perdue, of Grin
nell, fatally injured internally; Mrs. J. O.
Mason, aged 70, leg. broken in two places,
not expected to live; W. F. Savers, skull
fractured; Mrs. McLane, of Newton, io
badly frightened that there is no chance
for her recovery.
A Score Seriously Hurt.
A score of other persons were -seriously
injured, but tbeir names could not be es.
certained last night. Farmers and thresh
ers went to the assistance of the injured,
who were conveyed to neighboring farm
bouses and cared for until they could be
removed to their homes. The little rem
nant of the funeral procession proceeded
on iu way after the disaster.
The Case or Dr. Briggs.
New York, Oct. 6 The Dr. Briggs
case came np yesterday at the semi-annual
meeting of the New York presbytery.
The charges are in brief: Disbelief in the
Bible as the only true source of divine au
thority, disbelief in the verbal inspiration
and inerrancy of the Scriptures, disbe
lief in the immediate aanctification at
death of the souls of those dying in the
faith. Dr. Briggs was present and asked
that the case be taken np at once. After a
long and sometimes acrimonions discus
sion a motion to dismiss the whole mattej
was defeated by only two votes, 12 elders
and 50 clergymen voting aye, and 20 elders
and 44 clergymen no.
Tried to Ford a Swift River.
Omaha, Oct. 6. A special from Fair
bury, Neb., says: While attempting to
ford the Little Blue river near this town
yesterday, Albert Hermann drove bis
horses into tro swift water and tbe outfit
was carried down the stream. The wagon
overturning, Mrs. Hermann and two chil
dren were drowned. Herman after a hard
effort succeeded in bringing his wife out
of tbe water, but she died shortly after
ward. Murdered His Brother.
PlTTsnrKG, Oct. 6 Edward and Rich
ard Scott, brothers, were playing bill
iards in Harry Davis' hall on Diamond
street. After a slight quarrel between
the brothers had apparently been nettled,
Edward, aged 23. drew a dirk and plunged
tbe blade, first into KicuardV neck, then
into his left lung, inflicting a fatal in
jury. Richard is 19 years of age. .No
one knows vhat were tbe causes leading
to tbe quarrel.
Kinety-two Miles in Ninety-two Minutes.
'Baltimore, Oct. 6. A Royal blue train
on the Baltimore and Ohio, which was de
layed by tbe elevator fire at Locust Point
Sunday, made a remarkable run from
Canton after it got through to Philadel
phia. The distance was ninety-two miles,
and this was covered in exactly ninety
Sent Vp for Refusing to Testify.
PlTTSBCRG, Oct. 6 James R. Tate, of
Lawrence county, who refused to testify
In the McDowell bribsry case against Wal
lace, was yesterday ordered by tbe su
preme court to serve the sentence of Vi00
fine and three months' imprisonment im
posed on him by the lower court.
Low Water in the Ohio.
Ciscinsati, Oct. 6. The water in the
Ohio is. so low that .eighteen steamboats
are aground between here and Point Pleas
ut, W. Va. It is said that in several
places tbe river can be safely crossed by
horses and wagons. Shippers are put to
much loss by the interruption of naviga
tion. ; "
Bought Several Ounces or Silver.
Washington, OA. 6 The treasury de
partment yesterday purchased 6&3,G0O
ounces of silver at from $U.iU to $0.87 per
It was Ben Johnson, we be
lieve, who, when asked Mal
lock's question, " Is life worth
living ? " replied " That de
pends on the liver." And Ben
Johnson doubtless saw the
double point to the pun.
The liver active quick
life rosy, everything bright,
mountains of trouble melt like
mountains of snow.
The liver sluggish life dull,
everything blue, molehills of
worry rise into mountains of
anxiety, and as a result sick
headache, dizziness, constipa
tion. Two ways are open. Cure
permanently, or relieve tem
porarily. - Take a pill and suf
fer, or take a pill and get well.
Shock the system by an over
dose, or coax it by a mild,
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets
are the mild means. They
work effectively, without pain,
and leave the system strong.
One, little, sugar-coated pel
let is enough, although a
whole vial costs but 25 cents.
Mild, gentle, soothing and
healing is Dr. Sage's Catarrh
Remedy. Ouly 50 cents.
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Ctitric Current F.lt iMManlli. rr we forleit li.nio In mb,
KKLT and Sv.pea.ori eatptele &. ana an. Worn r Fa.
vaaeallv Carea In tV.ree moatr.. Sea!e4 paaiphk Free.
JfDfHET.ECTRICCO.. iLasiiei., w" M.IU.
Wooflyatt's Music Hou
No. 1804 Second Avem.
This firm have the exclusive sale for this county
Pienrjos etrjcl Orcrarjs
WEBER, DECKER BROS., wTTrr,In
ESTEY, AND CAMP & CO.'S PfAVn'
And the ESTEY, WESTERN COTTAGE andV.i,
RAND & VOTEY ORGANS.
I" A fall line also of email Musical mrchandii
J. T. O-CONNOR, Proprietor.
No. 117 Eighteenth Street
This new Sample Room is eow open for business. The ben or W it I
Imported Cigars always on hsnd. ' " L1Mr,'fct
This is the Time of Year
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best systems are steam and hot water.
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are agents for the VOLTON HOT WATER HEATER the best in the
market, andhave already equipped several residences with them, and in
every case satisfaction is the result. A large stock of
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ALWAYS ON HAND
Special attention given to plumbing and coppersmithing.
Our hardware store is filled with goods of the best material, work
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