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THE NEWS. Probable Crookedness in the Disbursement of Funds in New York. General Grant Approached on Subject of (lie Isthmus Canal. the Efforts Being Made in England to Pro vide for the Suffering Poor in England. CRIMES AND CASUALTIES. New York, Nov. 24.—Deputy Sheriff Hlnea was probably totally HUbbud lmt night, being mistaken it ia thought Tor nn other person whom be resembles, and who has been threatened with death by the lath er of a girl whom he had wronged. Virginia, Kane couutv, Illinois, Nov. 24. —One of the most unprovoked and cold blooded murders ever chronicled was com mitted on 4Saturday at a farm some twenty miles north of this place. The victimn, two German brothers named Echenard, were husking corn when John N. and Robert Taylor, also brothers, came along on horseback, dismounted and saying ihej were now going to settle a lend which had lasted between the families, immediately began stabbnig one of the brothers who fell with a knife thrust through the lung. They then turned upon the other Echenard also. Being unarmed he attempted to escape, but they caught him and plunging a knife into hia neck severed the jugiar vein. One brother died soon after and the other was dying last night. The murderers escaped and officers are in pursuit. Plattsville, Nov. 24.—Jacob and Albert Jlun'sizer, whose sentence of two years for embezzling the funds the Miner's Trust company, which failed in 1870, with liabil ities of a million and quarter, expired on Saturday, were this morning put under $100,000 bail for perjury and misdemeanor. ITarrisburg' Nov. 24.—The trial of legis lators for bribery, etc., has begun. Palmer, Mass., Nov. 24.—Byacollixion between a freight and passenger train on the New London Northern railroad at the junction of the Ware river road, seventeen persons were injured, both engines demol ished and several freight cars wrecked. The freight conductors watch was 15 minutes slow. The fireman, engineer and three sec tion men were seriously injured. Trenton, Nov. 24.—The case of Graham confederate of Hunter in the murder Armstrong at Camden, was disposed of to day in the supreme court. Graham had pleaded guilty to murder in the second de gree and the plea was accepted by the attorney general. The chief justice said if any man ever deserved hanging Graham did. lie then sentenced Graham to 20 years hard labor in the penitentiary. Detroit, Nov. 24.—The steainur Jno. A Diz when cominir into port at Manistee this morning struck on submerged an chor and sunk in 7 feet of water. Steps to raise ber will be taken immediately. Dam age to cargo slight. TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES. CROOKEDNESS IN THE N. Y. TREASURY. New York, Nov. 24.—The Tribune edi torially calls attention to whisperings about trouble in the state treasury, and asks Gov. Robinson "Is it true that you have had reason to suspect the action' of your state treasurer Is it true that your controller has reported to you that he cannot get a proper siatement from the state trasurer, and is apprehensive? Is it true that you have finally felt forced to employ an expert named Richard Milks, whom you have put into the treasury to examine it, and from whom the reports are bad GRANT AND N1CARAUOUAN CANAL. New York, Nov. 24.—A dispatch from Washington says: General Grant, in a letter to Admiral Ammen, acknowledges the receipt of a letter Irom the admiral in regard to the mission of Thomas De Franco, representative of the Nicarauguan govern ment, who has coiue to the country to aid in the formation of a company to control the Nicarauguan canal. General Grant says he will be in Philadelphia on the lGtlt of December, where he would be pleased to meet De Franco and exchange views on the subject of his visit. There if considerable speculation as to whether General Grant will immediately accept the iu4t of organ ising a company. It is said the salary pro posed is $25,000 a year till the canal is in working order, when it is agreed to increase it to $50,000. COMPTROLLER OF CCRUEKCY'S REPORT. Washington, Nov. 24.—The comptroller of the currency's report discusses the rela tions of the banks and government iu re funding and resumption, and gives tables allowing the cost of refunding as compared with France and England. It discusses taxation, insolvent banks, sses by slavery, national banks, and has other important in formation. ACTION APPROVED. Cincinnati, Nov. 24.—The chamber of commerce approved unanimously the action of the directors in withdrawing from tbe national board of trade. ARRIVAL OF GOLD. New York, Nov, 24 —Arrived, 1,300,000 in gold from Europu by the Lose I. •PROPOSITION ACCKPTKD. Wilkesbarre, Pa., Nov. 24 —Ki'prisenta lives ill 800 miners tu the employ of Ohas. linrriH & Co hsvo accepted the proposition of ten |xsr centum advance in wages, and a further advanru of ton per centum nn an rise in the price of cml nto»|. tour Oollarp, The arrangement continues tbiougb 18:30. FOREIGN. Atr» Roll THE PACK. MaochpkVr, Nov 81 A currr# Pnn'lent of Die Guardian n»y» Ur«f»in*rt -iM, ". "IT^ay last, rf|ni»iil atii nd^uca •lJ"* "racial icstdcnce of a very artlve and prominent member of tbe boatn rale party with whom lie conversed a long time a out the petition ot the Christ members of p»r rameut pray tug the government to reliefe ie prevailing dlttriHd in many parts of Ire unci, the greatest of which result from tbe scarcity of fuel. Lord Beaconsfleld declared the government weie favorably dispwed to tbe prayer of the memoralists, and they con templnted sending large quantities of cealto the dittressed siricts to be distributed by tho poor law officers and rdief committees at etist pricep. OIHTUARV. London, Nov. 24. John Thaddus De Lane, late editor of the Tinien, is dead, aged 02. OORTSCIIAKOFF'S SUCCESSOR. Berlin, Nov. 24.—It Is an admitted fact that Prince Wellujcff will succeed Gort »cbakr.fl- In the foreign ministry. Wellu jiff is considered Germany's friend and a friend of peacp. A PASTORAL LETTER. Dublin, Nov. 24.—The pa°toral of Arch Bishop McCabe read in all Catholic church es yesterday declares all must take part in bearing the burden of the bad harvest in Ireland, but they must take care not to drive God from their side by a violation of his law. The pastoral also says:* Unfortu nately the men proclaiming sympathy for the_ people are dissaminating doctrines which if pushed to their logical conclusion, strike at the root of good faith and mutual confidence. A DISABLED STEAMElt. Halifax, Nov. 24.—The Anchor Line steamer Circasian from Glasgow arrived with the Inraan steamer City of Richmond in tow with her shaft broken. All well. Det-oit, Noy. 24.—A telegram from Lud ington reports the Northern Transportation Company's steamer City of New York, with a cargo of freight from Milwaukee for the I'. & R. M. railroad on board, aground and water logged. THE HOXAPARTIST8. Paris, Nov. 24 —LePays views Prince Jerome Napoleon's spontaneous visit to the Ex-Empress Eugene while here as likelv to have the best eflect on the party. Lel*aya says we are assured publicly as we have already been personally, the question of liberty of teaching and religion, we shall be very near tbe goal arrived at by all who place the restoration of the empire above individual dislikes, meaning the unity of Bonapartists as to Prince Jerome's cliim to the throne. A ULACIC GATHERING. London, Nov. 24.—A dispatch from Cape town says a great mass meeting of Boers is to be held on the lOih of December, and and that upon lh9 resolutions passed there will depend whether we" will have work in reconquering Transva'al by force. THE ANTE RENT TROUBLES. London newspapers agree that the arrest of Davitt, Killen and Dailey have had the effect of reducing the ante-rent agitators to the abandonment of incendiary language in their speeches. The Daily News thinks the agitation will henceforth become more dis ciplined and organized, while the Times anticipates that it will soon die out, as tlie audiences will soon tire of listening to dull speeches. The only disgusting circumstance concerning the meeting at Balla, on Satur day, was the military order and discipline observed by the procesiions, evidently the result of training. EDITOR IMPRISONED. London, Nov. 24.—A dispatch from Paris says Saul, editor of the Frankfurten Zfituinc was sentenced to one month's im prisonment for re-printing an article insult ing to Prussian judges. SERIOUS SICKNESS. A dispatch from Calcutta says, the north west province of India, especially the districts of Allyghur, Boolundehusen, and Meerata, are Buttering from a severe epidemic malarious fever, which has in creased to an enormous extent the death rate, 8nd has temporarily disabled a large proportion of the agricultural population. ADVANCE DEMAHDED. London, Nov. 24.—The tin plate workers in South Staffordshire and East Worcester shire gave notice on Saturday of a demand for 5 to 10 per cent advance in wages. FIRE- Portland, Me., Nov. 24—At Locke'i mills, ou tbe Grand Trunk railiond, Tibbeti & Deanbow's grist mill, spool factory and dry boU9e, also Woodsuin's store and sta ble, burned last night. No particulars. LATEST BY MAIL 1 Philadelphia, Nov. 21.—Hon. Geo. H, Baker will be a candidate for United States eenator at tbe next session of the legislature, Oswego, Nov. 21.—Cbas. Woods, Noah Garrow and Henry Mearchan, who were on tbe wrecked fleet and were missing, came ashore in one of the scows near Fairhavcn Augusta, Nov. 21'.—The advisory com mittee of the republican party have all gone to their homes in view of the fact that the case for the present is transferred to the supreme judicial court.- New York, Nov. 21.—The schooner Two. Fannies, valued at $16,000, and insured for $14,000, is ashore and gone to pieces at Elk Rapids, on Grand Traverse bay, Mich. Sbe was laden with iron ore. Cheyenne. Nov. 21.—The premature dis charge ot blast in a Deadwood mine to day caused tbe iostant death of Joseph Conkevite and the serious wounding of John Watson and John Galabimki. Scranton, Nov. 21.—It wa* discovered to day that P. K. Barger, chief clerk of John Jurrayne,.an extensive coil operatei1 of this region, is an embezzler to i|e amount of $50,000. His_ dishonest operations' began several years since. New Orleans, Nov. 21.—Edward C. Pal mer, late president of tliftiolixitna Havings bank, was indicted again to-day for making faUe entries in the books of the bank with intent to deceive the stockholders and de p:sitois as to the conditon of the institu tion. Chicag.i, Nov. 21.—Mrs. Buckminster of 41 North Mhlaud avenue shot herself f»tslly till* mnrniiig. She Imd (teen tic iui of morphine and her huibaand hav ing latrlr deprived l.cr of the drug, she be 1 cam* mtlancKoly over the IMof its |uiel ing rflrct*. h*i JW fcV.iltr. .3J3A Detroit, Mich., Nov. 21.—A sptcial to tbe Free Press from Glenhaven, via Leland, Mich, reports that tbe schooner W. B. Pbelps of Oswego went ashere near Glenar bor on the night of the 10th and is a total wreck. Five of the crew were downed. Louisville, Nov. 21.—Hall & Hayward'a city bakery was completely destroyed by fire to-day. Loss, $50,000 insurance $27, 000. Sixty presons were thrown out of employment. Five houses adjoining were destroyed. Loss, $3,000 insurance, $1,000. Chief Franz was seriously if not fatally burned. Fort Dodge, Iowa, Nov. 20.—Detail Bing ham, yard vaster at Fort Dodge, was ran over and cut to pieces at 8 P. M. at the junction of the Illinois Central and Des Moines kailroad. He was pulling a pin to loose the switch engine engaged in pulling the regular train up the river grade. Chicago, Nov. 21.—The Northwestern railroad company to-day suspended its tariff for freight for Kansas City via Omaha until the meeting of the southwestern rate association. It does not, however, intend to surrender its claim to that business, but merely to await the action ofihe association in the matter. NORTHERN NEBRASKA Niobrara has a string band consisting of six pieces. The Niobrara brass band are building a Music Hall. Deer are quite numerous on the L)gan river this fall. Some very fine chestnuts have been raised in Antelope county. Dakota City is headquarteu for profes sional chicken thieves. Neligh is the second largest town in the Elk Horn river valley. Ther Niobrara brass band give an opening hop on Thanksgiving night. The St. Helena Nonpareil ssys a Yank ton barber has located there. There are over a hundred pupils in at tendance at the public schools of Dakota City. Several members of the Masonic frater nity are about to organize a lodge in Nio brara. The Red Ribbon club at Hawkeye is a decided success. There are eighty signers and room for more. Tlie Literary Notes, Nebraska's excellent educational newspaper, has been enlarged and generally improved. The Fremont Herald has little faith in the proposed Union Pacific branch from that town to Sioux City. The Ponca Courier ssys The Pierce County Call comes to this office, but is so poorly printed we don't know what it con tains. A jack rabbit, with a pack of dogs and men in full pursuit, through the main street of NeHgh, Antelope county, caused a ripple of excitement one morning last week. Dakota City is rejoicing in a genuine haunted house in its neighborhood. Dim lights, mysterious footfalls, hazy forma and wails of anguish are about the ghostly prem iss. Geo. L. Boals, jr., one of the industrious young farmers of Dakota county, has within the past four weeks husked and cribbed over 1,200 bushels of com without any assistance. The building of the new ferry boat at Dakota City is being rapidly pushed for ward. The bull is about finished, and as soon as the river freezes up tbe machinery of the "Dr. Burleigb"-will be transferred. Herman Dannert, in going from Bazile Mills to his home at Kemma, November 13th, was instantly killed by the upsetting of-his wagon into a. ravine. '.Hfrinan was well-known by all the old settled! as a kind hearted man, and as a good and congenial citizen, friendly to all. He leaves a wife and one child very comfortably provided for. Niobrara Pioneer Toe Hinman church trial has been the topic of Santee agency (taring the past week. The members of tbe ecclesiastical court were in Niobrara jon Monday for evidence, but the whole affair has become so sickening, and all through been so childishly dealt with by Bishop Hare and his assistants, that those who have anything to prove against Hinman are in clined to let tbe church fight it out on its own line hereafter. Preparations are being made to put in business opposite Niobrara, at the terminus of tbe Milwaukee road. H. M. Wilcox of Niobrara, is going to start a branch of his lumber yard and grain-buying depot there at once, and.it is reported the St. Cn^ix Lumber company are going to do likewike. 'Mr. 33. P. Wilcox of Yankton, has gone to Milwaukee to procure a good location for the new yard. Niobrara Pioneer The incorporators of the Bank of Nioorara have withdrawn from "the corporation, and this week Mrs. Slier inau, who was to furnish considerable capi tal, and, it is said, had taken several thous and dollars worth of stock and paid for it, has had Doctor Holmes up for obtaining money under faijjs pretences. Tbe doctor was to be tbe cashier, but it appears hii gen tlemanly demeanor was all the capital he had, as be is unable to pay back something like $250 adyanced by Mrs. Sherman. j.6 j. THE NORTHERN PACIFIC. New York, Noy. 21.—At a meeting of tbe board of directors of the Northers Pacific railroad, the following important resolution was adopted Resolved, That the agricultural landa of the company, west of the Missouri river to Puget Sound, shall be offered for sale to actual settlers" at the government price of $2,50 cash per acre, with an addition thereto of 10 cents pet aore to be paid to tbe company to reimburse it for the cost of selecting, surveying and conveying said lands. This resolution does not apply to coal or iron lands, nor to lands cpieflv valuable for timber, nor to landa required for town sites or suitable for manufacturing site* nor in regions where water is scarce to lands containing springs, or other natural supply, where it snali be for the interests of tbe settlers at large that such water privi leges shall not be exclusively held or con trolled by any individuals, YANKTON, DAKOTA TERRITORY, MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 24, 1879. CORN—41§c. OATS—33c. RYE—72C. BARLEY—72Jc. Si TOSSING UPON A BED 0F[A80NY, Tortured in every joint with inflammatory rheumatism, a prospect which may be come a melancholy fact if the twinges of tbe dread_ disorder an not checked at the out set. Persona of rheumatic tendency find Hostetter's Stomach Bitters a useful remedy, nor do they encounter the risk in using it as they do from resorting to that active poison Colchicum which is often employed to ar rest the malady. The use of, the Bitters is equally as effective in its results, and is at tended with no risk. There is ample testi mony to prove that tbe medicine possesses blood depurating qualitee of no common order besides those of a tonic and general alterative. It stimulates the action of tbe kidneys and promotes the removal, from the system of impurities which develop disease, and are fraught with, serious danger. Fever and ague, dyspepsia, debility, nervousness, constipation. Ac, are remedied by It. MARKETS BP TELEGRAPH. WALL STREET. New York, November 24. Motley—C®7 ^jJ cent. Governments—Quiet, steady. Stocks—Irregular. KBW TOBK. New York, November 24. WHEAT—Spring l@li,c winter l@2c better, very firm. No. 2 red, $1.47} bid cash. RYE—Steady. State and Canada 90c}. CORN—59@60|c. BARLEY—Unchanged. OATS—Quiet. Western mixed 44J@47. PORK—Firm, $11.50. LARD—Unsettled. WHISKEY—$firstname.lastname@example.org. L: CHICAGO. Chicago, November 24. WHEAT—Firm, higher $1.19} cash, $1.19J December, $1.21} bid January. CORN—Firm, higher, 41}c cash 39}c bid December 43|c bid for May. OATS—Firm, higher, 33|c bid cash, 32}c bid December 36ic bid May. RYE—72}c. BARLEY—81c, PORK—Find, higher, $10.12@10£0cash $10.10 November December $11.30 bid January. LARD—Firmer, $6.80 @$6.90 cash, $6.80 December, $7.05 asked January. WHISKY—$1.10. MILWAUKEE. Milwaukee, November 24. WHEAT—l}@2Jc higher, closed firm. Hard No. 1, $1.21. No. 2, $1.19* cash $1.20 December $1,21 January. No. 3, $1.08.No. 4. $1,032. GROCERIES. Blatt & Buerdorf Wholesale and Retail P1AI.KM IX STAPLE AND FANCY -:.o V-i '.J O E I E S BROAD WAT, YANKTON. DAKOTA FALL AM) a CHARLES EISEMAN, DftKotaiati WklkA, ft*'.* f~ wft t? 4 W TF-VTL ITSKW .V.bU ELEGANT STOCK J"* *4*— V* 1 Trimming Velvets, iwid Silks, .-'i Ladies and Children*' Knit Coals. Nubias and Hoods, sets, Hosiery and Gloves, Buttons and Laoes, Carpets, Oil Cloths, Boots and Shoes, All at Less than Chioago Prioes. It will not Pay You to (Send Away for Goods. I am Bound to Sell them. ri Ate receiving tl •i -V Call and Examine their Stock and Prices Before Purchasing. It will Pay you. Orders from Up-Country will receive prompt attention, ^fen of the Buffalo Head. THIRD STREET, YANKTON, DAKOTA. BOOTS AND SHOES. J. A. WEEKS BOOTSiSHOES My Stock of Boots andjgli^es for the Fall and TO inter Trade is Com plete, and I have the Leading Styles from the best factories. They were bought before the late advance in prices. Never had a larger stock in store. Will NOT be undersold. Al ways keep in mind the place: Exclusive Boot & Shoe Store," Capital Street 15 NEW AND ELEGANT LINES OF DRESS OOOD8 Momie Cloths, Brocaded Casfcmeref Plain Cashmere, FANCY SUITINGS I SATEENS IN ALL STYLISH SHADES. Brocaded Silks and Silk Velvets in all shades to Match Dress Goods. ALSO, COMPLETE LINES OF EVERY VARIETY OF DRY QOOD8 AND CLOTHING AT COX'S. BLOCK. No. 180 trrr DOLMANS, CLOAKS, SHAWLS R. A. KETCHUM. NEW GOODS. .NEW GOODS. NEW GOODS, ieir Fall Stock of BOOTS & SHOES Which they are Selling at Greatly Reduced Prices. Eiseman -CONSISTING OF- -r ". Cor- 4 .T* •R'A A*v 1 WETTER J" W*. ""13* Yanictmlakota.