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Governor Pitkin Favors tho Removal of the Utes to Utah. The Ciarof the Ruuias Preparing to Cele brate Hit Twenty-Fifth Anniversary. GOVERNOR PITKIN. H« Complete) hla Te»tlmonr and Favore RrmoYal «f the Vtei to Eastern Viali. Washington, Jan. 31—GOT. Pitkin, of Colorado, to-day completed his testimony b«foi« the house committee on Indian affair*. It related to firea net, and depredation* com mitted by Indiana In southwest Colorado, and to injurious effect# on mining settle ment* along the border of the reservation. rtumrfwiwl by the changed relations between the whites and Indians since the recent out break. He was also examined as to the character of the late Agent Meeker. He favored jiving land in eastern Utah to the Indian*, throwing open the Colorado reser vation to settlement by the whites, and giv ing the Indians everything realized from the sale of the lands of their reservat on, unless some satisfactory sum could be agreed upon to be paid them by the government for the relinquishment of their right to the re servation. Mnj. J. B. Thompson, timber agent of the government, gave an account of the fires started by the Uies in northwestern Colorado last May and June. FOREIGN TELEGRAMS. Personal. London, Jan. 31.—The empress of Russia leaves Cannes to-day for St. Petersburg. SynpAlhy tor Ireland* London, Jan. 31.—The German press makes very particular and extended refer ence to the distress in Ireland. A Severe Stoiin, London. Jan. 31.—A violent storm has been raging in the Mediterreanan for the past two days. Disasters are feared. Fox Hunting. London, Jan. 31.—The empress of Aus tria starts to-morrow for Summer Hill, Ire land, to participate in the lox hunting. Steamer Bengore Foundered. London, Jan. 31.—Tbe steamer Bengore, coal laden, foundred near Gibraltar. Thir teen of the crew were drowned six saved. A Hundred Ton Gun. London, Jan. 31.—A hundred ton gun has been tried at Spezzia, with results which aurpassed expectation. It attained a range of 10,000 meters, with a charge of 220 kilo grams of powder. A Horrible Butchery. London, Jan. 31.—A land owner, near Barcelona, bis wife, three daughters and a son, and two women servants, were all found murdered in their beds. The deed was apparently done with a hatchet. The house was ransacked. Swineherd and his two sons have been arrested on suspicion. Jules Favre's Successor. Paris, Jan. 31.—John Emile Le Moine has been chosen candidate for the senate, in the place of the late Jules Favre, by the left center senators, whose turn it is to fill the vacancy, according to tbe standing agree ment of the various groups on the left. Rosa Bonbeur'a Luck. Paris, Jan. 31.—The king of tbe Belgians has conferred tbe Leopold cross on Rosa Bonheur, artist. She is the first lady re ceiving ibis distinction. The king of Spain also conferred on this distinguished painter an equally high order, never before granted to a lady. Wora* Than Our Indians, London, Jan, 31—The Gibraltar Guardian says: The Moors at Fez, Morocco, have attacked the Jews, wounding several. They covered an old man, over U0 years of ase, with petroleum and burned him alive amidst shontsof jov. Two wounded Jews are French subjects. Coquetting with Home Rulers. London, Jan. 31.—Wm. H. Smith, first lord of the admiralty, liberal conservative, speaking in Westminister last night, con demned the disposition of certain liberal politicians to coquette witb the home rulers, evidently referring to the promise of Lore Ramsey, home ruler in the house of com mons. Excitement Over Election. Liverpool, Jan. 31.—A popular excite' ment exists over the election to fill the va cancy in the house of commons, caused by the death of John Torr. The liberals ex pect victory through the help of the house rulers, of the temperance vote and of Lord Derby. The conservatives are equally con' fideot, and the contest iB very keen. There is a similar contest in Southwark, to succeed deceased John Locke, where the liberals have the majority. Twenty-five Years on th* Thron*. St. Petersburg, Jan. 31'.—The municipa lity has prepared a programme in connec tion with the celebration of tbe twenty-fifth anniversary of the czar's accession to the throne. It includes the presentation of an address to the czar with an album contain ire sketches of events in St. Petersburg the oner of a prize of 5,000 roubles for the best historical essay on St. Petersburg the ope ning of twenty-five new schools, and the. distribution to tbe public of an account *f the principal events that have occurred during the czar's reign. Tried by a Court Martial, Odessa, Jan. 31.—The persons charged with the robbery of 1,500,000 roubles from the government receiver's office, atCherson, •oath Russia, last June, have been tried by a court martial and were sentenced to fifteen year* imprisonment with hard labor, and the woman who originated the scheme was sentenced to imprisonment for life, with abor. Two of the accused were ac quittal. It is supposed the robbery was commuted to aid the Nihilist's cause. A FAITHLESS BOOKKEEPER. He Tells the Whole Story—The Defen dants Counsel Accused 1 Having Sold Documents for the Successful Prosecu tion of th* Suit. New York, San. 31—The suit of the Man ufacturers and Merchants bank against Louis Levenson to recover $34,000, the amount alleged to have been stolen from the bank by means of a conspiracy between the defendant and the bookkeeper, J. B. Harris, resulted in a verdict for the bank for the full amount, claimed with interest. Harris lost his share in the money stolen, playing policy and buying lottery tickets. The faithless bookkeeper took the stand and told the whole story of the robbery. A striking in cident of the trial was the charge made by the defence, that the plaintiffa had bought for $160 from the former counsel of th* defendant, documents deemed necessary to the successful prosecution of the suit. The udge expressed a natural indignation of euch disgraceful action, and stated that if the accusation should prove true, he would take steps to have the treacherous lawyer disbarred. Obttuerjr. London, Jan. 31.—The marquis of An glesy, liberal member of the house of peers, is dead aged 59. Republican Stat* Convention. New York, Jan. 31—Tbe republican state convention to choose delegnU* to the Chi cago convention meets at Utica, February 25. A Sever* Storm. Boston, Jan. 31.—A dispatch from Mount Washington says that the severest storm of the winter raged there last night, the wind blowing 132 ni'iej an hour. The Southern Exodus. Boston, Jan. 31.—Tbe committee in charge of the southern exodus auk clothing and money to help the colored people to leave the south for other parts of the coun try. Delegates to the National Convention. San Francisco, Jan. 31.—The republican convention of Arizona appointed ex-Gover nor Sam'l Stafford and Levi Bassford, dele gates and R. C. McCormick and Hancock al ternates to the national convention. The Weather. Washington, Jan. 31.—The weather indi cations for the upper Mississippi and lower Missouri valleys are Stationary or slightly rising temperature, west to south winds, partly cloudy weather and in the extreme north portions light snow with falling bar ometer during the rest of Saturday. CRIMES AND CASUALTIES. A Fir* at Portland. Detroit, Jan. 81.—A Ore at Portland Micb last night destroyed the Griffin & Campbell's planing mill, Smith's school, a seat factory and mscbinery and stock, and the Hunter coal company. Total loss $15, 000 insurance $6,000. Tbe Baldwin Mystery. Cincinnati, Jan. 31.—Another step in the investigations of the Baldwin mystery was taken this morning, the grand jury having found a true bill for murder in the second degree against Wm. Scholler, for malicious ly and feloniously killing Harry Baldwin, on the sight of March 15th, 1879. Sentenced for Life. Cincinnati, Jan. 31—John Manning was sentenced this morning at the Newport, Ky. penitentiary, for life, for the murder of Ed ward Connelly, in the Newport jail, Jan. 21st. This was the case where only ten days ago the two prisoners quarrelled, and Man ning nearly severed Connelly's head from the body with one slash of a razor. Committed Suicide. San Francieco, Jan. 31.—Jno. Flansgan. a well known merchant, committed suicide la»t night by eating morphine. He was wholesale liquor dealer, and was indicted by tbe United States grand jury for not keeping a proper record of bis business transactions, which it is believed preyed on his mind, and induced him to commit Buicide. Small Pox. San Francisco, Jan. 31.—Two more cases of small pox have appeared on the quaran tine hulk among tbe crew of the City of Pe kin. It is known that the quarantine of the City of Pekin has been looselv enforced, and it is feared that the disease has been intro duced into this city, Capt. Berry, of the steamer City of Pekin, has been suspended for violation of the quarantine laws in con' cealing the existence of a case of the small pox among the cabin passengers, from the quarantine officer and allowing too free in' tercourse between the quarantine passengers and parties on shore. CONGRESSIONAL. HOUSE. Washington, Jan. 31.—At 1 o'clock pub lic business was discontinued, and eulogies were pronounced on Rush Clark, of Iowa, deceased. LATEST BY MAIL St. Paul, Jan. 29.—Rev. J. M. Tower committed suicide at Faribault this morn ing hy ebooiing. He texveg a wife and six children in Winnebago, 111. IndiaoDapolia, Jan. 20.—The track of tbe Indisnnapollt, Decatur and Springfield rail road was connected to-day and will be open for business in a few days. Richmond, Jan 29—The republicsn stste commute to-day decided that the state con vention for tbe election of delegates to tbe national republican convention be held at Staunton tbe 21st of April. St. Louis, Jan. 29—A four-banded bil liard game was played to-night between Sex ton and Gallagher on one side and S haefer and Daly on I be other. Tbe former won, 800 to 778. Winners average 83 9-27. New York, Jen. 29—Tbe Graphic pub lishes a dispatch from Odessa contalnins the rumnr*that|t Russian transport vessel with 2,000 troops aboard, hss been lost in tbe Caspian sea, and most, if not all, the soldiers perished. Volume 6. «-, v, YANKTON, DAKOTA TERRITORY, SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 31.1880. MARKETS BT TELEGRAPH. WAIL STREET. New York, January 31, Money—5@6 cent. Governments—Quiet. Stocks—Irregular. Buk Statement—Reserve decrease $824, 950. •, HEW YOBK. New York, January 31. WKKAT—Spring, nominal. Winter with out decided change. No. 1 white, February, $1.41 J. RYE—Steady 91@93jc. Co AN—Scarce, 60@62c. BARLEY—Dull, nominal.' OATB—Qutet, mixed. Western, un changed, white 48J@52c. POBK—Frmer, unchanged. LARD—Stronger. $7.95. WHISKEY—$1.13. CHICAGO, Chicago, January 31. WHEAT—Unsettled, namely higher, $1.19| eash, February, $1.21 March. CORN—8teadv, 36}c cash, 41$C bid May. OATS—Weak, 32|c cash, 7c May. RYE—75c bid. BARLEY—80c bid. PORK—Strong, $12.32} cash, $12.52} March. LARD—Firmer,$7.35cash, $7.47} March. WHISKY—$1.08. MILWAUKEE. Milwaukee, January 31. WHEAT—2@jc higher. Closed firm. Hard $1.20}. No. 1 $1.19}. No, 2, $1.18} cash, $1,191' March. No. 3, $1.05. No. 4, 98}c. CORN—Dull, 36|c. OATS—32JC. RYE—74c. BARLEY—72c. BANKS A N O N A N EDMUNDS & WYNN. Bankers. an to a a DO A Banking, Collection A Loan Business The same as National Banks. Buy and sell exchange on the principal cities of the United States and Europe. Special atten tlon paid to collections and remitted for Invariablv on Day of Payment. Will loan money, pay taxes and sell real estate for non-residents, on favorable terms. Agents for reliable Insurance Computes, and insure property on terms favorable. L. B. PARTRIDGE, Heal Estate Agent Loans Negotiated, Houses Rented, City and Farm Property for sale, Abstracts. Furnished, Insurance placed in Reliable Companies. Office, Dewey's Iavr Building, Third St. VANKTON, DAKOTA. FURNITURE. J.R. SANBORN Wholesale andlKetail Dealer in FURNITURE, MATTRESSES MIRRORS UNDERTAKER'S GOODS, Union Block, Third-St YANKTON DAKOTA,. ALL KINDS OF STATIONERY PAPER, ENVELOPES, Ink, Mucilage, Pens, Pen Hold ers, Pencils, Rubber Bands, &o. FOB SALE IK JOBBING LOTS AT THE PRESS AND DAK0TAIAN OFFICE Tfll I .filTF HA 9 Jj —Beautiful Colored Picture, _JS1 1 Very ingvnioui. 7J objecu t* •nd. 8«Bd aumpfcr lockage. Dr.E.C.ABBBY,Bifkl*M.T. PROPOSALS FOR MILITARY SUPPLIES. HRADQUABTKRS DEPARTMENT OF DAKOTA, OFFICE CHIEF QUARTERMASTER. St. Paul, Minn., January *3,1180. 2KALED PROPOSALS, In triplicate, subject O to the usual Conditions, will be received at His office, or at tbe offices of the quartermasters tbe following named posts, and at Yankton tud Bismarck u. T., and Helena, M. T„ until o'clock noon,on the 35th day of Frenuary,18M. it which time and places they will be opened In ne presence ol bidders, foi lets, for furnishing and during the .and ending June 30th, 1881, as follows: Wood,Coal, Htjr, delivering of mllltanr supplies, during the fiscal year commencing Jul 1st, 1880, Straw,C*rn, OatafcBran, or such of said supplies as may be required, at St. Paul and VortSnelling, Minn,: Yankton and Forts Petnbliia, Slsseton,Totten, Buford.Steven- CHAS. H.TOMPKINS, Deputy Quartermaster General, U.S. Army 232 ed. Chief Quartermaster. Statement of the Condition OS* THR St. Paul Fire & Marine INSURANCE COMPANY, On the 31st day of December, 1879. The name of the company is St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Companv. It is located in St, Paul, Minn. The amount of itscaDltal Total liabilities $291 306 47 The greatest amount insured in any one risk, $5,000. The greatest amount allowed by the rules of the company to be insured in any one city, town or village $5,000. The greatest amount allowed to be insured in any one block $5,000. STATK OF MINNESOTA, I County 01 Ramsey, C. H. Bigelow, president, and C. A. Eaton, secretary of the St. Paul Fire and Marine in surance company of Springfield, being duly sworn, depose and say, that the foregoing is a full, true and correct statement of the affairs of said company that the said insurance company Is the bona tide owner of at least One Hundred Thousand Dollars of actual cash capital, invest ed in the state and United States stocks and bonds, or in bond or mortgages of real estate un incumbered and worth double the amount for which the same is mortgaged: and they are the above described officers of the said insurance company. C. H. BIGELOW, President. J. P. REDAELLI, REPAIRER OF WATCHES, CLOCKS, LA JBt* AVMOU, VIUVIUtOWTVU* son. Abraham Lincoln. Meade, Yates, Bennett, Hale, Randall, Sully and Bismarck. D. T., ((jr. Mr. Oep t.) Forts Keogb, Custer, Ellis, Shaw, Logan, Missoula, Benton andAsslnaboln*, M. T. Delivery of such of tbe supplies -Grain and bran—as the government may need, before June 89th. 1880, (to be paid for from current approprl ation) will be tequlred and the acceptance of, or execution of contract for the remainder, de pends upon appropriation, applicable for the purpose, by Congress. Proposals for either class of the stores men tioned, or for quantities less than the whole re quired, will be received Separate proposals (In triplicate) are required for each post, and should be accompanied by a copy of this advertise ment. The government reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, A preference will be given to articles of do mestic production. In bidding for grain, bidders are requested to state the rate per 100 pounds, and not per bush el and in all cases where grain is to be delivered 'n «acks, such grain will not be received if th* taeki contain a greater quantity than 100 poundt. Blank proposals and printed circulars statii the kind ana estimated quantities required at each post, and giving full Instructions as to tbe manner of bidding, conditions to be observed by by bidders, and terms of contract and payment, will be furnished on application to this office, or to the quartermasters at the various posts named. Envelopes containing proposals should be marked "Proposals for at and addressed to the undersigned, or to the res pective post orquartermasteis. stock is $400,000.00, The amount of its capital stock paid up is $00,000.00. GENERAL ITHE ASSETS OF THE COMPANY ARE AS FOLLOWS: c^lk°Bn of $ 8C 998 8fl Real estate unincumbered 115 275 46 Bonds owned by the company,to-wit: see schedule 327 814 07 Loans on bond and mortgage being tirst lien on unincumbered real estate worth double the amount loaned 55 903 72 Debts otherwise secured, loans on collaterals 203 973 11 Debts for piemiums, ledger accounts £42 681 95, add commlss. S5.372.09,. 48 051 04 All other securities, accrued interest, 313,281.87, and rents in land bills receivable $6,380.46 19 662 33 Totalassets $357 681 53 LIABILITIES. Losses adjusted and not due and losses unadjusted S 27 676 81 Losses in suspense, waiting for fur ther proof 7 250 00 All other claims against the company commissions due agents 5 372 09 Amount required tor reinsurance reserve 251 007 57 C. A. EATON, Secretary. Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 22d day of January, 1880. Seal] FREDERICK IKOIRSOIX, Notary Public. Ramsey Co, Minn. OFFICE OF TERRITORIAL, AUDITOR, Yankton, Dakota, January 26.1880. I, E. A. Sherman, auditor of the territory ol Dakota, do hereby certify that the foregoing ft copy of the oalginal state ment of the St. Paul Fire and Marine insu- I Qtp rp ft nrls I ranee company of St. Paul, Minn, on the sist day I S I 9 0 be 1 8 7 9 an in of E. A. SHERMAN, Auditor, [Seal] By L. M. PURDY, Deputy. THE TERRITORY OF DAKOTA. Auditor's Office. Whereas, the St. Paul Fire and Marine in surance company, located in the city of St. Paul and state ot Minnesota, has filed in this office a sworn statement of its condition on the Stst day ot December, A. D. 1879, in accordance with the provisions of an act of the legislative assembly of tbe territory ot Dakota, relating to nsurance companies, approved February I6tb, 1877: and Whereas, on examination of the sworn state ment of said company filed in this office, I find that the said insurance cainpany Is possessed of the necessary amount of capital invested as re quired by law. faction in all the detaiia of the business. I solicit a continuance of the valuable patronage which haa come to my hands during my residence in Yankton. I am now in businesa for myself, having fitted up a store on Third street, oppo site the Pross and Dakotaian office, where I will be ready at all times to attend to the wants of customers. Orders by mail or express given prompt attention. All are respectfully invited to call and inspect my stock. Therefore, I, E. A. Sherman, auditor of Dakota territory, do hereby certify that said insurance company Is duly authorized to transact the bu siness ot fire ana marine insurance in said terri tory for the year ending December 81st, 1880, by agents-properly appointed. J. P, HAYWARD, Agent. Yankton, D.T. In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 26th day of January, A. U. 1880, E. A. SHERMAN, Auditor. [SEAL.] By M. PURDY, Deputy. J. P. Hayward, Agent. JEWELRY. J. P. REDAELLI, Yankton. Great -W THIRD STREET, Which Commenced on Mjoindiy/ liimuy I9tby 1880. J. A. BOOTS Having been in the service of Potter & Wood for three and one half years and the h6St f&CtOri6S. Th©y having had charge of their repairs, the people of Dakota have had an opportu I Virtu oVft4* VlOtni*a +VlO lofA fn nity_to convince themselves by experience that 1 am fully competent to give satis-1 WWIA|J1X»I UCiUiC UkllC UlvO Ul It is the desire of every merchant to have Mt.fttook re duced down to the very lowest point at the cloae of each season's trade. It is especially the case in our businoss that the choicest goods of one season do. not look wall the next- Customers want something fresh and new looking. We want our room for our new 8pring and Summer styles, which we will receive as soon as they are out. Remember the store, Danforth & Duffack's blocK, Thirdstreet. JtZL* I NEW GOODS. NEW GOODS NEW GOODS, Call and Examine their Stock and Prices Before Purchasing. It will Pay you. Orders from Up-Country will receive prompt attention, Sip of the Bttfiklo Head. ,xi ira sae 4 *8 8 9 3 bo .ityl* n«t pa HARRY KATZ. Are receiving their Fall Stock of^'^ itkikxi BOOTS & SHOES Which they are Selling at Greatly Bednoed Price*. r-5 My Stock of Boots and Skoei for the Fall and Winter Trade is Com- Iplete, and I have the Leading prices. Never had a larger stock in store. §Will NOT be undersold. ways keep in mind the place: Exclusive Boot It Shoe Store," Capital Street^ jC'itsaixx (i v- YMlU'Wt'fnr* 9 Si la-t. Mt" t.f1 H..«i I) •fcKr rt yj,t Ur'w 'i .v-:ir« '1 1 1'f 11 YANKTON, DAKOTA Styles Al vis j.