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Stands for the Interests of
Southern California.
VOL. XXXV,—NO. 35.
Alarming Rumors Still in
Settlers Fleeing from the Sioux
Troops Now Marching to the Scene
of Disturbance.
Citizens of Mandan, N. D., Under Arms
And Afraid to Go to Bed For
Fear of An Outbreak.
Associated Press Dispatches.
Mandan, N. 1)., Nov. 18.—An easier
feeling prevailed this morning because
of the receipt of arms and ammunition.
Six mounted friendly Sioux have been
sent to patrol the borders of the reserva
tion. Settlers are coming in from all
directions. The gravest fears are enter
tained for the safety of settlers in tlie
southern part of the county.
Minneapolis, Nov. 18.—The Tribune's
Mandan, N. 1)., special saya: Every
house in town is full to overflowing with
refugees from the country districts.
Most intense excitement prevails in the
county. The settlers are preparing to
believe anything about the Indians. In
town a somewhat less tension exists owing
to the receipt of 300 guns today from the
state government, and the i'act that a
company of soldiers will be here tomor
row morning from Fort Totten. Tonight
there are 200 Indians in town armed,
but the citizens are armed, too, and
patrols will be out, and the people will
sleep with their clothes on. A date will
be fixed by a committee of citizens and
the Indian agent notified that after that
any Indians found in this country with
out a pass from the agent, will be killed
on sight. The population is excited,
and though conservative men are doing
their best to quiet the angry feeling,
there is every reason to believe that un
less the government takes immediate
steps to increase the force of soldiers at
Fort Lincoln, every Indian coming into
the country will be killed.
Washington, Nov. 18. —The war de
partment has received no news of any
change in the situation at Pine Ridge.
Standing Rock| and the other Sioux
agencies. As competent officers are on
the watch at all points where trouble is
threatened, whose business it is to re
port any significant events, it is taken
lor granted that no immediate trouble
is at hand.
Acting Indian Commissioner Belt has
received no recent information from
South Dakota, which justiriea the evi
dent alarm of the settlers in the neigh
borhood of Pine Ridge agency. Belt is
of the opinion that the government will
not be justified in making any arrest or
attempting to surpressing the ghost
dances, so long as the Indians commit
no acts of violence. This would surely
make trouble. The proper course to pur
sue is to let the Indians dance themselves
out. It will not be long, he thinks, be
iore they begin to lose faith in the Mes
siah, and the whole craze will collapse.
Belt is, however, strongly in favor of
keeping a strong military force within
call. This precaution has" already been
taken, and the government ia not at all
apprehensive oi trouble.
Bismarck, N.D., Nov. 18.—'Phe Tribune
says there is no substantial foundation
for the wild rumors of an Indian uprising
at Standing Rock. The Indians are liv
ing peacefully on the reservation. The
agent there report* everything quiet and
orderly. Conservative opinion is that
the Indians do not dream of an out
St. Paul, Nov. 18.—A Pioneer Press
dispatch from Jamestown, N. D., says:
The Messiah craze has struck the In
dians at Fort Totten, and they are in
clined to he ugly. One hundred armed
bucks were seen crossing the railroad
track at Minnewaukan, en route from
the Turtle mountains, to join the
Sioux at Standing Rock. They said
they were going hunting.
Chicago, Nov. 18s—Telegrams from
Valentine and Crawford, Nebraska, and
Cheyenne, Wyoming, say troops have
been ordered from the forts to proceed
to Pine Ridge to keep the Indians in
Salt Lake City, Nov. 18.—All the
troops at Fort Douglas, except one com
pany, have received orders to hold
themselves ready to march to the scene
of the Indian troubles.
Omaha, Nov. 18.—According to orders
issued this morning, companies A, B, C
and D of the Second United States
infantry, at Fort Omaha, left for Pine
Ridge agency this afternoon, with full
complement of mules And wagons. The
other companies were notified to be
ready to move at short notice.
The troops at Fort McKinney were
ordered out and left for Douglass, Wyo
The troops at forts Niobrara and Rob
inson, which are not far from the scene
of difficulty, will march tomorrow.
It was stated that two reliable In
dians, now in |the city, had told the
army officers that there was no Messiah
craze among the Indians just north of
the Nebraska line.
Private advices from Valentine give a
different origin than the Messiah craze
to the .Indians' uneasiness. Since
August the Indians at Rosebud have
been restless, claiming that the agent
was not giving them a Bquare deal on
supplies. Some families living north
west of Valentine have moved away.
Alex Mounseau, an Ogallala Indian
and government scout at Fort Robinson,
is in the city, and said today, referring
to the Indian craze: "'Some think it is
so and some do not know what to be
lieve. The Indians at Pine Ridge are
dancing and meeting and talking. Some
of them are wild about it, but some
don't know what to believe."
Bismarck, N. D., Nov. 18.—Late last
night the city was startled by the alarm
of an Indian outbreak. The report
came from Mandan that the Indians at
Standing Rock agency left the agency,
and were advancing on Ft. Lincoln. The
governor was called upon for aid, and by
this morning excitement was intense.
The reduction of the forces at Forts Lin
coln and Yates has made the settlers
apprehensive, for there are 0,000 Indians
at Standing Rock agency alone. It was
learned this afteflnoon, however, that
the alarm was unnecessary. Everthing
is quiet at Fort Yates, and no trouble is
expected there. Very few soldiers are
now kept in tiie forts in this neighbor
hood, and the settlers are easily
alarmed. The Indians could sweep the
country west of the Missouri river,
before assistance could be had, and the
demand for enlarging the garrisons at
Forts Yateß and Lincoln will be re
Minneapolis, Nov. 18. —A Chadron,
Neb., special to the Tribune says: It is
reported here that the Indians at Pine
Ridge agency have become unruly be
yond control, and have already begun
depredations in the way of stealing
cattle and other property. Three hun
dred soldiers from Fort Robinson passed
through here today.
Chicago, Nov. 18.—On receipt of dis
patches tonight announcing the move
ment of troops in the department of the
I'latte toward Pine Ridge agency, an
Associated Press reporter called on Gen
eral Miles. He said: "The newspapers
really ought not to publish this sort of
thing, for it will all he in the Indian
camps in less than twenty-four hours.
There is nothing in it, except that troops
are being sent to the vicinity of the res
ervations to prevent, if possible, any
outbreak, and to encourage the local
peace element among the Indians; also
to protect the agencies which report the
Indians as turbulent and past control.
It was hoped this excitement might pass
without serious trouble, and up to this
time no Indians have left the reserva
tions. The causes of this threatened
trouble are the failure of their crops, de
lay of congress in making appropriations
for their support, and subsequent delay
in getting supplies to them, resulting in
their being brought to the verge of star
vation and worked into frenzy. They
are getting rations now and possibly the
difficulty may be bridged over. The
movement of troops is simply precau
tionary, but at the same time they may
have serious work."
The reporter asked if it would not be
unusual lor the Indians to go on the
warpath at the beginning of winter.
The general replied: "Not at all;
those northern Indians are tougher than
St. Paul, Nov. 18.— General Ruger,
commanding the department of Dakota,
has returted from a visit to several west
ern points. His aide, Lieutenant Wood
ruff, referring to the Mandan scare,
said: "The Indians located nearest
Mandan are forty-five miles away, on
the Cannonball river. They are thrifty,
industrious, peaceful people, who have
taken up claims, built huts and houses,
own cattle, ponies and wagons, and are
in good circumstances. They have no
faith in aboriginal superstitions, and
dislike this Messiah craze. People who
have land, homes, cattle, wagons and
crops are not anxious to go to war, and
yet these are the ones whom the people
of Mandan have sent scouts to
watch. The band which may give
trouble is that headed by Chief Huiud,
and situated fiouthwes't of Standing
Rock. He is very 'wild, and if the
promised Messiah does not arrive in the
spring, he will probably tell them the
whites are using their influence to keep
him back, and the best way to aid him
is to kill some pale-faces. However, in
any emergency, the troops will be fully
equal to the occasion. It must be taken
into account that some of the agents are
new men, unused to the ways of the In
Commissioner De Young Explodes a Bomb
in the Camp of the Local Directory.
The Local Authorities Stubborn.
Chicago, Nov. 18. — The National
Fair commission assembled
again this afternoon. The report of the
committee on classification, completed,
was laid before it. The site matter soon
came to the front, Mr. Mercer of Wy
oming offering a resolution to the effect
that only the fine arts building be al
lowed on the lake front. LTnder a reso
lution previously adopted, evidently
having in view the prevention of trouble,
this resolution went to the committee
on buildings. Commissioner De Young
ol California then got up, however,
and offered a preamble and resolutions
setting forth that a double site waa not
agreeable to tho judgment and business
sense of the world ; that there had been
misrepresentation on the part of the
Chicago local directory in regard to tlie
use of the lake front, etc.; while they
have temporarily rescinded their action,
the commission feels that they may be
imposed on again; therefore, resolved,
that the action of the commission in
accepting the various sites tendered them
be rescinded, and the board of directors
requested to immediately furnish the
commission with a site where the expo
sition can beheld as one exhibit.
This started quite a squabble, De
Young refusing to let the resolution be
shelved in committee. Finally it was
ordered printed for consideration to
morrow. Hopes are expressed among the
commissioners that the site matter will
be settled without further trouble.
The South Pork board has declined to
remove all the restrictions from the use
of Washington park, and this even
ing the local directory reaffirmed ita ad
herence to the plan of putting the main
buildings on Jackson park and the Lake
Trotting at Stockton.
Stockton, Nov. 18.—The trotting rec
ord meeting commenced here today.
California beat Lizzie F. and Maud:
best time, 2:2U 1 4.
Moses S. tied his record of 2:22%.
The match race between Mt. Vernon
and Chief Thome, pacers, was won by
Thome; best time, 2:23}q.
Lottery Ticket trotted a mile in 2:20^.
Stamboul will trot on Thursday against
his own record.
Anxious to Unload.
Washington, Nov. 18.—A prominent
national bank of New York City made
an offer to the treasury department to
day to sell 100,000 ounces of silver at
market rates. It was refused on the
general ground that the department can
consider offers only on the regular pur
chasing days—Mondays, Wednesdays
and Fridays.
An Event of Some Import
ance in Gotham.
The Chamber of Commerce's
Annual Blowout.
Chauncey Depew and Gtrover Cleve
land Exchange Compliments.
Honors Rest Easy Between Them—Carl
Schurz Also One of the After-
Dinner Speakers.
Associated Press Dispatches.
New York, Nov. 18.—The one hun
dred and twenty-second annual banquet
of the New York chamber of commerce
was held tonight. President Smith, in
his address, said he was profoundly con
vinced that *k« i... ,„,,;„i,
will open the wide door of commercial
intercourse, and give to us an outlet for
our surplus products.
Chauncey Depew spoke at length on
the events in the financial world. In
the course of his speech, he said:
"Within the past two weeks we have
stood the strain of the re-purchaee of all
our bemds and stocks which Europe de
sired to sell. It was a fearful test,
but it was a superb demonstration
of the strength of our financial situation,
the soundness of our credit and the per
manence of our prosperity. The break
ing of the dam of this European reser
voir may pour upon us a stream of se
curities which may reduce values twen
ty-live to fifty per cent. Such contrac
tion would at certain times suspend the
business of the country and bring about
bankruptcy and ruin. These possibil
ities will be averted as we grow rich
enough to absorb our own secur
ities. Put to enlarge our avail
able resources we must enlarge
the area of the market for our surplus
products. The solution of a dangerous
problem and our future prosperity lies
largely in the direction of commercial
reciprocity among the nations of all
Carl Schurz made a brief address,
calling for such a revision of the tariff
as will relieve our manufacturing indus
tries of the artificial burdens which in
crease the cost of those things they
have to use in production, and give them
a fair chance for export trade.
Ex-President Cleveland was called on
to say something. Depew had men
tioned that congressman Springer had
nominated Cleveland for the next Dem
ocratic presidential candidate, and said
he hoped the Republicans would nom
inate that champion of reciprocity,
James (i. Blame.
Mr. Cleveland waa not on the pro
gramme to Bpeak, and arising made a
few remarks. He said he had heard a
good deal tonight about reciprocity with
the Spanish speaking people. "Now
if it ia a good thing for them,
why is .it not a good thing
to have reciprocity with our own peo
ple? We have heard about France help
ing out England and the United States
financially. Why cannot they do so
commercially? I'm sorry friend Depew
mentioned what Mr. Springer said, for
it does not seem to me of much import
ance, and of no interest lo you, gentle
Mr. Cleveland jocularly referred to a
banquet at Albany a 'few years ago,
when Depew had nominated him for the
presidency, and hoped the Republi
can party would nominate "that grand
est of statesmen, the Plumed Knight,
the name which rises to your lips, but
not to mine."
Mr. Cleveland added that he had rea
son to believe that it was put that way,
owing to Depew's extreme modesty.
He said at the time that he would, when
he got a good chance, put in a good word
for Mr. Depew's candidacy, and he
asked if this evened up Springer's re
Itrlef Mention of Current Events Be
yond the Rockies.
The Transcontinental association is
now in session in Chicago.
Governor Steele of Oklahoma vetoed
the bill locating the capital at King
fisher. This leaves it at Guthrie.
Forger Smith, of the banking firm of
Mills. Robeson & Smith, New York, has
been committed for trial in default of
$10,000 bail.
The last two days session of the W.
C. T. U. at Atlanta, wa* devoted mostly
to routine business. Miss Willard was
better and was able to be in the hall for
a short time.
At Omaha, the "Black Pearl" of Min
neapolis, knocked Hightower
(colored), of Omaha, in three rounds.
The fight was a fierce one.
At Lima, Ohio, a building being con
structed at the Solar oil refinery, col
lapsed without warning. Two workmen
were killed and a dozen slightly injured.
The Methodist missionary conference
has adopted a resolution calling on the
church to give the committee $1,250,000,
as the least sum with which it can meet
the demands for the year 1891.
Counsel for the North American com
pany authorizes the statement that all
loans matured have been paid off, and
none of the loans now outstanding fall
due until after the end of the year.
Bank Superintendent Preston has
made an affidavit relative to the amount
of assets and liabilities of the North
River bank. It shows: Assets, $2,493,
--582; liabilities, $2,593,587; deficiency,
Complete unofficial returns from Kan
sas show the election of the Republican
ticket, with the exception of the attor
ney-general, by majorities from 3000 to
8000. The Farmers' Alliance candidate
gets the attorney-generalship by a plu
rality of 42,000.
Excited Deputies.
Paris, Nov. 18.—In the chamber of
deputies today Laur tried to intern
the debate on the budget, to quest n
the government as to the measure:
proposed to adopt in order to j
vent the drain of gold fi' a
France for the benefit of fori
markets. Finance Minister Rouv .
said he offered yesterday a reply to such
an interpolation, but as Laur did not
press it, the government would not ac
cede now. Laur then made a violent
attack upon Rouvier, accusing him of
taking advantage of his official position
to speculate for a rise in government
stocks. A tremendous uproar followed,
but Laur was finally suppressed.
A Salt Lake Doctor Has a tons; Hunt
for His Recreant Spouse.
Memphis, Term., Nov. 18.—Dr. A. G
Lawson, of Salt Lake City, after hunting
oyer the country since last August, found
his recreant wife in this city, in thecom-
Eany of a printer named Walker. It will
c remembered that Mrs. Lawson went
from Salt Lake to San Francisco early
last August, sold some real estate
belonging to her and the doctor
for $18,000, and then started
east, telegraphing him to meet her in
Chicago. He came, but could not find
her, and he has since been hunting for
her. She claims to have married
Walker in Denver. She would not leave
him until Dr. Lawson threatened prose
cution for bigamy, when she agreed to
leave him, but said she would return to
him when she could. She asserts that
Lav/son has always been unkind to
her, and that she abandoned him
to escape his persecutions. Lawson
says she eloped with Walker once be
fore. There appears to be something
missing in the stories of both. Lawson
asserts that his wife and Walker made
away with the $18,000 she got in San
Francisco. The woman claims to be a
niece by marriage of General Lew Wal
His Arrest for Murder Does Not Seem
to Worry Him.
Merced, Nov. 18.—Olsen, the man
charged with the murder of John Ivett,
the wealthy rancher, took his arrest
quite easy, not seeming worried in the
least. He was formally served with a
warrant, this morning at 10 o'clock. The
warrant read, he asked that the matter
be postponed until he could have his at
torney present. He was granted the
time, and placed in jail in charge of
Sheriff W. H. Hatton. Olsen's attorney
arrived here late this afternoon, and Ol
sen will have his preliminary examina
tion at 10 o'clock tomorrow. Olsen Jias
been advised not to talk about the case,
and is taking hiscounsel'sadvice. There
is no excitement in town on account of
the arrest. R. J. Hazen, attorney for
Mrs. Sophie A. Ivett, widow of the
murdered man, filed a petition in the
superior court today, asking that letters
of administration of her late husband's
estate, issue to her, and November 20th
was set for the hearing of the applica
A Forged Check.
Portland, Ore., Nov. 18.—Andrew
Marro presented a check this afternoon
at the Commercial National bank for
$100, purporting to have been signed by
j. H. Smith, a railway contractor. The
paying teller immediately recognized
the check to be a forgery, and called the
cashier, who telephoned for an officer.
Marro was taken into custody, and at
the jail he claimed he bought the check,
paying $70 therefor.
Huntington Returns East.
Oakland, Cal., Nov. 18.—President
Huntington, of the Southern Pacific,
left for the east today in his private car.
The Inter-Ocean the Defendant and an
Alleged Female Blackmailer Plaintiff.
Many Prominent People Implicated.
Chicago, Nov. 18. —There was begun
in Judge Baker's court this afternoon a
suit for libel, which, if the opening ad
dress of the counsel shall be proven,
will merge into one of the most sensa
tional ever heard in Chicago. It
is the $50,000 suit of Mary
M. Ryan against the Inter-Ocean for
characterizing her as a blackmailer and
adventuress, and stating that <she pur
sued with the relentlessness of a tiger
some of the wealthiest and most promi
nent of Chicago's citizens, bleeding them
of large sums of money. Over sixty wit
nesses have been summoned by the
Inter-Ocean, among them some of the
most prominent supposed sufferers.
Others aie said to have left the state to
avoid the publicity their testimony
would give.
It Does Not Appear to He a Positive
Cure for Lupus.
Berlin, Nov. 18.—Professor Koch is
chagrined over the reappearance of
lupus in a patient reported cured. This
is the only instance of the return of the
disease after supposed cure.
Vienna, Nov. 18.—Doctors returned
from Berlin express doubts as to the
radical cure of lupus by Koch's treat
ment. Leading specialists warn the
faculty against overestimating the effi
cacy of Koch's method. They say no
perfectly established cures have yet
been made, and think it possible that
the strong reaction of, the remedy may
prove dangerous to weak lungs. Three
deaths, attributed to this cause, are
already reported.
Irish Peasants Crying; for Food or Em
Dublin, Nov. 18.—The board room of
the Schull union, county Cork, was be
sieged today by a great crowd of small
farmers and laborers, who came to im
plore the guardians for either food or
employment. The applicants, some of
whom carried banners, numbered fully
1000. Father Forest, of Golen, said
thirty families are starving in his parish,
and he ia obliged to assist them out of
his own scanty means.
Glove Contests Legal.
San Francisco, Nov. 18.—The jury in
the case of Sidney Huntington, one of
the principajji arrested during a glove
California club, last Septem
: ber, retu ied a verdict of not guilty this
This virtually settles the
j question of the riant of Athletic clubs to
c exhibitions without police
I interference.
Rumors Current About His
One Report Says He Will Wed
Mrs. O'Shea.
Tory Violence Causing a Reaction
Iv His Favor.
The Irish Party Is Determined That He
Shall Remain Their Honored
Associated Press Dispatches.
London, Nov. 18. —A rumor is current
that Parnell will retire from active
political life and marry Mrs. O'Shea.
He has promised to give continuous ad
vice to his successor in the leadership
of the Nationalist party. It is an un
deniable fact, however, that the viru
lence against Parnell displayed by the
Tory papers, editorially, is causing a re
action of public sentiment in his favor.
Edinburgh, Nov. 18.—Notice has been
given in the town council that a motion
will be made to remove Parnell's name
from the roll of burgesses. The council
received the notice of the motion in
Dublin, Nov. 18. —A meeting of the
National league was held in this city to
day. Edmund Leamy, president, said
Parnell was the chosen leader of the
party, and the party would stand by
him while he stood by them. He would
lead the party in the combat in parlia
ment during the coming session, and the
Irish people would be more than ever
devoted to him.
John Redmond ridiculed the idea of
Parnell being prejudiced in politics by
the verdict in the O'Shea case. His
colleagues were bound to him by unfail
ing loyalty. Never in the career of the
Nationalists were the members of the
party more determined to stand by Par
Redmond's remarks were greeted with
Joseph Kennedy and other leaders
spoke in a similar strain. There was a
large attendance of Irish members of
parliament, all of whom agreed that
Parnell should retain the leadership of
the Nationalist party. The meeting
closed with cheers for him.
New York, Nov. 18. —It is learned that
the Irish delegates now in this country
are firmly resolved to stand by Parnell
for leader. A cablegram to that
effect wid be sent tomorrow.
WHENEVER we call your attention to that magic
word "BARGAIN," you can depend upon it, that
we have something worth while speaking of.
We have just received a large invoice of Suits in Sack and
Frock styles, also Overcoats, which we have marked at $10.
We bought these goods under prices and sell accordingly.
The regular price would be 40 per cent more. Come in and
see them. Also,
For $15 we are offering some exceptional good bargains in
Sack and Frock Suits. We never allow an opportunity
pass to buy good goods cheap. These $15 Suits are a
special invoice just received, and being late in the season,
we bought them at our own price.
[f^^ 3 Goods advertised on exhibition in our windows.
Cor. Spring and Temple Streets.
Buys the Daily Herald and
12 the Wkkkly Herald.
Bits of News Flashed From Foreign
Smallpox is spreading in St. Peters
burg; the hospitals are crowded; ten
per cent, of those stricken are dying.
In Thann, Alsace, a woman, fearing
that she and her family would starve,
cut the throats of her five children,then
killed herself.
Advices from Honduras state that
among the killed in the recent revolution
was Colonel Alden H. Baker, a gallant
ex-confederate soldier, attached to the
staff of President Bogran. He was a
brother of the managing editor of the
New Orleans Times-Democrat.
A dynamo pipe exploded on the
steamer City of New York, Sunday, near
Queenstown, and filled the steerage
with fumes of ammonia. Many passen
gers and the fireman became uncon
scious, and some of them are still suffer
ing from the effects of the fumes.
There is a rumor that another London
banking house is in difficulties, owing to
inability to rediscount maturing bills.
The Financial News is afraid many weak
spots have been made in the financial
world by reckless underwriting, and that
more than one house is tottering.
The editor of the Universal Review, in
the current number, charges that Stan
ley secured Jainieson's papers and diary
and used what he wanted of them, re
fusing to give them up until the family
threatened legal proceedings. He also
says Bonny was a paid servant of Stan
Ephrussia, a well-known race horse
owner, recently quarreled with Treille.a
Paris journalist. It resulted in a
challenge, and the fight took place
Tuesday. Treille was slightly wounded.
A duel was also fought by Laguerre,.a
member of the chamber of deputies, and
a journalist named Lesinne. Laguerre
received a slight wound.
A right occurred last Sunday, at Bist
ritz, Transylvania, between the factions
of one of the churches. The Saxon
members opposed the newly appointed
Roumanian pastor. The minister at
tempted to enter the church, but was
prevented by the Saxons. The support
ers of the pastor came to his aid, and
tried to force their way into the church.
A desperate conflict ensued. Six were
killed and sixteen injured.
An Anti-Panic Measure.
Philadelphia, Nov. 18.—A meeting
of bank presidents this afternoon re
solved on following the action of the
New York banks, and arranged to issue
clearing-house certificates to any bank
that might need them in case of a
money pinch. This is the first time
this has been done here since the Jay
Cooke panic in 1873.
Adjudged Insolvent.
Oakland, Cal., Nov. 18. — Harvey
Brown, an attorney of the Southern Pa
cific company, was adjudged insolvent
today. His liabilities are about

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