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THE HERALD Stands for the Interests of Southern California. subscribe" FOR IT. ~1 I LOS ANGELES HERALD. VOL. XXXV.—NO. 38. DANCING DEMONS. Deluded Redskins Keep Up the Ghost Dance. Bloodshed Will Follow Their Weird Gyrations. The Situation in the JJakotas is Extremely Critical. Troops Sleeping on Their Arms at Pine Hidge Agency—Reinforcements Badly Needed. Associated l'rcss Dispatches. Washington, Nov. 21. —Acting Indian Commissioner Belt this afternoon re ceived a telegram from Special Agent Cooper at I'ine Ridge agency, saying. "The Indians are still dancing. The police report thirty Rosebud Indians arrived at this reservation, and 000 or 700 more en route to the agency. We hope to settle this Indian craze without bloodshed." All kinds of rumors arc in circulation. In the course of the afternoon the fol lowing telegram was received at the war department from General Miles: "The number of Indians going from Rosebud agency to I'ine Ridge is increasing. Re liable advices show that this Messiah craze is extending to our Indians near the mountain border and between the Sioux nation and the Canadian border." A General Movement of Troops. Secretary Proctor carried the dip patches to the cabinet meeting, and they formed a subject of discussion. Secretary Proctor says the suggestion made by General Miles, that troops in other divisions than his own command be got in readiness to reinforce him, had already been anticipated. Orders had been sent to the commanding officers of troops as far south asTexasand Arizona, and as far west as California, to prepare their men for immediate movement if an emergency arises. In any event, it is the intention of the department to heav ily reinforce the troops in the Dakotag during the winter, and they will be moved in from other divisions from time to time. In this way it is expected the department will be able to mass an over whelming force at the agency where the excitement is at its height, so as to ef fectually suppress an Indian uprising in the spring time. Agent Wright lie-instated. Major Wright, recently relieved from the post of agent at Rosebud agency, was completely exonerated in all charges and reinstated today. lie started for the agency tonight. In an interview, he said he thought if some of the vicious leaders in the present trouble could be locked up, the craze would subside. Sitting Bull and Red Cloud had been scheming to regain control ever since they were deposed last year for opposi tion to the land sale. They are respon sible for most of the present agitation. The Situation at Pine Hidge. Pine Ridge Agency, S. D., Nov. 21. — The number of pickets has been doubled, an Indian police force of one hundred men is on duty, and every soldier has been instructed to sleep on his arms. Five companies of cavalry are now on the way here. As soon as the reinforce ments arrive, consultations will be forced with the belligerent Indians. If they refuse to stop dancing, they will be arrested, and if they resist, force will be employed. A vast number of ghost dancers from Rosebud left the reserva tion, and are now moving rapidly toward this point. About two-thirds of the Indians at this point are believed to be hostile. General Miles's Policy. Chicago, Nov. 21.—1n an interview this afternoon General Miles said he bad no further word from General Brooke, but he thought the latter had beyond all doubt given the Indians to understand that he is there for the pur pose of protecting lives and property, and God help the first Indian who makes a break. "It is not my inten tion," said General Miles, "to tolerate any nonsense. I will tell you further, that so far as regards the present ample supply of ammunition and best patterns of Winchester rifles with which the In dians are armed, that somebody up in that northwestern country is making a business of furnishing these, and it will not be many days before I shall know just, how this business is accom plished." Assistant Adjutant General Corbin said the removal of the Cheyennes from Pine Ridge agency, in accordance with the recommendations of the commis sion, has been ordered, and the carrying out of the order now, he thinks, will remove the disturbing element from Pine Ridge, and divert the attention of the other Indians. An Indian Sermon. " This morning General Miles was in receipt of a telegram from Rosebud, from one of his officers, in advance of the formal report. The officer gives a sermon delivered by Short Bull, the so called prophet of the Messiah at Rose bud agency, to the Indians. In this ser mon Bull said the things he predicted would have to come to pass in two seasons, but since the whites are begin ning to interfere, the time will be shorter. The Indians must not be afraid of anything. "Now," said he, "a tree will sprout and all the members of our tribes must gather there, But before this time, we must dance the balance of this moon, at the end of which time the earth will shiver very hard. Whenever this occurs, I will start the wind to blow. We will then see our fathers, mothers and everybody. We, the In dians, are the ones who are living a sacred life. Our father in heaven has placed a mark at each point of the four winds. A clay pipe lies at the setting of the sun representing the Sioux; a holy arrow at the north, represents the Cheyennes; at the rising of the sun there lies a Iratcbet, representing the Arapa hoe tribe; at the south there lies a pipe and a feather, representing the Crow tribes. My father has shown me these things, therefore we must continue the dance. Soldiers may surround you, but pay no attention to them ; continue the dance. If soldiers surround you fourdeep, three of you, upon whom I have put holy shirts, will sing a song I have taught you, and some of the soldiers will drop dead. Then the rest will start to run, but their horses will sink into the earth. The riders will jump from their horses, but they will sink into the earth and you can do what you desire with them. Now you must know this, that all the soldiers and that race will be dead. There will be only five thousand of them left living on the earth. My friends and relations, this is straight and true. We must gather at Pass creek when the tree is sprouting: then we will go among our dead relations. You must not take any earthly things with you. Men and women must disrobe themselves. My father above has told us to do these things. Guns are the only things we are afraid of, but our lather will sec that they do no barm. Whatever the white men may say, do not listen to them." Gen. Brooke's Scheme Working. Adjutant-General Williams said thi? evening a telegram had been received from General Brooke at i'ine Ridge, saying his scheme for inducing the dis loyal Sioux to abandon their tribe and join the loyals, is working well, and he hopes soon to have the hostile crowd broken up. The reports of the officer in charge at Rosebud agency, however, are not so encouraging. He "telegraphs that when the forces under his command moved near the Indians' camp today, they retreated back fifteen miles, and tonight are holding ghost dances and working up such a frenzy that some out break may occur before tomorrow night. Headquarters was also advised today that Sitting Bull has been sending out requests to all the Sioux Indians, even in Canada, Indian Territory, and as far west as Wyoming, to join his forces. Ife is assisted by a large number of In dians who have been educated by the government in the cast. Care and Prudence Necessary. In an interview late tonight, General Miles, referring to General Williams's statement, outlined above, said it will require care and prudence on the part of the army to prevent an outbreak, and even with that they may not succeed. The great trouble is that the craze is so widely spread aud existing in so many places widely separated. As near as he 11 able to learn, a concerted understand ing was arrived at by the Indians during the summer that the first hostile shot would be the signal for the assembling and concentration of all disposed against the whites. The general would not talk about the dispatch from Washington regarding a general movement of troops, eaying he considered it bad policy to make such movements known, as tlie news would be in the Indian camp? in twenty-four hours. Catfish and Buffalo. Minneapolis, Nov. 21. —The Tribune's correspondent at Mandan, N. D., ob tains information from the Sioux agency, fiom two reliable sources, that the chances are against an immediate uprising, unless Sitting Bull makes up his mind that it would pay. Sitting Bull would be arrested and put in irons, but the agent is afraid this would pre cipitate trouble. Agent McLaughlin has lost control of Bull and the other leaders. At Bull's camp the dance keeps up day and night. The Indians with Sitting Bull do not welcome friendly whites, and will not shake hands with them. They say all the white men will be turned into buffalo and catfish in the spring. Agent McLaughlin sent some Indian police to arrest the refractory Indians, and instead of obeying the orders, they threw off their clothes and joined in the dance. They returned to the agency without a prisoner and offered no ex cuse. Silling Bull's Logic. Sitting Bull is jealous of the increase of cattle or. the Cannon Ball river, be longing to the white settlers. He teaches his followers that if a raid is made on the settlers and they are killed, the Indians can surrender to the soldiers and be forgiven. Then because of the fate of the former settlers, ■no new ones will come there. The Indians who have accumulated property are opposed to the proposed uprising. The young bucks who have nothing and the older ones who are lazy, led by Sitting Bull, are causing the trouble. Settlers Seeking Safety. Aberdeen, S. 1)., Nov. 21. —Advices from Otreka state that the settlers in Emmons and Campbell counties are flocking into that place on account of a rumor that the Sioux will take the warpath. La Grace, on the Missouri, is completely depopulated. It is re ported that two men have been shot and scalped by the Indians in Campbell county, but the report is not credited here. The people are greatly excited, and are appealing to Governor" Mellette for arms and ammunition. Renegade Clieyonnes. Cheyenne, Wyo., Nov. 21.—Frank Gruard, a government scout stationed at Fort ItcKinney, reports that rene -1 gade Sioux and Cheyennes are heading for Utah from the Big Horn mountains, a distance ol 200 miles. The fleeing reds will traverse several counties of Wyoming. Their plan doubtless is to make a stand against their pursuers in the broken country. Governor Warreu at once wired General Brooke to protest against the removal of the Fort McKin ney cavalry to Pine Ridge. Gruard in timates that there is imminent peril. His information was secured from the Utah Crows to whom runners brought the news. Waiting: for Order*. Omaha, Neb., Nov. 21—A special to the Bee from Pine Ridge, repoits affairs temporarily quiet, though there is in tense excitement. General Brooke is anxiously aw aiting instructions from the department at Washington, due before he left Omaha, as to whether or not he shall interfere with the ghoßt dance. This dance if now going on at Wounded Knee, sixteen miles northeast, and at Porcupine, thirty miles north, while a scout who has just come in reports that a band of 500 copper faces has ap peared at a point only nine miles to the northeast. The Indians are dancing with rifles strapped upon their backs. The Indians dancing at Wounded Knee announce openly that if the soldiers attempt to take Little Womb, Jack, Red SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 22, 1890. Cloud (son of old Red Cloud), Big Road and Little Road away, as there have been thoughts of doing, they will cut off the soldiers' ears and otherwise maim them. A Gloomy Prospect. Every officer on the guard, especially those in high authority, looks upon the situation as very critical. To be still more explicit, is to say that the officers consider it next to probable that 6000 or 8000 Indians may swoop down on the agency at any moment. "Nothing but a miracle could save us from Custer's fate," said a prominent officer, "and I hope to God," he added, "reinforcements will arrive before the red devils make their break." The Indians here in sight seem ex ceedingly friendly, and are trusted by all, but it is well to keep in mind that blood is thicker than water. Red Cloud, who has been and is still sympathizing with the new Christ fanatics, but is here instead of being off at the ghost dances, continues very sullen. He is being keenly watched; a false move, and he will be put in irons. He seems thoroughly bent on producing .an up rising. Going: to . Find the messiaii. Omaha, Nov. 21.— Specials from Hot Springs, S. D., and from points in east ern Wyoming report that the settlers are greatly alarmed by small roving bands of Indians, all well armed and very in solent, who say they are going to find the Messiah. EASTERN ECHOES. Brief Mention of Events East of the Mountains. At Knoxville, Term., Jack Maples (colored) was hanged Friday for rape. B. P. Shillaber (Mrs. Partington) is seriously ill, at Boston, and is not ex pected to recover. Herman Beckurts, president of the Anderson-Jselson distilling company, of Louisville, Ky., is dead. Dorsey Edwards (colored) was hanged at Yazoo City, Miss., Friday, for the murder of his wife September oth last. The grand jury at New Orleans in dicted seventeen Italians under arrest for the murder of Chief of Police Hen nessy. The reorganization committee of the sugar trust announces that a majority of the certificates have already been de posited. The National Farmers' Alliance has adopted a constitutional amendment, al lowing all persons over 18 years, male and female, to join the order. J. Fonda, a wealthy banker of Chi huahua, Mexico, has been arrested at Paso del Norte for smuggling silks into Mexico from the United -tates. It is rumored in railroad circles that William B» Strong, ex-president of the Atchison road, is likely to succeed Adams as president of the Union Pa cific. The Knights of Labor general assem bly at Denver has adjourned. The next place of meeting will be decided upon by a mailed vote thirty days before the meeting. The sensational Van Phou Lee divorce case, at New Haven, Ot., has been settled, Mrs. Lee being granted a di vorce with the custody of the Children, ou the ground of adultery. At Chattanooga, Term., Tom Allen brought up a matter that was offensive to John Pickett, and a fight ensued, in which both men were fatally stabbed. Pickett killed his wife three years ago, but was acquitted. This was the sub ject that gave offense. Klatz & Fitzpatrick, bakers, New Or leans, and members of the American Biscuit trust, are dissatisfied with its workings and have begun suit to get out of it. alleging that the combination is in violation of the laws of the United States, being in restraint of trade. . Fire in the basement of the Stude baker building, Chicago, next to the Auditorium,late Friday evening, created a dense smoke which, going into the corridors of the hotel, created a panic among the guests. Many gathered their effects and rushed down the hallways, but their fears were soon allayed. The Chicago grand jury returned twenty-five indictments for man slaughter against J. C. Bright, president, and W. It. Bright, vice-president of the Genessee Oil com pany, of Buffalo, N. V., who shipped the naptha which caused the explosion on the steamer Tioga, some months ago, and killed twenty-five 'longshoremen. Robbing Pc-ter to Pay Paul. Washington, Nov. 21. —The director of the mint is informed that nearly a million dollars in Australian sovereigns (gold) was deposited and melted down in the mint at San Francisco, yesterday. The treasury department is informed that $200,000" was transferred from San Francisco to New York today, making the total amount trans ferred to date $3,100,000. These transfers were made through the subt-reasuries free of charge, under the privileges ex tended by Secretary Windom, for the purpose of facilitating the business of bankers and merchants in New York, during the stringency. Complaints have recently been made by certain San Francisco banks against the continuance of the practice, as tending to reduce their available reserve and contract the currency on the coast. Secretary Win dom is considering the matter. A MOB BAFFLED, Would-Be Lynchers Come to Grief in Tennessee. Huntington, Term., Nov. 21.—A mob attacked the jail at an early hour this morning to get Widis, who "a few days ago murdered Constable Ross and nephew. They could not force the inside iron door, but succeeded in breaking a hole through it. A man named Coulter climbed through it with a revolver, and immediately a report was heard and Coulter said he was shot. Sam Shelters started in to his assistance, when Widis, or ono of the other prisoners, shot and probably fatally wounded him. The mob then fled. The sheriff smuggled Widis out of town this morning. The people are wild with excitement. Basebnll. a Sacramento, Nov. 21.—The Sacrainen tos batted out a victory today by a score of 12 to 4, in the game with Stockton. Chase pitched for the latter club, and was both wild and ineffective. San Francisco, Nov. 21.—San Fran cisco and Oakland played a drawn game at Oakland, today. The game was stopped at the end of the 9th inning, the score standing 4 to 4. THE WORLD'S FAIR. Lady Managers Get Down to Business. The National Commission De fines its Functions. Powers and Duties of the Director- General Set Forth. The Salary Question Again Comes Up for Discussion—Sweeping Reduc tions Proposed. Associated l'rcss Dispatches. Chicago, Nov. 21.—The board of lady managers of the world's fair today adopted a constitution similar to that of the national commission. Miss Sarah T. Hallowell, of Chicago, was recom mended to the national commission for appointment to the position of director of the department of fine arts. Mrs. Lucas, of Pennsylvania, introduced a resolution asking the dosing of the world's fair on the Sabbath day, so far as it was affected by barter and ex change. After debate this went over. At the meeting of the national com mission, the report of the committee on foreign affairs was adopted, with a reso lution authorizing the committee to ex pend $20,000 in sending agents abroad as provided in the act of congress; no expenditure, however, to be made until the president shall have issued a proc lamation to the various nations. At the afternoon session the special committee on the relations of the com mission and the local board, and the powers and duties of the director-gen eral, made its report. It says all the powers of the commission should be ex ercised in a large measure through the director-general. The report practically reproduces section six of the national act, defining the powers of the commis sion to have intercourse with all exhibi tors, and says: "It is the committee's opinion that these powers are in no way abridged by tho reason of the fact that the larger portion of the funds are to be raised through the instrumental ity of the local Illinois corporation. It is the opinion of the committee that this fund when raised is a public fund, dedicated by the act of congress, and with the consent of the Illinois corpora tion, to a specific purpose and to be con trolled and expended in execution of that purpose by the agencies named by said act of congress." ! Regarding the. director-general, the report says: "Under the existing or ganization of the commission, he is the officer through whom space is to be allotted to ex hibitors and classification determined upon and executed, and through whom the commission and its committees are generally to have charge of the inter course with all exhibitors and repre sentatives of foreign nations." Another paragraph concedes that the rules and regulations of the exposition are to originate with the local board, but adds that they are to be approved by the national commission, and under the su pervision of its director-general. The report also recommends a confer ence with the local board. It was unan imously adopted. 'I here was another exciting debate be fore adjournment, over the report of the j committee on finance. Commissioner | Waller spoke of the general impression among the people at large that most of the salaries fixed by the commission were outrageously large. White, of New Mexico, presented a resolution calling for the cutting in two of all salaries, except that of the director-general. Martindale wanted to cut all except the director-general's to $0000 a year. After a hot debate and any number of amendments, the whole matter was re ferred to the committee on judiciary and finance. The national live stock association's committee today ojected to the action of the world's fair commission in deciding that no cash prizes phall be offered for live stock. It was decided that $200,000 should be appropriated for premiums, either by the commission or the local board, this money to be distributed among the various classes as follows: Horses, 41 per cent; cattle, 25; swine, 15; sheep, 12; poultry, 7. A communi cation waa received from the national commission informing the committee that the money would either have to come from the local directory or con gress. THE FKUIT GROWERS Adjourned at Santa Cruz to Meet Next Tear at Marysville. Santa Criz, Cal., Nov. 21.—At the state fruit-growers convention this morning, a committee of five was ap pointed to confer with a Bimilar com mittee for a Florida fruit union, in reference to an alliance or co-operation between the two organizations. A special committee reported in favor of some action by the fruit-growers of the state, to protect eastern dealers and consumers against fraud and imposi tion by unprincipled parties selling in ferior "fruit under California labels. An essay on the grape was read by W. H. Galbraith. A discussion upon small fruits, by Mrs. McCann, occupied the balance of the session. This afternoon it was decided to hold the next convention in November, 1801, at Marysville, the exact date to be fixed by the state board of horticulture. The passage of the customary resolu tions of thanks to the citizens and offi cers concluded the work of the session. Sacramento Notes. Sacramento, Nov. 21. —Deputy Fish and Game Commissioner Shelby arrived from Oregon today with twenty more pairs of Mongolian pheasants. The birds will be distributed between Sacra mento, Yolo and Nevada counties, and Southern California. A preliminary meeting of citizens was held tonight to make arrangements for the inaugural ball. Mayor Comatock was empowered to appoint an executive committee of fifteen, and another meet ing will be held next week. FOREIGN FLASHES. The Gist of the News in Other Lands Than Ours. Dr. Pasteur has sent congratulations to Prof. Koch, who in return, sent a specimen of his lymph to Pasteur. The Belgian government denies the report that a mission steamer was seized by the Congo state authorities. It was used for a few days, and the missionaries indemnified. Fift}' seamen and firemen on the Cork Packet company's vessels have been sen tenced to a month's imprisonment for breaking articles of agreement by join ing the strike. Louis Cyr broke the dumb bell record by putting 109 pounds with one hand, from his shoulder twenty-seven times, against 100 pounds twenty times, the previous record. A collision occurred on the Thames between the steamer Indian Prince from Reval, and the steamer T. E. Foster. The latter was sunk. The In dian Prince lost her cutwater. The Chinese government intends to convert the town of Guirine, in Mantchuria, into a first-class fortress and to establish a large garrison there. A railway connecting the lorlraal with the interior will also be built. The Brazilian constituents assembly, by 175 to 47, recognized the legality of the provisional government, and adopt ed a resolution requesting the govern ment to continue its functions until a vote is taken upon the federal constitu tion. The London Chronicle announces that the Aborigines Protection society is con sidering the question whether Troupe, Ward and Bonney were guilty of man slaughter in ordering the execution of the Soudanese Burgari. A Berlin correspondent declares that while the treatment of poor patients in the hospitals is only half completed, a few favored physicians are treating from 150 to 550 patients daily, charging them from one to five pounds a patient. The correspondent says the' hospital patients are only half treated and neglected,often in a dangerous condition. Prof. Koch knows nothing of this. A Failure in Oklahoma. Guthbie, O. T., Nov. 21.—The Com mercial bank, the largest in the terri tory, has failed. Assets and liabilities unknown. The Guthrie bank belongs to a syndi cate, which practically controls banks in Newton, Kan.; Normal, El Reno, Stillwater and Whitewater. The New ton bank failed yesterday. Today the Guthrie bank suspended,and the White water concern is in the hands of the ex aminer. Nothing has been heard from the El Reno, Normal or Stillwater banks. The Guthrie bank's capital was $300,000; the Newton's, $100,000, and the others about the same. It is be lieved here that the assets are equal to the liabilities. GENUINE BARGAINS! 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, -*f S Uf I T S ! if- 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 $15 Suits are a special invoice just received, and being late in the season, we bought them at our own price. Goods advertised on exhibition in our windows. Cor. Spring and Temple Streets. —:;$S A YEARS— Buys the Daily Hrsald and ?- the Weekly Herald. IT IS NEWSY AND CLEAN FIVE CENTS. STANFORD'S SACK Responsible for the Defeat of Democrats. A Seat in the State Senate Contested. Stanford's Testimony Wanted on the Subject of Vote-Buying. A San Francisco Judge Declines to Order His Deposition Taken Before Leaving the State. Associated Press Dispatches. San Francisco, Nov. 21. —Senator P. J. Murphy today filed with Judge Wal lace a petition reciting that at the re cent election he was a candidate for re election to the state senate, and that he was about to file a contest against J. H, Malony, his competitor, upon the ground that bribery, corruption and stuffing of the register was practiced in the Twenty-fourth district. The peti tion alleges that Senator Leland Stan ford, through his agents and employees, was responsible for his defeat. Peti tioner also alleges that Senator Stan ford is about to leave the state, and that his testimony is material in tbe suit which petitioner is to institute. He asks to have the deposition of Senator Stanford taken before he leaves the state. Judge Wallace took the matter under advisement, and this afternoon decided that the state senate is the sole judge of the qualifications of its membeir, that the contest anticipated is not judic ial in its nature, but political, and therefore regulated by the political •ode, and not by the code of civil pro cedure. The application to appoint a commission to take the testimony of Senator Stanford was, therefore, denied. On reading Judge Wallace's decision, Senator Murphy's attorney asked to be allowed to withdraw the petition, which request was granted. California Products in New York. New York, November 21. —California Lima beans on spot are reported weaker at $2.1)0 per bushel. Two carloads of. Forsyth's Imperial layer raisins, due in a few days, have been placed at $2.57. 1 i;@2.00, delivered. Fancy quality of California evaporated peaches are quoted, spot, at 17®ny.ic.; "Clover Leaf " California prunes, in boxes, are quoted at 12>2@13>2C. This brand commands the best trade. The local hide market shows no signs of improving.