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Stands for the Interests of
Southern California.
VOL. XXXV.—NO. 68.
His Wraith Seen By a Party
of Bucks.
It Beckons Them Towards the
Bad Lands.
The Apparition Starts the Ghost
Dance in Earnest.
General Miles's Cordon Gradually Closing
in on the Hostiles—Other
Eastern News.
Associated Press Dispatches.
Minneapolis, Doc. 20. —A Tribune
special from Pierre, 8. D., says: A
ranchman from up Bad river reports
that the hitherto peaceable, semi-civil
ized tribe of the Two Kettle Sioux have
begun a wild ghost dance. Night be
fore last some of the bucks, when re
turning home, claimed to have seen a
white figure on top of a bluff. One of
them said it was Sitting Bull. The al
leged phantom motioned them to fol
low, and glided from hill to hill in the
diicction of the Bad Lands. The ranch
man says the Indians accepted this as
proof that Sitting Bull is tho Messiah,
and that he was beckoning them to join
his followers. The ghost dance is in con
sequence of this, and the ranchman says
the Indians as far down as Willow creek
are affected. If the story is correct, it
is a serious affair.
Rapid City, S. D., Dec. 20.—General
Miles has received advices from General !
Brooke that 500 friendly Indians have |
left Pine Ridge to attempt to bring in l
the hostiles. Dispatches from Lieulen- j
ant-Colonel Drum, at Fort Yates, an
nounce that the Indians there are quiet,
Thirty-nine of Sitting Bull's Indians,
who left the agency on Monday, have
sent in word that they will return. Gen
eral Carr has thrown out a cavalry force
to intercept the band now reported
moving across the reservation to the
Bad Lands. If the force fails to inter
cept them, they will be pursued and ar
rested. General Miles says no advance
will be made until "the result of
the Pine Ridge conference is known.
Big Rain and Hump have sur
rendered and returned to the agency.
No Indians, except the band mentioned,
are now going to the hostiles, and the
cordon is constantly tightening. Gen
eral Miles discredits the report of a
large band of Indians in the vicinity of
Camp Crook, on the Little Missouri.
No further engagements are reported
from the lower ranches. The govern
meat hard hae been located on Alkali
Creek, and a force of twenty men has i
gone to round it up. Two companies of
the Seventeenth infantry from Fort
Russell are expected here this afternoon,
and will at once follow the forty-five
Cheyenne scouts from Pine Ridge! who
Started from Cheyenne this morning.
The available force along the Cheyenne,
under General Carr, is about 1500.
Pierre, S. D., Dec. 20.—George La
Plant came in today with the report that
Indians raided the town of Midland,
Nowlin county, night before last, and
that a brisk skirmish endued, the In- \
dians afterwards escaping to the Bad
Lands. The report is discredited here, j
OLD teci mp's OPINION,
Ni:w York, Dec. 20.—The 270 th mini- '
versary of the landing of the pilgrims
was celebrated tonight at the eleventh I
annual dinner of the New Kugland aoci- j
etyof Brooklyn. General Sherman was
one of the principal speakers. Speak
ing of the Indians, he came down to the
troubles of the present time, which he
thought were exaggerated. If the entire I
control of the Indians was given to the
army, he said there would be no more
Kansas City, Dec. 20.—A dispatch
from Oklahoma City says there is no ■
truth in the report that 1000 Kickapoos ;
are dancing. The other tribes have al
most entirely stopped, and no alarm ex
Items of Current Interest Pertaining to
Public Business.|
Washington Dec. 20.—Acting on the
advice of the attorney-general, the
treasury department has decided that
the provision in section 24 of the tariff
act, for the refining imported sugar in
bond, is applicable on.y to sugars in
solid form, and not in molasses.
Senator Reagan today offered an
amendment to the financial bill agreed
upon yesterday by the finance commit
tee, the effect of which is to substitute
for tlie first section of the bill a freo
coinage section," and to amend the re
maining sections of the bill by striking
out all references to silver purchases.
Carter, from the committee ou coin
age, weights and measures, reported to
the house the bill agreed upon by the !
committee, to amend the act of May 20,
1882, authorizing the receipt by the !
United States of gold coin in exchange j
for gold bars. The bill proposes to make
the exchange of gold bars for gold coin
discretionary with the secretary of the
treasury, instead of mandatory, and
also gives authority to impose a "charge
for such exchange, equal to the cost of
manufacturing the bars.
Senator Morgan has introduced a res
olution relating to the election bills. Tho
committee on privileges and elections is
directed by the resolution to amend sec
tion 31 so as to show what are the
changes and modifications in the exist
ing law which is intended to be made by
the present bill. The committee is in
structed to make a supplemental report,
showing the changes and modifications
in the existing statutes which they rec
ommend and provided for in the amend
ment reported to the senate.
The Holy Calling.
Baltimore, Dec. 20.—A number of
students of the Bt. Mary's seminary
were ordained today by Cardinal (rib
bons. Amoiiif them were the following |
from £in Francisco: To tonsure lohn j
Aloyisius Cull; to minor orders, Joseph
Michael Gleason; to sub-deaconship,
Joseph Francis Byrne, Bernard James
McKinnon, Joseph Patrick McQuaid.
The President's Proclamation Will He
Heady for Issuance Soon.
Washington, Dec. 20. —It is learned
on the highest authority that there is no
truth in the report that the president,
before he issues the Columbian world's
fair proclamation, will require $3,000,01)0
of the $5,000,000 subscription to be paid
in cash to Treasurer Seeberger. It is
learned also from the same source that
the proclamation will be ready for issu
ance very soon, probably next week, and
Secretary Butterworth and Director
Peck's visit to the white house was for
the purpose of laying before the presi
dent additional papers bearing upon the
validity of the subscriptions to tho fair.
These established the absolutely binding
character of the subscriptions, and, it is
believed, settled all remaining doubts.
The bona fide character of the subscrip
tions is attested by the fact that under
the 20 per cent, call,more than $1,000,000
was paid in, in cash, of the total amount
of $6,900,000 subscribed.
Prof. Pickering Sends an Important
Expedition to Peru.
Cam mum; k, Mass., Dec. 20. —An im
portant expedition was sent out by Prof.
Pickering, from the Harvard astronomi
cal observatory, today. The party will
co to Peru to observe and photograph
the stars, and determine their relative !
brightness. The new station will be
founded near Arequipas, Peru, about
8000 feet above sea level.
Senator Hearst 111.
Washington, Dec. 20. —Senator Hearst,
of California, has been confined to bis
house since his arrival in this city, with
a severe attack of stomach and bowel
trouble. He was in bad health w hen he
left, California, and has been very sick
since he reached Washington. Tonight
he is reported a little better.
Ho Says God Told Him to Put His Hands
to the Plow, aud no Power Can Drive
Him from His Duty.
Kilkenny, Dee. 20. —Parnell continues
to take an active part in the campaign.
Today he delivered an address from the
hotel here. He was very positive in
his assertion that slate and lime were
the substances thrown at him the other
day. He declared that he would allow
no combination, however powerful, to
drive him from his duty to Ireland. He
ridiculed McCarthy as a leader, who did
not have two ounces of steel in his
whole body.
rrT ins hands to tub plow.
Parnell made another speech this
evening. In the course of his remarks
he said: "In 1875 God told me to put
my hands to the plow, and I obeyed."
lie felt certain the day of victory is at
hand, and that this is the last bitter
struggle before Ireland.
Pamell'a physicians have issued a for
mal statement, declaring that the sub
stance thrown into Parnell's eyes was
lime and that the danger of permanent
injury to his sight is not yet over.
Throughout the town of Skibbereen,
County Cork, placards have been posted
bearing the words: "Civil war is cer
Qubenbtown, Dec. 20.—The steamer
Aurania, from New York for Liverpool,
arrived today. Harrington, the only
one of the six Irish envoys who went to
America who espoused the cause of Par
nell, was a passenger on the Aurania.
He came ashore here and received a
great ovation from the crowd at the
Powderly Talks About the Proposed
I'uioit of Organization*!.
Philadelphia, Dec. 20.—Powderly re
turned from Florida today. He said he
was not at liberty to speak of the rela
tions existing between the Knights and
Alliance. The organizations would
probably act in accord with each other.
The words "independent political ac
tion," if rightly understood, would set
tle the question in the minds of the
people that they mean simply that
in joining forces they form a
platform upon which, as organizations,
they stand. There is no necessity
to form a new political party, but a po
litical movement having a definite ob
ject in view. It is upon *hat basis lie
proposes to issue a call to all labor lead
ers who herald reforms,single tax men,
in fact anybody who desires the success
of the labor movement, to meet in con
vention. The object is to discuss the
labor problem in all its aspects, and at
tempt to make a platform which shall
satisfy all to such an extent that they
will work for it.
l)i<l Not Save Kean's ltauk rrom Being
Chicago, Dec. 20.—The assets of S. A.
Kean A. Co., the suspended banking
firm, are growing sadly less as the pro
ceedings in court progress. Cashier
Warne testified further today regarding
the affairs of the Dank. Nothing start
ling was adduced. W. .1. -McDonald, at
the head of the bond department, testi
fied that the net yearly profits of the
bonds was about When the bank
closed, of about $868,000 vorth of bonds,
in value, all but $6,000 were pledgee!
as collateral. A number of new cases
were filed today by persons claiming
that they wero permitted to make de
posits after the bank was insolvent.
Kean today delivered articles of agree
ment made two years ago, by which
Mrs. E. M. Culver became a special part
ner. This partnership waß subsequently
dissolved. "The articles contained this
peculiar pafagraph: "The business of
the firm isHo be conducted on st-ictly
Christian principles, and accordmg to
the teachings of the Bible."
Koch's Remedy Still the Cur
rent Topic.
Patients Advised to Keep Away
from Berlin.
A Crisis Threatened in German Po-
litical Affairs.
Court Gossip—Emperor V/illiam Not in
Financial Straits—lnteresting
Items from France.
Associated Press Dispatches.
Berlin, Dec. 20.—[Copyright, 1890, by
the New York Associated Press.] The
number of American physicians who have
been waiting here trying to get lymph,
is rapidly diminishing. Prof. Gerhardt
has now treated seventy-nine patients.
Four suffering from advanced phthisic
died ; three left the hospital much im
proved, and twenty-four are progressing
favorably. Gerhardt expresses satis
faction witli the remedy, and confirms
Koch's experience that it is the most
useful in the initial stage of tiie disease.
Dr. Guttrnan has four cases tbat have
been absolutely cured, of pulmonary
phthisic, having been taken at an early
■stage. Prof. Leyden reports, of 127 pa
tients treated at the charity hospital,
the general results are promising, and
there has been no mishap in any in
stance. In contrast to this the Cologne
Gazette records the death of a patient
confided to the care of Dr. Libbertz, by
Koch, and who received his tirst injec
tion from Koch. Prof. Leyden admon
ishes the doctors to use the" utmost cau
tion, in that the injections affect the
heart strongly. All deaths following an
injection have been caused by the heart
being affected.
Prof. Koch paid a long visit to the
American Minister, Phelps, yesterday.
Koch said his decision to henceforth
give lymph only to hospitals, was due to
the reports of fatal results that followed
its use in private practice. He carefully
added that he was not personally cog
nizant of any death resulting from its
effects, but was convinced that the
lymph was dangerous, except when
used under constant watch by physi
cians. The patient, he said, ought to
be seen at least every two hours. He
declares that it is useless for American
doctors to come to Berlin. Lymph will
be assigned to American hospitals that
are properly vouched for. Sick Ameri
cans should stay at home. Berlin is al
ready too full of patients.
The dispute over the government's
commune bill threatens a serious crisis.
The minister of the interior, Herr
Forth, finding the majority of the com
mittee bent on amendments preserving
several feudal privileges which the bill
aimed to abolish, conferred with his
colleagues, who authorized him to in
form the committee that if the landtag
supported the amendments, it would be
immediately dissolved. A sharp dispute
followed, the conservative members
of the committee declaring that
the government was taking a line
ruinous to the aristocracy, which they
held w as the backbone of the monarchy.
The committee adjourned until Jan
uary Ist, and several of the members
will consult Bismarck on the crisis, and
ask him to appear and lead the opposi
tion. The Post (Conservative) warns
its party that dissolution on such a
question would result in a Liberal ma
jority. The Progressists rejoice at the
prospects of dissolution, but it is not
thought that the Conservatives will
risk a general election.
Prince William, of Nassau, heir to the
throne of Luxemburg, and the richest
among European princes after the
Czarewitch, it iB reported, will he be
trothed to Princess Margarethe, sister
of the emperor. The marriage would be
a step toward the ultimate absorption of
Luxemburg by Germany.
Though the confinement of the em
press was premature, she is recovering
rapidly, and the condition of the child
is satisfactory.
A prompt denial is made of the
rumors that the emperor is financially
embarrassed through the expenses in
curred on his journeys to the European
courts. The report that his civil list is
to be increased to meet the costs of his
journeys is also denied, although the
emperor holds that the list is not suffi
cient to meet the expenses attendant on
the development of the imperial posi
Much Interest Taken In the Next Elec
tion of a Pope.
PAEIB, Dec. 20.—The tariff committee
is hard at work. Nearly every altera
tion enhances the duties in the proposed
A continuance of the modus vivendi
concerning New Foundland has been
definitely arranged with England, under
the distinct stipulation that the English
government shall settle the difficulty
during the interval, with or without the
assent of the New Foundland parlia
The question of_ the suppression of
Cardinal Lavigerie's salary,on the ground
that he had occupied himself with
politics, was discussed today by
the senate. The minister of justice de
fended the cardinal, and his remarks
showed a strong desire for the estab
lishment of an entente with the Vati
can. The debate was purposely raised
to ascertain the state of feeling on the
next election of a pope, which appears
an early probability. The whole influ
ence oi France will be directed to the
selection of a cardinal favorable to the
republic. The most satisfactory candi
dates are: Lavigerie, Zigliara, Raf
faele, Monaco, Lavoletta and Gibbons,
of America. Gibbons' impartial treat
ment of republican countries mates him
the favorite candidate of Lavigerie.
Successful Dynamite Shells.
StbaCUSk. N. V., Pec. 20.-—Dr. .itwtih
succeeded today in making a succtuful
test of his shell for liring dynamite from
an ordinary cannon. The range was
about HOO feet. The first shell contained
seven aud a half pounds of dynamite
and the cannon was loaded with thirty
pounds of powder. The shell struck the
target, a great wall of rock, exploding
there with great violence. Two more
shells, fired under similar conditions,
were equally successful.
Steinitz won today's chess game. The
score now stands: Steinitz, 2; Gusbersr
2; Drawn, 2.
At Saranac lake, N. V., Saturday was
the coldest day of the season—twenty
t w i degrees below zero.
Nicholas T. Armijo, the wealthiest
resident of Albuquerque, N. M., has
committed suicide. Cause unknown.
At Opelika, Ala., the opera house was
partially destroyed by fire, and several
men severely but not fatally injured.
It is reported from Baltimore that the
advisory board in the settlement of the
Virginia debt has approved and recom
mended a plan for the adjustment of
the debt.
At Blanchestot, Ohio, Bert Cadwalla
der shot and killed Jasper Lazure, in a
quarrel over money. He then (led, pur
sued by a large crowd. Finding he
could not escape, he suicided.
At Columbus, Ind., Rev. Jas. Camp
bell, a prominent Methodist preacher,
convicted of a criminal operation on
Annie Huntmari, a domestic in his fam
ily, was fined $500 and sentenced to
iiiTep years in the penitentiary.
Nathaniel Niles, ex-president of the
Tradesmen's National bank, of New
York, has been arrested ou an order
issued in a suit by Elizabeth Parrot, to
recover $73,000 cash and chatties, of
winch she claims be defrauded her.
The city of Cincinnati is the sole ben
eficiary under the will of the late Mat
thew Thomas, which gives his entire
estate, amounting to $1,160,000, to the
city, in trust for the benefit of the Mc-
Micken university. Thomas was un
His Accomplice, Mile. Bompard, Let Off
with Twenty Years Imprisonment at
Hard Labor—Last Day of the Trial.
lamb, Dec. 20.—1n the Eyraud trial
today, the public prosecutor denounced
the theories of the hypnotizers, and urged
that experiments showed that a person
who was hypnotized retained sufficient
will power to resist the operator's skill.
The theories of the Nancy school were
nothing less than the old story of the
"evil eye," and were on a par with for
tuWteHing with cards. Regarding
MUr. Bompard, the public prosecutor
said the woman's intellect was not
weak, but depraved. Both prisoners
were eoually guilty. The evidence
showed that everything had been pre
pared for the hanging of Gouffe, and it
was idle to assert the contrary. He de
manded the extreme sentence of the
law upon Eyraud. In the case of Mile.
Bompard, the jury must consider her
age. defective education and her condi
tion of life, and decide whether there
were extenuating circumstances.
M. Decori spoke in behalf of Eyraud
who, he contended, was a mere puppet
under the evil influence ot Mile. Bom
pard. He read a letter written by her
to her first lover, to show her character.
During the reading, Gabrielle burst into
a fit of weeping, and restoratives had to
be applied. Decori insisted that she,
and not Eyraud, conceived the crime.
The original intention of both was not
to murder Gouffe, but to,extort money
from him.
M. Robert spoke in behalf of Mile.
Bompard, maintaining that Eyraud had
enticed her to participation in the crime.
He said that the story of the crime, as
recited by her to Dr. Voison while she
was under hypnotic influence, was that
it had been agreed that she was to throw
her girdle about Gouffe's neck, but just
as she was about to do so she was seized
with a nervous attack which rendered
her helpless, and Eyraud, seeing her
unable to perform her part, rushed upon
the victim and strangled him to death.
The jury was out one hour and fifty
minutes. Eyraud was convicted and
condemned to death. Gabrielle Bom
pard was also convicted and sentenced
to twenty years' imprisonment at hard
Gabrielle, upon hearing her sentence,
appeared utterly overcome and fell back
into the arms of her doctor. Eyraud
showed no emotion, but while being
conducted to his cell he incessantly
muttered: "Condemned to death at
last; but I expected it."
Eyraud refused to taste his dinner.
He expressed the hope that he would be
granted a reprieve. Mile. Bompard is
also hopeful that her sentence will be
Louis Eugene Lame, the French
painter, is dead.
Albert Niederman, a steerage passen
ger on the steamship Lahn, arrived at
New York, tried to smuggle a diamond
worth $5000, but was caught.
The Moniteur Beige announces that in
consequence of the intervention of the
United States minister, Terrill, the quar
antine on American cattle has been re
duced to five days.
The different churches of Canada are
preparing to send out over thirty thou
sand petitions to be signed and pre
sented to parliament, asking a prohib
itory law. This is the most extensive
movement yet inaugurated for taking
the sense of the Canadian people on the
liquor question.
On December 9th considerable dam
age was done by a cloudburst in the dis
trict of Harnakuo, on the island of Ha
waii. Eight inches of rain fell in three
hours. Two persons are known to have
been drowned, and four others missing
are supposed to have shared the same
Not the Younger Boys' Cave.
Stillwatkr, Minn., Dec. 20.—The
Younger boys at the state prison were
shown, today, a story about the discov
ery of a cave at Leaveur, supposed to
l aye been their rendezvous in 187*?.
They sap' then- had never seen tne cave,
and knew nothing about it.
A Traveler Relieved of His Wad at the
Point of Guns.
Mkmphik, Term., Dec. 20.—0n the
Bald Knob railroad, west of here, today,
a passenger went into a seven-up game
with two passengers. He displayed a
roll of bills amounting to $400. The
men drew revolvers, relieved him of his
money, and then by reckless flourishing
of the weapons, kept the other passen
gers seated until the next station was
reached, when they decamped.
A Row on a Steamboat.
Evansviixe, Ind., Dec. 20.—A serious
right occurred on the steamer Big Sandy
this afternoon. They were taking the
crew of the wrecked steamer Ohio to
Cincinnati, when some fellows making a
raid on the cook's quarters, a general
row followed. The cook drew a revolver
and fired into the crowd, killing two
and fatally wounding one roustabout.
The Poplar Book Store,
140 North Spring Street.
Now we are going to smash prices in
We have got a Splendid line, and we want to
sell them all out.
Big Bargains.
f'omc quickly, and catch ou.
commencing today, und until Christmas we
are going to sell cheap, close out or give away
We are going to slaughter the whole Hoe.
We are badly crowded in our store with
Doll Buggies,
You had better come early. and get them
\ our prices are our prices.
We are deterra'ned to sell for some price,
even If much below cost, our Immense lino of
Just come and sec how they are marked down.
We give during Holiday Week a
Same are now on Exhibition in our
Middle Window.
Don't wait till they are all gone.
Ccr. Spring and Te;v,ple Streets.
1 _i_
-. sisS A YEARK-
Buys the Daily Hrbald and
12 the Weekly Hkrald.
i r
5-Cent Savings Stamps.
Security Sayings Bank
And Trust Co.
CAPITAL., - - $200,000
(Near Second street),
Has for the past six months been receiving
Ciiildukn's Dkiositb in sums as low as 25
cents and issuing to eacli depositor a pasß-book.
As an aid to this Department of our Ha vines
Hank and for the purpose of encouraging Small
Havings by all persons both old nnd young, the
Hank has introduced what is known as the
The Bank has issued to its agents, whose
names and addresses appear below, a large
number of green gummed STAMPS about the
size of a postage stamp, each one of which
when pasted in one of the bank's "5 CENT
SAVINGS BOOKS" has a deposit value of 5
Any person desiring to open a small savings
account, goes either to the hank or to the bank's
most convenient agent, buys a 5-Cent Savings
Stamp and receives free a "5-Cent Havings
Book," each page of whicn is divided into
twenty squares of such size that one 5-cent
stamp may be readily pasted within each
When all the squares on one leaf are filled
the leaf represents one dollar.
ihe depositor iheu signs his name, age aial
address on the gummed label In the 5-Cent
Savings Hook, and sends through an agent or
brings the FILLED LEAK and LABEL to the
bank and receives a BANK PASS BOOK show
ing a credit to the depositor of one dollar. The
depositor then begins to till another page with
stamps, which is again sent to the bank when
full, and so on. One or more leaves may be
deposited at a time
These stumps can be purchased
-J! N O W •<—
At the bank, or of any one of the bank's fol
Beak, Ben. L., Druggist, cornsr Union avenue
and Temple street.
BEAN, Charles E., Druggist, corner Pearl and
Pico streets.
BouTTIKB, L., Market and Grocery, 722 Belle
vue avenue.
Bhoxsart, John F., First Ward Groc Store,
E L. A.
Cross, W. &., Druggist, 901 S. Main street, cor
ner Ninth.
Collette, L. P., Pharmacist, 621 Downey
avenue, E. L. A.
Cross, Dk. H. 11., Druggist, 1603 South Grand
DAVIB, D. H., Grocer. 1217 W. Washington.
Detot Drug Store, 1450 San Fernando street.
Fay, John T„ Grocer, East Seventh street and
Elmore avenue.
Fisher, B. C, Druggist, near corner Main and
Washington streets.
Francisco, A. W., Grocer, corner Pico street
and Vernon avenue.
Gcirardo, R. c. Wall-street Pharmacy, 263
East Fifth street.
IKncklev, 8, W., Confectioner and Book Store,
2120 East First street, Boyle Heights
Hellman, Waldeck & Co., Stationers, 120
North Spring street.
Huff, M. A., Grocer, 1005 Temple Bt.
Maskell, John, Grocer, S, W. corner Thirtieth
and Main streets.
McMartin, W. E., Bnptfßoys' Home, E. Firstst.
Olm stead, J. C.j Stationer, i' 29 South Spring st.
Plummer, E. J. & Co., Druggists, Pearl and
Sixth streets.
Trout, J. H., Druggist, corner Sixth and Broad
way. 1
Wright, W. M., University Pharmacy, 711
Jefferson street.
Wolf, F. C, Druggist and Chemist, corner Main
and Fifteenth streets.
Worland, Harry, Druggist. 1952 and 2131
East First street, Boyle Heiehts.
Wrede, Theo , Pharmacist, 527 East First st.

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