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mm IHAIT WHY! and Beautiful Designs received daily di rect from tlie Manufacturers, especially for the holidays. PEACOCK’S, C.D. s w. COKTfBB WASHINGTON, OPPOSITE EIEI/D, EEITER ft CO 9S foe yoije inspection a fine line of COACHMEN’S OVERCOATS. ALSO, A BEAUTIFUL ASSORTMENT OP jiff mm C-0« AND SIM JACKETS, AT ESTE3MEL7 LOW PRICES. BOSTON SQUARE-DEALING CLOTHING, ~ Soutlieast corner of Clark and Maclison-st.s. SILKS. &c. I®l GOODS! OT7R STOCE OP 1 GILES -Aisrn BIOGIS SHAWLS, TOchwM stolen out of our store lest Mon day msht, and returned to us. The Thieves Caught bt oub CITY POLICE, We offer now at half price, that is 59 cents on the dollar. Some of it is slightly damaged. SHOENFSLDBROS. 101 & 103 North 01ark-st., COEXEF. nVUIAICA. B4ILBOAD TIME-TABLE. mm k no RAILROAD. Commencing Nov. 23, Passenger Trains r3depart from and arrive at the Compa tfi Depot, foot of South Water-st., as fol j£Ti: leave, 7145 3,131. 6:00 p.m. kive, 7:35 a. m. 8:55 p. m. SICKBT OFFICES—92 La3alle-st., and cDspoL W. C. QUINCY, General Manager. OP£?TING, FOEMAL OPENING OF i i fsnfipw Si ii miiiiirim. § Sew Jewelry Store at 61 "Wash injton-st., a few doors west of State, TO-MORROW (MOSOAYJ EVENING, at 7 o’clock. Situs INSURANCE, hsuemoe AC-EEGY IHKBVSE7&AFFELD ; 171 & 173 WasMngton-st., STAATS-ZEITCKG BUILDING. ■i-BrsifiFiriteCs., HAMBURG, GERMANY. lit Germ ins, Co, ROCHESTER, IST. Y. GOQ33. teoMii mm .HOYT BROS., cj?R»T^ c si e iT, Handkerchiefs, Suapen- Linen Collars and Cuffs, Our perfect-fitting Shirts «-ucre, guaranteed. 84 Madison-st., ickci’fl Theatre Buildio, I B2KTISTR.T. W, B. SPOHSSHEY, I>EKTIST. ®ST (i rj 31 TEETH. our dental rooms from MeVideer’s L? l l?*(laWi Son ~ 9t * *° Clark-st., comer Randolph, f* tin > l S?® e *Lf’ a iniert * fail set best gam «i UcL wLs®* *oottsands in this city can testily to r 6 *Rih?*«»*s P* s " 62y to £3O elssfthcro for the fanir? fhr«. r? * -/r instance if perfect satistaction r«Rh. T r l t ? r * satisfaction nmar.d par second if you actod ' r ‘ tiloa: P*- l u* iMlliag tirst-cIMS ->cmnj| operators, Rt halt the usual rates. Teeth for-.-ST.OD 3 for extracting when Artificial teeth are irom .New York Utty, harinc an - n/j 53 v ; * a - practice cf Dentistry. .akea to the Chicago public. r"* s *! of,i7-’ o Cs - d In case, and all vrork wsr air ■ -•' "‘rrnOy curacr* r.oin irit.hoctthe •’•• ••* p-*a. Kcontm X>oro U!oc‘tf, corrnr JEWELRY. OVERCOATS, &o. WILLOUGHBY. HILL & CO. 3,000 Sets of Mink, Seal, Lynx, Royal Ermine, Chinchil la, and other Fine Furs. The entire product of a manufactory at facto ry prices. EDDY, HARVEY& 239 & 241 Maaison-st. FURS. GLUB & HOFFIAM, Importer?, Manufacturers, and Dealers Id XaßLcLi'Bs 5 ' a. jacl ss-entas 7 FINE FURS, Biilalo & Fancy SMfl Mos, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, 110 & 112 East Madison-st. "Will buy a T-srties’ brand dw of Fors.—SEAL, LYNX, or MINK. MUFF AXD I!OA. Warranted n«»w and varied, Made iu bed", manner. Residence, Wo Micblfian-aT. • SBOO T7lilbnyaa olepnnt MINIC MUFF ANT BOA, such os ue retailed at i.o- Residence, 545 Mlciiijrau-ar. •Win boy a choice and elesmt rlcn dark color MINS MUFF AND KOA, worth ,i! 2(» u v, *’r--rrlpc -Muff, and splendidly mads). Residence, W5 Msehisaa-ar. S. I. TIFRZOG, at 133 Stato*at„ has a lino stock cf Furs bcliiwcA«t. PIAKOS AKD ORGANS. bIUJLi i cs umUr 5 •WHOLESALE HELAIEE3 IN ~ni a iipn > opn a. ™ Pi h is f i \ 5 r*iii hm\ i liuuD § ynumiK) WILL SSTAIL IKSTSHMEHT3 BUEINBTHE HOLIDAYS AT Y/HOLESALE PRICES. Kow is your time to secure a famous Decker, Erad hary, or Story & Camp Piano, or Estcj Organ, Also a large stock of second-hand instruments, rang ing from 525 upwards. "We sell on installments, or rent, allowing rent to go toward purchase, if desired. 211 STATE3-ST. SIP iFIJIFP! Ifiiil'ikliEg Ills fl 244 WABASH-AY, Will sell at ACTUAL COST, for the nest 30 days, all Trimmed Work, thus affording the ladies an opportu nity of getting a really stylir-h Hat or Bonnet at VERT LOW PRICES. Those wishing fine French Flow ers, Fancy and Ostrich Feathers will find It to their advantage to call as above. BUSINESS CARDS BEM OVAL. MISS H. M. GLKASOTs wishes to inform her cnato mew that on and after Thursday, Dec. 3, ehe will be pleased to aeo them at bar neu rooms On state-st., four doors south of Congress. GOLD TRUTH! Tnmiida' Wo offer our well-tested •* Vegetable Ex for Headache. .Neuralgia. Catarrh niß.»assa of the Blood. Hear:. Liver, Kidneys. and Verves aarcllable. Try U, and be convinced. By mail, SI.S? CITY mIKMAKY, O. BAMEES* EXCHANGE. 3IE.SSRS. WILIjAKD «fc CO. Arc now open at 84 W«hlagton-*t., vith a choice stock of Imported and Domestic Liqnon and Clsars. where they b:<p3 io receive tho patronage of choir ine-da and the public. -- ALBBET SOHUETTE, J .cJ W .fcjXjIEIFL;, i osh soorn ci*auk-st., Wholssnlr and Ttettil Dealer in Gold and Plated' Ware, Jetaad ftoobur Jcw.lr.r. Solo Aaont of tie Paucmcoi'lo Sur etc. PURS, CARTER, S'lO S&E'&O KEAE ADAMS. HiLLIKSBY. CHICAGO, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1874—SIXTEEN PAGES. IRON WORKS. CHICAGO PLATS & BAE MILL CO. manufacturers of BOILEE PLATE, SHEET AHD GiIMHIZSD IRON, Rooms 8 ami 9,132 DeaiDorn-st., NEAR 31A I)ISON GALVANIZING-. The works of this Company now being in operation, they are prepared to Galvanise any of the following material: HOOPS and BAUDS, for Bar rels, for export. SPIKES, CHATMS, and AN CHORS. IRON COLUMNS, Gas Posts, Water and Gas Pipe. CAR FITTINGS, all lands. MALLEABLE IRON CAST INGS. PLUMBERS’FITTINGS. SINES, all sizes. COAL HODS, etc. BRASS, COPPER, CAST and WROUGHT IRON SHEETS and SHAPES. Wo guarantee perfection of finish, with prompt delivery. Inquire or address above offices, or J. Pres*t. CROCKERY. CHINA. &c. I MUST HAVE SIO,OOO GASH IN EXCHANGE FOR OHM, ililllY, * AM) ' GLASSWARE, BEFORE JAN. 1. Call in and Examine Prices. ALBERT IP I G LSI, Successor to E. C. LAWRENCE A CO.. Ho. 105 Btate-st. CUT THIS OUT. CHINA AND CROCKERY SALE. The pn;ot sale of Decorated and White China, Dinner and T<:a Knrra»ed and Cut Glassware, and Fancy G«v?da, will comnenc*s ca Monday. Not. Si), a; 224 West Madison.* t.. lormorlv orcur-i-d by Downs A Co. BAR GAINS WILL BE OFFfcKi-D. K. H. TOWNE A CO. «T. W. FAY, formerly with Orington Bros.' LADIESJ GO OpS. WiISMhiI TKOUSS-EAUK (French', Embroidered Lingerie, Ladies* Underwear, Infants’ and Children's "White Dresser?, initials, Hich Monogrammes, and Ladies’ Dresses Em broidered to order. STAMMS & FINE LACE LAUN BSRINS A SPECIALTY. We have a fine stock of Worsted Goods. V.Z.LASSAGNE, IMPORTER, S. 77, Corner WcMhj. sM Msok!. GENERAL KOTICSS. Sf.«EFsSsiTY MEIYEESAEY FESTIVAL. Tbc Annual Baur.not of this Society will tnk* place on MONDAY MVrINIXG, Not. 30, nt 8 o’clock, at t.ho SHIiRM/.N HOUSE. All uatloualities are cordially in vi‘ad to :?«rtic p.'ttr. Ticket* c m ‘.c had from any of the members of the So cist:’, at.d at the Sherman llmm*. UUBKKT UERVEY, President. JOHN* STFATAP.T, Secretary. NOTICE TO HOTELS, RESTAU RANTS & HOUSEKEEPERS. I have just received 200 green of Knives of all descriptions and qualities, which I will exchange lor old ones for the difference of plating only. 1 also have a complete stock of Silver-Plated Ware of all descriptions. Call at OHAS. BBESAISTGEE’S, GOLD AITD SILVER PLATER, IS2 STATJS-ST., UF-STAIRS. Person* bavins either the First* Second* Third, or Fourth Edition* of Dean's Interest & EaaaEion Eißsaeats (Of which arc <OO copies in Chicago), can exchange them for tnc Koition, groatlj improved, on Mon day and >’ov. 30 and Dec. 1. L. !>. <£ MOSKS KING (St. Lout*). Proprietor!, 152 LaSalle-st., Chicago. ATTENTION! Parties Interested ia Odell’# Subdivision at Washington Hr?i?h s will hsio a moi' ins Monday >’lvhr, ?»ov. CO, at 8 o t clnck, sharp, atBB4 Siate-st., o<»rnor Eighteenth. tXOUR. tq*;auv«! m'trrM apjatcrFissjv JjUOOII. To the trade we offer Flour, Fjcd, and Grain at the f al lowing reduced rates: Best St. Lonis Family Flour, $7.25; second best, $6.75; best Mlnno-scta Spring, $5.25; beat Wisconsin, SS.W); best Buckwheat, from the now crop, Sc.CC; Bye Flour, $5.00; Patent, $7.50: Hominy, $5.00; Oats, por bu (White), 60c; Oat*, per bu, Mixed, 67c; Com, per bn, Shelled, 77c; Cora In Ear, 77c. G. A. SMITH A CO., S6oSouth Wator-st. Mills. FH? WT Delivered frte. and every barrel 0 Cjy E 3 DJ warranted. Order at once and □ □ IJ3 Hi II secure a supply at the present Belli; of St. Louis, best White Winter. only..S7.CfD Garden StnttS Coulee Family White Winter... 0.00 Order on Postal Card, to bo delivered C. O. D. » COLVIN & SIODAKI), 7S West Van Burcn-gt.. Chicago. WAHTJEU. WANTED. A man of experience in Boston, How York, and forcien drygoods markets, wishes a position in a Western jobbing or package house. Satisfactory reference. Address K L, P. O. Box 2508, Boston, or B 42, Tribune office. CMlilil WANTED, Special, for Company. Ad dress. with psxtictdr.ra and approximate price, P. O. Box 140, Ciiicasro. FINANCIAL. THE STATE SaiisMlos, 80 & 82 LaSalle-st., CHICAGO. The Oldest and Largest Saving liank in the Northwest. M Uj Capital - ■ ■ $500,000 Snrjlns M -- - ■ 50,000 Deposits, Three and One-Half Millions. Business exclusively that of a Sav ings Bank. Interest paid on Deposits at the rate of 6 per cent per annum, com pounded half-yearly. Seventeen years of successful bus iness. Drafts in sums to suit on all prin cipal cities in Europe.' DR. D. S. SMITH, D, D. SPENCER, President. L D. GUILD, C. G. BDLKLEY, Cashier. Asst. Cashier. DIME smis^a«»u Cbatleral by ol Illinois. o’// Exclusively a Savings Bank. 105 CLARK-ST., Hetliodist Omrcli Block. Pays Six por cent compound Interest ca deposits. Paw books free. Any man, woman or child can deposit. This Bank is designed to encourage savings, however mode«r the amoQoi; and attends as chsertally to tboso having email iam as to persons of larger means. GEO. SCOVILLE, President. KELSKY iIEKD, Manager. NoTK-DepceiU made now are pat upon intoreet the fir?t of noit mouth BARCLAY, WHIES k C 0„ 80 TVASHES'GTCXN’-ST., Chicago. HANK or DEPOSIT AND DISCOI NT. Tho»ccoanUof Bank*. Bankers. Merchants and oth ers suliciuid, and special accommodations extended cuj- Icim.n. '1 oil graphic transfers of money made on New York and Bo- s un, aud cable : ransfers on London. l>;uw Drafts on the principal cities of Europe at LOW ES I KATES. SYDNEY MYERS, FI>'A>XIAI. ACENT, 75 Clnrk-M., ChlcuKO. Personal attention given to malt ing and managing investments for non-residents. MERCKAUT TAILOHIMG. J. LGITZERT'S TAILORINGS- HOUSE, 183 South Clark-st., WILL iiKE TO OEDER In a Btrli ß h and durable manner, of Import ed and loading American materials, HAND soils P iL M T All O O NT B At SB, $ 10, aud $1 2, ami HOBBY SUITS AHD OTIRCOATS From $25 to $-iO. Examination of Goods, Prices, and Sample Garments respectfully solicited. Open till 9 p. m. rURNITtJRE. pBHIOMABLE Furniture. W. W. STRONG FURNITURE 00., 266 & 268 "Wabash-av. Fine Parlor Furniture at a Sacrifice, TO CLOSE AN ACCOUNT. A new $250 Plush Suit, with nifties, 7 pc-, price BW. A handsome Turkish Parlor Suit- worts s2£o, price $<•»• A hue-quality Hair-Cloth ParlorSni:,coit A Walnut and Hair-Cloth Suit, 7 pc., price SSO. A Walnut and Hep Parlor Suit, 6 pc., price 4CO. lle-idepce. Mo Michigan-ar. APPLES. Per Barrel for WINTER APPLES, IX LOTS TO SOT. MoWILLIAMS & CO, 159 Son til 'Water-st. GEM APPLES FOE SALE. "We will sell for account of whom it miy concern. 1,373 barrels of Now York State Green Apples, now la store at 20 North Clark-fct. JOHN KLEIN A CO.. 202 and 2M Kinrie-at. LADIES’ COMMISSION BUSEAU. LADIES’ COMMISSION -BUREAU, 34 Rue du 4th Septembre, I ff* Cbestnut-st., Paric. | Boston, Mass. Under the direction of MISS. E E. WINSLOW, For the Transmission of Commissions to and from Lon don or Paris. Miss Winslow Intends establishing a branch house of tho “Commission Bureau” In this city.and will be pleased to see tho ladies of Chicago at her Opening of Dresses and Bonnets from tb* leading bouses in Paris, from Dec. 3 to Doc. 15, at 243 Warnm-av. (West Side), near Robey-st. Ladies haring comm, lon« for Paris will confer a favor by tearing them ns early as possible. REMOVAL. DES. "^7"AJj. GEO. E CESSING, Dentist, HAS REMOVED TO 3XTo- 174 S , . r I a -^ c Za3-S 8 27., Opposite the Palmer Hou*e. LAUNDRY. iaa: xt :kt g- jsi :o. 9 is LAUNDRY. O~fiCKS-lMDoarbsn:-et., IMMichlsaa.t., ICS Welt .MadtioD-il. A REIGN OF TERROR. Lawlessness in the Pennsyl vania Anthacite-Coal Eegions. Ku-Kloxism Rampant—Atrocities of the Molly Maguires# Biot, Incendiarism, Murder, and Rape of Daily Occurrence. Ten Men Assassinated With in One Week. But Little Attempt Made by the Authorities to Sup press the Out rages. Vice-President. Thirty Thousand Colliers Sour Out of Em ployment, and Many lore Soon to Be Thrown Oat. Prevalence of Fearful Destitution, and Apprehensions of Absolute Anarchy. Eight Persons Massacred by Es quimaux in Labrador. The Reign of Crime in the Anthracite* Coal Rcgionti of rcnn^ylvama* Special Correspondence of The Chuuino Tribune, Cekthalia, Pa., Nov. 26. 1871. A short time ago, the leading Catholic clergy men of Schuylkill County, headed by Fathers Michael Sheridan, Ashland; Joseph Bridgman, Girardrille; Edward S. Field. Centralia; Jo seph Koch, Shamokin ; D. O’Conner, Mabanoy Plano; Henry F. O’Eeiily, Shenandoah; Thomas Quinn and Hugh J. McManus. Potts villa; and ID. J. McDermott. Now Philadelphia, —sharply rebuked the criminal doings of THE MOLLY MAGUIRES, the organized outlaws who have for some years infested the anthracite coal regions of Pennsyl vania. Immcdiarely subsequent to these clergy men’s denouncement, the lit. Rev. James Fred eric Wood. Bishop of tho Dioceso of Philadel phia, published a lengthy statement, also con demning the lawless secret society. The Molly Maguires, becoming thoroughly en raged at this action of the priests, at once commenced to perpetrate ter rible and sanguinary outrages. Shamokin, formerly the home of Pat. fiaater, “ King of the Molly Maguires.” was first made the centre of operations. Incendiarism was quite frequent for a time, much valuable property be ing destroyed. lut the Mollies were not satis fied with this, and originated THE >VORS OF MURDER. One morning Mr. Ignatius Deidemau, a well known coal-operator, was discovered near a “ Drc&kor,” ten iblj* Blabbed and in a dying con dition. He was unable to describe his murderer or murderess ; and thus no one was arrested for the crime. Soon alter, John Bowers, an employe in a mill at Tameneud, was found In the mill-race. When the corpse was taken from the water, gaping wounds were detected upon it. Bowers had teen murdered and thrown into the race to cover tho crime. Not long afterwards, several corpses, so disfigured as to bo unrecognizable, were found in the Susquehanna Paver. Tbcu followed Thomas Close’s assassination, at Hslfenstein. Tho Molly Maguire, John Loeschcr, was arrested, and is now awaiting trial in the Northumberland County Jail, at Sunbury, where Mike Smith and Michael Gallagher, two notorious Mollies, are also languishing. It ia stated that these parties, with the assistance of their “ King,” Pot Master, have MURDERED NO LESS THAN TWENTY PERSONS. It was only a week later that Chief-of-Polico Simon H. Clowser was fatally shot, at Hazel ton, by Frederick Lapp, who is now serving out a short imprisonment. Mahanoy City, long rec ognized as the retreat of the desperadoes, was the next theatre of a terrible tragedy. Tho Mollies, determining on a grand revolt, started several dree in various parts of tho town. While tho conflagration was destroying the surrounding property, a riot was commenced. For como time the conflict was fearful. Finally the citizens conquered the Mollies, hut not until Chief Bur gess George Major received bis death-wound from a pistol fired by Dan Dougherty, who headed the assaulting party. Dougherty was arrested, and locked up in a hotel, about which a powerful guard was posted. Tho greatest ex citement existed m Mahanoy, as it became whis pered around that tho murderer’s friends would storm tho town and free him. Tho county authorities were telegraphed to, and a posse of officers, accompanied bv a company of troops from Sbamokin, arrived. Dougherty was manacled, put aboard a special train, and, in a little while, safely lodged in the Pottsvillo Jail. Since that time, the Mollies have indulged in numerous riotous demonstrations. the latest being on Saturday, Sunday, and Mon day nights last. In all these outbreaks, persons are wounded. The tioublo is not over yet. Father Maus, who made himself conspicuous by rebuking these disgraceful proceedings, has been the recipient of a notice to leave the town. Others have bad Ku-Klux .missives, illustrated with skulls, cross-bones, coffins, pistols, knives, and similar diabolical de signs, sent them, and threatening death if any further reflections are cast upon the organiza tion. A telegraphic operator, employed by the Philadelphia Heading Railroad Company, who bad sent a dispatch of the lawless transactions, for some one, to a Pottsvillo paper, was visited by the gang, and only escaped with bis life by telling the infuriated wretches that ho would take no more such dispatches. Dr. Carpenter, for some time a resident of Mahanoy Plane, made himself obnoxious to the Mollies.” He recently SUDDENLY AND STRANGELY DISAPPEARED. The supposition is that be is murdered. Elias Voder, another euemv of the went from his home in Pine Grove, about the time of Air. Carpenter’s disappearance, and he, too. has not been heard from. Near New Castle, where the Frankville merchant, Elias Testier, disappeared somewhat strangely, about a month since, various outrages have occurred. — tbo latest victim in that unfrequented and dark spot being an employe of the Philadelphia Coal and Iron Comuany. Serious riots have transpired at Girardvnlo, on the northern side of Broad Mountain. One of these happened on a Sabbath, between the Molly Magdiresand “ Sheet-Iron Men,” —a rival outlaws’ organization. The constabulary and citizens of Girardvilie turned out en masse, and, after a in which a dozen persons on both Bides were in jured, forced the ruffians from the ground. Last week, aaothor outbreak of a similar character took place at Lamiigau’s Patch, near Mahanoy Citv, One of tho participants, an Iriahman, was hilled at tho time, while two others, wounded during the fray, have since died. As ia customary Minor Criminal Items. LONG AND DESPERATE FIGHT, with tho Mollies, all three were buried secretly, as Bishop Wood has issued stringent orders that nono of these malefactors shall Do interred in consecrated Catholic burying-grounds. During tlio past week, Daniel Campbell was beaten to death at Tamaqua by two unknown men. A miner named Mohre, while driving a wagon in tho vicinity of Tremont, was attacked br threo men, murdered, and left upon the road. The corpse was found Sunday morning. Miners ville is greatly excited over the commission of a strange murder. Tho victim was secretly interred; but, so far. tho Pottavillo detectives have failed to gain anv clew, further than thofuctof thecrirae. Previous to these murdois. Prank Shcvlin and Henry Fisher were murdered in the upper part of tho region. The most atrocious deed perpetrated in Schuvlkill Couuty was witnessed at Pistiback, within tho corporate limits of Pottsville, the county-seat. While James Hunt, an industri ous and inoffensive man, who had been toPotts villo with his wife, making some purchases, on a Saturday night, two weeks since, was returning to his homo at Mount Toffee, a number of Mol lies attacked him. and BEAT HIS BRAINS OUT WITH HEAVY STONES. Mn*. Hunt was bound and gagged to prevent her giving alarm. Although this horrible trag edy was consummated within sight of tho Coun ty Court House, no arrests have yet been made. Gcntralia, which is known aa tho ** dark and bloody ground” of tho Middle Coal-Fields, has been tho ’ scene of numerous bloody dramas. Hardly a day or night passes but what a not or fatal shooting or stabbing case occurs. A short time ago, a school-teacher censured a Molly Maguire, and was shot. For this, tho would-be murderer received a slight punishment in the County JaiL Upon his liberation, he again shot tho teacher,—this time fatally. Since'then the murderer was shot dead by a relation of bis vic tim. THE VENDETTA 13 STZLZi 001X0 OX, and will doubtless not terminate until a num ber of persons are killed. Old and innocent citizens are subjected to tho greatest outrages. Several were recently compelled to leave tho place, because their liven had been threatened through tho agency of Ku-Klux notices. Opera tors and mine-bosses, against whom tho murder ers have taken a deep haired, are moetmg bloody and premature graves. All through tho region, this same state of affairs exists, and but little at tempt is made by tho authori ties to alter it. Tho representative journals are deploring this sad condition of things, and call strongly upon tho powers that be to take prompt measures to an cat tho rapidly-growing anarchy. Tho Miners* Journal, the leading pa per in the Schuylkill district, says it looks as if the davs of Pat Hosier, tho **Blocd-Tuba,” and Flour-Barrel Hotel,” —a retreat where victims wore decoyed end slaughtered,—were about to bo returned to. In Luzerne County, an equal amount of law lessness prevail*,—murders, crucifixions, and outrages of women, being perpetrated on tho principal thoroughfares of the cities and towns. NO LESS THAN TEN ASSASSINATIONS have occurred in tho Lackawanna and Wyoming districts in the past week. An order just issued by the Philadelphia «t Reading Coal & Iron Company, which owns and operates 100 collieries in this region, has closed all the mines except ten, and thrown 3.000 miners out of employment. The mines now in operation will shorlv be stopped. Work will not be resumed before Jaa. 1, and not theu should the Associated Coal Companies reduce the wages, as it is reported they intend to do a* th°ir meeting in Kow York next week. There are nearly 30,000 colliers unemployed in the various coal-fields of the State, abd'some per sons are apprehensive that the fearful destitu tion, which has a’read v created much crime, will eventuate in a revolution before long. Eight Persons 172 nrdcrcd by Esqul- inanx. New Tonn. Nor. 28.—A private letter from St. Pierre, Jlinualon, gives an account of a terrible tragedy which haa taken place at Indian Tickle, Labrador, on the night of the 15th inst. Tho victims were two families named Morrison, num bering nine persons, only one of whom, a girl, escaped. It ecems that of -late gangs of Esqui maux Indians have been committing robberies at huts and stores, and that after the capture of several of tho Indiana they wero publicly chastised bv whipping. Tho Indians sought revenge, ami on the right of tho 15th visited the dwelling of the Morrisons and shot and stabbed to death ei-rht of tho nine persons residing there. One Indian was also shot. Cot OH Cheaply. Svedal l)\*mtch to Th* Chicauo Tribune. Qctkct, lil.j Nov. 23.—Scott, known as u Scotty,” the man who was brought to this city about six weeks ago on suspicion of having been connected in the robbery of the First Na tional Bank hero last February, has been re leased, hia counsel having convinced the bank officers and tho Prosecuting Attorney that ho bad nothing to do with tho burglary. The bank was robbed on the night of the 121h of Fob-ii ary, and Scott satisfactorily accounted for his whereabouts up to the night of tho 13th. He gave the officers to understand that ho could furn.sb them with information that would lead to the detection of tuo thieves, and on the im plied condition that be would do so he was set at liberty. Ho was furnished a cheap suit of clothe*, and a small sum of money to get out of town with. About three hours after his release a dinpatch was received by tho Chief of Police here from the Detroit Chief of Police, asking that the prisoner he detained, as ho was wanted at Detroit, but ho had gone, and is now probably m Chicago or Canada. The polico of this dry were not informed that Scott was to be released. AttsicUcri 13 W STathcr xrltli an Ax. Svctal Jji-v (t‘ch to The Chicago Triaunr. St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 23.—1n St. George Township, Benton County, Tuesday last,' a farmer named Yeo Hicks was dangerously wounded by his owh son Sidney. Tho latter had promised to take a quantity of oats from his father’s granary. While ho was nutting up tho oats, the father came in and said ho had measured enough. A dispute followed aa to tho bargain between them, when tho young man seized an ax and struck bis father three times with tbe edge on the head, neck, and shoulder. The ax was very dull, else cither blow wou’d hare been fatal. Assisted by tho women of ihe family, the old man threw tho son down, and took tho ax away, when the son drove to Sauk llapids and sold the oats. He was there arrested on a warrant sworn out by his younger brother. Tho wounded man is over CO years old. He lost much blood, but his physicians think ho may recover. Ttic ?feat Trial of <*»e safc-ISiirg-lary Conspiratorf*-15 nmor that Ncttlcship Will Turn Male’n Evidence* Washington. Nov. 23. —Several of the princi pal memorialists say that tho whereabouts of Ncttlcahip, who is under indictment for the safe bnrglary conspiracy, and also Benton, who is under indictment for burglary, are known, and that they can bo brought hero again when wanted. It is said, too, that NeUlcehip will turn State’s evidence. Exclusive of the above-named persons, the trial at the December terra will be of Harrington, Whitely, C.eorgeE. Milos, alias Bliss, alias Albert Williams, and Albert King. Tlio Case of JEx-Scate Auditor .Hcll- rath* St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 23.—1n the matter of the numerous indictments against ex-State Au ditor Mcllrath, for malfeasance in office, Judge Hall, of the Court of Common Pleas, has quashed two of them, on technical grounds, un der the statute of limitations. The demuners to the rest of the indictments are overruled, and tho defendant ia required to plead. Weary Nafc-ICohbcry* Indianapolis, Nov. 23.—The safe of H. W. Hildebrand & Co., lomfacr dealers, was blown open about 4 o’clock this morning, and £6,000 in currency and £4,000 in United States bonds taken. The money was received by .Mr. Hilde brand yesterday afternoon*after banking-hours, and it ia supposed he was spotted by the burglars. Locked 12i* Keeper In, anti Departed, Ottawa. Out., Nov. 23.—Chester Campbell, alias Anderson, who was in jail for forgery, shammed sickness yesterday, and begged his keeper to make up his bed. While the keeper was doing eo. Campbell knocked him down, locked him inside of tho coll and escaped. NUMBER 99. STURGES. His Proposition to His Cred- itors. He Offers lo Pay Them in Full In Sixty Days. They Unanimously Accept an Unex- pected Offer. His Total Indebtedness is Forty- two Thousand Dollars. A meeting of the creditor, of "Corn Jack" Stnrges eras held in tho rooms of tho Commute, on Arbitration, Chamber of Commerce, yester day afternoon, to see if existing differences conid not bo satisfactorily settled. Among those present wore Chariea Brega, C. S. Fellows. Mr. Sibley, E. A. Banian, E. P. Morphoy, E. B. Sackett, C. K. Sackett, G. S. Williama H. O. Bae, J. S. Ward, C. A. Mair, A. H. Pickering, 'doses Jones, W, E. McHenry, A. B. Capron, J. H. Horlbut, A. Peters, E. P. Paisifer, Many Nelson, and S. P. Oldorshow. On motion of Mr. Stnrges. Warren Norton was called to the chair. C. M. Howe was appointed Secretary. said tho circumstances under which the meeting was called seemed to demand an explanation. The prime cause—the dollars and cents—was at tributable to an appeal which arose from a deal in the latter part of July, in which Charles E. Culver and others joined in prosecuting him. It was reported publicly on the Board that tho case would not ho decided for months; it was decided in the latter port of September, and, as ho believed, the intention was willfully and maliciously to bring about what the present meeting was called for. He would undertake to prove that in tho court. Soon after tho last of September, several of his creditors filed complaints with the Board of Directors, with a view of adjusting their claims against him. It was the duty of the Di rectory, to themselves, to him, and tho Board of Trade, to examine those charges; but, as ho claimed, through prejudice, tho claims were laid aside, and tho charges preferred against him wore tried first. It seemed to him that they could prejudice his case more by such a coarse than by any other. The meeting nas called by him when ho was under na disci pline whatever; and bo had called it at tho first opportunity afforded him, when it seemed that he was not attempting to influence rotes, and, as he said to a member of the Board, he would not h:wo done it before if all tho members had' voted for him. It had been said that he held MABGIN-TICEET3 which be bad refused to indorse, and that he had retched to indorse those held by others. That ho di.-clatmcd. Ho had indorsed every margin-ticket that be had been ai»ked to. in the case of Mr. Puhdfcr, who bad. $5,000 more up than his c'a.ra amounted to.be (Sturges) signed a mar gin ticket for $2,000, 'though he (Pulsifer) re fused vO sign down lujs $5,000; which, however, lie (Siurgcs) did not seriously object to. He said this m justice to himself. He had ONE PSOPOSZTXOS to make, wanting a little time. He proposed tc pav dollar for dollar. [Faint applause.] Th« security he had woe tho protection which the Board of Trade granted; !t was his own certifi cates supported by a bond. The margin certifi cates amouted to loss than the bond, and less than any one thought. He proposed to ap point as Trustee Mr. Asa Dow, presuming that ho would be acceptable to all his creditors, mid would indorse margins sufficient to cover any just claim against him o~i the condition that Asa Dow should hold them in trust for sixty days ; and if, at the cod of that time,ho failed to fulfill his obligations, Mr. Dow should use the margins to pjy his indebtedness—he agreeing to sign a paper to insure the payment. In settling bought in claims, a fair outside average should be the basds ; m the others the avenge would be 7 cents —tho market price of the day. In tha cases of Mr. Culver and Mr. Brega, he would arbitrate and settle in the same manner. Mr. Brega did not think that was right, aa there was an actual loss of money in hia case. Mr. Scargos replied that he made tho proposi tion voluntarily; ho was under no obligations whatever, so far aa tho discipline of the Board of Trade was concerned; but many members had circulated reports which were injurious to him, saying that, in tho event of tho case going against him. ho would not par a cent. All knew that he could keep every dollar in bis pocket, and they could not touch for two years at least. He, however, proposed to keep nothing, but would pay everyone every dollar thrri legally or rightfully belonged to him. Mr. Jones asked about •‘OATS." Mr. Sturges answered that his proposition ap plied to all deals. A creditor inquired as to tbs nature of the proof of a claim. Mr. Sturges replied that ho would take in dividual affidavits, whore parties bought in, that the coni was actually delivered. Mr. How desirod to know tho proportion of tbe claims that the margin certificates covered. Mr. Sturges said ho would indorse a sufficient amount of margins to cover all tbe claims, whether secured by margins or not. If there was §3OO over he would bb willing to let it go; but, if outside of that, bo expected his credi tors to indorse tho surplus back to him. Mr. Jones moved that the proposition be ac cepted. Mr. Pickering wished 310 RE LIGHT. Mr. Sturges said he would indorse the margins in blank, turn them over to Mr. Dow, and sign an agreement that they bo held in trust for sixty days from Tuesday. Mr. Nelson inquired tho object in asking for time: the mot gins were deposited iu bank, aa he understood. Mr. Starves rejoined that hia proposition was emphatic; it was ail he should make, being un called for from him, and all that any honorable man could ask of him. He did not'propose to argue u. Mr. Pulsifor—Where the corn was not bought in, tho market prico was lixed at cento. Suppose tho corn'wnff bought in; what then? ilr. Sturgps—l will lake your affidavit, and pav everything you lost in the transaction. Mr. Pickering—Where tho corn was bought the claim would be settled at the price paid pro vided proper proof was given ? Mr. Ftnrccs—Yes. that is it. Mr. Pickering inquired whether he [Starves] was not willing to appoint one or two additional Trustees ? Mr. Stnrgea thought one, and that Mr. Dow, was sufficient: Mr. Nelson repeated bis question about •rate. He could not see the object in waiting sixty duve when tho money was in the bank. Tho Tinstee was acceptable to him. The bank, as he had been told, was anxious to pay the money as soon as the checks were returned indorsed. He thought tho proposition traa eminently fair in every Bhapo and wny, but, if it was accepted, whv wait for the money? yfr. Dunban remarked that since Mr. Sturgca asked for sixty days it should be given him. Mr. Sturges said certain of bis creditors bad offered to take CO cents on the dollar; but be refu-ed to settle with them. He hod never paid any less than dollar for dollar, and did not in tend to do so as long ns be bad the money. They had heard his ultimatum, and could accept or re ject it. If the Directors had done duty four days age, they could hare forced him to pay, but now they could not. The proposition was then UNANIMOUSLY AGI’FED TO, and the meeting adjourned, all the creditors be ing in excellent humor. It is said that several of the creditors attended tho meeting with the expectation of being of fered from 40 to 50 cents on tho dollar, and hence they were agreeably disappointed. Tho total indebtedness of Mr. Stnrgcn on account of the .September deals u said to ba only about £42,000.