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TWENTY-SIXTH YEAR. NO. 9.
A BAND OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS VANGUARD OF KNIGHTS WELCOMED BY THE CITIZENS OF PITTSBUBG The Callfornians First to Beach the Camping Ground—Many Others Will Follow Bapidly PITTSBUKG, Oct. B.—Gorgeously plumed Sir Knights, the llrst of tho great l>o<ly of Knights Templar which will virtually own Pittsburg for the next six or eight days, arrived in l'lttsburg today. This van guard was the Sir Knights of the Golden State of California. The party was made up of the Grand C'ommandery, Its honorary aioort, California Commandery No. 1 of San Francisco and a score of nicml>ers of another commandery of that State. They arrived about 10 o'clock this morning and their arrival marked the great round of festivities that are scheduled for the com ing week. This famous contingent of Templars from the far West were met at the Union Depot and escorted to the headquarters of California Commandery No. 1, In the first door of the Carnegie oftlce building, by Pittsburg Commandery No. 1 and detach ments of tho other local eommanderies. The visitors were given a most royal wel come and greeting. The party numbers nearly 500 Sir Knights and a number of ladles. They left San Francisco last Mon day morning and have made the long pil grimage overland in a special vestibuled Pullman palace train. They were the, first to leave their homes and are the first to be welcomed by the triennial conclave city of 1898. The most distinguished guest of tho Callfornians was the Very Eminent Sir Reuben H. Lloyd, who will he promoted at the Grand Encampment to the highest position within the gift of the assembled Knights—Grand Master of the Grand En campment of the United States. Grand Master Thomas will arrive over the Baltimore & Ohio Railway from Balti more this evening. The F/xecutlvo Commit tee will assemble at the Baltimore & Ohio station with the entire Second Division, Including Pittsburg Commandery No. 1. Allegheny No. 35. Ascalon No. 59. and Du qnesne No. 72. and will escort the Grand Mastei- to his hotel. Captain Wm. R. Heckert, who has charge of the Commandery drills next Wednesday, announces that there will he nocompetltlve exhibition, the late war with Spain hav ing called many Knights Into the volunteer service. This fact comes as a great dis appointment to the Knights, as the com petitive drills have always been a feature of every conclave. The program for the Schennly Park ex hibition next Wednesday will be as fol lows: Drill by bicycle corps. Swift's Brigade of Allegheny, Detroit No. 1; St. Bernard No. 85. Chicago; Louisville No. 1; Handleman No. 12. Cincinnati; Damascus No. 16, De troit. Two other drill corps may take part. Three drill instructors from West Point will act as Judges. The Commandery will be presented hardsome banners. The com manderles are the most expert of the or der. St. Bernard of Chicago has captured prize after prize In drills all over the coun try, and has the reputation of being the most perfectly handled body of Sir Knights in the United States. Boomers for Louisville as the meeting place of the Twenty-eighth Conclave are perfecting plans for a vigorous Pittsburg oampalgn. Two large rooms In the City Hall will be devoted to the use of the Bourbon State Knights as "Boom Head quarters." The Grand Commanders of Kentucky will have the support of DeMolay and Louisville Commaivderles Jointly and the assistance of other representatives from all parts of the State. M'INTYRE'S CASE Argued and Submitted for the Court's Decision DENVER, Col., Oct. B.—ln the court martial trial of the Rev. Jos. P. Mclntyre, Chaplain of the battleship Oregon, today, the attorneys on both sides summed up the evidence and made their arguments. There were no sensational features devel oped. The court took the case under ad vißement. According to the custom In court-martial trials the finding of the court martial will be sent, with the records of the trial, to the authorities at Washington, who are reviewing the case and who will make public the decision reached. CANADIAN COMMISSION Adjourns to Meet at Washington in November QUEBEC, Oct. B.—The International Commissioners are preparing to leave Que bec as quickly as possible, and it is doubt ful If a majority of the commission will be present at the meeting to be held Mon day. Senator Fairbanks and Lord Hersohell have given out an official statement Jointly as follows: "The High Commissions have made con siderable progress with their work, but It has beep found necessary to obtain further Information on some points, which Is not Immediately available. The commission will adjourn Monday, October 10th until Tuesday, November 2nd. It has been agreed th»t the next meeting will beheld at Washington. D. C." The commissioners positively declined to make any further statement concerning any feature of the commission's work. Several of the Canadian newspapers print the statement as coming from official sources that the Bering Sea pelagic sealing ques tion has been settled. It Is stated that the United States government will purchase the ships and equipment of the Canadian seal fishers on condition that all British rights to Bering Sfa be surrendered, and that two appraisers, one from the United States and one from Canada, have been named to llx a price upon the property. No official verification of this statement can be ob tained from the United States commission ers. SEVENTH REGIMENT Will Leave San Francisco for Home on Wednesday •f SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. B.—The ♦ ♦ Seventh California regiment will ♦ ♦ leave for Los Angeles on Wednes- ♦ ♦ day. Captain Pratt has everything ♦ ♦ In readiness, so there is nothing to ♦ 4- prevent the regiment from going ♦ ♦ home, unless orders should come ♦ ♦ from Washington to keep It In per- ♦ ♦ vice; but of this none of the sol- ♦ diers are now afraid. The trip will ♦ ♦• be made over the Southern Pacific. ♦ The arrival of the transport Valencia and Ohio has Increased the speculation among the men as to what troops will go first. No orders have been issued by General Merrlam assigning any of the troops to the Senator. It is now certain that the Third battalion of the Twenty third infantry and the Oregon recruits will not go on her. Two battalions from one of the other regiments, yet to be se lected, will be sent on the Senator. This transport will probably get away by Saturday, and possibly before. The Ohio and Valencia will be ready to sail In ten days. The Indiana and Newport should be here on any day. On these five vessels over half the troops can be got ten away. Cheaper Than Board TACOMA, Wash., Oct. B.—The Washing ton and Alaska and the Alaska Steamship companies today met the cut rates made yesterday by the Paolflc Coast Steamship company. They apply from Puget sound to Skaguay, Dyea, Sitka and other South eastern Alaska points, and are $10 first class and $5 second class, the lowest rates ever made from the sound to Alaska. These rates are lower at first clas» 'than Tiding on a pass, not including mealts and ex penses of bed. They are announced to ap ply on the next steamers to leave port, and may be changed any day thereafter. Good Templar Grand Lodge SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. B.—The Califor nia grand lodge of the Independent Order of Good Templars Is to convene In this city at 10 oclock Tuesday. The session will be held at the Howard street Methodist church, whose pastor, the Rev. John A. Wilson, D.D., is a past supreme representa tive, having been Initiated to the highest representative body of the order at Boston, as a delegate from the state of Delaware In 1874. The session will continue four days, closing on Friday, after Installing the offi cers elected for 1898-9. More Steamships SEATTLE. Wash., Oct. S.—lt was an nounced today that a steamship line will be established between Puget sound and Sydney, N. S. W., via Honolulu. The first steamer, the Garonne, will leave the sound December 1. She will be followed ona month later by another vessel. The line will be operated In connection with the Great Northern railway. THE PILLAGEN INDIAN AGENCY AND VILLGE ON THE BANK OF LEECH LAKE i THE HERALD PILLAGER INDIANS ARE GREEDY And Want More Whipping Than They Have Had Tilt GOVERNMENT SENDS NO TROOPS » Governor Clough Says That He Will Call for Volunteers, Arm Them and "Let the War Department Go to the Devil" National Guardsmen Called on for Duty Associated Press Special Wire. ST. PAUL, Oct. B.—A Walker, Minn., special to the Dispatch says: General Bacon received from Marshal O'Connor today a request In writing to re move his entire force to the Leech Lake to reinforce Lieutenant Hum phreys there. A great many reds are gathering around the lake, and the troops will be in a better situation at the agency to pursue those who are the cause of the present trouble. Uls a mistake to say or think that the trouble is over or the end in sight. C. 11. Beuuiitu, who has all along taken the Indian side of the controversy, admits today that the Indians arc- far from pacified. Bog-Gan-Ah-Mah-Ge-Shig, chief of the Bear Islanders, told him last night that he feared the withdrawal of General Bacon from the scene of the fighting would make it Impossible to control his young men, who were responsible for the trouble. The Indians think they can drive the troops away from the woods and prevent them from pursuing the Indians in the forest. The chief of the Bear Islanders says he fears his young men will go about in bands of two or three and do a great deal of mis chief to settlers If they do not get sufficient force of Indians together to attack the sol diers. General Bacon was allowed to leave with his force yesterday because they could use it as an argument with other tribes to join with them, claiming It was a retreat. General Bacon will keep his head/quarters; as Walker, and Colonel Har bach will be In direct command of the forces in the field. Four Indians were turned over to Marshal O'Connor by Gus Beaulleu. Today the Indians at the agency began a conference among them selves, and will keep it up for three days. Indians frightened the people of the latter place last night. Alt 11:30 a. in. 200 men of the Third Infan try, under command of Colonel Harbach, went aboard the steamer Flora and Leila D., with a large barge In tow, for the agency. It will take about an hour to make the trip. The entire command will go into camp and await developments. Gen eral Bacon has placed sixty men of Com pany I for guard duty In town. General Bacon says that while the In dians retreated to Bear Island after the fight, he Is jiot at all satisfied that they have enough. In case of a general up rising he will Inaugurate a winter cam paign against them. He says that It may take a thousand men to finally subdue the savages. He believes that the Indians would not put up much of a fight during the cold weather, and would be subdued or cap tured. WANT A GARRISON Walker Citizens Ask for a Company of Regulars ST. PAUL, Oct. 8. —A Walker (Minn.) spe cial to the Dispatch says: Matik Wauk and Bap Dway Weh Dung, the two In dians captured at Sugar Point on Wednes day, were tiaken to Detroit today In charge of Deputy United States Marshals Morri son and Tallman to appear before the United States Court Commissioner. The Marshals were Instructed in case of an atttempt to rescue the prisoners anywhere along the line of the Brainerd and Northern Railway to shoot them. Tha citizens have held a 'meeting and requested the County Commissioners to appeal to General Bacon for military pro tection by stationing a company of regu- LOS ANGELES, SUNDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 9, 1898 lars here for some time. The commission ers will wait upon the General before he leaves for the agency. Luthrop. a station nine miles below here, is apprehensive of an attack. Sheriff Har dy went there today with rifles and am munition to supply the citizens. Indian Agent Sutherland has received a telegram from White Karth Agency stat ing the Indians had held council and would not go on the war path. The troops embark for the agency today. CLOUGH DISGUSTED If Troops Are Needed Will Call for Volunteers MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. B—The govern ment has notilied Governor Clough that it has revoked the order putting the com panies of the Fourteenth Minnesota Vol unteers at Duluth and at St. Paul under his orders. He had all preparations made to send tho Duluth companies to the front at once to protect the settlers and was ar ranging to mobilize the remaining com panies at St. Paul. He supposes that the revocation Is due to General Bacon's mes GOV. D. M. CLOUGH, Who threatens to call out volunteers and to tell the war department to go to the devil. sage saying that the trouble was over and that there was no more danger. He adds: "I shall pay no more attention to the War Department. If necessary I will is- Bue a call for volunteers, arm them with such guns as I can pick up and let the gov ernment go to the devil. I am tired of doing business with Washington. There Is too much red tape about it. Orders are issued one minute and revoked the next. I am not an alarmist, but it is the safe thing to he prepared. I will reassure the settlers and perhaps prevent an outbreak." The Governor has received a message from Mayor John Nevers of Uraitnerd say ing: "I have just returned from Walker. Indians concentrating at Leech Lake in large numbers. Think they held council last night. Situation looks grave." W. P. Street wires the Governor from Bemldil, west of Cass Lake: "While I do not regard the situation here as alarming, our people are much disturbed. If you could send the authorities two hundred stands of arms, they would be gratefully received. Red Lake Indians reported Ir ritable." NO MOVEMENT The Soldiers Are Beady But No Orders Come ST. PAUL, Oct. B.—At army headquar ters today there is an air of expectancy but no movement. Tho First Battalion of the Fourteenth Minnesota Volunteers, Ma jor Schaefer, has been ordered to assemble at their various company headquarters and await orders to move, and the captains have reported all ready to take the trains, airangements for which have been made, so that all four companies can be placed at various points around Leech Lake within five or six hours. A letter received at rhe army building today dated Friday from a reliable lumberman near the Leech Dam, says the Indians there are restless and there is serious danger of depredations. There are at this dam ten soldiers and four or live civilians, armed and ready to protect government property. They have well protected quarters and can hold their own trgainst any ordinary attack. The State will try Its hand at helping to protect the settlers. The battalion of artillery militia men will reach Cass Lake today, taking the place of the Fourteenth Regiment, whom the government felt necessary to reserve for use under regular army orders. The greatest danger Is still believed to be to the scattered settlers and lumbermen. Many have already reached the towns, al though some have sent for additional arms and ammunition, and will try to protect themselves and their property from marauders. The situation is still serious. MEN BESFOND National Guardsmen to Frotect the Threatened Settlers ST. PAUL, Oct. B.—Nearly 200 additional troops will be scattered about the scene of the disturbances near Leech lake within a few hours. Two batteries of National guardsmen were sent up to the governor for the protection of Cass lake settlers. At midnight a special train with ninety additional regulars from the Third regi ment at Fort Snelllng started for the north. They will be there by morning and will be placed by Gen. Bacon where they can best protect the country. This will make 400 regulars in and about Walker and Leech lake. Reports from the scene of the trouble tonight Indicate considerable uncertainty. The dancing in Bear Island is kept up, and it Is looked an as one of the principal causes of apprehension. Many Indians have been seen going from other parts of th reservation toward that Island.! Wheth er they will Join with the comparatively small number of the Bear Island Indians is not known. The Bear Islanders are claim ing a victory over the soldiers, and this m«y bring recruits. Some of them undoubt adly are going peacefully to the agency, as ordered to, for they are accompanied by their families, which would not be the case were their Intentions hostile. However, a small number of Indians could do much damage before being captured or killed, for the swamps and lakes are so numerous and the general conditions such that sol diers unacquainted with their surroun4 lr.gs would be unable to cope with the sav ages. An Indian is authority for the statemenl that their loss in the fis'ht of Wednesday was six killed and two mortally wounded CAMP OF CHIPPEWA INDIANS This some Indian says they want to fight the soldiers but not the citizens. BACON'S BEPOBT Of Results of the Battle at Bear Island WASHINGTON, Oct. B.—The following message has been received at the War De partment: Walker, Minn., Oct. 7.—Adjutant-General, Washington: Replying to yours this date, report that I telegraphed you on the sth, lith and today, forwarding details. I now report, accompanied by 8u men, Third In fan'.ry, U, S. Marshal, Deputies and Indian Agent and police, went on the sth to main land north of Bear Islnnd, Leech Lake. After arresting leading Indians, my com mand was attacked by a force of Bear Isl nnd Indians. The tightlm; lasted from noon until dark, the Indians being beaten back and presumably left the mainland during the night of the. sth. Yesterday a few stray shots were fired Into camp and sur rounding underbrush. The Marshal, In dian agents and most of the civilians left by steamboat at the beginning of the fight. My casualties are: Killed—Captain Wilkinson, Sergeant But ler, Privates Znlbel, Onsted, Lowe, Schwal enstcoker and one Indian policeman. Wounded—Sergeant Ayers, Privates Tur ner, Dally, Wicker, Brown, Bushay, John son, Zcigler, Francom and Deputy Mar shal Sheehan and one Indian police. Total killed, seven; wounded, eleven. The Indian policemen concealed themselves at the opening of the fight and were shot by mistake by my pickets In the night while trying to escape In a canoe. BACON, Brig.-Gen. Orders to Begulars WALKER, Minn., Oct. B.—Gen. Bacon has Just sent the adjutant general the fol lowing telegram: Under authority of the secretary of war order two companies Fourteenth Minne sota Infantry, now on furlough at Duluth. to hold themselves In readiness to tnke the Held at once end report names of officers and number of men. See governor about designating which; also order chief com missary to prepare for shipment rations for twenty days for the two companies. BACON. Brig. Gen. These troops will be used to protect set tlements in the northern part of the state. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Named by the National Democratic Chairman INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Oct. B.—George Foster Pcabody, chairman of the National .Democratic Committee, has appointed the following Executive Committee, who will have charge of the work during the cam paign : John C. Bullitt, Pennsylvania; W. B. Haldeman, Kentucky; Joseph Bryan, Vir ginia; J. P. Frenxel, Indiana, L. C, Krath off, Missouri; W. R. Shelby, Michigan; J. A. Falkner, Alabama; W. A. Martin, low i; J. J. Hanler, California; Gordon Woodbury. New Hampshire; Georgo Foster Peabody, New York. Opposes the Caveat CHICAGO, Oct. X.—The Federal Ppatent Commission in session in tints city has rec ommended the abolition o£ tho caveat, on the theory that the caveat law, which en abled an American to privately disclose his Invention, has outlived Its usefulness. It was contended that as the caveat law was useless In protecting patents in the United States, and a source of annoyance to foreign governments, it should be re pealed. Commissioner Forbes stated that nearly 1900 caveats had been filed last year. PRICE FIVE CENTS YELLOW FEVER CASES INCREASE IN NUMBER AND IN SEVERITY Railroad Traffic Interfered With, and Business on the Verge of a Shut Down MEMPHIS, Oct. B.—The yellow fever stu uation throughout the State of Mississippi is assuming grave proportions. The infec tion may be said to be general throughout the State, as there is no section that has not been visited. Three interstate railroads have practically suspended business and several short lines are on the verge of a temporary shut-down, due to the lack of business. Twenty thousand or more peo ple have hurriedly left the State and are refugees in northern cities, eagerly await ing the approach of cold weather. The disease continues to Increase stead ily In Jackson, Miss. In Louisiana NEW ORLEANS, Oct. B—The following Is a recapitulation of fever cases and deaths reported In Louisiana up to 9 o'clock] tonight: In the city of New Orleans 62 cases, 11 deaths. Harvey's canal, 14 cases, 3 deaths. Franklin, 210 cafes, 7 deaths. Wilson, 247 cases, 4 deaths. Houma. 8 cases, 1 death. Baton Rouge, 22 cases, 2 deaths. Clinton 2 cases, Plaquemine 3 cases, Jack son 22 casc3, Bowie 1 case, no deaths. In Mississippi MERIDIAN, Miss., Oct. B.—Twenty cases of yellow* fever are reported from Hctttes burg, -Miss., a town of about 8000 Inhabit ants 110 miles' north of New Orleans. Jackson.—Jackson's daily report of new cases of yellow fever is increasing. Ten were announced today, but no deaths are reported here. Two thousand or more ne groes in the cordoned district arc without means of subsistence, and the relief asso ciation has begun to supply them with necessary provisions. A special train leaded with refugees for the north left tonight. WHITING'S ACTIONS Fully Approved After Trial by Court martial CHICAGO, Oct. S. —A dispatch to the Tribune from Washington says: Captain Wm. 11. Whiting, commanding the monitor Monadnock, was subjected to a court of inquiry by order of Admiral Dewey, and the record of the Investigation has been received at the Navy Department. The court was detailed at the instance of ex-Minister Sewall. who reported to Ad miral Dewey that the Monadnock had re mained at Honolulu en route to the Phil ippine Islands longer thar was necessary. It was expected that the Monadnock would reach Manila on August 13th, that being the date estimated as about the time the vessel should reach its destination. The ship did not enter Manila Bay until August ltith. It wao hinted the reason for the delay at Honolulu was that Captain Whiting's family lived at Honolulu, and he tarried with them regardless of his du ties elsewhere. Whiting married Miss Ah Pong, the daughter of a wealthy Chinese merchant in Bawaii, who returned to his Asiatic home after settling a large fortune upon his brilliant and beautiful daughter. The court of inquiry has made a report, which Admiral Dewey forwards to Wash ington with his approval. It is found that the delay at Honolulu was not longer than was absolutely necessary, and that no wrongful action attached to Captain Whit ing's report In his command of the ship. The department will probably approve the Hiding. INDEX * TO TELEGRAPHIC NEWS * + * •fr Surgeon Giffen, irr command at 4" 4. Camp Thomas hospital, testifies be- 4" 4* fore the war inquiry commission, and 4» 4. finds no fault with the management + 4* of the service. 4» 4. The Seventh regiment will start for + 4. L,os Angeles on Wednesday. 4> 4» New York day celebrated at the 4 1 4. Omaha exposition; Dr. Depew makes 4 4. an address. 4> 4. After a two years' struggle the 4> 4- Oregon Republicans elect Joseph Si- 4> 4. mon as United States senator. 4> 4. German feeling grows more favora- 4> 4. ble to Americans; Philippine annex- 4. 4- atlon Is not only not opposed, but is 4. 4- distinctly advocated by leading pa- 4i 4- pers. 41 4. The draft of the state ticket ar- 4. + ranged to suit the taste of Secretary 41 4. of State Brown. 4, 4. Salisbury said to be very sulky over 4. 4> the outcome of his foreign policy; + 4> another big cruiser ordered to the 4 -4> Chinese station. ■ 49 4. The Saxton murder at Canton In a4> 4. fair way to be cleared up, as the little 4. 4. testimony taken seems to connect the 4» 4> alleged murderess with the crime. 4. 4. The navy departments figures show 4> 4- the late war to have been the most re- 4« 4. markable In history, considering the 4» 4> casualties and the results attained. 4.