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' " " * " " " " " \ T y' u < i w. TB" I Tv V \ m m" . T A * V * * * < & 1 k . .Asr -v - < JB IHE OMAHA DAILY & * TWENTIETH YEAH. OMAHA , SATURDAY MOENING , JANUAEY 3. 180 ] . NTBLBEE li 0. : Tourteeu of Them With Ocivalry Saddles in the * Hostile Camp. SIGNIFICANT REPORT OF THE SCOUT. J [ The Soldiers Olosig in on tlo Hostllea from Every Direction , [ MILES TO SWEEP UP FROM THE SOUTH. jJJicoke Marching from the North and Oarr from the West , &TAVELVE HUNDRLD INDIANS FORTIFIED. 'H Crack Company HcccUcs Ordcrw to 1'rouucd to Cliailiun llnplil niillHtincii ts Made General Cell ) ) ' Oder. PIVR HintJF Aorscv , S. D. ( vh Kush- 'fllle , Neb ) , Jim. 2. [ Special Telegram to THE Bit , ] A scout Just lu from thcbostllca BUJS that fourteen cavalry horses , with sad dles and other equipments on , weie bi ought In to the hostile camp list night , by young warriors. The scout henid the hostlles mike remarks to the effect that thciocio four teen lens soldiers to light and that they , tbo hollies , lost only tv.o warriors in getting the fourteen cavalry noises , etc. The scout's report lias created a new scnsa- lion here , which is being folkwed up by in creased nctlvlty around military headquar ters. That the intelligence means that a bnttlo or skirmish bus taken place In which Biooko orCuir's ' command has lost muu tlicro is Uttlo doubt. C. II. .s ori tiKJii.Jusii. Clipjcnno Hostile * Ill-ported to JIavo Mndo a Hush on Cari'H Sooitts. PINI : Hmor. Aon.NOi , S. D. , ( via Hushville , Neb , ) Jim. 2 [ Special Telegram to Tin : Bui 1 After the arrival of the scout this morning , who brought the report thnt the hostlles had Just brought fourteen cavalry with bridles , saddles , etc , into their nip , nnothei scout brought n second lepoit to the effect that n sUrmish 1ml occurred _ Scout No U said that ho had learned that Cbovctnio hostlles had made a rush upon a squad of Cnrr's Sioux scouts on Grass cicck last night und had killed ccvcial of them. Grass creek Is n siml ! and nearly dry stream beginning eight or ton miles noith of here nnd runs about ten miles noith nnd empties into White river , ftboat eighteen or twenty miles 'nortbbf * Wd jdcd Iviifo postofllco , tbo site of last MoJ v\y's hattlo and In that ncirictuit.v . of which Carr is reported as now in cnmp When the scout asked whether any soldiers vvcioengugcu In the skirmish he was told there \cre , but that they took v cry llttlo piutin It number of minor reports , such as nro brought by government emplojcs Invatlous parts of the reservation , have oomo in during the day to the cfTcci , that the country teems to bo alUo with squads of tl Johostile scouts. As jet the authorities , vo been unable to got nt the report regard- lug the cavalry horses in tlio hostile camp al though this report iccarding an attack by Oiiojcnno hostlles scorns to somewhat verify and indicate that soldiers v\cro Killed in the tki rails h on Grass creek last nl ht. General Miles today thiew the troops out Into permanent picket Hues upon the top of rlilKcthatcnchclcs tlio agency valloj , and Is having rillo pita and hoard shelter built for tl.oiu tboono for use in case of attack and the latter to bhcltor them while off duty. In Other wouls , Instead of thoiurcnoy ImllJings Eurioundlng the soldiers , the soldleis are to surround the agency. Tha goncial is , by the way , receiving many letters fiom self-styled phlhmthioplsts , proffeilngadvlcons to the proper disposition of the hosttles. Two of \voundcdhostllos taken prisoner after the Wounded Knee bnttlo died today. They had few mourners among tuo Indians. : The wounded soldiers passed qulto a com fortable day. Attending surgeons say they never saw moio frightful wounds In their lives , tbo close range at which most of the wounds vAcro received having icsultcd lu un- usunl laceration , Beginning tomorrow n dally bulletin -will lo Issued by these in charge of the hospital , which will bo much appreciated by these having friends among tlio wounded. I called on Father Crafts this afternoon nnd found him sitting up in a chair and able to conrofbOquite freely , although not to any great length. Ho now seems to bo out of danger , very much to the surprise of even his physicians , Ho ts In the Catholic school Louse hero at the agency and Is receiving ev ory attention. Tbo body of Miller , ono of Iho government herders here , who has been tnlsulng for some tbrro dajs past , was found tovorol miles west of the agency today lid- died with bullets. Companies A and II of the First Infantry arrived hero tonight Troops of tbo Ninth cavalry nnd two companies of tbo Eighth in- fimtry hnvo Just been sent to "Wounded Knee postofllco to co-operate with Cnrr in forming the west side of the big pen that is teen to close on the hostilcs. . The cavalry camp which General IlrooU U'lms kept , a mlle south of the agency , was tonight ordered Immediately moved close up to the ngoncy by General Miles. A contract was let evening for the burial of the hostile ) 'filled at thobattloof Wounded Knee , ) per The work bcflus at S o'clock tomorrow Jiiornlngand the war department foots the bill. A nuinl'cr ' of the bodies have already bacn cared fur by friends of the suddenly deceased. AU ofllclul count vvlll , however , bo made of t those found ami vvlll prove of interest to the public as well as o necessity lo the govern- incut. 'iho boJIosof the dead Iiullnr.s will all bo burled in ono big grave. Spechl Indian Agent Cooper will accompany the contractor run ! make n count of tlio corpses for the ben- efltof the department of the Interior. Ihero iv 111 probably bo another big event in this vicinity within forty-eight and possi bly twenty-four hours. C. H. CiiE SEr. ALf HIIADY T A Hi llnttlo Hxpcutoil Nonr Pine Kiduo Agency Soon. Hismiti.u , Neb , .Ian 2. [ Special Telc- gr.un to Tnr HBF. ] It Is dcilnltcly known that hostlles to thu number of about twelve bundled nro fortlllcd near the mouth of Whlto Clay cicck and that General Biooko ivith n detachment of troops is swinging round to the notth of thetrt. General Cair s supposed to bo approaching from the \\est \ , nd General Miles , It Is slid , will nalio a d.ish from the south The force thus life-aged is thought to bo ample for antnhtlat- ng the entire baud , unless ssmo unforeseen duplication or mlifortuno ailscs. Ambassadors from this hostile camp have , galn today been suing for pence , nnil offer- ng lo suriender their arms. It is not known ore whether the terms will bo planted or not , hut the genoinl opinion pro- ails that inluwof the recent action of the obeli in slaughtering the tioops while under flag of truce , there is not much weight to bo iven to their piesent pretended repentance. That the hostlles have been largely reln- 'orccd within the past two days hero Is no longer any doubt ml tbcro seems icnsonablo giound for uniois that some Indians from other agon ies in the Biltisb possessions ha\o joined hem Men piominent In the scrvho of the gov ernment now opcnl ) piccllct n getieial Indian , vur lasting , perhaps until next summer. Ono f these parties said to mo today that : io should not bo surpilsed if oluntecis would bo called for ocforo the rouolo is finally settled. A icpoit has just icached hero by courier hat n foiaging party of Indians fiom the main cumu on "White Cluy attacked last : iigbt the ranch of Douglas Points , a few miles to the west , killed him and drove away his -(00 ( cuttle. The rumor lacks olllclal con firmation , but seems icliablo neverttieless. It Is also curiently reported hero that .horols a gieatiowlu the camp of the hos- .iles , the contention being as to the advis ability of surrendering. This also Is not continued , but came through a hall-breed coutier who claims to have just armed from the hostllo's camp. Till : mid Classified llst of Those Hurt in All KtiuiiKCiiieiiM. PINI : Ilmon AOBNGS. . D. ( via Ilushvlllo , Neb , ) Jan 2 [ Special Telegram to THIS Hr.r.l Following is a revised am' supposedly perfect list of soldleis wounded at thu battle of'Wounded Knee nsgiven mo by the kind ness of Captain Dr UvvIng , diiect fiom the medical report , completed this morning. Sev eral cnoi swore made In the two previous lists ow inc to the ncco-isailly hasty manner Iri'whlc thoy'weWraTidob 'tn'oTnicers'dur * Ing the twenty-four hours immediately suc ceeding the b.ittlo. Particular attention is called to the fact that it was r'lrst Lieuten ant Mnnn and not Wann who was wounded ; not Adam Meter but Adam Ncdcr ; not Thomas Hirvoj but Thomas Ilnian ; not Trod V/odor but Fled Yoaor ; not Hugh Mc- OlnnU but Hugh McUuinncss. \VOUM > CI > . Sm en th Cavalry , Compiny A H UEI wooi > , Auviv II. , chest mi d left arm DI'NCXN , K ( .11111 , through face GUIUNUTOS , EHVIST A , , first lieutenant , right arm shattered at elbow. MiMAHAV , DIMUI , light foot. Niwu , ADAM , light shoulder. Company H Luwis , iAHAM > , right wiUt. TOOIIEV , WILIIVM , sorgcint , light ankle. WAIIU , JAMES , beiL'cant , thice stabs In back. McKivzEi , Joiiv , left shoulder. STONU , Ilium , loft wrist. Company C Giirtv , WIUIIM H. , loft thigh , wounded in the llesh. 1 SciiiuvKii , BUMS , Doth thighs. Company D YOHK , Gtouoi , left shoulder , serious. Company C Tum.i : , JOHN V. , sergeant , light shoulder. Company I LOVP , CIEOUOE , sergeant , right chest , so- rlous. HowAun , IlnMir , left shoulder. HUT , Gonon , light knee , seiious. THOMAS , HAIUN , loft thigh. Company 1C Ci.uroN , Hviiiir L , corpoial , light chest und aim. MtitTtN , CmusTornru , loft leg , slight. YOUEK , TIIKII , light shoulder. MtUu'iXNrsy , IIcoii , loft thigh and right nrm. nrm.D D fH , "Wn i.i v , right nnklo. Si'UiVAS , Kiuii \ A. , left shoulder , se- ilous. Sviru , r. B. , calf of light log , serious. UMIOTT , d'uounr , nsjht leg amputated , gel- ting on nlcnly. CnuiSTKN ov , Jotr < ; client. C 'ii'nF.I.I , Ciuui.ir , quartermaster scr ceant , t-avaliy , mouth rirst artillery , compiiiy K HAWTUOHSI ; , II , L , ilr.it lieutenant , left groin. Correr , JOHN , not wounded. Second iufnntr/ Monday's fight nt Piuo lildgo ngcney , conipnny D HAHIHX , TIIOMVC , llesh wound In leg OKI'.XCII , HOIIFHT , lleshound In loft thigh. Seventh cavalry , Bounded in the light six miles west of the agency at Clay cicck : CUAISSKX , PCTEII , company C , left buttocb , serious , ICiiihrvTiuciVIUIVM S. , company D , tight log. Noi.i' . , RICH vim J , , compiny I , right foot. KKIIN , WIII.IIM , company D , fnue , serious. H VOM ii , TiiHouoitP , company K , loft atiklo. MiJMH3 I ) , llrst Uoutonunt company K , bad wound In right side , near front , nm extending around to near spinal column. WFLLS , interpreter , nose badly cut a1 Wounded Knee. FATIICII CKAIT , priest , stubbed m back and fingers. TO 5TJfllOXF : , O er Iho Order Out Compaii ) U. PHSMOST , Nob. , Jan. 2. ISpochl Ttlegram toTiirlluE. ) A flutter of excitement wa cicatcd iu the city today when It becarai known that Company 12 , Nebraska Natloua guard * , WHS to go to tbo front and take par in the Indian war CapUilu Percy % \ns yes terday iiotitlca bj GoveniorThajer to bold tils company ready to mo\o nta mouieut'x ! notice , hut this order was uot llual and U wns scarcely thought probable tint the company - pany would bo called upon for service In the fieldThis This afternoon that Idea was dlsuelled when Inspector General Ilotchklss ni rived from Lincoln nt 4 o'clock bearing the follow ing which was Immediately delivered to Cap tain Percy : J.INCOI v , Jnn S , H91 Spochl Order No. 3 rnpttiln U 1) 1'iTc-y ' , Commander Company K , i list Keiilinent : Von vvlll movornur company January. ) , Ii > 'M , by way of tlio irtkhorn Valley railroad to Oliniiion , inking with jou tlncu d ijs rations and other siippllis for u n of tlio coinimny A V. I'Ol.r , Adlutant. When it became known fora certainty that the company would bo compelled to do HoldU-r's uutj some of the solicitous patents of some of the fatnt-lienrted mcmheis nro said , upon good authority tolmvo offeicd as high ns J.VK ) for a substitute But Captain Percy positively refused to cntcitain any idea that any of bis command , tbo company now holding the governor's challenge cup or tbo second time , should remain nt homo vhllo their comiades were serving tholr ountry In cairjing out the deciees lu the tern arbitrament of war The company assembled at the armory to- ight in full uniform. Adjutant Colo's order vns published and the command oi'tcr ' to re- > ort at U o'clock tomorrow morning Inspce- or Ilotchklss luldicssed the compiny Ho aid theio wns llttlo probability th it It would ) O engaged in any conflicts ; that the prlncl- al reason for the cull to duty was to allay ho fears and to protect settlers In northwest Vcbraski IIo thought tun compiny would ot need to bo absent moro than ten or vvclvodnvs. The nimoryw.is packed with omig men who were anxious to enlist , Ill/ens nnd old soldiers , the latter having a void of encouragement for the boys. There verr thirty-one memboisin the company nnd line enlistments wcro soon made , so that the ompanygocs forward full In numbernud plcndiuly equipped fora slcgo. Inspector iotcklss has ten days' rations ready forshlp- nent , nlso camp stoves and other com en- ences. There are a good many anxious and nd hearted mothers und wives iuFicmont onlght. swn:3i : T& of TinMXLITI.I. jong Pine's Conipnny Will Kcinnlii Kiomoiit'H Soldiers Ordered Out. LINCOLN , Neb , Jan 2. [ Special Telegram o 'Jni' Hi 13. ] Owing : to the nearness of iOng Pine to the scene of the Indian troubles Adjutant General Cole this morning ordered bo Long Pine company to remain nt home 0 protect their fellovv-cltlzjns. The com- mny at Fremont was ordered instead to jo to Chadion tomoirow , taking with thorn .luco days' rations. At Hay Springs , Cap- nin M. Pinch , in addition to keeping up 1 regular picket guaid with his Company , has raised nn independent coinimny of fifty men , twenty-live of whom are mounted and are scouring the suiroundlng country on the lookout for the "lostllcs. Ux-Captnlu Brown of the G AH. Is in command of the Independent company , r'inch informs General Cole that great con sternation prevails in his town and hundreds of tcriitled settlers nro llockingthoio Today jcncrnl Colby Informed the adjutant general .linthis men vvuo willing to light without l > ay. Coinpnii } II Going to Goidon. TCKA.M ui , Neb , Jan 2. [ Special Telegram to Tin : Hi r -Company J II of the Second regiment , N N G. , under command of Cap tain C 1 ? Beck , will leave Toknnmh tomor- low moining en route to Goidon , Neb , via Hluir. Conipniiy U AHS-mlfllng. BEATiucr , Neb , Jan. 2. [ Special 'ielo- gram to THE liun.l Captain A. A. Heed , commanding Company C , First regiment , Nebraska National guards , received tele graphic Instructions this evening to hold his comp my at the armory ready f of imincNdlatc service ugalii8ttlio > lndians.-Tho'compaiiy'ls assembling tonight. Conipnny 1) Awaiting Or Icrs. LINCOI.V , Neb , Jnn 2. [ Special Telegram to Tun BI.I : j Company D ot the state guards vva ? ordered this evening to prepare to go to the front at a moment's notice. Gonoinl Colliy't ) Off.-r. BnATmriz , Nob. , Jan. 2. iSpecnl Tele gram to THIS Ui.i-Gencral ] L W. Colby , commanding , has tendered the free use of the First brigade , Nebraska National guards to undertake tha guarding o ( property and life on thu Nebraska frontiers , near the scone of the Indian war. The general only asks that food nnd ammunition bepiovided tbo brigade and that the bojs vvlll take their chances with the legislature in securing an nppropii- atiou for payment. Kvoryliorty Wniits to Pi ( hr. LONO PINF , Neb , Jnn. 2. [ Special Tclo- gram to TUB DDE. ] Captain W. J. Court- right of Company G , Second regiment of the Nebraska National guards , received a tclo- gram on January 1 fiom Governor Thajer ordering him to got his company ready to go to Chadron. Hverything wns excitement for n while and notices were sent to all the members of the company and they all responded nnd reported for duty by noon January 2. There were thl ty-six members nnd tqn moro enlisted for ninety days , and twelve moro were about to take tbo oith nnd enlist for ninety da > s , when an order was received from Goveinor Tbnvcr countermanding the previous oiuei and requiring the company to stay in Long Pine and vicinity. Thov are icquired to bo In readiness nt moments notice to go to the front. The feelIng - Ing up In this bcction toward the Indians is such that theio is no trouble In getting voluntecis nnd plenty of them. The question of fear has qulto U ft the settlers In tno northwest , but a desire to remove the cause has taken Its place and every person who can bear aims is desirous of going to the front. A Cull Tor Pie LINCOLN , Neb , , Jan. 2. In response to ur gent appeals fiom tbo inhabitants of North western Nebraska for protection against marauding binds of Indians , Governor Thayur tonight sent telegnnhlo instructions to commaudcrcs of the militia at Fremont , Con tr&l City , Ord nnd Tekamah to leave on the flist train with their commands for the scene of action. These troops will bo divided between the towns of Chadron , Gordon nnd Hay Spi Ings. The following order was also Issued I Ounoral Colby , CoinmiindliiR 1'lrst llrlgndo , Hint rice. Nob. Or.lor . jour command to nlnoo Itself In ru.tdlnois to in i roll on short notice , llr order of commimdor In chlof , A. V , Uoi K , Adjutant General Should the militia comprised in tills brigade bo ordered to move as now seems probable , practically the whole of the Nebraska Na tional Guard will bo centered on the frontier. Til r. KSTI31.1 TE1. Tlio CoiiimlHHlonrr Speclllestlio Money Neoo ttrj to Foi-tl the bloitx. WASIIINOTOX , Jan. 2 , The commissioner of Indian affairs , in compliance \\lthurcqucst from the secrctaiy ot the interior , laid before - fore that oniclnl amended estimates of the amounts required for the subsistence nnd civilization of the Sioux for the tlscal year 1SU ! , tlmt will enable the department to fur nish the Indians with the rations prescribed by the agreement of February 2 $ , 1S77 , The commissioner states the estimate for the sub sistence of the Sioux now before congress amounts to gUOO.OOO. . This should bo in creased to (1,100,000 In order to enable the ofllcers ( o comply with the directions of tbo president and supply fully the rations stipu lated to DO furnished under the agreement rtforrcd to. The commissioner also says the item of . 000 for the subsistence nnd civilization of tno Northern Uho cnnes and Arnpahocs should ho Increased to J.Vi.tXHJ so ns to proi Ida tticm with the sumo subsistence as the estimates for several tribes of bloux The item for In- i diiiu ( wllce is increased from tKVi.OOU to $ .110- I OOJ. to increase tbo force bj the ad .litlon of twenty-flvooniccM nndSTiO prUtito soldiers at Inrgor snlnrles. An lU-m tf ; flfiO.OOO Is sub mitted for Irrigating dltchovou Indian reser vations , nlso nn Item of $ .V1,000 , for Irrigation purposes on Pott Hall rcscmitloti , Idaho ; also $00,000 for the erection of slaughter houses and tlio Issue of tatlons needed on many of the Indian reservations. TiiiXK TMII : tfoitsr Js onit. : Secretary fioulor nlitl ( loncrnl Soho- 111(1 on tlic Inillnn Ti-iiuliltvq. W \sntvoToV. .I.ui. ! . ' . ifipoelal Telegram to Tun H K r , 1 Secretary Proctor nnd Gen eral Sehoilold both expressed the opinion todiy that the backboiioof the Indian war In the northwest wns broken , nod it would bo but a fo-v dnys before the scttlerswouldhavo assurances of safety. Tfcoy acknowledpo that the desertion of some ot the lHomilies about the Pine Hldgo ngenoy and their loca tion in the bid lands looks embarrassing , but tlioy bellcvo that the next move of the military will i onto the worst of theouemv nnd bring about n speedy termination of the dtltleultlcs. General SchoTTSld ventured the opinion that It was the Intention of the In dians to nmko war. Ho thdught the dances nnd the Messlih craze in the flr-it plnco wore Intended to bo harmless , but during the past low dnjs the Indians had crtms to the conclusion - / sion that they wcio to bo ! disarmed for nil time , nnd , not having sufhVient provisions , they foaicd suffering from1 the \\unt of food nnd theieforopiofeircd to light their nay out ot the situ utIon. Secret iry Proctor snldi ] the department \\ould fuinlsh moro armh to the settlers threatened by the Indians If deemed neces sary by state ofllcors , nnd that the governor of Nebr.islw and South Dakota need not host- tate to call upon the department for assist- unco if an omeigcncy should arise Theio is nothing In tha ofllclul atmosphere nt the war department to indicate that Gen eral Miles' course of conciliation , or rather pe.icoful force , Is not entirely npproved by the picsidont , the secretiry and General Scbolicld. Ills dispatches ire received nnd liled without iepljuud overvttiing goes to show that this trio of authorities is peifectly complacent over the situation ana Its man agement There Is a strong puty In favor of n moro decided stjlo of hostilities , such , as thov claim , \\ould li'ivo prevented the trouble nt Wounded Knee creek n few days ago They say thnt n single assault with intent to kill if necessary would precipitate a battle so full of lasting benollt that the loss of n few men less than were killed the other day would not boregaided. The theorv of thl's argument seems to bo based on the bcliof thnt n dead Indian is nver so much more valuable to the govoinmeilt than a captured one or ono cajoled Into subjection 'Ihe Crook peonlo nio loud in their claim that if General Ciook had been iili\o the trbuulo would have been finally settled w eeks ago On tts falhcr hand the Miles faction -and the dllToruices between the two have not been healed by the death of Crook contondthatsurhncainpiign as that which Is bi'ing conducted by the com mander now at Pine Hidgo 4s not only feas ible , but the only proper stjlo of warfare , every condition being regarded. Thev argue in lobuttal of the "dead Indian" theory that the Sioux can bo easily subjected nnd ro- tuincd to their reservations if the proper moans aio employed , and they think the piesent campaign is the only way to accom plish that end. A ivnr department official was asked today where wns thut cordon of troops that uns ready to close on the hostile Indians at a moment's ' notice , and his reply was this "Oil , that cordon business was all non sense. How can ! t,000 soldibrs form a cordon for over three hundied mllosl If the reports nro true that the frlendlics''Jiavo joined the hostlles , leaving nothing bab\nd but oquiws and children , tlioio will no n-'opetition of the Ouster massacio. Miles' end oil his men cannot help it. You see , tlia redmon uro at honio inwtho hilla , ail , ' * uAi j'.ioof'Just' as well in waiter ns In summer. The soldiers , on the other hand , nro ham- poted by their hoavv clothing , nnd , although they are good shots , they me not In ft with a band of desperate Indians The fact is , the Inalans never will lemain contented ns long ns the Indian agencies are political appointments. An Indian agent knows ho must make his pile in four-\curs , and (500 ( pounds of beef weighs only 100 pounds ns n result. Then the Indians go liungiy nnd get restless and nro easily led off by the light loving bucks. If Hill Cody had been let alone ho would have settled the whole trouble. A parley and n council of warwould have resulted In a thorough understanding of what the Indians complained of nnd the friendly Inclined Indians could have been located. You see , the Indians hnvo conrl- dcnco in Cod ) and ha could have reasoned with them. Crook had their confluence , too , but Miles and every other armv officer can.do nothing with them but fight them , and they may get the worst of It after nil. " C11.1WS VIEWS. Ho Says tlio Indians Are the Victims ofUnsoriipuloimVliltcH. . Nuw YOIIIC , Jan. 2. The New York Free man's Journal vvlll publish tomorrow a letter from Father Craft , the Catholic missionary who was piobably fatally stabbed in Mon day's battle. Father Craft said that in the beginning the Indians hoped for much niO from the government to cnublo them to become como Hko the whites. They were , however , ill-treated , mocked nnd discouraged in every way. Instead of being wards they have felt they vvoio the victims of unscrupu lous politicians , who bonouttcd by their mis ery. Father Craft adds : 'I know w bat I say , for I have shared their sulTciings for rainy j ears In tholr dcsinlr General Ciookbiought them hope Their conlidcnco In him led them to hope that thov would be able to realize their hopes. His death was their death blow , and thov know it The Inlians nro not fools , but men of keen Intelli gence. Iho reduction In rations increased their fears. Uven the Indians protested against cruelty. Mr. Lee , who took the cen sus , made ginvo mlstnkos. Ho counted less than the real numbers und made false re ports of piosperity that did not exist. It is not lo bo wondered that the believed in tlio Messiah , whom tnoy at ilrst doubted and lls toned to every deceiver who promised hooo. Interested white took advantage of this state of affairs and bowled for troops The army indignantly protested npalnst the false state ment : ! , but had to go to the scene of the sup posed dancer. Interested whites persuaded them that entire destruction was aimed at , and the Indians ran iivvny in fear and do spalr. Father Jutz claimed them and 1 btout'ht them back to the agency , and the kindness of General Brooke convinced them of their safety. The ccnOrnl'B plan to send Indians after these still out was good , and would have succeeded If the'&oncrni was left alone. Just as a tree can bo-tracea from Its smallest bunch to its root , so can the Indian troubles bo traced to starvation and the mis ery of the Indians. " In conclusion Father Craft nrralgnod Com missioner Morgan in severe terms. General Brooke's Ofllolnl Ilcpnrt , 'WASiujiOTOv , Jan. 2. Ucnoial Scholleli this morning received a telegram from Gen cial Miles , dated at Pine Hldgo Agency January 1 , saying that 8WO Indians , Incluil Ing about six hundred bucks , are now en camped in the bad lands about 11 f teen miles from Pine lildgo Agency. All avenue of escape are closed by tioops. Genera Miles sajs tbo Indians ha\o gathered some cattle and provisions and appeiar to bo deter mined to make their light for supremacy n this point. He says ho will make another cfiort to get them back to the agency withou bloodshed and In order to do so ho lias oslab llsbed u iVL-ulur sleiro. General Schotleld says there is no truth la the report thut Geror.il Brooke is rollovci fiom command iiL I'lno Hideo. ' Genera MUCH , ho added , tin's charge of the campaign and has btatlonc-d himself ut the most lonven lent point for general communication will his forces. hottlorn Appeal for ( 'retention. LIMOI s , NVb. , Jan. 3 [ Special ToK. . am o TUB Bnr J Gonenil Miles has telegraphed Governor Thnycr that It would give conll- cnco and protection to these settlements to nit companies of thostato troops along the pttlements near the reservation. Iho rov- rnor has also icceivcd the following tele- -rain from the shctiff nt Hushvlllo ! Itusiivti.i.t , Neb , , Jan. 2. To Governor 'hayert Our pcoplo med protci'tlon nt unto , /mi i > ou stud a nutinllon of HID nationtl nurds ? People nr lraliu tholr bonus. K J Ho'-jsc'iiANt , Sheriff , Goveinor Tlmjor sends the following reply : Ijtsroi.v Ni-b. , Jnn 2 To n. J. Hoscncrnn . "liorlir , Hushvllli' , Neb : llavo ordi'tril two oinpanles to Uuslixllip.lll git them tin ru is soon nw possible1 I'orroopondctit of \ \ orld- luinld telegraphs Unit Uushvlllit ptnplodo lot want mlllti i. .Inns M. THAI MI , Comnm mlor-ln-'lilef OnoconiDinv goes from Ord and one fiom Central City. Gordon Jct iinincd. Gonnos , Neb , Jan. 'J. [ Special Telegram oTiu I5ir ] The battlogiound on Wounded Cnce Is only about eighteen miles fiom this ilaco. Having bauds are icpoitcd deprodat- ug the northeast. The town authoiitics limo elcgraplicd Governor Thn > cr fora company f state troops to help guaid the town niul irotect the settlers Goidon Is the nearest ) olnt on tl'oiadioad ' to tbo scene of opera- Ions. Uvoiybody is excited , yet dotcimincd o piotect life and piopeity lo the lust. Iluj SjiliitH Alarmed. IUr SPHIN-OO , Neb , Jan. 8 ( Special "elegrain to Tin ; lnu ) ] Hundreds of pconlo no llocKing to the town. Chinches nnd chool houses nro crowded Ur Martin is icro arranging to supply the destitute. IliiHlivIlli ! Appeals to Iowa , DI.S Moists , la , Jan 2. Governor Boles his afternoon icceivcd the following tele gram : liUhilvit.t.r , Nib , Jnn 2 , Governor llolos : lend ono or t o hundred nuns for settlers on loundary of this county linpobilblo to get inns fiom our governor. All nut. Will bo to- ponslblu for and rot uins line b > nd iiiiiinunl- lon If guns aio other tlnn 4" > or M cullbi r. K. J lto-miA < Hliutir Govoinor Holes is not at homo , pd tnllitaiy red tape pi events tlio grunting of the 10- liiest , as it is not sent by the governor of Jebiaska , The adjutant general has a largo lumber of old COcalibio nnd tbb.1 model Springlleld lilies \\hicli could bo issued to ho people of Nebraska. State militiamen uo discussing the rumor that they will bo called upon to boar guns. A Wjominir Boare. MrniNo , AVjo , Jan. 2 [ Special Telegram o the Drr. ] Tv\enty-nvo wagons of Indians , lumbering about ono hundred nnd liftv iravcs , camped on the Hello Foueho livci , twenty miles west of hero. Itisiepoitcd bv a courier Just im ived that they aio headed 'or this town. Civil engineer D P Weeks , on construction work , with a paitj of foui- tcon men , who weio quartered hcie , licet the country on todnv's train and iv ill establish leadqunrtcrs at Aurora , Neb They packed "our tcnti. and their oftlco outfit In less than .hlrty minutes in order to get away on to- dav's tialn. Tlio citizens mot todnv and hnvo oiganl/od coinpitiv of rangers nnd have asKel the fovornor fora supply of arms and ammuni tion. They w 111 send put toinoi row a number of scouts and try to sec , if possible , what the Indians intentions aio. JT.1ZV1& JUXJl'JMSIOX O.V ,1 HO IT. Plvo Men Killed and the HII Severely Injured. POKTSMODTII , O , Jnn , 2. The t wtioat this noining , killing five men and severely injur ing Engineer Hens. The dead aio : FHANIC PEKKY. BUN LAWSON. JAMCS SWA1L. J. SHAW. JAMES QUAY. 'jo JTIIK K Tlio Attorney for Kcan's Crodliors necolvpH nn Oft'or. CIIICAOO , Jan. 2. This evening Attorney Major , representing the cieditors of S. A Kenn , received a surpiislng offer fiom the assignees of the insolvent banking ( Inn The oiler was that the creditors would bo paid 2" > per cent In c.ish by February 1 nnd 15 cents later , making the settlement , aside fiom the secured claims , 50 cents on the dollar. This on condition that Major agrees to drop all legal proceedings. Ho will ac cept the offer , although ho cannot sny any thing about the cilniinal piocecdlngs , as ho has no interest in them. Miner bald ho would notunilcitnVe to say how the assignees could piv .IS cants when by their statements they had declared that not moro than f > per cent could bo raised at onto. Ho loft the im pression , however , that ICean's friends came to the icscuo. Kcan's liabilities aio * 100,230- 000 , of which three fourths arosecutcd. Negotiations rrouiluc : rrnnqulllty. LisnoN , Jnn. 2. In a speech from the throne nt the opening of the cortcs today the announcement was made that the negotia tions being carried on by the Hritish and Poitugueso governments ptomiso to result in tlio maintenance of tianquil tclations between the two countries. Declares CntliolluH Must Orjianl/o. PAIIIS , Jnn. 2. Bishop Tropplo , at a iccop- tion given to the cloi uy , declared Catholics must orgntmc , not as a puty , but under the direction of their bishop , and wrest fiom the free-masons nnd f ice thinucrs the lights and liberties of which they had been deprived , Invincible ! u Pilson , DDIII.IV , Jnn. -Special [ Cablegram to Tun ULC.J A prisoner who nas Just been released from confinement in Down Patrick prison gives the following account of the daily occupations in Jill of his fellow i > isoiv ors who belonged to the secret society known as the "Invluclblcs. " Joseph Mullet , ho says , supervises the book-binding department nnd has charge of the piicou llbriry Mc Caffrey vv oiks in the laundry. Fill Hairis , Lauranco and Hanlon p tss their time in at tending to business iu the tailoring depart ment. O'Hrlcn ' and Mnronoy are intoiested In the workings of the nhoetmklng dcpait- ment. Dan Uelaney is a , feature of the car pentering depaitmont , and James Mullctt is vailously occupied in doing odd Jobs about the prison , _ _ Itlvcrw. PiTTsnuito , Pa , Jan. 2. 'I ho river tonlghl is 22 feet and rUIng slowly. Hovoial ice gorges passed down. The PlttiburgitVebt - crn tracks are covered , but it is thought Iho cold snap has stopped Iho ilood In time to snvo the uaniago hero ut least. Heavy wash outs are reported on the I'nnhandla and Wheeling & Lake Shore loads in eastern Ohio. On the Chai lesion W. Yn. , division of the Ilaltlmoio & Ohio bridges nio in danger and the river is raging People In the low grounds nio leaving. At Johnstown serious alarm exists tonight he cause of a laico amount of ice on. the liver several miles above tho.clty. Hit ; Strike of I'OIHIHJ Ivanin MlnorH PITISIILIIO , Pa , Jan. 2. Thirty coal millers ors along tbo Monongahola ii venire now Idl < on account of a sttiko foran advance in the price of mining Thrco thousand men are out and tha strikers claim that the strike will bo general in a few dnj s. AITOONA.PU , Jim 2 As a result of the refusal of the operators to grant the advances demanded by the miners a number of the men are out through all the Cleaifleld and ( inliltiiuln districts. .Sixteen thousand men will probably go on a strike Monday. Illglivv tjiiiun Hanged , Miss , , Jun 2. Fanner Fox , while returning from Meridian , wns held up nod robbed , by a white man named hhnrp and n negro named Ilurnsldo noith of Phila delphia. onicors " rested the nctfio nnd a neb hung him It ow iiimorcd that Sharp v us later captured > * ' mobbed. ItlG Itl T ' V AKir YOltli. 4 * * : "iftli Avoiitio ' iti r ami Other Propi'ifi. Uti'tird. NK\V \ YOIIK , Jnn - Shoitly after the losoof "Clcopitr.V 1(1 ( o Fiinuy Davcn- lottcompinv at the Pivcnuo theater to- ilglit tlio VMIS discovert \ that biilldltiK * t spiead with marvcloui > ldlty nnd befoio OUR the rifth Avenue' tor , Hermann's icvv play house , a do/on 'es and n whole dock on Hio.uluny ueiein Humes. A stiff wmd wvs blowing nnd In plto of tbo utmost cffuits of the 110 department the buildings mentioned above were gutted. Tlio Stuitevnnt bouse \ns thicMtencd and great excitement pie- ailed While the lire was at its height thcio \cieslx explosions of gas In the rifth Avo- me tliiMtci , which blow Ula/Ing timbers In 111 directions , setting tire to adjoining build- tigs nnd nearly c luslng the death of n dozen lieinen All the piopeity burned belonged to the Jilsoy estate 'Iho total d image lo the rifth avenue the.uor Is estimated nt MOO,1KX > I' ' ° r- Heiinan lost his propel tr In his new theater , nnd the stocks of six or eight stoics in the lock on Uieadwny were very badly dntn- airoa. At''Mfi ' ttio fire in the Sturtcvnnt house was under contiol. 'Iho loss to the Fanny Davcnpoit compiny will amount to ? Tii)00 ) ( ) t la Impossible to gl\o nn estimate of the other losses tonight. As fur as learned no lives were lost. According to the Herald six firemen lost their lives in tlio Fifth avenue theater. At 'A Ifi a m. tl o Iho was still burning. .1 A o r. i / ; L t : i : i j ; A T. Two Nohle Iioi-d" \ \ III Haco from Ijoioriter and Milton-Slow bra v. LONIION , Jau 2 [ Special Cablogiam to I'm : BI.I : . ] Aiiangemcnts for a moro than usunllj inteiestlng spoiling event , in which the "upper ton" is pirtiiuliul } inteiested , nro being completed The event rofoired to will come olt some day eaily in Maich next. riio exact date will ho decided upon shortly nnd will be subject to weather inllucnces. It will consist of a twenty mlle driving nice tilong the load between Leicester nnd Mil ton-Mow Dray , in Leicestershire The piin- cipils in this race will be Hour ) Cecil , lifth ciil of Lonsdnle , and Ch irlos Ili'iirv John , twentieth call of Shiewslniii and Tnlbot In nddition to the cclobiiti of the dilvois the Uetnilsof the rnco which will bo fora 1m go stake , lend in l < test to the coming event They nio ns follows : 'Ihe first live miles will bo di iv en In tuinouts di.iwn by hoisos In sin gle hiuni'ss The seccnu live miles the noble drivois will bo behind paiis of hoisas , for the thiid live miles thov will guide n coach while ildlng postilion fashion \vlthnpniiof horses , und llnullv the carls w ill mount the boxes of the com lies nnd will inco the last live miles of tlio twenty mlle course while di iv ing four in hand us mail coaches. ' 1 ho noveltv of this flu do sicclo nice is de lighting fashionable London nndltispioba Ulo that upon the day of the iace the imid bo tweem Leicester nnd Milton-Mo vvbniy will bo inod with the equipages of tlio fnshlonnble spoiling elides , lor everybody seems anxious to soothe ! } V ' o calls distinguish themselves. Milton-Mow'lJrny vvlll borOmembeied as being noteil for its cheese nnd roitc pies nnd for bdng the place where the stables of the famous fox hunt nn > located ' 1 is/ , i on Itoloini. Pnstii , Jan 2. [ Special Cablegram to Tin : Brr.J Ex-Piirno Minister Tis/n , Is a speech congratulating Piemier S/apuay on behalf of the liberal party , eulogized Count Sznpa- laj's service and promised hlmsupnoit In his projected liberal loforms Herr Tisza condemned the sv mptoms of religious Intolei- anco vv hit h have appeared and slid that the liberals would not permit of the state pie- solving institutions which Count Andrassv created to bo destroyed Heir TIsya added tint un\ attempt made to weaken the libeinl party would bo futllo. Donth 11 ill. Lovnov , Jan. 2 Alexander William King Inke , the noted English historian , is dead. PAHIS , Jan 2-Alphono Poyral , ricneh author and senator , is dead MANCIII-STFH , N H , Jim. 2 Hon Daniel Clarke , ono of the most prominent chniactois in the political history of New Hampshire , is dead , ngca eightj'-one. Niw x'omc , Jan 2 Admiral Mason S Cooper of the Htijliau navy , the oldest son of Hear Admlial Cooner of the United States navy , died In Brooklyn today. Tlio AVuntlii'r F n coast. For Omaha and vicinity Fair ; warmer. For Nebraska. Wai iiiur ; fair ; winds shift ing to southnlv. For low a wanner , fiili ; winds shifting tosoutheilv. For South Dakota Fair , w aimer in north east , stationary tompciatuio in southwest poition ; southoily winds. In Deny , SHIACUSK , N Y.Tnn. 2 Vice President Uano of the Whllman &B.UIIOS Manufactur ing company , which Jolnod the Atnciican Harvester company , in nnintoi view today denied the ixpoitth.it 10,000 men would bo dischniged by the new company. Troasiirj AppoinliiiontH. WVSIIINOION , Jan 3. Tlio socrctnry of the treasurj today appointed A. L , Drumniond of Now York chlof of the secret service di vision of the1 treasury and Henry Hand of Wisconsin chief of a division in the fifth .auditors ofilcc. 'Iroiilili'K , lloitrov , Kan. , Jan. 2. Olcason , C Co , general merchants , assigned today. Llabill tics , f'tSOOOj assets , $20,1100. , Minnii-rov , N. Y Jan -Frank H Mil ler , paper mill , has assigilcd. Liabilities. 5SO)00. ( ) _ Tbo Ohio Hlvcr Itninpint. CiNciNVATr , O. , Jan. 2 , The Ohio liver Is ilsing from Plttsburg to Caiio fiom six to seven inches nn hour Dclow Cincinnati the winds nro making the liver so tough ns to seriously hinder steamboat travel. Pour I'crROiiH lluinoil to Death. COIISICAXV , Tex. , Jan , 2 , The Avenue hotel , a wooden structure near the Cotton Belt depot , buined lustnipht Mr nnd Mrs McDanlel of Mrdrogor , Tex , an unknown man and n boy polished , Minnesota County Treasurer Holibcil. BuffAio , Minn , Jan 2 , Two masked lob hers enlered the ofllco of the county treasurer urer of Wright county last night , knockoi ! the treasurer senseless and taking fGuO ) Jlod , No duo to the robbers. Unfilled to bn l.vlrtcd , , Jnn , 2. Tbo C'allcdonlan railway companv today nttcmptccl to evict tlio strikers from their homos Iu Mothorwell , bu abandoned it under the display of fore made by tbo strikers. A Famllj olTivo I'm/an. Los'nov , Jnn 2. A family of flvo poisons tramping thiotigh the country woio foutK near Cambridge thli morning frozen to donth A Iioiililnna Cm , La , Jan. 2C , a. Houvo , a prominent oltlzou , was assassinated tom/r on the street The murderers escaped CERTAIN STATES NEED MONEY hnt is the Reason They Want the Diroofc Tax Bill Passed. iTRONG ARGUMENTS BEING ADVANCED. Tlic lloiiHn Will Probibly ( Jive tlio Shipping Mill a Hearing Tucs- ilnVtTlio ' > \ - I'ostnl Tele- WASIIINOTON HniKvir Tin : O\tvtu Ilnr , 1 NTit STIICBT , > 1) U , .Inn 2.1 \ strong nrguinpiit Is being piesontcci to ho house lommltte on rules In fnor of iho nily adoption of the direct tav bill The ui'ssuro comes mostl ) fiom iviivsentntlvos | ifvnilous states dliectl.v intcu-sted In the doptlon of the me.isme 'I hey mgtio that Ids money should be voted Into thovaiious tale lieasuiles , RO Unit the states tuny bo hie to mnko proper exhibits nt the world's "air. Tlucoor four states which would ro- 'civotho ' liugest boiu'llts fiom the adoption if tlio bill linvocmptj tiensurles , ' und it Is u god that unless something Is donotogivo hem some remlv cash they w 111 not bo able o unite piopor ix'iirc entatlon nt the world's ' air The committee on rules lefiiscstoox- iress nn opinion as to whether the diioot tax illl v\lll bo taken up for ronsldei itlon The cpublii'iiushavo pledged thoiusclvos to the iuppoitof the n casuro bj pushing it vigor- Jiislyin tno i > nst two or Unco congrossrs , but ho condition of the surplus nt this time has ed the committee on inles to delay notion , ind If the bill Is not pressed to ilnnl con- sldeiatlon it vvlll be beamsc the coiiimittco on inks believes the sut plus will notwniinnt hoexpendituie. TIII sun UNO nm , . HeDiesentatlvo Fauiuhiir of Buffalo , who s the pi Inclpnl author of the shipping bill low bi'foio the house , snld ted U that the muse would piobably give a hearing to this iieasnro on next Tucsdav , 'Iho bill , ho stntod , would llkelv be given twodius for lob ite , und it wns Ids opinion that It will iiss if to "U'hllo the picssed a vote mopo- sitions contained In the measiuc , " said be , ' 'nio bioad , thc'io is no necessity fora pio- .ongcd debito , for the leason Hint It luul jcon deliatod foi several months bj thopiess and its pro\lsions and intentions nio familiar tocvcivono Tbo piinclples of the bill weio made issues in the icpubiKan cnmpalgn of IS s and n put of the partv iiliitfoim The lovatlon o ( AineiicMii shipping intotests hiough the piineiplcs pioiiosed In the bill .ms boon ht'iiitilj endorsed bj tlio piesldcnt , nnd although thcie inn } bo some men on the icpuhlicnn side v ho aio opposed to it on ac count of some of its ( Malls , I am conlldcnt : lmt it will puss if it cm bo gotten to n veto. llieioisno question about the senate pass- ng tno bill if it teaches that body The ro- Miblii.m putv is now given an oppoitunity 10 place Aincilciin sliipplng inteiests on an eiiuul footing "vvith those of other leading fonnttks in the woild , nnd I wanttOMeo whcthci thepnitj icpiebentntlveslncongiess nave the couingo to emui.ico the oppor- tunitj " vv vxiMVuru's i-osrvi Tri.roitAi'ii snirviu. Postmnstoi Ucncinl Wnnamnkcr bus prac- ticnllv abandoned hope of the adoption of hlH postn\ telegraph scheme Ho Is as cainest in Ills ndvocacj of thu proposition us over , and hols - Hi convinced of its sajs inoi-o inly prac tical utility thuii eve > - , bolloving that it vvlll bo a gient benefit to the country at largo without entailing expense upon mo ono , but sajs liotecognlzes that Clinliimin Hlngtinm of the house committee on postoflU-es nnd postroads vvlll not urge the adoption of tha bill , and that since thcio Is so llttlo time ro- milningnt tills session any serious contention over a mi'.isuro of such magnitude would defeat - feat its success , even though thoio vvcio a lingo majoiitv in Its favor. Theio is a do- olded majority of the house committee on postolllccs and postiouds In favor of the hill , and Clialunan Saw ) or of the senate committee - too Is nn ardent suppoitcr of It , vet the In- diffoicnt attitudoof Chihmin ninghninwlll piobablv bung about tbo defeat of the con sideration of the measuto Mr Blunt of Ueorgia , n member of the house committee , snld today that the bill would not receive cousiilci.it ion. MLIIAT IIAISTH ) ni invn INSIMIUTIOX. Muiat Halstod is in town gossiping with his friends niul getting some inspliation , as ho said , for the rest ot the wiuter "Tnoro is not much diffcionco between Now York politics nnd Ohio politics , " ho mild "Things ttipio aio in about Just as much of a muddle in OHO place as another We biivo a few fuotionnl lights in the lopiibliim pnity ot New York and there Is a notable luck of har mony in the mlnoilty In Brooklyn and the region inundabout " "Aro these dllllcultics of such n nature that they cMiuiot bo adjusted bufoio theio Is some thing to light fori" Mr Ilnlsted was silent fora moment , and then , with considerable force nnd iirclo- vnncy , burst out with "You uio going to sco thn d st political struggle this country has ovci known " "riierosult"1 Ho shook his head. "Tho nominees I" " 1 not Ing . " a urn prophesj just now. ANOllllll MIMl 1O f\lvl' TIIH FIIITl A nuinbor of n wspapor coi respondents In Washington and New Yoik me proiurltnr to visit Iho seeno of the Indian tioubles , audit vvlll not bo suipilsingif Cencial llrooKo's hcadqiinitors nio viirv soon visited by nn nuny of newspaper writcis from the cast. Pi ma S. HKATII. injr ; ovf * u * n in r ft. Itnlslng of tlio Snow lllocudc ou KlIIIHIIH KdllllH. KvvpiRCiTi , Mo , Jan 2. 'Iho last of the belated pisscngor trains stalled on the Kan sas prairie In ycstcidaj's bnow storm , did not icacli the union depot till 5 o'clock this evening It\vas nSinitn Fo train from the aouthwi'st. Tin1 Huillnglnn and Mljsouil Pa- clllo tiams v\eio ii'uchjM by iclief trains this inorniiiL' The p-usseiigers oxporlnncd no m- coincnlcnco except w unbroken fast since yesterday The tiams vvoio dugout from the huge di lits urd m riveil lieio a llttlo be- foio noon. All the trulns nio now accountca for excepting ono the Missouri 1'nclllo from Pueblo Nothing his been hoird of It a * the union depot , Ofllcl.iU sny U was probably abandoned at Pueblo and was not .sent out ut nil. All the loadh In Kansas aio clcaicd and trnfllo was resumed this evening. IX COXiiKKHS. Notliing Done In tlio Soiintn. WASIIINOTOV , Jan , 2. No business was trnimciod In the sonnto After mci'tlng to- duj It adjoin ncd till Monday noon. IlllllrlC , WASIIINOTON , Jan 2 The speaker laid be fore the house tbo resignation of Markhnm as a member of the boaid of managnrs of tha soldloiV national homo. Hoferred The houbo then adjourned until Monday , Work of Train \ \ NBW YOIIK , Jnn. 2. A westbound express train on tbo Laokawanna reid was badly wrecked near West Paterson lust night , some miscreants having llxod the switch so that tha express was Ihiown on a sming where a lot of flat cars lotdcdwlth pig Iron stood. The paHbongtN vvcio b idly snaken up and Ihroo tiulnmen suveioly Injuicd , CulIt'll t t ATCIIISON , Kan , Jan. li. Senator Inga'ls loft for Washington last night aft"r iccolvhiK nn Imperative tdc't'ium fiom .Senator * Hd- munis and Heir that puitv necessity do- minded hi i i sc-nco nt the national cupltal.