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TWENTY-SK COND YEAH. OMAHA. SUNDAY MOIIXIXG. KEHtiUAIlY f . ISflS-RIXTKKX PAOKS. NUiMHER 229. QUIET IN BERLIN Gold Weather Ha ? Vanished , but the People ple Are Very Indifferent. POLITICS RECEIVE SLIGHT ATTENTION Kaiser and Chancellor Pushing the Army Bill's Prospects Earnestly , INFLUENCE OF THE VATICAN IS APPARENT Significance Attached to the Eeccnt Appoint ment of Cardinals. NEW THOUGHTS CONCERNING CHOLERA 1'hanpN of the Contagion Tlmt lluvc tfpict All Accepted Theories U'liy nnd Wlicn CoiitiiKlo" .Mny Ho I'csircil A Nclv Condition. .lamei ( Innl'tn Tlennett. ] BIHIIV : , Feb. 4. ( New York Herald Cubic Special to Tun Bun. ] Our Icc-lwund condition , after lasting several weeks , has given way to mild , rainy weather , and dull ness has taken the place of the court festivi ties. The kuisor and chancellor are doing their utmost in every way to promote the military bill. Orders are being sent to every army officer and every government oftlclal and supporter that they must conduct an active campaign in favor of the military bill. Those who waver are at once placed on the black books , so nearly all have fallen into line. The principal feature of Iho present movement is the strong tendency to flirt with the holy see. This Is not a disinter ested policy , for the pope could at once Influ ence the stubborn and powerful center , not only for the military bill , but for many other measures highly beneficial to the German empire. I have just seen a high functionary of the "otlucatlonal department. According to him Baron tie Marschal believes in the complete evolution of the papal policy. You will re member our Home correspondent some time ago testified to the Franco-Philo tendencies of the Vatican , but hero it was considered tint Panama has put Franco out of court uilkc at the Vatican as in Russia. Cilicn ( in-lit I'ojltlcil : Weight. According to my informant , our foreign minister gives weight above all things to the recent nominations of cardinals , which , whether rightly or not , are re garded as of vast political importance. The pope is credited with having given weighty and deliberative attention to the nominations of moderate cardinals. It is oven deducted that Leo XIII. has lost his blind confidence In the Swiss-French com bination , preferring the moderate policy. It is here believed that Cardinals Guarlno and Malagola are among the most moderate of Italians , but that above all the nomination of J.ulgn Galumberti , thq devoted , follower and admirer of the kaiser , has caused the best im pression here , because this former editor of the Monltcur ill Home , is the confidential man ot Francis Joseph and a constant and eloquent champion of the triple alliance. It is further helioved hero that Galumberti orSaralino Vaniitelll.archbishopof Bologna , or oven Dr. Ivopp of Brcslau might bo elected pope in the next conclave. The oftlcious Hamburger Correspondent , the organ of Baron do Marschal , sets forth these possi bilities. Humors of l.ulior Rlota. . From Dresden como rumors of .labor troubles. It Is oven reported that the work- ingmcn went so far as to sing Iho "Mav- sclllalso" under the windows of the palace. A false report as to an attempt made upon the llfo of the czar is supitosed to have emanated from a political cabal to Irritate the czar. I doubt , however , that it was moro than a catchpenny swindle. At Harstal an epidemic has broken out which seems to Indicate trichinosis. Yester day I met his excellency , Dr. Susviela Guarch , minister resident of Uruguay to Germany , who resides at Hamburg. Minis ter Guarch is a skilled bacteriologist and an active scientist , with a high reputation In Berlin , and is a warm friend of Virchow PotcnkofTcr. Ho lias followed the Hamburg cholera scourge closely slnco its commence ment last season , all the time in the dissect ing room of the famous Kppcndorf hospital , whcro ho did all In his power to help the Herald's cholera experiments. Ilnnihiirg mill the Cholrrii. As cholera Is already flitting about Niotlo- ben , Altona , Hamburg and other places , I took the opportunity of asking him what ho thought wercvtho chances of a general out break of cholera during iho coming summer. "As to that , " replied his excellency , "I cannot say No ono could tell you. All I can say Is Hamburg Is In a condition of thorough preparation for the worst that may como Hamburg has been very misjudged in the past as regards scien tific and practical capacities for com batting cholera. The town did Just as well as uny other city could have done. Wo can prepare for wars , but not so easily against epidemics , which kill moro men than wars. I would as'.c the Herald to beware - ware of the false reports against Hamburg made by Interested persons , as regards an outbreak ot a fresh epidemic. There Is nothing but uncertainly among the scientists , who are In doubt now about the theories previously admitted as true. Without doubt , oven admitting the value of the scientific experiments of Prof Koch , wo must look for a cause other than that of the bacillus as causing cholera , seeing that wo know that PctenkotYcr and Emmerich swallowed Iho bacilli. SomoStitrtllni : lUro\i > rlrf. "But since lhat we have had a still moro remarkable experience , for wo have dis covered in the bodies of six separate persons during several days the coma bacillus without - out those-persons showing the Icasl sign of cholera. These cases occurred at the Erica hospital , The cases were ihoso of three sHllors and threoother individuals living In town. You may talk of Individual residence as to cholera , but 1 don't think you can exag gerate this too much without destroying the theory , " Hero his excellency , shaking somewhat warmly , added : "Yes. there must bo n higher dogrco of virulence in the bacillus , or that it is In another period of evolution than Iu the cases mentioned lo brlngabout cholera. We do not conceive a form of virulence of bacillus , or a * form of ulloi lor evolution oh can bo produced without terrestrial or luc- teorologlcal conditions being therein con cerned. Thus wo como to Peti'ukoffer's the ory. As far as I tee the bacillus alone is not thocatiso of the epidemic. Wo must seek the missing link from other causes. " About Prevention , "And what do you think of the prcvcnta- tivo measures , quarantine for Instance , for some of the large ports of entry ? " ' "Thoy are good enough. But hero we have cases of the bacillus remaining for days and days In the body without anv harm being done. They might have passed anywhere. Thus it seems that if the epidemic appears In Germany next year it will bo Impracti cable to keep up a quaranllnu be tween the neighboring towns. They could not stand a slate of slego against ono another. . I do not mind about the bacilli as much as other things. The great thing Is to gel your towns Into a sani tary condition. The absence of cholera in England , for Instance , is duo to the adult- rablo sanitary arrangements there. When you have pulled down the cholera nests in the poor districts of the towns , iho cholera , like other epidemics have done , will dis appear. " TOO ritii : : OF si'iicu. : ( it-mum ( Icnrrnl * Injnro tlic iliunccs of the Army Illll. Bcnt.ix , Fob. 4. The KelchstaR committee on the army bill has adjourned without date In order lo allow von Mallzahn , secretary of the imperial treasury , time to prepare a financial statement. This statement oppo nents of the measure are awaiting with eager expectation in the hope of finding in It further arguments to support tflelr re sistance of the bill. Another reason for the reticence at present observed In olllclal cir cles , Is the recent bellicose speeches made by leading generals , who had b'en ; ordered to speak out on the necessity of mili tary reforms. These generals , In their enthusiastic : obedience to their orders , went beyond their Instructions and boat the war drum In a violent manner. The terms used by them In their speeches would have been justi fied only had Europe been on the eve of a general conflict. This , while the emperor was trying to conciliate Russia through the c/.arcwiteh , was not what the government desired. Chancellor von Capriri must now regret the withdrawal of the order that commanding olllcers keep clear of politics and political questions. But whatever may t > e the elToot of these utterances outside of Germany , their influence on the Helchstag will be small. The parliamentary parties have ranged themselves either for or against the measure. The fate of the bill rests with the center party. An unimpeachable cen trist authority declares tlmt a majority of the present centrists will vote for the bill. ivitli slight amendments , while the south ierman members of that party will con- Inuo to oppose the whole measure. The government will thus obtain the small ma lority of eleven. Catholic Inlliiciico. Though the mission of General von Ixie , ivho has been appointed by Emperor William o congratulate the * pope upon liis episcopal jubilee , Is officially denied to bo in any .vay loliticul , it lias undoubtedly a bearing on the attitude of Iho centrists who compose the Catholic parly In Germany toward the iiill. The Prussian centrists are pleaseJ with the emperor's selection of General von -oo for the mission , owing to the fact that ; ic Is the only Prussian general who belongs to the Catholic church. The German Cath olics expect him to influence Vatican circles iigainst the pope's policy of favoring France. Their aspirations are so high that they will try to have a cardinal of German nationality undo the next pope. Of course , so long as Italy adheres to the triple alliance , the com pact between Emperor William and King Humbert will continuo flrm. But if Italy should break away from the triple al.ianco German Catholics might realize their heart's desire to find German influence on Ihe side of iho papacy. General von I.oo is not i dlpomat , but ho shares those aspirations. liclntlonx with Itunil.i. Concurrent Indications distinctly point tea a growth of concord with Russia , arising from the recent visit of the czarcwitch to Berlin. Officials at the foreign office here state lhat a commercial convention with Russia Is vjpw a certainty. The reappolnt- ment of a financial agent of Russi-i in Bcrlir marks an important stage in the resumption of the financial concert that prevailed when the government caused the Rcichsbank to refuse advances on Russian loans. Tills prohibition will soon bo withdrawn. Com muuications are now arranged with tin Russian finance minister In regard to arti flclal operations in paper roubles on the Ger man bourse. This will bo continued or reg ulated to the advantage of general commer cial transactions. Further , since the czarewltcti returned to" St. Petersburg Hi czar is credited with Instructing General oral Gourko , the governor of 'Warsaw who was recently summoned to St. Peters burg , lo suspend iho execution of the plans for massing troops upon the German frontier. The czarowitch has sent a telegram to th colonel of the Westphalian hussars , of whicl regiment the czarewltdi is honorary colonel saying : "I am filled with sentiments o sincere gratitude towards Emperor William for his gracious attentions to mo , wliicii warmly appreciate. " Think Thi-y Will ( Iri-t. The members of Emperor William's im mediate circle make much of the symptom of renewed amity. Ht-nco rumors are cur rent of the mooting of the czar , Empcro William and Emperor Francis Joseph , Humor also has It that the ezarewltch will revisit the Berlin court during the coming summer ami that u conference is being ar ranged between the czar and Emperor William. But notwilhsandlng all thcso rumors of pacific intentions , which have certainly reached Russia , the Russian news papers of pro-French opinions take special occasion now to recur lo expressions of hos- ttlity to Germany. The Hawaiian question is not exciting great Interest hero , it Is understood tlmt the im perial foroL'n oflioe will bo willing to support an American protectorate over Hawaii on the condition that Ger.uany receives some compensation In Samoa. The present situa tion in Samoa cannot bo tolerated , and it is the opinion of the foreign off.co that the Hawaiian business offers a good opportunlly lo obtain a now and permanent arrangement as regards Samoa. Aftt-rn Long Illni-Hs She Passes Avny lit Her Homo In New York. NKW Youis , Fob. 5. Mrs. Whitney , wife of ex-Secrelary of the Navy Whitney , died at her homo in this city at a o'clock this morn ing. Wunt the I-IH llt'prnli-i ) , New YOIIK , Fob. 4. The manufacturers of this state have combined for Ihe pur | > ese of lighting thu ttfty-llvo hour law. Petitions have been sent to over.\ factory in the state , with the request that the employes be asked to sign It. The petition atlts that the fifty- live hour law bo regaled , as It is against the interest of the worklngincn. JV TV PTFXTY JUi 1 JbJui ) 1 I France is Not Alone in Her Misery as Ho- guru's Political Scandals , OTHER COUNTRIES HAVE THEIR TROUBLES Germany with Her Qnns mid Italy with Her Banks Are Samples. AFFAIRS IN THE LATTER LINE ARE BAD Many High Names Ara Seriously Involved and Much Unpleasantness is Certain. EGYPT WILL NOT BE EASILY SETTLED Knghind'H I'l-rslstt'iicp mill I'rniicr'n Ohjre- tlonn Arc the Threatening I'oiitnrrs of tlio Present , \\'lill < > 11 C'oincn- tliin of I'ou ITS It I'rolmbli1. [ Cupi/rtjliteil IKM by Jama Gnrilun Hewlett. ] PAiti < Feb.I. . - [ New York Herald Cable Special to TUB UIK. : ] All the states ot Europe have their scandals , one after the other. France liad Panama , Germany the IA > OWC rifles , and now comes Italy with the scandal of the issue of the bai.ks , which threatens to assume very serious proper tions. The number of the deputies compro mised , and of the former ministers suspected is hourly increasing" , and the proofs that the ministry desires to hush up the affair are all palpable. The facts of the case are as follows : A certain number of Italian banks have the right to issue notes. All have a larger num ber in 'circulation than the law allowed. Crispi's government was aware of this ille- ality , but said nothing , as ho hail need of the banks for his secret service fund. When In 1S8U and Ib'.il the law regulating the circu- ation came before the Chamber the banks opened credits for the deputies , and ills- - ounted bills which were never paid. The Hank of Naples , for example , has in its safes 10,1)00,000 ) lire of unpaid bills , signed by politicians , almost all of them friends of > ispi. Oilier deputies drew directly from the banks. Scerbi , who is to bo prosecuted , received 5,000,000 francs from the Banea Komana. Great IsthoNciiiidul. The whole scandal was shown up by the revelations of a radical deputy and by a cam paign in a Neapolitan journal. Giolittl was wrong to refuse a parliament ary inquiry upon the pretext that the na tional parliamentary dignity would suffer. The muddle is not very serious mid the cabinet may possibly bo overthrown. The king is very much affected by the crisis. He paid four millions from his private purse in order to retire from the b.tnk bills signed by politicians who were too celebrated to allow them to be prosecuted , but ho could not pay for all. On the other hand passion runs high. Italian deputies are very excited , and did not shrink from the murder of the mayor of Palermo , In a rail way carriage , because ho was a former di rector of the Hank of Sicily , and they feared ho might reveal what ho knew about the Jlnancial muddle. The murder has produced great emotion in southern Italy , and it is obvious that the scandal is far from being at an end. l.lltln Consolation for Franco. Franco is satisfied whatever happens to the Italians , for they were very cruel to her when the Panama scandal was disclosed. The misfortune of the one does not , unhap pily , offer consolation for Iliac of the other nation , and wo have , unfortunately , too many subjects of complaint on our own side. Panama is not over yet , mid the Cabinet , after having desired to get to the bottom of the scandal , now commences to fear going too far. Besides this the bourgeois publie Is commencing to get tired of it , and the pee ple's opinion of the government will bo seen at the next elections , which will bring new men into power. We shall see whether they will adopt a now and better policy. Foreign i > olitics are in a most deplorable state still , and the whole Egyptian question looks like assuming a bad aspect. The English will not listen to evacuation , and the French cannot refrain from protesting. The tension in the relations between Franco and England Is increasing. Gladstone's language in the House of Commons ycster day caused much astonishment here. Itis thought that an expression of commiseration for the intern , il condition of France was un worthy of an eminent man like the "Grand Old Man. " DllliKcr Is Doulilril. The. Egyptian question will yet cause much trouble , and can only bo settled by an un- deistanding between all the powers. Wo know from experience that an understanding in Europe upon oriental questions is impos sible. When the only question at issue was that of the Haitians , peace was endangered , and now that the questions to settle are those of both the Balkans and Egypt the danger Is twofold. I do not moan to say that the conflagration will break out tomorrow , but there exist two fuses , one on each side of a largo barrel of powder , anil it remains to bo seen how long the fuses will take to burn. JACQUES ST. CKHK. NisT.s uxrosi.'D. AnllioritlcH at Moiilevlilco DHcover n Mili tary I'lot to INtahllth a Diutatorxhlp , [ Copyfo'ilnl ' IfMliu Jama fnitli > n llcnnttt. ] VAi.i'Aii.ii'o ( via Galveston , Tex. ) . Feb.1. . [ Rv Mexican Cable to the New York Her ald Special to Tun BIB. : ) The Herald cor respondent at Montevideo telegraphs that rumors are current In that city of the dis covery of n military plot to establish a dicta torship with General Tages at the head of affairs. Tagcs , it is said , however , is not compromised In the plot. Several additional cases of yellowback are reported in Huenos Ayres , and sailors arc deserting from the ships in the harbor. PANAMA ( via Galveston , Tex. ) , Feb.1. . [ Hy Mexican Cable to the Now York Herald I Special toTiiKUuK.J The government has issued orders suppressing all labor organisa tions and all secret societies in the capital. Street gatherings are prohibited and tno plazas arc strongly guarded by detachments of troops. These stringent orders have been Issued as a consequence of the bloody riots of which I cabled the Herald , growing out of the attack on the house of the Jesuit pro fessor , Gutierrez , by the worklngmeu which resulted in the killing of UK ) men and the wounding of more than 600 others before it was suppressed by the military. Further outbreaks are hardly probable , though there is. an ugly feeling among the lower cl.isses of the people. President Nunez is expected to go to Bo gota from Carthageua with United Slates Minister Abbott. M. Marge , the caual representative , has arrived In Bogota. Several of the local papers' ' 'greeted him with leading editorials favorhiff nn extension of time for the canal company and warning Colombians that the government of the United States Is plotting to make a second Ep.vpt of the Isthmus. The Herald correspondent at Managua tel egraphs that President Saeaza in his mes sage to the Nicaragua congress urges the adoption of a constitutional amendment extending - tending the presidential term to four years and allowing the president to serve two terms. Ho makes many other recommenda tions equally distasteful to the liberal mem bers of congress nnd u lively session of that body Is anticipated. Serious trouble is reported between the Spanish and English settlers jn the Agrlcola and Magotlowu mining camps in Britisli Guina. txjcal investigation of the flogging of the son of the British minister to Guatemala re veals the fact that there was a woman in the case Yellow fever is spreading in Guayaquil. The French vlco consul , M. Lovoycr , Is among the latest victims. London rinuiichil Miirl 'l . [ Oi/r(0Mr ) / < l 1SH tmJn.ncs ( Junlitn llcnnctt. ] LONDON , Feb. 4. fNcw York Herald Cable Special to TUB line. ] Business has been almost at a standstill during the short time the stock exchange has been open. In vestments , however , have been on a fair scale. Consols are unchanged. Indian rupee paper improved one-eighth , and for- ign government securities experienced but , itllo movement. American railroads opened .lull and mostly lower in response to the weakness of the New York market , opera- lions there being disturbed by gold shipments. However , during the lust hour a decidedly licttcr tone has prevailed and Hie tendency nt the close was fairly good. The changes lire few and unimpoitant , a rise of one- eighth to one-fourth having taken pl.ieo'in Central Pacilic , Erie , Ixjutsville & Nash ville , Norfolk & Western preference and Union Pacific. Canadian lines have been quite neglected and closed dull. Grand Trunk preference showing a decline of ono-oightn to one-quarter. Among the foreign railways Mexican has been rather less offered , resulting in a fall of three- fourths in first preference , one-fourth in second end preference and one-fourth in ordinary. Miscellaneous securities were without par ticular change. Mining shares have been quiet. Jagerfonteln 1ms given way one-half , and a few others from ono-sixtoenlh lo one- eighth. There has been little inquiry for money , with an abundant supply of floating capital. Short loans have been obtained at one-half to three-fourths of 1 per cent. The discount market continued linn , fwo or three months' bills being quoted at 1-y to 1. ' per cent. Tint DNiililpll Hnorlii. LOXDO.V. Feb. ! . Tho' disabled Hamburg steamer Suevia. bound for New York , ar rived in Spitshead roadsteiid. The vessel has arrived at Southampton. Last Sunday the high pressure eyindcrof ! the steamer biirstv Partial rep-iirs were made 'after twenty-eight" hours , and the steamer returned. She ) carries twenty-one saloon passengers , and. , 1 0.-German immi grants. ' Cholern at Altonn. ICnpyrlylittil 18 ! < 3Iiu Jittnd Quitlnn llennttt.\ \ Bnui.iN , Feb. 4. [ Now York Herald Cable Special lo TUB Br.c. ] Four now cases of cholera are reported at Altona. One of the inmates of the prison has died of..tho disease. AVI'KIt IIHI ( JATXLKMKS. South Diiliotn I.OKl.shitlon Tlmt Will Increase tli 11 Stutc'H llcvcnue. PiEiiiiE , S. D. , Feb.I. . [ Special Telegram to THE BER. ] This afternoon Senator Thornby's bill attaching Xlebach county in the Black Hills to Custer , Pennlngton and Mead counties , whenever the hitter so vote , passed the senate. Thornby made a strong address , pointing out the fact that big cattlemen of the Hills while living in unorganized counties and en joying all benefits of courts , schools and other advantages , including the grazing of their cattle , maintain nominal residence across the river in the unorganized country and thus escape all but the state tax oft ! nulls. Sol Starr called up the World's fair bill in the senate and reported favorably on an ap propriation of $70,000. After some discussion the report was adopted by a vote of 20 to 15 As it requires a two-thirds vote to make ex traordinary appropriations , the sum must bo cut to JlJO.UOO probably beforoifinally passing Senator Schamblcr Introduced a bill pro posing to amend the constitution by sub stituting the old liquor law" for prohibition , An effort will bo made to pass this through the senate and carry It through the house or Iho prestige thus gained. The genera ! opinion is that the effort will fail. The sen ate passed the bill making the county auditor's salary depend upon the assessed valuation and ranging between fSOO and $1,200. Bills were introduced establishing the binding twine factory at the penitentiary It Siuiix Falls and providing that superintend cuts of schools be elected in June. The train liiis morning carried resubmis slon leaders Kaufman , Klttredge , Nortot and Sandback back to Sioux Falls. All hope of the amendment Is abandoned. The pro hibitionists now talk of strengthening thu law and providing for a more rigid enforce ment. O' ' * ' Dr. ( JraveVnt l.lliiTl.v. DBSVKK , Colo. , Feb. 4. Dr. T. Tliatehe Graves , who a little over n year ago wasoon vleted of having polstmcd Mrs. Josephine Barnaby of Provldcni'd , It. I. , and was sen tenecd to be hung , < .but subsequently granted a new trial , was released from the pcnitcn tiary today and arrlve < Uti Denver late tins evening. He came here for the purpose of furnishing ball , pending a rehearing of his case. Immediately uVii | | his arrival the for- malil.v of furnishing bonds was gone through with and the doctor4 was allowed his free dom , The amount of toll given was $ .10 , < X > 0. Dr. Graves is halo anil hearty and does not show any traces of his long imprisonment. Ho retains his old tlm'o courtesy and pleas ant manner. The doctor is. of course , hapny at being free again , as there is no probability of his ever being tried the second time , be cause of iho great expense attached to the trial and the absence of witnesses. Shot Her .Mother. NEVADA , Mo. , Feb. 4. Mrs. John-Robin son's -1-year-old daughter tills morning picked up an old revolver and , pointing at her mother , saiil : "I'll shoot , mamma. " The weapon was discharged , the ball entering the mother's head at tno left ear. She may dlo. Dlcilof lljilrupliohlu. ouTii , ICan. , Feb. 4. Herman I.'ing , a young farmer living at Jarbalo , this' county , died last night of hydrophobia , after terrible suffering. He was bitten last July by a rabid dog and was treated with a mad- stouo , which had apparently cured him. TWO STICKS' ' WRATH Visited with Dire Effect on a Cowboy Camp Above Pine Ridge. FOUR OF THE WHITE MEN KILLED Sioux ludians Resent an Insult by Mur dering the Drunken Perpotr.ators. SLAYERS SLAIN IN TURN BY POLICE Shot While Resisting Arrest at t'ja Hinds of Agency Officers. INWARDNESS OF THE LATEST UPRISING Humphrey's C'liinp on Wliito clay CrreU the Scrnu of n l looilr llnootintrr Laconic Account by , lou lltiidt of the Tragedy. PISIS Knmc AOT.XCY , S. D. , Feb. 4. Special Telegram lo Tun line. ] It was re- Kirtetl at the agency yesterday that some ivliitemen liad been killed by the Indians. The acting agent , Captain Brown , sent out borne policemen to investigate the matter. They report that they found three wliito nen killed and ono mortally wounded , who las since died. The bodies will bo Drought o the agency tomorrow. These men were killed by Two-Slid : , ills wo sons and White-Face-Horse , full bloods. Captain Brown has sent out a detachment .if twenty police to arrest the murderers. All the prominent chiefs , Young-Man-Afrald-of- Ils-Horses , Ked 'Cloud ' and others condemn the killing and say the guilty parties must , be punished. Captain Brown does not antici pate any further trouble. Killed the Killers. Captain Brown , acting agent , instructed the police that ho sent out tills morning that they must bring the murderers to the agency. If they resisted , to bring them In. The report of First Sorgo-int .loo Bush , who was in command , tells the story. H s arrived : it the agency at a p. m. today and reports as 'ollows : . "The men were camped down near No Water's camp , close to the hill. The police were out on the flat where the Onnha house is. When the police first came upon them they fired once at us and all of us then commenced to lire upon them. Wo got ono Indian goin ? up the hill and wo killed him there. There was an other man raised there close by the house nnd we finished him and knocked him down there. Sergeant Sitting Bear Killed ono po liceman , Hcd Owl killed ono and Sergeant Blunt Horn killed ono. I took five of Young- Man-Afrald's men , young fellows , and they helped us a great deal. No Water eamo up to the police and told us that wo had settled them , that we had killed them nnd that they had all they wanted , and the best way now was to drop it. Commended the Police. \fter making their reports the police wcro highly commended by Captain Brown and Inspector Cisnoy. Two Sticks and ono of his boys got away. His thought Two Sticks is seriously wounded. Captain Brown lias another squad of police out after these two , with instructions to bring them to the agency. Captain Brown is highly praised on all sides for his prompt action. Inspector Cis ncy of the Interior department is here. He , as well as Captain Brown , does not antici pate any further trouble. EN1 > ( IF A SPKKK. TriiRtuly Tlmt Itciiiltril from DrnnUeii Funl- InirdllieHs anil Uravndo. KrsiiviM.B , Neb. , Feb. 4. [ Special Tele gram to Tun BIK. ] News readied hero this morning from Pine Hiibro of the killing of four white men on Ihe Sioux reservation Thursday night by Indians. Humors of a sensational character have been coming in all day. Ono report was that the Indians had indulged in a ghost dance , and that Two Strikes , Ihe leading and most troublesome hostile chief in the disturbance of two years ago , and a number of his followers , had made an attack on some wliito men , who wore walching the dance , and killed four of them , and that tliis was the beginning of another uprising. This rumor is , however , contradicted by other reports which are considered moro trustworthy , and it is believed that the af fair has no special significance as an indica tion of any intention on Iho part of the In dians to make trouble. Straight Mory ot thn Affair. The correct account of the affair seems to bo : On Thursday a number of cowboys belong ing at the beef camp of Isaac Humphreys , a government contractor located on White ris-er , at the mouth of White Clay creek , about twenty-live miles northwest of Pine Kidgo agencyroturned from town in a drunk en condition and brought a goud supply ol whisky with them. During the evening they became quarrelsome and mistreated and injured an Indian by the name of Two Slicks , driving liin from their camp and firing their revolvers at him. Two Sticks returned latci in the evening , reinforced by ills sons ami n number of other relatives and friends , am : commenced a "deadly lire on the cowboj camp , killing three and mortally wounding a fourth man. who lias since died. The names of three of Ihe men killed are all Unit can bo learned at this timo. The > are : ClIAIU.r.V SWAItTX. HANDY IIACON. HICK t'NDKinVOOI ) . B.icon's son-in-law is the - - fourth man. I'ldlcn Promptly Srnt Out. On learning of the affair Captain Brown the agent at Pine KIdge , summoned a squat of Indian police and hastened lo the sec no o the killing and ulaced all of the participants Indians and white men , under arrest. The authorities at Pine Uldgo furnish no Information concerning iho affair , but it i rumored that they deny ihat tliero is an ; trouble or nny indication of an uprising and that the Indians all express themselves a deploring the killing and are perfectly peace able. AT AIMIY iiiAi : > uiJ.\imits. llmv Iho NeufiVu llrcelvudand L'ontlderei hy the Olllccrn. News of the Indian difllcully was first con veyed lo the olllcers of the Department o the Platte by a BKK reporter , Genera Brooke and his entire staff were at a photo graph gallery at the time and the general expressed the opinion that tliero could bo no foundation for the rumor of an Indian out- THE BEE BULLETIN. HVdlhrr/or Miinihn < nnl rirlnltu 1'titr ; ll'iti race. Ktilu < > r Siioir .SuiiddH A'lii/il. / Hull luy In ( Irrnniiy'H Cupltiil. I'nilici' Not Alnnr III Mlxrrv * Imll.in Cou hey lUttltMit I'lnc lllilKi * . Scimtorhil Munition licUInc right. U. StorKinon Alli'iidlng to ltu lnr . Olio Mglit lit Iti'ii'iic ItiitnV. U. llfiith'M Wii'Oihmtim ' l.cllcr. lllililln ( ! oodli > < < to Mr. Illnillil. I. l.u tVi' -l III Oin-ihu iiicli'lj flrclrn , n. Mr * . Itimrll del * Her ll.ilit ! > . \\llllum Dffh l < llnir. l . Mining Mi'rrli.mt ( Minrron Toiim ! Ui-i 0. Council IllnlW I. oi'il NrUK. Iliiniillnt Wi : < < hliiKton. T. N - . from .Many Anlo llooni' . rlonrcr Annul ) ; I lulliintr * . IViil < i'iirin' Kiiinhllir ; Kr-iiilnUiM'iH-ri rnliiu | < ColU'clliin of u llixllMK * Mil" . II. Condition ul Oniihii'M Local Tnidi1. CommcrcUl and riniuicl.it Nf . IKdltnriiil nnd ( nniniriit. I. 'I. Among 1'lu.vt'Miiinl 1'I.ijlnnmoHt Vtlth MiltVbriniry MiiKii/tiii'H. I. rrrnrli Coolicry In Ainrrlcu. n. ItciidliiK for the l.inllcN. II. Sports of tin1'iifdng Si-iison. break. He gave as a reason for this Iho fact that Two Strikes and his band belonged it Uosdmd and not at Pine Hidpo as Indl- calcM by the messages giving the news of the illllng. Colonel Sheridan hurried to Iho head quarters after the sitting was finished and lispalchcd a message to Captain I.eroy Irown , agent lit Pine KIdge , inquiring as lethe the truth of the rumor. He also sfut a similar message to Major Wright at Hose- mil , making a Ilko inquiry. Colonel Sheri- lan said It seemed improbable that anything very extensive or serloub could have taken ilace. for if an outbreak had occurred the igcnts at Pine Kidgo or Uoselnul would have .clegraphed the news at onco. The department headquarters were thrilled with the somewhat startling news nnd officers and chief clerks gathered in groups here and there , discussing the prob- iblo authenticity of the report. It was the trevailing opinion that the killing had been the result of a putty row between cow boys and Indians. Srnsoii Xot 1'ropltloii" . "It is the wrong time of year for a general Indian uprising. " said ono of Iho leading officers of Ihe department. "It is awfully cold up in that country now , and the Indians ire not foolish enough to undertake a raid in the face ot this biting cold weather. If it were a month late * there might be moro likelihood of trouble. " Some inquiry as to the force of troops now tatiohed at the posts in the vicinity of 1'ino Hidgo and Hoscbud brought out the informa tion that the department is pretty well pre pared at present to quell anything like an Indian outbreak if such a thing should occur. At Fort Uoulnson there are six troops of cavalry and two companies of infantry. The garrison is under command of Colonel James Biddcll , ono of the bravest and coolest officers in the department. At Fort.Niobrara thcro are also six troops of cavalry and two companies of infantry , ono of tho.latter being an Indian company. This ixjst is commanded by Colonel David S. Gor don , a man ofexcellent , ability as a soldier. These garrisons are supplied with both Gat- ling and Hotchkiss guns and could make it mighty interesting for the reds if a general brush should take place. In case it should become necessary four troops of cavalry could easily bo brought down from Fort Meadc. 'Ihese could bo landed at Hushvllle within eight hours. The forces at Fiirt Hobinson could be placed in Hushvillo within five hours after holsling Iheir colors , and troops from Niobrara could bo gotten to Uushvillo iu about ten hours. The troops would have to inarch from Uush villo to the agency , a distance of twenty-live miles. There are sixty Indian policemen at Pine Kidgo agency and about the same number at Kosebud. Grnrrnl Hrooko'x Information. General Brooke said to a Br.c reporter last night that ho had received news of the killIng - Ing of four white men and two Indians at the beef camp known as Humphrey's ranch , about twenty-five miles north of i'inc Hldgo agency. The news had been brought to the telegraph station by some squaw men and had not yet been verified , but the general seemed to think that it had been a drunken row between the cowboys and Indians ? Ho still believed that tliero could be no serious outbreak of the red men on the reservation. General Brooke , commander of the Depart ment of the Platte , received a telegram last night from Captain Brown , U. S. A. , in charge of Pine Hldgo agency , regarding the Indian trouble. The message slated that the four Indians who had done iho killing had been kl'lcd by Captain Brown's Indian po lice while trying to arrest themand that the Indians at the agency approved the action of the polico. Captain Urown further stated that he thought all trouble was over arid that there , was no cause fur alarm , as everything was quiet at the agency and on the reservation. TMO Strikes lit KiMclmd. Agent Wright , in charge of Hoscbud agency , telegraphed General Broo'.jo ' last night that as far aa ho could learn none of his Indians wcro offtlie reservation and that Two Strikes had not been absent. Several army olllcers serving at depart ment headquarters were seen last night by a Bi'.r. man and their opinion of the situation asked. A a rule every one treated the matter very lightly and said that such rows between the whites and Indians were liable to occur at any time , as the result of too much whisky , and that no matter how vigilant the officials were the Indians would get liquor at times. v" KoMiliuil Indhiiit SullVrlnf ? . Kosr.nrn Aor.xcv , S. I ) . , Feb. 4. [ Special to Tun Buu.J The weather has been unusu ally sevitro lately and the Indians have suf fered much. Ono child was frozen to death while going to school , and four or live old men and women have frozen to death In their tents. The annuities were issued to them two weeks ago , but many are living in their tents awaiting a cash annuity of t-'J per capita. Illi Victim * \Vrro U'oinrn. ST. JosKi'ii , Mo. , Feb. 4. Five mad women are looking for George McAdams , a fresco painter , who claims Chicago as his homo. A few mouths ago McAdams appeared in this city , and In almost as many weeks managed to become engaged to and marry live dlfTur- cut women in this and neighboring towns. His victims were all girls who had a little money , which McAdams wouul oorrow after the marriage nad been performed on tire tcnso of going to Mount Ayr , Colo. , to start In business. All his marriages wore performed undnr different namea anil he was only found nut hero when the probate judge received a let ter from a sixth wife at Kittanlng , I'a. , ask ing for information concerning him. Mc- Adams haa lied , carrying with htm thu money he received from his live dupes. GETTING DESPERATE Senatorial Situation at Lincoln Has Pretty Near Reached Hard Pan. DEMOCRATS HOLD THE BALANCE OF POWER Peculiar Turn of Affairs Almost Gives the Bourbons Their Ohoico. THURSTON MAY LEAVE THE CONTEST Peeling That Ho Cannot Be Elected is Gain ing in Strength. INDEPENDENTS ARE VERY SANGUINE Tin-- Still Hope. Tlmt Alien Will ItcccU * the Xeedeil Dcmocnvtlc Vote Mny Inek In 11 Cull of thn House .Moiiiluy. LINCOLN , Neb. , Feb.I. . [ Special Telegram to Tim Bui : . ] The period of meaningless dillyidallylng and time killing in connec tion with the senatorial situation lias now passetl , ami every move from this on will mean business. Affairs have finally resolved themselves Into such a condition that prompt and decisive action is necessary , as the greater number of the members have made up their minds that It is time that a senator was elected , and that if it cannot be done In one way It must be iu another.Tim situation is slmuly this : The democrats primarily hold till ) key to the situation , and they know it. The real secret of iho action of the democr.iUc mem bers is that Boyd and Morton both under stand tlmt they are in a position to dictate terms and they have shaped affairs into the present condition. The tlvo democrats who have thus far refused to vote for the Inde pendent nominee represent both the demo cratic leaders , either one of whom can throw enough strength to the populists to insure success. Of thcso tlvo democrats Boytl is represented by North and Withnell , anil Morton by Mattes and Sinclair. Babcock's vote is practically at the disposal of McShano anil Paxton , but it really amounts lo nothing , as either Boyd or Morton can elect Allen without him. The independents are powerless without assist ance from one of these democrats. The re publicans can accomplish nothing more with out assistance from one or botli the other parties. TliurHton't Tinmen Considered. Thurston has held their support for thrco days , and has been unable to gain an addi tional voto. It Is stated by him that ho has enough votes outside his own party to elect him , but that such pressure has been brought to bear upon them that they are afraid to como. This is undoubtedly true , anil the unfortunate feature of it , so far as Mr. Thurston is concerned , is that it is prac tically certain to continue true as long as ho is the republican nominee. His nomination -was bitterly opposed , and many of the members who have been giv ing him their votes have not been giving their hearty support. On the contrary , while outwardly supporting him , they have been secretly working to prevent his elec tion. It is an open secret that It Is republi can Influence that has led to the back stiffen ing of independents who were disposed to go to-Thurston , and there is little probability that the opposition to him within his party will cease. The feeling that the elec tion of a railroad attorney would prove a serious handicap against which to contend in 18' ' ) ! , has been constantlj grow ing , and it is conceded that it would have to be followed by the anti-monopoly legislation lo counteract this hostile sentiment. Facts are facts , however unpleasant they may be , and this resume of the situation Is presented as it confronts the legislators hero tonight. The caucus conceded Thurston thrco ses sions in which to uncover his strength , and much disappointment was manifested at his failure to dove.lop Iho votes ho had claimed were his. Onuu More , Win or I.one. Sentiment tonight is strongly against his continuing longer in the race , and the real secret of the failure to hold a conference of the republican members was duo to the fact that it promised to develop a radical dis agreement. By tacit consent lie will bo al lowed to continuo his light until Monday morning , when the members will bo indi vidually requested lo stand by him one moro session. It must bo admitted , however , that it is not because hopes are entertained of elect ing him , but rather to tide over the situation until Monday night , at which time n caucus will bo held. According lo present plans , of both repub licans and ( \umoerats , no senator will bo elected Monday noon. The democrats will submit a proposition to thu republicans Monday night , which will virtually be us follows : "Choose between Boyd and Morton. Take .vour pick and ple'lgc ' at least fifty-four of your members In writing lo support that choice , or wo will go to the independents and elect Allen. " \Vholrfiulo CompromlMi Next. This Is as far as the situation goes at present , but in the natural course of events it will extend in this way : Knowing the proposition that Is to come , the republicans must of necessity say to the Independents : "Como to us anil help us make an antimonopoly - monopoly republican , or wo will give you Uoid or Morton , as the case may bo. " It will readily bo seen that upon the Inde pendents will develop the responsibility of saving If the next senator shall bo nntl- monopoly republican or a railroad democrat. The situation at present looks on the surface us If the chances of the inde pendents electing their canuldato were promising , and tin ; real truth as to the situation la here detailed. The indica tions are with a strong anti-monopoly candi date the republicans may achlovo success , but that success In accordance with the program now In effect is out of the question. The Independents have been crowded to a point where they dare not Icavo their candidate If they would , and a whole sale compromise must bo relied upon rather than the defection of individual votes. Derliled to llnvo No Cuiicui , It was the general understanding during the afternoon and the earlier part of the evening that the republicans would caucus again tonight and decldo whether to stand Thurston . on Monday or to select another candidate , or to scatter for the time being , until the situation assumed a different aspect. That explained the presence at the Lincoln hotel of probably half of the independent members of the legisla ture who wcro drawn thither by