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Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 29, 1890, Alton, Illinois ALTON DAILY TELEGRAPH. VOLUME 30. -:r_ALTON, ILL., MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 29. 1890. NO 172 IC TIIH'll IO I HILD OF FOOLING. Gen. Mile# Think# He Should Attack the Indians. THE KILLING OF KILGORE. I STORY TOLO BY A HALF - BREED. rBlank Books. Day Book?, Join nils I edgers, sizes and styles of bulling*. Cash Books, etc , alt Memorandums. Just received, un entirely new and well assorted^stock of Memorandums. X XX IL S. We handle only the beat. Levin* ii aud Ely* he’s are-non v corosive. Front does not injure these Iuka. They have no sediment. MrOur Inks are especially adapted for uss In Sty Agraphic and Fountain I'eus. I3 ens. We carry in stock F.sterbruoks and Gillott’# (the only good pens). For it Gold Pin there is none superior to the “Johnson" Pen of which we have a well assorted stock of all size*. The same with or without pearl handle. ■\K7"x*itingr Tablets. If in need of anything iii thin line. y'Mi should examine our large and complete aasortmeut Tissue Paper. Imported and Domestic, and Flower Material#. At CHAS. J. DEGENHART^, Third and Piasa stw, Merry Christmas FKRKU M KS FROM IO- UP. Kine y \ ir- NICK Sachet Powders, Cologne^ Candier Combs, Brushes# rors, Fine Soaps, Kt<*. * —o— AT 1 MARSH'S DRUG STORE ALTON AND UPPER ALTON, Me Believes Thai the Friendlf I Hilton* Who Went to the Had IjuhI* to Indue* She Hostiles to Bet arn Hate Been Pat to UtilS—Kotlilai In the Atar, About Ca|>(. Fountain Being Hammed In bg SOO Indians. Dr nvkr, Colo., Dec. SB.—A special from Creston, 8. D., to Tim New* says: Things which a few days ago under the policy of Gen Brooke, tended to a cessation of boa tilities, are just now the reverse. Gob. Carr received a telegram late Friday night from Col. Sumner that the Indians from Hump's and Big Foot’s camp, whom bo had supposed to have held as prisoners, had escaped and were heading for the Had I .ands. At daylight Gen. Carr and six troops pulled out from bere to liitercepO them or capture and destroy them, but mo far no word has been received from the general. The Indians are still carrying on their depredations aa usual, aud are grow* ing much Gilder, having stolen three valuable horses and ten bead of stock out of a corral Friday night at a randie of a Mr. Horns, situated only ten miles from this comp on the Cheyenne river. Only Ahunt ISO Friendlies. A half-breed who came Into camp aud wa* interviewed, says he left I*ine Ridge agency a few days before the .VO friendly Indians left there for the Hot! I .ands to induce their hostile brethren to come in and he declares the number of friendlies bi greatly exaggerated and that they did not number over I.VI in all He says he na* in one of the hostiles’ tepees outside of Fine River agency where a number of hucks were congregated and that the squaws were crying and saying that t ney would never return, and commenced sing ing the death dam* around them. He says there are at the leant calculation from SUb to <M) warriors among them, all well armed, and all declaring that they would tight. They also told him of a young Indian whom they I ' I put to death by torture a few days br lore because he came to try aud Induce them to return to til* agency. lim. Miles Tired of Fooling. He says he knows this to be true, as til* young Indian left Fine Ridge over a week ago (Mr the Had land* stronghold and ha* never returned. Ile also says he en terrains great fear* aa to the I## friendlies who went out, as be is almost sun* that the majority, lf not alt of them, will lie killed He says that they have an I admen ss stock of provisions and their stronghold is skillfully fortified and is almost impregnable He Counted over IU© tepee* on the side nearest tbs Fine Ridge agency and sixty-three an the other Mite. He **y» that love nor money would not bring him near their stronghold again as he is afraid that should they recognise him he would be killed alco. Gen Mile*, who la in Rapid City, said .Saturday that he wa* tired of footing with the** Indium* and thought that the Iiest thing to lie done wa* to ah tack them without any further delay. C*pt. Fountain bn* Hemmed la. iMcKlKeox. N. D., Dee. 8#.—Limit. Sydenham and the Scoot Silence, of CxpL Fountain’s command of the Eighth cavalry. have arrived bere with dispatch**. They say that there is no truth in the ■tory th*t the command is bernard in by MIO bundle* in th* C*v* Hill*. Up to Cbrl-tm** morning Capt. Fountain bad not lawn able to discover any trace of In statement* Going to show That Irby Did Not lh. It. Laurens, 8. C., Dec. ».—“!• United States Senator-Elect Irby a murderer’” This question is being aahed from one end of the country to the other. The story of the killing of Kilgore, in which Col. Irby la Involved, the conviction of Alfred Mo-Ninch, another accessory, ami th* acquittal of Irby is an intereating on*. The po- j lit leal enemies of the senator elect have been rehashing the old rumor* of the •olomd’s guilt, but Irby has preferred to toke no notice of them. The affair, which caused so much excitement, occurred In February, IWY While Kilgore and Irby. who were friends, were on the public street, a young mon came up aud told Irby that a barly stone cutter had threat flied to whip him. Kilgore Immediately volunteered to take bbl part. The fellow arrive*! at that moment and proceeded to put his threat into effect. Fired Their Pistols In aport. Kilgore laid hold of him and threw him tothe ground. The stone cutter jumped up aud took to hi* heels. Kilgore and Irby. In a spirit of sport, fired their pistols up the street. On walking further up the street they met Alfred McNinch and John Blackwell who were cursing the scoundrels who hail shot their horses Blackwell and Kilgore got into an altercation over the matter which involved a previous quarrel In which pistol bring Unfit place. HcNinch in exchanging shots fired ♦hr*'* flails into Kilgore's body. Irby and several other* rushed up and sejwrated the men. McNiuch was arrested, convicted and sentenced lobe hanged. The instant he wa* found guilty Irby's friends made him leave the country. Irby stayed a year in Edgefield county, in Kansas Hod Nothing to Bo with It. When popular excitement bail subsided he returned and stood his trial. Never wa# a man more completely exonerated. At the trial the jury remained out thirty minute* and brought in a verdict of not guilty. A reporter visited McNiuch Friday and alg nilled from him the following statement, taken in writing at his dictation. “t ai. Irby hod no more to do with the killing of Kilgore than von dill All he dbl was to do what he could to keep me from being mobbed. After the fight was over he gig me away. Kilgore aud I got to shooting, and one of us had to go. I killed him in self defense. I swore to that on the stand Kilgore aud Irby were • good friends, and they came there together. ’ After serving four year* in the I penitentiary McNiuch was pardoned by Civil Service ('omtnissiooer Thompson, tlieu governor of the m«st*, on account of good behavior and valuable aer* ices rendered to the penitentiary authorities MFPnUYR P!FOT muulimiuO i LiJiiuuDs R. G. Dun & Co. Report a Prof-itable Business. MONEY EASIER, FAILURES FEWER. SKATE S a un SCT Y What WHI Be Ihinr with the Mossy. DI bus, Due. »-Tbe    Freeman’■ Journal say* that comm unicat Iou* have passed between William O Rrien and Timothy Harrington, ParneUite, which have resulted la an arrangenwut whereby the money now in the hands of tile National organisation ore to be devoted to iii* maintenance of tile tenaut* on the plan of campaign estates, a* well aa other tenants in charge of t be National league. All disbursements will I*- mode by Joseph K. Kenny, M. P., and Alfred NS ebb, M. P., Dublin treasurers of tbe evicted !ri*b fund. It is *l*o designed by tbe arrangement that funds raised iu Amenia shall I* for-wanted to both throe gentlemen ae tree** utero. ______ Killed by rn Deadly Wire. Dx xvi. it, Colo., Dec a#—Charles McDonnell, e lineman employed by the Electric Light company, was instantly killed Friday evening by coming in contact with a live wire. He wa* working on th# top of e pol# near Eighteenth and Blake th* shock be ^  _________ „____    ,    streets, and after receiving durns, but had learned that Sitting Bull*# fell aero#* the wires, bis hand grasping the follower* are on tWlr way to th* Fin* wile that killed bim. In a moment the ITS NO SECRET. That oar STOCK Is tho MOST COMPLETE ever Drought to Alton. — oall in: W# can abow you Something New as ofu-ii asyou CARPETS: Tapestry.    Boily Brussel* Ingrain,    -Dd Squares, Rag or Hemp. IN CURTAINS: Dado or Plain,    Lace or Portiere HNT RUGS:    . Fur Moquetle,    Smyrna A Oriental. Linoleums, Oil Cloths, Wire and Cocoa Mats and Finest in Moue* Decoration# Ladle* Uke to #e« the Newest Easiest way to »*« them is to Call frequently whether you wi#h to buy or not. at our The establishment- A. J. HOWELL._ FALL” SUITS. SU PEBtlORSU It" "oF^CLOTH ES. madk re*im /urrit# ”111' »ki> rest r< I ali t to « A IjL we a FL- cir - IX TEK SORT ttrrLUm MAHN WL -Witn. perfect Fit* AU. AXD At Figures that will Please H.c. G Montz. Bldg# and Cherry creek reservation". They also stated that store** about ram h-nu n murdered and property destroyed by hue ti lee are also unfounded. Thlak Ihe Tremble I# Ended. OMAHA, Neb., Dec. SO —A special from Pine Bldg* to The WorldHerald say* on* battalion of tb* Heveuth cavalry with two H.ttchkts* gun* and a path train ha* Just fef*. for Wounded Kin*-, about thirty mile* away. Th* indian council in the Had loud* Its* decided in favor of the busti!* a returning to the agency They are now all on I bor way in. Perhap* fifteen or twenty may slip away. but th* anthorine* feel ilia! the indian war bsa been ended. Empowered to H«jr Alesha. Washington GITT, Dec 3#.—Copt. Carroll. Alaska delegate from that terr! tory to congress, *aid Friday that if cttu-gre»* did md think Alaska ut enough Ira-[► adance to give it ail th* facilities and light* it had granted every other outlying settlement of the government, he wa* * rn- . [towered to offer th* sum of #14,000,*® ta# j lite territory, and would pay It over in WU gold piece* at th* short cm notice. This of* j fer, he osid. wa* bona fide. Brat Estate 4 *»r|K»r«ll*»H la Trimble. CUK Am*, Dec. Bertram M. W feat.,u, treasurer of tbe well Ammu real aa-tate corporal iou known a* th* P. IL Stan fey.W mourn company, ha* applied to Judge Haw#* for the appointment of a re-eelier for the concern. P. E Mauley, the ■>re«ideal aud largest stockholder, is charged with appropriating #7U,uH> and having wrecked th* compony by wild and reekicm* »peculation on th* Chicago stock exchange. _ Am. rime Keusostk Assoc tat lea. WasiusoTO* ClTT, Dec ai —At th* aiorning wwsion of tbe American Boawom* lr association Saturday ProSmeor Edward J James read a paper on “A Contribution lo the Theory of Rail read Rate*" lh# paper h«* very generally dia.-u**od by pf fem* ire Clark, Tuttle and others. Paper* which were lo be read by Professor* J a mr- and Ely were omitted, a* their authors were not present _ Surprised the Gwveruor sud Wile. II AKUI** ut'bo, Pa, Dec. rn-At a dinner given Friday evening by Governor aud Mrs Heaver to tbe members of the governor's cafenet, the boe! and boules* were given au agreeable eurprfe* by the pre* rotation to th”m of *n elegant (diver tea ■ervice a* • token of esteem and a* a memorial of their twenty fifth wedding anni Ternary Kv Secretary aion# «*J# **»• presentatiori speech^ ^ I avast wa af til# Chevak## *iri|». Wa "MI h ti TON CITY, » -Th* war department ha* received no information in to garti to the reported rout* n*plate*i in v**i<>n of tit# Cherokee atrip I be *i*q.*rt-rneut commender has standing fest motion* to ke« p th* bo*mwr* «*ut at all hazards and war department ‘ dicers have mi d*>ul*t that Iii* soldier* will carry out their tart ructious to th* letter. smell of burning fie*h wa* distinguielied and before be could br taken down It became stronger and a feu* smoke arow* from three place* ou the poor fellow’s body, producing a scene winch caused the crowd to turn away with horror. He leaves a wife aud family. Explosive la a Nausag* Farter). Cincinnati, Dec. 2V -A email boiler in Loewenatein's sausage factory et Ninth and John attent* expl***l’-*l st ll o cluck Hat unlay morning Th* building wa* * U* moi I* bed aud th* kilt lien of l*»ear Grey, at 24M John street, wrecked, Bertha Grey, aged 14 month*, wa* instantly killed. Following are the uamco of the Injured, none (rf whom are seriously hurt, agcep# Mr*. Loeweurteiu, whose back woe fracture*! aud bruised badly: Mr* Haum, Mrs Hetty Higgins. Jennie Grey, Mr*. Mary Grey, mother of Bertha, and Mike Kennedy. A CissM Coaat's Carte** Beira*#. London, Dec, SM —Count Frau* Von Htockingen. of Vienna, who wa* recently arrested on a charge of defrauding a widow out of 1#,(W0 florins, all she bod, on the pretext that he was llu**i*’s candidate for tbe Bulgarian throne, ami would make her daughter a prim***, has presented the extraordinary defense that he was actually approached by high Russian authority with th# proposal to be-corn# prill*** cif    provide!    th* Austrian rod rf would consent to the re mo vat af Prince Ferdinand. Trade I* Prospering, Although In Nome Quarter* an Cneertaln Feeling Exists in Kegs rd to F'tnanrlal Legislation—Destructive Competition In Mteol Halls— Not Much Activity In the Speeulatlvo Markets—Failures for the Weeh. Nxw YOUK, Dec. 29.—R. G. Dun Si Co.’s weekly review of trode My*:    BuainaM boa progressed as well sa could be expect* rd in a week broken by the Christmas holiday and a great snow storm Tbe holiday trade wa* remarkably heavy here, and at nearly all other points wa* good, which Li by no means evidence that tbe tightness of the money market springs from any general embarrassment of bus! ne** or industry. The volume of payment* through bank* continues larger, though but about 8 per oeut. larger than year ago. Railroad earning* thus far re ported for December also show a gain of about 4 per cent. over those of the birne week* last year. Foreign trade is very heavy, in spite of causes which were expected to imams s material decrease. Tit# un* ertainty in regard to monetary fegi*-f lion, and it* possible effect*, I* still the |,reat obr-tncle, but even this ha* leo* die (orbing influence than it had a week or two ago, SM the prospect of unwise action •ccm* more remote, aud the money mar kets have generally grown easier during Hie pH(*t ac k. not only at the emit, felt at some of lite western and southern center*, ] I lliit-ltla*# Trade Active, Report* from other cities disclose no Important change iu the condition of trade. \Yhole«trie bootie-* naturally slacken" arni is quiet at this tim* of tbe year, ami t Im indi-pusit ion to act is rather iucrea-n-d by tbe tardiness of collection*. At Ihmtott prospect» aret-nnodered better for trod# in woolen aud cot t<>n good*. Conditions' et other t a-lern cities have been not essentially different, though at Fitt-burg lie—enter iron has sold at FHI 'AV tilt- lowest j price for the year, aud all pig iron is at bottom pritN**, Manufactured irtm ie in (air demand and rails are unchanged. The flint glass trode is quite active, with fewer hands idle than for months past, and tbe window glass trade is fair, At pointe further west expectation of improvement ofter January la general, i though the trail# is quiet in wholesale line*, but fully up to last j car’s mark. At Kansas City wholesale trade ie quite good, I but cattie and hog receipts are light At Lintoln, Neb,, busine-* exceeds tGat (rf fest year, though fear of state legislation a .aiiist lender* tends to lucre**# til* pre vailing stringency. At Denver the de mend for money I* lighter, and the supply equal to legitimate nreds, but ak Halt I .ak* lite moucy market Is extremely close, and the outlook unsatisfactory. At other points in the north*eat tbe monetary situation seem* rather bitter. Improvement In the Mouth. Report# from the south also indicate some improvement M aim feet u vers at Louisville are fully employed, though money I* wry close. Trail* at Atlanta improves, cotton moving more satisfactorily; and et Galveston receipts exceed last year'* New Orleans report* fair trad* and larger receipts of cotton, the crop be lug there estimated at 7,714),UU) bales; and g.Msl receipt* of sugar and nmlasiios, with steady prices. Throughout t tie south th* fictitious prices maintained last summer and fall for cotton have caused some embarrassment, being followed by the inevitable dc line a* the magnitude of th* crape became known. But morn than 5,144),iii) BARNEY Sc BERRY'S. RUMSKS LV •(Pitts 315 & Hamill, ltd Ie Street. READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS! NEW GOODS. £Come and see Them.;; I, I Jeweler, Alton. CLOCKS la Lore# variety.' Accordians.1 Violins -AND- Guitars._ And their Supplies?1 ilVerware#, Household, Domestic and Standard Sewing He’s. Sewing Machine Needle# and Repair# of all kind*, Gold, Silver and Steel Spectacles to Suit All. Clock#, Watches and Jewelry Retired. — FINK — GOLD and MIA'BR WATCHES'. —RICH — JEWELRY —AXD— SILVERWARE FRANK BUDDE, Wines AN I I KUB! HCH o DEALER IX and Liquors. I— AGENT FOR -o— KOTTLKD BEER hand. Good# de* Also a tine atoek of Genuine Wioe Vinegar on    _ I Miles have already pasted out of th# hands wvertHj ^ aay part of the city free of charge.    Southeast oorner of Bell# of producers, mainly at fair price*. Hi*'    ----» ‘    * — dally encouraging that thu* far there has bern bo little emltarreiwment and so ll rm kern sa l«*l**tly Billed. ST THOMA", Oat , De- * A rearefod collision occurred about IO o'clock Thur* day night between two freight train* on the Michigan Central near luna, resulting in tbe death of Brakeman Hector Grant, of this city, and the serioue injury of three other trainmen Grant wa* instantly killed Conductor Cole llommoud sustained a fracture of the leg; Brakeman (feorg# Benedict hod a foot crushed, and Fireman Thomoa Burk# had hi* head cut,    ___________ Fatal Collis!*'* on tbe K*ll. Fiu*no, CaL, Dec. 89 A -freight train n.wl two wild engines collided three mile* north of this city Friday night J. Lafferty * brakeman, was Inst an tty killed. K&gilieer John Moore aud Fireman Steiv lager jumped Th# latuw wa* terribly and can nut live. Ttw engineer sn*!a’lied a slight fracture of the hip sud proltably iuieruai injuries. _ al.troll Bos# hjr the r»*rt#*ue##. fenMat*, Dot #9.-Th* Fonuguee* gov era me ut ha* shrewdly gr* ti ted valuable pop i us* if ta* in tbs ll imputed pm iou of Mauh alaad. south Africa, to an Fnglisb eouipaity, which I* actively campaigning in i-codon in fe-h.H «'f Ore l^nrtugure* cfejius, aud against the British fouth Af-rkstn company    _ ( ut MU Throat with a Basor. London, Dei 29.-The well-known com-pu*rr alai cb*M player, Walter Grim-haw saturday committed suicide by cutting his throat with a rotor. few failure* among the important maim facturiug works recently established in that section. While the situation of tbe iron aud steel iud ii lr , shows no improvement, tbe fact thai the elosiug weeks of tbe year ore |i*'"tug without any serious aet I sick give" encouragement. There is anxiety a* tothe demand which may apjiear with th# new year, since it is generally per trivet! that many work* must remain idle fora tim# unit-"# there Is a decided in c-reaas in consumption. But for most finished pr« al net* the consumption ie even now so great that in any previous year it would have been con Mid erat I eminently Mila factory. Th* exception is the steel rail business, in which a crisis end a destructive competition seem imminent, a provisional agreement made during the [>o*t week in this city haring been defeated by refusal of on eastern mill to sign. The Monetary situation. The woolen manufacturer is clearly en- , Joying a larger demand for most product* aim# importation* acre checked, but a* yet no considerable Improvement in prices ba* been found prat tic#I. Th# readjustment of [trice* in the boot ; and shoe *i»d feather ludo-tries seems to I** pr<ur ••"lug fairly, with Ieee prospect of an> -i rioue eutl>arra*«m«at. On th* whole, ll fear feta never been more fully ( employ< . than in tbe I tier port of UUU I Im monetary situation grows more antiq*, tory. tirc*u«e treasury dislKireemeut* j con! turn and arrivals of gKdd have giveu aid, ami iii# enormous ext SM of merchandise export* over im|*»rt# i» felt. In three arek" of Devein ber ex port* from New York , have Ie, ii 7 percent greater than bo* year, which would indicate heavier export* then iu any prerimta nmuth, while ti,.- im r J,"# in import* fem been 8 per cut. These fact* I*tint t<. att excess et ex-port* a* large a* the #37,*40,141) of loot De I october, awl in November the exec** of i |H,rt- over import* was more than ##V «W),#U). aperu Int I vc Markets. There ha* not been much activity in ■wen btl bm this week, though corn ha* fallen .* I 4 cent*, and o*u I rent. and cut-ton :t P* * rut, felt wheat is •% * cent. higher, coffee I 4 cent, ami tai 4 1-4 i eat* Th* *l4H k market has heeii left to Hie pro fecaional*, who have chosen to do but Utile until fit# re* >«•* ba" »*egun It is believed bv all classes that mullet* *-y pressure will ce**# warn after Jan I, it least for a time, aud if no disturbing I filiation rome" trade may ta* expected to revive with rigor.    I It fen good »yrnpt‘Hit that, instead of irn*reaaiugtoward the end of the year, failure* have become Ie-* Important aud less frequent. The bu- ties# fadanw occurring throughout Hie oou ii try during the last seven us)* number SXI, a* cum-par, u with a total of 404 lost weak. kor the correspond tug week of loot year th# figures were 2#A aud Fourth et*., (Raible’i old stood.) Alton, IIL Choice Brand# of WINES and LIQUORS Alway* on Hand. GOING OUT % BUSINESS. LEYSER RRO’S. Now is the time for Bargain*-- CHRISTMAS PRESENTS IT HUF PRICE TOTH, CHINA AND llIBQt’K IK)LI.8, VARES TABLES, CHAJ HH, ALBUMS, PI. UMH CARES, — For Chriatmae FresenU, al-- LEYSER’!) NO. 202 THIRD STREET.^ Julius H. Raibla Rectifier, Importerjand Wholesale Dealer in WINES AND LIQUORS. Haying n moved my liuHtne** between Piasa and Belle Stree t, IO lilt) to toy uew building I shall devote my No. 116 Fourth, entire atteutioo WHOLESALE SALES Of all kinds of Wine* and Liquor*, where ail lo their Intercel lo Purchaae their Rupplie# a DEALERS will fi”! It Strictly Wholesale Prices. The Largest and ever brought to thin meut RolahiUheri. Mott Select Stock O’ Fine WINES and LIQUORS City—-on hand,—aatl a complete Buttling Deport-Call and Examine. Julius H. Raible 116 Fourth, bet. ♦Belle and Piasa st. See the Selection of Ball Programs, at Thud Mook Bros J and Belle sis. ;