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Atlantic Weekly Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 26, 1893, Atlantic, Iowa THE VOLUME NUMBER Navajo Indians and Cowboys Do CAUGH1 RUNNING OFF STOCK One White Man Killed and Another Fatally Wounded In the First The Cowboys Reinforced Follow the Indiana and Administer a April Green River special to The Republican says The battle between the Elk Mesa cow boys and the band of Navajo cattle thieves was more serious than first sup and the culmination of a long series of outrages between the young bucks of Hoskininis band for three years There were 80 bucks in the band headed by Chief Crows which crossed the San Juan last Sunday When word reached the Knowles outfit they were out on their horses roundnp and mustered only 13 party then made all haste to where the In the meantime Kid Johnsons party had encountered the In dians driving a big bunch of cattle to ward the The scrimmage was short and disastrous to the Johnson was fatally wounded and Billy Sawtell badly Fearing the ar rival of the Indians hastened to ford the San Juan north of Clay Johnson and Sawtell were carried back to the home The party pursued the fleeing who are now on their reserva Another affray occurred in which two braves were killed and Jack a badly The cowboys recovered nearly all their The Indians have received a lesson it is they will respect for a time at The stockmen are now thor oughly aroused and will be prepared to summarily cope with any future depre Navnjoes Causing SANTA April tele gram to Governor Thornton from Farm ington announces that the Navajo Indi brutally murdered a citizen near Sheriff Bustin sends the and says the people of San Juan county demand immediate assist looking toward the prosecution of the Indians and the keeping of the reds within their reservation Governor Thornton was wired for and will again ask the Indian office to heed the demands of the citizens along the Santa Fe Strike April The strike of the Santa Fe boilermakers and machinists and blacksmiths is It came to an end at 6 All the men put to work in the place of the strikers and all the strikers are to go back to work with out General Manager Frey says that the force will have to be in creased anyway during the Worlds It is practically a surrender of the strikers that is to the company have not signed the agreement as de After the Insurance April new superin tendent of insurance is preparing to make war on the old line insurance com He has asked the attorney gen eral for an opinion on the combine which the companies are charged with entering which is in violation of the state The opinion will be written and will sustain the superin tendents decision in revoking all the charters of the companies which have formed a trust on the Kansas Settled Its Sioux April last of the claims against the Leeds company were and receiver for the was and the affairs of the company put back in the hands of its directors and The company has already arranged to take up its old bonds with a new which will be the last step in the clearing away of the Will Ride a Wheel to NEW April Robert of the staff of The has left this city astride of a bicycle bound for His object is to write a series ofv articles A Wheel mans Ideal Route to the He will travel through western New York to Buffalo and Niagara thence to Buffalo and along the shore of Lake Erie to Toledo and the relay route to Working a July April great wheat deal engineered by the Cudahys and the unknown millionaires who have stood in with them for some months is still being pushed with unabated The manipulators have dropped the May The squeeze is now in Laid to April a terrific downpour of rain the body of Han widow of was laid to rest in the family vault at Bellefontame No services were and only the relatives and two or three friends were Fifth Match Won by April won the fifth game of the Kokomo series in his match with the game lasting only four hours and taking only 40 LEFT TO THE LADY Two For the Souvenir Quarter Dollar to Be Decided April director of the with the approval of Secre tary has determined on the de signs for the souvenir quarter dollars and forwarded to the board of lady man agers for their two models of the head of which will appear on the face of the one representing her as a young a very beautiful and the other as a mature a front The secretary said the direc tor preferred the profile but will be governed somewhat by the choice of the lady board of The de sign lor the reverse will consist of a very beautiful holding a unwinding emblematic of womans The lettering on the reverse will be Board of Lady Managers above and around the figures and the words Columbian Quarter On the obverse or face the lettering will be United States of A NEW Proposed Indepentdent School of Political Science at Des DBS April Weaver has made public a propo sition for the establishment of an in dependent school of political science in Des He says such a school is necessary because every patriotic citizen realizes that the adversaries of human those who would rob and en slave the are full handed and have the attention and control of the masses of the control the colleges and universities of the The proposed school is to have seven professorships corresponding to the fol lowing Land and public utilities and inventions finance traiis portation constitutional law and legis lation suffrage applid Christianity public General Weaver offers to act as flirector of the school without salary un til a successor can be Booths Condition NEW April Booths condition was Smith called at the Players club and after re maining with his patient an hour said Booth is doing He has re gained the use of his right arm and the muscles of his face have relaxed somewhat arid his eyes are I think the immediate danger of death has but of course there are still grave Whatever rumors to the contrary it is my personal opinion that Booth will is what Smith said as he left the Players Smith in speaking of his patients condition re marked that Booth was holding his own and that both his temperature and pulse were The paralysis of his right arm was improved and the member could be used Got it In South Sioux April Chris tine Hicking Pfaff has left for Boston carrying in her satohel a decree of di vorce from Henry Pfaff The plaint iff is the daughter of the renowned painter Hicking of and dur ing her residence in Paris was admitted to the most select and fashionable The defendant is the son of Henry Pfaff oi the financier and speculator whose name is associated with several large railroad Arrested For an Old April and Frank Ormsted were brought up from and lodged in jail here on the charge of being the desperadoes who murdered the Santa Fe operator at about three years ago and also made an attempt to rob the Santa Fe The officers say they have plenty of evidence to The Santa Fe offered for their arrest and Want It Named April com mittee of five from including Congressmen Bartholdt and appeared before the directors of the In ternational Navigation company and asked that one of the steamers now be ing built for the American line by the Cramps be named after their The directors are considering the Captured After Four April secretary of the Planters and who in 888 de leaving a shortage in his ac counts of has been captured at where he had attained prominence in business and church cir A Suspicious April wife of James a railroad was found dead at her home on Third Marks on her face and the mys tery that surrounds the whole affair strongly indicate aud the hus band is now in jail pending investiga Chinamen April largest registration of Chinamen ever made in this country is under way in a Chinese Sunday school in Ontario When it shall be completed about 175 Mongol Ions will have been Exchanged Gold For Treasury April the banks in Roanoke united in offering the treasury all the gold in their vaults in exchange for treasury notes at New Secretary Carlisle accepted the The Great Warships Bound For New DEPARTURE FROM THE KG ADS The Philadelphia and the Blake Lead the by an Assembled Mul Water Covered by Number less Small FORT April naval rendezvous at Hampton Roads is now a thing of the past and will go into history as one of the most brilliant marine pageants of modern The of ficers and men on the fleet were up and stirring at an early hour getting things in readiness for the which waa fixed for 9 It was how before the Philadelphia got under way and started up the roads to the west end of the She was quickly followed by the San Francisco and of Admiral Benhams squad and the Vesuvius and of the second under Admiral Passed Out to Upon arriving at a point about five miles the white squadron wheeled into line and came down past the and stood to In the meantime the with Secretary Herbert and got under way and steamed up the roads with the fleet until they where she remained to observe the movements of the other As the white squadron came down the roads they were joined by the Holland ship Van and the two German taiserin Augusta and which completed the or port Starboard At the head of ihe starboard column came the British fleet with Vice Ad miral Hopkins as commanderinchief and consisting of the Blake as the flag the the and Russia came next with Vice Admiral Kosenkoff commanderinchief on the flagship Dimitri fol lowed by the General Admiral and the France followed with Rear Admiral De Commanderin in the flagship aud the Hussard and Jean Bart Italy came next under Rear Admiral Mag with the Etna and the Giovanna Brazil brought up the rear of the column with Admiral Julio Caesar in the Norente as on the Aquidiban and accompanied by the Tiraxentes and the Landsmen View the While the fleet was getting under way the roads were crowded with pleasure excursion steamers and tugs and sailboats of all The ram parts of the fort were black with visit The piazzas of the Hjgeiwere packed with ladies waving dainty hand kerchiefs to their departing When the fleet had the little torpedo boat Cushing came out from her anchorage and passed down to join her sister ships at a rate of speed that called forth a hearty round of Fruit Damaged by RICH April This sec tion was visited by a severe hail and rain Hailstones as large as walnuts doing great damage to small fruit and The Marias Des Cygues river is higher than it has been for Sunday the water swept away the levee on the Anthony ranch and did great BURIED UNDER FALLING One Man Killed and Several Fatally April partition wall in the electric light building now being erected at the southeast corner of Hunt street and precipitating 14 workmen into the cel a distance of 40 At the time of the accident there were nearly 50 including bricklayers and laborers at work in various parts of the a majority of them being on the fourth The four outer walls were but the partition walls had just begun to peep over the fourth The center section gave carrying the workmen with John a mar ried 65 years was instantly The fatally injured are PRANK head ED crushed about the internal ELIJAH internal Seriously injured WILLIAM aged back JOHN head JOHN head All are bricklayers and It is supposed the accident was caused by a week After the dead and all the injured had been carried away a rumor was started that there were four more men in the Policemen and firemen went into the cellar and worked around but no other bodies could be Seems Rather April bank of Wilmot has been dragged down by the failure on Saturday of the Bank of William Sargent being president of both Depositors will be paid in 75 per cent of their deposits being now available ia DECLINED THE Ill Health Will Prevent ing to New NEW April Pica yunes Shreveport special gives the fol lowing letter from in reply to an invitation to the veterans festival at the fair grounds May which was received by the committee of It read as follows Gentlemen of the General Leroy Stafford and Ladies of the Auxiliary association Dear Friends Your kind letter haa been and were I not an old woman and very much of an my daughter and I would certainly go to you to participate in the noble effort you are making to attain an end so dear to our The tone of your invitation is so cordial that nothing but physical inability would deter our unfortunate I shall not have the strength to go to New Orleans to meet and accompany my husbands remains to but shall only meet them as I am rarely able to leave the My daughter will go to New Orleans only in time to accompany the remains back to Hayes will leave Colorado where she and your daughter of the con federacy will start from here in time to spend a day in New and then re Perhaps my health may be restored when I return home and at somefutnre time I may be able to be with you in your and nothing would give me more pleasure than to do Believe greatfully and faithfully JEFFERSON Hotel New April RATES TO THE No Change From Those Heretofore Pub lished Will Be April Cald well has promulgated the agreed Worlds Fair rates and conditions for Western Passenger association They have been made official by the affirma tive vote of the and are now As already they are based on a reduction of vO per cent from present and provide for cheap ex cursion rates by agreement from com peting and the same rates at any time from strictly local A de termined effort is being made to secure the signature of every western line to a pledge to maintain agreed Worlds Fair Will Pass on Sunday April meeting of the board of control of the Worlds Fair was held at the administration build The board passed upon the reports of the council of administration and the director general and formulated its own report for the national The commission has much important busi ness to do cleaning up odds and ends before the opening The most im portant question to be discussed is the Sunday closing Exhibitors Must April of the manufacturers building of the Worlds announced that all the space assigned to dilatory exhibitors would be confiscated if not actually oc cupied by Wednesday By occu pation was meant the building of plat forms and other evidence of earnest in Disobeyed the April one of the carpenters employed at the Worlds Fair grounds obeyed the order to so far as can be it is the inten tion of the men to continue at re gardless of the orders of the Conferred With NEW April bankers who were present at a conference held with Assistant Treasurer Jordan re fused to give any intelligence as to the except that no offer of gold was made to the government and no gold was asked No definite an nouncement of policy was made by the Representatives of the lead ing private banking houses held a con ference with Jordan after the de parture of the bank Repre sentatives of August Belmoht Morgan and Speyer were After the adjournment of the Jordan received representatives of the but de clared he had absolutely no information to give or report to make as to the re sult of the discussions between himself and the representative Will Reconvene the April an nnfoiseen reason for its postponement should the international mone tary conference will reconvene in Brus sels on May President Cleveland is giving some attention to the personnel of the American He will probably announce his decision in about a All ot the commission ers have tendered their resignation and but one of Henry Can president of the Chase National bank of New York been re It is understood that John United States senator from has been requested to withdraw his Adjourned Sine April Norwe gian storthing by a vote of to 51 haa decided to suspend its sittings sine owing to King Oscars attitude of oppo sition to the storthing on the consular Judge Sugg April George Sugg cJ the superior aged 30 A Reputation made step after step by steady industry and careful management can only be maintained through constant vigilance and good It will Stand Investigation What THAT WE SELL POPULAR CLOTHING AT POPULAR PRICES WE GIVE GREATEST VALUE FOR THE LEAST We have made the greatest effort to have our line include many new and striking novelties for the coming season and the Worlds Fair and do not intend to let any of our competitors surpass Our counters are loaded with SPRING SUITS in all the latest effects and most stylish New styles have been added to our Childrens Call early before assortment is MAURICE Strictly One chestnut Sextons Query to the Glad stone EMPEROR JOSEPHS LONG Rioting Somewhat Checked The Kaiser Bestows Another Idcendlary Flreat by Dronth In April for North asked home secretary in the ab sence of Irish Whether the attention of the govern ment had been directed to the Belfast riots if what measures had been taken to preserve peace and whether the speeches of the eminent politicians who had instigated the riots would be considered by the law officers of the crown Similar conduct of the Orangemen on a previous Sexton had resulted in the killing of 20 The Belfast police apparently had made no effort to prevent the looting on Sat urday night of the tavernkeeper bv the Will such negli gence be tolerated by the government In reply he read the official report of the rioting in Belfast Sunday and Satur The facts related corresponded with those cited by and al ready published by the As regards the speeches of the eminent politicians Sexton had Balfour and Lord Randolph Asqnith expressed the opinion that they incurred a very heavy responsibility by using intemperate language directly calculated to incite the bitterest party The govern ment had taken every possible he to prevent a recurrence of the de plorable demonstration in Belfast and believed that no trouble would Emperor Joseph Stirs Up the April Franz Joseph called upon De Rus sian minister of foreign now on his way to Petersburg after a longed absence on account of ill The call is regarded as an act of excep tional courtesy toward the czar and has excited already any amount of comment in diplomatic Only once before has the emperor paid such an honor to a foreign minister stopping in then he called on Biimarcjt when the latter came to this city with Emperor The Trouble at April incen diary fire was started in Hull at a timber It was discovered and ex tinguished before doing much Riotous crowds still fill the streets near the Several fights between unionist and nonunionist laborers took and several persons were Two nonunionists were shot with re but will The anarch ists in London have decided to make a demonstration in Hyde Park on May Bad Weuther For April dispatch from Paris to The Times says that long needed rains fell near Havre and Elsewhere in France the drought con tinues to wither the Throughout Italy heavy losses have resulted from the unprecedented dryness of the Outside of Sicily the damage already done is estimated at millions of The agricultural districts in southern Russia near Odessa are suffering from severe frosts and occasional The crops may be a total Bestowing April The German em peror has bestowed the grand cordon of the Order of the Red Eagle on Siguor Beneditto the Italian minister of foreign affairs and General Asinari Di San commanding the Ninth army corps at The kaiser be stowed the grand cordan of the Order of the Black Eagle on Lieutenant General chief of the Still In April conflict be tween Orangemen and Nationalists in Belfast proceeds The military has been kept between the two mobs and will probably prevent their Several fights between less considerable bodies of Nationalists have been stopped by the Will Retire April ar rival of a large body of state troops had the desired effect and the negroes at James City announce their willingness to retire but ask that ad justments by made by the civil authori Change of April the retiring American consul gen eral in will sail for the United States on the 3rd of The Patrick the newly appointed consul will assume the duties of that office on Saturday t
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