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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - December 4, 1890, Reno, Nevada ihe Reno Gazette Has the beat Eastern and Coast Telegraph Report of any paper between San I rancibco and Salt Lake. VOL. XXX. A Look at the Gazette Will convince anyone of its superior excellence as a newspaper. RENO, WASHOE COUNTY, NEVADAv THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1890. NO. 55. Stewart Introduces a Silver Bill. AVOUIET SEW ['mm BILL Introduced by Senator of Pennsylvania. Quay A Belief Bill for Indians. the Sioux By Associated Press.] WAHIIINHTON, Dec. 4. Senator Quay yoHterduy introduced a bill granting all iKtrnoiiH on the pension list, or hereafter placed on it, who lost botl eyc8 or both feet, or who is otherwise totally disabled, a pension of pe month also to all persons who lost an arm ,-it the shoulder or a leg at the hip, per month to those who lost an arm below the elbow or a leg below the knee, per month, and to those who lost a hand or a foot or has been totally disabled io the same, per month. The bill provides further that persons who contracted two or tnore disabilities shall receive a sura per month equal to the total of the rates for all of the disabilities mentioned. The join resolution reported yester- day by Hawley to issue arras to North and South Dakota and Nebraska was taken up. Hawley urged the neces- sity of prompt action. Vorheea quoted an iuterview with Governor Foster of Ohio, an ex-mem- the commission to treat with the Sioux, in which Foster said the Whole trouble in fact is that the In- diana are starving, and if the Govern- ment gives them enough to eat there will be no further trouble. After a long discussion the resolu- tion passed. The Election bill was was then taken up and Pugh addressed the Senate in opixwition to it, Among the bills introduced and re- ferred was one for a permanent tariff commission and one (by Stewiirt) for the free and unlimited use of silver as money. The By Cable and Associated Press.l LONDON. Dec. report from Cork last night that the municipal au- thorities had adopted a resolution against Parneli is erroneous. On the contrary, the resolution was in sup- port of Painell. The Nationalists met at noon to fur- j ther consider the question of Parnell's leadership. After the meeting had been called to order one of tho members read a man- ifesto issued yesterday by the Catholic hierarchy in Ireland, declaring that j in consequence oi the in the O'Shea divorce case, which con vict Parneli of one of the gravest offenses known to religion and society, Catholic Ireland cannot accept as a leader a man so wholly dishonored, and that a continuance of his leader- ship would imperil the cause of Ire- land. The reading of the manifesto was greeted with cheers by Parnell's opponents. At 6 o'clock the meeting adjourned until noon to-morrow. At a caucus this morning of the op- ponents of Purnell a resolution was adopted not to accept the Clancy com- promise, which is to be offered at to- day's meeting, but to force matters to a decisive issue forthwith. By a Theft of "Worth of Diamonds. POLITICS lH NEW YORK. A Truce Between Cleveland and Hill Reported. Continued United Oonoentiation of Stated Troops. OlTan Open M witch. Special to the GAZETTE.) MAKY8VIM.B Dec. northbound Oregon express ran off an ojien switch in the yards here this morning. Luckily the train was just leaving and was running at a low rate of speed and no one was injured. It is believed the switch was turned by Home miscreant who desired to wreck the train. or Dr. Baxter. By Associated Press.l WASHINGTON, Dec. Jadediah H. who was stricken with paralysis on Monday, died this morning. He never regained consciousness after the attack. On motion of Morrow the House went into Committee of the Whole on the Tension bill. Htock .Market. By Associated Press.) NEW YOHK, Dec. are still narrow, feverish and irregular this morning. Union Pacific was among the aiojt conspicuous, opening at better, but Pocitic Mail is higher. Almost all the lending stocks were weak in the early trading. Losses were generally recovered later, but tho market became ex- tremely dull towards It o'clock, at slight fraction bettor than at the opening. Tho stock market after 11 o'clock remained dull except for a few stocks, and a positive weakness was devel- oped, the early gains being wiped out with something in addition. Union Pacific, at Us lowest, was down IJjJ. At noon thu market was dull and heavy at about the lowest prices reaced. Stocks continued quiet and weak after noon, and lower prices were scored. Union Pacific took tho lead in activity. Northern Pacific preferred lost The market closed dull and steady at about the lowest figures. A Important Meeting. By Associated Press.1 WASHINGTON, Dec. Inter- Continental Railway Commission, composed of representatives from the United States and other American republics, mot for an organization at noon. This commission was recom- mended by the International Ameri- can for the purpose of supervising the survey for a lino to connect th6 rail- way systems of North America with those- of South America. Blaine called the meeting to order and made a brief address of welcome, in which he pointed out the magni- tude, importance and far-reaching re- sultd of the proposed work. A. J. Cassutt of the United States was chosen President. About Kven. By Associated Press.J OIIAWA, Dec. Siebold to., wholesale dealers in dry goods, are in a financial difficulty. The lia- bilities are and the assets are about the same. A Pair of Masbyg. By Associated Press.) "WASHINGTON, Dec.. Presi- dent has nominated E. M. Bennett for Postmaster at Paao Robles, Cal., and Mrs. S. L. Drake, at Coluea, Cal. TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES. PrnvlMlona Ordered. By Associnted.'Pre-is.i WASHINUTOX, Dec. S3cre- tary of tho Treasury has sent n request for an immediate appropriation of for the purchase of beef and other provisions for the Sioux Indians. A Collnpff. By Cable and Associated Press. LONDON, Dec. Russell Co., merchants of London and Bom- bav, have failed. Liabilities, JE230.000. Petrus Mandan, a silk importer, has failed. Liabilities, Bar silver The Bank of England rate is re- duced to 5 per cent. The body of the late King of Hol- land was interred at Delfa to-day with impressive ceremonies. Railway traffic at Windonville, Vt., is somewhat impeded to-day by snow, the trains reaching there are from three to five hours late. AN EXCITING-TIME. The Western Union People Pana a JUuay Night. Last evening about 9 o'clock the employes of the Western Union tele- graph office were startled by a peculiar roaring noise, and, upon investigation, discovered the switchboard and some of the instruments on fire, caused by a telegraph wire coming in contact with an electric light wire, owing to the heavy weight of snow. It was with some difficulty that the flanes were extinguished, and this was not accomplished until considerable dam- age had been done to the switchboard and other instruments. Had the oper- ator in charge of the office been absent for a few minutes a the would certainly have resulted. Mr. Shearer, while in search of his line repair men, passed over a stretch of fallen wire which came in contact with a rail of the V. T. R. B. by his stepping upon it, when suddenly a volume of electricity exploded, but which fortunately entered the rail. Mr. Shearer worked from 9 P. M. to 3 A. M. before getting the damaged and disabled instruments into working order. An Immense Copper Mine. One of the greatest copper mines in the world is the Anaconda mine, Butte, Mor.tana. This celebrated mine was located by Hickey Bros, in 1376. The mine was first considered a silver prospect; while being opened up to a considerable depth, the sinking run into copper ore. The company now owning the mine have expended in de- veloping and purchasing si nee Novem- ber, 1880, to January 1, 1890, over The amount of ore in sight is sufficient to .last for years. There are men in the employ of the company. The gigantic enterprise is managed by Marcus Dailey. Frightened to Death. A Toronto man, a few days ago, while exftmlninK su old musket, which he did not know to be touched a lighted match to the nlpule." The nun went off and the shock threw the man to the floor. When picked up he was dnnd and it is said that bis death was due to fright. A Krnnd Lint Out. The presbytery has erased the name of the Rev. D. L. Munro, the Stockton minister, who made a sensational con- fession a few Sundays ago, from the roll of the ministry and dissolved his relations with the Stockton church. Indian Affairs. By Associated Press.] CHICAGO, Dec. Miles said this morning that he would go in a day or two to direct the minitary arrangements in the Indian country. The General said he had overwhelm- ing evidence that the Indians have been suffering for want of food for two years, and that is the principal cause of disaffection. One object of his visit to Washington was to urge the neces- sity of immediate relief. An order was sent from the Interior Depart- ment to the Indian agents, instructing them during the Indian trouble to obey the orders of the military officers commanding the troops on the reser- vations. LEAVENWORTII Dec. Two companies of infantry leave Ft this morning for Omaha and the Indian country. One of the companies will be mounted for use as cavalry. BKNKCIA Dec. C and D, First Infantry, left on a spe- cial train for the Department of the PJatte to-day, in command of Colonel Casey. A company of artillery lias arrived here to take their place. The troops were paid off yesterday prior to their departure. Criminally Constructed. By Associated Press.l PITTOBURQ, Dec. was nearly 3 o'clock this morning before the fire in Dickson Sat was subduod. No more bodies were found and [all occupants are accounted for. There were about forty in the building, and many had narrow escapes. Mr. Irwin perished in attempt to rescue his wife, after giving the alarm to the inmates on the other floors. Mrs. Irwin was suf- focated in attempting to get an entranc to the building. Tho loss is The building was four stories high, with no fire escapes and no watchmen. The Department of Public Safety will prosecute the owner of the build- ing for a failure to put up fire escapes according to law. By Associated COLUMBIA (S. Dec. B. O. Tillman, elected oo the Reform ticket, composed of the Farmers' Alli- ance and other Democrats who wanted a change of government, was inaug- urated to-day in the presence of a crowd from all parts of the State. In his address he referred to the National victory of the Democratic party, and in regard to the election in his own State he said: "It is gratifying to note the fact of this political phenom- enon, which was a surprise to all. Our colored fellow-citizens absolutely refused to be led to the polls by their bosses. When clearly .-hown that a j majority of our colored voters are no longer imbued with Republican ideas the vexed negro problem will 'be solved, and the fear of a of negro domination will haunt us no more. Can I not pledge in your be- half that we, the white men of South Carolina, will stand ready aud willing to listen kindly to ail reasonable complaints, and to grant all just rights and safe privileges to these colored people, and guarantee them fair treat- ment at our The Harder Catr, Special to GAZKTTE.] MKRCED Dec. 4. At the preliminary examination of Olsen this morning Eugene Selme testified that he arrived at the ranch Saturday evening and stayed all night. He saw Olsen at the ranch. Dr. Cassity, one of the physicians who held the autopsy, testified as to the wounds on Ivett, how the body lay, and the size of the bloody foot- prints near the corpse. While 11 e doctor was explaining the fractures in Ivett's skull, the District Attorney offered to produce tho but the defense objected. Another physician, wh held the autopsy, corroborated CassMty's state- ments. FURNISHING GOODS, HATS BOOTS AND SHOES. 1890. FALL AND WINTER. 1891 Anothrr Deadly Explosion, By Associated Press.l JOUET Dec. terrible ac- cident occurred in the blast furnace department of the Illinois Iron and Steel Company to-day. The blast furnace was being blown out, and eleven men were at work on the inside at the bottom and six on top when it collapsed, burying fifteen of the men in the debris. Eight bodies have been taken out so far. Workmen are digging among the ruins, but those that cer- tainly dead. At present OTly a few names are known, and the number killed can only be conjectured, as the laborers around the boilers and blow pipes may have lost their lives. A Wrecked Train. Special to tbe GAZETTE.] VACAVILLE Dec. south- bound train was derailed this morning seven miles north of here, and one mile south of Wolfskill's ranch, by the engine breaking a rail. The track was torn up for about 200 yards. The baggage car was badly damaged and is lying in the ditch with the forward trucks completely off. The passenger coach was not badly damaged and one was injured. The passengers were sent to Elmira in a box car. The wrecking train expects to have the road clear this afternoon. Uiio't JCrlirvr. l( By Associated Press.] Dec. to the story that Harry Darn, the New Yor and Sixn Francisco journalist, while a work on the London Star, concocte the Jack-the-Ripper letters, whici created such a sensation in London in connection with tho Whitechape murders, T. P. O'Connor, M. P., ed itor of the Star, says he never heart the story before, and docs not believ a word of it. The Color Obliterated. By Associated Press.] OCOLA Dec. National Alliance received the National Colored Alliance in a body. The visit was one of fraternal greetings and in- troductions. General John Rice of Kansas is drawing up a call to the Farmers' Alliance and all industrial unions of America which favor the principles of the St. Louis platform, to meet in Cincinnati February 23d, to consider the formation of a third party move- ment. A Commendable Movement. By Cable and Associated Press.l LONDON, Dec. Goveriimeir to-day inttoduced' in the House o: Commons, a supplementary estimate of for tho purpose of inquiring into the situation in the western parl of Ireland arising from a failure of the potato crop and for making prepa tions for relieving tho distress among the inhabitants of that part of Ireland. Proposed Appointment. Ry Associated Prers.l Nnw YORK, Dec. special from says the President and Secretary Blnino are seriously consid- ering tho appointment of Congressman Morrow of California as Minis-tor to Guatemala in the placeof Mizner, who has bsen recalled.. The ettorm. Special to the GAZETTE.] SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4. In twenty- four hours ending at 5 o'clock this morning 1.18 inches of rain are re- ported ns having fallen here at Loe Angeles, .96 of an inch at San Diego, 1.20; Fresno, 1.50; Sacramento, .30; Red Bluff, .54; Carson, 14; Winne- mucca, 18. Since that time light showers have occurred here at intervals, followed by sunshine. The Signal Service predicts local rains for California, turning to snow in the mountains. Local rains are predicted for Eastern Washington and all parts of Oregon, except the north- western portion. Isaacs Pooled. By Associated Press.'] NEW YOBK, Dec. A Mail and JErpress Albany special gives the rumor of a peace patched up between Cleveland and Hill. If it is true, Hill will toe elected United States Senator, leaving the track clear for Cleveland in 1892, and Roswell P. Flower will- be tho Democratic nominee for Gov- ernor in 1891. Col. Daniel Lament is credited with engineering the trace. Detectives Fueled. By Associated Press.] KANSAS Cm-, Dec. The de- tectives are puzzled by the theft of ten thousand dollars worth of dia- monds belonging to Mrs. Kirk Brower, from a private box in a safe deposit. A Fatal Explosion. By Associated Press.] CINCINNATI, Dec. the explo- sion of a tank in the chemical works in the eastern part of the city this morning, three men were fatally in- jured and two slightly. The tank was used for making yellow prussiate of potash. No one knows what caused the explosion. The fatally injured are Louis Schlusa, John Printy and James Fihl; slightly, John Wicher and Sidley Cloyer. A. Slight Advance In Overland' Kates. By Associated Press.] CHICAGO, Dec. Western Passenger Association has decided to advance the rate from Chicago to Pa- cific Coast points on December 15th, "rom 50 to for first-class and from 60 to for second-class, in conformation with a demand of the ranscontinental lines for increased jroportions of through rates. A llailroad Wreck. By Associated Press, j ST. Lours, Dec. south-bound Chicago 'Alton passenger train was wrecked at Jacksonville, 111., eurly this mornirlg. Fred Smith of Pekin, 111., and Judge J. K. Riffell of Kansas City were instantly killed, and half a dozen others were hurt. Valuable Package Stolen. 'By Associated Press.] ZANEBVIU.E Dec. pack- age containing several thousand dol- lars in express matter was stolen from the Baltimore Ohio depot last night. Arrival of the Hawaiian King. Special to the GAZETTE.] SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. United stotemer Charleston has arrived with Kalakaua of Ha- waii on board. Mix Llvea liocit by a Fire. By Cable aud Associated Press.] LONDON, Dec. fire occurred in a workshop at Newcastle-on-Tyne in the women's dormitory, which was crowded with women and children. Six lives were lost. IS YOUR WIFE WELL? THE WOMEN OF AMERICA ARE THE LARGEST CONSUMERS OF S. S. S. IT NEVER FAILS TO RESTORE BROKEN DOWN HEALTH WHEN CAUSED BY IMPOVERISHED BLOOD OR THE CARES OF THE HOUSEHOLD. 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