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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - December 26, 1890, Reno, Nevada Keno tiantie Has the beet Eastern and Coast Telegraph Report of any paper between San Francisco and Salt Lake. The Daily Gazette Is the only paper in State that gives its readers full telegraphic news. VOL. XXX. RENO, WASHOE COUNTY, NEVADA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1890. NO. 73. A FATAL EXPLOSION. Watered Stock of an Oil Company. MOKE IBEilAL APPOINTMENTS. A Heavy Storm on Puget Sound. Telegraph Lines and Railroads Blocked. A favorable Outlook. By Associated Press. 1 WAHU'.NOTON, Dec. 26. General Schofield this morning received the following telegram iroui General Miles, dated Hapid City, S. D., December 25th: "L have uot heard from Col- onel Carr for 30 hours. The Colonel started to intercept Big Faot. Should he have biicccedcd or if he turned him to the Cheyenne agency, it will be itivonible, IIH General Brooke reports that u uiuHHenger from Little Wound ntiyn 15ig Uoad and Fast Thunder, leaders of the Indians who went to the Bad Lands, with about half the In dituiH there, are coming, and he thinks the rest will fellow. Should not this be interrupted by some unforseen event, it will be most favorable." CAMP, NKAK BATTI.K CRKKK (S. Dec. 26. The weather itj cold and the rivors are frozen solid. A company of Cheyenne scouts arc encamped at the mouth of Battle Creek. Two attempts have been made by the hotites, who number alwut 80, to break into their camp. The first attempt was made by only a few of tbe Indians, who weie quickly repulsed with a loss of two killed and several wounded, and it is thought one was fatally hurt. The secoud attempt was made after dark by the whole band, led by Kicking Boar. Volly after volly was fired on both sides, and a desultory fire was kept up for an Inur or more. It is not known how many hostiles were killed, but judging from the reports of scouts, there must have been several, killed. Troops sent to the scene report every- thing quiet and no hostiles in sight. WASHINGTON, Dec. General Schotleld has received a telegram from General Miles, dated Rapid City, December 24, as follows: Colonel Suumer reported his command at Big Foot's camp on the Cheyenne river, that Big Foot has assured him that ho would do whatever he said, and bring all his people to Summer's camp, but thivt the Indians deceived him and eluded his command, which going south in light order. Windstorm. Special to the GAZKTTE.! SEATTLE Dec. This city was visited yesterday by the heaviest windstorm ever known hwe. The storm continued all day. Vessels ia the harbor were torn from their moorngs and tossed about like corks. Large trees and the telegraph and electric wires were hud low, and all railroad travel was suspended. Many buildings were demolished. The damage will bj heavy. George Bell, a wood-chopper, waa crush .'d to death in his tent by a falling tree. frYw Appointments. By Associated Press.l WASHINGTON, Dec. 26. The Presi- dent lo-duy appointed E. Darwin James of New York and Philip Gar- rutt of Pennsylvania members of the Board of Indian Commissioners, viee W. H. Morgan, resigned, and Clinton B. Hick deceased. He also appointed Joseph W. Paddock of Nebrasha Gov- ernment Director of the Union Pacific Railroad Company, vice James W. Savage deceased. One Mao and Three Haloons Burned. By WEYAUWEOA Dec. 26 fire broke out in Lawler's Hall in Fre- mont early this morning. When it readied a store which was used as a sal an exp'osion took place which blew out the front of the buMding and killed Orrin Ennis, who was removing goods, and his body was entirely con- sumed. The fire also destroyed two adjoining eaTooos. Watered Htoclt. By Associated Press.] LIMA Dec. The Ohio Oil Company, which is the land depnrt- uiont of the Standard Oil Company, hus increased its capital stock from to Powder ttxploMlon. By Associated NEW YORK, Dec. An explosion occurred this morning in the cartridge house of the American Forcible Pow- der Company at Lake Saratoga Two men were killed. A Damage Mult. Special to the GAZKITK.] PORTLAND Dec. M. Collier to-day began suit in the Cir- cuit Court against V. B. Delashmett, Mayor of this city, to recover the sum of The complaint is of the sensational nature, and is character- ized by the defendant as rn attempt to extort rnotifey. A Mortal By Associated Press.) TRENTON Dec. At a dance here last night Edward Gallagher was shot through the heart, John Oliver was killed by a blow on the head with a stone, and Henry Ingalls was fatally injuicd. The trouble was over a woman. Which Greatly Im- pedes Travel. SOME EXTREME COIB WEATHER BREVITIES. And Intelligence. The "Straight Tip" Company ar- rived on this morning's overland. The State's mad-house is attracting a good deal of quiet attention just now. The Riverside Club will introduce several figures of the German at their party to-night. The Reno Mill number Company again remembered its employes with fine Christmas turkeys. At P. M. yesterday the ther- mometer marked 40 deg., and at this morning it was 26 deg. above zero. Does yotir watch or clock need cleaning or repairing? If no, take them to Marcus Fredrick, who will put them in perfect order at a reason- able charge. Those stylish and neat fitting over- coats being worn by the Reno people were bought at the White House for less than they could be had in any San Francisco retail house. Cyrus Hawley, wife and family have removed from "Kansas and come to Reno to settle. Mr. Hawley is a brother-in-law of Ed. Bates. Kevadu can make room for many families. General C. W. liooton has leased for 30 days the store under the GAZETTE office lately vacated by A. H. Manning, from which place he will soon com- mence the sale by auction of an im- mense stock of boots, shoes, clothing and dry goods. The GAZETTE'S Christmas storm is not forthcoming, but it is now out over the Pacific ocean working its way, and if it don't go round us it will show up in a day or two. If it does not come, however, do not blame the GAXKTTK for xuessing wronjf. The way to make money is to wave It. Hood's Ssraaparilla is tbe most economical medicine to buy, as H is the only medicine of which can truly be said, "100 doses one dollar." I) not take any other preparation if you have decided to buy Hood's Sarsa- i par Ilia. A CHANGE OF FOREMAN. A JLetter Six. Dayn on (lie Koatl Between Here and WADSWORTH, Nev., Dec. 18., 1890. To Reno Gazette George Angus, familiarly called Judge, for many years foreman of the railroad shops iiere, left on the 16th inst. for Sacra- mento to which place he was trans- ferred. The Judge had many warm friends here, and especially atnong the rnilrond employes, to whom he was very much attached. On the evening of his degarture a large num- ber of his friends and fellow-woiltmen assembled at the Engineers and Fire- mens' Hall for the purpose of bidding their foreman farewell. A. J. Buck- land, in a few well chose, i remarks, presented Mr. Angus with au elegant gold watch and chain as a token of their respect and the high apprecia- tion of his many good qua'ities. The choking sensation, which took posses- sion of the having passed alter a moment, he accepted the token by assuring his friends that words were inadequate to express his sincere thanks, and that it a genuine sur- prise to him that he would treasure the gift for the remainder of bis life for the many pleasant recollections it was sure to recall. A. T. Clippenger, a gentleman of much experience, takes the place made vacant by Mr. Angus. The Christmas Number. The Journal contains tbe following generous notice of the GAZETTE'S Christmas number The Christmas number of the EVENING GAZETTE, is- sued last evening, was a very fine paper, and did credit to its proprie- tors. Besides its usual news of tbe day, the special features dedicated to important local affairs were well writ- ten and exceedingly interesting. The illustrations were well calculated to give an idea of the town and its schools and homes. The Journal takes pleas- ure in giving its cotem. the credit it deserves for issuing such a double A lady sends the following, which shows that she appreciates a good paper: "Allen Bragg Dear Sir: The Christmas number of the is a gii't in itself. Will you reserve half a dozen, copies for me? I sent to the office 'this evening, but no one was there." Arrest of Nineteen .Italian Counterfeiters. four Same. A communication to the GAZETTE touching the elocutionary powers of a Cng lady is thrown in the wante ket for want of a signature. The GAZETTE has stated times enough that any letter to this office should be signed, uot necessarily for publication, but as an evidence that we are not getting The Military PMC. A military gentleman is here, hav- ing just returned from Bidwell, look- ing into military affairs. It baa been suggested that Reno interview him and endeavor to bave a poet estab- lished here. A Terrible Railroad Slaughter in Ohio. An Bamtern Mnotv By Associated NEW YORK, Dec. predicted snow storm arrived this morning, and the surface cars are making poor pro- gress in spite of the fact that four horses are trying to do the usual work of two. The navigation of the rivers and bay are seriously interfered with. So far no accidents have been re- ported. This storm, which is prom- ised to be the worst since the blizzard of March 1888, hao been giving the South a taste of its quality since early yesterday morning. It worked its way up to from Louisiana to Tennessee. "Ihe storin depression is trying to get up an area of high barometer in Lower Canada, and as New York is in the center of the track she will have her full share of the depression. The Weather Bureau sent out a warning last night to all the offices if the East- ern railroads to look out for a heavy snow, and ordered that the northeast storm signals be hoisted all along the Atlantic coast from Norfolk to Boston, and along the gulf from Peneacola to to New Orleans. A lunar halo of degrees' radius was in tbe heavens last night, which, with other remark- able feats performed by that luminary last night set every old weather dog along South street and the Battery busy prophesying violent ebullatlons of nntare in the very near future. UTICA (N. Dec. severe storm pevails throughout the Mobowk valley. Snow is falling and trains of all railroads are late. The entire system of electric street rail- roads of this city is tied up. PITTSBURO, Dec. big snow storm is raging here. It has been snowing steadily for eighteen hours with no indications of a cessa- tion. Between 12 and 14 inches of snow has already fallen. The trains are all behind time, and the street car traffic on all but the cable roads is suspended. NEW YORK, Dec. mails to dav were late in arriving, the most serious delays being to the Northern and Southwestern mails, over the Pennsylvania rond. SCRANTON Dec. has been falling all day, and is now half a foot deep. The street cars are not running, and railway trains are delayed. ASBUKY PARK (N. Dec. heavy snow storm prevails here, and a three-most schooner is stranded off the beach, which will probably be a total wreck. Arrested. By Associated Press.] PiTTSBURa, Dec. conspiracy to flood the United States with coun- terfeit silver dollars has been'un- earthed. Nineteen persons are already under arrest and in spurious coin has been secured. The money was brought from New York to Pitlsburg by a gang of Italians em- ployed to pasa it. The money is all in silver dollars and is the oest counter- feit of standard silver dollars ever made. Two Italians and their wives were arrested while trying to pass some spurious money. The house where they lived was surrounded and fifteen others were arrested and the counterfeit money secured. Accord- ing to information given by the pris- oners, similar gangs were sent out from, New York to other cities, but the men could not tell what particnlar cities are being operated. Traced to Bulgaria. By Cable and Associated Press.] PABIB, Dec. Pepoff, the chief of the Russian political detect- ives, is now in this city investigating the murder of General Selivorskoff. He says Peoewleki, suspected of hav- ing killed Selivorskoff, has been traced to Bulgaria, the only country from which he cannot be extradited. Cannery Burned. Special to tbe GAZETTB.] GU.BOY Dec. Gilroy cannery was totally destroyed by fire last night. The building and plant were started in 1888. The value of the buildings and machinery was insurance, The fire is supposed to have been caused by tramps. Deep Water Scheme. By Associated Presa.J WASHINGTON, Dec. Senate Committee pn Commerce to-day gave a hearing to F. L. Dana of Denver, H. Jones of Topeka, J. B. Clarke of Chi- cago and A. P. Chamberlain of Des Moines upon the -Mil introduced b Cullom to incorporate a transportation company. They appeared as a sub- committee appointed by the Interstat Deep Harbor Commirsion. Theysaic they were backed by peo- ple, and were here to look after the welfare of the West before "Congress and to secure an adequate appropria tion from Congress to build a deep water harbor on the Texas coast. The sub-committee was appointed with the. special object of establishing a line of steamers between the ports of the Gulf of Mexico and the ports of Central and South America. It was determined to apply to Con- gress for a charter. The incorporators are men of wealth, with a capital ex- ceeding The Committee on Commerce has not yet taken action on the bill. By Associated Press.] NEW YORK, Dec. William H. Sandifer, dealer in diamonds and fine jewelry, assigned to-day. COUNCIL BLUFFS Dec. 26. Simon Eiseman of tbe firm of Henry Eiseman Co., dry goods merchants, who assigned yesterday, estimates the liabilities of the firm at and tbe assets at The failure was a great surprise, as the firm was the largest and oldest retail dry goods house in Iowa. In addition to tJicir bouse here they operated branch houses in Omaha and in the Missouri valley, which are included in the as- signment, as is also the entire real and personal property of the firm. The failure is attributed to the strin- gency of the money market and the light trade. DBDHAM Dec. Walter Potter, a broker and trader of Boston has been declared jnsolvent. A Dull Market. By Associated Press.] NEW YOKK, Dec. 25. Stocks opened extremely dull, tbe only strength shown being in the lead trust, which' advanced to but failed to hold the improvement. Union Pacific opened at 42% and declined to The dullness continued at 11 o'clock. After 12 o'clock the pressure upon Union Pacific and Atchison. A dullness marked tbe trading dur- ing the latter part of tbe session, al- though a slight improvement was made in the active stpcks. The market closed dull and firm a shade under the first figures. i i Oeath and Attempted (Suicide. Special to the GAZETTE.) SAN DIKOO, Dec. 26. Joseph Parisi de Hochkofflen, whose death occurred at National City yesterday, was the oldest son of- an Austrian Banker who lives at Triest. "His wife, who at- tempted suicide at tbe time of his death, is somewhat improved, but very low, with a small chance for recovery. She was an artist of considerable merit and a native of Germany. They were married in this country. A Railroad Mlauithter. By Associated Press. I CHICAGO, Dec. 26. A special from Caldwell, Ohio, says news has just been received there 9f a wreck on tbe Duck Creek railroad several miles from that city. Fifteen persons are reported killed and a number injured. Died of Heart Disease. By Associated Press.] COLUMBIA. (S. Dec. 26. W. D. Simpson, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Carolina, died at bis home in this city this morning of heart disease. TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES. The railroad strike at Glasgow con- tinues to keep business at a stand- still. The death is announced at Paris to- day o( Mme. Rouher, widow of Eugene Bouher, Napoleon's friend, advisor and minister. Tbe thermometer at Lyndonville, Vt, was below zero last night and below this morning. C. C. Jones, while resisting arrest at Elgin, Kan., to-day, was shot and instantly killed by aa officer. George H. Green was killed and his wife fatally injured to-day by being thrown oufrol a boggy at Willimantic, Conn. Tip. extracts are from The following Eastern papers. One would naturally suppose that tbe numerous farce comedies had ex- hausted all tbe material in that lice, but every situation in "A Straight Tip" is original, and every word ot dialogue new, fresh and sparkling with a native spontaneity. Pantomime work of tbe cleverest and neatest kind outs a large figure in tbe peculiarly winsome at- tractiveness of A straight Tip." Mr. Powers has tbe largest share In it. while that of Mr. Daly is almost equally strong. Then come in Miss' Haoley, Miss Stsoey, Miss Linden and others to add their quota, At MoKisslok's Opera House this evening. Tickets and reserved seats at 8. J. Hodgklnson'a drug store. PERSONALS. A. O. Porter still continues to im- prove. C. W. Jones has returned from a visit to the Bay. S. S. late Indian agont, was in town yesterday. George B. Todhunter, formerly f Modoc county, Cal., was in town to- day. Mrs. A. E. Cheeny is in from Eure- ka. The lady will remain several weeks. ___ D. H. Southern Pacific town-site agent, arrived from San Francisco on this morning's overland. Colonel Boyle, who spent Christmas with Chancellor Derby and family, took this morning's east-bound ek press. Mrs'. Webster Dorsey and litth- daughter, of Elko, registered at the Riverside. They go below to- night. H. L. W. Knox and sou Charles left latt evening for San Francisco, where the latter is to enter Heald's Business College. Yesterday morning's overland car- ried ex-Chief Justice O. R. Leonard who was on his way to Ogden and Salt Lake, in one of which places, he in company with J. H. MacMillan of Winnemucca, will open a law ollice. D. J. Biggins, formerly manager of the Grand Central Hotel and now prosperously engaged in business at-' Truckee, Cal., blew in from thesnovty Sierras last Wednesday night ro pass Christmas with Mr. O'Keefe and num- erous friends. He returns homo to- night, greatly increased in girth and avoirdupois. W. W. Mason arrived from Dovvnic- ville, Cal., on Wednesday and went through to Carson to spend Christinas with bis family. Mr. Manon has been for several years prosecuting work on a tunnel near Downieville, to tap a gold deposit of great promise. Tim prospects are now more encouraging as soft rock has now been struck at a distance of from the mouth of the tunnel. FURMSHING GOODS, HATS BOOT? AND SHOES. XUIOH at Verdi. VERDI, Nev., Dec. 25, 1890. EnrroK GAZBHTK: The school child- ren of this district were handsomely treated Christmas eve to many pres- ents sent to the Christmas tiee for item by their friends and parents. After the tree bad been stripped of its valuable burden it was boosted out of the hall and the young dancing fallen enjoyed themselves until a late hour this morning. .SKIMMEKHOKN. BOKN. DELEHANTY-At Steamboat, December 18, 1890, to the wife of John Dclehnnty, a daughter. MAUKIBU. Paradise Vnlley, Nev., December 1890, L. Williams and Miss Hatty OHbert. Luninar, Ramer- alda county, Nev., December 18, 1890, by Rev. 3.V. Hauger and Miss- Olive C. Johnson. Virginia City, ber n, 1890, Ro'Jert Packard, a native of New York, aged 62 years. Tuscorora, Nev., Decem- ber 22, 1800, W. G. Craighead, a native of Ohio, agea 52 years. 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 ORTHE CARES OF THE HOUSEHOLD. OVERTEN THOUSAND OF THE BEST WOMEN OF THE COUNTRY TESTIFY TO THIS. Don't (ail to send for our book oa blood diseases. Hailed free. SWIFT SPECIFIC Co., Atlanta, Holiday Goods -AT- S. :J. HODGKINSOS'S DRUG STORE. VIRGINIA STREET, RKNO PACIFIC BREWERY, Reno Soda Works and Granite Saloon. J. Or. John Sunderland's Th3 Cheapest Place in Town to Buy Good Reliable Goods at a Fair Price. Yon Will Get Good Value for What Yon Pay! SncceMor to Becker. Beer by the Glass, Quart, Bottle or Keg at shortest Lager of the quality always on banal from the country receive irompt attention. Commercial A Chance to Get a Home. AJr BIGHT-ROOM, HABD FINISHED and by 50 fruit bear- fmlt one inch of water in the u-Conner pipe.goes with the place. This is a ine opportunity to get a good home cheap, ttnr further particulars inquire on the pretn- aei ef H. NORTHEUP. noiztf I haveconstantly on hand in good goods Men's i Boys' HATS AND CAPS, Gent's Furnishing Goods, Men's Lined and Uulinod Gloves, A Is 3 a fi le and variety of Men's Dress Gloves IN NECKWEAR, The variety and colors cannot, bo sur- TECK'S PUFFS, BOWS, FOUR-IN-HAJNDS, WINDSORS. SILK INITIAL HANDKERCHIEFS! The Largest Variety in the Stnto. Silk, Merino, Wool and Knit Mufflers and a Large Line of Suspenders. Dress Shirts and Night Shirts. BOOTS AND SHOES ------IN ENDLESS For Men, Women and Children. FELT BOOTS AND Rubber Soots and. RICHARD HERZ, HOWARD, WALTHAM ELGIN, COLUMBUS, ROOKFORO, HAMPTON Anrt BWI88 WATCHES, ETC., ETC. AT UNIFORMLY LOW PRICES! PLAIN AND FANCY ENGRAVING, Diamond Setting and Fine Watch IRepairfng Are our Specialties. OVER WATCHES REPAIRED IN NEVADA. Select Stock of Christmas Presents! At PINNICER'S Drug Store, Corner of Commercial Row and Virginia Street, Reno. h k k kkkkkkkkkkkkk k k k TAKE ADVANTAGE ........OF OUR........ GREAT PREMIUM SALE. Of our New Stock of Dry GroodLs Prices Lower than Ever. lEWSPAPERr VSPAPERI
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