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   Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1890, Salem, Ohio                               THE SALEM DAILY NEWS. VOL. II. NO. 279. SALEM. OHIO, TUESDAY. NOVEMBER 25. 1890. TWO CENTS. Are Still Fearful of Uprising1. an Indian Eeporta Are Somewhat Conflicting to the Exact State of Affairs. BIG Thomas At Standing RIK k Agency Ap- pears Calui and Peaceful, While at Points Many Susplci are STANDING ROCK AGENCY. N. D., Nov. Stewart, agency saddler, while out buggy riding Sunday with his fami- ly, visited the Indian camp four miles j from the agency and stopped to see the Indians perform their religious cere- mony. He began to rebuke Sitting Bull and others, saying there was nothing in the Indian religion and they ought not to follow it. The Indians, who were all nearly naked, some painted hideously, gathered around, some verv mad. They scared Stewart nearly to death with threatening- One of the Indians, point-' the failure of the; ing towards the blazing sun and shak- ing Stewart with the other hand, said: i "See. see, thera he is now, an Indian Messiah cowing. Seo! Stewart was compelled to look at the sun a mo-' meat, when he acknowledged he saw the Messiah, which seemed to the Indians. They him go and Stewart' came to the agency as fast us his horses j could bring him. He tDinks he had a narrow escape from massacre. j All was quiet Monday and the Indians j are drawing commissaries and all ap- pear happy. Sitting Bull is absent, but j his family is here. Major MvLaughiin j is ia a happy frame of mind over the peaceful state of affairs. The only trouble at all probable is that tho Mos- siah faction may attempt to compel other Indians to believe as thev do. The Faweett of Pittsburgh, In Coal. C t to Wall. PITTSBUKGH, Nov. firm ol Thomas Fawcett Sons, coal dealers, of this city, is financially embarrassed. Judgments and executions wore entered yesterday against the firm by the Cen- tral bank for Judgments from other sources will probably b-3 entered against the firm. The firm's liabilities are placed at while the assets will aggregate WiUis Orth, the firm's book-keeper, has boen mis- sing for three weeks. There are no charzes of suspicion against him, but no accurate statement of the firm's finan- j tained until Orth j ivos are searching for him. The Central bank, of which. Thomas Fawcett is president, is per- fectly protected and will be unshaken, by the misfortunes of its head. The firm of Fawcett Sons is widely known in tho river coal trade and is one of the largest coai opsrators in Western Pennsylvania. I: is that the present embarrassment is tho echo of South- ern coal oct-ar'-ed sorno time In lS-s> tho syndicate lost over '.000 th" s-or-n at Louisville, Ky. This loss led the syndicate j to snai-ond opurti-i i .3 at that tune. Fawcett A Sons wore ono of the nine firms iiitore-fjil speculation and i the present tin i:   Brtnker, Diplomat and Leader in the CouiueU of the Democ- racy. NEW YORK. Nov. Bel- mont, tbe banker, died at an early bour Monday morning. Mr. Belmont con- tracted the cold which developed into pneumonia and caused his death while attending the recent horse show. Had b.e lived until the 8th of December be would have attained his seventy-fourth year. At the time Mr. Belmont died tbero were present at his bedside Dr. Polk and Mr. Belmont's three sons, Au- gust, Jr., Perry and Oliver. Mr. Bel- raont was out and about as usual on Thursday last. That nigut he was taken sick and gradually grew worse until his death. As yet no arrangc-meats have been made for the funeral. Mr. Bolmont was born in Axel, Ger- many, December 8, where his fa- ther was a landed proprietor. He was educated iu Frankfort and for several years was in the employ of tho Roths- childs in their banking bpuse iu that city, and also in Naples. In 1837 he set- Of the American Association ol Base Ball Clubs. THE UAILWAY ALLIANCE. W. Thwrnian, of Coluuibns, Elected Presi'lent of the Organization. 0., 3i A D E N U i-'.. S S E. H. Smith, -he V'orlt n-oker-For- jjcr, Conv.clo 1 t lio Trial Kecoril. i NEW YOUK. NOT. L'S. Albert EL Smith, broker, church deacon and for- ger, through whoso recent fraudulent j practices the firm of Mills. R-j'oeson j Smith, brokers, was ruined, was placod tbo tbe pre a verdict of "guilty as churned in indictment." It was probably briefest trial over held here. Th? sentKicnt of the by Ajaiptant trict Attorney Golf orcunied tnn utes and only four were ex- amined. Smith :ua.''3 no .iofensp. Fitzgerald grunted a sta.7 of sentence until December. Tbo indictment, for- gery in the fit st contained two an-] with intent to defrau'l." an-I tho maximum sentence under 1-iw is n--u yoars" im- prisonment A oi Unhappy Twenty-five Lifo KiKlo bv Si.> it.us the Wife and Tln-n cidinc. BUTI.KIS, Pa., NOT. unhappy marriage was ended in u double murder at Gla'le Run Monday. For rnoro than twenty-Svo ye-irs Barney "rell and his wife have together and the history of their married life has been one of unceasin? quarrels, which usually ended in Brell shamefully beating Ins wife. Yesterday afternoon one of their quarrels ended by T-rell shooting his wife and Vowing his owa brains out with a revo'.vor. Mrs. Brell is living, but can not, recover. Brell was a blacksmith about Qfty years of age and has always borne a bad reputation. Indians are loyal to the Government i on trial at Monday aftc-rnoon and and as much afraid of the Messiah In- at exactly fivo o'clock the jury rendered dians as white paople. Every effort is being made by the agent and loyal In- dians to preserve perfect order. Indians at Indian Bull's camp art> all dancing, but doing no harm and are not molested by the authorities. Soldiers hare have been drilled to tbe highest efficiency ia case they should be needed. There is daily practice of Gatlinifguns and Hotch- kiss rifles. No fears of trouble aro en- tertained by the taiiitarv. PIEKKB, S. D, Nov re- turning from tho Cn'V'enny Agency state that hardly aa Indian wis to be seen there yesterday, it the monthly ration day. This is a most suspicious circumi'ance to the authori- ties, as all thy Indians show up always on ration day. A man named Whita- 3eld, who runs a small trading1 storo oa White river near Rosobud, arrived here Monday and reported that a band of In- dians broke in and pillaged his store during his temporary absence He came to Pierre for safety, as a1 so did a ranch- man named Scoville. The latter claims to have conversed with Indian Messiah followers recently aad they told him that the white man bad his Messiah and the Indian could have his; that tho In- dian did not stop the white man from worshiping his Great Spirit and that if the white man tried to stop the Indian he would flffht and kill all the whites that came near. Ha only wanted to be left alone to dance and no wJutes must come about. If the Great Father sent soldiers to stop them they would be served like Castor's soldiers were. The consensus of opinion here is that affairs are at a critical stage among the In- dians and that the least thing will pre- cipitate an outbreak, but if no inter- ference is offered to the fanatics they will soon subside and the excitement will pass off. BLUST, S- D., Nov. 2f..--In their fright Saturday evening after tho report that an armed body of Indians 50) strong were approaching from the northwest, all Oaeida and the surrounding vicinity of Stilly County gathered into the largfj botel and men wailed armed for the fray. The old. the sick and women and children were huddled ea masse in the buildiag. Two children lying low with scarlet fever were crowded in, exposing the whole company to the dread disease. Oaeida has been furnished with 100 guns and 700 rounds of ammunition from Fort Sully. Tbe stage driver frorj Fairbanks arrived last night and re- ports oae half-breed killed at Fort Ben- nett for not participating in the ghost dance. Shields, a noted chief from the lately ceded Winnebacro reservation, ass been participating in tbe ghost dance at tbe Rosebud Agency, is here and acts very suspicious and is held by the marshal until be is proves other than a spy. Great excitement prevails. OMAHA. Neb., NOT. from Pine Ridge Agency say that there is yet ao sign of a breach of peace ap there. Yesterday tbe employes of tbe agency banded out supplies to good and bad Indians alike. It was deemed not expedient to withhold supplies from the dancers. No Water. Big Road and other leaders of tbe ghost dancing have sent word that they will cease their antics. Little Won ad is tbe oaly oae now oni. Arent Cootier is inclined to tied in New York and became the agent j of his former employer. A quarrel con- cerning a woman led to a duel in which he was shot and maimed for life. From 1844 till 1S50 he was Consul General at New Yorn. for the Austrian government, but owing to his disapproval of the treatment received by Hungary from' Austria, he resigns d his offlco. In he was appointf-d charge d'affaires at Tbe Hauge and in 1S51 bocamn Minister Resident. Ke resigned in 1858, having first negotiated a highly important con- sular convention, for which, with other diplomatic services, bo received the min- special thanks of the State Department at Washington. Mr. Belmont was wfll-known as a pa- tron of tho fine arts and his collection of paintings is one of the finest in the city. He has ta'-.en much interest in politics; was a delegate to the Demo- cratic convention o and from that y( ar until 1S72 was tha chairm.m of the National Democratic Committe'e. For twenty years he was president of the American Jockey C.ub and has long boen a prominent member of the Union and. other club-, of York. Ho mar- ried a ol Couirnoiore Perry. The Athlrtlo Club, of Philadelphia, to ExpolleU Couference Committee Ap- pointed. LOUISVILLE, Ky., NOT. di- rectors of the American Association met at nine o'clock Monday morning in the private office of President Zach Phelps. The four clubs composing tho board were nrosent. represented as follows: St. Louis. Chris Von Dar Abe; Toledo, C. H- Morton; Syracuse, Q. K. Fraser; Athletics, E. Morrison. President Phelps called the meeting to order and read his address. Tho annual report showing the receipts, expenditures, etc., was thon and approved. The report show; ftnancm of tho Associ- ation to be on a basis, as far as f are concerned. The matter of the expulsion of the Athletic club then up aai Presi- dent I'h'slps rea'l tha clause of tbe con- stitution tho o-tpulsion of a club. -Mr. Tiiyior, roprmi-nling the Athletic club, was allowed to state his side of tbo case fully and he was then asked to withdraw, tho consid- j oration of the question. After thorouorh- A A I Not F Nov. The tarv of the Treasury has sent to renco 0. Larson, koenir of the ton, 111., life saving station, ?.nd six other nismbers of the Evanston life saving crew, the sold life medals of honor awarded to them for heroic deeds in saving Hfu u.t tbo wrt-uk of the steamer Cainraet oa Lake Michigan, The Evanstoncrew rescued eightec-n persons from a most perilous situation under peculiarly ad- verse conditions. the face of appall- ing obstacles an-i to tjo orctreme poril of their lives. V NEW YOKK, Nov. TLif entered into by th'j joir.t committee of the trunk linos two weeks ago, relative to an advance of eastbound rates, went into effect Monday. Commissioner Bul- len, of tbe joint committee, said the Change in tariff can hardly bo called an advance. It was rath-jr a restoration to the rates which prevailed in the early part of May last The changes affect only eastbonnd freight Choked Hif Wife and Child to Dextb- FALKVILLK, Ala., Nov. 25. Dr. A. M. Turner, an ex-member of the Legis- lature, Sunday night choked his wife and little daughter to doatb. Tbe doc- tor bas twice been in an insane asylum. The child raised ai  position of secreta-7 to the presi- dent "Zach Phelps was re-elected president and William Barnio vico president. Standing committees have been ap- pointed. A conference committee con- sisting .jf Btrnie, of Baltimore; Yonder Abe, of St. Louis, and Thurman. of Co- lumbus, was appointed to select tha clubs which shall constitute the Associ- ation next year. It is rumored that this eommittoe will consider the best means to sot rid of Toledo. Syracuse and Roch- ester. At the afternoon session president Zach Pheips, whohad been sriven a com- plimentary re-election, insisted on his resignation boing accepted. Hon. A. W. Tburman. of Coiut.-ibus, O., was then elected president, when the meeting ad- journed without further action until morning. ______ Cl'-rk In a Sture by Three Bnrsrlnrs Set Fire to the I'l Lfftvinj; Hi in to H'H NEW RooitKi.LE, N. Y., Nov. About two o'clock Monday morning Uatnes poured out of the three-story srick building leased by A. C. Orcutt as furnishing store. Fireman William Weiskoff burst in the door and found a clerk, Alexander Griffin, inside, bound hand and foot and gagged. The clerk was brought out and v'hila the firetnon worked on the flames Griffin told this story: He said he was in bed at the rear of the store when three men entered. Two held him while one bound him se- curely. After that was doae he was thrown on the floor and one man stood over him with a revolver. The other two went through the store and searched the till and then proceeded upstairs to the offices of lawyer Woxon and auc- tioneer Dillon. Something must thon have frightened them, for they beat a retreat. Tbe next thing Griffin knew flames were bursting forth in the rear of the store. He dragged himself to the front door and lay there until rescued. Tho building was completely burned out. The family of Mr. Kull, on tho top floor, barely escaped with their lives. They lost everything. Total loss Urnker F tiN. NK.W YOKK, Nov. Bran- don, broker, doing business at No. 2 Wall street, yesterday announced his inability to meet his obligations. Mr. Brandon was ono of tbe oldest and most prominent members of the Stock Ex- change. He was admitted to member- ship in 1852, and was considered one of the wealthiest broken" on tbe floor. All through the recent decline he was a bull and carried large lines of stock, but when the price touched bottom, after losing an immense amount of money on tbe ball side, be turned bear and sold stocks sbort and was caught in tbe rapid advance ibat followed. Drowned. PLATTSBUKO, N. Y., NOT. Two brothers, Sam and Eddie Weller. were drowned yesterday in Moody pond. Sara- nac Lake. Tbe youngest, aged nine- teen. went on tbe pond to skate, against tbe wishes of his brother. Sam sat by tbe window and saw bis brother break tbroagb the ice. Rushing to bis res- cue be reached orer to seize bold of 'him, bat tbe ice gare way and both were drowned. More Bloo'lithml Exoectwl. S. C.. Nov. raco riot at Bishopsvillc, Sumter County, ia not yet ended. Seven negroes were wounded in the conflict Saturday, one of them fatally. The nogroos were driven off, but returned Sunday, armed to toe teeth. Tho sheriff and military are en- camped in town and the out- side. Arms were sent from Columbia last night and more bloodshed is almost certain to follow. Crooked Bu-'lne'M M KANSAS CITY, Nov. some days past an investigation of the affairs of the Midland Mercantile Company has boen going on. The company was or- panizod only two months ago, but in that time there has beon a shortage of over The investigation came too close to Charles Comstock, tho business manager, and Sunday be went to bis home and took a doso of laudanum, dy- ing yesterday. A C.-TUbinatlipn Air-mit Poirh. MoXTCiOMKKY, Ala-, Nov. Democratic Senatorial caucus adjourned last night after takin? tho twenty-fifth ballot, which resulted as follows: Puch 54, Seay 25, Kolb 37, Watts 7. On tbe twenty-fourth ballot Pujrh lacked seven votes of a majority. Tho opposition forces combined against him and forced an adjotirnm'.-nt, leaving Pugh within nine voles of a nomination. Juglco .Most be KIrctrocated. WASHINOTOS, Nov. Justico Fuller in the Supreme Court of tho United States yesterday announced the decision in tbe caso of Jueico. the Japa- nese sailor under sentence of death by electricity at Sing Sing. N. Y. The court decides that the New York elec- trocution law is constitutional, on the grounds taken by it deciding tbe case of William Kemmler. In a C -MUlon at LOJTDOW, Nov. bas been re- ceived bere of tbe foundering of tbe British steamer Calypao off Sandgate, twenty miles southwest of Folkstone, after having been in collision. The crew of tbe Calrpao bas arriTed safely at Folkstone. Tbe collision, which oc- curred Sunday night, was witb a Span- ish and it is thought sbe also went dowa. for Xear AvcouiplUhmeat J..JT Amotig Railroad NEW YORK. NOT. proposed alliance of tho trans-continental rail- ways is tho one topic of interest in the railroad world. fact that a scheme so long dreamed of and talked of by those interested in West- ern railways seems near fruition on so large a scale has put an element of buoyancy in the stock market "The entire outlook is one of said one of the prime movers in tbe alliance yesterday. "The plans set on foot last spring have lately matured so rapidly and on such a scale as to be fairly amazing. The best that was hoped for in tho original idea was a series of groups, as, for instance, the Southwestern, the Northwestern and tbe Union Pacific and adjacent lines. But it has boen found that these roads so cross each other in their rami- fications that only one grand alliance would secure the desired results. This fco'.iasr incited the present movement, but that iis accomplishment would bo so rapidly was beyond tho hopes of the most sanguine. Aa era of rail- road history bas boen made within the last few days." Sppakinsr of the proposed alliance. Cbauncey M. Depcw said: "Nothing can be done until the Union Pacific matter is settled. 1 have not tho slight- est doubt that Mr. Gould is to have the possession of the Union Pacific and that Mr. Dillon is to be its president. V.'hcn those changes arc made and the new management goes into effect a union be elTectod." IN THK LINK OF DUTY. InteroOInT hy the of Interior In a 1ns I'raiion WASHINGTON, Nov. 25. Sec- retary Bussoy. of tbo Interior Depart- ment, has overruled the action of Com- missioner Raum in rejecting the claim of Minerva A. Ross, widow of Patrick Ross, of Bellovillp. 111., for a pension. This case has boon pending for twenty- fivo years. Tho records of tho office show that tho soldier was wounded in 1802. and a pension was granted him from the date discharge. In Feb- ruary, 1864, he surrendered his pension and was enrolled as a veteran recruit to serve threo years. On April 5, 1S04, he went home on sick furlough, and on April S be was killed by a young man of decided Confederate sympathy. In overruling the action of Commis- sioner Raum, General Bussoy says that, accepting that tho soldier was away from his rejriruent on sick leavtv, that be was actually engvjod in soliciting recruits (ns shown by tho tostimo'iy taken in tbo caso) during- such time, and as a result thereof was killed, without fault or reasonable orovocation on his part, his death was by reason of a cause which was due to tho service and his v, idow is entitled to a pension. 31 UK HER WILL OUT. Iteeord of in Buckeye >tute. the BUCKKD TilK An Otierlln Firm to Hecover t Big Saw liy ii-mi-tce. CLEVELAND, Nov. people In town Monday to attend the suit brought by Doming and T. G Whitney against James Robertson to recover money lost at gambling. The plaintiffs own a flour mill at Oborlin and bad as an aeont in this city for the of tbo product of their mill in the fall of '89, one .James A. Stirapson. It claimed t) S limp sou was short in his accounts and that ho had lost the money at gambling on Robertson's roulette table during race week of "89. It is alleged that Stimpson lose S'J, 100 in this and won about S150. Thi suit is to recover the difference, about and is brought by these iil-unOT-. the ground that it tboir moaoy was lost._________ KIG11T IMiOi'LK CollNioii on th-   MAKTIX'S FKUUY, O., NOT. persons were injurod hr an no on the St. Clairsviilo brunch of the Cleve- land, Lorain ruil'-oad Sun- day niifht. At. St Olnirtvillo train started down sjra-lu and col- lided wi'h a freight, sianding on the track at Barton, thri'O miles distant The freight engine and a nassonger car woro damaged. The niiTini of the- in- jured are as follows: William lUiffner, conductor of the train, a'i-1 his wife; Mrs. HcSs, ot Negee; James Anderson, of'Bollairo; Dan Carl, :v If. 0. conduc- tor: Mrs. Jacob Rix, of M. C. Shanick, of Whnclii-. W. Va., and Mrs. W. S. Taygart. lUron. ._ SWANTOST, O.. NOT. 25. Allen and three companions attempted to burglarize jeweler lliocs' storo Satur- day night They startt'J out to blow open the doors of tho in which his valuables were kopt b-it thi-ir supply ot powder ran oftor twn charges had been flrod and shoy pritxi part way open the innev of th" v uilr, Alien went inside to n'ot th? plunder and while tbero his coniTinion-! bncame alarmed and in then- the door go almo-i Alien, who romai yesterday morning turod. 10 escape let imprisoning vault until no was eap- Kr.. Nov. boase of tbe Pleasare Ridge distillery, aboat eirbt miles from here, collapsed yesterday. Six men buried in tbe rains. One of th not lire. Tbe others escaped with slight traisem. Mas., Nov. The important judgment ever given in Man- itoba was delivered by Judge Killaaj yesterday against tbe celebrated appeal of tbe Roman Catholics against aa act passed by tbe last Legislature abolish- ing1 separate schools. The caw will be appealed to England, as tbo Catholics will not fa'Jsfied a a til a decision is obtained there. m, y. M.. NOT. has received from Seven in tbeGalliiM Mountains. Lincoln County, tbat fosr cheep were killed n- coatlybyahaii store. Sixteen Blase. N. Y.. Nov. started ia tbe tillage of Akron about noon yes- terday. and owing to high wind and in- adequate fire apparatus obtained such headway that six buildings with their contents were bnrned before tbe Saaes were checked. Oae building was torn down to prevent farther spread of 3ns. Tbe loss is estimated at S27.008L Uqvor nvatora Pi 11 SBC RGB, NOT. Fifteen whole- sale dealers of tbe First and Sec- ond wards wwe arrested lass aisbt, charged with sell in? liquor without a license. Ten (rare bail in tbe sooi of eacb for a bearing before Mag- istrate tO-niOTrow. NOT. Court of tbe United -5 r ci4-4 that the bas jor; diction orer the island o? Nayassa. and the of death t rnth of the Old hf the Ar- of Throw fur the Cotntnlmlon i.f H Crime Two tiro. ST. Louis. Nov. tho night of December 29, 1888, Amos J. Stillwell, a wealthy and prominent citizen ot Han- nibal, Mo., was murdered. Saturday night three persons were taken into custody, chareed with tho crime. They are Esther Dick, Bertha Miller and Stanley Kenrick, all colored. Esther Dick was arrested in St Louis. Bortha Miller is under arrest in Hannibal and Stanley Konrick was captured in Peoria. III. Amos J. Stillwell was brained witb an axe while he lay in bed bosi'Jo his wife and three children.' The testimony upon which tbo throe prisoners wore arrested was that of an old negro woman who occupiod a room adjoining that of Kenrick. and who overheard the murder planned ar.d dis- cussed. Esther Dick has made a confes- sion.______________ It Like Muiilpr, OTTUMWA, Ia.. Nov. William Huff, agod fourteen, killed Charles But- tolph .Sunday aftornoon, four miles south of this city. Tho boys wore in separate hunting parties and met when tbo shooting occurred. Huff claims that the shooting was accH'-ntal, but at there was trouble bot-wrin thorn, youn? Huff is to have said he would shoot Buttolph. A Itlochndo. TEP.KE HAUTE, Ind., Nov. freight blockade in the Chicago  i- len. wao ia iaf.icting tie warned that if be vrvr cam- a? fore bira azain he not 
                            

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