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Olean Democrat, The (Newspaper) - December 18, 1890, Olean, New York The can JDemocrat (I V r VOL. XI I CLEAN. CATTARAUGUS CO. NEW YORK, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, I 890 4 SITTING BULL KILLED. HE FALLS IN AN ENCOUNTER NEAR STANDING AGENCY. The Wily Old (liieC to Deputt for tlie Hiiil JLan-N "VVhru Ar- rested Ijy Indian Followers Attempt HN Ilcsciie it UIoo ly Battle Ensues, lu Bull'-. Iittlinn I'oliri- Killed. ST. PAUL, Minu., Mil-s has recchuil di-sji.iti h .t in a fight ne-ir Standm- II IL': .ry vos'cr- day Sitting Bull :i.nl .1 u'rnot'L- 01 "..in police li-ul kilie 1. 'I Le ilH'Utf-h was from Pierre, IX, --t .tin., iliac Sit- ting Bull and his sou bad been killed, but giving no further I urticulurs. The dispatch was from Stiindii-'t; KocUagency, S. D.. andsiatei! that th- police started out to arrest Sitting linli, having learned tl-at he proposed starting for the Bad Lands. The police were followed by a troop of cavalry under Capt. Fechet and under Col. Drum. SEARCHING FOR A BROTHER. Tlirrc You: and -Man" M. dink Mlclim-l Hal Winnifred nay :.re in great distress EYHAL'DTIIE STKAMiLKII. HIS TRIAL FOR THE BAILIrr GO'JFFi: MURDER OF lonf last wi- started Ccij-o'l fiirht v. Logan'- over the disappearance of their brother, Mi'-hm-l Murray, wlio Iris been mining sine.- Dff. 7. They U-l t-vu that he hiis Lt-'ju mr.niv-r tl uud b ive the police to in', L: iti1. Mtirmy 1 vcd with his bi-tci- at 300 t.ii'l worked for PutiickMa- >Vo-r street. He worked c Sutid'iy until 6 o'clock, when he wii.Ii Edward Kirk and John to attend a wake. They had a h boiiic toughs in front of Thomas salcon. First aienue, between Forty-seventh ati'l Forty-eighth streets, in which Murray was pretty roughly han died, bnt not disabled or crippled. UI don't know what became of Murray after th' fischt." said Kirk to a reporter. "He ugly and wanted to fight with me. Carroll tried to pacify him but could not, and we left him. He was not drunk or we wo'ild liave taken care of him.'' The police have been hard at work on the and have learned that a friend of Murray ran into him late at night wandering around on First avenue, near Enst river. He advised Murray, who was then quite drunk, to take a Belt Line car for home, and that is the last trace that can be found of him. Late that night Capt. George Wallis, whose canal boat was unloading coal at the foot of East Thirteenth street, heard the cry of a man in the water near his boat. He searched long and thoroughly with his lantern to see the man whose shout he had heard, but failed to find him. There was no sound of a struggle. Capt. Wallis told the police and there was no one in sight on the docks. The detectives believe that the man whose drowning cry was heard by Capt. Wallis was Murray. They think he fell into the water while too drunk to help himself and was drowned. The closest search has not revealed the slightest evi- dence of foul play. BILLY MURRAY KNOCKED OUT. BITTING BULL. When the police reached Sitting Bull's camp on Grand river, about forty miles from Standing Rock, they found arrange- ments being made for departure. The cavalry had not yet reached the camp when the police arrested Bull and started back with him. His followers quickly ral- lied to his rescue and tried to retake him. In the fight that ensued Sitting Bull was killed. Five of the Indian police wers also killed. One of the police rode back to the cavalry and infan- try and after telling them to harry up to the stippart of the police buried on to the agency with news of the battle. CHICAGO, Dec. following tele- gram was received at army headquarters: ST. PACT., Minn., Dec. 15. Col. Corbin, Assistant Adjutant General, Chicago: S tting Bull arrested this morning at daylight "by Indian police. Friends attempted his rescue; fight ensued. Sitting Bull, his son Blackbird, Catch Bear and four other, were killed: also Indian police. Capt. Fietchet arrived just in time witli two troops. Hotch- kiss _'n'i Gatiin guns drove Indians away and secured the body of Sitting Bull. By command of Gen. Miles. MATTS, Aide. ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. When the Indian police whonumbered about twenty men reached Sitting Bull's village, they found the Sioux all ready to depart for the southwest and instant action was net-essary to prevent this movement. The police at once made a, rush for Sitting Bull, surrounded him and telling him he was a prisoner started ar once on the trail for the agency. The old chief made no attempt at re- sistance. Hardly ha.l his capture been made when his son headed a party of Bull's followers and attempted to rescue their chief. A desperate fight and the police were gettiug the worst of ifcin the skirmish. Bull attempted to get awa; from his captors and to join the attacking pany of bis iriends. He fought wildly and was killed with several of fol- lowers. Seven of the Indian police n fell dead, and the whole band would prob- ably have been massacred had it. not been for the timely arrival of the cavalry. The St. Fa.nl Kid After a Rattling Fight of Thirteen Bounds. NEW YORK, Dec. much-talked of prize fight between Jimmy Kennard of St. Paul and Billy Murray of this city, 110-pound men, took place early yester- day morning near Stamford, Conn., and was witnessed by 300 sports from this city and vicinity. The fight was for a side. The men were in perfect form. Kennard was handled by Joe McAuliffe and Joseph Quinn did the honors for Murray. Frank Stevenson acted as referee. Ken- nard began the fighting, Murray acting on the defensive, but up to the eighth round very little execution was done. The eighth, however, was a rattler. It was give and take all the way through. Murray had a shade the best of the round. After this there was a lull until the twelfth round, when there was another rattling set-to. Kennard had much the best of this round. He landed heavily on Murray's stomach and face time and again, and had Murray groggy before the call of time. Murray planted many blows in Kennard's face during the round, but they lacked force. Both men were com- paratively fresh when time was called for the thin eenth round. Kennard began rush- ing matters and put in some heavy blows. He bad his man dazed, and before the round was half over he got in a stinger on Murray's jaw, completely knocking him out. About changed hands. UNDER MARCHING ORDERS. 3Iove THE DEMON JEALOUSV Causes the Death of a Prominent Citizen of City. KAXSAS CITT. Dec. W. Simmons, a well-known livery man and undertaker of Argentine, Kan., was shot a-id perhaps fatally wounded by James a rail- way engineer, at Jleal's home in Argen- tine. Xeal is a switch engineer, with night duty. He returned home unf xpectedly, he says, and found Simmons ia wife's room. he said, aitt mpted to through the rear door of Ire honse and Nenl shot him. Simrnnn- inade auv-Tnorri in He said he went to NVai's 10 collect a bill Mrs. Xeal co-neil the door She had on only a mcbt .idd to remark's after in- spettion of uround where the murder is alieire.i to have tx-en commitie i. Th court ti.rn The jury iil no to Ho -hc--ter an J co 01 the ensir- covered by tbe HORRIBLE TRAGEDY IN CHICAGO. Paul Holtz Brutally Murders Father for Insurance Money. CuiCACo, Dec. Carl Holtz, nn aged widower, lived in the upper fl it of a tene- ment house on West Chicago avenue with his son Paul, aged 16. The two slept in the same bed. Monday night tho boy went to bed first. He took with him an old table knife which he tucked under his pillow. About half an hour later ihe father came homo and went to be sou lay w.iiling until should close the eyes of tho un-u-p ni-C fat'ie-. When the old man was bre.it I'las; he.ivily the boy raided himself from tbe pillow, and bending over the pl.icid f.ue of bis father, suddenly j-.k.'d ihe knife acros-s his throat. The knife was a dull one, but the lad acted with fearful coolness and mn-ve, for he drove the bla le with one blow his supporters. Another im-etins in the interest of Hen- nery, the McCarthyite nominee, was taking place a short away, at which addresses were made by Davitt and Tanner. spee-he? were n ade on botl sides, and 'he of the audi- ences were roused to the highest pitch. Finallv tb? Pamellites attacked the oppo- sition The McCartbyites msde a fense. led by Davitt. Tanner and a nunverof Many on both sides were injured. Davnt re- ceived a v-ain wound. The McCartbyites were victorious. In the Melee Sc-veral People JJailly Uavltt's Injuries Not Serious. Other Foreign News. LOXHOV, IX-c. ugly feeling be- tween Isi-h factions has bes'ii growing more inti-nse Mnce Healy's unsparing de- nunciation of Parnell Sunday, and every- body has predicting bloodshed. It came yesterday, and for the time, also, in many vears priests took a per- sonal part in the fray. The excitement in London is intense, and it is sai-lto be even greater in Dublin. Mr. Balfour has ordered the concentration of a large force of constabulary at Kilkenny, to be ready for prompt dispatch to any place where serious violence is apprehended. This is a change from the orders formerly given, which were to interfere as little as possi- ble, and let the Parnellites and anti-Par- nellites have full latitude so long as they broke nobody's heads b-.r their own. Mr. Balfour is criticised for not having guarded against yesterday's riot, which narrowly escaped being an immediately fatal one. Fortunately owing to the severe enforce- ment of the law restricting the of fire arms there are very few of these in the district where the strongest animosity prevails, and fatalities are therefore less likely to occur. At the moment of the at- tack upon Davitt's crowd, the one-armed patriot bad just been denouncing Parnell as a shameless reprobate and traitor to his friend's and to the Irish cause. The words were uttered in so loud a tone that they were plainly audible to the people in the Parnell meeting. One of these jumped up, and flourishing a blackthorn ex- claimed: "Let at them out the gang of Gladstone lickspittles; no English dictation; God save Ireland." The cries excited the crowd to fury and though Mr. Parnell held up his hand dep- recatingly, they rushed with one accord upon the Davitt men. The priests who were npon the platform with Davitt were the first to rise and leap down among the combatants, Eavitt and Tanner following. Davitt, not being in good physical condition, was carried along and almost trampled down in the rush of his own followers, and there is some doubt whether he received the blow on his head from an enthusiastic admirer who aimed it at a Parnellite, or whether it was in- flicted by a stone thrown from the Par- nellite ranks. Both crowds, as they fought, shouted: "God save in- termingling this with that of "Parnell and "Down with the "Davitt's the man for etc. A priest whose name is not learned, was conspicuous in the Davitt ranks by bis height and strength of arm. Just as the Davitt men were giving way, this priest, by two powerful blows, right and left, laid low two of the foremost assailants and revived the courage of his own side. The Parnellites, however, had the ad- vantage when the interference of the police resulted in restoring quiet. Dav.tt's injury causes him much pain, but it is not considered alarming. In the cases of some of the wounded serious results are dreaded. The organ of the McCarthyites has assumed the name of "Insuppressible the court having enjoined the use of the title "The Suppressed United Ireland." The London board of works has decided to have two-thirds of the city's streets lighted with electricity. At present not a. single street is so lighted. A nickel mine ha? been discovered near Frankenstein, Prussia. pacing JIUJ') tO .'ittl'J.! was ho'-f'l, i-l Davitt Lent word to Pat- iicll tl'- ii hi" uouid corao and standby him he v.o-jld irr ,-j him a pi-aeea! 1" lu-a-.ing Mr. Pa nell replied. "I am not in a pe- tition to treat; I am cnly in a r.os.tioTi to fight." 'Il'tti Addressing a- audience he said he valued the quality and not the quantity of his hearers. He expr ssed confidence that tbe voice of K iken-ny would be for him. He spoko in an impassioned vein, de- claring that he would not. assail any one, nor would hr- ask permission to speak from a cock-sparrow, like Tanner or a jack- daw, like Davitt. A body of Davitt'a up, another row occurred. During tbe scrim- mage, some miscreant threw a of lime at Parnell. It struck him full in the face and the lime filled t-yes, blinding him and causing him intense pain. His carriage was just driving away when the lime was thrown. After riding some distance he was ooliged to alight at R laborer's cabin in a fainting condition. A doctor was called, but could do little to assuage the pain. He urged that Mr, Parnell should be driven immediately to Kilkenny for proper The start w as made, but Mr. Parnell was unable to endure the agony, and another stop had to be made at a hotel on the road, where another doctor endeav- ored to relieve the sufferer by applying castor oil to his eyes and attempting to scrape off the lime with tbe point of lead pencil. Some slight relief was thus afforded, and Mr. Parnell finally reached the Victoria hotel in Kilkenny, where nfi bad to be led to a room, being unable to use his eyes. A surgeon summoned, who states that all th" ifl is now IB- moved from the eyes, ..iatMr. PartteU is still suffering greatly, ar.d will proba- bly be disabled for a time. He hopes that the result will not be serious. PARNELL NEARLY BLINDED. 'ing a 3; m Urownr.i. v Dec. 17 of tr in the tr mf-n. Tli w !if> 4 re ''-T) aiid tbe r-ar 01: t the canal, Carroll arrl M c' 'in.i coal, w Fatal n i W C ,1 177-; (V' T Kv fiT'J K 1 A f f i o' mn.e iiiii A Dec i, tin into tni.l, r, n two Both ,-ty mi es HOTEL BURNEp. Jump from the I-atallT Injured. Drsi.iv. Ix-r. The botel at Kilkecl. County Down, caught fire and was ripvtroved. The fire brokf out while the were nnd whpn they wrreftwakpnpd they fonn-i the usual of exit cut off ht tbe The pr-ir-n'-t-or and his family "r'upvd on the Boi Bo'h 'i and the k-.L' g the arr'-l OVPT tools. Ro'te v from New York Darby I n 'tins it in r ryine him 1 rt a Thp i.i'l was gronnd an 1 w The mi-1 from tnc 1 r r- to and far- thrpw him out i man on th' ir.jnrv jun jv- od sl-iv'ht dow d.e. Thf> Some 3li-.-i.-.mt Throws a K-ig of Lime in His BALLIXAKIU., Dec. Davitt, ac- companied by Father O'Hallaran, arrived n the Citv square yesterday and addressed be cro-d. There were cheers and counter diet .'3 and various partisans shouts from tbe members of the two factions, and much disorder. As Davitt bepan his speech a wagon with William Redmond and Father Ryan and other Parnellites drove up to the lower part of the square. Redmond began speaking simultaneously with D.ivitt. Another, crowd hea-Ied by Tanner and several priests also appeared on the .scene about, the same time and the con- fusion was indescribable. In the midst of the uproar Mr. Parnell and a large party of his supporters made their ap- They were greeted by shouts of: "Ially ho. the fox behind Kitty's and other offenM-e cries from the anti-PairtellitfS, while the Parnell faction replied with equally violent attacks upon their enemies. Mr Parnell addres'-ed the crowd in his v'cinity. saying that he would not insult anybody unneoes'sarily, tut in regard to Hf-nnessy, he was a man wbo went to par- liament "in as a Tory and supporter o! and now wanted to go as a Liberal ar.d supporter of Gladstone. In 1861. Hennessy defended in the honse of commons the evictions then proceeding throughout Kinjfs county. of "to hell with him "1 Would Kilkenny as her a man who aaro- caied oXt-rnnnatian of people? of Tbedisorder cotrin iiily Mr. Parnell was ar.-l at '1 there were manr ijoinR nn TH the The became ALMOST AN OCEAN TRAGEDY. The Mate of an American Schooner Stabbed by a Xegro Seaman. NEW YORK, Dec. Clay Smitn, a negro seaman on the American scboonde Lizzie Heyer, was taken off the steamship Orinoco in irons and brought United States Commissioner Shields. Ife was charged with .Vf-tnpting to murder Samuel H. McCobb. the first mate, Dec. 5, while the schooner was four dai out from Bermuda, where she was bound fi-'-m Bangor, Me. McCobb said that on the moraine of assault he was forward while Smith at the wheel. He gave an order to whic Smith replied impertinently. The told him to hold his tongue when Smith whipped out his sheath knife and made 0 lunge at him. He tried to ward off f blow, but the knife entered his side, sailor lunsed again and stabbed the in the back near the shoulder blade. Chadwick. the master of the schooner, and the seamen interfered and Smith put in irons. When the vessel reached Bermuda tto American consul shipped the nejyro, tro mate and George Mapp, a colored seaman, as a witness to New York. CommissiouOb Shields fixed bail at The matl'b wounds are still very troublesome. A YOUNGSTER'S NERVE. An Eig'ut-Year-Old Boy Runs Away from Home. NEWBUEG, N. Y., Dec- Saol- paugh, only 8 years old, was given faa charge of the police here by a of a "West Shore train. Willie Qo left bis home at Pouckhockie, a suburb Kingston, last Friday morning owing his stepmother's treatment He went a train to Coeyman's and stole a ride fib' Weebawken, where the railroad men took care of him and pnt him on a train to home Saturday morning. Instead of going home he went through to Coeymnn's, earned 25 cents working in the West Shore yard, slept in a railroai shanty over night and on a raft; road man pnt him on board southbounji train in the care of the conductor, helped him off at Kingston. After starting for this city he found 1 boy again on the train bound this he paid, for New York. The gave him over to the police and he sent home in the custody of a de The boy says his father his a boat THE WAGES OF SIN. A Wealthy Tbroofh CHICAGO. Dtc. Emil of a wealthy merchant in Jn raving in a ceil in tbe Detention with an uply in wriM, tbe result of an attempt at suicide. wto is 21 years old. was a postofBce clfrk ta hi? nntive country. He Mo> a smaD amount r.f money from the r a K when offifpr1! wer? abont to to the Her" rk.ns: out ac almost and nsh plant a prominent 11 thn started frr thpwa.-on -IT) f Hf" to 1 io at old JO and the farrily ai until lie in 1 Hr Ing t ;