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Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - December 12, 1890, Reno, Nevada ibe Beno Oatetto Has bert Eastern Telegraph Bcpart of any paper between Saa Francisco and Salt Lake. A'Look at the Gazette Will conrince anjone of its superior excellence us a newspaper. VOL. XXX. RENO, WASHOB COUNTY, NEVADA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1890. NO. 62. FATAL ACCIDENT. A Murderer Prefers Death to Prison. A PORCELAIN FACTORY BURNED. Railroad Brakeman Acquitted of Negligence. Two Persons Crushed to Death by a Falling Builoinsr. The Mtoclt Market. By Associated Press.] NEW YORK, Dec. opened with a little scare of the shorts under brisk bidding and drat prices were fractionally better. Stignr refineries made tho greatest advance in the up- ward movement. On active trading in the leading stocks, a gain of K to 1% was generally scored. Top figures show Union Pacific and sugar each up and Northern Pacific preferred, which sold with the ex-dividend of one per cent, UP- These prices, however, were not well maintained, and at 11 the market, while active and firm, was fractionally lower than the highest. Stocks went a shade lower after 11. At noon tlio market wan quiet but firm. Dealings in tho stock market after 12 o'clock wore marked by a severe raid upon Unian Pacific and other leading shares, during which the low- eat prices of the day wore reached. Tho depression was of short duration and a sharp recovery occurred, many of the active stocks reaching the best prices of the day on the rebound. While all tho improvement was not held, at the market was quiet and firm and closed at the best prices of tho day. I'rrferrtd UaDgloc to Imprison- ment. By Associated Press.] SHKKBHOOKE Dec. William W. Blanchard was hanged here this morning for the murder of Charles A. Calkins on the 18th of November, 1889. The drop fell at and at the surgeon pro- nounced him dead. The execution was performed by Badclifte, who hanged Biruboll. Blanchard was a tramp. He be- came acquainted with Calkins, and they had a carouse in the latter's house, during which Blanchard pro- duced a revolver and boasted of his proficiency with the weapon. Calkins remonstrated, and a scuffle ensued, in which the weapon was discharged, and Calkins was instantly killed. At the trial it came out that there was no premeditation, but Blanchard asked to be hanged rather than im- prisoned for life. Inataotly Killrd. Special to the GAZBTTK.] MODESTO (CaU, Dec. 12. Word was received this morning that James Brown was instantly killed at L. M. Hickman's ranch, eighteen miles southeast of Modesto, last evening, by accidentally falling from a hay loft to a rack twelve feet below. Brown struck on his side, and wns killed in- stantly. He a native of Missis- sippi, aged 3.3 yours, and was reported to be either a son or a nephew of B. Grats Brown, the Democratic nomi- nee for in 1872. An OKI tloldlrr Arrested. Sp-cliU to the QAZKTTB.I POBTLAKD, Dec. B. H. Hendershot, the drummer boy of Reppahannock, was arrested last night on a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses. He was arraigned this morning and the case was con- tinued till Thursday. Hendershot was released on a bond. Prlnoner Acquitted. By Associated READING Dec. jury in the case of Henry C. Kemp, a Reading railroad brakeman charged with committing criminal negligence in causing the disaster at Shoemaker- ville, by which twenty persons were killed and many injured, this morning acquitted the prisoner. to By Associated Press.] NEW YORK, Dec. high wind in Brooklyn this morning a two- story brick house in the course of con- struction was blown down. It fell on brick structure occupied by an Ital- ian shoemaker, and he and his 13- year-old daughter were killed. Blown to Pteeea. By Cable and Associated Press.] PRKSSBVRO Dec. explosion occurred to-day in a factory at Zundorf where the new explosive "megatine" is manufactured. Three women were blown to pieces. A Dual Jcarnal. By Cable and Associated Press.] DUBLIN, Dec. came to the knowledge of Leary, appointed editor of the United Ireland by Parnell, and other Parnellites that an anti- Parnell edition of that paper would be issued to-day .from the office of the Nation, T. D. Sullivan's paper, and steps were taken to secure an injunc- tion uguinst the Nation's publisher. The Court grunted the writ, but, nev- ertheless, the forbidden edition made its appearance this morning. It con- tains articles written by Bodkin, who j was acting as editor of the paper dur- ing the absence of William O'Brien and who was deposed by Parnell when be seized the paper on Wednesday The article ia addressed to O'Brien und calls to every true lover of Irelanc the world over, declaring the sole al- ternative now is "Parnell or home that home rale is impossible umter Parnell's leadership." The Parnell edition of the paper was issued from the regular office. It quotes a legal decision justifying the seizure of the paper by Parnell. A wagon loaded with copies of the anti-Parnell edition of the United Ireland was driven to the King's Bridge railway station to-day, it being intended to send them for distribution in the south of Ireland. As the wagon drew up at the station two men, one of whom had mask on his face, and the other with a drawn revolver, sprang upon the vehicle, and com- pelled the driver to proceed with his load to Island Bridge. Arriving there the two men flung all the papers into the Ufifey river. An attempt was made to seize a second wagon loaded with papers standing at the entrance of the depot, which probably would have proved successful had not tho police inter- fered to protect their driver, and under their guard the papers were loaded on the train. CORK, Dec. this morn- ing received the Cork branch of the National League. In an address to the committee he said be looked to the workmen to support him, and that in return he would support them. At 2 o'clock this afternoon Parnell drove in an open car to the railway station, where he boarded a train for Kilkenny. He was cheered all along the route to the station. Canon Bryan O'Mahoney has writ- ten a letter to Parnell, asking him to call a meeting of his constituents to give him (O'Mahoney) an opportunity to criticise in Parnell's presence his treason to the Irish Parlimentary party. DUBLIN, Dec. has ac- cepted an invitation from the Mayor- elect of Limerick to visit that city on Sunday. Although Bishop Ossory yesterday advised the electors of Kilkenny to cast their ballots at the coming elec- tion to the dictates of their own con- science, he and the priests of the dio- cese in which Kilkenny is situated are supporting trie canvass of John Pope Hennessy. The clergy of the Parliamentary Di- vision of North Cork aud East Lim- erick are actively engaged in organiz- ing public opinion against Parnell. A priest at Michellstown tore down a number of placards posted about the town calling upon the p 3ople to sup- port Parnell. DUBLIN, Dec. Davitt arrived to-day en route to Kilkenny to take part in the campaign in the inter- est of Sir John Pope Hennessy, the candidate of tne McCarthy faction. KILKENNY, Dec. upon his arrival here, was greeted by a large crowd. Hie friends loudly cheered him, but Parnell's adherents in the crowd hooted and jeered him. Hostiles on Their Way to the Agency. INDICTMENT OF AN EX-BANKER. Thirty-Five Million Offered for the Cherokee Strip. Burglars and Qartoters at But- ter The City Mhlpmenta. Special to the GAZETTE.] FRESNO, Dec. Harris to- day rendered a decision in favor of the city in a suit against the Fresno Canal and Irrigation Co. to declare the canal passing through the city a nuisance. The shipments of green and dried fruits, wine and raisins from here from January 1st to date amount to carloads. Transaction. By Associated Press.] CHICAGO, Dec. was reported on the Board of Trade this morning that Russia, on the advice of the Bank of Englaud, bad decided to deposit her funds with the reorganized Baring Bros. This is regarded by the brokers as a moat significant indication of na- tional confidence abroad. Becoming Her Ions. By Associated Press.] CINCINNATI, Dec. telegram from Monegha, W. Va., says the situ- ation among the striking miners is becoming more serious hourly. Jen- kins, the murderer of Jason Hall, will be lynched if caught. There is no prospect of a settlement of the trouble. Vfre. By Cable and Associated Press.] WARSAW, Dec. porcelain factory atCueilow owned by Prince Lugeisky is burned, and eight em- ployes were burned to death. An Vxly Outlook. By Associated Press.] CHICAGO, Dec. special from Pine Ridge, S. D., indicates the fight between the peace and war factions in Two Strikes' band as more sanguin- ary than indicated by the Associated Press dispatches. It says: Yangton Charlie, a full-blooded Sioux, and a Government scout, who came in from the Indian camp in the Bad Lands, report a bloody fight among the fol- lowers of the chiefs Short Bull and Two Strikes. Each claimed the lead- ership and each tried to secure it by force. The result is from twenty to fifty dead Indians. This report is verified by several friendlies wtio have been waiting for some time to escape to the agency.' As the spies took advantage of the fight to make their escape, it is not known yet which chief conquered. Large re-inforcements have come from Standing Rock and other agencies. The depredations'of the Indians have been extended to the foot of the Black Hills. The Flying Bell herd, owned in the hills, has been captured. It is useless to talk of peace. There has seen no attempt made on the part of ;he bostiles to move out of their en- .renchments since the peace council was held. None of the promises made then have been kept. There is great incitement here. It is said when the chiefs returned rorn the agency council, Two Strikes and his followers favored peace, but Kicking Bear, Short Bull and others, composing a majority of the camp, took a decided ground on the other side. The council lasted several tours, during which the excitement reached the highest pitch and finally broke up in a fight. The troops have received orders to be in readiness to march to Bad Lands. MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. Jour- nal'a New Rockford (N. D.) special says: New Rockford people slept on their arms last night. A party of Sioux camped near the town and kept up the ghost dance all night. The In- dians stole flour from the mill here until an armed guard was placed in the building. A few cattle were also killed. The settlers are coming in from all directions this morning. OMAHA, Dec. six hun- dred lodges, consisting of Sioux, including the bands of Two Strikes and Short Bull, are marching ia from Bad Lands to the Pine Ridge agency in obeyance to General Brooks' or- ders, and will report to him to-night unless they are stampeded by fresh rumors. WASHINGTON, Dec. 12. General Schofield received a telegram this morning from General Brooks, through General Miles at Chicago, saying afew Indians in the Bad Lands had broken away and were moving north across the Cheyenne river, but troops are on their trail and hope to intercept them. 'Hand.' Aa Invincible By Associated Press.] WICHITA (Kas Dec. fol- lowing dispatch was sent from here last night to Chief Mayes, at Table- queh, I. "I will see Williamson and Blair's twenty millions for the strip and go fifteen million better. I hold a royal flush. Send deed and abstract to Wichita National Bank. Signed, N. W. Levy." Levy ia acting for a company organ- ized here within the last few days that is in earnest about the purchase of the Cherokee atrip. It is not known pos- itively whether they were acting en- tirely on their judgment and capital or not. TTlie Backet Needed. Special to the GAZETTE.) SUTTKB CBXEK Dec. town is infested with burglars and garroters. WUman's store was burg- larized last night. The burglars en- tered the store by taking a few bricks out and reaching in and lifting np the door latch. They drilled a bole into the safe and made an effort to blow it powder, but evidently were scared away, aa the door was only partly sprang. Horace Page was stood up on Main street last night by two garroters and relieved of 80. CoBgreulostsU By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, Dec.-12. After the reading of the journal the Hottse went into Committee of.the Whole on the private calendar. The Committee on Military Affairs to-day ordered a favorable report on a bill to revive the grade of Lieatenant- Genernl of the Army, and on a bill to increase to number of anay officers whom th'e President may detail for; doty at educational insttfu- tions where military tactics are taught: The reapportionment bill, based on a representation of 856 members in the House of as orig- inally proposed by Frank of Missouri, and favorably acted on by. the House Committee on Census, will be re- ported to the House to-day or to-mor- row. Flower of New York introduced for reference A resolution directing the Secretary of'the TreaWMjfta ex- tend bonded period for goods in bond in the custom houses from Feb- ruary 1st until July SENATE. A number of unimportant bills were reported from the various committees and placed on the calendar, after which Plumb's resolution fixing the hour of daily meeting was taken up. It was agreed to, after being amended by striking out the clause for an even- ing session, and making it take effect after to-morrow. The resolution offered yesterday by Dolpb, instructing the Committee on Privileges and Elections to inquire and report whether the right to vote at any election is denied the male ci' 5- zns of any State, or is abridged except for participation in rebellion, or other crime, was taken up, and Dolph stated the reasons which induced him to offer it. The discussion was continued until 2 o'clock, when it went over without action. The-Election bill was then taken up, and Blodgett addressed the Senate in opposition to it. The members of the Republican Senators' Caucus Committee, ap- pointed to report some measure for financial relief, was in session for an hour this afternoon. In the absence of Plumb and Jones no proposition was laid before the committee for- mally, and the subject will be further considered to-morrrow. A Van: Special to GAZETTE.] Los AxassfB, Dec. Strong, aged severity-five, fell from a second story window this morning, while washing a window, crushed his skull and will die. Strong was a native of New York and was formerly an the Old Ben Hollarday line of boats at San Francisco. FURBISHING GOODS, HATS BOOTS AND 1890. FALL AND WINTER. 1891 The World's Fair. By Associated Press.] WASHINGTON, Dec. W. Palmer, President, Ben Butterworth, Secretary of the World's Fair Com- mittee, and F. W. Peck, of the local directory, waited on the President this morning and requested that he issue formal proclamations inviting the foreign governments to participate in the World's Fair. They submitted documents to prove that all the requi- site conditions described by the act of Congress have been fully complied with. The President assured them that tbe proclamation would be issued as ijoon as the necessary formalities are observed. (Sympathy extended. By Associated Press.] DETROIT Dec. At the convention of Federated Labor this morning greetings were sent to the Farmers Alliance Convention and tbe International Labor Congress at Brus- sels. Support was pledged to the painters, who will strike for an eight- hour day next. Congress was peti- tioned to forbid United States enlisted musicians from competing for business with free musicians. The convention decided that only bona fide members of the trades can hereafter be delegates. Failure-. By Associated Press.! NKW YORK, Dec. Peck, Martin Co., brick dealers, assigned to-day. Liabilities, about asset Is, Inability of the firm to col- lect money due them was tbe cause of the faiure. There are also individual assets amounting to above their individual liabilities. The lia- bilities are secured by good collater- als, but which cannot be immediately realized on. Mhonld be CMstt Up. By Associated Press.! CHICAGO' Dec. The Grand Jury this afternoon indicted Banker Pret- bank went to the wall a short time ago, and against his cashier, C. 8. Jchnsgn., on charges of embezzlement, and "capiases for their arrest at once were issued. The basis of the indictment is tbe receipt of money from depositors after tbe in- solvency of the bank was apparent. By Cable and Associated Press.] PABIS, Dec. The Tariff Com- mittee has reported to the Chamber of Deputies a recommendation for a general increase of duties on stationary and locomotive engine machinery and tools. ____ _ Death ef Wilder. Special to GAZSTTZ.} SAN FRANCESCO, Dec. 12. Colonel David Wilder, tbe well known mem- ber of tbe National Guard, and Bo- hemian Club, died early this morning of faflnTnn Special to the OAZETTB.] PORTLAND Dec. F. W. McLerun, proprietors of the Wilhoit Springs, near here, made an assignment to-day. The assets are estimated at with at The failure is attributed to mining speculation. Death of a Supreme Judge. By Associated INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 12. Judge Mitchell of tbe Supreme Court of Indiana, died suddenly at his home at Goshen this morning, of congestion of tbe bowels, aged 60 years. To-day's Hllver Purchase. By Associated Press.] WASHINGTON, Dec. amount of silver offered the Treasury Depart- ment to-day was ounces; the amount purchased was at 034 to 050. A Settlement. By Associated Press.] PHILADELPHIA, Dec. Freund, who failed some two weeks ago, have settled with their creditors with notes payable in six, twelve and eighteen months. Will Contest the Will. By Associated NEW YOBK, Dec. widow of the deceased leather merchant, Fay- erweather, who by will deeded over to colleges, will content that instrument. Hank at the Dork. By Associated Press.] NEW YORK, Dec. Vunder- cook sunk at tho doek in Jersey City this morning and two of her crew were drowced. CHAPPBL-In Virginia Cltv, Nev., Dec. 10, 1890, Harry Chappel, a native of Cornwall, England, aged 39 years. A Physicians Advice. waflwced for yean from general debility. Tried other remedies, and got no relief. My Fbyrfciaa pwaoriked 3. 8. ItnomattdinflMh; My appetite Improved; I gained strength; Was made young again; It is the bert medicine I know at MJLHALKY Tvxmr, Oakland City, Ind Send for our book on Blood and Skin Diseases. Swrrr Co., Atlanta, Ga. M'KISSICR'8 OPERA HOUSE JOHN PIPER...........tESSEB. ONE NIGHT ONLY 1 WEDNESDAY m DEC, ROYGE LADSM GO. In their latest Comedy Succcbs, "TOM'S A MUSICAI, COMEDY MBDI.EY In three acts, filled to overflow- ing with "CLEVER COMEDIANS! CATCHY MUSIC! PRETTY DANCES 1 NEW SPECIALTIES! Everything New! 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A line lino of Men's and Wool and Cotton Socles Largest and line of H.A.TS In tlio Stato, also a fall lino of JOHN B STETSON CO. '8 HATS. Large Assortment of Men'? and Boys' Suspenders. f inest Line of Men's French Kid and Buck Gloves In tho taxi n full line of Wool-Lined Gloves and Mltta. Tie Finest Line of Neckwear aid HaiiHiels -ALWAYS ON HAND.- BOOTS AND SHOES -IN KNDL1CSS AT PWCES THAT DEFY COMPETITION. Custom Made Pants Always On Hand. IN BOYS' CLOTHING, We Lave the finest assortment in all grades, run- ning in price from upwards. Muda to McaHure on Mbnrteat JVotlce. Country Orders will Receive Prompt Attention. JOHN SUNDERLAND, RICHARD HERZ, HOWARD, WALTHAM ELGIN, COLUMBUS, ROCKFORD, HAMPTON And Vine SWISS WATCHES, ETC., ETC. AT UNIFORMLY LOW PRICES! PLAIN AND FANCY ENGRAVING, Diamond Setting and Fine Watch Repairing Are our Specialties. OVER 2O.OOO WATCHES REPAIRED IN NEVADA. Select Stock of Christmas Presents! At PINNIGER'S Drug Store, Corner of Commercial Row and Virginia Street, Reno. h k fc h TAKE ADVANTAGE ........OF OUR........ OREAT PREMIUM SALE. Of our New Stock of Dry GroocLs Olbetkss Prices Lower than Ever. NEWSPAPER! ;