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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1890, Salem, Ohio THE SAI.EM DAILY NEWS. VOL. IL NO. 288. SALEM. OHIO. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 5. 1890. TWO CENTS. The Sioux Appeal to iiarrisou. President They Ask the Great Father to Enforce Treaty Stipulations so That TUey May Sot Starve. General Brooke That SIKHS of Among Uie Hot- tile WASHINGTON, Doc. Scho- field yesterday received a dispatch from General Brooke, stating- that forty lodges of Indians have left the Royebud camp sines they movud across white river to the edge of the Bad Linds. There are strong signs, he says, of dis- integration among the ladians in camp, they being abourevenly divided as to whether they shall return to the agency or not From all that General Brooke can learn about their desires, ho says he is convinced that a majority of them want to come in. War Department offi- cials are much gratified with Goiifral Brooke's dispatch and look for a speedy settlement of the Indian troubles. The following memorial, received by the President, has been referred to the Acting Commissioner of Indinn Affairs: KOSEBL'1> A'-.ENr-y. Nov fi. To the Great Kuther. Thisdiy I will write you a let er with a When we up the Bl Hi Is you told u1" in that treaty that would got tine pounds of beef a day; ti-o ineaaiu: was three pounds for ona man Best les you s.nd :v couiJ food just I like the soldiers. You did uot. however, give it to us at thin rate GnatFath-r w: are slarvin; atvl beg you therefore to Rive u> us just as you h.we prom- ised Thirty men of us get tor ecn il.iys, ouly one cow to cat, ar.d if you do uot well un- derstand it, send me illotl-jw Hom Bcur) trav- eling money aad I will come with nve men Gr.-At Fjlhf-r, ;f you do not want lo do so, then please let us have a ol Her for our father (agent) when our preseni father's is out. IX M.4Y iJK Father, ,.leuse do us this favor. Signed by twelve Sioux Indians In reply So this memorial. Assistant Commissioner Belt in a letter to Secre- tary Noble, says that tho law does not promise the Indians "food just like sol- but only a ration of beef, flour, bacon, coffee, sugar and beans, or such other articles in lieu thereof as the Com- missioner of Indian Affairs may order. In reply to the charges that the Indiana signed aa agreement that rations would not be reduceU and th.ic the supoly was reduced pounds and that those signing the agreement felt imposed upon. Mr. Bolt says: "Tho Indians re- ceived rations to the full amount war- ranted by the appropriations made by Congress." In regard to tho complaint made by General Brooke that tho Indians did not get the additional supply of baef, Mr. Belt says that owing to the drought of last summer and the scarcity of grazing on tho reservation, the cattle delivered under contracts in October last will no doubt shrink considerably during the coming winter, when severe weather prevails and the range grazing is scarce. OMAHA, Neb., Dec. Seventh Infantry is now camped in Pullman cars here, waiting the pleasure of the War Department. Company H came yester- day from Fort Leavenworth and com- panies B, C, E, F and G catne last even- ing from Fort Logan. Colonel Merriman is in command and has 275 men and 21 officers under him. The Seventh is an old Indian fignting resiment Under Colonel Gibbon it saved Major Reno's command from Custer's fate on the sec- ond day after Cnster wa> killed. ALLIANCE. i to the National Propose to a Call for the tion of a New Political Party, i OCALC Fla., Dec- The National Farmers' Al'iince met at yester- i day and the hour was devoted to a j discussion of inside topics. A. Gal- lagber. fraternal delegate from the Workingmen's Reform League, of Nsw York City, and W. H. Carsey. of Wash- ington, D. C., from the American Anti- Monopoly League, than addressed the convention, each speaking for half an hour. Their remarks were principally directed in favor of a closer bond be- tween all national organizations of this character, but against consolidation. They also advised the National Alliance to stand by its St. Louis platform, to take the lead in any national political movement which might grow out of it, and asserted that other organizations would follow. A nurabar of Kansas delegates are working upon a call for a national' con- vention to form a new party, the date neiii'7 fixed on Februirv 12, !S91, and the place Delegates from tbe N'atioml AlHanca and all other national organisation-; in sympa- thy with it, or indorse the St. i Louis platform, as well as the editors of the "reform preys'" throughout the coun- try, will be invited to take part in the j convention. new party to be j formed would doubtless work on the same lines as the People's party ia Kan- sas, that is, reajunco all affiliation with the old po'nical parties and place a na- ket o! its own in the field. This call wh.-n Completed will undoubt- edly be projrn.od to the National Alli- ance for its indorsement. Somo of the men in the movement, however, are not zonvinced that this course will be wise or politic. Wild Freight Train Crashes au impress. Terrible Accident at the Junction of the Chicago Alton and Wabasli Policjr of Delay. Dec. ing of the Irish members of Parliament Mr. Parnell asked for a pause of twen- ty-four hours to consider whether tho question of his retirement should be governed by the decision of the party, or by bis views regarding the satis- factory nature of the replies of English statesmen to vital questions as to tbe control oT the Irish police, the future powers of tne Irish Parliament and the land question. The request was granted._______________ Receiver Appointed. GRAND Mich.. Dec. Northwestern National Bank, of Chica- go, objected to having R. G. Peters' af- fairs adjusted in the Manistee Circuit Court, and tho United States Court to take jurisdiction. The Federal Court yesterday appointed A. M. Henry, of Detroit, a? receiver of R- G. Peters' individual affairs and the Michigan Trust Company, of this citr. as receiver of the Peters Salt and Lumber Company. T wn in Flames. Kan.. Dec. from Brookfield, this county, say nearly the in? whole town is on fire. The flames started Thursday forenoon, and one business block and the Central Hotel have been consumed. The town has about 4UO inhabitants and no way to ex- tinguish tbe fire except by buckets. A strong wind is blowinr. No estimate of tbe loss can be obtained. of Coinage are L'.ihle to Defeat til- liitl. Deo. silver coin- ago quBbtioa aad tho Federal Elections bill have become- entangled in a pecu- liar way days, with the result that, tho Elections bill may be sacrified to fi-ea coinage. It has boea whispered about on tue floor of the Sen- ate for two davs that Senator Vest, act- ing on bebaif of tho Democrats in the Senate, inton led to offpr a free coinage bill as a substitute for tho Elections bill when the tim.j should come for taking a final voto. Iln idea is that tbe ad- vocates of frpp silver on t ie Republi -an side of the chamber will vote for free coinage, even at the risk of sacrificing the Elections bill, if they are broughi to the point of choosing between these measures. Inquiries made among the free silvei men on tho Republican side show that some, at loast, of these men will cast tbeir vote for a free coinage bill if it ig offered as a substitute for the Elections bill. _______________ OPEUA HOUSE BUttNED. Fire At Englrtrood, a Chicago Suburb. Results in Heavy Narrow Escapes From a Hotel la the Bullrhiif. CFIICAOO. Dec. Timmerman Opera House, in Englewood, a suburb ol Chicago, was destroyed by fire lasi night. Fortunately no performance was given, but as it was there were many escapes from death. In the building, oc- cuping tho third and fourth floors, is a large hotel that was filled with guests. When the flames burst out in the the ater a panic ensued in the hotel, and aa many of tho guests had retired for the night they came tumbling down the stairs in a wild scramble to reach the street Somo wew overcome by the dense clouds of suffocating smoko that rolled in volumes through the hallways, but fortunately all were rescued ant) borne to the open air by the firemen. A rough estimate of the loss places it a.! between ST5.000 and It is sup posed the fire was caused by the fur nace. Firemen rauchf, Tri-ler F.tilinj WiIU. Dec. 5 started a.' this morning in E. Maginnis' fire- works and cracker factory, No. 916 Lib- erty street, and is still burning. Four firemen were caught under falling walls and seriously injured. It is thought several otbrr firemen may be still undor tbe debris. A searching party is now looking for any other unfortunates that may have been caught in the tumbling mass of bricks. The loss will not fall Short of Secret STTice Work. WAPHIXOTOX. Dec. 5 Brooks, of tho Secret Service, reports that dur- ing the year 346 arrests wore made by Secret Service agents. Most of them were for counterfeiting and passing counterfeit money. Convictions were secured in fifty-one cases, and fines to the atnonnt of imposed and the sentenced, and counterfeit mocey to the amount of SM6.731 was seized. Two ramenreri Inttiatlr Klllort and SU Bad IT of Horror Wlt- After thd ST. Louis, Deo. Chicago A Alton through Kansas City express, called the "nunomer." which left Chica- fjo Wednesday night, was run into by a Wabash coal train at two o'clock at Jacksonville .Junction, III. Two pas- sengers were instantly killed and six others seriously hurt, some ot whom may die. The Chicago A Alton express had stopped on the crossing to take on passengers when the heavy freight, coming from the south, and which was, according to the statement of the Wa- bash officials, unmanageable, camo thundering along and crashed into the rear slyepar, splittingit into two pieces. The engine rushed through the sleeping car, threw the sleeping passengers dead and wounded to tho right and loft and piling cars, of coal in a huge mass upon the demolished passenger coach. A few moments afterward a headless body was found sticking outof the ruins and taken out. Shortly after the bead was found and placed beside tbe trunk. By papers, the body was identified as that of James Riffee, of Fountain Place, 111. Tbe next body recovered was ol Fred Smith, a merchant of Pekin, I1L His body was badly crushed. Sis other passengers were taken from the wreck with broken limbs and internal injuries. General Mamager Hayes, of -the is of opinion that the Chi- cago Alton train did not stop on "the crossing, but backed onto it to fret a start, and by so doing got In the way of the freight. Blast Furnace Collapses While Being Repaired. Seveu Mangled Corpses Recovered From Beneath tbe Ruins. MORTGAGES. Eight Men CaaieU DT the Giving Way of a Support- Ing S75.0OO. JOLIET, 111., Dec. terrible acci- dent, with loss of life, occurred at the blast furnace department of the Illinois Iron and Steel Company'a works Thurs- day afternoon. The blast furnace, which, was blown out for relining and repairs, made necessary since the recent explo- sion, which was aUo attended with loss of life, fell to the ground when about twenty men were engaged at work on it. Eleven men were at work on the in- eide at the bottom and about six on top when the accident happened. Eight bodies have been recovered from beneath the mass of ruins. They were mutilated beyond semblance of hu- manity. Tbe work of clearing tho wreck and removing tho bodiesls in pro- gress and will bo continued all the mi sing employes of tho works are ac- counted for. Late in the afternoon the rescuing party succeeded in extricating all the victims from beneath the mass of debris. The dead are: Nels Larson, John Peter- son, Nous Loosa, Thompson Swanson, Slaus Fasmeck, Frank Miller, John Those most seriously injured are: Os- car Lind, Joseph Mason. John Oleson, August Wenborg, A. Snisenair, Peter Erickson, John Larson, Patrick Kilcul- len. The accident was caused by the giT- Ing away of one of the boavy columns on which the huge blast furnace rests. The loss to the company is estimated at Compilation oT Statintim by ttir Otticvr ThU Important Sub- the Figures Show. WASIIIXOTON, Dec. inquiry of tho Census Office into mortgage indebt- edness is nearly completed. The report will be very interesting and valuable. Out of nearly counties only ten re- main at the present, time incomplete, tho mortgages for ten years having been abstracted from the records. A total of something over in mort- gages has been found, tho largest uura- ber in the Western States. Relatively speaking, the Southern States were found to be much freer from those in- oumbrancos than tho Northern. An ex- ception to this is noted in the newly developed manufacturing districts of Alabama. Tennessee and Georgia. In districts like that of Birmingham the mortgage indebtedness is large, but ninety per cent, of it has been contracted for purchase money, plants, lands, eta PIDX'T SYNDICATE. Doinjjs of Told in Short MYSTKKIOUS CASK. CHANGS OF P1COUBAMME. t-ir Tuar TVill tbi- lid YORK. TVV. r, C-nft, tne ho'i'-rri-svcnarv who has been wi'.b the SioiT iTHinr.s for but for the pa-' months has been in this for Jiyebud eni of zi- -xt'.'. condition Authonr. have a good X. S.. of the c- or Q; tfee islar.3 ani from by an irapossabie wilder- sets 300 in m rart of tbe eov- .o e. Railway traffic 4li trains hrrrc from FxU LTSDOXVJI.UW Vj.. Dec. inches of sr.ow fe'.j fraaeded, rom three to four bocrs late, s snabertoea will operations at WASHINGTON. Dsc. Kane, plate prir.'T emp'oved in 15' and Prir.'insr. ar.d two col ored named Beckett and Ross were yesterday, perfo-rr ir an abortion on Frances V. girl whose mother is em ployei '.he Uepar'.ajent, Teo o sp- uointed "C.T Tr.syer to devise xoeani for due to tbe sbortaze of crop? :.a Nebraska has lotaZ of crops in twelve cooa- ties ar.i :bat 10.090 are ia need Dec- Schaefer de- foftted Frank Ires eyenin? in a -500 point. balk line of bill. iardsby a score of 400 to ST. fisUhed tbe fatoe ia five oufe> Imf of Irish N'ationalUts via; of the ITniteil CHICAGO. Dec. 5. tbe -stata- tnent of William O'Brien Wedneaday with his colleagues, he would .eave for New York Thursday, all the Irish envoys are still at the Grand Pa- cific Hotel. The change of programme was due to a dispatco received from Jus- tin McCarthy to the effect that a solu- tion of the existing difficulty was being considered which would enable the del- egation to resume its tour of the coun- try without sacrificing the political po- sition of self-respect of those orits members whose signatures were at- tached to the anti-Parnell manifesto. At a late hour last night it was given out that the future movements of the visitors were more uncertain than they had been at any time for the past twen- ty-four hours, although it was probable that Harrington would leave for the east to-day. The sable dispatches re- ceived during the day were not of a re- assuring character, and as one of the delegation put it, they are literally "be- tween the devil and the deep sea." Cablegrams are flying to and fro between Dillon, O'Brien and McCarthy, and the delegation expects to decide upon its future course to-day. Surgeoa General Baxter WASHINGTON. Dec. Gen- sral of the army, who was striken with paralysis on Mondsy last, lied at his residence in this city Thurs- iay. He was born in Vermont in 1837. He practiced law when a young man later became a physician and in 1861 he entered the army as surgeon and the next year became brigade surgeon After tbe war he was appointed assist medical purveyor with tbe rank of Lieutenant Colonel and in 1872 Presi- dent. Grant promoted him to tbe chief medical purveyorship of the army and he held that position until August 10 last, when President Harrison appointed him surgeon general. Mattrrnfl Factory Burned. NEW YORK, Dec. seven-story mattress factory, Nos. 103 and Mott itreet. occupied by George Hey man, was completely gutted by fire yesterday. The loss is estimated at nearly covered by insurance. All the hands -had not got to work when tbe fire oc- curred A boy named Henry Reiser is responsible for tbe fire. His duties call him to the factory early. He lighted the gas and threw tbe match into a lot of varnish, which ignited. Tbe loss on contents and machinery is on building, Suicide of Defanltrr. ALBANY, N. Y., Dec. B. Abbott, confidential clerk for H. W. Sage en and drireo'to the wmtliwejit. answ City company to (he heaftot TOO head having cat outof ttoe by the i-v V! i i I III 1 i I i I it ;