Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - December 16, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey
VOL, IX. NO. TUK8DAY AHTWKNOON, DKCttMRKH 16, 1890. TWO Sitting Bull Shot Dead While Hoisting Arrest. HIS SON WAS ALSO KILLED. Sereu of tlie Indian Police Bit tbe Dust, loo. Sensational Clone of the Career of Va> mout Sioux aud Chosen Follovvera rt> h n Itnute for the Buri Tnni.li Whrii by the Indian Hull Was Arrelted. bat HU Caine to the Rescue, and In the ItlooUy Affray That Eniuvd tbe OreaE Chief awl a Number of Were Scut to Their Happy Hunting Groaruls ST Fui, Minn, Dec 16 Gen Miles last evening mewed dispatches stating that in a t near Standiug Itock agency Sitting bull and a number of Indian police had been killed Ibe first dispatch was from Pierre, S D stating that Sitting Bull and his son had been Ititted, but glv ing no further particulars The other dis- pateh was from .Standing Rock agency, S D and Mated that the Indian police started out to arrest bitting Bull, having learned that he proposed starting for the Bad Lands at once 'I he police were fol- lowed by a tioopof cavalry under Capt Fouchct and infantry under Col Drum ItliMicly Battle En.uert, W hen tlie police reached Sitting Bull's camp on tbe Grand river, about forty miles from buiixjing Keen, they found arrange made for departure The cavaln had not yet reached the camp when the police arrested Bull and started back with him His followers quickly rallied to his rescue and tried to retake him lu the that ensued Sitting Bui is said to have been killed Five of the Indian police were nlbo killed One of the police rode back to tbe buk to stauuing Kuck when the tall, athletic aon of the famous chiel urged hui comrades to recapture the old man The women and children were left in bushes, and then witli yells the hostile! charged upon the police tiring as thej came A hand to hauu struggle ensued during which bitting 'Jill, who was uol shackled gave his orders m H loud voice For several minutes the firing was heav) and deadly Nearly every man vv ho waj hit was killed llll Own May Hitve Klllf.l Him In the furious fusillade bitting Bull fel out uf his saddle, pierced by a built t, but n ia not known whether it fited by pai or by one of the poll e Ihi of bun u Hull was slam almost at th.i vill uf tie police Tin h with deadly accuracy and slowly drove the polka from the field If the cavalry had not come at this time it is probable that the force would have been annihilated The soldiers were quick to enter into the action _A skirmish Hue was thrown out, and tSenrKeeling and fMrfg itSlheysu" vanced, the troopers, with the machine guns playing over their head, poured a withering fire into the savages It Will Inflame the Whole Nation Sitting Bull's body, which bad been abandoned by the police, was recaptured, as well as that of his son, and will be taken to btandiug Rock the light was over the followers of the dead chief struck out at a rapid pace for the Bad Lands The battle, the news of which is still meager, will doubtless inflame the entire Sioux nation Indian Agent McLitnghlln'H Report. WASHINGTON, Dec Agent McIjiUKhlin sent the following dispatch from Fort Yates last night The Indian police arreated bitting Bull at forty miles northwest of the this mornhg at da) light His followers atteinptod and flgbting commenced r our police- men were killed and thi CO wounded Eight" dtann wert killed. Including Sitting Bull and blfl son. Blackbird and several others wounded. Tbe police were surrounded for some time but their ground untU relieve4 b) United troops, whonow have of bitting Bull's ramp with all the women children and property Sitting Bull's probablj ]0o men lerted their families and fled west up tbe Orand river Tbe police behaved Loblj and gieat credit is due to them. Particulars KF mail The President Informed. Commissioner Morgan showed this tele- KIam to the president last evening president said that he had regarded Sitting Bull as the great disturbing ele- ment in his tribe, and now that he was out of the way he hoped that a settlement of difficulties could be reached without further bloodshed Sitting Bull'i Career. Sitting Bull, the son of Jumping Bull, was born in Dakota m 1837 From his boyhood he was a leader among the dis- contented and lawless Sioux, and often opposed the chiefs who were on friendly terms with the government After the manaacre in Minnesota lu 1862 many hith- erto peaceful Indians joined the band of Sitting Bull, who kept up a constant war- fare against the settlers of the frontier Many vain attempts were made to bring him into subjection. In 1868 a treaty was made with the Sioux by a special commis sion, by which they ngrcod to sell tbe tract wtst of the Missouri river and north of the and to restrict themselves to the reservation assigned to them The terms of the treaty were carried out by the government and by most of the In- dians. Several roving bands never ac- knowledged the concession, and commit- ted depredations upon white settlers from time to time Sitting Bull was the most implacable and the most aggressive of tbe malcontents maintaining his hostile atti- tude not onlv toward the representatives of the government, but toward those tribes of his own people who rejected his supremacv. and his policy of dealing with the whites. In 1874 he drove the Crows from their reservation, and in the year attacked the settlers of Montana The Killing ot Custer. Finally the interior department ordered him to remove with his band to the reser- vation by Jan 81, 1876 He did not obey, and on Feb 1 the interior department turned him over to the department of war In March an expedition under Gen Crook destroyed tbe vilUge of Horse's band in the Yellowstone valley Hostili- ties were interrupted on account of cold weather On Jane 25 Gen Caster, with 600 men of the Seventh cavalry and 400 infantry, met a force of or Sioux al the Little Big Horn river Custer and the four com panics under his immediate command were killed, and the remainder of the whites put to flight Gen Terry advanced upon the hostile Sioux, who fled northward Sitting Bali with a part of his band making his escape into British territory Through mediation of Dominion officials he sur- rendered on a promise of pardon in 1880. In July and August, 1888 m a conference at Standing Rock, S U he influenced his tribe to refuse to relinquish Indian lands Since that time he bus remained defiant, although the majority of his people have accepted the domination of the white men and have refused to recognize him as a leader The decline of his influence has eml tered the old chief all the more, but has not lessened his enmity to those whom he regarded as the foes of his race Told a Different Story. WOBUBN, Mass, Dec 16 W Dillon, aged 25, was held in 500 for the superior court, charged with iissiuilt with intent to kill James A, Callalmn on Satur day night Her story, as told in the police station j esterday, Was to the effect that she intended to kill Calluhan, bought the re- volver for this purpose, and drank liquoi to nerve her for the deed In court she said she purchased the weapon to kill her- self with, but that Callahau attempted to throw her under a train, and she tired to summon assistance The Lymph Had No Effect. NFVV YORK, Dec 16 case of death following the use of lymph has been re- ported The case was HU iidv nuced one of tuberculosis meningits, and was one of five operated upon by I3i Jarobi in tho n York Foundling asylum 1 lit'putient was an 18-months ohl female (lnM Ihe first inoculation was pirlormed on Friday and a second on btiUucliiy llic inoculn tton was performed as u ln--t result the case being liopi Ins before the operation, and the Jymph hud 30 effect Charged with wife Mnrder OTTOMWA, Dee 18-Marion Irvin, carpenter of Kirksv ille, is in jail here, sus of having murdered his wife Thursday she disappeared, and noth ng has since been seen of her When ar- rested Irvin had over in one of his joots. which has aroused further suspi cion, as he was supposed to be poor It is that the woman's body is hidden >n an abandoned coal mine near here hxn. lehH i 01 onoufi drngs nvd In compounding (one h rnre are mualcal No remidy bus ever been dltcov part} as to the_purpooca to winch fund to be collected in America should be devoted I was agreed that it should be ueod for the support of ev icted tenants in Ireland and chiefly for tie suj port of those bood evicted ID connftctiou n Ivb the agitation of the last tou yearn, and by whose loyalty lux-nflce the Irish cause uad been most signally here to Send the Bioney. Dr Joseph Kmnjr M P Alfred Webb M P tlie gentlemen who were appointed by ua in consultation with Mr Parnell to act as urern of the fund have taken opposidfl sides in the controversy and in any we are quite confident that the money if sent to Miem will be honorably applied to the purposes for which ii subscribed We would therefore earnestly request you to forward immediately ao> funds in jour hands to Dublin b) draft payable to the joint order of Dr J E Kenny M P and Alfred W ebb, M. P vv lien fui warding draft kindly send a memoraud ura to us at tbe above address (Fifth Avenue ho- tel Madison square We jiiuni slucerelj JOHV DIIXON WILITJIM O'BBIEH, T D T P O'CONNOR, T P. OUT.. John Statement. Mr John Dillon issued a statement lasl night in which he says "In the miserable quarrel now going on m Ireland my main object has been from the onUet to induce both sides to abstain from all bitterness ol language which might render it difficult for us to flght together m the fut- coinrades against the enemies of Ireland as we have done for the last ten years And with this view I used any influence -possessed to prevent the war being earned into Ireland until all possible means of bringing about a compromise had been ex- hausted "1 am sorry for this reason that the KI1 kenny election has been precipitated, and I am strongly opposed to any personally offensive attacks upon Mr Parnell, al though it must be admitted that the cruel ly unjust charges he 1ms leveled against members of his party, and the extraordi- nary vmlance of the methods by which he has sought to suppress all expression of opinion hostile to himself, rendeiB it very diftiuilt for his opponents to maintain an attitude of moderation An End to Home Bale. Now that Mr Parnell has insisted on challen_iux public opinion in Ireland I trust the Irish people will let their opinion be known in no uncertain fashion U tliey (leclaie for Mr Paruell's leadership thet must do so on the platform of his manifesto and his speeches at Dublin and Cork, uud that would mean a definite end lei our time to all hope of winning home rule through the good will of the English people And there is only one other way of is by flguting for It. "In other woids, Mr Purnull invites the people to abandon the policy by which has led them for the last ten years and to adopt a policy which must end in insur it ends in anything I believe that this new policy means the destruction of all the work of the last ten years The language used in Ireland on both sides disgusting and humiliating to every trut friend of only calculated to (luerttlie minds of the people from the true issue before them That issue is not a personal one, but it is a question of pub He rlohcj, ami it is an exceedingly simple one If Mr P irnell persists in refusing tc n tire from tlie leadership, the lory parry will win at the general election by such a mnjorit} as will condemn Ireland to an other seven years of coercion, and destroy all hope of g lining home rule by parlia mentary notion In our tune The Only QneHtlon to Be Considered. 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