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She VOL. XVI. LOG-ANSPOKT, INDIANA, SATURDAY MORNING. JANUARY 17. 891 NO, 15. DEWENTER THE HATTER. THE WILY SIOUX. Apparent "String" to His Surrender. INDIANA SOLONS. They Take Steps to Cut Down Expenses-Other State News. The Hostiles Give Up a Few Rusty Weapons, But Keep Every Thing That Will Shoot. i JOHNSTON BROS. "The .Corner Drug Store." Johnston Bros, have removed to the Cor. of 4th and Broadway, ( Strecker Building.) ( . ....... A Full and Complete Line of / i DRUGS ON HAND PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED. HERE WE ARE R^idy to thank you for your liberal patronage the past year. Hoping to See Y o u . . ; • This next ne\v year you will find me at 410 Broadway as Usual With a large stock of Watches, Jewelry and Spectacles, D. A. HAUK, Tne Jeweler and Optician. Jj; ENCAMPED AT MXE HlDGli. PIKE RIDGE AGENCY, S. D., Jan. 10.— The disarming of the Sioux now here has already begun. It gives promise of being 1 as much of a farce as have been all similar moves in this direction. The friendly Ogallalas are first to surrender their arms, Big- Road's band having- consented to have their rifles taken and tagged by Agent Pierce. But it is a noticeable fact that the g-uns that even these so-called friendlies turn over are of antique pattern. There are no improved "VYin-- chesters or Spring-fields. These are being- kept by the Indians, but the Government is welcome to the old, worn out shotguns and ramshackle rifles that would shoot around a corner. Big Road gave up nine old broken Spencer rifles, but he promised to send a wagon load to the agency buildings before long. Some of the weapons were loaded to the muzzle with slugs. Under the conditions of the surrender the hostiles are to give their guns to their chiefs who are to bring them to Agent Pierce. It is certain, however, that the best- weapons will be cached and that the guns the Government will get will be only fit to go to the junkshop. The other conditions of surrender are that there is to be but one chief and his name is General Nelson A. Miles, whose commands must be promptly obeyed in the future, and that all the children of the Sioux must be enrolled on the rosters of the industrial schools. Since the surrender of Big Road of the nine rifles referred to nothing has been heard.from the hostile camp. All the guns, rifle and Hotchkiss are, however, trained in that direction, and indications of life there will be watchedwith interest. The Indians of Big Eoad have followed in the matter of giving up their miserable weapons the example of >Big Foot's warriors af the time of the fight on Wounded Knee. It is doubtful whether General Miles will order a search of their tepees for more arms. There is also a certainty that he will not seek for hidden weapons in the Bad Lands or near the camp sites which the hostiles have abandoned. Such being the case, the Indians will scarcely miss the weapons which thev have surrendered or will The Legislature. I.N'DlAN-.vroi.is, Ind., Jan. 17.—Speaker Niblaek, who has been troubled rnnch in selecting the members of the different standing- committees of the House, has announced his appointments. The chairmen of the more important committees are: Oppenheim, on ways and means; Beasley, on judiciary; Kfilley, on labor; Curtis, on. apportionment, and McCullough, on affairs of the city of Indianapolis. A resolution was ' unanimously passed authorizing the Treasurer of the State to borrow whatever sum of money is necessary to meet the current expenses of the Legislature. A concurrent resolution was adopted for appointing a committee to confer with the Legislatures of agricultural States with a view to adopting a uniform law for ..taxing 4 mortgages. A bill was introduced providing that illegitimate- children shall bear the names of, their fathers; also a bill stricking out the at- 'torneys' fees clause; in promissory notes. , Judge llench created a sensation by introducing a bill making it unlawful for any y tate. county or city oflicer, member of the Legislature or judge of a court to uccept a pass from a railroad company. He said that -he had received a pass since coming ;to this city, and had no doubt that : cvery member of the House had a pass in his pocket, adding that all the State officers from Governor down were in the-habit of accepting and using passes. He denounced the custom as a disgrace to the State and one that ought not-to be continued. A resolution was introduced authorizing the preparation of a bill reducing the munber of judicial circuits in the State from fifty-eight to forty. • A political discussion was inaugurated in the Senate by a resolution calling- for an investigation into tfie management of the Eastern Hospital for the Insane. There was some question as to the expediency of such .course at this time, both among the majority and the minority, but a joint committee of nine, four from the Senate and five from the House, was finally appointed. A bill was -introduced making it a felony for'any bank officer to. receive a deposit when he knows that the bank is insol- f ent, and a failure within thirty days lifter receiving a deposit is made^rima : facia evidence of insolvency at the time the deposit was accepted. Another bill introduced abolishes, the office OUR SPECIAL Muslin Underwear S ALE. TO BE CONTINUED ALL WEEK. . , .. .. . , of township assessor and provides voluntarily surrender, knowing that I . for the cleetion of Conie'and see what 25, 50. 75 and 98 cents will buy at the BUSY BEE HIVE, WILER & WISE, 315 Fourth St. LAID LOW. Senators Farwell and Blair Meet "Defeat. " .. , i -i-ji uit^ ^j.'-'-utvij. vj. a county assessor, they may at any time regap posession whose detmties sllall be approved by of those which they have temporarily . thc eounty commissioners . A11 notes , bonds, stocks and other evidences of deht are made uncolleetihle in court unless they are stamped by the assessor, f WINTER IS COMING, Clothing is Necessary Merchant Tailoring makes the neatest and best fit. Workmanship is Everything These assertion are fully Quality is above all other considerations. satisfied at stored away in their tepees or in the hills. Thursday afternoon General Brooke, accompanied by Major Benham and Aids Truitt and Roe, came in. General Brooke called on General Hlles and later returned to his camp, which is pitched but a short distance oxttside the northern breastworks. His command ne^r the mission has been divided and all of the divisions are either moving' in this direction or have already arrived. It is said that- tha hostiles are in very bad humor. They are suspicious, of the military and are exercising- the same vigilance in guarding against a surprise as if they had not agreed to come ill. While every thing- looks like peace, the India>ns have now a better position.than ever before if they choose to stampede. Some of the bucks told an Indian scout that in their present place they had the agency at their mercy. This is probably bravado, pure and simple, born of the fact that being- conquered they wan'f, to make a last show of spirit. Colonel Forsythe has received a dia- mond-hilted sword from settlers in the vicinity of the reservation. The Colonel will not make an acknowledgment of its receipt until after the report of the investigating committee appointed to look into the Wounded Knee affair has been made public. HELD UP SEVEN TEXANS. f JO& CRAIG'S, The Tailor. FROST IN THE AIR. We are ready for cold weather, are you? aad see what we offer in Come \ "\ i OVERCOATING We have got them in endless variety which we '•(:< make up in the latest styles, E. F. KELLER, Importing Tailor. 311 Market St. Daring Exploit of a Lone Star Fanner— One aiuii Kealsts ami Is Killed, BELL'S, Tex., Jan. 10,—Late Wednesday night George Smith, a fanner, entered Rosenberg's saloon, and drawing- a revolver forced the seven men in the place to throw tip their hands. The negro porter was forced to search ,the men and turn over the property to Smith. Jim Isbell, the town marshal, was behind the bar, and after being 1 relieved of his money he drew a revolver and shot at the robber, missing- him.' Smith "returned the fire, shooting Isbell through, the head. The other men opened fire, but did not hit the robber. . He. was seized by the- porter and arrested. Three attempts were made to lynch him before he could be taken to Sherman. must Cay tor .Xrclier's Stealings. BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 10.—A dispatch to the Sun from Towson. Md., says that the jury in the Archer bond case has returned a verdict against the sureties . for SGO.OOO. Archer was the defaulting State" Treasurer. He is now serving a five years' sentence in State prison, pleading- guilty, to a charge of embezzlement. Sioux City Will Have Its-Building. WASHINGTON. Jan. l(i.—The Presidenl has approved the net for a public building at Sioux City, la. thus showing that they have been listed for taxation. Charged With Embezzlement. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Jan. 17.—The most decided sensation of the session was sprung in the Legislature when a special message from the Governor was read, charging Warden Murdock, of the northern prison, with embezzling about 840,000. The messag-e says that the warden has "refused to paydnto the Treasury of the State a cash balance for the year 1SSS of $23,667.52, and for the year 1800 a balance of §17,010.53, and still, although demanded, refuses to pay the same." He also says that he is informed that the' warden has for years past sold and unlawfully converted, to Ms own use the slops of the prison amounting to a large sum. He therefore requests that a special non-partisan committee of the two bodies be appointed .to investigate the charges against the • warden and report to the present session all the facts in the case, together \vith the amount of money unlawfully used by. Murdock. The message led to a bitter discussion in both branches, the Republicans favoring 1ilie special committee recommended by the Governor and the Dem- crats contending that the regular committee on the northern prison should investigate the matter. The House finally referred it to the regular committee by a decided party vote, though some of the 'Democrats voted with the Republicans. _ Indiana State Typographical Union. LAFAYETTE, Ind., Jan. 17.—Repre- 'sentatives of twelve typographical unions met here Thursday and formed a State organization. E. T. Plank, president of the international Union, and V. C. Williams, of Chicago, district organizer, were present. The following officers were elected: - President. W. P. Duffy, of Fort Wayne; Vice-President, William Sherman, of South Bend; Secretary aiid .Treasurer, Daniel Comingore, of Lafayette;'State Organizer,. John P. Hannegan, of Lafayette. Ex-Gov. Oglesby Nominated in Illinois, and Ex-Congressman Gallinger in New Hampshire, Oil in Indiana. •MAEION, InA., Jan. 17.—A large oil .well was struck a few miles southeast of here" Thursday. An attempt was made to conceal the magnitude of the strike, but great quantities of oil have escaped notwithstanding the effort to stop the flow. The well belongs to Monroe Siebcrling, the .great plate-glass manufacturer, who is securing leases on other land as rapidly as possible. Great excitement prevails in this city over the strike. r HONORED. SPRINGFIELD. 111., Jan. 10.—The Republican Senatorial caucus, on Thursday night nominated General R. J. Oglesby to succeed Senator Farwell. Every Republican member of the Senate and House was present. There were no nominating speeches. The agricultural men held the feins from start to finish and named their favorite with G4 out of 100 votes on the first formal ballot. A resolution was adopted which places the nominee in the hands of the "steering"' committee of the Republican party in the Legislature, and it is given power to •withdraw his name whenever in their judgment the interests of the Republican party demand it. An informal secret ballot was taken which resulted as follows: Oglesby, 48; Farwell, 82; Gresham, 11; Lindley, 3; McNulta, S; Ross, ,2, andHamer, 1. The formal ballot, which was also secret, resulted as follows: .Oglesby, 64; Farwell, SO; Gresham, 4; Ross, 1; Hamer, 1. The nomination of Oglesby was made unanimous. . CONCOED. JS". H., Jan. 16.—The Republican caucus to nominate a United States Senator to succeed Senator Blair was held Thursday night. Nominating speeches were dispensed with and the caucus at once proceeded to ballot with the following result on second ballot: Brig-gs. 1: Burns. 4; Cheney, 13; Blair, 48; Jacob B. Gallinger, 120. Mr. Gallinger was declared nominated. Senator Blair's term expires March 4 next. A ballot will be taken in each branch of the Legislature on Tuesday. HAKKISBUKR. Pa., Jan. 10.—In accordance with • the usual custom both branches of the State Legislature Thursday proceeded to the nomination of candidates for the United States Senatorship, the balloting for which will take place on the 30th inst. In the Senate J. Donald Cameron, the 'present incumbent, was the only nominee on the Republican side.^ The Democrats placed in- nomination*State Senator .Ross, of Bucks County, and Hon. Chauncey F. Black, of" York County. In the House, after Cameron, Ross and Black had been nominated. Mr. Maguire (Rep.), of Delaware County, named Austin L. Taggart, of Montgomery County. Double TriiRcdy in "Ontario. GODERICH, Ont.. 'Jan. 16.—Donald MacKinnon, a well-to-do fisherman, and his wife, RacheV were found in their residence here Thursday suffering- from what the physician' alleges to be mortal" bullet wounds. Their depositions were taken and .differ widely! McKinnon states that both attempted to commit suicide, and Mrs. McKinnon states that her husband inflicted the wound while attempting, in a jealous rage, to murder her. Left a Knife in His Victim's Heart. CHARLOTTE, X".. C., Jan. 16.—Joseph Harris-was found dead near Morgantown Thursday with a knife sticking in: his heart. The murderer is supposed to' be John Aiken. whom JGfarris had threatened to kill on sight on account of gossip connecting- Aiken's name with. Mrs. Han-is. The citizens are out en.. masse looking for Aiken. The Press (NEW YORK) FOR 1891. Daily. Sunday. Weekly, 6 pages, 1 cent. 20 pages, 4 cents. 8 or 10 pages, 2e., The Aggressive Republican Journal Of the Metropolis A NEWSPAPER FOR THE MASSES- Founded December 1st, 1887. Circulation over 100,000 copies DAILY- TILE PRKSS is the organ of no faction; pulls o».« wires; has no animosities to avenge. The most remarkable ^Newspaper Success in New York. 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