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tte TIA.I,I,OCK, AI-GONA. 10V7A Epitome of the W^ek. INTERESTING NEWS COMPILATION. CONGRESSIONAL. Second Session. THE Senate met at noon on the S7th, Vmt adjourned without transacting any business. .. The House was r.ot in session. ON the 30th the credentials of the new Senators from Idaho were presented to tho Senate and the nomination of Henry 13. Brown, of Michigan, to bo Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, was confirmed. The elections bill was discussed. A bill was introduced for the construction of ti railroad in Alaslca — The House was not in session. THE time wns occupied In the Senate on tho 30th ult. in discussing the elections bill....In the House tho journal of the last day's session was read and approved and then un adjournment was taken Yintil January 2. IN the ScnnJ/o a resolution was adopted on the .'!lst ult. di/ectinp: the Superintendent of tho Census to re/port at the earliest possible moment tho population of the United States according to .the census of 1S90 by Congressional districts a/id counties. Tho elections bill was further considered. Adjourned w).the Sd ...The Houso iras not in session. DOMESTIC. ! golden poppy has been chosen r : State flower of California by the oral society of that State. It is of r deep orange, or golden hue, typifying at once the orange groves and the gold mines. THE explosion of a boiler wrecked seven dwelling houses at Cincinnati, killing a child and a woman and severely injuring five other persons. THE Bijou Theater in Minneapolis, Minn., of which Jacob Litt was the lessee, was destroyed by fire. HEKTY won the six-day go-as you- please contest in St. Louis. He made 518 miles and received about §1,000. AT the sale of the Belmont stables in 3Sfew York Mike Dwycr bought Potomac for $35,000. THE banking firm of Hunter & West atGreeley, Col., failed for §100,000, and the City National 13ank at Hastings, Neb., closed its doors. A FIRE at Columbia, Term., destroyed twenty buildings. THE schooner Henry M. Stanley, the first of the Newfoundland frozen herring fleet, arrived at Gloucester, Mass., -with 400,000 pounds of fish. DURING the past sesason fifty-five vessels were lost on the great lakes, the total loss being 8713,000. AT the leading clearing-houses in the United States the exchanges during the week ended on the 27th aggregated $1,858,590,273, against §1,090,773,978 the previous week. As compared with the corresponding week of 18S9the decrease amounted to 11.9. TIN in great quantity was discovered in Llano County, Tex. FIRE starting in Wyman & Rand's furniture store at Burlington, la., destroyed property valued at 8330,000. IT was reported at Bismarck, N. D., on the 29th that the mercury had not 'yet reached the zero mark this winter, and that farmers in tha vicinity were still plowing. Owing- to the summer- like temperature the merchants at Jamestown, N. D., had a special sale of straw hats and linen dusters. THE Geological Society of America "began its second annual session at "Washington on the 29th. GEBLACH & HAIUKS, bankers and "brokers at Philadelphia, failed for $150 000. FOUR robbers entered the Merchants' • Exchange Bank at South Chicago, 111., at noon ,and "held up" the clerk in charge. They got away with §1,000, fcut after an exciting chase they were captured. THE American Historical Association began its annual sessions on the 29th at Washington. GEORGE D. SASTGEU, a drug clerk at Macon, Ga., dropped dead, and the autopsy showed that deatli was caused by over-stimulation of the heart superin- duced by excessive cigarette smoking. THE wife and 2-year-old child of Peter Boose were asphyxiated by gas from a stove at their home in Lima, 0. MICHAEL CURLEV, a saloon-keeper at Brodcrick Patch., Pa., his wife and Michael Hodek were murdered by John Tirello, a Hungarian. The murderer escaped. MONTGOMERY- & Co., tea auctioneers at New York, failed for §100,000. WHEN an attempt was made on the 29th to disarm Big Foot's band, recently captured by the Seventh Cavalry near the head of Porcupine creek in South Dakota, the Indians resisted, and a battle was precipitated in which Captain \Vallace, seven soldiers and sixteen redskins were lulled and Lieutenant Garlington and twenty-five soldiers were .wounded. DUKING the. year 1890 there was 358 embezzlements, the total amount of money taken being 88,():>2,!)f>f5 Pennsylvania leads in the greatest amount of funds embezzled—»-J,3a6,887. New York cornes second with §1,929,270, Missouri is next with $59ii,3S4, while Illinois ranks fourth with a total of 8400,938. A MAN named Helliet, who had been in Boston selling horses, was robbed of $7,400 while asleep on the night Pullman train. TUB business portion of San Augustine, Tex., was destroyed by fire. Miss MAUV MORRIS, of Dubuque, la., who for three years had been unable to talk, suddenly regained the power of speech after a fit of coughing. THE schooner Lucinda G. Potter capsized off Barnegat and seven men perished. ADVJCKS of the 30th ult. say that the recent battle in South Dakota between the Big Foot hostiles and the Seventh Cavalry resulted in the killing of twenty-four and wounding of thirty- three of the cavalry troopers and the almost wiping out of the Indian village, composed of about 110 warriors and 250 women and children. Half a dozen Indian children were all that were left of the entire hostile camp. The Indians fired one of the schools at the Catholic Mission near Pine Eidge, «nd in the fight which followed six soldiers and many Indians were killed. /THE Second Adventists in State contention at Bluff ton, Ind., announced that the year 1801 would witness the Overthrow of all worldly kingdoms and principalities and the establishment oJ Christ's reign upon the earth. TUB Marshall County court-house at Marysville, Kan., was totally destroyed by an incendiary fire. AN explosion at the power-house of the Louisiana Electric Light and Power Company at New Orleans wrecked the building- and killed ten employes. HKNRY LUT/, aged 83, was arrested at lllick's Mills, Pa., charged with murdering 1 a family in Germany thirty years ago. IT was ascertained that over 20,000 stamped envelopes had been stolen from the Government stamped envelope agency in Hartford, Conn., and sold by one Fay, a former employe of the agency. THK census bulletin shows that the Mormons ai-e carrying on an extensive system of education. They have ninety-six teachers with 5,093 pupils in Utah, Idaho and Arizona. Utah alone has 4,2813 Mormon pupils. THUKK men entered a passenger car at Columbus, Ind., and robbed a passenger of .15300. BY the combination of eighteen harvesting machinery manufactories into one monopoly known as the American Harvester Company 10,000 men are thrown out of employment. JOHN J. REED was sentenced at Troy, .^ Y., to seven years' imprisonment for misplacing a switch on the New York Central during the strike on that road. AT Tucson, A. T., Tax-Collector M. S. Snyder was attacked in his office by two masked men and robbed of $4,000. A FIRK at Milton, Del., nearly destroyed the business portion of the town. PRESIDENT HARRISON signed the commission of Henry B. Brown, of Michigan, as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. THE mercury at Richford, Vt., registered 40 degrees below zero on the 30th tilt. THREE unknown Polish laborers were struck by the fast mail-train, on the New York Central tracks in Buffalo and instantly killed. _AT Fullerton, Neb., fire destroyed eight business houses. THE banking and brokerage firm of A. E. Bateman & Co., of New York, failed for §1,000,000, SAMUEL KEKXS toxiched an electric wire at Philadelphia and was instantly killed. THE total production of pig iron in ;he United States during 1890 was 10,183,010 tons. This is 1,000,037 tons greater than in 1889, and breaks all previous records. THERE were 10,907 business failures in the United States during the year 1890, against 9,882 in 1889. The total liabilities were $189,000,000, against 4-8,000,000 in 1SS9. THE losses by fire in the United States for the year 1890 were §103,412,094, against 8143,902,570 in 1SS9. DURING the year 1800 there were W. legal executions in the United States against 98 in 18S9. The number of lynchings were 120, against 179 the previous year. THE thermometer registered 60 degrees below zero at Fail-field, Me., on the 31st ult. THREE masked men robbed the American Express Company at Albia, la., of S800. They bound and gagged the agent, P. D. Purdy. A BARN on R. M. Patrick's farm neai Marengo, 111., was burned, and ninety- nine bead of cows perished in the flame's. CHAZED by jealousy and excessive drinking Leo Klein, of Chicago, 34 year a old, fatally shot his wife and then killed himself. ^THE Wallace County Bank at Abilene, Kan., closed its doors with liabilities of $45,000 and assets of $60,000. THE house of Scott Thompson (col ored) near Bayboro, N. C., was burned during the absence of himself and wife, and their five children and two grandchildren perished in the flames. STATISTICS show that 371,593 steerage passengers were landed at New York during 1890, against 315,223 during the year 1889. There were 99,189 cabin passengers landed, against 90,086 in 1889. Two STRIKE and his band of hostile Indians broke away from the, Pine Eidge agency on the 81st ult. and started for the Bad Lands. Foun men were instantly killed and three fatally hurt by the explosion of a blast near Leroy, N. Y. A CYCLONE at Keachi, La., destroyed the Masonic hall, the post-oflice and several stores. THE People's National Bank at "Fayetteville, N. C., closed its doors with liabilities of §100,000; assets unknown. THE number of suicides in the United States during the year 1890 was 2,040, against 2,224 in the year 1889. The number of murders was 4,290, against 3,507 during the previous year. I'KTKK BuKZKDi.NE, of Litchfield, Ky., explored the Cave of One Hundred Domes, located near Mammoth cave, in Kentucky, and claimed to have discovered the mummih'ed bodies of 2,000 persons. THE new portion of the Clinton (N. Y.) prison was burned, causing a loss of $200,000. FLAMES among business houses at Augusta, Ga., caused a loss of $100,000. DURING 1890 Colorado mines produced 829,881,334, divided as follows: Silver $20,259,906; gold, $4,513,130; lead, 84,749,852; copper, 359,440. THE supply of wool in the United States was figured at 92,819,882 pounds against 98 284,1359 pounds on January 1 1890. J DUKING the year 1890 the deaths were reported of 40 members and ex-members of Congress, 70 journalists and 9(J centenarians. AN engine on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad collided with a coal train at Parkersburg, \V. Va., fatally injuring five men. M. A. DAUPHIN, president of the Louisiana State Lottery Company, died at his house in New Orleans of pneumonia, aged 53 years. GEORGE HULL, who about twenty years ago "found" the Cardiff giant on his farm at Cardiff, N. Y., died at Bing 1 - hamton, N. Y. IN New York City General .Tames H. Stokes died at the age of 70 years, and Franklin Chase, who was a United States Consul for thirty-seven years, died at the age of 85 years. THE Twenty-ninth Legislative Assembly of New Mexico organized on the 29th at Santa Fe. The Council stands eight Republicans and four Democrats; the House thirteen Democrats and' eleven Republicans, Mus. SALLY JUMP, for eighteen years an inmate of the poor-hotise at'Cold- watcr, Mich., died at the age of 103 years. "UNCLE" BALDWIN, living near Marshall, Mo., celebrated the 100th anniversary of his birth on the 29th. DANIEL CURHEN died at Lima, 0., at the age of 108 years. He was born in county Kerry, Ireland, in 1783. lie has a brother living aged 105. MRS. ELIZABETH MITCHELL died on the 31st ult. near Monticello, "Wis., at the age of 102 years. GENERAL FRANCIS E. SPINNER, ex- Treasurer of the United States, died at his home in Florida of cancer on the 31st ult. at the age of 89 years. General Spinner was a member of Congreus from 1855 to 18C1, and was Treasurer of the United States from 1861 to 1875, when he resigned and retired to private life. EDWIN R. WINANS was sworn in as Governor of Michigan on the 1st. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL SELAII CHAMBERLAIN, the famous railway man and capitalist, died at Cleveland, O., aged 7S years. WILLIAM ROACH, the oldest man in Ohio, died in Cleveland at the age of 104 years and 10 mouths. FOREIGN. THE official census of Germany gives Berlin a population of 1,574,485. Hamburg, 570,543, Leipsic 353,273 Municl 344,898 Breslau 324,710, Cologne 282,587 Dresden 276,085, Magdeburg 200,07 and Frankfort-on-the-Main 179,860. SOME thirty or forty persons were drowned at Warwick, Eng., by th breaking of the ice on the river Avon upon which they were skating. MR. GLADSTONE celebrated his 81s Birthday at his home in Hawarden on ;he 29th. He received many presents from his friends in the United State and England. THE death of Octave Feuillet, the well-known French novelist and dram atist, occurred in Paris. F. E. DUREDOT & SON, stock brokers at Dublin, Ireland, failed for $1,250,000 INTENSELY cold weather prevailed in Europe, and in Frankfort-on-the-Main seven persons were found frozen to death in the streets. THE President of Mexico has approved the bill passed by the Congress of that Republic admitting corn from the United States free of duty. A FIRE in London consumed a large number of buildings, including; St tenet's Church, a famous edifice. The oss was estimated at $2,000,000. THE tombs of six Popes were discovered in the Church of St. Sylvester, Rome. One of them was that of Sylvester I,, who occupied the papal chair from 314 to 326 A. D. THE whole list of casualties in the Old World during 1890 where the loss life was large enough to be reported by telegraph, including those who perished by disease and in battle, was 90,780, against 96,380 the previous year. OVER 800 houses were destroyed in a fire at Yokosakc, Japan, and three persons were burned to death. AT Lima, Peru, followers cf Pierola attempted to start a revolution by capturing Fort Santa Catalina. A fierce fight followed, in which seventy- five of the insurrectionists were killed. LATER NEWS. IN the United States Senate on the 2d no business was transacted, and an adjournment was taken to the 5th. In the House bills were introduced to reduce by one-half the charge of registration of domestic mail matter, and directing the Secretary of the Treasury to print fractional currency of the United States to the amount of'$50,000,000. Adjourned to the 5th. Foui! children were burned to death at a school fete in Wortley. near Leeds, Eng. FIVE men were- instantly killed by tho bursting of a cylinder'head on the towboat Annie. Roberts at Portsmouth, O. IN the United States the business failures during the seven days ended on the. 2d numbered :HS, against ;;:;:; the proct-diiifr wrcli anil ;«2 l.lic corresponding week year. A FAMILY of five persons without a home, who had been tramping through Km,'I and, were found by a roadside iirai-Cambridge- all fro/.en to death. A KUiio on 14 road way, Now York, destroyed a block of buildings, including tho Fifth Avi-nnc and Prof. Herrmann's tlu'iili'i-s. Tol.iil loss, iftSOO.OOO. AN engineer and fireman on the ftal- tiinoiv & Ohio road wore killed in a rollisioi) at Ifnoxvillc, Tonn. a wind-storm at Abilene, Kan., the roof of one of the Episcopal churches was blown away, a number of houses wore unroofed and others were blown off their foundations. * AN explosion in a powder house at Diirungo, Mcx., killed twelve men and fatally injured three others. NINK men were killed by an explosion in a coal-pit at Bochiun, Germany, anil ton others were not. ox pec-ted to survive their injuries. Two MKN, a woman arid a boy were burned to death by a lire in the Avenue Hotel at Cor.sicana, Tex. THK statement of the public, debt issued on the. 2d showed the total debt to he $1,541,871,11)8; cash in the Treasury. $021,SliS.SI l; debt Jess cash in the Treasury, SstV>,4:iO,r.4l. Decrease dur- in- Uecemher, »11.005,398. Decrease <iiice Juno :;o. IH'.W, »:;. r >,«:-!7,40-t. JOHN (.'f.AKK became insane at Lima. ). and wounded his wife with an axe mil cut his throat. lioth would die. lr was reported on the 2tl that in a skirmish with Indians at Crass creek, n Nebraska, foul toon soldiers and U v d Indians were killed. It was said that • cneral Milc-.s had lutmined iu the In- lum* near Pine Uidge agency, in South Dakota, and they would have to BLUE-COATS BUTCHERED, Soldiers Caught Off Their Guard by Foot's Band—While Undertaking to tola arm the Hostlles They Are Fired on by the tatter-A Fierce Battle Ensues— Captain Wallace and Seven of Ills Com mand Killed and Many Wotinded-The Indian liosa Heavy. PINE KIDGE AGENCY, S. D., -Dec. 80. Through the treachery of Big Foot the old camp at Wounded Knee was on Mon"day morning the scene of a desperate battle, in which seven soldiers and sixteen Indians were killed. Among the soldiers who received mortal wounds was Captain Wallace, commanding Troop K of the Seventh Cavalry, whose men were detailed by Colonel Foray the to disarm the captured Sioux. During the fierce fight, which lasted ten minutes, the Indians tried to escape northwestward, but those who were not shot down were recaptured and are now being brought to tliis agency. bunday afternoon Major Whiteside ran across Big Foot's band of 150 braves. Major Whiteside demanded an unconditional immediate surrender. To _ this Big Foot assented and the Indians peaceably gave up. The Indians, over 400 in number, including the women and children, were surrounded by two battalions of the Seventh Cavalry and moved down to a point on the Wounded Knee, where preparations were made to spend the night. In tho morning, after a consultation with his officers, Major Whiteside ordered Colonel Forsythe to disarm the Indians. Big Foot professed undying friendship for the Government, but insisted that he had been promised to be allowed to retain his Winchesters. His demitrrer, however, went unheeded, and Troop K marched out to begin the work of disarming the hostiles. By twenties they were ordered to give up their arms. The first twenty went to their tentj and came back with only two guns This irritated Major Whiteside, who was superintending this part of the work. After a hasty consultation with General Forsythe he gave the order for the cavalrymen, who were all dismounted and formed in almost a square about twenty-five paces back, to close in. They did so and took a stand within twenty feet of the Indians now in their center. When this was done a detachment of, cavalrymen afoot was sent to search the tepees. About sixty guns were found, but while this work was going on the warriors held an incantation powwow. The tepees having been gone through an order was given to search the warriors. All thought of trouble was evidently wholly out of mind with the soldiers. About a dozen of the warriors had been searched when, like a flash, all the rest of them jerked guns from under their blankets and began pouring bullets into the ranks of the soldiers who a few minutes before had moved up within almost gun length. Those Indians who had no guns rushed on to the soldiers with tomahawk in one hand and scalping knife in the other. Their first volley was almost as one man, so that they must have fired one hundred shots before the soldiers fired one, but how they were slaughtered after their first 'volley! Some, however, succeeded in getting through the lines and away to the small hills to the southwest. Captain Wallace was killed at the first fire and Lieutenant Garlington was shot through the left arm. Seven privates were killed and fifteen others wounded. The list of killed and wounded soldiers, so far as can now be ascertained, is as follows: Killed: Captain Wallace, Commander of K troop; Private Cook, B troop. Wounded: Father Crafts, Catholic priest, mortally wounded; Pvivato Frank Lewis, B troop; Private Stone; Private Sullivan, K troop; S. F. Smith, K troop; Corporal Clifton, K troop; Davis, Hazohvood, Toohey, Lieutenant Darlington, Sergeant Lloyd, Interpreter P. F. Wells, Lieutenant Kinzie, Trumpeter James Choedenson, mortally; Sergeant Camell, Private Zetter, A troop; Sergeant Dyer Hodun- car, George Elliott, K troop; Sergeant Ward, B troop; Sergeant Hotchkiss, mortally; Hipp A. Cook, I troop; Private Adams, K troop; Corporal Newell, B troop. This is only a partial list. About a dozen more are reported lying as if dead, but no more officers are killed, while twenty-five or more are wounded. Many of the wounded will die. Captain Wallace was tomahawked squarely in the head. THE NEWS AT WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON, Dec. 30. — Official dispatches from General Miles dated Rapid City, S. D., were received Monday night by General Schofield, telling of the fight in the Bad Lands between the Indian hostiles and the white troops. Tho dispatches were first sent by General Brooke to General Miles. General Schofield, though deeply regretting the occurrence, was not greatly surprised when he learned of the treachery displayed by the Indians in the fight referred to. He had been on the lookout for treachery all the time— it was almost inevitable. That trouble would end without a conflict of this kind was almost too much to hope for. So far as he could see just now, there appeared to be no further danger at hand, except that to be feared from tho disarmament of the band of Indians that is still out, though the excitement following the fight of Monday might be the means of leading to further trouble. Secretary Proctor has expressed regret at the occurrence, as he had hoped for the settlement of the trouble without further bloodshed. He supposed that inasmuch as Big Foot was connected with Sitting Bull's band it was a case where the Indians wanted revenge for the killing of their friend. Killed by a Rook-Slide. NIAOABA FALLS, N. Y., Dec. 80.~A rock-slide occurred at the mouth of the new tunnel Monday morning, instantly killing William Anger, of Bertie, Ont., and breaking the leg and fracturing the skull of Peter Scanlon, of thJU place. Both were workmen. Destitution la Colorado. DENVEK, Col., Dec. 29.—The reports received from Eastern Colorado tell of awful destitution and famine among 1 lettlers, owing to the lack of rain. Many are dying of starvation and hundreds will follow if assistance is won, rendered. USfcD THE TORCH. Hostile Sioux Hum Catholic Mission Buildings Near Fln« Rid go Agency— Troops March to the Rencuo ami Another JTlffht Ensues, In Which a Number Are Killed on Both Sides—disunities in Monday's Battle. PINK RIDGE, S. D., Dec. 81.—Tuesday opened with an attack on the wagon train of the Ninth Cavalry within a mile and a half north of the agency. Colonel Henry and four companies of the Ninth arrived at daybreak. An hour after the Indians fired into tho wagons. In a fexv moments both tho Seventh and the Ninth were out and in line of battle on the bluffs north of the agency. The firing- was seen plainly from here. In one hour the skirmish was over and the soldiers started for breakfast, but were destined to go without. A courier arrived with word that the Catholic Mission was on flro and the teachers and pupils being massacred. In twenty minutes the weary, hungry and exhausted cavalrymen were once more in motion. They found that tho fire, the black smoke of which could be plainly seen, was the day school, one mile this side of the mission. The Indians were found to number 1,800 and over. The Seventli formed a line and began the fighting, which was carried on by only 800 or 400 Indians at a time, while the great mass kept concealed. Colonel Forsythe suspected an ambush and did not let them draw him on into dangerous ground. Colonel Henry started one hour later than Forsythe and, owing to the exhaustion of his horses, had to travel slowly. The Seventh became surrounded by Indians, but just as the circle was ready to charge the Ninth broke in upon the rear and they fell back. The weary soldiers slowly retreated, reaching the agency at dark. The infantry had been ordered oxit, but was stopped by the sight of the head of the column of cavalry. The soldiers, brave and heroic as they are, were overpowered. There are not enough troops at this point to clean out these Indians, who are still camped within seven miles of the ag-cncy. If the infantry had gone out the chances are that the agency would have been burned to the ground by the 2,500 so-called friendlies who aro still camped near here. _ Every one is exhausted. No sleep, little food, hard riding and steady fighting have exhausted every one. Owing to the firing being at long range the damage done the troops was small. Lieutenant Mann, of Company K, Seventh Cavalry, was wounded. He was shot through the side. The first sergeant of Company K is also wounded. The fights of Monday and Tuesday leave Company K without a single officer, either commissioned or non-commissioned. Claiison, a private in Troop C; Kirkpatrick, of Troop B; R. J. Nolan, of Troop I, and W. Kern, of Troop D, Seventh Cavalry, were wounded. The only man killed was a private of Troop E, Ninth Cavalry, but his name iias not been ascertained. The Indians were under the command of Little Wound and Two Strike. OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 31.—A special to tho Bee from Pine Ridge says: The correct list of the killed and wounded at Wounded Knee, Monday so far as is now known at hospital headquarters here, where they have all been brought, numbers as follows: Dead, 24; wounded, 1; missing, 3. OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 31.—The Bee's special from Rushville says: Rushville s crowded with settlers. The churches and all public rooms are thrown open and no effort is being spared to make the refugees comfortable. They are here, as previously reported, on the advice of General Brooke. They are not only ready to defend their homes, hut many are anxious to enlist with the regulars if further fighting should occur. WASHINGTON, Dec. 31.—General Schofield has received a dispatch from General Miles, dated Hermosa, S. D., December 30, as follows: "General Broolte telegraphs as follows: Colonel Forsyth says that sixty-two dead Indian men were counted on the plain where tha attempt was made to disarm Big Foot's band, ma where the flght began. On other parts of he ground there were eighteen more. These do not include those killed in ravines, where doad warriors were seen but not counted, iix were brought In badly wounded, and Ix others were with a party of twenty-three men and women which Captain JaoUson had to abandon when attacked by about 150 Brula ndiuns from the agency. This leaves but ew allv-fi and unhurt. The women and children broke for the hills when the flght began, anil comparatively few of them wera hurt and few brought in. Thirty-nine are here, of which number twenty-one are wounded. Had it not been for the attack by the Brules an accurate account would havo been made, but the ravines wero not searched afterward. I think this shows very little apprehension from Big Foot's band in tho future. A party of forty is reported as held by tha scouts at the bead of Mexican creek. Those consist of all sizes and the cavalry from Rosebud will brina them in if It is true.' "These Indians under Big Foot were the most desperate. There wera thirty eight ol tlio remainder oJ Sitting Bull's following that joined Big Foot ou the Cheyenne river and thirty that broke away from Hump's following when he took his band and Sitting Bull's Indians to Fort Bennett, mailing In all nearly 160 warriors. Before leaving their camps on the Fort Cheyenne river they cut up their harness and broke their wagons and started south for the Bad Lands, evidently intending not to return, but to go to war. Troops were placed between them and the Bud Lands and they never succeeded in joining the hostiles there. All their movements were anticipated and their severe loss at the han«s of the Seventh Cavalry may be a wholesome lesson to the other Sioux. MILES." General Schofield said that the fight was a most unfortunate occurrence, but he did not see how it could have been' avoided. Workmen Alaimed. NEW YOKK, Dec. 31.—The big brewery of Herman Koehler, occupying the whole block at First avenue, between Twenty-ninth and Thirtieth streets, was the scene of an accident that brought out an ambulance call. Tha building was in course of construction, and was crowded with workmen, when suddenly, and without any warning, the roof fell in. All the workmen who were in the building when the accident occurred are now accounted for. Only seven were seriously injured, James Domeen had his skull fractured and. wiD . ¥\**rfW\nWl« J!_ rni_ _ j» ... ~~ T1 * I "DO YOU WANT THE EARTH, Off A PIECE OP IT?" ISslmpIj- marvelous hovV rapidly the development of a new territory follows a public knowledge of its. resources in these go-ahead days. A given portion of country may be seemingly a howling wilderness to-day, yet- twelve months hence the hardy pioneers' of settlement will be firmly established in it, and five years hence the wilderness is gone forever, transformed into- an agricultural region of inestimable value. This story has been told over anct over again upon the American continent, and is -now being repeated once more upon the great fertile prairies of" Western Canada, where tho millions DJ. acres of valuable lands open for settlement are attracting an ever-increasing' army of colonists from every civilized; portion of the Globe. Only a few years ago tho prairies o£ Western Canada were simply a vast. game range, yet to-day towns, villages,, settlements, farms and ranches are dot- 8ed all over what is unquestionably one of the very finest agricultural sections- of this continent. The prairie region, of Canada extends from the eastern, boundary of Manitoba westward to th&. foothills of tho Rocky Mountains, e- distance, roughly speaking, of about one- thousand miles. Within this vast expanse are comprised the great wheat- province of Manitoba, tho fat lands of. Assiniboia and the noble pastures of Alberta, offering homes to all who- choose to claim them, and unrivalled, facilities for foHowing every branch of agriculture with profit. The official crop returns for 1890 are splendid testimony of the capabilities of these natural grain fields and pastures, and no-matter whether the new-comer prefers horse, cattle or sheep raising, wheat- growing, mixed or dairy farming, he- can easily find land admirably suited to his purpose within these broad limits- and simply for the trouble of selecting: for himself what appears to be the most, desirable locality. LITEKAHT men do not, as a rale, have a head for business, and so, paradoxical as it may seem, they do not get ahead.—Somerville Journal. Map of tlvo United States. A largo, handsome Map of the United. States, mounted and suitable for office or- homo use, is issued by the Burlington, route. Copies will bo given free when it can be dono without expense for transmission ; or they will be mailed to any address* on receipt of six cents in postage by P. S. Euatis, Gen'IPass. Agent, C. B. &Q. R K.., Chicago, 111. "Youdevotoa great deal of your time to- pedestrianism." "Yes, it is my sole diversion."—Washington Post. .—• •' To the Pacific Coast. Go to California via tho through line's of" tho Burlington Route, from Chicago or St. Louis to Denver, and thence over the new broad guago, through car lines of the Denver & Rio Grande or Colorado Midland Railways, via Leadville, Glen wood Springs and Salt Lake—through interesting 1 cities and unsurpassed scenery. Dining Cars all tha- way. "You'BE just the man I'm laying for," as- tao brickmason said to tho contractor — Bine ham ton Leader. Free! Free! By sending your address and two-cent- stamp to W. A. Thrall, General Passenger 'and Ticket Agent Chicago <fc Northwestern Railway, Chicago, 111., ho will mail you a. map ol a portion of the city of Chicago- showing tho site of tho World's Columbian. Exposition. » • WHEN a woman goes to invest in sealskins, she soon realizes that fifty dollars will not go fur.—Boston Herald. Ax EXTENDED PopULAniTr. BHOWN'S> BRONCHIAL TnocnEs have for many year& been the most popular article in use 'for relieving Coughs and Throat troubles. WE suppose a woman may he said to be* fur-tive in her way when sEo tries to pass, off plush for sealskin. F BILIOUSNESS, dizziness, nausea, headache, are relieved by small doses of Carter's Li£ tie Liver Pills. » . THE man who doesn't think his baby is- the prize baby hasn't got any baby.—B'ing- hatuton Leader. , IF a courting match is not declared off it must end in a tie.—N. O. Picayune. IP children have pets they are less liable to become pettish.—Pittsburgh Dispatch. Your Worst Enemy IB that BoroiuloHs humor In your blood whlob manifests Itself In festers every time tho skin is scratched or broken, or In hives, pimples, boils, and other eruptions, causes Bait rheum, or oreads out in occasional or continuous running sores. Get Kid of it at Once, or some Urns- when your system la weak it will become your master. Hood's Barsaparilla is the remedy which, will purify your blood, expel all trace of disease' and give /ou strength. Hood's Sarsaparilla Sold by ail druggist*, f 1; six for IS. Prepared only by 0. 1. HOOD & CO., Apothecaries, Lowell. MftM> 100 Poses One Dollar K.1 LLS ALL .PAiN'.>25,CVA' BQTT'JLE

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