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VOL. XXI. NO. 90 Generally Fair Tonight. BUTTE, MONTANA, SATURDAY EVENING. JULY 6. 1901. g Stationär i" .perature Sunday. PRICE FIVE CENTS BREAK IN HOT WAVE RESIDENTS OF CHICAGO AND OTHER CITIES GET SLIGHT RELIEF. COOL BREEZE OFF THE LAKE . MAKES LIFE ONCE MORE l ENDURABLE WEATHER FORECASTER SAYS HEAT MAY GO UNTIL MONDAY. f (By Associated Press.) • Chicago, July 6.—A delightfully co >1 flbreeze from the lake tempered the heal here today and the weather forecaster says moderate temperature will be prev alent at least until Monday. St. Louis, Mo., July 6.—At 8 a. m. th * weather bureau thermometer recorded 81 degrees, and the officials did not think the maximum today would be within six points of yesterday's record of 101 de grees. Washington, July 6.—The official ther mometer indicated a temperature of 90 degrees for Washington at 10 o'clock to day. EDWARD PA RKER D EACON DEAD Principal in a Sensation Shooting in Paris Years Ago, Dies at His Home in Boston. (By Associated Press.) Boston, July 6.—Edward Parker Dea cdn, member of a wealthy Boston fam ily, prominent In society several years ago, and who married a daughter of Mrs. William Astor, and who was prin cipal in a sensational shooting affair in Paris, is dead. Mr. Deacon was a vic tim of brain disease. Comptroller Dawes Resigns. Washington, July 6.—Charles G. Dawes, comptroller of the currency, has tendered his resignation to the president to take effect (3ct. 1, next; he intends to be a candidate before the people of Illi nois for the United States senate. DISCIPLES OF DOWIE DRIVEN AWAY BY MOB XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (By Associated Press.) Chicago, July 6.—Twenty-one disciples of John Alexander Dowie visited Evanston, a Chicago suburb, last night, and despite the efforts of the entire police force of the place a mob of 1,000 people drove them out of town. Several days ago four Dowie missionaries were egged and driven out of Evanston, and last night's visit of the 21 men was intended to convert the people of Evanston and show them the error of their ways. The instant the Dowleites began their meeting they were assailed with eggs, vegetables and other missiles. The police were powerless, and the crowd soon began to hustle the missionaries along the street In a manner that looked serious. Chief of Police Knight called the entire police force to the rescue, but It includes only 30 men and was unable to cope with the mob. Several of the male Dowleites were knocked down and both women and men were liberally bespattered with eggs and mud. The Dowieites finally abandoned their meeting and fled from the town. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXSXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX PRINCE VON HOHENLOHE, ONCE GERMAN CHANCELLOR, EXPIRES IN SWITZERLAND (By Associated Press.) Berlin, July 6.—Prince von Hohenlohe, formerly German Imperial chancellor, died at Ragatz, Switzerland, last even ing. Prince Hohenlohe's ijeath was unex pected here, as he left Berlin several weeks ago apparently in good health, al though his increased weakness was evi dent. Arrangements for the transportation of the body to Germany and for the ob sequies are not yet definitely determined upon, but it is expected the remains will be conveyed to the Hohenlohe ancestral home at Schillingfurst, Batavia. MURDER FO LLOWED BY SUICIDE Ranchman Kills His Wife, Burns His Home and Then Drowns Himself. (By Associated Press.) Riverside, Cal., July 6.—Particulars of a tragedy enacted at a ranch five miles from Elsinore have just been learned. On a ranch occupied by Peter Tidman and wife both were found dead and the NEW STEAMER LINE TO MANILA « X (By Associated Press») San Francisco, July 6.—The Pacific Mail company is trying an ex St périment, and should it prove successful a new line to Manila will St result. X The government guarantees to send a certain percentage of its sup % plies for the soldiers in the Philippines by a private line, so the mall St company has put the Algoa on the route to see how it will work. St Yesterday a load of lumber and railroad ties, was being put aboard St from the steamer W. H. Kruger, while merchandise was being loaded St into her hold from the wharf. St After taking aboard all the freight she can get here the Algoa will X go to Puget Sound and there load hay and grain for the government. X Should the venture prove a success, the mail company will put a X regular steamship on between here and Manila. It Is expected the X Algoa will sail with about 8,000 tons of freight. 9t XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX^XXXXXX Will of C.P. Huntington Under Fire PRINCESS HATZFELDT BEGINS LEGAL PRO CEEDINGS TO ENFORCE CONTRACT. (By Associated Prer.s.) San Francisco, July 6.—From sources thoroughly well infoimed and entitled to credence comes the statement that Princess Hatzfeldt has already begun legal proceed ings, which, though not technically a will contest, amount, in reality, to an attempt to set aside, in part at least, the last testament of her foster father, Collis P. Huntington. In spite of the statement of Prince Hatzfeldt, made at Sacramento In the presence of the attorney for the Hatz feldts just before their departure for the east, that there would positively be no contest of the wtil, it Is declared to be a fact that legal steps have already been taken In New York with such a contest in view. Suit was begun In that city several months ago by Princess Hatzfeldt, It Is declared, for a daughter's share of the estate, based upon an alleged contract entered Into by C. P. Huntington at the time he took the princess, then Clara Prentice, from her mother, the sister of the firp.t Mr». Huntington, to support and rear. Just how the Hatzfeldts have kept this proceeding from becoming public is not explained. The action brought is not under alleged adoption, nor Is it technically a contest of the will, but is a suit to enforce a contract. •;xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx% FIRE HITS WESTERN TOWN. (By Associated Press.) 'Spokane, Wash., July 6.—Fire broke out in the town of Wilbur at 6 o'clock last evening and raged for six hours, destroying the prin cipal business district of the place. There was no town water supply and bucket brigades did much of the work. The cause of the tire is unknown. Loss, $35,000. X..NXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX UNION OF SERVA NT GIRLS Domestics of Chicago, Aided by "Mother" Jones, of Coal Strtke Fame, Will Organize. Chicago, July 6.—"Mother" Jones, who did so much to encourage the coal miners in their strike in Pennsylvania a year ago, holding meetings and addressing them wherever a few could be got to gether, and who since has assisted the striking silk workers In New Jersey and the carpet weavers in Philadelphia to stand out for their demands, has been in Chicago the past week assisting the com mittee of the Men's Trades Union Trade Label League. As a result of the work done by the committe, with the aid of '•Mother" Jones, several hundred servant girls have signified their intention of be coming charter members of the first ser vant girls union of Chicago, which will be formed Thursday night. ranch had been devastated by fire. The body of Mrs. Tidman was found in a ditch 100 yards from the burned resi dence. The skull was crushed and the throat cut. Tidman's body was found In a little canon back of the house. After two un successful attempts to cut his throat, he had laid himself down on the ground, placed his face in a water box and was drowned. The man had killed his wife and then committed suicide. Arrests Likely in Mint Shortage. (By Associated Press.) San Francisco, July 6.—There are no new developments in the shortage of $30,000 in gold a't the mint, aside from the suspension of Cashier Cole and Chief Clerk Dinvmick, pending further inves tigation. It is said government officials have narrowed their investigation down to a point where arrests may occur at any time. Circus Train Collision. (By Associated Press.) Gleiwitz. Silesia, July 0.—Bainum & Bailey's circus train was in collision to day at Beauthen, upper Silesia. One person was killed and several injured. Great damage was done to the material of the show. SALMON TRUST IS NOW A REALITY (By Associated Press.) New York. July 6.—The first officia', announcement in connection with the organization of the Packing and Trans portation Company of the Pacific, other wise known as the salmon trust, has been made. The new company will be incorporate ! under New Jersey laws, probably Mon day or Tuesday. The new company will *A'an nan" capitalization of $ ' ■ , half preferred and half com an authorized bond mon stock, with issue of $7,000,000. SURRENDER BY I NSURGENTS Forces of General Bellarimo Lay Down Their Arms to Americans in the Philippines. (By Associated Press.) Manila, July 6.—The forces of the in surgent leader Bellarmino, which recent ly have been operating around Donsol, province of Sorogon, were driven across the mountains by the Second infantry and finally captured by the Sixth cav alry. Bellarmino, with 1,000 men and 214 guns, surrendered to Colonel Wint at Albay, capital of the province of that name. One hundred more rifles will be surrendered tomorrow. HSU SHIP CHIU M AY ENTER Government Holds Reformer Cannot Be Barred by Reason of Politi cal Offenses. (By Associated Press.) San Francisco, July 6.—A telegram re ceived by the collector of customs from the treasury department authorizes the admission of Hsu Shih Chin, Chinese re former, against whom the Chinese con sul-general and the legation of that country in Washington brought strong pressure. The secretary of the treasury rules that this government cannot debar Chinese immigrants of the favored classes because of political offenses. End of the Strike in Sight. (By Associated Press.) St. Louis, July 6.—It looks now' as if the strike of freight handlers in East St. Louis w'ould be at an end before night. The 500 transfer teamsters who struck out of sympathy for the freight handlers returned to work today in accordance w'ith the action taken by their union last night.. Seeing their cause would be hopeless without the aid of other bodies, the freight handlers today modified their de mand from $1.60 to $1.50 a day for pick ers and from $1.50 to $1.40 a day for truckers. Indiana Democratic Leader Dead. (By Associated Press.) Laport, Ind., July 6.—Mortimer Nye, former lieutenant governor of Indiana, died this morning. He was stricken while delivering a Fourth of July speech. FUT 111 BY WESTERN ROADS (By Associated Press.) Chicago, July 6.—A fight of gigantic proportions is on among the trunk lines operating between Chicago and Missouri river point centers. For several weeks there has been wide spread,- through secret, manipulation of rates, effective July 15, between this city but there has been no open rupture be tween and of the roads until now. When it became evident that peace could not be restored, except by drastic action, officers of several of the roads began to plan open reductions of tarifTs. The Santa Fe came out with a sfcale of rates, effective JJuly 15, between this city and southwestern Missouri river pointa, calculated to awaken the secret rate cut ters. The rates promulgated by the Santa Fe average reductions of from 30 to 40 and in some cases 50 per cent below the present printed tariffs. It is believed the action of the Santa Fe will be followed by similar announce ments by all competitors and that the cuts are intended to bring the loOg standing secret fight for business to a MANY STRIKING GARMENTS VORN BY THE SULTAN OF SULU New' York, July 6.—Capt. S. E. Smily of the Fifteenth regiment, U. S. A., who returned recently from the Philippines, having been on the staff of General J. C. Bates, said of his visit to the sultan of Sulu at his island capital: 'The sultan the day I saw him wore a dress suit without collar or cuffs. For SWORDS USED AMERICAN ATHLETE DEFEATS A PRENCH NOTABLE IN A LIVELY DUEL. (By Associated Press.) Paris, July 6.—Albert Hopkins, son of the president of the Women's College, Baltimore, has come out victorious in a duel with a Frenchman, Henry D'Estour nel, a man about town. The Frenchman found fault with young Hopkins for wearing an American flag. Hopkins, who is an athlete and used to be pitcher at St. ^ohns college, Bal timore, slapped the Frenchman's face. This led to a meeting with swords in the Bois De Boulogne at dawn. Hopkins was slightly scratched on the cheek, tvhile his a jversary had his sword arm disabled. Among the most important companies entering the new consolidation are the Palace American Fisheries company, Pacific Steam Whaling company, Arctic Oil works, Fairhaven Canning company, Ainsworth & Dunn, Seattle; Quadra Packing company, Alaska; Icy Strait Packing company, Alaska; Bostoi Packing and Fishing company, Alaska: Thinket Packing company, Alaska: | Chatham Strait Packing company, Ch l : koot Packing company, Western Fisher. j ies company, Alaska Fisheries Packing company, all Alaska. ! PRIVATEERS TO HELP KRUGER Former President of the South African Republic Has New Plan to Carry on War. (By Associated Press.) Brussels, July 6.—Tile Petit Bleu say> i Mr - Kreug'er has lately resolved to enter tain proposals to arm privateers, but that the promoters are again urging the former president of the South African republic to notify the powers that unless they intervene he will issue letters of marque. In the event of Mr. Kruger's continued refusal the promoters propose to act without authority. JUROR HELD UP AND ROBBED Bad Man Gave Lawson and McKenzie Some Bad Bruises While He Stole Their Cash. Charles M. Lawson, one of the jurors in Judge MeClernan's court, and Edward McKenzie were assaulted by a thug in Montana street last night, while on their way home. The assailant struck Law son a blow' behind the left ear and knocked him down. He then attacked McKenzie. The three mixed matters in short order, and when the smoke, stars and dust had disappeared, Lawson and McKenzie took an inventory of them selves and found their cash $3.15 short. Lawson also had a large, uncomfortable lump behind the ear, as a souvenir of the encounter. French Submarine Boat a Success. (By Associated Press.) London, July 6.—The French press is greatly elated at the reported complete success of the submarine boat Gustave Zedo, which at recent manoeuvers in Ajaccio harbor torpedoed the Ironclad Jaureguibery and escaped all pursuit. This shows, the Matin holds, that French submarines are perfect, and the other Paris newspapers concur. Ready for the Coronation. (By Associated Press.) London, July 6.—Official preparations for the coronation have already been made. It is expected the route will be through the same thoroughfares as in Queen Victoria's coronation in June, 1838. Offers running up to several hundreds of pounds are already being made for seals along the route. head and to force the lines that have been out of the pool to become members. W. B. Biddle, freight traffic manager of the Santa Fe, discussing the cut in rates, said: "In making an open reduction in rates we are only doing what most of our com petitors have been doing secretly for many weeks. Our traffic between Kan sas City and Chicago has been decreas ing week by week until it is now only 4 or 5 per cent of the total traffic be tween these points, while one of the weakest lines is carrying over 16 per cent. "Such a condition of affairs could only be caused by secret rate cutting by our competitors. To stop such business we determined to make a wholesale reduc tion in rates openly. If this reduction proves to be insufficient to stop secret rate cutting we will openly make another big one. As soon as we are given satisfactory assurance that all our competitors will maintain reasonable rates we will ad vance ours to a normal basis, but not be fore." J citizen. headgear he had a skull cap, on the front of which was set an enormous dia mond. "He is a little man, with no more striking personality that is given him by his costumes. When standing he does not come up to the elbow of the average Woman With Strand * istory Dies ALLEGED DAUGHTER DF THE LATE QUEEN VICTORIA EXPIRES IN NEW YORK. (By Associated Press.) New York, July 6.—A woman who almost with her last breath tells the stcry that she is the daughter of Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort died last night from heat prostration and lack of nutriment. The woman, who was known as Sophia Adelaide, and sometimes as Mrs*. Kent, always insisted that as an infan c she was taken from her royal mother and in her place was substituted the daughter of Prince Albert by his mor ganatic wife, the Countess De Reuss. Up to the time, it is said, of her coming' to America, which was shortly after the death of John Brown, the queen's highland attendant, Sophia Adelaide received remit tances in Paris, or wherever she might be, through Rev. Ward Bouvie, of Coles Hill, England. When these remittances stopped and she inquired into the cause she found that Mr. Bouvie was dead and thence forth her remittances were paid to her by John Brown himself, it is claimed. At hist death the remittances ceased altogether. She made several Ineffectual attempts to obtain a settlement, and when these failed she came to this country and brought out a book, which, it is said, has been suppressed in Eng land and Germany. It contained her contentions. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx HERDER KILLED BY BEARS. Albuquerque, N. M., July 6.— W hile herding a ilock of sheep on range between Cebollitta and Ojo, San Francisco, about 25 miles northwest of here, Serferino Jara niillo was attacked by a large fe male bear and her two cubs. His head and body were frightfully scratched and torn, and he died later. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX TAILORS M AY GO ON STRIKE Higher Wages and the Abolition of Middlemen Are the Objects Sought. (By Associated Press.) New York, July 6.—The Brotherhood of Tailors, representing the coat tailors of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Brownsville and Newark, have been holding shop meet ings for the last month and will decide in a day or two as to whether a general strike shall take place. Such a strike will involve over fifteen thousand men and women in the various tranches of the tailoring trade. The demands of the tailors will be for the .abolition of the contractors or middlemen and for higher wages. RUSSELL'S TRIAL WILL MAKE A PRECEDENT xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (By Associated Press.) London, July 6.—The case of Earl Russell, Involving the trial of a peer by the house of lords, may offer an object lesson in the form of a majority verdict which will tend to dignify the traditional dignities of 12 ordinary men In the box. New precedents may be created by a fresh committee empowered to examine the journals of the house of lords. A radical peer will be exposed to a majority verdict from a house representing the old toryism of the titled classes and a set of unsworn jurymen. The results of so remarkable an experiment in criminal procedure cannot be safely forecasted. An abandonment or at least a reconstruc tion of the antiquated procedure of trial hy privileged jury will seem more likely than the substitution of a majority for an unanimous ver dict as in ordinary criminal practice. The Nevada judge who granted the decree of divorce to Earl Rus sell is a personage of exceptional intelligence, and the legal points in volved in the decree are also of more than passing interest. Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx SOPHIE SA THREE'S JUDGMENT Recovered $l,o50 From T. G. Wilson and Christina Rolfe on Alleged Fraud in a Lease. Sophie Sathree has been given a ver dict for Judgment for $1,850 against T. G. Wilson and Christian Rolfe, and the amount is all she asked. The trial of the case was commenced in Judge Harney's court early in the week, hut (he jury did not get it until yesterday afternoon. The suit had its origin in the sale of the furniture of the Red Boot lodgiing house at 36 Noreh Main street. Chris lima Rolfe owned the furniture, and Wilson, who is a sort of a real estate dealer, negotiated its transfer to Miss Sathree. The latter claimed that Wil son represented to 'her that the lease on (he premises went with the furniture, but after she paid the money she learned she had paid $1,850 for about $550 worth of gods. Steamer Old Dominion Ashore. New York, July 6.—The steamship Old Dominion is aground two miles east of Greenwich, Conn. A wrecking crew has gone to her assistance. Child Killed by Bomb. Denver, Colo., July 6.—A bomb thrown into the yard at 2021 Curtis street this morning killed Esther Oliver, 4 years old, who was sitting on the porch. BANDITS SAFE IN THE MOUNTAINS xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxsxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Special to Inter Mountain.) Helena, July 6.—There now appears to be but little chance of the immediate capture of the bandits whip held up the Great Northern ex press train Wednesday afternoon. The men have reached the bad land, and while they may be taken later on, when they appear in pub lic, they are safe for the time bting. St. Paul. July 6.—Genei-al Auditor D. S. Elliott, of the Great North ern Express company, sv»ys the exact amount of the loss by the hold up at Wagner, Mont., was $41,500. . All but $300 was currency sent from Washington to the Montana National bank of Helena, the rest being Great Northern money in the through safe. The consignment to the Montana bank consisted of bank notes printed in sheets of $10 und $20 bills. All could be readily passed with out signature. Mr. Elliott says the Identity of the men who robbed the express safe has been established by Pinkerton men sent from St. Paul. X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X xx%xxxx..xxxxxxxx*xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx KITTREDGE TUE MAN GOVERNOR HERRIED, OF SOUTH DAKOTA, PICKS SENATOR KYLE'S SUCCESSOR. SIOUX FALLS ATTORNEY WILL BE NAMED IN A FEW DAYS. MANY ASPIRANTS FOR THE PLACE EXPRESS DISAP POINTMENT. (By Associated Press.) Sioux Falls, S. D„ July 6.—A. B. Kit tredge, a prominent republican attorney of this city and former republican na tional committeeman from South Da kota, will be appointed by Governor Herried to fill the vacancy caused by the death, a few days ago, of United State» Senator James H. Kyle. This announcement was made today by authority of the governor, who had, it is said,had grown weary of the presz ur ebrought to bear upon him by friends of the other candidates. Much disappointment is expressed by a umber of men who considered them selves in the race, but not enough ill feeling has been created to cause any thing like a split in the republican ranks. MORE TROO PS FO R MONTANA Thirteenth Cavalry Regiment, at Fort Mead, S. D., Going to Assiniboine. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Helena, July 6.—Information has been received at Fort Harrison that the whole of the Thirteenth regiment of cavalry will be transferred from Fort Meade, S. D., to Fort Assiniboine before Aug. 1. The regiment consists of 800 men, and two troops will be sent in advance to make barracks ready. The object of the transfer Is supposed to make room at Fort Meade for troops coming home from the Philippines. PRESIDENTIAL PARTY REACHES CANTON, WITH M RS. M'KI NLEY WELL (By Associated Press.) Canton, O., July 6.—The train bearing the presidential party arrived here at 10: 1« this morning. Mrs. McKinley stood the journey well. NEW WAR LOAN B EING URGED London Statist Asks Parliament to Take Action Before Funds Run Out. (By Associated Press.) London, July 5.—The Statist, discussing the prospect of another war loan, urges that parliament before adjournment should confer upon the treasury loan powers for use during the recess. It points out that the last consols loan, after meeting the deficit and carrying on active war July 3, will leave an esti mated surplus of £16,000,000 available for winding up the charges of maintaining the present large force in South Africa, but that a continuation of hostilities be yond July 31, at the present rate of £1,500,000 a week .would wipe out tha entire surplus before October 15. Pierce Lonllard Very Weak. New York, July 6.—Pierre Lorillard. who is ill at the Fifth Avenue hotel, wat reported this morning to be very weak.