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The Butte Inter Mountain.
VOL. XXI. NO. 92 Cloudy Tonight and Wednesday. BUTTE. MONTANA. TUESDAY EVENING. JULY 9. 1901. Probably Local Showers. PRICE FIVE CENTS TROUBLE MAY END SETTLEMENT OF DIFFERENCES BETWEEN IRON WORKERS AND EMPLOYERS IN SIGHT. BELIEVED THAT CONFERENCE TO BE HELD NEXT WEEK WILL PROVE SATISFACTORY. PRESIDENT SHAFFER OF THE AMALGAMATED ASSOCIATION MORE THAN HOPEFUL. «.By Associated Press.) Pittsburg, July 9.—As the result of the conference between President Shaffer of the Amalgmated Association and War ner Arms, representing the combine in terests, last evening, the Wellsville trou ble, which yesterday threatened to un do all that had been done toward af fecting a peaceable settlement of the strike, was not referred to today, and everything now points to amicable ad justment of all differences at the gen eral conference arranged for next week. President Shaffer saysj he considers the questions to be considered at the confer ence to be most grave, and for that reason he thought it best to call in the general executive board, composed of the highest officers of the association, in stead of consulting with the conferees, who usually meet to consider such ques tions. This fe|«ird has only been called togeth er once btfore, and that was during the trouble at the Woods plant at McKees port, last April. "I am satisfied the trouble will bé set tled at this meeting," said President Shaffer. "There seems to be a spirit of fairness pervading those to whom I have ,talked officially on the subject. The meeting w'lll be held for the signing of the scale for the mills as a whole." RATE WAR MAY BE~SETTLED Presidents of the Western Roads Talking Over Trouble at Meet ing in Chicago. ! (By Associated Press.) Chicago, July 9.—The western rates' situation has been taken in hand by the railway presidents, and last night there was talk in certain quarters that the cut rates promulgated by the Santa Fe would never go Into effect. This view was strengthened by the CONDITION OF NATIONAL BANKS REFLECTS PROSPERITY OF COUNTRY (By Associated Press.) Washington, July 9.—Comptroller of Treasury Dawes is quoted as saying rela tive to the condition of the national hanks of the country: "The latest detailed reports received from the national banks of the United ■States Indicate an unusual degree of prosperity. "The resources of the banks are great er than ever before in the history of the national system and the condition of the banks generally is satisfactory." CATTLE MEN ASK FOR A DELAY COLORADO RANCHMEN WANT RESERVATION OPENING PUT OVER SIXTY DAYS IN ORDER TO AVOID LOSS. (By Associated Press.) Denver, July 9.—The action of the president in proclaiming the opening for settlement of the reservation lands in Oklahoma, Aug. 6, is causing great un easiness to the cattle men. It Is said there are 200,000 head of cat tit on ranges that have been leased by Texas and Oklahoma stockmen. These cattle are immature and unfit for market at present. If the order is carried out the cattle will have to be shiped immediately and sold for canning in the eastern markets for what they will bring. The loss un der such conditions would be hundreds c-f thousands of dollars. It is said a delay of ninety or even sixty days would enable the owners to put the cattle on the market in proper Filibustering Expedition May Assist Venezuela (By Associated Press.) New York, July 9.—Consul General E. Gonzales Esteves believes Former Presi dent Andrade of Venezuela came to this city three days ago incognito, having shaved eft his beard. He also believes Andrade came here from Havana by rail from Florida. Taking this in connection with the presence in the city of Nicholas Her nandez. a son of General Jose Manuel Hernandez, who is now In jail In Mara caibo for having been one of the leaders Ip a revolution against President Castro •nd Andreas Pletri, a nephew of General Juan Pietrl, also a revolutionist and a friend of Andrade and Engel Fernandez, ■who is said to be here to buy arms for the Venezuelan revolutionary party. presidents of the roads interested, who held a conference yesterday, and an other has been called for today. It Is understood President Stlckney of the Great Western will arrive In the city today and will meet with the presi dents for the purpose of presenting his side of the storv. Increase in Assessment Roll. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Helena, July 9.—The assessment roll of Madison county, filed with the board of equalization, shows: Real estate, $797, 120; improvements $628,505; value of im provements on property In the hands of agents, $7,845; city and town lots, $113,820; improvements, $312,905; mining claims, $35,025; Improvements, $120,300; telegraph lines $3,640; telephone lines, $6,285; mining ditches $3,000; railroad depots, etc., $7,060; total real estate and improvements, $2, 035,505; personal property, $2,202,080, grand total, $4,327,585; total last year, $3, 824,242; increase, $503,343. Noted Wrestles Will Meet. (By Associated Press.) Clevland, July 9.—Articles of agree ment have been signed here for a mixed wrestling match between Tom Jenkins of this city and Charley Witmer of Cincin nati for the world's championship. The date and place for the match will be de cided later. Praise for American Photographers. (By Associated Press.) San Francisco, July 9.— F. W. Dyson, an astronomer from the Greenwich ob servatory, Kngland, who went to Sum atra to observe the eclipse there In May, has arrived here. He says the best photos of the eclipse were obtained by American astronomers. Agreement Regarding King Edward. (By Associated Press.) London, July 9.—An agreement has been arrived at with the British colonies as to alteration in King Edwards' title, hut the ministers are unlikely to intro duce a bill unless there Is prospect of its being treated as an unopposed meas ure. Probably K. of P. Scandal. (By Associated Press.) Chicago, July 9. —Behind closed and carefully guarded doors the Supreme Lodge of Knights of Pythias today met here in special session to consider al leged "Injudicious handling of the funds of the endowment rank of the order." Railroad Men Still Out. (By Associated Press.) Reading, Pa., July 9.—Not a single Philadelphia & Reading striking employe in the city returned to work today. The men have apparently rejected the latest proposition of Acting President Welsh. Marrow Escape Prom Fire. (By Associated Press.) Chicago, July 9.—The frame buildings at 8712-8714 Commercial avenue were de stroyed by fire today and twelve people barely escaped with their lives. • The present condition of the banks stands out in strong contrast against the dark backgorund of the condition that prevailed some seven or eight years ago. In 1893, for instance, the record of bank failures was reached when 38 of the na tional banks went permanently into the hands of receivers. During the first six months of the present year only seven banks have fail ed, while during the entire year of 1900 only five went under. condition. To secure such a delay, If possible, the following telegram was sent to Secretary Hitchcock Saturday night: "Hon. E. A. Hitchcock, Secretary of the Interior, Washington: Live stock interests in west and southwest will be seriously affected unless proclamation opening Kiowa and Comanche reserva tions can be delayed until herds imma ture and rattle can be shipped to market. Or- behalf of live stock industry I re spectfully petition for such delay. "JOHN W. SPRINGER, President Na tional Live Stock Association." The telegram evidently arrived too late to have any effect, but every pressure will be brought to bear on Secretary Hitchcock to prevent losses to the stock men. Consul General Esteves thinks that a filibustering expedition Is soon to be started for Venezuela. Pietri came here two weeks ago and Is living at Harlem. Hernandez has just reached here on the steamer Caracas. He went at once to the office of Consul General Esteves and said he was looking for work. Senor Esteves promised to help him in his search. In the meantime detectives have been employed to watch the young man who went to live at the house at which Pietrl is staying. Consul General Esteves says he has detectives watching Andrade and Fernandez also and that a sharp watch will be kept for filibustering parties. General Juan Pletri is mentioned as the leader of the revolution in Venezuela if one is started. JAPANESE « IN CONTROL WAR OVER SALMON FISHERIES OF FRAZER RIVER GROWS BITTER. UNION FORCES ARE BADLY OUT WITTED BY THE CELESTIAL COHORTS. LATTER AWE THE FORMER BY FORCE OF NUMBERS AND TAKE POSSESSION. (By Associated Press.) Vancouver. B. C„ July 9.—The Japanese are now in control of the Fraser river. They won a fight during the night, but it was a bloodless victory, through the clever tactics of the Japanese. About 3,000 Japanese spent the night in fishing. The union men organized a pa trol of boats, manned by whites and In dians. The Japanese, however, had also or ganized a patrol, comprising a much larger number of boats, including the largest and fastest fishing boats in the • river. Each Japanese boat contained from eight to ten armed Japs whereas the union boats held each only half that number. Whenever a union patrol boat went near the Japanese ground several Jap anese surrounded it and awed the occu pants by the force of numbers. BANK IS TRYING_T0 RESUME Directors of the New York Seventh National Talking Over Ways and Means. (By Associated Press.) New York, July 9.—Directors of the Seventh Nationat bank are meeting to RUSSIAN PRINCE DIES A PAUPER (By Assoeiatd Press.) J New York, July 9.—Prince Alexandre- j vitch Galitzin, descendant of a long line j of Russian nobles and once well known j in New York society, who died at Bloom- , ingdale asylum, White Plains, a pauper and paralytic, has been buried in the Catholic cemetery in White Plains, the Russian consul making the arrange ments. Prince Galitzin was only 33 years old. Eleven years ago he arrived front Europe and went to Washington, where he be came an attache of the Russian embassy. At the national capital he was presented to President Harrison, and he represent- j ed the Russian embassy at many social I functions. He made frequent visits to this I city. He lived on a small allowance sent j to him by a sister in Moscow. | In December, 1894, a sale of the Galit- j zin family heirlooms and treasures was j Party Split Is Healing. (By Associated Press.) London, July 9.—At the Reform club conference of the liberal party unanimity in support of Sir Henry Campbell-Ban nerman seemed almost assured. Efforts will be made to heal the cleavage in the party by formulating peace terms in South Africa, which the whole party can support. It is understood Lord Rosebery will not attend the Asfluiih dinner, but will probably issue a let ter indorsing his views. National University Favored. (By Associated Press.) Detroit, Mich, July 9. — The National Council of Education today adopted a resolution receiving the report of the committee on a national university, but declaring the council was not prepared to abandoned the position of the N. E. A. in favor of a national university. Many Conferences Held. (By Associated Press.) Cincinnati, July 9.—The time of the delegates to the Christian Endeavor con vention today was occupied mainly by denominational conferences of which there were 26. Treasury Purchases Bonds (By Associated Press.) Washington, July 9.—The secretary of the treasury today purchased $200,000 Wree per cent short term bonds at $109.0162; $50,000 five per cents at $109 and $12,500 four per cents at $112.977. Pacific System Manager Out. (By Associated Press.) San Francisco, July 9.—Jerome A. Fill more has resigned his position as man ager of the Pacific system of the South ern Pacific company. STEAMER LINE TO CHICAGO. (By Associated Press.) Copenhagen, July 9.—American and Danish capitalists propose to start a di rect steamship line from Copenhagen and Christiana to Chicago. American capital will be largely interested. SPANISH POLICE AND WORKMEN IN FIGHT Seville, Spain, July 9.—There was a serious connict in a street here today between workmen and gendarmes. Owing to the refusal of groups of t he former to disperse the gendarmes ar rested a workman. His comrades thereupon dug up cobblestones and threw them at the police, injuring five of them. The gendarmes then charged, shots e ere exchanged, and several persons were hit. Women participated in the disturbances. The prefect, who inter vened, was stoned. Finally a force of cavalry dispersed the rioters. day and discussing steps for raising suf ficient money to pay oft the depositors in full and taking up the $1,500,000 Mar quand loan. Means for reorganizing the bank will elso be discussed. United District Attorney Burnett will îelurn to the city today, and his assist ant, Capt. Ball, will report the result of his investigation of the cause of the hunk's collapse and of the alleged regu larities. AMBASSADOR WHITE'S SON KILLS HIMSELF (By Associated Press.) Syracuse, N. Y., July 8. — Fred D. White, a son of Ambassador White, com mitted suicide las.t night. He had been suffering for neurasthalmia, and went into his bathroom and shot himself. Rev. W. H. Northrup, who was an uncle of Dr. White's wife, stated that the cause for the suicide was Ill-health following typhoid fever and nervous prostration as a result of the hot wave, which the doctor says brought on melan cholia. Dr. Northrup says Mr. White was booked to sail on the steamer Deutsch land Wednesday on a visit to his father and in search of health. HONORS F OR DEA D CHINESE Celestial Government Indicates That It Believes Recent War Was Legitimate. (By Associated Press.) Pekin, July 9. —Posthumos honors have been bestowed upon a large number of citizens and soldiers who were kilted in the attacks on foreigners, their deeds being commended by the court. Honors are likewise bestowed on their families. In this and other ways the court still shows its belief that the waf against foreigners was legitimate, notwithstand ing the foreign condemnation of the out rageous methods, employed. The progressive officials are doubtful as to \^hat treatment they will receive when the court returns. More Filipinos Surrender. (By Associated Press.) Manila, July 9.—There have been a number of additional surrenders to Col. W'int. In all 59 officers and 378 men with a quantity of rifles and revolvers have surrendered to him. advertised. The young prince explained that he had decided to dispose of valua bles left by his mother. The collection was shown at an auction loom up town and police were detailed to keep in line the people who gathered while the articles were in view. On the day of the sale every seat in I he auction rooms was taken. Competi tion among society people for the Galit zin heirlooms was keen. The first day's sale was a success and the bidders were departing when a detective served on Prince Alexandroviteh a supreme court summons and complaint. Henry De Gesne, a Parisian dealer, had brought suit for 123,000 francs, the value of diamonds bought by the young Rus sian nobleman and not paid for. Then the charge was made that the Galitzin collection then on sale was bogus. The sale on the second day fell flat. HIGH CHURCHMEN IN SERIOUS TANGLE Transubstantiation Declaration Before the British House of Lords Causes a Split. (By Associated Press.) London, July 9.—On consideration of the committee's report on the transub stantiation declaration in the house of lords last night, the Archbishop of Can terbury complained that the Episcopal bench had no voice in amending the declaration and moved its reference back to the committee and the appointment of two additional members. Earl Grey decided that the revised form was even more offensive than the original. The lord chancellor denied this, his opinion being that everything ob jectionable had been stricken out. Lord Lanaff said tlie committee had missed a great opportunity of removing an ancient grievance. Salisbury advised allowing the bill to be read a second time so that it could be discussed In committee. This course was eventually adopted. It is believed that owing to the di vergence of opinion regarding the royal declaration express, eu in the house of lords last night the government will not try to pass the hill this year. Held On Murder Charge. (By Associated Press.) •urt Wayne, Ind., July 9.—Charles Dunn, an aged and wealthy lumberman, held by the coroner on suspicion of hav ing caused the death of 10-year-old Alice Cothrell, whose body was found in .« cistern, was arrested today on a war rant charging him with murder of the girl by choking her to death. TWOMEN /£ AD, MANY INJURED WORST WRECK V /IE HIST0R Y OF THE LAKE SHORE ROAD * OCCURS IN OHIO. SOUTHWESTERN MITED BIG FOUR STRIKES FREIGHT TRAIN AND IS DITCHED. PASSENGER COACHES EXPERIENCE A FEARFUL SHOCK, BUT OCCUPANTS ESCAPE. (By Associated Press.) Cleveland, O., July 9.—One of the worst wrecks in the history of the Lake Shore railroad occurred early this morning at Nottingham, Ohio, ten miles east of Cleveland. The Southwestern Limited Big Four from St. Louis and other cities, which goes on the Lake Shore track at Cleve land, was ditched through a collision with a freight train. It is thought the freight train broke in two and a portion rolled onto the pas senger tracks. THE DEAD: FRANK ANDERSON, engineer of the passenger, Buffalo. O. G. McCULLEN, Cincinnati, mail clerk. THE INJURED: Wm. Elliott, Buffalo, fireman of pas senger; will probably die. Insurance Company Hard Hit In Honolulu (By Associated Press.) Honolulu, July 2, via San Francisco, July 9.—In a case jus,t decided before Judge Gear and a jury it has been held that the Royal Insurance company of London is responsible on a policy for $2,000 for buildings destroyed in the great Chinatown fire of January. 1900. This is the fire which resulted from the order of the hoard of health to destroy block number fifteen of the plague in fected district. The policy of the company contained a clause that insurance e.hould not be paid for losses caused directly or in directly by an order of a civil authori ty, and the supreme court recently gave a decision that in such cases the insur ance company was not responsible. Thif« resulted in a withdrawal of a number of cases. In the ease just tried, however, that of Choy Look See against the Royal Insurance company, the plaintiffs brought forward a new issue. They contended that the real cause of the destruction of properly, outside of that actually ordered destroyed by the board of health, was a sudden rise in the wind, which caused the fire to spread all over Chinatown. Under this conten DISCLOSURES REGARDING THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA CREATE DISMAY IN ENGLAND. __________ (By Associated Press.) London, July 9.—British military men have been shaking their heads ominous ly over the disclosures made by a special correspondent of the Daily Mail respecting the conduct of the Boer war and the arbitrary suppression of acts by the press censors. They find evidence of what they have been expecting for a long time, namely that Lord Kitchener is not allowed to be as thorough and as ruthless as they think he ought to be, and that the gov ernment insists upon interfering with him for political reasons. The radicals, on the other hand, as sert that Sir Henry Campbell-Banner man's indictment of the government for conducting a barbarous warfare Is fully sustained and that Boer atrocities are a natural consequence of Lord Kitchener's drastic measures. There will be a heavy crossfire of ques tions in the house of commons in conse quence of all these paia'nful revelations, Man Believed to Be Denver Slasher Taken xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx X X % Denver, Col., July 9.—Mr. Armenia A. Buliis, 60 years old, was X % stabbed to death last night on a highway in the outskirts of the city. X X Jessie Kinport, aged 14 years, was assaulted and terribly mutilated X X with a knife at her home, and may die of htr wounds, Carl Jensen, X X alias Johnson, aged 25, who is in custody, has confessed both crimes. X X He is believed to be crazy. X xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (By Associated Press.) Denver, July 9.—Jessie Kinport, a 14 year-old daughter of Mrs, «. arrie G. Ivin pert, living at 119 West Ninth avenue, was last night assaulted in her room during the absence of her mother. The police were notified, hut not before Chris Jensen had been brought to the station b.v Policeman Lambert, who had ar rested him on the outskirts of the city. Lambert came upon Jensen about a mile and a half from the scene of the assault. As Lambert approached, Jen sen whipped out a knife and shouted to the officer that he would not he taken to jail. Lambert disarmed Jensen and bt ought him to the station. On the way he repeatedly spoke of having been compelled to tiefend him self from a woman, saying thut he had slashed her pretty badly. The knife he had threatened the officer with was spot ted with blood. From his actions the police are con vinced Jensen is demented. An investi W. M. Baker, Columbus, mail c.erk; injured in head and body, not serious. E. F. Loveless, Cincinnati, mail clerk; slight. I. Johnson. Buffalo, and A. Hirtz. this city, sustained serious injuries, but will recover. Two tramps who were riding on to * freight train sustained broken collar hones. The shock to the passenger coaches was terrific and although the occupants were badly shaken up no passenger was killed. Five of the men injured ! - the colli sion were brought to the Cleveland gen eral hospital today. One man, whose name is unknown, lies at the hospital unconscious. The roadbed o-t tv* two tracks were torn up for a long distance. The em bankment will have to be repaired be* fore the track can be relaid. tion the jury gave a verdict for the plaintiffs. If the decision is sustained it will mean that many insurance companies which have been supposed to be exempt, under the former supreme court decision, I will have to pay the amounts for which they gave policies. OUTLOOK DARK FOR CALIFORNIA WINES (By Associated Press.) San Francisco, July 9.— P. C. Rossi, president of the Italian-Swlss colony, who has just returned from an extended trip to all the principal eastern cities, brings a surprisingly gloomy report of adverse conditions menacing California wines in the markets of the east. Mr. Rossi says that California wines have reached a selling price which makes imitation profitable, and this is being extensively done in the "brick vineyards" of New York, Ohio and Mis souri. Their product is mixed with Cal ifornia wines and sold as coming from this state. A national pure wine law, in Mr. Ros» si's; opinion, is the only remedy for this condition of affairs. hut Mr. Broderick has a safe refuge In silence. A parliamentary paper issued last night, relating to the peace negotiations, demonstrates that the Boer forces are in a very perilous state and that the burghers are only kept in the field by un blushing perversions of Lord Kitchen's terms and extravagent fables of Boer success. The most notable instance of the lat ter are DeWet's statement that Capf Colony 1ms risen to a man against th« British and that in proceeding to invade the colony he killed Gen. Knox. Other veracious statements are that the czar had received a Boer deputation, introduced by Dr. Leyds, and thaj France was ready to land troops in Eu» gland on Nov. 1. The assurance given by Mr. Krugel that he had made arrangements in Eu rope by which the safety and comfort of the women and children in the refuge* camps would be assured had consider able influence with the Boer leaders ilk deciding to continue the fight. gation of the footprints at the scene of the crime show that the shoes worn by Jensen fit the marks exactly. The police believe Jensen is the guilty man and that he committed the numer ous assaults made upon women of late. In the course of hi^ examination at po lice headquarters. Jensen confessed that he assaulted Jessie Kinport and also said that he stabbed another woman las,t, night near the end of the Cuiversity Park car line. This morning the dead body of Mrs. Armenia A. Buliis was found at the place described by Jensen. She had been s,tabbed in the breast and the blade of the knife had penetrated her heart, caus ing instant death. . The body lay in the roadway and there was no evidence of a struggle. Jenson said the woman "was after" hint with a gun. when he stabbed her. Mrs. Buliis conducted a dairy farm near where she was murdered. Chief of Police Armstrong says that Jensen is undoubtedly a lunatic.