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VOL. XXI, NO. 289 BUTTE, MONTANA, FRIDAY EVENIIG. FEBRUARY 28, 1902. PRICE FIVE CENTS Sn BURI[D IN AN AVALANtHE Of SNOW AND IC[ (By Associated Press.) Tellurlde, Colo., Reb. 28..-The mine buildings and bunkhouse of the Liberty Bell mine were completely buried under an avalanche of snow and swept to the gulches, hundreds of feet below at 7:30 o'clock this morning. At this hour (12 o'clock) it is impos sible to ascertain the number of lives lost, but It is estimated to be anywhere from 10 4o 60. The bunkhouse, which was crushed like an eggshell by the mountain of wet and frosen snow as it came tearing down the steep mountain side, was crowded with miners at the fatal moment. A few of these managed, by almost su perhuman efforts, to extricate them selves from among the broken timbers and dig their way out of the snow. Many, however, who were not killed out right, were Iraimed into a state of help lessness and carried down In the awful maelstrom of deblis, snow, earth and ice to a horrible death in the gulches below. Bodies Recovered. At 12 o'clock a courier arrived f'om the scene of the accident with the news that many of the bodies had already been recovered and were being carried down the mountain sides upon the shoulders of those who escaped, to the morgue at Telluride. Of the dead, two have already been identifled. They are: FRED CLEMMONS, boarding house keeper. CHARLES HALL, miner. Communication with the mine is en tirely shut off and until the messengers, who were hastily sent to the mine upon receipt of the news of the accident, re turn, the full details of the awful catas trophe will not be known. The trail leading to the Liberty Bell mine is fully 37 miles long, and is one of the most difflcu!t to ascend in the entire San Juan country. Especially hard is the trail to climb at this season of the year, when the snow is deep an, the weather severely cold. At 1 o'clock this afternoon a powerful glass was directed toward the trail lead ing up to the Liberty Be:l. Bquads of miners, carrying bodies of their unfor tunate companions, could be seen com ing down. Bringing Down the Bodies. It requirld from two to four men to convey each body and the descent is neceesarily slow. Every now and then one of the men ara's ing tn this grew some ta:sk, could be seen to lose his footing, stumble and fall, carrying those near him down. It was a scene never to be forgotten by those who witnessed It-the risking of ':ife to bring back to their desolated homes the todies of these who a few hours before had been full of life and hope. Several Finns who were caught Ir the slide reached the city at noon, but were too excited and frightened to give any details. The foroigners are superstitious and believe that accidents like this morn ing's are pre-ordained and come as a punishment. Today's catastrophe, fo'lowing so soon after the terrible fire at the Smuggler Union, a few months ago, in which a scone or mole cf lives were lost, has com pletely unnerved the miners. Another Slip Occurs 2:30 p. m.-Another snowsllde occurred on the Smuggler Mountain this after noon, burying about 40 men who were engaged in rescuing the men burled in the first slide. Following is a list of the dead, whose bodies have been recovered: S. C. CLEMMEIt, timekeeper at the Liberty lell. JOHN MARSHALL. HENRY BAUES. S. C. LENNEIt. CHARLES L. HITMMEItLAND. G01S SWANSON. JAMES HENNESSEY. HIAIltRY TROWBItIDGE. Charles Hall, who was reported to have been killed, has been rescued alive. It Is believed that the loss of life In the first slide will not exceed thirty. M'I.AURIN AND TILLMAN W[R[ C[NSURED TODAY PVRIVZ.LGZS AND EL"CTIOTN OOM MITTZE AGREE UPON A RESO LUTION OF CEN8URE. FULL TEXT OF THE DOCUMENT Bomre of the Republican Members of Committee Not in Favor of It But Chairman Burrows Presented It to Senate. (By Associated Press.) Washington, Feb: 28.-The senate com Inittee on privileges and erections today agreed to report a resolution of censure in the cases of Senators Tillmanl and McLaurin. Three republicans, Pritchard, Mlc Comas and Beveridge, voted against it. As soon as the journal was approved in the senate today Mr. Burrows pre sented the resolution of censure upon Senators Tillman and McLaurin. Following is the fu1 text of the reso lution recommended by the committee: The Resolution. "That it is the judgment of the senate that the senators from South Carolina, Benjamin It. Tillman and John L. Mc Laurln, for disorderly behavior and flagrant violation of the rules of the senate during the open session of the senate on February 22, deserve the cen sure of the senate and they are hereby censured for their breach of the priv ileges and dignity of this body; and from and after the adoption of this resolution the order adjudging them in contempt of the senate shall be no longer in force and effect." "Without objection," said President Pro Tem ' Frye, "they will be. with drawn." "I object," said Mr. Dietrich, repub lican, Nebraska, but in the confusion, her evidently was not heard. Mr. Hoar presented an additional rule looking to the prevention of such oc currences In the future, which was re ferred. The conference report on the consular bill was taken up. The sen te agreed to the confeeni'e report on the consular bill. Senator Tillman was asked if he would have anything more to say re garding the action of the senate. He re plied: "No, I'm done." The roll was called on the adoption of the report of the majority of the conmuittee on privileges and elections. Senators Beveridge, ('larkl of Wyoming, DeBoe, Dietrich, Foster, Washington; Kittredge, Millard, Pritchard, Proctor and Scott voted "no" on the resolution. It was carried, McLaurin, fIlississippl, asked to be ex cused from voting on account of kin ship with the McLaurin of South Caro line. The latter declined to vote and Tilllban also declined to vee, dying: "Among gettlemen an apology for of fenses committed in the heat of blood was sufficient." Mr. Kean of New Jersey, having voted in the affirmative, said that in view of the remark of Mr. Tillman he wluld change his vote. When the result of the vote was an BOERS MEET DISASTER DURING RECENT DAYS. S (fy Assolated Press.) 4 • London, Feb. 28.-The war see- 4 a retary, Mr. Brodeick, announced p , In the house of commons today p ' that during the last two days six 4 ' hundred Boers had been killed or 4 7 captured and that 2,000 horses O 10 and 28,000 head of cattle had fallen p 4 into the hands of the British 4 troops. S'The prisoners include General O O de Wasson and the general's see- , O retary. 4 . 4O OES THROUGH A TRESTLE PASSENGER TRAIN IN SOUTHERN GEORGIA MIEETS WITH A SERI OUS ACCIDENT. WEAKENED BY HEAVY RAINS First-class Passenger Coach Was the Only One That Did Not Go Down - Passengers Escape. (Ty Associated Press.) Griffin, Ga., Feb. 28.-A southbound passenger train on the C)lumbus branch of the Southern railway went through a trestle into a creek at midnight near Zetella, Ga. The killed: A. F. MATHEWS. J. L. HILL, baggagemaster, Colu:n bus, Ga. LEO G. MURRAY, mail clerk, Atlanta. ISAAC M'DOWELL, fireman, Colum bus. Several passengers were injured, but none fatally. The structure had been we4kened by the heavy rains, and three bents of the bridge gave way. The train was run ning cautiously at the time of the acci dent. The flist-class coach was the only car that did not go Into the washout. nounced, Mr. Burrows demanded that Mr. Tillman's words be taken down. Committee Report. The report of the committee read in the senate .says that the offense of Mr. Tillman was much greater than that of Mr, McLaurin. Mr. Bailey presented a report of the democrats agreeing to the resolution] but dissenting from the majority that there was a difference in the gravity of the offense. They also disagreed to the views of the majority that a senator might be suspended. The report of the taree dissenting re publicans submitted by Mr. McComas, asserted thl.t the offenses of the South Carolina senators were unequal and the punishment should not be the same. The minority report favored the sus pension of McLaurin for five days and of Tillman for 20 days. Mr. Pritchard did not concur with McComas and Beveridge as to the in fliction of punishment of MoLaurin and asserted ti4t he had already been sif flclently punished. RINRY Of FIUSSIA IS NOT AfRAWI Of RAIN He Visits Annapolis and Reiews the Naval Cadets While the Downpour Was ULceasing, rorming Small Rivers in the Stniets--Parade Oround Was Converted Into a Ray. (By Associated Press.) Washington, Feb. 28.-A driving rain did not deter Prince Henry from going to Annapolis today to visit the United States naval academy. At 9 o'clock, when the prince came to the door of the Ger man embassy, the air was white with mist and rain. Some of the prince's party sought to dissuade him from making the trip, but, like a true sailor man, he paid no heed to the elements. Prince Henry was accompanied by Ad jutant von Elsendecker, but as this was a purely naval trip, the German ambas sador and the civilian members of the embassy staff did not accompany the party. Prince Henry wore the undress uni form of an admiral of the German navy, with a heavy naval cape thrown over his shoulders and the naval service cap. Left for Annapolis. The prince and suite, with the presl dent's delegates, left at 9:10 o'clock for Annapolis. In the party were Secretary Long, Sen ator Hale of Maine, chairman of the sen ate committee on naval affairs, As sistant Secretary of State Pierce, Aft mlirals Bowles, Endicott, Kenny, O'NeII and Bradford, Commander Cowles, Cap tain Sigsbee and Captain Lemly, Gen eral Haywood of the marine corps aol Chief Wilkie of the secret service. Admiral Evans did not accompany the party, owing to a lame knee. Parade Ground a Bay. (By Associated Press.) Annapolis, Md., Feb. 28.-Deluging rain that was whipped around by gusty wind, marred the visit of Prince Henry to Maryland's capital and the United States naval academy. It fell in unceasing tor rents that ran through the streets in miniature rivers and converted the parade ground at the academy Into a bay. But the naval men and their brother officers of the German party scorned sur" render to the storm, and with all the mil itary finery went through the program that had been arranged in their honor. The train bearing Prince Henry made a slow run from Washington. Durtng the trip Secretary Long, to whom the ear "Garronne" had been especially as signed, went to the car Victoria and called on the prince. Then the party ofl American naval officers were presented and Senator Hale and Representative Foss paid their respects. Cordial Greeting. The prince greeted them all very cor dially. When the train reached Annap. oils station it was cut in two and the HONORARY IEGREt PRINCE HENRY 1S TO RECEIVE THE HONOR FROM HARVARD. SOME IMPOSING CEREMONIES German Emperor and the Prince Will Be Elected Honorary Members of New York Yacht Club Be fore Latter Returns. (ty Assoclat-i, PreQs.,) New York, Feb. 28.--Prince Henry of Prussia will receive an honorary degree from Harvard on Ma-ch 6. .I The name of Prince Henry had been, mentioned soon after his arrival in thi' country in connection with this honor5 but there was some opposition to "thei plan in the university corporatim. lthis. has, however, been overcome, and if the I.ropiosed plans are carried out, the degree will be conferred with impo. lng ceremonics, It :l believed that further details as to the gift of the works of art to the unit vt'rslty by the (Geliman emperor will be made pu.blic at that time. A member of the royal party said th.a all Gerinans are keenly interested in subjects pertaining to universtitis, and that the prince doubtless will enjoy hib visit to Cambridge. It has also been stated on gool auh thotriit, that the names of the GeQrmn emperor and Prince Henry will be add4 to the l!st of honoa ry members of t'hi New Yortk Yacht club. 'his list itlreadg inludes the names of their royal uncl, King Edward VII, and 4he Grand Dukl Ai,/xis. 0 . . .. . .. . .. ... . . In Ohlo, Too. (By Associated Press.) Cleveland, O., Feb. 28.-One or the most violent gales experienced in years preI vailed throughout northern Ohio earl' todgy. At the loc1 weather bureau oflf the wind registered a velocity of.6" ."' -I an hour. Telephone and, tslegrapb ser. vice is seriously affected. three rear oars, Including the Victoria, were backed into the depot. Out in the street beyond the depot a marine guard stood at attention in the rain, that carried the color from their uniforms as It streamed from them. In side the depot grounds two lines of po lice made a lane through the street. As the prince appeared the marine guard presented arms. Commander Wainwright, commander of the academy, formally welcomed the prince and showed him to a closed car riage. The depot entrance was canopied, but the rain dripped through the can vas. Local militiamen lined the streets from the depot to the new grounds gate at the academy, and despite the driving storm hundreds of persons were out to see the distinguished visitor. As the carriage of the prince reached the grounds the first cannon of a salute of 21-guns sounded. Prince Paced the Rain. The prince was driven to a canvnas covered stand on the went end of th- grounds and the cadets marched past in review. There was little shelter from the rain in the stand, but the prince faced the rain and stood at attention as the cadets came up. Pools of water had formed on the 'parade ground and the mud was ankle deep. When the cadet corps left the sodden field, the line of their Imarch was indicated by a score of rubher sholes held fast in the mnud. The visitorns were then hurried Into their carriages and drivenia through the army grounds. They visited the e.detu' quarlter'r, thle michlnical ilaioratory and also looked over the new butldligs that are being ereccted. As they left the parade grounds lightning flashed -through tihe sky and there was a rumble of thunder and the electrical storm seemed to give fresh vigor to the rainstorm. Asks Many Questions. The general inspection of the academy buioldings were made quite briref on ie 'count of the storm and the entire party ouend ea.rlta- I she house of Superln zendent Wainwright, where they were guests at luncheon. Mrs. Wainwright assisted her hus Land in receiving and entertaining them. 'rhe prince expressed pleiasure at the opportunity to visit the American naval college and thanked Commandera Wain wright and his offeicers for the manner in which he had been received. He said he was sorry tlie storml le nied the oplportunity to fully Inlspect the 1 grounds, but that he was really pleased at what he had seen. He asked a numbei'r of iqes llobus as to the work now heing done tll tile academy and the plans for the future and showed the keen- interest of a naval man In the dlsicuuslon of the siatujeuct. HAD SlTOLN SUITS F. BROWN, ARRESTED BY OFFIER SULLIVAN, TO STAND TRIAL. SJ.ITS IDENTIFIED BY TAILOR Patrick Frayal's Trunk Broken Open While Owner Is in Utah-Clothes Recovered Through Sharp Officer. Detective Murphy and (Ofletr L,ydi'n today succeeded In locating tie owner of the clothes which were isld to a second hand man the other day by the man known as Fred lBrowiI. Brown was arrested by Officer SMilli. van, who found him disposing of three suits of clothes, which were far supverior In quality and freshness to the clotihs worn by Brown. Not a satisfactory explanation coull be given by Brown as to where he gt the suits, and the ofticer locked him tip, pending an investigation. Suits Are Identified. The clothes were taken to the policn station today and the name IDan Calde.r, tailor, was found attached to one oiI the vests. The tailor identtlled two ,. the suits as made by him for IPatrick Pr.yal, who lived in the Bennett tlock. The police learned that Irayal had gone to Utah and that his trunk had been packed and turned over to an ex pressman for shipment to him. A search is being made for the express husn, and the police think Frayal't trunk was broken Into before reaching the de pot. .rown will be charged with hal'ving stelen goods in his possesslon. Hopes He Will Be. (Philadelphia Prtss.) May-Ycs; I'v going to marry Jack White. I- M.pd--My! From what you've alwatys `said, I thouglht he'd be the last min y~ou'd marry. May-i hope he is BILANT (,dLIY Of SECOND DELAEE MURDER (Special to Inter Mountain.) Red Lodge, Feb. 33.-The jury In the Bilant murder trial brought in a verdict at 8 o'clock this morning of murder In "O OtKOO" BILANT. the second d(egree and preNcribed the iIfe sentence. JEALOUSY CAUSES THE DEATH OF TH'REE PERSONS. l..' I ly Ai M oit'I lt .ttli'iit .) it ' "t 1l:I lli , 111., Feb, . . I - i lllenjamli v/ L"F. i":1ist orlth, ill hitllntt i lll llll .' of Wmnidtl++tork an nti n or if tn- 4 t n Itv'i\'v, mauc'hin1 shops, Idoly shot '! 4 ani klld(I l An.t : Al dI r-on, MIrs. i, IIll·,o l'lh ani hlni.s lf. . E illstwor'h 'as Julintls of AnIlt'xr - No il' a lttentttio s to Ki. lstl trth. U t 1 h i nt 11 h de n t t er t han 1MI r h - :, hllsw ou fllt's I' -yll- oll' d vll i s IIun h h >......I......, ..h ..rg. . with . .ing In Ie.ngne will his falhr In it plot + to kill Antihrsun. Ka STORM SWEFT 6ULf COAST IT HAS PASSED TO T.iiE NORTH AND OUT TO SEA BUT LETT WRECKS BEHIND. RIVERS AT FL000 HEIGHT Washouts Are Reported on All Rail roads and Reservoir of Columbus, Geot gin, Was Carried Away by the Angry Flood. At flt itat, (in., |e' . 28. 'Pt8 e storm " ' hi'ti s\wept ,ver the southeitHtr'l' gulf fita tIn yestlerda;y ltil last nighl, has il))lpparellly ptu.i.Nd northi allld out to nea, Chalrl.-eon feeling It oriitce at 4 o'it'oi k thise nlttrin ing, hitn1 ithe ttifnil registered 431 miles on hour. 'fThe hit .'y r'ins have riliHNedI the waLtes to flowl height In thef (Ihattiahooehe, Ala bamin, ((e'rlul gte tand Hiavanntlah rivers alti] ni tch fllintanal diamlagi l rteported in G(Jorghl anllt A llllfnama. tFoiur lives were lost etS a r'esult of a wrveck e u(';Iei bi)y tIfe wasIhout nl;earl Me Donotlih, (ila. NuIterrious freight wrecks ovturrted froi the samnle itauitNe. At Co ] iil , iU llN ILt,, ti \'Ii ti fltl IIllt.i i Ii tatll luimu t, ItN, a agtnt the wt it \tri eitr tterd i.Niway last Iright anl the If 'htaho chee I" higher thou In '0. years. Nearly till the tuttufanr turi.'ttg fhllntis in ('olumur , itt o fintnix City andI (Ilr:trdI The r.gulllur wlater mll 1:4upplyiig I·'o fltimbus wVat wtiiheid away and the iflly is without water. W''ashouts alitre report ed on till rttilrtds ind miles or trac' Il Irlnder wate1 t' . All traLins on the Atlantat & W.i-st i'Int railwaity have been heIld t %'itWet Point, IfIa.. ncre liast nighht on Ine oItll n of it washouit near ialbhtsville. The early twtnrtning sentt out bty the weatherIl hurttnttit gave thile fpeoplfe at WetPt Point tlplet time to movT their torirM if gAoo s oln totton to plfhutts of saflety. AltIIhough the done any daf t ge there. T'he tii nuge in L'o cIunty, Aila naft IN trported to itle $5fJ0,000. Telc gr1aph wires ere waroad awrll y it n lainy piti's t itd t .i t it idges on M.1ul lberry and lt lInding li y v. ke In MntIh (eorgia were swiept awaty. WORBT STORX IN YEARS. North Carolina Railroads Are Cot pletely Blocked. (By .Assoehtted i-resr4.) Aehville, N. C.., Feb. 28.8--All railway traffic in the mounuitains is tomplttlh sly paralyzed as a result of hiet nighllt's storm. Tite Frencih broad river is the highest ever known. All manuuei uring plan(. on the banks have been for'iett to close. A large number of houses on tle lowlands along the river were put rift by the water last nlight ant the ti-eu pants were taker out In boats. The river rose over the 13 foci wall at Marshall, N. C., and flooded the town. Several smriall freight wret:.s tire re;; rc ed. The water is reported l0 'feet de.lp in rone piace on 'the Murphy division of -te Southern railway. The case went to the jury at 5'30 last night. When the fitst bIallot was taken five of the jurymnen were for hanging and seven for life imprisonment. About 250 ballots were taken before the verdict was arrived at. An intimation of the verdict was given at 10 o'clock last nlglht when the jury called Judge Henry in to give them fur ther instructions. "Cuckoo" received the verdlit with stolid Indifference. The Austrian was placed on the stand in his own behalf yesterday afternoon and as he was leaving the wltnssa box he caused a sensation by turning to the jury and crying: "Me ready to die to day, tomorrow, five minutes, me ain't 'frald to die, but me no kill Hobo Dave." No Direct Proof. The defense placed two witnetees on the stand to prove an alibi and acted upon the theory that the blood found on 3llant's clothing was from an ox he as sisted in butchering and from the bleed Ing of his nose in a saloon fight. There could be no witnesses found who could cctmnect tllunt directly with the crime. No one saw Davidson tnur dered nor "Cuckoo" near the placee of the tragedy. Nevwrtheless there was a feeling that "Cuckoo" did tle Job and that Iltting conviciconu ic rcllected in the' return of the Jury. ORGES ONIfl RIVER WERE BROKEN TODAY STEAMBOATS CAUGHT IN THE RUNNING ICE ARE IN A DAN GEROUS CONDITION. FEAR ANOTHER GORGE BELOW Much DaImage Has Already Resulted and Much More Is Thought Probable-Residents Be low Notified. Illy Assolated Press.) 'lttabur'g, I'a., Feb. 28. - The great aurgaes n11 the, Allegheny river are brokena tari the ite. I sweeping down on this 'liy. Thi firslt Ibrea'k ovetlrraed at Mont irota, aboult 3;30 o'eloc'k tlils tmorninlg, ;idtl uta hiour liter the gorge Inear Bandy a'reek Itbrokea with at Iour like that of heavy artillery and biegan to mlovtie slow. ,y dot\ n tiht. river. ('ltughat il tilt swiftly mntovlng Ice p.acks tittr. two stemllnboatl , the I). T. Wat st ton Il tihel (leurge 1riowdy, with a, r.tw "t fl rour Inen. 'ThIe' W'at.at H~n I'sreporlted fromn Munt In i.i"titgllaK hetr way aguInlist the heavy i, - th. middle of t 'w river, It IS itindhiltrel t extremealnlly doubttul whether shlt wil ibe, able to Murvlve. The Irtuttldy iH off thea mouth of Haandy Creek in at exat.ilIy ,simlar posltion. Been Warned Below. T' I Ia.HIla'nt of the' rivetr towns have hbeit w.a: nead of the appr.aaching leg Itadl prI'tr.latitul oni hlave been nmade tO ii- e to hlighrl grtound In the event of tilt- i,' gorging iagltn, caunabitg tlhe river tl overflow. 'r. w.at(e" at th ointtis point has otnly risen sa out a foitl Hitei yesterC'lday and at 10 o'c'loitk the r:ver was free, of itc(, the head of the- gorgear not having ra lieached thae city. I-ttport ata 10 o'c'lotck ware that the hl' hull gorged again at Moltro.e, lix-Mlle Ferry and 1lih aIlrpaburg raild thlat. it wats AtJill i lntan t at lltrlltant station, At Montt.use !a is il eid 30 feet high t'lrol sholre to sthoIre. The taFreeport road is uttlner two feet orf wrater and tall the housIes along the 'Itr'ad are partly submertlged. ltope ferry nat uompleteily wreacked aind two anad butntl badly damnaged. 'I'he lower secti(tons of V'erlOll alnd I 'J.'awle-k are' under water andl iallny athoassIH floodeald. CANNOT TRJANBF.iM Company May Soon Withdraw Their Offer to Bell. ( ly Associated PIre'es.) Paris. I'cb. 28.--At an extraordinary inlung of the shareholldrs of the New I'aulmnl (Ianal company today, P'resl dent Ito read a Ilsnage( from the conIIul gnili-r' of Colombilla at Par'l setlting forth hal Ithe ,ompany c(ould not transfer' its .on0llc'4e sion to ianothePr nlItloin without llrst securing the assent of Colonllmila modifying the stipulalion of articles 21 andll 22 of the agremelnt. After a diocusHloon, during whic-h it was urged that efforts should be made to keep the conceHsion for France, the meet lng adopted a resolution exllpressing ap proval of the attitude of the board of dlrectors and deciding, In view of this fiact, to pomtpone entering Into any en gagnement. Deer Lodger Gces Insane. Lily Associated Press.) Deer Ildge, Feb. 28.-Samuel Head mark was examined as to his sanity thll morning, and was adjudged insane. 0pok's Secret. (Life.) Jdck-What Is the secret or your popularity with the ladles?" Tom--I always mrlistake the bocltty' queens for debutantes and the debutanl ten for society queens,"