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voL. xx, .O 302 EUTTE, MONTANA. SATURDliDFaVENIG. mARCH 1S, 1902. PRICE FIVB C.NTS MINORIARAI S1TORtD TO SlI$t SU1BSIDY S2NATOR. OAY.' PRa$ENTS THE REPORT TODAY WHIGC GIVES REASONS FOR OPPOSITION. SAY THAT BILL IS WRONG Find Much in the Measure That in the Opinion of Demooratic Senators Is Against Public Policy-Fear a Shipping Trust. (By Associated 'Press.) Washington, March 15.-Senator Clay, representing the minority of the senate committee on commerce today presented the report in opposition to the pending ship subsidy bill. The minority deny the accuracy of both the predictions and the facts in the majority report. They urge that the bill Is wrong in principle, and declare it will utterly fail in the accomplishment of its professed objects. They also say that while it is not so complicated as the subsidy bill of the Fifty-sixth congress, it is in some re spects even more objectionable. The minority continuae: "The bill proposes to tax the whole people to the extent of several millions for the benefit of one single industry. Besides, the statistics of the last two years prove that the shipping industry does not need'such special assistance, but is rapidly increasing under natural con ditions." They criticise the feature of the bill which carries the subsidy for foreign mails, and say: "The highest rate of subsidy is given to 20-knot vessels, while the fast ocean mails are really carried in 23 and 24 knot vessels. The mail compensation to the slow American vessels, already too high, is made immensely higher by this bill. "We pay more for a weekly service than England pays for a semi-weekly service but much faster ships than ours." They further urge that the bill makes no provision against a shipping trust and claim that it encourages a combination leading to such a trust. They also say, "The lines might also merge with for eign lines to control freight and pas senger rates. Thereby our subsidy would be aiding the foreign partners of our subsldized vessels." The report closes by sayingt "We know there are thousands and. thousands of industries in our country doing a losing business, but we deny congress for this reason can go into the pubtic treasury and save them from bankrulptcy.. t'We sympathize with all men in the hard struggles of life, but it is not the duty of our government to interfere in the private affairs of the citizen. We believe that all men should have an equal and fair chance in the race for wealth and happiness, and every citizen should bear his share of the burdens of government. One class should never be the recipient of benefits not given to others. "Absolute equality of rights is a doc trine we should never abandon. "The bill is wrong in principle, unjust, vicious, pure class legislation." MONTANA POLO PONIEB. Forty of Them Sail for England Today on Menominee. (By Associated Pree~.) New Orleans, March 15.-The steamer Menominee, which sails today for Lon don, will carry 40 Montana ponies, con, signed to W. E. Brury, the veteran English pony expert. American ponies are in great demand among polo players of England this year, and nearly every Atlantic transport which ealls from here carries a bunch of these sturdy little animals. FISHING SCHOONER WREOKED. Captain and Crew Were Saved and Brought to Victoria. (By AbgoiLated Press.) Victoria, B. C., March 15.-The flshing' schooner Wonola of Seattle, which left Wrangel for the sound port in February is a total wreck off AJousaett. She is broken on one of the islands. Her crew of five, under Captain Olsen, arrived here at midnight on the steamer Queen City, which picked them up in a dory near Claoquel. They sighted the dory as the schooner was in the breakers, and the next morn ing the schooner was broken to match wood. Death From Pneumonia. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Big Timber, March 15.--Little Henry Whitley died this morning at 3 o'clock after several days' painful suffering with scarlet fever and pneumonia. The funeral will take place tomorrow after n1oon from the family residence. ONE OF NEW SWJTCH*M AT . MISSOULA FATALLY INJURED (Special to Inter Mountain.) Missoula, March 15.-An unknown swithchman, one of:the new men, was fatally injured here this morning. A flying switch was being made when the unfortunate man fell from a car and was run over. He is fearfully crushed, and the surgeons say he has but a few hours to live. ONE MORE OIfICt R RESIiNS FIRST ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL JOHNSON QUITS AC COUNT OF ILL HRALTH. PRESIDENT HAS ACCEPTED IT Sargent Has Been Offered the Position Now Held by T. V. Powderly Some Other Rumored Changes. (By Assoclatel Press.) Washington, March 15.-The letter of resignation of Fir:'t Ashltant Postmas ter General Johnson, whose de:ermina tion to reslgn was announiced some time ago, is as follows: "Postofilce Department, Washington, D. C., March 10. 1902: "The President-Sir: Owing to the condition of my health and for other personal reasons, I deem it advisable to retinq.u:sh the office of il.rst assistant postmaster general, and have the honor to' tender to you my resignation of that office, to take effect when my successor shall have qualified. "In submitting the same, I wish to express my appreciation of the consider ation shown me by yoeuself and your predecessor, and also by the postmaster general and his predecessor, with both of whom my official and personal rela tluns have been most ag;eeable. With asaurances of"my personal regard, and the best wishes for the success of your administration, I am, very truly, "WILLIAM JOHNSON, "First Assistant 'ostmst ter General." "White House, Washington, March 15. "My Dear Mr. .TJohnson: I accept with regret your reslgnat'on of the position of first assistant postmaster general. Your admlnistration of that office has been, in the highert degree, satisfactory, and I wish it might harve been possible for you to continue in a post whose duties you have so well performed. "Hoping your health may soon be fully restored, believe me, with kind re ga.Ms, sincerely yours, 'THEODORE ROOSEVELT. "lion. William M. Johnson, "Filrst Assistant Postmaster General." The position of commissioner general of immigration has been tendered by the president to Frank P. Sargent, chief of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen, to succeed T. V. Powderly, the present inc'umbent. It is understood the r~a on for the president's action in desiring to relieve Mr. Powderly is 'because he has not worked in harmony with higher officials of the treasury dep'artment, which has resulted in more or less friction. .It has also been determined to relieve Thomas Fitchie, commissioner at New York. and his assoclate, Edward F. Mc Sweeney. The changes, it is said, will take effect April 11, although it is not given out who will succeed the two latter officials. POWDER MILLS EXPLODE. One Man Was Killed and Much Dam age Done. (By Associated Press.) Kansas City, Mo., March 15.-A special to the Star from Columbus, Kan., says: Two mills of the Laflin & Rand pow der works, four miles north of this city, exploded at noon today. Walter Reid, a workman, was killed and several other persons Injured. Many thousands of dollars' worth of property was destroyed. The explosion was plainly felt 30 miles away. Student Troubles at Odessa. (By Associated Press.) London, March 15.-Cabling from Odessa, March 14, the correspondent of the Standard says the arrest yesterday of a group of students bearing red flags led to an attempted rescue, and a riot occurred, during which, it is rumored, a policeman and a rio:er were killed. One hundred and sixty arrests have been made, and troops now patrol the city to prevent a recurrence of the dis order. Death of a Former Mayor. (By Associated Press.) Cleveland, Ohio, March 15.-Hon. F. W. Pelton, president of the Citizens Savings & Loan association and one of the most prominent bankledrs of this city, died to day of pneumonia, aged 74 years. Mr. Pelton was mayor of Cleveland from 1872 to 1874 and subsequently was city treasurer. BIG EXPLOSION IN CLEVELAND (By Associated Press.) Cleveland, Ohio, March 16.-An ex plosion in the powder mixing department of the Fairrmount manufactory on Eu .id avenue today resulted in the death of one girl employe, while at least sev eral other persons were seriously injured. The Dead.. ANNIE FllITZ. 17 years old.. Injured--Miss Christine Smither, prob ably fatally burned. Miss Kitty How ard will probably die; Frank .Groch, severe; Miss Augusta Alden, severe; Lena Lenert, Miss Lizza Cottell, MissA Helen Carey. The cause of the explosion is not known. The walls of the building were blown entirely out and the plant gutted by fire whloh followed the exploeion. The com pany manufactures railroad torpedoes.. The pecuniary loss will not exceed $1o,ooo000. About .three wpeks ago an exploslon similar. to the one today occurred at the torpedo f4ctory. BODY OF IXGOVERNOR ALT GELD LIES INSTATE. S (Ily Associated Press.) 4 Chicago, March 15.-The body 4 of the late John P. Altgeld lay 4 In state. in the public library to- * o day and was viewed by thousands * * of people. ® At 10 d'clock tonight the coffin © will be closed and tomorrow It * 4' will be taken to Graceland ceme- 4 O tery. 4 4 In the procession to the ceme- 4 . tery will be Governor Yates and 4 4 staff, state and county and muni- 4 " cipal legislators and officials, 4 4 judger, the United Turner socl , etles, democratic political organi- 4 Szations, civil and fraternal sod s etles. ROASTED CLANCY WAKEMAN SUTTON WAS NOT IN CONTEMPT. SUPREME COURT'S OPINION No Legal Cause Is Shown for "Sutton's Imprisonment and He Is Ordered Discharged and His Bail Exonerated. (Special to Inter Mountl:ln.) Helena, March 15.--The supreme court at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon took occasion to deliver a roast on Judge William Clancy of Butte for his holding Wakeman Sutton, foreman for Silas F. King, owner of the Slilver King mine, in contempt. The Plymouth Mining company, which owns a claim adjoining the Silver King, obtained an injunction in Clarncy's court, prohibiting the King Mining company from working certain ground, which was claimed by both. Foreman Sutton and hi* gang of miners, while at work one day close to the line where the Injunction atpplied, fired a shot which the Plymouth people claimed broke the ground an inch over the line where the lnjunction was In force. Sutton was then hauled up before Clancy for contempt of court and was fined $200, which he failed to pay. At the same time an order was made forbid ding the King company from further drifting in that direction, Sutton applied to the supreme court for a writ of habeas corpus and a writ of certiorari was issued. Yesterday the court gave its opinion on the matter as follows: "The court doth find that the judg ment In contempt of the district coutrt of Silver I1ow county, rendered on the "id day of September, 1901, was and Is, in sofar as it declares the petitioner Sutton guilty of contempt, wholly unauthor Ized and void, for the reason th it tlhe cvldenccc adduced on the hearing of the supposed contempt, charged to have been committed by the petitioner Sutton and brought before this court by the writ of certiorari in aid of writ of habeas corpus, does not show or tend to prove him guilty thereof, and that no legal cause Is shown for the imprisonment of said Sutton or for said judgment of contempt against him, or any part thereof. "It is therefore ordered and adjudged that the said judgment of contempt and the same is hereby commuted to the said petitioner Sutton, and that he be dis charged from the custody of the sheriff of Silver Bow county, and that his hall be exonera ted. "It is further ordered that the said defendants, their agents, servants and employes shall not do any further work on that certain drift known as the new shaft of the Robinson upraise, and that they shall immediately securely timber the same." The opinion also says that the judg ment for contempt is utterly null and void, for the reason that it attempts to denounce a penalty for contempt not warranted by section 2179 of the code of civil procedure or by any other law. FOUND DEAD IN BED. Man and Woman Asphyxiated in New York Hotel. (fly Associated Press.) New York, March 15.-A man and woman who registered last night as William Thompson and wife at the Bridge hotel on Third avenue, were found in bed today, the woman dead and, the man dying of gas asphyxiation. The couple were poorly dressed. The man had the appearance of a la borer. The woman was known in the neighborhood as Bella Thornton. The police say that she tried to com mit suicide some time ago by taklhg carbolic acid. Must Do Practical Work. (By Associated Press.) Ann Arbor, Mich., March ll.-The re,. gents have indorsed the action of the pa gineering faculty, making it obligatory for students to spend six months be. tween the junior and senior years - work. The civil engineers will put ip t time in field survey. The meoh engineers will do engine designItrr, electricians will do foundry ,yq , . tte chemists will study dynaspos and RAINMASTER BLACK WAS S- SHOT AT NEAR MISSOULA (tpeelal to Inter Mountain.) i Mlsouli, March 15.--ome unknown person fired two shots at Train nmaslter Black this morning. The tralumaster was on top of a freight train, and as It passed a clump orf bushes below the city the shots were fired. The authorities were notitied, but it was impomsible for them to learn who did the shooting. REBELS WILL BE TRIED BY COURT MARTIAL. O (JNy Aqsorlated Prea's.) C O Durbatt, March 15.-The civil 4 ' treason court has been dlsbanded. t SlHereafter persons charged with . 4' treason will be tried by court- t Smanrtial. ,' (if the estiniated 800 rebels in 4" 9 Natal, 500 have been tried.. 14 Their sentrences ranged tilp to .c ' Iten years' Imprisonment and the 4 8 fines which hiere also Imposed .. 4 amllouated, In Sa11:1' a':ses, to as 4 4' high as £5,000. 4. . REMAIN SLUGGISN UNCERTAINTIES PREVENT MUCH HEAVY SPECULATION. MANY SYMPTOMS OF UNREST No Important Demands for Stocks- Market Was Somewhat Stagnant Today-Anticipating the Bank Statement. (fly Ahss,,<lattd I',R. s,) New York, Muarclh t1.- -AI rtil\v s.ar' of the ept etlation duriing lat it ot k 1ita Itee-i tco tInfe red large'ly oln iina-it''uret' p''c(Ill hlatin In ind trla i'ahls. 'T'he prIelit ri'plt stentative stocks hiav b(t11een .;nli(led nail remain sluggish under i'the t'-lre'oa ste'l influence of varlouls uncae't'a liniatl i in the situation. The narrowing hlank reserves .I d Ise ilhardening money r;altsn re the nlot't Imn Itortant questions for Ilnmmediate atten ati. The symptoma of unr'st Ill the la ior world, the tolldition of cr'ops is 1aiko giveln n1lcneh attention. 'rho underlying Influencae is the unde ' ided question of the legality of the N;a.rtern Securities caompanies anid some " ,-utrenments on ralllroads which are .tZilg puslaj:d by the inteal'tate com runac't'e commnittee. 'rhtare is' no Inportant demand for slti:ks anid traders offered thei list down. M aanhattkaan, Metropolitan and several other stoeks lost from 1I to 2%.. , lome ald )aaaaees were made itncluding general el.]"'t rtg. The market was inclined to sag and bcaurne stagnallllted ial anttliclattion oif the Ihaak statement, but the saalll deortuse n tlhe surplus, Induced lidding up of 1i ll es again. The demanlll d was vetry smatnll, however. Itctk Island rose Ituoyatlaly 4 /%; iBrook lyn Ulnion gas, Consolidated itus alnd Allrl'l'an Express 2%I, to 3%1/ and s.aoie oltlha'au a point. (?'aIt'tago & Northwest ern rallied 2%/i. Prihes waera nolt fuilly Inl.i,t.tained but thi' ctlose watt steady. HUNIER CASt ON "NLY THREE WITNESSES FOR PROSECUTTION EXAMINED. 0DMPARATIVELY UNIMPORTANT Court Room Is Daily Crowded With Spectators Who Want to Hear Every Word of the Grue some Case. (Hpecial to Inter Mounltain.) 'hilipsburg, March 15.-Tiree wit neases were examined for the prosecu tion of the Hunter murder case today. (iraint Williams, who was with the party that found the body, testified as to the circumstances of the discovery and the position and appearance of the. remila Ins. JUnderttaker Allison identilfied the bruises and gave testimony regardling the condition of the body. Dr. (Gelts went on the witness stand at t0 a. in. and was still being exanmined for technical testimony at 2 p. m. The courtroom is crowded with spec tators and there is intense interest man jfested. The prisoner has remalinr d cool and pelf-possessed so far, appearing as un .oncerned as any person in the court IMAGINED HE WAS FAT. White Sulphur Springs Farmer Sent to Warm Springs. (Special to Inter Mountain.) White Sulphur, March 15.--Ed Walker, a ranch foreman of Two-Dot and a ,resident for 20 years of the Musselshell valley, was 'brought In yesterday and ,taken before Charles Catlin, chairman of the board of county commissioners, to be examined as to his sanity. ils ;peculiar delusion is that he was daily growing more corpulent and wor ries continually over his increasing bur den of flesh. As a matter of fact he is painfully thin in physique apd his imagined obesity causes himl needless worry. He waes adjudged Insane alter examination and given over to Sheriff H1il1, who will take him to Warm Springs asylum to 'a y. BOSION STRIKE IS S[TILED MEN RELY UPON GOVERNOR CRANE TO SECURE THEM. AL OF THEIR RIOHIS. BE FIXED UP IN DUE TIME Freight Handlers and Clerks Insist Upon Being Taken Back in a Body and Not as New Men. (By ANN1I4 ' ,tl4 ' I'r1'1,8 .) l14iNto1l, .Marc1 h I . 'I'h.' f11111 se tthl - 1mt1 4lt Iof lth' gre 111:t trans t 41 1414 A' L It III k l' in thi14 'liy ha1,e nar4owv4ed tuod41 y t4 o tlit' I1NN.I4 biw414444 t rill, rIg1l iht hani l1'r1 14d1 fr'Igilht 414''rk4 of lilt' N.'w York, 'T'lh, I44ut' I4 adth Iy th4t' freIght h ndhrllll r Ilnd1 ''lr'k4 IN tht1 o11 f 1 ' 1eing takl(n h1ll4k lii body 1 t41' , ,Itl t t inHg 4 l4 l tr ,'td IN1 ' I'h only i444 l 4,1444n 11114S f14' n1a e b1 y thi4 r4 lroh'.d IN thlat th1'y will take 4m4 k ;ts4 4n4414y 3 n114' 11 41 they I' 11 1 i1d1 Il4'4ie4 i'or 1vilholut Ir,'Judh,1,. The strik4'4r 4441m - 1,'r 4t41oll t 2,1IN9.ll I'rucl'l tlly 4ll lothr4 'lengaged In thi,' .trtlke had ,b ,8l1r ed hi, olrd ler dtu r-lll' ig tih, s4trlie iff t1loday. ( tome of4' tIle ]ll 14 llo'('rlllti ll ft'iltIound I h lr 3Idant44 had 14.4 nl filli d, hul theis w1hol c'ould 4not ri 4 1 4r1n today, I''relyillng on (ov ne1rnur'u ('11 1r 'm11 represeatI' i1 ln that all rtifl' 1u'ltle 1 would he 1ettled In due timt', faced the . ondltions with lmorn or h'vo patience. Banishing the Students. (13y A in44,'l1tt1 d 1l'rem.) l.ondon, Muchl It. - Tio' l1e . 't'l el't - burg c'or'respotdetllt of thell' ''illted sa4y the governor of Mosow and minisnlter (of the Interior, M. lldogulne, have stronigly urged that the '500 tudent's who were arrn'eted recently In Moscow houldt be deported to RJberia, but owing to mildor counrels of Pedu'nt4on, one of the MtiU dents will be setll to Hiberhll, while the others will be banished to various towns and vlll'Iges In In1ulIa. Raise Question of Possession. (Iy Assoclated Press.) Sun ]ranelsco, Mal'chl 15.-). A. Jooll, a deale'r of Manilii, has protested against a duly of $1,000 nsensued agalnst a big WIrl pic'lur4.e he b'Irought over from M4t 1:lla on the lust trip of the Amnerl'rea liner MallrI. Thle pIllure,, whclh lI an Irnmcnsm CtIIVIuaM, In 4 held by thi authorlthI. until thbe duty IN paid 11r ' or the government \walves th rglht to cll,' Il It on the ground that the '1hllJll'sn ar4. Amrerl '1 I)Op4I44N H 4l4IIN. Magnificent Hotel. Hitan FrI'lnclnRo, Marl('h Iat,---'The heir' of the lateI Henmttor Jamiln, (I. Fair will Hoon lerect a InRglllii'ent hotel onl thle lnsummll of Nob 11111, in thiis city. It will front Mason ntreet and extend from Califor nIa to Bua'ramento. Tl'h style will I)e Italian r'eanllnalHlI I1', the ll.atelrial either white terra cotta or bright stone and the cost about $2,000,000. REGISTRY AGENTS APPO'INTED The couInty comnrminloners today ap pointed a nunlber of reg[lntry agents for the forlheomlng school election. They were not able to c'omplete the litt of 29 agents needed, there being seven yet to be aplpointed. 'Ihe names of the aplpointees, subject to correc.tionl, are as follows: 1, Allce (2onwIly; 2, Mandlhe C(urtis; 3, Katle Nor rls; 4, Katie Hullivan; ri, May Hheehan 6, Alice Mooney; 8, It. 8. Clark; 9, Harry J. ('lurk; 10, Helnry Peters; 13, Peter Tobin; I5, George ltllzerl; 10, ,. M. Tow er; 17, Mrs. M. J. Giger; 19, John 'lIghe; 21, Ne'llle ('oIgcrove; 22, Timothy Flogarty; 24, Harath J.. Blend; 26, W. J. Ahcrns; 27, Alice Fogarty. T'he conminssllonlors huve ibell petl tiolned by the residenlts of Sliver 11oW 1Park (to ope1) a new road oil thlle tat frlom the lled of H'ec'ond street to the I'a rk. ACID THROWER GREY IS SANE Frank Gri.y, the acid thrower who u4arlilfled Agnles Downing with a potful of vitriol, has failed to get into the In snun ainyluml 1and he will now be ;rled on a feIloly .hage land plrobably 'sent to prisoln. I)rl'. [,I'l\lti I1and1 Norc(roHS who ex alnelhId (IGrey returned a report to Judge McClern.an finding lirey sane, and agreed with )Dr. Donnelly, who declared Grey a humbug, disagreeing with Dr. Sheeran, who ipronounced (lrey the possessor of a case of life-sized dementia. fl[INZ[-NIPPER COIP UY HAS file ARTICL[ES g - CAPITAL STO* OF THE CONCERN IS GIVEN . NEARLY FOUR MILLI 'DOLLARS. CLEMENTS GENERAL MANAGER Bonded Debt Is Stated to Be Two and One-half Millions Secured by Six Per Cent Gold Bonds on the Property. ('tpe'clili to Inter Mountanlll.) Ilclhint, March 1G.--''he Nipper lt'cn eoltidl lltl 'opper 'company, o',rganietl in thI1 sett'e orl Neut York, tdliy Iiled Its Iarth I e'l' l' of tlll orporatio with tlhe' eIOtO.re Ir'y of 'tate ofr Monianat. ''Ie' amOuttitt of the e'tllpittl stoclk Is given Is $:3T,7l0,000. 'l'th inclorporatort antr diretcll'ti all ireo lttic,,t ey (IltTlorlt l tltH Arthur I'. Il.tinze, of New York eity and Ilt'hurd S. Ilitive'y ofl N...tk, N. Y. ''tte paper' giving power' of aIttortney to Abner' t I 'ltmelntm of Butte I. geetlrt',tl ntta 'tger' Ie etlec tileld. The hltitepnlitt of the corlplli.y, tiled with the eIlslh r tI rll~pier, lut tles It itt le as the' pset len t 1l el I e' I' e'o It ieite l e Mho.utt 'I'lTl(e flI!ot'ielg figure s e a lte Ibo g11 IvC: AL ottl of %eliek pltid h itt n i llontiy), $2,1111.0 pltI It h eo ther etitys, $:1,24h,Ie.( . rThie IIM i of e hl u tinll ll c leltly tNe, given tN folloe N : I"ie te' Ihty-'lxtht ltheI' NIper', $4110, 011u1, 1.. 1 , 1i . It. ' l l l m m t , 5 , 10,01!0. ( tie-.-f tee h of tlte I'ant ell,. $:;e ,elele . F eh izel'l, $1 it' ll,(i0. . Ii lle hal l ' Io 1 e Nlltghtingn thl , $1' .,tell. 'l' ettnly live t'lhtr 1.xll t e Ii.'o Nip pe.r, 42,0I0t0II00III. 1' i ' l1I'-1l| t ,l o theI It, '. Il. 1 .c.. i 1, $", I('1.11 je , 11, Il'h hull o hf Iu , I' r atllt, lll ., in. '.lne $1 0it eI$ lele O el ti t r, LIt. Ilt eli el i .$'. i c),G(II .I , N 'tc r (i 1 l il I "' ' i'.1lt. '.11-t.3'l1' oli hn d411 tlt I the Itbove"-I llnli lel prert"'l'y, hit'te l 'by lhe Nillpper I'ae ill ltitld til 'opper compae rny lof Netc .leJ'.s'y tt1d 1 L'ar' lltled i hb t its c tttpun ly. h(i. ge' KI . Slt cblttton slignre Ihe. etitle tIe11 e 't ln rl. len tt tand ttnl. y tilffor'd aet , re'tl ril'y. More Gold Deposited. (ly Aneah'llted Pras.) New York, Maciihei 15.-A saum of $1,500, 000 gtild was deposited In the sui.treas ury todaly for telegraphio transfer' to S.an I'r'Ieecic, making a total of $3,r00. 000 so lur ilepotilted in eonnection wlth the Tian ]'l'rtall'ho railway ctniolhhtiollh. Snow Storm at Bridget'r. ( ,pe'ical to Inter Mountanl.) lt'idger, March 15.-.One of ie' ste vereset tnow teormis of the win'ter struck lr'ldger yesterdatty afternoon and ke'pt up till night with heavy whi's. The storm has shUatldedIiI this morning, leav ilg about ia foolt of iInow. FLOR[NC- BURNS SHE WAS ARRAIGNED IN NEW YORK COURT TODAY. M'RS. BROOKS ON THE STAND Heard Defendant Make Threats Against Life of Her Son--he Would Not Let Her Boy Marry Defendant. (Ily Associated Press.) New York, March 15.-Florence Burns was airraiglned in the court of special sc.ssions before Justlce Mayer today in the c:ontinuation of the case against her on the charge of shooting Wailter 8. Brooks at the (.len Island hotel sev eral weeks ago. Mrs. Thonras 'Brooks, mother of the dead man, testified. Florence Blurls, said Mrs. Brooks, was a crimlntal ibecause she, Mrs. Brooks, would not let Walter marry her., She also said: "If he does not marry mite I will shoot him and I will shoot to kill." "I unswcered that if she shot him, I would shoot her and then I asked her 'Why don't you kill yourself?'" Mrs. IBrooks said she heard many con versations between her son and Florence Ilurns. The latter, on one occasion, taunted the young man with being a "kid" because he said he did lnot wish to marry as he would then be obliged to leave the home of his parents. Mrs. iBrooks was asked to identify the watcth her son had with him when he was killed. Mrs. Brooks swayed in her chair and would have fallen to the floor, had not ia friend hurried to her aid. She was carried frocm the room in a faint. BIDDING FORK TI BIG FIGOT (By Associated Press.) San Francisco, Cal., March 15.--The opening of the bids for the fight between Bob Fitzsimmops and J. J. Jeffries, which was to have taken place at 9 this morning wai postponed until this even ing, owing to the non-arrival of Jeffries and his manager, Billy Delany.. They are on their way to Saa Fran cisco from Los Angeles, but are delayed by a railroad wreck at Vallejo. It Is very probable that the contest will go to some club on the Pacific coast. The Yosemite and Twentleth Century clubs of San Francisco and a Los An gales club are prepared to do some lively bidding. The San FrancisCo club was also repre sented at the meeting and it is under stood: its bid was 80 per cent nt the receiptS.