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DAILY INTER MOUNTAIN
teesud Every Evening, Exopt lunday. I.1ER MCUNTAIN PUBLISHING CO Address all mail to Inter Mountain Publishing coumpany. 20 West Granite Street. Butte. Mont. Omclal Papor of Silver .:ow County and City of Butte. SUBSCRIPTION ILATES. Per year, by mail, in advance......$7.50 E. carrier. per month................ .75 WEDNSDI)AY, MAY 7, 19102. Butteo sPalnked Spokan.ll. but Wttle s. ttled Iutte in the opening ga.iL(. Ililt walt till the s'ere.s i pllyd a'id obserle Ihow n.atters settle down. In hunting about for causes for th. Incerase In the prlce (If Ibef, do not ivuer look the enormlouR export bhI:liN.ss that lhas e.n going on In dres...t and live ,eof. We have been dotlng quit.e a bit In this linte fir the w"stern s.e .of the ncntinent. If Atlneri lnn lire pa iln;i ;I high price fr beef folreign h)ef-el;ItirS have hbeen doing likewise, aind lhsll tmoney has hl.l hll 'malll IbaIk hIre. The I' are lIghts anid shlades In all pie t U res. There Is no du(tlll but the n:lllertring (L'rep. lti:itn It' hlargely llrespo.sI.lI(b for the "spotted feve('r' " tll othler d-ia sse5.s that have heen prevallnl in sert lols of the Norhw\i.st. The ('rie s the .seilves in thIr dens Ignortaticiie attribute the 'urgitel to W.tt r lpol|.oned byy a rtttlte s lnake sw-. ntii ng In i t. lillt thefet 14 ai very s.ltrtng prolbability Ihat It I.s lut to theI filt ly hailts of fh L Indians. It $",ptniatdl and the gifitiA unsanitarylll elof i nill fit0 fl it th e y hin. ll lItl. iXL e II' " condition In wlich ibth y to, pl ll,- tIr(., of Havtanla that lbred I-oi. in It it -'Ity anIl. spriea It tli A.eII h'i l porl. i I',o lo Il'a ttis., Io trilll. ai t a le u igaI ion.Ill ,W e note an ll no o11Ity h il t"n\ t lllnll t in 1It tvrhead etnuny. The Ineurplra late a yield of from 20 Ito a gafllons of lubricating oil to the ton of shall. lutte capital Is Interested ill a comlai iy organized fori a silfilar Ilpuiflose and which hall alreadly mane sulatIllliltal progress. As this shale exists In Beaver head and other ounties iln prat lleltly lnexhalust ibfle ieas s t.it. . prsfl.el1s of MIontana developing aIt unitiui gilld, industdy am(,ong tihe richt resour1lllies of the state, aret at least fair. ' i if satl shale is found In Ittah ait a U alt lake company Is now prodllucng front it a commerhial oil of excelltent uality. an.a.. it an F, ..lhll I . l1I .. M rnn. rna ."annil.n \ pNotwILenstaInRting u lrercnceS croppIng up between capital and lalbor in m.t ters of wagrs, hours and unionisum, there are at the same time numerous signs indicating a sentimental (ti be tween the emplover e land his lempld loyes. This was pleasantly exclmpclited in uhl cago the other day whcon the sum of $75,000 was divided among the 90 em ploycs of the Metropolitan National bank, which has just boen consolthidatled with the First National of that city. The sums given to the emoploycs, which included all from the uolice boys to $ he vice president, ranged frow $50 to $15,000. Another case ld that of Mr. Mehllurg, who recently sold his Atlantic, Knoxvillo & Northern railroad, and out of the lpro coeds gave the general manager of the road $25,000, and sent for the last months payroll for the purpose of making a gift of money to each of the 1,000 elmploys. FIGURES THAT MEAN GOOD TIMES. The census bureau's figures on manu facturing industries In Ponnsylva:nia, which will scon be Issued in detail, may be taken as an Index to the business cen. ditions of the entire country, for when tactories and mills are busy it means steady employment for labor and general prosperity. These fIlgures are full of il terest for both labor and capital and show that the number of manufacturing establishments in the state in 1900 were 62,185, as compared with 39,339 in 1890. The capital invested in manufacturing is shown to be $1,551,000,000, as cocimpared with $991,000,000 10 years ago. The total wages paid were $332,000,000, as compared with $263,000,000. It Is shown that 574,000 men, 16 years and over, are enlmployed in manufactu ling, and earn $293,697,000 annually, while 12,000 women, 10 years and over, work in manufacturhing estab lishments, and earn $33,000,000. There are 83,000 children under 16 years e:lmployed in factories in the state, and their earn ings are $5,307,000 annually. The value of manufactured products annually is $1,830,000,000. The whole number of wage earners engaged In manufactures is 733,834, or 11 0-10 per cent of the entire populatlon. The value of land and build Ingis invested in manufactures is 13 0-10 per cent of tile value of all assessed property In the state. The bulletin from which these fa'ts are obtained shows that the rnanufac ture of iron and steel is the most inn portant industry in the state. 'The 291 establishments reported in 1900 gave em ployment to 110,864 wage earners, or 15.1 per cent of the wage earl'ners emn)loyed in the state, and the products were value at $434,44.1,200, or 23.7 per cent of tt total value of the products of the stat in 1S00 there were 311 esta~blishment 92,473 wage earners, and products vailu at $2614,571,624. The lncreaup In the valt of products during the decade was $169 873,576, or 64.2 per cent. There are nearly 4,000 wage earnei employed in the Industry of reflnin petroleum, not Including the thousand employed In the producing brandh of th IPennsylvlnnta ranked firRt In the num her of st..lnm lorcomotives built in 1900 irodltlling more than one-half the totl for the I'nlled tatlles; second In mete wolrklng mrnlllchinry, and set'ond In pump Intg nlac'hllnery. The exportation of loco moltives from IPennsylvania to Eurol,:ii Ilmarklets begaln lii 1tI, and has continue inlcretlsinglly up to the present time. Ii 10r66 works were organizell d in 'littabur t.whictih still exlIt, anda have lnow I (':l p;laoly of 300 Ilocmnttiotve I per year( ThI'er nre lit el ahllshtlilnts engages In the Ilar (ons1rull.Lon awL l g('eneral shoil \or'k of N itarn rmIrlrlf coIp.ni p IIue I Il0,, ,ilth 28.,54 '1 wage eiarners, iatl prod Iltls value'd at $13l,0 .5.171. In 18.0 tlhe.r NITLtD COPPIR. STheI Nw Ylfrk I on ilv Iiii l, which I a, I hItt':il"g newll atlt' i' l:tatt Ilot d all huirs·.4 11en1lerlIprI les with ain unblI)l.ei ,ye,, dOnes 11 t la e It lai rth'i' l:rly e.n 1hi r..islt , view of hle I ei., ze hit ied All .rtil I lii ir ei'Illlllltity. In our M.: i nlI n'r IOI i'll, r tn t tola. y weo repro lutu, \with 4l iu(,' . Judicel , the. ('nCommtr eretl's disser. iL ' of this i 'entI'I r , tlri l here I. nil i II,h IIn the . kvii ( llit givet hi pe tti tl t hlill'rts f the flih. ls of the lne'w ico The hmanoreinl'.s valuntiro of the popelitles whihl have ioon "taken over.' to lat'ke up the nIOw le iiue m:Iri ln I. wlh ly diffr.,' t from the vailul tio p till Im ni th'm by 91r. Ileln himself 1, 't ilh 1i 1e l'ures up 4ii1l spreads. blh nrt the hivesting putblill the glittlring toltlt of $\$),0.10 l000. To arrive it this total it I:+ ap .ltent that th . .llhe ili'. lleinzt hiills, whi i are indi.l nl *I il lh1 rali inl ,unl ena1. ts I le has to offer 1 h4 . 1ubi, ii r.lmtrn fur it, , sh anl l oin, llen ,e. \Ve are surprised ' t tld I'lr l lthat s. illt tied t, nu sl.tetlh.-ss ai frlhield of ohn lIrh*' "s weo all knosw Mr. Ihlnze to he, |ilt not ao rel',lred the!.l NS erltIng l in \hiclt they mnulil have an m,,i.el."r run fr thelh lnl rl ,1-. TiE PLOPLE AND lilt COURTS. I11 itlO|lhr p."il't Wi\t 1o.nt 1 1 Il oIeC iolln fron the 0Fo1't IrliIton lltiver I'tCHes tit thdt "A JlIthil Sa:lndul," in which th, a1e-, lltlr t ,i Hs ( IlII lt 'l hl)' llt t rl.l rl:klrl.1 concln''l'llll It rOcent ur( t lll' .pis/ od;, ll this city, tand talkes th view whicth very s.l-' ospeclting lma 1 of Montanla I11ut1 take, that the standals affectinlg the judtlalry of Slivor ltow countly arte to hte ploiorel ast reflecting a olndition calculalteil to "give Maonltaltlai ctoulrts a reputat.lion that will cause all odl citlzns thel dleepest regret." 'l'h is the position which the Inhter Mtountain hais taken, nlid it undoubtedtlt ly expresses the attitude of th,, general public. The Ipeople of Monltlana ca(nnot l'ffordl to have tithe ilpression go atbroad, whether true or falsto, that ((Iturts here iarel conducted on allI l il opera houffe hasis 111a1 that justict ats represelintedl in the lower ('OUrtI--Lthe perople's (courts-Is a (irtl iture' t1 Itt Joke. Fortunately for the good natme of Mton. t;tlit the lower (courts of tile stalte, withI the exc'eption noted, are hleld in tlhe highest respect, the decisions of which are rI'arlly (revere'd \\'hen they reach the lsupremlle court of the state. It is Inlportant thatt all courts int the state should be thus respected, anti when tlhey are not the situation ibecomes one for the serious consltderationl of every citizen who has the intierest of his own firetla'te and the good of the conmmon wealth at heart. MORE WOE. 'lhel appolntmentlt of (barge W. Huf fakIer to be postmaster at IlHelena i nollther pilitical development ill M.1n LIanI calculated to give the able editor of the IBozoman Avant C'ourier, the organ of the anti-C'arterlNcs, a deep and lusting pain. It may be expected that the next Issue of iUOZeinan's powerful engine of thought will be running at the r;te of a million revolutions a minute and choking ouzeman and its inviron monts with steam. It Is plain--painfully plain--that this appointment was made by Mr. Roosevelt without calling up the anti-Carter faction, which has its head quarters, hindquarters and habitat in the Avant Colurler oflice. Therefore one woe doth tread upon another's heels and somebody must smoke for it. Another mighty petition will be sent to Wash ington forthwith, provided the Northern Pacific railroad is able to supply the equipileIt to c(arry it. A Wireless :upid. I[ oston. Herald.] My own little lovie-dovie, I cannot live without y\u, and when my wireless tele graph system is firmly established, you, my little dear, can send and receive love mcssage, wthout wires. This will do for a sample of what the newest invention is going to do for ach ing hearts, if we may accept this testi mony of the latest claimant of it. First Office Boy-1 read in de paper about a kid wo't had two great-great grand mothers, a great-great-grand father an' a whole bunch o' great-grand mothers and great-grandfathers. Second Otlice Boy-Gee! He oughter see a lot o' baseball games die seas)n, Philadelphla IRecord, PEOPLE WE MEET. "Railroading In Alaska In handicapped by grizzly bears," said Fred C. Moore of White Pass to Grizzlies Ride on day. "That may e Hand-cars. sound like a sur prising statement, but It is a fact. Nearly every day see. tlin men on the Whlte' Pass & Yukon railroad habandlon their work and take to the mountalns, leaving a bear In full a poselaslon of the right of way. "Not long ago section men were bowl Ing along the railroad on a hand-c4r. In rounding a curve they saw She of them a bear. Every mother's son jump.ed and the car went on. ruin I raised himself on his hind legs and when the car caIne down he bordec it as handily as a bum would have done. "You don't believe it, but it Is a fact, that the bear rode until he reached the next section two mllhs away and then I h soplpe.d the car and got off and mncalndtered up to his home In the moun tain. "This 'trip made a big hit wltlj tb.e, heai'r and nearly every day he chases a hand-car gang and takes a ride----'t "I suppose you c'an give the name Ample Proof ,of of the be ar?" asked Bear's Identity. th'h man to whoml Mr. Moor.e way talking, and he replied: ".uiire, It's 'Mike.' " "Itlp Van Winkle was a lucky man," sa:ld Adolph lhellbronner, "hut the ven eirable old man who Lucky Mulligan 'bowled up' In the Saves ('atskill mountains, His Money. was not as lucky as a young man by thei name of Mulligan, who is employed ait t'olulmba Gardens. "a':rt of Mulligan's dllties are to feed the. white swans and It was one of the krclce'iful creaturi's that saved a fat wallet for Mulligan the other day. "Mulligan had $18,; In hills tucked ;iway in It tobaco slck. W'hile about tih lake at the park he' lost the wallet lnd never missed it for several hours. "Mulligan almost collplcsed when hei 'didl cilies the puirsel and, without loss or HIIsic, retlraced his steps to the swan pond. "It wals evident that one of the swans se;w thie wallet drop from his pocket, and with the c'halracteristie greed of a duck, i're.','.' d to gobble It. "II someinI way the swan ran its liing nick through the string on the sack iof iiioney where it was founid lby Mul ligliil. . OUR FREE PARLIAMENT.. Letters From the People on Topics of p General Interest. ri To the Ediltor of the Inter Mountain: v i nothie, by a press dlislpatch that the h street cat'ir mn of San l"i:n'lsco are now tl out ii Itin dmalnd for lonlger hoiurs, and i thait this ,rlnaund has been grantedl. (oinly a few weeks g, t iihese Imen were IIn strike dlnemanding linore Jny and shrter hours llnd in tills they were sue 'ossful. Now, they deimutnd and get longer holiurs, thie object being to secure mnore pay. Now that they deltand Ilng -r hours I li olrder toi llrevent othlers fron making a pitaneti fir themselves and their familie's I sl ,ggest that thei iiin Fral' oi.icit i street car nunl us. L the co;It of alms I co'y i' of ithe British Ilon and unicorn, except.l hat in pilaice of the lion they i sibstitute a donkey and in place of the unilr'orn i fai'ii-sized long-snootted Ameri can pig. .J. t. C. (2 BIutte, May 6. PERSONAL. loralce Day of New Ilaven, Conn., ,wns the comp.ltlete biedchanmber set that belonged to Lord Percy, who commanded ' the re-enforceiments of the British troops I at Lexington on April 19, 1775. The furnl ture caie to him from a long line of New England unctestors. 'M. (heorges ITygnes, the Frenlch minis-. t:r of public instruction, having refornped French spelling and syntax by offloIal decree, is going to Issue an offlclcal French grammar, which will lie the only one used in French schools. He has also ap. pointed commissions to revise the Latin, (reek, English and (lerman grammars. Mr. James (hlaisher, the meteorologist, i Is 93 years of age. Forty years ago, says the New York Sun, he made one oZ the most remlarkable hIalloin ascensions on record. Hle was ablle to reach a height of 28,000 feet bIefore he bIecame unconsgolus, and the ballooln lirobalbly reached 35,000 i0 feet before his companion, Mr. Coxwell, managed to pull open the valve. I "Miss Azaleno Earle, formerly of Portland, but latterly a "hello girl' of I1 San Francisco, is now Mrs. William Hal- a leek Deiming, and will travel in Europe with her husliand this sunmmer," says the a Portland Oregonian. "Mr. Deming, who is a man of wealth, was attracted by her soft anlld gentle voice In calling 'Num- 1 ber?' through the telephone, and ac- , quaintance and marriage followed. If the voices of the telephone girls in this city p have lately become Indistinct through a muffled sweetness, the above announce ment accounts for it," "anna in Demand. [Washington Post.] Senator Hanna has been given an op portunity to earn money. An enterprls- I ing Chautauqua manager has asked hlim to make a circuit of some 18 Chautau quas in the South and Middle West, and a has offered him $10,000 if he will sign a contract to speak at these 18 places. Mr. Hanna, the enterprising manager said, n could fill the whole circuit in a month, and he was surprised when the senator would not entertain his offer. "It's as much money as he gets for serving two years in the senate," remarked the dis appointed manager. Senator Hanna has received an invlta tl(n from every republican state conven tion thus far held to le present and make an address. He has been asked to deliver I diplomas at 20 colleges, while the re quests for his presence from young ladle,' seminaries and minor educational insti tutlons are too numerous to count. In fact, the applications for his appearance l-ave becolme so freqluent mnat tils see ictary is kept busy declining them. Mr. 1-Janna siglns the letters and smiles when he writes his autograph in a bold hand o at the bottom. And even his autograph Is not without itn value. He was asked not long ago to open a fair out In Ohio, ana wrote " that it would he iiiposslble for him to attend. The clever managers of 'the fair at once put up his letter ianid auto or.on h ,. ,,,+ . ..1 . ., A JUDICIAL SIANDAL. [For't enton tlver Press.] Recent sensational proceedings in the district court of Silver Bow county call attention to a long record of very pe culiar circumstances In connection with mining litigation in that part of the state. Itival Interests have appeared in court from time to time, to secure pro tction for their alleged property rights. or to obtain judicial permission to at tack the property rights of others, and decisions or orders have been delivered from the district bench In favor of one or the other of the applicants. A large proportion of these, however, have been reversed by the supreme court-a result which, In effect, is a rellection upon the legality or personal honesty of the ju dicial tribunal that was turned down. The latest Incident In this connection in a judicial scandal In which Judge Harney is the central figure. In a mining case pepding in his court, two attorneys produced affidavits to which the judge took exceptions and promptly convicted the legal gentlemen of con tempt of court. He committed them to jail and ordered them to pay a fine rof $500 each, but the supreme court comes to the rescue and says these men are not guilty of any offense and that Judge Harney exceeded his authority in send ing them to prison and Inflicting a fine This Is the culmination of a series of events in which the supreme court has restrained or supervised the actions of district judges in Silver Bow county within the past few months. Numerous cases might be recited In which Judge ('lancy has been called down, and In which decisions rendered by Judge Har ney have been set aside by the supreme court as defective In law and an Injust Ice to the parties affected. It is of al most weekly occurrence that the district court of Silver Bow court is reversed by the higher tribunal and practically con victed of incompetence or malfeasance In office. These proceedings are assuming the nature of a judicial scandal which threaten to bring the courts of Mon tuna into disrepute. It is broadly Inti mated that the judiciary of Silver Bow county is controlled by wealthy mining Interests in whose favor so many re markable decisions have been made, and that the intervention of the supreme court is necessary to protect valuable property against the evil designs of an unscrupulous syndicate. Such a state of a:ffairs, f it actually exists, will give Montana courts a reputation that will calusi ;all good cltizens the deepest re gret. These controversels between the sul preme court and the district court )f Sil ver how county reflect up)on the integ rity or ability of the latter. If the llI ver Fow Judiciary is Incompetent or dis honest, and needs constant supervision, the people of that part of Montana are in a most unfortunate plight. POINTED PARAGRAPHS. Self-love is preferable to self-neglect. Art at best can only turn out a poor countelfelt of nature. Some men's idea of progress is to stand and w\atl'h others go backward. It requires a lot of nerve to tell some men the things they ought to know. After striving for tlhe almighty dollar many a man strives to get rid of It. One trouble with most of our modern thoughts is that they were original with the ancient thinkers. If you want a large bill for your small change all you have to do is consult a lawyer or a doctor. After celebirating the twenty-fifth an niversatry of :her birth a girl begins to hcpe that something will 'happen to the bible containing the family record. FOLLY AS IT FLIES. Burroughs-Fine bracing weather, Isn' it? Sharpe-No; it's too cold to unbuttol my overcoat and reach for my mol',y if that's what you mean.-Philadelphih Press. Old Rockscy-I doubt, my dear whether this young minister is able p support you. Miss Rocksey-Why, papa, his salar; is $7,500. Old Rlocksey-I know it is, my dear but does he get it?-New York Sun. "Yes," said the doctor, "I really be lieve automobiling will tend to make ui a more active and athletic people." "Ah! You mean the people who wall and dodge."-Philadelphia Press. "Beg pardon," said the suspicious looking character meeting Subbubs in tht dark street, "but what time have you?' "Just enough to catch my train," re plied Subbubs as he hastened on.-Phil adelphia Press, WOMAN'S GOSSIP. Pongee is a craze almost. One sees airy, fairy, gossamer-Ilk) fabrics. lHand-painted sashes for bridesmald, are a novelty from Paris. The white vogue is to continue indefl t.itely, according to Dame Fashion. Forty-iach lawns are much sought, at cutting to so much greater advantage. Dainty, pichturesque, simple styles ol mlaking are to prevail in dressdom this A surall skirt with taffeta ruffles is tihr latest idea in silks underskirts. The reason is obv\ilot. Salmon pink satin panne is used to de velol) the three-inch girdle on many a Very swagger gown. The foulard shirt-waist suit is to be the personflliation of smnartness for coo or rainy days out of town. Lace stripes combined with stand-oul cord effects are among the most pro'oml nent features of the silk world, The daintlly-flowered bouquets of the Dolly Vard'en stuffs make the most ehl rinnlg .urnuner costumes mileady hal had 'or smllle time. News [The " "State Montana Huffaker Postmaster. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Helena, May 7.-The news of the ap I pointment of George W. Huffaker, post I master of Helena to succeed A. J. Fisk did not come as a surprise. Mr. Huffa. ker had the indorsement of the local as well as the state committee. Raymond Is Wanted. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Boulder, May 7.-Officers are sasnhing for a young man named Raymond, who is accused of stealing money and Jew elry to the amount of $1,000. Raymond has been working at the Boulder Hot Springs hotel as clerk and waiter for the past few months, and Saturday drew his wages, borrowed $7, and in the even ing disappeared. Jurors' Fees. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Helena, May 7.-Attorney General Don ovan at the request of J. F. Wagner, chairman of the board of commissioners of Lewis and Clarke county, has g:ven an opinion relating to jurors' fees. The attorney general says that a Juror must have been sworn before he can collect a fee. He cannot collect per diem unless he is accepted as a juror in a cas*e. Barbers Take Action. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Missoula, May 7.-Barbers' uniort members met last night in the Flor ence hotel shop. They decided to raise the price of pompadour hair cutting tc 50 cents, egg shampooing to 50 cents and honing razors to 50 cents. Shops will open at 7:30 in the morning and closr at 11 o'clock at night instead of 12. Charged With Arson. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Helena, May 7.-Evidence accumulates in Judge Smith's court against Arthur Green and Calvin Devols, who are being tried for arson in the second degree. It i'4 charged they set fire last ('hrlstmas to the barns and haystacks of H. J. Herrin of Wolf creek, burning up about $10,000 worth of property. Evidence has been of. fered of threats the accused made to other parties that they would burn Ilerrin out. Two Judges Sit. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Helena, May 7.-An argument was presented to the supreme court today with only two justices. This was be cause (hief Justice Brantly was disqual ified and no district Judge was available. The case argued was ('arr, Rider & Adams vs. Floyd Classer, appealed from the district court of I)eer Lodge. It is an action to enforce a mechanic's lien upon an Anaconda building erected by T. C. Davidson. New Lumber Company. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Missoula, May 7.-Superintendent O. J. McConnell of the Western Lumber com pany is here from Butte. The company has transferred its interest in the lumber yard to the Western Montana Flouring company. The business will be under the direction of G. A. Lauzier, who will succeed to the management of the flour mill in place of Mr. Rite, who has re signed. The new company has entered into an agreement with the carpenters by which the latter will work 10 hours at $4 per day. Increase Price of Stock. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Helena, May 7.-Consolidated mining company directors organized under the laws of South Dakota, met at the Helena hotel yesterday. Included among the claims the company is operating is the somewhat famous John Beahm property from which $10,000 in gold was taken from a space in the mountalh six feet long, four feet wide and only 33 feet deep. The company has decided to in crease the price of the stock in the treasury from 25 cents to 35 cents a share. Change at Red Lodge. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Red Lodge, May 7.-Red Lodge Is now under a new corps of city officers. Of fleers elected at the Sgilng election all took office at the council last meeting. C. C. Bowlen succeeded William Larkin as mayor, L. J. McLean became city treasurer In place of Ed Olcott, C. O. Grandstorm yielded up his position as police magistrate to Louis P. Schiller, and Messrs. W. A. Talmadge, Barney Hart, Frank Sell and William Haggerty became the aldermen. It is a change all around and Red Lodge has not seen the like in many years. Late Spring Season. (Special to Inter Mountain.) Helena, May 7.-The regular weekly crop report of Section Director E. J. Glass, issued yesterday afternoon, shows that the season Is at least two weeks behind that of last year. "The weather still remains cool and crops, grass and vegetation in general are making progress very slowly with few exceptions, says the report. "The weather has been more favorable over the west portion of the state. Rain and snow were general in the central and east sections, which has thoroughly soaked the ground, and all that is needed is warm weather. Town Herder Hired. (Specild to Inter Mountain.) Mlssoula, May 7.-It was generally un dcrstood that William Logan was to get the place of town cow-herder at last night's council meeting, but the mayor offered for the consideration of the coun cil the name of Robert Reick. He was confirmed, but none of the aldermen knew why Reicck was nominated in place of Logan. Logan met withlli a slight accident on the night of April 3 by fall ing out of the hose wagon while the department was making a run to answer an alarm. He was not seriously injured, but he put in a bill for $10 for damages end the council paid It. That cost Logan the good will of the council and Reick got the job. Ping-Pong. Ping to me only with thine eyes, And I will pong with mine; We twain may win the challenge cup If ping with pong combine. The craze that In my soul doth rise - Is doubtless keen In thine; I'll take the role of pilnger up SOAP Caution The balance of this week we offer special bargains in soap. Any Box of Soap in Our South Window 25c It Is needless perhaps to caution poople against using Impure soap for the toilet and bath. No one uses harmful soaps willingly, but may use them unwittingly. You are most apt to get right soa. at a reliable drug store; for in stance, you never saw a bit of gen ulne Castile soap sold anywhere but at a drug store. We have $20 gold pieces to give away. See sign In window. Newbro Drug Co. North lain St., Butte. Largest drug house in the state. James E. Keys, Pres. & Gen. Mgr. The Afternoon Paper Of the Great Northwest The Butte Daily Inter Mountain Established Twenty-One Years, Gives to Adver tisers Most For the Money r em Here's Your Chicago Train t The Electric-Lighted Lim Ited, rbetween St. Paul and a Ohicago, via the Burling a ton Route. It's a wondrously beau tiful train. Bright as day from headlight to rear t platform. Homelike as your own home. Luxuri ous as the finest hotel. You will enjoy your trip East if you take the Bur S lington Limited. P. S.--Take the St. Louls Special via Billings and y save time to Omaha, Kan sas City, St. Louis and I EVERYWHERE beyond. H. F. RUQER, Agent, 35 rast Broadway, Butte. MIeL N. U. . EQUR General Agent, lIIIIngs. Mont. Tor C 1 iOO GRANOt Travel During the fall and Winter Season The journey to the East e Salt Lake City and clong the sbc.rs of the Great Salt Lake through beautiful Glenwood, Colorado Springs and Denver is one of un. interrupted delight in winter as well as summer. In fact, the fall and winter seasuen ,4 .w 4 aw grandeur and charm to the travel scenes and infuses an element of variety and beauty to the unsur passable wonders along the Rio Grande Western and Denver & Rio Grande lines. Through Sleeping and Dining Car servio. Personally conducted weekly excursions. For rates or information apply to, Ticket Office W. . McOBRD> 47 E. Broadway, Butte. Cen. Agent GEORGE W. HEIINTz, ALsistant Gen, Pase. Agt., Salt Lake o(ttw.