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THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
VOL. XXII NO. 54 Wether Forecast. BUTTE, MONTANA, TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 20, 1902. Fair, Probable Showers. PRICE FIVE CENT S RECOYEA THE BODIES FROM BURNING COAL MINE Only Thirty-four Corpses Thus Far Been Taken Out of the Great Shaft. BUILD MONUMENT IN HONOR OF THE DEAD Air Is Being Pumped Into the Mines But the Stench From the Burning Bodies Inside Is Unbearable-As Near as Can Be Learned There Are One Hun dred and Eighty-seven Dead. tily AS,.5 O IA'T:D I HI':;S.s.1 Coal C'reek, T"ln.. May 20.- The hodies of 34 victims of the terrific expllosion at the Fratervile coal mine yesterday lay in the old supply store ready for burial today. All the bodies will be buried ini the cemetery just cast of town on a litt!c mound where the L'nited Mine W\orkers of America will lie asked to raise a fund to build a imonument to the dead. Five hliuncdred women were present to identify the bodies, if possible. 'h lie burials beg:ian at noon, als sonll of the bodies were trrn and charred and a hasty intermlent \,ais absolutely lnecessary. Two bodies have their heads comlpletv:ly severed. The identilied dead whose bodie s have been recovered and tlhose known to bie still in the mine and supposed to le dead number 187. Superintendent George ('Cap and others who worked all nlight have gone alhiniit through the entire course of Fraterville Thistle mines and are now assured that the missing are in the romnts and wings leading from the main channels. Although air is being pumped into the mines, a sickening stench has arisen from the corpses inside and men find it al most impossible to work without stimu lants. GRINROD CASE TO BE SENSATIONAL PROF. TRAPHAGEN SAID TO HAVE FOUND EVIDENCES OF POISON IN HIS ANALYSIS OF STOMACH. TELLS CORONER JOHNSON RESULT OF EXAMINATION Arrives in Town From Bozeman and It Is Said Will Show That Man Di:d Frcm Effects of a Drug-Arrests Probably to Follow After a Consulta tion With the Coroner. sPl : IAl. '1 In t 'l1' 1 1 N5i( 'ITAl N. zozem:an. May 20.-- Pro. J. \V. Traphliagen, Iprofes.,r ,f chemistry at the State Agricultural college, left here this mnorning for Iutte with the collntents of the stomach and kidneys of .lames Grind rod, thle man whose mysterious death is the subject of an examinatiol by the authorities of Silver Ilow col:uy. It was rumored this morning that Prof. Traphagetn had found poisoll in the stomach of the dead man and while the nature of the poison was not known, it was learned that there was an unllmistakable evidencee of a drug of a deadly character. PROF. TRAPHAGEN. The organs have been in the college lab oratory since last Thursday and Prof. Traphgen has been engaged in making a very careful analysis of the conteurs, Arrests to Be Made. Arrests will be tmade in Butte as soon as the evidence is submitted and an at tempt is being made to keep the evidence secret. It will be remembered that (Irindrod died at his home, No. Ii t9 South Arizona street, Sunday May ii, and although he was around during the day and left his home in the best of health and spirits, he was found ini the wine room of Fitz maurice's saloon on Utah avenue in a stu pified condition. At the request of Dr. J. T'. Murray the coroner was notified, and so convinced was he that there was fouil play that he ordered a post-morter investigation, which was held at the Tachell undertaking rooms last Traphagen has been engaged in making a very careful analysis of the contents. Analysis Is Made. At their request, the digestive organs and their contents were forwarded to Prof. Emil Starz of Helena, one of 'the FRENCH SOUADRON IS AT CRONSTADI PRESIDENT LOUBET AND THE CZAR OF ALL THE RUSSIAS MEET AND EXCHANGE GREETINGS. FRENCHMAN REVIEWS THE RUSSIAN FLEETS Czar Arrives Almost Simultaneously W.th the French President-Many Nctid Russians and Thousands of Sight seers-The Port Was Elaborately Decorated and Flags Displayed. 'ItY ASSOCIATErI I.1ttsS.] Cronstadt. Ru sin, May .o.--Tlhe French rsquadtlron escortitng the arnltortq( cruiser Monit Cahn. hav ting I'residrtnt ILoubet on uard. was sighted at about o'clock this ,:orning, sinwly picking its way throught the grcat blocks of ice still incumlbering the lower channel. The weather was extreit. ly cold and it was raining interimittently. The port was clabo,..tely decorated. \Welcoming mottoes w\ere to be seen everywh re. (reat crowds assembled on the quatys and they minglerd their cheers with the salutes from the ships atld forts, as the Moult C';hn cltered the harbor, where she was quickly surrounded by hundreds of small boats fill,:d with enthusiastic sightscers. T'he imuperial yacht Alexandria. with th czatr on boutrd, arrived almost sittmul taIncoutsly w:th Frtench sq at.ro;. Accot, p;:o:'iug the czar were the czarewith, the Guand Ituke Mich;al. brother of his ma jtsty: ('ttm t .uin.amsdoTrff. the mlinlister of foreign affairs: the .Marquis de Monte bellt, the French ambassador at St. I'eters buirg. the (rand DI)uk Alexis, the high admiral of Russia and their brilliant suites. The (;rand I)uke Alexis boarded the Mont (almu anod. aft' r Presidtent Iou.ct had briefly reviewed the Russian flat, he escorted the lr1:id it ont boardl the Alex anlra, where the grcit ings exchangCd Ic tweeu thle czar ;utld .1. Loubct were Illst cordial. OPENING ENGAGEMENT WITH MEAT PACKERS Case Is Now Being Heard by Judge Grosecup in the United States Circuit Court. r IV ASS. OTIATIED iil r s.] Chicago, May o,.---The first engagement ill the open. Ibetacen the Unitcd St:ates and the iackers known a, tihle 'big six." I.egan at , o'clock today when Unitcd States I)is trict Attorney .ethlca. before Judtge G;ros cup ill the LUite States circuit coulrt, made a mlotion for a temporary restrain ing order. All that has gone before has been but light skirmiishing, or the laying out of lines of attack and defense. As soon as curt was reconvened after the noosn recess.. Attorny Ictlihca was gil. l recgnition. Ile a;.skd the privilegie of calling the attention of the court to tile case of the Unit(cl S;ates of America vs. Swift & (0. and uti,:rs, for such is the lega Ititic of the nuts famlollls suit involv ing the exintelnce of the allege[ bIeef trust. lie reald the bill praying for a temporary rei(lrnining order and to sustain the peti tion, read from a greet btndle of allidavits,. All ~f these ailleged the same t,,diti ns ill the tct traIl llc, lwhicll tave. bIeent set forth in the hill alrcadly Ilulitshed, each taking up somne particular phase of the al legationls. WARSHIPS IN GREAT DANGER United States and British Warships Almost Enveloped in Another Flow of Lava and Gas From Mount Pelee. fnv ASSOi( LI tIl I.H.s.] Fort de F"rance, 1:May 2o.- 'Iie expedlition sent to recover the bodies of the American am! British consults at St. Pierre yesterday Inearly resulted in a fearful horror. The vessels taking part in the expedi tion were the tiiited Stites steamship Po toaii c asnd the IBritish cruiser Ildefatiga l,he. The Potomac, under tle cEomnnand of Lijeut. enijamnin McCormick. arrived there first at II o'clock in the morning and land. ed working parties. One party went to the site of the Anmerl. canl consulate, and the other, headed by I ieutenant McCormick, went to the north end of the town, to the spot where the British consulate stood, from where the lieutenant could see Mount 'elec and ino ticed that a huge colulnr of simoke ald gas was ipouring out of the crater ill a malnl ner similar to the eruption of May 7 last. Acted Promptly. lie thereupon rushed to the site of the American conlsulate and ordered all hands to the boats. The American sailors pickedl utip a heavy metallic coffin in a wooden case, contaiining the remains or the United States consul, Thomas T. Prentiss, and car ried it to a boat. The American party was in immediate most noted chemists of the \Vest, but in his absence the organs were sent to Pro fessor Traphagen, who arrived in the city this afternoon. Much concern is felt by the relatives of the dead man at the result of the pro fessor's examination, and if the report from Bozeman today is borne out by his evi dence, Butte is about to see the beginning of another mysterious murder case. WORK OF SUNDAY'S TORNADO IN TEXAS NINETY-THREE DEAD, ONE HUN DRED AND THREE INJURED IS NET RESULT REPORTED. HISTORIC LITTLE CITY OF GOLIAD SWEPT AWAY Reports From Various Portions of the State Show That the Damage by the Storm Is Widespread-Governor Say ers Appeals for Help and Railroads Will Haul Provisions Free of Charge. (l Y ASSii( IA'ITI:D PrESS.] (;oliad, Tex.. Nay .o.-Ninety-two dead and o03 iinjtured is the result of the ter riileC woirk of Suinday's tornado. I'This historic little city was literally swlept from end to endl by the rusliing witnils adl i5" houses were razed to the gr:oud by the shocK. (If the hundred or more injured it is believed thiat : will die. In response to tic appeal of (;overnor Sayers subserip tions have been raised in mIany of the :larger cities and; food ;nitl other neces sitics are Iow on the way to (;oliad. The Solthern Pacific ollicials announce that that road will transport all supplies free of charge. The mililtry cimnpany from Victoria is on duty here and the shliers are giving asi;sta.tce where they can. Many bodie. we're Ii,'ridi in the city today. Rpoits froml various portions of the state show the da;imiage of the storm is oi:hiepreald. Tol clhurches were wrecked at S..hiloh iulti sctieral houses were demtol ished. At lien Iaur three hulis's were de stroyed ald three ier. lls were reported killed there. John (;rnitan was seriously injuredl at 'l'horndihle, where several houtls were wrer.eked. IMPROVED INTER, MOUNTAIN A New Dress Isn't Donned Without a Good Many Difficulties to Encounter. We take much pride in the improved appearance of the Inter Mountain and appreciate the nice things said of it. But we are a trifle too hard to please ourselves and are by no means satisfied. In the readjusting of our linotype ma chines to the new conditions, it was necessary yesterday to use more non pareil, or small type, than it was our wish to do. There is likely to be more in the paper today than is desirable. If 4 our friends will give us time we can promise them the handsomest news paper by far in the Northwest. WAS TAKEN BACK TO DILLON Sullivan Being Tried for Abusing Confi dence of Widow. [Is' I S. '11 IN 1:r Mit I' IAiN.J Dillon. 1May 2n.-- 1. A. Sullivan, who was ;irrested in I)illol a few da~ys ago anli. brhiglht btack to D)illon to answer a g.Iand T.ircleny i'ha: e,. was arraigned he fore Justi.ic Ilirscrlha tod;ay and he I lended tnot tuilty. IHis x:alli;iution , ;as li.ud for .Iay 2. an dhe was rtihemanded. to jail i d,.ulfatult of $5oo bohnds. d - ..g.r. In the eiagwhile the l l|efati able hd arrived oaf St. Pierre, hi1t left the .shore heading for the sea, blowing hi; stireni. At that liNe a huge, streamt of molten, nutter was poturitng into the sea, alnd tihe whole sea was hideous, having turnled a yellow -'rc(n color, while what was ap parently smoke was rushing from the The detonationis were enttituous and were iecomnpanie by a fearful storm of lightnitng, thundler and ruain. New Craters Opened. The flashes were of terrible violence, and during the storm new craters opened in Moutlt Pelee. Fortunately the wind kept the clouds of smoke atl gas fromll enveloping the Ameri: can antl British warships, or the working piarty. Thie coolness and courage of the Americant sailors were most noteworthy. 'Ilhe body of Mr. Irentiss is now here. There will he a funeral service on board the United States cruiser Cincinnati today. There will be no special ceremony. Thle volcanlic mountain is apparently in greater activity Iand tile escape of the war vessels, and particularly of the shore party, was exceedingly narrow. Great Northern Sells Land. lay ASSOCIATED r'ess.] St. Paul, May 2o.-A sale has been consummated here Iby which thel Great Northern railway disposes of over zj,ooo acres of Marshal county real estate to the Henry C. Tuttle 'Land company of Illinois. The consideration is $250,qoo, or an average of nearly $st per acre. FIREMAN WILLIAMS IS SHOT BY HIGHWAYMAN J. R. WIL LIAMS, Who Was Murdered Last Nig ht at Silver Bow Junction. tiames Mltartin lltl an larles l~enllnox, the no accusedi of killing J. R. Williams, W. , c;apturad by I)illan officers at 1 2:15 o' hI.'k today and will he brought to olte', tonight by SlherilT Furey. lIi. chase and captlure of thtese two dc::pradloes reads like a dilme naove.l story, so hraillini is it in every detail. ' A hi I.Laln ox fi6rd the. fatal shit at Sit vet IHw junction, hle andl Martin, Iiis Ip:lr ini crime, ran hi the direction of th, railroad station of the Northern I'a eiit ro:al and ats it was dark they thoulght th atlo olae lhald seenll them. ult Johll Macauley halatppa):and to lae ill the .alnnon nearby at the, time and, hear ing ;lt alho ltill g. le riam Iut to a:,cI: itlllt thr 'rnse of the trouble. lie saw the tv.t iten rFnnilnag away andl followed ltheirl tra;i'k in tlth sl w taIttil It: saw that they weCtr tailkiing rapidly downI thel railro:tl tralk in the direction of Feeley's station. M:- Uitay lhan notified I )utty SIahe ill Qunti, of Silver how atdl that officer im Ian 'i itely .vet oult aftter the nuarhd rers. An Exciting Chase. t% htn eptliiy Sherilf Quinn reaih, , CHRIS SILVER IS ONCE MORE FREE CCI. NTY PHYSICIAN DONNELLY RE LEASES FROM JAIL AN AL LEGED INSANE MAN. COUNTY ATTORNEY BREEN PUZZLED BY THE MOVE Sa s He Did Not Authorize Discharge of the Man--Judge Harney Tells Do.tors and Witnesses in the Ca'se Tiat All fur Them to Do Is to Draw TI tir Fees. ift,. i I;lt ,oi Spliinitgs by a Ijputy stich i !l Tr- , tla t l e ;'v ld charged Hith insanity s -c r, i l.is liberty in an unlisutal im annter. lii, g,.l aingel is the ci unl ty hi ) sitiol, f)r. Illin lly. to whom hI, owes his Ihle ty. 'l'h do. fir ordcred Silveir r Ihasejd, t ith otill iling for the formiality of ia l r l, thed th jailer at the jail who er.eyived the lou ir's order honoredl it by srttim Siilver fret. (,, ilty Attornlly Itrcnl had prep;id tI, try ;ilver ioi tlhe ehargir of inniily. aiud Dr.. IBltackbulirn and ('owprrwaith ,nil sev 'i' i iti essi were istuniii i id to iap pea at the trial. The doctors wel to act .'. a aallily Ce nlilllissi oll. Judge Harney Smiles. Slverrs Irid.l was set for io o'clock this mtn i ig in Ji.agc llirney's court,. The ~.: ii rs and tioi I illitnes( lere ther ill COl lai:ce wili the sumlpolcacs served lpo it thent, ut thciC Ha I 110 (oli to try. The ,uinty attorney's oflice hiad secured ia Ill, that the coulinty plhysicianii hail firced the prisoellr ;l ld nolli" of its rjeprescilta tive Inotlherrl to aplpear. J, lye I l;lrely received iinfuriUiatiuli froiii so l sollurce that his judlicial powers haid ibee.i. upi ded iianld relndered ulilleces sary, :til whie(. the Cale was reached, Judl IIlurney said with a smile: "1, !. I yguess tlhere's nothing to do in the ;asic-- xcept that the witiesses may go iand draw their fees." I),,ctlrs and witnlesses then went away snuiling a!so. Sheriff Is Serene. (o;:ty Attorney Ereen's oflice dis .lil'd lilly responsibility for the release o Silver, iidll said that it had not as tci;,I,,l anyone to release Silver. I'elhy hIr hlrarne d that two ln'ut answer. ing to thei delscriptiin of tihe. rt wautt.d ihad boardied a stock car (lilt n.lsutl-hIloll freighti Noi. t i ofi the ( .ii .ln Shoirt LI.i . TliI Oiflicer uintnu diahely Inot ili~ l thi i;rit" shaul at Mehr.I se ;uti ll ,,, telephoned.ii the vheIil1fs utlil.t t ll e and askedlil for When the frighti t:ain c tt;tining; the two o1 o rach l ill e M(ll il. tu t ,ll llin i ar .hliI of that placr .;, lmoling iriound for ioi' one t h) help himi i ':p11tlne th' t%'woi mln a lien the train polled ,u.5 hor l)h1 tir hMIl, nhiri.u " of itht h .t:nin ago the empty s.t| k car onltai 'ed. 'I Ile' colductor chaled th i.e if into ;t r lfriltator (,IIr, thtence ilut a , i x euta and thi n lilietly closed. l thlre doI . of th.t i, r nild liil.ed it, A.s thI tralin pullled iinto, illJ o, 'lli.l of Police Frda .Stl.me uudl ilfier Fred ()tit er wereii i II hiu:tl , ;i it iii for thriri ei arly. 'Il I . ,Id,.H .In io ., h;,,fl u.,Iked i11 ., wJl; l provell d to c. tiheil 1,11 -n1 and when, Ith ' . lhrers fl.iould th 111 11 l y v. err n , ill, dhe' at.t e , Il rti, to c' their t,;Iv, (ilt of lthl hix ar. 'I'l' break in lhe Ill,,*l :. It arIa,- amt ( w s .l till the' 'A IiI ll' i r rv' f w SHRINERS TO lAVE SOUVENIR SPOONS JACK LI GGATT OF BUTTE HA WHOLESALE: STUCIK TO ,IVE AWAY A- 'I I(ICO. CASEY HOLDS A RECORD THAT IS HARD TO BEAT June 10 arid 11 the [ig LCvwnt Will Take Place- It Will Be the Star Mcutirng in Shriner Ht.toly- AI';eia Teumple, Butte, Will Si, d U:le,,g.t'on --Marny Will Journey Through Montana. Itli;l ( ltia eI, vl iwh viil ,P 11l111 ill th1it cil l Jtile t1h tI I I 11. Janik I.etggIIt o1 Iutle,. Itiretlir;ll 1'Ir Stellt t r i i v te iito t h , i ht : n h (I t( ' itdll hI;l i'rtnt (is(o, h;is pIlurha:,d ;00 rplt rl I-,ui ,nir t.,l, , tS hi(i h heri . ill ta; c Io I liII< to lit ( itlllbute amL,6 g ht t r(. lrineit, '%ho ctiylI to the pla' front ( vi rky sittloll of tilh" country. Blutt.a .re h;a bent re ;I g.o, itt dince oftegreat ctilasey went to Ni;tt ct'ket Ilct-, h taS mper'l' l represe- lls tie a; d did tho w , . I (rso, well that the' aliti a f Ie scrty h., t ( u a houslold wort in t lat oseI tiaon irnci e . at tiller. More th;ll . Sll l rs, from alll l pallr of tihet m srllly, w, ill I , nt n lthilt' l unnal So "siotn. At lhti list el 'etillng of A "Il.t ia temple, h ', l ih 1, it was v+ t'l 11 tunli olusly Inal l irllet" l , u eh r.l'tleh n*,oti at tilte 1San Francisco Smn ing., a)d it is expectedle that ;t large mll blll r of Iht e lott .hliners will make tlhe journey. A Warm Welcome. SIalln Frt'i'o is makilng great prepara tions for tihe tel, iJtalnet of the Arab nobles. Severn ti' c thousuul dollars have been s' b rr ,rl for carrying out the pro.raln arranged by the coast Shri.ers, ,hih intlldes a tril, to Southern Cali fornia for the entire gathering. The ses sions of the imperial council will et: held in (Golelnl Gate hall, 626 Sutter street, neginning June to at to o'clock in the morning and lasting through the next day. The imperial potentate of the order is Philip C. Shaffer of Philadelphia, and lie will go in advance of the great contingent. 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IIII 1 4.4.441 ill 44(.115 444.11 II ( 11.444 1444441 I) 1441'.;(1 1 IIIII .44.1 Ills, (I ii 1411,: 1 44, 1I ,\·1144 II' 41 4441 //.., :Il~ 44,~ BECOVER BODIES STILL IMPOSSIBLE fASSE POINT ON NORTHWEST COAST INIINDATED AND MANY HOII L.S G(ARRILD AWAY. NO FURTHER LOSS OF LIFE HAS OCCURRED Reported That Access to the St. Pierre Ruins is Yet Beyond the Power of Man and That Intense Clouds of Cin ders Swer:p Over the Stricken City Searching Parties Not Landed. Sev As:"e Alt.) IJ idt s.; I folt dc Frauce. May '. A severe in j';aition at .lass., Poinl, ,, i tllJ l northeaI st ccat of this island, at t0 'clock this morn ill', -'w ptl ;Iaw y .t houlsl.s, ;and 5 othlier bIuilliigs wee lda.,aged by the flowing Iud. which has wepl t over the Wallee de la Riverie. 'I here was no ftlrthl r loss of life, HIasse Point ihaving beren awuloed several days Aercc.ss to the ruins of St. Pierre is still 'I Ie I nitetld :States cruiser Cincinnlati and the I'nitelI States special steamer Potomac, which left hlere yesterday for St. Pierre in notlher allempt to recover the bodies of the I iltedl States and BIritish consuls and their families, have not hbeen able to land their searching parties, owing to the in tense clouds of cinders sweeping over the stricken town. Japan Naval Program. [IY ASSOCIA'I'.I n PRIEs.] Tokio, May ao.-It is announced on good authority that the program of naval constructions of the next six years, be ginning with .90o, will consist of two $15,000 ton battleships; two mo,ooo ton cruisers, four 5,000 ton cruisers, four 1,ooo ton torpedo destroyers and 5o tor' pedo boats.