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Issued Every Evening, Except Sunday.
Address all mail to Inter Mountain
Publishing company.
t6 West Granite street, Butte, Mont.
Official Paper of Silver Bow County and
City of Butte.
Per year, by mail, in advance .......$7 5o
By carrier, per month .... ........ 75
Editorial Rooms.........428-(3 rings)
Business Office ...........428-(t ring)
FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 1902.
It seemnts that the Ilehhna tlub was just
playing with Helena.
lAST year was a hard one onl the olhl
time minstrels. In the conellnisaltiolls of
nlature, however, a large anl prolnising
crop is I:tkiing thliir places.
Ti" hill against anarchy ald to .mlake
the killing of a president or thos.e in sue
cession a special ,lhense is one that ought
not to re'Cire a great deal of debate, anld
yet oratory is flowing in ai liberal stream.
It is creditalhle, however, that it is all
flowing in the right ltrectiolln.
Tite gay and ft sive gamblllers s(n( toI
be laboring; utrhr the' halhl(ilnation that
they have the card. stackedl and can't lose.
It will not I(e Idenliit.l that there are so.tu'
signs which point to the correctniess of
their position. IThere are also signs to the
conttrary. There are likely to le interest
ing ;developments within the text dlay or
'I'mn people ,1 M. lntana iand Ihatte ill
particular, will now abstain fro' exc.es
r'is'e scat bathing. A distinguishe., author
ity, l)r. loihn II. (ranis, ipresident of the
Slat. ',ilical Ass.. iation of (ounectietut,
it a t.e 'nt addries, said : That salt
wath r il'nthing i. a Ipanl .a f, r aill ills
sec'nr , ~ ou l i to be, i a prevailing inn
pr.- in, . lb,11 fromt mlly personal ,lo ',et' a
tioI I an mtll .l in cll( that sc'a hathine is
ovre tlimnated as a n.th ior,. rathelr. it
is otier. lia." Fer the p..l. of this'c
' ,. .e.tnt I tto h few, thlii:' prod,,1 1l
tnyvhI Ire in the unril that canollt Ii' pr1o
ducl d it til t'i I'nit.l States. The n w .,t
ndu\ try i, tihe pIo,1 u'tion of ar, uic alnd
the NllC\rot at i doingl it. I)r. Joseph
Strutlhler, il ".lineral Rsources, of til
lnitel Statis," says thlit tie lmal f ;ii fat ir
rof arsciiious, oxilh wasi begun in an experi
mental way in Seattle, in iol, atiil that
year an output iof ii short tois s;is placed'
on the' nmarket. Previous to tI the
world's supply of arsenie iald arsenilloIs
colmpounds iwas Ikrived chielly froml the
mines in C'orns all and I)etosI, Etigltad,
and it Freiturg;. terttlrany. In ISc,9 the
w orld's roduction of the forms of at'n tic
aillotuted to 14,)3(i,165 pounds, valued at
$58s,tt I. The pllorts of arsenic illtti the
United States in the last five years have
averaged alboult $3 somi a year, which
eells to show that that the manutifacture of
arsenic andl its icomlpounds iin this contllotr
could lie profitably attemlpted.
A i i ii ; tii to he Seattle 'ill'es there
has arrived in this country ltaron llilchi
Shibusawa, multi-m illionaire, the leadini
husiness tian of the Japatnese empire and
a leer of the realm who eontes hither to
meet J.. Pierpont Morgan with a view to
forming a gigantic shipping cotiimInitn
to control the Pacific tralde. The dlis
tinguished Jap is already a cotisileralte
factor in this trade inastiuh as lie prtc
tically controls the largest lapanese ship
ping concern, the Japanesie Iimperial Mail,
with it, large hlcet of stat ners and dock
ing facilities in every iimportant port in
Japan. This is taken to ineatn that iuis
business with Mr. Morgan nmust have
much significance. It is likely that
these two geotlentmen will confer
more or less with I'resident J. J. hIill
before they sign papers. Mr. Ilill has it
in hi lpower to Ibe a consideralble factor
inl the lacific trade himself, and lore
over lie scents to have an inclination to
take advantage of his iopportunilties.
The current nubher of the Fiori con
tains an interesting article by O. P. Aus
tin, chief of the Bureau of Statistics, on
the growing id.penllence of the United
States up1on the tropics for the comforts
and requreuireents of daily life. It will'
surprise a good many to know that we are
nlow importing upwards of $1 ,.0,o,00 worth
of tropical and sub-tropical foodstuffl and
raw materials every day in the year. Prac
tically all of the imports from Asia, Africa
and Oiccanica, and a very large share of
thos, from America, south of the United
Statei, are tropical or sub-trolpical. China,
Japan and India furnish the bulk of thl.
importations from Asia and of our imports
from these countries, silk, fibres, tea, rice
and goat-skins form fully four-lifths of the
total \ alue; while most of the merchandise
froit the other tarts of Asia is even more
strictly tropical. While the nui
ler of articles imported from tropi
cal and sub tropical countries is,
of cthure, very large, the most important
are sugar, coffee, raw silk, india-rubber,
cocoan, fibres, fruits and nuts, tobacco, cot
ton andl tea. In thie inmportations of 19o ,
these ten articles aggregated in value $340,
954.77, or 84 per cent of the total of $.o05,
000,o000 or imnportations of what may be
termed tropical and sub-tropical products.
Even these figures do not show the real
growth in our importations of tropical
and sub-tropical products, as in nearly all
caaes there has been a marked decline in
the market value of these articles, so that
the increase in the number of dollars does
not by any means show the Increase In
the quantity of the articles under con
The West and Montana as well as other
states has a peculiar interest in this trade.
Most of the money for these products has
been going to foreign countries. The Phil
ippines are undoubtedly capable, or will be
when developed by American energy, to
supply a large share of the various articles
for which we are now sending our money
abroad. The capacity of the Philippines
for the pro-luction of the fibres, tropical
fruits and nuts, cocoa, rice, spices, dye
woods, indigo, tobacco, sugar and many
other articles which we now import from
the tropics is already assured; and if it
should develop that they can also produce
coffee, tea, silk anI rubber, they may not
only prove the great source of supply for
our requirements of tropical products, but
in so doing would surely grow extremely
iprosperous, and thus become large con
slllers of our breac.stuffs, provisions and
lmanllfactlires. Therein will this trade
touch the interests of toe Pacific slope and
the west, for by the developlment of com
necrce with the lPhililpilnes we get inlo
more intimate trade relations with China
and lapani atild expand the mnarkets in the
tFar ;a.st for our oiWn productts. But lipar
ticularly will tile developmlent of the Phil
ippinel le of great advantage to the whole
countiry especially to the western and
northwestern .tlates. Mr. Austiin pro
pound, this question, and it certainly is
a io.st pIertinient ne: "1t is not pojnsilble,
evein probaile, that wlhen Amllerican capi
tal shaill ihave suppliel thile steallshillps,
railways andl rioads needed to bring tIo oiur
marketrs the proluclts of tihe soil mail] for
ests and mines if iour various tripical
poiesiinns. al lihave develhlped their pro
idulring capaciity by openhing plaintationsi anid
mines, we may lbe abile to ei'xped its thelm
a large s thare of the $ 0iI,('i i (1,i per iii
itiiii Willsllt Wt tC Ir oW seuldinlg to oth er
c ntlllrl.ies . ý"
Ilonw wiinuli prispltcliv Ilpolicemen of
butte enjoy being lputll through a civil
service texa ii;tion such ais Mayor Jones
of 'Tddo hai prepared for applicants
to lh police force of tlhat citv? The
Toledo newspalirs d.escribe this docu
ii(, ;is "t ieory g Iia lll "apllllprach
ing iii ibeci ilty." ite.. but it is oniily a illmore
definite expre. ninl of the i mayor', pel u
lialr views to which he i, alNwv'y anxions
to giv' t11 h lar,,11 "st ciitrlatilion, . Amonll
tllht' lit il l ts sot f lr thi patr llh lll and
If itl eai m Ile a tilic e an. tidler lwhat
eirumlllista.iilces would you arrest youlr iown
atlher, in th Ir, .ie sitlls , ba irrt il , son or
\iilti' it ie right fl r ll oS ti arrill est
another iii ca , oI d tghof tr rt 1'':' rel
ter undilir lch o thprovocilionll
prison rent to make a gild citizen ot c.of
l \iI .v) iii y',iir oii siti irs anlilll e " ilil
a h:ul one? If ye,. stalh plutietIl' l s.
If a pl licim'iitn hth ld find if phior
diiul. .ii u ahi tl a ilk l oil I c I-tr. .I,
ill w thith way i s it most lik ly to hlell
hit t 1,i beo e a goo1 d ciiizeni, tol tk
Sppo.ei twoii persons are iarreled for thle
sa e l l fe sell ; niet haid thousanl ds if doillars,
the othir hiadn' a c ent. Is it ianll eqtual
pInithnielit to impose a Ine i a $iio and
teast ion each of tlhet ?
iDescribe each .if the flllowing offensesl
llaghilst law: Loitering, lhiing a suspiciousl
person. creating a disturbance,
Wriite in your owni words and nalities
in a manil that you think would make
thin a good poilicemtoian.
'lI he legislature a;t ilts slession last win
ter abolished the police board itof which
the mayillor w;as ; illx-oflle lin membetr, at
constitiuted Ia -eard appointed by the gov
Trnr,. b it the mayor is igrhting the leg
islation in the courts. Wie cohmien this
to the attentilon of ther police of ullite bya
wiy of shiowi lng the how more blessed
it is to lie ii policeman in Ia I lutte rather
Iita :in applice ant to fore of at least
one otlht tr city.
It is dlstressing to find ieauly r going
; begging l ut so e tin it iii s put to this
'ex 'rlilty. Anii iterctllig casie in point
is disclo,;cd by this advertisenent cut
from a recenite isue o the Aot nzawn
Shernbtl, al lelading newspaper of Toki ,
"I nt a; pretty w aiil. ni. My luxutriant,
ctaly hair envelop mlil like a c loud. My
figure is as slentider ais the branllch of a
willow tree, and yll hody just as supple.
My face i smooth aniid shining like the
sratin sheen of fllowers. I ami a widow
and suliciently wReathy to walk haiond in
hand ithrough life with a huslband. If
I Should liet a gnd looking. pleaGsant, in
telligent and well educator d lord and mas
ter, who also possesses good taste, then
I wouldl ie ready to unite myself with
him for lifte and slhare tihet pleasure of
enjoying with hith h te eternal rest offered
by' a tomb made of red marble."
No lutte man of the right sort need
go away from home to get a wife, but
in case any of them may already be away
fromn houie this opportunity to find eternal
rest in a red marble tomb might not ie
Tit: names of the new owners of tihe
Philadelphia Record, who bought that
newspaper the other day at public auction
for something over $3,000,000, have been
disclosed. The new proprietors are Ex
Secretary of State William S. Stenger,
John \yeth and Henry B. Gross, pronmi
nent manufacturers of Philadelphia, and
1":x-Congressmnan James Kerr, of Clear
field, Pa. These men are prominent in
the political and industrial affairs of the
Keystone state and will maintain the
Record on the high plain upon which its
founder, the late William M. Singerly,
placed it. It is by all odds the most in
fluential democratic newspaper in the state,
if not in the cast, and a significant fact is
that the new management has no sympathy
with the political fagaries of William J.
Bryan of Nebraska, and it is extremely
doubtful if the Record would support him
if he were to receive the nomination. Mr.
Bryan might chew the sad circumstance
and derive such comfort from the cud as
may be extracted therefrom,
W.-HOFFMAN of the good town of
* BDozeman is in Butte. lie is.on bis
way to Omaha and realizing that all roais
lead to Butte passed through here on his
way to the Nebraska metropolis. Mr.
Hoffman when at home is a combination
of farmer, stockraiser and leading citizen.
lie has one of the finest stock farms in
Montana and raises the prize crops of the
Gallatin valley and takes the lead in
promoting sports. lie has a number of
fine trotting horses, the get of Bozeman,
the well-known sire who was raised on
the bond acres of the Hloffman ranch.
"I am coming to the Butte races, of
course," said Mr. Hoffman speaking to an
Inter Mountain reporter today. "Nothing
interested mie more In the sporting line
than the page the Inter Mo)untain devoted
last Saturday to the driving club of Btilte.
I like a trotting horse and so does every
one ill the state wh)o owlns a horse of any
kind. Ilarness races are not popular I
know with the melu who see the races to
bet on the results, but for the good of
Monltana holrses I tavor plenty of harness
races. The \"lontl;allt: hIlorse breeder is fast
gettig to tlhe front with the trotting
horse andi in a few years there will be few
sectioins of thlestlte here a trotting meet
ing ca;toit ie had with local horse.
Nothling tends m.re to raise racing in
lpopular estetm alnd legiti:iatize it than
do li' lthe harness race. I wanlt to see at
tleast a few harness races this year at the
ItItte tracks. I.et's have an inning now
aitul then for the ,Montana trotting horse
the most ipromising slepper in the world."
I KIh.V BIlt\VWN is a young man who has
hadi many tips and downs in the battle
of life np to date. IhI bets his money like
a prince when hr has it to bet, which is
only toncte in a whilhe.
\Wheni Ikcy la:nldd in llutte about two
year * :if. hie rine in a car, libut just what
kittlnd of a car int oine has been able to find
L.:st fall hie left the city and went to
St. ILouis. ibut a short time
Ikey Brown agot hce tired of the Missouri
In Town. city and again turned his
face towards liBtte. lIe ar
rived yesterday. When he left tlitie lie
hiul molney and was dressed up like a
circus ihorse. butt when lie returnced hie
was dressedl, huit not like a circus horse.
Itesides, lie had train cinders in his eyes
and it led to many pertinent questions as
to hoiw lie came to have them there.
"I left Pocatello two days ago," said
Ikey in reply to a questionl as to when he
had pulled out of that city, "but I lost one
day in coming!. You see, it was just this
way: I was rlding along admiring the
scenery whlen a big brakeman;t camne up to
me and sain. 'roll off, young fellow.' and
plunctuated tile order with a big six
shtooter that long (three feet) in the clear.
"And did you roll, Ikey?"
" h, no, I just rolled. And' say, the
train was runnini g twenty miles an hour.
When I hit the ground I rolled and kept
right on rolling until I rolled into Butte.
I'll never get on that train again where
that brakeiman is. you can bet ott that."
«ý IN. iROOKEC. recently promoted
to lieutenanlt general and retired,
is a strict disciplinarian
anid I only know of Brooke Strict
one man who was ever in Discipline.
in the least familiar
with himn and that came about through no
intentional move on the part of the young
man," said an Omaha tan at the Butte
hotel today.
"Sio1e years ago (eneral Brooke was
conniiatnder of the old D)cpartnlent of the
Platte, now the Missouri, with headquar
ters in ()maha. There was a reporter who
covered thle military and one dlay this
young man had a few words with officers
at Fort Omaha because he was refused
informlation about a court-martial.
"G(eneral Brooke heard of this atld
when tile reporter came into his office,
asked about it. The reporter exclaimed,
never stopping to think that ihe was ad
dressing the head of the army for that
ldepartment :
" 'These army officers give Ime a pain;
They are just like Indians-they don't
vote atnd the government supports them
and then they swell up around us free
people t'
"General Brooke realized that the
young man was in earnest and didn't stop
to thiiitk that he was an officer and he
told it at home as a joke and it got
out. After that the reporter was 'next'
to General Brooke and didn't know the
reason until sonme years after."
Perils of Courtship.
(Forsyth Times.)
Last week a Forsyth young man took
his Arabella out for a Ibuggy ride. They
had driven but a short distance when she
felt an abnormlal heat about her ankles.
Throwing back the lap role she found her
skirts were on fire, havinlg caught from a
lighted cigar which the young man had
carelessly thrown in the bottom of the
buggy. She sprang from the buggy and
ran into a nearby house, where several
people helped extinguish the flarhes, and
where she borrowed a skirt which was
not more abbreviated than the times and
customs demanded. And the heart-broken
swain is blushing yet,
Can't Do Both.
"So long as girls are interested in their
complexion they'll never be interested in
solar astronomy," said the man who seldom
made a suggestion,
"What difference does that make?" he
was asked.
"Not much, perhaps; but they'll doubt
less think spots on the face of the sunt
are always less important than freckles
on the daughter.
Letters From the People on Topics of
General Interest.
About Cree Indians.
To the Editor of the Inter Mountain:
As a full-blooded Cree Indian let me
make a protest against the action of the
D)eer Lodge county officers and the senti
ment expressed in the press of Butte and
Anaconda with regard to my people.
We Crees, once the owners of all this
vast country, believe that we have suffered
many injustices at the hands of the
whites. We have become the Ishmacl
ites of the prairie, not through choice,
however, but by force of circumstances.
We are accused of being hungry and of
pilfering garbage heaps for food, That's
a crime. Poverty is a crime. We are ac
cused of being dirty. That's a crime.
But now comes the crowning injustice
which would he more annoying if it were
not touched with humor.
We are accused of washing in one
of the streams and polluting the water.
We can't express our feelings in this
matter. Once we owned the Missouri,
the Yellowstone, Milk River and all the
mighty streams that come thundering
down from the mountains on their way to
the great waters, and now we must move
on because our papooses washed in the
litde ax4 stream that runs sluggishly along
the sulphur-laden valley of Deer Lodge.
There, once we roamed happy and free-
buffalo meat instead of swill barrels, and
sweet air instead of sulphur fumes.
The white man's Christ had not where
to lay his head. The red man's exiled
('ree has not where to wash his feet.
Yours truly, CARLISLE.
About Thunder Mountain.
To, the Editor of the Inter Mountain:
I do not wish to start a controversy in
regard to Thunder Mountain, but an article
signed "Click" in your issue of June 4th
calls for a line in answer. "Click" is
evidently one of the "boomers" who was
probably never any nearer Thunder Moun
tain than Blackfoot.
I did not say there is no way to get in
from Three Forks. I said stages do not
get in to the Three Forks and they don't,
either. And furthermore it is as easy
to, get into lhree Forks via Salmon as it
is Mackey.
"C'lick" is either too ignorant to read
llnglish "as she is wrote" or else he is a
pIrofessional Idaho "mis-representative."
I know as much about mines and min
ing as the average man, and considerably
mo,re than an expert, and in conclusion I
want to say again as before, that consid
ering the amount of development work
dI lue, and considering the values exposed
by these developments, having the Dewey
mine, if it is a mine, out of the question
IThunder Mountain is the climax of all
the great fakes.
Not a word I wrote in my former letter
can be successfully contradicted and I
shall pay no more attention to articles
unless properly signed.
I can make "Click" and the rest of the
'clique" hunt their holes when they dis
pute the truthfulness of my letter in the
Inter Mountain of the 31st.
11. L. ALLEN.
Butte, June 6.
Tim Hurley's Interesting Resolution at
the Denver Meeting-Mr. Boyce's
Insurance Scheme.
The Denver Times, in its report of Tues
day's meeting of the Western Federation
of Miners, says: "An important matter
decided on today was in regard to the
federation entering the minin, milling and
smelting business. Tim Hurley of the Alt
man union introduced a resolution the
other day asking the federation to engage
in the mining business. He suggested that
one-third of the profits from successful
ventures be given to the workingmen and
two-thirds to the federation, the latter to
advance the money necessary to do the de
velopment work. Hiis resolution was con
sidered, but it was decided to have every
member of the federation take part in the
mining venture. To raise the necessary
money each member will be assessed $2,
and the fund raised, which will amount to
over $tzo,oo, will be used to purchase
and develop mlies. The ways and means
committee will report plans and the ex
ecutive board will handle the money.
"The insurance feature recommended
by President Boyce was also adopted.
This provides for the payment of money
for accidents fo all miners, members of
the federation, after 1907, providing they
have been in good standing for five years.
There will be no assessments. Mr Boyce
believes that sufficient funds will be on
hand to pay all policies."
Judge William T. Wood, who died a
fe"' day. ago in Lexington, was a genuine
Missouri old-timer. lie came to the state
from Kentucky in 1829, making the en
tire trip on horseback. lie was county
clerk of Clay county 72 years ago and
afterward, when circuit attorney, drafted
a petition to congress as a result of which
the Platte purchase became a part of Mis
souri. lie had recently completed his
,,id year.
Senator Ileitfeld of Idaho do(s not look
for an early adjournment of congress, pre
dictions regarding which remini him of
an Irishman who said of a friend:
"O'Grady don't lasht long in his job."
"What makes you think that? lie seems
to be doing all right," said another.
"Thrue for ye, but he'll not lasht a month.
I've said so iver since he got the job two
years ago, an' I say so now."
Representative Babcock of Wisconsin
shaved off *,is lukuriant black beard the
other morning and the doorkeepers refused
to admit hint to the floor of the house
until lie had been identified. Mr. Bab
cock had not been shaved before in 15
years and as he walked down the aisle
toward his seat the members looked search
ingly at him, many failing to recognize
their colleague because of the absence of
his whiskers.
After Terrorizing Sinners.
(Baltinore American.)
There seems to be a prospect that both
Pelee and Senator Tillman are subsiding.
Well Provided.
(Chicago News.)
"The pleasing thing about your hus
band," they said to the wife of the man
who had just been elected to office, "is
that he has a well-defined policy."
"Two of 'em," answered the wife,
proudly; "one for $5,ooo and one for $So,.
ooo, not to mention the accident policy.
The rnr ltat
Leone Finally Dies.
Great Falls, June 6.-John Leone, who
tried to commit suicide May 14 by cutting
his wrists with a razor, died yesterday
morning in Columbus hospital.
Scarlet Fever Epidemic.
Missoula, June 6.-Two children in the
family of Thoma Densmore and two in
that of E. G. Marsh are down with scarlet
fever and the homes are quarantined.
Felthousen Sentenced.
Great Falls, June 6.-J. D. Felthousen,
the mattress maker, who shot Mrs. Harry
Duckett in the arm while trying to kill
Joseph Bauer, was sentenced to the peni
tentiary for two years by Judge Leslie of
the district court yesterday.
Change in Roadmasters.
Missoula, June 6.-Some changes have
bIeen made in the roadmasters of thli Rocky
mountain division to take ettect Sunday.
Roadmaster Frank Mayne, who has been
in charge of that portion of the division
extending from Jocko to the Philipshurg
branch, has been given the Coeur d'Alene
branch, which heretofore has been looked
after by M. P. Stopple.
Frost Near Missoula.
[.s'I.'CAIl. "To ITEIat MOUNTAIN.]
Mlissoula, June 6.-A heavy frost visited
this section Wednesday night, and as a
result the tender crops suffcred a severe
sethack. At Florence ice formed to the
thickness of one-half an inch, while on
Carnas prairie and in parts of Frenchtown
valley the bean and potato crops are all
blackened. In one or two places in Mis
soula the cron crop has been injured, but
not to any great extent.
Smallpox Responsibility.
Great Falls, June 6.-The question as to
whether the city or the county shall care
for smallpox patients found in the city
came up in the district court this morning,
an alternative writ of mandate having been
issued against the board of county coim
missioners compelling themt to appear and
make answer as to why they refused E. F.
\Watson admission to the pesthouse.
Kootenai River Bankfull.
[se. A. E I") INTEI s1,1U NIAI N.]
Kalispell. June 6.-There is much anxi
ety felt in railroad circles here over the
extremely high water in the Kootenai river
west of Kalispell. At JIonner's Ferry the
water is over the tracks of the Great
Northern. If the weather should turn
warml andll remlain so for a week or so days
with the amount of snow on the lloun
taills, the high-water mark established by
the great flood of 18,.4 will be reached.
Now Shipping Wool.
Miles City, June 7.-U-p to date about
6oo.o0,0 pounds of wool havs either passed
through or is now stored in the Custer
county wool warehouse, basing the esti
mate on the customary figure of Joo pounds
to the sack. Several clips have been sold.
but only one has been, shipped-that of
Byrd Edwards, amounting to about 25.000
pounds. The heaviest sack yet received
was only 450, against 5ro pounds last year.
F, K. Parkhurst of Ekalaka has about
30'000 pounds of wool wuicn is on its way
to the Custer county wool warehouse. R.
R. Selway of Sheridan, Wyo., has sold his
wool fo Silberman brothers at z 3 cents,
The sale consists of about 350,000 pounds.
H. B .Segur Paralyzed.
Billings, June 6.--H. B. Segur, general
agent of the Burlington railway in Mon
tana, was stricken with paralysis at Cody,
Wyo., at 4 o'clock Wednesday, which
affects his entire left side. lie was brought
to his home in this city yesterday morning.
Dr. Rinehart pronounced the stroke to be
of an apoplectic form, caused by the burst
ing of a blood vessel in the lining of the
brain. Mr. Segur was overseeing the work
of baling wool at the company's warehouse
at Cody. In an endeavor to give the men
some directions regarding the work he
seized hold of and hlften a heavy sack of
wool. The strain caused the bursting of a
blood vessel and he lapsed into a semi
conscious state, and for several hours it
was feared he would die.
President Rides Armed.
(Washington Cor. New York World.)
A messenger from the White house
rushed into the room of the chief clerk of
the ordnance lbureau in the war depart.
"Gimme two boxes of cartridges for the
president's pistols." lie said, hurriedly. A
clerk got the cartridges and gave them to
the messenger, who galloped strenuously
back to the White house. Three minutes
after lie had given the cartridges to thei
president the president was on his horse
galloping for the suburbs, followed by his
orderly and two bicycle policemen. The
president carries a pistol with him when
he goes riding. He knows how to use it,
too, should occasion arise.
Diamond Weighs 400 Carats.
(Paris Cable New York Times.)
On the Bourse yesterday there was con
siderable demand for shares of some of
the less important diamond companies,
owing to the rumored discovery of a. stone
weighing 400 carats.
Should the foregoing rumor he con
firmed the diamond will he by far the
largest of any known to exist. The largest
diamond now known is the Orloff, which
is mounted in the scepter of the Czar. It
weighs 194 3-4 carats. Next to this Is
the Regent or Pitt diamond, of i36 3-4
carats. This stone originally weighed 41o
carats, but was reduced bycut ting.
Strange Find of a Ring.
(New York Sun.)
Ward W. Muchmore of 314 Seventh
avenue, New ark, was digging around the
roots bf a honeysuckle vine one day last
week and found a diamond ring which was
lost b', his wife six years ago. A root of
the honeysuckle had grown through the
ring and nearly filled it.
To Be Used in a Contingency.
(Milwaukee Sentinel.)
Mr. Bryan continues to suggest possible
democratic candidates for the presidency
and his alternates in case he can't get
away from the farm long enough to grab
up the nomination himself.
Do you have an opportunity to buy
or Lazell's
At 25c
Per Ounce.
This week we offer for sale these
standard perfumes at half their regu
lar price. Forty different oders, fresh,
delicate, lasting and true to nature.
Newbro Drug Co.
to9 North lain St., Butte.
James E. Keyes, president and gen
eral manager.
Largest Drug lIoiuse in the State.
Of the Great Northwest
The Butte Daily
Established Twenty-One
Years, Gives to Adver
For the Money
No Superior
Several years ago the Bur.
lington was not the best line
between St. Paul and Chi
Today it is.
Several years ago the Bur
lington did not run the best
train between St. Paul and
Today it does.
The Burlington's St. Paul
Chicago Limited-the "elec
tric-lighted train"-has no
superior anywhere in the
world today.
All trans-continental trains
connect with it.
H. F. RUEIR, Agent,
i 6 East Uroadway, Butte, Mont.
H.3. B. SECUR, General Agent,
Billings, Mont.
Travel During
Fall and Winter
The journey to the East via Salt
Lake City and along the shores of
the Great Salt Lake through beautifu'
Glenwood, Colorado Springs and
Denver is one of utninterruptcd de
light in winter as well as summer
In fact, the fall and winter seasons
adds but a new grandeur and charm
to the travel scenes and infuses an
element of variety and beauty to the
unsurpassable wonders along the Rio
Grande Western and Denver & Rio
Grande lines. Through Sleeping and
Dining Car service. Personally con
ducted weekly excursions. For rates
or information apply to,
W. C. rleBRIDE
Oen. Agent
Ticket Office - en. Agent
47 E. Broadway, Butto.
Assistant Gen. Pass. Agt.,
Salt Lake City.

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