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VOL. II NO. E BUTTE, MONTANA, WEDNEDAY EVENINGR MOUNTIN
VOL. XXII NO. io2 WEATHER FORECAST. BUTTE, MONTANA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY i8, 1902 FAIR WEATHER. PRICE FIVE CENTS IlIRITYIHR[[ BODIES R[COV[RED FROM IfH[ DALY-W[SI MINt SHERIFF CUDIHEE ON STILL HUNT FOR TRACY Seattle Sheriff Disappears Leaving His Posse and Takes Trail Alone. BLOOY RAGS FOUND AT SMOKING CAMP FIRE Engineer Cavanaugh Believes That He RIet the Convict at the Eastern Outlet of Stampede Tunnel-Not at All Sur prising if Tracy Had Finally Succeed ed in Doing What He Boasted He Would-Probably Headed for His Old Montana Stamping Ground. [DY ASSo('IATIED PRIS'S.] Seattle, July i6.-'l'he only interest in the Tracy hunt today lies in the myster ious disappearance of Sheriff Cudihee, who severed connection with his officers and the outside world in general yester day afternoon when lie vanished from the vicinity of Covington. The only thing nce is the following special from Ravensdale: John Currington reports that he dis covered some bloody rags In an old shack one mile west of here yesterday. Near by were the ashes of a camp fire. He says the rags looked as if they have been used in dressing wounds. A little later, two railroad men saw a mysterious man car rying a gun and hiding behind trees in the same section. There are no deputies in t6wn. For nearly a week Tracy has been within the confines of a triangle, the went point of which is Auburn, the east point Palmer and the south point Buckley. Within the confines of that triangle he has appeared and disappeared at his own sweet will, but each time it was his luck to show up in a place that was not guarded by ofticers. At different times he has crossed the line of his triangle in an effort to escape. Put the tlesperado is in a strange country and the only way in which he can find out where the trails or roads lead to is to stop persons passing along the road to inquire from them. This triangle is bounded on the south. west by the White river, running from a point north of Auburn to Buckley, a dis. tance of 15 miles: on the north by the i'almer cut-off of the Northern Pacific, at miles long, and running cast and west through Souice Creek canyon, and on the southeast by the old line of the Northern Pacific from Buckley to Palmer, a distance of 14 miles. Cannot Escape. This triangle is in the foothills of the Cascade mountains and the river valleys are very narrow. This is the reason that the officers feel confident that he cannot escape from the triangle, and the whole scheme since Friday has been to keep him on the move. In the territory covered by the triangle above described there is an area of 2,822, 400 acres of land, but of this vast area it is safe to say that there are over I,ooo,ooo acres of land that no human being could travel over. Guarding this vast section of country there are fully aoo officers, including sheriffs and special deputies. These of ficers are making it a point to carefully guard all the trails that are passing through this country in the hope that the fugitive may pass along somewhere within sight of the officers. As soon as the officers have picked out a place which is considered worth guarding two deputies go into concealment and they never show themselves only when being re lieved or in halting some passer by. A story told by John Cavanaugh, a loco motive engineer, who handles one of the big "helpers" between Easton and the east approach to the Stampede tunnel, would make it appear that the man who is so badly wanted has really succeeded in throwing everyone off his track long enough to pass over what might appear as an insurmountable barrier to his escape. Cavanaugh's Story. "I had just helped a freight train up the hill, yesterday morning, and returned to Easton," said Engineer "avanaugh, "when I saw a man suddenly dart from the track and disappear in the bushes by the side of the track. The timber is not heavy there and near the right-of-way is but a light growth of scrub pine. "If the man had walked away coolly I would have thought nothing whatever of the circumstance, but just as soon as he left the right-of-way he went towards the forest in hurried strides. He would con ceal himself behind a little scrub pine for an instant, look backward towards us and then by a quick move seek another place of concealment further removed from the railroad track, "When my attention was first directed towards the man I only gave him a casual glance, but there was something in his ap pearance that caused me to look again and it was then that I thought of Tracy. "Through the Tacoma papers I had been reminded that Tracy had followed railroad work for a time and then it came back to me that I knew him when he was em ployed as a switchtman in the Tacoma yards. Had No Friends. "I never was really well acquainted with the man. There was something repellant about him and he had no friends among his co-workers, I had frequently noticed the death-like, cameo appearance of his face, and the features that seemed devoid (Continued on Page Three.) JOCKEY CLUB GETS RESTRAINING ORDER Judge Harney Grants Desire Injunction Against Extra Municipal Ordinance. CITY NOW POWERLESS TO MAKE ANY ARRESTS Court Gave No Reasons for Decision, but May Do So at Some Future Date City Enters Exception to Ruling and an Appeal Will Probably Be Made to the Next Court-Race Track Men Are Highly Elated at Outcome of Visit. Are Highly Elated at Outcome of Suit. Victory perches upon the broncho-adorned banner of the Montana Jockey club in its catch-as-catch-can wrestling bout with the city of Butte over the making of books and the selling of pools at the race track. The merry work of pool selling and book inak ing may proceed as of yore at the track, and the hearts of the stockholders and directors of the racing association. who have expended $io,,ooo and hired 500 horses and ,00ooo men to make the sport of kings a success in this bailiwick, are no doubt rejoiced. Judge Harney this morning rendered a decision in the proceeding brought against the city by the Jockey club, in which he granted the injunction prayed for by the plaintiff, which ties the city's hands anmJ arrests tihe operation of the extra-municipal ordinance so recently passed by the city council, by which the mayor and the chief of police intended to put a stop to pool sell ing at the track. City Is Checkmated. The city of Butte is checkmated in its move uipon the gambling at the race track. It cannot mtake its three-mile ordinance effective. It is estopped from making arrests. If it wishes to push the matter further it must now go to the slupreme court and ask the latter to upset Ilarney's decision. Judge Ilarney was very brief in giving his judgment this morning. He gave no reasons for his view or his decision in the case. Ile made some remarks abotlt the matter, but they were not enlightening upon the stand he had taken as to the ,questions submitted to hint. When he brought the matter up, he said: "In the matter of the Montana Jockey Club against the City of Butte, the injunc tion prayed for in this case will be granted." Then, after quite a pause, he added: "I expected to give my reasons, in sonime part, for granting this injunction ;. but I do not deem it advisable now." Enjoyed Conversation With Himself. - After that he made some remarks about the case, hut they could not ,e heard on account of the low voice in which he spoke. He said something about the position of the plaintiff being good. and wound tip with the statement, "This injunction will be granted." City Attorney L.amb arose and said: "\Vill you honor allow an exception to the ruling of the court to be entered ?" The court replied in the ahftrmative, and the exception was noted. Asked if he would appeal, Mr. Lamb re plied that further instructions as to that would be received by him probably. The exception was of course for the purposes of an appeal if it should be decided upon. The question of whether or not the city will quit now is of considerable interest. M:RS. MARGARET HALL DEAD Mother of Local Real Estate Man Passes Away at Cedar Rapids. Alex Hall, the well-known real estate man, has received a communication from his brother, Robert A. Hall of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, containing the sad news of the death of their mother at the Hall home in Cedar Rapids. Mrs. Hall was 67 years of age. She was born in Londonderry, Ireland. When a child 5 years old, her parents moved with her to America and settled in Canada. Mrs. Hall was at that time Miss Margaret Jane Luke. In 1883 Mrs. Hall left Canada and took up her residence in Cedar Rapids, where she continued to live up to the time of her death. She leaves eight children to mourn her death, among whom are Alex Hall of Butte, Robert A. Hall of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, J. J. Hall, also of Cedar Rapids, Mrs. Harry Snawden and the Misses Elizabeth and Belle Hall of Iowa. The funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock at Cedar Rapids. Mr. Hall's place of business at No. 33 \Vest Granite street, will be closed for the after noon as a token of respect for the deceased. THOMAS B'RENNIAN IS DEAD Former Engineer of High Ore Mine Ia Victim of Cancer of Stomach. Thomas Brennan, formerly an engineer in the High Ore mine, died at St. James' hospital at it o'clock this morning, of can cer of the stomach, faom which he had been suffering for two months. The dead man was well known In the city.. He lived at Noe 529 North Wyoming street and leaves a wife and four chilt SArgn. He was d6 years of goe. The body Is at Sherman's undertaking rooris. The funeral will be held from the residence of his brother-in-law, Charles Ferns, No. 5zz North Wyomlng atreet, Friday afternoon. FREIGHT HANDLIRS STRIKE IS NOW AT AN END Terminated in an Unpualified Victory For Managers of the Railroads. AINGRIY SPEECH IS MADE BY PRESIDENT CURRAN Strike Is Estimated to Have Cost Ten Million Dollars and Chicago Merchants Express Unbounded Relief at the-Ter mination of Hostilities-Old Men All Report for Work and Are Given Their Positions Without Prejudice-Team sters Go to Work. [(r ASSOCIATED PRESS.] . Chicago, III., July 6.--The association of railway general managers, embracing every road which enters Chicago, 'ave issued the following signed statement: "All of our old men now here on hand for work, reported at the freight houses at noon today and were put to wprk. No con ference was held with any committee or otherwise since Tuesday and no agreement was made with the union or with any com mittee. The men simply reported for work, and they doubtless expect and will receive the pay offered July s, and which the railroad companies have been willing all along to pay." After to days of strife, the Chicago freight handlers' strike terminated today in an unqualified victory for the railroads. A meeting of the strikers, presided over by President Curran resulted in an almost unanimntous vote to return to work, leaving the wage scale and other questions for set tlcment between the men and their respec. tive :'mads. At the concluslon of the meeting the strikers went by hundreds to the ware. houses to apply for their old positions, and the teamsters who have remained out In syvmpathy again took up their duties. Moving the Freight. By noon immtucae quantities of freight, which had breen held back for days were be ing rushed to the railroads, or taken from warehouses and cars. Where stagnation had ruled commercial activity again reigned. Chicago merchants expressed un bounded relief at the termination of hos tilities, but they were scarcely less happy than the men themselves, although the strike is esmannated to have cost them $to, o000,o00 to say nothing of the trade lost permanently by them. The little hall where the meet ing of the strikers took place was jammed to suffocation and thousands were unable to obtain entrance. It was a brief meeting, only long enough for an angry speech by President Curran and the vote which followed. "Men," said Mr. Curran, "we come opt like men; we Rave acted like men and we should not go back like sheep, but there has been treachery in our camp. Yester day when I was about to use the tele (Continued on Page Three.) INVITES MONTANA PRESS CLUB HERE PRESIDENT J. E. RICKARDS OF BUSI NESS MEN'S ASSOCIATION SENDS LETTER OF INVITATION. CAN SHOW KNIGHTS OF QUILL A SWELL TIME We Need Their Money and Should Be Happy to Have Them Come Here and Leave It With Us-A Few of the In ducements Butte Offers as a Con vention City-A Breezy Letter. It won't be the fault of the business men of Butte or Mayor Davey if the mem bers of the Montana State Press Asso ciation do not come to Butte and enjoy themselves. It will be the burden for the white man of the inky way themselves to carry if they go anywhere else and fail to have the good time and the perfect accommodations promised them by the whole population of Butte. The municipal invitation was extended through Mayor Davey and today former Gov. J. E. Rickards, as president of the Business Men's Association, forwarded the following characteristic letter to Presi dent Miles Romney, at Hamilton, Ravalli. county: "I have been informed that our beau tiful city of Butte is being considered by the Members of the committee of the State Press Association as the next meet ing place of your honorable and ex clusive body. Believing as we do that a proper exposition of the claims of our city cannot fail to bring about a favor able consideration by your most worthy committee, I am taking the liberty;, .s president of the Business Min's Associa tion of Butte, to extend to you ani, the,' members of the State Press Associatias a cordial invitation to come over all MANY OF THE VICTIMS WERE KNINN IN BUTTE Carload of Powder Explodes on the Twelve Hundred Foot Level and the Miners are Shocked to Death or Smothered by Noxious Gasesu.Excitement is Great, as Many Have Friends or Relatives Rmong the Victims'.One of the Rescuers Loses His Life. Thomas A. Kelley and Mike Conlon, two of the men killed, are known in Butte. Others in the list of dead former ly lived here and score. who were in the Daly-West and Ontaria when the ex plosion occurred are known by Butte miners. The shocking news has stirred Butte as has no other accident of former years. r[Y ANs.o 14rltU PaR.ts.1 Park City, July .6.--Two powder mlaga rines at the I..-..-foot level of the Daly \\'et mine exploded albout o'clock this morning, causing i, loss of life that at preselnt cannot lie estimated or even gulescd at. At 4 o'clock 27 men had been taken out of the mine dead, and several others had iben recovered in a half dead condition. THE DALY-WEST MINE AND MILL AT PARK CITY. T'hese were all brought out through the Ontario mine shaft, which is a mile dis tant from the Daly-West, in which the explosion occurred. The s,soo-foot level oi the Daly-Wcst corresponds to and is connected by tunnel with the 6oo-foot level of the Ontario. In the Daly-West mine between Ioc and rgo men were at work. In the Ontario v.c're nearly 0oo, it is believed. It is not known how many of these ,)e dead, but the disaster extends to the ,lltario, as the noxious gases that have hlern let loose are known to have been te cause of several deaths. The presence of noxious gases leads ,allny miners to believe that the powder was burned; that the explosion, if one occurred, which, in the excited condition of the town, it is difficult to ascertain with absolute certainty, was not the chief cause of the disaster. There are two powder magazines at tlhe I,zoo-foot level of the Daly-West, cne at each side of the shaft, with the capacity of one to two cars of powder each. Car Load Explodes. A car of powder was added to the sup ply within the past few days. camp with us during the period of your physical and mental relaxation. We Need the Money. "\Ve in Butte have lmany reasons to ad svance in support of our invitation. In the first place we need the money-also the advertising which we are confident tile members of the state press will give to Butte if we please them. "The money is the principal thing, and ilureturn for the thousands you and your I)rlther-workers are expected to spend, we assure you of the best time in what has been the "greatest mining camp on earth"-and is now the most progressive and most rapid metropolis in the inter moiuntain country. "There has been a time when we would ask you to come here and make money. 'Ve have outgrown that peculiar spirit of libcrality and now ask you to come in and splend your subscriptions with us. 'In return, we offer you the best hotel serviee in the state; a street car system unsurpassed; a baseball team that is never defeated except through errors; a depth of mining industry unsurpassed, and the best of milk shakes to be found outside the isle of Kentucky. u"We offer you further, a relief from monotony of trees and grass and flow e, and pledge ourselves to show you ture in her true form-unadorned-and pollfic in a scope of view and land sdape such as no other city in'the state can produce, or afford. The explosion occurred at about r o'clock this morning, at an lhour, when every person in town was either asleep or at work. The shhck was so tremendous that it awakened every one within a radius of two miles. As an example of its awful force, it is told that two horses in the are tun nel, one and one half miles away, were killed by it. The excitement is tremlendouls. Not a mtan in town but has friends or relatives working in the mine. Women and children are thronging to the Ontario shaft house, which is midway between Park City and the Daly-West. Nearly all of them have husbands and lathers in the mine attd their grief is pitiful. All of the doctors of the town are at either of the mitnes. They are doing what they can to resuscitate the poor, un conscious fellows as they are taken out, but it is difficult to obtain information down town as the telephone to the mine has stopped working. Members of a relief party who went into the ()ntirio mine shortly after the explosion orcurred have not yet returned, and fears are entertained to rtheir safety. List of the Dead. The following is a list of the dead that have no far been recovered: GEIORIGE GARlVIN. WILI.IAM SWEVEI.l.. t'lRIdS SAIIHRI(UP. ST'EVEI IIARATTI. CHIARLEAS NEIME. W. le. THOMAS. A. WEST. TIIHOMAS A. KEI.L.Y, married. R. JACKMAN, married. J. It. KINDEI.L, married. JOHt N FI:A'i'I1IER STON E, married. JOHIN ;GIIl., single. C. E. NII.SON, single. JOHN GAIl.IN, single. HARRY GAfIIN, single. WII.I.IAM SIMS, single. JOHN MAI.ONEY, single. IKE CROWI.EY, single. JOHN M'AIJIIFP, single. JOHN I.IVIELY, single. "As an extra inducement, will pledge police protection to all whose politicai affiliations have been such as to engender the fear of gold bricks, or loaded valises, and agree to furnish a competent FtMaf of police reporters on week days and re ligious and society editors for Sunday, as guides to the doubting and the timid. "In a businuess way we offer you the freedom of the city and trust that the lack of verdure will be atoned for by the un limited hospitality for which our merchanit:s are noted throughout the state. "Trusting this will assist you in mak ing up your minds as to the merits of Butte as a convention city, thanking youl in advance for your favorable consildela tion, I have the honor to be, your most obedient servant." The leter is signed by Mr. Rickards as president of the UIsiniess Men's Associa tion. Street Cars Collide. l[B ASSOl'IAruD PRiRS.J Chicago, July i6.--A Wentworth avenue car, carrying moo passengers, and a Thirty first street car, with 5o passengers, col lided at their intersection today while running at a rapid rate. Nearly every pas senger in the smaller car, which was knocked from the track, was cut or bruised, but the most serious injury was a boken elbow, sustained by a woman passenger. That several passengers were not killed is considered remarkable. JOHN M'GIRVIN, iungle. C'lIIIIST COLIE.N, single. JOIIN 1III(;GY, single. W. A. W\I(.ANI, married. JAMES MIIfNIN, single. I4(I IIARI) 1III.I.()N, single. PAT (I'NEII., singhe. i'ETERl IIAIRAN. single. ('IIAW A M'I.INlIIEN, single 'I'IIhOMAS M1'KIl( IN. MIKE ((ONLON. J31I N EXTi.tUM. Jolhi McLaughlin, one of the r i~l ulers, who wellt lowII the se'coni d titlme to help, diedl on hIlg Ircuht .lhll the surface 'lll ; he was usplhyxiated. Right uines .'..i'pe ll throughl the Anchor Itunnel, inhtllt. The funmes rfoll the extplhosion tire overpowering, ail caused tl cot IIol thle deaths. OflicialM of the l)aily-\Vet ' ,i I h that only three more hlodie are iin the j:inu, Miners, however, claim that Iht.ere ue still i or I5 UtnaICOUnted for. CAUSE OF EXPLOSIQN WILL NEVER BE KNOWN Magazine Blown to Pieces and Six Man Killed in an Adjoining Mine. f,;|+l' A,. "if) ll T IN tilt iin Ni ,Ail+ Salt Lake, July I6. .laniy vicii ,t of the Daly-West calamity :ire mio.rr, who have worked ill the itlttc itilnesi . 1 hI' cat1 se of the accident in the Daly-W\et i. hut known, The miagazie was all blowin to pieces(. The amount of powder is unknotwn. The accident nif'ected the tniiari, also, where i ix mien were killed. lteitrn ine were overcome in the Unutaria, llut ill will recover. Eight miiners escaped through Ii . Aln. thor ttunnel utnhurt. Not to exreed three of th- dead :mijnrs tire left ill the tine. The .flu:es from th.e xploion wtire ovtrpoweritg, and causedl iiost Io tihe deaths. The whole scene of the explo,l irn i ier away and thhe wactual ause will Iprobhlly never ic knlowin. BODY OF MAN IS FOUND NEAR THE HELENA DEPOT County Coroner Is Making art invetiga tion but So Far Has Not Beun Successful. [NI .i IA:. *io IN'I iii .I nt ,,'II :.} Ihletna, July i6.--l':i'rts to idntily the body ftuld elrribly Iurni irll N ile of, red loit cinders, near the Nirth ll i Pacific rouldhouse, aboutt . o'clock this alorn ing, have failed. 'There is etvidlte e that the lman was a lineniabl. Ill tti ll hats ideritificd the body. Th(- coroner 'i s.king an invetigat ion and w+lt ill hold mn Ih.,ust this evening. As it is not known how the' matln et death in sutich a ll:t ei-r t woundt ill the head piuzzles the authotities, 'Thi miay a locomotive, knt cked into tlit- cinders, sttl'fecated lby thet fumes and htrned to death. The bodly is that of a stittig iman, smooth-shatven, 'uery tall, d(hts-.d in work ing clothes and evidently not that of a hobo. Lacey Is Nominated. isv AtssOciA'ir i 'it5s.1 Des Moines, Iowa, July 16.-Jolhn . I.acey was nominated for the seventh time today by the republicans of the Sixth con grcasional district.