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'IlLS).AV, July 22, 190,,
IRELAND NOT POOR.
It i, gratifying intellig.ni ce that Joihn I).
(ritntsins of New York, himislif onei of the
hliating Irishmen of the iiUnited Stat' s,
rtisli bhack from a visit to Irelaiil as to
1t pro: perity thich prvels, all "ter that
country. tropl, lave so lo;g bien regird
ing l:cland as a la il of pov city that such
tews, c toles ;ias a geni uine strpt is,. Mr.
Crhimmin m:le an iextnled visit thiough
oult the (ireen . i l il.. l fotn, I the .people
g Iiertly i a lpro.upcrou I, t iilitiin. 'iThe
farm, of the p ., alnt, he rieprt, "are the
plt'tiest aill pite cut a bettlr ap le:rtce
thanli any I hlave iCeen ;lyh'it ." r lri
over hi fount iill( average sm',all foram r
fndu-trius that he appar. itly did not have
the time, evt n it lic hli, the inclination, to
sthw any h -tile feclin:; t,,ard lJngha;l.n..v
Mrl. 'Crinnii,- brought bark :.m'te fJgure,
to cnfirm hi, s,,e, rvatioi. Tihi, table
show. the inten " in liiie ,ik in the perind
II . ........... .. .ir,,i.,,i h t
Catte.. .............. l ,l i3 .1,67_.,35
I'ite ................. , ,, 7t 1,1 1,2 I19.09
SThi , hos i nii ro e:,,', of over 6,,.
Cead of liste . k, In y <:,ti . A n idi
er:i;l l pcrci l : ", l " tilc ill teii. ;t. U I ill
dairy catth,. i l rl inth this pc il there wa
a rloss neatly an mnillinjl In tl ppulation
of Irelanl ;.it l to this ti t i- ue the pre
vaili n v i .'pprh nion that Irel is
j hie p.otpl of IrclaIwl are s'h' wivng a
preference for .o-tal saving lalt ofii tihe
country, 'whiicht Mr. Ciiituins in.' . is, l a
wita,i the English governiient. The oank
staltistics hear ouit his ilip crtsi of the
riiastinablt prosperity of the ltople. h'The
diplosits in the joint stock banks have in
creased from $136,5io,oi0 In 1866 to
$2 12,'40,0oo i l9ot, whitI the capital int
the postoffice savings banks has inereasced
frin $t 2,2i,,,86, it 1885 to $.1,,29 ,,773 ill
rcod, anld that int the trustees' savitng's
lanks, during thliese period, has risen
$tnil i, ,935 to $Tr,665,41t.
The growth of Irish coummerce, which has
expanded from $.48,oni0,Ti in 1896 to near
ly $67,000,000 in 19o, is ainother intlicationl
of the increasing prosperity of Irelanti.
CLIMATES THAT ARE SLANDERED
The people of Wetert n lMonttanai ill
perhaps resent iany refereince to nlluttana
climate which couples it with that of
Alaskahi. This tl:ey coul doIn with good
relasont if any other than Southeastern
Alaska were mleant. The climtate of South
eastertn Alaska is even miore generally mis
understood and mnisjudiged than that of
.loutana. The Ketchikau Mining Journal
hias undertaken to correct this prevailing
opinion that the whole of Alaska is a
"frozen empire." It protests against the
wortdit of a preambl e to a set of resolt
tions adopted by the chanmber of com
nlierce of Seattle asking congress for the
enactment of more liheral laws fir Alaska.
'This preamble is as follows:
W\hereas, Ity reason of its climatic con
ditions, the season of labor is limited to
scarccly more than three monitths, its io
lated situation and undevcloped condi
tion ldemands the fostering legislation of
the general goverltitiet.
'IThe contention of the Mining Joutirntal
i that clllimatic conditions in Southeastern
Alaska, iwhich part of the territory is iot
exempt by the jpreamble, are no lmore ttun
favorable for mininig operations and for
general labor thanl are climatic contlitiois
around Seattle or throughout the iuiget
soulld counitry. This is true, as is at
tested by miniers and others who have gone
from Montana to that part of Alaska.
The climate thete seems not to lie greatly
ldiffcrenit from that of Western Monutana,
which, like that climate, is much better
thail its rleputation. The Seattle Post
Intelligecte eXplainis that the resolutions
comiplained of were directed to the con
ditiusi which prevail in the mininig re
gions of the extretme northern part of
Alaska, the Cape Nome and Ytukon river
countries, where precisely the conditions
exist which are recited ill the preamble
of the Seattle chamber of conmiierce reso
The Alaska tuewspaper is tou scn;itive,
althtugh it tiiust be recogsizced that the
task of correcting the popular tiisaippre.
lenioin as to the climate of Southeastern
Ala.ika has been a hard one, and naturally
anything which, even by far-fetched in
ferentec, tends to perpetuate those nis
aipprcihensions is resented. It is butt exact
truth to say, as the MitIng Journal does,
that in Southeastern Alaska the tempera
ture rarely fails below zero, the snowfall
is light as compared to that of the MIiddle
.estern Mtates, and that generally the
cliomate is no obstacle to the exploitation
oh the country's natural resources. Nor is
thii, at all remarkable whet it is consid
ered that the best developed portion of
Southeastern Alaska is in no higher lati
tude thai the most thickly settled portion
of liurope; and that solte of the most
highly developed wanufacturing cont*
munmtles in the world, including the great
shipyards of Scotland, are further to the
northward than is the town of Ketchikan,
Alaska, and in a climate very much more
Seattle, as well as Westcrn Montana,
has found it necessary to correct a wrong
impression as to the Puget Sound climate.
The Post-Intelligencer recalls that It was
but a few years ago that a bureau official
of the navy department criticised the
location of the navy yard at Bremerton,
Wash., because of the alleged hlyper
borean climate and the alleged shortness
of the days, due to the very high latitude,
which rendered it Impossible to work there
in winter. Going still further back, the
writer recalls an editorial appeaying In
the New York Herald, on the surjcct of
an rnprecedentcdly early frost in that
city, v hich, alluding to the premature
visit of "jack-frost," and his quick de
parture, closed with the statement: "B'lt
he has departed to rejoin his childreet,
the walrus and the polar bear, in the far.
"il frozen seas of ltaffin's bay and Puget
soumnl." I!ut the world "do mrr6."
Kno.wl.edgei of the climate of Puget sound
is i1ow pretty fairly exteiided over the
rivilizt.l worl; and a like knowledge will
soon exter.d as to the climate of Alaska,
And let us tcherish tile hope that even
Montana will yet receive due credit for a
climate tha:t is hardly surpassed by that
of any state in the Union.
REPUBLICAN PROSPECTS BRIGHT.
olhn N. Kirk, who is devoting sotic of
hi., tie ti n o the li o :re niiation orf reputtblicanl
lcci,r club, in Silver lhw county, is not
a little gratitii.l at the .nthuni:rsm which
hli, fIn, :lannI r rep.luli(cai, hereatbouts and
thli prospects Which art (.verynshere lpresenlt
fir the success (,f the party inl the state
this fill. lie sees no rea'on to doubt that
M nllt:irll.I will take her pl:ucc in the re
Itpubllicadll (olunlllr , ,here shlie hclinrgs. Mr.
lKirk ii;:glit have aidled that aI:,,ring mien,
rtc;ilily mrnploliyed at go.nl wages, ar, not
runnlllllig after hMr. 1)eis and his socialistic
i . Thy ar appre iative of the fact
that rep.luli.ian politics ha:ve gil n themi
plenhty to do and kept the .h lie country
uIr pIernr . Tfhits is s.a.rti atory to the
'.rn;t rnnlly of ltaber, as it is sa;tislfactory
t c.ite,, . It is an argumenti t ag;tinst
I hi, h or te..ni ,l die crit aiti< friends lind
it .n'" . ilc t,. s:nkc the slightest head
IRRIGATION AND FLOODS.
It i, the olpinill of those wiho have a
pI'sed ovr the submlerged district of t
tIh Mli,.i- ippi that the dauiage byl rea
, of the flo, s m will appro; iult te $6,,r,.
... i snenc of the levee, on the lower
Siver shall break, as i, not at all im-l
probable, the destruction of crop, would
hie widlespread and tihe los incah ulable.
\Will irigation in the Western anIl
Northwestern country prevent such tre
mi.r ius floi ,s in the ?Mlissisnippi? It is
tihe opi.ionit of liany who have given caret
ful thiouigit to thIe subject that the da:rn
aginig IhmIs of the spring which are
Iiially made much more destructive be
cutise of the heavy rains ill the nonrt hwest
will Ie considerably lesseni d by the stor
age of water at that seasoun of the ear n
or the purposi.e of irrigation.
Tlhis theory does not seemlI at all unrea.
sonable. That the s.toraige of water niorthl
will tiake al appreciable difterence in tIle
floods in the Mississippi i. sro extremely
probablle that the irrigation project should
Ie a rllattcr of great encourlll ageientll to
the people liviung along the Father of
Mus. liIr i. ; M. (;oti;.n, the fminale
popullist of great tliig power, has fiound i:
necessary to biring suit agaillnst the poptr
list state central coinalittee of Mr. Brynn's
state for an unpllaid halance of $150 for
oratorical and literary work alleged to.
have heen plerformed durilng tlhe recent
iresidential campaign. The defense of
the coinnittee is that the great work of
Mrs. (ougar did the party nmure liaru than
god., especially her references to WVilliam
McKinley. This does; not strike ui as a
good legal defense. Tl'he eloquent lady
was following t policy marked out for her,
anud the fact that the policy was a mils
takeli one ought .nt to be a bar aigainst
payment for her services. We trust it may
not become necessary for Mr. l)ebs to s:te
his new socialist party for his valuable
services, whlichs are very similar to those
suppllied by Mrs. (;ougar in Nleraska.
Tili Philadelphia doctor who brought in
a bill of $2_o,ooo for medical attendance
upon the late Christopher I.. Magee of
Pittsburg, and threatened to labsorb the
whole estate if it was not paid, has been
awarded $29,239.2 5 by a jury. Inasmuch
as it has cost the ductor close to this
iamount to fight the case in the courts, it
would scent that quick sales and smaiiill
profits was not exactly a baid policy for
doctors to adopt.
Is L.ivingston tI cents is freely pre
l dicted for wool. A realization of this
is not at :ll unlikely, inasiiiuch as sales
Shavie already beeIn made in some Montana
I:arkets at iu , cents. But tell it not in
Gath, whit:per it not in the streets of
Askelon if there are anlly dlemnocrats ar'outil,.
There is no rIgood to come of needlessly
wounding their :,husitive feelings on the
Graceless Wearers of the Panama.
There are so few Englishmetn who can
really wear a Panama hat with grace. A
Pt anama needs a swarthy face, a flashing
e, eye, a devil-may-care mnainnier. It does
i. not go at all well with a worried look
I and a bundle of business documents. No
body should attempt to carry off a Pana
ma who is not a gypsy at heart.
n Lord Kelvin's Frightful Discovery.
Is ISan Francisco lulletine
I- lord Kelvin claims that the supply of
,f exygen will be exhausted in about 400
years. Now let's keep this matter hushed
up. If the news ever gets out some ma
nipulator will get a corner on oxygen and
tt be charging us gas rates on the air we
PEOPLE WE MEET.
EUGENE CARROLL, general manager
of the Butte Water company, is pre.
paring a celebration. He has succeeded
in bringing to a remarkable stage of per.
fection the task of the water supply of
flutte and accomplishc bringing good Wa
ter to a city situated in what may be
termed barren land, and sQ he has con.
cluded to take a number of his frI~tda out
to Divide Sunday to a pure water party.
Out near Divide statlQn on the uig
Hole river Mr. Carroll has put tn a mnm.
moth pump, the largest in the country.
This pump has a task-by no means an
ea ty one-of raising the water intendelc
EUGENE CARROLL. I
for the Atlantic across the Continental
or (;reat Divide and turning it loose
through a well regulated system of mains
on the Pacific slope. Most of it is con
sutmel by the people of the city, for Butte
Ipoplh use a considerable quantity of wa
ter, but there is some which escapes and
usakes its way into Silver 1Bow creek
down through the D)eer Iodge river to
Clark' Fork of the ( Columbia, which,
after laking a sally through King Edward's
domain, comes back to \Washington and
re ptii'., into the IP'acific.
Strangers frequently remaiirk what an
excellent quality of water they find in
Iutlte and it is not unusual for thelim to re
mark that the people cannot appreciate
it until they spentd a sumi etr in somtte of
the larger cities where the water is often
improved by pitting a stick in it.
Mr. Carroll kindly invited a number of
newspalper men to join the party and
see the tw tpuip sti t I Sunday, Isut it is
uner'toodiu that many of them will halk
if they are expected to drink water
'iin tlmt tunntilng in opposition to the
breweries." said Mr. Carroll when lie
Iheard about it, b'hut I'lII guarantee there
will whe entelh to drink for every member
of the party en h we get outt to the Big
Whether the ambiguity of the reply
will keep the ewspaper menll at homte or
tlot remtalins tl o lie CIsetl.
C Olr iN ER' SAM JI) ll NS(IN had"athl
ercd a crowd around him and was
dihoe i n a tine basket of fish he had
brought home with him from the Big
Ioleu. where he has been taking a short
recess from the cares of ollice.
I li frields in the party were endeavor
ing to have' a littlee fu ith the roner
'T"'hey must have
The Coroner Goes Ibeen dead when yon
Out Fishing. caught them," re
"A post imortemll would reveal that they
were poisoned," ' added another.
"Were you inquest of fish?" asked a
"It wats a piretlty lively gamIe," replied
the ci .rotler.
"P'lain case of suicide," said amnother, as
he held up the biggest of the atch.
"\Vhat will the verdict I.?"
"Died by his own mouth."
"Yes," replied the cironer "like some
others, ift he had kept his molth shut he'd
hove It'll all right.'
Uncle Sam's Stage Line.
I \l inneapolis Tribune.]
The establislctnent by the gove\rnment of
a st;ag coach route from Cod(y, Wyo., to
the Yellowstone National lPark, is not a
remarkable thing. In a region like' that,
where there ithe s no railroad to the point de
sired to reach, it is the most feasible
mneas of conlnunication. And lovers of
thie pictnre.lue who have occasion to travel
there will hole that it will be long before
the romantic stage coach is superseded by
the prosaic steami car. While this over
land stage road will probably be one of
the longest remaining in the country, the
old stage has by no means passed out en
tirecly of use in other sections. It is a
favorite vehicle for pleasure travel all
through the Ea:st, alId to a less extent in
the older portiono of the \Vest. The
\VWest has not so large a wealthy leisure
class, but every city of considerable size,
and Minnealoolis a.ong them, can man
age to turn outt several stage coaches of
the old regulation, pattern should their
Irese'nce 1,e desired a. a feature inl a pa
A Prose Limerick.
[ London Globc.J
We are indebted to an Irish corres
pondent for the following pleasant cut
ting from "The l.imerick Chronicle:"
"Curious Misprint.--In our leader on
Saturday appears the sentence, 'roars
gently as any sucking dlove.' The last word
sihould have been 'calf.' "
This calf, we take it, is a descendant
of the original Irish bull.
All Is Not Lost-to Butte.
It is reported that the net earnings of
mining properties near Butte have de
creased $10o.ooo,ooo for the year. But has
not Mary said that she would go back, and
will not her royalties continue to pile
up--unless the newspapers run short of
space? Why should Butte worry over a
trifling few millions' loss in mining while
it has Mary?
Rev. Dr. Theodore L. Cuyler of Brooklyn
has just completed the manuscript of his
volume to be entitled "Recollections of a
Mrs. Thomas Simpson of Iloboken, N.
J., daughter of Major Morton, an English
army officer, has saved so many people
from drowning, it is said, that she has
"got tired of keeping count."
Mrs. Hietty Green has offered to erect
for Chesterton, Ind., a village of zoo pop
ulation, a Masonic hall on the site of one
recently burned. Andrew Carnegie has of.
fered the same village a library on his
Lord Curzon of Kedleston is sure of a
step in the peerage when his Indian vice
royalty comes to an end, says the London
Chronicle. lie will then be in the rare,
though not unique, position of holding a
rank greater than his father's.
As a modeler of children's portrait statu
ýttes Mrs. Sarah Greene Wright has
66rned an enviable reputation. Mrs.
WSright received her first inspiration while
tching some children who were playing
the Luxembourg gardens. She has a
udio in New York City, and has the dis.
Uction of being the only woman who
liakes children's portrait statucttes front
Pacific coast newspapers comment with
astonishment on the number of law-abid
ing citizens who speak with sympathy and
admiration of Tracy, the fugitive murderer.
One paper says that these misguided per
sons seem to classify the escaped convict
"with Funston, Wainwright, Hlobson and
Dewey, and are incapable of distinguishing
between a bold act of warfare and a dead
Hall Caine is said to be following the
precedent of Dumas. Finding his time
and strength inadequate for cxpresvitng the
ideas that surge through his brain, he is
devoting himself to his forthcoming Manx
novel and has mapped out another story,
the details of which are to lie executed
by a sub-contractor. The joint product
will appear in his son's magazine, lfous.
hold Words, with which Dickens was once
Is Bennington, Who Dropped a Fortune
By a Nose.
r[New York Sun.]
"\VhenI a fellow loses $500ooo or $-0o,oo
by the difference of a horse's head, it's
interesting to see how lie acts," was the
remark credited to the prince of specula
tors, Abingdon Baird, when Jimn lHall
double crossed him on the occasion of the
memorable HIall-lF'tzsimmons fiasco.
Baird's observation seems to nick in with
Newton lBennington's experience at
Brighton Beach yesterday. lie lost $15,
oni when the game little Ethics nosed out
Kilogram for first money in the Jamaica
stakes. Tall, suave and with the utmost
composure, after his commissioners had
reported on $25,000 at 7 to 5 on Kilogram,
he took up a point of vantage for a view
of the race. He saw Kilogram break off
well and open up a big gap down the back
stretch. Oni the stretch turn he saw
Ethics, under Burn's urging, conime abreast
and then all down through the stretch this
man with $15.000 wagered on the result
was Kilogram and Ethics struggle head
and head to the last to yards. Then in the
last two jumips he saw Ethics poke his
nose in front of Kilograsm and win right
on the post. Then this typical American
plunger thumbed back the lenses of his
field glasses, jumped down off his elevated
station and whisking the flowing tails of
his familiar gray frock coat remarked to
a hystander :
".My colt ran a nice race, did lie not?
But you never know when you have the
i.)wyers beaten. Have you the prices on
the next race ?"
[ IExchange. ]
A conductor on one of the Reading "lo
cals" was handed a ticket for Wayne
Junction by a lady mhlo boarded his train
the other day in the company of a bright
looking little girl. lie looked at the
chihld, and theni asked for another ticket.
I 've never had to pay for her before,"
was the mother's reply.
"Hlow old is she:?" asked the conductor.
"''\V'hy, masiia ! I'm six!" protested the
"Slhe's --she's nearly six," hurriedly ex
plained the mother. '"That is, she's just
going on six."
The conductor looked at the mother for
a second, and then, as he turned away,
"\Well, madam, if I were you, I'd buy a
ticket for her on the return trip. She's
likely to be all of six by then."
[New York 'limes.]
In introducing Judge Sulzberger of
'lhiladelplhia at a recent batnquet after
several rabbis had spoken, I)r. Henry M.
.I'ilepiger told this story.
"Two ladies, had a dispute as to
whicli was the most influential, the clergy
on the beunch.
"'1I think the bench is the most in
fluential,' said one, 'because the judge can
say: "You shall be hanged."'
" 'lut,' said the other, 'the clergyman
can say: "You shall be damned."'
" 'Ah, yes,' said tile first, 'but when the
judge says "Yout shall be hanged" you are
An Eniglish resident of Shanghai, having
made a good dinner from a tasty but unrec
o,:nized dish, called his cook, Wun Iloo,
alln conlgratulated M.in on the excellent
"I hope you didn't kill one of those dogs
to provide the soup," jestingly remarked
his daughter, referring, of course, to the
pariahs which haunt Chinese streets.
Wun IIoo made a solemn gesture of dis
"No kille dawge, misse," he explained.
"llinm alleddy dead when I pickee upI"
If Convict Tracy were only versed in
the intricacies of the wireless telegraphy,
what fun he could have, if not already
having fun enough.
The Proper Tackle.
f The foreign duke who seeks these states
t An heiress for to get,
SWon't fish for her with hooks or baits,
But with a coro-net.
The Frm All tat
Ships Three Carloads of Horses.
[SPECIAL TO INTER MOUNTAIN.]
Sheridan, July sa.-W. J. Fransham,
the Bozeman horse buyer, shipped three
carloads of horses to the East.
Unknown Jailed at Billings.
[SPECIAL TO INTER MOUNTAIN.]
Billings, July as.-A man whose name
is unknown was arrested Sunday by Po
liceman lHurmond for breaking down a
gate and forcing his entry into the ball
Hobbs in Canada.
[ISIP:LI,\I. TO INTER MOUN'T CAIN.
Big Timber, July 22.-Word was re
ceived here that J. C. Hobbs, who is ac
cused of stealing a cow from a ranchman
ill this county and selling it here, has been
arrested in Canada.
Court Refuses Rehearing.
[SI'I.tlAl. 1O I.N'TEII lOt S TAI ,.]
Helena, July 22.-The motion of the
city attorney of lHelena for a rehearing
of the case of the city of Helena against
llugh J. Itodan, the Ames Realty com
pany and others was denied by the su
Car of Horses Burned.
(E'iCIAL. 10 INTER MtolN.rAIN.
Sheridan, July 22.--A car containing to
horses and a grading outfit was consumed
by fire today between (;Gaylord and White
hall on the Ruby branch of the Northern
Pacific. The horses were shipped by J. II.
Wood to Cook & Ilinds at Bismarck, N. U1.
Sold 400 Head of Horses.
llilling.s, July 22.---George Pierre, a
ranchllal of lialbort, Mont., sold 400
head of range horses to lHalvoske & Wool
inger of \innipeg, Manitoba, at $1S per
head. The horses are at the Northern Pa
cific years and will be shipped today.
Big Timber Man Robbed.
1- evl'lt..t' To IN"rreIt (loru'nAITi.]
Big Timbler, July 2.-lert Howard, wha
resides on the east side, retulrned with
his wife from a trip through the Yellow
stone National park to find that during
Ilhir :Iabsence urglars had entered their
hotlle and stolen albout $200. worth of
Meeting of Equalizers.
[sl'(t I\1. 'lo IN IIt MOI'N I IN.]
Hlelena, July 22.-.July 3o has been
fixetd by the state hard of equalization
as the d(ate for the hearing of the repre.
sentatives of the railroads with regard
to roadbeds. etc. At the same time thts
county commissioners of various counties
will be present andl present their side
of the taxatiton question.
Present Church With Furniture.
SI'sLtI.\t. TO INTER tMOUNTAIN.]
Great Falls, July 22z.-A pleasant feature
of Sunday's services at the Frst Metho
dist church was not down on the pro
granm. The Junior league presented the
church with a handsome set of pulpit fur
niture. The presentation was made by
Miss Alta Cowell in behalf of the league.
Mr. Romney is Rejoiced.
.speIIAL. "O IN rt: stMOUNTAIN.]
Missoula, July 22.--President Miles
Romney of the Montana Press association
passed through Missoula for his home
at Hlamilton, after spending Saturday in
Butte. Mr. Romney is arranging to have
Ilamilton look its prettiest, and the best
of everything in the land will be far
nished for the newspaper men.
Substitute Italians for Japanese.
LSPECIAL TO INTII'.R MOt'NTAIN.]
Ifavre, July 22.-lt is reported here
that the Great Northernl will substttute
Italian labor for Japanese. D. A. I'ra
ziole, an interpreter, is here making ar
rangements for o50 men, whom Ihe will
place in the extra gangs. They will re
ceive 16 cents an hour for to hours' wcrk
and tile same rate for overtimte.
Herder Has Broken Shoulder.
[SeeLInAL. To INTE.R MOUNTAIN.]
llelcna, July a2.-llenry Eastey, a sheep
herder of Augusta, came to'Helena yester
day to get relief for a broken shoulder.
After wandering about the streets for a
time Eastey was picked up by kind-hearted
people and given medical attention. He
said that at Craig he got tnto a fight with
another man and fell over an embank
Sale of Range Beef.
[SPECIAL 1TO INTES MOUNTAIN.]
Great Falls, July 22.-The first calge
beef of any number for the scason was
sold on the Chicago market yesterday,
Rosenbaum Bros. & Co. being the com
mission men and D. A. G. Floweree of
Helena being the owner of the stock,
which was shipped from Baltic last week,
and made a train of 25 cars. The aver
age price paid was $5.40.
Fallen Woman Suicides.
[SPECIAI. TO INT'ER MOUNTAIN.]
Big Timber, July 22..-May Gorman, re
siding in the tenderloin district, commit
ted suicide here last night by taking two
grainls of morphitne. She had been sickly
for the past year, which had something to
do with her desire to end her life. The
woman had been married to a nman namned
Guinan, but secured a divorce in the dis
trict court here about six months ago.
Narrow Escape From Death.
[IsrPcIr.L TO INTER1 MOUNTAIN.]
Great Falls, July 22.-Fred A. Smith,
miller for the Royal Milling company in
this city, had a narrow escape from death
yesterday. lie was working about the
big belt on the upper floor of the mill over
the flour bins when a portion of his
clothing was caught in the conveyor belt
and he was thrown into the bevel gear
which runs the machinery over the bins.
Not a stitch of clothing was left on his
Mysterious Shooting at Missoula.
[SPECIAL TO INTER MOUNTAIN.]
Missoula, July s2.-One of the most
mysterious shooting affairs that has ever
occurred in Western Montana took place
here last night, when Mrs. D. M. Dur
fee, wife of County Attorney Durfee of
Granite county, was shot in the abdomen
by an unknown person. As soon as she
was shot Mrs. Durfee ran to her home,
a distance of aoo feet, and fell fainting
on the doorstep. She was screaming
while running, and as she reached the
steps Mr. Hosman, who lives in the
house, ran to her -ssistance and carried
her to her room.
It is needless, perhaps, to cau
tion people against using impure
toilet soap. No one uses harm
ful soap willingly, but many use
This week we offer pure and
delightfully perfumed soap of
the very finest make.
3 Cakes in a Box
25c per Box
\Ve are something of cranks in this
latter of purity. For instance, we
guarantee our Castile Soap to be abso
lutely pure, and the finest made in the
Newbro Drug Co.
so9 North Mlain St., Butte.
James E. Keyes, president and gen.
Largest Drug House in the State.
Busy as Bees
And why not? We have all the new
things all the time: mos,t all folks
know it; if you don't, it's time you
did. Give us a chance, anid we will
SCIIATZLEIN PAINT CO.
14 West Broadway
Fine, Single and Double Rigs to let at
all times. Also BUTTE TRANSFER
CO. Baggage and Passengers taken to
all parts of the city. 222 East Park Street.
THOlS. LAVELLE, Prop.
Fall and Winter
The Journey to the East via Salt
Lake City and along the shores of
the Great Lalt Lake through beautiful
Glenwood, Colorado Springs and
Denver is one of uninterrupted de.
light in winter as well as summer
In fact, the fall and winter seasons
adds bur 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. flcBRIDB
Tickit Office -
47 E. Broadway, Butte.
GEORG' W. HEINTZ,
Assista at Gen. Pass. Agt.,
Salt Lake City.
The Best friend
"The Road That Made the
For St. Paul and Blaat,
dilly ............. ...3:30 p. m.
Dreat Falls local, .atly....3:45 a. m.
ARRIP EB BUTTE.
Prom St. Paul, Gaily ....... 9:4 p. m.
From Great Falls and Hal.
ena, dally..............:....0 p m.
FULL INFORMATION FROM
City Ticket Oeeo, No. 41 North Maine
street, Butte. J. B. Dawson, Oonuera
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