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THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
V XXII NO. z46 WEATHER FORSECrT. BUTTE, MONTANA, TUESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 9, 1902, FAIR WEATHER. PRICE FIVE CENTS PRESIDENIT'S TOUR IN THE SOUTHLAND STATES Chief Executive Is Extended a Warm Welcome by People of South Carolina. RECEPTION COMMITTEE ASSEMBLED AT DEPOT Company of Confederate Veterans Es cort Mr. Roosevelt Through the Prin cipal Streets of Asheville, North Caro lina-City Elaborately Decorated and Hundreds of Country People Greet President-Thousands Hear Address. fBY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Asheville, N. C., Sept. 9.-Asheville ex tended a warm greeting to President Roosevelt today. Fully ,o,ooo people oc cupied the court house square where the president addressed them from a stand. The special train arrived at 9:3o o'clock. The night was passed at Hot Springs and the run from there this morning was un eventful. A short stop was made at Marshall, the home of Senator Prichard, where a large number of people had assembled. The president thanked them for their greeting. At Asheville he was met by a reception committee of which Charles McNamee was chairman. Mayor Miller, Senator Prichard and Congressman Moody were among those who greeted the president, the members of the committee being introduced to the president in his car by Senator Prichard. Carriages were in waiting and under the escort of Zeb Vance and a company of confederate veterans with their little flags, and two companies of state militia and the first regiment band the party started for the court house square. At Battery park the school children were assembled on the lawn and sang "America," as the party passed. President Roosevelt stood in his car riage bareheaded. The city was elabor ately decorated and hundreds of people had come in from the country to greet the president. He was introduced by Chairman McNamee and was greeted with cheers. Served Under Wheeler. The president spoke of the pleasure it gave him to speak before the monument of the late Senator Vance, which is near the stand. He was glad, he said, to meet the people whose forefathers had fought under clMarion; glad to be greeted by men who served in the confederate army. He told of his visit Sunday to the battlefield of Chickamauga and repeated the declaration that the man would he a poor American who did not come from the scenes com memorating the valorous deeds of those armies a better American. He told of serving under Wheeler in Cuba and said that yesterday he met an old man who served in the confederate army. "I was one of Wheeler's boys," said the veteran. "So was I," replied the president. "I think it is a good thing," he said, "for an American president to have the chance to travel through different sections of the country, because it is a mighty good thing for any American to meet his fel low-Americans in order that he may realize how trivial are the points of un likeness and how essential are the points of likeness. A good American Is a good American, whether he came from the north, the south, the east or the west." Insane Mother Suicides. i[v .ASeOCIATED PRI'SS.] Greenville, Miss., Sept. 9.-Mrs. Mollie Westrobe of Clayton, Miss., who, while insane, murdered and burned her five chil dren near Hazelhurst, Miss., June i6, com mitted suicide here yesterday afternoon by jumping into the river. Members of Yacht Club. New York, Sept. 9.-The emperor of Germany and Prince Henry have been formally proposed for membership in the New York Yacht club and their election probably will occur at the next meeting October 23. IT IS A MIGHTY BIG PICTURE FOR THE DETECTIVES TO FIND HIM IN. (Ploture by Inter Mountain.) But If You Will Look Carefully, You WIUS 99 That Ord tof le IQ .. ig Kpy COue I. Standing on the Walkto the State University With the Fetal Implement In His H nd-The PoliUe Say This Man le Prominent In State Educational Cirolee, No Other, in aot, Fith Preulidett raig of the Intitutlo...-Two Alleged AccomIloes, Judge Evan of Mluioula and Editor Rleharde.ho of Havre Plain Dealer Look On. WHO STOLE THAT KEY OF WELCOME? WHAT GUILTY WRETCH MADE OFF WITH GOLDEN EMBLEM OF THE HAMILTONIANSf ROMNEY IS TEARING HIS SILKEN LOCKS OVER IT The Key Has Been Seen in No Less Than Six Different Seotions of Mon tana, but Although Photographs. of Alleged ' Thieves Have Been Taken, Thus Far No One Has Been Jailed. [SPECIAL TO INTER MOUNTAIN.] Hamilton, Sept. 9.-Who has that key? Miles Romney Fat up all last night with a stenographer by his side, wiring far and wide over the state, in a fruitless endeavor to trace the perpetrator of the most cruel hoax ever worked on a trust ing rural community I The great golden key of welcome, for which Hamiltonians melted down their plate and up their watchcases, the imposing emblem which hung from the center of the arch of wel come on Main street when the newspaper delegation, headed by the Silver Cornet hand, marched under it upon their arrival in the city, has been stolen; "Sdeath I" hissed Romney through his clenched teeth, when he heard of the theft. "Sdeath I But we. will send to THIS IS THE KEY. If the Man Who Took It Can Be Found, He Will Be Sent to the Pen. Butte for McGillic but we will find the wretch 1" In consequence, the wires have been worked in every, direction, and the police of every city, town and hamlet in Mon tana are looking for the thief. Clews galore pour in, but so far the guilty wretch has not been apprehended. They Are Seeing Things. The key has been seen in six different sections of the state at almost the same time, and the police are at a loss to know whom to arrest. One minute Romney re ceives a message that a well-known editor from the eastern part of the state was seen with the key, which he was vainly endeavoring to hide under his greatcoat. The unhappy mayor of IHamilton is wiring to have this villain slung into jail, when even as he bites his stubby quill and scratches his noble brow in an effort to begin, another wire brings the startling information from a northern city 500 miles away from the first place, that the key has been seen up there. Romney is at his wit's end. There is only one key of the sort. In fact, as one (Continued on Page Three.) CAN YOU ARECOGN'ZE THIS MANt (Picture by Inter Mountain.) He Is Wanted for Stealing That Hamilton Key-Barney McGillic, the Butte De tective, Says He Is Judge John M. Evans of Missoula. LAiGEY ESTATE SUIT UP AGAIN DEFENDANT CLAIMS THAT COM PLAINT DOES NOT STATE SUF FICIENT FACTS. In the case of Lee Mantle against Lulu F. l.argey, as administratrix of the estace of P. A. l.argcy, deccsed, tile defendant today filed a demurrer in the district court. Defendant maintains that complaint does not state facts sufnicient to constitute .a cause of action; that the complaint is amn biguous, indefinite and uncertain, in that it cannot be detertmilted from it whether or not the alleged agreement betweenI the plaintiff and defendant that the deed from Collins and wife for said premises should be taken in l.argey's name was verbal or in writing. Defendant also maintains that the cause of action of the complainant is barred by certain provisions of the statutes and that it appears ont the face of the complaint that the cause of action is barred by laches. A similar demurrer has been filed in the case of Lee Mantle against Lutlu F. Largey, M. S. l.argey, Ltlu L.argey-Mc Ginn, Creighton Largey and Mary Mon tana Largey. Mcllatton & Cotter are attorneys for the plaintiff and Bernard Noon, Forbls & Evans and McBride & McBride for the defendants. Haytien Ports Are Closed. [uv AsSOCIA'liuiu I'toss.] Iamburg, Sept. 9.-According to infor mation received froin the Hayticn con sulate here, the provisional government of Hayti has closed the ports of Gonaives, St. Marie and Port de Paix to foreign ships on account of the disturbances on the island. The provisional president has issued instructions that bills of lading manifests for these ports be not issued for the present. Forest Fires in Wyoming. Laramie, Wyo., Sept. 9.--Reports from timber fire districts say that sheep men will be heavy losers. Many of the bands have scattered and thousands of sheep are now right in the burning timber country. Timber Supervisor J. S. Atherly has started for the burning district with So men and every kind of appliance for use in forest fire fighting. MiUCH INTERESI IN POLITICAL FIGHT WASHINGTON REPUBLICAN CON VENTION WILL BE SCENE OF LIVELY SCRAP. [IIv AShO(tlAl I) PRI'SS. I acom.a, Wash., Scpr. 9.- Much inter e-t centers in the fight for the nomination of threce clngRessmen by the repul,!ic;a: tnate convention here tomorrow. Cuslt Iant of fIierce county, for renomination, cl:.ils .:.~9 out of a Ilecessary .26 votes, an.I says that he can easily imatke trades fio couttgh to win. . n's of Yakima, for renominlltion, chliis Job votes. lHumphrey of King ciiity claims 32. votes; Faulkner of T'lrston, 3J3; Blridges of (Chlhalis, ih; I'ic.erill of Whitman, .21,, and IBrowniell of '.n,,omish, 83. ' fhie game is purely one of.cut tlhroat ema, l candidate striving for sonim ct mbini atll swhlich will elect himself and one ut!ior. Eacl, two then will try for a com bitu.tion to take in a third canlidlate,, .a::.ing the fight one of the meanest this sttle has ever known. C(ommittees representing all of tlhe or ganizations connected with the olperation of railroads in the state have arrived and repmase to take a hand in Governor Mc rplv's light for an appointive railway cor', issiOln. Have Monster Petitions. 'rite committees are from the locomotive 61it, cien, locomotive engineers, Birother gamod of Railway Trainmen, Switchmen', alnfon, office clerks, telegraph operators anmi the Order of Railway Conductors. Shey have a monster petition, stating 4h11t they are deeply interested in politics _id policy of the state and that tlhey feel tre that a railway commission canlnot be "'lpauinted at this time without injury to tlheir personal interests. ¢ In addition to three congressmen, tlhe :convcention will nomiinate one supreme judge and settle the fight between the governor and the railroads with regard to the railway commission. The railroad lobby is here in full strength. This lobby threatens that the Northern Pacific head qtuarters will be removed from Tacoma If the governor's fight for a commission is indorsed by tomorrow's convention. PRESS ASSOCIATION BUSINESS IS ENDED LAST NIGHT'S BANQUET WAS A DE CIDED SUCCESS 'AND THE ORATIONS SPLENDID, W. W. CHEELY OF BUTTE IS ELECTED PRESIDENT Miles Romney, Mayor of Hamilton, and Retiring President of the Association Is Presented a Magnificent Gold Headed Cane-Next Meeting Place Is Helena During Session of Legislature. rsP.tlIAr. TO IN'FRk M(ll N IAIN.1 Ilamilton, Sept. u. At a lmeting held this forenoon the husiness ofii the i M\ottuina Press association for thi.e year etlle to an end. The election of olliciers, me-adinig of rrsl lutions of respect :and app.ointintg tcontllit tees were amonlg th(e lillitters of routitne which cattle before thet gath,-iing. '1 he iest of good feeling iprevai.led and applause greeted the mention of ithe lau;lres of the men elected and the metlmlers iap pointed onil colnlnitftrs. last night's hulltyet was a dlre'idhd suse cess. (One hundreIl d and sixty Ipeople sat down to a splendlil spread at the Ilanmil ton hItotel',w ,here . ( . (Irutichlilch was toastmasterlli l nil a list of toasts were rc" spondled to in pointed periods by the post prandal orators of thel ocessllin.l The prentlatinl of a tmagniticclt got hlealded ca;n' to Miles ItonIIiy, rettiring prsidcnt, Has one of the pleasant inci dent!, of the evening. I rli cutting w,,., shaken wish applause whin the popular (young aII; reuned to h' np.'ech of p're Officers Elected. Iolli owig arl theIl,. oltes hlchid for thel ensuing year : President, ,tf . \Il . cli'hely of lti tei; it ist vie presildent,ll II. , Col.lins of Mit.ss uittla;t second vice prces -leot, J. If. lantill rf Ituttel third vice presidhet, Joe tiesh tey larger of ttlenlive; secr tary trtneitlgr, Waltoer Aitken of I.ivingstl ; ri will ected historialn. W. \tJ. Alderson of li|ze man. 'the next tmeetinig place will be hel in the city of ellena hduring the monlth of January, while the h'gisintfre is inl sessinn, and a meeting will Ile hehl daring the :.tlanl Iner at some place selected at the January gathering;. The new prsildent, upon taking the chair, a fpp hlted the ,.k.al c(ntzz ittees, oui it was resolved that the organization he conducted alon:" lines that would insure a larger attendance at the mnrctings and open up departments which will be of more in terest to m em hbe rrs w ho seldo , at hend. The train for Butte I t Ilamilton shortly after r o'clock. SPANISH MONARICH IS OUITE POPULAR HE MIXES UP WITH PEOPLE OF HIS REALM BUT NEVER LOSES HIS KINGLY DIGNITY. I tyv A .soi IA] lN I rtlS:lt. Paris, Siptt. 9.- ()ni of the constanit quesUtilnls otti- hears today: "What is the king of Spain doing, how is he develop ing, and what impression in he makilng onl his country ? A gentleittan who has lived many years in Madrid aind whose busincess is to watch the develolipment of matters in Spain, says: "The young kilng is earning large pop ularity. If left alonlle he would be mlore popular btill. I eft to his own way, he loves to go everywhere to talk to the people and to hear what they have to say. There is no country ilmore delltiocratic thanll S-titill, aind its kitng, to ibe polpular, must Inix with the Ieople. "The yotuliK kitg is full of dignity. lie loves to nlix with tile peopllo; to try to uitllerstand antl iimake friends with lte111 anlld lie Inever for ole niolllient loses sight and sense of his pIosition and what is due to him. ST, LOUIS BOODLE COMBINE ELUDE OFFICERS Chief of Police Kiely Offers His Whole Force to Aid the Circuit Court Sheriffs. EVERY WAY OF ESCAPE NOW SAFELY GUARDED Nine Indicted Memhers of House of Delegates in the St. Louis Franchise Frauds, Who Have Thus Far Eluded the Police, Are Now Being Vigorous ly Searched For-Their Homes and Accustomed Haunts Being Watched. [1ly Ah;aIAt ,11 It II S,1 St. L ltus. SI-lt. I).- Ther searh for the nine indiitid l meiiiitrs, of the alleg, d house of delegates ihodhle rl n tiila., who have thus far clulhld Ilit police anid deputy isherills ll, Im Iii lthe prlllnl l lliibusines of iothi cliasses of ihe.lr today. lTheir homes ltltd accuistomed lhaunits were watcheld by Ipolit. men all ig.lit Will thlose waltchers were relieved his Imirnllng by others. The other two arh kllown h ii Ia ut of the tath'. Chlijl K uly has ullered to place the nmtire polle i, ice, it neelded, ait the disposal ofi tIhe ircalt attorneuy in aid of ithe diputy shiills. All places of grerss from the city have liven guarded. Althoigh tIwoi Inputy sheIrillf haveu hll n sarclhiing li" hli l 'nt lnu l.lly, li.el I ato ('hailr , IF. Kelly of ItheI, twitllilh w.rul or. Un r speaker of ll the houseI ,ll , sns tollll have dliappe.ul le . Th.lt hI is still in, St. Louis, howli vi'r, aulr within a sholrt ilisl.n.ii' of fli'n-l I bI4 l ievd, lih ti lepl hu n.d to lrhe four couiIl lnt l , at i M nlay at;ll r n and lstated to he ,l I y ff thaii t it wou, d not he hlnthe t Oatld i of Mc lt Imbhe r o a hrs vof Ie ut omct whr I l.se oid, tilty wolis liv - clos w.ed I Ih tllcy .e so ofire J. K. Murretll y'ste'day. A copy of ith, oath ha'; bI'ln given to Circuit AIIorney FI;ulk ;tol the grand jury. It is ;Is fo hllw's: Oath of Members. "LI d solemnl. r lrinly swwr l Ahlighty Godi that in associatin, g i yslf andl inl bth co Liiiilg a i mo.mher of this cmliuy e, i will vote and act will the combline whliene ve and wherever I may he so ordered to do. "And i fur the lsolmLn lly swear that I will not, at a:ly p.ate or time, rewval the fact that the.i i. a icombinie, ai l Iihia I will no iiit il li;aI ll l. It i a lly p rson,ll aIt lly meelting, of tli i hI rom inr. "And I dK. sliiIly urit tihait, iLn i aae I should rieveal the iali that ally pihrsonl inl his combin, harii t r, iv l ,iif l ey, I heirIy pefo r ir avrd ulhi orile liitihr nit'ii hers of this ti nilti ill t tI ak l thill ortlitl L chf my lifc i ln .ist li mai r aI th, y rayl, dm proper, t nol t y truay.t may Ile liit,, o.y tong Sliirn l it andlll y tharl castke, i llo p.el Miss.iss ippi river. "Anold all of this I ifI thsleomly swetr, so help me God." Johner K. Miirrell i statemellylntl ithat the hour arrest ine Clof h l: q Iiie, of which he was a liember, accepted lly. 'ribte Itf $,r oo eaorh for their votes on the lightingh bill atf igloi, Iliade thelli iii ighting scaindil li chief topic of ilivesligaltioo by the grand jury today. Shortly after noun, i h litmld Ilersch wals taken into c'ustol'. lhe was lodt,,eI in jail in defauit of $15,,00 bail, as were also John Ii , S chneltler, J. J J. laniga. JohVan Ails, Ottan Wyck, eilistcr anofd hi olones utke, whndrw ent a surical onight al fhi daysmorning at thei r homes toda ty. e ody the deputy sheriffs. Formner Delegate W. M, Tanihlyn is iun der arrest its Cleveland. Chief of Police Kiely was called to the lung distance tele phone by Tamhlyn Imlay. The latter Ino formed the police that h.e hadi ben ar rested and desired to return to St. Louis at once. Ile re.qulsted that aon officer be sent after him with as little drlay as pos. days ago, died today.