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THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
VOL XXII NO. 151 WEATHER FORECAMT. BUTTE, MONTANA, MONDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 15, 1902 WEATHER-FAIR, WARMER. PRICE FIVE CENTS VARYING FORTUNE HE BORE STOUTLY HON. W. S. STRATTON, WHO DIED IN COLORADO SPRINGS YES TERDAY, MADE STRIKE. WPS NOT ALL PLAIN SAILING FOR MINER Independence Was Found After Hard ship and Discouragement Which Would Have Turned Back Many a Man-What He Has Left and How rie Amassed the Immense Fortune. [" As*sOCIl rn m.asS.] Colorado Springs. Colo., Sept. IS. W'illiam S. Stratton, the multi-millionaire of this city, owner of thl, fanioni: Inde pcndcnce mine in the Cripple Creek dJs trict, died at his home in this city at J935 o'clock last night, after an illness of sev eral months. Tie had been in a critical condition for several weeks and his death was expected at any time. He had be~cn unconmctous throughout the day and the relatives, including a sister, Mrs. Jennic Cobb of San Jose, California, who is the only near realtive who survives Mr. Strat. ton, did not leave his bedside at any time. AMr. Stratton was born in Jeffersonville, Ind., July a2, 1848. He was educated in the schools of that city and at the age of 17 took up the carpenter's and draughts. mans' trade, which he mastered. lie has resided in Colorado Springs for o3 years, having come here in 1872. Dur WILLIAM 8. STRATTON, Millionaire Mine Owner Who Passed Away Yesterday at His Home in Colorado Springs. Ing all this time, he has been more or less Interested in mining, being a prospector in various camps of Colorado, as long as 15 years, before he opened the famous In dependence bonanza. In April, 189I, having seen some speci mens of gold from the Cripple Creek dis trict that impressed him favorably, he went to that camp to prospect. With Varying Fortune. On July 3, after weeks of fruitless pros recting, a man who agreed to grub-stake him having disappointed him, Stratton de cided to go to Cripple Creek and stake out a claim on his own account. He rode the 35 miles from this city to the camp on horseback, and on the morning of July 4. 1891, staked out the Independence and Washington claims, in honor of the d;ay and the father of his country. The Inde pendence gave original assays of $380 to the ton and in 18oz he leased and bonded the Washington for $80,000. The Inde pendence yielded Stratton millions, and in 1898, was sold for $1o,ooo,ooo, he retain ing, however, a very considerable interest in the property. lie was a man whose private charities were boundless and his interest in the pub lie welfare was without limit. lie was the owner of the Colorado Springs street railway system, on which he has spent $i, 500oo,00 in the past two years. Ills wealth is estimated at from $15,00o,00ooo0 to $50o, 000,o00. Columbia Is Net Damaged. iys Assoc(IAniEl rIess.] Portland, Ore., Sept. 15.-The steam ship Columbia, which went aground two days ago in the dens smoke near Tongue Point, arrived here this morning. The steamer is not damaged and will leave to night for San Francisco on her regular trip. YOUNG GOTTLIEB FREE MAN AGAIN COUNTY ATTORNEY SAYS THERE IS NO EVIDENCE TO CONVICT, AND HE IS RELEASED. Once more young Sam Gottlieb has had the experience of being released from the county jail. Gottlieb is the boy who was held for taking the tomato can with the $300 which old man Lewis had cached in Humbug gulch. Lewis was struck by lightning and killed. His heirs instituted proceedings against Gottlieb whose de fense was that he had found the money while prospecting. Through the efforts of his attorney, J. Bruce Kremer, Gottlieb was released this afternoon. County Attorney Breen stated that there was no evidence to convict him. aVa 44-I DTIN -$Alto DOW WIH EINE AD i: INESORSIN M'MAHON'S KNIFE TO CAUSE TROUBLE ANDREW USES IT IN A FIGHT IN A SALOON ON JOHN WELSH AND IS LANDED IN JAIL. Andrew McMahon occupies a cell in the city jail and if the stories of Police man O'Brien and John Welsh are to be credited, he is likely to remain there for some time to come. McMahon sauntered into the Montana saloon on West Park street this morning and proceeded to make himself obnoxious. John Welsh disputed McMahon's right to full sway and war was declared. While Welsh was busy with his fists McMahon was using his knife to good ad vantage and when the two combatants were finally separated, Welsh had sonic ugly wounds in his beatst in the region over the heart. McMahon was arrested and will be tried for assault in thL first degree. BRIGADE OF BUGS IN COUNTY CELLS ARE OBLIGED TO FLEE FOR THEIR LIVES, NOW THAT SOL IS CLEANING HOUSE. There is a crusade going on at the city jail against the vermin that usually inhab its such quarters. A brigade of white washers are putting the walls in apple-pie order and hereafter the prisoners will feel more comfortable. Sol Levy declares that when the first coatiflg of whitewash was applied to the dust-layered walls the cockroaches and bedbugs made such a noise in escaping that the pedestrians passing through the alley by the city hall climbed ladders and telegraph poles to avoid being crushed in the stampede. However that may be the jail is now clean and will present a respectable appearance when the women suffragists go there to inspect the quarters. EAGLES AT THE SPRINGS Speeches and Sports Render Enjoyable a Picnic of the Order. [SPECIA' TO INTER MOUNTAIN.] Helena, Sept. It.-Over 6oo members of the Order of Eagles and their families enjoyed a picnic at Alhambra Springs yes terday. There were sports, dancing and numer ous other pleasures, and the Montana State band rendered a delightful concert. . peeches were made by several prominent men. FLOWERS FREE AT GARDENS FOR YOU GO OUT WEDNESDAY AND WHAR TON WILL GIVE YOU ALL YOU CAN LUG IN A BASKET. Manager J. R. Wharton of the street railway and Columbia Gardens, announced this morning that on Wednesday next he would throw the gardens open to the pub lic and give the flowers away. T'lis is done each year just before the cold weather sets in. 'there are lots of the choicest flowers out at the gar dens and the public is not slow to ac cept the chance of carrying them away. "I am only going to make one restrid tion this year," said Mr. Wharton, "and that is the people will not be allowed to come for the flowers with wagons and sacks. Each person who wants flowers will be allowed to have as many as one person can carry either in the arms or in small baskets. "Last year they drove big wagons out and a few carried away flowers enough to stock a multitude. I do not object to pulling the flowers up by the roots for we have already put away all that we wish to save at the gardens." Appointed by the Vatican. Rome, Sept. I5.-The vatican has defi nitely decided to send the Most Rev. I)omedco Falicino to Washington as papel delegate n the United States. Monsignor Falicino is now an apostolic delegate for the Dominion of Canada. BOARD BILL CAUSE OF LIVELY FRACAS PETER WARD AND PAT CAINE MIX IT UP IN THE STREET IN A WAY TO DELIGHT ONLOOKERS. Because Peter Ward dunned Patrick Caine for a board bill of $ao, the latter grew wrathy and when he met Ward at the corner of Park and Main streets this morning at ii o'clock proceeded to make a chopping block of him. Ward is the smaller man of the two, but he was plucky and for a few minutes the pedestrians were treated to a bare knuckle fight that would have done credit to some of the scraps recorded when London prize ring rules are the order. Policeman Barshaw acted as referee and when the men came to a clinch he made them break. But as they wouldn't fight fair and kept on clinching, the policeman took them to the city jail. A charge of assault in the third degree was entered against Caine and Ward was allowed to go on his own recogniz ance HORACE GRAY IS DEAD IN NAHANT JUSTICE OF THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT SUCCUMBS TO PARALYSIS. , r v AST.hOCA'I i)D i'I Ss.J 4.,nn, AMass., Sept. iS-.LJJustice Ilotrace ay, who retired from the United States rene court bench recently, died at his s'tinmer home in Nahant this morning of HORACE GRAY. Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Who Died Today in Nahant. paralysis. IHe had been in poor health for sonme time. Jlilge Gray was born in Boston, March 24, r8a8, and was graduated from liar vard college in the class of 1843 andt from the law school in 1849. He was admitted to the bar in 185r. He was reporter of the supreme judicial court of Massachu setts from 1854 until 186r. Hle was ap pointed associate justice of that court in 1864 and chief justice in 1873. Presi dent Arthur commissioned him as asso elate justice of the supreme court of the United States D)ecember 19, 188r. PIUS FUND CASE IN HAGUE May Be Postponed, Owing to Dilatory Tactics of Mexicans. baY AssoctAT:i mi1ess.] The Hague, Sept. 15.-It is not defin itely known whether the postponement of the hearing of the Pius fund case, between Mexico and the United States before the arbitration court which was regarded as got improbable, will now be necessary; butt Mexico does not appear to be quite reoady and there is some doubt as to whether all the persons interested can reach here in time. It is announcted that the court will open tomorrow. PEOPLE TO SHAKE HIS HONEST HAND PRESIDENT WILL RECEIVE MULTI TUDE IN OYSTER BAY HOME THOUSANDS EXPECTED. I nc ASSOil IAlII. il .r Oyster Ilay, N. Y., Sept. i5.--Oyster liay is en fete today. Clouds of buntitg andl flags adorn the b)lilingsi. Thousands of strangers are on1 thle streets and every few Inomlients the loud report of an anvil loaded with powder breaks the stillhI,. The occasion for this celebration is the reception which I'resid nIt R(,osevelt is to tender to the people of Nassau oullntly this afternoon frollm .t to (6 o'clotk at his ho(iII on SagamlllOre hill. 'The weather is delightful, and the menh hers of the cominlmittees havinlg the allair in charge bestimate that 18,i0o pirsons will be here. Special trains are coinng friom Hempstead, Minola, Far Io.kaway a,., Freeport, in aldition to whit h a large number of yachts are expo etd to, h in;, down parties from New York and vicjiit y. One hand from Brooklyn and three fRoen .Long Island will play on the lawn durilm. the reception. Secret Service Men on Hand. The prcsidient witl rteceivew his neighbors on the porch of his house and they will shake hands with hiitm :and pass to the rair of the house, where each will be telhndl. ad a glass of cllonade. 'lII. glasses will lb. retained by the visitors as souvenirs. Mrs. Roosevelt will assist in the reception. It has been decided to dilsp.ene with introductions, and no one will lie alloweid to stop and talk with the president. Shirill Johnson of Nassau coutlty has sw\ornll iI 300 special deputies and iln laition to these a large nlumber of secret service luin are here, who will be stationeld about the porch. HORSE AND BUGGY FAST IN A DITCH ANIMAL HAD EVIDENTLY RUN AWAY AND BEEN CAUGHT IN MUD ARE IN CITY CORRAL. This morning John and James Griffith, two newsboys, urove a horse and buggy round to police station and turned them over to the police. They had found the animal and vehicle in a ditch a few hun dred yards the other side of the Reception roadhouse and from inutcations the horse had run away and spent the night with the buggy in the ditch, where they caught fast. The horse is a light bay and the buggy is an oruinary black vehicle without a top. Both horse and buggy are now at the city corral, ,,here the owner can call and get them. VICIOUS ATTACKS ON STATE PRESS HEINZE CIRCUL2" ALLEGING THAT NEWSPAPEP ': "BOUGHT" CREATES Z GNATION. G. ROBINSO " IGNORANT AS WEL' , SLANDEROUS Erudite Engine lom r. Augustus Em ployed to \ His Screed Is Totally Ignorant of .. Subject Whereof He Attempts to Write--Has Already Had to Back Down-More Fraud. Sh11aIihi r l 2af ks ulll·o. 2 1 n lie repi utable '(ountry 2editors of 2 til. st1ale byI' irrespoltll - iblcs ;ticu pa.ll2 of llth )1 .12 of the1I I neI v el2 cat lipaigl. During the pi0t few days the Itate has Ltu n sl s,.IIown wit(lI ,ih a l cn ular sig1ned by l;ro etg If. 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So silly is It.Ie 1 4ll4, k 4of Roblnso on tli ( pro~ of t ll. c sill, tilhat 4v1li I l int, has ait.l lptid to :.hirk lresp'lln' ibility fo4r the 4clu .y .trl k l of liii hill d l.4n lh4r r. l iht'h . 's 14 ,llight h1 ',411" lHe;i ,n Si i', mallil n al ilp n ;ipolo iln itE s last islul, stating; thl a lhl , A ldhr hicllh1I 'i'4 sc1 ss, 4 l ', iby I on 1 a1 :, iQ.ap ir 1ow1441'., 4by a 'l1'i'4t4ror i4i4, i fl.'. Ir .il any alliliice of t l,c a Ilt ii .rl llr h. :1 1 not ;lilly of lthe' high 41 'ril1'. ;il libltI 1 4l4 it. Jiwt wh41 :1 4Se.l I', di-t' r II ,rti Vi4 t 'l, of il4 A4l-' r (;uilh 'I iinl, 4 io o Il4 (II I I o l 1hi4 rt'lr: clti4on4 is N1. k144wlll, ilt it is l (1'.lllr n ithat 4 h1 i e t '- :1 id hli. i illil , I ill:y hlave 4cll4 dolwl'.r'ii ll' 4e1r1th .of Ii, ,t.lae ', 1.14, papers upon il illn. rnd , io ' apultgi will flo Vl' 3 lo firt 1i1,4r lli4 . HOFISE THIEVES HERE TO BURN! GENTLEMEN WHO LIVE BY SWIP ING EQUINES SWARM IN BUTTE -ANOTHER THEFT. Ilorst' thieves. galore ! That's whlt Jlutthe ,has, 4and but few of 1thi4e4 ; 4l lr'tct'ed. VWitlhin the Ipast three' 4l4r .1ks n4 o h 14 h11444 half a d4ozn14 v.licl].'" l 1v44. 4 11 l4 43 i'ithicr from stalblcs or f iroi their i'tching places oil tlhe stru3 ts. i.ls .t night til 4 bay 1i,01'.e bclolL gihg to "Thomasi M lhuholhlulI , ,gilther with the buggy to which the horse was hitched, were stolen out at WColunlbia (4arn . 11ir. rMul holland drove out about 1 o'clock in the evel.'ling 4ll44 Ihitchrdl thl4 hi'4orse i ,ar the laseball grounds. When lie returne'd to the pjha., li4t 9:34 o'clock the1 horse. and buggy had dislappeared. T'here is no clew to the lhievt-s. THERE IS NO HOPE FOR BLIND Here Is a Woman Upon Whose Eyes ai Successful Operation Has Been Performed. [i4 ASs.4cIAI'4 44 I'Il.ss4.1 New York, Sept. Is.--After being totally blind for seven years, Mrs. Julia Morowski of Trentonl, N, J. has had a momenitary glimpse of her huslland and six children when the bandages were lifted fromt her eyes. An operation was performted two weeks .go and when the bandages were removed for the first timle, she saw her youngest child, born after she became blind.