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THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
VOL. XXII. No. 283. BUTTE, MONTANA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS THREE ARE TO SWING Twenty-Eight Will Go to Prison for Terms of Natural Life. PUNISH MUTINEERS Manila Court Deals Sum marily With Men Who Killed Three. ON DOS HERMANOS Famous Mutiny in Which Crew Murdered Two Officers. aY ASSOCIATED PRIs,. Manila, Feb. I a.-Thirty-one members of the crew of the inter-insular steamer Dos Hermanos who mutinied in August last at Port Virac, Island of Catanduames and murdered the chief en ineer, steward and carpenter of the vessel, and wounded the captain, mate, second engineer and one of the passengers, were convicted of mur der today. Three of the men were sent enced to be hanged and a8 condemned to life imprisonment. The mutiny on the Dos Hermanos was lotted under the leadership of a native boatswain of that vessel. The mutineers purposed to steal S$so,ooo, which they sup posed to be on board. The officers were dining when they were attacked. The steward and carpenter were murdered while defending the officers. During the combat the steamer ran asround and a force of constabulary, which went to the rescue, killed three of the mutineers and captured 3s of them. BETTER GET MONEY Receivers at Helena Can not Hold Coin Until Doomsday. SPECIAl. TO THE INTER MOVCTAI.. Helena, Feb. 1a.-The receivers of the First National bank and the Merchants' National bank of this city are complain ing that the checks which were sent on to pay the final dividends of the institutions are not being called for and that unless they are called for within a short time they will be sent to Washington, where it will be necessary to go through a great deal of red tape to get the money. There is still in the hands of the receiv ers more than $Soo.ooo, which should have been paid over to the depositors and which has not been called for. The First Na tional bank is paying a final dividend of 4 per cent and the Merchants' National bank Is paying a dividend of :i per cent. IN 000D CONDITION Knights of Pythias in Fine Shape, According to Annual Report. .PECIA. TO TIIE INTER MOLUOTAIN. Ilelena, Feb. ja.-Jacob Leob, Grand K. of R. & S. of the Knights of Pyth las for this state, is making his annual report, which will be sent to the home of ficers of local lodges. The report shows that the grand lodge is in good condi tion and that with the past year the nmenm bership has increased wonderfully. In the nlast report made the membership was given as 2,968 members in this state, and in the present report the number shows that it is now 3,197. The sub lodges throughout the state have $59.568.1a on hand. The increase in one year has been ,nore than I,ooo members. Nominated by Roosevelt. BY ASSOCIATED 'RPeSS. Washington, Feb., la.-The Iresidcnt today sent the following nomination to the senate: Commissioner to negotiate with the five civilized tribes of Indians, WVilliam. F._St anley, Kansas. TOM L. JOHNSON AND A LABOR LEADER OUT Tom Asks Some Questions and Gets, "It Is None of Your Business." I1Y ASO(' IATD Psi:SS. ('lcveland, Feb. I2.-Before 5oo mcm hers of organized labor in this city last night Mayor Toml L. Johnson, who was present on invitatioli to explain a recent statement he had made relative to the origin of a committee report on three cent fares, askcd some startling questions of Michael A. Goldsmith, a prominent lo cal labor leader. Mayor Johnson was present to explain why he thought the committee's recent report was written In the office of a firm of lawyers in this city. Hle told the audience that the report was along the line of what the street car companies had been contending for years. The mayor turned to Goldsmith and asked ft -he was not used to handling larger sums of money than usually falls to the lot of a workingman, and also if he had not been a frequent visitor to the office of the president of the Cleveland City Railroad company. Goldsmith's reply to DARING HIGHWAAYMEN STOP -FLYER ON BURLINGTON AND * DYNAMITE SAFE IN MAIL CAR Exchange Shots With Railway Officials, but Make Successful Getaway, Although Sheriff Is in Pursuit With Bloodhounds. THE BURLINGTON FLYER. .PtCIAL TO TnS INTER MOUNTAIN. Livingston, Feb. :s.-Burlington train No. 6, in charge of Conductor G. C. Hot rum, with engine 276 and Engineer F-rank Clow and helper, with engine 6: with En gineer Angus McArthur, double-header, left Butte at a2:o1 a. m. last night, reach ing a point six and one-half miles cast of Butte, between bridges 8s and 82. At ta :a a. m. they were held up by two or more men. When the train stopped the robbers took the fireman off engine 61 and compelled him to uncouple the cars be BOYLE SAYS RAIL WAY WILL OFFER REWARD Livingston, Feb. 12th, 1903.-N. P. train No. 6, held up by two or more masked men at 12:30 this a. m. Baggage car dynamited, mail clerk shot, not badly hurt. Please notify all concerned that N. P. Ry. Co. will pay reward of Five Thousand dollars for arrest and conviction of all the robbers, or One Thousand dollars for arrest and conviction of each one of them. Description will be furnished later; last seen of them they were going towards Butte. Hold up took place four miles east of Butte.: -D. Boyle. DETECTIVE MURPHY LANDS THE FIRST SUSPECT The first arrest in the train robbery case took place tLis afternoon when Detective Murphy took into custody a large, heavy set man, about 33 years old, who gave his name as William McCullagh, and said he came from California about two weeks ago SHERIFF QUINN HOT ON} THE TRAIL. The midnight holdup on the Northern Pacific railroad six tiiles from Butte and three miles this side of Homestake last night was the talk of the town today. There is first-class evidence to show that the robbers were two in number and that they drove out to the scene of the robbery in a buggy and, after stopping the train and looting the express and mail car, turn ed their rig around and drove back to town again. Sheriff Quinn, who scoured the flat and the hills surrounding the place of the rob bery for a radius of three or four miles for hours after it occurred, found distinct footprints of the two robbers in the snow, and also the tracks of their buggy, and a mask one of them wore and cartridges TOM L~OFTN JOHNSON. the mayor's question was that it was none of his business. tween the baggage car and smoker. They then forced the engineers to move the en gines, mail car and express car ahead about -oo feet. Mall Clcrk W. M. Bell was compelled to leave the postal car on threat of having his car blown up. The fireman was forced to dynamite the express car and set off the dynamite on top of the through safe. Several shots were fired before the cars were uncoupled and one or tr.tshota afte the head end of the train had been moved to a point where the express car was dyns to get marricd.. lie said he was from . Angees. Mc(ull:agh was arrehted in the Mo4 han, saloon, at about a :.o o'clock. He i on his person a belt containing $4815.0 and nle said that he brought the mo with ..un when he came from Califor 'i'Thre are two suplicious circumstan from a 3o-3o rifle and two pIistols, a and a 44. From the marks they left t hind them the moves they made after they left town and reached the place of the hold utp anitd the course they took afterward were made plain in the estimation of most of the olficers who visited the scene. ROBBERS SIGNAbLED THE TRAIN TO STOP The robbers signalled the train to step, and when it halted they uncoupled $e front part of the train including the 4 gines, mail car and express car and t~n them ahead of the rear coaches. 'They were armed and they drove the trainmen off and blew up the express car. Then they dynamited a small safe in the express car and appropriated it, contents. The railroad people gave out at ibrt that there was nothing in the safe, but it was stated later that the sale contained several hun dred dollars, and probably several thou sand. Some of the trainmen watchted the rob bers while they were engaged in dyna miting the car, but they were not armed and could offer no resistance. Alter loot ing the express safe the robbers made off toward the flat below the railroad track. It is believed that they hltcheI their team to a post o.n the Nine-.\tle ro;ad di rectly below the railroad track, and climb ed tile rugged hillside to the track, and after robbing the train went back to the buggy and drove directly into town. Bloodhounds from Deer Ioldge were tried with the footpri4ts and tile butgy tracks, but would not follow such a trail. PASSENGERS DID NOT SEE THE PRQCEEDINGS The robbers took the engine and the n. press and mail cars about an eighth of a mile ahead of the passenger and other coaches, and for that reason the passengers did not see much of what was going on. Division Superintendent U. F. loyle of Livingston was on, one of the sleepers, he was awakened by the explosion w vj the hold-up took place, and he came oqj on the Pullman and saw something pf the operations of the robbers at a distance, but while he was armed with a rifle, he was uncertain who to fire upon, since some of the trainmen were kept at the place where the robbery was in progress by the ro.ters miked. Engineer MdcArthur narrowly escaped being shot just before he brought his train to L stop. Hlis overcoat hanging on a book in the cab behind him contained the bullet evidently intended for him. which was fired at him by the rubber. Mail Clerk Bell, while on the ground, was also grazed by a bullet in the fleshy part of the hib. The dynamite which the fireman was given to use was evidently wet and sal l.erk Bell smiled at the futile efforts being made to set it off when one of the robbers happened to see him and hit halin with .e bhitt end of his gun over the eye. Su .bintendent Boyle and Trainmnater Ott were on the rear of train nmettnr six I connected with McCuIIII:IgII% sdlgeI rrn" dluct andI tIhe Imocney found on li ipi. Iii anIi exprco. package said to have Ibrc se cured by the train rubbers thutre were two Ilion bills, according to the puulice, a*n' in McCilliagh's belt were seven $5o and oue $ºuo bill. and hle could not dibstngushll them t roi, the othcrs. 'lrainmaster (Ottaway was also on the latter part of the train. lie was armed with a pistol, and whens the roblers were making off he exchanged a numbler of shots with them, but without hitting any of them. They could be distinctly seen draw ing away in the moonlight, but got too far away before Ottway upend fire on themi to be hit. PROMPT ACTION BY THE EXPRESS MESSENGER 'Il le xpress messenger tossed a package containing $Soo into a rack in the ex press car over his head when lie realized that a holdup was in progress, and the Ilmonely was not discovered by the robbers. I he dynamitilng of the express train im imidiately followed the runining ahead by the robbers of the front part of the traits. While this was going on some of the train wen ran back along the railroad track and flagged a freight that was following the asselngcr trainl and the engine was takens off the latter train anld rusn back to town. 'I lhe oficers were notified here and the sheriff and all his deputies were at work on the flat sout.h of town in a short time trying to run the robblers down. A tele gramni was senit to IDeer Lodge for the blood. houndsl at the state prison and three of the animials were in tutte and on the sceine of the robbery by 5 o'clock this mIorning. I',here are two accounuIts of how the mnen got away. (One was to, the effect that they rode away on horseback. T'he other re lated that they departed on foot. lFrom this it is believed that there were more than two men, and that some of them rode horseback and the rest had a buggy and herses. Those who were on horseback a.e said to have been last seen coming to the city near the race track. In the con fusion that naturally took place at the time of the robbery there were different impressions gained of how many men were engaged in the robbery. SHERIFF QUINN AND MEN FIND FOOTPRINTS Sheriff Quinn and his men found the footprints of two men leading from the Nina Mile Hlouse up to the railroad track where the robbery took place and down (Ceatinued on Page Three.) One of the Masks Used. in the ,ivision sulpetintemiutlclt' car 14 so, Ireight train lifty .it thtiw.td Iumher asi otrt .,f liltte anld I ra;Li i,,.ister (lIt, A.s 5int as it was aiq.parent that tIare w.is a t holdtulp, flagged the freight trlm ainmt tIk the r',ir engine helper sIt tlths hI iehl Igritl tr and Started tofr Iuttle. This move was noted y the rlihi ers .lnl they iumtnediatcly dtesisted Iin their iclR)ts to break lopen the large sat, hit thie br press car, contltntiig thleisrlrves with Ilk inig what money they linu lt 1a, t-m Smalll way epress salte, which i, .ai to am.ouollt to about $4iu. They idisappearedl amoni th risks alnd a little later showed utp ion the I1tI below thle train a halt mile away. I hey were fiolt lowed down the iiimmtaitl toi withlin two miles of Itutte where they ihsaplpeared nlear the rack track. (tlcers wlt, ( ontley and iM'l'ague with blnditotiulnds Ite charge ,ot their keeper, Joe jueensierry, were bhrnoght trom Ieer I.n1ol e tIi Itutte on train numbI r two. arr1iving therr at 4.5i a. ii. The drlrlliptlion ofU the twio Ii. kInown to have been roncernri in the ioildup s furnishel d by Masi Clerk hell and the traim eyIlr.yac, was as follows: tite miani live feet five inches .ln height, aiarely luIt, weight almout 140o poutnls, I'lper part it the face was maskeld and lie is thought to have a fair mustache. lie wore a gray hat eoiiionly known as a %tetslon, small sum brero, aise about No. y; º.e other one was fully six tall, very shul, wore a ulouch hiat, black, and the enltire face was mnti ked. Itth men wore black coats. The simiall man wead a short nickel-plated gun al a long one, both six shooters. The tall lmian had a Wiunchester rifle jo-jn caliber. IBoth of these men lost their hate at the scene of thIe holdulp and they were after. wards picked up and brought to l.lving ston hiy the trainmen astid will le forward ed to the Ilutte authlmteis there. I he train was stoppedi by signals whit h are cotmmoni.o. ly used on the hall. The wrecked car was sidetracked here this morniing. It is a total wreck and mn even worse condition than the car blowit up its the HBearmouth robbery. T'he passengers were not moiles'dl. give2 that ,miiui tiiiii 111 the ivily hoar, huendedrsu l luhhhr h~ill uhiuanseu iii a1 uuhiuuiu. 'hul muaii ah~ue tohld 1nirihuy thial iii 'hawv i hey pitotii iii this arsu.ti'u mii'i puhuu s%'.iuie. mhane tutay have ye'jai tau. 11%hiu' aiii tvih Mit uiluu,'lhi iii ei. that lie hadu tris if tie chuhtigu tha" il hu umeei'i, iitu ahtii Iii' hiadu lie.1 u, ke huu il i jauil liei teehiuitti ii ichagiivjig a $,ii hill. .I Iliii hiieatle iii his poseQss~ionue :ueuuituhntuh ta o j.ii Ili roomee %ae scarse';nhu after his' .3nr*'], huai atit dlidi tnat give! thee uiauii af the iuuuiaiuu ..e uauidl hrc eoaaau tii euarry. POSTOFFICE EMPLOY E IS DEAD IN THE EAST 5PlCIAL I0 isI INII. MI.U.lNIAIN. Sterling. Ill., Feb. ta.--Irederick C. Wonrman di.d rec(ently at the hoiite of his THE LATE MR. WORMAN. , - parests, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J3. Wor. Maa. Mr. Worman was born 27 years ago in this city, where the greater part of his REPORT ABOUT READY Committee on Silver Bow Contests is About to Come In. BETTER DROP IT ALL The Contestants Have Not Pressed Claims With Elnough Vigor. MEET QUEER TANGLE White Names Men to Try to Straighten a Mixed Matter. .ar 1r.l-i 1II li I.ti NI cI K N %I . Iihl ti i.c* l4.,. It . - The coattailhI OIA priilhegres iul clrctions hIt s prlpardI itl relwirt to the. Silver lhow cltrtici con be 1irrsenrlhd this all tIcrnn1l. Ihi ri potl it mi0a,, t ilOn w.ols itn Irll lth .1111 ttIITIIIIIn I Ios tIlhatl lie illltest hr drp ltrd Ioo thr grounds that th.e 'con tes.l:ilnts Ihave 111 Iplr edI the niatter with auliiciri l activily. The hbulcs w.si very husy this mor niing willth cotmiltter rlpollu and new hillw s alll in ct',lOlpirdt ill hllr third rcatlilng aind pal agcer of a numellUllrr of housCe hills. QUEER LEGISLATIVE TANGLE TO BE SIFTED Sl.paker %Wliteh this afltrrllomi appollilt d Staiicplactol , reif anl Miller C c'. onfr '1'ce cllc utacatl i r to straalghtlea nut a1 bleer irgllative a;alllh'. Ilouse till No. JI which providc.es Icr the rcltalihlciict o1 public sit 'a a8i01 tlhe appointment t of weighlnaisIIers, lhavim pawed theCI hu11,se, w.llent to the IraIiate, whei c it was anaIIIPeldCI No our paid ally iattrl ilia lo the cl:llendi tarntc and it ree.m.inrel for liti goveclnor to discover thi l o in siaonll. T'he jioiltt ciolr trcllce conulllliltr e will strlaightl n cut tihe mailer. The Ilumance scciety people lare juhil. ailt. Todaly kcpresnrt:ativr Stiaphlton in troduced a new hill hfr the rraction of a state Ihulrecl fr childh al animilleal pro tection. 11 wasl sent In tlihe cniniellter tilt state loardst . cd cflhe0 s. Mrs. IiodI. leiery R~,sc twweil and i th. rr.s appured ri Ibefore that cclnUittre thisl aft'l inol n usilcc have .ecearetal promisr of a I voricllile report tmc lciaicrlolw. Slite eilt'Ial thisl alhtrlnc n lthe judll cinry clcmiilittre pI,rc ientl d a clllecunliiou plaonrint. ofi Kc.hc "ismkl " hill, which gave justi'ces of the prlte pow.cr to close icc.ll.ei s aui mills cas etiscemiicc . 1111 re 1i111 was :cloptledl I, i vo h. of ,c t i i , the ,rli11 vote :I lIhat whiich drlfeatl;c d tihe ull ,ris dl,,u ill, bill yrt" rrl.ly. WILSON GETS BUSY AND INTRODUCES A NEW BILL A lioo.I ' lf NIW hills p uci ral clicl the h lu. . chclis ccciol iv. ,\\ s'i s 0t, l.. 1,i s :cci 1 la ik, ithe kmidly cciii Knctcl l cilc who hIadL prom l. tio clllll li1lt( I. i b ll . h .t iiell , y.l icn the licclwi',:lyct :cl l, l pill Ie a 11l to ume1sel ther" l I:I. is. ifI.I (i.., to 1I( . tr. anon ccl lice i cy. cc hiII d cc C ccl,- l iin r I,.n lh ' I,. 4 ..c l wt ti re 4 lIhtI at. lraduc, ' th4 1ill c r. cll mrl ,Ir.l bcy li.e l c, . ll. illnrcer-'c c . iela cnc it cc , l sl st ciin plovclmig lct h IsII h iols of 1 "" sta ll . I I1r bill s Is - patrt ith,. Ii"it olay ,of , ov'th.er lot the p llllr. . nII1 i e uies c:I t 1i' liIh i dily lnlt. a lh h . lI, Itr I hc Ii. I lcohifi"i s ci 111)hdl tIend (io , a ld h -I ibltpi cc hiirycuce bcy lhi" pio lIewrs ac ti hfi c:illy histollry e lii . I tir. (I llc r ills cl,,thii ,lrd were ias liclowe l lhlt., il deut, by l.iltir ( c('tmil tire--. I'c,,illni thc , l tlting of coetrai s for PlUht iplaiung and bnllldig matsl4(,h of the stalte. hIf s," hill s-i, by llwight -Am, udling ih,. l daw uraling c1iii iciciug1 l c iic ol tilhe l 1ic- dl l .(i, lcy icctccicnie Th irc ic) rC I ci i icicce-ci ccc licuit liree)1 life was spent, with the exceptiont of a few years in the W\est. About live )care ago he .as stricken with paralysis, trorn which he never recovered. lie, however was able to walk for years, but cultitmed to grow weaker. l)uring the past year he Iha, betni conlfined to the lthotuse. Ablout a monith ago ihe began sinking rapidly until this hornilng, when le tpass. to his rcward. Mr. \'orman was of a whole aouled dispolsition, p.sse'sted of a good i'Iuca tio and ad a nIumbter of relatives, and friends, who sincelely mollurn his loss. In additiont to his parets, hec leaves the following brothers and sit( r's: Mrs. L. 1.. E1lmninss, T'holmas \!Norman, Jr., ildgar WVorman, l harl's Worman,, William %'or mian and Mrs. U. J. 'Thomnpson of Kc wanee. 'lIhe relitives have the sincere sym. pIathy of the cuitnutitiy in their hour of orrotw. Fred Wo.rman, the no.,tice of imhose death at Sterlint, Ill., on the 4th instant is chronicled above, was a cousin of Ge(;cneral Charles S. Warrtn of Spokane, Wash.. and Mrs. Mattic A. Fish of ajt West Silver street, this city. Mr. Wor man came to Mont;ma in 18i5, was ap pointed carrier in the free delivery ser-. vice of the Blutte Imstoflice March r, 1896, and on the 1.l4th id.y of December, 18t9, applied for and ri ceived a qo-day sick furlough, which was afterwards ex tended. In the meautitne he forwarded to the Butte office his resignation, the state of hia health not permitting hint to return to the service. His relatives, his fellow workers in the postoffice and his many friends in Butte, especially the patrons on his carrier route, wall sympatheticallyv regret his untimnely death.