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EXPECTED HERE SOON Clarence Abrams, escaped convict, is on his way to Montana, it is thought. The man has relatives in Bozeman, Montana. He broke prison at Lansing, Kansas, a 'tARENCB AIRAHIAMS or AIRAMfS. short time ago. Chief of Police Reynolds got his photograph this morning. Abrams is a burglar. Ie. has, it Is stated, a record as a crook, made before he was sentenced in :899 to seven years at Lansing. This sentence was for hur glary and grand larceny. The facts that he has relatives in this state and that men with whom he has associated are now SLEW ENTIRE FAMILY WITH SLEDGE HAMMER St. T.ouis, March 13.--Adolph Krauss, a Germian farmer, livinlR a miles cast of St. Louis near licllefontainc, last ni,ght killed his wife andl six children with a sledge. hammer. lie then knocked himself un. ccns.cious with the hammer aind at liid. night was dying. It is I.clieved that Kraluss suddenlly tie antlle inls:llne. 11i had tihe reputatiiion aiming his neighbors of leing ani inotfen sive. iindustirious farnmr and nnI other tcause for the crime but insanlity has been as sign;led. SAblout 7 o'clock Jiohnl Krausl, a brother, went to Adolph's house to call. The lights were out, but the hdoor was unlickedl aind this aroused his sus.picion that soilmethillg was wronig. lie eintereil the house and upon striking a light was horrified to find that there had been a tragedy. From all that call be learned. Adolph Kraulss entered the house sometinle yes terilay afternoorn, armed with a sledrlge hammer. lie struck his wife in the head killing her instantly. then seizinKg the first child, aged I2, he dealt her a imurderous blow. The other five children were killed .im ilarly, the last IwingI a six mliolInhs'-lhi alby. Krauss then placed the seven boilies tidle Iy sile on the floor icn one room. lie then seized the hamlimer andi dealt himself a blow on the skull which fractured it POSED AS POLICEMEN But When a Genuine Of ficer Got After Them They Fled. A couple of strangers tried to pass them.sel's , ff fIr policemen at the (;rand and causedl a brit f spasm of excitemelntll on tha:t lioltinl of Bllradway last eveninig. They escaped through the crowd, but not until the two policemlen on duty at the door gave themn a lit chase. The imeit starteid past Arthur Marks at the entrance. As they did so they olipened their coats. Each hadl a star. lMarks, who kinows the inlmemblers of the local force, each anld aill of theln, saw that the meni were strigelrs. lie stopped them and bIeckoedll for ;inl officer. The imeCn did not wait. They started for the sil, walk ;,t i, rate which quickly opened a lane through the crowd. Ily the time thle policemnen had gained the curb they were half a ,lock away, A two blocks' run ended ill their disappearance. Just where the pair got their stars is puzzling the police. The insignia, accord ing to Marks, had clearly belonged to some police deplartmlent acnd had been worn. -Facts FoReflection Butte Real Estate has and will pay better returns on your investment than any city on earth. WHY SO? Because people will listen to knockers-the man who has had confidence in Butte, has invested his money in Butte realty has grown rich; the greater the confidence the richer he got. STOP CROAKING When you are dead and gone your posterity will see a greater Butte than now. GET IN LINE Get good inside property and improve it and join the crowd of prosperous men-look around you-there are thousands who never will sell their Butte realty well placed; because there is nothing in the country they can get the same increase and interest out of on their money. Can we show you. THE THOMPSON COMPANY INSURANCE, LOANS . IS W. Broadway, Butte thought to be In Bute, are responsible for the sharp lookout which the local police are keeping for him. Abrams stands 5 feet toy inches high; is 3a years old; is dark skinned; has gray eyes and brown hair; a gunshot scar on his great toe; a tattooed scroll with the word "Martha" and a heart on his right forearm and tattooed crossed flags on the right forearm are among his distin guishing marks, lie has a scar on the back of his head and a deformed breast bonae. and knocked him tnctnscnious, his body falling almost in line with those of his victims. WhehnJohn Kranus discovered the trag edy last iight, he immediately summoned the anuthorities. The boIlies were taken in cha;rge by the undet'rtaker, but the coroner dil not move Kraus, who apparently will 1 l d( ad by today. The dead in this tragedy are: August Krausls, father, and .Mrs. August Krauss, .17, the wife anid nmother; Carrie. aged it : Amy. aged c ; I'hillip. aged 7 G(;eorge, aged 6; Mar), aged 4; baby Iboy. aged .s months. It. V. Andre, postmaster at Ilellefontaine, received a letter Thursday from Mrs. Krauss stating that her hu.sband had been acting strangely and that she .feared vio lelnce at his haluls. She asked in the Itt ter that the local lodge of the Modern WoodVlmen take stps to protect her. In his mtore cheerful monments Krauss freqtuently told his wife, neighbors say, to keep all weapons out of his reach as he feared in times of detpnndency he might utse them ulpon himself or them. Atugust Krauss, the wealthy ,farmer li* itng near Iellefontaine, St. l.ouis county, who last night killed his wife and six chil dren with a sledge ha-mtner, died today. After killing his famttily Krauss cut his throat, but did not injure himnself with the hammer, as first reported. The cor oner will hold an icnquest today. GERMAN PRINCESS CALLED BY REAPER OBSCURE MEMBER OF NOBILITY FOR WHOM NOBLEMAN SACRI FICED HIS LIFE. Blerlin, March s13.i-Princess lBernard of Saxe W\\'cimar died suddenly Wednesday near Iltanover. Sihe was seized with con vulsions while driving with her husLbanld and explired two Itours later in a way sidle cottage. The princess was of obscure origin and was born at l.ulrek. It was for her that Ilernard, second son of the late Prince llertnann of Saxe Weimar, renounced his name and royal rank about two years ago and received for himiself and his male descendants the tnamte and rank of Count von Crayenberg. The deceased princess was, before she married Berntard, the widow of the Mar quis Luchessini, an Italian. When the marquis married her in London in sgoo she was 37 years old, but was a beautiful and accomplished woman. Owing to her variegated career the family of the mar quis declined to receive her, whereupon he gave up his family. Our New Spring Clothing for Men Has arrived and is now being displayed in our Men's Department. You can't make a mistake f you buy your new spring suit from us. It is sure to be the nobbiest style, best material and most per feet workmanship that can be put into a suit for the rice you pay. b Don't wear cheap, shoddy clothing-it looks bad and wears worse Buy a first-class suit from us. It don't cost you any more and you always look well and feel comfortable. Hee's an introductory bargain: Men's New Spring Suits, made of all wool fancy chev iots, medium and light weights. They are lined with superior serge and have hand-tailored collars. They ought to sell for $18.50. Our Special Price Tomorrow $12.50 ts, Men's New 50c Fancy Socks Tomorrow 35c Pr lar1o. . Here is a great money saving opportunity in your sock buying. Clohes, Men's Imported Fancy Socks, in black grounds, embroidered in silk .::..::: and lace lisle. They are perfect in fit and finish and have elastic ribbed tops. Over one hundred styles to select from. Remember our special price tomorrow, 35c a pair or 3 pairs for $1.00 Opening Tomorrow of Boys' New Spring Clothing We have completely distanced all former efforts in our Boys' Clothing Department this season. Never before have we shown such an immense variety of handsome and attractive styles. We have paid special attention to the selection of materials that will withstand rough usage. Our showing of novelty suits for small boys is away ahead of anything we have done before. You will find tomorrow a number of special bargains for the little men. Our new spring Caps, Hats and Shirts for Boys are also here. SatrOphtM. J. CONNELL Open Sday Night Saturday Night Until10 O'clock COMPANY Until 10 O'clock ELIZABETH HODGENS OF BUTTE DIES IN EAST 3. O. Hodgens received a telegram this I morning from his brother, I. A. Hodgenls of this city, saying that the latter's little daughter, Elizabeth, died at Fort Dodge, r.. ELIZADETI IIODGENS. Ia., at la :4 o'clock this morning. The end was peaceful. Mr. and Mrs. Hodgens and Elizabeth have been visiting at Fort Dodge for some time and there the little girl contracted typhoid fever. The funeral AT ADVENTIST CONFERENCE, SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Helena, March I3.-A number of dele gates to the conference of the Adventists of Montana arrived today for the first meeting of the conference, which will be held this evening in the local chapel. The conference is expected to last to days. Besides the delegates from the Montana churches there will be present Elder C. W. Flais, president ot the Minne sota eonference. will be at Fort Dodge, Monday, at a o'clock. o'clock. Elizabeth Hodgens, though only so years old had a host of friends in Butte, where she grew up. A bright, winsome child of rarely beautiful face and winning manner, she won her way into the hearts of all who knew her. The news of her death. was a great shock to her Butte ac quaintances. WILL USE CONVICTS TO STAY INUNDATION SY ASSOCIATED PRESS, Jackson, Miss., March :3.-So thor oughly convinced was Governor Longino that the Mississippi levee must break that today or tomorrow he will leave here for Greenville, whence he will direct the work of the state convicts and see to the mov ing of state property to plaes of safety. POSTAL TELEGRAPH TO RUN TO THE ANTIPODES arECIAL TO 1THE INTER MOt'NTAIN. Helena, Marcvh 13.-When shown the Associated Press dispatch from Omaha to day to the effect that the Postal Telegraph company had entered into an agreement with the Union Pacific company to string its wires along the right of way of the railroad to Ogden, thence via Southcrn Pa cific to San Francisco in order to connect with the new Mackay cable to Honolulu and across the Pacific ocean, W. P. S. Hawk, the superintendent of the com pany's lines in Montana, said there was probably considerable truth in the dis. patch. "I think there is a strong likelihood of the company building a line from Omaha PANIC FOLLOWS TRAIN SMASH IN ILLINOIS aY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Chicago, March 13.-A passenger train on the Chicago & Eastern Illinois rail road ran into a freight at the Fortieth street crossing of the Chicago Junction railroad today. Three passengers were slightly injured and a panic ensued. The engineer of the passenger failed to see the signals. Wilson Bros.' $s.So Bi-Metallic shirts for 75c today at Hennessy's. A new line of nobby styles and all sizes. Leyson's Auction Special Saturday Sales 11 a. m. 2 p. n. and 7 p.m. to Denver, thence to Salt Lake and Ogden and along the Short Line to Butte," said he. "As we already have a San Fran cisco connection I hardly think the line will be built from Ogden to San Francisco, not for the present, at least." Mr. Hawk announces that the company has already purchased the material and has it stored in Missoula for the purpose of building an entirely new line from Hel ena to Missoula via Garrison and Drum mnond, instead via Philipsburg, as the line now runs. Work upon the new line will begin as soon as the frost is out of the ground this spring. When completed this will give the company all new wires in the state. FOR THE MURDER OF REIDER ON TRAIL CREEK Livingston, March t3.-County Attorney Stark has filed informations aga:nst Mar tin Vcitmeyer, Jack Held and Andrew Weidenbauer, charging the first named with murder in the first degree, and the other two with being accessories. It is alleged that Veitmeier murdered George Reider on Trail creek April so, icoo, and then concealed the body. The accused have been arraigned and will plead Mon day. Hennessy's millinery opening on Mon day.