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BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
fssued Brey EvBenng, Breept Sunday. iDDRBSS ALL MAIL TO INTER MOUNTAIN PUBLISHING CO. 16 West Granite Street, Butte, Mont. SUBSCRIPTION RATLS. Per Year, by mail, in advance ...... 47.5 Iy Carrier, per month............. TELIEPIIONE NUMBERS. Editorial Rooms.....U... 418-(3 rings) uesiness Office...........4as-(t ring) The Butte <r Mountaln has branch Aflee ato Anaconda, Missou!a, Lolaman and Livinaston, where subscription and adtwrtising rlaes will be furnish. d upon application. The Inlter ountain con be found at the flelouing out-.o-town ncu's stasnds-Eas. - Oros News Company, Seattle, Wash.; Shanks & Ssmith, Ilodl Northern. Seattle, Washk.; Saol Lake News Stand, Salt Lake. ltah; Twenty-foaurth Street Netws Stand. Twenty-fourth Street, Ogden. Utah; Bar balow Bros., Salt Lake, Utah; L. E. Lee, Palace Hotel. San Francsceo; Perilrld hotel, Portlrand, Ore.: Postlfdcs, News Stand, Chicago, Ill. FRIDAY, MARCH 3s, 39o3. AS TO UNITED COPPER The news printed In a morning paper today that the underwritit g syndicate of the United Copper company was getting weary and would decline to renew the underwriting :a:irsin.e.t, has a good deal of interest to Iu1t. lThe [Yniitd Copper company, incorpolrra.t in New Jersey with an allegeld c.lpit;d f 4 , ,..o,,,.oi. would be in a had i.:) it i.. tic sm of lialgsarten & Co. should oic'lr.wIr its support. It has been rumoreicd for some time that the firm was nit atistic.I with its connection with United Copper, and the news thin mIorning would indicate that the firm is about rer:dy to get out of the copper sunderwriting business. The developmrnts of the next few days will be interesting. A WORD ABOU'T BANKS No han:k in Ihlttue has ever failed. Even in the dark ,.1).0 of t1gi. when laniks in other t,.%ns inl the st.&:c ,.,d L:baks in other .itt". U. rt, going to rll .h, the fina .nci:,l inl-tttll ns In Iutte" p:I a'. l thruslgh the . i.4 , if ii o weathler wilth.lt a -ca;ir. Ihet. , nit',i.,g in thie buh ine, situa:ti, l of the c tuntry at thi, ti:fme to plat atny par:ittn' .r ilbut hI it n the Lalks muctth le. , t i pi.,ii lh, i: -'atel.. ;, \\ . h in the buitln :- ,f the Co llly i', g i.il, as it has ..en fir se'v'al . ar-! . lnk. iakei I mon|tey, and 1n . :uninthl ,n if thl silorts of thau iin-ti 't: i.u sht': thtem t, Ie it a pi:rticularly Itrong poIsitii,.n. Ihe ,bank:.: in'cerest, in Ithe \\s. t and N.: . ith e-t v.. l ier a. p -p t i, , :asj they are todly I his is particularly true of th~ lt:.k. .uMint..ta.. Ih, tirun -n tirely wiiithio:t i...tract. It ans duIt . t the rtumtr tha:t Mir. (reight!,,t ,f t)it.hi:,s. the prestlent of the lank. awl the l.argey es tate ha.l s d-I their ho'dins-. .1 is tate. me.nt made by Mr. (c'riht-n.t and the rep re-cnttite ,,f the Lar. ,y elt.t'i tiat they have 'not ithdraAn fitom the bantk atnd have no intention of doing so--that they regard their holdings in the insltitution as among their most Iprfitalle invetlient, should allay all fears of timid dlp~sitors. The report of the cunlitir n of the blank two weeks ago. which i+ practically its condition today, is a ulttiicitt rguarantee of the absolute soutndess of the intstitu. tion. The run yesterday is to be regretted, and yet it has had the effect of brintging to the knowledge of the people that the State Savings bank is in the best possible con dition. WHERE CANADA LEADS The announcement that the llarms worths of London, among the largest consunmers of paper in the world, are arranging to establish paper mills in New Brunswick, leadIs the New York Commer cial to suggest that the increasing invest rent of foreign capital-especially English capital-in the spruce lands and water powers of Canada, points to a time when the provinces will control the export trade in "white" paper from the American con tinent, and perhaps to a time when the United States herself will he buying and consuming more Canada-made paper than she produces in her own mills on this side of the line. Canada has what now appears to be an almost inexhaustible supply of the best raw material for "news" paper--millions upon millions of acres of spruce forests as yet untouched by the woodman's axe. Here in the United States those spruce lands which have not already been denuded through a reckless system of lumbering are being rapidly narrowed in acreage from year to year, and the new growth cannot, it seems, catch up with the destruction. We have been aroused too late to the importance of forest protection. In Can ada no pressing necessity for it as yet appears. At present the United States admits free of duty the spruce logs of Canada for grinding into pulp for paper, but impose duties varying from as to 40 per cent on all imported papers and the pulp already ground or otherwise prepared. So far, only one of the provinces has placed an export duty on spruce logs-but threats of this character are not infrequently heard front the others. Our paper manufacturers still bring over a good many spruce logs from Canada. But it is easily within Canada's power to cut off that trade and thus practically force American capital into the paper-making Industry over in Canada. Already large areas of Canadian spruce lands are held by Americans, and Ameri eans are steadily engaging in the manu iacture of paper there-as witness the qstensive operations of the Clergue syndi gate in the Sault Ste. Marie. The Comntercial very truthfully adds: "Canada lholds the whip hand for the con trol of paper-making in North America. She has the raw material and the water powers, and can "whistle" at the United States, which Is rapidly exhausting her supply of the former. American capital must continue to help in the development of Canada's paper industry if Americans wish to continue to keep a hand on the paper trade." MAKE THEM PAY UI' The Inter Mountain has taken the posi tion that Venezuela and the other South American governments should pay their debts whatever happens. Commenting on this proposition, the St. Paul Globe notes that some of these little republics had money almost forced upon them, and fre quently at usurious rates of interest, by the money lenders of Europe. Large sums of money were a novelty to the childlike people of the South, and the poorest use was made of much of it. That pay day would come was a circum stance giving them little concern. T'hat time has arrived and in many cases no provision had been made for the meeting of the obligations. Forthwith there was clamorous appeal to the government by the money lender, and the government in the Venezuelan case sent warships to make collection. Much as we may regret the distress of the little republics in tight places, the United States cannot become a collection agency through which their bad debts can be settled or their creditors stood off for a longer time. It is only when there is probability of a foreign power endeavor ing to secure territorial possessions on the western continent that 'hncle Sam is called upon to interfere. The Monroe ductrine is a barrier to any such encroach. ment, and to prevent it this nation will exercise the power nece.sary. The experience of Venezuela, however, sho,uld nolt he lost on the other republics .south of us. All of them are in debt, and in soile instances the dlebts are long over ldue antd payment has been urged. Prepar ations for paying should be made at once. IDelay i;tmay increase the amount by the aldition of expenses of blockade and bom ta;il ,1 1 0. t. I'ALKIN(; TOI MUCII l're-idlent lEliot of l larvard is not hid Ii n.: for \\Wetrnll business for his insti tutiri of learning . ',,ss ibly lie has not rce.ivcd as mnuch iusiiness front the West . i, Ih lik, his institutiton is entitled to .tinI therefore feels it incumlnbelt upon him t"o sin.oe ill natured things ;aout \West ( I. pIple. Whhatever his motive, in a it ti alddress in il.tluI., lie gave expres sion to this: "l.;lstern mn seitl to get thitgs done :,In aicomiplihs their purp,,les quicker than \\'ves.ertl mn. T'he difference between I..it.trn anld Western mon, I notice,. is that I t- rn m tn bottle up their enthusiasm, hail.. \\'retern men let it Ipop out. Ein. thl.iasmln is natural steam. It doesl't be cnve effective unless it is conlfined. It lmust be contiined in the cylinder and not let out except to do work." A itostin jouinal tefers to this as a s.urprising declaration," and certainly it is nothlling less. The trouble with I'resi ldenit Eliot manifestly is that his own safe ty valve is not properly weighted and a ;large amount of "natural steainm" is gO iln to waste. It is barely possible, too, that President Eliot lacks a balance wheel. Int the course of an interview, Senator Paris (;ihson, speaking of President Roose vlt's friendship for the West, said: "I'resident Roosevelt is a great lover of .Mlontana and the Northwest and has done itmmensely for us who live in this com Inlllnity. We owe the passage of the na tional irrigation measure nmore to him than to any tither uan--in fact, without his hellp we had no chance of passing it whatever." 'The junior democratic sena tor from Mota:na evidently knows a good president when lie sees one. The people of Montana, almost regardh ss of politics, will come pretty near indorsing the above seltillltnts. The deplorable condition in which Ne v York finds itself compels the passing tribute of a tear. It can have no circus parade this season because of the torn-up condition of the streets. A great circus is in town, but for the reason stated there can be no parade. The circus manager pours the iron into the soul of Gothamn by making this additional statemlent: "In all other cities where the show goes the parade this year will lie more gorgeous than ever before." New York has had a good many hard knocks, but none quite so hard as this. Fame of any creditable sort is a pretty small article nowadays. Mr. A. C. \\heelcr, "Nyml Crinkle," for many years the best-known and ablest dramatic critic of New York and the author of several finle dramas, died the other day and re ceived a three-line mention in the press dispatches. How different with a big prizefighter or a high-priced jockey-or a distinguished bandit or train robber. Vs ith the underwriting syndicate getting out froln under the United Copper conm ,pany in New York, and Larry Duggan knocking it into a cocked hat in Butte, the indications are that the merry birds of spring will bring no joy to the big New Jersey corporation. The Great Falls city council has the right idea, They gave a large water-pipe contract to a local firm, although a foreign firm bid a trifle lower. Patronize home in dustries should be the watchword of every Montana town and every true Montanan. The United States can ill afford to lose the distinguished services of Associate Justice W. R. DPa of the federal supreme court. That he may speedily recover is the wish of millions of his countrymen. MRA "CHUCK" DIYYEl Faug's Friend Makes a Strong Plea for United Copper. Mr. "Chuck" Divver, the right hand booster of Mr. Heinze, came up frs the flats this morning with an anxious ct on his classic countenance. "I've had a night of misery," said he, as he drew up the upholstered nail keg which serves as a throne-chair in tie Inter Mountain oflice. "As me friend Shakespeare would say, 'foul fiends in. vironed me.'" "A late lobster salad or a golden buck ?" was suggested. "Not on yer life. Not neidder of 'eih. Somethin' Infinitely worse." "What could be worse ?" "Larry Duggan and the tlalgarten " went on Mr. Divver, as he hitche the throne-chair near. "I called to sit the kind offices of the press to say noth in' about Larry knockin' out Heinse at the labor party convention in Butte last night, an' also to invoke silence on, de news dat de d-4 Dutchman in New York, dese Halgartens, are gittin' out from under our big United Copper company. Say, if dem dam Dutchmen do dat, me frien' Faug will flatten out like a book-marlk, an' de T'ree Card Monte Cristo of Butte mountain will look like t'irty cents. I have a hot wire from Faug about dis an' he asts me to keep it out of de papers if it is at all in de wood to do it." "You regard the news from New York that the underwriting syndicate is grow ing restless as being inimical to Mr. Heinse's interests?" "Say, I don' quite foiler yer, but if dem Dutchmen get out from under do United Copper company it will go up like a puff ball. Why, denm fellers is all der is or ever wuz to our big New Jersey corpora tion, an' if dey get cold feet dere will be no yaller crocuses bloomin' dis year fd" Mr. HIcize. I)cre will be no robin red breast utterin' his love-notes from the luab grass; no happy song of de soarin' lark. Nuttin' but de harsh notes of de schreeck owl an' de wailin' of de whipperwill. Talk about de knockin' out we got in de legislature an' de passin' of de Fair Play bill I Why, dat would be peaches an' cream alongside of losin' de financial backers of de United Copper and Windl company, as some folks maliciously term it. Sai'erin' catsl It would leave us flat on our backs an' our stock wouldn't4 be worth a cent a bale. "Den dere's anodder point," went on Mr. Divver, as he grew more earnest and his face took on an ashy huc-somecthing that would hardly be suspected of the Mr. Divver's face. "I refer to the posi tion it would leave Faug's friends here in Butte. Why, my dear sir, it would take de bread an' butter right out of our mouts. Faug said in his wire that if he couldn't get sonime dope into de Hlalgartens an' keep dem in de game he would be obliged to give us de back of de hand, ant' we would be obliged to work fcr a livin All de boosters of licinze an' de knockers of de 'Malgamated will lie put out of blusiness. You will see, den, dat de situation is full of peril fr a great army of us here in Butte, an' a few up in Helena, not to speak of what it will da fur Mr. Hlcinze personally. Why, lie anti trust democratic party-" but here the feelings of AMr. l)ivvcr got the better of him and he withdrew weeping ruom ti oficec. ABOUT PEOPLE ). A. Mcl)onald, representative in the late legislature froln Jefferson county, is a Butte visitor. i. M. Sligh of Anaconda is in the city. Gustave Nissmtn of Helena. the secre tary of the State Liquor Dealers' associ ation and an officer of the Silver How as sociation, returned to Helena last night after spending a day here on l.usiness. Professor F. W. Traplhagen of the State Agricultural college is a iutte via+ itor. Fred Browning of Big Timber is Il the city. Hon. A. F. Bray and Mrs. Bray re turned last evening from their wedding tour upon the Pacific coast after an ab sence of several weeks. The couple were met at the depot by a number of their friends. l)r. L. C. Ford of Lima is a T!utte vis itor. Captain D'(,ay Stivers has returned from New York city after a pleasant visit in the metropolis. W. H. Strong of Phoenix, Ariz., is at the Finlen. J. B. l.andlin is here from Great Falls, a guest of the Finlen. J. IH. Cochran and wife of Anaconda are Butte visitors. AMUSEMENTS John Griffith will open at the Grand Opera house this evening, presenting "Macbeth." lie is suppoated by powerful players and carries special scenery an4 electrical effects. "Macbeth" will a'so be presented at a matinee tomorrow and tomorrow evening. At the Family Theater. At the Union Family theater "Venus" Is still the attraction and is drawing good audiences. The Devil Ia Coming. Lewis Morrison's spectacular produc tion of "Faust" is always welcome. The forthcoming production at the Broadway on Tuesday and Wednesday, with Wedness day matinee, is notable chiefly on account of new scenery and electrical effects, new ly painted and devised by skilled Nea York artists and electricians, who hav4 embodied all the good points obtained by years of practical experience and elabo rated upon them, thus bringing the whole production, as well as the garden scene, to a point of perfection not hitherto at tained. For and Against. Editorially the Butte Miner protests against )cialism and pictorially makes socialists. Cartoons are effective. LEWIS' FURNISHINOS FOR MEN The men who patronize this smart department of the new store get all their money could buy anywhere in America, and besides what they get is always correct. Absolute frankness at the counters, uniform courtesy to pa trons and the right kind of goods, lower priced than anywhere else,have made this the most popular of men's stores. 50oc President 4 "Arrow Brand" Collar Button Sets eollars SOc Collar, back and cuffs, 4 pCs; Suspenders No Better linen, no better celluloid backs, rolled plate, Saturday 39 satisfaction if you paid warranted. Usual 20c set. All Linen Handkerchiefs 12 c, fine sheer goods 4 Sets for 25c in 3 sizes of hem, regular 25c values, with tiniest machine Saturday. See imperfections. Plenty for Saturday selling. Window. $1.50 Wilson Bro.s' Bimetallic Shirts 65c Regular $S.So Shirts. as many as you wish Saturday and Saturday Night. $1.25 Men's Night Shirts, 59c 7TS Men's Fancy Socks 39c Another lot of that same kind that men Without doubt the best bargain we ever of scrambled for two weeks ago. Extra strong fered in this line. Fine lisle silk and lisle muslin. Extra full sizes; fancy fronts. embroidered and plain. All sizes. Hawes' Hats $3.00 Qasker Shirts $1.50 Men's Wash Vests The Equal of any $5.00 hat. 2 pair cuffs; finest prints and The new ones are ready to Spring styles now ready. finest fittings. New styles. day. Prices $1.25 to $2.75. LEWIS' FURNISHINGS FOR WOMEN These specially arranged Inducements from Butte's busiest ready to wear de * partment will greet you Saturday. 18 Tailor Made Suits 34 Walking Skirts at $10.oo at $5.95 Made of all weave Venitian cloth; brown, Less than half price. No two exactly alike. tan, and English blue. Neat cape over They are a prominent maker's line of sam shoulder. Nicely trimmed with braid down pies and they arrived only yesterday. front of waist. New style sleeves; gored An extraordinary bargain. Values ;10.00to skirt. Special, Saturday $10.00. $12.00. Saturday's Special Selling of Fine Fur Scarfs You can save $5.oo on a $12.5o scarf; you can save $io.oo on a $22.50 scarf, Saturday. We bought $3,ooo worth of Fur Scarfs recently at our offer to a maker of furs who needed cash more than he did furs. We got them for the price of the raw furs, and we pass them to you at the same rate of cheapness. ROBBER OF FRED BARTLETT'S HOME CLERK LIPSON AGAIN TELLS STORY OF ALLEGED BOGUS SHOOTING IN THE FAMOUS CASE. The trial of the case of Alexander Meckel, trustee, against Ras Rochester to set aside the sale of goods of the Fred LIartlett bankrupt stock was resumed in the federal court today. The plaintiff introduced considerable evidence in support of his contention that awhen the defendant purchased the stock ,,f goods from Bartlett, four days before the latter went into bankruptcy, for $6,J44, he knew the stock was worth Inure money. The following comprise the jury hearing the case: Silas F. King, A. G. McIn tyre, Add Williams, Swend Carlson, An drew Leyden, W. H. Archer, M. D. Mc Sherry, J. A. McCracken, Walter E. Ad. ap8s. R. G. Huston, Walter T. Allen and t k'orge Beck. After the pleadings in the case and a number of depositions had been read Mr. Mackel took the stand. He told again the story of his being appointed trustee of the Bartlett property and of the sus picions of the creditors being aroused that the property had been sold f'y Bartlett to Rochester when he knew he was a bank rupt. Sam Lipson, a clerk in Symon's store, who once worked for Bartlett, told again the story of the alleged robbery of Bart lett's house at Ate time the court had or dered Bartlett to report the amount of ready money he had on hand. The wit ness said that Bartlett wanted him to jump out of the window of the Bartlett house and allow Bartlett to fire at him with a pistol, then call for the police, to bear out the claim that the house had been robbed and the money, which was concealed between two bedticks, stolen. Lipson created a laugh when he said that he refused to do the jump act, but told Blartlett to jump and he would shoot at him, The door of the house was forced and Bartlett jumped. The witness fired a shot and Mrs. Bartlett yelled for the po lice. Least of Two Evils. Soon after Captain Dawson arrived and searched the premises. On cross-examination by Attorney Gil christ Lipson raised another laugh in ex plaining why he refused to jump for Bart lett by saying to the attorney, "Wouldn't you rather do the shooting than be shot at?" "I am not on the witness stand," said the attorney. The cross-examination of Lipson brought out something not pre viously testified to to the effect that Mrs. Bartlett subsequently paid $so to Lipson's wife, presumably with a view of inducing her to tell nothing of the alleged robbery. Captain Daw)on told practically the same story as at the former trials about going to the Bartlett house in response to a call, and upon searching the house, say ing that it had been robbed from the In side if at all, as the door had been forced the wrong way. The witness said that when he told the Bartletts he considered the robbery a fake Mrs. Bartlett said, STEAM HEATED MODERN APARTMENT HOUSE FOR SALE. Write as for ALFALFA FARMS, LANDS, CITY PROPERTY, Building Lots For Sale on Easy Terms Without Commission Free Conveyances at Our Offices to Show You the Property. We Loan Money on the best Real Estate Security and collect and remit interest atnd principal when due without charge. WRITE US FOR LOANS AND INVEST MENTS. All papers carefully prepared. NORTH REAL ESTATE, LOAN & TITLE .O BILLINGS, MONTANA. "Don't say that; my husband has heart failure." Cashier Weirick of the First National hank testified that two days before the sale lBartlett drew his account from the bank and the day following the sale Bartlett paid the bank a note he owed for $s,soo. .Messrs. Bickford and Gilchrist, counsel for the defense, then asked the court for an instruction for the defense. They con tended that the plaintiff had failed to make out a prima facie case and that the court lacked jurisdiction since the case should be tried in the state and not the federal courts. T. J. Walsh, counsel for the plaintiff, resisted the motion. The arguments had not been concluded when court adjourned at noon until a o'clock, and were resumed this afternoon. Wilson Bros.' $s.go BI-Metallic shirts for 75c today at Hennessy's. A new line of nobby styles and all sizes. THAT NEW VINEGAR FACTORY The Inter Mountain's Suggestion Meets With Favor. (Billings Times.] Missoula wants a vinegar factory, and the Butte Inter Mountain, commenting on the enterprise, says: "There is no reason why Missoula should not have a vinegar factory, and the move ment to establish one in that enterprising city is likely to succeed. Missoula is the gateway to the apple belt and to want a vinegar factory there is a modest and praiseworthy ambition. "With an abundance of raw material close at hand and every necessary facility for manufacturing and shipping, such a plant would likely soon develop into some. thing more than a mere vinegar manu factory." "Develop's" the word. Why, in less than no time the factory could turn out as fine a brand of good old apple jack as you ever put your lips to, not to mention the sev eral other attendant et ceteras which al ways go with first-diass vinegar factorics, that is, when they are run up-to-date. Continuing, the Inter Mountain expresses the he'ief of the people of Montana gen erally when it says: "Let Missoula go ahead with her vine car factory and it will not be long until she will be supplying a 'a long felt want' in this state for the Interior department of the toothsome and nutritious apple pie, not to speak of making home happy with the daily dish of 'apple sass,' Missoula should move briskly 'up her rock-ribbed heights In 2~ Dl b b0. 33 this matter with 'Excelsior' written on her banner. There is a shining goal just ahead of her that is worth a great effort. It were indeed something to be known as the Vinegar and Dried Apple Metropoli, of Anmerica." Every Pledge Was Kept. [Pony Sentinel.] The Eighth session of the Montana legis lature has finished its business and passed into history. Leaving out the disgraceful Harney proceedings, and the contest cuses from Silver Bow county, both of which were injected into a republican law ablid ing end law making body by the nantal democratic methods, this has been not only the smost respectable but the most accepta. ble law making body ever assembled in the interest of Montana. Every pledge nmade L) the republican party to the peo ple of the state during the last campaign has been kept-and that's talk enough; st strikes a white chalk line for the democrats in Montana to hew to. Hennessy's millinery opening on Mon day. ONLY A LITTLE MORE MONEY City Expenses for the Coming Year a Trifle Larger Than Before. Next year's council appropriation will be only slightly larger than that of the present year. The ways and means committee filed its report late yesterday afternoon. On account of new territory opened up on the West Side last fall the fire and water funds will be a little larger than they are now. The only change in salaries is the increase recently granted the chief of the fire department. The new volumes of city ordinances re cently compiled by City Attorney Lamb and H. A. Bolinger, his assistant, are now out from the printer. Libel Suit Dropped. SPECIAI. TO THr INTR MOUNTrAIN. Big Timber, March zs.-By_ mutual consent the criminal libel suit that W. A. MIoore and Arthur G. Hatch commenced some time ago against ex-State Senator W. J. Hannah, editor of the Leader news paper, has been dropped. Rather a novel agreement was signed by both parties. The editor agreed to print nothing more against the complaining witnesses, while they in turn agreed to leave the editor alone. Hennessy's millinery opening on Mon day.