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THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
VOL. XXII. No. 317. BUTTE, MONTANA, TUESDAY MARCH 24, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS TROOPS TAKE SURIAGO Mindanao Town Held by Ladrones Relieved by Our Soldiers. STAMPEDED FORCE constabulary Were Routed When the Filipinos Rushed. TROOPS IN PURSUIT Three Companies Will Round Up the In surgents. SY ASsOCIATED PRCfS. Manila, March 24.-The town of Surl. gao, in the northwestern part of the island of Mindanao, which was captured Sun day by the Ladrones, was relieved today. The American officials and foreigners were found to be safe. Eighty Ladrones, led by' ten escaped convicts, participated in the attack on Surigao. They had so rifles and 4o bolos and succeeded in surprising and rushing the constabulary barracks and stampeding the constabulary. Inspector Clarke was killed at the first rush. The Ladrones captured 8o rifles. The American officials, the women and foreigners sought refuge in the treasury building, where Treasurer Killey, a for mer Indian scout, assumed command. The defenders of the building were armed with shotguns and refused the demand of the Ladrones to surrenaer. They held out until the town was relieved today by a force of constabulary from Tacloban. The Ladrones fled at.the approach of the constabulary. Three companies of United States in fantry will reach Surigao and then prob ably will start in pursuit of the Ladrones. The government forces in Albay province, island of Luzon, have established a con centration zone in the center of the prov ince, a7 miles long and to miles wide, and have a series of detachments of troops following the various Ladrone bands. JOHN O'FARRELL IS CALLED TO HIS LONG REST Brother-in-Law to Marcus .Daly Passes Away at Sacramento, Cal. John O'Farrell, widely known in this section of the state, where he lived for i8 years, died this morning at Sacramento, Cal., from old age. He was especially well-known in Butte and Anaconda, in which cities he had made his home. He was a brother-in-law to the late Marcus Daly. Mr. O'Farrell had during his latter years been in the habit of spending his winters in Southern California. The pleasant cli mate made it mucil easier .for one of his advanced years to do so. In the summer however, he invariably came back to Butte. In this city he was a familiar figure. Among the older residents he was especial ly well known. A short time ago ,,is son, Marcus O'Far rell, died. A son, M. J. O'Farrell of this city, and a daughter, Sister Mary Victor of St. Mary's convent, Ind., survive him. He was 70 years of age. The body will be brought to this city or burial. Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been mat.e. '1 he news came to Butte by a telegram from Sacramento to M. J. O'Farrell, this noon. LUCAS DENlES IT Says Chiles Has Not Been Signed by P. N. L. League. NY ASSOCIATED PaESS. Helena, March 24.-W. H. Lucas, presi dent of the Pacific Northwest league, denied 'today that Pierce Chiles, who was dismissed in disgrace from the Portland team of the Pacific Coast league team, had been signed by John J. McCloskey, who will manage the San Francisco team of the Northwest league. "Chiles," said Mr. Lucas, "will never be allowed to play in the Northwest league so long as I am president," Mr. Lucas stated positively that Chiles had not bern sent to San Jose by McClos key as-his agent, as was reported. Three Killed. bY ASSOCIATED PiES,. Fulton, Ky., March s4.-McCauley's sew mill, near Wickliffe, was totally de stroyed by an explosion of the boiler to day. Three men were killed and several others seriously lajured. The names could aot be lUnea BURDICK WAS KIND, EVEN AFTER LEARNING OF HER INFIDELITY Wife of Murdered Man Testifies Ttiat When He Heard of Her Wrong-Doing, He Allowed Her to Remain in His House Over Night--Inquest at Buffalo. 5Y ASSOCIATKD PRalas. Buffalo, March 24.-The inquest into the murder of Edwin L. Burdick was re sumed in the police court before Justice Murphy this morning. The widow of the dead man continued her testimony, which was begun yesterday. People began to gather in front of the police court at an early hour, and when the doors opened a rush was made for seats. As on yesterday, there was a pre ponderance of women in the courtroom. When Mrs. Burdick walked into court the result of yesterday's ordeal was evi denced in her pale and worn appeatr "There was on occasion about two years ago when you anld Mr. lBurdick hadl quite an altcrcaCton at your house?" asked Mr. Coatsworth when Mrs. Burdick had taken her seat in the witness chair. "Yes, sir," was the reply. "And after that it was necessary for him to wear a piece of court plaster on his head ?" "No, sir." "Did you not at that time strike him over the head with a chair?" "I did not." "Did you at any time leave your family after you returned front Atlantic City in 9go, and prior to l)ecember, guoa?" "No, sir." "Did Mr. Burdick?" "No, sir." "Don't you recall a time in Igso when Mr. Burdick left home and lived at the Genesee hotel ?" "No, sir; he went out of town early ini 19o3, but returned again." "You received a letter from your hut hand from Indianapolis in January, last year?" "Yes, sir." "I will read it: 'Received a letter today from A. R. I'.. of the contents of which you are familiar. I shall decline to have an interview with him.'" In that letter Burdick said he did not intend to come home again. Mrs. Burdick wrote a letter in reply, in which she plead ed with her husband not to persist in his determination to sue for divorce. She IS IN THE RACE Larry Duggan Deries He Is to Withdraw From the Contest. To deny rumors to the effect that he will withdraw from the race for mayor, Lawrence Duggan made this statement to the Inter Mountain today: "I am in the race to stay. I shall re main, and I intend to win. I understand that statements have been made that I will leave the ticket, and I also under stand that these statements emanate from those Interested in the candidacy of Pat rick Mullins. I want to state flat-footed that there is not a grain of truth in any of them. I was nominated by my party in convention. I accepted the nomination and I shall make the race. I should re gard it bad faith on my part to do other wise." WANTED A MARRIAGE LICENSE Youth From Nevada Could Not Qualify as to Age. A beardless youth anxious to break into the bonds of matrimony, who said his name is Anderson and his home in Ne vada, applied at the district clerk's office for a marriage license. The youth was accompanied by a woman who said she was the mother of the would-be-bride, also under age and that she was willing that Anderson should wed her daughter. As the young man was manifestly under age and would not qualify in this respect a license was denied the couple. DANGER POINT REACHED AT SEVERAL, TOWNS THAT ARE THREATENED BY THE FLOODS ,ip. 4v .........~.... . . Walnut Bend, Where the River is now Seventeen Miles Wide. Ilopefild, Arkansas, Opposite Memphis. SCENES IN THE FLOODED DISTRICT ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. 3V AsUOCIAa rpUas. Vickburs, Miss., March s4.-A new danger point has appeared at Evrton, three miles south of Rosedale, in oDliver county. The main lIvee at that point is said to be sloughlng. A special trsia bear is several hundred laborers has bees usnt made an appeal on behalf of the childsrt, especially Marian. "My God, Ed, this must not be so. You cannot be so cruel to us. You have been generous; continue to do so," the Iqlt continued. I Mrs. Burdick said she remembered hav ing written it. It was dated January 27, "That kltter was suflfcient to induce bhif to return to his home ?" queried 1Mr. Contesworth. In response to the inquiry .Mrs. Burdick said she had an interview with her hus band afterward at his flnice. She asked hiim to return to his home. She said he intended to. "Atnd after that you contiueul to meet i'cnnell ?" "I do not rcmcmher." "Why. it was tight after that that you hadl all those clandestice meetings, wasn't it ?" "Not right after that; Io." "Lut soon after? "Well, he sought me constan tly." "On what date was it when you jumped out 6f the window on Seventh street ?" "Decenmber 2." "\\'What church did you go to after that?" "The Church of the Ascension." "What did Iturdlick say to you when you returned honme that night ?" "I told him I had been to church. de said he knew where I had been and he askrd me why I did not let him in when we knocked. I said I would have if I had known it was he. lie told me that I would have to leave the house, and he adlis.td me to conmtnolicate with Pen itll," Mrs. l!urdick said. She saw Pea 11,1 tha:t sa.te night. She went to his olice and \l r. Iturdick acciompanied her. "I rnmailed away for several days," sble conltinultedt, "and then ven.lt home. I had aotlher talk with Mr. liurdick and lie told me that I might remain that night." "lle was very kind to you even then?" "lie was." The witness admitted, in reply to fur ther 'questions, that the complaint in the liv"rce sutit was serv'ed on her the fol ELK ARE _HEALTH No Truth in Rumor Thdt They Are Starving in Vicinity of Park. SI'ECIAL TO THE INTER MOI'NTAII. Bozeman, March 24.-R. A. Wagner, a government scout of the National park, who is here today from his home in the Gallatin Basin, says that the reports of elk dying of starvation in and around the park are wholly false. He says the animals wintered better than in several years. He recently saw a band of about 3oo elk in the upper basin and they appeared to be atroag and healthy. Nevada Rancher a Suicide. aV ASSOCIATED PRESS,. Reno, Nev., March 24.-Alexander Twaddle, a prominent rancher living near here, committed suicide today by shoot ing himself with a revolver. Mr. Twad die was defendant in a suit which was being tried here. After court adjourned last evening he went to his home, where, this morning, he took his life. Great Inventor Dead. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Decatur, Ill., March 24.-George D. Howarth, inventor of the first corn planter and a dealer in implements, and for years a leading manufacturer of Decatur and owner of much valuable manufacturing property in Chicago, died here at his home today. from Grenvlle. Several hundred ret. Sees came in yesterday, and the quetion of what to do with them is becoming seri. ouw. The gauge here registes '., a two-tenths rise since morning. Natohes, Miss., March s4.-Syaemese lowing day, Decemlber 3. She left home the lnext morning to go to Niagnnara Falls. She took her satchrl and trunk alnd all her clothce. She thought she was leav ing home for good. "\Who accompanicl you to the Falls?'" :lasked Mr. ('oatsworth. "Mr. Pennell." SAXON PRIN'ESS ATTEMPTED SUICIDE The Saxen Princess. BY ASSOCIATeD ePREss. London, March 14.-The correspondent of the Chronicle at Geneva learns on reli able authority that the former crown IN DAVIS ESTATE Harwood Wants Remittitur Stayed-Has Motion for Rehearing. SPECIAL TO TIIR INTER MOUNTAIN. illena, March a4.-lE. N. liarwood, at torney for Administrator Ieyson of the Davis estate, today applied to the supreme court for an order staying the issuance of the remittitur in the case recently deciled in which the court affirmed the order of the district court of Silver Bow county in or dering a partial distribution of the estate. It is understood that Judge lHarwood wishes to present a motion for a rehearing. Fifteen Killed in Riots. fSY ARSO.IATOED s-atsa. Port of Spain, Trinidad, March a4.-- Fifteen natives were killed and 40 wound e'd during yesterday's rioting. Quiet has. Ibeen restored. -_ ...- --- ... ---·-- . - + . - o+ - - . .. levee, 13 miles above Vidalla, where there aee been so much uneasiness, is now a foot higher than it was in :897. Work on it is being pushed rapidly. The Natches gauge shows 49.5, or 5.s above the maxi mum of 1897, and is rising. Vieksabl, Miss., March a4.-The pri "You hnd arranged that the night be fore ?" "1 suppose so." She denied that Pennell went with her to her hotel, but she said she saw him the n ,ay, when he visited her at the hotl. .. "A ~At time did he leave you?" "If 4 ok ditmuer with mle twice while I w. .re, but I do n1ot know how long he , ned." "e stay over night with you at that hots " did not." I rr on h: her tes.titt.ony Mrs. llur thic , she r came to IufTlo one day dur i * stay at the falls. She did not see (('ontinued on I'nge Two.) princess of Saxony Is lying seriously ill in her mother's chateau at Lindau, from the effects of an attempt to commit sui cide by taking poison. IT IS ALL OFF NOW Investigation of Gambling Is Dropped at the Capital City. IPECIAL TO TIO T INTER MOUNTAIN. lickna, March a4.--'l'The much talked of invehtigatirn of alleged gambling in the Montana club, lelena's swcllhet so cial organization, has come to nulmght. The atte·mpt to prosrcutte Steward Meyer of the club for permitting gambling for drinks and cigars to go, in the club crded in a fizzle. Justice of the lPeace Tibbetts, who heard the evidence in, tihe proceed ings against Mayer today, discharged the accused po the av the advice of the county at torney, who said the evidence was la mentably weak. Gambling in all forms is nueverthelcFs said to have been stpclel in IlHlena f-r the present, the slot machines anmd dice ,boxes having been laid away. vate levee protecting the Hamp Davis place, in Issaquena county, gave way Sun day, flooding thousands of acres of culti vated land. The break will seriously affect the weakened levee evtending from Duvals to Ghotard, a distance of four miles, and news of a break in that line is momen tarily expected. HEAD CRUSHED TOPULP John Jewell Caught by a Whirling Shaft and Is Dashed to Death. WORKING AT THE JIGS Hurled to Floor by Flying Machinery-Lives Only a Few Minutes. RECENTLY MARRIED Survived by Bride and His Mother- Skull Was Badly Mangled. John Jewell was catlught and his sktll crushed to a piulp in a ahllling at the Burns concentrator this Iltlillng. The young Ian had been utarn ictld lbut ia lort timec. Until a flrlow workmani 'aw the itangleld abody strippid naked by the whirl ilng shaft nothitng was knuwn of the .acci dent. JewIll wat wtorkinlg at the jig, whit II the fatality occurredt. This wa. albatitt I:,to this mIorning. lhe was s ei htiy ,and standing close to till llhe shaftinllg. A mio. Inent later Ia workmalllll Ihard tlhe lil ..d (f eomething failing. Iurninr he saw i wt ll' hodly strike the fltwr, . few iiltion of clothing fluttering albut it. 'The maii ran to the elint. Jewell ga.lpel a ci ,ulih of times anill then wa sttill. The skull was cru.shedl I, to smal pIirces frott the crown of the head to, the tip of the spiinal column. The right aret was broken at the wrist. Sevlere a-lhl.i.ionSl ilntg the left side an a wound ,it that hip showed where the bodty hadi bteen huriled to the floor. Coroner Egan was notified and went to the place. lie found the facts as given. The body was taken' to Sheriman & k('id's undertaking rooms. IThere it was prepared for burial. It will be talke to Jewell's residence, No. 410 Watson avenue, after the coroner's inquest which will he held at 7 o'clock this evening. Jewell was married a few weeks ago. ilil widohw and his mother survive him. The latter lives at No. 7oH I ast Park street. MEN WHO GAVE US THE BIBLE WERE ALL HUMAN Therefore, Says Rev. Dr. Abbott, They Some times Erred. New York, March 4.--l)r. Lyman Ab hott somewhat stirtled hIis hearers ait a Mitlhodist inisiti r' mreeting by propoumnd inog somne of those relgliious IItheories that he has elabornated in his book, "Tlhe Theolo. gy of all l volttiotist." "I have a rEpict for the oll theology," he saild, "andl today I c:aliilot boubt that the chalnKge from the old to the new is radical and revolutionary. The bible is not a book il w.hich lifty or sixty writers tell w hat re ,igion is, but it is a r.t' orI of thoir ri.lig;o s i xp I It inllsi, a retlgious consJ(iousnessll of od. 'hy were ihuman;t they were ipei'llf, t meni, thoise who wrote the bible. 'I he-y Att ,hled as we stumbil." CONTEMPT OF COURT Husband Must Show Cause Why He Has Failed to Pay Up. T'homas Wadsworth has been cited to appear before District Judge Clancy, March as, and show ciause why lie should nut be punisthed for ronltenipt in not having pAid his wife $3to a month since Janluary 3 last and $5o counsel fees as directed by order of the court. The Wadsworths, it would seem biy the pleadings, have had a great dcleal of dlo mIlestic trouble. They were married in Ilalifax, England, in 1876. The husband who, about a year ago, liled suit for di vorce, alleges that Mrs. Wadsworth de serted him leaving his bed and board with out his consent. When the woman heard of the proceed Ings she employed an attorney and filed a cross complaint in which she accused her spouse of having deserted her in 881 and that she heard nothing of him or his whereabouts for over a year. When this issue was made, the ease vent before the court and upon application and a showing made by the woman Wadsworth was directed to pay her $30 a month anu $5o attorney fee. This order Is the one that Wadsworth Is alleged to have ignored, and his reason for so doing he is now called upon to explain, Roosevelt's Application. Oyster Bay, LI. 1., March as.-:President Roosevelt has made appllcation for meat. bership in the Oyster ay board of trade estab.iLted here.