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THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
VOL. XXII. No. 319. BUTTE, MONTANA, THURSDAY MARCH 20, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS MISS YOUNG ARRIVES Goes to Missoula to Clear Up Scandal on Her Fair Name. FATHER IS IN JAIL Anonymous Letter Is Be lieved to Be Responsible for the Stabbing. SHE IS A BOOKKEEPER Girl in Case Is Emplo)ed at Kellogg Sanitarium at Capital City. SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Missoula, IMarch 26.-Clark Dowdell, the young man employed as registry clerk in the Missoula postoffice, who was cut in the abdomen by J. L. Young, an Ovando ranchman, who claimed Dowdell had wronged his daughter, Bessie, and would sot right the wrong by marrying her, is reported to be in about the same condition as he was yesterday. The physicians hold out hope of his recovery, but of course this will be problematical for several days. It is believed that unless septic poisoning sets in he will recover. Dowdell still denies the accusation of the girl's father that his relations with the girl were any thing but proper. MISS YOUNG HIGHLY WROUGHT UP BY IT Miss Young arrived from Helena last night and seemed to be very much wrought up over the affair. She denounces as a malicious lie the report of her relations with Dowdell. She says that she has been employed as a bookkeeper by Dr. Kellogg in Helens. J. L. Young is still in the county jail. He is said to feel keenly his position. It is believed that the anonymous letter writer is responsible for Young's act in a large degree. It is said that Young re ceived a letter in which innuendoes were thrown out about the actions of Dowdell and the girl. This angered the father and he came to Missoula to right what he con sidered a wrong. Dowdell says that he told the father he Intended to marry the girl after she had left school and when he (Dowdell) was in better circumstances. The girl corrobo rates this. EUROPEAN TRIP IS FOR PRACTICE PURPOSES American Fleet Will Not Touch at Any Point on the Mainland. IV' ASSOCIATED PRal's. Berlin, IMarch a6.--Ambassador Tower today handed to Foreign Secretary Von Richthofen Secretary Hay's dispatch ex pressing President Roosevelt's approval of Emperor William's invitation to him to send the North ,tlantic squadron to Kiel during the yachting week in June. Mr. Hay explained that the cruise was for practice purposes only; that the squadron will not touch at any point of the main land of Europe, and that the voyage East ward will only be extended so far as the Azores islands. POSSE IS OUT ON THE TRAIL OF THE ROBBERS Night Railway Agent in New Mexico Town Is Fatally Wounded. BY ASSoCIATED PRESS. Santa Fe, N. M., March a6.-The night agent of the Santa Fe station at Cerrolos was fatally wounded by two men who robbed the depot last night. The sheriff and deputies have started overland in pur suit. Catches It for $50. SY ASSOCIATED PRESS, Birmingham, Ala., March a6.-E. E, Williams, local manager of the Western Union Telegraph company, has been con victed of violating the state pool selling law and fined $so in the district court. Use Dynamite. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Greensburg, Kas., March s6.-Three men early today wrecked the vault end safe of the State bank at Greensburg with dynamite and got away with 400oo. They oeaped on a freight train. MANY WILL SHOW UP Balloting at Smelter City Will Be Very Large This Year. rSPCIAL TO tH15 INTER MOUNTAIN. Anaconda, March a6.-The registration booka for the city election will close to night. The registration at a o'clock was s,65o, and will probably be zoo more when the books close. I . l- - u,. · ". ... l e-, ROUTE TO BE TAKEN BY THE PRESIDENT N HIS TOUR THROUGH THE WESTERN .OUNTRY Agg wr#tt/C sllsttlgWs gwn* o Aisa irst map yet made showing the route of tour. The enormous extent of country to be traveled in the 65 days can he realized by a glance at the heavy lines which indi cate the course of the train. It Is easily the longest tour ever undertaken by a president of the United States. prhat is particularly gratifyde howing to the peoputle of the ROITE OF TiE PRESID'NTS '. I I IIlh ~'Il Tll II1%'r. West is that the trip is confined for the Wis.; April 4, l.a Cros.e, Wis., and 'it. ance. Neb.; April a6. (,rand llandI, N h.: lawre.nre .ml, 'l,,pI.... I-,n. N1.,y . ,n greater part to the West, and that the Paul and Minneapolis, Minn.; April 5, April 37, Hiastinga, lincoln, Fremnit and l,.tl.,o, Jun, tin ity, , hh ll . o ..lina, vast majority of stops will be at Western Sioux Falls, S. D.; April 5 and 6, Yar. - (Omaha, Neb.; April .8, Shnaundo.,h, lllsworth, ltusscl.h, lhl . \'\ ,kc','y al towns. Of course it has been impossible ton, Mitchell and Aberdeen, S. D., ni Clarinda, VanVert, Oscela, |)s Moine. Sharen Srio., K ., M.y ., it Siarn to indicate t the heavy lineof this size every Edey, N. D. Fargo Bismarc and Okapril nd, iokk, ri My . l, stop i to be madeoy the trip i chief ones are Jamestown. Medor, N. D. Ap , Liv- Iowa, Quincy, .Wi., and .rand nl, Lo.i i- wer. nhlr;.la 1rin gK. nhih ;and Tri,,iM - given. Here is the itinerary of the tour: Ingston and Cinnahar, Mont., and ithe ana, Clarksville and St. Louis, Mo.; April dad, C(ol,.; May 5, Sa;ta I: ad Atu April r, leave Washington: April a, National Park; April q to 24, in the pnar; 30o, at the Louisiana l'urchase Exposition -- Chicago; April 3, Madison and Milwaukee, April a4, Billings, Mont.; April as, A!;;. grounds; May i, Kansas City, Mo., and (Countiued oni. 'agr l'ven.) ONE BURNED, WHILE SIX JUMP FOR THEIR LIVES Prominent Citizen of Lew istown Unable to Escape Fire. BY ASSOCIATED I'RESB. Athia, Iowa, March 27.-One person was burned to death and six more or less injured in a fire that destroyed the resi dence of Ezra Stevens at I)udley early. yesterday. Stevens' father-in-law, A. C. Speed, a prominent citizen, was unable to escape and was found dead later. The six other members of the house escaped in their night clothes by jumping. HENRY MUELLER AT BILLINGS Grateful for the Esteem Shown by the Local Nomination. Billings, March a6.-Henry Mueller, the citizens'-republican-democratic candi date for mayor of Butte, arrived here to. day to look after his business interests. Mr. Mueller expresses himself as hopeful of election. lie feels very grateful to wards the citizens of his home town for the magnificent indorsement he has re ceived in the shape of a non-partisan nomination for mayor. JOINT FINANCE COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY THREE PARTIES ALL CONFIDENT OF VICTORY It was already confidently predicted on the streets of Butte today by many citi sens that the election of Henry Mueller, G.orge uf. e the nominee of the litisens', the demo eratie and the republican parties for WILL BE NO TICKET Good Government Club of Helena is Not Going Into the Field. SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOt'NTAIL. Helena, March a6.-The good loVtrn ment club of Helena, which keeps In tye upon nunicipal reforms, announces that it will not put a ticket in the field this spring as reported. UNITED COMMERCIAL TRAVELERS TO MARK THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY The sixth anniversary celebration of Butte Council, No. zo6, of the United Commercial Travelers, will be held in this city next Saturday night, and the members of the council are making extensive prep arations for it. It will be one of the notable events in the history of the orga!n ization. The anniversary of the council will lie commemorated by the election of new oifi ccrs, the initiation of new members and a genuine smoker. The affair will be hell at the lodge chambers of the council at Pythian hall, and an unusually large at tendance of the members of the council Im anticipated. John Beatty. one of the pioneer commer cial men of Montana and the Northwest. and a charter member and organiser of the Butte lodge, and other members of the organization, are taking vigorous steps to insure the success of the anniversary elec tion and celebration. The United Commercial Travelers' asso ciation is a very successful fraternal soci. ety, being the only organization of the kind in the United States. Since the foundation of the association it has done a great deal to improve and elevate the condition of commercial travelers in this country. The order now includes s.a lodges and has a membership of 24,ooo, and It Is eon tinually growing. It is known throughout every state in the union and is in an active and flourishing condition wherever it exists. The order is ms years old, and to date has paid in accident insurance claims and orphans' and widows' benefits the total sum mayor of the city of Butte, would oceus on April 6 beyond question, and that Mr. Mueller would have a large majority to spare. The campaign of the three big paqtie whose standard bearer Mr. Mueller is, has already been opened by them in a vigorous and determined manner, and a campaign committee has been created by the three central committees of the parties. Last night and this morning meetings were held by the central committees in joint session and a finance committee was appointed and a plan of active work marked out. At the joint meeting last night, ever which Eugene Carroll presided, the fol lowing finance committee was appointed from the three parties: Republican party-Joseph Corby, I. N. Bell and W. W. Cheely, Citizens' party-Thomas Driscoll, W. W. McDowell and N. F. Noyes. Democratic party-William Hogan, Cqo H. Casey and P. H. Ryan. The joint meeting was a very animated and enthusiastic affair, and from the at. mosphere that pervaded it there ca' be so question but what the big organisations behind Mr. Mueller will mrke a rons Aghit for his election. It is recoggised throughout the city that he i the seast kind of mayoralty timber, and that -nd. reat thussiasum to hs followers aad the le.der of the parte supporting o l aid ELK ARE ALL RIGHT Scott Denies Reports of Death From Cold in Winter Past. SPEcIAI. TO THE IN1I 'lMOl'NTAIN. Helenai. a Mrch 16.- Stat'e (ame W'arden VW. F. Scott, who has just returned from the Manan.. oth Inot Spring', in the irk tle nies tshe reported death of elk there front co.d, lie says they wintered well. of $690,94a. The principles of the order embodied in its motto are unity, charity and telnperance. Following are the names of the present officers of Butte lodge, No. io6: Senior counselor, 0. H. Reif; junior Iohn RBatty, Ir. counselor, Earle J. Murphy; past coun selor, H. E. King; secretary-treasurer, Sol. B. Buckles; conductor, George I). Louns bery; page, E. J. Bartels; sentinel, George C. Baldwin. it insures his election by (he best ele ments of the population. Mr. Mueller was at the meeting last evening and made a characteristic speech to the committeemen, and he will head the campaign with his usual robust vigor and atraightfordwardness. The finance committee appointed at last night's fusion meeting met this morning and organized, electing Thomas Driscoll as chairman and W. W. McDowell as sec retary. It then cut the city up into districts for the collection of campaign funds and as. signed the various members of the corm mittee to the different districts. The as signments were as follows: First and Second Wards-Thomas Dris coll, P. H. Reagan and Joseph Corby. Third and Fourth Wards--George H. Casey and W. W. Cheely. Fifth and Sixth Wards-W. W. Mc Dowell and E. N. Bell. Seventh and Eighth Wards-Andrew Dahl and William Hogan. The committee has set up Its headquar ters on the seventh floor of the Hirboui building, and it will meet and report there every evening at 7:30 o'clock. Politics are expected to whirl from now on, and the campaign committees of the three parties represented by Mr. Mueller will see that the people of Butte are awak ese4 to the necessity for the e tablishment GREAT FALLS G. O. P. City Primaries Are to Be Held Tonight-Free man the Nominee. (;reat F+" March .6.-The rephllical city pritr wilt be held touiglht with the cOnve * Saturday night. It it ex pictod J, trreeman will he noiminatrd for may( Fr. G(;urmley ,i the qiroL ahile dit ie nomince. 11e 1 lutite Iiclod e iciw hlasc a1 Iciilcl rtlop of O tIrav.eers, Iall f ~Ahcii have Illh or he.adiquarters in thi.s city. S. ni of ill, s travel out of itutte andc othe:r travel frOili various place's. h Il. ordehr wa- mi ycc iied on Malrch I.,. i, c7. A t tlie cli lr:itill, ii ; ii li.ci tlili sin ilay night the meticng if Ithe itrv h rs will t:tkci placl e al t c c W lock iih:cl., icncl the , ,ii if cbusiness ill he, Ihc t. tIhe II Ul iiI o i ,lli. cers; secionll , lthe iclitition of c .ni , latl ,, for cletlln. rhlil , :cinlI thirdi, tlilc g, iilio c, smlloker. The tneccircrs of the lodºIy ar' hok.,nc : forward to Saturdalcy icict withi a l,,ics decal of expecitanicy, ;anIiI no d t lic- h,1c lii versary celebrarction will Ic' nni ccxc',ltioally fine affair. BIG TIME PLANNED FOR JULY 4 Livingston Folks Will See That the Glorious Fourth Is Well Marked. I'ii IAt, , Ill "i . INTIk Mlol .%IAIN. l.ivinlstlon, Malirchl -Ii .--'lThl cn.llllithtee on the Fourth of July eclclr;ationi ait a meeting heldh last nighit plaiiiined for ia big ceLleriition July 3 andi 4. It i.s proposed to have two or three lc;hainls Idcilhes tihe Livingston c andlil and a iparadilc l landp,:lki t as well as fire works ill the eveningi,. 'l he c.lcliraticon Ipro illsci s tIo e the tl slllt sue cessful evelr iliattempted heIcre. Mrs. George Herrmann Dead. ielena, Marclh 6.--Mrss. (;orge Herr ncann, wife of the well knuwcll ielcihna un dertaker and for years a: re.idlent of lell nla, died todacy. of a clean and able municipal government in Butte, such as the election of Mr. Mueller and his fellow nominees of the Thomas DriscolI citizens', republican and democratic parties makes certain. BLAZING LAMP IN MID-AIR Lights on Head of Hack man and He Is Ablaze in an Instant. M'GINISS IS A HERO Rushes to Room of His Mother and Hurls the Lamp Into Street. AT THE BUTTE HOTEL Serious Conflagration Is Prevented By Pres ence of Mind. Statle.d pa,'n r shy saw a fl:miing lamp di. eceiind fi.i at .i'icd istory wimin.w of the IuIttel htI l thi mlloringl and utrike Johlin (;ilurgie. a rilia,lan, on Ithe head. Many rani to the place in time to rtliiL gtiii)h the fll.mes beforel the mian wlll hadly The ril rnl'. e acciilldent ll ttred ill the lsii of Mts. Miilc.lls nir ,. aInI might have ri.ililt n in ia 'lll it ratiini hutl fill tihe till'iiet.nc of mind on the pailt of Iheon.,Illm J ihn ii M a i. ; iiitnisu. MrI. M:lalinnSS. Ialne into the riton Ito, , h h. Sli..url l. ti,.fId Jhn M.i.in niss ani. I h di ..lrl . Ito the lace. I hier l-ilL. thiithi t i t tllli, i l iir 1 l it li ntIr illy tutIu thei was itl . li aunt utr wpport nity to ei. in. gui-h Ih,. IlIl . . S ihing thli e II lampI , re i, itlle.l. i u t t ih, hl1 inikg 'll, hih i t thrllf 11i ,1 l ~ i 4.1iet'sl out at ally I111l1 i l1t. ie ltnhiiI I, Ilt winihow t niii tihi w it into the.A rt it. FLAMING MISSILE HIT HACKMAN ON THE HEAD I;'r,,g , %%h,. ,iuiv,". I'.sh N ip. 1, %a;." at the tint t.tnii ilol the r l 'e of the .ide w.ilk. Illatue .lnyln' could warn him the flil.ilinp misttlh' hittic'k him i n the bark of hln. haal-. I1, was ahnll,,t knocked from hi% feet hv tih,. .hok. F",ttnathly, how. ever, the oill ,h, nt spread widely. Ityet:andrr ' exhinani.h.edil. h flth nies. George's Lat and coat were ruined. Moch of th.,u ihr th back of It- hraul was sc'lchc., ih.oe In thel sclp. What lirns h11 .nlluni J were slight mld he wit-, more titaliulil.I Ir l i itlii ¢d. It was wannl time lb'fot theht wli, hail ga.hured in iro1iil of til. h1,,1 I, mu, thait Ii, his natlnw .,icape wit , utnilv ..1 ,1 l so an ,I hi I th the accident in the ro,, , aibio e h:l lneilw; y i so ltud in a ti astr, i lph . TO LOOK INO DEAITH OF INDIAN WHO WAS KILLED Government Officials Will In. vestigate Demise of the Handsome Joseph. THREE BRAVES ARE UN DER ARREST AND SHADOW Said to Have Taken Turns Setting Upon the Deceased and Mutilating His An atomy-He Was One of the Prettiest Braves on the Reservation-Body Was Found in a Coulee and There Were Footprints in the Mud About. FI'I'IAI, '1 TIIle INTER MOUNTAIN. Kipp, March .iG.--Assihitanlt United Statc s District Attorney G. II. Itailey has arrived here fromii Ielena to investigate the dleathl of Joseph Iast Itulffalo Hlrse, the Indian foundl dead in Oliver Sander. ville's ficld under suspicious circumstances on March 17. Three Ilndians are untder arrest on sus picion of having committed the murder. The accused and the dead Indian met in a saloon at I)upuyer and drank freely of whisky. On the way home Fast Buffalo Horse became troublesolme, and John Head Car rier and Barney Calf Robe, two of the accused, took turns setting upon him and beating him. lie mounted his horse and rode away at a breakneck pace and was not seen alive again. Day Rider, another of the accused, at tempted to follow Buffalo Horse, but he got away from him. When the body was found it was at the bottom of a small coulee, partly in the water of a spring. Tracks in the ground showed that the body had been dragged to where it was found. The tracks were of two men, one having worn boots or shoes and the other moccasins. The body was badly bruised, the neck being broken, and there were marks upon It as If it had been encircled by a lariat. 'Ibe dead Indian was one of the hand. somest on the reservation. A significant fact is that his hand. kerchief and overcoat were found in the house of Calf Robe's father. Billings Won Out. Billings, March a6.-The Billings Bow ling team which went to Sheridan, Wyo., to play a series of games with the tean of that city, returned todaly very muc' elated over the result, having won the series by 9j pins.