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THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
VOL. XXII. No. 329. BUTTE, MONTANA, TUESDAY APRIL 7, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS WARSHIP OFF THE CITY Thousand Troops Landed at Rotterdam, Where the Strike Is On. TRY TO WRECK TRAIN Passengers Saved by a Miracle-Pickets Are. Patrolling River. DOCK LABORERS TOO Three Thousand of Them Are to Make Com mon Cause. vT ASsoCIATED PRESS. Amsterdam, April 7.-A number of the employes of the Netherlands railroad re turned to work today, enabling the con tinuance of a restricted service. All trains carry military escorts. Any employes who do not return to work by noon today will be dismissed. The workmen's conmnitteee of defense has proclaimed a stlike of the bakers throughout the country, but the master bakers hope to prevent it from becoming general. The distribution of bread, how ever, will be restricted. Steamers have resumed sailing from here for Hull. DOCK LABORERS ARE TO 60 ON STRIKE ALSO Rotterdam, April 7.-At a meeting of 3,ooo dock laborers late last night it was resolved to make common cause with the striking railroad men, but it was also de cided that order must be preserved, so as to give the government no excuse for the adoption of harsh measures. One hun dred men were told off to act as pickets with instructions not to use violence. Workmen employed in the building trades threaten to join the strike. The warship Holland is moored off the town and a thousand soldiers have ar rived here. The river is being patrolled by steam picket boats. An attempt was made to wreck a pas senger train which left hete during the night. A tie was placed across the line, but the wheel of the engine threw it off and the train remained on the rails. An international train service is be lieved to be assured. PRESSLEY IS BACK WILL MAKE AN ENDEAVOR TO REGAIN POSSESSION OF HIS HOMESTEAD CLAIM. SPECIAL TO TllE INTER MOUNTAIN. Missoula, April 7.-Ira Pressley, re cently acquitted on a charge of murder, and who left Montana soon after, going to his former home in Michigan, will return in the near future and make an endeavor to regain his homestead claim, which has been filed on by another man since Presslev went away. Pressley had done a great deal of work on his homestead, which is regarded as a valuable piece of property. After his trial on a murder charge he paid but little at tention to the claim and for a time seemed to have forgotten that he had it. Just before going away he paid the place a visit and put it in charge of one of his friends, it is said. After he had left the state a third man appeared on the claim and claimed possession under a fling claim. In some way this man secured posses slon and is in possession at the present time. He says he will fight for the land, that Pressley had abandoned all right and title to it and that he is the lawful owncr. It is possible the case will- get into the courts and the friends of Pressley say they will stand by him to their last penny in his battle to get what they say are his ri.hts. LIVE BY THEIR WITS THREE BOYS WHO TRAVEL ABOUT WITHOUT VISIBLE MEANS OP SUPPORT UNDER ARREST. SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Helena, April y.-Three young boys are under arrest here after having come all the way from Kansas City, living on their wits. They fell under suspicion because they were offering for sale a s,ooo-mile book on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul road. Under close questioning by the chief the boys admitted that they had traveled in a stock car from Kansas City up into Wyoming, where they had stolen the va lise of a cattleman containing a quantity of clothing, a revolver and the mileage book. They had sold all of the goods except the mileage book. The owner of the book has been notified by the police of the arrest of the boys, and if he makes a complaint the young sters will be prosecuted. Otherwise they will be ordered out of the city. AMarried at Billings, SPECIAL TO THE INTEI MOUNTAIN. Billings, April 7.--Miss Maude J. Colo vert of Billings and Joseph Q. Hooker of Lovell, Wyo., were united in marriage bhere ,esterde. ARRANGEMENTS PERFECT FCI(, THE RECEPTION OF PRESi)ENT Will Be Met at Livingston By Men Representative of Treasure State--Every Precaution for His Safety. SPtCIAL TO THU INTRS MOUNTAIN. Fort Yellowstone, April 7.-Plans for the reception and entertainment of Presi Northern Pacific StatIo., Bismorck, N. D., Where he President Stopped Today. dent Roosevelt In the national park are completed. Major Pitcher will meet the special train at Gardiner with Troop C, Captain F. O. Johnson commending, and will es cort the president into the park. Troop C is the famous "Bay Troop" of the Third United States cavalry and has a world-wide reputation. With the president will he John Bur roughs, the noted poet-naturalist of New York, who will, it is said, accompany the president in all his wanderings through the park. When the party alights from the train an ambulance and riding horses will be in waiting, and the start will be made at once for the fort inside the park. The president may either ride or use the army ambulance, as he chooses. It is possible that once in the park, President Roosevelt may decide to go SIX-FOOT CHINK IS CALMED DOWN BY WEE CANNON Starts to Clean Out Ce lestial Quarter With a Pitchfork. SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Helena, April 7.-When Sing Sam, a six-foot Chinese, started for Chinese In spector Hampton with a pitchfork this morning great was the excitement in the celestial quarter of the city. Inspector Hampton was alive to the situation, however, and as Sing Sam ap proached he drew a small cannon from his pocket and pointed it straight at the head of the Chinaman. For a moment Sing Sam hesitated; then slowly he lowered the pitchfork and said he w~f surrender. He was taken to the station, along with four other Chinese, accused of being here unlawfully and having no papers. An examination of the accused Chinese Is in progress this afternoon. The raid on the Chinese section of the city was made by Inspector Hampton and Deputy United States Marshal Gage, who were once or twice attacked by the celestials. A show of revolvers soon quieted the Chinese, however. ARE TO REOPEN SOON COKEDALE MINES WILL GIVE EM PLOYMENT TO A LARGE NUMBER OF MEN. SPECIAL TO THE INTERa OUNTAIN. Helena, April 7,.-The welcome news was received here today that the coal mines at Cokedale will be reopened in the near future, giving employment to a large number of men. The mines have been closed for a time, and the effect has been noticeable in the tuel situation. The mines are among the best producers in this section of the country. GARNIER IS ELECTED GETS MAYORALTY OF LIVINGSTON BY A MAJORITY OF 22--THE DEMMIES GET A JUDGE. SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Livingston, April 7.-The republicans elected their candidate for mayor, Gar nier, by a majority of 2a. All the other candidates elected were democrats. Ben der, democrat, was elected police judge; Walsh, city treasurer, and Clark, Van Doren and Cain were elected aldermen. On Charge of Theft. SPECIAL TO Till IWLTE MOUNTAIN,. Missoula, April 7.-Ted Smith and J. H. Donnelly, aged r7 and as years respec tively, are under arrest here on a charge of stealing. It is alleged that they'robbed the hardware store of Curran & Eycles heimer In this city a week ago. The police are looking up the record of the prmoners. far into the interior, away from the hatupt of men. Major Pitcher and two or three troops will be with him constantly if he does, in order to keep him in commfui cation with the outside world. Major Pitcher today expressed fear that he might not be able to keep up with the president, in case the latter decides to lead a strenuous life while in won derland. Newspaper correspondents will be ac corded every courtesy, says the major, so long as they obey the regulations that have been imposed. In case any of them at tempt to enter the park or follow the president, they will be arrested and placed in the guardhouse, there to remain until after the president shall have finished his visit and departed. At Livingston. Livingston, April 7.-Piloted by the president of the Northern Pacific road) TO ENTER PROTEST WOMEN'S RELIEF CORPS IS ON LIST OF THOSE AGAINST THE MESSENGER GIRLS. Members of Women's Relief corps No. 6, Department of Montana, have added their protest to those of other womeq against the employment of girls as mes sengers by the Western Union Telegraph company, which is in the throes of a strike, and has issued a card denouncing the contemplated innovation of the tele graph company. "The move is hereby denounced," says the card, "and we invite mothers and club women generally to lend their aid in pre venting the use of girls for such pur. pose." The card is signed by Mrs. Delia A. Pests, Mrs. M. W. Robins, Mrs. Martha Dunckel, Mrs. Lilian Barker, Mrs. Mar garet C. Lewis and Mrs. Sarah lenwortb. OFFICIALS OF C. N. SPECIAL TRAIN BEARING BIG MEN ARRIVES AT ANACONDA-TO BUTTE AND HELENA. SPECIAL TO TII. INTER MOUNTAIN. Anaconda, April 7.-A special train, eon. sisting of two coaches, a baggage car and an engine, came into the city last night containing general officials of the Great Northern Railway company. The party included J. W. Blabon, fourth vice presi dent; F. E. Ward, general manager, and George O. Somers, assistant to the fourth; vice president, all of the Great North ern, Vice President and General Main. ager M. S. Dean of the Butte, Anaconde & Pacific road was in charge of the party. He escorted the offieia!s through the Wali.' _atch smelting plant and about the points of Interest around Anaconda. The special train went to Butte on its way to Helena today. The officials are traveling east. VICTORY IS SWEEPING REPUBLICANS CARRY ABOUT EVERY. THING AT BOZEMAN-MORRIS SECURES MAYORALTY. SPECIAL TO THE INTEB MOUNTAIN. Bozeman, April 7.-The republicans car ried just about everything here, electing the mayor, city treasurer, police judge and one alderman. P. T. Morris, republican, was elected mayor by a majority of a' votes. REPUBLICAN VICTORY GLENDIVE GOES FOR THE G. O. P. WITH A RUSH-H N. DION ELECTED MAYOR. SPECIAL TO THEI INTER MOUNTAIN. Glenlive, April 7.-The election here resulted in a complete republican victory. H. N'. Dion was elected mayor and four republicans were e'ected aldermen. The citisens' party did not get an oflca, President Roosevelt of the United States of America is now specding on his way to Montana. At every station along the line the executive of the nation is receivinlg the rathusiastic cheers of the people, who turn out en masse to watch the train go by and to try to catch a glimpse of the popular hero. President Charles Mellen of the North ern Pacific road has taken personal charge of the presidential trip in Montana. His car, acting as pilot, is to be run 15 tin. utee ahead of the train carrying the presi dent and his party, and this plan will be followed as long as the president travels over the lines of the Northern Pacific. Until dark this evening President Mel 4'~' ,#''"4 Manr Ssmcr In bl~a~nrc). ____ len and President Roosevelt will be to. gether in the presidential train, with the special train of the railroad president close at hand. When darkness falls on the country, President Mellen will say good night to President Roosevelt, will leave the presi dential train and will re-enter his own car, which will lead the Roosevelt train by 15 minutes. WILL DISCUSS UNION SAID ANACONDA TEACHERS ARE TO TAKE UP THE SUBJECT THIS AFTERNOON. FPECIAL iO THE INTIB MOUNTAIN. Ailnconda, April 7.--It is understood that at the general teachers' meeting, which has been called for this afternoon to be held in the high school building, the question of a teachers' union will be discussed. The meeting will be held at the usual time, and it is likely tha;t the public school instructors will aga;n discuss the situation as it now stands. There seems to he a decided change in the opinion of many of the teachers reqarding the "unionl" idea since election day. THREE WELL KNOWN MEN OF BUTTE HAVE TO PUT UP J. W. and Charles Passmore and Charles Booth Fined for Not Appepring in Answer to Venire. Three well-known citizens were filcd $S each by Judge Clancy today for failing to respond to subipoen,.es to sa rve as jurors in the judge's corurt, while a fourth man was excused from the court today because he desired to sober up from the election celebration. The special venire of jurors was pres ent in court today. The names were called and after some had been excused, 3. remained for jury duty. J. W. Pass. ,more, Charles Passnmore and Charles ltooth failed to respond to their names when called. The court ordleed attachments issued for them. The three de!inqluents wcrc brought into court. Ihey admitted that they had been negligent, but said by way of explanation they were busy and had forgotten the matter. Judge Clancy itnpre,:ei upon them that sell matters could not be over!o)ked, and imposed a line of $s each upon them, which they paid the clerk. When the name of SMal chi I onoeu: was ca!led he responded n a ha'f auwl''e man ior and bore evid n.es of too much e'ccltion. lie asked the court to be ex cused for the day. "(;o ahead, good-by," sail the court as he left the room. It is expected, how ever, that tomorrow the court mnay take judicial action of the matter. ONE-THIRD OF VOTE LIGHT POLL AT SHERIDAN-ALDER MEN ALONE ARE ON THE TICKETS. hPEM FAI. TO T1fK r'IJ,;X MOUNTAIN. Sherid;ni, April 7.-n)ly one-third of the rerist,,red vote was cast here ycst(r day. * Winthrop Raymond was elected al derman from the First ward, II. It. Jci nings from the Second and Ed. Marshall oum the Third. May Be Dismissed. SI'ECIAI. TO TlHE INTER MOUNTAIn. (;re.t Falls, April 7.-It is more than likely the case against Victor Metzger, charged with having killed an antelope out of season, will be dismissed as it has been found the kiling was done for the plrpose of ending the suffering of the ani Imul, which J been badly mangled ,y dogs. This it 4 schedule of the presihlential train so a.. as its sojourn in Montana has been completed: The train will reach Ilillings at 5:40 in the tmorning, remaining in that city an minutes. The start will then' he mlade for Livingston, which place will le reachrd at q a. f1. Ilere a Stolp o( 15 niiitntes will he made, the train leaving at 9:15 over the Yellowstone park hranch. tariliner, at the entrance at the park, will 4be the destination of the train, andl there will he no stop between I iving ston and that place. (On the arrival of the train at Gardiner the presidential party will he met by Major Pitcher of the Uanitled States army, with a mounted escra'ort of s~hliers froml Fort Yellow(stne, ini the park proper. As soon as the president andl his suite have left the train it will be rul back three and one-half miles to Cillnnahbar, there to remain until Apail a4, when the president will leave the Iark. Telegraph wires have ,been strung fro here to Cinnabar and to the park, and over Ijese wires all executive business will be handled. A "squlad" has beenll iln stalled in the depot at Cinnabar, and in the freight-rrmxn of the deplt4 has been placed a battery of $3o coils. The operators in charge of the wires will work directly to Chicago, thus avoid (Continued on Page Ten.) BATTLE FOR BREAD It CABIIS OF A LINER Steerage Passengers In vade Upper Deck and Demand Food. 115 Ah',il IA I l i i II S . New York, April 7. -'lThe I.el Star line stealmer Southlwark, Caplltaini li)atn, or rived at her dock tolday fronll A tIwerp after a prolthongeld passagei of 1 5 days, in which she encouttiaereld terrlfic weallher. ;alit after gale tlllle ill 'oillstal ut st es hian. The' iteamler was able to tlakh, very little headway. lHer best day's run wan aH4 knots, while i-. was the low limit of sped il tan M.arch sX. Saevere galesa with high seas prevailh d tlhroughlt the pass iage. (Captain Ianni says the Souttlhwark suis tained lnol dlaittae atil the only casualtly was the death of a chill i lthe steerage ofU acute pnleumall l llia. There was a braad faamint in the stair age, atrarding to the pas~enagers, on the seconld day of the delay. I lie ster;age passengers enteredt the seconItl saloonaa pa|t try and loootel it, after wliah l the salaoon passeIlgetrs werTe ciapllelllld toa give ulp a partionI of their provisions to tile sit.erag'e. Steward O)rr said it was true that he had no blracnl for the steerage pass. llgers fior nine days, but said it was iot his faltt. 'lThe steorage tpassengers saida they ahly) had potatoes ald cairrots faor food for the laht three days. IPassengers insistedi that the Southwark's enlginus were not ini coat dition to go to sea. Clement A. fGriscmn, Jr., manager of the International Navigationt campany, when, asked concerning the truth of the report that the Southwark was short of prvtia iolns, said : "The vessel couldl have stayed out two weeks longer with the provisions shle had and im one would have been stint(l1. I Iiuestioned the chief steward as son as tlhe vessel arrivedal and learned fromi hint: that there were ample rations." Mr. (;riscom said ht had rse;vied ,no complaints frolm any of the pasent t"rs ont account of haviung tbeen stint'edl. KILLEEN FILES AN ANSWER W. J. Killeen, one of the derenudants in the case of Curtis St. utltmler against Ilugh Morrison atal athecrs, al :ction to enforce a lien aIgalilnst a pitc(. of real es tate, filed in the distri t court todaty a seiparate answer. In his ant . er he sets ilp that lltgh lMorrison i. inle; to I to him for a plumbing bill, atd that h, has a lie t upon Morrion'i s prtI) rty v a lhi is prior to that of thie plal tal'. lih ac cordingly asks that his lien Ie da (c!aral prior and that heI Ie awarde I j a'ml:uuent aga;int Morrison for $237 7.. WHITE RE-ELECTED CONTINUES AS MAYOR OF DILLON, ALMOST WITHOUT OPPOSI TION-JOHNSON IN. Dillon, April 7.-B. F. White is again mayor of Dillon, having been elected al most without opposition. A. S. Johnson was re-elected treasurer. The citizens' ticket won In every ward. SERVIAN KING IN SADDLE Alexander Executes a Coup D'Etat and Suspends Constitution. LAWS ARESUSPENDED War in Balkans Given as Excuse for High Handedness. TO USE OLD LAWS Skupshtina Is Dissolved and a Previous Regime Is Introduced. IV A5al1 IAIIl, PI ..ts , Bellrade, Servia, April 7.- -King Alex. ander today executlled a coup d'tat. lie issued two proclamations, thl e lirst decree Ing at suspension of the tconstitution, adopted April i , lot., repealinig lbjee. timutahltc laws pa~. I thereunierr, licli log the senators land (l'iiA 1tilut4 iiof .tale, di'-. solving the skupslltill a anl d re i Ilitlll the laws as they exll,lt, previous to the ( insli - tution of i jtil. I he e-'c1 ul prchlan.ithlltt rentures this co %isii tiitill to its l ititio er validity. In the first prolair nation the kinigs says the senate ;ii the skitupshtil, cltrueIl ilun der the cim.olittti.n plantedl by him in Iol,. passed laws which provIl imlptac ticable. Furtheriluiite the ico ,lls ttll bye tending to fanatitl pollit tl p.liuns ptrejudicd the interests of the fathc rl nl iand hilndert I Its development as a 'tate and nation. Alfairs in the ltalkalls, the king adds, are very setrious a1i S,.rvu Iteolts ordter, utility and pacte. SERVIA MUST DEFEND HER NATIVE INTERESTS Shite should offer a bright example of a peace loving statel and at the ianit tinme always be readly to defend her own true interests should thiws hcome necessary for the purpose of restoring the unity. strength and order of the country. The king then suaprmnds the constitution of tsoa and declares the mandates of the senators to le null and voidl, and the proc. laitallinIIi goes on to aninounce that flhe iouncillrs s i. state are retired and the Skupsltitut is iis.,Iveld. Several of the laws, iclulding tthe piess law, the comuinaial law andi the aIt goIvern ing til" hlctlnral 5ystvmn are :mullled andli r 'plai;tc d by laws Irevimiisly existing. Ihummdiatli) aftr this procla:mation ollillnlancel s appl. lilntig ncw senlatIors anl( ioui.ieillors of state were issuedl anl the kiing issured a seci,,ld pIlwilalilatio,l in which the crullltitutiol of April 19, 19,0, was rct . red to it., fll validity. ON HIS WAY TO PAY A CALL TO GIRL RING KNOWS Horse Walks Into an Old Well and He Is Hurt -So He Will Sue. lil'.' IAI. I 1 l1; INTI k MIIINTAIN. I.ivingston, April 7.-- J. Ring of utte had a Inarrow escape from deatlh here teand as a result will bring a suit against the city to recover heavy damages for in. juries received. Mr. Rilng had comte over from Butte to call on a youngll Wollln;i who lives seven or eight niles out in the hills. Securing a horse andl bu:agy Ring drove out to the home of the wmllan, and late in the even ing started back. All went w, l until wlhen within a short distance of this place, when in the dark ness the horse walked into an old well that had be ii left uncovered. 'The horse was badly injured, the bhugy was ilnoken it hbits and Mr. Ring was seri ,ously Ibruis,,. Ilis cries brought aid, atln he was I:11l"d for. Mr. Ring claims the city was negligent in allowinll Ithe old well to remain uncov ered, and tha;t lhe will bring suit for a large sum as ,lamnages because of the in, jil its he bitninleld. BETWEEN TWO CARS ANACONDA STREET RAILWAY MAN CAUGHT AND CRUSHED-WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL. SI'l (.11A. 'I 1 TIII IN'1ER IIOUINTAIN. Anaconda, April 7.-A. J. Shank'in, an employe of the Anaconda Street Railway company, was. caught between two cars while engaged in coupling them at the power barn this mo ning. He *as removed to St. Ann's hospital, where lie was given surgical attention. Hie is not seriously injured. For Farmers' Interests. SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Helena, April 7.-The board having in charge the matter of farmers' institutes for Montana is again in session today, mapping out a program and arranging dates.