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Awarded Highest Noers World's Fair. llHhest Tests U. 8. kov't Ohelsts PRICE BAKING POWDER C00, CHICAGO. WATSON HOT GUILTY JURY FAILS TO SEE WHEREIN HE HAS COMMITTED THE CRIME OF PORCH-CLIMBING. 7. T. Watson was acquitted in Judge MCSlernan's court on the charge of bur glary in the night time. His case was on trial all day yesterday. A number of wit nesses, including Benjamin Bonino, the proprietor of the lodging house at No. s16 East Park street, which it is claimed Watson was in the act of burglarizing when discovered, gave evidence, but none seemed to be very material. The jury re turned a verdict of not guilty about mid night, after considering the case for about eight hours. Fever Increases. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Merida, Yucatan, April 1 .--Yellow fever is increasing here. SOMETHING fOR A QUICK LUNCH Sliced Bacon, large size...... 25c per can Sliced Bacon, small size...... 15c per can Lunch Tongue.............. 3oc per can Boneless Chicken............ 25C per can Boneless Turkey........... 3oc per can Deviled or Potted Han ...... Ioc per can Imported Sardines........... 121/2c per can Heinz Pork and Beans. ..... 12.2c per can J. W. TURNER & CO. CASH GROCERY 101 South Main Street. AMUSEMENTS SUTTON'S BROADWAY THEATER Dick P. Sutton, Manager. 'Phone sl. 2--Nights Only--2 Monday and Tuesday, Apr.13 , 14 "Greatest comedy success of the times," Charles Frohman presents -the distin guished comedian, Wm. H. Crane In the Dramatization of Wcstcott's Novel, David Harum Original Cast and Production as Seen in New York and Chicago. Prices-Downstairs, first six rows, $2; other rows, $.so; first balcony, $S; sec ond balcony, 75c; gallery, Soc. Sale starts Saturday, April xs. ORAND OPERA HOUSE Arthur A. Marks, Mgr. Tel. 356. Three Nights Sommenelna Sunday, April 12 MISS RAr BRONSON And a Clever Company In the Great Scenic Production, " alifornia " Exact Reproduction of the Famous Yose mite Valley and Mount Shasta. Prices-ase, soc, 15c; boxes, $z.oo. Car. stages at zo:45. CHURCHES First Baptist Church-Corner of B'road way and Montana street, J. E. Noftsinger. pastor; residence, 641 West Granite street. Worship at It a. m. and 8 p. im. Morning subject, "Jesus Risen;" evening subject, "Birds of a Feather;" Sunday school at the close of morning worship. Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church Rev. John Hosking, pastor; residence, 971 North Main street; 'phone,, 8448. Class meeting at to a. m. Sunday; preaching at i, a. m. and 7:3o p. m. Walkervillc Methodist Episcopal Church -Rev. C. I). Crouch, pastor. Class meet ing at ,o:IS ; Easter sermon at ii a. ni. Shortridge Memorial Christian Church Corner Mercury and Washington streets; A. L. Chapman, pastor; residence, 432 West Mercury street. Preaching at it a. m. and 8 p. in. Morning subject, "Immor tality." Meaderville Methodist Episcopal Church -Rev. C. D. Crouch, pastor. At 7 :o p. In. Thomas Estlick will preach. The Easter exercises by the Sunday-school will be pre. sented next Sunday evening, April i9. Welch services in Carpenters' Union hall Sunday as follows: Preaching at II a. m. and 7:3o p. m. Speci-l Easter music. Sunday school at 12:15 p. mi.; choir rehearsal Wednesday evening at 7 :to o'clock. First Church of Christ (Scientist)-No. 85o West Broadway, corner Excelsior ave nue; first reader, Mrs. Nellie Elnlburg. Sunday, April 1t, subject, "Doctrine of Atonement;" services at 0o:45 a. m. and 8 p. m. Swedish Mission Church-Corner Da kota and Porphyry streets. Sunday serv. ices at I a. m. and 8 p. it.; Sunday-school at 1a m. Norwegian and Danish Methodist Church Corner Copper and Alaska streets, N. L. Hansen, pastor. Morning service at iI o'clock; evening services at 8 o'clock. Grace Methodist Episcopal Church Corner of Arizona and Second streets; James W. Tait, pastor; residence, 935 Arizona street; 'phone, No. g99A. Preach. ing at I1 a. m. and 8 p. m.; Sunday school at a :3o p. m. The Mountain View Mission Sunday school will give the Easter cantata, "Joy ful Tidings," in the Mountain View church on Sunday afternoon at 2:3o. St. Paul's Methodist Epilcopal Church South-Corner Idaho and Galena streets; Rev. J. R. Murray, pastor. Class meet ing at io :3o a. m., S. L. Churchill, leader; preaching by the pastor at is a. m; Sun day-school at 3 p. in.; Epworth League at 6 p. m. The First Spiritual church holds meet ings every Sunday evening at 8 o'clock at the rooms of the Butte business college, Owsley block. Speakers in attendance. Dr. Weiss will deliver a lecture at the Church of the Congregation Adath Israel on West Silver street Sunday, April s1, at 4 p. m. Everybody is cordially invited to attend. Second Church of Christ (Scientist) No. as West Quartz street; first reader. Mrs. C. Grimes; residence, 740 Maryland avenue. Morning services at it a." m.; subject, "Doctrine of Atonement;" Sun day-school at 1a m. Unitarian services in Good Templars' hall on Sunday morning at il o'clock. Lewis J. Duncan, minister, will lecture; subject, "The Significance of Easter." Easter services at Shalfer's chapel, A. M. E. church, corner Plantinunm and Idaho streets, at is a. in. and 8 p. m. Mrs. Squires will address the Theosoph ical society, 8 o'clock p. m. Sunday, at their headquarters, 411 Goldberg block. German Luthernan Church-M. fHudtloff, pastor. Services on Easter day at is n. m. and 8 p. m. The Lord's supper will be celebrated in the morning. Confessional address at 1o:45, Sunday-school at 9:45 a. m. Special preparations have been made for both services. The choir will sing both morning and evening. For the even ing service a program has been prepared by the children of the Sunday-school. Songs and recitations will be rendered; Mr. F. Kuphal will give a selection on the violin. Services conducted at 318 North Wyoming. Arnold Piety. SPECIAL TO TIlE INTER MOUNTAIN. Red Lodge, April IY.-Arnold Piety, former Iy a resident ofloseman and general favor. Ite, died yesterday at the home of his father in Roberts. Mr. Piety was s3 years of age and had been ill with typhoid fever for three weeks. INQUEST ELICITS LITTLE EVIDENCE Buffalo Court Unable to De termine Who Murdered Millionaire Burdiok. PENNELL'S STATEMENT READ FROM THE STAND Dead Man Aver, That Stories Circulated Concerning Him Were Unqualifiedly False-Could Prove an Alibi and Says Officials Understand That He Is Not Connected With the Killing. Sy ASSOCIA'tED PrlS.. Buffalo, April t.--'rhe evidence givtl, yesterday before Justice Murphy at th~ inquest into the deaths of Arthur R. Pest ncll and Mrs. Pennell will not help the authorities in any way to a solution ti the Burdick murder mystery. Whethe, the tragedy of the stone quarry on March to, in which Pennell was killed and Mr Pennell was fatally injured, was due i,, an accident or design was not proved. 'Ithomas Penny, who has acted as at torney for the Pennell family since Ar tLur Pennell's death, declared that so far as he was aware nothing in the papers left by Mr. Pennell would throw any light upon the murder of Edwin Burdick. Wheal questioned regarding the alleged defalci tiha of Pennell, Mr. Penny declined t, answer. J. Frederick Pennell, brother of the dead lawyer and administrator of his estate, who has possession of most of the papers, was out of the city, atli Mr. Penny informed tl.e court that he did not know where he was or when hh, would return to Buffalo. Suicide Not Established. "Evidence that will show defalcation would simply be cumulative," said Jtu lice Murphy, after the evidence was all it. "No stronger motive could be peMgcgI than has already been broughlt out here in the Burdick inquest. But providing a motive does not establish suicide. The court is prepared to announce Its find ings." Judge .Murplhy then delivered his ver diet as follows: "I find and certify that Arthur I. Pennell came to his death on the toth day of March, pot. as a result of injuries received witle riding in an autom,,bile, the said auto nsoidrle plunging front an embaanlmnet itot, the Gehr'is stontte quarry. "That I cannot determine from the evidence submitted whcther such; plunge was accidental or designed. "That Carey E. Imad) Pennell came to her death as a restlt of the gaiid plunge of the automobile into the quarry. Pennell's Statement. W. C. Omphilius, Pennell's steno; ralphcr. produced a typewritten copy f the first draft of a statement prepaire . for publication by Penncll before his death. This statement in full is as ,.,l. lows: "To the Public: Now that the flAb (of sensationalismi and yellow journall:-. has le ssened andl ptublic excitement h: died down to a calmer consideration to. the facts and events leading up to a ter rible tragedy which has recently taken place in this city. I wish in behalf of myself, but especially more in behalf of others whose sufferings are even greatlt than mine, to make this statetment: "Owing to tIe fact that my name was so unfortunately at this time connecti l with the pending divorce proceeding,. it was forced into grcat publicity it connection with the tragedy itself. See far as any possible connection with th:,t crime was concerned, I am satisfie4 the. dis:rict attorney and his assistants thor oughly understand that I had nothing. t,, do with it, and since tl.at timne neitht, has my house nor myself been under sus picion or surveillance. Spent Evening at Home. "After being out for a short time in the early part of that evening, I spent the rest of it at home, as was shown Ly the evidence of my wife and the servant girl in our house. I think I was a(, acquitted by both the public and the au thoritics with any connection with tlh crime. "It now becomes incumbent upon no to make some statement relative to no connection with the divorce proceedingn In this statement I wish to say as otth as possible about the (lead. But it must le remembered that those who are living have their lives to live and the riahts oi the living are greater than the rights ,o the dead. There was no truth in tih charges brought by the plaintiff in that proceeding against the defendant and my self. The charges were absolutely deniel under oath and counter charges had been made and in a short time the case would have been quietly tried before a referee and settled. Relations Were Strained. "The relations existing between the plaintiff and the defendarnt bad been strained for some time. Twice he Lad unjustly attempted to make her leave her home. My wife and myself had taken her side in the controveisy that arose he Iecrvawttr.= Somrades e two go toget er. If you hav fine furniture you require equally fine wall papers, borders, interior decorations generally. We furnish the latter and can and will supply them if you so order-wall paper of the latest and choicest designs to show off that last suite of furniture you bought. CARDER WALL PAPER CO. C. V. IFRANZMAN, Prep, tIj W. Park St. 'Phone to6. tween them and she had consulted me for legal advice and protection. During this time the man himself was In inti mnate relations with a woman Vll9 he desired to marry. For titht purs was necessary to he free front his lie iis.ovrecd the fact that his wile s of these relations by gaining access to safe deposit vaults where she kept her papers through forging a written order over her lank signature and purloinintg the keys fron her. "l[cing this apprised of the evidence against himnt, he detenrined to anticipate her actiotn y bringing an action himself. Made Him Defendant. "In order that he might have the ap pearanrce of being the injured party and out of the vindictiveness and desire to in jure me as nit1h as possisb l e male me a defendcm t in the action. Ilis allegations 'cre promptly denield and the issule would Iave been squartely nmet. when hisi death occurred at the hands of somlc uni known wallan whom he had invited to his house at midnight. Nothing more un fortunate could have occurred for every Iody involved, as the entire matter nec c-barily became public, and if the truth could have appeared tl.e harml would inot have been so great; but truth and ye.l Iow journalism are at opposite poles andl. consequetnitly, a mass of lies, fiction and imlUagination was published which had no plssihbe basis lin fact, but for the sake of Itose most concernled, snell of these mlis representations must he takenl up atndl met. "First-In reference to the ofice which I was alleged to have maintained in I:llicott square. That office wa.s leaseI d atd' furnislrd by me under an arrange mliet with another nmlal, whose namlle can he given, to enable him to do a enllection business. Shortly after that arrangelment. hei received an offer of a salaried I;pi tin, in another city which he desired to accept. I arranlged, therefore, to release himi, and no husiness was ever done in the office. snor was it ever used as a meet llrg place in any manner as so falsely and unjustly indicatted. Unqualifiedly False. "Secold l- l reference to the allreged statements of a New York detective agency whose main businessl it was to give their clients' sercts to the public, I desire to say that. withoutlt knowing what arranlgemenlts were made with lhelt by ally penrsn,. anly statements on tihe part of such agency tetndingl to retlect in any way upion either myself or iany other iper son involveI, are' unqlualifiedly false andI ihave no hasis in fact. 'they arce matt e up of those unllfoulnde statements of this class of spies alieh have become iof itch Idoubtful value that even in the court, it is now al tm'st hel Ithat the preUtmplion is against their cretlibility. "Third--l)uring the penIdencl y of tIhe ili vorce action it lecamlle iinecessary for 1iii Ito consult with the defendantt in reft'r -'lnce to the course to l tepursube. Fl;r thlit rleibout it was nlres...ry that a n-.s tiing shoulbt take place Itrer in New Y'ok or in Atlanltic (ity. lint inll sch .al.is as i aT;II Il- abhshltly iprovten, tilt I' meetings weil' in such places and uliler suchl ire in . st;alnIes i tS to alsoliutell y legat iV ai.y ,lthler i(dea than for the pullrose of traits acting the affairs ri(lative to the d.ivIrce' action. Mystery to Him. "Finally- It ma:y tie -aid that the' rlic "e is as great a mlystery to ihe writer abs to any onet.iTerrible notoritty a:tnl puihll ity has beien broughtll lupn peoplet, , more es pecially , t , wio have' utll irely utlhd' sebrvetd it, antd gr-eat wiirong if:Ihas been done ;alI contcllrlndl. clspci, lly to, th family whith h s sutllcred :sIld must Bullehr a .t.. ]ir that ,e mllst thank the spirit of yel I,,w journlalistm, which does l,,l llesitlate li viiolate everi y lprinciple of truth, hl ,ir, chivalry, justlice li.l . i etr ly iln thos t orts to Iake nwsl i, II sell papers, iliih iakes thait style of journ:alh., ,iie I, the ' lli lk Ihing,., of Illlo c livi(il iatllio l." Frank t rgetr. who saw thlb :llliiiilli.bile on the afternoon oif thle occident, dit si rihcd the iiiov-nmnts of thel vhit Ie. At torney Penny hobjetctl lto the testimony as irricevanut, whereiupon Jbudge Murphy declared that Mr. I'enny had no right to object. "I think, your honor, that we have at least comnmlon law right to enter lobjections here to al lot of irrelevant teistimonyll" s'aid Attorney llenny. "I lhink I am capableh of conductingt this inquiry," rejoint d Jtilge Murphy. A Heated Colloquy. Mr. Penny attempted to cross-qnlstlion the witness concerning the time, trying thereby to show that Jerger was guesling, at it. Judge Murphy again interposed and a heated colloquy Is tween thl jus tice and Attorney I'enny enlsued. T'he at t ,rney declared that the proceeding hatd been irregular all the way throt,:kh. T'lhe dispute ended with a threat from the judge ti eject Mr. Penny. George Volk, a saloonkeeper lon Ken in(gton avenue, testilied to Pennell's hav ing bought a drink of whisky and a cigar at his place at 6 o'clock on that evening. James Reilly, a bny, saw I'ennell's au tomobile ship In front of Volk's saloon. Mrs. Pennell was inside the carriage. lie saw Pennell come out of the saloon anl get into the automobile. "Just before he got in he said some thing and he and Mrs. Pennell laughed," said the witness. P'ennell put the top down until he got in and then put it up again, rang the gong and started away." Went Over the Bank. George T)unlar testified to hearing the gong of an automobile (,on the evenling of March to. lie turned and saw Pennell with his hand up to his head, as if he were reaching for his hat, which seemingly was blown off. As his hand came down the automobile swayed and went over the bank. Attorney Maurice S. Pratt, repre senting a life insurance company, en deavored to ascertain from the witness if the automtobile was on one side of tihe street or the other, but I)tnl,ar insisted that it was in the center of the street, The nmost significant feature of the testi tmony of I)unbar was that Pennell rang his gong to warn him before the vehicle plungled inito the quarry. William Lan non, who was with I)unbar at the time of the accident, told a similar story. Penny Knows Little. Thomas Penny, 'Cennell' s attorney, haI little information of itlprtance that hie cared to mtake public. Mr. Penny stated that he was willing to tell anything that had any hearing on the IBurdick case, but he would insist on exercising his privi lege of attorney for the estate of refusing to answer any questions relative to the Pennell estate or the Pennell papers hear ing on the estate. "Mr. Penny cannot be made to testify about these things," said the court. "Do you know anything about Pennell's financial affairs at the time of his death ?" was asked. "I do not." "Do you know whether he owed any .. TO-DAY .. Saturday UNTIL 10 P. M. Rain or shine; no postponement on account of weather. A big line of little household necessities at big discount from regular prices. 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"I d lill'hatI do youl kii.% abh ,ll lith- .t,,y tha;t I'Pennell was;i ;il , I.lll er f" r "I delline to a swtr. I ait willing i, stale that P'enlll.l's papers refer Ii list way In the Iturlditk ,Itsta . 'Ihi ,er is no ri iIt.lie ill iany (lf th,'m to, Mrs. Itlllhink i to dh'h'tltivs. '' "W'allace. 'I ayer, fih hadI i h i1t I' It inell'. iatl rn y thi flort his death, 1 matte a Watetil tllt onll th 'i lland. tayin. . "I will Istate thallt in none oif Mr. 'ennell' W eo il lllllli(atio toi io I n tillld ill n le of his palnprs was there. ;a ytlllllK ti ng til l it o iih ilick. Pennell I it with lit a t1sIcaled on V(lItl a'" of illstrll'icti l I ilns a Iwo i ll alln('e pl licih'' f-r $:5,'.., which I was t, hold in trust." "I was instrut td not to openl the iscaled packagIe until the insrll an "e mli mey was paid over t) elille and thenh I was not or persons fr wholl I hIld itheJ insurancei in trust or make known their manms ito anylnidy afside from IIthe beneiiary or beneficiaries. Now that is all I care to slate." Wallace ti. lIlht'lias, who was Pen nell's clerk, was cailled to hll t sanl. Mr. Pennell, ie said, gol it a Sitatemenht .it for Ipublica;tion but took thle lnlulscrilpt to nmake soret rorrcio wi tu itness did not see it agailln. Ile aidl J. Frederick Penell found tile redvised coply of lithe statement. lie himsel. f had i a ,opy of the original statement as transcribed from his stenngraphic nor,15. What Pennell Said. Mr. Coatsworth readc it. It was pre pared oiln the Sa;turday following tile murder and, was asldressed to the pub lil. In the statenei lt Pennell stated thlat he had satisfied the district attorney and the police that he hadl nothing to dIo with the lBurdick imulrder. With referencei to his connection with tile divorce proceed ings he saidl that the living have thetir lives to live and have greater rights than the dead. lie declared that there was no truth in the charges brought against Mr. furdick or himself in the complaint. lie declared that there was no reason why she should have been driven from home by Burdick; that Ilurdlick had been iin timate with a woman oWiom he intended to marry. Plennell declared that Bur dlick learned of his wife's intention to sue for divorce when he secured her papers from tile safe deposit vault by forging an order o'n the deposit corn pany. Pennell declared Blurdick was killed by all unknown woman whom he had invited to his house at midnight. Witness ()tMphelius stated that Pennell had two revolves in his office. Witness now had them at home. Pennell hadll one iup tto the day following the mlurdlerof lurdick ando then he got another, Mr. C(oatasworth then inquired when J. Frederick Pennell would he in town. liHe said he wan:ted to inquire of Mr. Pen nell about the alleged defalcations of his brother and also as to whether he pos sessed any papers showing that he com mitted suicide. "I thought the district attorney did not intend to go into these matters," said Mr. Penny. "The court has instructed mfe to go into these matters," said Mr. Coatsworth, Judge Murphy said it might not be ilnmportant whether Pennell was a de faulter or not. "I do not believe any other motive can 1o established than was brought out here," We Are City Agents for the Celebrated Herrick Refrigerators Samples, from $18 Up, Just Received. A Full Line of New and Second Hand House Furnishings ALWAYS ON HAND Largest Second-Hand Stock In Ilontana. Buy, Sell, Pack, Store and Exchange your Household Goods. (00. O[CHStl, 42 W. Broadway onte 9231 'Ti) TIII: S'it 'KI1)1.1) ltElS 01I TIII. It1). TO'N & MONtANA ('CiNSt(I.Ill)A'IED ('til''IRM & SII.VI"4 MININGe CO(MIANY NOA'T ICE. Natic e is herelhy givn that tle( annual meet. (ng of tthe stckhohlers of tlhe Itanton & Mont. tuna ('on...,lidated t oter & Silver Mtaning (olpanly of MointaiIa, will he held at utte., M~onltana, on Thursdiilay, ApIli ,Ip, aI'., at ta o'clock noon, at the office ofi the Lcoipllalny. The business to bIe tIr;lllalatl at this imeet. ing will Ibe the elctionll f di. cl rs anlld lsuch other buiitncs. ais imay Iegally austlte before It, 'Thel trualnslr boo.k of the c~ a mLpanai will be closed fromi Ap ll i , l19,J, to April 3o, ItaJ, both days ilucl',lv. t I'. AI l)II(KS, Secretary. flutte, Montana, April 4, "r,,l. he said. lie thten rendlered hist verdict and the inquest was declared closed. A Plot Against a King. Vienna, April It .--Rtoiors of a Ilot against King Alexander of Servia re ceived apparent confirmationl in private dispatches received at 1Iudapest, and ae cording to which an attack oil the king's life was plantned for next Sunday. Fifty personis suspected of complicity were at rcsbtd. To Prevent Such Accidents. Washington, April I.-fBecause of the succession of accidents which have oc curred recently in the navy, a board of officers is to be appointed to revise the drill regulations, in order that every pre caution may be taken in future against casualties. New Sheep Company. Helena, April t.--The Rea Brothers' Sheeo company, with a capital stock of $ioo,ooo, with headquarters at Forsyth, has flcd Incorpora tion paplers with the secretary of state. The incorporators are William Rea, P. B. Mos4 and bMl. A. Arnold.