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THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
VOL. XXII. No. 337. BUTTE, MONTANA THURSDAY APRIL 10, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS
CHILD OF NINE
A BURGLAR
Glen Walker Makes Con
fession After Being
Taken in Custody.
TELLS WEIRD STORY
Tries to Convince Officers
He Was Unkindly
Treated Home.
TAKES MANY THINGS
Infant Finally Appeals at
Station and Asks for
N'ght's Lodging.
In Glen Walker the police think they
have Butte's youngest burglar.
This nine-year-old boy admits prying
open a window with an asx and making
away with some clothing and knicknacks.
He managed to make the police believe
a harrowinlg tale of cruelty last eveninlg
and got a night's lodging on the strength
of it.
After he had enjoyed a ys cent break
fast in a convenient cafe at Day Jailer
Levy's expense this morning, he took a
more oheerful view of life until his guar
dian. Joseph Young appeared at police
head uarters. Then he calmly confessed
that le had stolen various amounts from
the Maryland house, and admitted the
daylight burglary of a Utah avenue resi
dence without a tremor.
To the Reform 8ohool.
The boy will be turned over to the
county authorities for commitment to the
reform school. Young says that he wants
no more of him. At present the youth
ful prisoner is enjoying the unlimited op
portunities for Introspection afforded 5y
the solitude of a detention room at the
city jail.
His father is in Idaho. His mother
left for Ogden Utah, several weeks ago.
He was place in the care of an older
brother, he says. The brother was ob
liged to leave the city and placed him in
the care of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Young.
They room at the Maryland house.
After his mother had been gone for
some time, young Walker began opera
tions. He went to her house on Utah
avenue. Getting an ax from a neigh
boring butcher shop, he "jimmied up" one
of the windows.
Just Like a Burglar.
In this manner he obtained entrance
after the fashion approved by daylight
burglars. He got some clothes and, it
is claimed, several trinkets which were
uying In convenient reach. Some of these,
it is stated, he distributed among his boy
companions.
After he took quarters at the Maryland
house the youthful crook forsook daylight
burlgary and tried his hand as a room
worker:. Mrs. Young had a habit of
leaving her purse on the dresser.
Walker became aware of this fact soon
after he had come to live with her and
her husband. He began, he himself ad
mits, to take small sums from the pocket
book. Finally he grew bolder and ab
stracted $9.
Suspended From School.
About this time the boy was suspended
from school for playing truant. He had
found a crowd of older companions living
in the neighborhood of the Maryland
house and he hunted their company at all
times. Some of these boys he blames for
his misdoings.
"A kid named Johnnie" said he, "got
me to take the money. I give him some
of it, and I give some to other kids. We
spent it for gum."
"Did you spend the $9 for gum ?" asked
Jailer Levy.
The ng prisoner maintained that the
money bad tone for that article, and con
inue to stick to this stand in spite of
the amagement which the idea of a few
small boys masticating $9 worth of gum
produced among his auditors.
Afraid to Go Home.
Yesterday Young says the Walker boy
was afraid to come home because of fur.
her depredations committed in the Mary.
sand house. At any rate the youngster
appeared during the evening and asked
.iaht Jailer David Laughrin for a bed.,
He ad been shut out from the Mary.
land house, he claimed and his bed had
been refused him. This, he stated, was
a common occurrence.
He went on to enlarge on the cruel
treatment which his imagination had con
jured up until his hearers were getting
ready to weep, and shut him up in the de
tention room to save their handkerchiefs.
This morning he had more material for
romance, which he handed out to Sol
Levy when the latter came on shift. Levy
broke the record for time in getting the
boy to an adjacent restaurant for break
fast.
There young Walker ate a meal which
would do credit to a hungry miner com
ing off shift. He had just gotten back
to the jail when Young appeared.
Makes Full Confession.
Tears and a complete confession fol
Vowed. But the tears were few and far
between and the statement was made with
a pretty large amount of sang froid.
At its conclusion Young announced that
he was through with the youth.
"I want him taken care of by the an
thorities," said he. "I can do nothing
with him and his mother is away and has
to be much of the time."
As a consequence Glen Walker, alleged
burglar and room-worker, will be taken be
fore the county attorney for proceedings
preparatory to commitment to the State
Reform school.
GRAND DUKE ALEXIS.
WILL LEAVE THE NAVY
Suffering From Nephritis, the Com
mander of the Czar's Ships Will
Seek Relief In Travel.
NY A5SOCIATap pauas.
s., head of the Russian navy, is sutflrin,
om nephritis and has been ordered abroafI
t is exected his successor will ba th tGrand.
hvke Alexanderý ieslovich, husband of the
'and Duchess Aenis,
PAYS $25 EACH. FOR
TWO WILLOW
GROUSE
W. H. Johnston of Dillon,
Finds Hunting is an Ex
pensive Amusement.
DEPUTY GAME WARDEN
TAKES HAND IN GAME
Offender Is Promptly Prosecuted-He
Pleads Ignorance of the Law, But
This Does Not Excuse Him, and the
Judge Before Whom the Case Is
Tried Fails to Show Any Mercy.
Twenty-Ave dollars a grouse is a pretty
hir figure to pay for birds, and the man
who bu. feathered game at that price
must needs ave a long purse.
Nevrtheless W. H. Johnston foreman
of the electric light company at Dillon yes
terday bought two grouse at ti.at price.
Deputy State Game Warden Henry
Avare was Instrumental in bringing about
the commercial transection in whiTch the
grouse commanded the gilt e.
He arrested Mr. Johnston t for
killing the birds in the Dillon neihbor
bood, end yesterday had the latter fore
Justice of the Peace Vermillion at Dillon
to answer to a charge of breaking the
game laws.
Mr. Jolnston pleaded guilty to slaying
the grouse and was fined $jo and costs,
which amounted to about so.
The birds which Mr. Johnston killed
were what are called willow grouse. They
are prairie birds, and are sometimes called
prairie chickens, but the, place they most
frequent is along the banks of a stream In
the willows which 'as earned them the
name of willow grouse.
The open season for these birds is from
the •Sth of August to the sat of Decem
er, end they are protected by the law at
this time of the year.
This is the mating season, and the vio
lator of the law who kills two of them
now kills a prospective half dozen more.
Mr. Johnston stated that be was igno
rant of the law. Ignorance of the law as
no excuse, however, hence he bad to pay
for the birds through the nose.
MANACLED SAILORS
ARE LANDEO IN
GRIMSBY
Englishmen Charged With
Mutiny Taken Into
Port for Trial.
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Grimsby, England, April :6.-The Brit
ish steamer Indunas, from Pensacola and
Norfolk, arrived here today with five of
her crew in irons. They are charged with
mutiny.
Tents for Immigrants.
SY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Winnipeg, April a6.-Two carloads of mill.
tary tents promised by the government for the
use of immigrants, have been received here.
Fourteen hundred more tents are expected to.
day.
Loubet Witnesses Maneuvers.
Algiers, April :6.-President Loubet to
day witnessed the grand military maneu
vers, in which :o,ooo troops took part, on
Mustapha field.
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PLOT TO DYNAMITE
A CROWDED HALL
Great Falls Man Confesses That He Was to Have
Assisted in the Dastardly Deed.
SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN.
Great Falls, April 16.-The police be
lieve they have unearthed a plot to blow
up the Stockhols brewery and the Cuban
saloon, adjoining buildings on Fourth
street South.
John Roberts, an old rounder, well
known about town, confessed in the city
j.il today that lie had been approached
by Ulrich Mickelson, a local gambler,
who left town a week ago, with a plan
to destroy both these buildings with dyna
mite.
Mickelson, so Roberts declares, had the
ex.losives ready and wanted Roberts to
RESIDENTS OF THE ISLE OF MALTA
GIVE LOYAL GREETING TO KING
Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert Reaches Valleta, Where Warships and Shore Bat
teries Salute-Monarch Goes on Solid Ground at Noon.
This picture shou' H. . S., Renownum, enterlng kthe harbor at Valtta, Iee. weeh-e on the occoalon of the villt of the
Duke and Duchesa of Connatnegt.
fromh Gibraltar, and wasn salutedby the waroat.ard hm a e on he s ront¢ to whitnes
the king's arrival. The harbor was gay with as. Th. king landed at nooa.
A BRICK THROWER
RUNS BEFORE A
BIG PISTOL
Carrie Hood Explains Lively
Encounter With William
Jackson, Colored.
WOMAN APPEALS TO
JUDGE FOR BACKING
Prisoner Produces $25 and Gives Bon&
for Her Appearance Later On, Mean
time Pleading Her Case in a Manner
That Amuses All the Spectators in
the Crowded Courtroom.
When Carrie Hood took a couple of
shots at William Jackson last night she
was irritated, she says, because her sweet
heart had thrown a couple of bricks at
her.
"I reckon you'd shoot, too, judge, if o
had a couple of bricks coming after your
said she to Police Magistrate Boyle, th;i
morning in explanation of a little ffsat
which took Policeman Young on a run to
the alley at Galena and Wyoming streets
last night.
Then she proceeded to try to fix her
bond.
Judge Boyle was musing over the faet
that this was $24, when Miss Hood re
marked:
"I'll turn over the other dollar."
She continued to plead her case, re
gardless of the smothered laughter which
this last innovation in legal proceedings
had excited among those present in tls
courtroom. At the end of a little Inves
Iation Judge Boyle fined her $25.
According to all stories the affair was
in the nature of give and take, with hon
ors even between Miss Hood and Mr. JIek
son, until the former produced a large
calibre revolver, whereat the latter disp
peared up the alley showing remarkable
promise as a short distance sprinter.
INAIVES OF FINLAND
ARE UNDER THE
LASH
Stringent Regulations for
the Order Are Pro
mulgated.
aY ASSoCIATEo IP.rIs.
Kelsingsfors, April t6.-A decree has
been published here describing measures
for the maintenance of order in Finland.
Under this decree the governor gen
eral is empowered, when he deems it nec
essary, to close schools, shops and facto
ries; to prohibit private meetings, dissolve
private associations and expel from Fin
land all persons who are considered ob
jectionable.
Expulsions wl.ich do not permit of de
lay must receive, however, imperial sanc
tion.
Persons expelled may be ordered to re
side in certain places within the emnire.
The decree becomes operative in three
years.
Done for Revenge.
Hong Kong, April :6.-The arsenal at
Canton, which was destroyed by an eta
plosion last week, was blown up by of
cials whom the viceroy had charged with
selling powder to rebels in order to hide
their defalcajions.
aid him in touching them off where they
would do the most good.
Mickelson was formerly employed at the
brewery. Four weeks ago he got into
a row and was let out. He is said to
have made open threats to get even.
Had the plot, as retailed by Roberts,
been carried out, it could hardly have
failed to entail great loss of life, as the
* tockhols brewery Is a beer hall and full
of people every evening, at which time,
the story goes, Mickelson meant to light
his fuses.,
Mickelson has djsappeared, but a d=e
termined search will be made for him.
Roberts sticks to his story, under strict
cross-examination.
MR. WYNDHW M'S IRISH LAND BILL
FINDS FI.VOR IN LEAGUERS' EYES
Motion to Reject the Mi s ire is Voted Down in Dub
lin-Indications That the Conference
Will Forma'w pprove Document.
aY ASSOCIATED PrlSS.
Dublin, April i6.-At the convention of
the United Irish league here today a mo
tion to reject Secretary Wyndham's Irish
land bill as not meriting support was de
feated by an overwhelming majority. This
Secretary Wyndham.
Insures the conference approving the bill
inl principle.
The convention met in the historic
round room of the Mansion house. Two
thousand delegates assembled in the
crowded rotunda, which was incapable of
UNION MEN TO STAND
,BY TELEPHONE GIRLS
If Operators Are Imported From Salt Lake, Labor Or
ganizations of Butte Will Assist Displaced Misses.
Excitement prevailed in Butte labor
circles this morning when it was reported
that the Rocky Mountain Bell Telephone
cempany had sent eleven girls from Salt
Lake to Butte to take the place of opera
tors employed in this city.
A dispatch from Salt Lake stated the
girls were to leave this morning at the
reluest of the Butte office.
Manager Miller of the Bell company
said he had no knowledge of the matter.
"I h1ave not heard a word about it, and
the first that 1 knew of it was when
. read the dispatch this morning," said
ti cannot state posifively that the girls
ere not coming, but certainly this ofice
has not asked for them. anld I do not
think it likely they would be sent with
out such a request from the Butte office."
NO TRUTH IN CHARGE
MRS. McGEE CONFESSES THAT SHE
PERJURED HERSELF IN THE
ASSAULT STORY.
Great Falls, April t6.-Mrs. A. McGee,
wlh, had her husband arrested for an al
tleged criminal assault, comnwitted upon the
perslon of her daughter, and his step
d;aughter, Miss Judd, confessed in the dis
trict court here this morning that there is
ou truth in her allegation.
She made a complete backdown when
put in the dock. She raid sle knew at the
time she was telling the story that there
was no truth in it and wished to see her
huiband exonerated.
Jealousy is said to have been her mo
tlive.
Mr. McG;ee had waived preliminary ex
amninatiron and came to trial cheerfully.
Mrs. Mc;ee refused to answer the sum
:1ons and the sheriff was obliged to send
after her. The couple live at Monarch.
The costs were assessed against the
wife, and McGee was dismissed. If the
woman does not pay suit will be instituted
against her by the county.
A medical board examined Miss Judd
and found she could not have been the
victim of the outrage, as described by her
m.uther.
Mrs. MoGee confessed after. hearing tl.e
testimony of the examining physicians.
BRINGS SUIT ON CONTRACT
John Hogan Begins an Action Against
Clarence C. Good.
John lHogn has sued Clarence C. Good
in the district court to recover $569.1o and
corls on a contract.
Hogan alleges that Good contracted to
Pay him $3.540 for furni4l.ing materials
and building the latter a house, and that
there is a balance of $4S4.1o.
He asked for that and an attorney's fee
of $!.o.
holding all who had come from every part
of Ireland to discuss the Irish land bill.
Many Nationalists Present.
On the platform sat almost every nation
alist member of the parliament, with a
scattering of prelates. In the body of the
rotunda was a gathering seldom equalled.
Farmers from Clare, in top boots; labor
ers from Dublin county, landlords from
Cork and priests from all parts the lat
ter's sombre clothing and tall hats con
trasting pleasantly with the bright home
spun apparel of the majority.
It was essentially a convention, of the
soil, though a lighter touch was given by
the presence of the well dressed women
who filled the galleries.
Early in the morning Lord Dunraven,
who is simultaneously presiding at a pri
vate meeting of the lalnlords' committee,
sent word to John Redmond, Irish leader,
suggesting that the land conference re
convenqe saturday after the opinion of the
national convention of the land hill is
known, so that both landlords and tenants
may then discuss their mutual objections.
Mr. Redmonul will lie unabdle to decide
on the proposition until after today's pro.
ceedings, for which lengthy adenda have
been provided, consisting of many pro
posel amendments to ,the details of .ec
retary Wyndham's irtosals, the chief
movers being William U'trien andl Michael
Davitt.
The former, while congratulating Ire
laot on the fact that the BIritish ministry
hadl introduced a bill accepting in prin
ciple, after centuries of struggle, that the
land should be restored to the people of
Ireland, will urge the delegates to press
The talk among union men this morn
ing was to the effect that there mtight Ibe
trouble if the telephone company at
tempted to displace the girls now em
ployed.
It was asserted by a numnler of men
prmlinetly identified with organized la
bor that in case the girls are forced to
strike, the unions will request that all
business houses cease to patronise the
Rocky Mountain Bell company. and that
in ease any firm continued to extend its
patronage to the encompany in the face
of the protest of the unions, such con
cern will be declared unfair.
It was reported negotlations have been
entered into with telephone companies in
other parts of the country with a view
to indlucing them to apply for a franchise
here.
TEDDY VISITS POST
AFTER STAY IN
THE WILDS
President Will Spend Tonight
at Home of Post Com
mander, Maj. Pitoher.
TOMORROW HE WILL GO
FOR A TRIP TO NORRIS
Members of the Roosevelt Party and the
Trainmen Play an Exciting Game of
Baseball, Which the Rain Ends Before
the Innings Are Concluded-Guard in
the Park Arrests an Employe.
SI'Y.CIAL. TO Till INITFR MOUNITAIN.
Cinnabar, Mont., April ,6.-Plresident
Roosevelt is expected in at the post today
from the camp in company with Major
Pitcher and Naturalist John Ilurroughs.
lHe will spend the night at Major
P'itcher's home, and early tomorrow morn
ing will start on horseback for Norris.
where he will spend most of the rest of his
time in the park.
Two days before he leaves the park the
rest of the iparty will join him.
Game of Ball.
An excitinx hbll game was played this
morning( etween the lnemliern of the party
and the train crew on the big field near
the track where the special is laid up.
The score at the end of the second in
ning was 1S to to in favor of the crew.
The game was then called on account of
rain.
After the shower the various hall play
ers were too lame to resume and the gamne
was declared a draw by the 'guests" and a
victory by the "crew.'
An incident occurred in the park which
shows 4.ow closely every approach to the
president is guarded.
An employe of the Yellowstone Park
Transportation company was discovered by
a member of the 'I hird cavalry about five
miles from where the president made his
camp.
The rman probably was there on busi
ness, but the soldier asked no questions
and would listen to no explanation.
He placed the employe under arrest and
marched him to post headquarters at the
point of a pistol.
There the man disclosed his identity
and was released.
BURGLAR ROBS HOUSE
WHILE FAMILY DINES
av AIsOCItrATI lass.
St. Louis, April :6.-While the family
was eating supper last night, a burglar
ransacked the second-story rooms of the
residence of Philip Stock secretary of
the Enllish brewery syndIcate, securing
nearly a,ooo worth of Jewelry and valu
ables. James Pieras coachman, hbaa
been arrqmed on suppole of being im
glleated.
)oi.s Redmond, Irish Leader.
amethndtents etllarging the financial scope
of the hill.
Mr. u'llrirn, however, will ask the con.
vrlltion to entrust to pgrliaitelltary power
the repot, +lqiility of eventually deaitnug li
collilmitter stage with the sittndllt'lllents.*
Fears for Result.
Lord I)unr; %.n is of the opinion that
• e)llr of tilhe aiienIt IIt ill the nlatll .alist
proglramil can nevel r lie .cpted Ily the
goverlnment, bilut t hat omneill of the Ithi ra
migKht ie aeceptedl.
"'ite inritvlltio tli.llt ti lti y .*lhopted
Mr. ('Illir.ise ' motion to elntrust thile i.ar.
liatl itrl; ry pilarty ith tlhe pilower ilandi re
spoj tsihility dealint g . i l uii i m itte staKge
with the lanid bill.
WATER RECEIVES THE
NEW STEAMER
MINNESOTA
Great Boat Constructed in
New London, Conn., Suc
cessfully Launched.
THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE
PRESENT AT THE EVENT
Vessel Owned by the Great Northern
Company Is the Largest Craft Ever
Construoted in America-Hull Ie
Twice as Thick as That of the
Oregon-Built After Latest Models.
HY A,~hil IA! I .) 'M't,
New l.mion, I ',tut., April i6. The
il l'5ll'.,ta wasi Iji edIl it .:2 5 tlhis aIfter
tlIlioll.
jilnal prlieparations for tihe laitnihitig
were bIigun elarly today at the ylard of tIllse
lasitertn ShlIlih iliig colllaislny. ill ( r.lon,
tile eltire force hbtelut lahiuil(i ill kllo cking
iaway the heavy llckig antil gelltng t.very
last detlail ill readinelilis for theI f llitildi
plunllKge of tile big hlligp inlto the water.
Many Spectators Present.
lvery trolley car from Norwich. vre
hile froma tihe subIrbai dlistricts tal spe
cial Irains l1i thet N.w Yorlk, New liaven
& Ilartfurd ru;ad brought loads of specta.
tors.
'I lie steel cargo an pa'srellger sterainhip
Minnesota, I4nilt at New I.ou.,lin fr the
trreat Northern Stea.sl.ip company is
not only the largest vessel of any kinli
constructed in America Inut it is the largest
cargo carrier in the world.
The "(:Ceric," which is regist.red at the
samt" tlnanim e anld exceeds the "ilinne
sota" in lent I,, has lesr dead weight car
rying capacity by Illmre thlan g,ooo tomna.
I I.e dead weight carrylng capacity of the
"(:edric" is I8,40mo tuns, while that of the
"Milnesouta" is ,.tooo.
Carry Many Tone.
The "Minnesota" and her hister vessel
the "l)akota," which is to be laulnched in
about to weeks, will carry a8,ooo long
tons of coal and a8o,ooe barrels of flour.
This is so per cent more than the dead
weight carrying capacity of the two giant
carrier of the Wi,ite Star line, the "Ced
ric" and the "Celtic."
As commared with the largest stea+mships
built at Aerican shipyards, the "Minne
aota" and "l)akota" have nearly doulde
the tonnage di:splacement and fully double
the net de:ld weight carrying capacity.
'[lhe strength of thie "Minnesota's" hull
is shown by t'he fact that it is twice as
thick as that of the American battleship
the "Oregon."
Plating Is Steel.
The "Oremon" uses steel deck plating of
a half inch in thickness, the "Minnesota"
uses an inch to an inch and a quarter
plate.
Where the "Oregon" uses a main frame
six by tlhree and a half inches, the "Min
nesota" uses a Is-inch.
T'he "Minnesota" is of the Intermediate
cargo and passenger type, and built under
Lloyd's survey. She is 630 feet long, 73
feet 6 inches wide, 56 feet high to upper
deck, 88 feet high to captain's bridge, t77
feet high to top of mast and has five con
tinuous decks, all plated with steel.
ARMED WITH PISTOL,
MALCONTENT IS
CAPTURED
Police of Moscow, Where
Russian Czar Is Staying,
Make an Arrest.
BY ASMOCIATID 13R21,
St. Petersburg April *6.-A polkleul
malcontent named Sladopevtsve bas bee
weated at 1oco. , wb, e eis eLu.i,
hMg. The pr treweu y I
revolver ha II euI nh..

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