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THE BUTTE INTER M(P-UNTAIN
VOL. XXII. No. 338. BUTTE, MONTAIA, FRIDAY APRIL 17, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS .. . . ... _.. . . . ... . .. = . GRAND ARMY VETS AND THEIR WIVES VISIT THE SMELTER Old Solders and Members of the Woman's Relief Corps Hold an Interesting Joint Session and Then Elect Officers. SPEOtAL TO THE INTEE MOUNTAIN. Anaconda, April 17.-The members of the tGrand Army of the Republic and the Woman's Relief Corps, who are attending the annual state encampment, held a joint session today, at which there were inter esting addresses. Later in the day they visited the great plant of the Washoe Smelting eomp.ny. The Woman a Relief Corps elected offi cers during the afternoon session. Later in the dwy, upon the return of the metmbers of the (;. A. R. from the smelter. that organization will also elect officers and select the place for the next encampment. Interesting Address Made. The joint session of the G. A. R. and the VI. R. C. was held in Friendship hall. -Mrs. Brenneman of Bozeman, department president of the W. R. C., delivered an able address, which was frequently ap plauded. She told something of the work of the corps and what it hoped to accom plish in the future. past Department Commander F. P. Commander Z. B. Ynfrin (to she righ) nd Adlwtest losghw Rich of Steadman Post, G. A. R., Dillon, Who Are Attendin G. A. R. EBcampment, Anrconda. Sterling of Helena also addressed the joint session and was frequently applauded. The Women's Relief corps elected the ollowing officers: Mrs. Simonton of Helena, president Mrs. Spencer of Butte, senior vice president; Mrs. Hillenger of Boseman, junior vice president; Mrs. Webber of Great Falls, Mrs. Hannah Mc Lain and Mrs. Robbins of Butte, Mrs Watterman of White Sulphur Springs and Mrs. Hodsson of Bozeman, executive com mittee. The entire party enjoyed the visit through the Washoe smelter, and late this afternoon the members of the G. A. R. are voting upon officers and deciding the place for the next meeting. At r :3o o'clock when the W. R. C. had completed the selection of its officers and had heard the addresses scheduled for the day the G. A. R. veterans adjourned to HANDSOME GERMAN IS WANTED BY POLICE Supposed Confederate of Thieving Governess Is Wanted Also. vY ASSOCIATED PREas. New York, April s7.-While Minna Williams, nursery overness, arrested Fri. day night, charged with having stolen $asoo worth of clothing and Jewels from her employer, a London banker, occupies a cell in Ludlow Street jail, detectives are searching for a distinguished looking German with whom she went out Sunday morning to breakfast at the Casino, J. Reitlinger a merchant of this city and a brother of the London banker, asserts that so days after her arrival here she bagan taking daily rides with this man. MAKE THEIR ESCAPE DILLON PRISONERS DIG THEIR WAY OUT OF THE BASTILE AND ESCAPE. Dillon, April ty.--To prisoners es eaped from the county Ibstile last night. They were Fred Sinclair and George skins charged with holding up and rob ing rank Lachey, a sheep herder, at Lima, March 8, The prisoners had been allowed in the corridor and in the absence of the jailer managed to dig through the walls of the lastitution, which is an per oenditien. A Is w is hi but up to s late hour nol ing h mad hn alernd of the whereabouts of the fugitives. Wages Are Ilied, Jackson, Mich., Ar!il :.-The wages of eoo men in the Michigan Central shops Were today inIreasnd from ia to So ents * day, their meeting place on the upper floor of the Friends.ip hall and seected their oficers. The elections were unanimous through out. J. S. Wisner of Anaconda was elected district commander. Judge H. M. Blake was elected first vice-commander, Dr. J. M. Sligh will again act as district surgeon and Mr. lillman of Chouteau was elected chaplain. Called to Order. Members of the encampment were called to order yesterday at a o'clock by State Commander Bull. Prayer was of fered by Chaplain Davidson and the con vention formally opened. Adjutapt Smith read the general order calling the encampment to meet. The re port of the committee on credentials be in read and submitted and adopted, Com rades Wilson and Manchester were ap pointed a committee to inform the Woman's Relief Corps that the encamp ment was in session. The latter responded through Mrs. A. . Edeall, who presented congratulations behalf of her order. Adjutant-General Smith submitted his report. It shows that on the last day of last year there ss pests and 70o members in the state.. Comrade Miller had a reso lution concerning the records of the de partment, which the veterans want kept in a room in the capitol at Helena. The governor and the secretary of state will be requested to set aside an apartment for these documents. Judge Advocate Gregg called attention to the indifference on the part of many veterans to the encampment and said he thought everybody should make an effort to be present at the annual reunions. In addition .a number of the veterans re siding within the limits of the state are (Continued on Pame Twelve.) MERGER HEARING SET FOR MONDAY MORNING Request for Suspension of Decree as Far as Divi dends Are Affected. aV AaSOCIATZD PaUa. St. Paul, April :7.-Circuit Judge San born today set Monday morning, April so, as the time for hearing argument in a re quest by attorneys for the Northern Se curities company that the decree recently handed down be suspended insofar as it prevented the payment by the Great North ern and Northern Pacific railways of divi dends to the Securities company, since these dividends would ultimately reach the same people, anyway. Judge George B. Young appeared for President Hill, M. D. Grover for the Great Northern and General Consul Bunn for the Northern Pacific. Under instructions from Attorney Gen eral Knox, District Attorney C. C. Haupt appeared to oppose any motion for a mod ifIcation of the decree. ROBERT'S WIFE DEAD MRS. FITZSIMMONS -EXPIRES AT HER HOME IN BUFFALO FROM TYPHOID FEVER. WV Asseselam r1s3. ."it mmo, t ase, e e. biYe i st last nialt and Fits slmmens summone a number of phy k.il, but they were unable to save her. Frs. F mmons had been ill for eev das with typhold pnaemeils. GIRL VERSUS GIRL II TELEPHONE STRIKE Bells Are Silent While Trouble Reigns at the Headquart ers on Broadway. NEWLY HIRED OPERATORS HIDDEN AFTER ARRIVAL Officials of the Company and Membep of the Union Give Their Versione Of the Controversy, Which Has Resulted in Preventing People of Butte from Talking Over the Wire. The merry jin;ling of the telephone bell has not been heard in Butte since 5:3o o'clock yesterday afternoon, when the operators at the office of the Rocky Moun tain Bell Telephone company walked out on strike. Twenty-two girls quit work because it was reported a number of telephone iris were en route from Salt Lake to Butte to take the places of the operators em ployed in this city. Eleven girls arrived from somewhere this morning, though it is understood they are not from Salt Lake nor from anywhere south. They got in unobserved and were taken at once to the Butte hotel. At 8 o'clock this morning the linemen employed by the Hell Telephone company declared a sympathetic strike and ceasPd labor. General D. S. Murray of Salt Lake and Division Superintendent Sommers of Helena arrived in the city last night and entered into a consultation with the local management. Statement by Miller. Manager Miller gave out the followinr statement of the trouble to the Inter Mountain this afternoon: "For three months we have been con sidering the matter of putting in a new chief long-distance operator, |but did not wish to discharge Mass McDermott, who has occupied that position. "We considered her a good operator at the switchboard, hut we have not found her entirely satisfactory as a chief oper ator. "As it was necessary to make this change, we deemed it best to put in a girl who was thoroughly acquainted with all the new methods which this company wishes to adopt. "Miss McDermott was offered her orig inal position on the switchboard and we were anxious that she accept, as we de sired to retain her in our employ. "When she declined this position we offered to create a new position for her, that of assistant chief operator, and place ber there permanently. Tfls offer she also declined. Arbitration Is Suggested. "Following this, Mr. McDonald, presi dent of the American Labor union, sug ge.~ted that the matter be left to a board of arbitration for settlement. T.is was referred to the directors of the telephone commpany which board passed a resolution authorizing such arbitration, the matter to be arbitrated being: "Shall this company have the right through its managers, to change the posi tion of ha operators, it being understood tl.at operators are to be discharged or re placed only for cause." This question was accepted by Mr. Mc Donald as the basis of arbitration and at bitrators were appointed. "When the time came for the arbitrators to meet Mr. MoDonald repudiated the (Continued on Page Twelve.) SIR THOMAS LIPTON IN WRECK OF YACHT New Challenger is Disrlast ad in Squall and One Man Drowns. BY AISOCIATED PRES,. Weymoth, April sy.-Sir Thomas Up. ton's new challenger for the Americas cup was dismasted in a squall today shprtly after leaving the harbor, pre paratory to another trial spin with the Shamrock I. Her mast, as it fell over the side, carried several of the crew and all the gear and canvass overboard. One man was drowned and sevqal pee. sons, including Sir Thomas, who was knocked down a hatchway, were bruised or otherwise injured. The man who was drowned is a brother-in-law of Captain Wrings. He was handing a binocular glass to Sir Thomas at the time he was swept over* board. One of Sir Thomas' hands was Injured, but not seriously. The yachts were msa euvering in the Roads' lead under maiý. sails, jibs, foresails and gaff tope_-- prior to the start. Sir Thomas Lipton has issued a ats.e BURIED GOLD FOUND BY AN ACTIVE GARDENER Fortune in Coins of $20 Is Taken to Bank and Safely Deposited. BY AlSOCIATID Pe1SS. Woodbury, N. J., April y.-OMcaleb the National bank are authorty for statement that a man bas broud j - n hi ba $ns , oo wbfIt 18 #* _i n id back yard foe .r doedine to give tie name .t nme eq he mesyn wasee nearlya be same bank resolvd .alse a full of gold, Oliver and tnulels frem other man who bad taken it to the in a whel w because it was too mua of a oad for two men to carry. MRS. HATTIE Vl'KAY, AT RISK OF LOSIN(" HER LIFE, SAVES HER DAUGHTER FROM FIERCE FLAMES Miss Jeanette, Badly Burned, Proves Herself a Hero ine, and Although Suffering Great Pain, Refuses to Get Panic Striken-Gasoline Explodes. Miss leanertte AcKay. WII OF MANDATEll APPLICATION FOR PAPER IN THE PARROT CASE MADE IN THE SUPREME COURT. SPICIAL TO TIIC INTaR MOUNTAIN. Helena April 1y.-A writ of mandate #o compel Judge Clancy of the Silver Bow county district court to certify to a bill of exceptions in the suit of M. A. and PF'ward Hickey, A. P. sad F. A. Heinae and John Stewart against the Parrot Min ing company was applied for in the su preme court here this morning. The application will be heard April 23. The bill of exceptions was presented to Judge Clancy April at. Gov. Boloe' Son Dead. Waterloo, Iowa, April T7.--Louis Ihoies, son of Governor Boles and a member of the law firm of Boles & Boles, died to day of typhoid fever, aged sq years. Aged Murderer Is Hanged. Butler, Mo., April 7.--James L. Gart rell, the aged murderer of I). B. l)onigan of Colorado, was hanged in the jailyard hem today. ment that be expected to be ready to fulfill hi engagement of Sandy Hook August so. Sir Thomas L.oa . HUMANITARIANS ARE TO JOIN THEIR LIVES Caroline M. P. Stokes and Mr. Robert Hunter Will Wed. New York, April by.-The announce. ment has just been made that Robert Hunter, head worker of the university settlement In Eldredge street, this city, is to marry Miss Caroline M. P. Stokes, daughter of Anson Phelps Stokes, ip June. Miss Stokes ha. been conducting class work among East Side children and thus mot Mr. Hunter. Prior to coming to New York Mr. Hun ter, who is a graduate of Indianapolis usiversity was for y years connected wit Msul bouse, C i ,g HARRIS IRIAL WILL PROBABLY BE SET TOMORROW I Charge of Wronging Gir Is Placed Against a B ozeman Minister. BIPEIAL TO TilE INT'EM MOUNIAIN. Bozeman, April 57.--The trial of Rev. Mr. J. Harr Harris, against whom Miss Abbie Hardenbrook of this place has en tered a charge of having wronged her, will probably be set by Judge W. R. C. Stewart of the district court tomorrow. Hlarris appeared before Judge Stewart yesterday afternoon and his bond was fixed at $a,ooo. lie pIrotcests his innocence and professes his willingness to stand trial. The case has excited unusual intercst in Hozeman owinl to the fact that this is the second scandal of the sort in which Mr. Harris is the central figure. A year ago a similar charge was pre ferred against him by a Miss Annie Schultz. He was tried before the Ilutte conference of the Methodist Episcopal church South and acquitted. The Schultz girl's father threatened to kill Harris at that time, but the matter was hushed up. Rev. Dr. Rector of Deer Lodge, who was presiding elder of the conference at the time of the investigation, is now in Bozeman, and it is thought the conference will take up this second charge. Harris came here from South Carolina two years ago. He is said to be popular with the women of his congregation. He is a handsome man, young looking for his age, and possesses an insinuating address. WORLD FAMED ARTISI SEEKS A BED IN JAIL James Shelton Applies to Police of Chicago for Aid. DY ASHOCIATED PRESS. Chicago, April 17.-James Shelton, who, according to history is a painter of na tional reputation an d who in s88o viewed his pictures on the walls of the Londoh Royal academy, applied to the South Chi cago police last night for lodging. The man says he is tramping through the country in search of a suitable scene to transfer to canvas. Colorado and California he says, are his objective points, and he wilU then return to England. SPECIAL ELECTION 0OZEMANITES WILL VOTE ON PROP OSITION OF GIVING NEW FRANCHISE. Bozeman, April 1y.-At a meeting of the city council last night it was decided to call a special election for May 16, to submit to the freeholders of the city the proposition of a new franchise for the town. Dr. J. S. Hogan of Bozeman has made a bid for the erection of a light and water plant. His fures are lower than those of the Gallatin Light, Power & Railway com* pany, who now supply t~e ity. Wrppen d in flames from an exploding pan of gasoline, Jeanette McKay, secre tary of the Associated Charities, was saved from an awful death by her mother's hero ism. She now lies sutfferirng aony at her home, No. 614 \\' (;ranlite sMreet, the skin of both arms hbrnerl away to the elbows. The accident hapltn'ed Tuesday :tiht. When a starl, puff caused her to turn, Mrs. Hattie McKay saw her daughter en* vlinped in flatilng vapor. It looked as if the very air were afire. The mother threw herself on thte girl, and witht her halre ,arwlis bxa out the fire. 'hen she fainted. With the skin of Iboth arms hangling loose, Miss McKay then raised her nmother from the floor and dehl l colid water In her face. 1Tlwoughout shie was perfectly callm and surciemItltlnd to It,.e Ilntenll' pain she was ilttlering only whel lMrs. McKay wad again on her fert. Mis. McKay was vrcaning a pair of gloves. She used gasoline for this pur. pose. She wore the gloves, as she wa.mtied them in a pan of the fluid. To this faet the physiciaims say Ahio owes anm escape from having hioth I..mlds burniid to a crisp. When she finishedl thei work, a smell q antity of giasiliela was ft'h in tmhe pan. Tals she nstarted to Iplr into the kitchenl stove. To all rpearanellrr the lire was en tirely oult. As she eopttiedl the l U llid .a stiiAolhlirinm spark ilited thei valp.,r a-hitl. h.t foimel f(d hilunt aliint the m lian .i11. tl11e glt's Airm. ' his puiled lightly. The i ,luick ly ckoedl the stve lidl. A aohtleii explosi,o fIlh.w , It'lammns enwratpet her tinily adl ra.i up her il,,th tug. Duth he'r ami, hare to the Il.,w were enfoldid in it alt p,. 'lhi's h.urmel fiercely. Mrs. M'Kay ran to lair. S-.he threw tith armna arounl Iher al;ughter andl li;atI the blale with ber haniid., idtilt' rveryt"hiing in her power to preveint its rea.l h tlill.he girl's face. As the mtlther wnkeIl .It the r iLk f hcer own life,. Miss lMcKay re.mainlled peelfretllv qiiet anltd adviseard hit w.at i 1 ,. 1e 'ni the last spark was I.eten. fro the svunculll cring na.roimn hMrl. M'.MMcKay faitrel. Slhe , crovesrre' c'i',i'muiuius.iess to ser i(her lllhl(tetr liendlitng over her. I)r. Mu- )einald and lr. Mhe lmi.t,. due'ul thee' inljuries. 'tlie girl's arms, tllhru.l anl C illn were hally I ewll11ed. Tlh' ell .i, a a sl sa:y ste will poss.ihly ree.Irer tII.e .'e- of Ixtth arms. Si.he still sttllers ilnteni' v. WRECK ON ORHIHERN PACIFIC COSTS A LIFE Eastbound Train No. 3 Runs Into Open Switch Near Dickinson, .N D. FIREMAN GLEASON DIES UNDER TIE WRECKAGE Engineer Lynch Is Badly Hurt, But None of the Passengers Receive Even a Bruise-First Reports to Effect that Large Numbers of the Patrons of the Road Had Been Killed. ill'i IAl. TOi 1l11 IN'IIN MiOI NH AIN. l)ickiison, N. I)., April 17. -N.orthern Pacific Ipa-se.IIer traill No. 4, the east bound Twin Citics express, rushed into an open switch at Southheart, 1a miles west of here, this nmornilng, aul its for ward portion was wrecked. The passenger train struck the rear of a freight train which was standing on the side track. Fireman (;liason of No. 4 was killed outright andl Itoginrer I.itch was badly injur.ed. None of the passengers were in jured. The first reports oif the wreck reached Butte ill a special from Ilickinson shortly before noon, sayinlg many lives were lost, a large number of persons were injured, anl that all the physicians in I)ickinson had goine to the scene. I.ater reports showed this bulletin to bie exaggerated. Neverthelen it created considerable excitemnent here, as several Butte persons were on the train. No. 4, theI Twin Cities express, goes by way of HIelena. Butte passengers for it left here at Ia::3o yesterday on the stub traill to Logan. WINOS AND WATER RUIN CONEY ISLAND Famous Summer Resort Presents a Picture of Desolation. sY AeMOCIATID PEIse. New York April a 2.-Tide-battered and wind-swept toney island presents a pic ture of desolation. The beach is strewn with driftwood and debris, and cellars in the low-lying parts of the Island are filled with water and the overflow of eewerage. Gangs of laborers are busy repairing the damage to the bulk heads in front of the Brigh-on Beach hotel and the old con course. The high tides burst through the Brighton Beach bulkieads and the is. rushlng waters flooded the cellars. Inspecting the Roado. The board of county eommissioners went to Gresson Springs today to o o "ver the road improvements ble mad at the "Hump" where men are Ie. The board will also inspeet ale Bow road before iuwia.