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THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
VOL. XXII. No. 340. BUTTE, MONTANA, MONDAY APRIL 20, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS SHEEP MEN TO MAKE WAR Wyoming Flock Masters Take Stand Against the Cattlemen. MILITIA CALLEO FOR Sheriffs Investigating Situ ation Which Seems to .Be Serious. BLOODSHED IS FEARED "Dead Lines" Declared a Violation of the Laws of the Land. RY ASNOc'IATF.D PRES. Cheyenne, Wyo., April so.-Sheep men of the Sweetwater country have declared open war on the cattlemen and a clash is intminent unless steps :are at once taken to get the warring factions together on the proposition of a satisfactoty condition of ranges of that section. A report from I.ander is to the effect tl.at the militia there may be called out to prevent a general fight and much blood shed. Gone to Investigate. Sheriff Charles Stough of Lander has gone to the range country to investigate the situation, and if he finds the condition of affairs as alarming as has been re ported, he will immediately make a formal request of (Governor Richards for at least one company of the state militia to patrol tle ranges. Recently the sheepmen of tl.e Sweet water country have received copies of a circular letter notifying them that sheep would not he pcrmntted to graze within certain boundartrs. Resolutions Are Adopted. At a meeting of the executive commit tee of the Fremont County Woolgrowers' association Saturday, resolutions were adopted holding accountable to all mem bers of the association whose personal and property rights shall be violated tie person and property of the "dead liners, and pledging ftl financial and other support to the defense of the lines and the lives and property of the men. The resolution characterizes the draw ing of "dead lines" as a violation of fed eral and state statutes, and calls on both federal and state officers, other wool grow ers' associations and all persons interested for assistance. SECURITIES PETIION IS GRANTED BY THE COURT Merger Dividend Matter Comes Before Judge Sanborn. ba ASSOCIATED PRESS. St. Paul, April so.-Before United States Circuit Judge W. H. Sanborn to day appeared attorneys for the Northern Securities company and the Northern Pa cific and the Great Northern companies to present their request that the recent decree against the Northern Securities company be so far suspended as to permit the payment by the railroads of the regu lar May dividends to the securities com pany. The Petition Was Granted. The attorneys maintained that the money would ultimately reach the same individ usals, whether paid to them direct or through the medium of the Northern Se curities company. On all other points of the decree no modification was asked. The attorneys presented their petition to Judge Sanborn Friday, but United States District Attorney Haupt, under in structions from Attorney General Knox, objected, and the case was set for argu ment today. A little more than $4,ooo,ooo will be released for the May dividends if the peti tion is granted, and nearly $s4,ooo,ooo would be paid out before a decision can be secured from the supreme court of the United States. Further instructions from Attorney Gen eral Knox this morning were to the effect that he would continue to oppose the pe tition and not agree to any suspension of the decree. New York, April so.-Northern Securi ties shares sold off to 94Y, but just before tie news of the decision reached this city the market and the stock sold up to g99. Representatives of the Securities comn pany expressed much delight over the de cisionl. Colonel Clough, fourth vice-president of the company, said the modification of the decree removes all obstacles to the car rying out of the companies regular busi ness, including the payment of dividends. J. P. Morgan would not comment on the order of the court. JUDGE CLANCY ISSUES ORDER Justice of the Peace Case Must Be Certified to Higher Court. Judge Clancy has issued an order for Justice of tthe Peace Tim Harrington to certify to the court for review the tran script of the proceedings in the case of .Pat O'Flynn against Joe Long and Maurice Reagan. The petition for the writ of eertiotrar sets forth that Justice of the Peace Nel son, Judge Harngton's predecessor, grant ed j udl.nt by default in the case for $yo.9o Oetober y, sot, It Is alleged the service was defective in that F. E. Polling, who served the sum. mona was not a constable or deputy sheriff, and tlgat Thomas Cosgrove was the regularly qualified constable, POISONER OF DOGS ALARMS ENTIRE CITY Dozens of Valuable Animals Fall Before the Onslaught of the Destroyer Who Is Sought by Law. The dog poison r is at work. St. ilernards. collies. shepherds, hounds, terriers, bulldogs and every size and class of dogs are meeting their death at the hands of the canine destroyer. For the past three weeks the poisoner has been at work, and many a family is nmourning the loss ot its pet protector. E'very quarter of the city has felt the poisoner's presence, but as yet there is no clew to his identity. His work is done silently and chetfly at night and he is ranidly establshing a reputation that would bringi the blush of shame to the cheek of a Ilorgia. One after another the life has been snulTed front the veins of some Brunto or Lido and his bark has been silenced for ever. All Sections Visited. The wholesale slaughter of canines has take , place in every section of lButte, but the most deadly work has been done in the directions of the gardens. The victims of the poisoner have been carted out on the flat and left there in heaps. All along the street railway line that leads to the gardens great numbers of dead dogs may be seen huddled together in groups or scattered along the route. In the course of another week or so the happy hunting grounds will be simply overrun with do-s if the destroyer is not anorehended. Almost the entire dog population of the city is suffering from an enforced attack of Insomnia. 'he animals do not even 4;r '*~ hsrafdeud'g TW. Dasehi TeOn 45 Ciue.bqaw, Ceu'4eed .7 Meiwitp4 gp Attacks eg' She WhAte Rouec ATTACK ENTIRE PANEL FOR GALLATIN COU'N Clever Move by Jones' Attorneys May Delay Case Say 50 Per Cent Are Not on the List. - SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Bozeman, April so.-A move by attor neys in the case of the State vs. Jones may shut out all jury trials in this county for the remainder of the year. Before Judge W. R. C. Stewart in the district court this mi'ning, after his honor had denied a demurrer to the informa tion filed, Hartman & llartman and J. A. L.uce, attorneys for the det ndant, at tacked the panel by which the jurors in the case are tried. This will tie up the triAl for several days. A legal tangle may result. The jurors are selected every year front the eligible taxpayers of the county by a board consisting of the chairman of the board of county commissioners, the county treasurer, the county assessor and the county clerk and recorder, who were re spectively G. E. Davis, Henry Davis, A. PERISH IN WRECK OF TRAIN AND A SCHOOL Five Lives Are Lost in One of the Most Pecular Acci dents on Record in a New York Town. BY ASSOCIAIE:.D PRESS. Jamestown, N. Y., April 2o.-A coup ling pin broke on a west-bound freight train at Redhouse, on the Erie railroad, at 4:30 this morning just as the train was leaving the main track to take a sid ing for the east-bound New York and Chicago Limited to pass. The delay occasioned by the mishap was the cause of a fatal accident of a most distressing nature. Almost immediately after the freight train broke in two the passenger train came along at the rate of so miles an hour. 'Lne passenger engine, a combination baggage and passenger, a day coach and two sleepers left the track, running nearly loo feet beside the rails, crashing into a small schoolhouse. which was demolished. LEAP FROM WINDOWS HOTEL GUESTS ARE FORCED TO FLEE BEFORE FLAMES THAT GUT THE PLACE, BY ASSOCIATIrD PEII. Grand Rapids, Wis., April so.-The Dixon hotel was gutted by Are today. The guests escaped by jumping from the third story windows, one being slightly injured. Many guests lost their baggage. Loss heavy. dare to lick the hand of the man who pats them for fear he may be the poisoner in disguise. They no longer dare to indulge In the ioIous chasing of the festive cat, for thLre Sfear in their hearts that the pussy map lbe a decoy to lead them into the clutches of the dog hater. Owners Are Indignant. If the poisoner is caught by the owners of some of the valuable dogs that he has killed he is likely to receive rough treat ment. A patrol has been established by the lovers of does in various sections of the city in the hope of bringing the caisne killer to hay, but to no avail. The pollce have been appealed to but they, too, have been unable to secure even the slightest clew to his whereabouts. The sheriffs of the surrounding coun ties have decided to institute a system atic search for the poisoner, and they hope to have him in the clutches of the law before he can annihilate all the dogs in the southern part of the state. More Trouble Feared. There is no telling what le may begin on next, when he gets all the bow-wows killed off. lie may select horses as his next victims, or even men, if his lust of murder grows with indulgence. Those persons who are the possessors of valuable animals will do well to tie them securely at nliht and muisle them. A. Cameron and David McLeod at time this list was selected. Jones' attorneys claim the panel was i5 properly drawn. inasmuch as fully So p cent of the eligible taxpayers of the coS ty were omitted from the list. While no fraud is charged, the alto neys for the defense merely alleging tt these names were left off the list tbloh i' carlessness, tl.ey claim that by reason e4 the omission the list as made up at 1b meeting of the board last January was i. legal and that as said board may meg only once a year, for such purpose, not only is the present jury not in good legs) status, but that no jury which could Le impaneled could be. Judge Stewart has taken the matter un der advisement. It is regarded as a clever move on the part of Jones' attorneys. Jones is charged with attempted assault on tle person of Lizzie Dasmeier, a 54" year-old girl. lie is the principal of tee Eastside school. The wreck caught fire immediately and nil the cars which left the track were tuickly burned. iBaggageman Hopkins was killed. After the fire five bodies were imme. diatelv taken from the burning ears. bhbree of them are those of two women and a child. They were burned so badL as to make it alnost impossible to identl@ them. The other two have not been identified. It is believed that other bodies are in the wreckage. Six or more seriously inljured passen gers and members of the crew were taken to the Salamanca hospital. Two private cars in the train did not leave the track. Among the injured is E. C. Gabler, ,ells-largo messenger of Marion, Ohio. who had a leg cut off and is believed to be fatally injured. FOR WOMAN'S LOVE SPECIAL. TO TrE INTER MOUNTAIN. Great Falls, April so.-William Lewis, an aged sheepherder, known all over this section of the country, shot himself in the heart in a lodging house at Saco, Fidlay, and lies at death's door. Infatuation for a woman known a Leona Hastings, prompted the deed. Lewis wanted her to marry him. 5bt refused. .He went directly to his rooms and placing a 44-caliber revolver over his heart, fired. The wound . fatal. ROOSEVEL'S FRIENDIJS GO INTO THE PARK Secretary Loeb and Others Enter the Reserve to Meet the Executive. LATTER IS TO EMERGE THIS WEEK FRIDAY Every Member of the Party Will Be on Hand When Time Comes to Re appear in the Busy World - Ball Games by Newspaper men and Others on the Train a Feature of the Week. Cinnabar, April so.-Onlv four days re main of the president's vacation in the National park. Friday of this week he will emerge fronm the wihll. In the meantime the imaginary barriers nt the entrance to the. park have had gaps left in them so that some of the president's party from here could sift through. Secretary Lorb and several other men have already Konte from here to Fort Yellowstone. Ihey will be with tile presi dent until Friday and then will accom pany him out. The feature of the last few days here .ea been o ball a.eee played between a nine made up1 of newspaper men and others ae the train and nines that have been Witnuz to do battle with them. It iwt Tir to say that the president's nine hd,,"n defeated every tune it has HUMBLE HERO GIVES FOOT TO SAVE HORSE Thomas Dyer Is Maimed for Life in Trying to Save Animal. His herolem left Thomas Dyer maimed for life this morning. Sixty feet from the ground he risked his life to save a dumb brute, lie leaped between two moving ore cars on the Iutte & Boston tramway to check their speed before they ran down a horse. lie missed his footing and fell beneath the wheels. A moment later he was picked up, his foot torn into a mangled Illa.sl. Dyer is the only support of a mother, six risters and two brothers. The accident occurred at 8 o'clock in the morning. The man wa, working at the summit of the incline from the ore chutes drop. A string of cars was being run down the incline. The horse failed to move from the track. 1)yer shouted at the brute, which stood until the cars were almost on him. The young workman leaped between the cars. lie reached for the brake. His foot slipped. lie fell beside the track. One foot was caught on the rail. The wheels passed over it. When fellow-laborers picked up l)yer his shoe was torn away, the great toe still remaining in it. Flesh and skin, were flayed from the side and sole of the foot bhack to the heel. Murray & Freund's hospital was notified by telephone. The ambulance, with l)r. Iarson, responded. Owing to the shock, only a dressing was made this morning. Further operation will be performed later. Dyer lives at .13,o Madison avenue. For several years he has maintained his mother and eight children, younger than himself. lie is known as a steady, hard working young man. GOES INTO CIRCUIT By a deal now pending the (;rand thea ter, Butte, will come directly under the control of t.e Northwestern Theatrical as sHciation and be in the same circuit with the 'Broadway and therefore, in a meas ure, allied with the Kaw & Erlinger and other bigll circuits of the East. -Manager Marks, will, it is thought, con tinue in his present position, but the book. ing will be done at the headquarters in Seattle. John Cort, president of the Northwest ern Theatrical association, has effected the deal. It will eliminate the rivalry between the local theaters, which has hurt the business of both. Under the new conditi , the popular price show will be sent the Grand, Manager Sutton of the bi use, keeping the bf -e Ia attretio, BRAVE FIREMEN HURT AT BLAZE MENACING TWO HUNDRED LIVES Upper Floors of the Olson Block, Filled With Lodgers ".' Scene of Wild Panic When Flames Are Discovered-Three Hour Battle. Fire i nysterious origin sugrgesting incend - threatened Jon lives and gave I. artntent the hardest fight of y-ears t rning. Fire burst from roof basementt a n t '4 lsecond floor of the Olson blluck at 745 anIId 747 South Wyolmint So'clock. When the firemeit ended their stulbtorll strug Ile two lohorsl were gitlthrd atrd the tl son t'hris th11 companay's stock of wagonsll w.c pin a r I I desl troyd. iThe diamge is'. lplacced ah hiughr un $.y,ouo. The Cltire drp.irt ferr, Sl.i;iu'ngck, Ausislant It' c 1 t htiticl Chi'f iFire rpart,tl h it. hard for thlree houtrs. Mlell from the Ariouta street ta ti-tl faced a ao loot wall of lhai, ol, n tite roof. |leadquarters totlillptirs atdil the rest of the Arizolla at l.it ti'ut IplullIed itlto a dense clouid of mlkLe iii the iI,seIe imetit rstd advallced illtI by ilut h i11. tlhe simothering f11mtres utllil ,slia ly they tImirve themt aack tand e tingishert the haites. Captae l Int' 'fIe Thr ifnt he,',hlul,.n r was ainfuylly injurid. MI.i allrits hloit itg1 llt t The sioke, hr Iclli ti a wt .wlao a.1ti the baii.'iti aud wrent ltri hiis, liok badly. 'The alarmi th wa ll i u riei i ;it .:15 o'cock. iliheadharttrN weri a ih. Ari,oi.s street sla till r(.'l~ . ll i'. hot a ri ' aiarkluly luicik mitlu. Wh' lhi ey arllv. ;I f|ames were Irainiig o urfeit .14it tiut if.t A stroil ois or ttlri'lhilllll' (ttrai' floiir te'llm. At the allinc, time' ltI bii.lesuiii.I snouted j44s of lire friom lihe rtiar h mitt poured yeillow snd1ioki' firoml ivery wicll.,w and crevice. The ni'ce nit the ilet floor was alae t. il sthei If.or wi;i lit. were catihIK away the walls of two rodll's. As yet the fire had not eantel its way betweeCi the walls. Four s.p'ararte fire's, two of themi dallngerous, were ill irio.gresst The mee of t we delIarlnltlet atre inclined to sapect icweoi.iarism. A o iM of hose was quickly laid te lit roof. lnlle Ieicapel hIigh fr a tierc fre in the attic, just beneati tlhe eaves. The hose company stood against the hIls terin. heat and poured a sireaim which vaporized before It reaclei tie red wall. It was an urgy iht, itt the 111t1 WoI outt. Meantime those of the book and ladder ret who were not, buts d I erounce. in re h emt, w lodgin Irouse. Thanrm to their work and the pres ence of mind of some of the lodgers, every one was gotteno out in safety. H a lI f clothed ! men and wo- , men, roused from sleep by ym' heevI knocking, halls. One sic woman was car tied out on a mattress. A terror- stricken woman threw a trunk from the Fred Marllertn, second floor. ItCaplain lh'adquar*mrs. struck a spectator, but did not seriously inujre him. 'he nien on the roof reached the blac LOST WIFE AND BABES SUFFER IN THE STREET Woman and Children, After Walking All Night, Are Found on the Verge of Starvation. |Hungry andl pernnirss, with a baby in her armis and three little childre'n Ibeside her, Mrs. Annie Kelsey walked Illulte's streets all latt iight. Today she Is a raving malaniac as the result of her rexperienlce. Separalted from her Ii h Jband at the Northern lPac'ifwi passenger sttiitt, lshe wandered, half dared, with her little onreis until takeC this morning to police l.e'ad quarters. T'ltere ('ity Jailer Sol Levy procu.ered foodl for the fitily oand atten lid to their neelds. The Ass.oiated Charities was no tified of the case durinig the mornlillg. Drop to Sleep. In onie of the det'ention rooms the lmotlher Iroppd inlto a cahair. She sat, with sunkeii hlead, still graspinig ler lbaly. She had fallen tr, slee, ,bore she. had tinle to jplace the chllild on the bled. The other children slept clinginlg to her kllnees. 'I he woman)ll craie-d by cilfot.Jinel, her mintl se.emitngly nlumbed by lard worik, is hardly 1able ti give a coherent bst.y. Ilcr hands are hardl with grime worn into their seanms. The childlren coull tell little. They cried tlhemtselves to sleep. Came from Oregon. They came from I'nio, O )re. lThe fatller has Ibeen a farmner. (if latei lie I.us d!riven i. tiea.n for a living. With $.07 cash BOGUS PRINCE HELD IN A JAIL FOR TRIAL Husband of the Former Countess Russell Must Answer to the Charge of Making False Entry in Register. BY A.BOCIA.TD PRESS. London, April so.-William Brown, a footman, was remanded today on a charge of making a false entry at the registry of fiAce there in the middle of December last, when, under the name of "Prince Athro bald Stuart de Modena," he married Countess Russell, who obtained a divorce from her husband, Earl Russell, on the ground of the earl's bigamy in marrying Miss Somerville In the United States. Countess Russell was the first wife of Earl Russell. March a8, sgos, she obh. tained a divorce against the earl on the ground of his bigamy, In marrying Mina in the arctond story ;andt quenced It lefore it had a tchance, to mause luso of life of bring anly serious diaige. In the ibasement a desperate fight was on. Three lines of hoIe were laid. At the trrlea two tmen Irnped and coughedl, mloving slowly torward with streaming eye a into clohudi of yellow amok., until they gaiel1ud entrance at the rear. Here the hook and lhadder menr had choppedel away area windlows. Another line got iner~es from the south aili,. The salua d t its inatle faced the name ditlhotllly met i)b their felltew4 ill tihe rer. iloth cotlllllllieC entered it the They hattled a ii aill ugly iasmeeint fire medh still ttilort litigertous by the wagitei wilich crow'ded ilth IIour. tlvcr these they had to ltintlh. Ir.,l~agig the heavy lines of hIoe, hard wtk iunder any c.lrctlel'ttcies, 1iiih Imaldet ahl ,h ihllpliihteC in the stitling It w,11 in thisi waork that t'apt. Fre.l hlaltOn l s IneI.'l. snI. 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So'w, llwho hadl re miainedl i Ire hope of eaVnlg propea-rty, ll a feiw liwo h;l h I ,'ldnot 'he awakeneld, were notified of their danger by tie lire Iudicrous scenes w'rer Inot ltaking. An _loxicaled man with half a ureln white shirts ind lll armnful f o ldirty collars gained the hall on the tlhirdl floor in lime to receive a itream of wateilr hlstc ef fectualll ruined his laundry andl dreurhrld his half clothed form. Several women en deshabille, ran to the sltrIt : then realised their condition as to clolhi.g and lumnted cover with remarkable ,peeIl. It was 7 o'cloc. k hl'le re ithe recall -unded.tll . lhot lithe t lhle, relieilug as they did from the four places it n, e, were extinguishrd with sio little damage is a fact which has bro lght iinny conngraitula tions to melmbers of the depalrllmlt.t Transcript Is Filed. The transcript on appIal in the ea'r 40f A. C. Rodgers against M. 1). M .Sherry from the jud.ernt of Julticr. of the I'e'Rae I)an0ler's contrt was hled in) the ditlri't court today. The phdinililf rec'veId judg ment for $1a5 in the petit cow t. nid hia horsasi hei ra.tle to fina a lnmni In Montana. ''wio othrr mIc(I wre with hint. I ~i,,,me niaianor til l family acparatld at the statillon. "I lihy juiht took mie and:L hu,.tled ine off lthe rain,' said the womani. "I hadI hardly timii to take tlti childlren. They said my lhuii:ld woluld tIn with ime as 1oon1 as lie hail giue a few bilock to troid to his stock. IIh dlid Sot (,,come." "Furthe.r than this Mr.. Kc-ary wan too eixhuaitdl to talk. hat she lid sary was hardly coherent. Shel did not scent to ci.mpr. ht'ldl the situatiion. Passengers froim the train lho saaw her tl t gpolice head ihizarters think thll woman is perlhap a trifle It llimeitcl r.nl her long journellhy and franl hard y.rk. Too Tired to Eat. 'Whenli Jailer Levy bright food to the dtntio, raain the family stoodi aal.iut the plates lookinig at themi. 1I he children wept. 'I hey said they were too tired to 'I hi afternoon exlhaustion and worry iicompletely tiinballtaiced the man'ts iiiind. She begaii to talk ait randomi, then to rave. I he counlty authorities were notified and she was taken to the comtfy jail. 'I be police are making an ettort to locate the hubiiulndl. At'pp;aritll y te went to at tendl to his stoci:k andl fuailed to find his wife when I.e returned to the leant. Mollie Soimerville at Reno, Nev., the earl p)reviously having obttained a divorce in the United States on the ground of de sertion. The earl was subsequently arrested in England on a charge of blgamny was tried at the bar of the house of lords, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to three months The countess' divorce was made abso lute October 8, 9go, and the earl again married Miss Somerville, October as, igor. The Countess Russell's maiden name was Mabel Edith Scott. She is the younges daughter of the late Sir Claude £EwarN Scott.