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BROBBEK
135 W. Broadway 'Phon 691 B
FLOUR
Big D Flour,
so pound, ................. .$1,1
No. t Dakota Hard Wheat el -
Flour, So pounds .............. ,."i
Brobcck Fancy Patent, $1.40
So pounds, ................... -
BUTTER
Broheck's Best Fancy Separator Futter;
ablolutely the Best B. B.,
per pound .....................25
IIAMS
Swift's Winchester, small to to 15C
sa pounds; per pound ..........
Premium,
per pound ..................16C
LARD
Pure Kettle Rendered, 3 pounds .5e; 5
pounds 6se;
to pounds ....................25
PICKLES
Heinz's Dill Pickles, the right
size; per quart ..................IOC
Ileinz's Small Sour Pickles; a g
per quart .............. .......
Heinz's Small Sweet Gherkins, ,25C
per quart ................. 25c
[einz's Mixed Sweet Pickles, 25
per quart ..................... 5 -
Heinz's Chow ('how, it's fine, 2
per quart .................. .. 25
IPOTATO5IS
New Potatoes, large; $.75
per ,oo pounlds ...............9
SY.RUPS
Log Calin Maple Syrup, $1 .3
p er g allon ................. ... _ -
IHome ,trand Ma.,,e Syrup, $..e
per gallon . ............... *.. *u
6 Gallons Jacket Tlable Syrup, $1.0
per can ....................* . *
PROMPT DELrLIVL RY
TO PREPARE FOR
MEACHER SHAFT
MEETING OF THE MEMORIAL ASSO
CIATION IS TO BE HELD HERE
ON SATURDAY NEXT.
OFFICERS ARE TO BE NAMED
Site for Proposed Memorial Has Been
Secured on the Grounds of
the State Capitol.
The Thomns F:r:nncis Meagher Mnlenori.tl
assciatin will huld a me, tiog on Sattur
day evening at which steps toward the
erntin of the proposed moinument in
hot.,,r of Thomas Francis .Meagher mill
Le plesnperd.
'lie meeting will take pIa.e at Miners'
L'ni n hall, a l the mnembller of the as
sociati n are all expected t. be present.
The .iecting is expected. t. be very in
terc.tin;, and to res.lt in definite action.
'1 he meeting H!ll b,' marked also by the
elect of ofRitr-. The" pren ent ,oficers
are .:, : 'c w : I'rc siltnt. Martin .\fac
Git...--: ice ar - :.r t, It. ) J. tlenntessy;
tre..- rer, 1'. J. lr.,phy; -,aet:ary, J. J.
Lyt::.
A corti.tter from the a.uci:eti'n rc
cently in.tervi.ewed the governor of the
state an. were 1,i hunt grantec, a site for
the rpedae l tittcntnt in the ca;it"1
groen e at Ilelet . ant the nonumcecIt A will
be er ettl th r ton all prrt..!,ility.
A plan of ac tin In this matter i exr
pect. I to be ,itu.tld at the imeetinlg. The
nemeclerg of all the Irish s-,cielties in the
stat- are memtler of the ntmtri:al ass,
Ci',ti as well as the 5- or C, gnttle
men wIho orauniiitl it, anI tihy are all
expec:t.ed to he. Irceclnt atnd take art active
part in the ntietilg.
An Opportunity to Spend bunday in the
Yellowstone Park.
Commtneng Sunday. June cc the Northern
Pacific will sell ticketR from lButte to Man.
moth ltot Springs aed return for .$S.se, in.
cluding bouard anl lodgng In Livinglton
while In transit and in the park. Tickets on
sale for Train No. 34 each Friday. Good re
urnin. on No. I3 the following Mondays only.
For tuli DartLculas call tAn or write.
W. . MERRIMAN, General Ageat,
LAST SALT LAKE EXCURSION.
Saturday, August 8th, the ()rregen Short
Line will operate their third, and prohalhly
the last excursion ,of the seasun to Salt l.ake.
sound trip, lga.oo. Tickets gott to return ten
days. Reserve scele-pigcar berths now. Short
Line city ticket ,flicr , tos Nhrlh :lain St.,
Sutte, Mont. H. (). Wilson, General Algent.
NO MORE
HEADACHE
Dr. Morse's Headache Tab.
lets are a sure and quick relief
for
Headache
and
Neuralgia
Only
25c a Box
We have sold not only hun
dreds but thousands of boxes,
and we have never had one
case where the tablets failed
of quick relief.
CHARLES CLARK TAKES BLAME
IN HARNEY BRIBERY MATTER
Declares Shores Had Noth
ing to Do With Tender
of Mone) to the Judge.
Senator's Son Says He Was
Trying to Prove Heinze a
Corrupter of Judiciary.
Characterizes the M. O. P.
Head As a "Political
Upstart."
((Continued fro,m I'ae ()nc.)
Shores had never been in his house prior
to that time.
In other words, he made it as clear as
possille that Mr. Shores was not the mov
ing a,:tet in the affair, but that it cenr
nated slely froI, himself and Jesse It.
Route.
Some of the strongest portions of the
depolsition was ,contained in the answers Ito
the cross intcrry;ilri's dictated originally
by Mr. lireen, who is prosecuting this ac
tion.
Thus inl answer to one cross interroga
tory Mr. ('lark said:
"( will state that nobody, directly or
specifically, authorized me to offer any
definite amount of money to Harney for
any purpose whatsoever.
"I had had talks with a number of the
representatives of the Amalgamated coii
iany, and in these, talks the subject was
brought up of the possibility of securilng
a confesioun of facts from Harney.
"It was mentiontcd 1,y the representa
tives of the Amalgamated during these
talks, and also hy myself, that such a coln
fession as we desired, that is, if what we
believed to be the truth about his (liar
ney's) dealings with lleinze and his lieu
tenantts in conrection with the Minnie
Ilealy case, would be of incalculable value.
"1 reinember tlakinlg the statement, I
believe, bloth to Mr. Shores and to Mr.
JohnlI F:orlis, that Ilarney wouli prodhalIly
be very high pricell and that he would
prolbaly stanld out for a very large sum,
as thIere was no question inll my nllnd but
what llcinze had paid him liberally atld it
would not lie for a small suns that lie
woubl I ,tray Ileinze.
'I remoember that I told, hoth theise gen
tl.;cn that Mr. RIite had to,,l tie of his
al,,,lute belief in Heinze's guilt.
"I remember even going so far as to say
to Mr. Shores and to Mr. Forbis that it
woull probably take $ton,ooo or inmore to
secure from Hiarney an absolute statement
of the truth.
Attempts were nliale in the cross inter
rogatories to show that 'Mr. Clark had
consulted with the accused regarding his
testimony. Mr. (lark replied most emi
plhatically repudiating such a suggestion.
Here are some of his answers in this re
gard:
"I have hal no ronversation with the
accusedc with regard to nly testimony in
this case. but I have toll persons reprr
senting the accused substantially what my
testimony would be. I have not had any
correspondence with the accused, nor with
anyone repiresentting him, nor with any
other person, relative to lily testimony its
this case."
"I have received no commnunication or
correspondence frolm the accusedl, nor from
anyone represenltilng him. nor from any
one else cuncernlitig my testimony in this
aseC."
Character Witnesses Heard.
There was a break in the reading of the
deposition this Ilmorning to permit eertailu
of the character witnesses to testify in
order that they might return to their
homes. The character evidence taken this
morning follows:
Ion. W. F. Sanders of IIelena, for
merly United States senator, to the first
query that asking a: to the reputation of
the detendant as a man and a lawyer for
honor, integrity and professional rectitude,
replied, "good" as good as that of lawyers
in general."
To the second question as to the stand
ing of the dlefendant as a lawyer, lie re
plieil' "mood "
Int replying to a question as to the of
ficial Iositions lie had held in the state,
the witness beg;an his reply by saying:
"Once I was a mI.lIller of the legislature,
but as a rule I have fought shy of that
sort of thing."
Believes in Shores.
Judge Francis K. Armstrong of fBoze
man. formerly and for to years judge of
tile Ninth judicial district. replied to the
first ques~tion, "good," and gave the same
reply to the same.
Judge W. S. llartnman of Ilozeman, a
memlcber of the legal firm of Hlartman
Brothers, to the first question said "the
very highest," and to the second he re
plied. "in the front rank of lawyers In
Montana."
Judge Frank II. Woody of Missoula,
formerly judge of the Fourth judicial
district for eight years, said the general
reputation of the defendant was good and
that he stood in the front rank amtong
lawyers.
Judge W. J. Stephens of Missoula, who
has practiced law in Montana since 18trI,
to the first query replied "excellent," and
to the second, the same.
Asked on cross-examination as to his
present occupation, Judge Stephens said
he had not been in active practice for ta
years.
"I loan money and stand around and
try to take life as easy as I can and do
as little work as possible."
Read by Mr. Wallace,
Tile questions in the deposition on direct
examination were read by Mr. Wallace,
of counsel for the defense, and the cross
interrogatories bIy Mr. Breen, the friend
of the court. The answers in all instances
were readll by Mr. Nolan of counsel for
the defense.
The reading of Mr. Clark's deposition
began with the opening of court this
morning and continued into the afternoon
session. The more interesting pordons
of the deposition, which were of extreme
length, follow:
"Prior to the meeting of August 5th
and 6th, logt, I was accustomed to meet
Jesse B. Roote two or three times every
day, either at his office or at any office,
or at the Silver Bow club, and I had with
him several talks, probably three or fot}
ec'h day, with reference to the matter o
judge Harney's connection with the Xi
nie lHealy case, and the scandal growsn
out of this connection.
"'Thse talks dated probably a month, of
may be a little more, prior to the night of
August sth, spoo. Inasmuch as these
conversations occurred, as I have state(
daily, and on almost every occasion whoell
we met, with the exception of when oth
persons who were not interested in the
matter happened to be present, it would
necessarily be impostsble for me to sep
cifically designate the time and place of
each meeting and of each talk on the .ub.
ject in question.
"I can, however, specifically name one
time and place when we discussed this
subjt'ect very fully, and that is the ater
n.,n of August 5th, sour, between the
h-,, ,f t. and 4 o'clock at my residuhe*
in Ibutti. I will refer to this conversatiop
later. Ilor a period of probably a month,
or p,,sibly more than that, prior to Aupg
ust 5th, toot, the subject of Judge Har
ney's connection with the Minnie Healy
tase, and his connction on that account
with Heinze, hail been most freely dis
clusedl between Mr. Roote and myself.
Harney's Legal Adviser.
"Mr. R,,te hail stated to me that he
was the legal adviser of Judge Harney
in the, matter of the latter's appearance
l.befor a no,tary public in Butte to answer
ce rtain ailllavits which reflected upon his
cndluct during the trial of the Minnie
I lealy case.
"Mr. Route had Ibeen for two years of
moire prct.ding this time an attorney for
.my father and myself, and he was in the
halit of discussing aly and all political
matters, even when they affected other
clients, with tme very freely.
"About this time in question, that Is
in July, 1901, I was very desirous t6
offset any political moves and any politi
cal changes that Mr. Heinza was ati
tempting to gain over me in Mont lu
politics, and in this matter Mr. Roft4
was apparently zealously aiding me..
"My reason for taking this action with
respect to Mr. -Ielnze was on accouni
of the action which he saw fit to pursuq
immediately after the election of my
father to the United States senate. He
had sent a man by the name of Knapp
to Washington to file a protest against
Senator Clark being seated.
"While it is true that he denied all re
sponsibility for Knapp's action, I was in
possession of information that showed me
clearly that ho and his assistants, ManGin.
nioe and O'Farrell, were in a conspl y
withl this man Knapp in placing this lto
test before the United States senate.
"While I knew that there were no
grounds whatever on which any such pro.
test could be considered by the senate, at
the same time I was extremely anxious to
avoid a repetition of such a senatorial in
vestigation as we had undergone two years
before this.
"It was for this reason that I was se
active in trying to secure any hold that f
could over Mr. Heinse. About this tise
in question, that is July. toot, there wire
persistent street rtunors to the effect that
I leinze hadl bIought Judge Harney and was
using him to subserve his (Hleinze's) in
terests while Ilarney was on the bench.
Rumors Are Discussed.
"I discussed these rumoirs very freely
with Mr. Roote and he agreed with me
that it would be a splendid stroke if we
could connect Heinzc directly with any
atteimpt made by him or his lieutenants
in trying to purchase Ilarney's support
in Inleitze's lawsuits.
"I remember that on a number of dif-I
ferent occasions I asked Roote what he
thought al,out the truth of these state
ments that were so persistently circulated,
and he invariably replied that it looked,
very much as if Hlarney had sold out to
Ileinize.
"About two weeks prior to the meeting
at the Thornton hotel of August 5th, Mr.
Route told me emphatically one day, at
the noon hour at the Silver Bow club, that
there was no question whatsoever in his
nuind but that liarney had received money
from lleinze. lie did not at that time
state specifically as to any amount of
lmoney nor did he at that time state how
he kincw this to be a fact.
"It then occurred to me, knowing
Harney's general character for worth
leasness, that it might be possible to
get at the true facts in the case and
thereby have a strong leverage over
Heinze.
"I suggested this to Roots and he
readily fell in with the proposition, prom
ising that he would furnish me with all
the information which Harney would give
him. He further stated that Harney
would tell him about everything that had
been done In connection with this al
leged purchase of himself by Heinze.
"This matter was of such importance
to me thait it was a subject of constant
discussion between Mr. Roote and myself
whenever we met.
"Several days after the meeting at the
Silver Bow club, while again talking over
this matter with Mr. Roote, I asked Roots
how much he thought liarney had been
paid, particularly for his decision In the
Minnie Healy case.
"lie said that he did not know definitely,
but he imagined that Iarney had received
not less than $50,000oo. lie did not at this
time give me any particular details at te
how he knew it, but simply gave me the
impression that he gathered this to be
the fact from his different talks with
Harney.
"Hie did say, however, that he knew
Harney had bought a house for' some
amount of money, which I think was in
the neighborhood of $7,000 or $8,ooo, or
possibly more, and I know that at that
time he said that he knew that when Hare
ney went on the bench he was broke
and that he owed pretty nearly everybody
in town, and incidentally owed him money,
and I remember remarking at the time
that I knew that was probably true because
Harney owed me money also. r •
For Obvious Reasons.
"Roote stated Incidentally that Harney
had told him that he did not buy this
house under his own name for very ob
vious reasons. Our conversation along
these lines continued daily, but nothing
was definitely suggested or agreed upon as
to securing any confession or statement
from Harney until the afternoon of Au
gust 5, 19?o0.
"On the afternoon of August S, igos, I
was at my residence, feeling rather indl
posel. and had decided to remain in bed
during the day. I kept thinking over the
matters that had been discussed between
Mr. (,note and myself and had my valet,
lint (ollins, telephone to Roote at his
,thice, asking him to come up to my house
to see me.
"This was about 3 o'clock in the after
noon and Roote answered that he would
br up in a few moments. Upon his arrival
the discussion about Harney and the pos
sibility of getting him to confess Heinee's
approaches to him was renewed.
"I told Roote then that I had heard
that a number of affidavits were to be filed
in the next day, August 6, against Harney,
anl stated that it seemed to me that today,
\August 3. would be a good time to press
Ilarney to the confession that we wanted
if this could possibly be brought about.
Source of Information.
"I do not remember whether he asked
m,e the source of my information concern
ing the matter of these affidavits or
Shecther I volunteered the same. I prob.
:lly told him, however, that I knew that
these affidavits were to be iled on the fol
lowing day, because I had discussed the
q1uestion of these affidavits very fully in
the week previous to this meeting with
M r. Roote, in the afternoon with AMr.
Shores and Mr. Forbis.
"I told him the nature of the affidavit
awl that they would tend to disrupt Har.
.ey's family affairs, and that, if nothing
l ke came from them they would certainly
Iby the grounds for his impeachment, as
they would clearly show to every one of
ordinary brains that he was absolutely un*
it to hold a judicial position.
"I asked Roots where tarney was,
and if he had seen him and discussed
the matter with him since our last talk,
which was the day before this, and Rooto
said that he had discussed the matter
thoroughly with Hamey and that he did
not know where he was that day, but
that he probably was drunk, as he had
been on a 'bat,' as he expressed It, for
several days, and he said that he would
make every effort to looate him so that
he (Roots), Harney and I could discuss
the matter fully.
"I urged upon him that we only had that
day to discuss the matter, as the affidavits
were to he filed the next morning. ie
said that he did not think that 'Harney
would stand the fire that he would be
subjected to on account of these affidavits,
:and that he thought that we could get him
to make a confession as to all of his deal
itgs with Heinze and Ileinze's lieutenants,
particularly in connection with the Min
tie Hlealy case, and that this would en
able us to get just such a hold over Heinze
'as we were desirous of getting.
Would Do His Best.
"Roote stayed at any house about half
or three-quarters of an hour, and when he
left he stated that he would do his best
to find Harney. I told him that I would
get up very soon and that he could find
me by telephone at my office or at the
Silver Bow clyb, as soon as he had located
Harney.
"Mr. Roote agreed with me that it was
absolutely necessary in order that our
plans to get a hold on Heinze might be
fulfilled, to have some understanding with
Ilarney before these affidavits, which were
to lie filed on the next day, August 6,
should be filed, and said that he would
certainly find Harney, so that the three
of us could come to some understanding.
"I think this is about the substance of
the conversation that was held between us
at that time.
"I dressed about S o'clock in the after
noon atnd went down to the Silver Bow
club. I did not on that day, August S,
sout, see any of the parties named in the
foregoing interrogatories, with the excep
tion of Mr. Roots when he called at my
Louse, nor prior to about sa:3o that night.
Gone to Dinner.
"In the meantime I had gone to dinner
with some friends at the Thornton hotel,
and had returned to the Silver Bow club
about to o'clock at night. There I en
gaged in a game of pool with Mr. Whit.
imore and others whom I do not now re
member.
"At about ta:3o 'Mr. Shores and Mr.
Stivers came into the club rooms and,
taking me aside, informed me that Har.
tey and Roote were then at the Thornton
hotel in Mr. Shores' room, and they asked
me to go down there with them.
"I stopped my pool game and went
down the elevator of the club with them.
I think that Mr. Whitmore came along
with us. There was a hack In front of the
club entrance. I remember that Mr. Shores
entered the hack with mse and that A. J.
Campbell left the hack as we got into it.
"' do not remember positively whether
dIr. Stivers got into the hack or not. It
occurs to me, however, that he and Mr.
\Whitmore were left by us on the side.
walk.
"Nothing was said by Mr. Shores or
anyone else during the three minutes' drive
that was consumed in going to the Thorn.
ton hotel, except that Roote and Harney
were in his (Shores') room awaiting us.
Arrival at Hotel.
"When we arrived at the hotel Mr.
Shores and I, I believe 'Mr. Stivers also,
went up the elevator together. I did not
notice what became of Mr. Campbell or
Mlr. Whitmore. We entered Mr. Shores'
room, room No. 4o3, and in this room
were seated Roote and Harney.
"I shook hands with both of them, and I
believe Mr. Shores suggested something
alout having a drink, in which all of us
concurred, and 'Mr. Shores ordered the
drinks over the telephone.
"After the drinks had arrived and we
had taken them, Shores and Stivers left
the room, leaving 'Barney, Rooto and my
self together. I immediately broached the
subject of Interest between the three of us
andl asked Harney whether Roote had
spoken to him concerning the conversa
tiont between Roots and myself that after
lloon.
"Harney stated that Roote had spoken
to him fully concerning this. I asked him
if he was aware of the fact that afidavits
were about to be filed the next morning in
the Minnie Healy case, and he said that
Roote bad so informed him and that fur
thermore he had heard stres rumors to
this effect.
Forced to Leave Bench.
"I told him that there was no question
in my mind, nor in the mind of Mr. Roots,
for the latter had so expressed himself to
me, but that these affidavits would result
in IIsrney being impeached and forced to
Icave the bench.
"I said, furthermore, that the filling of
these affidavits would probably result in
family troubles for himself (Hlarney), as
in these affidavits his name was very a-.
timately connected with that of Ada H.
Brackett.
"tie answered that he realized that these
people (referring thereby to the Amalga
mated people) would do anything they
could to injure him, and he recognized
that they had great power. I then said
to him:
"'Harney, there is a very easy way for
you out of this diflic.lty. I believe that it
will be possible to stop the fling of these
affidavit, and that your name need not
be brought up so sesadalously before the
public.' I then said to him: 'I know, as
well as I can be morally eartain of any
thing, that Heine has bribed you for your
decision in the Minnie Healy case, and
furthermore,' I said, 'I know that Mr.
Roots knows this as well as I do.' iHe
did not interrupt me at this time, and I
continued about as follows:
"I AM VERY ANXIOUS TO HAVE
AS STRONG A HOLD AS POSSIBLE,
ON ACCOUNT OF 1448 POLITICAL
TREACHERY, ON MR. HEIZE.
"I then detailed to him the Knapp in
eident, and stated to him fully that I had
ample proof of Heinse's connection with
this movement of Kna.p'a in lodging a
protest with the United States senate
against seating Senator Clark.
"I further stated that I did not want to
undergo a repetition of the senatorial in
vestigation of two years previous if it
could be avoided. I know at this time
Harney and I began to discuss very openly
the political history of Montana, going
even back to the time when the late
Marcus Daly had hounded my father and
defeated him in his political aspirations,
and I said that I thought that the time had
come when, after having been regularly
and properly elected as senator of the
United States, it was about time that this
political persecution against my father
should be dropped.
'1 SAIO FURTHER THAT I KNEW
SINCE MARCUS DALY' DEATH THAT
ANY OPPOSITION AGAINST MY
FATHER BEING SEATED, 80 FAR AS
THE AMALGAMATED PEOPLE AND
THE ADHERENTS OF MR. DALY
WERE CONCERNED, HAD ABOUT
STOPPED, BUT THAT NOW AN UP
START, MR. HEINZE, WAS ENDEAV
ORING, THROUGH NOTHING MORE
THAN POLITICAL BLACKMAIL, TO
FORCE MY FATHER AND MYSELF
INTO A POSITION OF CONCEDING
HIM, HEINZE, THE JUDICIAL AND
LEGISLATIVE CONTROL OF THE
STATE IN ORDER TO 8UBSERVE
MEN NOTED IN LA W
STAND BY SHORES
HIS (HEINZE'S) OWN INFAMOUS
80HEME,
"The conversation wa much longer, of
course, than I have here detailed it. and
probably lasted an hour; but what I have
said about covers the subject in question.
I said to Harney
"'Judge, you can assist us (referring to
Roote and myself) very much in setting
this question once and for all. There is
no question in our minds, nor in the minds
of 99 per cent of the people of Silver
Bow county and the entire state, but what
you have been bought openly by Heinse I
if you will but tell the truth concerning
these briberies, or attempted bribery, we
can place Heinse in such a position that
he can never more show his head before
any decent tribunal of justice in the tate
of Montana and, in addition to this, all of
the attempts that he has so far made
through Knapp to unseat my father In
Washington will be plainly shown up as
nothing but political blackmail and will
be entirely discredited, as they deserve to
be.
Dare Not Face Heinze.
"Herney stated then that in the event
of his taking such a stand as I suggested,
that is, his making a confession as to his
connections with Heinse, he could no
longer reside in Montana, as he would not
dare to face the Hieinse crowd, and, in
addition, would show himself to have
been corrupted.
"Up to this time, it must be remem
bored, he did not deny any of the state
ments that I made ooncerning Heinze
having purchased him. He asked me
what would become of him and his
family if he were obliged to leave Mon
tana. I told him that I believed I
could so arrange it that he would not
want for anything, and that I would use
every endeavor to protect him if he
would come out and openly state the
truth of all the rumors concerning him.
"I told him very plainly that I did not
want any affidavit, for any affidavit signed
by him would cut absolutely no figure with
anyone. What I wanted was a complete
statement of every transaction and deal
that he had had with Heinze himself, or
any of Heinse's lieutenants, so that the
truth of these statements could be traced
and proven.
"During this entire conversation Mr.
Roote had sat quietly by, and had made
no interruption or contradiction of any
kind as to any statement which passed
between Harney and myself.
"When I told Harney that Roots knew
as well as I did that he (Harney) was
guilty, Roote did not offer to contradiot
the statement.
"The conversation so far had probably
consumed about three hours and we had
several drinks in the meantime, and Har
ney was getting pretty full.
"When I first went into the room Har
ney was quite full already, and he took a
S (Coin t d on Palge' Five.)
Rarely in the history of Montana has
there been gathered together at one time
so many of the prominent members of
the bar and the judiciary as were present
in Judge McClernan's court yesterday
afternoon during the Shores disbarment
case, when well-known attorneys, district
judges and former justices of the supreme
court came to Butte to testify as to the
defendant's high standing as a lawyer and
a man.
The visitors, combined with the strong
array of legal talent that appears for
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Mr. Shores, made the gathering a mear
orable one.
This. Former Justioes.
Three former justices of the supreme
court were there. Former Chief Justice
Henry N. Blake and Former Associate
Justices Pigott and Word.
There were ive district judges-J. B.
Leslie of Great Falls, Henry C. Smith
and J. M. Clements of Helena, M. H.
Parker of Boulder and John W. Tattan of
Great Falls.
Judge Hiram Knowles, Montana's only
federal judge, before whom Mr. Shores
has frequently practiced, was also there,
and joined with the members of the state
judiciary in speaking in the highest terms
of the accused attorney's professional
standing,
Former District Judge Sidney H. McIn
tire of Helena also gave testimony. Carl
Rasch, United States district attorney for
Montana, was another official who came to
Butte to testify to Mr. Shores' standing.
Former Judge Frank Armstrong of
Bozeman was another district judge who
testified. Mayor James \V. Freeman of
Great Falls, twice county attorney of Ca.
cade county and one of the rising young
attorneys of the state, was also a witness.
Former State Senator Stanton of Cas
cade county, another promising young at
torney who in more than one lawsuit had
been pitted against Mr. Shores, spoke in
praise of the latter's standing.
Col. W. F. Sanders, "the old warhorse,"
as he is called by all his friends, cas.
from Helena to testify and was among
the interested spectators during the sites.
The intrepid leader of the vigilantes in
the dark days of early Montans, the man
who had always stood for the best in pub
lio life in this state, whose fearlessnese
has won him universal respect, and who
was once honored by being sent to the
United States senate, added honor and
distinction to this notable array of wit
nesses.
Entertained at Dinner.
The visiting judges and attorneys were
entertained at dinner at the Thornton
hotel by Mr. Shores last evening. A num
Iber of prominent members of the local
bar, including Mr. Shores' attorneys and
Former Governor Thomas of Colorado
were present and discussed a select menu.
It is expected that other district judges
and well known practitioners of the Mon
tana bar will come to Butte before the
case is concluded to testify as to Mr.
Shores' good professional standing.

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