THE BUTTE INTER MOUNTAIN
VOL. XXIII. No. 117. BUTTE, MONTANA, TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Corn is Late, But Indica
tions Are That Yield
Will Be Heavy.
RAIN HELPS WHEAT
Harvesting Is in Progress
in Many Sections of
BY AG.OCIATED PRSS,.
Washington, Aug. 4.-The weather
bureau's weekly crop bulletin says:
Corn is greatly improved, especially in
Indiana, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and por
tions of Illinois, the least favorable re
ports being received from Missouri and
the Ohio Valley states. The crop con
tinues late. An excellent crop is now as
sured in the southern states.
Threshing of winter wheat has con
tinued under favorable conditions, harvest
ing having been finished, except in por
tions of New York and Michigan and
on the Pacific coast, with disappointing
General rains in the spring wheat region
of the upper Missouri and Red river val
leys checked the ripening of spring wheat
and caused better filling of the heads.
Harvesting is in progress, some of the
early sown being cut in the northern por
tion, but was delayed by rains in South
Threshing is also in progress in Oregon
with light yields, but of excellent quality.
In Washington the crop is maturing
slowly, but is filling well.
The improvement in cotton continues
throughout the cotton belt.
SHERIFFS SURROUND DESPERATE
RUSTLERS IN THE MOUNTAINS
SHBRIFF POTTER OP CARBON COUNTY,
Who Is at the Head of the loins Porss Pursuing the Outlaws Near Columbus.
SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIlt.
Billings, Aug. 4.-A man named Smith,
who has been a herder in Carbon county,
was perhaps fatally shot near Columbus
Sunday afternoon by a posse, including
Sheriff Hubbard of Yellowstone county
and Sheriff Potter of Carbon county.
Anothes man, whose name has not been
learned, is on his way here in custody of
Sheriff Hubbard. He is said to be wanted
in this county for horse stealing.
Sheriff Potter and his posse are now in
the hills near Columbus, where they have
surrounded two more of the band.
The remainder of the band are well
armed and Potter and his posse will take
no chances. Sheriff Hubbard will return
to the posse so soon as he can house his
prisoner here. Smith was taken to Red
Lodge today by Under Sheriff Gebo.
Red Lodge, Aug. 4.-A man who gives
his name as Smith has arrived here in
custody of Under Sheriff Gego. He is
badly shot up and may not live. He is the
first of a band of four alleged sheep.
stealers to be taken.
July aS a rancher named Wescott, living
near Park City, but ranging in Carbon
county, reported to the authorities that
four men had run off 7oo of his sheep.
The sheriffs of both counties went out on
Sunday afternoon two of the men came
into Columbus,. Deputy Sheriff Holt of
the joint posse came across them and de.
manded their surrender. They fired on
him once and fled. He returned the Are,
shooting Smith twice, in a peculiar man
The outlaws were dodglng in and out of
LAID TO GIBBONS
AMEAICAN PRELATE PLAYS AN IM
POiRTANT PART IN SELEC
TION OF A POPe
Berlin, Aug. 4.-A dispatch from ~ome
asserts that Cardinal Gibbons played the
chief part in frustrating the election of
DEATH STANDS AT ELBOW
Cardinal Herrero y Espinoza May Die at
Rome, Aug. 4.-There was great anxiety
around the vatican throughout the night,
both within and without the conclave, ow
ing to the fear that Cardinal Herrero y
Espinoza might die at any moment.
Feeling the end was near the cardinal
confided his last wishes to Monsignor
Boniface Marin, vicar of his arch-diocese,
At daybreak Cardinal Herrero's condi
tion took a change for the better. Never
theless the doctors still consider his life
to be in danger.
CARDINAL GIBBONS IS ILL
Rome, Aug. 4.-Cardinal Gibbons has
been added to the sick list, which now
numbers five of the 62 members of the
conclave. He is said to be suffering from
a touch of malaria.
a line of telegraph poles. Holt's irst ball
went through a pole and lodged in Smith's
shoulder; his second drove through
Smith's steel. stirrup and shattered his
Smith fell from his horse and was cap
tured. The other man kept on, but was
taken later by Sheriff Hubbard and is now
on the way back to Billings.
CHILI HITS AT EXPOSITION
Movement Agalnst Taking Part In the
Fair Is Begun.
aY ASSOCIATZD PRasS.
Santiago de Chile, Aug. 4.-A strong
movement against the participation of
Chile in the St. Louis exposition has been
initiated. The principal papers oppose any
official representation at the fair and the
commission of deputies considering the
matter is also unfavorable to it.
Raoing at Dillon,
SPECIAL TO TIIE INTER MOUNTAIN.
Dilion, Aug. 4.-Senator Dubois, owned
by Owen and Ells of Dubois, Idaho, and
Buckawu, owned by Tau & Linkersdorfer
of the Upper Grasshopper, will run one
fourth of a mile for SSoo a side e.d die
gate receipts at the local track late this at.
GENERALLY FAIR WEATHER
Washington, Aug. 4.-WeJher In,
dioatlone--Generally feir tonight and
Wednesday; local showers and cooler In
CARDINAL SARTO BECOMES POPE
ASSUMING THE NAME OF PIUS X
Patriarch of Venice Is Ele
vated to Highest Office
in Catholic Church.
NOTED FOR LEARNIIC
Assumes the Throne Amid
the Cheers of Tremen
PY ASsOt'IAT.ID aI'sI.
Rome. Aug. 4.-C-;ardinal Sarto, patriarch
of Venice, has been elected pope.
Cardinal Macchi. secretary of apostolic
briefs, announced to the crowd uassen
bled before St. Peter's that Cardinal Sarto
has been elected pope, and that he had
taken the name of Pius X.
The troops on duty immediately lined
up on the piazza and presented arms at
0o minutes after aj this afternoon.
Blesses the Populace.
Pope Pius X appeared inside the bal
cony of the basilica and bleqed the popu
lace amid the acclanmations of the enormous
crowd assembled on the piazza.
Cardinal (;uiseppe Sarto was born at
Riese, Province of Venice, June a, a835.
He was created cardinal and patriarch of
Venice June ia, n88j.
tHe is learned in the ecclesiastical doc
trines, is modest, energetic, a good ad
ministrator and organiser, a patron of the
arts, and his seriousness always has been
Early in April Pope L.eo in a ~o·versa
tion with Father Perosi. Italian composoe.
said in speaking .of Cardinal Sarto :
"llold him very dlear. Perosi, as in the
future he will be able to do much for you.
We firmly believe he will he our success
Known as Preacher.
lie has been known for many years
as one of the greatest preachers in the
Cardinal Sarto belonged to the ecclesias
BEGIN A SESSION
GRAND LODGE CONVENES WITH
NEARLY ALL THE OFFICERS
At to o'clock this morning the grand
lodge of the Knights of Pythias convened
in I'ythian Castle in South Main street,
Grand Chancellor Sam R. White presid
When the roll was called it was found
all officers were present with the excep
tion of the grand prelate, George R. Mil
After the roll call the greater part of
the morning was given up to the reading
of reports and discussion of the same.
The grand lodge d gree was then con
ferred on outside delegates. At noon an
adjournment was taken until a o'clock.
During the early part of the afternoon
the principal business was the reading of
amendments suggested to the rules of the
lodge and the by-laws governing the
The lodge is still in afternoon session
at the time of going to press.
It was originally intended to have an
exemplification of the unwritten work of
the order at 4 o'clock this afternoon, but
the exercises were postponed, owing to the
fact that Supreme Chancellor Tracy R.
Bangs will not arrive in the city until to
Silver Bow lodge, No. 41, will hold its
regular meeting at St. George's hall in
At 8 o'clock there will be an exemplifi
cation of the three ranks, page, esquire
and knight, by a picked team from the
Butte lodges. About 75 knights will par
CHURCH BELLS MAY RING
Eldora, lowa, Ordinance Providing for
Suppression Is Killed.
BY ASSOCIATED PRELS,
Eldora, Iowa, Aug. 4.-The anti-chureb;
bell ordinance of this city is dead sad,
the bells will continue to summon thei
people to divine worship.
Maintaining that the ringing of the
church bells disturbed and annoyed the
patients in the city hospital, an ordinance
was passed by a city council prohibiting
the old-time custom of ringing and tolling
The ordinance was vetoed by Mayor
Robb and an attempt was made to pass
the ordinance over the mayor's veto, but
it failed by one vote.
CLERK MJELDE HAS RESIGNED
5PZCIAL TO TiS INTIfR MOUNTAIN.
Big Timber, Aug. 4.-The distriot court
convened today to Investigate the charges
standing against Ben MIelde, clerk of the
court, but the latter bad forseen their .e
"Mon and resipugn yesterday udternmoo.
The county commiessioners wil meet Mee.
day to name his successor. There being as
ither business before the cowrt, Jui
Covlee In the kttme.
IF7som, lU., Aug. 4.-Shereif
is cotninced that at least three of
caped convicts are in the Ws.er .
tical congregation of bishops and regulars,
sacred rights, Indulgence and sacred relic
lie enjoyed great popularity in his o,.
else. lie is honored by all for his purity.
for the strict uprightness o¶ his life "ntd
for his liberal ideas.
lie is a moderate and agrenable man,
highly cultured, very kind-hearted alld
still strong and robust. inl spite of his 68
lie has never taken great part in the p.
litical and public office of the church. Int
divided his time between good works and
study. Although most faithful to the
holy see he was presented to the king and
Sarto's et'lrtion was annoulnttttl ith
'rct't enthusiasm on the part of the crow d
outhside St. Peter's.
Scene of Excitement.
The scene w ilhin the basilica whent the
hope pronounced hlis bene'diction w.t ti one
"f unparallcled e .itenient andi euthusiasm.
'ih,,insamii of persons within the ;lathedral
ht icred and waved their hai~t. All is unw
I:thlowing is a libernl transtlatioll of tlhe
tanullntlcelnnt in I.atin m.ade by (' ardinal
Mnacchi upon the election of l'ope I'lls X :
"1 announce to you with great pIleaure
that we have elected as pope the most emli
nt'lt reverend cardinal, Joseph SartI,, who
ha. takent the nanme of I'ius X.
Pope P'ius X. exlpressed his dhire mit
to dissolve the conIcl;iave until this e'velCinl.
It is -upposed that the cardinals will,
therefore, remlain at the presenlt qlu;rters
untl1il ablout 7 p. il.
Dons White Robes.
\Vhile Prince C'higi, nmaster of the con
cltave, was drawing up tilhe ofnici;l act of
the election and acceptance of the newly
elected pope, the latter, surruulldetd Iy his
frienids, disappeared into a small reotn
near the altar, where lie donllne, with wholl
can say what feelings of tiitunph aIl tid hIu
Intlity, the white rlbes of hiis nfice.
P'itus X. was assisted by his conl.tvist,
who first knelt and kissed his mnate.r's
hand, and thus received tile first apostolic
blessinig given by I'ius X.
The pope was attired all inl white
with the exception of red shots, whic'h
was quite regular, but he did not stop to.
remove the red cardinals' stockings fir ihe
white papal onces, and these shoItwed .as he.
raised his gown to mlove forward.
W\hen lie was quite robed the st cretary
of the conclave, .Mgr. Merrydelral, knetl
DEATH TAKES AWAY
AN HONORED CITIZEN
THE LATE MAJOR IOiIN B. DAWSON.
GREAT STRUCTURE ACROSS THE
'MISSISSIPPI AT ST. LOUIS IS
LIKELY TO BE SEIZED.
BY AISOCIATED PERI,.
Washington, Aug. 4.-Secretary Root
has addressed a communication to the
Merchants' Bridge company, the owner
of the large bridge across the Mississippi
river at St. Louis, asking the company to
show cause why the United States should
not take possession of the bridge under
statute which provided for its construc
Under the law the secretary of war can
take possession of the bridge without
legIl proceedings of any kind, if any of
three things happen, namely, if the bridge
company consolidate with any other bridge
company! if the company pools its earn
ings with any other company; If the same
ofcers of any other company become
officers of the. Merchants' Bridge com
In the allegations presented to the see
retary of war it is declared that leases
pade by the Merchants' Bridge company
gonstitute a consolidation with another
Footuero Carditial *%oItp i, Poohr ,amh oof I', 'itei
ljg. toflrtild himi, lte Itaito while~ call
amtldst hiri at1ltlen, %tio t.
iedid* no it foolitaloN h ito tltitd t creatrtd
y iPope ItoC1, who alcto itot too give his reoi
ca il the ito~el ti-to o-iroooonooieo a4 R 11git
tha-t lieu a% mitlo 0000001 be ot il :tt0 coirtliiial,
bitt with a slito oght -i.mil M, thook the
whiep Call, placl d i i It olototo 41 his hito-tll
anidi d ropel i tlhe Ird toot lightly tiII the
lhcal of Noitr. Mi. riyoIo ho jilt uit a
oif ao pprovaol.
'i"hio jot taken at a cirtoaji inictuiuoith
that thue holpy rlipet ito S0411 1tto tole
iiovi0 tot t he u iroiioooi.o.
'on the u4o-w ( iiti 0 0.iollo frooo hclooit
lt tollt or, iii toly t oh of cooioir owloot
hio toojiot loi4 tool amtoo goo4lt ithou, lie
tO .011)y ot tot tot till uiot.liljielit (of lis
toly olo ce.
hIsi fa'i- a on iaoeu u gti dooly osftcnlel
by ti~t~tlItitn. iii pt0Oiei :I itionttit a90 lie
catoiie IritoreaI i the eoIl t tot ocii oiiaaioo, thtn
411ottoti hiiiooooot toi tli thitoito wtith a liut
oiedhtooivtttottt, astin hough~i lie had sotI
titoly giioo4to wiok.
Iis bo ttoac Nait too lte altar anti lie was
ciollronrottt lot re olO -,tou n calitd "first
oh1"iti ittio oaf iihei iiui ootmi
ilaty jronet foora at oh ton iby tnoe, somie
CHILD IS DYING
FROM PARIS GREEN
LITTLE FELLOW EATS CABBAGE
LEAVES AND IS SEIZED
SPECIAL tO 1'1IE INTER' MOUNTAIN.
Missoula, Aug. 4.-The 8-year-old son of
Samuel Garrick of this city is dying from
Paris green poisoning.
The boy was playing in a cabbage patch
on the west side this morning and ate a
number of caUlage leave whkoh had been
sprinkled with the poison.
He was taken with convulsions almost
immediately, and there is little hope for
Fellowing Is the score by Innings of game In progress at Butte thle afternoon3
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Choice of the Cardinals in
PONTIFF IS POPULAR
Rulers of European Coun
tries See No Cause
cailnl ;Iandb sle .on iliung, other .,wher Ind
o011 Comlllmill. w hale mtill ,oth,*'. foud
cons.iherable hilthclnly even a;It thi% hour In
ciitraling thhrir tn .1io u dis p i.,Ipointt
All kissed his~ haiinld ;,d fot, ~while b
salutlcd each onil the 'heck with the kins oo
peace. 'Thei nil boike iinto the ic I 'ual
with stilht f.lct that scartely ;I .,)4.e wag
p'jin X thcn rose a itl ii a ,i,'e at
liist trelnuilo ls, Ibt gradcually ..in ninl
full and lith, administerrd the papa'
bll.iilg to iill the 'urnhelt off tit' iacred
college. It was rceeived with iow.l and
New Ring Produced.
S he hbshelman1' ring, not yet htving
hleni fiuuild, a tnew one ilriguiid by t' .inet
ling ( )r'gl.i was placedl on the pltutift'g
li1geir ls a yllliibol of rerniwed p.wT'r, and
evlidni tItI. tlhe ('autholic chiiih hat
oi iii" l ri ;more a soveriglt hi'i l.
siut, liron hiimrill w 1iti 'l t l. 4in1n dip
ily it a ,I g;ot +' nIo 1 luward sign of , *sMti
aliioniy. a t his:, l cuiu anpr ii ii im In14 ohi
i Ithe .ew11, hilh ma11:15d .u I ,,irlpen
ters hiad bultl blsy bIe,,koig down 114iorl
, io Ihllit Ihi, cardinal h ,ariit.,n , tln gtihed
w"ilh I the master i of cereiniu i .i ,1I th
cov'invt11sts an many 1.l'her1, miniht pro.
4.4-4.1 Ito the halc 1ny of .it l'eIets.
'I he mpop laitc wailing in tlh'l pia,,a had
thrcally, .tt ti :.I, se.n tlh,' tiny lhr, .1 of
h11oke, almnost tri1spar1t.l, whlih wained
11 *nsnuedll I I'.1g, Ten )
MAJ. J. E, DAWSON
TAKI BY DEATH
OLD-TIME RESIDENT OF BUTTE
PASSES AWAY AFTER A
FAMILY PRESENT AT BEDSIDE
Demise of the Popular Railroad Man
Calls Out Many Expressions
Major J,,Ii ., I)aw~,on, for 1S yeais asa
holnotd land rei'pecLld citizen o Ituttel, is
After a lingering illetsi of 'everal
months, during paict of which timlie haid
bersi conldined to hi, h,.e,. in Wet (iran
ite, lie passed away at :ji o'clock this
nlorlling, surroulldeid by his wife, his. two
children and hii brotllhr, his only rela
tives in this country.
The indilrect cause ,f death was a com
Ilication of liver and kidney troubles.
lihart troubhle, prilahly brought onl by the
other ailmentc , was the direct ca;us of his
Dies in His Sleep.
As one of the fauily expressed it, he
died in his sleep. l1 was conscious at
:3jo o'clock in the morning when his son,
Joe Iawson, believing his father was rest
ing as easily as could be expected, left
his bedroom for a littl sleep.
Very soon Mrs. I)awson, who hail been
untiring, in her attentioins to her husbland
since his long illness began, called her son
again. The patient sank rapidly into a
sleep from which lie never rallied. Jlls
end appeared to have been painless.
The funeral arrangements are being per
fected. The services will be held at a
p. mn. Thursday, with interment here. As
the dead man belonged to the Episcopal
church, it is expected those rites will be
observed at his funeral. The Elks and
other orders to which he belonged will
probably take part in the funeral exer.
Born In Ireland.
John E. Dawson, better known as Major
Dawson, was born in Carlow county, Ire.
land, February so, 1841, one of eight chil
dren of RIev. G. U. and Ellen Hill Dawson,
Rev. Mr. Dawson, son of a Protestant
Episcopal clergyman, was graduated from
Trinity college, Dublin, and gave his son
the subject of this sketch, the benefits of
a good education at Brown's college, Kil
kenny, where he graduated in 1856.
Major Dawson came to America in t86o
with a brother and engaged In engineering
and clerical work in the employ of the
Great Western, afterwards a part of the
Grand Trunk railway.
lie was connected with this road for a3
years, holding the position of agent at
London, Canada; Detroit. Mich., and
Windsor, Canada, and superintendent of
the main line between Detroit and Niagara,
filling the latter position at the time the
(Continued on age Seven.)
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