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TOP OF OCCUPAIITS TWO SISTERS AND SEVERAL CHIL DREN INJURED IN ACCIDENT AT ST. PETER'8. BUTTE MAN BLOWN TO BITS P. F. Sullivan Killed Near Lewietown by Explosion of Dynamite-James MoCann Run Over. SPECIAL TO TIll INTER MOUNTAIN. Oreat Falls, Aug. 27.-Sister L'An tlnciata, an Ursuline nun of the Mt. Angels school at the St. Peter's mission, and Mary Reed, a 13-year-old half-breed Indian girl, lie in Columbus hospital in a serious condition, while at the mission an other nun and several girls are suffering, as the result of an accident of Saturday night, when a heavy wagon in which the nuns and girls had been on a picnic ran over an embankment and turning over, fell on them. The party had been to Sullivan's valley. When they started on the return it began to cloud up and grew dark rapidly. Fell Over Embankment. The horses became excited and getting beyond the control of the Sisters, dashed over an embankment, the heavy wagon overturning and falling upon the occu pants. The injured were removed as soon as possible to the school, a girl who had not een hurt carrying the news. Then Sis ter L'Annunciata, whose internal injuries are serious and little Mary Reed, whose jaw was broken, were brought here and placed in Columbus hospital. The others are receiving medical at tention at the hospital The horses were not hurt. P. F. Sullivan Killed. SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Lewistown, Aug. t7.-P. F. Sullivan, roven by papers in his possession to be member of the Butte miners' union, is aed as a result of injuries received here at week, when he was horribly mangled by a premature explosion of dynamite at samp No. a of the McShane railway grad Ing gang. Coroner McFarland held an inquest. The deceased was 45 years of age and un married. It was found that the accident mould not have been foreseen. James McCann Killed. SPECIAL TO T1LE INTER MOUNTAIN. Missoula, Aug. ts.-James McCann was illed yesterday morning at Clark's Fork, In Idaho. He had fallen under a train mnd the remains being undiscovered for leveral hours, several other trains passed iver the body, mangling it horribly. The remains were found at to o'clock. hMcCann's identity was established by pa pers found on him. LEWISTOWN MAN HAS NEAT COLLECTION OF RELICS Belt Made by Calamity Jane Added to Ust of Curios Assoooiated With History of the Northwest. Lewistown, Aug. ty.--Charley Wright is coa stantly adding to his valuable collection of ancient and historical relics. He has many bhat the collectors for the Smithsonlan Insti ute are constantly trying to get possession of, ut Charley won't for a moment listen to their lequyasts. lie commenced his collection sa years ago in Penn Yan, N. Y., by accidentally running ross one of the beads from a moccasin of old Ief Penn Yen, for whom Charley's native y was named. He afterwards found the noccasin itself and ultimately got together the intire suit of the big chief. 'the mania thus germinated developed with ears and when he went to Chicago he kept his eyes open and found many things of rare bterest in the Windy City. Among others was the left front hoof of the heifer that kicked over the lamp which started the big Gre. When he came to Lewistown the collection of the relics with a Western history very agturally occupied his attention and by close atching he managed to get in his possession an, of Kit Carson s spurs, a feather from Sit ting ull's peacock crown and the arrow wbiql killed the famous chief, Little.Log Aftidof-His-Tail. His latest addition, received but a few weeks ago, is a belt made by Calamity Jane and a buffalo skull and gunstock which that noted Iharacter picked up on the Custer battlefield. Although preternaturally modest, Charley pil tell a stranger all about his relics if suf. Ilently urged to do so. IS TO WED A GIRL FROM BUTTE Lewistown Man Will Take Fatal Step Here on Wednesday. SPECIAL TO THE INTRW MOUNTAIN. Lewistown, Aug. is.-Invitations are out an. pouncing the marriage of Miss Anne Irene Dolrty of Butte to Mr. Clarence V. Hopkins of this city, the wedding to take place Wednes. Jay, August ig, at 4:3o o'clock in St. John a Episcopal church, Butte. SMITH AND MATTINGLY'S HIGIIHCL.ASS HATS POR PALL Are Now on Sale Prices From $2 to $5 See the New HARRINGTON Smith & Mattingly the Hatters c::d Furnishers 117 North Main Street, Butte WAS IN ALDER GULCH IN THE STORMY DAYS Big Timber Man Remembers When the Reds Were Dangerous and Rifles and Muskets in Demand. Big Timber, Aug. t7.-The current is sue of the Leader contains this interesting story of a local pioneer: One of She oldest residents of Montana now residing in Big Timber is J. E. Hall, father of County Attorney Hall. The 4th of this month it was just 3p years since Mr. Hall drove into Virginia City. At that time the vigilantes had nearly completed their work at Alder Gulch, but the good work was still in full swing at Last Chance Gulch and other places. Dur ing the next few years Mr. Hall spent the time in Hlelena, Confederate Gulch and Diamond City. lie also made freighting trips into the Bitter Root country and as far west as Oregon. In speaking of some of his earlier ex periences one day last week, he remarked that the chief business of the freighters in those edays was to prevent the Indians from getting away with their horses. At Diamond City one night all the horses in the vicinity, about 6o of them, including a span of mules belonging to himself, were run out of the country by a band of Black SHOT HIS PAL TO KEEP HIM OUIET STORY OF WHY 50B WAISH MUR DERED JOSH TRUAX IN 80 COLD-BLOODEO A WAY. MEMBERS OF CURRY GANG Two Were Implicated In Holding Up Great Northern Train and Walsh Feared Truax Would Tell. SPECIAL TO THll INTER MOUNTAIN. -Great Falls, Aug. st.-The story is going the rounds at Glasgow and Hinsdale, and has just reached here within the past few days, that Bob Walsh killed Josh Truax, not because of a quarrel over stock but because he feared Truax would betray him in a crime in which both were impli cated. The astounding statement Is made that both Walsh and Truax were mem bers of the "Kid" Curry gang and aided the bandits to escape after they had held up the train at Malta two years ago. It is also said that Truax and Walsh knew who murdered Harry Winters, put out of the way by the gang or friends of it. Truax Told a Neighbor. The story was started by a neighbor of Truax, who says the latter told him the facts a week before Walsh murdered him. Briefly, the legend rulis this way. After Curry and his mates held up the Great Northern express they had to get out of the country. Walsh and Truax are said to have hidden them all one night and then guided them to safety by a round about way. Later a woman came to the valley and exhumed the booty which had been cached by the robbers. Minus His Horses. Here was where the trouble came in. Truax, it is said, lent the woman his team to drive to the cache. He never recov ered his horses. He thought Walsh knew where they were and quarreled over the team. Truax determined to tell what he knew, and Walsh hearing of it deliberately shot his old pal to save himself. OPEN UP A VEIN OF COAL Good Thing Is Being Worked Not Far From Garland. Red Lodge, Aug. 7t.-A splendid vein of coal, discovered by accident during the progress of work on the long distance line of the Bell Telephone company, is being opened up by Fred Leech and John Gettir, three miles from Garland on the Cody branch of the Burlington. An incline, with a so per cent grade, has been run in on the vein for a distance of 70o feet, ex posing a four-foot body of clean coal of a superior article. The two operators have located 1,4oo acres of coal land surrounding the new mine and this week equipped the entry with four cars secured from Bridger. An order has been placed with a Denver con cern for a horse-power hoist and in the meantime work is being pushed on the slope. During the progress of this work coal is being taken out and fAnls a ready market at the mine for $3 per ton. GO TO MEET REMAINS OF HALL Virginia City 'Man Is to Be Buried Under Auspices of Elks. sPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Virginia City, Aug. 17.-A copimittee from the local lodge of Blkpi consisting of L. L. Callqway, James G. Walker, F. V. Stewart, C. H, Buford, Charles ,. Reese and Jacob Al. bright, left this morninJ for Whitehall to meet the body of Jesse T. Hall, who died Wednes. day night In Philadelphia. The funeral will be held Wednesday after noon in the Elks' hall, under the auspices of the order. Interment will be In the hillside cemetery by the side of Amos C. Hall, father of the de. ceased. M'LAREN LEAVES LIVINGSTON Chief Clerk of Northern Paolflo Will Be at St. Paul Hereafter. SPECIAL. TO TIT INTER MOUNTAIN. Livingston, Aug. st.-R. F. McLaren, who has been chief clerk here in the office of the assistant general superintendent of the North. crn PaciAic, left today for St. Paul, where he will take a place in the general oitesg. The offlce of assistant seneal superintendent has been abolished. The poor had better buy Schilling's Best than low-price stuff made to humor and cheat them. Your grocer's; moneyback. foot Indians. In the bunch was a mare wearing a bell. For some reason the red skins shot the bell mare and left her dead a short distance from the camp. The absence of the bell mare did not please the mules and before morning they made a desperate and successful attempt to get away from the Indians. In the morning they were both found mourning over the remains of the dead bell mare. During the administration of Governor Potts there was a serious Indian scare and the territory made a requisition upon the national government for a supply of arms. A large number of the old so-caliber Springfield ritfle were sent into the ter ritory and Mr. Hall was one of the men who assisted in distributing them among the miners and ranchers. Each man re ceiving a rifle was required to sign a bond' binding himself to return it whenever it' was called for by the government. Mr. Hall happened to be out of the territory in 1876 and 1877 and consequently he missed the two biggest Indian raids that ever oc curred in Montana. HOPPERS PLASTER FRONT OF ENGINE SETTLE ON RAILS AND LOCOMOTIVE WHEELS SLIP ON TRACK AND CAN HARDLY START. ARE MILLIONS OF THEM Pests Are Worse Than Ever About Red Lodge-Have Eaten Everything in Sight on the Range. SPECIAL To TIIE INTER MOUNTAIN. Red Lodge, Aug. s7.-There are no grasshoppers in this section, according to those who prefer the commercial pros perity of the section to the truth. Stories sent out of the prevalence of the insects have been denied by those who have land to sell or other axes to grind. There are no grasshoppers about here, but just the same the engine of the daily passenger train is plastered with the sticky remains of dead hoppers, ground to bits by the wheels or struck in flight and killed and they are often so thickly coated on the wheels that the engineer finds it difficult to start, especially at Selmes. POLLOCK MURDER TRIAL TO BE SET ALL CRIMINAL CASES OF THE DIL LON- DOCKET WILL GO OVER UNTIL NOVEMBER. SPECIAL TO TIlE INTER MOUNTAIN. Dillon, Aug. 17. -COurt opened this morning, Judge Parker on the bqnch. The water-right suit of the Blrchdale Stock farm vs. Hawley Selway et al. is being argued this afternoon. The attor neys for the plaintiff are R. B. Smith of Butte and W. F. Sanders of Helena,, and for the defendants, L. P. Sander.s and Attorney Wallace of Butte. There are It criminal cases on the docket. Most of them will go over until the November term of court. The case of the state vs. George Pol lock will be set for trial tomorrow morn ing. Pollock is accused of the murder of Richard Martin in a saloon in Ban npack last March. He was arrested by Justice Retallack after the death of Mar tin. No one saw the shooting, as the men were alone in the saloon at the time. Dan Nichols, now here on a charge of horse stealing, was the first man who entered the saloon after the shots were fired. CRIPPLE ROBBED OF HIS ROLL Strange Man Whom Paralytio Hired to Wheel Him About Took Money. SPECIAL TO TIIE INTER MOUNTAIN. Great Falls, Aug. 17,-Frank Bolton, a para. lytic, who has to be wheeled about In a chair, was robbed of $SJ last night by an unknown man whom he hid hired to shqve his chair. Bolton reported the matter to the pblice this morning. lie says he and his hired man went out to celebrate and that when he, Bolton, woke up, his roll was gone. The police have bees unable to obtain a trace of the stranger, whom Bolton met for the first time Wednesday. CHARGES MAY BE MURDER Man Killed in Railway Car Was Not a Hobo, But a Harvest Hand. PSCIAL TO TIllE INTER MOUNTAIN, Glendive, Aug. t7.-J. W. Wilson, thought to be one of the tramps who shot the harvest hands last Tuesday and brought here yester. day, proves to have been the man the harvest hands thought dead. The dead man must have been one of the' hands. This throws new light on the affair, and if the man Wilson was one of the aggressors, charges of murder will be placed against him And the other tramp now in custody. VALUE OF WATER IS QUESTION Suit of City Against Company Is on in the Federal Court. SPECIAL 10 TIlE INTER MOUNTAIN. SIelens, Aug. s3.-The federal court reopened late this afternoon. The case called was that of the City of Helena vs. the Hlelena Water Works company to determine the value of water used by the city. 'Billings Baby Dead. SPECIAL TO THE INTES MOUNTAIN,. Billings, Aug. 37.-The Ir-months.old baby of Henry Johnson, who died Saturday, was buried here yesterday. Something Unusual. Giles-That fellow Chalker is certainly a re markable man. Miles-Come on with the explanation. Glles-I beat him thIee straight lgapes at billiards last night, andke never said a word about how well he used to play before he lot out of practice.--Chicllago News. SHERIFFS' RIFLES IN THE WINDOWS POND DOES NOT 'MEAN TO ALLOW HIS MAN TO BE LYNC4tED IF HE CAN PREVENT IT. F'ONNIE BUCK IS MURDERED Stevensville Boy Dead as Result of a Shocking Crime-Accused Is Guarded at Hamilton. 5'IEtIAt. TO TilM INTER MOt'NTAIN. Hamilton, Aug. t7.-There is bitter talk •ig..linst Walter Jackson. Ranchers are pouring into Hamilton and Stevensville !,,lay, every man armed. They go and I.tke a look at the body of the boy, only , years old, and then move on to liamil IuO. At the latter place Sheriff Pond has bar ricnded the jail. The rifles of ao deputies iriep from out the windows and no one is allowed to approach without a pass. The sheriff says he will protect his prisoner to the end and will ask the gov mrnor for militia if a demonstration is made. There are scores of armed men in Ham ilton, enough to storm the jail in a trice n.d the sheriff's situation is considetid precarious. It Is said the mob Will cut the telegraph and telephone wires to keep Sheriff Pond from communicating with the :overnor. This is the third child Jackson is be lieved to have attacked. Hle was mixed up in the case of the Baker children, a brother ;an ( ister, aged 6 and N, at 'Missoula last )t ur. Murder Most Foul. St'I.t'IA. TO Tite INTER ltot'NTAIN. Stevensville, Aug. t7.--Fonnie Buck was :murdered. Hlis remains were found yes trrdilay, lying face downward in the creek, :ndit a jury summoned by the coroner late I·elcercd a verdict that the lad had died ir.lm convulsions induced by an unnatural crime committed by Walter Jackson. '.on Young and Thomas Baird found tie body. It was in a spot passed many times by the searchers, but the body had Iern so cleverly concealed that they had noticedr nothing. Doctors Investigate. The boy lay in soft mud, his face deep in it. Physicians summoned declared at once that he had died of convulsions. This opinion, by Drs. Iliggings and BTrooke, was verified later lby the coroncr's jury, which wrote: \'e, the undersigned Jurors, summoned to ;ltpear before Justice Sedgewick, acting coro bnr of the county of Ravalli, state of Montana, at Stevensville, on the 16th day of August, 9os., Ii. Inquire into the cause of death of Alfonso (;les Buck, deceased, found lying dead In a s.amp southeast of the town of Stevcnsvue, one.-half mile, having been dutly sworn accord ilut to law, and having made such inquisition, aler inspecting the body and hearing the testi many, on our oath, each and all do say: Deceased was named Alfonso Giles Iluck; he was a native of havatllicounty, Montana, aged 6 years, and that he came to his death on t.ae s3th day of August, s9o3, in this county, through shock causing convulsion, caused by assault eommitted by one Walter Jackson. Seen by Witnesses. Miss Vivian Warren, who saw Jackson with the boy Thursday night about to o'clock, was the most important witness Lefore the jury and it was largely on her t( timony that the verdict was rendered. Jackson had been arrested here Friday night, but was removed Saturday to Hlam ilton, as it is feared -his life is not safe here, lie will get a preliminary hearing Thursday before Justice Sedgewick, in this city. Tlhe Buck boy was 6 years of age. BUTTE MEN IN COMPANY In order to ascertain the extent of the lead and to demonstrate whether, as ilaimed, there are good copper mines in the vicinity of the Jackson ITole coun try, in Wyoming, a Butte man has been in trunmental in forming a company that pro pose to work the lead discovered near the Big Teton peak of that state by Neens Christiansen, a sheep herder. Dan B. Jacobs of this city in company vith John F. Allen, Richard Drake, Ed wrard Rice, A. L. Rice, 1). 0. Walton, Samuel Morris of Victor, Idaho, have or ,ganizcd the Teton Copper Mining & Smelt ing company, with headquarters at Jackson II qle, Wyoming. Copper croppings indicate a vein several fcet in width'. The vein is a contact and in one place is cut across by an eight inch vein of iron ore. Some of the picked sam iple from the claimn made a remarkably good showing as to mineral wealth. Pertinent Inquiry. "Oh, oh l" moaned Nervleigh, who was suffering with a decayed molar. "Why aren't people born without teeth, I'd like to know?" "Why, dear," asked his mother-in-law's daughter, "do you know of any person that wasn't ?"-Cincinnati Enquircr. Much to Answer For. le.- Men, you know, are what women make tShe-I never thought of it before, but think of what we women will have to answer for. Il',ston Transcript. PAINTS FOR YOUR HOUSE Form a large part of our stock. Whether or not they will be applied to the inside or outside of your house rests with you, but if.you are looking for depenable paints, let your footsteps trend this way. The "best ever" In paints. CARDER WALL PAPER CO. C. V. rRANZMAN. Prp, 15s W. Park St., King Blk. 'Phone 1o6. A Little Picture Gallery of SP[CIAL BARGAINS A few of the may really good things that are Ivltlng attenti to teo t closing days .1 our great $75,000 clearance sale. EXTRA SPECIALS Wardrobes Golden oak finish, double paneled doors, extra large drawer, nice wide shelf, stands seven feet in height and is nicely fitted with clothes honks; price =Sm.oo. Re duced for this clearance sale to........................ $7.50 Box Couches Imported velour covers, extra large sixes, wll uphollstered pring t Iops; ý $0p.oo values, fur.............. ..UU Divans llardwood, mahogany finished frames, bIst springs, good daiansk covers, fancy carved rich frames; $1t..oo values, for .................... $12.50 Music Cabinets fHardwood, mahogany finished, six ad. justable shelves, nicely carved frant andl crown piece, fancy Irench l"gs a A $S2.oo values, for ........ ..... U.50 Kitchen . .Queen lables Made to our order larger uand better than the ordinary; Itops aXx46 lnchies; two each, 2drawers, -Inliting l.ards ;and 1ill;n; the hils arc all wood, nlo till to rtust out and leak; value $3 .75. $3 This ale for ...................$300 Mail Us Your Orders--We Pay the Freight. Brownfield-Canty Carpet Co. 4s to 54 West Park, 41 to 43 West Galena Street, Butte. WHITECAPS HANG HELPLESS HERDER DRAWN UP THREE TIMES AND T)IEN LET DOWN ON PROMISE TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY. RANGE WAR WAGED AGAIN Seven Men Whom the Victim Believes He Recognized Aro Arrested by the Sheriff and Arraigned. SPI:IA. T TO TllHE INTERH A.L'N'IAIN. Helena, Aug. 17.-Alelard Dr)a:inalse, a herder opelating about the middle fork of the Dearborn, has brought charges against seven cattlemen of the northern section of Lewis and Clarke county, alleging that they partially hanged him three times in forcing an oath that he would leave the country with his sheep and, moreover, would not divulge the names of any of his assailants. Moreover, a,ooo sheep in the care of the herder and belonging to Henry Nichy are said to have been scattered and their corral torn down or burned. Score of Masked Men. According to Dl)ainaise's story, ao masked men rode up to the corral one night last week. They bound him and, tying a rope about his neck, threatened to hang him. lie refused to promise to leave the country, but after being drawn up and then let down three tinmes gave in. lie recognized seven of the twenty men, although 'hey were whitecappedl. Appearing before Justice of the Peace Tibbitts, Daginaise swore to warrants for Emil Johnson, William Reinig, E. F. Sha , Arthur Russell, George Arnold, FranI Reinlg and F. Davis, the latter a ranch hand in the employ of Relnig. Sheriff Notified. Sheriff O'Connell was notified by the justice. lie went out to the Dearborn and arrested the seven men wanted. All say they can prove alibis 'and willingly sur rendered. Taken before Tibhitts, they gave bail and their trial was set for today. This afternoon 'the accused appeared in a body before Justice Tibbitts and asked a change of venue to Craig. At a late hour the justice had not made known his de cision. TO FISH ON UPPER BOULDER A. pary of four ninrods and fishermen will leave Blutte tonight for to days' hunt ing and fishing trip in Sweet Grass county on the Upper Boulder river. The party will stop at Kinney's ranch, above the natural bridge of the Boulder at an advantageous spot for hunting and fish ing. The fishing in the Boulder has beep famous for years, while the adjacent mountains afford an excellent place for game and birds. Members of the party hope to be able to send samples of Boul der fish to their Butte friends. Those expecting tpgo are J. R. Thomp. son, John E. Davis, B. ,E. Calkins and E. Siegel. It is their annual outing to that charming spot, Dh. HUIE POCK Thirteenth doctor of China from grand father down. Born and schooled 1i the rrolession. Treats all diseases, making a specialty of chronic trouble. Consult me. say South Main St. Richards THE BUTTe UNDERTAKER Practica' Undertaker and Embalmer. 14o W. Park St., Butte. Phone 3o07 MAYER ELECTRIC CO. No. 7 N. Montana St. No. 65 W. Park St. Contractors for Masonio Temple, contractors for County Hospital, eta. We contract for everythinlg in the Electric Line. Bring Your Motors to Us We Will Make Them Satisfactory. Ofice 'phone posA; residence 'phone 836A. Butte. - Montana. Boarding Stables Attention Paid In Every Detail to Horses Left in Our Charge. Rates Rea sonable .. Phone 693-A PRIDE OF BUTTE STABLES ,as South Montana J. D. M'IMBB OB, VETERINARY SURGEON. Honorary gradute of the Ontario Veteg. leary College of Toronto, Canada. Treats all diseases of domesticated animals so. cording to scientific principles. Oficer at Morrow & Sloan's stables, o04 South Male street. Telephone 89a. All cases promptli attended to. DR. JOHN C. SCHAPPS 19-20 Owsley Block Office Houre--0 to IS, s to 8, ? to TELEPIHON Ste-n Week Ending Excursions via the Great Northern Railway. Round trip llasin or oultder, good going Saturday or Sunday, returning until Monday...............................11 Round trip Itasin or Doulder, good going and returning on Sunday........o.. Alhambra and return, good going Saturday or Sunday, returning Monday............ I.1 Ticket office, 41 North Mtain street, Butte. W. R. Match, C. I'. & T. A. Park county offers a reward of five hundred dollars for the arrest and conviction of party or parties dynealiting bridge just east of J.i ingsaton, Sunday, August a. Couldn't Tell a Lie.' "Just throw me half a dosen of your biggest trout," said the man with the costly angler's outfitl" "Throw theml" exclaimed the astonished fish dealer. "That's what I said," replied the party of the first part. "Then I'll go home and tell my wife I caught them, I may be a poor fisheer. man, but tIm no liar."-Chicago News.