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ON1 SITE OF CITY WITH THE SIOUX, BARTLETT ONCe CHASED GAME WHERE GREAT FALLS NOIW STANDS. ONE OF THE WORLD'S SHOTS Dakotan Ranks Way Up With the Men bo Whom Drawing a Bead on an Object Is 8eoond Nature. Greet Falls, Aug. 19.-Captain George 8. Bartlett, scout, frontiersman and, per haps, the most marvelous rough and tumble marksman with shotgun and rifle in the world, is in the city today and will re main hero for some little time. Captain Bartlett has for some years been in the employ of an Eastern powder Arm and travels over the country giving free exhibitions, using the powder of the Arm to demonstrate. A Marvelous Shot. An exhibition of his marvelous work with the gun will be given at probably both the shotgun and rifle grounds tomor row or next day and the local experts will be given something to think over. His work consists of all kinds of fancy shoot ing with different calibre rifles, from the as to the So-3o, breaking all kinds of arti cles thrown in the air, shooting from the mirror, etc. With the shotgun Captain Bartlett throws a can in the air and hits it six times before it comes td the ground, etc. As an all round rifle, revolver and shot gun s)ot he is not excelled in the world. An interesting thing about the great shooter is the fact that he was born and raised on the frontier, and a quarter of a century ago hunted buffalo with the Sioux near where Great Falls now stands. A Oekotan. Raised in Dakota, near Yankton, young Bartlett spent much of his childhood among the Indians, often coming into Mon tana to hunt, and during the winter of 1877 lived on Milk river with the Sioux camp, just north of this city. For 14 years he was a deputy United States mar shal in North Dakota, and for a number of years was a scout with General 'Miles during his Indian warfare. From his boyhood in the Dakotas and Montana he has been an expert with the uan, but shooters will be interested in (mowing that he shoots with the sights, and not by guess. Seoond Nature. "Such shooting as the as cartridges thrown in the air and the like small ob jects become in a way mechanical," said Captain Bartlett today in speaking of the matter, "for I have scarcely knowledge of datching the sights, it has become so much second nature with me. "Yet I must sight for I cannot shoot with the gun sightless, nor if the sights are not in the proper position. It is all a matter of seeing the sights and the object and pulling on the trigger at the right time." ACCOUNT SHORT WITH UNION Lewis Used $96 Belonuing to Stablemen When His Wife Became Sick. SPECIAL TO TlHE INTER MOUNTAIN. Missoula, Aug. :g.--On Instructions from Butte Deputy Sheriff Gannon yes terday afternoon arrested M. Lewis, an employe of the Marsh livery stable. Lewis is alleged to be short with the Stablemtn's union of Butte. He says be was entrusted with $96 belonging to the union. His wife became ill end he used the money. He told the union and prom ised to pay it back. Since working here, Lewis says, he has refunded $ao of the money and meant to pay the rest as fast as he could. He had understood the union meant to give him time. TO BE SHIPPED TO CHICAGO About 7,500 Ewes end Wethers at Fort Benton. Fort Benton, Aug. :g.-About 7.soo ewes and wethers belonging to Bower Brothers of Stanford were driven to the stockyards Sunday and loaded this morn ing for shipment to Malta, where they will be unloaded and run on the range for sev eyel weeks. They will then be shipped to the Chicago market. ESTHER MORROW IS INJURED Fort Benton Girl 'Has Bad Fall 'From Bicycle. Fort Benton, Aug. 19.-Esther Morrow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Morrow, suffered a dislocation of the shoulder yes terday from a bicycle accident. Not wish ing to dispute the right-of-way with a cow that was on the Shonkin road, she turned aside into a deep rut and received a bad fall. = SMITH AND MATTINGLY'S I-IG(I-I.CLASS HATS FOR PALL Are Now on Sale Prices From $2 to $5 See the New HARRINGTON Smith & Mattlngly The Hatters and rurnishers 117 North Main Street, Butte MOITANA CATTLE BR1 LOW PRICES FIRST STOCK PROM NORTHERN SEC. TIOEN OF THE STATE PLACED ON CHICAGO MARKET. SHOWING IS DISCOURAGING Figures Do Not Suit Raisers, But It Is kid Market Was Crowded-Range Conditions Are to Slame. Great Falls, Aug. to.-The first Nortt ern Montana cattle on the Chicago market were placed yesterday, and the showing is far below that of last year, the average running about $1.So per hundred. Last night Thomes Clary and others of this city who had shipped received tele grams of the day's sales, and the report was below what had been expected. The cattle placed were of the best, and although the weights were not all given, they are known to be good. Prices Are Low. Two cars of the Clary cattle-and Mr. Clary deems them to be as good as eny which he will ship this seaso--brought $4, as against $4.65 last yebr. Mrs. Ford of Benton, three cars, 1,336 pounds, $4.a0. Townsend, three cars, $4.0o, with some out. Brown and Duer, three cars, $4.s5. John Harris, Circle outfit, five cars, $4.25. All of the figures fell about $S.So per hun dred below last season's figures, but as last season was something unhseard of in the way of high prices the stockmen have no kick coming on the figures of this year. Struck Crowded Market. The Montana cattle put on yesterday were unfortunate in that they struck the market when everything was crowded be' yond precedent, there being 36,ooo heed on, double the ordinary Monday market. LJst week the market took a better turn and the result was that the cattlemen rushed on, killing their own market yester day. About 8,ooo rangers were on from Montana and the Dakotas, and so,ooo Texas cattle an unprecendented number for Monday. Under the circumstances a number of shippers from here are con gratulating themselves that they did not get a smaller figure yet, Say Condition Is Poor. Rosenbaum Brothers & Co. In their weekly letter regarding last week's market, have the following to say on the marlet: "It is very much to be egretted that owing to unfavorable conditions in a large section of the range counfry, practically the entire supply of 'rangers' so far this season have not been in as good flesh as a year ago, and as the receipts of unfinisbed native continue liberal, range cattle are selling at very low prices. A few steers in good condition were among the week's arrivals and sold at $4.40 and $4.65 per hundred weight." DRUNKEN SHEEPHERDER ENTERS SACRED EDIFICE Goes to 81eep in a Great Falls Church, But Is Speedily Awakened and Taken Away by Police. Great Falls, Aug. sp.--Choosing as hts lodging place a house of worship, John McRae, a drunken sheepherder, entered the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation Monday evening at an early hour, and after partly disrobing he selected a soft spot upon the floor and laid down in the hope of obtaining an undisturbed night's rest. McRae evidently anticipated the sleep of the righteous, but was undeceived when he was awakened by the rough hand of a policeman and found that his sleep had been that of the wicked. McRae had unintentionally selected a night upon which there were no church services for his rest ip the church, but his entrance into the building had been noted by parties living in the vicinity, and when an investigation showed to them that McRae had settled himself for the night within the sacred portals they immediately sent in a police call, which was responded to by Sergeant Anderson. He found the drunken man to be an old police offender who had served innumerable terms in the city Jail for drunkenness or vagrancy and who never failed to become intoxicated upon his visits to the city. He at once awakened the sleeper and after compelling him to don his wearing apparel placed him in a hack and took him to the police station, where he was locked up for the night. Yesterday mornipg when he was brought before the court he had succeeded in sober ing up to a great extent, and expressed great surprise on being told that he had been arrested for having gone to bed an a church. He admitted that he must have been very drunk and claimed that he could remember nothing of his experiences of the past night. He was very sorry that he had gone into the church, an act which he would not have done had he been sober, he said, and he admitted that with the exception of attending a few Salvation army services this was the first time he had been in church in years. ARE MARRIED IN DILLON Anaconda and Twin Bridges Guests at the Houle-Rholes Nuptials. SPECIAL TO TIlE INTER MOUNTAIN. Dillon, Aug. pg.-Anaconda society was well represented here Monday at the wedding of Odillon Houle and Hilda Rhodes, who were united in marriage at noon at the home of Mrs. Goldie Selway by Rev. M. Cope of the Baptist church. Mrs. Selway and Ernest A. Christie of Anaconda were bridesmaid and grooms man. Friends from Twin Bridges, Dillon and Anaconda witnessed the ceremony. The young couple received a number of valuable and handsome gifts. Advertise Your Wants in Inter Mountain Flavoring extracts and spices are apt to be coarse or weak; Schilling's Best are as fine and strong as nature affords. At your grocer's; moafeyback. MONTANA CROPS IN FINE SHAPE WARM WEATHER HAMTEN8 RIPEN ING OF ALL THE GOLDEN GRAIN. DROUTH INJURES THE RANGEl dome of the Ranohere Suffer by Reason of the Laok of Water. The warm weather has hastened the ripening of the crops of hay and grain in the state and harvesting is quite gen eral. The range is drying up in some sections for lack of water. Section Director Hayes of the Montana weather bureau in his weekly review of crop conditions says: The frst part of the week was rather cool, and the nights were especially cool, but duyw ing the last few days higher temperatures pre vailed and brought the weekly average up to the normal. A few light showers fell in vari ous parts of the state, but, for the most part, the weather was clear. Conditions Are Favorable. Conditions have been favorable for the ripen ing of grain, and spring wheat will soon be ready to cut; the winter wheat harvest is geni etal, and threshing has begun in Flathead and Missoutl counties. Oats are turning and in some localities the harvest has begun; the yield will be somewhat better than was antici pated earlier in the season. The second crop of alfalfa is very good; it Is well advanced, and at some points the harvest is practically over. Raying is progressing rapidly; the crop is fairly good in the south western counties, but is below the average elsewhere. The range is in very fair condition except in the southeastern countIes. Corn is doing very well, and the potato crop is unusually good. Reports by Correspondents. The various voluntary correspondents reported to Mr. Hayes as follows: Yellowstone- Billings: Early grain being harvested; second crop of alfalfa about all in stack; showing big crop; corn and late grain doing well early apples ripe; range very dry, and grasshoppers are thick in plasces. Beaverhead-Dillon: Very warm; nearly all of first crop of alfalfa is in stack; oats and wheat look well; some oats are turning, but the harvest will not begin as early as last year. Broadwater-Canton: Very warm and dry good weather for haying and for ripening grain; oats are beginning to turn and the hart. vest will begin in to days; potato crop is bet. ter than in years; alfalfa looks well, second crop will be ready to harvest within two weeks. Johnson: Weather hot and dry; thunderstorms were frequent, but no rain fell; harvest has commenced; oats and wheat are fairly good; peas are excellent; second crop of alfalfa Is almost ready to cut; water is getting very low. Winstont Crops doing well; the potato crop is the largest in years; gardens are in good con dition; spring wheat is turning. Carbon-Joliet: Weather dry; wheat harvest well advanced; some are cutting second alfalfa crop, which is good where it has not been kept back by grasshoppers; the grasshoppers have destroyed the range, but have not done much damage to crops, except in a few places, and now they appear to be moving toward the mountains for better feed. Caseade-Great Fallst Local thunderstorms and light showers; harvesting has commenced; everything looks well; warm and dry on 14th and t5th. Hardy: Hot days and cool nights; the weather has been cloudy, but without rain and everything except the range-which is still green-is getting dry; potatoes are good, but other crops are short: Moflarch; Very warm; grain doing well; haying about one-half fin ished-reports indicate about an average crop; potatoes doing well. Chouteau-lfavre: Weather favorable for harvest work, which continued all week. Hlaysl Weather fine, crops in good condition; cucum bers and roasting ears on the market; haying nearly done; wild hay crop not up to the average. Landuaky: Cool weather-the nights being exceptionally cool; light rain first of week; hay about all cut. St. Paula; Moder ately warm; haying in progress; vegetables well advanced-crop lighter than was expected; oat harvest begun-crop a little above an aver age; no rain this week, but range is still in good condition and water holes are full. Fergus-Elso: An excellent week for hay. ing; all at work on second crop of alfalfa; barley and early sown oats ready for binder; wild hay is a short crop; ranges are bare from ravages of grasshoppers. Utical hIot weather with frequent thunderstorms; haying progress ing slowly and the crop is rather light; grain is doing well. Yale: Grass curing; grain maturing; range dry; not excessively hot for the seasqn. Flathead- Kalispell: Light showers of past week, followed by bright, sunshiny days this week, caused grain to ripen rapidly and har. vesting is general throughout the valley; con sideralle winter wheat threshed with an aver* age yield. Gallatin--Bozeman: Week hot and windy; harvesting of winter wheat is in progress; crops look well everywhere and yields will be large; the range is very dry. Sexton: This has been a better week for making hay and for harvesting the fine crops of fall grain unin. jured by hail; water is getting scarce and late crops show the effects of dry weather; harvest well under way; oats are ripening. Granite-;New Chicago: Good weather for haymaking; the week closed threatening, but no rain has fallen since July so, and valley and range are getting dry. Jefferson-Whitehall: Clear and hot weather; haying is progresing rapidly; grain is turning and some has been cut; some of the second crop of alfalfa being cut; a windstorm on the tlth blew down some apples. Lewis and Clarke-Mitchell: Oats are In good condition; second crop of alfalfa is being cut; very little rain and very hot weather. Wolf Creek: All crops doing well but a good rain would be beneficial; grain being cut. Madison-Cameron: Crops in good condi. lion; first crop of alfalfa all cut; second crop is growing well; some wheat nearly ready to cut; the potato crop will be large; water hold. Ing out well. Meagher-Sixteen: Ripe grain damaged by a heavy hailstorm; haying well advanced-no heavy rains to retard it. Missoula--Plains: Hot and dry weathers pastures and range are short of grass; thresh. Ing has begun; winter wheat shows a satisfac. tcry yield; grasshoppers are damaging some potatoes and gardens. Park-Muir: Haying about over; weather fine; all crops look well. Powell-Ovando: Timothy hay all In stack crop fair; wild hay below normal; winter wheat and rye harvest in progress-crops goods oats ripening rapidly; potatoes look fairly well; no rain and range is drying up; high west wind nearly every afternoon during last two weeks. Teton-Elizabeth: Warm weather, with occa sional light showers; nights cool but without frost; grain is still growing; hay crop nearly all harvested. Valley-Oswego: All crops In good growing condition; wild hay still green and growing rapidly; but very little harvesting done in thisl section. William Heffner III. ePECIA. TO TO T INTER MOUNTAIN. Billings, Aug. ig.-William Heffner, for many years a resident of this city, was stricken with paralysis last evening and is now in a precarious condition. His mind became affected several years ago and he was sent to Warm Springs, but later released. RANGE CONDITIONS BETlER ON WHOLE EXCEPT FOR THE HORNED FLY, THE E.ASTERN MONTANA 8ITUATION IS MORE ENCOURAGING. LOCO WEED HAS APPEARED Big Timber Complains of Loss of Horses, Cattle and Sheep-Northeastern Range in Good Condition. IsPCIAL TO TilE INTr. MOUNTAIN. Miles City, Aug. :s.-The horned fly is Icstering the cattle on the ranges of East trn Pontana and is responsible for the thinndb cf the stock. The insect teases the animals the live long day, causing them to move on con ,tantly and evesl to run. No way to drive off the flies, except the tail a deity gave the cows and bulls, hu Iben discovered. The ranrge is in better shape this week than last, however, and the probability is that shipments will begin to be heavy. Eating Loco. rPE CiAL TO TiHt INTER MOUNTAIN. Big Timber, Aug. io.-The loco weed has penetrated this section in a startling tmanner. The deaths of a number of horses, cattle and sheep are reported. The state veterinarian has turned over the loco investigation to Professor Chest nut, assistant botanist of the United States department of agriculture, and that gentleman is endeavoring to secure a cure for loco poison. The postmaster at Nye City reports that losses about there are also alarming. No Hoppers There. SPrlCIAL TO Till INTER MOUNTAIN. lozeman, Aug. 19.-There are no grass hoppers in the northeastern portions of the state. Professor J. W. Blankinslip, botan ist of the United States experiment sta tion, has just returned from a trip through the country north of Wibaux. He says the range is in fine shape and that no trace of the pests has been re ported. HOW THE FAMOUS TOWN OF UBET TOOK ITS NAME Memorable Conference Between Noted Pioneer. and How a Chance Re mark Went on Official Map. Lewistown, Aug. Iq,-An item of interest in connection with the coming of the railroad of Lewistown is the probable pass ing of the village of Ubet. Ubet is the geographical center of Montana, and for its size is probably the best known coun tryside postoflice in the state. The at traction of the traveler or reader is first attracted by the peculiarity of its name, which, according to authentic accounts, was acquired in the following manner: The residents wanted a postoffice at the settlement, and the late A. B. Bar rows, who died in I885, accompanied br Major Martin Maginnis, called on erritorial Governor Benjamin F. Potts who' was commissioned in 187o for the purpose of asking his assisstance with the postoffice at Washington. "Want a postoflice, do you?" asked Governor Potts. "You bet " replied Barrows. "'Ubet' it shall be," said the governor, and Ubet it became. It soon became the chief stopping place for the stage into Lewistown and other points in Judith basin from Billings, and has remained one ever since. The hotel, run by Mrs. Barrows, is noted among all travelers in and out of the basin as one of the best in the state. Not only her excellent table, but her personal interest in and solicitude for the comforts of the pilgriml, cold and tired or hot and dusty from a long stage ride, made for her a friend of every traveler who enjoyed her hospitality. Sometime during the present month the hotel will be closed, and though the postoffice will be continued for some time yet, the glory of the famous old place will depart with the discontinuance of the daily stage. ARE PLANNING A JAILBREAK Fort Benton Official Discovers Traces of a Conspiracy. Fort Benton, Aug. i9.-When Jailer Coatsworth was making the rounds in the county jail Monday afternoon he discov ered that a heavy piece of iron had been wrenched off one of the cages, and he was unable to locate the place where it had been cached. The purpose for which this was done can be easily surmised, and a close watch will he kept upon the crowd that is believed to be planning a break for liberty. ABOUT THE TREASURE STATE Matiles' Farewell. m.PECIAI. TO THiE INTER ,IOIYNTAIN. Helena, Aug. so.-Brig. Gen. I. A. Matile has severed his connection with the Twenty-fourth Infantry and formally bidden that command farewell. Major ... 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. PRANZMAN, Prep, 5s W, Park St., King Blk, 'Phone to., A Lttle Picture lallery of SP[CIAL BARGAINS A few of the many really good t thls that are vitng attentl to the clhang days of ear 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 hooks; price $ t.oo. Re duced for this clearance sale to ........................ $7.50 Box Couches Imported velour covers, extra large sizes, well upholstered spring tops; $15 go $ 1p.oo values, for.............. DII, U Divans Hardwood, mahogany finished frames, best springs, good damask covers, fancy carved rich frames; $t9.ono $ .50 values, for .................., Music Cabinets Hardwood, mahogany finished, six ad justable shelves, nicely carvedl front and crown piece, fancy IFrench leg; a $11.00oo values, for.............. $.50 Kitchen Queen lables Made to our ordler larger and better than the ordinary; tops a8x46 inches) two each, drawers, umolding boards and bins; the bins are all wood, no tin to ri*t out and leak; value $3J75 n This sale for .................... .UU .-_- -. r----------: ---: -- ----------- -- --. ------- ----------- -----: ---- ------ --- --__-------- Mall Us Your Orders--We Pay the Freight. Brownfield=Canty Carpet Co. 48 to 54 West Park, 41 to 43 West Gatera Street, Butte. Dent is now in command at Fort Harri son, but the regiment is without a colonel. After William Stewart. SPEf'IAI. TO THE INTFP MOUNTAIN. Big Timber, Aug. 9.--William Stewart, formerly a well known sheepman here, is under arrest, awaiting the Meagher county officials. It is not known what charge has been placed against him. Butte AMan Injured. hl'PI'lAL TTIr. INTKN MOUNTAIN. Missoula, Aug. 19.-A Mr. Jones of Butte lies at l.o Lo with his leg brpken. lie was on a visit to Charles I.. Jones of that place, his son. Mr. Jones fell from the top of a hay rick. Chinese Reformer at Helena. IPE.'IAL TO TlnE IN'IIE MOUNTAIN Hellena, Aug. g1.--leong Kal bnul, Chinese reformer, has arrived here from Butte and Is being entertained by the local celestials. QUARREL OVR _AN ESTATE Executors of the Late Henry B. Plant Reply to Charges,. /Y ANSO('IA'II:D Pal.SS. New Haven, Conn., Aug. rg.-The executors of the will of the late Henry Bradley Plant have filed in the probate court their answer to the application of Charles T. Iloadley and HIorace G. Iload ley of Waterbury for the removal of the executors. The Hoadleys, who are making a legal fight for recognition as collateral heirs of the Plant estate, which is said to amount to about $ao,ooo,oon, allege that the executors were wasting the estate and that the probating of the will was wrong fully removed from the Jurisdiction of the Connecticut courts to New York. In their reply the executors, who are Morton F. Plant and Margaret J. Plant, son and widow of the late millionaire, and George E. Pilley, declare that the applicants have no pecuniary interest in the estate except as annuitants under the will, and that the application is not brought in good faith. They move that the petition be dis missed. A hearing will be held later. HOPEFUL FEELING PREVAILS Canal Treaty May, It Is Believed, Yet Be Passed. Colon, Colombia, Aug. tg.-The state ment made by Foreign Minister Rico to the Colombian minister at Washington announcing the rejection of the canal treaty and whieh was published here to day to the effect that the Colombian con gress may probably furnish a basis for a resumption of negotiations with the United States has caused a more hopeful feeling in some quarters with regard to the ultimate fate of the treaty. The whole country is anxiously awaiting the future action of the United States. CANNOT IDENTIFY THE MAN Couple, Viotims of Thief, Pick Out the Wrong Person as Criminal. Astoria, Ore., Aug. g.9-E. J. Buzzard, arrested here Sunday evening at the re quest of Sheriff Doupt of Spokane on a charge of defrauding Cornelius Harrington out of $a,soo, has been released. Sheri ffDoust,accompanied by Harrington and his daughter, arrived here yesterday and when Harrington saw Buzzard he said he was not the man. While Mr. and Miss Harrington were at DR. RUIB POIC Thirteenth doctor of China from grand father down. Born and schooled n i the profession. Treats all diseases, makinf a specialty of chronli troubles. Consult me. say South Main St. - I Richards THE BUTTE UNDERTAKER Practica! Undertaker and Embalmer. 14o W. Park St., Butte. Phone 3o07 MAYER ELECTRIC CO. No. 1 N. Montana St. No. 65 W. Park St. Contractors for Masonio Temple, eontractors for County Hospital, etc. We conlract for everything in the Bring Your Motors to Us We Will Make Them Satisfactory. Office 'phone gosA; residence 'phone 836A. Butto, Muntana. Boarding Stables Attention Paid in Every Detail to Horses Left in Our Charge. Rates Rae sonable .. Phone 693-A PRIDE Of BUTTE STABLES t25 South Montana J. D. M'411BQOR, VETERINARY SURGEON. Honorary gradute of the Ontario Vetes Iqpry College of Toronto, Canada. Treats al diseases of domesticated animals se rdin to scientiic principles. Office at orrow & Sloan's stale, 4 South Main street. Telephone agj. All cases promptlj attnded to. DR. JOHN C. SCHAPPS 19-20 Owsley Block Offlee oearse-l to 13, I to 8, 7 to e TELEPRON 81ate-b a hotel last evening they saw W. N. Shil ling, a well-known stockmen of Ontario, Ore., enter the hotel office and they insisted he was the malefactor. Sheriff Doust called Shilling aside and informed him of the accusation. After the sheriff had convinced him that it was no joke, Shilling, who is well and favorably known here, quickly demon strated that he was not the right man. Harrington stated afterward that the man he wanted weighed about aoo pounds. Shilling weighs about iSo. The Harringtore end Sheriff Doust re turned to Spokane last night. Bryan Is Present. New Haven, Conn., Aug. s.--William J. Bryan arrived here last night to attend the funeral tomorrow of P. S. Bennett, o0 this city and New York, who was accil dentally killed while traveling in Idaho, Mr. Bryan is a guest of relatives of Mr. Bennett.