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THERE are pnany PETCHING price reductions In our children's section
this week-bring the little ones with you, there is always plenty of room we like to see them. C B EXTRA VALUES IN WOMEN'S c-~a..o BOOTS B-a,.oo There is a "chic" and smartness to the Red Boot footwear, pleasingness in the price and a broadness in the variety not to be found in all Butte. Take for in stance, the above productions, while very pleasing in style and price, are not any more so than hundreds of others to be found here. The one to the right and designated by B, which is our stock number of this shoe, is made from selected vitalic kid, with heavy, yet very soft pliable soles, viscolized. Edges are well extended. Heels are of the most improved kind, one inch In height and, in a "nut shell," ladies, this is really the cleverest fitting shoe for street wear to be found (in these parts anyway). B, that's our stock number of this shoe, and you'll B a mighty pleased woman with a pair of our stock number B on your feet, ladies l Price... $3.00 ...Price Just ask to C the one designated by C, and don't stop at seeing it-try it on -you won't regret it. You don't have to buy, b1ut if you do-keep it on your feet, and give the man $3.5o, that's the price of it. TI-I Red Boot Shoe Co. 36 N. Main St., Butte, Mont. I WATER VERt SCARCE BENTON LAKE CATTLE ARE SAID TO BE THREATENED BY DEATH FROM THIRST. SPECIAL TO TlHE INTER MOUNTAIN. Great Falls, Sept. 3o.-According to W. L. Goodwin of Benton lake, thousands of cattle are standing about in the dry bed of that alleged water pool dying, or pre paring to die, from parching thirst, and unless something is done by the stockmen of this vicinity there will be all kinds of disaster. * WORK ON IRRIGATING DITCH Big Timber, Sept. 3o.-Preltimlnary work has been begun here on the pro pno I irrigating ditch which is to carry water from Boulder river. D. J. Walvord will make the survey. He states the country to be irrigated could use zoo,ooo inches of water and the cost will not ex ceed $3,ooo per mile. TO SHOW HORSES AT HELENA SPECIAL TO TIlE INTER MOUNTAIN. Billings, Sept. 3o.-- ellowstone county expects to have an excellent exhibit of horses at the State Fair. The exhibit will be composed of track horses, ring horses, roadsters and draft animals, and they will all be prize beauties. The exhibitors ex pect to take the prizes at the fair. One Eye Witness Is Better Than Ten Hear.Says That our artificial eyes are the best is not a matter of hearsay. Hundreds of eye witnesses testify to the fact that they have had an artificial eye Inserted painlessly-eyes that are guaranteed to move and wink naturally, in the orbit. Yes, a perfect match as to color. Prices moderate. Entirely free Is our examination of the eyes, You have headaches, but don't get at the cause. Your eyes are affected and need Immediate attention. Call today. MRS. DR. FRANK and DR. E C. KUHLO OPTICAL PARLORS - and EYB INSTITUTE 48 WEST PARK STREET IDAHO MAN KILLED FRANK ROBERTS -MURDERED FOR HIS MONEY BY MEXICANS IN CALIFORNIA. Imperial, Cal., Sept. 30o.-Frank Roberts, who is supposed to have come from Idaho a few weeks ago, was murdered at his farm, four miles west of Brawley, by an unknown person Friday last. The body was found last evening. A post mortem examination disclosed four pistol wounds in the back of the head and neck. Roberts' farm was remote from any set tlement and in a new country. A number of workmen are employed near by con structing irrigation ditches, and among them were some Mexicans, one of whom is believed to have done the deed. Roberts was in the habit of carrying several hundred dollars in gold, which he showed at variops times. When his body was found the pockets of his clothing were cut open and empty and his gold watch was gone. Roberts was unknown here until he bought a water right a few days ago. NORTHERN PACIFIC CHANGES OFFICIALS Livingston, Sept. 3o.-Various changes are to be made in the offices of the North ern Pacific at this place. Trainmaster Johnston of Mi oula will be transferred here, while F. A. Leute will take Johnston's place in Missoula. Assistant Superinten dent McLeod will retire, as well Trainmas ter Ott. FOR DAILY MAIL SERVICE Great Falls People Would Reach Du puyer and Vicinity. Great Falls, Sept. 3o.-An effort is now being made by business men of Great Falls and by the residents and business men of Dupuyer and the territory lying between this city and the latter place to have a daily mail service established between the two places. To this effect petitions have been re ceived here and are, now being circulated asking that such a service be established. These petitions are being unanimotusly ap proved by the business men and are obtain ing ready signatures, and will be forwarded to Congressman Dixon. The plan is to have the mail carried to Conrad over the Montana & Great North ern, and from there on out to Dupuyer by special carrier, Without Schilling's Best, there is difficulty in getting good tea baklng.powder spices coffee flavoring extracts soda and money goes further with Schilling's Best. At your grocer's; moneyback. DEAD SHEEP COVER THE IDAHO RANGE FLOCKS PERISH FROM IYSTERIOUS POISON, 8UPPOSED TO BE SOAT OF WILD PEA. TERRIBLE MORTALITY SHOWN Recent Storm Left Thousands of De composed Ovines Dotting Range For Area of Many Miles. IsP.('IAI. TO T11E INTIER Mot'NTAIN. Hlailey, Idaho, Sept. jo.-'l'housands of sheep ranging on the Willow creek and Little Smoky divide are dead of some mysterious poison. It is believed that the weed which has killed them is the wild sweet pea, which grows in that region. The poison dies itt the weed of this plant. and the sheep can get at it only when "Ie ground is soft after a storm. On the conclusion of the recent stoemt there was terrible mortality among the sheep. Swollen to nearly double their normal size, the carcasses lie in piles and -nws ovr .egion of fivve miles wide by to miles long. Tile owners are attempting to secure the pelts, but the task is too great for them. The bodies decompose before the pelt hunters can reach all. Just how many have thuts died it is im possible to tell. All the growers whose sheep range in that vicinity have suffered. But the losses of some are ruinous. Pratt & Co., for instance, have lost over 3,ooo. Liggett & Bogart have lost over 1,4oo. O. P. Jackson, a large number, and others hundreds and thousands apiece. DRAWING A NET ABOUT A SUSPECTED MURDERER Witness in Glendive Court Says He Saw Kinahan Fire the Fatal Shot Dur ing a Fight in Freight Car. SiECIAI. To TO e Tll INISE aOINTAIN. Glendive,. Sept. o.-In the case of the state against Kinahan a jury was int paneled yesterday. Following are those chosen to try the case: William Mc Gaughey, James Butler, William King, C. T. Stanhope, Guy Fish, W. A. \Vatson. George Otis, Ed Cole, I). McDonald, Joel Gleason, F. A. (;ilmore and John llelman. The greater portion of the jurymen are, residents of Glendive. Dr. Geldings, United States surgeon at Fort Keogh, was the first witness, and swore to the fact that death had been caused by the wound. F. R. Smallwood gave testimony accus ing the defendant of shooting the victim. lie stated hw saw Kinahan place the pistol at the breast of the murdered nuin, but that the witness hit Kinahan with a rock, changing the aim of the pistol, which re suited in inflicting a mortal wound rather than instant death. Other witnesses cor roborated this evidence. 'The case may be given to the jury late today. AFTER RIGHT OF WAY FOR A NEW RAILWAY Line From Huntington to Lewiston Is to Be Pushed-Fund of $3,000,000 Is Said to Be Available. SI' tIAI. TO TiE1 ItN'ItR MOSI'NTAIN. Lewiston, Idaho, Sept. 3o.---;reenville Hlolbrook and EIl"en Mounce left yecterday for a trip along the Upper Snake river, announcing that their purpose was to se cure right of way for the l.ewiston & Owyhee company, recently organized to build a road from luntington to Lewis ton. Holbrook is the Lewiston & Owyhee company's representative here, and has just received a telegram from M. O. Red'd! president, announcing that the fund of $3,ooo,ooo to build the road is available. It is stated the road is backed by the Union Pacific. A report from Riparia says the Oregon Railway & Navigation right of way agent is in the field perfecting titles, prelimi nary to that comnpany's rushing the com pletion of the Lewiston-l.iparia road. The view is held that this road will be completed in time to handle next year's crop out of the Clearwater country. MILITIA MAY CAMP AT BOZEMAN SOON SPECIAL. TO THE INTER MOUINTAIN. Bozeman, Sept. 3o.--It is expected that there will be a militia encampment held at Bozoman before long. Company A, Montana National guard, at a meeting held recently, decided to hold the en campment and invite Company E of Liv ingston and Company C of Big Timber to take part in it. It is expected the camp will be pitched at the fair grounds, and there will be baseball, sports and an army dinner. Mr. D. P. Daugherty, well known throughout Mercer and Sumner counties, W. Va., most likely owes his life to the kindness of a neighbor. He was almost hopelessly afflicted with diarrhoea; was attended by two physicians who gave him little, if any, relief, when a neighbor, learn. ing of his serious condition, brought him a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, which cured him in less than twenty-four hours. For sale by Paxon & Rockefeller, Newbro Drug. Co., Christie & Leys, and Newton Bros. Missoula Schools Open. SPECIAL TO TIHE INTER MOUNTAIN. Missoula, Sept. 3o.-The schools opened here yesterday with a largely increased at. tendance, fully 7oo more pupils being reg istered. Some of the schools are so crowded that another building will have to be erected. Edward Nugent Held. SPECIAL TO THE INTER MOUNTAIN. Havre, Sept. 3o.-A man who gives his name as Edward Nugent has been arrested here by Marshal White on a telegram from Sheriff Miller of Creston, Iowa, asking him to arrest a man named James Sargent for burglary and jail breaking. r $32-DENVER AND RETURN--432. October 5, 6 and 7, the Oregon Short Line will sell excursion tickets, Butte to Denver and return at above rates; tickets limited to continuous passage going, so days' trsni)llnyit returning with final limit October 3z; agoo both ways via Salt Lake if desired; also on the Overland Limited 3ashour train to Denver. Reserve berths now, Short Line city ticket office, sos North Main street, Butte, Moltaus, H. O Wilson, general sgcatr BELIEVED SOLDIER ASSAULTED A GIRL COMMANDER AT FORT HARRISQN IN VESTIGATED CHARGE AGAIN6T ONE OF THE PRIVATES. ASSAILANT WAS IN UNIFORM Helena Girl Was Badly Choked by Negro but Managed to Beat Him Off Until He Became Frightened. SP~PR IAI. Toi TIIt INTEN MOI'NIAIN. IIelena, Sept, ;o.--I.icuttenanllt C'lotnel Ilent, colnlllntldltl officer ait Fort lHarrison, in conduct ing an investigation aniontg his nmen to learn the truth regardig an al arged outrage cotimittetd by a colored sol lier. State Engineer John \V. \\'tlde, representing the First ltBaptist church, mtnde the complainh, Mr. Wade sanys that otn Suniday nighlt a youngl wonlanl left the city alone oilt an uipper line cnr for Kenwood to visit a friend. I.rnving the car tit a little pInt form, she startild across lots for the house. Sfew yards Wont the car track i negro, wearing a soldlier's tlnifornt1, rose tiup in front f her and seized her by the thlroat. She screntelld violenltly ntd the mani. evidently fearing her voice woluhld reachl ithe car, left her and ran. Iltack and blue inge'r matrks on the yoitig wotan'ns Ineck testify to the choking she received. So far no clew to the :issailalt hlia itbl tdlisovered. CALL FOR ORGANIZATION OF LATE WAR VETERANS Idaho Men Who Served in Cuba or Philippines Eligiblo-To Meet in Lewiston During the Fair. 1't:1t IAI, 1'0 it11. INTErN tit'NtAIN, irtingeville, llaho, Sept. Ri.- H. II. llnrtmnit, romtoi:niler if ('oi1p Metl'onvillt. 'I'hilippin' Island vteteran.s, has issueid a call to all tuenilers of the First Idahlio. I nilteil States volunteers,., to meIeti t Lewis. tin on Octller ,iN for the purlpose of formlll ilg ia talte organizationtt of the Sipantislth American wai r vetetrans. The call sets forth that every nelnllher oif the Flirst Idalho or tiy other organita lill, whethe.r regllar or vulllllttecr, havillng served in Cuba('ln or the l'hililppines and hav itug an honotlrable dischlarge fron the serv Ic'e aid residing :at lpresentl in Ite sltate, will be entitled to a scat in the c.nvenlion. 'niniander al(( ni 11 p111111 ts111 utill 1 ill lhe cirtcular th:at Ildaho is the only stlate which was represenllted ill the war which lhas not a st:tle rganization oif t he sort it is proi I,,sed to fo|rm. IThe +coventin all t Le.win· toi will hlie held duritn the progr. ... the Lewistmni itterstate fair. GYMNASIUM AT ASSINNIBO'IF Place for Montana Regulars to E>. s During Winter. .1'Ft'IAI. 1' TIIH INTI, i lt I'Nti AIN . Fort Assiihiline, Sept. .e, ..-There is consilderabl lactivity arounld the plost just now, in prelarlllionllor hlie coiing winter. \ tnew gyimtatsitm Ibuilding is lbting utpl I I) nextl to te canolll e l y Juoseph (itis,,In hIuteIn, the conltractoir. The oli gyntasittni ih hitipl remodelehd and will lie used as a intting pltace for lt'he rgi.iental hand. Sutrveys nIe shot ir.Olllt mldl't' for the inew' sewer system that is to lie put in this full, id it is exp)ecItd tihat the steall heating and electric lighting pImlts will l' plilt in before cohl weather. The oflicers' luarters' are he'ing riudl (led, uand lltlgether the Ipost will l)e iutch ijulroved by the time alnl this work is olln hictued. HAVE FILED APPEAL BOND Developments in Carey Snyder Habeas Corpus Case at Billings. hPl'1'IAI, 70 11 711 INTI It MOI 'NTAIN, flillings. Sept. 30.-' The defendailti in tlh habeas corjpus prllett edli. in llhe ('arey Sniydelr case have tiled a iuondl of $.,o00 oni alppeal. It will elit' renmenheretl ithat the Iollowilg ollicers were fined in the ease: (runiity Attorney IIarris, Chief of Iolice Mlor-e andl four policemuen. 'I helines anioluinted to $375 anId tile lohand is to cover theliim and $3Uo costs onil applll . The sureties on the hiond are i'. II. Moss and I.. II. Fenske. The case will now go to the suiprelme court for review. MAY SEND FOR BUTTE BAND SI'E(IA T.O Ti 'IIV INTrei MOUN'IAIN. Missoula, Sept. 3o.--l The officers of the Racing association are co.nsiderinlg bring ing the It. & M. band here from Butte during the fair. A coiniiunication has i.len received fromn Samluel Treloar statt ing that the hand will come, but no deft lite action has yet been decided on. Victims Buried. SI'.r'IAL TO TuIE INTIE MOUNTAIN. Wallace, Idaho, Sept. 30.--Funeral serv ices were held today over the remnains of IE.dmund Green and Charles S. Frost, who were killed in the explosion of a powder magazine at the Mammoth mine. Make Your Home Lovable The world generally judges a house by its external appearance, one's friends by its interior. Please both and advantage yourself by getting the necessary quantity of reliable paint here and applying it, or having it applied where it's most needed. Everything In the paint and varnish line here. CARDER WALL PAPER CO,. C. V. PRANZMAN, Prop, sll W. Park St. King BlU. 'Phone so6. Metal Beds FIRST CARLOAD of fall 1903 styles just received. They come in popular colors and tints, have all the latest Improve ments, as well as many new and striking features not shown in last year's styles. We have now in place some 45 styles of metal beds and cribs, from the plain white enameled iron to the most elaborate all-brass conceits. Intending buyers will find our line by far the most attractive of any in this section. Our opening prices as usual are low enough to insure the immediate introduction of the new goods to many Butte homes. Our First Bid for Metal Bed Patrons All-Iron Beds Iron and Brass Beds liavy, whit. ,.nar.nlhI. ;s inc lh ll lvr, t i,,, 1 atl joints, hard eln pillars, heaud 5, ic'h , high. fliling ulintId, fitly li tt ,, . a y site, with 9ii all I i ( Ih ih ,, , sites l fret I I to inch NIiiiI . . Ihad io inchie by 3 feet il in ls and 4 f et h high, a lli,.l.e I .il. i (tarni.h prnoif) inich' s; $t. 4.o valll, I ii star the vases, till rl. l. iihles and lop r$eats tt h.ell- itunistil ; $1. 1( , \,I 0tlt . in at ..................$3.00 inlroduriun, miice ..... $10.00 Iron and Brass Beds Iron and Brass Beds Vhith %-inch pillars, heayd a inch I I I .i , h.iil ,iiiel. any color or high, iany sit'. heavy whiti nlllll.( , 11 ti, i i n , i. ' It illar ., hit'ti 61 head tunu fIot haive eah i) cullrvll inhl h igh, ba;ls %1\1ses, top roil, tli tiwc rods aindt p lillaLr. linishl I JspI ll , .i Ip liit liaitu s; $to value. iith brass vases: vialu.il i l lii n $l..... (1t'nil i itt i e..... . 65 i ..... .. ..... 7.75 Iron and Brass Beds Child's Metal Cribs Ileaty I IIunnii.hrd, I I-ll inch pil- sII 1ong, ..If' ,ll t prl llty, whie' or hiri, ty4 a i 5 t hill ch tillill'ini ,h i, i, l it . Ii nu t tis, , . l.u l fIii .r hea . i , inchit.es high, pillars tiniish d t it hii 1 y % it i ti inih s in silte, with brass vasesl ; all sit's.; $,.gu lheal I.I. mi . hItu;h, lon siteh drops; value, It :lart lhie ll- t ailel $1 t,, iin's sellhing at........ $4.50 , p,,lito .. ...... $10.00 Metal Beds Child's Crib Iron aid Brass All iron, head 6o iichei high. fatcy Silo .1 , i, ih,, hy . fret i, osette at all joints and willlherever inr 1s, , , 1 ,11 . t I i g., i piil, aind oI ll i','I ",, n, ill a I , oil(l·· l e rildit a ni iiill tr.r, s iv ov a l p .ide dit , i , i lh ii ,l ii .iiiit hia iiil at head and (li ot, a very rich <..iil Iilul a h u il lt ,lt, Ihatl c rries wilh lan d a n e xcep tio n ally stro ng hled , in it a ll . iit ,i i i ll, i.ien t ialn goo d ill the popttlar colors.; $i.l.no valo . lIsts , hlhd fit - .tu n l In i ailly pie ice of Int r itliuctl lry Ill littitn *," It .. 1111.h , ,rice ................. 10.00 $ . ,n.. . ,t,'. .. . 0 Mail Us Your Orders--We Pay the Freight. Brownfield-Canty Carpet Co. 48 to 54 West Park, 41 to 43 West Galena Street, Butte, HOLOUP AT STATION SIX MASKED HIGHWAYMEN MAKE A CLEAN SWEEP AT SALT LAKE CITY. l v .' 1AA ll I f A i fIi lltr S., Sailt l.:ke, SeIpt. ti. Six mren, Ill mltskd anl d ared, entered a salo oIII aill the Short Lini depot yist erd:ly ttand afti 'c pellinlh t illhe seven menllll l who wlel ' i, thlt place at the time to ice the. wall with their hands elevated, appropriated all the money in sight, getting abou|t $15 ,. ttlien lriewl,, the. propr.ltr, ;tlute lpltd nl re.sist, but was promptly knlkie downl Sfrn.nl a blow by oi. of+ the ubbert.s' guns alld (seriously iinjured. Anotiher ruIni who w'a itn thi place' at the timel , lturnell slightly ariounda while the rolbers were go ing througl the till, and thI, too, wlas given a blow over the head with a revolver. Tl'wo enl suspected of being of: the bd hold lup are ttinler arr:,t. WRECK ON THE BURLINGTON tit'V IAt, T I' i 'l I NT I " II I i MnI'.NIAIN, Billings, Sept, I.u.-T'here was a delay of seven hoturs ill the arrival of the liur lington last tigt blecause of a head-on col lision of two freigtt trailns at R(aventna, Neb. The engines were entirely demtil ished, but the crews saved themselves by juitplig, More Bound Over. SI'H t'lIAL, 'TO TIH1, IT11%H] MO'NT'AIN. 'aIlace, Idaho, Sept. ,o." -\William A. Moore, who has been on trial before the justice court here, was bloutndl over to the grand jury. The charges against him are for e.euzzlement of the ftdis of the iar den City Bottling & Iiquor compatly, brought by W. H. Verrick. Thomas McClung Dead. SlPE' IAI. 'f'll , INTI'R MO UNTAIN, Missoula, Sept. 30.- .uiitnas McClung died at this place last night of cancer of the face. The deceased was an old time Montanan and well known in the northern part of the state, lie leaves a wife and two married children. Smith Has Resigned. MS'ltCIAL. TO iT Et IN'It MIOUNT'AIN. Hope, Idaho, Sept. 3o.--At a meeting of hope Lodge A. L. U. last night, 0. C. Smith tendered his resignation as president of the union. A banquet will be given in honor of the retiring president Saturday night. Kalispell Store Robbed. Ml'ECIALI. TO 'T'il INTtt MOUNTAIN. Kalispell, Sept. 3o.--It was resported to the police here yesterday that the store of the 'McIntosh Hardware company had been entered and robbed of $15o worth of goods. There is no clew as yet. He Will Be in Butte. SPECIAL TO TIHE INTER MOUNTAIN. Billings, Sept. 3o.-Rev. C, B. Miller left the city yesterday to make a trip through the state in the interest of the Good Templars' order. He will visit Butte on his tour. Last of Four Brothers. Sheridan, Sept. 3o.-Martin Goetschius, an aged farmer, died here Sunday. He was the last of four brothers to die since last December. TO RUN TRAIN TOFAIR LEWISTOWN WILL HAVE CONNEC TION WI'TH HELENA DURING THE S rATE EXPOSITION. S11r' Ali ,I. i llI' IN'tliIt 011I'N'I'AIN. I lcena, S L t. - . l. ewVii.itowni will have practic lly Ihiniall i t'anil 'lion will} Hlhl an:1 ii1i d riil Ilih . l ytgrl ,4 of Ih1e slate fair, even tlhollgh Ith Ialilway line is nI t Ctll pletidl. 'Ilhe Iºr1'., y Itailway ( on trucitli i t'm plliy, which is hullhlilIq thle l iillill Ralil. way',, i xte ol.lil, hIla, arranll'l d It rlm traii'li oit ilt, i l tihllai te,d track dtrinig the fair friom I filina'l riV ito I filliwltowti, where these trahiI will lit lll et with the rev..lar trains for Illnl - il I. ,lellllanaili IRailway. I istiarry i' u bil ti, ltl miles froii ILewis. tiwnl, laIinIg Ih li stage trill very short. GERALD SHAFNER'S ILL-LUCK WITH PISTOL Shoots Himself While Playing With Gun, in Bed-Building Catches Fire From Powder and Burns Down. VI't.'IAI, tl1 'tiI. IN'I I', 11 x li r N A' A N. Sheridan, Sept, 3o,-Gerald Shlafier, the 17-year-old sol of ex Presid.nt Shifner of the mininil COngress, shot hiiself in the fleshy part of one leg Mondatly night, while playillng with Ia revolver in lied. lie was int hurt a great deal, Ilie dressedi hastily alld ran to the .Lake Shore mine for alid. In the mleantim the t cover let on the lied caught fire, presumabtlly fromii the powder of the revolver, and the itoardinlg hlouse office intl provision roomn of the lake Shore mlilne were burled down. Oscar Hell, the superintelndent, lost his personal belongings. The $6o,ooo0 mill escaped. The mines are 1 mnlilcs front Shafner. QUARREL OVER VIEW OF PARADE CAUSES MURDER Old Soldier Stabbed by Man With Whom He Remonstrated for Stepping in Front of Him. HIY ASSOfCIAt I I) '1l1.8.. Chicago, Sept. 3o.--In the center of the vast throng of people who were waiting for the parade to pass, at Jackeon Boule vard and Clark street, Dennis Sheehan was stabbed just over the heart last night by Charles Earl and is dying, His assailant, who was arrested, told the police he had come front New York to attend the Centennial celebration. The assault upon Shcehan came when Earl interfered with hin when he was try ing to get a good view of the parade. Sheehan, who Is an old soldier and more than 66 years old, remonstrated and im tediately Earl drew a jack knife and stabbed him. Earl is 45 years old. Barber at 'Friaco. DY ASSOCIATgOD I.'RSH San Francisco, Sept. 3o.--Anlzl Lorenzo Barber of Washington, D. C., a prominent financial factor in the Asphalt trust has arrived here. Barber Is president and director of a number of principal asphalt companies hi this country.